Policies Regarding Canning Exhibits:
Exhibits must be entered on Saturday, June 25th, 2022 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the Outdoor Pavilion, located at 506 West Drive on the Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds. Judging and tasting will take place at 12:00 pm.
Winners to be announced at 1:00 pm on Saturday, June 25th under the Outdoor Pavilion.
Use Standard canning jars only, none smaller than ½ pint. Canning guidelines from current editions of the following sources are recommended:
• USDA’s Complete Guide to Home Cooking
• Ball Blue Book
• So Easy To Preserve All entries must be labeled as to CONTENT, PROCESSING METHOD, and PROCESSING TIME. Label should be taped to back of jar.
• Watermelon Preserves
• Pressure Canner
• 25 Minutes Entries must have been canned between May 2021 and June 2022.
There will be five divisions:
1.) Sweet Watermelon Rind Preserves
2.) Savory Watermelon Rind Preserves
3.) Watermelon Jelly
5.) Watermelon Jam
Entries must include either 2 pint jars or 3 half pints. One will be used for judging and the other for tasting.
Prizes include $50 in Melon Money (Gift Certificates) to Best of Show and $25 in Melon Money to the first place winner in each category. And the most unique entry will receive $10 in Melon Money!
Judge officials observe the right to disqualify entries of poor quality or incorrect processing times.
ANY QUESTIONS, CALL 337-463-5533