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MAPLE SYRUP CLASS 47

TO REGISTER PLEASE FOLOW THIS LINK http://www.assistexpo.ca/oronofair

This competition is open to beginners and 4-H members as well as Adults.

DIRECTOR(S) IN CHARGE: Connie & Allen Lagace: 905-786-2197

CHAIRPERSON(S) Zackary Lagace, Kyle Lagace

COMMITTEE: Owen Lagace, Natalie Lagace

SPONSOR(S): Squirrel Creek Farm, Maple T Edge Farm

NOTE: Maple Syrup must be a 2024 product. A colorimeter will be available at the office for your reference. There may be a slight colour difference from one colorimeter to another. The committee will not be responsible for placing the exhibit in the proper section.

MAPLE SYRUP DEPARTMENT RULES

  • Please see Exhibitors Registration Procedures (page 3 of Fairbook)
  • Entries must be taken to the Agricultural Building no later than Thursday, September 5th at 1:00 pm
  • The producer’s name must not appear on exhibits until after judging.
  • Exhibits must be picked up on Sunday after 4 pm.
  • Maple Syrup must have been produced in the current year by the person submitting the entry.
  • Maple Syrup must have a brix reading between 66-68%.
  • The exhibit will consist of a 1-250ml Kent-style glass bottle. The syrup should be packed hot (180 degrees–200 degrees).
  • There cannot be more than one entry per section per exhibitor.

 

JUDGING

  1. Maple Syrup under “a 66 Brix” (66% sugar) or entered in the wrong color class will be disqualified.
  2. Maple syrup with a brix reading in the defined range will be awarded 30 points.
  3. Clarity – clearest, debris-free maple syrup awarded 20 points, next best 25 points, etc.
  4. Flavor – best tasting maple syrup receives 40 points, next 35 points, etc.

 

OAAS MAPLE SYRUP COMPETITION

The top prize winner of the “AMBER” coloured Maple Syrup at the Orono Fair will be eligible to compete at the District level. At the District competition, Maple Syrup exhibits shall consist of one (1) – 250ml curved Kent style glass bottle or equivalent, of Maple Syrup from the same batch that was entered at the Orono Fair. The winning exhibitor at the District level will be eligible to compete at the Provincial Competition by providing an additional two (2) – 250ml Kent-style glass bottles from the same batch that was entered at the Orono Fair and District level Competitions. Provincial Prize Money: 1st – $50.00; 2nd – $30.00; 3rd – $20.00


ADULT MAPLE SYRUP

Prizes: 1st- $25, 2nd- $20, 3rd- $15,

  1. Golden Maple Syrup
  2. Amber Mape Syrup
  3. Dark Maple Syrup

 

YOUTH/4-H SECTIONS (AGES 9-21):

Prizes: 1st -$20, 2nd- $15, 3rd- $10,

  1. Golden Maple Syrup
  2. Amber Maple Syrup
  3. Dark Maple Syrup

 

FIRST TIME EXHIBITORS (Any Age):

Prizes: 1st -$15 2nd -$10 3rd -$5

  1. First Time Exhibitor

 

First-time exhibitors who have never entered Maple Syrup before at the Orono Fair may enter your best bottle of Syrup regardless of color. This does not eliminate you from entering the other Maple Syrup sections.