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DECORATED YAM CONTEST

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

DECORATED YAM CONTEST

October 14-17
Yamboree Exhibit Building

Abby Simpson, Chairman

(903) 917-5947

Taylor Martin, Co-Chairman

(903) 841-2121

SPONSOR – NEWSOME LAW FIRM

Queen Audrey Scott Nolan and President Michael Blanks Presenting the Awards for the Best Decorated Yams for 2019

REGISTRATION

Entries will be accepted on Wed., Oct. 14th from 1-4:00 pm at the Yamboree Exhibit Building.
Cost of entry will be as follows:
Single Entries – $2 each
School Classroom Entries (Upshur County Schools) – $1.00 each potato
Groups – $5.00 (not to exceed 11×14 for one unit)
Each participant will receive a ribbon

DIVISIONS

1. Under 4yrs.

2. 4-6 yrs.

3. 7-9 yrs.

4. 10-12 yrs.

CATEGORIES

Yaman Beings (yams decorated as people)
Yaminals (yams decorated as animals)
Yamobjects (all others)

RULES

Entries must be created with real yams; however, they may not be decorated with foodstuffs (candies, icing, toothpaste, etc). Entries will be judged on originality, use of the potatoes’ unique shape, time and effort, appropriate artwork ability for the specific age group entered. Newspaper pictures for Best of Show winners will be Friday at 3:30 pm sharp. Entries and awards must be picked before 6:00 pm.

***All entries not picked up by Saturday
after 6:00 pm will be discarded.***

Make sure and give your decorated yam a home so it’s not thrown away if it’s not picked up after 6:00 pm Saturday, October, 17th.

PRIZES

1st Place: $10.00
2nd Place: $5.00
3rd place $3.00
Best of Show in each division $15.00

Please visit the other exhibits in our Yamboree Exhibit Building like the Junior Art Show and the Home  Canning Showing.

Details

Date:
October 14
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Organizer

Abby Simpson

Venue

Yamboree Exhibit Building
1300 State Hwy 271
Gilmer, TX 75644 United States
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Website:
www.yamboree.com

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