PASCO COUNTY FAIR
FEBRUARY 20-26, 2023
36722 S.R. 52 – DADE CITY, FLORIDA
“MEMORIES MADE NEW”
Ken & Rachael Woodard Co-Chairs Email: ColluraCottage@gmail.com, Call or Text 352-507-8458
ENTRY DATES: Fri. February 10 - 9am till 3pm Sat. February 11 - 9am till 3pm at the fairgrounds or you may drop off Fair Entries at Quilted Twins on Thursday Feb, 9th, from 10 am to 5 pm and on Friday Feb 10th, from 8 am to 3 pm. Quilted Twins is located at 13829 US Hwy 98 By-Pass in Dade City.
NOTE: Baked goods and all gardening items can only be submitted on Friday and Saturday Feb 17th & 18th, 10am - 1pm
PICK UP DATE: Mon. February 27 – 9am till noon. Other times by appointment.
HOME ARTS ONLY WILL BE ACCEPTED ON: Friday and Saturday Feb 18th & 19th, 10am - 3pm Home Arts include Baked Goods, Canning/Food Preservation, Decorated Cakes, and Table Theme
You may pre-register by using the entry form available online. Otherwise bring your form and your entry on the dates listed. If you have any questions please call or text Rachael @ 352-507-8458
Vera Cox “Excellence in Quilting” AWARD Vera Cox was an exceptionally gifted and talented quilter with an unwavering dedication to the art of quilting. In honor and tribute to Mrs. Cox the Collura Cottage Exhibit judges will be giving this award to the quilt that best represents a Vera Cox quilt. Vera, who passed away in 2012 was admired by everyone that knew her. To own a Vera Cox quilt is to own a piece of history and a treasured heirloom. A Rosette ribbon, will be awarded to the entry that is considered superior by the judges.
F. J. Collura “MOST CREATIVE” AWARD A special award was established in 2013 as a tribute to F.J. Collura, the son of a fair founder who grew up at the fair and followed in his father’s footsteps as a fair supporter. He served as board president, general manager and was director emeritus at his death in August 2012 at age 67. The Collura Cottage Exhibits are housed in the Collura Building named in honor of his father, Joe Collura. F. J. was a kind, caring, community minded individual and truly one of a kind. A Rosette ribbon will be awarded to the entry that is judged to be the most unique entry.
All entries will be judged using the Danish system of judging. Each entry will be given the Blue, Red or White ribbon it deserves. Grand Champion Rosettes will be chosen and awarded as selected from the Blue Ribbons given by the judges.ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
1. The Collura Cottage Exhibits are open to all residents of Pasco County, (including seasonal residents), age 14 and older. Exhibitor MUST live in Pasco County and MUST provide proof of residency upon request.
2. All entries must have been completed in the last 5 years and must be clean, free of spoilage, odor free, suitable for public viewing, completely finished and made by the exhibitor. Articles previously shown may not be entered.
3. Exhibitors' name, address, zip code and phone number should be on the back of each item for your protection. Canning entries should have personal information on the bottom of each item. E-mail addresses are appreciated but not required. Needlework, pictures, etc. should be framed, matted and wired for hanging.
Dept. 01 - Heirloom Arts
Division - Needlework / Classes
Division - Embroidery / Classes
Division Quilts (Small to Large)/ Classes
Division Sewing / Classes
Dept. 02 - Home Arts
Division - Baked Goods/ Classes
Whole cakes, pies and breads etc. Please use disposable plates or trays as we cannot store glassware.
Division: Canning - Preserving/ Classes
Division: Decorated Cakes/ Classes
DEPT. 03 - ARTS & CRAFTS
DIVISION: HOBBY ARTS/ CLASSES
Division: Creative Arts
Attention Entrants: Classes in several divisions have been eliminated due to a lack of interest and several have been combined. If you have any items that do not have a specific classes please bring those items in and we will make a class for those items. If you have any questions, please call 352-507-8458. You may text this number if you cannot get through.
The Pasco County Fair Association, Inc. does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, race, color, sex or disability, religion or national origin.