Section G - Canning & Preserves


Section G - Canning & Preserves
Convenor:

Colleen Tugnum and Jennifer Hanson Phone: 250-305-8408

ENTRY FEE: $0.50 per entry (entries unlimited) 

PRIZE MONEY1st-$2.50, 2nd-2.00, 3rd-$1.50

HIGH POINT: Rosette and $150 Gift Basket


COUNTRY FAIRS HOME CANNING AWARDS                                    

1    BERNARDIN GIFT PACK COMPETITION Class 66 - $20 Gift Certificate, 2nd 10, 3rd $5                                

2    BERNARDIN BEST OF SHOW HOME CANNING AWARD - WL Harvest Fairs "Best Home Canner" is awarded to High Points in Section G - 1st $30 Gift Certificate, 2nd $15, 3rd $7.50                                

3    BERNARDIN BEST JAM AWARD - Class 24, Raspberry, entry must include proof of purchase Bernardin pectin package including UPC bar, 1st $20 Gift Certificate , 2nd $10, 3rd $5   


RULES:                                    

A    All fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, pickle and relish entries must be in commercial canning jars ie: Kerr, Mason, Bernardin, Ball, etc.                            

B    All jams and jellies must be in commercial pint or half pint jars, or jam/jelly jars.  Do not remove wax or sealer lid.  All jams and jellies must be sealed or they will not be judged.                            

C    Use new lids and rings.  Leave rings on.  Entries must be correctly labeled, including full date processed.  Labels must not display any personal names.                            

SCORE CARD FOR CANNED FOOD: Must achieve 75% or above to receive a ribbon.


A    APPEARANCE - 40 points    

1    Colour    10 points

2    Clearness    10 points

3    Pack arrangement, uniformity of size    10 points

4    Container appropriateness, neatness, label    10 points

For recipies and helpful hints on home canning visit bernardin.ca


B    QUALITY OF CONTENTS - 60 points    

1    Flavour    40 points

2    Texture    20 points


Download the PDF - Page 17 of the catalog     Download the PDF - Page 18 of the catalog     

In the case of a discrepancy, the official entry form is what we adhere to.   Download the WLHF 2019 entry form


FRUIT:        

 1     Applesauce                                                                                                                   

 2     Cherries    

 3     Peaches    

 4     Pears    

 5     Fruit, state kind on label    

VEGETABLES:        

 6     Beans, green    

 7     Beans, yellow    

 8     Stewed tomatoes    

 9     Tomatoes    

10     Mixed vegetables    

11     Vegetables, state kind on label    

 MEAT AND FISH:         

    CANNED 

 12     Antipasto    

 13     Fish, state kind on label    

 14     Poultry, state kind on label    

 15     Meat, state kind on label    

     PRESERVED    

 16     Smoked Fish, state kind on label    

 17     Jerky, state meat type on label    

 18     Sausage, state meat type on label    

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SCORE CARD FOR JAM AND JELLY (Must achieve 75% or above to receive a ribbon)    


A.    APPEARANCE (30 points)    

1    Color    10 points

2    Clearness    10 points

3    Container appropriateness    10 points


B.    QUALITY OF CONTENTS (70 points)

1    Flavor    40 points

2    Texture    30 points


JAMS: DO NOT REMOVE WAX/SEALER LIDS    

State on label pure or pectin added    

19    Apricot

20    Blackberry

21    Blueberry

22    Cherry

23    Peach

24    Raspberry

25    Strawberry

26    Marmalade

27    Wild Berry, state kind on label

28    Jam, state kind on label

29    Jam, freezer, state kind on label

30    Jam, 2 or more fruits, state kind on label



JELLY: DO NOT REMOVE WAX/SEALER LID    

State on label pure or pectin added

    

31    Blackberry

32    Current, Red or Black

33    Crabapple

34    Grape

35    Raspberry

36    Strawberry

37    Hot (ie jalapeno, green pepper, red pepper, etc) state kind on label

38    Wild Berry, state kind on label

39    Jelly, any fruit, state kind on label

40    Jelly, combination 2 or more fruits, state kind on label


RELISH:    


41    Chutney, state kind on label

42    Relish, beet

43    Relish, green, state kind on label

44    Relish, state kind on label


PICKLES:

    

45    Dills, no garlic

46    Dills, garlic

47    Beans

48    Beets

49    Mustard

50    Sweet

51    Bread and Butter

52    Pickled Carrots & Beans


    

MISCELLANEOUS:    

    

53    Fruit juice, state kind on label

54    Syrup, state kind on label

55    Baked beans

56    Salsa

    

YOUTH: 13-16 Years 

   

57    YOUTH - Jam, state fruit on label

58    YOUTH - Jelly, state fruit on label

59    YOUTH - Pickles, state pickle type on label

60    YOUTH - any other item not listed above


COLLECTIONS: ALL JARS MUST BE THE SAME SIZE IN EACH COLLECTION, ALL COLLECTIONS MAY BE CREATIVELY DISPLAYED    


61    Jams, state kind on label

62    Jellies, state kind on label

63    Fruit, state kind on label

64    Vegetables, state kind on label

65    Any collection not listed above, state kind on label

66    BERNARDIN GIFT PACK AWARD "Pirates of the Carrots & Beans" a gift basket illustrating the 2019 Harvest Fair Theme 3 filled Bernardin jars sealed with SNAP Llds must be submitted in an appropriate container, not necessarily a basket.  Entry must be decorated using the above theme, and may include additional items such as soap, candles, candy, soup mixes, etc.  Judges' select winner based on creativity, quality of home canned product, 


DRIED BC GROWN FRUIT AND VEGETABLES:   

 

67    Fruit Leather, named, 3 pieces displayed on plate

68    Fruit Dried, named, 3 pieces displayed on plate

69    Vegetable, mixed, 3 pieces displayed on plate


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