Agriculture Department


Special Rules:
1. This department will be governed by the rules and regulations of the Eastern Colorado
    Roundup.


2. Only one entry is allowed per class per exhibitor unless two varieties fall in the same
    class; then two are allowed.


3. Sheaf displays must be cured and tied in three places and measure three inches in
    diameter at the center tie.


4. Bundles of corn must be cut with 1/2" anchor root left on.


5. Exhibitor is responsible for labeling & identifying exhibits.


6. All agricultural exhibits must have been raised in Washington County and must have
    been grown by the exhibitors, their families or SAEP cooperator.


7. Peck samples cannot be hand-picked, and must be suitable for drilling.


8. Must be three entries per class or the class will be combined with another in order to
    pay premiums.


9. Please see superintendent for special classing or the addition of classes.


Class Premiums:
1st - $3; 2nd - $2, 3rd - $1; 4th & 5th - Ribbon
Special Premiums for Pecks of Wheat
1st - $20; 2nd - $15; 3rd - $10; 4th - $5
Sponsored by: *TBD


Special Premiums for Sheaf of Wheat:
1st - $20; 2nd - $15; 3rd - $10; 4th – $5
Sponsored by: *TBD

 

GRAIN AND SEEDS CLASSES
1. Peck of Hard Red Winter Wheat
2. Peck of Hard White Winter Wheat
3. Peck of Wheat any other variety or growing season, i.e. Spring Wheat
4. Champion and Reserve Champion peck of wheat chosen from first place pecks in
    classes 1, 2 & 3
5. Peck oats, any variety
6. Peck grain sorghum, any variety, last year's crop
7. Peck millet hershey, any variety, cured, last year's crop
8. Peck of confectionery sunflower seeds
9. Peck of oil sunflower seeds
10. Peck of corn
11. Peck of any other crop
12. Six confectionery sunflower heads
13. Six oil seed sunflower heads
14. Six ears corn, cured, last year's crop

 

SHEAF DISPLAYS

15. Three-inch sheaf of wheat, any variety
16. Three-inch sheaf of oats, any variety
17. Three-inch sheaf of hershey millet, any variety
18. Six-inch sheaf of hay millet, any variety
19. Three-inch sheaf of native grass, any tall variety (forage)
20. Three-inch sheaf of native grass, any short variety
21. Three-inch sheaf of introduced grass, other than those below
22. Sheaf of any crop/grass other than those listed in sheaf displays

 

BUNDLE DISPLAYS
23. Six-inch bundle Sudan grass
24. Six-inch bundle of forage sorghum for hay
25. Six-inch bundle hybrid sorghum or sorghumsudan
26. Six inch bundle of grain sorghum
27. Bundle (6 stalks) of yellow corn, irrigated
28. Bundle (6 stalks) of yellow corn, non-irrigated
29. Bundle (6 stalks) of corn for silage
30. Bundle (6 plants) confectionery sunflowers
31. Bundle (6 plants) oil seed sunflowers
32. Bundle any crop other than those listed above

 

VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE
FARM MECHANICS


Special Rules:
1. Entries limited to projects built by Washington county FFA members and not exhibited
    at a previous Eastern Colorado Roundup.


2. Reconditioned items must include documentation of what was done.


3. Agriculture Mechanics entries must be entered and in place by 7:00 p.m. Tuesday.
    (Large Items should be in place by 4:00 p.m. Tuesday to make it easier to unload)

 

Ag Mechanics Classes Premiums 1st 2nd 3rd
1. Equipment primarily of wood for use in farm shop      
      1a. Large equipment
$6
$4
$2
      1b. Small equipment
$3
$2
$1
2. Equipment primarily of metal for use in farm shop      
      2a. Large equipment
$6
$4
$2
      2b. Small equipment
$3
$2
$1
3. Small trailers
$6
$4
$2
4. Large trailers/Loading chutes
$6
$4
$2
5. Livestock handling equipment
$6
$4

$2

      Examples: Blocking chute, Trimming stands, Stall
      dividers, Stock racks
     
6. Reconditioned small equipment
$3
$2
$1
7. Reconditioned large equipment
$6
$4
$2
8. Metal Wood Art
$3
$2
$1
9. Labor saving device/Unique idea
$3
$2
$1
10. Other wood projects
$3
$2
$1


Special Premiums:

Champion Farm Mechanics - $15 and Rosette
Res Champion Farm Mechanics - $10 and Rosette
Grand Champion Overall - *TBD
Res Grand Champion Overall - *TBD

 

FFA BOOTHS


Special Rules:
1. Booths must be constructed by chapter or club members only and set up by 7:00 p.m.
    Tuesday.


2. Booth building materials must be furnished by the exhibitor.


3. In order for premium points to apply to chapter FFA Award, individual must be a
    dues-paying FFA member with an active SAE for the current year.


FFA Booth Premiums:
1st - $35; 2nd - $25; 3rd - $15;
4th - $10; 5th - $5; 6th - $5; 7th - $5

Sponsored by: *TBD


AGRICULTURAL BOOTH EXHIBITS


Special Rules:
1. Open to any community organization or individual residing in Washington County.


2. All booth-building materials must be furnished by the exhibitor.


3. Booths must be in place by 7:00 p.m. Tuesday.


Ag Booth Premiums:
1st - $30; 2nd - $25; 3rd - $20; 4th - $15; 5th - $10


Score Card for Booth Exhibits:
Neatness and attractiveness ................................ 30%
Informational and Educational value .................. 30%
Significance of exhibit to the community ............ 20%
Completeness of theme development ................. 10%
Quality of exhibits within the booth ................... 10%
            Total ..................................................... 100%

 

 

This information will be updated annually or as rules and regulations change.
* To Be Determined

 

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