For those of you who wish to participate in the Buncombe County 4-H Sunflower Contest, your sunflowers are due in the 4-H Office Tuesday, August 30th NO LATER THAN 5:00pm. The judging will begin here in our office at 8:00am, Wednesday, August 31st. (This is slightly earlier than last year’s contest). You DO NOT need to sign up in advance or complete an entry form for the Buncombe County contest.
4-H’ers are welcome to pick up their sunflowers anytime after 12:00 pm on Wednesday, August 30th. Entries not picked up by Friday, September 2nd will be disposed of.
For those 4-H’ers entering their sunflowers into the NC Mountain State Fair Contests, sunflowers can be turned in at the Fair Monday, September 5th and Tuesday, September 6th. Please be sure to pick up your sunflower from the 4-H office with enough time to get it to the Fair on either of these days. If you are entering your sunflower in the NC Mountain State Fair, you will need to register by August 26th online by clicking here.
You will need the following information when completing the online form:Class Description: Sunflower Largest Head Age Class 6-8 Number: KA048 Age Class 9-13 Number: KA348 Age Class 14-19 Number: KA648 Class Description: Sunflower, Annual One Bloom Age Class 6-8 Number: MA207 Age Class 9-13 Number: MA249 Age Class 14-19 Number: MA291
We hope to see plenty of sunflowers this year at the 4-H office for the contest! Good luck to you all!