1.The 2022 Flower Show will be under the direction of: Lea County Extension Master Gardeners Horticulture
Superintendent: Freida Owens. For inquiries please call 575-396-2819.
2.All residents of Lea County are eligible to participate.
3.It is strongly recommended that Exhibitors wishing to exhibit more than 10 items pre-register with the Lea County Extension Office at the Lea County Courthouse. Pre-registration will be taken until Friday, July 29, 2022 at 5:00 pm. Entry forms can be picked up early at the Extension Office.
4.The Lea County Fair Board will collect an entry fee of one dollar per entry for the first three (3) entries of each exhibitor in this department not to exceed a maximum of three (3) dollars, please keep receipts from Sunday and Monday to receive credit.
5.When entering please indicate the Name, Division and Class on the Flower Show entry form. This must be listed to be eligible to qualify for any award. The Name should be written on the entry card by the Exhibitor.
Entering into the Fair:
1.All entries will be received Monday, August 1, 2022 from 7:30am to 11:00am. Any entries between 11:00am and 11:30am must be classified and identified for entry in the Flower Show. No entries will be received after 11:30am.
2.Judging will be at 1:30pm on Monday, August 1, 2022. Decisions of the Judges will be final.
3.The Flower Show will be open to the public for viewing after the judging, Tuesday afternoon through Saturday.
4.Youth: 18 years (before December 31) or under – Must designate YOUTH on Entry Form.
5.Professionals: Professional horticulturist, florists, nurseries may enter but must designate PROFESSIONAL on Entry Form.
6.Please bring plant material prepared and ready for staging, as there will be limited resources available.
7. All flowers and plants entered must be grown by the Exhibitor.
8.Please remove properties Sunday, August 7, 2022 from 8:00am to 1:00pm. Properties not removed by 1:00pm will be disposed of. Although great care will be taken, the Lea County Fair or any individual or group acting on behalf of the Lea County Fair will not be responsible for any property belonging to the Exhibitor.
9.Premiums: 1st - $2.00; 2nd - $1.00 Premiums will be paid out to items judged, based on the rules and amounts listed for each division. There is a premium cap set at $25.00.
10.Premiums will be given on Sunday, August 7, 2022 in the Yucca Building from 8am to 1pm. Any premiums not collected during this time will be forfeited.