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OCTOBER

2015

ERIN FALL FAIR’S

Entertainment Line-Up NAOIMI BRISTOW

Plus many more!

MARIE BOTTRELL: PAT S Y C L I N E TRIBUTE

U LT I M U T T S DOG SHOW

9, 10, 11 & 12 ~ 2015

a l l F F n a i ir r E TRACTORS

AND TAILGATES

Thanksgiving Weekend O N TA R I O ’ S P R E V I E W T O T H E R OYA L

WE’RE CELEBRATING

165 YEARS! GO2ER IN

D I RT Y D I S H E S


TABLE OF CONTENTS ADMISSION TO GROUNDS.......................................3 PRIVACY OF INFORMATION.....................................3 PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM........................................4 TROPHY DONORS..................................................10 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE.........................................15 ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY...............................16 2015 BOARD OF DIRECTORS............................ 16 OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS............................... 16 COMMITTEE HEADS......................................... 17 STANDING & FAIR COMMITTEES....................... 18 PRESIDENTS, SECRETARIES, TREASURERS, MANAGERS, QUEENS/AMBASSADORS............. 20 ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.......................... 20 GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS.....................22 AMBASSADOR OF THE FAIR’S MESSAGE................24 JUNIOR AMBASSADOR’S MESSAGE.......................25 AMBASSADOR COMPETITION................................26 BABY SHOW.........................................................28 TALENT COMPETITION...........................................29 AG ROADSIDE DISPLAY COMPETITION...................30 GOAT SHOW..........................................................31 SHEEP...................................................................33 MARKET LAMBS...................................................34 HEAVY HORSE SHOW............................................35 REGISTERED HAFLINGER SHOW............................38 HEAVY HORSE DRAW............................................39 ONTARIO BARREL RACING SHOW..........................40 PONIES.................................................................41 WELSH PONY CLASSES.................................... 41 SPORTPONIES................................................. 44 GAITED HORSE SHOW...........................................46 OPEN HORSE SHOW..............................................49 HUNTER/JUMPER SHOW.......................................52 DAIRY CATTLE.......................................................54 RULES FOR ALL DAIRY CLASSES........................ 54 THE GRAND RIVER JERSEY ASSOCIATION PARISH SHOW................................................. 55 ERIN 4-H CALF CLUB........................................ 58 WELL CTY DAIRY CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS SHOWMAN ................................. 58 4-HER’S LITTLE ROYAL..................................... 58 4-H DISPLAY COMPETITION...................................60 BEEF CATTLE.........................................................61 BREED CLASSES............................................... 61 YOUTH OPEN SHOWMANSHIP......................... 61 ALL BREED SHOW............................................ 62 PUREBRED CLASS SPECIALS............................. 63 GALLOWAY JUNIOR SHOWMANSHIP................ 63 ALL BEEF BREED SPECIALS............................... 64 4-H INTER-CLUB & MARKET BEEF SHOW.......... 66 SHOWMANSHIP CLINIC................................... 66

ERIN 4-H BEEF CLUB........................................ 67 4-H INTER-CLUB BEEF SHOW........................... 67 WELL CTY 4-H BEEF CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS SHOWMAN..................................69 MARKET BEEF SHOW............................................69 4-H IN WELL CTY: 4-H IS 4U..................................69 POULTRY SHOW....................................................70 DEMOLITION DERBY.............................................73 ADVANCE MIDWAY RIDE TICKETS..........................74 WEEKEND SCHEDULE............................................75 BUDSON FARM & FEED EQUINE TENT....................80 AGRICULTURAL AWARENESS TENT........................81 RABBIT & CAVY SHOW..........................................81 VINTAGE TRACTOR SHOW......................................84 LAWN & GARDEN TRACTOR PULL..........................85 TRUCK PULL.........................................................87 TRACTOR PULL......................................................88 HAY......................................................................89 GRAIN..................................................................90 CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF 4-H..........................91 HOMECRAFT PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE.....................92 HOMECRAFT DIVISION RULES...............................94 JUDGING STANDARDS...........................................96 ROOTS AND VEGETABLES/FRUIT............................97 GIANT PUMPKIN WEIGH-OFF..............................100 GIANT VEGETABLE WEIGH-OFF............................101 RURAL PRODUCTS..............................................103 FLOWERS............................................................104 CLOTHING...........................................................106 KNITTED AND CROCHETED ARTICLES...................108 CANNING............................................................109 QUILTING............................................................113 HOBBIES AND CRAFTS, NEEDLEWORK.................117 WOODWORKING.................................................120 FINE ART.............................................................121 PHOTOGRAPHY...................................................123 ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES............................125 BAKING..............................................................128 JUNIOR CRAFTS..................................................131 BUILD-A-STABLE COMPETITION..........................135 YOUTH POSTER COMPETITION.............................136 SPECIAL NEEDS...................................................137 JUNIOR FOODS....................................................139 OAAS CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE COMPETITION....141 OAAS PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION...................142 OAAS PHOTO CONTEST........................................143 SCHOOL EXHIBITS...............................................144 GENTLE BEN’S PET SHOW...................................145 PEDAL TRACTOR PULL.........................................146 KIDS FARMERS FIELD DAY & FARMERS OLYMPICS... 146 HORSE SHOE PITCH.............................................147 2


ADMISSION TO GROUNDS As there were no membership fees deducted from prize money in 2014, EVERYONE MUST PAY TO GET INTO THE FAIR. No “One Day Member” passes will be sent out. 4-H Members are eligible for entry when they present their 2015 Membership card to the gate keepers. Concession/vendors, Fair Board Directors and Life Members will be provided with one bracelet that is to be worn on their wrist in order to be admitted on to the grounds. Admission to the fair is $10.00 for 13 years and over, $3.00 for ages 5-12. Weekend passes are $30.00 which includes Friday night, Saturday all day and Saturday night, Sunday all day and Sunday night and Monday. Only appropriate passes will be accepted by gate keepers. For further information, please call the Secretary, Eileen Brown, at (519) 833-2808.

PRIVACY OF INFORMATION “Any information collected by the Erin Agricultural Society regarding members, exhibitors, commercial exhibitors, sponsors, directors and any other persons related directly to the business of the Erin Agricultural Society and the Erin Fall Fair, will be solely used for the purposes of promotion of the Erin Agricultural Society and the Erin Fall Fair, and for the maintenance of their files and data base. Any member, exhibitor, commercial exhibitor, sponsor or director realizes that when they agree to take part in the Erin Agricultural Society and the Erin Fall Fair, that their names may be published for these reasons only. None of this information whatsoever will be sold or transferred to any outside party for any reason.”

Erin Agricultural Society

Box 906, 184-190 Main Street, Erin, Ontario N0B 1T0 www.erinfair.ca Fax: 519-833-0673 • Phone: 519-833-2808

In Memoriam Ed Stewart

Lifetime Community Sponsor 3


PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM 2015 Partners of the Erin Agricultural Society Community Builders

Contribution of $5,000.00 and above Chantler’s Environmental Services Ltd., Hillsburgh CHYM, 96.7 & Country 106.7, Kitchener Corus Entertainment – CJOY and Magic FM, Guelph Scotiabank, Orangeville Stewart’s Equipment Ltd., Erin Snow Brothers Contracting, Erin

Diamond Partners

Contribution of $2,500.00 to $4,999.00 Blackstock Ford Lincoln Sales Ltd., Orangeville Brighten-Up, Erin CKNX Radio, Wingham Ken Keeler Electric, Erin Music 21, Bolton Rapid Rentals, Erin Robertson Amusements Ltd., Orangeville Robinson, Lott & Brohman, Fergus Roy-Al Rentals, Guelph Town of Erin Firefighters, Erin/Hillsburgh

Emerald Partners

Contribution of $1500.00 - $2499.00 Best Western Orangeville Inn and Suites Budson Farm & Feed Company, Erin Central Disposal, Hillsburgh Connect Equipment Corp., Rockwood Erin Community Radio Inc. Grand River Agricultural Society, Elora James Dick Construction Limited, Bolton Jim’s Towing/JRC Recycling Secure Towing, Erin 4


Platinum Partners

Contribution of $1000.00 - $1499.00 Cavalier Transport Inc., Bolton Denise Dilbey, Royal LePage Meadowtowne Realty Brokerage Fairhaven Farm, Gainor Family Headwaters Plumbing, Grand Valley Hillsburgh Foodland, Hillsburgh Jay-Lor Fabricating Inc., East Garafraxa Mark & Kevin Latam, Sales Reps Royal LePage Meadowtowne Realty Mark Wilson’s Better Used Cars, Guelph McEnery Real Estate, Erin

McKinnon Tim-BR Mart, Hillsburgh Paradise Farms, Caledon Premier Equipment Ltd., Ospringe Seasonal Services 2000 Inc., Erin Spandreltech Ltd., Erin Teak Barn, Ospringe TD Canada Trust, Erin The Wellington Advertiser, Fergus Tim Horton’s, Erin Town of Erin

Gold Partners

Contribution of $500.00 - $999.00 Aecon Construction and Materials, Brampton Battlefield Equipment, Guelph Bird Fuels, Orangeville Brad Bruce & Family, Ospringe Brennan Haulage, Erin CIBC Conrad & Arlene Wheildon, Erin County of Wellington Doug Leitch Enterprise Ltd., Acton Dutch Boy Cleaning, Erin Ellen Thomson, Rockwood Erin Community Centre, Erin Erin Heights Golf and Country Club Erin Hills Dental Erin District Lion’s Club Inc. Fit You Studio, Erin Graham Animal Hospital, Hillsburgh Hillsburgh Feed and Supplies Ltd. J. R. Finnie, OLS, Erin Joyce Veterinary Services, Hillsburgh

Judy Parker, ATB Accounting, Erin Julia & Mike Whalen, Sales Rep Pioneer Hi-Bred, Orton Ken Graham, Fergus Kirk’s Barbershop, Erin Liz Crighton, Remax Real Estate Centre MacMaster Pontiac Buick, Orangeville Marc’s Valu Mart, Erin Mildred Lang, Hillsburgh Mountainview Residence, Georgetown Mundell Lumber Co. Ltd., Erin NRD Farms Limited, Hillsburgh Neilson Cabinet Works, Erin Pam Breese Photgrapher,Acton Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 442 Shepherd Lawn Care, Georgetown System Fencing Ltd., Rockwood The Perry Family/Sensyst U-Neek Signs, Kevin Morrison, Erin Valentine Services, Erin Welsh Pony & Cob Association 5


Silver Partners

Contribution of $250.00 - $499.00 Halwell Mutual Insurance Co. Harrow Metal Specialties Inc. Headwaters Financial Group Ltd. Hillsburgh Community Centre Holtom’s Bakery Jay’s Automotive Jodi Pendry, Massage Therapist and Associates Leslie Sand and Gravel Mark Freure Hay Sales Minerva’s Spa & Boutique McArthur-Bessey Auctions P & L Accounting Service Patti and Rob Klein Pearly Whites, Kelly Kirk Porcupine’s Quill Rick & Wanda Bates Rob’s Automotive Services RBC, Erin and Hillsburgh Branches Ryan/Petrie Family Scott Reinhart “Trailer Sales” SepTech Wastewater Systems Silver Creek Aquaculture Inc. Swift Creek Energy Corp. Take A Gander The Village Green Torburgh Enterprises Woolwich Dairy Wroth Volkswagen

A.O. Wilson Armstrong Electric Arthurs Fuel Inc. Bank of Montreal, Acton Barbour Equine Vet Service, Dr. Ruth Barbour Bold Canine Butcher Family Funeral Home Butcher Furniture Ray Stanton & Family Carol & Tim Burton CarQuest Erin Inc. Chricket and Mac Yule Christine Butchart CFP R.F.P. FDS Darlene & Pete Terry Darryl Boynton, Hockey Canada Regional Centre Denny’s Bus Lines Ltd. Don’s Auto Electric Erin Advocate Erin Auto Recyclers Erin Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Everdale Farm F.A.F Enterprises Limited Gara Farm Buildings Inc. George Paolucci, Edward Jones Georgetown Market Place Giant Vegetable Growers of Ontario Grand Valley Fortifiers 6


Bronze Partners

Contribution of $100.00 - $249.00 Dr. Katrina Kulhay Dufferin Cattlemen’s Association Dufferin Veterinary Services Ed Peavoy Septic Pumping Elinor Fuller Encore Promotional Products Erin Pharmacy Erin Tennis Club Galaxy Theatre, Orangeville Gaylea Foods Garry and Eileen Brown George and Gwen McArthur Georgetown Toyota Sales Gorter’s Roll-Off Service Greenhawk Harness & Equestrian Supplies Grober Nutrition Hannah’s Hallmark Toyota Hillsburgh Lions Club Hillsburgh Snow Roamers Holly Hartery Holmes Agro ITB Transport, Toni Maccuci In Memory of Donald Jackson - Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Ferguson Jess for You Café and Baked Goods Jim & Susan Peavoy, In Memory of Lloyd & Lillie Peavoy Joan Murray, Editor, Erin Advocate John Longstreet Building and Renovating Ltd. John Wright

Acu-Tech Al & Suzette McClughan Alice Millen-Reese Royal LePage, RCR Realty Andy Morrison Bahr Saddlery Ltd. Bailey’s Ice Cream Barb Switzer Bistro Riviere Blake Fuller Bold Canine Inc. Bonarrow Greenhouses Bryan’s Fuel Bulk Barn, Orangeville Busholme Inn Carol Mitchell, Investors Group Carol Pollock Cassie Maple Products Castle Controls Ltd. Charlie & Joyce Rayner Coats & Clark Canada Comolea Farms, Allan & Kim Mournahan Cor-Dawn Farms Country Crops Country Garden Concrete Credit River Motor Co. David’s Restaurant Decor Solutions Furniture and Design Debi Clare Delill’s Auto Collision Dominion Mini-Storage Plus Inc. Dr. Jon Walcott 7


Rodgers Esso and Convenience Ron & Donna Hawkins Sanderson Metal Recovery S. Burnett & Associates Ltd. Scott Keir – Manulife Securities Sharpe Farm Supplies South 88 Station Road Co-Op Nursery School Subway Sandwiches Suzanne and Gary Whaley Swackhammer Veterinary Services The Friendly Chef Adventures/ Old Mill Eatery The Pump Guy The Spa @ Belfountain The Township of Guelph/Eramosa The Way We Were TSC - Orangeville Wayne Baguley, Sales Rep, Royal LePage RCR Realty Wellington Federation of Agriculture Wellington County Livestock Emergency Response Wildwinds Golf Course Woodrill Ltd. Zehrs, Orangeville

John and Wendy McDougall Judy’s Restaurant June & Craig Switzer Kelly Farris Kennedy House Larry Cox Lee’s House, Home Daycare Manuel Tavares, Dominion Farms Maximum Tree Service Michael Chong,M.P. McEnery Insurance Brokers MSN Automotive Repair Inc. Neil & Gail Baldwin & Family No Green Pools Orangeville Fire Equipment Orangeville Salt & Soil Supply Inc. Parkland Cattle Co. Paul Fischbach Trimming and Horse Shoeing Rayburn Construction Ltd. Renaissance @ The Palmer House Rexall Pharma Plus #1339, Erin Rob & Cheryl Fletcher Robert Harper, Lawyer Robert Noble Septic Pumping Ltd.

Friends of the Fair

Contribution of $10.00 - $99.00 Ann Reatherford Avalon Retirement Centre Barth Cleaning Centre Beaverwood Farm, Kristen Brunner Bernardin

Beth Broderick Blaine Richardson Custom Cutting & Baling Bluebird Café Boston Pizza Calerin (Golf North) 8

Wool Growers Co-Op Cathie Keeler Century Church Theatre Country Fair Baking Cindy Storey


Gillian Robinette Colleen Lloyd Glenda Reilly Coningsby W.I. Gwenda’s Upholstery Cynthia Rabstein Hairway to Heaven Daferner’s Deli Helen Meyer Dapper Dogs Hillsburgh Horticultural David & Noreen Knight Society Davis Feed & Farm Hillsburgh Rest Home Debora’s Chocolates In Memory of Frances Leslie Dr. Jane Hosdil (C & A Wheildon) Dorothy Gillespie Jaycor Farms EastGen Jean Denison Erin Horticultural Society Jennifer & Brett Girvin Erin Express Variety & Video Kathleen Smith Erin Village Quilters Larry & Margaret Exterior Expressions Barnstaple Fabricland Lord Dufferin Centre Frabert’s Fresh Food Mark’s, Orangeville Gee Tee’s

Marissa Mallais Mary Maxim Mary Wall Munro Garden Centre Pantry Shelf Pat Clarke Pizza Momma Mia Respan Products Inc. River Run Centre Selco Landscape Sobey’s Orangeville Spirit Tree Estate Cidery Staples, Orangeville Ted Arnott M.P.P. The Hobby Horse The Weathervane Theatre Orangeville Wyndham Art Supplies

Joining the Partnership Program By becoming a partner of The Erin Fall Fair, you will enjoy the recognition of the community and visitors of the fair. The satisfaction of participation in the growth and development of our community will offer unforeseen rewards. We are pleased to be able to showcase our Partners in several key areas of our fair. Partners are categorized into specific levels with each level offering new rewards. These levels can be attained by any combination of product, service, or monetary donations. If you would like more information concerning our Partnership Program please contact Eileen Brown, Secretary at 519-833-2808, fax 519-833-0673 or by email: secretary@erinfair.ca We will be offering tours for prospective partners throughout our 2015 Erin Fall Fair and would be delighted to help you fit into our program. We look forward to seeing you at the Fair. 9


Thank you to the Sponsors of our Indoor and Outdoor Events Mountainview 1460 CJOY/MAGIC 106.1 Erin Community Radio 88.1 Residence & Terrace Erin District Lions Club Aecon Construction Music 21 and Materials Erin Heights N.R.D. Farms Limited Golf and Country Club Liz Crighton, Remax Real Estate Centre Inc. Pete and Darlene Terry Erin Hills Dental Armstrong Electric Porcupine’s Quill Inc. Everdale Farm Arthurs Fuel Inc. Rapid Rentals F.A.F. Enterprises Ltd. Bailey’s Ice Cream Robert Harper, Gorter’s Roll-off Barrister and Solicitor Butcher Family Halwell Mutual Funeral Home Robinson, Lott & Brohman Insurance Company Budson’s Farm and Feed Rodgers Esso and Harrow Metal Spec. Inc. Convenience Store Cavalier Transport Headwaters Plumbing Royal Bank, Central Disposal Hillsburgh Rest Home Hillsburgh & Erin Branches Chantler’s Environmental James Dick Roy-Al Rentals Limited Construction Limited Christine Butchart, Scott Keir, CFP R.F.P. FDS CIBC Karen Thompson-Harry Manulife Securities Connect Farm Equipment Keeler Electric Scotiabank Country Crops Lord Dufferin Centre Seasonal Services 2000 Inc. County of Wellington Main Street Radio Snow Brothers Contracting Denny’s Bus Lines Mark and Kevin Latam, TD Bank Sales Rep, Royal LePage Doug Leitch Enterprise Ltd. Town of Erin Meadowtowne Realty Dutch Boy Carpet Cleaning Township of Ed Peavoy Septic Services McEnery Insurance Brokers Guelph/Eramosa McEnery Real Estate Ed Stewart’s Equipment U-Neek Signs, McKinnon Tim-BR Mart Erin Advocate Kevin Morrison

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TROPHY DONORS Agri-Brands Purina

Lang Park Farms, In Memory of Lloyd Lang

Arthurs Fuel Inc. Trophy

Lionel Leach Memorial, Blackwood Acres

Benham Memorial Trophy

Mark Wilson, Better Used Cars

Charles Binnie Memorial Trophy

Ralph Parkinson Memorial Trophy

Cor Dawn Farms

Paradise Farms

Cox Family in Memory of Jeanette Cox

Parkland Cattle

Davis Family in Memory of Kassie Davis

H. Nykamp

Ed Stewart Memorial Trophy

Oak Knoll Farms in Memory of Doug and Peggy Gregson

E.F. Muirhead Trophy

Perch-Lan Farms, in Memory of David Leitch

Erin Research in Memory of Jeannie Butcher

Ray Stanton and Family

Fairhaven Farm, Gainor Family

RBC Royal Bank, Business Banking Centre

Gladys Keeler Award

R.D. Graham Memorial

Griffin Memorial Trophy

Ross Mack Memorial Trophy

Howard Black Memorial

Sherwood Taylor Production Trophy

Howard Dill Trophy, Conrad Wheildon

Dorothy Smith Memorial Trophy

ITB Transport ITB (Toni Mattucci)

Sinclair Memorial in Memory of James Sinclair

Jakob and Jean Pedersen Memorial Kassie Davis Memorial Trophy

Waterloo, Wellington, Dufferin Jersey Association Inc.

Ken Keeler Electric Kintyre Farm, Vivianne MacDonald

Blackstock Ford Lincoln and general inquiries: sales@blackstockford.com Highway 9 East, Orangeville

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the 165th edition of the Erin Fall Fair. I wonder if the executive of the first fair in Erin could have ever imagined that their endeavour would grow into the five day event, that it has become now. People from all over the province come out in the blazing heat, torrential rain and sometimes even snow squalls to witness our “Preview to the Royal”. Over the years there have been many changes in the fair and the Erin Agricultural Society and maybe one of the largest, in recent memory, is partnering with H.E.A.D.S. to form the Erin Indoor Recreation Centre allowing the installation of turf and heat in the Exhibits Hall for year round recreational use. This has created some challenges in floor covering and layout of the exhibits but will also provide warmth on the cold Thanksgiving evenings. Of course, some things never change like the fantastic livestock shows including cattle, horses, sheep, goats, poultry and rabbits, the wonderful displays in the AG awareness tent and the equine tent, that is now hosted by Budson’s Feed & Farm. Our Truck, Tractor and Garden Tractor pulls are always a crowd pleaser, not to mention the Demo Derby and Fireworks on Sunday. Robertson’s Amusements are showcasing an amazing new ride this year, as well. The entertainment line up is stacked full all week-end with acts like Marie Bottrell’s tribute to Patsy Cline, The Battle of the Bands on the outdoor stage and lots of children’s entertainment inside and out. We have performing Dogs, a chain saw carver and many more performers all weekend long. I would like to thank our many sponsors in the partnership program, without their support the Fair would not be able to survive, let alone continue to grow the way it has. I send my heart felt thanks to all the Directors, Associate directors, Fair staff, the countless Volunteers and all their families that help put on the fair. If it was not for such a dedicated group, there would not be a fall fair in Erin. The President of the first Erin Fall Fair probably wondered if people would come out to a fair, but I know people will come out, and will have a great time. How could they not? With so much going on it would be a shame to miss the biggest event in the Town of Erin. Thank you, Rob Klein 2015 EAS President Photos of Agricultural Society President, Ambassadors and Directors courtesy of Pam Breese Photographer.

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ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY 2015 Board of Directors

Left to right

Back row: Chuck McKee, Sarah Warn, Sara Parkinson, Andy Reid, Rob Fletcher Middle row: Carla Butcher, Lee Davies, Jordan Pedersen, Marissa Mallais, Kim McKee, Patti Klein, Suzanne Whaley (Homecraft Treasurer), Elinor Fuller (Homecraft 1st Vice President) Front row: Rod Perry (2nd Vice President), Eileen Brown (Secretary), Rob Klein (President), Joanne Gregson (Treasurer), Dwayne Gregson (1st Vice President) Absent: Blake Fuller, Brad Bruce, David Meek, Jaime Train, Samantha Jensen, Cody Leitch, Jennifer Girvin (Past President), Matt Francisco, Carol Pollock (Homecraft President), Roy Bulizo

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS OFFICERS: Past President President 1st Vice President 2nd Vice President Secretary Treasurer

Jennifer Girvin Rob Klein Dwayne Gregson Rod Perry Eileen Brown Joanne Gregson

jennifer@erinfair.ca 519-843-7055 519-829-9488 416-347-8971 519-928-3083 705-434-9345

Erin Agricultural Society Office: Tel: 519-833-2808 or Fax: 519-833-0673 184-190 Main Street, Box 906, Erin, Ontario N0B 1T0 16


COMMITTEE HEADS Main Board Committees Agriculture Awareness Dwayne Gregson 519-829-9488 Agricultural Roadside Display Mary Ross 519-833-7289 Ambassador of the Fair Sara Parkinson 226-820-0766 Antique Tractor Display Craig Switzer 519-855-4201 Baby Show Krystal Cullen 905-729-3852 Barrel Racing Carol Robertson 519-855-4770 Beef Cattle Jim Overland 519-546-8880 4-H’ers Little Royal Brenda Lothmann 519-855-4841 Demolition Derby Carla Butcher 519-829-0612 Equine Tent Dave MacDonald Budson’s 519-833-2002

Hobbies & Crafts, Poultry Show Gaited Horse Show Needlework Garry Brown Jennifer Girvin Ellen Thomson 519-928-3083 jennifer@erinfair.ca 519-856-9953 Talent Show Gentle Ben’s Junior Crafts Jennifer Girvin Pet Show Robin Brooks jennifer@erinfair.ca Lesley Squibb 519-855-9726 226-443-2123 Truck & Tractor Pull Junior Foods Rob Fletcher Giant Pumpkin Kathleen Smith 519-855-6303 Dave Meek 519-833-7477 519-927-5485 Rabbit & Cavy Show Goat & Sheep Show Bill & Maureen Dyke Knitted & Crocheted Articles 519-928-5739 Patti Klein Sharon Nolan 519-843-7055 Welsh & Sportpony 519-833-2602 Show Open Horse Show Photography Jennifer Girvin Marissa Mallais Mary Wall jennifer@erinfair.ca 519-400-0200 519-833-2510 Hay & Grain Homecraft Quilting Dave Meek Committees Cynthia Rabstein 519-927-5485 Antiques & 519-843-2222 Heavy Horse Show Collectibles Roots & Vegetables Rod Perry Madeline Welsh Michelle Caravantes 519-855-6031 519-855-3224 519-833-0876 Horse Draw Baking Rural Products Cody Leitch Dorothy Gillespie Norma Soul 519-833-9752 519-833-9141 519-855-4729 Hunter/Jumper Canning School Exhibits Wendy Marjorie Sanders Beth Broderick Swackhammer 519-833-9546 519-855-6468 519-830-2484 Clothing Special Needs Lawn & Garden Sharon Nolan Philippa Bodolai Tractor Pull 519-833-2602 519-855-6031 Ron Hawkins Fine Art 519-826-8669 Woodworking June Switzer Gail Stevens Pedal Tractor Pull 519-855-4201 519-833-9978 & Kids’ Farmers’ Flowers Field Day Mary Ross Lesley Squibb 519-833-7289 519-216-1783 17


STANDING COMMITTEES Advertising/Promotion: Chair - Dwayne Gregson, Marissa Mallais, Brenda Lothmann, Eileen Brown, Joanne Gregson Finance: Chair - Rob Klein, Rod Perry, Brad Bruce, David Meek, Joanne Gregson, Suzanne Whaley, Samantha Jensen, Brad Parke Grounds/Maintenance: Chair - Dwayne Gregson,Glenn Snow, Kim McKee, Andy Reid, Roy Bulizo, Lee Davies, Carla Butcher, Chuck McKee, Brad Parke Fundraising- 50/50: Chair - Rob Klein, Carla Butcher, Lee Davies, Sara Parkinson, Sarah Warn, Joanne Gregson, Chuck McKee, Brad Parke Town / BIA Liaison: Chair -Rod Perry, Eileen Brown, Marissa Mallais, Joanne Gregson Strategic Planning: Chair - Dwayne Gregson, Carla Butcher, Brad Parke, Joanne Gregson, Marissa Mallais, Chuck McKee Partnership: Chair - Rob Klein, Eileen Brown, Joanne Gregson Farmers’ Market: Chair - Jennifer Girvin, Debi Clare, Kathleen Smith, Jordan Pedersen, Lee Davies E.I.R.C.: Chair - Rod Perry, Rob Fletcher, Rick Bates, Brad Bruce

FAIR COMMITTEES Ag Awareness pg 81: Chair - Dwayne Gregson, Sarah Warn, Rob Klein, Garry Brown Ag Roadside Display pg 30: Chair - Mary Ross, Samantha Jensen, Sarah Warn, Sara Parkinson Ambassador Competition pg 26: Chair - Sara Parkinson, Samantha Jensen, Sarah Warn, Marissa Mallais, Rob Klein Antique Tractors pg 84: Chair - Craig Switzer, Rod Perry, Rob Klein Baby Show pg 28: Chair - Krystal Cullen, Darlene Terry, Station Road Nursery School Beef Show pg 69: Chair - Jim Overland, Brad Mansfield, Samantha Jensen, Carissa Cabral, Paul Hamilton, Rob Klein, Leslie Cook, Terry Lynn Eby, Ian Cook Concessions: Chair - Dwayne Gregson, Brad Parke 4-H’ers Little Royal pg 58: Chair - Brenda Lothmann, Wayne Gregson, Marissa Mallais Demolition Derby pg 73: Chair - Carla Butcher, Chuck McKee, Roy Bulizo, Andy Reid, Kim McKee, Rob Fletcher, Brad Parke Emergency Preparedness: Wendy Swackhamer, Roy Bulizo, Rob Klein 18


Entertainment pg 75: Chair - Joanne Gregson, Suzanne Whaley, Marissa Mallais, Kim McKee, Eileen Brown, Rob Klein Equine Tent pg 80: Chair - David MacDonald (Budsons), Dwayne Gregson, Lee Davies, Sarah Warn, Marissa Mallais, Bridget Ryan, Kelly Counsel-O’Callaghan, Gayle Ecker, Marina Bootin, Brian Horas, Joanne Milton Gates - Parking, Security First Aid: Chair - Joanne Gregson, Chuck McKee, Wendy Swackhamer, Andy Reid, Rob Klein Gaited Horse Show pg 46: Chair - Jennifer Girvin, Howie Black, Jessica Morrow Gentle Ben’s Pet Show pg 145: Chair - Lesley Squibb, Jamie Cheyne, Doris Calder, Dan Calder, April Forbes, Jillian Cheyne, Marilyn Squibb Giant Pumpkin pg 100: Chair - Dave Meek, Brad Bruce, Rob Fletcher, Carissa Cabrel, Eileen Brown , Con Wheildon, Darren Skiva, Ken Keeler, John Nieuwenhoff Goat Show pg 31: Chair - Patti Klein, Kim McKee, Matt Francisco, Cynthia Rabstein, Miriam Bailey Open Horse Show pg 49: Chair - Marissa Mallais, Brenda Lothmann, Marissa Mallais, Josh Mallais Hay & Grain pg 89: Chair - Dave Meek, Brad Bruce , Lorne Parkinson, Fred Cox Heavy Horses & Haflingers pg 35: Chair - Rod Perry, Rob Fletcher, Cheryl Fletcher, James Leitch, Krystal Leitch, Brenda Lothmann Horse Draw pg 52: Chair - Cody Leitch, Glenn Snow, Joey Parkinson, Rob Fletcher, Carissa Cabrel, Fred Cox Hunter/Jumper pg 52: Chair - Wendy Swackhamer Kids’ Farmers’ Field Day pg 146: Chair - Lesley Squibb Marilyn Squibb, Doug Squibb, Mike Reid, Amanda Reid Lawn & Garden Tractor Pull pg 85: Chair - Ron Hawkins, Glenn Snow Pedal Tractor Pull pg 146: Chair - Lesley Squibb, Marilyn Squibb, Doug Squibb, Mike Reid, Amanda Reid Poultry Show pg 70: Chair - Garry Brown, Patti Klein, Rob Klein, Donald Sanders Sheep Show pg 33: Chair - Patti Klein, Rob Klein Talent Show pg 29: Chair - Jennifer Girvin, Lesley Squibb Truck & Tractor Pull pg 86: Chair - Rob Fletcher, Blake Fuller, Glenn Snow, Chuck McKee, Roy Bulizo, Andy Reid, Brad Parke Welsh & Sport Pony Show pg 41: Chair - Jennifer Girvin, Howie Black, Jessica Morrow, Heather Black 19


PRESIDENTS, SECRETARIES, TREASURERS, MANAGERS, QUEENS/AMBASSADORS ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY 1919 - 2015

PRESIDENTS *1919 Chester Burt *1920 N. E. McKinnon *1921 Joseph Thomson *1922 James Milloy *1923 Robert Keir *1924-25 W. J. Parry *1926-27 George E. Davis *1928-29 Smith E. Griffin *1930 Duncan Sinclair *1931-21 Kenneth McDougall *1933-34 George D. Scott *1935-36 George C. Burt *1937-38 James Hurren *1939-40 John Robb *1941-42 James Gibson *1943-44 Harold Griffin *1945-46 Stewart Scott *1947-48 Donald Matheson

*1949-50 *1951-52 *1953-54 *1955 *1956-57 *1958-59 *1960-61 *1962-63 1964-65 *1966-67 *1968-69 *1970-71 1972-73 *1974-75 *1976-77 1978-79 1980-81 1982-83

Elmer McKinnon James Delaney Norman Ridler Richard Matson R.D. Graham Howard Sinclair Norman Nixon William Delaney Harry Burt Gordon Delaney R. John Reid Lloyd Lang Duncan Armstrong Gordon Gregson Keith Leitch Harold Reilly Douglas Delaney Clarence Brown

*1984-85 1986-87 *1988-89 1990-91 1992-93 1994-95 1996-97 1998-99 2000-01 2002 2003-04 2005-06 2007-08 2009-10 2011-12 2013-14 2014-15

David Leitch Craig Switzer Jim Reid Garry Brown Les Sanderson Neil Baldwin Ray Hall Garry Leitch Mark Reilly Garry Leitch Rick Bates Eileen Brown Rob Fletcher Ronald Hawkins Blake Fuller Jennifer Girvin Rob Klein

2008-09

Marlene Brown

2009-15

Eileen Brown

SECRETARY-TREASURERS *1850-59 T. Tolton *1860-95 John Wilson Burt *1896-1903 James Kirkwood *1904-14 Peter McGill

*1915-33 *1934-47 *1948-50 1979-82

A. C. Mac Millan W. F. McEnery George Burt Helen McBride Kirk

1983 1984-85 1986-87 1988-90

Ruth Arenburg Cathy Watson Linda Fulford Lynn Kennedy

TREASURER *1951-78 Ron Moodie 1991-95 Pauline Longtin 1996-97 Carol Mitchell

1997-2006 Teresa Hatch 2007 Jayne Campbell 2008-15 Joanne Gregson

SECRETARY-MANAGER *1951-71 Elmer McKinnon 1972-78 Helen McBride Kirk

1974-75 1976-77 *1978-80 1981-82 1983-84 1985-86 1987-88 1989-90 1991-92 1993-95

1996-97 1998 1999-01 2002-03 2004-05 2006-07 2008-09 2010-11 2012-13 2014-15

SECRETARY 1991 Lynn Kennedy 1992-2007 Joanne Gregson

HOMECRAFT PRESIDENTS *1953-54 Mary Graham *1955-57 Aggie Sinclair 1958 Tena Douglas 1959-60 Loreen Gregson 1961 Mabel Nixon *1962-63 Margaret Delaney 1964-65 Margaret Burt 1966-68 Jackie O’Connor 1969-71 Myrtle Reid 1972-73 Marion Sinclair *Deceased

Marion Armstrong Jean Reilly Eleanor McLean Anne Barden June Switzer Helen Leitch Cynthia Rabstein Mary Wall Ellen Thomson Eileen Brown 20

Karen Pritoula Jacquie Warkentin Wendy McDougall Kathleen Smith Elaine Farley Suzanne Whaley Madeline Welsh Debi Clare Beth Broderick Carol Pollock


ERIN FALL FAIR QUEEN 1971-72 Carol Thomson 1972-73 Lydia Dudnik 1973-74 Katrina Kulhay 1974-75 Brooke Miller 1975-76 Janina Kulhay 1976-77 Lorraine Burt 1977-78 Barbara Major 1978-79 Kathy Bailey 1979-80 Beth Graham 1980-81 Valerie Lang 1981-82 No Contest 1982-83 No Contest 1983-84 Elaine Graham 1984-85 Ramona Lynn 1985-86 Jayne King 1986-87 Jacquie Brady

1987-88 Susanne Neal 1988-89 Rebecca Heyden 1989-90 Christine Kerr 1990-91 Marie Adsett ERIN FALL FAIR AMBASSADOR 1991-92 Kim Robertson 1992-93 Lori Longtin 1993-94 Debbie Storey 1994-95 Jennifer Mitchell 1995-96 Julie Brown 1996-97 Christine Poschung 1997-98 Terry-Lynn Scott 1998-99 Julie Ann McDougall 1999-2000 Andrea Bates 2000-01 Howie Black 2001-02 Kate Leslie 2002-03 Janice Tonkin

2003-04 Lesley Squibb 2004-05 Jordan Armstrong 2005-06 Katie Watson 2006-07 Miriam Bailey 2007-08 Brooke Switzer 2008-09 Cassandra Chornoboy 2009-10 Chloe Gresel 2010-11 Sara Parkinson 2011-12 Samantha Jensen 2012-13 Sarah Warn 2013-14 Brittany Heller 2014-15 Jordan Pedersen JUNIOR AMBASSADOR 2011-12 Katie Dowling 2012-13 Jessica Girdler 2013-14 Julia Gagnon 2014-15 Megan Robart-Morgan

HONORARY LIFE MEMBERS Duncan Armstrong, Marion Armstrong, Neil Baldwin, Anne Barden, Janice Bramham, Clarence Brown, Eileen Brown, Garry Brown, Wilma Brown, Harry Burt, Margaret Burt, Carol Burton, Fred Cox, Betty Delaney, Doug Delaney, Joanne Delaney, Rob Fletcher, Dorothy Gillespie, Marjorie Gillespie, Ken Graham, Joanne Gregson, Loreen Gregson, Wayne Gregson, Lori Gregson-Partridge, Ray Hall, Paul Hamilton, Sheila Hamilton, Ron Hawkins, Ruth King, Helen Kirk, Patti Klein, Mildred Lang, Marilyn Leighton, Garry Leitch, Helen Leitch, Colleen Lloyd, Gwen McArthur, Elaine McDougall, Ann Millis, Diane Montgomery, Marion O’Connor, Valerie Quarrie, Cynthia Rabstein, Myrtle Reid, Brian Reilly, Harold Reilly, Jean Reilly, Mark Reilly, Bryn Robertson, Les Sanderson, Bev Smith, Marilyn Squibb, Craig Switzer, June Switzer, Louie Tarzwell, Ellen Thomson, Jeff VanZoelen, Mary Wall, Irene Watson, Arlene Wheildon.

HONORARY DIRECTORS Mike Chong, M.P.; Ted Arnott, M.P.P.; Allan Alls, Mayor, Town of Erin; Rick Bates, Blake Fuller.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS Miriam Bailey, Jason Barrett, Howie Black, Pam Breese, Karen Campbell, Robert Clarke, Ian Cook, Leslie Cook, Krystal Cullen, Gavin Dandy, Colleen Giret, Dr. Carol Graham, David Gregson, Cheryl Fletcher, Laurel Johnstone, Dave Knight, Brad Mansfield, Erica Mitchell-Eugenio, Jessica Morrow, Jim Overland, Lorne Parkinson, Wayne Parkinson, Jim Peavoy, Karen Pedersen, Greg Petrie, Amanda Reid, Mike Reid, Aaron Richardson, Carol Robertson, Bridget Ryan, Donald Sanders, Kim Shepherd, Hannah Sine, Judy Smith, Eric Snell, Glenn Snow, Lesley Squibb, Wendy Swackhamer, Gary Whaley, Greg Whaley, Con Wheildon. 21


GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS 1. All competitions are open to the Province except where otherwise stated in the Prize List. 2. Each exhibitor shall automatically become an associate member of the Society. 3. The annual associate membership fee shall be $5.00 and a full voting membership is $10.00 for those that wish to become a member but not an exhibitor. 4. Daily admission: 5 - 12 years of age $3.00 per day, 13 years of age and over $10.00 per day. A Fair pass including Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday (four days of the Fair) is $30.00, not including parking. Ambassador of the Fair competition to be held on Friday evening in the exhibits hall beginning at 7:00 pm. 5. All livestock must be the property of the person in whose name they are entered. 6. No exhibitor can win more than two prizes in the same section of any class or as specified in the Prize List. 7. All animals shown in the purebred classes must be registered in their respective herd books and their names and numbers must accompany each entry. 8. Unethical fitting of cattle entered for competition is prohibited. All cattle entered for competition shall be presented in the judging ring in their natural conformation and with no preparation other than natural feeding and fitting, with the exception of any treatment of hair, horn or hooves. Any exhibitor entering animals shall agree to have any animal or animals examined by person or persons appointed by the Society for such purpose, upon request of the Director in charge of said Show. 9. The Judge’s decision is final but in the event of any dissatisfaction the exhibitor may have the privilege of asking the Judge’s reasons for placing, and should any mistake occur in awarding prizes, which cannot be adjusted in the Judge’s book, the Directors shall then decide the matter in dispute. 10. No person shall be allowed to interfere with the judges while in discharge of their duties. Any exhibitor or attendant who is guilty of creating a disturbance, whether by openly criticizing the judge or using obscene language to any judge or officer, shall therefore forfeit the right of any premium and may be suspended by the Society from exhibiting. 11. All donations in money, goods, articles or articles of any kind given to the Society for special prizes shall be considered property of the Society until awarded. 12. While the directors will take precautions under the circumstances to prevent accidents in and around the grounds, and attempt to insure the safety of articles 22


and livestock, any exhibitor or persons going into or upon the grounds or parking lots must personally assume all risk of accident or injury or damage from any cause whatsoever. Exhibitors to carry their own liability insurance for livestock shown. 13. The Society will not hold itself responsible for any printers or other palpable errors in this Prize List. 14. Any infringement of the rules and regulations will be punishable by withholding the prizes and/or expulsion from the Society. 15. All livestock must be on the grounds by 9:00 am on the days of showing and must remain on the grounds until at least 4:30 pm unless otherwise specified. 16. **NEW** All livestock/equine exhibitors must provide proof of insurance with policy number, name of insurance company and expiry date on Entry Forms. 17. The Erin Agricultural Society reserves the right to ask the exhibitor to remove an animal from the grounds due to health or other reasons. 18. In the event of inclement weather the Society reserves the right to cancel any or all sections of the Show, whatever is deemed necessary. 19. All horses to enter Centre Street Entrance or Dundas Street Entrance, depending on the ring being used for their event. 20. LIVESTOCK ENTRIES MUST BE IN THE HANDS OF THE SECRETARY ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 30, 2015. NOTICE: The Secretary will be at the Society’s office on Wednesday and Thursday from 10 am to 4 pm, Thursday evening from 7-9 pm and Friday from 7-11:00 am, the week prior to opening of the Fair. Office phone 519-833-2808. Entries to be sent to ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY, P.O. BOX 906, ERIN, ONTARIO, N0B 1T0 or may be faxed to 519-833-0673. 21. There will be a flat fee of $5.00 deducted from prize money for all livestock classes, with the exception of 4-H classes, to cover administration costs. The Agricultural Society Office will be open 10:00am – 4:00pm on Wednesdays throughout the months of August and September. Tel: 519-833-2808 Fax: 519-833-0673 Email: secretary@erinfair.ca Please include your emergency number on all entry forms to ensure delivery of prize money. 23


AMBASSADOR OF THE FAIR’S MESSAGE My name is Jordan Pedersen, and I’ve had the pleasure of being the 2014/2015 Erin Fall Fair Ambassador. As the ambassador I attended as many events at the Fall Fair as possible (including an especially muddy demolition derby), the Erin Santa Claus Parade, the Annual District 7 Meeting, and Convention. However, the highlight of the experience though, is the people I have had the opportunity to meet! Our fairboard and volunteers are supportive and dedicated, and the other ambassadors (including our junior ambassador Megan) are friendly and eager. Over the summer I will be attending other fairs, culminating in the 2015 Canadian National Exhibition Ambassador of the Fairs competition. This year has been a year of tremendous growth for me, which I have no doubt will continue until we appoint another ambassador on the Friday of the Fair. I would recommend this experience to anyone, as it’s a good opportunity to practice your interview skills and public speaking, while being rewarded with friendships, and new experiences. I hope you enjoy the 2015 Erin Fall Fair, and I encourage everyone to try or see something new. The Fair has a lot to offer, and truly is a highlight of the best of Erin. Sincerely,

Jordan Pedersen

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JUNIOR AMBASSADOR’S MESSAGE Hi, I am Megan Robart-Morgan, your 2014-2015 Jr. Ambassador. First of all, I would like to thank all of our wonderful volunteers that make our fair possible. As the Jr. Ambassador, I have been able to see behind the scenes and have been able to experience how hard working and wonderful you all truly are. Thank you for making our amazing fair, as amazing as it is. I have had a wonderful time during the past year as I have made so many new friends and met so many new people. I am truly honoured to have this opportunity and I am really going to miss representing Erin at the next fair. I have had many great times through- out this experience, I loved getting to meet all the other Ambassadors in District 7 and getting to know Jordan, our Fair Ambassador, Katie, our runner up Sr. Ambassador and Reachel, our runner up Jr. Ambassador. I hope to come back and be your Fair Ambassador after I have turned 16, as I am only 13 now and will have to wait awhile. It has been and amazing experience that I have truly enjoyed. I would like to thank again all our volunteers especially all the wonderful people on the ambassador committee, as they have made my experience just that much more memorable and one day I would love to join the committee, Thank you!

Megan Robart-Morgan

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Ambassador scholarship and leadership program 1. Contestants, male or female: Senior: 17 years of age and over as of August 1, 2015 Junior: 13 to 16 years of age as of August 1, 2015 2. Must be a resident of The Town of Erin and/or reside within 50 km of the Erin fair grounds. 3. Must have resided in Canada for the past two years. 4. Winner of the Senior Competition will represent the Erin Agricultural Society at the August 2016 Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) Ambassador of the Fair Contest. 5. Winner of the Junior Competition cannot run in the senior competition for at least one (1) year after his/her reign. 6. Contestants will be judged on interview, speech, community knowledge and involvement, presentation, deportment, and personality. 7. Winners and Runner-ups of both the Senior and Junior Competitions must be able to attend throughout the duration of the Fair and other scheduled events. 8. Components of the competition include: a. An interview of approximately 10 minutes in length for both Junior and Senior competitors b. A current events quiz consisting of 10 questions c. An impromptu question, which will be provided by the Committee d. Finalists for both Juniors and Seniors will be asked to give a speech about Agricultural practices or issues, rural life and related activities. All contestants should be prepared to give a speech. Senior: approximately three to five minutes Junior: approximately two to four minutes 9. Applications to be submitted by September 26, 2015 to Erin Agricultural Society, P.O. Box 906, Erin, ON, N0B 1T0 or by email to ambassador@erinfair.ca 10. Winner of the Senior Competition to receive $1500 scholarship and 1st Runner-up to receive $500 scholarship 11. Winner of the Junior Competition to receive $750 scholarship and 1st Runner-up to receive $250 scholarship For more information, please contact: Sara Parkinson 226-820-0766, Sam Jensen, Sarah Warn, Marrissa Mallis and Rob Klein. Changes may be made without notice at the discretion of the Committee and all decisions made by the committee are final. *NOTICE: COMPETITION TO BE HELD FRIDAY NIGHT* 26


Sponsored in part by: Erin Community ATB Accounting Centre 2000 Avalon Retirement Lodge Erin Hills Dental Barth’s Cleaning Centre Erin Tennis Club Best Western Orangeville Frabert’s Fresh Food Inn & Suites Galaxy Theatre, Orangeville Bird Fuels Gee Tee’s Bistro Riviere Greenhawk Blue Bird Café Gwenda’s Upholstering Bold Canine Hairway to Heaven Boston Pizza Hannah’s Brighten Up Hillsburgh Community Butcher Furniture Centre Cathie Keeler Hillsburgh Lions Club Carol Mitchell Hillsburgh Snow Roamers Century Church Theatre Holtom’s Bakery Cindy Storey Jodi Pendry, Coningsby Women’s Massage Therapy Institute Judy Parker, ATB Country Garden Concrete Accounting Daferner’s Deli Kennedy House Dapper Dogs Barber Shop Kelly Farris Darryl Boynton, Lee’s House Home Day Care Hockey Canada Mark Freure Hay Sales David’s Restaurant Davis Farm and Feed Supply Mark’s Work Wearhouse McEnery Insurance Brokers Debora’s Chocolates Michael Chong, MP Decor Solutions Furniture Minerva’s/Tintagels & Design Music 21 Dr. Jon Walcott Neilson Cabinet Works Dr. Katrina Kulhay Nothers Elinor Fuller 27

Orangeville Salt and Soil P & L Accounting Pam Breese Photographer Pearly Whites Pizza Momma Mia Premier Equipment Ltd. Rayburn Construction Respan River Run Centre Rob’s Automotive Ron & Donna Hawkins Selco Landscaping Silver Creek Aquaculture Inc. Sobey’s Orangville Spirit Tree Estate Cidery Staples Orangeville Subway Suzanne and Gary Whaley System Fence Take a Gander Ted Arnott, M.P.P. The Pantry Shelf The Spa @ Belfountain The Village Green The Way We Were Theatre Orangeville TSC – Orangeville Wildwinds Golf and Country Club


BABY SHOW

Saturday, October 10, 2015, Starts at 11:00 am Committee: Krystal Cullen (905-729-3852), Darlene Terry, Station Road Nursery School *** Babies do not need to be present at the time of registration.*** Registration to take place the day of the show from10:00 to 10:30 am. Last minute registration will not be permitted after 10:15 a.m. Youngest babies are judged first, decisions will be final.

Sponsored in part by: Darlene & Pete Terry, Lee’s House Home Day Care, Pharma Plus Drugmart, Erin, Robertson’s Amusements Ltd., 1. Costume class: a. 0-12 months b. 13-24 months Babies will all come on stage in one costume. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: • Funniest • Cutest • Scariest • Most colourful • Most creative 2. Girls and boys 0 - 6 months: a. Chubbiest Cheeks b. Most Hair c. Biggest Eyes 3. Girls and boys 7 - 12 months: a. Chubbiest cheeks b. Best smile c. Can clap their hands 4. Girls and boys 0 - 24 months: a. Youngest baby b. 0-12 months most resembles a relative c. 13-24 months most resembles a relative 28


5. Girls and boys 13 - 18 months: a. Wave hello b. Best laugh/smile c. Best dancer d. Blows a kiss e. Wildest hair 6. Girls and boys 19 - 24 months: a. Least amount of hair b. Best laugh c. Can tell everyone their own name Sponsored by: Station Road Nursery School, Erin

TALENT COMPETITION

Show to Commence at 7:00 pm, Sunday, October 11, 2015 ENTRY FORM AVAILABLE AT www.erinfair.ca

Committee: Jennifer Girvin (519-855-4231), Lesley Squibb

Sponsored in part by: Glenda Reilly, Music 21, The Wellington Advertiser, Wayne Baguley (Sales Representative), Royal LePage RCR, Realty Brokerage RULES AND REGULATIONS: 1. Each act will have 5 minutes performance time. Acts going over 5 minutes will have points deducted and will be asked to leave the stage. 2. Acts must be suitable for all ages and of good taste. 3. Categories are as listed on the Entry Form. Maximum age for registration is 21. 4. A sound system will be provided. Any additional equipment (i.e.: guitar amps, drums etc.) will be the responsibility of the performer. Please advise us of any special needs at least 2 weeks prior to the show. 5. Prizes will be awarded immediately following the competition. 6. The winners of each category will be invited to perform at the fair on Thanksgiving Monday, October 12th, 2015, 10:45am on the stage in the Exhibits Hall 7. The competition is limited to the first 25 entries. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED THE DAY OF THE SHOW. Registration: Please complete and return the entry form at www.erinfair.ca (look for link to “Entry Forms�) or contact Jennifer by email at jennifer@erinfair.ca 29


AGRICULTURAL ROADSIDE DISPLAY COMPETITION

Tractors & Tailgates Open to individuals within a 32 kilometre radius of Erin Fair Grounds. Displays will help promote the upcoming Fair. Please enter by emailing Mary Ross at mary@erinfair.ca or call Mary Ross (519-833-7289) before judging day Sunday September 27.

Sponsored in part by: Porcupine’s Quill & U-Neek Signs, Kevin Morrison 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

GUIDELINES: Create a road side, home, school, or business display utilizing a variety of agricultural products and/or equipment. The display must include this year’s theme: “Tractors & Tailgates” The display must include “Erin Fall Fair” with dates “October 9, 10, 11 & 12” and/or “Thanksgiving Weekend” and be clearly legible. The display must be within viewing distance from the road (businesses may use window display.) Minimum size 4’ x 4’, maximum size unlimited. Judges will base their decision on the most original and creative display, the use of agricultural products and/or equipment, and ability to promote Erin Fall Fair and the theme. Display must be completed and ready for judging by Sunday September 27, 2015 and remain up until the fair. Photographs of all entries will be displayed in the hall throughout the weekend with the winners identified; prize money will be available at the fair office. SECTIONS AND PRIZES: 1st - $125 2nd - $100 3rd - $75 4th - $50

5th - $25

3rd - $75 4th - $50 3rd - $75 4th - $50 3rd - $75 4th - $50

5th - $25 5th - $25 5th - $25

Business Schools & Community Groups 1st - $125 Residential 1st - $125 Non-Profit Groups 1st - $125

2nd - $100 2nd - $100 2nd - $100

Overall winner will receive a trophy sponsored by

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goats

CLASSES 2-5 LIVESTOCK USE DUNDAS STREET ENTRANCE All livestock/equine exhibitors must provide proof of insurance with policy number, name of insurance company and expiry date on Entry Forms. Committee: Patti Klein (519-843-7055), Miriam Bailey, Kim McKee, Cynthia Rabstein, Matt Francisco

Sponsored in part by: Graham Animal Hospital, J. R., Finnie, OLS, Patti and Rob Klein, Ryan/Petrie Family, Woolwich Dairy Judging to commence at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 10, 2015 SEND ENTRIES IN BY SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 RULES: General: This show is sanctioned by the Canadian Goat Society and their rules shall govern. Rules of the Erin Agricultural Society: All goats to be on the grounds by 9:00 a.m. and undergo veterinary examination before unloading. Veterinary inspection will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Any animal disqualified for health reasons or not inspected cannot be shown. All animals must remain on the grounds until 4:30 p.m. or to the conclusion of the show. There will be no pre-show milk out. A $5.00 administration fee will be deducted from all prize money. Exhibitors must be dressed in white. Maximum two goat entries per section with the exception of three goats allowed in 2 sections. Prize money is for two goats per section. OPEN SHOW: CLASS 2 NUBIAN CLASS 3 TOGGENBURG CLASS 4 SAANEN CLASS 5 ANY OTHER PUREBREDS CLASS 5A RECORDED GRADE PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $21.00, 3rd $19.00, 4th $17.00, 5th $15.00. $15.00 to all remaining entries. SECTIONS: 1. Doe kid over 3 months and under 9 months 2. Doe kid over 9 months and under 24 months, never freshened 3. Milking yearling under 24 months, 1st freshener 4. Milking doe over 24 months and under 36 months 5. Doe 36 to 60 months in milk 31


6. Doe over 60 months in milk 7. BREED CHAMPIONS - from sections 3, 4, and 5 of classes 2-5 PRIZE: Section 1-6 1st 1 Bag Goat Dairy Ration (Remaining prize money as stated above by EAS) Sponsored by: BUDSON FARM & FEED COMPANY, Erin, Ontario 8. BEST KID IN SHOW - Junior Breed Champions only. PRIZE MONEY: $25.00 9. BEST DOE IN SHOW - Senior Breed Champions only. PRIZE MONEY: $25.00 10. BREEDER’S HERD - a group of four animals (bred and owned by exhibitor) consisting of at least three milking does. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $20.00, 2nd $16.00, 3rd $14.00, 4th $12.00, 5th $10.00 and $10.00 to all remaining entries. 11. DAM AND DAUGHTER - any age to be owned by the same exhibitor. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $35.00 (Remaining prize money as stated above by EAS) Sponsored by: GROBER ANIMAL NUTRITION 12. GET OF SIRE: three, not necessarily owned by the same exhibitor with sire to be named. PRIZES: Salt Blocks for first 6 placings Sponsored by: PATTI AND ROB KLEIN, Fergus, Ontario YOUTH SHOWMANSHIP to be judged on condition of animal and showmanship. No entry fee and no exhibitors fee will be charged. 13. JUNIOR SHOWMANSHIP: 13 years and under as of the day of the Fair. 14. SENIOR SHOWMANSHIP: 14 to 21 years of age as of the day of the Fair. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $15.00, 2nd $10.00, and $10.00 to all remaining entries. Sponsored by: CHAMPION SHOWMANSHIP: first two placings from each class will compete for rosettes for 1st and 2nd place. Trophy for Grand Champion Showman donated by Rob & Patti Klein

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SHEEP

CLASSES 6-11 LIVESTOCK USE DUNDAS STREET ENTRANCE 1990 FEDERAL CLASSIFICATIONS ADOPTED All livestock/equine exhibitors must provide proof of insurance with policy number, name of insurance company and expiry date on Entry Forms. Committee: Patti Klein (519-843-7055), Rob Klein

Sponsored in part by: Graham Animal Hospital, Grober Animal Nutrition Judging to commence at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, October 11, 2015 SEND ENTRIES IN BY SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 CLASSES: CLASS 6 CLASS 8 CLASS 10 SUFFOLK HAMPSHIRE ANY OTHER LONG WOOL BREED CLASS 7 CLASS 9 CLASS 11 SOUTHDOWN DORSET ANY OTHER SHORT WOOL BREED The Erin Agricultural Society has authorized two entries per section to a maximum of two sections and the exhibitor has his or her choice of sections in which to make the second entry. Single Market Lamb Class, one entry per exhibitor. All entries must be owned and registered in the name of the exhibitor. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $30.00, 2nd $25.00, 3rd $22.00, 4th $17.00, 5th $15.00. $15.00 to all remaining entries. Fair Board reserves the right to pay only half the prize money if less than three exhibitors in a Section. No prize money will be paid unless animals are exhibited in the show ring and properly judged including sections 5 & 6. SECTIONS: 1. Ewe-Yearling (3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place) 2. Ewe-First pair of temporary incisors must be in place. 3. Ram-Yearling (3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place). 4. Ram - First pair of temporary incisors must be in place. 5. Get of Sire - Group of three animals, first pair of temporary incisors must be in place, from one sire. Both sexes may be represented. 6. Breeders Flock - (bred and owned by exhibitor). A group of four animals, both sexes to be represented. Each animal in the group must have exhibited in one 33


of the previous sections, all animals must also be in one breed. 7. BENHAM MEMORIAL TROPHY - For Championship Pen. Any breed. In honour of the late J.P. Benham, a long time exhibitor at the Erin Fall Fair. Winners name will be engraved thereon and will remain the property of the fair. Keeper trophy given to exhibitor. 8. ROSS MACK MEMORIAL TROPHY - For Overall Champion Suffolk from Class 6, Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4. In honour of the late Ross Mack, an Honorary Life Member of the Erin Agricultural Society, a local farmer and Suffolk breeder for many years. Winners name will be engraved thereon and will remain the property of the fair. Keeper trophy to be given each year to the exhibitor. 9. Overall Best Ram 10. Overall Best Ewe PRIZE for Section 9 and 10: Banner sponsored by: GEORGETOWN MARKET PLACE, Georgetown, Ontario YOUTH SHOWMANSHIP To be judged on condition of animal and showmanship. No entry fee and no exhibitors fee will be charged. 11. JUNIOR SHOWMANSHIP: 13 years and under as of the day of the Fair. 12. SENIOR SHOWMANSHIP: 14 to 21 years of age as of the day of the Fair. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $15.00, 2nd $10.00, and $10.00 to all remaining entries. Sponsored by: Canadian Wool Growers’ Co-operative CHAMPION SHOWMANSHIP: first two placings from each class will compete for rosettes for 1st and 2nd place.

MARKET LAMBS

CLASS 12 Lambs shown in breeding Classes are not eligible. SECTIONS: 1. Pen of three, ewes or wethers PRIZE MONEY: 1st $40.00, 2nd $25.00, 3rd $23.00, 4th $20.00, 5th $17.00. $17.00 to all remaining entries. Sponsored by: GROBER ANIMAL NUTRITION Singles -- one entry per exhibitor 2. Wether, 5 prizes of $15.00. 3. Ewe, 5 prizes of $15.00. 4. Champion Market Lamb - $15.00 and Champion Ribbon. 34


HEAVY HORSE SHOW

CLASS 13 HORSES USE CENTRE STREET ENTRANCE All livestock/equine exhibitors must provide proof of insurance with policy number, name of insurance company and expiry date on Entry Forms. Committee: Rod Perry & Philippa Bolodai (519-855-6031), Rob Fletcher, Cheryl Fletcher, Blake Fuller, Fred Cox, James Leitch, Krystal Leitch, Brenda Lothmann

Sponsored in part by: Dominion Mini Storage, Ed Stewart’s Equipment, Erin Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Paul Fischbach Horseshoeing, Teak Barn, The Perry Family/Sensyst, Scott Reinhart “Trailer Sales”, In Memory of Donald Jackson, Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Ferguson Show to Commence at 10:00am Sunday, October 11, 2015 -line sections first followed by hitch sectionsRULES: In all hitch sections, horses must be hitched to a suitable vehicle and driver must be accompanied by qualified help. Please indicate which breed (in brackets) when listing your sections on the entry form. Each exhibitor must have liability insurance on horse(s) and sign an Erin Fall Fair Disclaimer. SECTION: LINE CLASSES: A. Clydesdale B. Percheron C. Belgian D. Commericial Shown in order listed above. Each breed will be shown separately. 1. Brood Mare 2. Yeld Mare 3. Filly or colt (current year) 4. Filly or colt (one year old) 5. Filly (two year old) 6. Filly (three year old) 7. Progeny of Dam (must be shown in their appropriate class prior) 8. Gelding (three years old and over) 9. SINCLAIR MEMORIAL TROPHY - Best Brood Mare. In memory of the late James Sinclair. Trophy to remain the property of the Agricultural Society and a keeper trophy to be presented. 35


10. SPECIAL - Best stable of four horses on line owned by one exhibitor. Trophy donated In Memory of David Leitch, Rockwood. Trophy to remain the property of the Agricultural Society and a keeper trophy to be presented. 11. Best draft horse on the grounds, $5 entry fee, payable at time of entry, one entry per exhibitor. PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1 - 11: 1st $45.00, 2nd $40.00, 3rd $35.00, and $30.00 to all remaining entries. 12. Junior Showmanship (7-13 years) 13. Intermediate Showmanship (14-17 years) 14. Senior Showmanship (18-20 years) Splitting of classes will be dependent on the number of entries. 15. Draft horse under saddle (approved helmet and footwear are required, English or Western Tack may be used, exhibitors must be 13 years of age or older, horse must be purebred) PRIZE MONEY: Sections 12 - 15 - 1st $15.00, 2nd $12.00, and $12.00 to all remaining entries. HITCH SECTIONS: 16. Open Single Cart Class (ALL BREED) to be shown hitched to a two wheel cart only. Sponsored in part by: ROB & CHERYL FLETCHER, Rockwood 17. Single Tandem Clydesdale 18. Single Tandem Percheron 19. Single Tandem Belgian 20. Single Tandem Commercial PRIZE MONEY: Sections 16-20: 1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00, 3rd $30.00, and $25.00 to all remaining entries. 21. Six Horse Hitch PRIZE MONEY: 1st $150.00, $125.00 to all remaining entries. 22. Four Horse Team, any draft breed not necessarily owned by one exhibitor. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $100.00, 2nd $90.00, 3rd $80.00, and $70.00 to all remaining entries. 23. Unicorn Hitch PRIZE MONEY: 1st $100.00, 2nd $90.00, 3rd $80.00, and $70.00 to all remaining entries 24. Ladies team driving competition – (to be accompanied by a gentleman and must be over 18 years of age or older). 36


PRIZE MONEY: 1st $40.00, 2nd $30.00, 3rd $20.00, 4th $15.00, 5th $15.00. $15.00 to all remaining entries. 25. Junior Team Driver Hitched, 18 years and under as of January 1, 2014 to be accompanied with a capable driver. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $30.00, 2nd $25.00, $20.00 to all remaining entries. Sponsored by: Jim & Susan Peavoy, In Memory of Lloyd & Lillie Peavoy 26. Heavy Clydesdale Team 27. Heavy Percheron Team 28. Heavy Belgian Team 29. Heavy Commercial Team 30. Team of Purebred registered Mares, all breeds, to be accompanied by registration papers. 31. Light Clydesdale Team 32. Light Percheron Team 33. Light Belgian Team 34. Light Commercial Team PRIZE MONEY FOR SECTIONS 26 - 34: 1st $75.00, 2nd $70.00, 3rd $60.00, and $50.00 to all remaining entries.

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Registered Haflinger show CLASS 13A

All livestock/equine exhibitors must provide proof of insurance with policy number, name of insurance company and expiry date on Entry Forms. Committee: Rod Perry & Philippa Bolodai (519-855-6031), Rob Fletcher, Cheryl Fletcher, Blake Fuller, Fred Cox, James Leitch, Krystal Green, Brenda Lothmann

Sponsored in part by: Dominion Mini Storage, Ed Stewart’s Equipment, Erin Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Paul Fischbach Horseshoeing, Teak Barn, The Perry Family/Sensyst, Scott Reinhart “Trailer Sales”, In Memory of Donald Jackson, Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Ferguson Show to Commence at 10:00am Sunday, October 11, 2015 RULES: Upon request from Secretary. Line Classes to be judged first followed by the Hitch Classes. Heavy Horses and Haflingers will share the same ring. 1. Brood Mare PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $20.00, 3rd $15.00, 4th $10.00 2. Foal of 2015 PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $20.00, 3rd $15.00, 4th $10.00 3. Filly or Gelding, 1 year & 2 year old PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $20.00, 3rd $15.00, 4th $10.00 4. Filly or Gelding, 3 years or older PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $20.00, 3rd $15.00, 4th $10.00 6. Best Haflinger on the grounds PRIZE MONEY: 1st $35.00, 2nd $30.00, 3rd $25.00, 4th $20.00 One per Exhibitor 7. Youth Showmanship PRIZE MONEY: 1st $30.00, 2nd $25.00, 3rd $20.00, 4th $15.00, All others $10.00 Lunch Break 8. Best Six Horse Hitch PRIZE MONEY: 1st $200.00, 2nd $180.00, 3rd $160.00, 4th $140.00, 5th $120.00 9. Best Four Horse Hitch PRIZE MONEY: 1st $100.00, 2nd $90.00, 3rd $80.00, 4th $70.00, 5th $60.00 38


10. Best Team PRIZE MONEY: 1st $70.00, 2nd $60.00, 3rd $50.00, 4th $40.00, 5th $30.00 11. Best Unicorn Hitch PRIZE MONEY: 1st $80.00, 2nd $70.00, 3rd $60.00, 4th $50.00, 5th $40.00 12. Best Single in Harness PRIZE MONEY: 1st $40.00, 2nd $35.00, 3rd $30.00, 4th $25.00, 5th $20.00 13. Best Single in Harness Driven by a Lady PRIZE MONEY: 1st $40.00, 2nd $35.00, 3rd $30.00, 4th $25.00, 5th $20.00 14. Best Single in Harness Driven by a Youth PRIZE MONEY: 1st $40.00, 2nd $30.00, 3rd $25.00, 4th $15.00, all others $10.00. Youth must be accompanied by an assistant. 15. Troika Hitch PRIZE MONEY: 1st $80.00, 2nd $70.00, 3rd $60.00, 4th $50.00, 5th $40.00

HEAVY HORSE draw

CLASS 14 HORSES USE CENTRE STREET ENTRANCE All livestock/equine exhibitors must provide proof of insurance with policy number, name of insurance company and expiry date on Entry Forms. Committee: Cody Leitch (519-833-9752), Joey Parkinson, Fred Cox, Glenn Snow, Brad Parke, Carissa Cabral

Sponsored in part by: Central Disposal Services, Manuel Tavares Show to commence at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, October 10, 2015 RULES: Upon request from Secretary. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $275.00, 2nd $200.00, 3rd $180.00, 4th $160.00, and $120.00 for every team making a qualifying pull. BEST TEAMSTER LIGHT - $30.00 BEST TEAMSTER HEAVY - $30.00 COMES FARTHEST LIGHT - $20.00 COMES FARTHEST HEAVY - $20.00

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ONTARIO BARREL RACING SHOW CLASS 15 HORSES USE DUNDAS STREET ENTRANCE

Show to commence at 11:00 a.m. SHARP - Sunday, October 11, 2015 Committee: Carol Robertson (519-855-4770), Bryn Robertson

Sponsored in part by: BP Maintenance, Hillsburgh Feed and Supply, Jodi Pendry Massage Therapist and Associates, Snow Brothers Contracting Limited For Information and entries contact: OBRA: Carol Crane 519-475-4577 or cdcrane@xplornet.com There will be a gate fee of $10.00 per person. Exhibition runs to be held from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. Youths shall be 18 years and under as of January 1, 2015.

EVENT OPEN 3-D POLEBENDING (1 sec Split) OPEN 4-D BARREL RACE #1 PONY BARRELS ROOKIE BARRELS FUTURITY BARRELS YOUTH BARRELS OPEN 4-D BARRELS RACE #2

ADDED $250.00 $300.00 $50.00 $100.00 $200.00 $100.00 $300.00

ENTRY FEE $15.00 $20.00 $5.00 $15.00 $20.00 $15.00 $20.00

Arena Fee (pay at the gate) - $8.00 Office Fee Per Horse - $6.00 Contestants and their families agree to participate in the events at their own risk. The participant and their family releases and discharges the property owners, organizers and participating associations from all liability, loss, claims, damages, expense for injuries to persons, horses or personal property from any incident. Only upon these conditions are entries accepted. Proof of insurance (Insurance Company, Policy Number, Expiry Date) to be provided. SIGNATURE:____________________________________________ (Parent or Guardian if under 18 years) RIDER:_______________________________________________ HORSE:_______________________________________________ 40


PONIES

CLASSES 16, 16A HORSES USE CENTRE STREET ENTRANCE All livestock/equine exhibitors must provide proof of insurance with policy number, name of insurance company and expiry date on Entry Forms. Committee: Jennifer Girvin (jennifer@erinfair.ca), Howie Black, Jessica Morrow, Heather Black

Sponsored in part by: Beaverwood Farm, Kirsten Brunner, Paul Fischbach Horseshoeing Jennifer & Brett Girvin, Swift Creek Energy Corporation, Welsh Pony & Cob Association of Ontario Show to commence at 9:00 a.m., Sunday October 11, 2015 Judge: Mr. Owen Griffiths, Llanilar, Wales SHOW ORDER In hand classes – Welsh and Sportpony Under saddle classes – Welsh and Sportpony Driving classes – Welsh

WELSH PONY CLASSES

CLASS 16 WPCAO High Points Award Show Champion of Champions Qualifier BREEDING DIVISION: SECTION A: Registered in Section A of the Stud Book 1. Two year old and Under – colt, filly or gelding 2. Broodmare or yeldmare - 3 years and over The Lionel Leach memorial Trophy to be presented to the top Section A Broodmare (mare to have produced a foal in the current year). Sponsored by BLACKWOOD ACRES, Guelph, Ontario in MEMORY OF LIONEL LEACH of Lianna Pony Farm. 3. Stallion or gelding - 3 years and over 4. Champion Stallion/gelding and reserve 5. Champion Mare and reserve. PRIZE MONEY: Section 1-3: 1st $12.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $6.00, 4th $4.00, $4.00 to all remaining entries. Sections 4 and 5: Rosettes only. 41


SECTION B: Register in Section B of the Stud Book 6. Two year old and Under – colt, filly or gelding 7. Broodmare or yeldmare - 3 years and over 8. Stallion or gelding - 3 years and over 9. Champion Stallion/gelding and reserve 10. Champion Mare and reserve PRIZE MONEY: Sections 6 – 8: 1st $12.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $6.00, 4th $4.00, $4.00 to all remaining entries. Sections 9 and 10: Rosettes only. SECTION C and D: Welsh Cob - Registered in Section C or D of the Stud Book 11. Colt, filly or gelding - 2 years and under 12. Broodmare or yeldmare – 3 years and over 13. Stallion or gelding - 3 years and over 14. Champion Stallion, mare or gelding PRIZE MONEY: Sections 11 - 13: 1st $12.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $6.00, 4th $4.00, $4.00 to all remaining entries. Section 14 Rosettes only. ALL SECTIONS: 15. Two years and under - Canadian foaled, sections A, B, C or D 16. Supreme Champion Welsh: Champions from all sections to compete. 17. Champion of Champions Qualifier – 1st place Section A, B, C, D – Rosettes only a. 2 years and under b. 3 years and over, Mare c. 3 years and over, Stallion/Gelding 18. Registered half bred - 2 years and under. Stallion, Mare or Gelding 19. Registered half bred - 3 years and over Stallion, Mare or Gelding 20. Champion half bred - 1st and 2nd place from sections 20 and 21 to compete for Champion Half Bred. Award donated by: KINTYRE FARMS, VIVIANNE MACDONALD 21. Senior Showmanship: 18 years and over. Sections A, B, C, D or Half-Welsh PRIZE MONEY: Sections 15, 18, & 19: 1st $12.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $6.00, 4th $4.00, $4.00 to all remaining entries. Section 16 & 20: Rosettes only. Section 21: 1st 15.00, 2nd $10.00. 3rd $5.00. $5.00 to all remaining entries

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JUNIOR DIVISION: 22. Junior Showmanship - 10 years of age and under - Section A, B, C, D or HalfWelsh 23. Junior Showmanship - 11 to 17 years of age - Sec. A, B, C, D or Half-Welsh First and second place winners in sections 22 and 23 to compete for HOWARD BLACK MEMORIAL TROPHY to be engraved and returned prior to the 2015 Fair. 24. Child’s Leadline Pony - Walk only - For children 7 years and under, mare or gelding, Sec. A, B, C, D or Half-Welsh. Riders in this class cannot enter any other under saddle class. 25. Child’s Leadline Pony - Walk/Trot - For children 10 years and under, mare or gelding, Sec. A, B, C, D or Half-Welsh 26. Child’s Pony - Walk/Trot - 12 and under, mare or gelding, Sec. A, B, C, D or Half-Welsh 27. Equitation under saddle - Walk/Trot/Canter, junior to ride, mare or gelding, sections A, B, C, D or Half-Welsh PRIZE MONEY: Section 22 and 23: $10.00 to all entries. Section 24-27: Rosettes only. PERFORMANCE DIVISION: 28. Pleasure Pony Under Saddle - Walk/Trot/Canter – Junior to ride, mare or gelding, Sec. A & B 29. Pleasure Pony Under Saddle - Walk/Trot/Canter –Adult to ride, stallion, mare or gelding, Sec. A & B 30. Pleasure Pony Under Saddle - Walk/Trot/Canter – Junior or Adult to ride, stallion, mare or gelding, Sec. C or D 31. Working Pleasure Under Saddle - Walk/Trot/Canter - Junior or Adult to ride, stallion, mare or gelding, Sec. A, B, C, D or Half-Welsh (Non C.E.F.) 32. Pleasure Pony under Saddle – Walk/Trot/Canter, Half Welsh, Junior or Adult to ride 33. Pleasure Driving Welsh Mare - Section A 34. Pleasure Driving Welsh Mare, Stallion or gelding - Section B 35. Pleasure Driving Welsh Stallion or Gelding - Section A 36. Pleasure Driving Welsh Cob - Mare, Stallion or Gelding - Section C or D PRIZE MONEY: Sections 28-32: 1st $15.00, 2nd $12.00, 3rd $10.00, 4th $8.00, 5th $5.00 and $5.00 to all remaining entries. Sections 33-36: 1st $20.00, 2nd $18.00, 3rd $15.00, 4th $12.00, 5th $10.00 and $10.00 to all remaining entries. 43


37. Pleasure Driving Welsh - Junior to Drive, mare or gelding, Sections A, B, C or D PRIZE MONEY: 1st: $20.00, 2nd $18.00, 3rd $15.00, 4th $12.00, 5th $10.00 and $10.00 to all remaining entries. 38. Pleasure Driving Welsh - Novice, not to have won more than two firsts in a Welsh Pleasure Driving Class, Sections A, B, C or D PRIZE MONEY: 1st $20.00, 2nd $18.00, 3rd $15.00, 4th $12.00, 5th $10.00. $10.00 to all remaining entries. 39. Pleasure Driving Welsh Stake - Section A, B, C, D Stallion, Mare or Gelding PRIZE MONEY: 1st $30.00, 2nd $25.00, 3rd $20.00, 4th $15.00, 5th $10.00. $10.00 to all remaining entries. 40. Pleasure Driving Half Welsh Stallion, Mare or Gelding PRIZE MONEY: 1st $20.00, 2nd $18.00, 3rd $15.00, 4th $12.00, 5th $10.00. $10.00 to all remaining entries.

SPORTPONIES

CLASS 16A 2015 SPORTPONY STARSEARCH CHAMPIONSHIPS Sponsored by: Denworth Equine Management, Sherri Whitworth & Jeremy Denouden and NorthAmerican Sportpony Registry ROYAL STARSEARCH FINALS. The first place in each of the 6 in hand classes at the qualifying shows are eligible to enter to qualify for the SPORTPONY STARSEARCH CHALLENGE CUP, held at the Royal Winter Fair in November 2015. Both under saddle classes also qualify for each respective class. Leadline class is pending Royal approval. Ponies MUST measure 14.2 hands or under. Passport and registration are not necessary to participate, nor must the pony be a registered sportpony. Adults CAN ride a pony. Stallions may NOT be handled or ridden by children at the Royal Winter Fair, but may be at the qualifying show’s discretion. If the first place pony has already qualified at a previous show in 2015 then the second place pony becomes the qualifier. Once qualified a pony may still show at any of the qualifying shows. A list of shows & qualified ponies can be viewed at www.northamericansportpony.ca & www.royalfair.org To compete in the 2015 Sportpony Finals at the Royal an entry MUST be made prior to the closing date and accepted by the Royal entry department. See www.royalfair.org for entry forms, closing dates, rules & regulations. At the Royal the SPORTPONY STARSEARCH winner will be awarded the perpetual 44


MORTON SPORTPONY CHALLENGE CUP, a silver keeper plate and NASPR presentation cooler. Our sponsors, DENWORTH EQUINE MANAGEMENT Sherri Whitworth-Denouden and Jeremy Denouden, award each qualifier with a ribbon throughout the year & $1000.00 in prize money to the Starsearch Champion Class at the 2015 Royal. The NORTHAMERICAN SPORTPONY REGISTRY offers a bonus of $1,500.00 Canadian funds if the STARSEARCH GRAND CHAMPION is a NASPR registered pony, owned by a NASPR member in good standing with membership received no later than October 14 2015 and the sportpony must be shown in its NASPR registered name. The NASPR also offer $500.00 Cdn funds for both the winners of the Dressage ridden suitability and Hunter ridden suitability classes when the pony/owner meet the previous NASPR criteria. All prize money will be paid out by the Royal. This show is also used for NASPR Starsearch year-end awards. Go to www.northamericansportponies.ca for application form and info. For further sportpony info please contact Darlene Morton at info@mortonstables.com CLASSES MAY NOT BE COMBINED Section: 1. Foal of current year. 2. Yearling, Colt, filly or gelding. 3. Two year old colt, filly or gelding. Junior champion & reserve. (eligible are 1st & 2nd place of class 1, 2 and 3) 4. Three & over mare. 5. Three & over gelding. 6. Three & over stallion. Senior Champion & reserve. (eligible are 1st & 2nd place of classes 4, 5 and 6) GRAND CHAMPION Ribbon donated by North American Sportpony Registry. RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION (eligible are Junior & reserve champions and Senior & reserve champions) PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1-6 – 1st $12.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $6.00, 4th $4.00 and $4.00 to all remaining entries. 7. Hunter suitability under saddle. Three years & over mare, stallion or gelding. 8. Dressage suitability under saddle. Three years & over mare, stallion or gelding. 9. Lead line & Paralympic Suitability. Three years & over mare, stallion or gelding. Ridden by any age beginner rider and led by a competent handler and or assistant 12 or over. Rider not to ride in any other ridden class at this show. Manners will be paramount & pony only to be judged. PRIZE MONEY: Sections 7-9 – 1st $15.00, 2nd $12.00, 3rd $10.00, 4th $8.00, 5th $5.00 and $5.00 to all remaining entries. 45


GAITED HORSE SHOW

CLASS 16G HORSES USE CENTRE STREET ENTRANCE All livestock/equine exhibitors must provide proof of insurance with policy number, name of insurance company and expiry date on Entry Forms. Committee: Jennifer Girvin (jennifer@erinfair.ca), Howie Black, Jessica Morrow Show to commence at 9:00 a.m., Saturday October 10, 2015 Order of go will be Section 1, 7, 13, 2, 8, 14 etc. Open classes to run following breed classes. ROCKY MOUNTAIN/KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HORSE: 1. Mountain Horse Conformation – open to stallions, mares and geldings any age. To be shown in the walk only. 2. Novice Western Pleasure – open to stallions, mares and gelding. Any rider can enter this class as long as they are riding a novice horse. Any horse can enter this class as long as they are ridden by a novice rider. To be shown in Trail Walk, Show Gait and Pleasure Gait. Entries must stand quietly and back readily. 3. Western Pleasure - open to stallions, mares and geldings. To be shown in Trail Walk, Show Gait and Pleasure Gait. Entries must stand quietly and back readily. 4. Novice English Pleasure - open to stallions, mares and gelding. Any rider can enter this class as long as they are riding a novice horse. Any horse can enter this class as long as they are ridden by a novice rider. To be shown in Trail Walk, Show Gait and Pleasure Gait. Entries must stand quietly and back readily. 5. English Pleasure - open to stallions, mares and geldings. To be shown in Trail Walk, Show Gait and Pleasure Gait. Entries must stand quietly and back readily. 6. Working class – open to stallions, mares and geldings. To be shown in Trail Walk, Show Gait, Pleasure Gait and Canter. Canter will only be called from the Trail Walk. Entries must stand quietly and back readily. PASO FINO: 7. Bella Forma – all ages 8. Paso Pleasure – all ages 9. Paso Pleasure – Novice horse or rider (horse or rider’s first time showing or horse is under 4 or rider is under 18). 10. Paso Performance – all ages 46


11. Paso Performance Schooling – Novice horse or rider (horse or rider’s first time showing or horse is under 4 or rider is under 18). 12. Classic Fino ICELANDIC: 13. T7 – Tolt: 1.slow tempo tolt. |Return to walk and change rein. 2. any tempo tolt. 14. T5 – Tolt: 1.slow tempo tolt. Return to walk and change rein. 2. extended tempo tolt on the long sides, slow tempo tolt on the short sides. 15. T6 - Tolt: 1.slow to medium tempo tolt 2. Slow to medium tempo tolt, on the long sides holding both reins in one hand clearly showing no rein contact with the horse’s mouth. 16. Three Gait: 1. slow tempo tolt. 2. Medium tempo trot. 3. Medium tempo walk. 4. Medium tempo canter. The best three of the four gaits shown will be counted towards a combined mark. Alternatively, only three gaits may be shown, in which case all are counted towards a combined mark. 17. V4 – Four Gait: 1. Medium walk. 2. Any tempo tolt. 3. Transition of walk/trot and tolt to walk, separately ridden as instructed by the speaker. Change rein. 4. Working to medium tempo trot. 5. Working to medium tempo canter. 18. Beer Tolt OPEN GAITED: 19. Lead line class – Tack optional. Child must be led by an adult. 20. Open Equitation: No Pattern. Open to any gaited horse. Tack optional 21. Egg and Spoon Competition 22. Ribbon Ride (pairs will be drawn out of a hat) 23. Potluck Obstacle Challenge – Exhibitors are encouraged to bring their favourite obstacles to build their own course 24. Pattern Class – Preliminary Level 25. Pattern Class – Advanced Level (patterns will be provided day of show) 26. Challenge of the Breeds: Open to any gaited horse. Tack optional. 27. Bare Back Class: Open to any gaited horse (No Dress Code) PRIZE MONEY: Section 1 & 7: 1st $12.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $6.00, 4th $4.00 and $4.00 to all remaining entries. Sections 2-6 and 8-21 and 23-27: 1st $30.00, 2nd $25.00, 3rd $20.00, 4th $15.00, 5th $10.00 and $10.00 to all remaining entries. Section 22 ribbons only. 47


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open horse show

CLASS 17 USE DUNDAS STREET ENTRANCE **NOW OPEN TO ADULTS AND CHILDREN** All livestock/equine exhibitors must provide proof of insurance with policy number, name of insurance company and expiry date on Entry Forms. Committee: Marissa Mallais (519-400-0200), Brenda Lothmann, Laura Squires, Josh Mallais

Sponsored in part by: Greenhawk, Hillsburgh Feed and Supply, Snow Brothers Contracting, Town of Erin, Marissa Mallais, S. Burnett & Associates Limited, Jaycor Farms, Blaine Richardson Custom Cutting & Baling Registration to commence at 7:30 a.m. REGISTRATION AT RINGSIDE Warm Up from 7:30am – 8:45 am in the ring Show to commence at 9:00 a.m. SHARP – Monday October 12, 2015 Lunch Break after Class 11 RULES AND REGULATIONS: 1. Read Horse General Rules and Regulations in the fair booklet. 2. Proof of valid liability insurance must be presented. 3. All riders under 18 years of age must wear ASTM & BSI APPROVED hard hats with attached harness while mounted. 4. Rider, Parent and/or Guardian must sign a waiver in order to be allowed to participate in the show. 5. Ponies or horses are allowed. No stallions. 6. English or western tack is acceptable. Proper footwear to be worn at all times. 7. Entry Fee: Classes $3.00 per class 8. There will be a $2.00 deposit on numbers that will be refunded when you submit your number back to show office. 9. Riders must leave the ring when excused or run the risk of being dismissed from the remaining classes. 10. Peewee Rider – 11 years and under. 11. Youth Rider – 12-17 years 12. Senior Rider – 18 and over 49


13. All riders must be wearing a number in order to compete. 14. During warm-up hours (7:30-8:45 am) if asked to leave the ring, you must do so immediately. If asked a third time, rider will be disqualified from all entered classes with NO REFUND. 15. JUDGE’S DECISION WILL BE FINAL IN ALL RESPECTS OF THE SHOW. 16. Class list is filled out as entries are received, once filled out there will be No Changes to the order of go. 17. Riders who have brought more than one horse or horses that have more than one rider and require space between their runs MUST indicate this information at the time of registration. This applies for tack change as well; if you require time for a tack change please indicate that at the time of registration. Riders will be called to the chute 3 times, if rider is not at the shoot for their run by the third call they will be eliminated from that class. 18. Show changes and/or corrections will be posted on website and at registration booth day of show. 19. For rider and horses’ safety no chute start or finish, circle rule applies for peewee and youth. (You must circle your horse at the top of the chute before you start and after you finish or you will be disqualified). 20. Senior riders can start and finish using chute. LUNCH BREAK: Will be held after Class 11, unless otherwise announced during the show. SHOWMANSHIP (HORSE OR PONY SHOWN IN HALTER) 1. Peewee Showmanship (11 and Under) 2. Youth Showmanship (12 to 17 years) 3. Senior Showmanship (18 and Over) PRIZE MONEY: 1st $20.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $12.00, 4th $10.00, 5th $8.00 4. Lead Line (All Competitors to receive a prize from the “feed bucket”

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PEEWEE (All competitors who are showing lead line can only compete in classes 1,4,6,7 & 12) 5. Pee Wee walk, jog/trot (no lead liners) 6. Peewee Poles 7. Peewee Barrels PRIZE MONEY: 1st $15.00, 2nd $12.00, 3rd $10.00, 4th $8.00, 5th $5.00 PLEASURE/HORSEMANSHIP (Western Tack Only) 8. Youth Western Pleasure 9. Senior Western Pleasure 10. Youth Horsemanship 11. Senior Horsemanship PRIZE MONEY: 1st $20.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $12.00, 4th $10.00, 5th $8.00 LUNCH – Ring Open for Warm-Up (30 Minutes Only) 12. Open Costume Class (all ages) PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $20.00, 3rd $15.00, 4th $12.00, 5th $10.00 Sponsored in part by: EQUINE ERIN and RYAN/PETRIE FAMILY GAMES 13. Youth Poles 14. Senior Poles 15. Youth Stake Race 16. Senior Stake Race 17. Youth Texas Speed and Action 18. Senior Texas Speed and Action 19. Youth Barrels 20. Senior Barrels 21. Youth Arena Race 22. Senior Arena Race 23. Youth Down and Back 24. Senior Down and Back PRIZE MONEY: Sections 13-24: 1st $15.00, 2nd $12.00, 3rd $10.00, 4th $8.00, 5th $5.00 51


HUNTER/JUMPER SHOW

CLASS 18 HORSES USE DUNDAS STREET ENTRANCE Saturday October 10, 2015 All livestock/equine exhibitors must provide proof of insurance with policy number, name of insurance company and expiry date on Entry Forms. Committee: Wendy Swackhammer (519-830-2484 or cottagebrooke@yahoo.ca)

Sponsored in part by:

Bahr Saddlery, Barbour Equine Vet Service, BP Maintenance, Budson Farm & Feed Company, Credit River Motor Co., Dr. Jane Hosdil, Greenhawk Equestrian Supplies, Hillsburgh Feed and Supply, Snow Brothers Contracting, Wellington County Livestock Emergency Response, Equine Therapeutic Massage with Sam Sheehan RMT. ON-LINE REGISTRATION MUST BE SUBMITTED BY Thursday October 8th, 2015 or $10 LATE FEE WILL APPLY RULES: 1. General Rules and Regulations as listed in the fair booklet apply to everyone. 2. All livestock/equine exhibitors must provide proof of insurance with policy number, name of insurance company and expiry date on Entry Forms. 3. Dress Code – proper riding attire and approved helmets required and must be worn at all times while mounted. 4. Committee reserves the right to change or alter the program. Classes must have a minimum of 3 entries to run. Show changes and/or corrections will be posted on website and at registration booth day of show. Courses and order of go will be posted by 7:30am. Late entries will be added to the bottom of the order. Classes will run in the order listed below. 5. Hunter and Equitation Divisions open to all. Horse and ponies may be used. Cross entries accepted in some divisions. 6. Divisions will be split if more than 20 or 40 entries depending on division. 7. Entries in the Leadline Division are restricted to classes 14, 15, 16 and 20 (and 21). Riders entering the Beginner Division is restricted to classes 10, 11, 12, 13, and 20 (and 21). 8. No refund without vet or doctor’s certificate. 9. All riders/horses/ponies must be in a safe, controlled manner at all times. Failure to do so will result in disqualification and immediate removal from fairgrounds. 52


10. Double bridles, leg wraps and/or splint boots are not allowed. Martingales may be used over fences only. Crops and spurs are permitted in all classes 11. Anyone excused by the judge must leave the ring immediately. (Exception: if eliminated by refusals you may take ONE courtesy fence and exit the ring). Failure to do so will result in disqualification from the remainder of your classes you have entered, and you will forfeit your entry fees for those classes. 12. No same horse and rider combination may compete in a division other than the Hunter Division, the Equitation Division and Just for Fun. Riders entering the Leadline Division are restricted to classes 14, 15, 16 and 20. Riders entering the Beginner Division is restricted to classes 10, 11, 12, 13, and 20. 13. All riders must be wearing a number in order to compete. 14. One warm up round (with purchase of ticket) will be completed before judged ride. Coach/Parent must be present in the ring or at the gate during warm-up. ENTRY FEES: Administration Fee - $5 Warm-up Ticket - $2 (ticket MUST BE presented at gate BEFORE judged round) Class Fee: Classes 1-16 $8, Classes 17 & 19 $10, Classes 18 & 20 $12 Late Entry Fee (deadline Thursday October 8th, 2015): $10 DIVISIONS/CLASSES Hunter Division (choice of height of 2’3”, 2’6” OR 2’9”) 1. Hunter over fences 2. Hunter over fences 3. Hunter under saddle Equitation Division (choice of height of 2’3”, 2’6” OR 2’9”) 4. Equitation under saddle 5. Equitation over fences Novice Division (max height of 2’ vertical) 6. Hunter over fences 7. Equitation over fences 8. Equitation under saddle 9. Hunter under saddle Short Stirrup Division (max height of 18” cross rail) 10. Walk, trot equitation Photos courtesy of Tristan Clark Photography 11. Walk, trot, canter equitation 12. Equitation over fences 13. Hunter under saddle 53


Leadline Division (max height of 6�) 14. Walk 15. Walk, trot 16. Cavletti Just for Fun (please look on-line at www.erinfair.ca for class descriptions) 17. Handy Hunter 18. Hunter Pairs 19. Hunter Hack 20. Drill Team 21. Good Grooming (judged all day to all riders, no entry fee) RIBBONS & PRIZES: Ribbons & placing with prize money to 5th place in each class Classes 1-16: 5th $5, 4th $8, 3rd $12, 2nd $15, 1st $20 Classes 17 & 19: 5th $8, 4th $10, 3rd $15, 2nd $20, 1st $25 Classes 18 & 20: 5th $10, 4th $15, 3rd $20, 2nd $25, 1st $30 Champion and Reserve in each division Top 5 best groomed riders and mount Over all high point of the day (5 points for 1st, 4 points for 2nd, 3 points for 3rd, 2 points for 4th, 1 point for 5th)

DAIRY CATTLE

RULES FOR ALL DAIRY CLASSES 1. All purebred animals must be registered and pedigrees must be produced at the Fair when requested by the Directors in charge. 2. The Erin Agricultural Society will not guarantee hydro and/or shelters for all exhibitors. 3. General rules of the Erin Agricultural Society apply. 4. All entries must be owned by and registered in the name of the exhibitor. 5. ALL CATTLE TO BE LEFT ON THE GROUNDS UNTIL 4:30 PM. 6. Entries to be in the hands of the Secretary on or before September 30, 2015. Mail entries to Erin Agricultural Society, P.O. Box 906, Erin, Ontario, N0B 1T0 or fax to 519-833-0673 7. All livestock/equine exhibitors must provide proof of insurance with policy number, name of insurance company and expiry date on Entry Forms. 54


THE GRAND RIVER JERSEY ASSOCIATION PARISH SHOW CLASS 19 Saturday October 10, 2015

Committee: Randy Kent and Tyler Brander

Sponsored in part by: RBC Fergus – Business Centre, Eastgen, Select Sires, Agribrands Purina, Geordawn Farms – Van Kampen Family, Floradale Feed Mill, Alliston Feed Services, Arthur Veterinary Clinic, Ayr Farmers Mutual Insurance Company, Conestogo Agri Systems, Connect Equipment, Eldale Veterinary Clinic, Don Brander Livestock Trucking, Jeff McNabb Hoof Trimming, Linwood Veterinary Services, Nieuwland Feed Limited - Elora, Sharpe Farm Supplies, Upper Grand Veterinary Services Judge: Bruce Sayles, Paris, Ontario Note: Exhibitor’s number harnesses will be used instead of hatbands. These may be obtained from R.K. Supplies, 7647 Wellington Rd. 10, Moorefield – 1-800-440-2694. Numbers may also be pinned on if you do not have a need for a harness. Judging to commence at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 10, 2015. Show is open to members of The Grand River Jersey Association only. Entries must be received by mail or fax by the secretary, Simone Kent, 5956 Jones Baseline, RR 2, Elora ON, N0B 1S0, no later than Friday, September 25, 2015. A fee of $3.00 per entry must accompany entries. PLEASE NOTE: Late entries are subject to a $5.00 late fee per entry. For senior classes, please include combined BCA of animal to qualify for the Sherwood Taylor Award. Please note that the Erin Agricultural Society is now requiring that each exhibitor provide their insurance company name and policy number of their liability insurance. The Erin Fair recommends $2,000,000.00 of coverage but that is at your discretion. The insurance would cover if your animal got loose and damaged property or person and you were sued.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW 2014 Winner Received

$7,800.00 $5.00 each

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Section: 1. Special Junior Showmanship Classes – Age of child as of January 1, 2015 a. Boy or girl 6 years and under b. Boy or girl 7 through 9 years old, inclusive. c. Boy or girl 10 through 12 years of age, inclusive. d. Boy or girl 13 through 15 years of age, inclusive. e. Boy or girl 16 through 21 years of age, inclusive. PRIZE MONEY: All credible entries will receive $5.00, plus merit ribbon from the Erin Agricultural Society. Champion Showman: Award donated by the VAN KAMPEN FAMILY in memory of Scott Van Kampen, plus Rosette. All young people, from the Special Junior Showmanship Classes will receive a cash prize donated by RBC Royal Bank, Business Banking Centre, Fergus. Sections: Conformation Classes 2. Junior Calf, born March 1, 2015 or later. 3. Intermediate Calf, born December 1, 2014 to February 28, 2015 4. Senior Calf, born September 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014 5. Summer Yearling born June 1, 2014 to August 31, 2014 6. Junior Yearling born March 1, 2014 to May 31, 2014 7. Intermediate Yearling born December 1, 2013 to February 28, 2014 8. Senior Yearling, uncalved, born September 1, 2013 to November 30, 2013 9. JUNIOR CHAMPION FEMALE – Award donated by RBC ROYAL BANK, Business Banking Centre, Fergus. 10. JUNIOR HERD: Group of 3 heifers, the 3 animals must be bred by the same breeder (same prefix) and the breeder must own at least 2 of the animals. 11. Milking Senior Yearling born September 1, 2013 to February 28, 2014 12. Junior 2-year-old Female, born March 1, 2013 to August 31, 2013 13. Senior 2- year-old Female, born September 1, 2012 to February 28, 2013 14. 3-year-old Female, born September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2012 in milk or dry. If dry must be within 8 weeks of calving. 15. 4-year-old Female, born September 1, 2010 to August 31, 2011 in milk or dry. If dry must be within 8 weeks of calving. 16. 5-year-old Female, born September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2010 in milk or dry. If dry must be within 8 weeks of calving. 17. Mature Cow born prior to September 1, 2009 in milk or dry. If dry must be within 8 weeks of calving. 56


18. BEST BRED & OWNED: top bred and owned cow chosen from each section 11 to 17. $50 Jersey Canada gift certificate sponsored by various. 19. GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE: chosen from first 2 placings in sections 11 to 17. Rosette. 20. Award donated by AGRI-BRANDS PURINA. 21. RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE: Rosette. 22. BEST UDDER: Judge shall designate best two udders in sections 11 to 17. These shall compete for first and second Best Udder in the show. Prize money paid to first and second place only. BEST UDDER - Perpetual trophy donated by the late H. NYKAMP. 23. BREEDERS HERD: Group of 3 animals, the 3 animals must be bred by the same breeder (same prefix) and the breeder must own at least 2 of the animals. Each animal in group must have been exhibited in one of the sections for single animals. 24. BREEDER’S HERD - Trophy donated by the former WATERLOO, WELLINGTON, DUFFERIN JERSEY ASSOCIATION INC. 23. PRODUCTION TROPHY: for highest combined BCA among 1st and 2nd place winners in the senior competition. Award donated in memory of SHERWOOD TAYLOR. 24. PREMIER BREEDER and PREMIER EXHIBITOR AWARDS: based on the top 7 entries donated by SELECT SIRES. 25. TWO SWEEPSTAKE CERTIFICATES: all exhibitors are entered in a draw. Award donated by EASTGEN. PRIZE MONEY: Sections 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,10,11,12,13,14,15,16 and 17: 1st-$45; 2nd-$35; 3rd-$25; 4th-$20; 5th-$15. EXHIBITOR POINTS BASED ON THE FOLLOWING:

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th

Sections 2 to 8 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Sections 11 – 17 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2

NOTE: THE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY DOES NOT SUPPLY STRAW. LIVESTOCK TO REMAIN ON GROUNDS UNTIL 4:30 PM DAY OF SHOW 57


ERIN 4-H CALF CLUB Dairy Club Leaders: Miriam Bailey, Greg Bartlett, Clinton Buttar, Christine Murray Show to commence at 11:00 am, Saturday, October 10, 2015

Novice Junior Senior

4-H DAIRY CLASSES SHOWMANSHIP AGES 9 - 12 years old 13 - 15 years old 16 years and older

CONFORMATION AGES Junior Heifer March 1, 2015 - May 31, 2015 Intermediate Heifer December 1, 2014 - February 29, 2015 Senior Heifer September 1, 2014- November 30, 2014 Summer Yearling June 1, 2014 - August 31, 2014 Junior Yearling March 1, 2014 - May 31, 2014

WELLINGTON COUNTY DAIRY CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS SHOWMAN Champion and Reserve Showman from all Wellington County 4-H Dairy Clubs will be competing for a Champion Showman for the County. Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 12:30 p.m.

Sponsored in part by: JAY-LOR FABRICATING Inc., East Garafraxa PRIZE MONEY: 1st $50.00, 2nd $35.00, and $10.00 to all remaining entries.

4-HER’S LITTLE ROYAL

CLASS 20 4-H INTER-COUNTY DAIRY SHOW - ALL DAIRY BREEDS Show to commence at 1:00 pm, Saturday, October 10, 2015

Committee: Brenda Lothmann (519-803-4190), Wayne Gregson, Marissa Mallais

Sponsored in part by: Castle Controls Ltd., Dominion Mini Storage, Dr. Jon Walcott, EastGen, Teak Barn, Wellington Federation of Agriculture 58


RULES AND REGULATIONS: 1. No entry fee will be charged. 2. Every exhibitor must be a member of a 4-H club in 2015 and must show the exhibit which he or she used in the completion of their 4-H project. 3. 4-H members may use their 2015 4-H Member cards as their admission to the fair. 4. Livestock entries may not be removed before 4:30 pm. 5. All prizes won in inter-club group classes will be paid to club leader and will be distributed as the club sees fit. 6. Prize money to be given after the completion of conformation classes. Competitors must compete in both showmanship and conformation sections in order to receive prize money. SHOWMANSHIP SECTION: 1. Pre-Novice 8 yrs old and under (showmanship class only) 2. Novice 9 - 11 yrs old 3. Junior 12 – 14 yrs old 4. Intermediate 15 - 17 yrs old 5. Senior 18 yrs and over Trophy and award for Sections 1-5 sponsored by GRAND VALLEY FORTIFIERS, Brian Llewellyn GRAND CHAMPION SHOWMAN - 1st and 2nd placings from section 2- 5. Trophy donated by OAK KNOLL FARMS, Hillsburgh, Ontario, in Memory of Margaret (Peggy) Gregson. Grand Champion Banner donated by: OAK KNOLL FARMS, Hillsburgh, Ontario in memory of Douglas A. & Peggy Gregson. Reserve Grand Champion Banner donated by: JULIA & MIKE WHALEN, SALES REP PIONEER HI-BRED CONFORMATION SECTION:: 6. Junior Heifer born March 1, 2015 to May 31, 2015 7. Intermediate Heifer born December 1, 2014 to February 29, 2015 8. Senior Heifer born September 1, 2014 to November 30, 2014 9. Summer Yearling born June 1, 2014 to August 31, 2014 10. Junior Yearling born March 1, 2014 to May 31, 2014 11. GRAND CHAMPION CONFORMATION 1st and 2nd placings from section 6-10 Banners Donated by: TD CANADA TRUST, Erin. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00, 3rd $30.00, and $30.00 to all remaining entries. 59


12. Inter-County Group Competition consisting of 4 animals from each County, may have more than one group per County. Trophy donated in memory of the late R.D. GRAHAM. Trophy to be engraved thereon and retained by the Erin Agricultural Society. Prize money to be given to each group of four – $20.00

4-H EDUCATIONAL DISPLAY COMPETITION Sponsored by: ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY 1. Open to all 4-H Clubs in Wellington County and neighbouring counties. 2. Displays to be setup in the Exhibits Hall on Friday October 9th between 9:00am and 12:00pm. 3. Exhibits will be limited to 4 feet of table space. 4. To be picked up between 4 and 5 pm on Monday October 12th. Prize money will be available for pick up in the office at this time. 5. Erin Agricultural Society will NOT be held responsible for any displays not picked up on Monday. 6. There will be $20.00 given to each worthy club display entered. 7. Entry form must be completed in order to receive payment. Any Club wishing to enter a display is asked to contact the Secretary of the Erin Agricultural Society by September 30, 2015, at 519-833-2808 or fax in entry form to 519-833-0673

Photos courtesy of Tristan Clark Photography

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BEEF CATTLE

LIVESTOCK TO ENTER DUNDAS STREET WEST ENTRANCE ONLY All livestock/equine exhibitors must provide proof of insurance with policy number, name of insurance company and expiry date on Entry Forms. Committee: Jim Overland 519-546-8880, Brad Mansfield, Leslie Cook, Samantha Jensen, Paul Hamilton, Terry Lyn Eby, Ian Cook, Rob Klein, Andy Reid, Joey Parkinson

Refreshments sponsored by: Tim Horton’s and Neil & Gail Baldwin and Family

BREED CLASSES

CLASSES 21 - 24 Sunday October 11, 2015 Pre-registration is highly recommended in order to allocate space in barn Call Jim at 519-546-8880 or Fax 519 833-0673 All exhibitors report to Show Barn upon arrival to register. Photography available Sunday and Monday

GENERAL INFORMATION: Show order 9:00am Youth Open Showmanship 11:00am All Breed Classes

YOUTH OPEN SHOWMANSHIP

9:00am - “Blow & Go” – No registration necessary Seniors to be at ringside 9am sharp. AGE AS OF JANUARY 1, 2015 Senior: 16 - 21 years of age Grand Champion Showman Intermediate: 13 - 15 years of age Pre-Novice -- 8 years of age Junior: 9 - 12 years of age and under, trophy and ribbons RALPH PARKINSON MEMORIAL AWARD for the: Grand Champion Youth Showmanship Reserve Grand Champion Show person Banner donated by BUDSON FARM & FEED COMPANY, Erin PRIZE MONEY: 1st $30.00, and the, 2nd $20.00 and $10.00 to all remaining entries plus each Champion and Reserve of all divisions to receive gift cards sponsored by Prime Beef Bistro, Paradise Farms, Shane Baghai, Caledon. 61


ALL BREED SHOW

11:00 a.m. approximately Sponsored in part by: Paradise Farms, Paradise Beef Outlet & Boutique, Fairhaven Farm (Gainor Family), Scott Reinhart “Trailer Sales”, The Pump Guy RULES AND REGULATIONS: 1. Providing there are three or more exhibitors for a registered breed who exhibit a minimum of 18 animals or more that breed will have its own class. 2. The class may be split at the discretion of the committee. 3. Exhibitors are asked to put their cattle chutes outside the barns to allow sufficient tie up space for all exhibitors. Space is limited – please be considerate. 4. LIVESTOCK ENTRIES MAY NOT BE REMOVED BEFORE 4:30 p.m. 5. All purebred animals must be registered and pedigrees must be produced at Fair when requested by the Directors in charge. 6. The Erin Agricultural Society will not guarantee hydro and/or shelters for all Exhibitors. 7. General rules of the Erin Agricultural Society apply. Insurance company and Policy # must be on entry form 8. ALL EXHIBITORS PAY AT GATE IN LIEU OF ENTRY FEE. 9. A $5.00 administration fee will be deducted from prize money. 10. Exhibitors agree that any photos taken at Erin Fair can be used for promotional purposes at any time.

CLASSES: Class 21 Class 21 Class 21 Class 21

Shorthorn Hereford Angus Galloway

Class 22 Class 22 Class 22 Class 23

Limousin 2013 Charolais Simmental Crossbred or Any Other Breed

SECTIONS: 1. Bull calf born on or after January 1, 2015 (minimum of 3 months of age on day of judging) 2. Bull, yearling born April 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014 3. Bull, yearling born January 1, 2014 - March 31, 2014 62


4. Bull, mature, born January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013 GRAND CHAMPION BULL and RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION BULL (ribbons only) 5. Female Calf, born January 1, 2015 (minimum of 3 months of age) 6. Female Heifer born April 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014 7. Female Heifer born January 1, 2014 - March 31, 2014 8. Female, born January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013 with her own 2015 natural, tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit except that the calf is eligible to be shown as a single animal in the Breeders Herd. 9. Female, born prior to January 1, 2013 with her own 2015 natural calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit except that the calf is eligible to be shown as a single animal in the Breeders Herd. GRAND CHAMPION FEMALE AND RESERVE CHAMPION FEMALE (ribbons only) PRIZE MONEY: 1st $75.00, 2nd $50.00, 3rd $40.00, and $30.00 to all remaining entries.

PUREBRED CLASS SPECIALS

Purebred breeders are welcome to leave 4-H animals overnight on Sunday night in the Cattle Barn. Security will be present on the grounds all night.

GALLOWAY JUNIOR SHOWMANSHIP CLASS 21 GALLOWAY Open to Junior Galloway members under 21 as of January 1, 2015 Awards donated by: Canadian Galloway Association Please make entries on the Purebred registration form.

PLEASE STOOP & SCOOP!!

All dogs coming onto the property must be on a leash. The owner must be able to show proof of the dog’s up to date vaccinations. The owner is responsible for his/her dog(s). Dogs are not allowed in any building and must not be left alone at any time. 63


All BEEF BREED SPECIALS Class 24

1. All Breeds Progeny of Dam Sponsored by: PARKLAND CATTLE CO, Hillsburgh 2. All Breeds Breeders Herd -- A group of four animals bred & owned by the exhibitor,both sexes represented. Limited to one exhibit per exhibitor. Sponsored by: ITB TRANSPORT TORONTO (Toni Mattucci) PRIZE MONEY for Class 1 & 2 only: 1st $75.00, 2nd $50.00, 3rd $40.00, $30.00 to all remaining entries. 3. Grand Champion Bull OVER ALL BREEDS, Trophy & Keeper donated by Fairhaven Farm, Gainor Family, Hillsburgh Reserve Champion OVER ALL BREEDS, Banner donated by Sharpe Farm Supplies, Guelph & Fergus 4. Grand Champion Female OVER ALL BREEDS Trophy & Banner donated by Paradise Farms, Shane Baghai, Caledon Reserve grand Champion Female OVER ALL BREEDS, Banner donated by Andy Morrison, Orton 5. Supreme Champion Limousin, Trophy and Banner donated by Ray Stanton Family & Hockley Valley Breweries 6. Supreme Champion Shorthorn- GRIFFIN MEMORIAL TROPHY Trophy to be engraved thereon and remain the property of the property of the exhibitor for one year and returned to the following fair. This trophy is donated in honour of the late Smith E., Harold L and Smith R. Griffin, all Directors of the Erin Agricultural Society and long time breeders & exhibitors of Shorthorn cattle

ANGUS AWARDS

7. Grand Champion Angus Bull. Banner donated by Paradise Farms, Shane Baghai, Caledon Grand Champion Angus Female. Banner donated by Paradise Farms, Shane Baghai, Caledon Supreme Champion Angus. Banner donated by Paradise Farms, Shane Baghai, Caledon 8. Supreme Champion Over All Breeds. To be selected from Grand Champion and Reserve Champion Bulls & Females. $500.00 BONUS Donated by Paradise Beef Outlet & Boutique, Paradise Farms - Shane Baghai, to be paid to Supreme Over-All Animal plus Trophy & Banner donated by Cor-Dawn Farms 64


9. Reserve Supreme Champion Over All Breeds. Banner donated by Dufferin Cattlemen’s Association

GALLOWAY AWARDS

Grand Champion Bull: Trophy donated by Barry McAlley of Clevendon, New Zealand. Keeper trophy provided by Irvine Family, Shakespeare Grand Champion Female Banner donated by: Dr. Bradley & Colleen Card, Tavistock Breeder’s Herd Banner donated by: John & Lee McIlwraith, Puslinch

SPECIAL AWARDS

Grand Champion Bull Over-All Breeds Grand Champion Female Over-All Breeds Reserve Champion Bull Over-All Breeds Reserve Champion Female Over-All Breeds Honourable Mention Over-All Breeds Honourable Mention Over-All Breeds

$150.00 $150.00 $100.00 $100.00 $75.00 $75.00

Progeny of Dam Grand Over-All Breeds $100.00 Res Grand Over-All Breeds $75.00

Breeder’s Herd Grand Over-All Breeds $100.00 Reserve Over-All Breeds $75.00

Photos courtesy of Tristan Clark Photography

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4-H INTER-CLUB & MARKET BEEF SHOW CLASS 25-26 Monday October 12, 2015

General Information -Order of Show (times are approximate-shows follow one another) 9:00am 10:00am 1:00pm 1:15pm 2:00pm 3:30pm 4:00pm

Showmanship Clinic-Open to all interested people Erin 4-H Beef Club Achievement program Bred & Owned Wellington County Beef Clubs Award 4-H Interclub Beef Showmanship 4-H Interclub Beef Conformation Wellington County 4-H Beef Champion of Champions Market Class 26

Sponsored in part by: Dominion Mini Storage, Dr. Jon Walcott, EastGen, Teak Barn , TSC, Budson Farm & Feed Company 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

RULES AND REGULATIONS: No entry fee will be charged. 4H Members with current membership cards – free admission Every exhibitor must be a member of a 4-H club in 2015 and must show the exhibit which he or she used in the completion of their 4-H project. Copy of Project Animal Identification Sheet must be available upon request. Random spot checks will be done. ALL EXHIBITORS MUST WEAR SHOW HARNESS LIVESTOCK ENTRIES MAY NOT BE REMOVED BEFORE 4:30 p.m. LIVESTOCK ENTER DUNDAS STREET ENTRANCE Permission is granted to sponsoring companies to utilize any pictures taken during the show for promotional purposes

SHOWMANSHIP CLINIC

Monday October 12, 2015 9:00am To be held in the show ring with judge– open to all Refreshments sponsored by: Tim Horton’s and Neil & Gail Baldwin and Family 66


ERIN 4-H BEEF CLUB 10:00am Achievement program

Erin 4-H Beef Club Leaders: Leslie Cook, Ian Cook, Michael Cook, Carissa Cabral, Karen Mansfield, Andy Fraser, Sara Parkinson, Wayne Parkinson, Christina Lyn SHOWMANSHIP AGES Senior 16 – 21 years old Intermediate 13 - 15 years old Junior 9 - 12 years old CONFORMATION AGES Heifer Calf Born after January 1, 2015 Junior Heifer April 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014 Senior Heifer January 1, 2014 - March 31, 2014 Market Cattle selected to reach market condition by the date of the Achievement Program LUNCH BREAK Jakob & Jean Pedersen Memorial Award 1 p.m. Open to all Wellington County 4H Beef Clubs Best Bred & Owned 4H Project Must be 2015 Ontario 4H Animal (PAIF and Pedigree or Proof of Ownership must available upon request) Class will be judged on Conformation, Showmanship and possible one question per Exhibitor by judge. Only one animal will be selected.

4-H INTER-CLUB BEEF SHOW CLASS 25 1:00pm

SHOWMANSHIP: (Age as of January 1, 2015) NOTE: If there are more than 12 entries in any Section, Members will show in heats determined by advanced random draw. Lists will be posted in the Show Barn. 1. Senior Beef Showmanship ages 16 – 21 Champion Senior Beef Showman Banner donated by: Swackhammer Veterinary Services, Rockwood 67


2. Intermediate Beef Showmanship ages 13 – 15 Champion Intermediate Beef Showman Banner donated by: HALWELL MUTUAL, Guelph, Ontario 3. Junior Beef Showmanship ages 9 – 12 Champion Junior Beef Showman Banner donated by: DOMINION MINI STORAGE, Erin 4. Champion Overall Showman Banner Sponsored by: GARA FARM BUILDINGS INC. Award sponsored by: KUBOTA CANADA & ED STEWART EQUIPMENT 5. Reserve Champion Overall Showman Banner Sponsored by MCARTHUR-BESSEY AUCTION SERVICES NOTE: ** MARKET HEIFERS MAY NOT BE SHOWN IN THE “BREEDING HEIFER SECTIONS”** CONFORMATION: 6. Senior Yearling Beef Breeding Heifers, January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014 Banner donated by: GARRY and EILEEN BROWN, East Garafraxa 7. Junior Yearling Beef Breeding Heifers, April 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014 Banner donated by: N.R.D. FARMS LIMITED, Hillsburgh 8. Beef Breeding Heifer Calves, born after January 1, 2015 Banner donated by: SANDERSON METAL RECOVERY, Erin CHAMPION 4-H BEEF BREEDING HEIFER Sponsored by: Arthurs Fuel Inc. Grand Champion 4-H Breeding Heifer - Perpetual Trophy PRIZE MONEY: $100.00 Reserve Grand Champion 4-H Breeding Heifer PRIZE MONEY: $50.00 9. Market Steer Banner donated by: DUFFERIN VETERINARY SERVICES 10. Market Heifer Banner donated by: JUDY’S RESTAURANT, Champion Market Calf -- Trophy donated in Memory of the late CHARLES BINNIE. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00 and $30.00 to all remaining entries Champion and Reserve of all sections in Class 25 will receive 1 bag of Show Stopper Sponsored in part by: MASTERFEEDS and BUDSON FARM & FEED COMPANY 68


WELLINGTON COUNTY 4-H BEEF CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS SHOWMAN 3:30pm

Champion and Reserve Showman from all Wellington County 4-H Beef Clubs will be competing for a Champion Showman for the County PRIZE MONEY: 1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00, and $30.00 to all remaining entries. Sponsored in part by: JAY-LOR FABRICATING INC.

MARKET BEEF SHOW CLASS 25-26 4:00pm (approximate)

All livestock/equine exhibitors must provide proof of insurance with policy number, name of insurance company and expiry date on Entry Forms. RULES: 1. A maximum of six market cattle may be entered by any one exhibitor. 2. If division of section is required, measurement will be done by hip heights. 3. Any animal shown in 4H Breeding classes are ineligible for Market Beef Show PRIZE MONEY: Sponsored by ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY is as follows: 1st $75.00, 2nd $50.00, 3rd $40.00, and $30.00 to all remaining entries. SECTIONS: Ribbons awarded to fifth place. 1. Market Steers 2. Market Heifers 3. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Market Animal (Rosettes) Champion banner donated by: LESLIE SAND and GRAVEL, Rockwood The E.F. MUIRHEAD TROPHY will be presented to the Grand Champion Market Beef animal of the show.

4-H IN WELLINGTON COUNTY: 4-H IS 4U 4-H is a community organization for young people 9 to 21 years of age (before January 1st of this year). The Wellington County 4-H Leaders’ Association offers exciting programs in everything from pet care to wildlife conservation, recreation, agriculture, sewing, cooking and much, much more. Members learn about a selected topic through hands-on activities and mentorship. In the Cloverbud Program, youth aged 6–8 work with volunteer leaders on a variety of units, giving them a 4-H experience over the course of a year. Members of the Leaders’ Association Executive are: President: Ian Cook; Past President: James Schill; 1st Vice President: Mary Fraser ; 2nd Vice President: Jason Schill, and Carl Baker, Treasurer. For information call 1-800-569-0809 69


POULTRY SHOW CLASS 27

Committee: Garry Brown (519-928-3083), Patti Klein, Rob Klein, Donald Sanders

Sponsored in part by: Snow Brothers Contracting Show to Commence at 9:30 a.m., Monday, October 12, 2015 RULES: 1. All of the General Rules and Regulation listed earlier in this book are applicable, unless overridden below. 2. All entries must be made in advance. They must be in the hands of the Secretary of the Erin Agricultural Society by September 30, 2014. Mail entries to: Erin Agricultural Society, P.O. Box 906, Erin, Ontario, N0B 1T0 or send by fax to 519-833-0673 3. The Poultry Show will take place on the Monday (Thanksgiving Day) of the Fair. a. Maximum of two birds per section per exhibitor. b. All entries must be in place by 9:00 a.m. c. Only pre-registered entries will be accepted. d. Please put A for cock, B for hen, C for cockerel and D for pullet. e. Judging will commence at 9:30 a.m. No exhibitors will be allowed in the aisles while judging is in progress. f. No birds are to be removed until 4:30 p.m. g. No food or water will be provided by the Erin Agricultural Society. 4. The Erin Agricultural Society will take all precautions to insure the safety and welfare of the birds, but will not be responsible for loss or damage whatsoever, all birds being at the sole risk of the exhibitor. 5. The Judge’s decisions shall be final. The new revised standard of perfection shall be the guide therein and all birds shall be judged by comparison. a. No prize shall be awarded unless an entry is deemed worthy of same by the Judge. b. There will be prizes in each section for each of cock, hen, cockerel and pullet. c. Prizes will be paid for single birds. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00, for standards, bantams, ducks and geese. Also see specials starting on page 69. 6. All birds must be pullorum free. Any bird showing any sign of illness will be removed from the show area. SECTIONS: NOTE: “A.O.C.” denotes “Any Other Colour” and “A.O.V.” denotes “Any Other Variety”. STANDARDS 70


41. Old English – A.O.C. 42. Modern Game – Black Red 43. Modern Game – Duck Wing 44. Any Other Standard Variety BANTAMS GAME BANTAMS 45. Old English – Silver Duckwing 46. Old English – Black 47. Old English – Black Red 48. Old English – White 49. Old English – A.O.C. 50. Modern Game – Birchen 51. Modern Game – Black Red 52. Modern Game – Red Pyle. 53. Japanese – Black Tailed 54. Japanese – A.O.C. 55. Plymouth Rock – White 56. Plymouth Rock – Barred 57. Plymouth Rock – Partridge 58. Plymouth Rock – Colombian 59. Plymouth Rock – A.O.C. 60. Rhode Island Red 61. Leghorn – White 62. Leghorn – Light Brown 63. Leghorn – Silver 64. Leghorn – A.O.C. 65. Single CombClean Legged A.O.V 66. Wyandotte – Black 67. Wyandotte – Colombian 68. Wyandotte – Partridge 69. Wyandotte – Silver Laced 70. Wyandotte – White 71. Wyandotte – A.O.C. 72. Rose Comb – Black 73. Rose Comb – A.O.C. 74. Sebright – Silver 75. Sebright – Golden 76. Hamburg 77. Brahma – Buff 78. Brahma – Light 79. Brahma – Dark.

1. Brahma – buff 2. Brahma – dark 3. Brahma – light 4. Cochin – black 5. Cochin – white 6. Cochin – buff 7. Cochin A.O.V. 8. Plymouth Rock – Barred 9. Plymouth Rock – White 10. Plymouth Rock -Partridge 11. Plymouth Rock – Buff 12. Plymouth Rock-Colombian 13. New Hampshire 14. Wyandotte – White 15. Wyandotte – Silver Laced 16. Wyandotte – Partridge 17. Wyandotte – Golden Laced 18. Wyandotte – A. O. C. 19. Jersey Giant 20. Orpington – buff 21. Orpington – A.O.V. 22. Leghorn-White Single Comb 23. Leghorn-White Rose Comb 24. Leghorn – Light Brown 25. Leghorn – Dark Brown 26. Leghorn – Silver 27. Ancona 28. Minorca – black 29. Sussex 30. Cornish 31. Austrolorp 32. Polish – white 33. Polish – buff lace 34. Polish – black 35. Hamburg – Black 36. Hamburg – Silver Spangled 37. Hamburg – Gold Pencilled 38. Rhode Island Red GAME 39. Old English – Black Red 40. Old English – Brown Red 71


96. Crested 97. Buff 98. Call Grey 99. Call White 100. Call A.O.C. 101. Runner White 102. Runner Grey 103. Runner A.O.C. GEESE – Please provide own cages. Old Male/Old Female Young Male/Young Female 104. Embden 105. Chinese 106. African 107. Toulouse 108. Goose A.O.V

80. Cochin – Black 81. Cochin – Buff 82. Cochin – White 83. Cochin – Blue 84. Cochin – Golden Laced 85. Millefleur 86. Silkie – White Bearded 87. Silkie – White Unbearded 88. Feather Legged – A.O.V. 89. Cornish 90. Polish – White 91. Bantam – Clean Legged – A.O.V. DUCKS – One Entry per section 92. Rouen 93. Pekin 94. Muscovy 95. Cayuga

SPECIALS: 109. Grand Champion Bantam PRIZE MONEY: $25.00 Sponsored by: JOYCE VETERINARY SERVICES, Hillsburgh 110. Reserve Grand Champion Bantam PRIZE MONEY: $15.00 Sponsored by: JOYCE VETERINARY SERVICES, Hillsburgh 111. Grand Champion Standard PRIZE MONEY: $25.00 Sponsored by: JOYCE VETERINARY SERVICES, Hillsburgh 112. Reserve Grand Champion Standard PRIZE MONEY: $15.00 Sponsored by: JOYCE VETERINARY SERVICES, Hillsburgh 113. Grand Champion Duck PRIZE MONEY: $25.00 Sponsored by: GARRY BROWN, East Garafraxa 114. Res. Grand Champion Duck PRIZE MONEY: $15.00 Sponsored by: GARRY BROWN, East Garafraxa 115. Grand Champion Goose PRIZE MONEY: $25.00 Sponsored By: EVERDALE FARM, Hillsburgh 116. Res. Grand Champion Goose PRIZE MONEY: $15.00 Sponsored By: EVERDALE FARM, Hillsburgh Youth Awards (under 21 years of age as of January 1, 2014). Top Points: 1st $25.00, 2nd $20.00, 3rd $15.00 & $10.00 to all other Youth Exhibitors. Youth Exhibitor’s age MUST be indicated on top right corner of entry sheet to qualify. Special thanks to Joyce Veterinary Services, Dr. Mike Joyce for sponsoring this section to encourage young exhibitors. 72


DEMOLITION DERBY Featuring: Extreme Productions

Sunday, October 11, 2015 Beginning at 6:30 p.m. Committee: Carla Butcher 519-829-0612 or carladeacon@gmail.com, Chuck Mckee, Roy Bulizo, Andy Reid, Kim Mckee, Rob Fletcher, Brad Parke Visit www.erinfair.ca for Demolition Derby Rules & Regulations 4 Cylinder and 8 Cylinder, Figure 8 Entry Fee: $40.00 per car Maximum Number of Entries: 70 cars

Please Note:

“ Tech Check” is at Carquest in Erin (6 Erin Park Drive). Only demo cars, committee members, and promoter members will be permitted to enter the Centre St. Gate. Enter and leave at Centre St. Gate. Cars/trucks/trailers left overnight will be removed. All demo cars must stay at Carquest until the Promotor announces the parade to the fairgrounds. Anyone who takes a car to the grounds before given the word will be immediately disqualified from the derby and will not be permitted on the grounds. Any children under 13 years of age are NOT permitted in the pit area. Fair representatives may remove anyone and their guardian at any time. Anyone in pit area must have a pit pass. Spectators must sit on grandstands provided Or bring a blanket or chair first come first serve seating. Standing on grass is not permitted. Sponsored in part by: Armstrong Electric, Battlefield Equipment, Blackstock Ford Lincoln Sales Ltd., BP Maintenance, Car Quest, Credit River Motor Co., Denise Dilbey - Royal LePage, Erin Auto Recyclers, George and Gwen McArthur, George Paolucci - Edward Jones Investments, James Dick Construction, Jay’s Automotive, Jim’s Towing/JRC Recycling, Ken Keeler Electric, MacMaster Pontiac, Buick, GMC, McEnery Real Estate, Mix 88.1, No Green Pools, Orangeville Fire Equipment, Rapid Rentals, Robertson Amusements, Sanderson Metal Recovery, Secure Towing, SepTech Wastewater Systems, Snow Brothers Contracting, Spandreltech

Join us for a spectacular Following the Demo Derby on Sunday Night Sponsored by:

RAPID RENTALS

ROBERTSON’S AMUSEMENTS

McENERY REAL ESTATE MARK KIRK ARMSTRONG ELECTRIC Thanks to Doug Todd - Choreographer 73


Advance Midway Ride Tickets

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165th Erin Fall Fair Weekend Schedule October 8 - 12, 2015

Gates open at 8:00 am Saturday, Sunday and Monday ADMISSION (HST included)

Daily Admission: (13 and over) $10.00 (Ages 5 -12) $3.00 Weekend Pass $30.00 4 years of age and under admitted free

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off 7pm in the Show Barn Partnership Reception

Partners of the Erin Fall Fair are invited to join us in “The Pumpkin Patch” for light refreshments from South 88.

Friday October 9, 2015

Teen Battle of the Bands 6:00 on the Outdoor Stage

Visit the Teen Jam Nights in Erin Facebook page or contact Tracey at traceyw57@hotmail.com for details.

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Friday, October 9, 2015 Exhibits Hall • Cafe/Country Store Open at 6:30 am

Teen Battle of the Bands 6:00 pm Outdoor Stage

special events all weekend long! Agricultural Awareness Tent

truck pull 6:30 pm Track

Equine Tent Sponsored by: Budson Farm & Feed

Kent Tocher 6:30 pm Exhibits Hall

Antique Tractor Display

Opening Ceremonies 7:00 pm Exhibits Hall

High Flying Canines 11:00am | 1:30pm | 4:00pm daily

Kane Sibley Carvings 10:00am | 12:00pm | 2:00pm daily

Halton Wood Carvers Kids’ Zone

Ambassador Competition 7:00 pm Exhibits Hall

(inside Vendors’ Tent)

Sponsored by: Brighten Up

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Saturday, October 10, 2015 Exhibits Hall • Cafe/Country Store Open at 9:00 am

All Day 8:30 am 9:00 am 10:00 am 10:00 am 10:00 am 10:00 am 11:00 am 11:00 am 11:15 am 12:00 pm 12:30 pm 12:30 pm 12:45pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:15 pm 3:15 pm 4:30pm 4:15 pm 5:30pm 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

Kids Zone Hunter/Jumper Show Gaited Horse Show Stylemanders Gentle Ben’s Pet Show Jersey Show Goat Show Baby Show Erin 4-H Dairy Club Achievement Day Ultimutts Dog Stunt Show Horse Shoe Pitch Kids Pedal Pull - preliminaries Horse Draw Family Fun Yvette & Puppets 4-H’ers Little Royal Ultimutts Dog Stunt Show Wendy Snider Stylemanders Family Fun Yvette & Puppets Wendy Snider Ultimutts Dog Stunt Show Family Fun Yvette & Puppets Tractor Pull Patsy Cline Tribute ( Marie Bottrell)

Vendor’s Tent Horse Ring Track Exhibits Hall Outdoor Stage Show Barn Tented Barn Exhibits Hall Show Barn Outdoor Stage Outside Outdoor Stage Track Exhibits Hall Show Barn Outdoor Stage Exhibits Hall Exhibits Hall Outdoor Stage Exhibits Hall Outdoor stage Outdoor Stage Track Exhibits Hall

special entertainment

Patsy Cline Tribute

Starring Marie Buttrell 7:00 pm in the Exhibits Hall Sponsored in part by: Christine Butchart, CFP R.F.P. FDS

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Sunday, October 11, 2015 Exhibits Hall • Cafe/Country Store Open at 9:00 am

All Day 9:00 am 9:00 am 9:30 am 9:30 am 10:00 am 10:30 am 11:00 am 11:00 am 11:15 am 12:15 pm 12:30 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 2:15 pm 2:45 pm 3:00pm 3:15 pm 3:15 pm 4:30 pm 5:15 pm 6:30 pm 7:00 pm 7:00 pm 10:00pm

Kids Zone Vendor’s Tent Ponies – Welsh & Open Pony Track Youth Open Beef Showmanship Show Barn Open Sheep Show Tented Barn Community Worship Service Exhibits Hall Sponsored by the Erin Hillsburgh Ministerial Heavy Horse & Haflinger Show Track Ontario Barrel Race Horse Ring All Beef Breeds Show Barn Vic Vellours & Blues Band Exhibits Hall Dirty Dishes Outdoor Stage Justin Wallace Exhibits Hall Kids Pedal Pull - preliminaries Outdoor Stage Vic Vellours & Blues Band Exhibits Hall Dirty Dishes Outdoor Stage Pie Eating Contest Exhibits Hall Visiting Ambassadors Cake Auction Exhibits Hall Vic Vellours Blues Band Exhibits Hall Spin Cycle Outdoor Stage Farmers and Kids Olympics Outdoor Stage Dirty Dishes Outdoor Stage Naomi Bristow Exhibits Hall Demolition Derby Track Talent Show Exhibits Hall Demo Derby, Fireworks to follow Track Silent Auction Bidding Closes Exhibits Hall

sunday night entertainment DEMOLITION DERBY - 6:30 pm on the Track FIREWORKS - following the Derby Major Sponsor: Rapid Rentals TALENT SHOW - 7:00 pm in the Exhibits Hall

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Monday, October 12, 2015 Exhibits Hall • Cafe/Country Store Open at 9:30 am

All Day 8:30 am 9:00 am 9:00 am 9:00 am 9:30 am 10:00 am 10:00 am 10:30 am 10:45 am 11:30am 12:00 pm 11:45 pm 12:45 pm 1:00 pm 1:00 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 2:15 pm 3:15 pm 3:15 pm 3:30 pm 4:00 pm 4:00 pm 4:15 pm 4:30pm

Kids Zone Vendor’s Tent Rabbit and Cavy Show Tented Barn Poultry Show Tented Barn Open Showmanship Clinic Show Barn Open Horse Show Horse Ring Hand-On Exotics Outdoor Stage Erin 4-H Beef Calf Club Show Barn Lawn & Garden Tractor Pull Track Talent Show Winners Exhibits Hall Battle of the Bands - 1st Place Winner Outdoor Stage Rhythm Foot (Fiddling and Step Dancing) Exhibits Hall Children’s Cookie Decorating Exhibits Hall Pedal Pull Finals Outdoor Stage Kristen Scott (Country Entertainer) Exhibits Hall Hands-0n Exotics Outdoor Stage Jakob & Jean Pedersen Memorial Show Barn 4-H Interclub Show Show Barn Rhythm Foot Exhibits Hall Battle of the Bands - 2nd Place Winner Outdoor Stage Hand-On Exotics Outdoor Stage Kristen Scott Exhibits Hall Wellington County Beef Showmanship Show Barn Market Beef Show Show Barn Presentation of Special Awards Exhibits Hall and Quilt Draw 50/50 LOTTERY DRAW Exhibits Hall Removal of Exhibits Exhibits Hall

ALL WEEK-END, EVERY DAY

Ag Awareness Tent Antique tractor Display Chainsaw Carving 10:00 am, 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm High Flying Canines 11:00 am, 1:00pm, 3:00 pm Plus Strolling Acts

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EQUINE TENT presented by budson farm & feed Come celebrate the 350th Anniversary of the CANADIAN HORSE

Committee: David MacDonald 905-873-3213 or equinetent@erinfair.ca, Gayle Ecker, Carol Wetering, Ann Shanahan, Mary Venneman, Kelly Counsell, Joanne Milton, Taylor Valentine, Lee Davies

The Equine Tent will be open: Saturday 9am – 5pm • Sunday 10am – 5pm • Monday 9am - 4pm Check our website www.erinfair.ca/equinetent for dates & times. Sponsored in part by: Bridget Ryan/Equine Erin, Budson Farm & Feed Company, Cavalier Transport, Dufferin Bedding Material, Equine Guelph/Equimania!, Gara Farm Buildings Inc., Grand River Ag. Society/Raceway, System Fencing Ltd., U-Neek Signs, Wroth Volkswagen Equine Tent Highlights: Exhibits, Clinics, Live Horse Presentations University of Guelph “Equimania!” - interactive & educational and fun! Breyer Horse Painting, Photo Booth for your Family and Friends, Special Breed Presentations Live Breeds, meet the horses! • Mini Horses • Paso Fino & Gaited Horses • Icelandic Horse • Canadian Horse • Quarter Horse • Gypsy Vanner Horse • Welsh Pony • Arabian breeds….and more

Presentations will include: • Liberty/Trick Horses • Meet the Authors, Artists & VIPs • Western Horsemanship • Dressage & Side Saddle • Eglinton & Caledon Hunt (hounds) • Breed Association Exhibits & Talks • English & Endurance • Working with Leather & Harness • Horseshoeing

Build a Stable Contest - See page 135 Class 44B in the Homecraft Section of the Prize List 80


AGRICULTURAL AWARENESS TENT Committee: Dwayne Gregson (519-829-9488), Blake Fuller, Kim Shepherd, Jordan Pedersen, Garry Brown Educational Displays ~ Live Animals ~ Childrens’ Activities

Sponsored in part by: Liz Crighton - Remax, Allan & Kim Mournahan, Bryan’s Fuel, Budson Farm & Feed Company, Chantler’s Environmental Services, CKNX Radio, Everdale Farm, Fairhaven Farm, Jay-Lor Fabricating Inc., U-Neek Signs (Kevin Morrison), Wellington Federation of Agriculture

RABBITS AND CAVY SHOW

CLASS 28 A DOMINION RABBIT AND CAVY BREEDERS’ ASSOCIATION SWEEPSTAKED SHOW Committee: Bill Dyke and Maureen Dyke (519-928-5739) Note: Exhibitors do not have to be members of the Dominion Rabbit and Cavy Breeders’ Association in order to show their animals. Show to Commence at 9:30 a.m., Monday, October 12, 2015 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

RULES: All of the General Rules and Regulations listed earlier in this book are applicable, unless overridden below. All entries must be made in advance. Entries must be in the hands of the show secretary Maureen Dyke by October 7, 2015. Mail entries to Maureen Dyke, 243099 5 Sideroad, Amaranth, ON L9W 0V4 The Rabbit and Cavy show will take place on the Monday (Thanksgiving Day) of the Fair. Entry fee will be $3.00 per animal. Gate fee will be paid in lieu of exhibitor fee. This will be a cooped show. Entries must be cooped by 8:30 a.m. Judging will commence at 9:30 a.m 81


9. No animals are to be removed until 4:30 pm. 10. The Erin Agricultural Society will take all precautions to insure the safety and welfare of the rabbits and cavies, but will not be responsible for loss or damage whatsoever, all rabbits and cavies being at the sole risk of the exhibitor. 11. The Judges’ decision shall be final. The new revised D.R. and D.B.A. Standard of Perfection shall be the guide therein and all rabbits and cavies shall be judged by comparison. 12. All rabbits and cavies must be healthy. Any animals showing signs of illness will be removed from the show area. SECTIONS: UTILITY RABBITS Each breed will be judged in the following classes: Senior Buck, Senior Doe, Intermediate Buck, Intermediate Doe, Junior Buck, Junior Doe, American Chinchilla 1. Argente 6. New Zealand 2. Californian 7. Satin 3. Checkered Giant 8. A.O.S.B. (Any other standard breed) 4. Flemish Giant 9. Doe and Litter 5. German Angora FANCY RABBITS Each breed will be judged in the following classes: Senior Buck, Senior Doe, Junior Buck, Junior Doe. 10. American Fuzzy Lop 22. Jersey Wooly 11. Dutch 23. Mini Lop 12. Dwarf Hotot 24. Mini Rex 13. English Angora 25. Netherland Dwarf 14. English Lop 26. Polish 15. English Spot 27. Rex 16. Florida White 28. Satin Angora 17. French Angora 29. Standard Chinchilla 18. French Lop 30. Tan 19. Harlequin 31. A.O.S.B. (Any other standard breed) 20. Himalayan 32. Doe and Litter 21. Holland Lop YOUTH CLASS 33. Each youth under 18 years of age will be able to enter one standard breed rabbit in the youth class, at no charge, providing the rabbit is already entered in the open show in the youth’s name. All breeds to be judged together to pick “Best by a Youth”. Youth must handle rabbit. 82


34. Any pet rabbit exhibited by a youth under 18 years of age. The $2.50 entry fee per rabbit will apply. Limit two entries per exhibitor. The pet rabbit may be a standard breed or a mixed breed. Youth must handle rabbit. CAVIES Each breed will be judged in the following classes: Senior Boar, Senior Sow, Intermediate Boar, Intermediate Sow, Junior Boer, Junior Sow 35. Abyssinian 44. Coronet 36. Crested 45. Texel 37. Peruvian 46. Boucle 38. Satin Peruvian 47. Merino 39. Silkie 48. Rare Variety 40. Satin Silkie 49. A.O.S.B. (Any other standard breed) 41. Teddy 50. Sow and Litter 42. Smooth Coat 51. Boar and sow 43. Satin Smooth Coat YOUTH CLASS 1. Each youth under 18 years of age will be able to enter 1 standard breed cavy in the youth class, at not charge, providing the cavy is already entered in the open show in the youth’s name. All breeds to be judged together to pick “Best by a Youth”. Youth must handle cavy. PET CLASS 2. Any pet cavy exhibited by a youth under 18 years of age. The $3.00 entry fee per cavy will apply. Limit two entries per exhibitor. The pet cavy may be a standard breed of a mixed breed. Youth must handle cavy. 3. Youth Showmanship: Age Categories: Junior, Intermediate & Senior Exhibitors can show a Rabbit or Cavy. Judging will be done on presentation and knowledge of the animal. Some age appropriate questions will be asked by judge.

Photos courtesy of Tristan Clark Photography

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Vintage tractor Show - Pre 1965 Saturday, October 10, 2015 - Register: 10:00 am Four Categories will be judged 1. The Best Original Working Tractor 2. The Best Restored Tractor 3. THE LONGEST ONE-FAMILY OWNED TRACTOR (preference will be given to owners with proof of purchase or other documentation) 4. THE OLDEST TRACTOR (still operational)

First Prize $50, Second Prize $20, Third Prize $15 To have a tractor judged register with the committee on Sat. morning by 10.30 am . The owners name is to be covered during the judging. The winner of each category would not be eligible to enter the same tractor in the same class the following year to compete for prizes but still could show the tractor. Independent judge to be supplied by the fair. Tractor would be eligible to win more than one section.

Prizes donated by: The Perry Family / Sensyst  and Bank of Montreal, Acton For further information contact:  Craig Switzer 519-855-4201 or Rod Perry 416 347-8971

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LAWN & GARDEN TRACTOR PULL

Monday, October 12, 2015 Start Time: 10:00 am Contact: Ron Hawkins 519-822-8669, Glenn Snow Sponsored in part by: Central Disposal, Hillsburgh Snowroamers, MSN Automotive Repair, Orangeville Fire Equipment For information on rules & regulations and entry forms, visit the Acton Fall Fair website at www.actonfair.ca/AFF_tractor_pull.shtml PRIZE MONEY

CLASS Lawn & Garden 1. 650 lbs 2. 800 lbs 3. 1000 lbs 4. 1250 lbs

1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00, 3rd $30.00 1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00, 3rd $30.00 1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00, 3rd $30.00 1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00, 3rd $30.00

Modified Garden Tractors 5. 775 lbs 1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00, 3rd $30.00 6. 900 lbs 1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00, 3rd $30.00 7. 1250 lbs 1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00, 3rd $30.00 8. 2500lbs Open Modified 1st $125.00, 2nd $75.00, 3rd $50.00 (no automobile, snowmobile or motorcycle engines) Alcohol Single Cylinder 9. 1050 lbs 10. 1100 lbs

1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00, 3rd $30.00 1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00, 3rd $30.00

Diesel 11. 1150 lbs Diesel 12. 1250lbs Modified Diesel

1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00, 3rd $30.00 1st $50.00, 2nd $40.00, 3rd $30.00

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ONTARIO TRACTOR AND TRUCK PULLING ASSOCIATION SANCTIONED PULL Committee: Rob Fletcher (519-855-6303), Blake Fuller, Andrew Reid, Colleen Girit, Glenn Snow, Lesley Squibb, Neil Baldwin, Fred Cox, Ron Hawkins, Cheryl Fletcher, Craig Switzer, Keith Switzer, Lorne Parkinson, Joey Parkinson, Greg Whaley, Dwayne Gregson.

Sponsored in part by: Aecon Construction and Materials, Arthur Fuels, Battlefield Equipment, Bird Fuels, Blackstock Ford Lincoln Sales Ltd., Blake Fuller, BP Maintenance, Brennan Haulage, Bryan’s Fuel, Car Quest Erin Inc., Connect Farm Equipment, Delill’s Auto Collision , Denise Dilbey, Royal LePage, Don’s Auto Electric, Ed Stewart’s Equipment, Erin Auto Recyclers, James Dick Construction Limited, Country Corner, Holly Hartery, Jim’s Towing/JRC Recycling, MacMaster Pontiac, Buick, GMC, Mark Wilson Better Used Cars, Premier Equipment Ltd., Rapid Rentals, Rob’s Automotive Services, Scott Reinhart “Trailer Sales”, Secure Towing, SepTech Wastewater Systems, Snow Brothers Contracting, Spandreltech, Teak Barn, Town of Erin Firefighters All Ontario Tractor Puller’s Association pulling rules apply. Copy of rules available upon request. Rules for 6000 lb and 8500 lb non circuit stock trucks & local vintage tractors available upon request from Rob Fletcher (519-855-6303) or visit the website at: www.OTTPA.net

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TRUCK PULL Show to Commence at 5:30pm, Friday, October 9, 2015 Registration starts at 5:00pm in the trailer. We will draw out of a hat for class order. No registrations will be taken after 8:00pm!!! Weigh in Friday from 5:00pm NO ENTRY FEE, EVERYONE PAYS TO GET IN AT THE GATE. EXCEPT COPTA PULLER WITH WHITE CARD 1. All participants must register their own trucks and supply ownership, insurance and identification. 2. Random checks will be made verifying driver/owner. 3. Local class will now be limited to 20 trucks in 8500lbs local diesel and 15 trucks in 6000lbs local gas 4. Local class open to pullers residing in Wellington, Halton, Peel and Dufferin Counties only 5. Truck registration details will be randomly checked to ensure compliance with this rule. 6. All pullers must wear a proper helmet and have a proper hitch according to COPTA rules SECTIONS: 1. 6000lb. Local 4 X4 Trucks Non Circuit limited to 15 Trucks PRIZE MONEY: 1st $100.00, 2nd $80.00, 3rd $60.00, 4th $40.00, 5th $30.00 2. 5500 lb Hot Stocks 3. 6000 lb Super Stocks 4. 6200 lb Super Modified 5. 8200 lb Prostreet Diesel 6. 8500 lb .Local Diesel Non Circuit Limited to 20 Trucks PRIZE MONEY: 1st $120.00, 2nd $100.00, 3rd $80.00, 4th $60.00, 5th $40.00 LOCAL CLASSES OPEN TO PULLERS RESIDING IN WELLINGTON, HALTON, PEEL & DUFFERIN COUNTIES PRIZE MONEY ACCORDING TO COPTA CLASSES EXCEPT LOCAL CLASSES AS POSTED 87


TRACTOR PULL Show to Commence at 5:00 p.m., Saturday, October 10, 2015 Registration starts at 4:00 pm in the trailer. We will draw out of a hat for class order. No registrations will be taken after 8 pm!!! Weigh in Saturday from 4:00 p.m. Approved Helmets and proper hitch required according to COPTA Rules NO ENTRY FEE, EVERYONE PAYS TO GET IN AT THE GATE. EXCEPT COPTA PULLER WITH WHITE CARD SECTIONS: 8. 5500 lb Vintage Local Tractor PRIZE MONEY: 1st: $100, 2nd: $80, 3rd: $60, 4th: $40, 5th: $30 9. 6500 lb Vintage local ED STEWART MEMORIAL CHALLENGE TROPHY PRIZE MONEY: 1st: $100, 2nd: $80, 3rd: $60, 4th: $40, 5th: $30 10. 5500 lb Vintage Circuit 11. 7500 lb. Light Pro-Stock 12. 6000 lb. Single Engine Modified 13. 8000 lb. Farm Tractor 14. 10,500 lb. Modified Farm Tractor 15. 9,000 lb. Heavy Pro-Stock PRIZE MONEY: As per COPTA Classes except Local Classes as posted Extra Rules for Local Vintage Tractor Class. Tractor & Operator must reside within 30 km of The Town of Erin. Tractor must not have competition pulled in the OTTPA, or Other Classes in 2014. Tractor Pulls one Time Only and Manufactured before 1960. We will run 20” Drawbar for the Local Vintage Tractor Class, PULLERS AND PIT CREWS ARE THE ONLY PEOPLE ALLOWED IN THE INFIELD. ANYONE IN THE INFIELD MUST SIGN THE WAIVER FORM AT REGISTRATION. IDENTIFICATION CARDS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR PIT CREW UPON SIGNING OF WAIVER. THIS IDENTIFICATION MUST BE VISIBLE TO SEE. PROOF OF VALID DRIVERS LICENSE, INSURANCE AND OWNERSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION OF TRUCKS. MEMBERSHIP CARDS ALSO MUST BE AVAILABLE. 88


HAY

CLASS 30 Committee: David Meek (519-927-5485), Lorne Parkinson, Fred Cox, Brad Bruce

Sponsored in part by: Holmes Agro, Woodrill Farms Ltd. Please attach this information to your sample. 1. First or Second cut 2. % Legume Exhibits must be in place by 11:00 am Friday of Fair weekend and remain until 4:45 pm Monday of the Fair. 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. 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. Bushel of hay silage or haylage. 6. Bushel of corn silage 7. Red clover seed- 6 kilo or 15 lbs 8. Timothy seed - 6 kilo or 15 lbs PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1 - 6: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $5.00, 4th $4.00, 5th $3.00. Sections 7 and 8 : 1st $20, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00, 4th $5.00 Top Points for Class 30 - $150.00 Gift Certificate presented by Julia & Mike Whalen, Sales Rep Pioneer Hi-Bred, Orton

TICKETS ON SALE NOW 2014 Winner Received

$7,800.00 $5.00 each

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GRAIN CLASS 31

Committee: David Meek (519-927-5485), Lorne Parkinson, Fred Cox, Brad Bruce

Sponsored in part by: Holmes Agro, Mildred Lang, Woodrill Farms Ltd., Sharpe Farm Supplies Please attach this information to your sample. 1. Brand and type of seed 2. Registered, certified or grade 1. 2. 3. 4.

RULES: Entries must be in place by 11:00 am Friday, October 11, 2014 and removed at 4:45 pm Monday October 14, 2014. The quantity of grain to be exhibited is 15 pounds unless otherwise stated. Sheaves must be six inches at bands for corn sections only. A tag must be attached to all grain exhibits stating the name of variety. All exhibits must have been grown in the current year.

SECTIONS: 1. Wheat – Spring 2. Wheat – Winter 3. Canola 4. Barley, two row 5. Barley, six row 6. Oats, any variety 7. Mixed grain (Oats and barley - ½ each) 8. Sheaf of Ensilage corn, 6 stocks 9. Husking corn, 6 ears 10. Soybeans 3 stocks 11. Soybean 12. White bean PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $5.00, 4th $4.00, 5th $3.00. Sections 2 and 10: 1st $25.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $5.00, 4th $4.00, 5th $3.00. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00 90


SPECIAL FOR CLASSES 30 AND 31 A trophy will be presented to the exhibitor winning the greatest number of points in the Hay, Grain and Field Crop Classes. Trophy is donated by LANG PARK FARMS, in memory of LLOYD LANG by Mildred Lang. To be engraved there on and kept for one year. To be returned prior to the next Fair at which time the exhibitor will receive $35.00 prize money. Top Points for Class 31: $150.00 Gift Certificate presented by Julia & Mike Whalen, Sales Rep Pioneer Hi-Bred, Orton

Celebrating 100 Years of 4-H in Ontario! CLASS 32

Committee: Carol Pollock (519-833-0455), June Switzer and Jordan Pedersen

Sponsored by: The Pollock Family OPEN TO FORMER 4-H MEMBERS (AGES 22 AND UP): 1. A display of 3 items of 4-H memorabilia, can include pictures, projects, books, keepsakes. Please label and reference each item with brief description, and year of origin (or approx.). Please display on a flat surface/tray. Photographs should be mounted. 2. Any picture of a 4-H event 3. A picture of yourself as a 4-H member. OPEN TO CURRENT 4-H MEMBERS: AGES 6 TO 21 (INCLUDING CLOVERBUDS) PLEASE MARK YOUR AGE ON BACK OF ENTRY CARD. 4. A display of 3 items of 4-H memorabilia, can include pictures, projects, books, keepsakes. Please label and reference each item with brief description, and year of origin (or approx.). Please display on a flat surface/tray. Photographs should be mounted. 5. Any picture of a 4-H event 6. A picture of yourself as a 4-H member. PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1 to 6 - 1st $10.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $3.00

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HOMECRAFT PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

It is hard to believe that another year has passed and we are once again gearing up for the 165th Erin Fall Fair. Early in the year, our Homecraft committees were working diligently to create some new sections in their classes but of course, keeping many of the favourites. Our theme this year is “Tractors and Tailgates” which should be easy to incorporate into our fair as we have no shortage of either of these. You won’t have to look very far to see evidence of our rural roots. The Junior Crafts section should have a record number of entries as every child loves tractors and trucks and there’s lots of opportunity to create your own in this class. This year also celebrates 100 Years of 4-H in Ontario. Be sure to check out our 4-H memorabilia display in the hall and then head out to cattle barn to witness current 4-H members and their project animals in action. (Hopefully, there is not TOO much action!) There are also 4-H club displays throughout the fair showcasing the variety of 4-H projects available.” Eileen has mentioned that we are changing the actual physical location of the 4-H Educational Display so it is not in the Ag Awareness tent. As always, our Homecraft Café will be serving delicious apple dumplings and pies throughout the weekend. A mandatory apple dumpling has become a yearly tradition for many fair goers. If you are new to our fair, you will have to test this for yourself. Many thanks to all our dedicated, hard-working Homecraft members who spend countless hours each year, planning, organizing and creating the wonderful displays in our hall. These same ladies are active members who work at our baking bees, meetings, judging schools and caterings. But it’s not all work as we have built a strong social network where we learn from each other as well as enjoying each other’s company. And there’s always room for new volunteers! So, get ready for the excitement of Erin Fall Fair. Tell your visiting guests to bring their winter coats and mitts just to be prepared. We never know what kind of weather to expect, but that’s part of what makes the memories! Carol Pollock 2015 EAS Homecraft President 92


HOMECRAFT DIVISION Executive

Left to right Back row: Philippa Bodolai, Secretary; Suzanne Whaley, Treasurer; Beth Broderick, Past President Front row: Elinor Fuller, First Vice President; Carol Pollock, President; Jordan Armstrong, Second Vice President

Homecraft Committee Heads

Back row: Robin Brooks, Philippa Bodolai, Gail Stevens, Beth Broderick, Norma Soul, June Switzer Front row: Mary Wall, Kathleen Smith, Cindi Rabstein, Sharon Nolan, Dorothy Gillespie Absent: Michelle Caravantes, Kathy Hassenbach, Marjorie Sanders, Ellen Thompson, Madeline Welsh 93


HOMECRAFT DIVISION RULES AND REGULATIONS 1. All competitions open to residents of the Province except where otherwise stated in the Prize List. 2. The Society will not be held responsible for any printers or palpable errors in the Prize List. 3. Any infringement of the rules and regulations will be punished by withholding the entry from the class and/or prizes, expulsion from the Society or all. 4. Each exhibitor becomes an associate-member of the Society. 5. The Society will collect a $4.00 administration fee from exhibitors when entries are received. 4-H Club members, Junior Foods and Crafts, and School Children’s exhibits are exempt from the administration fee except when competing in the adult classes. 6. All produce, horticultural items and manufactured articles must be the property of the person in whose name they are entered. 7. No person shall be permitted to enter more than one article per section in each class. 8. The judge’s decision shall be final. Should any mistake occur in awarding prizes, which cannot be adjusted on the judge’s book, the committee head and/or the Homecraft President shall then decide the matter in dispute. 9. Exhibits entered for the special prizes shall not be allowed to compete for other classes. No extra prizes shall be awarded other than what is printed in the Prize List. 10. Any exhibit not meeting Provincial Judging Standards shall not be awarded Prize money. 11. All name tags will be opened after being judged. 12. Exhibit Hall must be closed to all exhibitors and public until judging is completed. Doors in the Exhibit Hall will be locked from 11 am until 5 pm Friday of the Fair for judging. 13. General rules of Erin Agricultural Society shall prevail in all circumstances. 14. While Directors will take every possible precaution under the circumstanced to secure safety of exhibits, the owners themselves must take the risk of exhibiting, and should any exhibit accidentally be damaged or stolen, the Society will give 94


assistance within their power toward recovery, but will not make any payments thereof. The Society will take every precaution to prevent accidents. 15. PLACING OF EXHIBITS AND REMOVAL – All articles to be exhibited in the Hall must be in place between 7 – 9 pm Thursday, or 8 – 11 am on the Friday of the Fair. NO ITEMS TO ARRIVE PRIOR TO DESIGNATED TIMES. Each exhibitor is required to produce his or her exhibitor’s ticket to the Directors in charge on the last day of the Fair. Entries shall be removed following the awards ceremony at 4:30 pm on the Monday of the Fair. 16. Entry sheets may be mailed to: ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY P.O. BOX 906, ERIN, ONTARIO, N0B 1T0 17. Exhibitor tickets can be picked up during Society office hours as listed in the notice below. 18. It may be necessary to make adjustments to any/all of the classes after the publication of the fair book. NOTICE: The Society Secretary will be at the EAS office on Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; Thursday evening from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. The Society phone number is 519-833-2808 and fax number is 519-833-0673.

Join us at the

General Store Café Home of the World Famous Erin Fall Fair Apple Dumpling Beverages, snacks and meals available Open all weekend long! Located at the back of the Exhibits Hall Thanks to our General Store Partners: Tim & Carol Burton, Bill Trought, Holtom’s Bakery 95


HOMECRAFT DIVISION JUDGING STANDARDS Exhibits and Displays 20% General appearance 25% Power to attract & hold attention 40% Message 15% Quality of Materials Handicrafts 15% General appearance 15% Creative design 20% Colour & materials 50% Craftsmanship

Pies & Tarts (2 crusts) 20% General appearance 40% Crust 40% Filling

Pickles & Relishes 25% General appearance 25% Textures 50% Flavour & aroma

Pies & Tarts (1 crust) 20% General appearance 40% Crust 40% Filling

Candy 25% General appearance 25% Textures 50% Flavour

Cakes 25% General appearance 25% Internal appearance 50% Flavour

Most Cut Flowers 25% Form 30% Condition 20% Colour 15% Stem & foliage 10% Size

Quilts 25% General appearance 20% Design, colour, material Chiffon, Sponge & Angel Cakes 55% Workmanship 25% General appearance 25% Internal appearance Clothing 50% Flavour & aroma 25% Design, colour & materials 50% Workmanship (outside) Fruitcakes 25% Workmanship (inside) 25% General appearance 25% Internal appearance 50% Flavour & aroma Knitting & Crocheting 25% General appearance Cookies, Squares & Bars 25% Design & material 25% General appearance 50% Workmanship 25% Internal appearance Yeast Bread & Rolls Canned Fruits & 25% General appearance Tomatoes 25% Internal appearance 25% General appearance 50% Flavour & aroma 25% Texture 50% Flavour Quick Breads 25% General appearance Jams, Jellies & 25% Internal appearance Marmalade 50%Flavour 25% General appearance 25% Texture 50% Flavour 96

Cut Flower Display 50% Cultural quality & condition 40% Artistic design, colour & harmony Arrangements 35% Design 20% Creativity 20% Distinction 15% Conformance 10% Condition Photography/Fine Art 25% Impact & style 50% Composition 10% Presentation 15% Lighting Woodworking 25% General appearance 25% Colour, material & design 50% Workmanship


The Dorothy Smith Memorial Award

To be awarded to the exhibitor who receives the highest number of points overall for items entered into Homecraft competitions. Must exhibit in a minimum of 3 different classes to be eligible. $100.00 plus perpetual trophy.

ROOTS AND VEGETABLES/FRUIT CLASS 32A

Committee: Michelle Caravantes (519-833-0876), Kathy Hassenbach, Harold Reilly, Rick Bates

Sponsored in part by: Everdale Farms INSTRUCTIONS: Entries must be in place by 11:00 am, on Friday, October 9, 2015 and must be removed at 4:30 pm, on Monday, October 12, 2015. SECTION: ROOTS AND VEGETABLES 1. Potatoes, early variety, 3 litre basket, named and unwashed 2. Potatoes, late variety, 3 litre basket, named and unwashed 3. Potatoes, red, 3 litre basket, named and unwashed 4. Broccoli, 2 heads 5. Tallest stock of corn 6. Largest potato by weight 7. Largest Spanish onion 8. Largest sunflower head 9. Tallest sunflower plant 10. Beets, 5 table 11. Brussel sprouts, 1 litre 12. Cabbage, 1 head 13. Cabbage, red, 1 head 14. Carrots, 5 table 15. Cauliflower, 1 head 16. Corn, Ornamental, 5 ears 17. Cherry tomatoes, 1 pint box 18. Cucumber, 5 table 97


19. 18” braided rope of garlic 20. Peppers, 5 Red Sweet 21. Onions, yellow Danver, 5 22. Onions, Spanish, grown from seed, 3 23. Parsnips, 5 24. Pie Pumpkin, 1 25. Pumpkin, Jack O’lantern variety, 1 26. Tomatoes, 5, stems on 27. Tomatoes, different colours, 4 varieties, 2 of each 28. Squash, Butternut, 1 29. Squash, Turks Turban, 1 30. Squash, Pepper, 1 31. Squash, Zucchini a. 5 small b. Largest 32. Squash, Hubbard, largest 33. Flowering Kale 34. Table Centre Piece – A collection of gourds to be displayed in exhibitor’s wicker basket 35. Weirdest shaped root or vegetable SECTION: APPLES 36. Collection of 5 Varieties of Apples (minimum 3 of each suitably displayed in wicker container PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00 37. 1 Dozen Crabapples 38. 6 litre basket Macintosh Red 39. 6 litre basket Wealthy 40. 6 litre basket Northern Spy 41. 6 litre basket Delicious SECTION: PEARS 42. Winter Pears 5 PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1 to 35 & 37 to 42: 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00

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SPECIALS 43. Collection of garden roots and vegetables (no fruit) suitably displayed in space no larger than 18” x 36” PRIZE MONEY: 1st $20.00 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00 Sponsored by: COUNTRY CROPS 44. A collection of at least 8 different organically grown field roots, garden roots and vegetables (no fruit). For this section, “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 preceeding years”. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00, 4th $5.00 Sponsored by: EVERDALE FARM 45. The highest combined weight of 1 carrot and 1 beet PRIZE MONEY: 1st $20.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00, 4th $5.00 A Special Award of $20 will be given to the exhibitor with most points in Sections 1-42, sponsored by ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. To be presented in the Exhibits Hall, Centre Stage, 4:00 p.m. Monday of Fair.

Photos courtesy of Tristan Clark Photography

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GIANT PUMPKIN WEIGH-OFF CLASS 32B Thursday October 8, 2015 7pm in the Show Barn

Committee: Dave Meek (519-927-5485), Brad Bruce, Con Wheildon, Ken Keeler, Darren Skiva, John Nieuwenhoff, Eileen Brown

Sponsored in part by: Ken Keeler Electric, Mark Wilsons Better Used Cars, Maximum Tree Service, Mix 88.1, Conrad and Arlene Wheildon, Shepherd Lawn Care Ltd., Erin Pharmacy (Rosettes), Giant Vegetable Growers of Ontario, Brad Bruce and Family 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

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RULES: Judging will take place Thursday October 8, 2015 in the Show Barn at 7pm. Unloading and registration starts at 5pm and entries will be received up until 7pm. All pumpkins must be loaded on a pallet and situated in such a way to allow a forklift to easily unload on site. One pumpkin per exhibitor A $20 registration fee per competitor allows entry into the Giant Pumpkin and Giant vegetable weigh class GPC (Great Pumpkin Commonwealth) rules and judging will be followed. Complete rules can be found at www.greatpumpkincommonwealth.com Top 5 pumpkins MUST be left at the fair for display or the prize money will be forfeited. All competitors are encouraged to leave their pumpkins on display at the fair to show off your results. Pumpkins can be picked up on Monday October 13th, 2014 between 4:30pm and 6:00pm unless other arrangements have been made. There will be a secure, roped-off area provided for displaying the pumpkins. No Re-weighs. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $1500, 2nd $1000, 3rd $500.00, 4th $200.00, 5th $100, 6th $50.00, 7th -10th $25.00, 11th – 20th $20 Rosettes sponsored in part by: ERIN PHARMACY

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SPECIALS 1. Grand Champion Pumpkin Trophy Donated by: KEN KEELER ELECTRIC 2. Howard Dill Trophy for Best Looking Pumpkin over 300lbs Donated by: CONRAD and ARLENE WHEILDON 3. First Year Grower award Sponsored by: SHEPHERD LAWN CARE, Georgetown

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off 7pm in the Show Barn Partnership Reception

Partners of the Erin Fall Fair are invited to join us in “The Pumpkin Patch” for light refreshments from South 88.

Photos courtesy of Tristan Clark Photography

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GIANT VEGETABLE WEIGH-OFF CLASS 32C

Rules & Regulations: 1. Rules 1, 2 , 4 and 5 of the Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off apply 2. This class is open to the following vegetables that will be judged by weight. giant squash, tomato, field pumpkin, cabbage, watermelon, cantaloupe, carrot, parsnip, table beet (round and red), fodder beet (pink, yellow or orange and elongated), onion, marrow, bushel gourd, pear gourd, kohlrabi, swede/ rutabaga. Entries must no have been judged at a previous event, no re-weighs. 3. To allow all types of vegetables to compete against each on an even basis in one class we have given a base score of 100 points to various weights of each vegetable. Each vegetable will be weighed and given a score based on that weight with the highest SCORE being the winner (not necessarily the heaviest weight). 4. Judging rules for vegetables not covered by the GPC will follow the rules for judging from the European Giant Vegetable Growers Association. www.egvga.eu. Please go to www.ErinGiantPumpkinGrowers.weebly.com for information on how to prepare your entries for the competition. 5. Exhibitors may submit more than one TYPE of vegetable in this class (to receive an official weight) but only the one scoring the highest points will be eligible for prize money. 6. The weight required for a score of 100 points for each vegetable will be as follows: SQUASH - 1100LBS , TOMATO - 5LBS, FIELD PUMPKIN - 100LBS CABBAGE - 80LBS, WATERMELON - 175LBS, MARROW - 80LBS, CARROT & PARSNIP - 10LBS, BEET - 20LBS, CANTALOUPE - 40LBS, BUSHEL GOURD - 160LBS, KOHLRABI - 40LBS, SWEDE/RUTABAGA - 60LBS, ONION - 5LBS, PEAR GOURD - 130LBS. For example a Squash weighing 975 pounds would receive a score of 88.6 and a tomato weighing 4.9 pounds would receive a score of 98 and be declared the winner. Formula used is (weight of your vegetable x 100) divided by the 100 score weight from the table above = score given to your vegetable. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $500, 2nd $250 3RD $125, 4th $50, 5th $25 GRAND CHAMPION GIANT VEGETABLE Trophy Donated by MARK WILSONS BETTER USED CARS 102


RURAL PRODUCTS CLASS 33

Committee: Norma Soul (519-855-4729), Betty Weber INSTRUCTIONS: All entries MUST be produced or made by the exhibitor and are to be placed by 11:00 a.m. Friday prior to the Fair. They are to be removed after 4:30 p.m. Monday upon presentation of exhibitor’s card to the director in charge. Should there be more than (6) SIX entries in any section, and on the advice of the judge, a 4th prize will be given. SECTIONS: 1. Maple syrup - approx. 1 pt.(500ml) In a SEALED glass jar. 2. Liquid honey - approx. 1 pt. (500 ml) in a glass jar. 3. Creamed honey - approx. 1 pt. (500 ml) in a glass jar. 4. Herb Vinegar – ½ pt. 250 ml bottle. Label to tell name of herb used. 5. Fruit Vinegar – ½ pt. 250 ml bottle. Label to tell name of fruit used. 6. Hen Eggs - 1 dozen in a carton. Show clearly the name of the breed with entry. 7. Largest Hen Egg - displayed in a suitable egg cup with the name of the breed of hen. 8. Smallest fowl egg - displayed with name of breed from which it came. 9. Display of 6 eggs from any other farm fowl, e.g. bantams, guineas, ducks must be displayed and clearly named. 10. Collection of feathers from at least 3 rural fowl-e.g. guineas, bantams, peacocks, ducks, geese. Must be named and displayed in a vase. 11. Egg Shell - decorated to represent a well known character -named and suitably displayed e.g. - Charlie Brown, Goldilocks, etc. 12. A basket, no larger than 12”, decorated using the Fair Theme “Tractors and Tailgates”. 13. Potpourri - suitably displayed in glass container - NO perfume or cologne to be used. Attach a list of flowers, herbs or spices used. 14. Home-dried Fruit - displayed in a glass jar - attach list of ingredients. 15. Home-dried Vegetables - displayed in a glass jar – attach a list of ingredients. 16. Any article made with Corn Husks ie. doll, wreath. 17. Wreath - made from home grown products (no tree cones) - One ribbon allowed. 103


18. Any article using Dried Apples. e.g. Doll, Wreath 19. Create a centre piece using the Fair Theme “Tractors and Tailgates” No larger than 12” (30cm). Prize Money: Sections 1 to 19. 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00, 4th $2.00 A Special Award of $20 will be given to the exhibitor with most points in Sections 1-19, sponsored by ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. To be presented in the Exhibits Hall, Centre Stage, 4:00 p.m. Monday of Fair.

FLOWERS CLASS 34

Committee: Mary Ross (519-833-7289), Jodi Swanzey, Gwen McArthur, Mildred Ferris, Marjorie Gillespie, Ruth Vibe

Sponsored in part by: The Village Green PLEASE DO NOT USE ANY CONTAINER OF VALUE. INSTRUCTIONS: All flowers and plants entered for competition must have been grown by the exhibitor except in arrangement classes where purchased flowers and material are permitted. ENTRY TAGS MUST BE TIED (NOT TAPED) TO EXHIBIT. NO SILK FLOWERS OR ARTIFICIAL MATERIAL ALLOWED UNLESS REQUESTED. PLEASE REMOVE DAMAGED, DISCOLOURED, AND DEAD MATERIALS. ALSO READ PRIZE LIST CAREFULLY AND BE SURE THAT YOUR EXHIBIT IS ENTERED IN THE CORRECT SECTION. ALL ARRANGEMENTS MUST BE ASSEMBLED BEFORE ARRIVAL AT THE EXHIBITS HALL. Judge’s Hint: for most arrangements best effect is obtained when the container height is 1/3 of the total height of the arrangement. Should there be more than (6) six entries in any section and on the advice of the judge, a 4th prize of $2.00 will be given. For changes in entries please contact the Secretary. Each exhibitor shall present his or her member’s ticket when picking up exhibits for the hall at the conclusion of the fair. Entries must be in place by 11:00 a.m. Friday of the Fair weekend and removed after 4:30 p.m. Monday of the Fair. SECTION: CUT FLOWERS; MUST BE GROWN BY EXHIBITOR 1. Hydrangea, 1 bloom. 2. Dahlia, 1 bloom 6” or under. 3. Black Eyed Susan 1 stem. 4. Perennials, 3 stems, all different, must be named. (Stem; may carry one or more flowers or buds). 104


5. Annuals, 3 stems, all different, must be named. 6. Pansy, 3 stems. 7. Rose, 1 bloom, any colour. (Bloom: individual flower, one to a stem, do not leave buds showing). 8. Marigolds, 3 stems, of one variety. 9. Begonia, floating freely in a bowl. SECTION: FRESH ARRANGEMENTS. ACCESSORIES MAY BE USED NOTE**** FLOWERS USED IN THESE SECTIONS 10 – 23 MAY BE PURCHASED. 10. TAILGATE PARTY: Arrangement in a beer can. 11. THAT’S DIFFERENT: Arrangement in an unusual container not to exceed 15” in any dimension. 12. THE BACK FORTY: Arrangement of field flowers and weeds. 13. TOM THUMB: Miniature arrangement in a thimble. 14. KEEP ON TRUCKING: Arrangement in a thermos type container. 15. SUNNY DAYS: Arrangement in a mug with yellow and white blooms. 16. SONG OF THE PINES: Arrangement using pine greenery and flowers. PRIZE MONEY: SECTIONS 1 to 16. 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00, 4th $2.00 A Special Award of $20 will be given to the exhibitor with most points in this class, sponsored by the ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. To be presented in the Exhibit Hall, Centre Stage 4:00 p.m. Monday of Fair. SPECIALS SECTION: FRESH AND/OR DRIED FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS. ACCESSORIES MAY BE USED. 17. TRACTORS AND TAILGATES: Your interpretation. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $15.00 Gift Certificate, 2nd $10.00 Gift Certificate Sponsored by: BONARROW GREENHOUSES, Rockwood 18. TRACTOR PULL: Arrangement with a toy tractor. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00 Sponsored by: HILLSBURGH HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 19. MARKET GARDEN: Arrangement of fruit, vegetables and flowers, not to exceed 16” including container in any dimension. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $15.00, 2nd $10.00 Sponsored by: EXTERIOR EXPRESSIONS, Hillsburgh 20. CHEERS: Small arrangement in a shot glass not to exceed 5” in total height PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00 Sponsored by: ERIN HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 105


21. AUTUMN SPIRIT: Arrangement using sedum, Queen Anne’s Lace and other flowers not to exceed 18” in any dimension. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $15.00 Gift Certificate, 2nd $10.00 Gift Certificate Sponsored by: BONARROW GREENHOUSES, Rockwood 22. WITCHING HOUR: Arrangement in a fresh pumpkin with Halloween accessories. Pumpkin no larger than 8 inches. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00 Sponsored by: THE WEATHERVANE, Erin 23. HARVEST TIME: Centerpiece arrangement for a Thanksgiving Table including flowers. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00 In Memory of Frances Leslie - sponsored by: Con & Arlene Wheildon 24. COMMITTEE’S CHOICE PRIZE MONEY: $20.00 Sponsored by: EAS THE FLOWER COMMITTEE 25. JUDGE’S CHOICE: the most outstanding entry in the show from sections 1 to 23. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $30.00 Sponsored by: MUNRO GARDEN CENTRE, Grand Valley

CLOTHING CLASS 35

Committee: Sharon Nolan (519-833-2602), Marilyn Squibb, Lesley Squibb, Myrtle Reid, Wendy McDougall, Shirley Edgerton INSTRUCTIONS: PLEASE READ RULES CAREFULLY. Entries must be in place in exhibit hall by 11:00 am. Friday of Fair and may not be moved until 4:30 pm Monday of Fair. EACH ENTRY MUST BE THE WORK OF THE EXHIBITOR, MUST BE CLEAN AND WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED 2 YEARS. NOTE: PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO NEW WORK. Any change on entry card must be made through the Committee Head only. NOTE: Combined sewing machine and serging techniques will be accepted on garments unless otherwise specified. Should there be more than 6 entries in any section and on the advice of the judge, a 4th prize will be given. All entry tags must be fastened securely to the garment ONLY with safety pins. Before removing entries from the hall, exhibitors must present their membership ticket and exhibitor number. ALL ENTRIES MUST COME WITH A 2” SQUARE SAMPLE OF FABRIC ATTACHED TO THE GARMENT. 106


SECTION: 1. Special occasion outfit for a child 2. Special occasion outfit for an adult 3. Shirt any style for man or boy 4. Blouse or shirt any style for woman or girl 5. Vest in any other fabric than fleece with lining 6. Jacket any style in any other fabric than fleece with lining 7. Garment made from fleece 8. Child costume 9. Garment not listed above using fair’s theme 10. Nightwear any style (adult or child) 11. Pants, skirt or shorts, tailored waist band and zipper (adult size) in fabric other than fleece 12. Pants, skirts or shorts, elastic waist band for a child in any fabric other than fleece. 13. A new garment using eco-friendly materials, including recycled or clean reused old fabrics. Please attach a brief explanation of the eco-friendly aspect of the garment. 14. An article of clothing from a new exhibitor PRIZE MONEY (Sections 1 to 14) 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00 SPECIALS 15. Complete hand sewn (no machine) garment PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $5.00 Sponsored by: Debi Clare, Hillsburgh 16. A garment made by a 4-H member: PRIZE MONEY: 1st.$20.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00, and $5.00 to all remaining entries Sponsored by: Larry and Margaret Barnstaple, Acton A $25.00 Gift Certificate will be given to the exhibitor with the most points in this class, sponsored by Fabricland, to be presented in the Exhibit Hall, Centre Stage at 4:00pm Monday fair.

ALL PRIZE MONEY WILL BE MAILED OUT

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KNITTED AND CROCHETED ARTICLES CLASS 36

Committee: Sharon Nolan (519-833-2602), Marilyn Squibb, Lesley Squibb, Myrtle Reid, Wendy McDougall, Shirley Edgerton INSTRUCTIONS: PLEASE READ RULES CAREFULLY. Entries must be in place in exhibit hall by 11:00 am. Friday of Fair and may not be moved until 4:30 pm Monday of Fair. EACH ENTRY MUST BE THE WORK OF THE EXHIBITOR, MUST BE CLEAN AND WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED 2 YEARS. NOTE: PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO NEW WORK. Any change on entry card must be made through the Committee Head only. NOTE: Should there be more than 6 entries in any section and on the advice of the judge, a 4th prize will be given. All entry tags must be fastened securely to the garment ONLY with safety pins. Before removing entries from the hall, exhibitors must present their membership ticket and exhibitor number. ALL ENTRIES MUST COME WITH A 10 INCH PIECE OF THE YARN OR YARNS USED TO MAKE THE ITEM. SECTION KNITTED: 1. Afghan, hand knitted, one piece, one or more colours, finished not exceeding 150cm x 180cm 2. Afghan, hand knitted, squares, one or more colours, finished not exceeding 150cm x 180cm 3. Hand knitted baby’s afghan or carriage cover any style 4. Hand knitted pair of socks, adult size 5. Hand knitted pair of mittens, adult size 6. Hand knitted sweater or cardigan using one type and colour yarn, adult size 7. Hand knitted cardigan using more than one type or colour yarn, using a design motif, child size 8. Hand knitted slippers any style, adult size 9. Hand knitted hat, any style, adult size 10. Hand knitted baby outfit, minimum 2 pieces, no ribbons (no chunky or thick yarn) 11. Any hand knitted article by new exhibitor 12. A scarf or cowl article hand knitted (using one or more colours) for an adult 13. Any article of machine knitting or any other technique (using one or more colours) 13. A shawl or shrug (using only one colour yarn) 108


SECTION CROCHETED: 14. Afghan crocheted, one piece in one or more colours. Finished not exceeding 150cm x 180cm 15. Afghan crocheted, granny squares in one or more colours. Finished not exceeding 150cm x 180cm 16. Baby afghan or carriage cover any style. 17. One pair crocheted slippers, any style or size 18. Crocheted baby outfit, minimum 2 pieces – no ribbons (no chunky or thick yarn) 19. Any article crocheted by a new exhibitor PRIZE MONEY: (Sections 1 to 22) 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00 A special award of $20 will be given to the exhibitor with the most points in sections 1-19, sponsored by Erin Agricultural Society, to be presented at the Exhibit Hall, Centre Stage, 4:00pm SPECIALS 20. An Afghan using more than one technique, for single bed, not exceeding 150cm x 180cm PRIZE MONEY: 1st.$20.00, 2nd $10.00 Sponsored by: Wendy McDougall, Erin

CANNING CLASS 37

Committee: Marjorie Sanders (519-833-9546), Helma Sharpe, Marion Sinclair O’Connor, Laura Raaflaub, Marjorie Eskritt INSTRUCTIONS: PLEASE READ RULES CAREFULLY. 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. Entries must be in place by 11:00 am. Friday of the Fair and may not be removed until 4:30 Monday of the Fair. NOTE: NEW LIDS ONLY TO BE USED. JARS NOT SEALED WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. NO WAX TO BE USED EXCEPT FOR FREEZER JAM. SECTION: CANNED FRUIT- PINT JARS OR METRIC EQUIVALENT 1. Applesauce 2. Pears 3. Peaches 109


4. Cherries 5. Canned Tomatoes SECTION: JAMS - HALF PINT, 8OZ. JARS OR METRIC EQUIVALENT 6. Blueberry Jam 7. Peach Jam 8. Raspberry Jam 9. Black Currant Jam 10. Strawberry/Rhubarb Jam 11. Strawberry Jam 12. Three (3) Fruit Marmalade 13. Any type of Jam not listed, must be identified. SECTION: JELLIES - HALF PINT, 8 OZ. JARS OR METRIC EQUIVALENT. NO FOOD COLORING TO BE USED IN JELLIES 14. Crab Apple Jelly 15. Grape Jelly 16. Mint Jelly 17. Red Pepper Jelly SECTION: FROZEN JAMS - HALF PINT, 8 OZ. JARS OR METRIC EQUIVALENT 18. Raspberry Jam 19. Strawberry Jam 20. Peach Jam PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1-20: 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00 SPECIALS 21. Three decorated jars of Jam in a wooden wicker basket using the Fair Theme “Tractors and Tailgates” consisting of three different Jams in half pint jars (or metric equivalent). Exhibits will be judged on appearance and taste. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00 Sponsored by: HILLSBURGH FOODLAND, Hillsburgh. 22. BEST JAM AWARD: PRIZE MONEY: $20.00 Gift Certificate Sponsored by: BERNARDIN 23. BEST JAM/ JELLY AWARD – Best jam/jelly from sections 6-20 PRIZE MONEY: $20.00 Sponsored by: BETH BRODERICK, Hillsburgh 110


GUIDELINES FOR SECTION 22 1. Prize winning Jams must be made with Bernardin Fruit Pectin. Proof of purchase plus Recipe must accompany entry tag. 2. Complete a Release and Declaration form with their name, address and phone number. 3. Indicate what contest and placing they have won. 4. Submit a photograph of yourself and winning product, recipe and proof of purchase. Section: Pickles 24. Dill Pickles 25. Nine Day Pickles 26. Icicle Pickles 27. Beet Pickles 28. Bread and Butter Pickles 29. Corn Relish 30. Hot Dog Relish-yellow 31. Hot Dog Relish-green 32. Pickled Garlic 33. Chili Sauce 34. Fruit Chili Sauce 35. Pickled Eggs 36. Spaghetti Sauce (no meat) 37. Salsa 38. Any Pickle not listed, must be identified. 39. Pickled Carrots 40. Beet Relish PRIZE MONEY: Sections 24-40: 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00 SPECIALS Half pint jars or metric equivalent are required. 41. Decorated package of Pickles (three kinds of pickles, not relish) using the Fair Theme “Tractors and Tailgates”. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00, 4th $3.00 42. BERNARDIN ADULT HOME CANNER “BEST OF THE SHOW” AWARD. Prize winner must have three (3) home canning entries in the fair (pint or ½ 111


pint jars). Winner is Fair’s Best Home Canner based on highest accumulated points in Canning Class PRIZE MONEY: Bernardin Adult Best of Show Prize, $30.00 gift certificate. www.bernardin.ca 43. BERNARDIN GIFT BASKET AWARD. Must include at least three (3) filled mason jars (pint or ½ pint jars) sealed with Bernardin Snap or Bernardin Collection Elite Lids and be submitted in an appropriate container, not necessarily a basket. Maximum cost of container and components, not to exceed $20.00. 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, quality of home canned product, perceived value and appropriateness of presentation. PRIZE MONEY: 1st Bernardin $20.00 Gift Prize, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00, 4th $3.00. (2nd - 4th prize money donated by Erin Agricultural Society). www.homecanning.ca A Special Award of $20 will be given to the exhibitor with most points in Sections 1-20 and 24-40, sponsored by ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. To be presented in the Exhibits Hall, Centre Stage, 4:00 p.m. Monday of Fair.

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QUILTING CLASS 38

Committee: Cynthia Rabstein (519-843-2222), Ruth King, Elaine McDougall, Helen Meyer, Gillian Robinette, Marbeth McLean INSTRUCTIONS: PLEASE READ HOMECRAFT AND QUILTING RULES CAREFULLY All entries in Class 38 must be in the Exhibit Hall by 11:00 am Friday of the Fair and may not be removed until 4:30 pm Monday of the Fair. No person shall be permitted to enter more than one article per section in each class. Each entry must be the work of the exhibitor, must be clean, and may be shown only two years. Preference will be given to new work. Soiled and damaged articles will not be accepted. Should there be more than six (6) entries in any section, on the advice of the judge, a 4th prize will be given. At the discretion of the judge, with the approval of the Committee Head, a given class may be subdivided to make judging and competition as appropriate as possible. Entry tags must be fastened securely with safety pins. Exhibitors are required to present their current exhibitor ticket and number, with a list of entries, to a director before removing entries. ALL ENTRIES IN CLASS 38 MUST HAVE FABRIC SAMPLES ATTACHED AND MUST MEET THE SIZE REQUIREMENTS AS STIPULATED FOR EACH SECTION. FAILURE TO HAVE FABRIC SAMPLES ATTACHED AND 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 OAAS District meeting in November 2015. The winners at District proceed to competition at the OAAS Convention in Toronto in February 2016. 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 • The Grand Prize winner of the Hand Quilted Championship Quilt will receive $500.00 at the Convention in February 2016. 113


OAAS HAND QUILTED SECTIONS 1. Quilt - pieced, hand quilted, made solely by exhibitor. Special Award for Section 1: Perpetual Trophy to first place in MEMORY OF JEANNIE BUTCHER, Sponsored by: The Staff of Erin Research 2. Quilt – appliquéd, hand quilted, made solely by exhibitor. Special Award of $25.00 to first place in MEMORY OF ANN GRAHAM, sponsored by the Graham Family 3. Quilt – pieced or appliquéd, made by a group or organization. Group Rules: A quilt in which the top has been designed or executed by a co-operative effort of three (3) or more persons. Please attach signatures of all those who worked on the quilt on the back of the entry tag. The exhibitor’s name will be displayed. Sponsored by: CYNTHIA RABSTEIN (1st place only) PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1 – 3: 1st $10.00 (unless otherwise indicated); 2nd - $8.00, 3rd - $6.00, 4th - $4.00 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. • Article must have visible machine quilting. • The Grand Prize winner of the Champion Machine Quilt will receive an award along with a certificate and ribbon. OAAS MACHINE QUILTED SECTION 4. Quilt – pieced or appliquéd, machine quilted, made solely by exhibitor. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $6.00, 4th $4.00 GENERAL QUILTING SECTIONS THE FOLLOWING SECTIONS REQUIRE THAT THE QUILTS BE MADE SOLELY BY THE EXHIBITOR. PLEASE NOTE THAT SECTIONS 28 AND 29 ARE AVAILABLE FOR QUILTS PROFESSIONALLY QUILTED BY ANOTHER PERSON USING ANY TYPE OF QUILTING INCLUDING A LONG ARM QUILTER. PLEASE INCLUDE FABRIC SAMPLES WITH ALL QUILTS, WALL HANGINGS AND OTHER ITEMS AND MAKE SURE THAT THE ENTRY MEETS THE SIZE REQUIREMENTS OTHER SECTIONS: 5. Quilt – My first quilt by a beginner quilter, perimeter of 200” (500 cm) or larger (any kind, machine, hand quilted or tied) 114


6. 7. 8. 9.

Quilt – tied, perimeter of 200” (500 cm) or larger Quilt Top – appliquéd, perimeter of 200” (500 cm) or larger Quilt Top – pieced, perimeter of 200” (500 cm) or larger Quilt – whole cloth (quilted on a solid plain coloured fabric), perimeter of 300” (750 cm) or larger 10. Quilt, Appliquéd – any kind done solely by exhibitor that is not eligible for Sections 1 to 9. Please write on the back of the entry tag the uniqueness of this quilt which makes it ineligible for the previous Sections; i.e. size 11. Quilt, Pieced – any kind done solely by exhibitor that is not eligible for Sections 1 to 9. Please write on the back of the entry tag the uniqueness of this quilt which makes it ineligible for the previous Sections; i.e. size PRIZE MONEY: Sections 5 – 11: 1st $7.50, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $3.00 12. Quilt – crib, hand quilted, perimeter of 200” (500 cm) or less. 13. Quilt – crib, machine quilted, perimeter of 200” (500 cm) or less. 14. Lap Quilt – hand quilted, perimeter of more than 200” (500 cm), less than 300” (750 cm). 15. Lap Quilt – machine quilted, perimeter of more than 200” (500 cm), less than 300” (750 cm). 16. Bed Quilt – hand quilted, minimum perimeter of 300” (750cm) 17. Bed Quilt – machine quilted, minimum perimeter of 300” (750cm) 18. Quilted Runner or Table Topper 19. Quilted Bag or Purse 20. Any other quilted or tied item, i.e. place mats, candle mats etc. Sponsored by: HILLSBURGH REST HOME 21. Quilted item showing theme of Fair Sponsored by: MARY MAXIM 22. Pieced or appliquéd quilt block, mounted with back of block accessible 23. Miniature Quilt, perimeter of 72” (180 cm) or less PRIZE MONEY: Sections 12 – 23: 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00 SPECIALS 24. Special Quilt – Original design by exhibitor, perimeter of 200” (500 cm) or larger. This quilt should exhibit a special theme (e.g. specific event or celebration) or special design (e.g. exhibitor’s ability to design original or adapt traditional pattern) or other special qualities (e.g. personalized photo transfer memory quilt). Include a note (legible from a distance) of 100 words or less describing the special nature of the quilt. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $7.00 Sponsored by: THE HOBBY HORSE 115


25. 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. PRIZE MONEY: SPECIAL AWARD of $25 for 1st place - IN MEMORY OF ANN GRAHAM Sponsored by: The Graham Family PRIZE MONEY: 2nd $8.00, 3rd $7.00 26. Wall Quilt – Traditional or heirloom design, perimeter not to exceed 200” (500 cm). Must be made and quilted by exhibitor. MUST HAVE SLEEVE OR ROD POCKETS. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $7.00 27. Wall Quilt – Contemporary or own design, not to exceed 200” (500 cm). Must be designed and made by exhibitor. Will be judged on innovative design, unusual use of materials and stitches, piecing, embellishments, as well as quilting and finishing. MUST HAVE SLEEVE OR ROD POCKETS. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $7.00 28. Quilt - Pieced by entrant and quilted by another. Minimum size of 200” (500 cm). 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. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $7.00 29. Quilt - Appliquéd by entrant and quilted by another. Minimum size of 200” (500 cm). 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 PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $7.00 30. An Article of Quilting – Must be completely made by exhibitor under the age of 16 years. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $7.00 Sponsored by: HELEN MEYER 31. Scrap Quilt – perimeter of 200” (500 cm) or more with a minimum of 50 different fabrics, pieced and/or appliquéd, hand and/or machine quilted. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $7.00 Sponsored by: GILLIAN ROBINETTE 32. Judge’s Choice: Any item entered in Class 38 that the Judge chooses to recognize for high quality and overall appeal. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00 Sponsored by: ERIN VILLAGE QUILTERS A special award of a $25.00 Gift Certificate will be given to the exhibitor with the most points in the class sponsored by FABRICLAND. To be presented in the Exhibits Hall, Centre Stage 4pm Monday of the Fair. 116


HOBBIES AND CRAFTS, NEEDLEWORK CLASS 39

Committee: Ellen Thomson (519-856-9953), Jackie Kirk, Barb Switzer, Colleen Lloyd, Jordan Armstrong

Sponsored in part by: Ellen Thomson, Rockwood INSTRUCTIONS: PLEASE READ RULES CAREFULLY. Entries must be in place in Exhibit Hall by 11:00 AM Friday of the fair and may not be removed until 4:30 PM on Monday. EACH ENTRY MUST BE THE WORK OF THE EXHIBITOR, MUST BE CLEAN AND WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ONE YEAR.  Any change on the entry card must be done by the Secretary only. Should there be more than six entries in any section, and on the advice of the judge, a fourth prize may be given.  Entry tags must be securely fastened. Exhibitors are required to present their membership ticket and exhibitor’s number, with a list of entries to the Director in charge before removing entries on Monday. NOTE:  Exhibitor may enter one item only per section. Please note NEW Children & Youth Sections 52-54. SECTION: HOBBIES & CRAFTS 1. Thanksgiving wall hanging, kits accepted 2. Any occasion front door entrance decoration, other than Christmas 3. A handmade toy, other than a doll or teddy bear, (see sections 4, 5 and 6) 4. A sewn or knitted or crocheted teddy bear 5. A hand stuffed fur teddy bear 6. An article made from a man’s work sock 7. A handmade pin cushion 8. Jewellery: An article made with glass beads 9. Jewellery: An article made with other than glass beads (name the mineral) 10. Jewellery: Pendent 11. Jewellery: 2 piece set 12. Jewellery: 3 piece set 13. Jewellery: an item for a special occasion 14. Jewellery: any other kind not listed above 15. An article made with quilling technique 16. An article featuring weaving (Swedish, huck or other) 17. An article featuring stained glass 117


18. A small article featuring leather tooling – wallet, small handbag or other 19. An article made by recycling material. On card indicate what this was. SECTION: NEEDLEWORK: All articles must be clean and new. Please observe measurements! 20. Article of cross-stitch - Needlework to measure under 10” by 10” (25 cm by 25 cm), - not framed so that the back may be seen. Edges to be over cast. 21. Cross-stitched picture - framed, over 10” by 10” (25.4cm), but no larger than 15” by 15” (38 cm by 38 cm). (Frame included in the measurement.) 22. An article displaying embroidery 23. An article displaying tatting 24. An article displaying machine embroidery 25. An article displaying needlepoint 26. An article displaying smocking 27. A crocheted article larger than 12” (30 cm), maximum size 50”, (90 cm) 28. An article of crocheting, mounted, under 12” (30 cm). 29. An article of needlework NOT listed above or in Class 35: CLOTHING 30. Three articles for a bazaar 31. An item of corking, (spool knitting or knitting loom) 32. Sample of a craft or a hobby, not listed above or below 33. An article made from recycled material. On card state “From __________” 34. NEW ADULT EXHIBITOR: any article using a needle. Mark Card as NEW. SECTION: CHRISTMAS CORNER 35. A wall hanging or Advent calendar 36. Front door decoration – snowman, New Year, Winter, etc. 37. Runner or table topper 38. A decorated Christmas bag, any medium 39. A handcrafted snowman or Santa 40. A handmade tree decoration in needlework 41. An item displaying any technique not listed in a previous category (feather, wool, etc.) 42. A Christmas centerpiece, any medium, (except real flowers), height 8”, (20 cm), symmetrical view PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1 – 42 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00, 4th $2.00 A special award of a $25.00 Gift Certificate will be given to the exhibitor with the most points in the class sponsored by FABRICLAND, to be presented in the Exhibits 118


Hall, Centre Stage 4:00 pm Monday of the Fair. SPECIALS 43. A craft featuring “Tractors and Tailgates” PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $5.00, (4th $3.00) Sponsored by: ELLEN THOMSON, Rockwood 44. An article made with duct tape PRIZE MONEY: 1st $15.00, 2nd $10.00, 3rd $5.00 Sponsored by: BARB SWITZER, Hillsburgh 45. Have you just completed a piece of work, only to find that there is no section in which to show it? Enter it here. PRIZE MONEY: 1st: $10.00, 2nd: $8.00, 3rd $5.00, (4th $3.00) Sponsored by: ELLEN THOMSON, Rockwood 46. Needlework/Crewel, Embroidered Picture, over 15” (38.1cm) not including the frame PRIZE MONEY: 1st $15.00, 2nd $10.00, 3rd $5.00, (4th $3.00) Sponsored by: PAT CLARKE 47. Scrapbooking: two pages to open like a book PRIZE MONEY: 1st $15.00, 2nd $10.00, 3rd $5.00 48. Three handmade greeting cards, any occasion, each with a different technique PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $5.00, (4th $3.00) 49. A Gift Basket, any occasion, with 5 to 7 articles, judged on appearance PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $5.00, 4th $3.00 Sponsored by: COLLEEN LLOYD, Aurora 50. BERNARDIN SNAP LID/MASON JAR CRAFT AWARD Decorative or functional homemade craft using a Bernardin mason jar PRIZE MONEY: 1st $20.00 Gift Bernadin Certificate and Rosette, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00, 4th $3.00 (2nd – 4th Sponsored by: ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY) 51. Judge’s overall most favourite craft PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00 Sponsored by: ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH: Read the rules carefully. Indicate your age on the card. This must be different from Class 44 – Junior Crafts. 52. Ages 5 to 7: Show a piece of handwork which you have completed. 53. Ages 8 to 11: Show an article of craft or needlework which you have completed. 54. Ages 12 to 16: Show an article of craft or needlework which you have completed. 119


WOODWORKING CLASS 40

Committee: Gail Stevens (519-833-9978), Glen Neilson, John Duckworth

Sponsored in part by: McKinnon Tim-br Mart, Mundell Lumber, J.R. Finnie OLS, Kirk’s Barbershop INSTRUCTIONS: PLEASE READ RULES CAREFULLY. Entries must be in place in exhibit hall by 11:00 am. Friday of fair and may not be removed until 4:30 pm Monday of fair. Exhibitors must present exhibitors ticket when collecting their entries on the Monday of the Fair at 4:30 pm. Exhibitor’s entry tag must be filled out with correct section number and named as section is. 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. SECTIONS: 1. Wood carving - birds 2. Wood carving – any project other than birds 3. Wood carving – in relief 4. Article made from recycled wood 5. Child’s toy – train, truck, airplane, buildings, boxes etc. 6. Article made from twigs, branches and/or small logs – for students ages 12 and under – Imagination required – State age on entry tag 7. Article made from twigs, branches and/or small logs – for students 13 to 18 years of age – Imagination required – State age on entry tag PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1-7: 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00 SPECIALS: 8. Household furniture – e.g. small cabinet, coffee or end table etc. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $50.00 Gift Card, 2nd $30.00 Gift Card, 3rd $20.00 Gift Card Sponsored by: MCKINNON TIM-BR MART, Hillsburgh 9. Open Class – for adults – anything not from a kit – article must not have been eligible for any other section PRIZE MONEY: 1st $30.00 Gift Card, 2nd $15.00 Gift Card, 3rd $5.00 Gift Card Sponsored by: MCKINNON TIM-BR MART, Hillsburgh 10. Open Class – for students still in school – state age on entry tag – article must not have been eligible for other sections PRIZE MONEY: 1st $30.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $5.00 Sponsored by: KIRK’S BARBERSHOP, Erin 120


11. Create an article out of wood using the theme “Tractors and Tailgates”. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $30.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $5.00 Sponsored by: MUNDELL LUMBER, Erin 12. Folk Art – Carving or otherwise PRIZE MONEY: 1st $30.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $5.00 Sponsored by: MUNDELL LUMBER, Erin 13. Judge and Woodworking Committee overall choice PRIZE MONEY: $30.00 Sponsored by: MCKINNON TIM-BR MART, Hillsburgh A Special Award of $20 will be given to the exhibitor with most points in Sections 1 – 7, sponsored by ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. To be presented in the Exhibits Hall, Centre Stage, 4:00 p.m. Monday of Fair.

FINE ART CLASS 41

Committee: June Switzer (519-855-4201) Mary Coulson, Michelle Hawkins, Donna Hawkins, Rebecca Parkinson INSTRUCTIONS: All entries must be in place by 11:00 am Friday of the Fair and may be removed after 4:30 Monday when the exhibitor presents his/her exhibitor ticket and number to one of the directors. At the advice of the judge, a 4th prize may be awarded. NOTE: ALL ART MUST BE FRAMED OR MOUNTED AND READY TO HANG (this rule strictly enforced! Work not ready for display with properly attached hanging device will be disqualified.) EXCLUDING SECTIONS 12, 13 & 14. 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. SECTIONS: 1. Landscape – any medium, 2 dimensional 2. Architecture, buildings – any medium, 2 dimensional 3. Seascape – any medium, 2 dimensional 4. Drawing in colour e.g. pencil crayon, pastels, etc. any subject 5. Drawing in black and white (monochromatic) (e.g. Charcoal, pencil), any subject 121


6. Waterscape, featuring water – any medium, 2 dimensional 7. Portrait featuring people - any medium, 2 dimensional 8. Portrait featuring animals – any medium, 2 dimensional 9. Still Life: a. oil colour b. acrylics c. watercolours 10. Abstract – any medium, 2 dimensional 11. Sculpture, any medium [not to exceed 55cm approx. 24”] 12. Fabrication and Assemblage Art- 3 D works –any subject 13. 3-D Surface Painting- any subject 14. Local Scene – labelled with location – any medium, 2 dimensional 15. Any medium- art depicting the theme ”Tractors and Tailgates” PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1-15: 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00 SPECIALS: 16. Judges’ Choice: Best overall piece of Fine Art from sections 1-16 PRIZE MONEY: 1st $50.00 Gift Certificate Sponsored by: WYNDHAM ART SUPPLY, Guelph 17. Top Points in Fine Arts Section 1-16 PRIZE MONEY: 1st 25.00 Sponsored by: JUNE SWITZER, Hillsburgh

Photos courtesy of Tristan Clark Photography

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PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS 41A

Committee: Mary Wall (519-833-2510), Valerie Quarrie, Jocelyn Quarrie, Nancy Ladner, Beverley Brook, Carol Pollock, Shelley Ballantyne, Christine Richardson, Ben Quarrie, Donna Wheeler, Marilyn Reitz, Pam White INSTRUCTIONS: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. All entries must be in place by 11:00 am Friday of the Fair and may be removed after 4:30 pm Monday , when the exhibitor presents his/her exhibitor ticket and number to one of the directors, At the advice of the judge, a 4th prize may be awarded. All photographs MUST be the work of the exhibitor. An exhibitor may only enter ONE ENTRY in each section. AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY NOTE: 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 mounted on the same sheet of paper. 1. Scenes inside a barn – 2 prints 2. Graduation – 2 prints 3. Halloween – 2 prints 4. Historic Architecture – 2 prints 5. Wedding – 2 prints 6. Birthday Party– 2 prints 7. Special Celebration, except wedding or birthday, - 2 prints 8. Young Children, under 3 years of age – 2 prints 9. Children, 3 years and older – 2 prints 10. Scenery of trip outside of Canada – 2 prints (please label location) 11. Scenery of trip in Canada – 2 prints (please label location) 12. Up in the Sky – 2 prints 13. One print you have taken of a “Celebrity”. (please include name and occasion) 14. Lanes, Paths or Train Tracks – 2 prints 15. Bird(s) – Close-up – 2 prints 16. Scenery, 2 prints taken of the same scene during different seasons 17. Streams and/or Waterfalls – 2 prints 123


18. Christmas – 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(s) – 2 prints 26. Panoramic Photo – any subject – 1 print – irregular size 27. Volunteers/Community Service – 1 print labelled 28. Multiple generations – 1 print 29. Splish Splash – 1 print 30. Bridges/Fences – 2 prints 31. Farm Fun – 1 print 32. 2 prints related to our theme “Tractors and Tailgates” 33. Keepsakes – 2 prints – labelled 34. Reflections – 2 prints 35. The Great Escape – 2 prints from a family vacation 36. Winter Outdoor Activities or Scenes – 2 prints AMATEUR OR PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY Colour or Black and White Photographs. All entries must be no larger than 20 cm x 25 cm (8” x 10”) and suitably mounted for display (preferably NO GLASS). One print only for each entry. Only one entry per category for each exhibitor. 37. Country Scene 38. Sunset or Seascape 39. Portrait of Person 40. Wild Life PRIZE MONEY: Section 1 – 40: 1st $3.00, 2nd $2.50, 3rd $2.00, 4th $1.50 (when there are more than five entries the judge may choose 4th place) A special award will be given to the exhibitor with most points in sections 1-40, sponsored by Erin Agricultural Society to be presented in the Exhibit Hall, Centre Stage, 4:00 pm Monday of the Fair. 124


SPECIALS: 41. One photograph featuring a classic car from the 1950’s or 1960’s. Please label the year and make of car. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $7.00, 2nd $3.00 Sponsored by: COX CLASSIC CARS, LARRY COX AND FAMILY, Erin 42. Photography Special: Director’s special to be awarded to the most outstanding photo in sections 1-36. PRIZE MONEY: $10.00 Sponsored by: MARY WALL, Erin

ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES CLASS 42

Committee: Madeline Welsh (519-855-3224), Reta Philips, Arlene Wheildon, Liz Cook

Sponsored in part by: Take a Gander, Hillsburgh 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. When entering larger items, remember display space is limited. INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Antiques must be at least 50 years old. 2. Please use small sized entry tags. 3. Exhibitors must have a number and may not enter more than 1 entry in each section. 4. Exhibitors should own articles exhibited. No exhibit to be higher than 12 inches. 5. Historical interest and approximate age of entry would be appreciated but is not necessary for a prize. 6. Each exhibitor is requested to keep a list of articles exhibited as a check at the close of the fair. 7. All showcases will be locked for exhibitors’ protection. 8. In fairness to other exhibitors, dealers in Antiques will not be eligible to compete. 9. Articles to be removed from cases by Directors only, for safety. 125


10. Only class directors to be allowed beyond the tables during judging. 11. 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. 12. All entry tickets must be securely fastened to the article exhibited. 13. Entries to be placed in the Exhibit Hall by 11am on Friday, and may not be removed until 4:30pm on Monday. 2015 THEME: “TRACTORS AND TAILGATES” SECTION: 1. Cake or Pie lifter 2. China gravy boat 3. Sugar shaker 4. Music Box 5. Bracelet 6. Ladies fan 7. Monogrammed napkin 8. Stamps (10 mounted) 9. Small clock 10. Beer tray 11. Slogan button 12. Fountain pen 13. Old prize list 14. Knitting pattern book 15. Walking cane 16. Comic book 17. Child’s doll 18. Silver teething ring 19. Car hood ornament 20. Tie Clip PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1 – 20: 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00 A special award of $25.00 will be given to the exhibitor with the most points in sections 1-20. To be presented in the Exhibits Hall at 4:00pm Monday of the Fair. 126


SPECIALS: 21. Stump the Judge- please include note to identify the item and include story if you have one. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $7.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd, $3.00 Sponsored by: JOHN WRIGHT 22. Automobile License Plate PRIZE MONEY: 1st $7.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd, $3.00 Sponsored by: COX CLASSIC CARS 23. Toy Tractor PRIZE MONEY: 1st $7.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd, $3.00 Sponsored by: CRAIG SWITZER 24. Judges choice from sections 1 – 20 PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $10.00 Sponsored by: RENAISSANCE @ THE PALMER HOUSE, Erin

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BAKING CLASS 43

Committee: Dorothy Gillespie (519-833-9141), Marilyn Leighton, Ann Barden, Beverly Smith, Elinor Fuller, Pam Quackenbush, Jessica Barden, Kristen Pearson, Brooke Switzer INSTRUCTIONS: PLEASE READ FAIR RULES CAREFULLY. Each entry must be the work of the exhibitor and only one entry per section. Entries must be in place by 11:00 a.m. Friday of the fair and may be removed at 4:45 p.m. Monday. Entries from Sections 1 - 26 must be in CLEAR PLASTIC ZIPPER BAGS PROVIDED BY THE EXHIBITOR WITH TAGS ATTACHED. Exhibitors shall present their exhibitor card with a list of entries shown, before removing exhibits Monday at 4:30 p.m. SECTION: BREAD & ROLLS (YEAST) For Sections 1 and 2 loaf pan should be 8” x 4” x 2 ½” min., and 9” x 5” x 3” max. Bread machine only permitted in Section 3. A whole loaf should be presented for judging. Half will be displayed and the remaining half may be picked up at 5:00 p.m. Friday. 1. One loaf white bread 2. ***One loaf 60% whole wheat bread 3. One loaf of oatmeal bread, using a bread machine 4. Braided fruit loaf 5. Three (3) special occasion dinner rolls, presented on a 6” plate 6. Three (3) cinnamon raisin sticky buns, presented on a 6” plate ***Winner of Section 2 is eligible to enter the 60% whole wheat competition to be held at the District 7 Convention in November 2015. Recipe should be included. PLEASE USE RECIPE CARD. Exhibitor with top points accumulated in Sections 1 – 6 will receive an additional $20 gift certificate and the runner-up will receive an additional $10 gift certificate. Sponsored by: HILLSBURGH FOODLAND SECTION: QUICK BREADS (NO YEAST) NO paper cups – NO mixes – NO purchased pie fillings. 6” paper plates where required. 7. Three (3) iced maple syrup muffins 8. Three (3) blueberry muffins 9. Three (3) oven scones 2 ½” approx. in diameter 10. Banana bread – half loaf (9” x 5” x 3 pan approx.) 11. Zucchini bread – half loaf (9” x 5” x 3 pan approx.) 128


12. Lemon bread – half loaf (9” x 5” x 3” pan approx.) SECTION: COOKIES AND SQUARES (To be exhibited on 6 “ paper plates) 13. Three (3) date squares 14. Three (3) sugar cookies 15. Three (3) apple squares 16. Three (3) double chocolate chip cookies (2 ½” diameter) 17. Three (3) spiced ginger cookies ( 2 ½” diameter) 18. Three (3) shortbread cookies, your choice (2 ½ - 3”) Exhibitor with top points accumulated in Sections 7 – 18 will receive an additional $20 gift certificate and the runner-up will receive an additional $10 gift certificate. Sponsored by: HILLSBURGH FOODLAND SECTION: PASTRY, PIES, AND TARTS Pies should be no larger than 8” diameter, should have been allowed to cool for several hours and will be displayed whole. 19. Three (3) butter tarts with fruit 20. Three (3) raspberry coconut tarts 21. Three (3) blueberry tarts 22. 8” bumbleberry pie, 2 crust 23. 8” unspiced Apple pie, 2 crust 24. 8” peach pie, decorative top 25. 8” rhubarb and strawberry pie, lattice top SECTION: CANDY & DAINTIES 26. Four (4) chocolate truffle mice, in paper cups on a 6” plate 27. Four (4) decorated miniature brownies, baked in tiny paper cases – presented on a 6” plate 28. Four (4) 1” pieces of maple cream candy displayed on a 6” plate PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1 – 28: 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00 SECTION: 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. 29. A Victoria sandwich sponge cake 6” to 7” in diameter, split horizontally and sandwiched with jam, sugar dusted. 30. Carrot cake, 6” to 7” diameter, iced or glazed 129


31. A bundt cake, 6” to 7” diameter, decorated in your choice of occasion. Sections 29 to 31 judged for taste and presentation. PRIZE MONEY: Sections 29 – 31: 1st $10.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $3.00 Exhibitor with top points accumulated in sections 19 – 31 will receive an additional $20 gift certificate and the runner–up will receive an additional $10 gift certificate. Sponsored by: HILLSBURGH FOODLAND 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. 32. A SAMPLER’S PLATE FOR AFTERNOON TEA. – The four following exhibits to be displayed on one (1) 6” to 7” plate. 1. One (1) oven scone, 2. One (1) sweet tart 3. One (1) iced shortbread biscuit 4. One (1) 3” diameter sponge cake, decorated (paper cup permitted) For this special, items will be judged on quality and presentation. PRIZE MONEY: 1st 10.00, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00,4th $3.00. Sponsored by: Dorothy Gillespie, Erin 33. PRESIDENT’S CHOICE, RAISIN PIE – 8” diameter. To be judged by 2015 Fair President PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $3.00, 4th $2.00 Sponsored by: ROB KLEIN, EAS President 2015 34. CHOCOLATE LAYER CAKE 8” diameter, round. Decorated for Thanksgiving. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $3.00, 4th $2.00 Sponsored by: CENTRAL DISPOSAL, Grand Valley 35. CRISCO BEST 8” APPLE CRANBERRY PIE, two crust. Attach product label and recipe card. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00 product certificate, 2nd $10.00 product certificate Sponsored by: CRISCO/SMUCKER FOODS CANADA www.criscocanada.com 36. ROBIN HOOD BEST COFFEE CAKE, no yeast, 8” in diameter. Product label and recipe card should be attached. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00 product certificate, 2nd $10.00 product certificate 37. SPECIAL GLUTEN FREE SQUARES, Four (4) pieces. Recipe to accompany exhibit. Sponsor will retain recipe. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $6.00, 3rd $4.00 Sponsored by: Mary Wall, Erin 130


60% WHOLE WHEAT BREAD COMPETITION: RULES: 1. Bread entry must be solely made by the person entering the competition. 2. The entrant must have won the 60% whole wheat bread competition at the local level to be eligible to enter the District Competition. 3. The District winner will be eligible to enter the OAAS Competition at the convention in February 2016. The Convention winner will become the OAAS Ontario Bread Baker Champion for the year. 4. Pan size: (these are the measurements from the top of the pan that must be used for the final Convention Competition) Minimum 8” x 4” x 2 ½” (20 cm x 10 cm x 7 cm) Maximum 9” x 5” x 3” (23 cm x 13 cm x 7.5 cm) 5. A full loaf of 60% whole wheat bread is required to be shown. GLADYS KEELER AWARD: Trophy presented to person with the highest number of points accumulated in sections 1 – 31. Trophy to be kept by winner and returned prior to the next year’s fair. Winner to engrave trophy prior to returning. A Special Award of $20 will be given to the exhibitor with most points in Sections 1-31, sponsored by ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. To be presented in the Exhibits Hall, Centre Stage, 4:00 p.m. Monday of Fair.

JUNIOR CRAFTS CLASS 44

Committee: Robin Brooks (519-855-9726), Joan Hall, Debi Clare, Pat Brubacher

Sponsored in part by: Butcher’s Furniture, Castle Controls, John Longstreet Building and Renovating Ltd. INSTRUCTIONS: The Junior sections are for boys and girls who have not reached their 16th birthday by the first day of the fair. Please fill out the information on the entry cards and include the child’s age to be visible when the card is folded. 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 131


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. No exhibitor fee is required, however all exhibitors must obtain an exhibit number before entering their items. Entries must be placed in the Exhibit Hall by 11:00am Friday and not removed until 4:30pm Monday following the Awards presentation. Please ensure that you arrange to have your entries picked up as we cannot be responsible for them after Monday. 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, clothes pins, wooden spoons, dice, play dough, felt, sponges, elastics, milk tags, gymp, items from nature, cotton balls, egg cartons, candies, etc. Ages 2 and under: PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND MAKE SURE ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED. 1. Truck and Tractor tracks - using paint dip tractor tires into paint and drive all over the paper 2. Decorated Tractor - Find a picture of tractor and decorate with any medium 3. Foot print tractor - paint bare foot, place on paper and turn into your favourite tractor 4. Bookmark - decorate with stickers using the theme of the fair 5. Largest leaf - find the biggest leaf out there and mount on a paper Ages 3 & 4: PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED. 6. Truck and Tractor tracks - using paint dip tractor tires into paint and drive all over the paper 7. Play dough tractor - make a play dough tractor and display on small paper plate 8. Bookmark - decorate with stickers using the theme of the fair 9. Paper lantern - Create a paper lantern and decorate with items of the fair theme 10. Musical instrument - make a musical instrument using only recycled materials 11. Dress a stuffed animal up for Halloween Ages 5 – 7: PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED. 12. Tractor and truck collage - pine pictures of trucks and tractors and make a collage 132


13. Favourite Crop - Using any medium create and decorate favourite crop 14. Pipe Cleaner Tractor - make a tractor from pipe cleaners 15. Paper plate clock - using a large paper plate, make a clock, labelled with working hands 16. Wind sock with fair theme - using any medium create a wind sock not to exceed 18” in length and decorate with the fair’s theme 17. Toilet tube tractor - using a toilet tube, make your very own tractor Ages 8 – 11: PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED. 18. Button Tractor - Using a tractor template decorate with only buttons 19. Christmas ornament - make an ornament with the fair theme including a tag labelled 20. Decorated shoe - decorate any shoe with the fair theme in mind 21. Fall BINGO - Create a bingo card: in each square instead of numbers put a fall related item 22. Sponge Tractor or Truck - Create a tractor or truck using sponges 23. Cursive Writing - Copy the poem below in your best cursive writing. Harvest by Mary Hollingsworth Buckin’ bales, Whackin’ wheat... Oh my achin’ back and feet! Fannin’ flies, Wipin’ sweat, Dreadin’ rain we’re bound to get. Cut’ n dump Haul ‘n scoop, Watery tea and lukewarm soup. Foggin’ dirt, Rig broke down, Run to pick up parts in town. Done at last, Crops all in... Time to plow and plant again. 133


Ages 12-16: PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED. 24. Truck bed and tail gate - Using Popsicle sticks construct a truck bed with functional tail gate 25. Draw a picture of their favourite truck or tractor with a reference picture 26. Key holder - using any medium create a key holder using the theme of the fair 27. Festive door wreath- make a wreath with fair theme in mind not to exceed 15” across 28. Homemade ring toss - make your own version of a ring toss game using fall or the fair as your theme 29. Fall string art - construct your own string art using any fall object as the outline Junior Gardening & Horticulture: PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED 30. Make tractor using assorted vegetables not to exceed 12” 31. Grass head - create your own grass head using any medium as the head 32. Twig Vase - cover a jar or can with twigs to display a variety of flowers 33. The funniest or oddest looking carrot 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. 34. Picture of a tractor 35. A selfie on a truck’s tailgate 36. Picture of your favourite crop 37. A funny picture of a pet PRIZE MONEY: Section 1 – 37. 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00 SPECIALS Specials 38 and 39 are for ages 8 – 16 years. PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED 38. Recycled Tractor- Make a tractor out of recycled materials only not to exceed 24”x24” PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00, 4th $3.00 Sponsored by: DEBI CLARE, EAS Homecraft Past President 134


39. Shoebox truck bed- using a shoe box make a truck bed with tailgate in working order. Then fill it with crops made from various materials PRIZE MONEY: 1st $25.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00 Sponsored by: ERIN AUTO RECYCLERS Specials 40 and 41 are for ages 7 and under. PLEASE INDICATE AGE ON OUTSIDE OF ALL ENTRY TAGS AND THAT ALL RULES HAVE BEEN READ AND FOLLOWED. 40. Fair themed snow globe no bigger than a 1 pint sized jar. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00, 4th $3.00 Sponsored by: BLAKE FULLER, Past President 41. Rocky picture- using an assortment of pebbles, glue them onto a paper plate to form/create a farmer and decorate PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $5.00, 4th $3.00 Sponsored by: DAVE & NOREEN KNIGHT, Orton A Special Award of $20 will be given to the exhibitor with most points in Sections 1-41 and $15 to the person with the second most points, sponsored by JESS FOR YOU CAFÉ AND BAKED GOODS. To be presented in the Exhibits Hall, Centre Stage, 4:00 p.m. Monday of Fair.

Build-A-Stable Competition CLASS 44B

Committee: David MacDonald (905-873-3213)

Sponsored by: Alice Millen-Reese - Royal LePage, Equine Guelph, Equine Erin, Gara Farm Buildings Inc. THERE ARE 3 CATEGORIES AND SAME PRIZES FOR EACH CATEGORY. 1. Youth - Up to 12 years old 2. Teen - 13-17 years 3. Adult - 18 years and older RULES: 1. Materials: no pre-constructed kits, ie Lego; can be anything, however must be built by the person entering the competition. 2. No toy replicas of stables accepted. Stable entries may contain toy horses, other animals and related tack or accessories. 3. Maximum size - must be presented on a firm board within 90cm x 120cm. 4. All entries will be displayed in the Equine Tent until 4pm Monday of the Fair 5. Exhibitors collect their exhibitor’s number and entry tag in the Exhibits Hall on the Thursday evening before the fair from 7 - 9 pm or 8 - 11 am on the Friday of 135


the Fair PRIOR to placing their exhibit in the Equine Tent (located at the back of the Fair Grounds next to the Ag Awareness Tent).    6. NO ITEMS TO ARRIVE PRIOR TO DESIGNATED TIMES.   Homecraft Rules and Regulations apply to this competition. Prizes will be awarded for each of three categories as follows: PRIZE MONEY: 1st $75.00 value ($25.00 plus a $50.00 prize package from Equine Guelph), 2nd $25.00, 3rd $15.00, 4th $10.00 For more information, please contact: Bridget Ryan 519-855-4562

YOUTH POSTER COMPETITION CLASS 44C “ORIGINAL HANDMADE DESIGN”

a. Junior (up to and including Grade 4) b. Intermediate (Grade 5 to Grade 8 inclusive) c. Senior (Grade 9 to Grade 12 inclusive) ENTRY RULES: 1. “Promoting Your Fair” – Name and date of fair must be clearly shown on poster 2. Must be hand drawn 3. Poster size: Minimum – 8 ½” x 11” (23cm x 28cm), without border Maximum – 11” x 17” (28cm x44cm), without border 4. Each entry must be centred on a CARDSTOCK or BRISTOL BOARD exposing a 2” border on all four sides 5. Name of fair, district, contact person, owner of poster and school to be clearly labelled on the back of each entry 6. The winning poster from each class at each fair will be eligible to enter the district competition. District winners are eligible to enter at the provincial competition 7. Limited to ONE entry per DISTRICT. Each district to hold a competition prior to 2014 Convention. JUDGING STANDARDS: 1. Overall appearance – 20 points 2. Attract and hold attention – 30 points 3. Competition theme clear – 40 points 4. Quality materials/end product – 10 points PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $3.00 Sponsored by: DEBI CLARE, EAS HOMECRAFT PAST PRESIDENT 136


SPECIAL NEEDS CLASS 45

Committee: Philippa Bodolai (519-855-6031), Suzanne Whaley, Lindsay Bodolai

Sponsored in part by: Beth Broderick, Butcher Funeral Home, Chricket and Mac Yule, John and Wendy McDougall INSTRUCTIONS: 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. Please include age on back side of the tag. For further rules and information, please read the instructions CLASS 44 Junior Crafts. SECTION: 1. Paper Plate Flower – create a flower using different mediums and a paper plate no bigger than 9” in diameter. 2. Paper Bag Animal – make your favourite farm animal using a paper bag and any medium. 3. Tissue Paper Art – make a tractor using tissue paper. Mounted on 8” x 10” construction paper. 4. Cotton Ball Sheep – use a toilet paper tube and cover it with cotton balls to create a unique sheep friend. 5. Friendship Bracelet or Necklace – make a one-of-a-kind friendship bracelet or a fantastic necklace using beads. 6. Pencil Holder – use any medium to decorate a mason jar or tin can that will hold your pencils. (Pencils may be included) 7. Marble or Ping Pong Ball Painting – use either object or both to create an abstract picture with paper and paint. Hint: use a box with the paper taped inside! Not to exceed 8” x 11”. 8. Turkey Note Holder – using a clothes peg, decorate with any medium to look like a turkey. 9. Coffee Can Cow – using a coffee can as the base, use any medium to create a cow. 10. Season-in-a-Bottle - in a clear 2 litre plastic bottle, put things you would find in your favourite season. Remember to label the season on your bottle. 11. Fall Finger Print Tree –with paint, using your arm and hand as the trunk and branches and your fingers for leaves create a beautiful fall coloured tree. Not to exceed 12”x12” 137


12. Make a colourful tractor out of clay or playdough. 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 truck or tractor. Not to exceed 8”x 10” 15. A photograph of you with a Farm animal. Not to exceed 5” x 7” 16. A photograph of you making a craft. Not to exceed 5” x 7” PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1-17: 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00, 4th $2.00 17. Biggest Leaf - Search around for the biggest leaf you can find and mount it onto a piece of construction paper. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $6.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $4.00 Sponsored by: DR. JON WALCOTT, Erin 18. Painted Rock - Find a rock not to exceed 5” (12 cm) and paint it. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $15.00, 2nd $10.00, 3rd $5.00 Sponsored by: JOHN AND WENDY MCDOUGALL, Erin 19. Recycling Project – Using a box (shoebox, tissue box or smaller) and toilet paper rolls, create a truck or tractor. Paint and other recycled material can be used to decorate your vehicle. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $15.00, 2nd $10.00, 3rd $5.00 Sponsored by: DR. JON WALCOTT, Erin 20. Crayon Melt Art- Melt crayons on canvas to make a colourful masterpiece. Canvas not to exceed 11” x 14” PRIZE MONEY: 1st $20.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00, 4th $5.00 Sponsored by: BUTCHER FURNITURE, Hillsburgh A special award of $20 will be given to the exhibitor with the most points in sections 1-17. Sponsored by the ERIN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY, to be presented at the Exhibits Hall, Centre Stage, 4pm on Monday of the Fair.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW 2014 Winner Received

$7,800.00 $5.00 each

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JUNIOR FOODS CLASS 46

Committee: Kathleen Smith (519-833-7477), Marion Roche

Sponsored in part by: The Friendly Chef Adventures INSTRUCTIONS: Entries in baking must be on SMALL paper plates and covered with CLEAN PLASTIC BAGS PROVIDED BY THE EXHIBITOR with the exception of cakes which must be on sturdy cardboard covered with foil. PLEASE NOTE: Younger children may compete in food classes for older children if they wish. Entries must be placed in Exhibit Hall by 11:00 am Friday and may be removed at 4:30 pm Monday. Add children’s ages to the entry tags please. NOTE: THIS CLASS IS OPEN TO ALL CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE AS OF THE DAY OF THE FAIR. 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 DEFEAT THE OBJECTIVES OF THE FAIR. NO MIXES TO BE USED. SECTION: BOYS AND GIRLS 16 YEARS AND UNDER 1. Loaf of Bread using a Bread Machine 2. Lemon Loaf 3. Apple Pie 4. Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (3) 5. Butter Tarts, no raisins (3) SECTION: BOYS AND GIRLS 12 YEARS AND UNDER 6. Carrot Cake, loaf 7. Chocolate Cake, iced (8” or 9” pan) 8. Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins (3) 9. Shortbread cookies (3) 10. Rice Krispie creation using “Tractors and Tailgates” Theme SECTION: BOYS AND GIRLS 6 AND UNDER 11. Homemade Trail Mix in a small mason jar 12. Cupcake decorated by child using Halloween theme 13. Half English muffin topped with your favourite toppings 14. Decorated Ice Cream Cone in “Farm” theme 139


SECTION: BOYS AND GIRLS 16 YEARS AND UNDER CANNING: Jars must be sealed with new lids, half-pint, 8oz jars or Metric Equivalent 15. Raspberry Jam 16. Mild Salsa 17. Corn Relish 18. Fruit Chili Sauce 19. Peaches 20. Strawberry Freezer Jam PRIZE MONEY: Sections 1-20: 1st $5.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd $3.00, 4th $2.00 A Special Award of $20 will be given to the exhibitor with most points in Sections 1-20 and $15 to the person with the second most points, sponsored by JESS FOR YOU CAFÉ AND BAKED GOODS. To be presented in the Exhibits Hall, Centre Stage, 4:00 p.m. Monday of Fair. SPECIALS 21. White Cake decorated in this year’s theme “Tractors and Tailgates”. Decorating only to be judged. Cake mixes allowed. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $15.00, 2nd $10.00, 3rd $7.00, 4th $5.00 Sponsored by: BULK BARN, Orangeville 22. “Best Lunchbox Snack” 12 YEARS AND UNDER Best homemade cookies, squares or bars. Judging will be based on appearance, taste, texture and recipe creativity.(recipe to be included) PRIZE MONEY: 1st - $15.00 Sponsored by: ROBIN HOOD FLOUR www.robinhood.ca 23. “Best Bread” 16 YEARS AND UNDER. Best Homemade Bread as selected by the Fair. Judging will be based on appearance, taste, texture and recipe creativity. (recipe to be included) PRIZE MONEY: 1st $15.00 Sponsored by: Fleischmann’s Yeast www.achfood.ca 24. “Smartie Cookies” 16 YEARS AND UNDER, Using the recipe on the next page, make the cookies and submit 4 on a small plate for judging. PRIZE MONEY: 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $5.00, 4th $2.00 Sponsored by: KATHLEEN SMITH, Erin

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Smartie Cookie Recipe 1/2 cup white sugar 1 ½ cup smarties 1 cup shortening 1 tsp baking soda 2 eggs 1 tsp salt 2 1/2 cups flour 1 ½ tsp vanilla 1 cup brown sugar Cream shortening, sugars and eggs. Mix well, add vanilla. Mix dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture. Add 1 cup smarties and use the rest to decorate. Drop by spoonful onto ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees F for 12- 15 minutes.

OAAS PLAIN CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE COMPETITION (NO NUTS) ENTRY RULES: 1. Open to youth up to age 15 years (as of December 31 of current year) 2. One class only. 3. Four plain chocolate chip cookies, with no nuts. Must be no larger than 3” (6.5 cm) and no smaller than 2” (5 cm.) PRIZE MONEY: 1st $8.00, 2nd $6.00, 3rd $4.00, 4th $2.00 Sponsored by: MARY WALL DISTRICT COMPETITION 1. The winner from each fair will be eligible to enter at the District competition. 2. District entry must consist of 8 cookies displayed on a firm, disposable plate. 3. Plain Chocolate chip cookies, with NO nuts must be no larger than 3”(6.75cm) and no smaller than 2”(5 cm.) 4. Prize money to be paid by the District.

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OAAS PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION DEADLINE: Entries must be received by December 1, 2015, Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) c/o Kathryn Lambert, Box 189, Glencoe, ON, N0L 1M0 GUIDELINES: All images are to be taken at your 2015 Fair. DIGITAL IMAGES (IMAGES BURNED/SAVED ONTO CD) Human Involvement 1. Youth Participation e.g. exhibit/display/ribbons won/etc. 2. Adult/Senior Involvement ~ e.g. working/displays/enjoying your fair. 3. Candid shot of people havng fun at your fair. 4. Candid shot of someone too pooped to participate anymore. 5. Children at your fair. 6. People with creatures and critters at your fair. Displays 7. Most unusual Display at your Fair, your idea 8. 4-H Involvement at your Fair ~ e.g. livestock/ displays. 9. Homecraft at your Fair ~ e.g. displays/ demonstrations/etc. 10. Live Action Shows ~ e.g. singers/pulls/demo’s/something musical/ your fair at night. 11. Quilts/Handcrafts at your Fair from your viewpoint. 12. Displays of Antiques. Animals 13. Livestock ~ e.g. displays/shows/demo’s. 14. Pet Show ~ your interpretation of what you see. 15. Live Demo’s ~ e.g. blacksmith/sheep shearing etc. 16. Birds/Small Animals ~ e.g. bird show/rabbits/etc. Promotional 17. Showing Fair Identification ~ e.g. with displays/ribbons etc. 18. Fair Ambassador Involvement ~ e.g. with displays/ribbons etc. 19. What is this year’s fair theme? ~ e.g. displays/signs etc. 20. Advertising Your Fair ~ e.g. photo showing a fair sign constructed of Agricultural. Products including the Fair and the date. For example: a store window/store front/lawn display/field display etc. 21. Something “new” this year at your fair. MONETARY AWARDS 1st-$20, 2nd -$16, 3rd -$12, 4th -$7, 5th -$5 Total of $60 per category, $1260 in total! 142


OAAS Photo Contest Rules for Your 2015 Fair & 2016 OAAS Convention

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CONTEST OBJECTIVES: To help publicize the activities of all Agricultural Societies and fairs in the OAAS. To create real pride in the creation of well-kept grounds and buildings. To encourage more attractive staging of exhibitions and displays. To educate and provide a source of PRIDE in a community’s development. To communicate new ideas to other Fairs. To contribute to a library of images for OAAS promotions.

RULES AND GUIDELINES: 1. Competition is open to each and every Agricultural Society. 2. Each society may submit a CD of images, identifying each image by the category # only. 3. Pictures must be taken in the current year. 4. Photographers from your society must be volunteers or visitors. Images from hired. Photographers cannot be submitted. 5. Absolutely no digital image enhancing allowed. All enhanced photos will be disqualified. 6. Please do not use tape on CD’s. 7. Judging will be done by a committee approved by the chairman. 8. Prize winning images will be shown and awards presented at the 2016 OAAS Convention. 9. Prize money will be mailed to the winners following the convention. 10. CD’s will not be returned. 11. All 1st place images will become property of the OAAS. 12. All entries must be mailed by your Society to the OAAS. No electronic submissions will be accepted. ENTRIES FROM YOUR FAIR SOCIETY: ALL entries CD only are to be sent by December 1, 2015 to Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) c/o Kathryn Lambert Box 189, Glencoe, ON N0L 1M0 143


SCHOOL EXHIBITS CLASS 47

Committee: Beth Broderick (519-855-6468), Nyola Holliday-Orr, Anne Barden, Nancy Ladner, Val Soper

Sponsored in part by: Joan Murray, Editor, Erin Advocate, Brighten Up INSTRUCTIONS: Open to students in the schools of the Town of Erin and adjoining townships. Teachers are encouraged to submit articles in each section with the student’s first name only, grade, and school clearly displayed in the lower right hand corner of each entry. Submissions may be in either English or French. Entries should incorporate the Erin Fall Fair theme of “Tractors and Tailgates”. NOTE: The display area is an upright wall. FLAT ITEMS ONLY PLEASE. Each piece of the student’s work should be clearly identified with student’s first name only, grade and school clearly displayed in the lower right hand corner of each entry. The maximum size of entry should not exceed 11” x 17”. ENTRIES: 1. Penmanship (printing or cursive handwriting) 2. Writing (prose or poetry) 3. Computer design 4. Art (various media) Each school that participates with a minimum of five (5) entries will receive a donation of $100.00 to be used in the library resource centres for the benefit of all. The committee will drop off the fair books and pick up the entries by the last Friday of September (or by special arrangement with the committee); arrange and dismantle displays; and return entries to the schools after the fair.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW 2014 Winner Received

$7,800.00 $5.00 each

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GENTLE BEN’S PET SHOW

CLASS 48 IN HONOUR OF THE LATE DR. BEN WINGROVE Committee: Lesley Squibb (226-443-2123), Marilyn Squibb, April Forbes, Jillian Cheyne, Jamie Cheyne, Dan Calder, Doris Calder

Registration at 9:30am Show to Commence at 10:00am, Saturday, October 10, 2015 Near front Entrance of Fair Grounds (on north side of Exhibits Hall) NO ENTRY FEE Major Sponsor: Hillsburgh Feed & Supply, Hillsburgh Sponsored in part by: Bold Canine, McKinnon Timber Mart 1. 2. 3. 4.

GENERAL RULES: Pets must be shown by persons 18 years of age or under as of October 10, 2015 Pets must be under control at all times. Animals are to be on a leash or in a cage Pets must be owned or have been cared for by the entrant.

SECTIONS: 1. Best dressed cat and master -- please tell short story about pet 2. Best dressed dog and master -- please tell short story about pet 3. Pet with the longest ears 4. Animal with the longest tail 5. Heaviest cat 6. First to Make the Sound of their Species (bark, meow, etc) 7. Child who does the most jumping jacks while their dog stays sitting 8. Pet that looks most like owner without a costume 9. Wiener toss (hot dog pieces provided) 10. Most unusual living pet 11. Best trick 12. Stuffed animal dressed for the “Ambassador of the Fair competition” 13. Erin Fall Fair Mascot - pet dressed to match the fair’s theme (must be different costume than Section 1 or2) 145


kids farmers field day & farmers olympics CLASS 49A

Committee: Lesley Squibb (226-443-2123), Marilyn Squibb, Doug Squibb, Mike Reid, Amanda Reid, Miriam Bailey

To commence at 3:00 pm - AGES 6-16 Sunday, October 11, 2015 - Events to be announced at the Fair LOCATION: at the end of the track near the exhibits hall REGISTRATION: 2:30 pm NO ENTRY FEE Sponsored in part by: Budson’s Farm & Feed Company, CKNX Radio, Doug Leitch Enterprises, Dr. Gene Cervini, Erin Auto Recyclers, Everdale Farm, Harrow Metal Specialities Inc., J.R. Finnie OLS, Premier Equipment Ltd., Snow Brothers Contracting

PEDAL TRACTOR PULL CLASS 49B

Committee: Lesley Squibb (226-443-2123), Marilyn Squibb, Doug Squibb, Mike Reid, Amanda Reid, Jason Wilhelm

LOCATION: Near front entrance of fairgrounds REGISTRATION: 12:00 pm at the designated area 1st Preliminary Round to take place at 12:30 pm, on Saturday, October 10, 2015 2nd Preliminary Round to take place at 12:30 pm, on Sunday, October 11, 2015 Finals to take place at 12:00 noon, on Monday, October 12, 2015 There will be four (4) classes of contestants by weight, they are: CLASS 1: 30 - 40 POUNDS CLASS 3: 51 - 60 POUNDS CLASS 2: 41 - 50 POUNDS CLASS 4: 61 - 70 POUNDS 146


Sponsored in part by: Budson’s Farm & Feed Company, CKNX Radio, Doug Leitch Enterprises, Erin Auto Recyclers, Everdale Farm, Harrow Metal Specialities Inc., J.R. Finnie OLS, Premier Equipment Ltd., Snow Brothers Contracting 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

RULES AND REGULATIONS: The contestant must be able to pedal the tractor without assistance. Pedal tractors will be furnished for all participants. All contestants must wear shoes. All contestants will be given two (2) chances to get the sled moving from the starting line. The pulling tractor must stay between the lines of the pulling lane at all times. If the tractor leaves the pulling lane, the distance will be measured from the starting line to the point where the tractor crossed the boundary. In case of a tie, there will be a pull-off to determine the winner. The Judge’s decision will be final for all pulls. All contestants must be present at the time of the pedal pull and have a guardian sign the permission slip. The required signature of parent or guardian releases the Erin Agricultural Society from any financial responsibility due to an accident.

HORSE SHOE PITCH CLASS 50

Committee: John Handley (905-429-9128)

To be held on Saturday October 10, 2015 starting at 12:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun. Located next to the beer tent. Sponsored in part by: Royal Canadian Legion, Erin Branch 442 Prize Money plus trophies to the winners.

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OCTOBER

2015

ERIN FALL FAIR’S

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