Exhibition Hall

General Exhibition Hall Rules

 

  1. All entries must be in place in the Exhibition Hall by 11:30 am Friday.
  2. Exhibit items and entry form can also be placed in the Exhibition Hall on Thursday evening 7:00 – 8:00 pm.
  3. All exhibitors must complete the entry form in the middle of this book (or copy of that form) and give it to the Home Craft Director, between 8:00 and 11:30 am on Friday.
  4. Entries must have been labeled with tags provided by the Fair Board.
  5. Exhibits must be removed from the Exhibition Hall on Sunday, between 4:00 and 4:30 pm.
  6. Vegetables to be exhibited on a plate or tray, provided by the exhibitor.
  7. All prize money for Fair Hall Exhibits can be picked up at the Fair Hall on Sunday when collecting exhibits at end of Fair.
  8. A pamphlet of rules for proper display of flowers is available at your local OMAFRA office.
  9. See Rule # 15 of the Fair rules.

 

Commercial Feature Rules

 

  1. Exhibitors must be members of the Roxborough Agricultural Society.
  2. All classes can be either 2016 or 2017 crops.
  3. Not more than one entry per farm per section.
  4. Grain and forages to be exhibited in the plastic bags provided by the Fair.

Forage and Grain Exhibit

 

Stormont Farmers grow over $17 million worth of forage and grain crops annually. Because this production is significant to the county’s farm industry, Harvex and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture & Food share in the awarding of prize money in these sections.

 

Class – Forage Exhibit

 

Section                                $15, 12, 10, 7, 6

1 First cut hay – at least 75% legume, 6″ flake

2 First cut hay – at least 75% grass, 6″ flake

3 First cut hay – mixed legume / grass 70% / 30% either way, 6″ flake

4 Second cut hay – at least 75% legume, 6″ flake

5 Second cut hay – mixed legume / grass 70% / 30% either way, 6″ flake

6 First cut Haylage, 10 lbs, must be ensiled

7 Corn silage, 10 lbs, must be ensiled

 

 

 

Class – Grain Exhibit

 

Section                                $15, 12, 10, 7, 6

1 Oats, 10 lbs.

2 Winter or Spring Wheat, Triticale, 10 lbs.

3 Barley, 10 lbs.

4 Shelled Corn, 10 lbs.

5 Soy Bean, 10 lbs.

6 Buckwheat, 10 lbs.

7 Red Clover, 6 lbs.

8 Timothy, 6 lbs.

Class – Forage and Grain Special

 

Section

1 The exhibitor winning the most points in the Forage Exhibits receives one case of grease from MacEwen Petroleum, Chesterville.

2 To the exhibitor winning the most points in the Grain Exhibits, $40.00 from Harvex.

3 To the exhibitor winning the most points in the Forage and Grain Exhibits, Current Coin Set donated by RBC Royal Bank Agricultural Division.

 

Class – Vegetables

 

Section                                             $5, 4, 3, 2

1 Beans, 6 pods, with stem, green variety

2 Beans, 6 pods, with stem, yellow variety

3 Beets, 5, table use, 1/2″ stem left on

4 Broccoli, 2 heads on stems

5 Cabbage, 1 head

6 Carrots, five, 1/2″ stem left on

7 Chives, 1 bunch with roots

8 Collection of herbs, 3 varieties, labeled

9 Green Tomatoes, 3

10 Cucumber, slicing, two, 1/4″ stem left on

11 Garlic, bulbs, 3

12 Swiss Chard, stalks exhibited in water

13 Green Peppers, 3

14 Lettuce, leaf, 2, roots attached

15 Onions, green, bunch of 3

16 Onions, cooking, 3, 1/2″ stem left on, not peeled

17 Peas, regular green, 6

18 Peas, edible pod, 6

19 Potatoes, 5

20 Radishes, 5, 1/4″ stem left on

21 Rhubarb, 3, with calyx attached

22 Leeks, tops on, 3

23 Zucchini, 2

24 Tomatoes, cherry variety, ripe, 6

25 Any vegetable not listed, labeled

26 Tossed Salad – made from your garden – in a bowl 10″ or smaller – with homemade dressing on side and recipe attached.

 

The exhibitor who wins most points in the Vegetables Class will receive gift certificate from Pommier Jewellers.

Flower Show Rules

  1. Entry tags must be securely attached with elastic or string.
  2. It is recommended that suitable (non-tip) containers be used. Plastic containers, such as Javex and detergent bottles, will not be judged.
  3. All containers must be clean.
  4. Potted plants must have been grown in pots in which they are exhibited.
  5. Flower(s) may be exhibited with its own foliage; Remove buds.
  6. Material for Flower Arranging may be obtained from any source; no artificial flowers permitted.

Class – Cut Flowers

Section                                          $5, 4, 3, 2

1 Dahlia, 3 blooms

2 Marigolds, small, 3 blooms

3 Petunia, hybrid single, 3 blooms

4 Cosmos, 3stems, any colour (buds accepted)

5 Snapdragons, 3 spikes

6 Pansies, 3 blooms

7 Sunflower, one bloom

8 3 stems, any annual flower, not listed above, named

9 Monarda (bee balm), 3 stems

10 Miniature rose, any colour, 1 bloom in bud vase

11 Hosta, any colour, 3 leaves

12 Phlox, 3 stems, perennial

13 Rudbeckia, 3 stems

14 Roses, any kind, one spray or 3 blooms

15 Rose with foliage, floating in a glass bowl

16 Perennial, not listed, named, 3 stems

The exhibitor with the most points in Cut Flowers Show will receive a gift certificate.

 

Class – Flower  Arrangement

Section                                          $5, 4, 3, 2

1 Cup and saucer arrangement

2 Stepping out: an arrangement in a shoe

3 A floral “Quilt” using fresh flowers, arranged in a square cake pan Dried arrangement; may use other natural materials (i.e. dried fruit/berries)

The top exhibitor in Flower Arrangement and Potted Plants receives 1 year subscription to Chesterville Record

Class – Potted Plants

 

Section                                          $5, 4, 3, 2

1 Begonia

2 Geranium in bloom, any colour (new cutting)

3 Coleus, any variety

4 African violet in bloom

5 Potted ivy or vine

6 Potted house plant in bloom, not previously listed, named

7 Any house plant not previously listed, named, not in bloom

8 Three house plants, any variety, on a tray, named

9 Impatiens, (New Guinea variety)

10 Window box with assorted plants, max. 24”

11 Cactus or succulent, 1 specimen

The top exhibitor in Flower Arrangement and Potted Plants receives 1 year subscription to Chesterville Record

 

Class – Flower Show Specials

 

Section

1 Patio Container (minimum of 2 varieties).  1st – gift certificate, Schulman Ltd., 2nd – $10

2 Patio Pot 12 inch diameter or less, 1st – $5, 2nd – $4, 3rd – $3

3 Hanging Basket.  1st – $10 gift certificate, 2nd – $10 gift certificate, 3rd – $5 gift certificate, all courtesy of Roy Florist

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baking Rules

  1. All food to be placed in RESEALABLE CLEAR plastic bags. NO twist ties. NO plastic wrap. Use disposable or plastic plates. NO glass. No Markers, doilies or Napkins on plates. Plates must fit easily into bags.
  2. Entry tags must be securely attached with elastic, string or stapled.
  3. Remove muffins and cupcakes from paper/foil baking cups.
  4. Squares to be approximately 2″ x 2″ in size. Do NOT use corner pieces.
  5. Baking Class requires one generous piece of pie only for judging.
  6. All pies are to be made with double crust except where single crust is requested.
  7. Follow the section description – No extras.

Note: If you are interested in knowing “what the judges look for,” a Judging Standards Booklet is available at your local OMAFRA office, or at www.ontariofairs.com.

Class – Baking

Section                                          $6, 5, 4, 3

1 Apple pie

2 Cherry pie

3 Strawberry-Rhubarb pie

4 Raisin pie

5 Raspberry pie

6 Pie Crust, in its baking dish

7 5 peanut butter cookies

8 5 gluten free cookies, with recipe attached

9 5 rolled oatmeal cookies

10 5 chocolate chip cookies

11 1/2 cranberry loaf

12 1 loaf of bread-machine bread, white

13 4 tea biscuits

14 4 blueberry muffins

15 4 bran muffins

16 4 banana muffins

17 4 butter tarts with raisins. Winner of this section will advance to compete in District Competition. The District Winner will advance to “Best in Ontario” competition held at Toronto, during the OAAS Annual Convention.

18 4 date squares

19 1/2 glazed lemon loaf

20 1/2 banana loaf

21 1/2 zucchini loaf with raisins, no nuts

22 1/2 60% whole wheat bread loaf. [Minimum size (8”x 4”x 2 1/2” (20x10x7-cm) Maximum size (9”x 5”x 3” (23x13x7.5-cm) Top of pan size to be used.]

Note: Winner of this section will advance to compete in District Competition. The District Winner will advance to “Best in Ontario” competition held at Toronto, during the OAAS Annual Convention.

23 1/2 loaf of bread-yeast-not listed-recipe included. ( not bread machine)

24 3 chocolate brownies, not iced

25 3 pieces of chocolate fudge-no nuts

26 3 pieces of peanut brittle made in microwave

27 1 homemade baked pretzel

28 Fair Flops – Any failures in Baking!

Class – Baking Specials

 

Section

1 Cake Decorating-Theme “Avonmore 175” This will be judged on appearance only.  Cake and Decorations must be fully edible  1st $30, 2nd $20 Gift Certificate from Pommier Jewellers, 3rd $10.

 

2 Youth Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition. Open to 10 – 15 years old (as of Dec 31, of the current year).  Submit 4 cookies.  Cookies no larger than 3 inch, no smaller than 2”.  Displayed on firm white disposable plate, in a clear Ziploc bag.  Prizes $6, $5, $4, $3.  * Winner Qualifies to advance to District and Provincial competition.                                                                  Judging Criteria: 1)  Presentation (cookies) – 25 points 2)  General appearance – 15 points 3)  Internal appearance – 15 points 4)  Flavour – 45 points

 

3 Three single servings of homemade food products. 1st – gift from Scentsy donated by Terri-Lynn Goyer,  $5 to next three worthy entries from the Roxborough Agricultural Society

 

4 Apple Jelly Prepare twenty apples, boil them in a pint and a half of water, till quite tender, then strain the liquor through a colander; to every pint put a pound of fine sugar, add grated orange or lemon, then boil to a jelly.  The Cook Not Mad, 1831.  First prize: one-day pass for two to Upper Canada Village, and you may enter in this section at their Fall Fair, 2nd – $10.

 

5 To the contestant winning the most points in the Baking Section a one year subscription to the Morrisburg Leader.

 

Class – Country Fair Baking contest and Crosby’s Molasses Co. Ltd.

Baking Contest Rules

 

  1. All entrants into the contest MUST submit entries that were made using the sponsor’s product and accompanied by the RECIPE.
  2. A product label must accompany each entry as proof of purchase. Robin Hood flour will accept proof of purchase from any of J.M. Smuckers family of fine products including R.H. Old Mill Oats, and/or Crisco Shortening.
  3. All entries will be judged on appearance, taste, texture and creativity of recipe and presentation. Decision of the judge will be final.
  4. All first place winners must submit recipe, proof of purchase, photograph and signed release form giving permission to the sponsors for use of the winner’s name, recipe and/or photograph in any other advertising or publicity without payment.
  5. For helpful ideas, visit www.robinhood.ca, www.criscocanada.com, and www.crosbys.com

 

Section

1 Crisco Family Favourite Recipe 4 apple tarts using Crisco  Shortening or Oil. 1st place prize-$25 Product Certificate: 2nd place prize – $10 Product Certificate.  Crisco Family Favourite National Contest-1st place winner is eligible. 1st place $200.00

 

2 Robin Hood Flour Family Favourite Recipe. Submit 1/2 of an iced double layer chocolate cake. 1st – $25 Product certificate, 2nd – $10 Product certificate. Robin Hood Flour Best Family Favourite Recipe National Contest: 1st place from each fair is eligible.  1st Place – -$200.00.

 

3 Robin Hood Family “Best Lunchbox Snack” Contest:  Homemade Chocolate Brownies (not iced).  Submit 4 pieces, approx. 4cm square. 1st – $25.00 Product certificate, 2nd – $10 Product certificate 4 Robin Hood Family “Best Lunchbox Snack” National Contest: 1st place from each fair is eligible.  1st Place – $200.00.

 

 Crosby’s Molasses Co. Ltd.  Baking Contest Rules apply.

 

First place winners will be entered into a national contest with a chance to win up to $250.

 

 

Section                                          $8, 7, 5

1 5 cookies made with molasses (minimum of ¼ cup of molasses)

2 Cake made with molasses (including gingerbread):(minimum of ¼ cup of molasses)

3 BBQ sauce made with molasses (minimum of ¼ cup of molasses)

 

Bottled Goods Rules

  1. Entries must be in standard jars.
  2. Sealers must be sealed.
  3. No wax.
  4. Sealers which cannot be opened by judges will not be judged.
  5. If you wish to be considered in the Bernardin specials, please use Bernardin Pectin and jars, and include the number (ie. 4/B2) on entry tag

 

Class – Bottled Goods

Section                                          $5, 4, 3, 2

1 Applesauce

2 Apple Jelly

3 Jelly, your choice, labeled

4 Strawberry Freezer Jam

5 Strawberry Jam

6 Diabetic Jam, any variety, recipe attached

7 Combination Jam (minimum 2 fruits), labeled

9 Chili Sauce – any type

10 Spaghetti Sauce, no meat

11 Dill Pickles

12 Relish, labeled

13 Pickled vegetable, your choice

14 Salsa

15 Pickled Beets

16 Pickles not listed, labeled

Bernardin Guidelines

  1. All entries must be in Bernardin Mason jars properly sealed with visible Bernardin 2-piece Snap Lids.(Regular or Elite lids are acceptable)
  2. Must use Bernardin Pectin in jam/jelly entries, and must show proof of purchase – Bernardin Pectin package or UPC.
  3. Winners’ names, addresses, photos, and signed release forms are required.
  4. For helpful hint, visit www.homecanning.ca

 

Class – Bernardin

 

Section

B1 Bernardin “Best of Show” Home Canning Award.

Contestants must place first, second or third in Sections 271 thru 286 Judges’ choice of Best Home Canning Entry from among qualifiers, proof of purchase required. Include section number on entry tag (eg. 4/B1) 1st – $30.00 gift certificate, plus ribbon.

 

B2 Bernardin Jam/Jelly Award (chosen from entries in the Bottled Goods Class).  Judging will be based on appearance, taste, texture and recipe creativity. Proof of purchase of sponsor’s products must be included. Include section number on entry (eg. 4/B2) 1st – $20.00 gift certificate, plus ribbon

 

B3 Bernardin Gift Pack Competition: Gift baskets may include additional components, i.e. snacks, candy or homemade craft items.  Entries must include at least three filled Mason jars sealed with Bernardin/Elite Snap Lids (proof of purchase required). Any appropriate container can be used.          1st – $20.00 gift certificate, plus ribbon

 

B4 Bernardin National Gift Pack: first place winner is eligible from each fair with entry submission by our fair convenor.  1st – $100.00,  2nd and 3rd runner up $25.00 each.

 

B5 Bernardin Snap Lid/Mason Jar Craft Competition.  Submit a decorative or functional homemade craft using a Bernardin Mason Jar(s) and/or 2 pieces snap lid(s) (proof of purchase required).  1st – $20 gift certificate, plus ribbon

 

 

Class – Amateur Winemaking

 

Rules

  1. All general rules of the RAS/Avonmore Fair apply.
  2. All wines MUST be made by amateur winemakers.
  3. No single wine may be entered into more than one section.

All wines will be opened for judging. The remaining wine will be disposed of and the bottles will be displayed over the fair weekend.

 

Section $10, 8, 6

1 Red wine – made from scratch

2 White wine – made from scratch

3 Red wine – made from a kit

4 White wine – made from a kit

 

Home Craft Rules

  1. Exhibitors must complete the entry form in the middle of this book and give it to the Home Craft Director on Friday before 11:30 am.
  2. All exhibits must be the work of the exhibitor.
  3. No straight pins (use safety pins).
  4. The exhibitor may enter all classes but shall not enter more than one article in each section.
  5. The exhibitor may exhibit an article ONLY ONCE. Articles seen a second time at the Fair will not be judged.
  6. Judges of the Home Craft class are authorized by the Directors of the Society to disqualify all soiled, defaced or old work.

Class – Household Crafts

 

Section                                          $5, 4, 3, 2

1 Table Centrepiece, woven, 12” or more, mounted

2 Two place mats

3 Table centrepiece, knit or crocheted, 12″ or more, mounted

4 Cushion

5 One pair pillow cases, embroidered &/or decorative edge

6 Favourite unfinished article

7 Repurpose – update something old, include a before picture (of reasonable size)

8 Two tea towels, with needlework

9 Pair of oven mitts-not too thick

10 Lap afghan, any method, no bigger than 45”x45”

11 Apron

12 Tea cosy

13 Table Runner-not quilted

14 Afghan, Swedish Weaving, any size

15 Set of 3 crocheted appliques, unifying theme, mounted

16 Afghan, knitted

17 Afghan, crocheted

18 Afghan, crib approx. 36″ x 45″

19 Two pot holders using left over yarn

20 Household Craft special – crochet or knit a 9” square, design of your choice, using 5mm hook or needles, using Impeccable brand yarn in either Claret (red) or White. Squares will become the property of RAS and be combined to make a blanket that will be raffled off during our Christmas Craft show.

Class – Adult Wearing Apparel

 

Section                                          $5, 4, 3, 2

1 Pullover sweater, knitted

2 Slippers, knitted

3 Slippers, crocheted

4 Mitts, knitted

5 Shrug (shoulder) any material

6 Pair of man’s work socks, knitted

7 Scarf, using novelty yarn

8 Entrelac article

9 Skirt, no zipper, unlined

10 Nightgown

11 Pajamas

12 Boxer shorts

13 1860s CROCHETED MAT

One prize: one-day pass for two to Upper Canada Village, and you may enter this exhibit in their Fall Fair.  (Use the following materials and instructions)

Materials required:  crochet hook size 4 (1mm), 9 (American), no. 20 crochet cotton.

Gauge: 2 ½ in (6.5 cm) = 30 rows

 

Pattern

Chain 4

Row 1: 1ch, 1sc. into 1st chain, 3sc. into 2nd chain, 1 sc.

Row 2: 1ch, 1sc. into next 2 sc., 3 sc.into next sc., sc. into next 2sc,.

Row 3: 1ch, 1 sc.into next 3 sc.,3sc. into next sc.,1sc into next 3sc.

Row 4:   “     “      “        “     4sc.,   “      “      “     “     “      “     “    4sc.

Row 5:   “      “      “       “     5 sc.,  “      “      “     “     “      “     “    5sc.

Row:6    “      “      “       “     6 sc.,  “      “      “     “     “      “     “    6sc.

Row:7    “      “      “       “     7sc.,   “      “      “     “     “      “     “    7sc.

Row:8    “      “      “       “      8sc.,  “      “      “     “     “      “     “     8sc.

 

Continue the pattern and increasing in the centre sc until 30 rows have been worked.

Work 1dc.,1ch. around the edge of square, (1dc, 1ch,1dc,1ch,1dc,1ch) in each corner.  Join with a sl. st. into first dc. Break off thread.

Join squares together with sc. to make a mat 6 squares wide by 6 squares long.                                                                           Make a 2-3 in (5-7.5 cm) fringe around the edge.

Abbreviations

  1. chain
  2. double crochet
  3. st. slip stitch

 

Adapted from a pattern in “Peterson’s Magazine” by Mrs Jane Weaver (1861)

Class – Children’s Wear (up to size 12)

 

Section                                          $5, 4, 3, 2

1 Baby set, 2 pieces, crocheted

2 Baby set, 2 pieces, knitted

3 Child’s toque & mittens, knitted or crocheted

4 Child’s jumper

5 Child’s pullover sweater, knitted or crocheted

6 Child’s party dress

7 Pillowcase dress

8 One pair of slippers

9 Sleepwear

10 Vest

The top exhibitor in Adult & Children’s Wear will receive a 1 year subscription to Chesterville Record

Class – Crafts

 

Section                                          $5, 4, 3, 2

1 Plastic canvas article

2 Homemade Doll

3 Homemade toy, not a kit

4 Handmade jewelry, matched set of 2 (earrings and necklace, etc)

5 Picture, crewel work and/or embroidery, framed

6 Picture, cross stitched, framed

7 Picture, needlepoint, framed

8 Wall hanging – not quilted

9 Decorative garden article

10 Decorated hat

11 Three different fridge ornaments

12 Pin cushion

13 Scrap book, 1 page

14 Ceramic article, painted

15 Album or picture frame, covered

16 Woodworking article-not from a kit

17 Stained Glass item

18 Small wood box-decorated

19 Door decoration

20 Artificial flower arrangement, plus extras

21 Welcome wreath or swag; must contain word “Welcome”

Class – Holiday Crafts

 

Section                                          $5, 4, 3, 2

1 Christmas stocking

2 Christmas tree decorations, three, mounted

3 Christmas tree skirt

4 Christmas wreath or swag

5 Christmas centerpiece

7 Advent calendar, ready to hang

8 Centrepiece, not Christmas

9 Door decoration, not Christmas

10 Halloween decoration, not for a door or centrepiece

The top exhibitor in Crafts will receive a gift certificate from Pommier Jewellers, Cornwall.

Class – Quilting

 

Rules: If exhibiting a quilt, please attach quilt pattern name to entry tag.  Indicate if the pattern is an original design by the exhibitor.

 

  1. The handmade quilt from Section 400 judged “Best of Show” may go on to District and Provincial competitions. (A second best of show may also be able to go on if the Best of Show is unable to do so.) District prizes: $25, $15, $10.   Only the first-place quilt at the District Competition is eligible to enter the Championship Quilt Competition at the Annual Convention in Toronto.  The annual winning entry will be declared the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) Championship quilt; Grand prize $500.00, a certificate, and a ribbon.    (The exhibitor retains ownership of the quilt.)

**Quilts to be measured on the perimeter. Total perimeter measurement to be a minimum of 324 inches or 822 cm

  1. For the OAAS Annual Machine Championship Quilt Competition: The machine quilt from Section 401 judged “Best of Show” at a local fair may go on to the District and Provincial competitions. (A second best of show may also go on to the District if the Best of Show is unable to do so.)   Only the first-place machine quilt at the District Competition is eligible to enter the Championship Machine Quilt Competition at the Annual Convention in Toronto.  The winning entry will receive the Grand prize.  NOTE: the machine quilt must be solely made and machine quilted by the exhibitor.

**Quilts to be measured on the perimeter. Total perimeter measurement to be a minimum of 192 inches or 480 cm.

 

Section

1 Quilt, pieced and/or appliqued. Hand quilted, Total perimeter measured – see Rules.    1st – $25 donated by Joyce Dingwall, 2nd  $15, 3rd $10

2 Quilt, pieced and/or appliqued. Machine quilted, Total perimeter measured – see Rules.  $15, $10, $5

 

Other Quilts – Not OAAS Competition

 

3 Quilt, pieced and/or appliqued. Hand or machine quilted, single bed size approx. 60″x86″. $10, $8, $5

4 Quilt, pieced and/or appliqued hand quilted by a group, minimum size 72″x90″.  $10, $8, $5

5 Quilt, baby/crib size, hand or machine quilted.  $8, $6, $4

6 Quilted Table Runner, hand or machine quilted.   $8, $6, $4

7 Quilt blocks, 3 different, mounted, able to see back. $8, $6, $4

8 Quilted Cheater block – crib size     $8, $6, $4

9 Rag quilt, any size  $8, $6, $4

10 Quilt, any size, using the “quilt as you go” method   $8, $6, $4

11 Quilt, any size, made by a person with 3 years or less experience   $8, $6, $4

12 Youth Quilt – Under 18 only. Membership fee is not required. $8, $6, $4

 

 

 

Class – Home Craft Specials

 

Section

1 To the exhibitor winning the most points in the Home Craft Division. $40. gift certificate

2 To the exhibitor collecting the most points, having exhibited in at least three of the following four classes: Culinary, Home Craft, Flowers, and Vegetables. $25 gift certificate courtesy of Darlene’s Hair Design

 

Class – Amateur Photography

 

Rules

  1. Photographs may be in colour or black & white.
  2. Photographs must be regular print size (4×6 or 5×7).
  3. Prints must be mounted on matte, black paper with a 1” border all around. No frames. No staples. No photo corners.
  4. All photos must have been taken by the exhibitor.

Only one entry per section.

Section                                          $5, 4, 3, 2

1 What a mess!

2 Bubbles

3 Sky at night

4 Misty morning

5 An unusual tree

6 Grandparent(s)

7 Winter fun

8 Splash!

9 Bad hair day

10 Manmade marvels

11 A photo of the Canada 150 tulip(s)

12 Canadian Wildlife

13 Uniquely Canada – a snapshot of something symbolic of Canada

The top exhibitor in Amateur Photography receives a Photo Album.

Class – Photo Special

 

Section

1 Collection of 4 photographs mounted as a unit. Topic: Avonmore Fair 2016  1st – $25, 2nd – $15, 3rd – $10.   Prize money donated by Hazel Cameron.

2 Collage: Theme “Humorous photos with captions” 5 pictures mounted. Prize $10, 5, 3, 2.

3 Collection of 4-5 photographs mounted as a unit. Theme: Pictures of Avonmore Fair before 2000 Prize $20, 15, 10

 

 

Class – Art Show

Section                                          $5, 4, 3, 2

1 Oil painting, framed, with name covered

2 Acrylic painting, framed, with name covered

3 Painting in watercolours, framed

4 Charcoal sketch, mounted or framed

5 Pencil sketch, mounted or framed

6 Pen and ink drawing, mounted or framed

The top exhibitor in Art show will receive a Gift Certificate from Pommier Jewellers, Cornwall

 

 

 

 

Youth Exhibits Rules

 

  1. All articles must be in place in the Exhibition Hall before 11:30 am on Friday.
  2. All entries must be made by the exhibitor (child).
  3. No membership fee will be charged.
  4. Only one entry per section but you can enter in as many sections in YOUR age class as you wish.
  5. Age to be calculated as of December 31 of the current calendar year.
  6. All articles must be listed on an official entry form and handed to the Home Craft Director on show day. These entry forms can be obtained from the Home Craft Director, on or before show day or the middle of this book.
  7. All articles must have entry tags on them, properly filled out. These tags can be obtained from the Home Craft Director, or at the Exhibition hall on Thursday evening or Friday morning of the fair.

You must remove your exhibits from the exhibition hall on Sunday, between 4:00 and 4:30 pm. Exhibitors may pick up their prize money and/or gifts at this time.

For classes marked “Digital” – All work must be submitted via email to exhibition@avonmorefair.ca no later than June 18th, 2017. Arrangements for delivery can be made via the above email.

  1. Digital – all entries become the property of the Roxborough Agricultural Society and will be used in promoting the Avonmore Fair.

Digital – all entries will be featured in the Exhibition Hall

 

Class – 3 Years and Under

Section                                             $3, 2, 1

1 Best Dressed Teddy Bear

2 Hand or Foot print art using child’s hand or foot

3 Colour a picture

4 Finger paint

5 A wildflower (weed) bouquet in a non-tip water container

6 Each cash prize will also be worth its value in points. The winner with the most points in this class will receive a prize.

 

Class – 4 to 5 Years (Including 5)

Section                                             $3, 2, 1

1 Make a collage of “things at Avonmore Fair”

2 Make an animal using a toilet roll

3 Display 6 items found on a nature walk on a paper plate

4 Create a design using a bingo dabber or stamp

5 Make a sheep from cotton balls, mounted on paper

6 Bake 3 chocolate chip cookies, display on a paper plate

7 Your favourite collection of stickers

8 Each cash prize will also be worth its value in points. The winner with the most points in this class will receive a prize.

Class – 6 to 8 Years (Including 8)

Section                                             $3, 2, 1

1 Write a letter to Santa

2 Draw and decorate a paper horseshoe

3 Make a self portrait – hand drawn and coloured, 8-1/2”x11”

4 3 cupcakes on a paper plate, decorated for a birthday

5 Draw and colour a picture about farming

6 Create a farm animal out of Lego, not from a kit

7 Create a drawing made of buttons glued to a piece of paper

8 Popcicle stick creation

9 Bake 3 chocolate chip muffins, displayed on a paper plate

10 Each cash prize will also be worth its value in points. The winner with the most points in this class will receive a prize.

Class – 9 to 12 Years (Including 12)

Section                                             $4, 3, 2

1 Show us your collection – mounted on a board 11”x17”

2 “I make the best…”, baking, display 3 on a paper plate, identified on tag

3 Make a collage of sport related pictures

4 Make a mason jar snowglobe, no larger than 500ml

5 Bake 4 sugar cookies, displayed on a paper plate

6 Design a coat of arms, 8-1/2”x11”

7 Free-hand drawn team logo

8 Digital – submit a 30 second stop motion video

10 Each cash prize will also be worth its value in points. The winner with the most points in this class will receive a prize.

 

Class – All teens

Section                                             $5, 4, 3

1 Make a pop bottle terrarium

2 Any article of origami

3 Create an article from duct tape

4 Make a drawing of your favourite super hero

5 “I make the best…”, baking, display 4 on a plate, identified on tag

6 Digital – submit a 30 second stop motion video

7 Digital – submit a design for a snapchat filter for the Avonmore Fair

8 Digital – submit a promotional trailer of your choice (book, tv show, movie, music) maximum 90 seconds long

9 Digital – submit a musical.ly video

10 Each cash prize will also be worth its value in points. The winner with the most points in this class will receive a $10 prize.

Class – All Youth Special, sponsor by Bryce Robinson

 

Theme: Canada 150

Section                                     $5, 4, 3, 2, 1

1 3 years and under – Display of 150 stickers

2 4 to 5 years – make a collage of Canadian images in the shape of the Canada flag

3 6 to 8 years – make a maze in the shape of a maple leaf

4 9 to 12 years– make an inukshuk out of any material, max 24” tall

5 All teens – Digital – submit a promotional trailer with the theme “Visit Canada”, maximum 90 seconds long

 

Class – Story Writing and Poster Specials

Section

1 The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Company Special is open to all elementary school students, grades 5 to 8, in Stormont County. Describe and/or Draw your family’s Fire Escape Plan.  $5, $4, $3, $2 and $1 each for the next 6 best.

 

2 For all elementary school students, Computer generated poster promoting the Avonmore Fair, must include the fair date. (use your imagination!) $5, $4, $3, $2 and $1 each for the next 6 best. Donated by The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Company.

 

3 Youth Poster Competition “Original Hand Made Design”,

Theme: “Promoting Avonmore Fair”

TWO CLASSES:

A)Youth up to Grade 6

  1. B) Youth Grade 7 to Grade 12

Criteria for both classes: Must be hand drawn.

Poster size: Minimum – 8 1/2”x11”(23cmx28cm) to a Maximum – 12”x 18”(30.5cmx46cm).   Mounted to give a 2” black border .

$10, $4, $3, $2 and $1 each for the next 6 best. Donated by The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Company .

JUDGING CRITERIA:

1) Overall appearance – 20 points

2) Attract and hold attention – 30 points

3) Competition theme clear – 40 points

4) Quality of materials/end product – 10 points

First Place poster will be eligible for further competitions

Class – Avonmore Fair Colouring Contest, sponsored by Ross & Shayla Fraser

Please find the 2017 image in the middle of the Avonmore Fair Fair Book or here Avonmore Fair 2017 colouring page

 

Section $5, 4, 3, 2, 1

1 3 years and Under

2 4 to 6 years

3 7 to 10 years

 

Class – Line Drawing Contest, sponsored by Ross & Shayla Fraser

Rules

Drawing to be used for the 2018 Avonmore Fair Colouring Contest

Theme: What’s in your garden?

Open to all children ages 11 to 18 of the current calendar year

The drawing must be suitable to be used for a colouring contest

All entries become the property of the RAS and will only be used for promoting the fair

First place will be awarded $50 and be featured in our 2018 Fair Book. A runner up will also be chosen and awarded $25.

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