Friday, September 5, 2008

for the County Fair

Another year of fair has come and gone...and what a grand time we had. The kids once again did a wonderful job with all their projects.

Here is a list of their accomplishments:

David:

Grand Champion Fitting & Showing Poultry Division
Class Reserve Champion Breed Class for Lillian his chicken
Blue Ribbon and White Ribbon for the other chicken and rooster he brought.
2 Blue Ribbons - for his Legos Creations

Marlee:

Reserve Champion Fitting & Showing Poultry Division
Class Champion Breed Class for her Rhode Island Red
2 Blue Ribbons for the other two chickens she brought

Blue Ribbon Fitting & Showing Swine Division
2 Red Ribbons for Market Class for Spout and Ebory

2 Blue Ribbons for Market Animal Judging and Horse Judging

Red Ribbon Breed Class for Job, her rabbit
Red Ribbon Rabbit Judging

2 Blue Ribbons for the craft projects she brought - one was a Tea Towel she embroidered and the other was her Jesus/Nicodemus Shadow Box she made earlier this year.

Jacob:

Blue Ribbon Fitting & Showing Swine Division
2 Blue Ribbons in the Market Class for Pig 1 & Pig 2 (affectionately called 'Brownie and Shadow' by Marlee)

Along with all the animal showing going on, and the rodeo - David had a blast visiting with Bullwhackin' Kass and her Pioneer Camp to educate the kids on the Pioneer Days and more importantly the role the Oxen played.

Now for some pictures:

Marlee with Spout




...and Ebory. She really, really liked to have her belly scratched!!





Showing Ebory off in the Market Class






David and Lillian






Jacob in the Fitting & Showing Class




"Can you tell me three of the 'shire' breeds of swine? Also, can you tell me what PSE means?




Grandma Sweetie there to cheer the kids on!




High-fivin' with the judge for a job well done.




All smiles with her Reserve Champion in Fitting & Showing




Overall Champion Competition




"Can you tell me the most popular feather-legged breed of chicken?




Stirrin' up some grub.






Marlee and Lydia taking a nap.




When asked what she brings to fair, Victoria replies, "My siblings!" It appears this little cowpoke did a great job at fair with her 'entries'...*smile*!


4 comments:

Safe Thus Far said...

Congratulations to David, Marlee, and Jacob! It sounds like your hard work really paid off.

Susan

Safe Thus Far said...

P.S. We'd love to see David's Lego creations some time. :)

Sis said...

All I can say is, "Do the chickens have large talons?"

Love ya~
Sis

Jennifer @ Quiverfull Family said...

Woohoo! Right on everyone, congratulations!