2016 Viola Horse and Colt Show

The 86th Annual Show!

Boys’ & Girls’ Exhibits

4-H, FFA, Industrial Arts, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts

Superintendents: Greg Kiefer, Alice Phillips and Annette Edgar

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General Information Class 15 - Knitting
Class 1 - Gardening Class 16 - Crocheting
Class 2 - Potato Project Class 17 - Home Furnishings
Class 3 - Farm Crops Project Class 18 - Cultural Arts
Class 4 - Forestry Project Class 19 - Leather Craft
Class 5 - Home Grounds Improvements Class 20 - Woodworking
Class 6 - Electrical Project Class 21 - Photography Projects
Class 7 - Mechanical Project Class 22 - Exploring
Class 8 - Insect Project Class 23 - Bicycle
Class 9 - Wildlife Management Class 24 - Aerospace
Class 10 - Bee Project Class 25 - Snowmobile
Class 11 - Child Care Class 26 - Small Animals
Class 12 - Food Preservation Class 27 - Gun Safety
Class 13 - Foods and Nutrition Class 28 - Self-Determined
Class 14 - Clothing Class 29 - Leadership
Class 30 - Kickapoo Classroom Projects
   

General Information

Exhibits must be placed from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., on the Friday before the Saturday show.

Judging will begin Friday evening at 7:00 p.m.

Exhibitors can exhibit only in projects enrolled in this year. Only one premium will be paid to an exhibitor in any one entry number. The maximum number of entries an exhibitor may enter is 20. List entries only as listed on the entry blank. Entrants may only enter their age category.

Premium money will be paid the day of the show. Please pick it up that day. Premiums will be paid on the Danish System. No premiums will be paid on inferior articles.

Entries may be picked up at 4:00 p.m.. We will not be responsible after 4:00 p.m. Use the entry forms provided on this site  or in the premium book. All entry forms must be in the hands of the superintendents at least 15 days prior to the event. Keep these entries separated from livestock and open household exhibits.

Mail entries to:    Annette Edgar
                                Kickapoo Area Schools
                                S6520 St. HWY 131
                                Viola, WI 54664
or drop them off at Kickapoo High School c/o Greg Kiefer.


CLASS 1 - GARDENING

Junior Division, 9-13 years of age, premiums of $1.00, $0.75, $0.50 paid in each class
Senior Division, 14-18 years of age, premiums of $1.00, $0.75, $0.50 paid in each class

JUNIOR DIVISION, (AGES 9-13)

1. Zucchini
2. Melon- any variety
3. 1 Head of cabbage
4. Plate of 3 peppers- any variety
5. Plate of 4 tomatoes
6. Pumpkin
7. Squash

SENIOR DIVISION, (AGES 14-18)

8.  Melon- any variety
9.   3 Peppers
10.  4 Beets
11.  6 cucumbers
12. 4 tomatoes
13. Squash
14. Pumpkin
15. Cabbage
16. Dried Herbs
17. Plate of 4 onions


CLASS 2 - POTATO PROJECT

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75, and $0.50 paid in each class

1. 6 late potatoes
2. 6 early potatoes


CLASS 3 - FARM CROPS PROJECT

Premiums of $1.00, .75 and .50 paid in each class

1. One-half peck of oats, this year's crop
2. 5 ears of hybrid corn
3. Three stalks of hybrid corn, with ears attached
4. Two pounds of chopped, baled or hay in a sheaf


CLASS 4 - FORESTRY PROJECT

Premiums of $1.00, .75 and .50 paid in each class

WISCONSIN TREES AND WOODS UNIT A (AGES 9-14)

1. Plant press
2. 11” x 17 mounted leaves, winter twigs and fruit of ten important trees (not including fruit trees)
3. Chart of diagram showing annual life history of a tree

WISCONSIN TREES AND WOODS UNIT B (AGES 15 AND OVER)

4. Collect, prepare and mount ten lumber specimens of important native trees, label each specimen, including name of wood, important properties and uses.
5. 11" x 17" mounted leaves, winter twigs and fruit of ten important trees (not including fruit trees), labels
6. Diagram of a tree and cross-section of its trunk, label tree parts and the zones in the cross-section, briefly describe how a tree grows, making reference to a diagram.
7. An herbarium of 25 mounted leaves
8. Sample of 10 kinds of wood, mounted on a board and labeled
9. One pint or quart of maple syrup, this year's crop


CLASS 5 - HOME GROUNDS IMPROVEMENTS

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75, and $0.50 paid in each class

FLOWERS

(OPEN TO HOME IMPROVEMENT AND HOUSE PLANT MEMBERS)

1. Plan of flower border  (picture before and after planting) 
2. Cut flowers, three blooms     
3. Bouquet of annuals, five or more spikes or blooms
4. Bouquet of perennials, five or more spikes or blooms
5. Potted foliage plant grown in house plants project
6. Potted flowering plant

TREES AND SHRUBS

7. Mounted specimens of shrub or tree leaves, underside and top of leaf identified

LAWNS

8. Before and after pictures, with story on seed used, fertilizer and weed control

LANDSCAPE PLANS

9. Before and after improvement made


CLASS 6 - ELECTRICAL PROJECT

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

(Include battery if needed)

EXPLORING WITH ELECTRICITY (AGES 9-14)

1. Circuit board, as shown in circular     
2. Homemade buzzer
3. Electric question hoard
4. Any other project made

ELECTRICAL (AGES 15 AND OVER)

5. Extension cord
6. Display of different cord types         
7. Homemade lamp with indication of proper use           
8. Wiring layout
9. Homemade electronic equipment
10. Any piece of homemade electrical         

 


CLASS 7 - MECHANICAL PROJECT

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

1. Poster stressing tractor or machine safety, must be on a poster board, 14" x 22" in size.
2. Poster on automotive safety
3. Small engine safety poster, 14" x 22"
4. Panel showing diagram of ignition system, or fuel system, or lubrication system (actual parts may be used)
5. Poster or chart on safe snowmobiling
6. Repaired, refinished or constructed article for use in the workshop (attach a statement of work done and method used)
7. Repaired, refinished or constructed article for sport or recreational purposes (attach a statement of work done and method used)


CLASS 8 - INSECT PROJECT

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

OPEN TO MEMBERS AGES 9-14

1. Mount or exhibit at least 20 insects, labeled and mounted in 2008

OPEN TO MEMBERS AGES 15 AND OVER

2. Mount or exhibit at least 30 common insects, labeled and mounted in 2008


CLASS 9 - WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

1. Exhibit a birdhouse or deserted bird nest, properly arranged and labeled
2. Collection of 25 mounted wild flowers, labeled as to name and date
3. Bird feeder
4. Any other required exhibit


CLASS 10 - BEE PROJECT

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

1. First-year project, one jar of honey or one comb
2. Second-year project, one jar of honey or one comb


CLASS 11 - CHILD CARE

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

Explanations must accompany each exhibit, including the age of the child for whom the exhibit was made and why it is appropriate for this child. Entries without explanations will be disqualified.

CHILD CARE I

1. Game for pre-school child,  made by exhibitor
2. First aid kit
3. Scrapbook, made for a child

CHILD CARE II

4. Storybook, made for a child    
5. Toy, made by exhibitor           
6. Game, made for a child
7. Safety poster  
8. Babysitting kit         
9. Chart showing development of baby


CLASS 12 - FOOD PRESERVATION

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

Each exhibit is to include one jar. Each exhibit will have a label with the following information:
    - name of product
    - date canned
    - method of processing
    - time of processing.

Exhibitors are to make their own labels. Must be processed in in current year.

OPEN TO MEMBERS ENROLLED IN FIRST OR SECOND YEAR FOOD PRESERVATION PROJECTS

1. Applesauce    
2. Black or red raspberries           
3. Dried fruit     
4. Cherries          
5. Peaches          
6. Pears           
7. Tomatoes (whole or quartered) 
8. Tomato juice 
9. String beans 
10. Beet pickles 
11. Jam
12. Jelly
13. Dill pickles
14. Any other       

OPEN TO 4-H AND FHA MEMBERS ENROLLED THREE OR MORE YEARS IN FOOD PRESERVATION PROJECTS

15. Blackberries           
16. Peaches          
17. Pears           
18. Red or black raspberries           
19. Tomato juice    
20. Tomatoes (quartered)           
21.  Peas           
22. Snap beans  
23.  Corn           
24. Beet pickles
25. Meat
26. Jam
27. Jelly
28. Applesauce
29. Dill pickles
30. Sweet pickles
31. Bread and butter pickles
32. Dried fruit
33. Jerky
34. Any other food


CLASS 13 - FOODS AND NUTRITION

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

Brought on disposable plate and covered with plastic.

OPEN TO MEMBERS AGES 9-12 AT PRESENT TIME

1. Plain muffins (3)           
2. Coffee cake (4” corner)
3. Peanut butter cookies (3)       
4. Oatmeal cookies (3)           
5. Chocolate cake from scratch (4” corner)
6. Baking powder biscuits (3)
7. White cupcake (decorated)
8. Chocolate chip cookies
9. Poster relating to nutrition
10. Microwave item

OPEN TO MEMBERS AGES 13 AND OVER

11. Fruit muffins (3)           
12. Applesauce cake (4” corner)
13. Yeast dinner rolls (3)           
14. Raised sweet cinnamon rolls (3)           
15. Angel food cake, unfrosted (1/4 cake)   
16. Nut bread (1/2 loaf)           
17. Sugar cookies (3)
18. Bar cookies (3)
19. Decorated cupcakes (3)
20. Fruit pie (1/4)
21. Recipe file (min. 12)
22. Poster relating to nutrition
23. Microwave Item
24. Nutritious snack
25. Poster on food safety 


CLASS 14 - CLOTHING

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

CLOTHING I

OPEN TO GIRLS & BOYS ENROLLED IN CLOTHING I PROJECT AGES 9-11

1. Simple sleepwear           
2. Slacks           
3. Shorts           
4. Simple skirt     
5. Jumper
6. Simple knit shirt
7. Shirt of woven fabric
8. Dress
9. Any article of clothing, not listed

CLOTHING II

OPEN TO GIRLS & BOYS ENROLLED IN CLOTHING II PROJECT AGES 11-13

10. Poster relating to good clothing buymanship           
11. Shirt           
12. Skirt           
13. Jumper or jumpsuit           
14. Shorts 
15. Slacks
16. Dress
17. Knit shirt
18. Sleepwear
19. Simple robe
20. Any other article

CLOTHING III

Requirements: a 3x5 card must accompany exhibits of garments with the following information:

        A. Fiber content
        B. Care instructions
        C. Type of interfacing used
        D. Preparation of notions

21. Pajamas          
22. Nightgown       
23. Swimwear      
24. Blouse           
25. Robe           
26. Street-length dress           
27. Party dress   
28. Garment for a child           
29. Pants and shirt of knit fabric
30. Slacks or jeans of woven fabric
31. Poster
32. Slacks with jacket
33. Jumper or jumpsuit
34. Jacket
35. Hooded sweatshirt or vest
36. Lined suit or vest
37. Coat
38. Any other article


CLASS 15 - KNITTING

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

Limit of four items per exhibitor. Must be made during the project year.

OPEN TO MEMBERS AGES 9-12 YEARS AS OF JANUARY 1, 2008

1. Slippers           
2. Hat  
3. Vest
4. Two-needle mittens
5. Simple sweater
6. Long scarf
7. Pillow
8. Any other article

OPEN TO MEMBERS AGES 13 AND OVER AS OF JANUARY 1, 2008

9. Slippers          
10. Hat           
11. Pullover sweater           
12. Cardigan sweater           
13. Pair of four-needle mittens
14. Knit afghan
15. Pillow
16. Doily
17. Article for baby
18. Any other article 


CLASS 16 - CROCHETING

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

OPEN TO MEMBERS AGES 9-12

1. Baby item
2. Potholder
3. Afghan
4. Pillow top
5. Edging on pillowcase or dresser scarf
6. Any other article

OPEN TO MEMBERS AGES 13 AND OVER

7. Pillow top
8. Sweater
9. Afghan
10. Vest
11. Shawl
12. Baby item
13. Doily
14. Any other article


CLASS 17 - HOME FURNISHINGS

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

OPEN TO MEMBERS ENROLLED IN HOME FURNISHINGS AGES 10-12

1. Placemat or cloth with napkins to go with family dishes (glass, dish, cup and saucer)
2. Centerpiece for the family dining table
3. One pillow
4. Floor plan of room drawn to scale
5. Creative container for plant

OPEN TO 4-H & FHA HOME FURNISHINGS MEMBER AGES 13 AND OVER

6. Placemat or cloth with napkin, glass, dish, cup and saucer
7. Centerpiece, for family dining room table 
8. Refinished or finished piece of furniture (include statement of room)
9. Pillow
10. Pin-up board for bedroom or kitchen plant material
11. Bedspread, for girl’s room (include description of room colors, fabrics and furnishings)
12. Floor plan of house, drawn to scale
13. Wall hanging
14. Buffet arrangement from natural
15. Curtains


CLASS 18 - CULTURAL ARTS

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

CLASS 18A

8-11 yrs.

12-14 yrs.

15 & older

Design Portfolio (must include at least 3 different design concepts)

1

2

3

Paper media exhibit

4

5 6
Fiber media exhibit 7 8 9
Clay media exhibit 10 11 12
Textile media exhibit 13 14 15
Wood media exhibit 16 17 18
Chalk/Carbon/Pigment media exhibit 19 20 21
Glass/Plastic media exhibit 22 23 24
Metal media exhibit 25 26 27
Nature media exhibit 28 29 30
Candle made from mold 31 32 33
Candle made for holiday 34 35 36
Candle made in glass 37 38 39
Nature candle 40 41 42
Model car from kit 43 44 45
Model airplane from kit 46 47 48
Mouse drawn graphic, any printer 49 50 51
CLASS 18B
Maximum Size 16” x 20”
8-11 yrs. 12-14 yrs. 15 & older
Drawing- Pencil or Charcoal, landscape 1 2 3
Drawing- Pencil or Charcoal, people 4 5 6
Drawing- Pencil or Charcoal, animal or birds 7 8 9
Drawing- Pencil or Charcoal, still life 10 11 12

Drawing- Pencil or Charcoal. abstract

13 14 15
Drawing- Pencil or Charcoal, any other 16 17 18
Drawing- Ink, landscape 19 20 21
Drawing- Ink, people 22 23 24
Drawing- Ink, animal or birds 25 26 27
Drawing- Ink, still life 28 29 30
Drawing- Ink, abstract 31 32 33
Drawing- Ink, any other 34 35 36
Painting- Watercolor or Pastels, landscape 37 38 39
Painting- Watercolor or Pastels, people 40 41 42
Painting- Watercolor or Pastels,
animal or birds
43 44 45
Painting- Watercolor or Pastels, still life 46 47 48
Painting- Watercolor or Pastels, abstract 49 50 51
Painting- Watercolor or Pastels, any other 52 53 54
Painting- Acrylics, landscape 55 56 57
Painting, Acrylics, people 58 59 60
Painting- Acrylics, animal or birds 61 62 63
Painting- Acrylics, still life 64 65 66
Painting- Acrylics, abstract 67 68 69
Painting- Acrylics, any other 70 71 72
Painting- Oils, landscape 73 74 75
Painting- Oils, people 76 77 78
Painting- Oils, animal or birds 79 80 81
Painting- Oils, still life 82 83 84
Painting- Oils, abstract 85 86 87
Painting- Oils, any other 88 89 90
 

CLASS 19 - LEATHER CRAFT

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

AGES 9-11

1. Leather case, for small article (such as comb, pencil, key, etc.)
2. Simple laced article
3. Simple tooled article
4. Coin purse
5. Belt
6. Any other article

AGES 12-14

7. Belt
8. Purse
9. Billfold or card holder
10. Moccasins or sandals
11. Leather case (such as camera, brief, etc.)
12. Any other article

AGES 15 AND 0VER

13. Belt
14. Purse
15. Billfold or card holder
16. Moccasins or sandals
17. Leather case (such as camera, brief, etc.)
18. Any other article


CLASS 20 - WOODWORKING

Premiums of $1.00, $0.75 and $0.50 paid in each class

In woodworking classes, each article should have an appropriate finish for intended use of the article. Members may exhibit ONLY in the project they are currently enrolled in.

WOODWORKING I

OPEN TO AGES 9-11 AS OF JANUARY 1, 2008, WITH ONE YEAR OR LESS TRAINING

1. Useful article for use in farm or home workshop (suggested articles: sandpaper block, bench stop, bench hook, bench vise, tool holder)
2. An article for use out-of-doors (suggested articles: nest for robins and phoebes, tin can bird house)
3. An article for use in storage (suggested article: broom rack)
4. An article for use in house (suggested article: book ends)
5. An article for use in school
6. A toy or homemade game.

WOODWORKING II

OPEN TO AGES 12 AND 13 ENROLLED IN LEARNING AND BUILDING

7. An article for use in farm or home workshop (suggested article: tool box)
8. An article for use in out-of-doors (suggested article: bird house)
9. An article for use in storage (suggested articles: shoe rack, drawer tray and divider, stepped spice shelf, tie rack)
10. An article for use in school
11. An article for use in the home (suggested articles: mitten or hose dryer, thread and scissors holder, foot stool)
12. Toy or homemade game (suggested article: ray gun)

WOODWORKING III AND ABOVE

OPEN TO 4-H AND FFA MEMBERS AGES 14 AND OLDER ENROLLED IN BUILDING BIGGER THINGS

13. Useful article for use in farm or home workshop (suggested articles: garage creeper, car-top carrier, miter box, woodshop saw horse)
14. Useful article to be used out-of-doors (suggested article: bird house)
15. Useful article of furniture or cabinet making (suggested article: book rack)
16. Useful article for use in the home (suggested articles: cleaning supplies carrier, sleeve board, home and farm record box)
17. Useful article for use in some building other than the home
18. Repaired or refinished article


CLASS 21 - PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECTS

All pictures and slides must be made during the current year. All pictures in one lot number must be mounted on one piece of sturdy cardboard, about 11" x 14". Write a title for each entry or a caption for each individual picture. Judging criteria will include entire presentation, not just photos. Also include type of camera used and film speed, if film is used.

 
Grades 3-5
Grades
6-8
Grades 9+
Three color-action
1
2
3
Three color-still life
4
5
6
Three color-animals
7
8
9
Three color-landscape/nature
10
11
12
Three color-special occasion
13
14
15
Three color-sequence of "how to do it"
16
17
18
Three black & white-action
19
20
21
Three black & white-still life
22
23
24
Three black & white-people
25
26
27

 

Enhanced Digital Photography-must be 5"x7" with before and after photos which show significant, visual changes that are not professionally printed.

Grades 9+
28. Action
29. Animals
30. Landscape/Nature
31. People
32. Still life

 

 


CLASS 22 - EXPLORING

OPEN TO FIRST-YEAR MEMBERS TAKING THIS AS THEIR FIRST PROJECT.

Maximum of 4 entries.

1. Insect exhibit, labeled
2. Wildflower or garden flower exhibit
3. Poster or booklet describing a nature hike
4. Leaf display, mounted and labeled
5. Toy made by member
6. Woodworking article
7. Chocolate chip cookies
8. Muffins from a mix (plate of 3)
9. Article in leatherwork
10. Macramé article
11. Knitted article
12. Vegetable from garden
13. Crocheted article
14. Clothing article
15. Demonstration poster
16. Any other article
17. Candle


CLASS 23 - BICYCLE

1. Poster on bicycle care and maintenance
2. Scrapbook or poster on bicycle safety


CLASS 24 - AEROSPACE

1. Model Airplane kit
2. Model Rocket kit
3. Model airplane with gasoline engine
4. Hand-drawn chart, showing parts on model rocket
5. Homemade rocket (no kit)


CLASS 25 - SNOWMOBILE

1. Poster on snowmobile safety  
2. Scrapbook, describing activities of project


CLASS 26 - SMALL ANIMALS

Dog, Cat, Pigeon, Rabbit, etc.

1. Chart, showing anatomy or physiology of an animal
2. Animal collage, any material
3. Animal toy, constructed by exhibitor
4. Animal furniture, constructed by exhibitor
5. Exhibit, explaining participation by you and your animal in a public show
6. Poster about care and handling
7. Exhibit explaining participation by you and your animal in a community service project. (example: nursing home visit), minimum of 3 photos
8. Poster explaining development of your baby animal (minimum of 3 photos)


CLASS 27 - GUN SAFETY

1. Booklet
2. Gun parts poster
3. Parts of a bow
4. Hunter safety poster


CLASS 28 - SELF-DETERMINED

1. Booklet           
2. Poster 
3. Collage


CLASS 29 - LEADERSHIP

1. A book report explaining your project


CLASS 30 - KICKAPOO CLASSROOM PROJECTS

Posters must be 11’ x 14. A student may enter no more than 5 items.

1. Poster on nutrition- elementary
2. Poster on nutrition- middle school/high school
3. Poster on personal health habits
4. Poster explaining a field trip
5. Poster on recycling
6. Poster on proper conservation practices in Richland and Vernon counties (may use photos)
7. Richland/Vernon County wildlife collage
8. Poster/chart on gun or archery care or parts
9. Poster showing prevention of accidents with guns or archery
10. Farm safety project (chart, graph, or poster demonstrating knowledge)
11. Poster on care of small animals
12. Poster/chart on proper care of horses, sheep, pigs, poultry, or cattle
13. Poster on four different types of birds (types of nest, food, eggs, etc.)
14. Poster illustrating field care and dressing of game
15. Poster/chart/graph on politics, history, or cultural events related to Vernon and Richland counties
16. Photography display of five related pictures
17. Photography display of four pictures (one each of landscape, building, animal(s), and people)
18. Computer graphics (must be framed with tag board)
19. Plant cell diorama (parts of a plant cell)
20. Poetry/limericks (typed, framed with tab board)
21. Babysitting kit (must include age of child kit is designed for)
22. Scale model of historical buildings/events
23. Forestry project- collect, prepare, mount, and label six lumber specimens of native trees
24. Woodworking article for outdoors (birdhouse or feeder, signs, etc.)
25. Woodworking article for indoors (decorations, frames, etc.)
26. Electrical motor kits.
27. Electric kits
28. Electronic kits
29. Pumpkin
30. Five ears of hybrid corn

STUDENTS MAY ALSO ENTER IN CLASS 18.  GIVE ALL ENTRIES TO MR. KIEFER.