Baked Goods and Canned Food - Adult Division
Department D (Rev. 2014)
GUIDELINES FOR ADULT DIVISION
1.        Individuals 18 and under are not eligible to enter exhibits in the Adult Food Exhibit Division.
2.        Any canned item may be open at the discretion of the judges.
3.        All baked goods must be exhibited on plain white paper plates in clear plastic bags.  Use as small
a plate as possible for an attractive exhibit.  Due to space, four-inch plates are preferred.  Pie exhibits
are to be put in clean plastic pie servers with lid.
4.        All canned goods should be exhibited in clear American standard quart, pint and a half, pint, half
pint and fourth pint jars.  Jars are required to have a two-piece lid band and lid.  Mayonnaise style jars
and lids will be disqualified.
5.        MOST ENTRIES AWARD:  An adult with the most Foods Exhibit entries in Dept. D will receive
$5.00 in addition to any other prize money awarded.  Must have at least 5 entries in Dept. D-Adult Food
Exhibits to be eligible for award.
6.        SWEEPSTAKES AWARD:  The person in Dept. D-Adult Food Exhibits with the most blue, red, and
white ribbon points will be awarded the Sweepstakes Award.  This award will be based on a point system
of 5 points for blue ribbons, 4 points for red ribbons, and 3 points for white ribbons.
7.        One “Judge’s Choice” award will be presented in each of the following adult categories – sections
VIII-XIII: Fruits, Vegetables, Pickles, and Jellies.  Two “Judge’s Choice” awards will be presented in the
Adult Baked Goods category – sections I-VII.  In addition to the ribbon, winner will receive $5.00 in prize
money.
8.        The State Fair of Virginia is offering a special canned goods section only for blue ribbon winners
from local county fairs.  County fair winners can contact the State Fair of Virginia for a catalog and entry
information.

SECTION I: BREADS
Class:
1.        Banana Bread (1/2 loaf)
2.        Pumpkin Bread (1/2 loaf)
3.        Zucchini Bread (1/2 loaf)
4.        Corn Bread (1/2 loaf)
5.        Corn Muffins (4)
6.        Muffins, plain (4)
7.        Muffins, variations (4)
8.        Biscuits, baking powder (4)
9.        White Loaf Yeast Bread (1/2 loaf)
10.      Whole Wheat Loaf Yeast Bread (1/2 loaf)
11.      French Bread (1/2 loaf)
12.      Rolls (dinner, crescent, cloverleaf, parker house, wheat, etc. (4)
13.      Sweet Bread, yeast (cinnamon, raisin, etc.) (1/2 loaf)
14.      Salt-rising Bread (1/2 loaf)
15.      Dill Bread (1/2 loaf)
16.      Coffee Cake, yeast (1/2 loaf)
17.      Bread Machine Product (1/2 loaf)
18.      Miscellaneous (not previously listed)
PRIZES: 1st, $2.25; 2nd, $1.50; 3rd, $1.00

SECTION II: COOKIES
It is recommended that cookies not be over 2 inches in diameter.
Class:
1.        Brownies (4)
2.        Other Brownies (4)
3.        Bar Cookies (4)
4.        Snickerdoodle Cookies (4)
5.        No-Bake Cookies (4)
6.        Chocolate Chip Cookies (4)
7.        Peanut Butter Cookies (4)
8.        Sugar Cookies (4)
9.        Applesauce Cookies (4)
10.      Filled Cookies, any kind (4)
11.      Ginger Cookies (4)
12.      Oatmeal Cookies (4)
13.      Pumpkin Cookies (4)
14.      Cookies flavored with PURE Maple Syrup (4)
15.      Rolled Cookies (4)
16.      Ice Box Cookies (4)
17.      Drop Cookies (4)
18.      Bar Cookies made with cereal (4)
19.      Miscellaneous (not previously listed) (4)
PRIZES: 1st, $2.00; 2nd, $1.25; 3rd, $1.00

SECTION III: CANDY
It is recommended that candy not be over 2 inches square.
Maple sugar cakes must be entered under Section XII only.
Class:
1.        Chocolate Fudge (4)
2.        Butterscotch Fudge (4)
3.        Peanut Butter Fudge (4)
4.        Maple Syrup Fudge (4)
5.        Mints (4)
6.        Dipped Candy (4)
7.        Miscellaneous (not previously listed) (4)
PRIZES: 1st, $2.00; 2nd, $1.25; 3rd, $1.00

SECTION IV: CAKES
Class:
1.        Angel Food, not iced (1/4)
2.        Sponge, not iced (1/4)
3.        Pound, not iced (1/4)
4.        Yellow Layer Cake, iced (1/4)
5.        White Layer Cake, iced (1/4)
6.        Chocolate Layer Cake, iced (1/4)
7.        German Chocolate Cake, iced (1/4)
8.        Burnt Sugar Layer Cake, iced (1/4)
9.        Carrot Cake (1/4)
10.      Applesauce Cake (1/4)
11.      Cake containing PURE Maple Syrup (1/4)
12.      Cake containing Fresh or Canned Fruit (1/4)
13.      Miscellaneous (not previously listed) (1/4)
PRIZES: 1st, $2.50; 2nd, $1.75; 3rd, $1.25