GREEN THUMB CHALLENGE

PURPOSE

To Help decorate the fair grounds and to develop the horticulture department of the fair.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

Planters can be wagons, baskets large pots but must be able to be moved. Planters are available at the Extension office located on Midland road.

RULES & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • It must be able to be moved/ transported.
  • It needs to last the week of the fair.
  • We are not responsible for damage during the fair.
  • Planters will be picked up and signed out at the Bedford county extension  (2105 Midland road Shelbyville) office from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • 7/21 by 1:00 p.m., Planters must be dropped off at the Bedford county Ag center, Judging begins at 2:00 p.m. Planters must be picked up 7/28 at the Ag center before 2:00 p.m. Planters not picked up by 2:00 will be removed by the event director.
  • All entries must stay at the fairgrounds the week of the fair.
  • The fair theme of “Ridin, Rockin and Livestockin ” must be considered in the planter.
  • 75% of the arrangement must be plant material.
  • The judge will be from another county.
  • Judges decision is final.
  • Best of show will consist of the winners of each category and be picked from the four.
  • The fair board will water as needed - If there are special instructions required please submit written instructions to the fair office.


The entries will be divided into different groups as follows:

  • Individuals-anyone who wants to enter
  • Youth-12th grade and below
  • Organizations-business, facility, service clubs, religious organizations and special interest groups.
  • Garden clubs


Awards:

  • Grand prize Trophy along with a  Challenge trophy.
  • 2nd and 3rd will be awarded ribbon.
  • All participants will receive a ribbon.



The rules are a work in progress. We are in this to have fun. If you have suggestions please contact event director.


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For more information, contact:

Event Directors:

Matt Ledbetter - 931-607-3786

Becky Nichols - 931-580-5582

Bedford County Extension Office - 931-684-5971


EVENT SPONSORED BY:

Century Mold Company