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Canning – 2020

Superintendent:
Julie Cascio
UAF Cooperative Extension
907-745-3677
jmcascio@alaska.edu

Department N

Exhibit Entry – Hoskins Building:

  • Friday, August 14, 11 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday, August 15, 11 am – 6 pm

Exhibit Pick Up – Hoskins Building

  • Tuesday, September 8, 1 pm – 6 pm
  • Saturday, September 12, 1 pm – 6 pm

Enter only once per class. No FoodSaver® items or freezer jams. All entries must have been prepared after August 16,  2019.

For mail in instructions – See Competitive Exhibits General Info.

Obtain current guidelines from the USDA and Alaska Cooperative Extension Service before preparing Fair entries. Canning procedures must follow current recommended guidelines from the USDA and Alaska Cooperative Extension Service. You may be asked to describe the methods you used before the entry will be accepted.

  • Entries will be disqualified for non-standard jars, (exception division 11) inappropriate size or shape of jar for product, improper processing or label on jar instead of lid.
  • Unlisted flavors may be entered in most divisions; check with the superintendent.

Entries without entrant contact/mailing information will be automatically disqualified and not judged.   Jars with labels attached to the glass portion of the jar will be automatically disqualified and not judged.

DIVISION 01: JUNIOR, AGES 12 AND UNDER
DIVISION 02: JUNIOR, AGES 13 THROUGH 17

State age on entry form. If not specified, entry will be classified OPEN.

Class:

  • 01 Chutney & Relish
  • 02 Conserve
  • 03 Dried Fruit
  • 04 Fruit
  • 05 Jam
  • 06 Jelly
  • 07 Juice
  • 08 Meat
  • 09 Oils & Vinegars
  • 10 Pickled Foods
  • 11 Preserves
  • 12 Seafood
  • 13 Sugar Free
  • 14 Syrup, Sauce, and Blossom Honey
  • 15 Vegetables

DIVISION 03: JELLY

Class:

  • 01 Apple
  • 02 Blackberry
  • 03 Blueberry
  • 04 Cloudberry
  • 05 Crabapple
  • 06 Cranberry, highbush
  • 07 Cranberry, lowbush
  • 08 Currant, black
  • 09 Currant, red
  • 10 Dandelion
  • 11 Fireweed
  • 12 Grape
  • 13 Huckleberry, Red
  • 14 Jalapeño
  • 15 Mint
  • 16 Nagoonberry
  • 17 Raspberry
  • 18 Rhubarb
  • 19 Rhubarb combo
  • 20 Rose petal
  • 21 Rose hip
  • 22 Salmonberry, High Bush
  • 23 Spruce Tip
  • 24 Mixed berry combo
  • 25 Mixed variety, most unusual
  • 26 Other

Division 04: Conserves, Fruit Butters, Preserves

CLASS:

  • 01 Apple Butter
  • 02 Pear Butter
  • 03 Other Fruit Butter
  • 04 Cranberry Conserve
  • 05 Peach Conserve
  • 06 Rhubarb Conserve
  • 07 Other Conserve
  • 08 Marmalade, orange
  • 09 Marmalade, other
  • 10 Apricot Preserve
  • 11 Rhubarb Preserve
  • 12 Strawberry Preserve
  • 13 Watermelon Rind Preserve
  • 14 Other Preserve

DIVISION 05: JAM

Class:

  • 01 Apricot
  • 02 Blackberry
  • 03 Blueberry
  • 04 Cherry
  • 05 Cranberry
  • 06 Currant
  • 07 Haskap
  • 08 Habanero or Jalepeno, mix combo
  • 09 Peach
  • 10 Pina Colada
  • 11 Raspberry
  • 12 Rhubarb
  • 13 Rhubarb combo
  • 14 Salmonberry
  • 15 Strawberry
  • 16 Tropical
  • 17 Mixed berry combo
  • 18 Mixed variety, most unusual
  • 19 Other

DIVISION 06: JUICE

Class:

  • 01 Fruit
  • 02 Tomato
  • 03 Vegetable
  • 04 Other, savory
  • 05 Other, sweet

DIVISION 07: SYRUP & HOME COOKED HONEY

Syrups and Honeys should be pourable

Class:

  • 01 Blueberry Syrup
  • 02 Cranberry Syrup
  • 03 Currant Syrup
  • 04 Raspberry Syrup
  • 05 Rhubarb Syrup
  • 06 Strawberry Syrup
  • 07 Other Syrup
  • 08 Clover Blossom Honey
  • 09 Homesteader Honey

DIVISION 08: SAUCE

Class:

  • 01 Applesauce
  • 02 Barbeque
  • 03 Catsup
  • 04 Chocolate
  • 05 Cranberry
  • 06 Dessert
  • 07 Mustard (grainy)
  • 08 Mustard (smooth)
  • 09 Pizza
  • 10 Salsa
  • 11 Spaghetti
  • 12 Tomato
  • 13 Other

DIVISION 09: SUGAR-FREE

Specify natural, artificial, or unsweetened.

Class:

  • 01 Conserve
  • 02 Dried food
  • 03 Jam
  • 04 Jelly
  • 05 Preserve
  • 06 Syrup
  • 07 Other

DIVISION 10: CHUTNEY, RELISH, SALSA

Class:

  • 01 Chutney, any variety
  • 02 Relish, Chow-chow
  • 03 Relish, Corn
  • 04 Relish, Cucumber
  • 05 Relish, Green Tomato
  • 06 Relish, Mixed Vegetable
  • 07 Relish, Piccalilli
  • 08 Relish, Zucchini
  • 09 Salsa, Fruit, Any Variety
  • 10 Salsa, Tomato
  • 11 Other

DIVISION 11: OIL & VINEGAR

Use clean glass jars or bottles, with corks, screw-band caps or two-piece lids.

Class:

  • 01 Berry Oil
  • 02 Ethnic Oil
  • 03 Herb Oil
  • 04 Pepper (Hot) Oil
  • 05 Other Oil
  • 06 Berry Vinegar
  • 07 Ethnic Vinegar
  • 08 Herb Vinegar
  • 09 Pepper (Hot) Vinegar
  • 10 Other Vinegar

DIVISION 12: PICKLES

Class:

  • 01 Asparagus
  • 02 Beets
  • 03 Carrots
  • 04 Cauliflower
  • 05 Cucumber, Bread and Butter
  • 06 Cucumber, Whole Dill
  • 07 Cucumber, Sliced
  • 08 Cucumber, Sweet
  • 09 Garden Vegetable Mix
  • 10 Hot Pepper
  • 11 Mushrooms
  • 12 Peppers
  • 13 Spicy Vegetable Mix
  • 14 String Bean
  • 15 Tomato, Green
  • 16 Watermelon
  • 17 Zucchini, Bread and Butter
  • 18 Zucchini, Sliced Dill
  • 19 Zucchini, Sweet
  • 20 Other

DIVISION 13: VEGETABLES

Class:

  • 01 Asparagus
  • 02 Beans, green string
  • 03 Beans, wax string
  • 04 Beans, other
  • 05 Beets
  • 06 Carrots
  • 07 Corn
  • 08 Mushrooms
  • 09 Peas
  • 10 Peppers
  • 11 Sauerkraut
  • 12 Tomatoes, ripe
  • 13 Mixed Vegetables
  • 14 Other

DIVISION 14: FRUIT

Class:

  • 01 Apples
  • 02 Apricot
  • 03 Candied Apple Rings
  • 04 Cherry
  • 05 Currant, black
  • 06 Currant, red
  • 07 Peach
  • 08 Pear
  • 09 Pie filling
  • 10 Raspberry
  • 11 Other

DIVISION 15: DRIED FOOD

Must be entered in regulation jars.

Class:

  • 01 Fish
  • 02 Fruit
  • 03 Fruit Leather
  • 04 Herbs
  • 05 Meat Jerky
  • 06 Seasonings
  • 07 Tea
  • 08 Vegetables
  • 09 Other

DIVISION 16: MEAT

Class:

  • 01 Beef
  • 02 Fowl
  • 03 Moose
  • 04 Pork
  • 05 Wild game
  • 06 Meat Soup (Game or Other Meat)
  • 07 Other

DIVISION 17: SEAFOOD

Class:

  • 01 Clams
  • 02 Halibut
  • 03 Salmon, King
  • 04 Salmon, King, smoked
  • 05 Salmon, Pink
  • 06 Salmon, Pink, smoked
  • 07 Salmon, Red
  • 08 Salmon, Red, smoked
  • 09 Salmon, Silver
  • 10 Salmon, Silver, smoked
  • 11 Other

SPECIAL AWARDS – CANNING

Outstanding entries will be recognized by these generous donors:

Division 3, Class 15 – Rhubarb Jelly
Division 5, Class 12 – Rhubarb Jam

Division 3, Jelly Division Champion
Division 5,  Jam Division Champion

Author: Betty Shadura

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