I know you are eagerly awaiting the results, but first the category for judging - Three Zucchini, not over 18cm (I am loving the length stipulation lest people bring in their forgotten club-like fruit). Entrants pay a $0.50c entry fee and the prize - $3.00 for the winner and $1.00 for second prize winner.
There were 9 exhibits submitted and all but one of the exhibits were dark green skinned zucchinis. The exception was a mottled skinned zucchini. And here are the prize winners.
Mr Patrick Daley has bragging rites and is $3.00 richer.
Now I am not wanting to be critical of the judges but lets face it, when we go to the show we always sit in judgement don't we? So here I go with my own expert comments - I am a little disappointed by the scratched skin and the less than straight third zucchini.
And here is the second prize winner - D&D Bell.
Again I am disappointed by the skin of the zucchini and the less than careful trim of the cut end... poor presentation I feel.
Here is the only 'coloured' zucchini submission, just so you can get a sense of some of the rest of the class.
I can't help thinking that some of you in blog land - yes you Bek and Liz and Jen and many others, should try your hand at a regional agricultural show. From your harvests I can see that you would be very competitive in a 3 zucchini under 18cms class.
Just in case you wanted to try your hand, here is the schedule of the vegetable competition from the 2013 show, to get you preparing ahead.
Until next week - love your zucchini.