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August 23 - September 3, 2018

Open Class Farm & Garden


William A. Langlotz, Superintendent
Carrie Sellman, Asst. Superintendent
(410) 252-0200

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

ENTER BEFORE July 31st, 2018: 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 (not yet available)!

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

Exhibits for Sections A through G and I are received on TBA  

Exhibits for Section H:
Christmas Trees are received on TBA.

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

First Flower Show - Potted Plants (J1-J108):  TBA.
Second Flower Show - Gladiolus & Dahlias (J400-J494):  TBA.
Third Flower Show - Roses (J301-J375):  TBA.
Fourth Flower Show - Fresh Flowers (J200-J291): TBA.

Exhibits in Sections A, B, C, D, F, and G will be judged on TBA. Sections H and J will be judged according to their individual arrival times. Section E will be judged on TBA.  Section I will be judged on TBA.

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 must be picked up at the time exhibits are released. Ribbons for exhibits donated to the "soup kitchen" will be mailed to the exhibitors.

EXHIBITS RELEASED:  Exhibits will be released on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018, 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.

2017 Farm & Garden Results

2018 Printable Premium Book Sections (not yet available)

2017 Printable Premium Book Sections
2017 Farm & Garden Intro
2017 Section A - Grain, Hay, Farm Crops & Tobacco
2017 Section B - Fruits
2017 Section C - Vegetables
2017 Section D - Honey & Wax
2017 Section E - Wine
2017 Section F - Meats, Dairy Products & Eggs
2017 Section G - Wool & Fleece
2017 Section H - Christmas Trees
2017 Section I - Home Brew
2017 Section I - Home Brew Bottle Identification Form
2017 Section J - Flowers & Plants
Hellen Burns Smyth Award

Heat and Safety Preparedness

Forms & Entry System
2018 Internet Entry System - (not yet available).  
2018 Entry Form

2018 Schedules (not yet available)
2018 Open Class & 4H/FFA Exhibitor Schedule of Events!
2018 4H/FFA Exhibitor Schedule of Events!
2018 MSF Full Schedule of Events!

2018 Grand Parade Celebration @ #MyMDStateFair - Flyer & Registration Form