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Class 32 – Preserves

Director:  Mary Slater 519-848-6520 & Susan Shaw




2. Must be in jars not less than 8 oz. (250 mL)

3. Jars not sealed, damaged and jars with rubber rings & glass lids will be disqualified.

4. No wax permitted

5. Entries must be ticketed and placed by 11:30 am Friday September 9th, 2022.

6. Articles to be picked up Sunday. September 11th, 2022 at 4:30 PM


Prizes:  1st $5.00; 2nd $4.00; 3rd $3.00


Canned or preserved fruit:

1. Fruit cocktail, at least 3 fruits.

2. Cherries

3. Peaches

4. Applesauce

5. Strawberries, tame

6. Plums

7. Raspberries

8. Pears

Jams and Jellies:

To qualify for Bernardin Special, a proof of purchase must be attached.

9.  Black Currant jam

10. Black Currant jelly

11. Red Currant Jelly

12. Raspberry jam

13. Strawberry jam

14. Peach jam

15. Strawberry & Rhubarb jam

16. Blueberry Jam

17. Cherry jam

18. Any other kind of jam; not named

19. Any other kind of jelly; not named


Diabetic Section:

20. Jam, uncooked freezer

21. Relish

22. Pickles


Miscellaneous (in pint jars)

23. Salad dressing, cooked

24. Corn Relish

25. Mustard Bean Pickle

26. Hot dog relish – no artificial colouring

27. Cold meat relish – no artificial colouring

28. Pickles, sweet

29. Pickles, cucumber, dill

30. Pickles, bread & butter

31. Pickles, beets

32. Chili sauce

33. Pickled Corn

34. Zucchini relish

35. Pickled eggs

36. Icicle Pickles

37. Dilled beans

38. Salsa, any type – (please label mild, medium, spicy)

 Class 32B: 2022 Bernardin of Canada LTD. Specials



1. Use of Bernardin Mason Jars/Snap lids must accompany each entry, as proof of purchase.  Bernardin jam/jelly Award requires Bernardin Pectin package or UPC as proof of purchase.

2.  All entries will be judged on appearance, texture and creativity of recipe and presentation.  Decision of Fair judge will be final.

3.  Winner’s name and address must be submitted with each entry.

4.  All first place winners must submit proof of purchase, photograph for gift pack competition, itemized description/cost and signed release form giving the sponsor (Bernardin) permission to use, without payment, the winner’s name and/or photograph in any other advertising or publicity.

5.  National Gift Pack contest prizes will be sent directly to the winners.


For recipes and helpful hints on Home Canning visit:


B-1.) Bernardin Best of Show Award

“Best Home Canning” entry submitted in a Bernardin Mason jar and SNAP Lid.

Judges choice of Best Home Canning. 

Entry from among qualifiers in Class 32: Domestic Preserves.

1st Prize $30.00 Gift Certificate plus rosette Prize ribbon


B-2.) Bernardin Jam/Jelly Award

Best jam/jelly using Bernardin pectin. 

One 8oz jar chosen from section 9-18 Class 32 Preserves will win this prize.

1st $20.00 gift certificate plus Rosette Prize Ribbon


B-3.) Bernardin Gift Pack Competition

Best Gift Pack submitted in Bernardin mason jars and snap lids.  Judges select winner based on creativity, quality of home canned product, perceived value & appropriateness of presentation

1st $20.00 gift certificate


B-4.) Bernardin Snap Lid / Mason Jar Creative Craft Award

Best Decorative or Functional Homemade Craft using a Bernardin mason jar(s) and/or 2-piece SNAP lid. CRAFT MAY NOT BE SHOWN FOR MORE THAN 2 YEARS IN A ROW

1st Prize $20.00 Gift Certificate

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