DECORATED YAM CONTEST
Yamboree Exhibit Building
Patti Harris, Chairman
Registration – Entries will be accepted on Wed., Oct. 19th 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
Under 4yrs. 4-6 yrs. 7-9 yrs. 10-12 yrs
Yaman Beings (yams decorated as people)
Yaminals (yams decorated as animals)
Yamobjects (all others)
Rules: Entries must be created with real yams; however, 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 all 1st place winners will be Friday at 3:30 sharp. Entries can be picked up Saturday after 3:00 pm.
***All entries not picked up by Saturday
at 4:00 will be disposed of***
1st Place: $5.00
2nd Place: $3.00
3rd place $1.00
Judging will be complete by Thursday morning for viewing.