Michigan State Grange
2016-2017 Program
Family Activities
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 Anyone who is 14 and older are encouraged to enter any or all of the categories:

General Rules:
1. All entries must be labeled with an official label and entry forms must be completed prior to entering in competition. Contact your Family Activities Chairman for labels.
2. Workmanship must be that of entrant.
3. Only one entry per class: (classes —afghans, doily, plastic canvas, etc.)
4. Adult entries will receive ribbons for 1st, 2nd & 3rd places and all entries will receive a participation ribbon.
5. Junior entries will received ribbons for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place plus a $3 cash prize for 1st prize, $2 cash prize for 2nd place and $1 cash prize for 3rd place. All entries will receive a participation ribbon.
6. Best of Show award will be awarded by the Judges. All entries will be eligible to receive this honor.

Adult Home Arts Categories
All Grange members 14-100+ (Men and Women) are encouraged to enter any or all of this year’s categories.
I Baked Goods (men and women)
  • Must include recipe, typed or legibly printed.
  • Must be made from scratch, no mixes
  • Display should be on a disposable plate or pan
  • Judging will be based on appearance, texture and flavor.
A. Bundt Cakes
II Baking with Cake Mix
A. Cake Mix Cakes - must use 6 ingredients
B. Cookies made with cake mixes
III Homemade Candies
A. Halloween Candies
B. Christmas Candies
IV Knitting
A. Afghan
B. Lap Robe
C. Scarf and Mittens
V Crocheting
A. Afghan
B. Doily
C. Scarf and Mittens
VI Embroidery
A. Pillow (maximum 18" X 18")
B. Pillow cases (set of 2)
C. Any Other
VII Counted Thread
A. Cross Stitch (if picture-no frame)
B. Plastic Canvas
C. Any Other (Needlepoint, Hardanger)
VIII Quilting — Quilts only
A. Combination
B. Machine
C. Tied
IX Quilted Items
A. Table Runner
X Sewing
A. Pillow case (set of 2)
B. Purse or tote
C. Any Other
XI  Snowman (no bigger then 18 inches)
Any medium
XII Christmas Decorations
A. Plastic Canvas
B. Felt
C. Any Other
XIII Miscellaneous
A. Terrarium
B. Fairy  Garden
C. Decorated Pumpkin

Junior Home Arts Categories
Each category will be judged in 4 age groups:
Division I Junior Members - 6 & under
Division II Junior Members - 7-8 years old
Division III Junior Members - 9-11 years old
Division IV Junior Members - 12-14 years old

I Baked Goods
  • Must include recipe, typed or legibly printed
  • Must be from scratch (no mixes)
  • Display of SIX should be on a disposable plate or pan
  • Judging will be based on appearance, texture and flavor
A. Cookies from a cake mix
B. Decorated Cupcakes

Judging for categories II—VI will be based equally on workmanship, creativity and design.
II Sewing
A. Laundry Bag
B. Pillowcase
C. Any Other
III Crochet or Knit
A. Dish cloth
B. Scarf
C. Any Other
IV Plastic Canvas
A. Any Item
V Paper Mache
A. Any Item - Up to 8"
VI Lego Building
A. Any Item - Up to 8"
VII Birdhouse
A. Made from any medium (wood, plastic, etc.) - Up to 8"