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Home Economics - Open Division 

Chairperson: Marti Dickerson



Class HF1 Antique Item (any antiqued item)

Class HF2 Painted item to look antiqued. 

Class HF3 Wooden or tin items are decorated with stenciled technique.

Class HF4 Wooden or tin item painted.

Class HF5 Wall Hanging (Any material or Type)

Class HF6 Craft made of wood items, including (Dollar Tree wood crafts), not woodworking.

Class HF7 Miscellaneous wall decoration, other than a wreath, with no needlework

Class HF8 Miscellaneous door decoration, other than a wreath, no needlework

Class HF9 Folk Art Item (any item or material)

Class HF10 Decorated Basket (Basket not judged)

Class HF11 Basket, hand woven wooden any size 

Class HF11 Craft Made with clay pots or pottery items.

Class HF12 Any Tuffet, stool, or chair, any material refinished or newly made.

Class HF13 Any craft made with decoupage for the home.

Class HF14 Any Plastic Canvas Items for the home

Class HF15 Any Home Craft or Home Furnishing Patriotic Item

Class HF16 Centerpiece any theme

Class HF17 Craft or Home Furnishing made with upcycled materials.

Class HF18 Any other home furnishing or home craft item not listed, Miscellaneous.

Class HF19 Decorative Photo Album or Picture Frame for the Home Shelf 

Class HF20 Any Handmade Holiday Decoration not listed Miscellaneous not needlework.

Class HF21 Decorative Swag for table or shelf 

Class HF22 Any Handmade holiday decoration, any season

Class HF23 Wreath, Grapevine, any season

Class HF24 Wreath, other than grapevine, any theme

Class HF25 Wreath, made with deco mesh, any season for the home 

Class HF26 Any thrift flip home décor item made for the home any size



Class CA1 Hand-painted glazed piece

Class CA2 Bisque piece painted.

Class CA3 Bisque, dry brushed

Class CA4 Thanksgiving item

Class CA5 Christmas item

Class CA6 Easter item

Class CA7 Halloween item

Class CA8 Spring Item

Class CA9 upcycle ceramic item painted 

Class CA10 miscellaneous ceramics any item with no other class


Class NW1 Crewel Embroidery-any type

Class NW2 Pillowcase needlework

Class NW3 Pin Cushion

Class NW4 Pillow

(any size, any technique)

Class NW5 Creative Needlecraft-any media

Class NW6 Needlepoint item: any stitch

Class NW7 Counted Cross Stitch item, no other class.

Class NW8 Needle Felting and creatures

(create any number of shapes and designs using felting needles, a felting mat, and wool. Also known as fiber art, the technique can be used to create incredibly lifelike 3D sculptures, as well as 2D designs on the surface of the fabric)

Class NW9 Wall Hangings-Any Needlecraft 

Class NW10 Counted Cross Stitch sampler, framed.

Class NW11 Monogrammed Item

Class NW12 Any other blanket (Without Batting)

Class NW13 Candle wicking Item

Class NW14 Swedish Weaving, any item

Class NW15 Any Needle Felted Item

Class NW16 Any other needlecraft not listed.

Class NW17 Chicken Scratch, any item

Class NW18 Punch Needle, any item

Class NW19 Free Standing Lace Item 

(machine embroidery technique any size or design)

Class NW20 Item, Embroidery 

Class NW21 Jelly roll rug

Class NW22 Handmade toy or stuffed animal or book. 

Class NW23 Christmas Tree Skirt

Class NW24 Christmas Stocking

Class NW25 Wall or Door Decoration 

Class NW26 Christmas Ornament 

Class NW27 Appliqued Shirts

Class NW28 Counted Cross Stitch-picture (Framed) 14 count.

Class NW29 Counted Cross Stitch-picture (Framed) 18 count.

Class NW30 Counted Cross Stitch-picture (Framed) any other count.


Class CK1 Crocheted Afghan-Traditional  Granny Square

Class CK2 Crocheted Afghan-Ripple

Class CK3 Crocheted Afghan-Baby

Class CK4 Crocheted Afghan-Mile-A-Minute

Class CK5 Shell Afghan

Class CK6 Brick Fashion Afghan

Class CK7 Crocheted Basket-fabric or yarn.

Class CK8 Crocheted Afghan, any other pattern not listed.

Class CK9 Baby’s crocheted item

Class CK10 Small crocheted item

Class CK11 Crocheted toys.

Class CK12 Crocheted bedspread.

Class CK13 Crocheted holiday themed

Class CK 14 Crocheted accessory

Class CK15 Crocheted clothing item.

Class CK16 Any other crocheted item not listed.

Class CK17 Knitted accessory.

Class CK18 Knitted Baby’s Item

Class CK19 Small knitted item

Class CK20 Knitted clothing item.

Class CK21 Any other knitted item


Class QD1   Quilt-pieced and appliqué: (A quilt that has been pieced and includes appliqué)

Class QD2   Hand pieced quilt top-machine quilted

Class QD3   Foundation paper, pieced item (any quilt using a foundation paper)

Class QD4   Quilt-patchwork, hand Quilted 

Class QD5   Quilt-appliqued, machine quilted

Class QD6   Quilt, art

Class QD7   Quilt pieced, hand quilted

Class QD8   Quilt Top

Class QD9   Quilt, cross-stitched, hand quilted

Class QD10 Quilt, mixed technique

Class QD11 Baby quilt, hand quilted

Class QD12 Baby quilt, machine quilted

Class QD13 Any other quilt 

Class QD14 Quilted table topper/runner (any size)

Class QD15 Small quilted item up to 16”

Class QD16 Quilt any size and holiday or seasonal-themed

Class QD17 Tacked Quilts (quilt that has been tied with yarn or multiple strands of threads of any size)

Class QD18 Patriotic theme Quilt or Wall Hanging any size

Class QD19 Wall Hanging Quilt Any Size

Class QD20 Patchwork quilt, machine pieced and quilted

Class QD21 Miscellaneous Quilt no other class listed and size and any technique 


Class SD1 Dress

Class SD2 Tank Top or T-shirt

Class SD3 Apron

Class SD4 Upcycled Clothing or Accessory item

Class SD5 Baby Clothing

Class SD6 Accessory Item

Class SD7 Any other sewing Item Not Listed

Class SD8 Casserole Carrier

Class SD9 Tote/bag/purse

Class SD10 Any Other Home Accessory Item Not Listed


Class CC1 Wreath

Class CC2 Christmas wreath

Class CC3 Fabric Decorated Wreath

Class CC4 Wreath Spring Theme

Class CC5 Spring Theme Craft

Class CC6 Summer Theme Craft

Class CC7 Fall Theme Craft

Class CC8 Winter Theme Craft

Class CC9 Christmas Door Decoration, not a wreath

Class CC10 Any other Christmas craft (No other class)

Class CC11 Christmas tree topper

Class CC12 Christmas tree ornament

Class CC13 Christmas Stocking Any Material 

Class CC14 Snowman Craft

Class CC15 Craft Made with Placemats

Class CC16 Locker Hooking, any item

Class CC17 Miscellaneous Craft

Class CC18 Wood Flower Art

Class CC19 Swag (Any Theme, Any Desing)

Class CC20 Button Art (Crafts with buttons and other items)

Class CC21 Items made from buttons.

Class CC22 Any Mixed Media Craft

Class CC23 Jewelry Making

Class CC24 Decorated Birdhouses on candlestick holders.

Class CC25 Creative Birdhouse

Class CC26 Upcycled Craft

Class CC27 Flowerpot art

Class CC28 Homemade Card Any Design 

Class CC29 Homemade Card Holiday 

Class CC30 Candle-making 

Class CC31 Soapmaking

Class CC32 Stained Glass art

Class CC33 Pillowcase doll

Class CC34 Item decorated with buttons.

Class CC35 Topiary

Class CC36 Sublimation item 

Class CC37 Decorated apparel.

Class CC38 Hair accessory

Class CC39 Popsicle Stick Craft

Class CC40 Shirts with an iron-on design

Class CC41 Thrift Flip Craft Item 

Class CC42 Papercraft Holiday Themed 

Class CC43 Paper Craft any item

Class CC44 Diamond Art

Class CC45 String Art

Class CC46 Quilling

Class CC47 Any other craft not listed


Class SB1Scrapbooking Page (1) people theme

Class SB2 Scrapbooking Page (1) animal theme

Class SB3 Scrapbooking Page (1) activity theme

Class SB4 Scrapbooking Page (1) any other theme

Class SB5 Scrapbook (Completed Scrapbook with a minimum of 5 pages any theme, any style)



Class W1 Wood carving, any item

Class W2 Woodworking Item Small

Class W3 Woodworking Item Large

Class W4 Pyrography- (It is the free-handed art of decorating wood or other materials with

burn marks resulting from the controlled application of a heated object)

Class W5 Miscellaneous woodworking item not listed

Class W6 Miniature Wood Building



Class SM1 Small working engine 

Class SM2 Small non-working engine

Class SM2 Engine Painting (any small model engine displaying the detail paint art)

Class SM2 Any small engine (miscellaneous)  


a. Bring food on heavy paper plates sealed in a zip-lock plastic bag.  Firmly attach the entry tag to the bag. Decorated Cakes or Pies can be placed in a cake box with a clear top. 

b. Bring the number of pieces or size indicated. ½ or ¼ loaf may be a normal pan or mini pan. 

Baked foods will be judged on these points:  appearance (inside and outside), texture, aroma, and then taste.  



Class CB1 Yeast bread (½ loaf)

Class CB2 Yeast Rolls (4)

Class CB3 Biscuits (4)

Class CB4 Banana Nut bread (½ loaf)

Class CB5 Any other fruit bread (½ loaf)

Class CB6 Bread using honey (½ loaf)

Class CB7 Sourdough bread (½ loaf)

Class CB8 Cornbread Muffins (4)

Class CB Cinnamon Rolls (4)

Class CB10 Specialty bread, no other class (1/2 loaf)


Class CU1 Decorated cupcakes (4)

Class CU2 Bundt Cake, un-iced (1/4)

Class CU3 Bundt Cake Iced (Whole or Mini)

Class CU4 Bundt Cake of any flavor using a mini bundt pan

Class CU5 Decorated Cake (whole)

Class CU6Your favorite cake (1/4)

Class CU7 Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Class CU8 Carrot Cake (Iced mini or ½ of normal size cake)

Class CU9 Pound Cake (1/4)

Class CU10 Coffee cake (1/4)

Class CU11 Miscellaneous (Cake)



Class CU20 Sugar Cookies (4)

Class CU21 Your favorite cookies (4)

Class CU22 Chocolate Chip Cookies    (4)

Class CU23 Oatmeal Cookies (4)

Class CU24 No-bake cookies (4)

Class CU25 Peanut butter cookies    (4)

Class CU26 Other bar cookies (4)

Class CU27 Stuffed Cookies (2)

Class CU28 Plain Chocolate brownies (4)

Class CU29 Miscellaneous (cookies) 


Class CU40 Chocolate fudge (4)

Class CU41 Peanut butter fudge (4)

Class CU42 Your favorite candy (4)

Class CU43 Miscellaneous (candy)



Class CM1 Cheesecake (1/2 with or without toppings (need to ensure cheesecake is able to stay cold for a minimum of 2 hours)

Class CM2 Any Baked Good not listed

Class CM3 Any Dessert Not Listed

Class CM4 Dessert Tray any size


PIES — 1/4 pie or small pie-tart size accepted. The exhibitor may determine the appropriate size of the pan.   

Class CP1 Fruit pie, any variety, specify kind on tag 

Class CP2 Chess pie 

Class CP3 Meringue topped pie, specify kind on tag 

Class CP4 Pecan pie 

Class CP5 Pumpkin pie

Class CP6 Other Pie (1/2 pie)


Canning will be judged first on appropriate headspace, then the appearance of the pack, preparation, selection of canned products, and the container.  Standard canning-specific mason-type jars only. All jars must be sealed.  Jars may be opened for judging.  Exhibitors are urged to consult USDA guidelines ( to make certain jar is filled to within the appropriate headspace. Lincoln County Extension Office FCS department can also help with the canning guidelines for safe food preservation.   A label is required for all entries to identify the name of the product and date processed. Exhibitors must specify the processing method and time.  

a. All foods must have been preserved since the previous year’s fair.

b. Clean, canning-specific standard jars and two-piece lids MUST be used.

c. All canned goods must be processed, non-acid in the pressure cooker, fruits, tomatoes, preserves, jams, jellies, and pickles in a hot water bath. Must list the tag type of processing method used for each item entered. 


Class FP1 Applesauce

Class FP2 Tomatoes

Class FP3 Tomato Juice

Class FP4 Green Beans

Class FP5 Hot Peppers

Class FP6 Peaches

Class FP7 Dried Apples

Class FP8 Pears

Class FP9 Blueberries

Class FP10 Other Beans

Class FP11 Dried Beans

Class FP 12 Any fruit not listed

Class FP13 Any vegetable not listed, 


Class FP14 Bread & Butter Pickles

Class FP15 Dill Pickles

Class FP16 Pepper Relish

Class FP17 Corn Relish

Class FP18 Zucchini Pickles

Class FP19 Salsa

Class FP20 Pickled Peppers

Class FP21 Chow Chow

Class FP22 Pickled Okra

Class FP23 14-day pickles

Class FP24 Tomato Catsup

Class FP25 Beet Pickles

Class FP26 Any other pickle or relish, list name on tag


Class FP27 Blackberry Jelly

Class FP28 Blackberry Jam

Class FP29 Grape Jelly

Class FP30 Apple Jelly

Class FP31 Strawberry Preserves

Class FP32 Peach Preserves

Class FP33 Apple Butter

Class FP34 Pear Preserves

Class FP35 Conserves, any kind

Class FP36 Any other jelly, jam or preserves, or butters

Class FP37 Any other food, not listed, list name on tag


Class HO1 Glass Quart Jar of white extracted honey

Class HO2 Glass Quart Jar of  light amber or extra  light amber extracted honey

Class HO3 Glass Quart Jar container of amber or dark amber  extracted honey

Class HO4 One wide-mouth quart jar of  chunk honey, any color

Class HO5 Miscellaneous any honey or maple syrup in a glass jar labeled. 


All entries must have been done by the exhibitor.


Class YA1 Crayon Work

Class YA2 Pencil Drawing

Class YA3 Marker Drawing

Class YA4 Sculpture

Class YA5 Mixed Media

Class YA6 Cartooning

Class YA7 Color Pencil Drawing

Class YA8 Water Color Painting

Class YA9 Acrylic Painting

Class YA10 Charcoal 

Class YA11 Oil painting

Class YA12 Ceramics

Class YA13 Chalk Art

Class YA14 Tie-Dyed Item



Class YA15 Water Color

Class YA16 Acrylic Painting

Class YA17 Oil Painting

Class YA18 Charcoal 

Class YA19 Mixed Media

Class YA20 Cartooning

Class YA21 Sculpture

Class YA22 Color Pencils

Class YA23 Crayon Work

Class YA24 Pencil Drawing

Class YA25 Marker Drawing

Class YA26 Pen and Ink

Class YA27 Ceramics

Class YA28 Chalk Art

Class YA29 Tie-Dyed item



Class AA1 Water Color

Class AA2 Acrylic Painting

Class AA3 Pastels

Class AA4 Charcoal or etching

Class AA5 Oil Painting

Class AA6 Pen/Pencil Drawing

Class AA7 Folk Art Painting/Acrylic

Class AA8 Mixed Media

Class AA9 Watercolor Pencils

Class AA10 Chalk Art

Class AA11 Pen & Ink with oil roughing

Class AA12 Pen and Ink

Class AA13 Crayon Work



All pictures must be 3X5 or larger and MUST be framed with a frame that will stand.  Pictures must be taken by the exhibitor.



Class PH1 Still Life (inanimate object)

Class PH2 Nature Scene

Class PH3 Picture of Special Event

Class PH4 Recent photograph of historical objects/sites

Class PH5 Pictures of animals

Class PH6 Portrait 

Class PH7 Action picture

Class PH8 Other picture

Class PH9 Collage



Class PH10 Portrait 

Class P11 Still Life (inanimate object)

Class PH12 Nature Scene

Class PH13 Picture of Special Event

Class PH14 Recent photograph of historical objects/sites

Class PH15 Pictures of animals

Class PH16 Action picture

Class PH17 Other picture

Class PH 18 Collage

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