County winners ( excluding bread machine class ) will receive awards from the Oklahoma Wheat Commission . Recipe must accompany entry . State Contest will be held September 22nd at the Oklahoma State Fair . Participants are responsible to take their own entries to this competition .
To be exhibited in regulation Ball or Kerr half-pint , pint or quart jars . All can items must use the proper headspaces deemed by the USDA ; 1 / 4 ” for jams and jelly , 1 / 2 ” for fruits & tomatoes , 1 ” for low acid foods .
Jars must be clean and ready to show . Visible rust on the lid or rings is an automatic disqualification .