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August 22 - September 2, 2019

Open Class Farm & Garden


 

William A. Langlotz, Superintendent
410-207-2165
Carrie Sellman, Asst. Superintendent
(410) 655-0042


SPECIAL RULES
PASSES: Exhibitor Passes will not be issued because there are no entry fees.

ENTER BEFORE July 31st, 2019: ENTRY FORMS can be found below and mailed to: Superintendent, Farm & Garden Department, P.O. Box 188, Timonium, MD 21094-0188. Or enter your Farm & Garden entries ONLINE HERE (system closes July 31st at 11:59PM)!

COMPUTER ENTRY TAG: For each exhibit you have pre-entered, a Computer Entry Tag will be ready when you arrive with your exhibits.

EXHIBITS ARE RECEIVED:
Exhibits for Sections A through G and I are received on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 from 1PM to 8PM, and Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 from 9AM to 8PM  

Exhibits for Section H: Christmas Trees are received on Saturday, August 17th, 2019, from 11AM to 3PM.

Exhibits for Section J: Flowers are received according to the schedule below.

First Flower Show - Potted Plants (J1-J108): Monday, August 19th, 2019, from 3PM to 8PM or on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019, from 10AM to 8PM.
Second Flower Show - Gladiolus & Dahlias (J400-J494): Sunday, August 25th, 2019, from 7:30AM to 11:30AM.
Third Flower Show - Roses (J301-J374): Saturday, August 31st, 2019, from 7:30AM to 11:30AM.
Fourth Flower Show - Fresh Flowers (J200-J291): Sunday, September 1st, 2019, from7:30AM to 11:30AM.

JUDGING
Exhibits in Sections A, B, C, D, F, and G will be judged on Thursday, August 22nd, 2019. Sections H and J will be judged according to their individual arrival times. Section E will be judged on Saturday, August 24th, 2019.  Section I will be judged on Friday, August 23rd, 2019.

JUDGES DECISION: The judges’ decisions are final. Judges have the right to reject any exhibit if deemed not worthy of an award, and judges also have the right to award a lower prize at their discretion.

TIES: In the event of a tie, each exhibitor involved will be awarded an appropriate ribbon. The exhibitors concerned will share the amount of money involved equally.

RIBBONS: RIBBONS AWARDED TO EXHIBITS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE TO RECIPIENTS DURING HOURS OF FARM & GARDEN ITEM RELEASE.  RIBBONS WILL NOT BE MAILED.  

EXHIBITS RELEASED:  Exhibits will be released on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 from 9AM to 7PM.  Exhibitors must present the "Claim Check" from their computer entry tag to claim exhibits. All unclaimed exhibits become property of the Maryland State Fair.

EARLY REMOVAL: Exhibits removed before the official release time will result in forfeiture of ribbons and premiums.


2019 Printable Premium Book Sections
2019 Farm & Garden Intro
2019 Section A - Grain, Hay, Farm Crops & Tobacco
2019 Section B - Fruits
2019 Section C - Vegetables
2019 Section D - Honey & Wax
2019 Section E - Wine
2019 Section F - Meats, Dairy Products & Eggs
2019 Section G - Wool & Fleece
2019 Section H - Christmas Trees
2019 Section I - Home Brew
2019 Section I - Home Brew Bottle Identification Form
2019 Section J - Flowers & Plants
Hellen Burns Smyth Award

MD STATE FAIR HEAT SAFETY PREPAREDNESS:
Heat and Safety Preparedness

Forms & Entry System
2019 INTERNET ENTRY SYSTEM - System will close 7/31/19 @ 11:59PM.
2019 ENTRY FORM

2019 Schedules (are subject to change)
2019 Open Class & 4H/FFA Exhibitor Schedule of Events!
2019 4H/FFA Exhibitor Schedule of Events!
2019 MSF Full Schedule of Events!