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ENTRY FEE: $1.00
PRIZE MONEY: 1st $5, card for 2nd and 3rd place.
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Entry Fee: $1.00
Prize Money: 1st $5.00, 2nd $1.00, 3rd Card
Chief Steward: Violet Bright
Entries Close: Thursday 26th January 2017
L01 Fruit any plate of 3
L02 Vegetables any plate of 3
L03 basket (or collection) of farm produce
E.g. eggs, fruit, hay, vegetables, cheese, small goods
L04 Eggs half a dozen – duck, chook or quail
L05 Largest Marrow
L06 Largest Tomato
L07 Smallest Tomato
L08 Pair of matching Tomatoes
L09 Best coloured Tomato
L10 Best dressed Tomato
L11 Most unusually shaped Tomato
L12 Tomato person
L13 Tomato Family – mum, dad, 2 kids
M01 Dahlias – 1 Giant (260mm>)
M02 Dahlias – 1 Large decorative (210mm>)
M03 Dahlias – 1 any size
M04 Cactus – 1 any size
M05 Waterlily – 1 any size
M06 Pom Pom – 1 any size
M07 Rose – 1 bloom any colour
M08 Rose – 3 cuts of different variety
M09 Gladioli – 1 spike
M10 Marguerites & Daisies – 3 cuts 1 container
M11 any other flower not mentioned
M12 Flower Arrangement – Anything of your choice
P01 Pot plant – Hanging basket any
P02 Pot Plant – Cactus
P03 Pot Plant – Succulent
P04 Pot plant – Bonsai
P05 Pot plant – Fern
P06 Pot plant – Herbs
P07 Any other pot plant not mentioned
Entry into all sections is $5.00
NO MATTER HOW MANY ENTRIES YOU HAVE!
There will be a substantial prize for the winners, and even, it is rumoured, a huge prize if the Guinness record for the world’s heaviest tomato is broken. (Currently 3.52kg)
- The instructions on how to enter, and prizes, form part of the conditions of entry and entry into the Neerim District Agricultural and Horticultural Society tomato growing competition is deemed to be acceptance of the terms and conditions of the Promotion.
- Entry is open to Australian residents.
- There will be a Junior Section, open to anyone under 16. All junior entrants are eligible to win Open prizes.
- To be valid, all entries must be disease free, with no fruit fly or rot. They must be edible but can be any stage from green to ripe.
- The judging criteria for each class is as follows:
THE HEAVIEST TOMATO
The heaviest tomato shall be that tomato which is a valid entry and whose weight as measured by the judges on the day of competition as the greatest of all entries in this class. If the winning entry is judged to be a world record it will be subject to rules for world records as set by the Guinness World Record organisation.
THE HEAVIEST PAIR OF TOMATOES
The heaviest pair of tomatoes shall be that pair of tomatoes both being valid entries whose weight as measured by the judges on the day of competition is the greatest of all entries in this class.
THE LONGEST TOMATO (measured from stem to bottom)
The longest tomato shall be that tomato which is a valid entry and whose length as measured by the judges on the day of competition is the greatest of all entries in this class.
THE MOST INTERESTING SHAPED TOMATO
The most interesting shaped tomato shall be that tomato which is a valid entry and whose shape as determined by the judges on the day of competition is deemed to be the most interesting of all entries in this class.
THE SMALLEST RIPE TOMATO
A ripe tomato is one that is predominantly of a colour that is consistent with a ripe tomato of the variety entered. Ripe or otherwise shall be determined by the judges on the day of competition. The smallest ripe tomato shall be that tomato which is a valid entry and is determined by the judges to be ripe and whose weight as measured by the judges on the day of competition is the least of all entries in this class.
POTTED PLANT WITH MOST TOMATOES
The plant with the most tomatoes (green or ripe) is deemed the winner
HEAVIEST TRUSS OF TOMATOES (MINIMUM OF 3)
Green or ripe tomatoes acceptable)