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Class 30: Field Crops

Committee: David Gregson (519-994-1346), David Meek, Lorne Parkinson, Heather Parkinson

Sponsored In Part By:

Holmes Agro, Woodrill Farms Ltd., Sharpe Farm Supplies

** ALL EXHIBITS MUST BE GROWN IN THE CURRENT YEAR. PREVIOUS YEAR SAMPLES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. **

HAY: Baled Hay to be exhibited as a slice of approximately 10 inches of the bale, to be placed in a clear plastic bag. Please do not bring full bales.

Please attach this information to your sample.

  1. First or Second cut
  2. % Legume

GRAIN: The quantity of grain to be exhibited is 15 pounds. Sheaves must be six inches at bands for corn sections only. A tag must be attached to all grain exhibits stating the name of the variety.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off.

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/



Prizes: $10, $8, $5, $4, $3

Sections:

1.

10" slice of first cut hay, 80% legume

2.

10" slice mixed first cut hay, over 50% legume

3.

10' slice second cut hay

4.

10" slice first cut Red Clover hay

5.

Wheat - Spring

6.

Wheat - Winter

7.

Barley, two row

8.

Barley, six row

9.

Oats, any variety

10.

Sheaf of Ensilage corn, 6 stocks

11.

Husking corn, 6 ears

12.

Soybeans, 3 stocks

13.

Soybeans

14.

Best Hay Exhibit chosen from Sections 1 - 4

Prize: $25

PRIZE MONEY DONATED IN MEMORY OF GEORGE FLETCHER

Class 32A: Roots, Fruits & Vegetables

Committee: Kathy Hassenbach (519-217-6823),Beverly Smith, Rick Bates, Leigh Manes

Sponsored in part by:
Country Crops

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off.

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/




Prizes: $5, $4, $3

Section: Roots and Vegetables:

1.

Potatoes, 5 early variety, named and unwashed

2.

Potatoes, 5 late variety, named and unwashed

3.

Potatoes, 5 red, named and unwashed

4.

Largest Potato by weight

5.

Beets, 3 table, trim tops 3/4" or 2 cm above crown

6.

Tallest stock of corn (no roots)

7.

Tallest sunflower plant (no roots)

8.

Cabbage, 1 head

9.

Cabbage, red, 1 head

10.

Carrots, 3 table, trim tops to 1/2" (1.25 cm) above crown

11.

Corn, ornamental, 3 ears

12.

Cherry tomatoes, 10, stems attached

13.

Cucumber, 3 table, stems attached

14.

Garlic, 3 bulbs, trim tops and roots to 1 - 1 1/2" (2.5 cm)

15.

Onions, Yellow Danver, 3, trim tops and roots to 1 - 2 " (2.5 - 5 cm)

16.

Onions, Spanish, grown from seed, 3, trim tops and roots 1 - 2 " (2.5 - 5 cm)

17.

Parsnips, 3, trim tops 1/2" (1.5 cm)

18.

Pie Pumpkin, 1

19.

Pumpkin, Jack O'Lantern variety, 1

20.

Tomatoes, 3, stems attached

21.

Tomatoes, different colours, 4 varieties, 2 of each

22.

Squash, Butternut, 1, stem attached

23.

Squash, Turks Turban, 1, stem attached

24.

Squash, Pepper, 1, stem attached

25.

Squash, Zucchini, largest by weight

26.

Squash, Zucchini, largest by length

27.

Squash, Hubbard, largest by weight

28.

Flowering Kale

29.

Table Centrepiece - a collection of gourds to be displayed in exhibitor's wicker basket

30.

Weirdest Shaped Root or Vegetable

Apples:

31.

Collection of 5 Varieties of Apples (minimum 3 of each suitably displayed in wicker container)

Prizes: $25, $15, $10

32.

1 Dozen Crabapples

33.

Macintosh Red, 5, displayed on box/plate

34.

Wealthy, 5, displayed on box/plate

35.

Northern Spy, 5, displayed on box/plate

36.

Delicious, 5, displayed on box/plate

Pears:

37.

Winter Pears, 3

Specials:

38.

Largest Sunflower Head

Prizes: $25, $15, $10

Sponsored by: THE WEATHERVANE, Erin

39.

Organic Collection: at least 8 different organically grown field roots, garden roots and vegetables No fruit, i.e. tomatoes or peppers Organically Grown means no chemical fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides or fungicides have been used on the entries, or on the land on which they are grown during the current and preceding years.

Prizes: $25, $15, $10, $5

40.

Vegetarian Stew Special: 6 or more fresh vegetables and fruit, from your garden, that would be used in a stew Arranged in a soup pot To be judged on condition of vegetables, variety and general attractiveness of display.

Prizes: $20, $15, $10

Sponsored by: COUNTRY CROPS

41.

The highest combined weight of 1 carrot and 1 beet

Prizes: $20, $15, $10, $5

Class 32C: Big BIG Veggies

Committee: Ruarri and Rachel Patterson BigBigVeggieContest@erinfair.com

Sponsored in part by: Naydo's Potatoes

  • All entries must have been grown by the exhibitor.
  • All "Largest" sections are determined by mass.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off.

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/


Prizes: $20, $10, $5

Sections:

1.

Largest Pumpkin - Giant

Prizes: $250, $100, $50, $25

2.

Largest Pumpkin - Other

3.

Largest Zucchini - Yellow or Green

4.

Largest Squash - Other

5.

Largest Tomato - any variety

6.

Funniest Looking - any vegetable

7.

Unusually Large - open to any vegetable

Class 33: Rural Products

Committee: Joanne Gregson (519-843-4489), Brenda McEnery

Class 24 and 25 are new specials put together by Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies. See competition links for details:

Class 24: https://oaasfairs.org/images/Honey_Rules-2021-11-18_003.pdf

Class 25: https://oaasfairs.org/images/Maple_Syrup_Rules-2021-11-18_003.pdf

Note types and sizes of containers required. The winners of Class 24 & 25 are eligible to enter at the District 7 Annual Meeting competition. The winner at the district level is to compete at the provincial level in February, 2023 at the OAAS Convention.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off.

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/

Prizes: $5, $4, $3, $2

Sections:

1.

Maple Syrup - Light approx. 1 pt. (500 ml) in a SEALED glass jar

2.

Maple Syrup - medium approx. 1 pt. (500 ml) in a SEALED glass jar

3.

Maple Syrup - dark approx. 1 pt. (500 ml) in a SEALED glass jar

4.

Maple Syrup Candy - 5 pieces of 1 type

5.

Honey in comb - one section in a window front container, approx. 4" x 4"

6.

Creamed Honey - approx. 1 pt. (500 ml) in a glass jar.

7.

Herbal Vinegar – ½ pt (250 ml) bottle Label to tell the name of herb used.

8.

Fruit Vinegar – ½ pt (250 ml) bottle Label to tell the name of the fruit used.

9.

Hen Eggs – ½ dozen white in a carton, clearly show name of the breed.

10.

Hen Eggs – ½ dozen brown in a carton, clearly show name of the breed.

11.

Largest Hen Egg displayed in egg cup

12.

Smallest Fowl Egg displayed in egg cup.

13.

Display of 6 eggs from any other fowl, ie. Bantams, guineas, ducks. Clearly named.

14.

Potpourri – suitably packaged for gift giving in a glass container, attach a list of flowers, herbs and spices used. No perfume or cologne to be used.

15.

Home dried fruit in a glass container, attach list of ingredients.

16.

Home dried vegetables in a glass container, attach list of ingredients.

17.

Home dried herbs - a collection of household herbs, packaged suitably for gift giving, correctly labelled.

18.

Fresh Herbs - an arrangement of fresh cuttings in a vase.

19.

Collection of 3 Garden Herbs, displayed in appropriate container and labelled, not to exceed 8".

20.

Best Potted Herb Garden - minimum 5 - maximum 10 varieties, correctly labelled.

21.

Herbal Wreath OR Swag - suitable for hanging in a kitchen, accessories permitted.

22.

Any article using dried apples – Incorporate the theme "Family Ties and Apple Pies"

23.

Gift Basket display - variety of rural products (minimum 3 products), not to exceed 12" diameter. Judged on present

Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies Specials:

See note above.

Prizes: $15.00, $10.00, $7.50, $5.00

24.

Pure Liquid Honey, Ontario, White https://oaasfairs.org/images/Honey_Rules-2021-11-18_003.pdf

25.

Pure Maple Syrup, Ontario Grade A - Amber https://oaasfairs.org/images/Maple_Syrup_Rules-2021-11-18_003.pdf

Class 34: Flowers

Sponsored in part by: The Village Green

Committee: Mary Ross (519-833-7289), Jodi Swanzey, Gwen McArthur, Ruth Vibe, Marion Odorico, Deney Delfosse

  1. Please do not use any container of value
  2. All flowers and plants entered for competition must have been grown by the exhibitor except in arrangement classes where purchased flowers and materials are permitted
  3. No silk flowers or artificial material allowed unless stated.

All arrangements must be assembled before arrival at Exhibits Hall. Arrangements that are larger than specified will be disqualified.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off.

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/

Section: Cut Flowers:

Must be grown by Exhibitor

Prizes: $5, $4, $3, $2

1.

Marigolds, 3 blooms of one variety Bloom: individual flower, one to stem, do not leave buds showing

2.

Dahlia, 1 bloom 6" or under

3.

Petunias, 3 stems

4.

Perennials, 3 stems all different, must be named Stem may carry one or more flowers or buds

5.

Annuals, 3 stems, all different, must be named

6.

Snapdragons, 3 stems

7.

Rose, 1 bloom, any colour

8.

Begonia, 1 bloom, floating in a bowl

9.

Hydrangea, 1 bloom

Section: Fresh Arrangements:

Accessories may be used. Flowers in section 10-23 may be purchased.

Prizes: $5, $4, $3, $2

10.

HOT, HOT, HOT! - An arrangement of pink, yellow and orange flowers

11.

Memories- An arrangement in a teapot

12.

Time to Celebrate!- An arrangement in a shot glass

13.

Growing Like Weeds!- An arrangement of wild flowers and weeds not to exceed 18" in height

14.

Lemon Meringue Pie- An arrangement of yellow and white flowers

15.

"Hosta" Family gathering- A table center arrangement including hosta leaves

16.

Love My Chrysanthe"mum"- a Mother's Day arrangement

Specials:

Accessories may be used.

17.

Tiny Treat- A miniature arrangement not to exceed 4" in any direction

Prizes: 1st: $15.Gift Cert, 2nd: $10.Gift Cert, 3rd: $5. Gift Cert

Sponsored by: BONARROW GREENHOUSES, Rockwood

18.

You are the Pumpkin of My Eye- An arrangement of flowers in a real pumpkin, pumpkin no larger than 9"

Prizes: $25, $15, $10

Sponsored by: HILLSBURGH HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

19.

Family Reunion- A table center arrangement in fall colours

Prizes: $15, $10, $5

Sponsored by: EXTERIOR EXPRESSIONS, Hillsburgh

20.

Baked with Love- A pave arrangement in a pie plate

Prizes: $25, $15, $10

Sponsored by: ERIN HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

21.

Golden Anniversary- An arrangement with marigolds in a gold or gold embellished container

Prizes: 1st: $15.GIFT CERT, 2nd: $10. GIFT CERT, 3rd: $5. GIFT CERT

Sponsored by: BONARROW GREENHOUSES, Rockwood

22.

Father and Son- An arrangement with small sun flowers in a child's boot

Prizes: $25, $15, $10

Sponsored by: COUNTRY CROPS, Erin

23.

Garden Bounty- An arrangement of vegetables and flowers in a basket- arrangement not to exceed 16" in any direction

Prizes: $25, $15, $10

In Memory of Frances Leslie - Sponsored by: CON & ARLENE WHEILDON

24.

COMMITTEE'S CHOICE

Prize: $20

Sponsored by: EAS FLOWER COMMITTEE

25.

JUDGE'S CHOICES - the most outstanding entries in the show from Section 1-23

Prizes: 1st: $25.Gift Cert, 2nd: $15.Gift Cert, 3rd: $10 Gift Cert, 4th: 0

Sponsored by: THE WEATHERVANE, Erin

Class 35: Clothing

Committee: Sharon Nolan (519-827-6049), Myrtle Reid, Shirley Edgerton

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

Sections:

1.

A Child's Outfit At least 2 coordinating pieces

2.

Coordinating pieces for an adult (At least 2 pieces, i.e. jacket and skirt, etc.)

3.

An article of outerwear ( coat, hat etc)

4.

Jacket woven fabric- any style

5.

Pants- any size with elastic waistband

6.

Hoodie or sweatshirt, any size

7.

Fleece jacket with zipper, any size

8.

Pajamas or night shirt (child or adult)

9.

Clothing accessory made of fleece ie hat, mittens

10.

Costume for child or adult

11.

Sewn accessory (hat, mittens, bag)

12.

Any sewn article that reflects the fair theme "Family Ties and Homemade Pies"

Specials:

13.

Handmade garment or accessory using eco-friendly materials Possible materials: recycled fabrics, bamboo, soy or corn based fabrics. Must use some sewing techniques which may include hand sewing. Place an attached explanation of the
eco-friendly aspects of the garment or accessory.

Prizes: $10, $8, $5

Sponsored by: DEBI CLARE, Hillsburgh

14.

Any machine sewn article made by a 4-H member

Prizes: $20, $15, $10, $5

Sponsored by: LARRY & MARGARET BARNSTAPLE, Acton

Class 36: Knitted & Crocheted Articles

Committee: Sharon Nolan (519-827-6049), Myrtle Reid, Shirley Edgerton

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off.

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

Knitted:

1.

Afghan, hand knitted, one piece, finished not exceeding 150 cm X 180 cm

2.

Hand knitted baby's Afghan or carriage cover any style (min size 36"X 36")

3.

Hand knitted pair of socks, adult size

4.

Hand knitted sweater or cardigan using one type and yarn colour, adult size

5.

Hand knitted accessory

6.

Hand knitted hat, any style

7.

Hand knitted baby outfit, minimum 2 pieces, no ribbons (no chunky or thick yarn)

8.

Any hand knitted article by a new member

9.

A scarf or cowl article hand knitted for an adult

10.

Any article of machine knitting or any other technique

11.

Any hand knitted article that reflects the fair theme " Family Ties and Homemade Pies"

Crocheted:

12.

Afghan crocheted, one piece, finished not exceeding 150cm X 180cm

13.

Afghan crocheted, finished not exceeding 150 cm X 180 cm

14.

Baby Afghan or carriage cover any style (min 36" X 36")

15.

One pair crocheted slippers, any style any size

16.

Crocheted baby outfit, minimum 2 pieces - no ribbons (no chunky or thick yarn)

17.

Any articled crocheted by a new exhibitor

18.

Any article crocheted that reflects the fair theme " Family Ties and Homemade Pies"

19.

An Afghan using more than one technique, for a single bed, not exceeding 150 cm X 180 cm

Prizes: $20, $10

Sponsored by: WENDY MCDOUGALL, Hanover

Class 37: Canning

Committee: Marjorie Sanders (519-833-9546), Marion Sinclair O'Connor, Marjorie Eskritt, Leona Duncan, Sylvia Gray

Instructions: Pint jars or metric equivalent are required for Canning, ½ pint jars or metric equivalent are required for Jams &Jellies. Wrong sized jars will be disqualified. Should there be more than 6 entries in any section, a 4th prize of $2.00 may be given. NOTE: NEW LIDS ONLY TO BE USED. JARS NOT SEALED WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. NO WAX TO BE USED EXCEPT FOR FREEZER JAM.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off.

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/


Canned Fruit - Pint Jars or Metric Equivalent:

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

1.

Applesauce

2.

Pears

3.

Peaches

4.

Plums

5.

Canned Tomatoes

Jams - Half Pint, 8oz. Jars or Metric Equivalent:

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

6.

Blueberry Jam

7.

Peach Jam

8.

Raspberry Jam

9.

Black Currant Jam

10.

Plum Jam

11.

Strawberry Jam

12.

Three (3) Fruit Marmalade

13.

Any type of jam not listed Type must be identified

Jellies - Half Pint, 8oz Jars or Metric Equivalent:

No food colouring to be used in Jellies.

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

14.

Crab Apple Jelly

15.

Grape Jelly

16.

Rhubarb Jelly

17.

Red Pepper Jelly

Frozen Jams - Half Pint, 8oz Jars or Metric Equivalent:

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

18.

Raspberry Jam

19.

Strawberry Jam

20.

Peach Jam

Specials:

21.

3 decorated jars of jam in wooden/wicker basket, using "Family Ties and Homemade Pies" Theme 3 different jams in half pint jars (or metric equivalent) Exhibits will be judged on appearance and taste.

Prizes: $25, $15, $10

Sponsored by: HILLSBURGH FOODLAND, Hillsburgh

22.

Best Jam or Jelly from Sections 6-20

Prize: $20

Sponsored by: BETH BRODERICK, Fergus

23.

Best Jam Award Prize winning Jams must be made with Bernardin Fruit Pectin. Proof of purchase plus Recipe must accompany entry tag.
Complete a Release and Declaration form with their name, address and phone number.
Indicate what contest and placing they have won
Submit a photograph of yourself and winning product, recipe and proof of purchase.

Prize: $20 BERNARDIN Gift Certificate and Rosette Prize Ribbon

Sponsored By: BERNARDIN

Pickles:

Pint Jars or Metric Equivalent

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

24.

Dill Pickles

25.

Nine Day Pickles

26.

Icicle Pickles

27.

Beet Pickles

28.

Bread & Butter Pickles

29.

Corn Relish

30.

Hot Dog Relish - Yellow

31.

Hot Dog Relish - Green

32.

Gherkins

33.

Chili Sauce

34.

Fruit Chili Sauce

35.

Peppers

36.

Spaghetti Sauce (no meat)

37.

Salsa

38.

Any Pickle Not Listed, Must Be Identified

39.

Zucchini Relish

40.

Mixed Vegetable

Specials:

41.

Bbq Sauce Sauce made with molasses. Sauce recipe must include a minimum of 1/4 cup of molasses. To be judged on taste, texture and creative use of a recipe.

Prizes: $10, $6, $4

42.

Decorated package of Pickles (3 kinds of pickles, not relish) using the theme 'Family Ties and Homemade Pies"'

Prizes: $10, $7, $5, $3

43.

Bernardin Adult Home Canner "BEST OF THE SHOW" Award Prize winner must have three (3) home canning entries in the fair (pint or 1/2 pint jars) Winner is Fair's Best Home Canner based on highest accumulated points in Canning Class.

Prize: $30 BERNARDIN Gift Certificate

Sponsored by: Bernardin, www.bernardin.ca

44.

Bernardin Gift Basket - At least 3 filled mason jars (pint or 1/2 pint jars) Sealed with Bernardin Snap or Bernardin Collection Elite Lids and be submitted in an appropriate container Maximum cost of container and components not to exceed $20. Entry may be decorated for any theme (holiday, get well, etc) and may include appropriate additional items such as soap, candles, candy, soup mixes, etc.
Judge's winner based on creativity, quallity of home canned product, perceived value and appropriateness of presentation.
www.homecanning.com

Prizes: $20, $7, $5, $3

Sponsored By: BERNARDIN and ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY

Class 38: Quilting

Committee: Helen Meyer, Co-Chair (519-855-6597), Gillian Robinette, Co-Chair (519-927-9431), Joanne Henkie, Samantha Hirniak, Kristie Marsala, Elaine McDougall

INSTRUCTIONS: PLEASE REVIEW QUILTING RULES CAREFULLY.

ALL ENTRIES IN CLASS 38 MUST MEET THE SIZE REQUIREMENTS AS STIPULATED FOR EACH SECTION. FAILURE TO MEET THE SIZE REQUIREMENTS WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION. ALL LABELS MUST BE COVERED.

OAAS ANNUAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUILTS COMPETITION

A COMPLETE SET OF ELIGIBILITY, RULES AND REGULATIONS IS AVAILABLE

The two championship quilts (hand quilted and machine quilted) are eligible to compete at the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) District meeting in November 2022. The winners at District proceed to competition at the OAAS Convention in Toronto in February 2023. If an exhibitor does not wish his or her quilt to compete, please state on the back of the entry tag. If the championship winner does not want the champion quilt to proceed, the reserve champion quilt will proceed to the OAAS Quilt Competition. Upon making an entry into the OAAS Quilt Competition, the exhibitor agrees to participate in any promotional activities related to the competition. Prizes will be awarded at the District and Provincial Levels.

HAND QUILTED CHAMPIONSHIP: RULES AND REGULATIONS

• Entries must be solely made and hand quilted by the exhibitor.

• Entry quilts must be a minimum of 324” (823 cm) measured on the perimeter.

. Entrants must indicate the name of the quilt pattern.

• The Grand Prize winner of the Hand Quilted Championship Quilt will receive an award of $500 at the Convention in February 2023.

MACHINE QUILTED CHAMPIONSHIP: RULES AND REGULATIONS

• Entries must be solely made and machine quilted (not using a long arm machine) by the exhibitor.

• Entries must be a minimum perimeter of 324” (823 cm). Article may be square or rectangular, etc.

. Entrants must indicate the name of the quilt pattern.

• Article must have visible machine quilting.

• The Grand Prize winner of the Champion Machine Quilt will receive an award of $500 at the Convention in February 2023.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/

OAAS Hand Quilted Sections:

Prizes: $25, $8, $6, $4

1.

Quilt-Pieced, Hand Quilted, Made Solely by Exhibitor

Special Award of $25 to first place in MEMORY OF ANN GRAHAM, Sponsored by: THE GRAHAM FAMILY

2.

Quilt - Appliqued, Hand Quilted, Made Solely by Exhibitor

Sponsored by: DARLENE & PETE TERRY, in MEMORY OF DONNA REED

OAAS Machine Quilted Championship:

See Rules and Regulations Above

3.

Machine Quilt -- Pieced or Appliqued, Machine Quilted, Made Solely by Exhibitor

Prizes: $10, $8, $6, $4

Sponsored by: JUNE SWITZER

General Quilting Sections:

The following sections require that the quilts be made solely by the exhibitor. Please note that sections 30 and 31 only are available for quilts quilted by another person or quilted on a long arm machine.

4.

Quilt--My First Quilt by A Beginner Quilter, Perimeter of 200" (500 cm) or Larger (any kind, machine, hand quilted or tied)

Prizes: $8, $5, $3, $2

5.

Quilt - Tied, perimeter of 200" (500 cm) or larger

Prizes: $8, $5, $3, $2

6.

Quilt Top- Appliqued,perimeter of 200" (500 cm) or larger

Prizes: $8, $5, $3, $2

7.

Quilt Top -- Pieced, Perimeter of 200" (500 cm) or Larger

Prizes: $8, $5, $3, $2

8.

Quilt -- Whole Cloth (quilted on A Solid Plain Coloured Fabric, Perimeter of 300" (750 cm)or Larger

Prizes: $8, $5, $3, $2

9.

Quilt Appliqued - any kind done solely by exhibitor that is not eligible for Sections 1-8. Please write on the back of the entry tag why this quilt is ineligible for the previous sections (i.e. size)

Prizes: $8, $5, $3, $2

10.

Quilt Pieced - Any kind done solely by exhibitor that is not eligible for Sections 1-8. Please write on the back of the entry tag why this quilt is ineligible for the previous sections (i.e. size)

Prizes: $8, $5, $3, $2

11.

Quilt - Crib, Hand Quilted, perimeter of 200" (500 cm) or less

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

12.

Quilt-- Crib, Machine Quilted, Perimeter of 200" (500 cm) or Less

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

13.

Lap Quilt - Hand Quilted, perimeter of more Than 200" (500 cm), less than 300" (750cm) See section 34 for additional prize)

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

14.

Lap Quilt - Machine Quilted, perimeter of more than 200" (500 cm), less than 300" (750 cm)

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

15.

Bed Quilt - Hand Quilted, minimum perimeter of 300", (750cm) See section 34 for additional prize.

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

16.

Bed Quilt - Machine Quilted, minimum perimeter of 300" (750 cm)

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

17.

Group Quilt, pieced or appliqued, made by a group or organization. Please provide a list of all participants in the making of the quilt.

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

18.

Quilted Runner or Table Topper

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

19.

Quilted Bag, Purse or Wearable Item

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

20.

Any other quilted or tied item i.e. place mats, candle mats, bed runners, etc

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

Sponsored by: MARY MAXIM

21.

Quilted item showing theme of Fair

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

Sponsored by: MARY MAXIM

22.

Pieced or appliqued quilt block, mounted with back of block accessible

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

23.

Miniature Quilt, perimeter of 72" (180 cm) or less

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

24.

Wall Quilt - Traditional or heirloom design, not to exceed a perimeter of 200" (500 cm). Must be made and quilted by exhibitor. Must have sleeve or rod pockets

Prizes: $10, $8, $7

Sponsored by: CYNTHIA RABSTEIN

25.

Wall Quilt - contemporary or own design, not to exceed a perimeter of 200" (500 cm). Must have sleeve or rod pockets. Will be judged on innovative design, unusual use of materials and stitches, piecing, embellishments, as well as quilting and finishing.

Prizes: $10, $8, $7

Sponsored by CYNTHIA RABSTEIN

26.

Men Only- Any Quilt or Quilted Item

Prizes: $10, $8, $7

27.

Special Quilt- Original design by exhibitor, permeter of 200" (500cm) or larger. This quilt should exhibit a special theme (specific event or celebration) or special design (i.e. exhibitor's ability to design original or adapt traditional pattern) or other special qualities (i.e. personalized photo transfer memory quilt. Include a note (legible from a distance) of 100 words or less describing the special nature of the quilt.

Prizes: $10, $8, $7

Perpetual Trophy to first place IN MEMORY OF JEANNIE BUTCHER, Sponsored by : THE STAFF OF ERIN RESEARCH

28.

Antique Quilt or Quilt Top, 50 years or Older Include a note (legible from a distance) of 100 words or less to share the history of the quilt.

Prizes: $25, $8, $7

IN MEMORY OF ANN GRAHAM, Sponsored by: THE GRAHAM FAMILY

29.

Modern Quilt- perimeter of more than 200" (500cm). A modern quilt includes unusual settings and block arrangements (can be asymmetrical) with heavy use of neutrals and solids. Include a note of 100 words or less describing the modern quilt nature of the entry.

Prizes: $10, $8, $7

Sponsored by HELEN MEYER

30.

Quilt- pieced by entrant, quilted by another, minimum perimeter 200" (500cm) Colour, design and construction to be judged, not the quilting. Please indicate the name of the person(s) who has done the quilting on the back of the entry tag.

Prizes: $10, $8, $7

31.

Quilt- appliqued by entrant, quilted by another or on a long arm quilting machine. Minimum perimeter 200" (500cm). Colour, design and construction to be judged, not the quilting. Please indicate the name of the person(s) who has done the quilting on the back of the entry tag.

Prizes: $10, $8, $7

32.

An article of quilting -- Must be completely made by exhibitor under the age of 16 years

Prizes: $10, $8, $7

Sponsored by CAROL POLLOCK

33.

Scrap Quilt - perimeter of 200" (500cm) or more. Minimum of 50 different fabrics, pieced and/or appliqued, hand and/or machine quilted.

Prizes: $10, $8, $7

Sponsored by: GILLIAN ROBINETTE

34.

The Wendy McHugh Award. The Judge will select from Sections 11, 13 and 15 a quilt chosen for its hand quilting and overall design.

Prize: $25

Sponsored by; ERIN VILLAGE QUILTERS in memory of founding member, WENDY MCHUGH

35.

Committee's Choice - open to all entrants in Class 38 Any item entered in Class 38 that the Committee Members, in consultation with the judge choose to recognize for high quality and overall appeal.

Prize: $25

Sponsored by; ERIN VILLAGE QUILTERS

Class 39: Hobbies, Crafts & Needlework

Committee: Barb Switzer (519) 855-6336), Jackie Kirk, Ellen Thomson, Colleen Lloyd, Jordan Bakker

Sponsored in part by:

Ellen Thomson, Rockwood and

Len’s Mill Stores

EACH ENTRY MUST BE THE WORK OF THE EXHIBITOR, MUST BE CLEAN AND WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ONE YEAR.

Should there be more than 6 entries in any section, and on the advice of the judge, a fourth prize may be given.

NOTE: Exhibitor may enter one item only per section. *Please note Children & Youth Sections 44, 45, 46 for children and youth, ages 5 to 18.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/

1st Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

Prizes: $0, $4, $3, $2

Hobbies & Crafts:

1.

Hostess gift For any occasion, except Christmas

1st Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

2.

Any occasion front door entrance decoration, made with natural materials, other than Christmas

Prize: 1st

Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

3.

A sewn or knitted or crocheted teddy bear or stuffed animal

Prize: 1st

$10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

4.

An article made from a fabric lace doily

Prize: 1st

Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

5.

A handmade tote bag

Prize: 1st

Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

6.

Jewellery – Handcrafted bracelet or necklace

Prize: 1st

Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

7.

Jewellery – 2 piece handcrafted set, (necklace/earrings or other), mounted for display

Prize: 1st

Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

8.

Jewellery - 3 piece handcrafted set, (necklace/bracelet/earrings), mounted for display

Prize: 1st

Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

9.

Jewellery – a handcrafted item for a special occasion

Prize: 1st

Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

10.

Jewellery – any other handcrafted piece, not listed above

Prize: 1st

Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

11.

An article showing tie-dying technique

Prize: 1st

Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

12.

Adult Colouring Book Page, mounted on Bristol board with one inch border

Prize: 1st

Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

13.

Garden ornament – stake, stepping stone or other

Prize: 1st

Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

14.

A handcrafted cushion, no larger than 20" X 20"

Prize: 1st

Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

Needlework:

All articles must be clean and new. Please observe measurements!

15.

Article made with plastic canvas, needlework

1st Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

16.

An article of rug hooking

1st Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

17.

An article displaying embroidery with floss, not framed

1st Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

18.

An article displaying needlework – cross-stitch, crewel, needlepoint, other. Label the technique on the tag

1st Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

19.

An article displaying machine embroidery

1st Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

20.

A crocheted article larger than 12 inches (30 cm) (See Class 36)

1st Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

21.

An article of crocheting, mounted for display, under 12 inches (30 cm)

1st Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

22.

A handmade bookmark, any medium

1st Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

23.

Three articles for a bazaar, displayed in a basket

1st Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

24.

Sample of a craft or hobby, not listed above or below, jigsaw puzzle/other, mounted for display

1st Prize $10. Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

25.

An article made from recycled material. Identify recycled material on tag.

1st Prize $10.00 Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

26.

NEW ADULT EXHIBITOR: any craft, hobby, needlework, etc. Mark card as NEW

1st Prize $10.00 Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

Christmas Corner:

Prize: 1st

$10.00 Gift Card Len's Mill Stores

27.

A wall hanging or Advent calendar

28.

Front door entrance decoration – snowman, New Year, Winter, etc.

29.

Runner or table topper

30.

A decorated Christmas gift bag, any medium

31.

A handcrafted Christmas stocking, ready to hang, any technique

32.

A handmade Christmas corsage with pin(s)

33.

A container decorated for Christmas such as a jar, teacup, other

34.

A Christmas centrepiece, any medium, (except real flowers), height 8", (20 cm), for dining-room table

Specials:

35.

A Craft Featuring Theme "Family Ties and Homemade Pies"

Prizes: $10, $8, $5, $3

Sponsored by: ELLEN THOMSON, Rockwood

36.

Males Only Craft or Hobby

Prizes: $15, $10, $5

Sponsored by: BARB & KEITH SWITZER, Hillsburgh

37.

Have You Just Completed A Piece of Work with No Section to Show It- Enter it here.

Prizes: $10, $8, $5, $3

Sponsored by: ELLEN THOMSON, Rockwood

38.

An embroidered picture, framed, minimum size, 8" X 10"

Prizes: $15, $10, $5

Sponsored by: PAT CLARKE

39.

Scrapbooking: one page only

Prizes: $15, $10, $5

40.

Three handmade greeting cards, any occasion, each with a different technique

Prizes: $10, $8, $5, $3

Sponsored by: JEAN WOOD

41.

A Gift Basket, any occasion, with 5 to 7 articles, judged on appearance

Prizes: $10, $8, $5, $3

Sponsored by: COLLEEN LLOYD, Aurora

42.

BERNARDIN SNAP LID/MASON JAR CRAFT AWARD Decorative or functional homemade craft using a Bernardin mason jar

Prizes: 1st, $7, $5, $3

$20.00 Bernardin Gift Certificate and Rosette

Sponsored by: (1st) BERNARDIN and (2nd-4th) ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY

43.

Judge's overall most favourite craft

Prize: $10

Sponsored by: ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY

Children and Youth:

Read the rules carefully. Indicate your age on the card. This must be different from Class 44: Junior Crafts.

Prizes: $5, $4, $3, $2

44.

Have you completed a hobby or craft but you cannot find a place to show it- Enter it here. Ages 5-7

45.

Have you completed a hobby or craft but you cannot find a place to show it- Show it here! Ages 8-11

46.

Have you completed a hobby or craft but you cannot find a place to show it- Show it here! Ages 12-18

Class 40: Woodworking

Committee: Rebecca Parkinson (519-215-7228)

Sponsored in part by:

McKinnon Timber Mart, J.R. Finnie OLS, Kierdan Wood Products,
Neilson Cabinet Works, Mark Kirk

A Special Award of $50 and a keeper trophy will be given to the exhibitor with most points in Sections 1-8. The Delbert Reed Memorial Trophy to be presented during closing ceremonies.

Only one entry per person per section is allowed. Please indicate age on outside of tag when entering adult sections if you are 18 years of age or under.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/

Prizes: $5, $4, $3, $2

Sections:

1.

Wood carving that's not an animal

2.

Article made using wood burning technique

3.

An article made from recycled wood

4.

Child's toy – train, truck, airplane, buildings, boxes etc.

5.

Wood carving – in relief

6.

Wall art must be able to hang on the wall - made from any type of wood

7.

Any Woodworking Project – for students ages 12 and under – Can be made from a kit – Imagination required State age on entry tag.

8.

Any Woodworking Project – for students 13 to 18 years of age – Can be made from a kit – Imagination required State age on entry tag.

Specials:

9.

Household furniture – ie. small cabinet, coffee or end table etc.

1st $50.00 Gift Card, 2nd $30.00 Gift Card, 3rd $ 20.00 Gift Card

Sponsored by: MCKINNON TIMBER MART, Hillsburgh

10.

Open Class – for adults – anything not from a kit – article must not have been eligible for any other sections

Gift Card 1st $30.00, 2nd 15.00, 3rd $5.00

Sponsored by: MCKINNON TIMBER MART, Hillsburgh

11.

Open Class – for students still in school – article must not have been eligible for other sections State age on entry tag.

Prizes: $30, $15, $5

Sponsored by: NEILSON CABINET WORKS

12.

Animal wood carving - birds, fish, bear

Prizes: $30, $15, $5

Sponsored by: J. ROD FINNIE, OLS

13.

Article using theme of fair - "Family Ties and Homemade Pies"

Prizes: $30, $15, $5

Sponsored by: ROBIN BROOKS, Homecraft Past President

14.

Judge and Woodworking Committee overall choice

Prize: $30

Sponsored by: MARK KIRK

Class 41: Fine Art

Committee: June Switzer (519-855-4201), Mary Coulson, Donna Hawkins, Gleidy Martinez-Rathbun

NOTE: ALL ART MUST BE FRAMED OR MOUNTED AND READY TO HANG. N.B. Art is hung on gallery wires [hooks] in multiple layers. String, taped, cardboard backing and weak hanging apparatus will be disqualified as they may fall and damage displayed work. This rule strictly enforced! Work not ready for display with properly attached hanging device will be disqualified. EXCLUDING SECTIONS 12, 13 ,14 &15. Due to limited display space, finished works, (including frame, mountings and bases)must not exceed 75 cm (30 inches) in any direction. ALL ART MUST BE THE WORK OF THE EXHIBITOR. AN EXHIBITOR MAY ENTER ONLY ONE PIECE OF ART IN EACH SECTION.

N.B. water colour pencils are included in water colour categories. New work each year is expected.

At the advice of the judge, a 4th prize may be awarded.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/


Prizes: $5, $4, $3

Sections:

1.

"Winter Day" - Oil or Acrylic, 2 Dimensional

2.

'Winter Day" - Watercolour or other medium, 2 dimensional

3.

"Orange" - any medium, 2 dimensional

4.

Drawing in colour, eg pencil crayon, pastels, etc - any subject

5.

Drawing in black and white (monochromatic) (e.g. charcoal, pencil - any subject

6.

Portrait featuring people - any medium, 2 dimensional

7.

Portrait featuring animals - any medium, 2 dimensional

8.

Still Life - oil colour or acrylic

9.

Still Life - watercolours or others

10.

Abstract - any medium, 2 dimensional

11.

Fabrication and Assemblage Art - 3D works, any subject

12.

3D Surface Painting - any subject

13.

Watercolour painting - any subject, matted and framed Open to 4H club members only! Please include membership number or name of club affiliation on entry.

14.

Acrylic painting - any subject, ready to hang Open to 4H Club members only! Please include membership number or name of club affiliation on entry.

15.

A Fine Art not listed (e.g. fibre art, felting art, etc)

16.

Art depicting theme "Family Ties and Homemade Pies" - any medium

17.

Judge's Choice Best overall piece of Fine Art from Sections 1-16

Prize: $50

Sponsored By: DONNA & HOWARD WHEELER

18.

Top Points in Arts Section 1 - 16

Prize: $25

Sponsored by: REBHAN FAMILY

Class 41A: Photography

Sponsored in part by: The Quarrie Family

Committee: Mary Wall (519-833-2510), Valerie Quarrie, Jocelyn Quarrie, Donna Wheeler, Nancy Ladner, Beverley Brook, Carol Pollock, Shelley Ballantyne, Christine Richardson, Ben Quarrie, Marilyn Reitz, Chricket Yule

All photographs MUST be the work of the exhibitor. An exhibitor may only enter ONE ENTRY in each section. Please attach the tag to the top right hand corner.

AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY
ALL PHOTOGRAPHY must be securely mounted on bristol board or construction paper with 1 inch border. Every reasonable care will be given to safely and attractively display your entries. Maximum print size is 4” x 6” and the photos
MUST have been taken by the person exhibiting them. An exhibitor may only enter ONE ENTRY in each section. 2 prints means two different prints in that specific category. If it asks for two prints, please mount the 2 different prints on the SAME piece of paper with one entry tag.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/


Prizes: $3.00, $2.50, $2.00, $1.50

Sections:

1.

Trees - 1 Print

2.

Before/after- 2 Prints

3.

Eyes - 2 Prints

4.

Historic Architecture -- 2 Prints

5.

The View From My Back Door -- 1 Print

6.

Vintage Farm Equipment -- 1 Print

7.

Special Celebration -- 2 Prints

8.

Young Children, under 3 years of Age -- 2 Prints

9.

Children, 3 years and Older -- 2 Prints

10.

My Best Covid Memory - 1 print

11.

Scenery of Trip in Canada -- 2 Prints Please label location.

12.

Up in the Sky - 2 Prints

13.

Picture of a Celebrity - 1 print Please include name and occasion.

14.

Photo taken by a drone - 1 print

15.

Things with Wings - 2 Prints

16.

Local Scenery - 1 Print Taken Within 40 km of Erin

17.

Shadows or Sihouette - 1 Print

18.

Birds at My Feeder - 2 Prints

19.

Pets - 2 Prints

20.

Action Photography - 1 Print

21.

Most Humorous Photo with caption - 1 Print

22.

Best Friends - 1 Print

23.

Erin Fair - 2 Prints

24.

Horse(s) - 2 Prints

25.

Grandparent/Generations - 1 Print

26.

Panoramic Photo, any subject - 1 Print Irregular Size

27.

Winter Fun - 2 Prints

28.

Digitally Enhanced - 1 Print

29.

Splish Splash - 1 Print

30.

Farm Scenes - 2 Prints

31.

Camping - 2 Prints

32.

Wild Weather - 1 Print

33.

2 Prints - 1 print of a copy of a picture from more than 70 years ago and a recent picture of the same scene

34.

The BEST Photo that I took in 2021-2022 - 1 print

Amateur or Professional Photography:

Colour or black and white photographs. All entries must be no larger than 20 cm X 25 cm (8"x10") and suitably mounted for display (i.e. bristol board, etc. NO GLASS). 1 print only for each entry. Only 1 entry per category per exhibitor

35.

Canadian Scene

36.

Sunset or Seascape

37.

Portrait of a Person

38.

Wildlife

39.

One Photograph Featuring A Classic Car from 1950's or 1960's

Prizes: $7, $5, $3, $2

Sponsored by: SUZANNE AND GARY WHALEY

40.

Directors' Special Most Outstanding Photo in Sections 1-34

Prize: $10

Sponsored By: MARY WALL, Erin

Class 42: Antiques & Collectibles

Sponsored in part by: Heidi & Jeff Duncan, Evelyn & Bert Rodgers

Committee: Liz Cook (519-833-0576) Reta Philips, Arlene Wheildon, Eileen Brown

NOTE: We will do our utmost to return all antiques in the condition in which you bring them. However, all antiques are exhibited at the owner‘s risk.

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Antiques must be at least 50 years old.
  2. Exhibitors must have a number and may not enter more than 1 entry in each section.
  3. Exhibitors should own articles exhibited. No exhibit to be higher than 12 inches.
  4. Historical interest and approximate age of entry would be appreciated but is not necessary for a prize.
  5. Each exhibitor is requested to keep a list of articles exhibited as a check at the close of the fair.
  6. All showcases will be locked for exhibitors’ protection.
  7. In fairness to other exhibitors, dealers in Antiques will not be eligible to compete.
  8. Articles to be removed from cases by Directors only, for safety,
  9. Only class directors to be allowed beyond the tables during judging.
  10. If more than six (6) qualified entries in one section, a 4th prize of $1.50 will be given on the advice of the judge.
  11. All entry tickets must be securely fastened to the article exhibited.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/

Prizes: $5, $4, $3, $2

Sections:

1.

Bible (passed down through family)

2.

Heirloom Ring

3.

Picture of family picnic

4.

Christmas Ornament

5.

Rolling Pin

6.

Flour sifter

7.

Butter Print

8.

Child's baking set

9.

Tea Bell

10.

Baby Shoes

11.

Knitting Pattern Book

12.

Sports Metal

13.

Pin Cushion

14.

Ladies Dress Gloves

15.

Ladies Compact

16.

Camera

17.

Tin Container (food Product)

18.

Decorative Hair Comb

19.

Wind Up tin toy

20.

Piece of Royalty memorabilia

Section: Specials:

21.

Antique Buttons

Prizes: $7, $5, $3

Sponsored By: PHILIPPA BODOLAI, Homecraft President

22.

Most Unusual piece of China

Prizes: $7, $5, $3

Sponsored by: JUNE SWITZER

23.

Souvenir from Queen Elizabeth's Coronation

Prizes: $7, $5, $3

Sponsored by: MARY WALL

24.

Judge's Choice from sections 1-20

Prizes: $25, $10

Sponsored by: JOHN WRIGHT, Erin

Class 43: Baking

Committee: Elinor Fuller(519-855-6342), Marilyn Leighton, Anne Barden, Pam Brennan, Brennan Quackenbush, Brooke Switzer, Sarah Barden, Stephanie Travassos.

Each entry must be the work of the exhibitor and only one entry per section. Entries from Sections 1 - 26 must be in CLEAR PLASTIC ZIPPER BAGS PROVIDED BY THE EXHIBITOR WITH TAGS ATTACHED.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off.

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/

Bread & Rolls (Yeast):

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

1.

One half (1/2) Loaf White Bread

2.

One half (1/2) loaf 60% whole wheat bread

3.

One half (1/2) loaf of multi-grain bread, using a bread machine

4.

One half (1/2) braided fruit loaf

5.

Three (3) Sourdough buns, presented on a 6" plate

6.

Three (3) Chelsea Buns Presented On A 6"- 8" plate

Section: Quick Breads (No Yeast):

No paper cups, no mixes, no purchased pie fillings. 6" paper plates where required.

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

7.

Three (3) banana muffins

8.

Three (3) carrot muffins

9.

Three (3) apple/raisin muffins

10.

Three (3) savoury tea biscuits 2 1/2" approx. in diameter

11.

Lemon Loaf - half-loaf (9"x5"x3" pan approx.)

12.

Pumpkin Nut - half loaf (9"x5"x3" pan approx.)

Cookies and Squares:

To be exhibited on 6" paper plates.

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

13.

Three (3) date squares

14.

Three (3) lemon squares

15.

Three (3) chocolate brownies

16.

Three (3) chocolate chip cookies (2 ½" diameter max)

17.

Three (3) raisin oatmeal cookies (21/2 diameter max)

18.

Three (3) peanut butter cookies (2 ½" diameter max)

Pastry, Pies and Tarts:

Pies should be no larger than 9" in diameter and must be cool for judging. No mixes, purchased pie filling or purchased pastry.

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

19.

Three (3) Butter Tarts w/fruit

20.

Three (3) raspberry tarts

21.

Three (3) coconut tarts

22.

Raisin pie, 2 crust

23.

Unspiced apple pie, 2 Crust

24.

Cherry Pie w/lattice top

Candy and Dainties:

Prizes: $5, $4, $3

25.

Chocolate bark– 4 pieces x 2" square (approx.) displayed on a 6" plate

26.

Caramel fudge – 4 pieces displayed on a 6" plate

27.

Peppermint patties – 4 x 1" pieces on a 6" plate

Large Cakes:

Must be exhibited on foil covered cardboard, not more than 1" beyond the edge of cake, or in a clear domed container of the same size. These cakes will be displayed whole.

Prizes: $10, $5, $3

28.

Vanilla jelly roll, sugar dusted – with jam filling – 6" long approx.

29.

Angel Food cake - no decoration

30.

Slab white cake decorated using this year's theme: "Family Ties and Homemade Pies" (9x13" approx.)

Specials:

Some "Specials" require the recipe and these should be neatly printed or typed on a recipe card and attached to the exhibit. Requested product labels should also be attached.

31.

Spiced Apple Pie, 2 crust 8"-9"pie plate or equivalent

Prizes: $20, $10

Sponsored by: IN MEMORY OF MARGART FLETCHER

32.

President's Choice - Peach Pie, crumble top No purchased filling. 8" diameter or equivalent.

Prizes: $10, $5, $3, $2

Sponsored By: BRENDA LOTHMANN, EAS President 2022

33.

Chocolate Layer Cake 8" Diameter Round Decorated your choice

Prizes: $10, $5, $3, $2

Sponsored By: SANDERSON DISPOSAL, Erin

34.

Special Gluten-Free Squares, four (4) butter tart 2" squares Recipe to accompany exhibit. Sponsor will retain recipe.

Prizes: $10, $6, $4

Sponsored By: MARY WALL, Erin

35.

Five (5) Shortbread Fingers (approx. ¾"x2 ½")

Prizes: $10 and $25 G/C, $7 and $10. G/C, $5 and 0

Sponsored by: HOMECRAFT DIVISION In Memory of Dorothy Gillespie

36.

OAAS Butter Tart Competition Five 3" tarts, with raisins - no nuts RULES:
1. Entry must be solely made by the person entering the competition (including pastry).
2. The entrant must have won the OAAS butter tart competition at the local
Fair/Exhibition to be eligible to enter the District Competition.
3. The entrant must have won the District Competition to be eligible to enter the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies Competition at the convention in February 2023.
4. In the case where the District winner is unable to send an entry to the convention, then the 2nd prize district winner will be eligible to enter.
5. The size of tarts must be full size tarts (no mini or bite size tarts)
6. No nuts or any other fruit. Only raisins are to be included.
7. Tarts must be on a clean paper plate inside of a clear plastic bag.
8. At Provincial Competition, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place entries will not be returned to exhibitor but will be placed for auction at the convention.

Prizes: $10, $8, $6

Sponsored By: JOANNE GREGSON, Past President OAAS

Class 44: Junior Crafts

Committee: Robin Brooks (519-855-9726), Debi Clare, Pat Brubacher, Emily Brooks, Natalie Brooks

Sponsored in part by:

ATV Accounting, Bev Ross, Butcher’s Furniture, Erin Advocate


INSTRUCTIONS: The Junior sections are for boys and girls who have reached their 16th birthday by the end of the fall fair year. Please fill out the information on the entry cards and include the child’s age to be visible when the card is folded in its closed position. Fasten entry tags securely to all entries. No entries will be accepted for more than two years. All entries must be the work of the child.

Parents are encouraged to allow the children to prepare the exhibits without assistance. Please encourage them in every way, but remember that every bit of work you do for them defeats the objectives of the Fair.

Only one entry per section per child permitted and children must exhibit in their own age group only. ALL PICTURES AND PAINTINGS MADE ON PAPER MUST NOT EXCEED 8 ½ x 11 INCHES UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED. PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS FOR EACH SECTION AS THEY WILL BE DISQUALIFIED IF NOT MADE TO THE APPROPRIATE SIZE.

Examples of any medium, would be; paint, markers, crayons, pencil crayons, oil pastels, bingo dabbers, chalk, ribbon, yarn, string, lace, feathers, buttons, pompoms, stickers, paper, fabric, noodles, shells, puzzle pieces, flowers, beads, sparkles, sequins, tooth picks, pipe cleaners, googly eyes, popsicle sticks, foam pieces, clothespins, wooden spoons, dice, play dough, felt, sponges, elastics, milk tags, gimp, items from nature, cotton balls, egg cartons, candies, etc.

Junior Photography: Photos must have been taken by the exhibitor, Include one print only in each section mounted on construction paper with a one inch border. Not to exceed 5 x 7. PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/


Prizes: $5, $4, $3, $2

Ages 2 and under:

PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND MAKE SURE ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED.

1.

Painted Pasta Necklace for a family member Using pasta that can be put on a string, have the child paint the noodles and create a beautiful necklace.

2.

Apple Prints On a slice of pie made from construction paper, use cut apples dipped in paint to make a delicious apple pie.

3.

No Mess Sensory Bag Inside a large freezer bag add globs of paint, shaving cream, oil, glitter and/or other medium and seal. Bag can be taped closed and let the child squish and create without getting all messy.

4.

Popsicle Stick Picture Frame Adults can prepare the frame by glueing the popsicle sticks together and have the child decorate with any medium.

5.

Fall Colouring Page Using markers or crayons get creative and colour your fall page.

Ages 3 & 4:

PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED.

6.

Shaving Cream Grandparent In a plastic ziplock bag place some shaving cream, create a face can use any medium to decorate.

7.

Fingerprint Family Using your finger prints and other mediums on a piece of construction paper, show what your family looks like. Don't forget about pets too!

8.

Play Dough Homemade Pie Create your favourite type of pie out of playdough, display on a small paper plate.

9.

Toilet Tube Family Member With any medium and a toilet tube make a family member and include a photo for reference.

10.

Decorated Neck Tie With an old necktie use any mediums and get creative.

Ages 5 – 7:

PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED.

11.

Felt Pie Using a small pie plate, cut felt to create the crust, then fill with any mediums to represent the filling and top with a lattice "crust" felt.

12.

Family Collage On a piece of construction paper glue pictures of different family types from magazines to create a collage.

13.

Yarn Heart - With a piece of cardboard cut out a heart shape. Tape one end of the yarn to the cardboard and wrap the yarn over and over to cover the heart completely. Create a loop at the top so it can be hung up.

14.

Broken Branch Family Tree - Go outside and find pieces of tree branches and bark that have broken off. On a canvas or cardboard not to exceed 12x12, glue the pieces to make a "new" tree and attach photos of your family.

15.

Salt Dough Slice of Pie Make some salt dough, then create and display your favourite slice of pie on a small paper plate.

Ages 8 – 11:

PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED.

16.

Bouquet of Flowers Using any medium, create a bouquet of flowers (at least 5) for someone you love, placed in a unique container to display

17.

Your Family Portrait Within a 5x7 frame use any mediums and make your family.

18.

Your Favourite Colour Collage Using magazines, cut out different shades of your favourite colour and create a one of a kind art piece.

19.

Scrapbook Page Using a scrapbook page, create a page for a family member or gathering.

20.

Slice of Pie Create a slice of your favourite type of pie out of any mediums, and display on a small paper plate.

Ages 12-16:

PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED.

21.

Acrostic Poem Using the words "Family Ties" or "Homemade Pies" create an acrostic poem related to the fair theme.

22.

Mad Lib Thanksgiving Story (limited to 8 1/2 x 11 sized paper) Create a Thanksgiving Mad lib story leaving blanks open for the judge to fill in.

23.

Your Family Tree Using any mediums create your family tree, not to exceed 12"x16"

24.

Hand Sewn Pie Slices (2) Using felt or other fabric, hand sew 2 different types of pie slices. Displayed on a plate, Not to exceed 4"x4"x2"

25.

Family Picture Frame Using only paper make a picture frame not to exceed 8" X 10"

Junior Gardening & Horticulture:

PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED

26.

"Beautiful" Arrangement - Including a handmade tag. Using flowers from your garden, create a bouquet of flowers for your most beautiful family member

27.

3 Annual Stems All different and must be named.

28.

Fairy Garden Create a fairy garden using flowers and natural objects. Not to exceed 10" X 10"

29.

Oddest shaped vegetable grown by the child.

30.

Tomatoes Displayed on a plate (2) tomatoes from 2 different varieties, and labelled.

Junior Photography: (please see rules above):

Ages 7 and under.

31.

Family Member

32.

Mud Pie

33.

Family Vacation

34.

Pet

Ages 8-16:

35.

A shadow or silhouette

36.

House being built

37.

Family Celebration

38.

A Garden

Specials:

Specials 39 and 40 are for ages 7 and under. PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED

Prizes: $10, $7, $5, $3

39.

Wind Chimes Using any mediums create a set of wind chimes to hang in your garden. Not to exceed 12" X 18"

Sponsored by: DEBI CLARE (Homecraft Past President)

40.

Decorated Shoe Using an old shoe decorate it with the fair theme " Family Ties and Homemade Pies" present.

Sponsored by: RED'S BARBOUR SHOP

Specials 41 and 42 are for ages 8-16 years of age.:

PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED.

Prizes: $10, $7, $5, $3

41.

Welcome Sign for Garden Using any medium, make a welcome sign for your garden. Not to exceed 12"X 12"

Sponsored by: BLAKE FULLER, Past EAS President

42.

Shoebox Diorama using a shoebox recreate a room in your house using any medium. Include a picture for reference.

Sponsored by: ERIN AUTO RECYCLERS

Special 43 is open for all ages.:

PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED.

43.

Pumpkin Gnome Using a pumpkin or gourd not to exceed 12", create a gnome incorporating the fair theme.

Prizes: $10, $7, $5, $3

Sponsored by:ROBIN BROOKS (Homecraft Past President)

Class 44C - Youth Poster Competition

1. "Promoting Your Fair" - Original Handmade Design - Name and date of fair must be clearly shown on poster

2. Must be hand drawn

3. Poster size - Minimum 8 1/2" x 11" (23cm x 28cm) without border Maximum 11" x 17" (28cm x 44cm), without border

4. Each entry must be centered on a Card Stock or Bristol Board exposing a 2" border on all four sides.

5. On the back of the entry, include all the following information - Erin Fall Fair, District 7, a contact person (parent or teacher), the owner of the poster, and a complete mailing address.

6. The winning poster from each class will be eligible to enter the district competition.

For more information https://ontarioagsocieties.com/convention/district-and-provincial-competition-rules

Sponsored by: ELINOR AND RON FULLER

Prizes: $10, $5, $3

Sections:

A.

Junior - Up to and including Grade 4

B.

Intermediate - Grade 5 and Grade 8 Inclusive

C.

Senior - Grade 9 to Grade 12 Inclusive

Class 45: Special Needs

Committee: Philippa Bodolai (homecraft@erinfair.com), Suzanne Whaley, Lindsay Bodolai

Sponsored in part by:

Beth Broderick,

Chricket and Mac Yule,

John and Wendy McDougall

This section is open to anyone with a physical or developmental disability. All projects may be completed using hand over hand if needed. There is no age limit for this section; all crafts can be completed by any age person. For further rules and information, please read the instructions CLASS 44 Junior Crafts.

A special award of $20 will be given to the exhibitor with the most points in sections 1-16. Sponsored by the ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY, to be presented at the Exhibits Hall, Centre Stage, 4:00 pm on Monday of the Fair.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off.

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/

Arts & Crafts:

Prizes: $5, $4, $3, $2

1.

Picture Collage Find pictures of families and make a collage - not to exceed 8 1/2" x 11"

2.

Thanksgiving Harvest Basket Using a basket not to exceed 12", create a display using fruits, vegetables and flowers.

3.

Wooden Spoon Farm Animals Using a wooden spoon and any medium, create a farm animal.

4.

Clay Pot Turkey Using feathers, pom-poms and any other medium on a 3" or 4" clay pot to create a Thanksgiving turkey.

5.

Fruit and Vegetable Prints Using different pieces of fruit and vegetables dip them into paint & press onto a sheet of paper, not to exceed 12"x18"

6.

Paper plate pie Using a 9-12 inch paper plate and any medium, make your favourite pie!

7.

Hand Turkey Outline your hand and then decorate it to look like a turkey. Not to exceed 12" x 12"

8.

Coffee Can Scarecrow Using any medium and decor, decorate a coffee can to make a scarecrow.

9.

Tissue Paper Sunflower Using a 9" to 12" paper plate, make a colourful sunflower with tissue paper.

10.

Centrepiece Using a basket and fall vegetables and fruits, make a Thanksgiving basket.

11.

Season-in-a-Bottle In a clear 2 litre plastic bottle, put things you would find in your favourite season. Label the bottle with the season

12.

Find a pinecone and using any decorations, create a bird or animal.

13.

Have you made a special project and would like to show it off- Enter it here!

Photography:

Photos can be taken by someone else but mounted and/or framed by the exhibitor. Creative mounting is encouraged.

14.

A photograph of a baby farm animal and its parent. Not to exceed 5" x 7".

Prizes: $5, $4, $3, $2

15.

A photograph of your family or a family celebration. Not to exceed 5" x 7".

Prizes: $5, $4, $3, $2

16.

A photograph of you baking. Not to exceed 5" x 7".

17.

Biggest Maple Leaf Search around for the biggest Maple leaf you can find and mount it on a piece of construction paper or bristol board.

Prizes: $6, $5, $4

Sponsored by: DR. JON WALCOTT, Erin

18.

Painted Rock Find a rock not to exceed 8" and paint it in fall colours.

Prizes: $15, $10, $5

Sponsored by: JOHN & WENDY MCDOUGALL, Hanover

19.

Recycling Project -Using recycled materials (eg Pop bottle, shoebox, tissue box, toilet paper rolls) create an animal. Paint and other recycled material can be used to decorate your animal.

Prizes: $15 and $15, $10 and $10, $5 and $5, $0

Sponsored by: DR. JON WALCOTT, Erin

20.

Crayon Melt Art Melt orange, brown and yellow crayons on canvas to make a colourful fall masterpiece. Canvas not to exceed 11"x14".

Prizes: $20, $15, $10, $5

Sponsored By: BUTCHER FURNITURE, Hillsburgh

Class 46: Junior Food

Committee: Robin Brooks (519-855-9726), Debi Clare, Lindsay Clare, Emily Brooks, Natalie Brooks

Sponsored in part by:

James Murray, Venus Hood-Scentsy

INSTRUCTIONS: Suggestions for winning entries, items to be placed on SMALL paper plates and covered with CLEAN PLASTIC BAGS OR PLASTIC WRAP (PROVIDED BY THE EXHIBITOR) with the exception of CAKES which must be on STURDY CARDBOARD COVERED WITH FOIL.

Please indicate age on the outside of entry tag.

NOTE: THIS CLASS IS OPEN TO ALL CHILDREN WHO HAVE REACHED THEIR 16th BIRTHDAY BY THE END
OF THE CURRENT FALL FAIR YEAR. Parents are urged to allow the children to do the work and preparation of the exhibits without assistance. Please encourage them in every way, but remember that every bit of work you do for them helps to defeat the objectives of the fair. NO mixes to be used, unless otherwise stated.

All exhibit registration will be done through Assist Expo which can be done in advance by the exhibitor or at the time of the exhibit drop off.

Exhibit drop off is from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 6th and from 8-10am on Friday, October 7th. All exhibits must be at the Hall by 10am on Friday, October 7th to be considered for judging.

Exhibits Removal: The Exhibits Hall will be closed at 3:30pm on Monday. Exhibits will be available at 4:30pm for pick up. Closing ceremonies will take place on the Outdoor Stage at 4pm.

Please review the full list of Rules and Regulations for Homecraft Exhibitors on our website: https://www.erinfair.com/homecraft-exhibitors/

Prizes: $5, $4, $3, $2

Ages 5 AND UNDER:

Please indicate age on outside of entry tag

1.

Candy Tree Using different candy pieces make a tree

2.

One (1) Cupcake decorated like a family member using anything edible

3.

Three (3) No bake squares 2"

4.

Trail Mix of your favourite snacks

5.

English Muffin topped like your favourite type of pie

Ages 6-11 Please indicate age on outside of entry tag:

6.

Wreath made from candy displayed on small paper plate

7.

Brownies with a twist- add another flavour or ingredient to your brownies- (3) 2" pieces

8.

Pumpkin muffins (2)

9.

Gingerbread Cookies decorated (2)

10.

5" Apple Pie - NO purchased pastry or filling

Ages 12-16 Please indicate age on outside of entry tag:

11.

Small Pie (5") any flavour, NO purchased pastry or filling

12.

Nanaimo Bars (3) 2" pieces

13.

Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies (3) 2 1/2" diameter max

14.

Peppermint Patties (4) 1" pieces

15.

Apple Cinnamon Muffins (3) (no paper cups)

CANNING: Jars must be sealed with new lids, half-pint, 8oz jars or metric:

Open to all ages Please indicate age on outside of entry tag

16.

Cranberry Sauce

17.

Salsa (mild)

18.

Marmalade or Jam made from a fruit that comes from a tree (include recipe)

19.

Pickles

SPECIALS:

AGES 7 & AND UNDER Please indicate age on outside of entry tag

Prizes: $15, $8, $5

20.

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie- decorated in fair theme not to exceed 6"

21.

Truffle Balls (5)

SPECIAL OPEN TO AGES 12 AND UNDER:

22.

Best Lunch Box Snack" Best homemade cookies, squares or bars. Judging will be based on appearance, taste, texture and recipe creativity (recipe to be included)

Prizes: $15, $8, $5

Sponsored by: PHILIPPA BODOLAI, Homecraft President

SPECIALS:

AGES 8-16 Please indicate age on outside of entry tag

23.

Rice Krispie Family- decorated and displayed on a piece of cardboard wrapped in foil not to exceed 6" X 10"

Prizes: $10, $8, $5, $3

Sponsored by: PHILIPPA BODOLAI, Homecraft President

24.

Carrot Cake Banana Bread Loaf- with cream cheese frosting ½ loaf displayed

Prizes: $10, $8, $5, $3

Sponsored by: PHILIPPA BODOLAI, Homecraft President

25.

Gluten free Bars - (3) 2" pieces. Recipe to be included

Prizes: $10, $8, $5, $3

Sponsored by: PHILIPPA BODOLAI, Homecraft President

26.

Cookies made with Honey- 4 cookies using honey recipe to be included

Prizes: $10, $8, $5, $3

Sponsored by: FAIRHAVEN FARM, Erin

27.

Cake Decorated with Fair theme present

Prizes: $15, $10, $7, $5

Sponsored by: BISTRO DU PAIN, Erin

28.

"Best Bread" Best Homemade Bread as selected by the fair Judging will be based on appearance, taste, texture and recipe creativity NO BREAD MACHINE

Prizes: $15, $8, $5

Sponsored by: HOLTOM'S BAKERY, Erin

29.

OAAS PLAIN CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE COMPETITION (No nuts) Four plain chocolate chip cookies, no nuts. Must be no larger than 3" (6.5 cm) and no smaller than 2" (5cm) Open to youth up to 15 years of age (as of December 31 of current year)
Winner from each fair will be eligible to enter at the District Competition
District entry must consist of 6 cookies displayed on a firm, disposable plate (not paper)

Prizes: $8, $6, $4, $2

Sponsored by: MARY WALL