YOUTH HORTICULTURE SHOW

TWO AGE CATEGORIES

JUNIOR YOUTH For Grades K-6

SENIOR YOUTH For Grades 7-12

Competition opens to all Hillsborough County students, grades k-12, in public, private, parochial, charter, home and virtual school programs as of Sept. 1, 2021

ENTRY FORMS VIA EMAIL MUST BE RECEIVED BY SEPT. 3, 2021

ENTRY CLASSES

Exhibitors must own plants by Aug 20, 2021 (honor system). All plants should be of exhibit quality; properly labeled; free of insects, disease and dead plant material; and a minimum of 1 gallon or 8″ in size (hanging baskets).

101 Bonsai
102 Bromeliads
103 Cacti & Succulents
104 Ferns
105 Flowering Plants
106 Foliage Plants
107 Orchids
108 Palms
109 Vegetables (including herbs)
110 Special Groupings

Special groupings may include a collection of decorative materials, assortment of similar plant materials, or other combination. Space required must not exceed 4′ by 4′. Plants within special groupings will not be eligible for individual judging.

NO ENTRY FEES! Each participant may enter up to 10 individual plants and two special groupings. Judging to be based on the modern Danish System.

Award Ribbons: Blue ($8) | Red ($6) | White ($4) | Best In Show ($25)

• Deliver Entries to Hillsborough County Fairgrounds on Sat., Sept. 18 or Mon., Sept. 20, between noon and 7 p.m.

• Pickup Entries from the Fairgrounds Mon., Oct. 4 or Tues., Cot. 5, between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.

YOUTH HORTICULTURE RULES
YOUTH HORTICULTURE APPLICATION

For further information and to participate:

Email Entry Forms to:

Hillsborough Soil and Water Conservation District

Email: bjt6890@yahoo.com or tompkinsb@hillsboroughcounty.org

Inquiries: Betty Jo Tompkins, Executive Director, 813-477-8332