Fair Book Classes & Competitions

The Fair

CLASS 02 Grain & Hay

Entries are limited to four areas: Town of The Blue Mountains, Osprey, Euphrasia & St. Vincent.
Prizes for Nos. 1 - 16: 1st - $5.00; 2nd - $4.00; 3rd - $3.00

  1. Half bushel canola
  2. Half bushel fall wheat
  3. Half bushel red wheat
  4. Half bushel spring wheat
  5. Half bushel soy beans
  6. Half bushel barley
  7. Half bushel oats
  8. Half bushel timothy seed
  9. Half bushel red clover seed
  10. Half bushel trefoil seed
  11. Half bushel alfalfa seed
  12. Corn, 6 stalks
  13. 12" section bale of hay - 1st cut
  14. 12" section bale of hay - 2nd cut
  15. Sample of haylage, in plastic bag
  16. Sample of corn silage, in plastic bag
  17. High Points
  18. 2nd high points
  19. 3rd high points

CLASS 03 Field Crops

This competition is sponsored jointly by the Beaver Valley Agricultural Society and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food .  All those taking part in this competition must complete the total project to qualify for full prize money. Each exhibitor must be a member of this Society.
Prize money as follows: 1st - $16.00; 2nd - $15.00; 3rd - $14.00; 4th - $13.00; 5th - $12.00, all other competitors will receive $7.00
HAY: The competition in hay will be scored on a basis of 100 points in the field and 100 points for exhibit at the fair.  Competitors must exhibit a 12" section of a bale at the fair to receive full points
PURE GRAIN: The competition in grain will be scored on a basis of 100 points in the field and 100 points for exhibit at the fair.  Competitors must exhibit a 1/2 bushel of grain at the fair to receive full points
MIXED GRAIN: The competition in grain will be scored on a basis of 100 points in the field and 100 points for exhibit at the fair.  Competitors must exhibit a 1/2 bushel of grain at the fair to receive full points
CORN: The competition in corn will be scored on a basis of 100 points in the field and 100 points for exhibit at the fair.  Competitors must exhibit 6 stalks of corn at the fair to receive full points.

  1. Hay
  2. Pure Grain
  3. Mixed Grain
  4. Corn
  5. Highest Points

CLASS 04 Fruits

Prizes for Nos. 1 - 13  1st - $5.00; 2nd - $4.00; 3rd - $3.00
All entries are to be 6 pieces per tray except where indicated, stems on, 3" maximum. Trays supplied.

SPECIALS:
Georgian Bay Growers offers the following prizes for sections 14 - 17: 1st - $5.00; 2nd - $4.00; 3rd - $3.00

Binkley Apples offers the following prizes for section 17: 1st - $10.00; 2nd - $7.50; 3rd - $5.00; 4th - $2.50
 

  1. Cortland
  2. Empire
  3. Gala
  4. Idared
  5. McIntosh
  6. Northern Spy
  7. Spartan
  8. Pears, Bartlett
  9. Pears, Other
  10. Plums
  11. Crabapples
  12. Grapes, Green, approx. 6" dia. Bunch
  13. Grapes, other, approx. 6" dia. Bunch
  14. Early varieties, mature at time of Fair
  15. Old varieties, one variety named
  16. Display of new varieties
  17. Tray of locally grown fruit, minimum 4 different fruits

CLASS 05 Garden Vegetables

Guidelines for Exhibitors:
All produce must be locally grown by the exhibitor.  Unless otherwise specified, all produce is to be wiped clean with a dry cloth, or brushed, but not washed. All small vegetables will be exhibited on paper plates provided by the Fair. Whenever a category indicates produce to be named, exhibitors are to place a tag specifying the proper variety.

Tips to Exhibitors:
Colour--bright, clean, attractive. Conditin--free from blemishes caused by insects, disease, dirt, mechanical damage and showing evidence of good culture and grooming. Quality -- specimens should be of the highest quality. Size -- should be moderate, not large, but always according to the variety. Trueness to type -- as true to variety or type specified as possible. Uniformity -- as nearly uniform in size, colour, form, shape and maturity as possible.

Tips for showing your vegetables:
Tomatoes -- leave stem on. Pumpkin and squash -- leave stem attached. Peppers -- leave half inch stem. Onions -- do not peel or wash, just remove outer skin, leave tops at one inch above bulb. Carrots -- leave a 1/2"  top. Tap root left on. Washed lightly. Beets -- leave one inch above crown. Roots trimmed back to no less than one inch. Cucumbers -- leave 1/4" stem. Cabbage -- some outer leaves should be left on. Corn -- 1/3 husk removed from tip to butt. Potatoes -- do not wash.

Prizes for Nos. 1 - 41  1st - $5.00;   2nd - $4.00;   3rd - $3.00

Gifts for Nos. 42 - 44  Prizes

  1. Beans, green, 12 pods
  2. Beans, yellow, 12 pods
  3. Beets, 6 pickling, topped
  4. Beets, 5 cylindrical, topped
  5. Beets, 5 globe, topped
  6. Cabbage, 2 flathead
  7. Cabbage, 2 red
  8. Carrots, 4 long (nantes type), topped
  9. Carrots, 4 short (Chantenay type), topped
  10. Corn, bi-colour, 4 ears husked
  11. Cucumbers, 3 slicing
  12. Garlic, 3 bulbs tied
  13. Leeks, 2 with tops
  14. Lettuce, 1 head, trimmed
  15. Onions, 1 green bunch, 5 bulbs minimum
  16. Onions, 12 multipliers
  17. Onions, 4 dutch sets
  18. Onions, 2 spanish
  19. Onions, 2 red from seed
  20. Parsley, 1 with root kept moist
  21. Parsnips, 3 topped
  22. Peas, 8 pods
  23. Peppers, 5 hot, uniform colour
  24. Peppers, 3 sweet, green
  25. Peppers, 3 sweet, yellow
  26. Peppers, 2 multi colour
  27. Potatoes, 4 white, named
  28. Potatoes, 4 gold, named
  29. Potatoes, 4 other varieties, named
  30. Pumpkin
  31. Radishes, 6 bunched, single variety
  32. Squash, 2 butternut
  33. Squash, 2 pepper
  34. Squash, 2 zucchini, max length, 12"
  35. Sunflower, 2 heads
  36. Swiss Chard, 1 head, root kept moist
  37. Tomatoes, 3 large green, named, 5" dia. Minimum
  38. Tomatoes, 3 large red named, min dia 5"
  39. Tomatoes, 3 ripe, any variety, named, max 3"
  40. Tomatoes, 5 ripe, cherry
  41. Tomatoes, 3 ripe, Roma, red
  42. Tray of 8 different vegetables, locally grown
  43. Garden Salad of 5 whole vegetables displayed in a salad bowl
  44. Most unusually shaped vegetable
  45. Highest Points
  46. 2nd Highest Points
  47. 3rd Highest Points

CLASS 06 Culinary Arts

Note:  Commercial mixes and fillings are not allowed.   All exhibits must be covered with clear plastic  bags. Paper & Foil liners to be removed.  Do not staple or pin bags.

If you would like to donate your dessert to the fundraising barbecue to help support the Beaver Valley Fall Fair, please inform a member of the Culinary committee and bring dessert item to the community centre kitchen at the close of the fair.
Loaf pan size for all categories
Maximum 23 cms x 13 cms (9" x 5") Minimum 20 cms x 10 cms (8" x 4").
Prizes for Nos. 1 - 32   1st - $5.00;   2nd - $4.00;   3rd - $3.00

    Yeast, Bread & Rolls

     to be judged 30% general appearance, 30% internal appearance, 40% flavour and aroma

  1. White Bread, Single Loaf, not Breadmaker.
  2. Brown Bread, Single Loaf, 60% Whole Wheat, not Breadmaker.
  3. MultiGrain Bread Made with Yeast.
  4. Coffee Cake.
  5. Tea Biscuits, plain.
  6. Muffins & Loaves

    paper & foil liners to be removed.  Items to be placed on cardboard or styrofoam, inside a plastic bag

  7. Chocolate Chip muffins, 5.
  8. Banana muffins, plain, 5.
  9. Cranberry & orange muffins, 5.
  10. Date & nut loaf.
  11. Fruit loaf, no nuts.
  12. Lemon loaf.
  13. Banana loaf.
  14. Zucchini loaf.
  15. Cookies & Squares

    must be exhibited on plastic plates, covered with a plastic bag. Squares must be cut 2" x 2"

  16. Peanut butter cookies, 5.
  17. Shortbread, 5.
  18. Chocolate Chip cookies, plain, 5.
  19. Drop cookies with fruit, 5.
  20. Butter Tart Squares, 5.
  21. Date squares, 5.
  22. Gluten Free squares, 5.
  23. Cakes

    must be exhibited on heavy cardboard with foil. No commercial mixes

  24. White cake, iced, 8 or 9" square.
  25. Applesauce Cake, iced, 8 “ or 9” square.
  26. Chocolate Cake with chocolate icing, 8” or 9” square.
  27. Spice Cake, iced, 8" or 9" square.
  28. Pies & Tarts

    must be exhibited on plastic plates, covered with a plastic bag

  29. Butter Tarts with nuts, 5.
  30. Coconut Tarts with jam, 5.
  31. Apple pie.
  32. Cherry pie.
  33. Lemon pie.
  34. 8" or 9" pie shell.
  35. Teen Section

  36. Chocolate Brownies, 5.
  37. Rice Krispie Squares, decorated, 5.
  38. Specials

    For Sections 33-46, prize donors may pick up their winning items Friday night or Saturday morning by contacting a Culinary Art committee member.

    For Sections 33-36, the best pie/cake is to be property of donor.  The donor also offers 2nd and 3rd prize.

    For Sections 37-46, the best pie/cake is to be the property of the prize donor. The Donor offers first prize of $15. The Fair Board offers 2nd & 3rd prizes of $4 and $3.

    From Nos. 47-51, first place will receive a gift. The Fair Board offers 2nd & 3rd prizes of $4 & $3

    From Nos. 52-56 the Donors offer all the prizes. 1st prize property of donor.

    Nos. 57 to 59 - Country Fair Baking Contest

    All first place winners must submit recipe, proof of purchase of sponsor's product, photograph and signed release form, giving permission to the sponsors for use of winner's name, recipe and/or photograph in any other advertising or publicity without payment.

    The Culinary Art Committee will send this information to Country Fair Baking along with a list of all the names and addresses for 2nd and 3rd place winners.

    Winners, please meet the committee at the Baking Exhibit Table at 3:30 pm on Saturday for having pictures taken and forms signed.

    Judging will be based on appearance, taste, texture and recipe creativity.

    1. Robin Hood Family Favourite Recipe Baking Contest – Winner to show muffins at National Contest at the Royal Winter Fair - Chocolate Chip Muffins

      1st $25.00 Product Certificates

      2nd $10.00 Product Certificates

    2. Robin Hood Family “Best Lunchbox Snack” Contest – Winner to show cookies at National Contest at the Royal Winter Fair - Oatmeal Cookies

      1st $25.00 Product Certificates

      2nd $10.00 Product Certificates

    3. Crisco Family Favourite Recipe Baking Contest – winner to show tarts at National Contest at the Royal Winter Fair - Pecan Tarts

      1st $25.00 Product Certificates

      2nd $10.00 Product Certificates

  39. Banana Layer Cake, iced.
  40. Raisin pie.
  41. Carrot layer cake (cream cheese icing).
  42. Muffins made with honey, no sugar, 5. Recipe to be attached.
  43. Blueberry pie.
  44. Peach pie - double crust.
  45. Bumbleberry Pie.
  46. Pecan Pie.
  47. Raspberry Pie.
  48. Pumpkin Pie.
  49. Pumpkin - pecan pie.
  50. Butter tarts, 6.
  51. Rhubarb Pie.
  52. Chocolate Cream pie.
  53. Variety of 5 different treats for homebound person.
  54. Apple pie - double crust - male contestants 19 years of age and older.
  55. Muffins, 3 each of 3 varieties, named in a basket.
  56. 5 nutritious after school snacks.
  57. 3 ways to serve potatoes.
  58. Chocolate Brownies, 6, iced.
  59. 4 Different Ways of serving apples.
  60. Best decorated cake with a theme.
  61. Lemon Poppy seed loaf.
  62. Cherry Loaf.
  63. Herb Bread.
  64. Chocolate Chip Muffins.
  65. Oatmeal Cookies.
  66. Pecan Tarts.
  67. High Points.
  68. 2nd high points.
  69. 3rd high points.

CLASS 07 Preserves

Note: ALL JARS to be sealed with NEW tops and rings.  Tags to be secured with elastic at neck of jar.

Sponsored by Earl's Heating & Air Conditioning

Prizes for Nos. 1 - 35 1st - $5.00 2nd - $4.00 3rd - $3.00
 

    Canned Fruit

    Pint or 500ml jars only, sealed. 
    NO QUART (1000 ML) JARS ARE PERMITTED

    Prizes for Nos. 1 - 6 1st - $5.00 2nd - $4.00 3rd - $3.00

  1. Cherries.
  2. Pears.
  3. Peaches.
  4. Applesauce, no spice.
  5. Tomatoes, plain.
  6. Raspberries.
  7. Jam & Conserves

    Half-pint or 250ml jars only, sealed. 
    NO 500 ml OR PINT JARS ARE PERMITTED

     

  8. Black Currant Jam.
  9. Blueberry Jam.
  10. Peach Jam, cooked.
  11. Raspberry Jam, freezer.
  12. Raspberry Jam, cooked.
  13. Strawberry Jam, freezer.
  14. Strawberry Jam, cooked.
  15. Pear Jam.
  16. Cherry Jam.
  17. Rhubarb Pineapple Jam.
  18. Jellies

    Half -pint or 250ml jars only, sealed. 
    NO 500 ml OR PINT JARS ARE PERMITTED

  19. Apple Jelly, name apple.
  20. Red Currant Jelly.
  21. Grape Jelly.
  22. Pickles

    No colour added. Pint or 500ml jars only, sealed.
    NO 1000 ml OR QUART JARS ARE PERMITTED

  23. Salsa.
  24. Icicle.
  25. Spaghetti Sauce.
  26. Zucchini Relish.
  27. Dill Beans.
  28. Beets.
  29. Dill Cucumbers.
  30. Chili Sauce.
  31. Bread and butter.
  32. Cucumber Relish.
  33. Rhubarb Ginger Chutney.
  34. Other

    Pint or 500ml jars only, sealed.  Pint or 500ml jars only, sealed.
    NO 1000 ml OR QUART JARS ARE PERMITTED

  35. French Dressing.
  36. Cooked Salad Dressing.
  37. Corn Relish.
  38. Red Pepper Relish.
  39. Pickled eggs.
  40. Bernardin Competitions

    Beaver Valley Agricultural Society offers 2nd - $4.00 and 3rd - $3.00 
    36. Best of Show - Must use Bernardin Lids. Must have entered minimum of 3 sections in Class 7 - $30.00 Voucher & Rosette
    37. SNAP Lid / Mason Craft Competition - Entries must utilize BERNARDIN SNAP Lid(s) and /or BERNARDIN Mason Jars in creating a decorative or functional product. Prize - $20.00 Voucher & Rosette
    Winner may enter National Contest at Royal Winter Fair
    38. Gift Basket Award - Must include three (3) filled Bernardin Mason Jars, sealed with Bernardin SNAP Lids. Must include label for proof of purchase of pectin.  Items must be in an appropriate container and itemized.  Maximum cost of containers and contents not to exceed $20.  May decorate for any theme.  Additional items required. Prize - $30.00 Voucher & Rosette
    39. Best Homemade Jam - Orange Marmalade (1/2 pt. or 250ml jars, sealed, recipe and proof of purchase required). Prize - $20.00 Voucher & Rosette

    For recipes and helpful hints on Home Canning, visit www.bernardin.ca. 
    We encourage Bernardin Home Canning Winners to enter competitions at the annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair held in early November in Toronto.  For details see www.royalfair.org  (Look for Competition Book -  Canning Competition)

  41. Best of Show.
  42. SNAP Lid / Mason Craft Competition.
  43. Gift Basket Award.
  44. Best Homemade Jam - Orange Marmalade.
  45. Miscellaneous

    Prizes for Nos. 40-44: 1st - $5.00; 2nd - $4.00;  3rd - $3.00

  46. homemade candy, chocolate fudge, 6 pieces.
  47. homemade candy, peanut brittle 6 pieces.
  48. homemade candy, maple cream, 6 pieces.
  49. Arrangement of fresh fruit, 6 varieties or more.
  50. Maple Syrup, 250 ml jar, sealed.
  51. Highest Points

  52. Highest Points.
  53. 2nd Highest Points.
  54. 3rd Highest Points.

CLASS 08 Homecrafts

    Quilts (Hand Quilted)

    SECTION A - QUILTS & QUILTED ITEMS

    No entry may be entered in our fair more than once. Entries must be clean and not show wear. The best in Category entrants will proceed to District 10 Competition and if selected will go on to OAADS competition for $500.00. Winner retains their quilt.

    Quilts: Hand Quilted

    Quilts must be totally made and hand quilted solely by entrant to be eligible to go on to the next level. It must measure at least 324" at the perimeter. Size of quilt and name of pattern used must be clearly printed on entry tag. Credit must be given to designer if not original.

    Prizes for Nos. 1-2: 1st - $12, 2nd - $10, 3rd - $8

  1. Applique Quilt.
  2. Pieced Quilt.
  3. Best in Category.
  4. Machine Quilting, Domestic or Longarm

    Quilts must be totally made and machine quilted solely by entrant to be eligible to go on to the next level. It must measure at least 324" at the perimeter. Size of quilt and name of pattern used must be clearly printed on entry tag. Credit must be given to designer if not original.

    Prizes for Nos. 4 to 6: 1st - $12, 2nd - $8, 3rd - $6

  5. Applique Quilt.
  6. Pieced Quilt.
  7. Scrap Quilt. Must use a minimum of 75 different scrap fabrics, no kits.
  8. Best in Category.
  9. Quilted Items

    Quilted items must be totally made and quilted by entrant. Name of pattern used must be clearly printed on entry tag. Credit must be given to designer if not original.

    Prizes for Nos. 8 - 20: 1st - $7, 2nd - $6, 3rd - $5

  10. Crib quilt from panel, minimum 30" x 40".
  11. Crib Quilt, original or pieced from scratch, minimum 30" x 40".
  12. Wall Quilts

  13. Under 80" at perimeter.
  14. Over 81" at perimeter.
  15. Entirely original, no kits. Can be any shape but no larger than 24"x36". Label to describe piece..
  16. Other Quilted Items

    Prizes for No. 21: 1st - $12, 2nd - $8, 3rd - $5
    Prize money donated by Georgian Quilters Guild

    Jo Thatcher Memorial Block: Blocks to be 12 1/2” square, colours to be purple, teal and black on a white background. All entries to be mounted at top only on a stiff background. Blocks will become the property of the Fall Fair to be used in making a quilt to be raffled at a future date.

  17. Table runner, any technique.
  18. Placemats, any technique, set of four.
  19. Placemats, holiday theme, set of four, you pick the holiday.
  20. Placemats, set of two, for a preschool child.
  21. Quilted cushion, any size.
  22. Potholders, one set, quilted.
  23. Oven mitts, one pair, quilted.
  24. Quilted purse or tote bag with two ore more pockets.
  25. Jo Thatcher Memorial Block.
  26. High Points - Section A

  27. High points.
  28. 2nd highest points.
  29. 3rd highest points.
  30. Homecraft - new items only, must be shown for first time

  31. Afghan, any size, knitted.
  32. Afgan, any size, crocheted.
  33. Tea cozy; any technique - no teapot necessary.
  34. Apron; any type.
  35. Any home craft item not listed elsewhere but must constructed with fabric and/or wool.
  36. Adult Clothing

  37. Skirt, lined, with zipper.
  38. Sleep wear; 1 or 2 pieces.
  39. Women’s knitted article.
  40. Knitted scarf using on of fancy patterns.
  41. Men's vest with button fasteners.
  42. Men's knitted article.
  43. Children's Wear - sizes 4 to 10

  44. Dress for special occasion.
  45. Sleepwear, nightie or 2 piece pj's.
  46. Costume for boy or girl from an action hero or story book character.
  47. Toque and mitts, any technique.
  48. Cardigan, knit or crochet.
  49. Children's Wear - Infants up to size 3

  50. Dress.
  51. Baby bonnet, no ribbon ties.
  52. Baby Blanket, any technique.
  53. Cardigan, knit or crochet.
  54. Teen

  55. Purse or tote bag made from denim.
  56. Stuffed pillow or animal.
  57. Wool, Penny rugs

  58. Table Runner, any size.
  59. Candle mat, minimum 12" diameter.
  60. Highest Points - Section B

  61. High points.
  62. 2nd highest points.
  63. 3rd highest points.
  64. Special - Canada 150

     

    52.  Quilt – any quilt that celebrates our 150th Birthday, describe on tag. Any size, kit, block of month.

    Prizes for No. 52 1st - $12, 2nd - $10, 3rd - $8

    53.  Wall Hanging –celebrating our 150th Birthday, describe on tag. Any size, kit, pattern or original.

    Prizes for No. 53 1st - $10, 2nd - $8, 3rd - $6

  65. Quilt – any quilt that celebrates our 150th Birthday.
  66. Wall Hanging –celebrating our 150th Birthday.

CLASS 09 Golden Age

This class is for the folks who have gained the experience of 60 years or more. Entries must be new and only entered once before in this section.

Prizes for No. 1 1st - $12, 2nd - $10, 3rd - $8

Prizes for Nos. 2 - 26 1st - $5, 2nd - $4, 3rd - $3

For Class 12 Penmanship

Penmanship - no calligraphy – copy the following, double spaced

Song of birds and hum of bees,

Fragrant blossoms on the trees,

Promise of a harvest fair,

Apple, cherry, plum, and pear

Ripened by the summer sun,

Abundance there for everyone.

Earth’s countless gifts are everywhere,

Enough and more for all to share.

  1. Quilt, any technique, hand quilted by individual, any size
  2. Afghan - knit
  3. Afghan - crochet
  4. Hot Pad - any technique
  5. Cardigan or pullover - knit or crochet
  6. Baby outfit- infant to size 3 – any technique
  7. Child’s hat and mitts – any technique
  8. Child’s cardigan knit or crochet
  9. Article using granny squares
  10. Slippers - Adult
  11. Doll in knit or crochet outfit
  12. Penmanship
  13. 6 pieces of homemade candy (covered)
  14. Apple pie – double crust – covered – no spice
  15. Blueberry Muffins – 5 on 6” plate – covered
  16. Butter tarts with raisins – 5 on 6’’ plate –covered
  17. Date squares – 5 on 6” plate – covered
  18. Lemon Loaf – covered
  19. Carrot cake with cream cheese icing
  20. Specials

    Specials – Prize for first place only

  21. Cowl scarf, at least 52”, knit or crochet.
  22. Bathroom Basket for a shut in - 5 items.
  23. Shopping Tote Bag.
  24. 5 Generation Family Photo.
  25. Dish Cloth & Towel.
  26. Something to Promote Canada's Celebration.
  27. highest points.
  28. 2nd highest points.
  29. 3rd highest points.

CLASS 10 Display Challenge

Using any medium, create a display (3’ X 3’ max) which illustrates the following:

2017 Fair Theme – Oh Canada, we stand and farm for thee (Any group, family or individual of any age may enter)

    2017 Fair Theme

  1. O Canada, we stand and farm for thee.

CLASS 11 Art

All work must be framed or wrap around, ready to hang and name of artist covered. Work must be of the exhibitor and can only be shown in fair maximum twice. Canvases not to exceed 16"x24". Artwork to be in medium of your choice.

Prizes for Nos. 1 – 28 1st - $5, 2nd - $4, 3rd - $3

  1. Sunset
  2. Blue Mountain Scene
  3. Georgian Bay Rocks
  4. Water Scene
  5. Field of Flowers
  6. Flower or Flowers
  7. Lighthouse
  8. Barn
  9. Canoe or Boat
  10. Pet or Pets
  11. Bird or Birds
  12. Wild Animal
  13. Winter Scene
  14. Autumn Scene
  15. Cottage
  16. Birch trees
  17. Christmas Scene
  18. Portrait of a child
  19. Mixed Media
  20. Abstract
  21. Black & White
  22. Monochromatic
  23. Novelty painting
  24. Pair of miniatures 2x2 or 3x3
  25. Triptych "Canada Historical 150"
  26. Portrait
  27. Painting from a Snap Shot
  28. Highest Points
  29. 2nd Highest Points
  30. 3rd Highest Point

CLASS 12 Crafts

Prizes for Nos. 1 – 22 - 1st - $5, 2nd - $4, 3rd - $3

    General

  1. Any item using seashells.
  2. Scene painted on a rock.
  3. Two (2) pieces of jewellery, mounted. Can be necklace, bracelet, earrings, etc.
  4. Garden ornament made using concrete.
  5. Homemade wedding favour, decorated.
  6. Waxed flower arrangement.
  7. Something made from popsicle sticks.
  8. Handmade cards, no use of computer, any theme, two (2) of the same theme.
  9. Door stop.
  10. Ready to hang artwork.
  11. Infinity scarf using arm knitting technique.
  12. Homemade doll, under 12 inches.
  13. Toy for an infant (under 2 years old), any medium.
  14. Craft made from cork.
  15. Decorated mug.
  16. Homemade lip balm made using essential oils.
  17. Something useful from something useless.
  18. “Using your imagination” craft.
  19. Christmas Crafts

  20. Two (2) Christmas tree Ornaments, snowflake theme.
  21. Table centrepiece using candles and white birch accents.
  22. Christmas wreath.
  23. Homemade gift box using Christmas cards.
  24. Specials

    Specials - Prize for first place only

  25. Any article of glass, ceramic or wood not listed elsewhere in the Fair book.
  26. Paint or decorate a wooden birdhouse. Should be functional.
  27. Scrapbooking, 300 x 300 mm sheet, “Rock” theme.
  28. My favourite Pinterest craft item.
  29. highest points.
  30. 2nd highest points.
  31. 3rd highest points.

CLASS 13 Amateur Photography

All entries should be taken by the exhibitor. An entry consists of print (unless otherwise stated), size 4x6” mounted on paper or Bristol board with a border no larger one inch. Tags are to be attached along the right side of the mount paper, not covering the print

Prizes for Nos. 1 - 22 1st - $5, 2nd - $4, 3rd - $3

Sections 18-20 are groups of 4 different photos, mounted together

Sections 21 and 22 are for Teenage Exhibitors only

    Prints 4" x 6"

  1. Photo that represents this year's Fair Theme.
  2. A Canadian 150 Celebration.
  3. Favourite Place in Town of The Blue Mountains.
  4. Kids hard at "work".
  5. Adults behaving like kids.
  6. Creative Family Photo.
  7. Silhouette against sunset / sunrise.
  8. Rainbows.
  9. Waterways.
  10. Garden Path.
  11. One Frosty Morning.
  12. Old vs. New.
  13. Caught Sleeping.
  14. Fruit on the Vine/Tree or Vegetable in Soil (close up).
  15. Wildflowers.
  16. Birds.
  17. Glass / Glassware in Sunlight.
  18. Agricultural Scenes.
  19. Animal Faces.
  20. Cenotaphs.
  21. My best selfie.
  22. My favourite place.
  23. Highest Points.
  24. 2nd highest points.
  25. 3rd highest points.

CLASS 14 Antiques

All items must be in good condition. Directors will not be responsible for articles broken or lost but will render every possible care to safeguard them. Articles must be at least 50 years old to be entered, unless otherwise stated.

* When necessary, please use a small tray, Styrofoam or clear plastic bag for display. Tray will not be judged.

Prizes for Nos. 1 - 23 1st - $5, 2nd - $4, 3rd - $3

  1. Tin Can
  2. Canadian Coin
  3. Telephone
  4. Service Instruction Manual
  5. Measuring stick/tape
  6. Glass Electrical Insulator
  7. Clock
  8. Fishing Rod
  9. Harvest Photo
  10. Baby Shoes
  11. Vase
  12. Set of Silver Flatware
  13. Board Game
  14. Salt & Pepper Shakers
  15. Licence Plate
  16. Cigarette Case
  17. Postage Stamps
  18. Hand Tool
  19. Baseball / Hockey Card
  20. Hub Cap
  21. World Globe
  22. Tennis Racquet
  23. Hand Mixer
  24. Specials

    Specials - Prize for first place only

  25. Three Generation Photo.
  26. What is it?.
  27. highest points.
  28. 2nd highest points.
  29. 3rd highest points.

CLASS 15 Floral Exhibits

Plants dug out of the garden and silk or artificial flowers are ineligible. Accessories may be used where stated. Please make sure that entry tickets are securely attached to containers only.

Note: Not responsible for loss or damage

Definitions:

Bloom - an individual flower, one to a stem, do not leave buds showing.

Collection - minimum of three different varieties.

Display - may be one or more varieties.

Spike - a thick upright stem carrying several flowers.

Spray - a portion of the plant with a number of flowers on one stem.

Stem - may have one or more flowers and buds.

Prizes for Nos. 1 – 33 - 1st - $5, 2nd - $4, 3rd - $3

    Potted Plants

    Pots may contain more than one plant per unless otherwise indicated

  1. African Violet, double bloom.
  2. African Violet, variegated leaf.
  3. Shamrock.
  4. Non flowering green plant.
  5. Any trailing or climbing plant.
  6. Money Tree.
  7. Cactus, any variety not listed.
  8. Aloe Vera.
  9. Prayer Plant.
  10. Any plant not listed, named.
  11. Christmas Cactus.
  12. Cut Flowers

    Flowers are judged, not container, cut flowers must be grown by exhibitor

  13. Asters, any variety, 3 stems.
  14. Snapdragons, display of 5 stems.
  15. Chrysanthemum, 2 sprays, any colour.
  16. Nicotiana, 3 stems, red and white only.
  17. Marigold, French, 3 stems.
  18. Marigold, African, 3 stems.
  19. Largest Dahlia.
  20. Zinnia, 2" and over, 3 blooms.
  21. Sweet Peas, 5 stems.
  22. Collection of Perennials, 3 kinds, named, 3 stems each.
  23. Pansy, 3 stems.
  24. Hydrangea, 2 stems, any colour.
  25. Garden Phlox, 3 stems, any colour.
  26. Black-eyed Susan, 5 stems.
  27. Petunia, single bloom, 3 sprays red, 3 sprays white.
  28. Design Division

    Please attach tags to bottom of design

  29. "A Walk in the Country", arrangement of wildflowers, grasses and grains.
  30. "Celebrating 150 Years", arrangement using red and white flowers in a red container, accessories may be used.
  31. "Walk this Way", arrangement of fall foliage and wildflowers in a boot.
  32. "Beauty without Blooms", arrangement using only foliage.
  33. "A Walk on the Beach", arrangement using flowers and anything you may find on the beach.
  34. "O Canada", arrangement of red flowers in a white container.
  35. "Small is Beautiful", miniature arrangement in an egg cup, not to exceed 3".
  36. High Points

  37. highest points.
  38. 2nd highest points.
  39. 3rd highest points.

School Age

CLASS 17 Photography

All entries should be taken by the exhibitor. An entry consists of print (unless otherwise stated), size 4x6” mounted on paper or Bristol board with a border no larger one inch. Tags are to be attached along the right side of the mount paper, not covering the print

Prizes - 1st - $3, 2nd - $2, 3rd - $1

All entries must be taken by child. Open to all children 13 and under.

    Traditional Photography

  1. Canadian Flag.
  2. Favourite Farm Scene.
  3. Selfie.
  4. Canada Day Celebration.
  5. My Favourite Place.
  6. A homemade frame.

CLASS 18 Vegetables

Homegrown ~ displayed on sturdy plate

Prizes - 1st - $3, 2nd - $2, 3rd - $1

Sections 1 - 8 will be judged on their quality

Sections 9-11 will be judged on size - include total measurement in cm on tag

** FOR AUCTION - Enter a basket of home-grown potatoes (approx. size 4 litres). These will be auctioned off during the Friday night program. The money goes to the child, the potatoes go to the buyer.

  1. Onion, 6 multiplier
  2. Cherry tomatoes, 6 ripe
  3. Potatoes, 4
  4. Cucumbers, 2
  5. Squash, 2 pepper
  6. An arrangement of 5 different vegetables on a plate
  7. Tomatoes, 3 ripe with stems, minimum 8cm diameter
  8. Carrot, most legs
  9. Carrots, 3 longest
  10. Zucchini, longest
  11. Potato - largest circumference
  12. Highest points in class sponsored by Theresa Dawn $10.00

CLASS 19 Fruit

Homegrown, displayed on small sturdy plate

Prizes 1st - $3, 2nd - $2, 3rd - $1

** FOR AUCTION - Enter a gift basket of home-grown fruit, filler permitted. These will be auctioned off during the Friday night program. The money goes to the child, the gift basket goes to the buyer.

  1. Apples, 4 of any one kind, early variety, label
  2. Apples, 4 varieties, label the varieties
  3. Pears, 4 of any one kind, label
  4. 4 organically grown fruit
  5. Any fruit not listed
  6. High Points

CLASS 20 Flowers

Homegrown, fresh with foliage ~ displayed in a small disposable bottle with water

Prizes: 1st - $3 2nd - $2 3rd - $1

  1. Asters, any variety, 3 stems
  2. Petunia’s, 6 stems, single bloom, 3 red, 3 white
  3. Hydrangea, any colour, 1 stem
  4. Marigolds, 3 stems, under 2 ½”
  5. Arrangement of cut garden flowers, at least 3 varieties, 3 stems each
  6. Hosta, largest leaf (may be displayed flat with damp paper towel wrapped with plastic wrap on the stem)
  7. Sedum, 1 stem
  8. Arrangement using only red and white flowers in a red container
  9. An arrangement using foliage
  10. Any other cut flower, not listed above, 3 stems
  11. Sunflower, 1 fresh bloom
  12. Arrangement of roadside flowers and materials in a child's boot
  13. High points

CLASS 21 Model Building

May be handmade from wood, craft sticks, twigs, Duplo, Lego, K’nex, Zaks, wood, plaster of Paris, plasticine, cardboard, etc.

No kits - your own design, display on board, 30x45 cm maximum

Prizes 1st - $3, 2nd - $2, 3rd - $1

Section 1 & 2 - Junior Kindergarten, Kindergarten

Section 3 & 4 - Grades 1&2

Section 5 & 6 - Grades 3 & 4

  1. Any vehicle
  2. Any building
  3. Any Vehicle
  4. Any structure
  5. Any farm vehicle
  6. An item made from wood, craft sticks, twigs, plaster of paris, plasticine, cardboard, etc.

CLASS 22 Design and Technology

Prizes 1st - $12, 2nd - $8, 3rd - $5

  1. Grades 7&8 – Any tech/sewing/knitting etc. project

CLASS 23 Kitchen Creations

Sponsored by Thornbury Foodland

Display food items on sturdy plate and cover with plastic wrap or in a Ziploc bag

Prizes 1st - $3, 2nd - $2, 3rd - $1

Sections 1 to 5 - Grades 1 to 4

Sections 6 to 11 - Grades 5 to 8

Plain Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition (no nuts) Open to youth ages 10-15 years (as of Dec. 31, 2017). The winner will be eligible to enter the District Competition at their fall meeting.

Must include your recipe with instructions

Prizes - 1st - $5, 2nd - $3,3rd - $2

  1. 6 cupcakes decorated for Canada's Birthday
  2. A cup of trail mix
  3. My favourite oatmeal cookie, 6
  4. My favourite sandwich for lunch
  5. Large Rice Krispie, decorated
  6. Rice Krispie made into a farm animal
  7. Create a gift jar that includes dry ingredients for any cookie, include recipe
  8. Bake and decorate a cake for Canada's Birthday
  9. Bake 6 Banana Chocolate Chip muffins
  10. My favourite square, 6 pieces
  11. Chocolate Chip Cookies (5) displayed on a sturdy plate

CLASS 24 Junior & Senior Kindergarten

Maximum size 30cm x 45 cm, unless otherwise stated

Sections 8 & 9 - Junior Kindergarten only

Section 10 - 12 - Senior Kindergarten only

  1. Self Portrait - titled with your name (max 60cm x 90 cm)
  2. Painting of an animal or insect (max 60cm x 90 cm)
  3. Torn Paper Picture
  4. Favourite piece of Art (max 60cm x 90 cm)
  5. Poster - How I stay healthy
  6. A Painting of Your Favourite Sport
  7. Picture - How I play safe around water
  8. Crayon drawing of your favourite story, labelled (max 30x 45 cm)
  9. My Favourite Part of Town of The Blue Mountains (max 60 cm x 90 cm)
  10. My Favourite Part of Town of The Blue Mountains
  11. Crayon drawing of your favourite story, labelled (max 30x 45 cm)
  12. Original Writing – Picture and Story
  13. High Points
  14. 2nd highest points

CLASS 25 Grades 1 & 2

Maximum size 30cm x 45 cm, unless otherwise stated

Nos. 12 & 13 - Grade 1 only

Nos. 14 & 15 - Grade 2 only

  1. My favourite piece of art, any media
  2. Painting (max 60cm x 90cm)
  3. Snowman, any media
  4. Poster - How I stay healthy
  5. A drawing of your favourite sport
  6. Picture of "How I Play Safe Around Water"
  7. Your Favourite Season in the Beaver Valley, any media
  8. Fire Prevention in the Home
  9. My Favourite part of Town of The Blue Mountains (21.5cm x 28cm)
  10. Draw a picture of your best friend
  11. Green Theme - Picture of Wildlife
  12. Map of your Community (max 30cm x 45cm)
  13. Original Writing, Essay, Short Story, Poetry, Book, Book Review, Journal, Speech
  14. Picture showing a Farm
  15. Original Writing, Essay, Short Story, Poetry, Book, Book Review, Journal, Speech
  16. High Points
  17. 2nd High Points

CLASS 26 Grades 3 & 4

Maximum size 30cm x 45 cm, unless otherwise stated

Nos. 12 & 13 - Grade 3 only

Nos. 14 & 15 - Grade 4 only

  1. My Favourite Piece of Art, any media
  2. Line Art
  3. Crayon Resist
  4. Short Story in French, maximum 50 words
  5. Poster - How I stay healthy
  6. Action Picture of Your Favourite Sport
  7. Picture - How To Be Safe Around Water
  8. Fire Prevention in the Home
  9. My favourite part of Town of The Blue Mountains (21.5cm x 28cm)
  10. Picture of your favourite camp memory
  11. Green Theme - Picture of Wildlife
  12. Pioneer Art
  13. Original Writing, Essay, Short Story, Poetry, Book, Book Review, Journal, Speech
  14. A Hand Drawn Person or Scene from Medieval Time
  15. Original Writing, Essay, Short Story, Poetry, Book, Book Review, Journal, Speech
  16. High Points - boy or girl with the highest points
  17. 2nd highest points

CLASS 27 Grades 5 & 6

Maximum size 30cm x 45 cm, unless otherwise stated

Nos. 12 & 13 - Grade 5 only

Nos. 14 & 15 - Grade 6 only

  1. Geometric Design
  2. My favourite piece of art - any media
  3. Aboriginal art
  4. A short story in French, maximum 75 words. Must be entered by June 30, 2016
  5. Make a farm animal using a toothbrush
  6. Picture of your favourite sport
  7. Poster “How To Be Safe Around Water
  8. Fire Prevention in the Home
  9. Picture of My favourite part of Town of The Blue Mountains (21.5 x 28 cm)
  10. Poster - how I take action for a better world
  11. Green Theme - Wildlife
  12. Portrait
  13. Original writing – Essay, Short Story, Poetry, Book, Book Review, Journal, Speech
  14. Shaded Drawing in colour
  15. Original Writing – Essay, Short Story, Poetry, Book, Book Review, Journal, Speech
  16. High Points - boy or girl with the highest points
  17. 2nd high points

CLASS 28 Grades 7 & 8

Maximum size 30cm x 45 cm, unless otherwise stated

Nos. 11 & 12 - Grade 7 only

Nos. 13 - 16 - Grade 8 only

  1. 3D Relief in Plasticine
  2. Water Colour Painting
  3. My favourite piece of art - any media
  4. A short story in French, maximum 100 words. Must be entered by June 30, 2016
  5. Make a farm animal using a tooth brush
  6. Action picture of your favourite sport
  7. Advertisement of How to be safe around water
  8. My favourite part of Town of The Blue Mountains, (21.5 x 28 cm)
  9. Green Theme - Wildlife
  10. Collage of photos (min 6) showing a farm scene, buildings, animals, equipment etc.
  11. Abstract Impressionism
  12. Original Writing – Essay, Short Story, Poetry, Book, Book Review, Journal, Speech
  13. Mosaic using any media
  14. Original Writing – Essay, Short Story, Poetry, Book, Book Review, Journal, Speech
  15. Essay on events that shaped Canada
  16. Fall Fair Book Cover
  17. High Points
  18. 2nd highest points

CLASS 29 Pre-Kindergarten

Children enter the section for their age at the time of the Fair. Please state child's name and age on the entry tag so that the age is visible by the judge. The judge will consider age. Address and phone number must be included in order to receive prize money

Prizes: 1st - $3, 2nd - $2, 3rd - $1

Sections 1 to 5 - 2 years and under

Sections 6 to 10 - 3 & 4 years of age

  1. Create a splatter paint picture (8 1/2" x 11")
  2. My pet rock - decorated
  3. Three maple leaves glued on a paper plate
  4. A display of stickers - Happy Birthday Canada theme
  5. A decorated egg carton caterpillar
  6. A tee pee using materials from outside
  7. Maple leaf collage of cut out pictures
  8. Neatly print "150" on a piece of paper
  9. A sock puppet
  10. A handmade birthday card for Canada
  11. High points

4H

CLASS 30 Sheep Show

  1. Senior Showmanship
  2. Intermediate Showmanship
  3. Junior Showmanship (first year show person)
  4. Champion Show Person
  5. Senior ewe lamb (born Jan or Feb 2017)
  6. Junior ewe lamb (born March or April 2017)
  7. Champion ewe lamb
  8. Best Costume, animal and exhibitor must be dressed alike in a Wild West theme
  9. Most enthusiastic junior

CLASS 32 Display Challenge

Purpose:

1. To inform the general public of the work done in the organization

2. To instill a feeling of pride in one’s work by showing it to others.

Displays to be judged on general organization, quality of information and eye-catching appeal

  1. 4H Group Display

The Barn Studio

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Goldsmiths

Kathy Pecjak

Hewgill Electric

Lifestyles North