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16 | 17 | 18 ACTIVITY HOURS: FRIDAY: SATURDAY: SUNDAY:
5:00 p.m. to Midnight 9:00 a.m. to Midnight 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
BUILDING HOURS: FRIDAY: SATURDAY: SUNDAY:
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
ADMISSION: EVENING SHOWS: $15 | DAYTIME ENTRY: $10 AGES 13 TO 18: $8 | AGES 6 TO 12: $4 AGES 5 & UNDER: Free | WEEKEND PASS $30 PARKING $5 | Includes HST #808208706
Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex | 550 Belsyde | Fergus
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index 4-H Cattle .........................................................................................25
Heads of Management ................................................................ 5
4-H Educational display ............................................................29
Handicraft ............................................................................. 51-54
4-H Poultry Show ..........................................................................30
Horses (heavy, western) ..................................................... 22-23
4-H sheep ..........................................................................................32
Officers, Directors, Life Members ........................................ 4
Ambassador’s Message ................................................................ 6
Pedal Pull ...................................................................................... 65
Ambassador of the Fair Program .......................................... 7
Photography ................................................................................ 57
Ambassador Program sponsors ............................................. 7
Plants & Flowers ........................................................................ 45
Antiques ......................................................................................... 56
Photography ................................................................................ 57
Art ..................................................................................................... 56
Poultry Show (4-H) ...................................................................... 30
Baby Show ...................................................................................... 65
President’s Message .................................................................... 4
Business Display Competition ............................................... 63
Roots & Vegetables ..................................................................... 43
car show ........................................................................................ 67
Rules & Regulations .................................................................... 8
Cattle (Beef, dairy, 4-H) ........................................................ 25-30
School Exhibits ........................................................................... 61
Chili Cook-Off ...............................................................................54
Sheep ................................................................................................ 32
Cookie Decorating .....................................................................65
Sheep Herding Demonstrations .......................................... 67
Country Produce ....................................................................... 46
special mentions ........................................................................... 5
Culinary Arts ......................................................................... 47-49
supported abilities ....................................................................54
Diamonds in the Ruff ................................................................67
Truck & Tractor Pulls .............................................................. 12
Field Crops (Corn, Grains & Commercial Hay) ................. 41
Truck & Tractor Pull Sponsors ............................................ 13
Fruits ............................................................................................... 44
wild ontario ................................................................................. 67
GIANT PUMPKIN COMPETITION ................................................... 44
Yard display competition ....................................................... 63
Goats ................................................................................................ 33
Youth Section ........................................................................ 58-61
Grants ............................................................................................... 5
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Past Presidents MEN 1910 1931 1935 - 36 1937 - 38 - 39 1940 - 41 - 42 1943 - 44 1945 - 46 - 47 1948 - 49 1950 - 51 1952 - 53 1954 - 55 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 - 84 1985 - 86 1987 - 88 1989 - 90 1991 - 92
G.A. Wallace Rennie Caldwell Irvine Black Anson Pattison Jas. Rutherford Wm. Hayes Geo. H. Walker Jas. Burnett Harold Anderson Rae Freure Thomas J. Hutchinson Frank Townsend George Rogerson Charles McLean Franklin Armstrong Harold Green Jack Goudie David Freure Charles Fraser Robert Rogerson Harold Hall Paul Goudie Murray Wood Ted Kent Gary Jefferson Ted Ecclestone John McFadzean Willis Ferrier Doug Jefferson
WOMEN 1954 1955 - 56 1956 1957 1958 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 - 68 1969 - 70 1971 - 72 1973 - 74 1974 - 75 1976 - 77 - 78 1979 - 80 1981 - 82 1983 - 84 1985 - 86 1987 - 88 1988 - 89 - 90 1991 - 92
Mrs. Bert Ibotson Mrs. Gladys Cunningham Mrs. Walter Jackson Mrs. Frank Townsend Mrs. Rennie Caldwell Mrs. Franklin Armstrong Mrs. Jim Leybourne Mrs. P.C. Hutchison Mrs. Helen Waterhouse Mrs. Geo. Harrison Mrs. Mary Miller Mrs. O. Campbell Mrs. Frank Armstrong Mrs. Del Jefferson Mrs. Mary Miller Mrs. Eugene Robinson Mrs. Charles Fraser Mrs. Marjorie Ferrier Mrs. Grace Black Mrs. Janet Barber Mrs. Mary MacNamara Mrs. Florence Jordan Karen Fraser Mrs. Sandra Howatt Mrs. Debbie Smeltzer
COMBINED 1993 - 94 1995 - 96 1997 - 98 1999 - 2000 2001 - 2002 2003 - 2004 2005 - 2006 2007 - 2008 2009 - 2010 2011 - 2012 2013 - 2014 2015 - 2016 2017 - 2018 2019 - 2021
Jim McFarlane Bill Atkinson Cindy Lindsay John Broadfoot Susan Harrop Shelley Maitland John Scott Henry Vervoort Andrew Taylor Ted Kent John Worton Henry Vervoort Andrew Taylor Tayler Black
President’s Message 2022 marks our 185th Fergus Fall Fair! Please join us September 15, 16, 17 and 18th, this fall! Our dedicated and passionate team of volunteers – board members, committees and all volunteers have missed getting to prepare for fair weekend and all our related events throughout the year. Since 2020, we have explored different ways of connecting to help bridge the restrictions. We prepared YouTube videos in place of our fair in 2020, had a successful drive-thru breakfast in July 2021 in partnership with the Grand River Agricultural Society, a DIY craft fundraiser, a virtual fair and drive-thru Chicken Dinner on what would have been fair weekend, we joyfully returned to the Christmas parades in Dec to finish off 2021. We are busy planning for a traditional gathering on fair weekend 2022. We also have some fun new things to present! We are excited to once again enjoy in-person community, fun, celebration and education: • to appreciate our agricultural heritage • to provide a place to show our personal talents, hobbies and projects; baking; food harvests and preserving; plants; treasured antiques; display skills and so much more • to show gratitude and respect for our past, current and future farmers - local and beyond • to learn of the countless agriculture-related industries, professions and careers, some that you may not even realize are connected to the land • to showcase local producers and farmers with their pride in goods, foods, breeding and training of a wide variety of animals with open competitions and displays • to showcase 4-H learning and achievements in many areas including animals and crops, food security and preserving, crafts, talents, leadership, conservation, innovation, exchanges and so much more. • to listen and engage in entertainment and shows including the tractor and truck pulls, midway, music, dancers, dog show and sheep hearding demonstration - just to name a few • to acknowledge and show gratitude to our sponsors, businesses, families, individuals and grants that support our events and so many other public events in our amazing area of Ontario. Please watch for the information and tickets (advance ticket sales only) for our NEW Thursday evening music event. Come to enjoy Cara Smith and the Luke Rogerson Band on the fairgrounds (at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex).
Jennifer Craig Fergus Agricultural Society President
OFFICERS Past President President 1st Vice President
Tayler Black 3 Year Term: 519-803-6244 Mary Fraser, Cathy Wierstra, Dillon Bernier, Jade Ritter Jennifer Craig 519-803-2562 2 Year Term: Paul Rappolt Rebecca Hannam, Denise Kankainen 519-843-3532 Henry Vervoort, Joan McBurney
2nd Vice President Secretary
Denise Kankainen 1 Year Term: 519-780-7750 Jane Shaw, Stephanie Matthews Joanne Buell, John Worton, Krista Bates Wendy Whittaker 519-856-9621 JUNIOR DIRECTOR 5932 Third Line Rockwood, ON N0B 2K0 Samantha Kennedy Paul Knierim 519-856-2275
2022 AGM Date Friday, January 27, 2023 Place to be determined
LIFE MEMBERS Doris Bowman Charles McLean Peter DenHoed
Harold Hall John Broadfoot Bonnie Denhoed
FINANCIAL REVIEW - RLB LLP
Heads of Management
GENERAL QUESTIONS? We’re here to help!
Centre Wellington Parks & Recreation The Grand 101.1 FM Grand River Agricultural Society Royal Canadian Legion, Elora Branch Royal Canadian Legion, Fergus Branch
and thank you ... to all of the individuals who work hard to run the fair!
Advertising & Publicity
Joan McBurney 519-843-4968 Jennifer Craig 519-803-2562 Agriculture Awareness Rebecca Hannam 519-400-3609 Ambassador Program Krista Bates 519-766-8252 Antique Competition Denise Kankainen 519-780-7750 Art Terrie Theaker 519-787-1669 Baby Show Andrea Hurst 519-362-2445 Beef Cattle Jason Schill 519-841-4845 Beer Garden Andrew Taylor 519-362-7409 Business Display Competition Susan Harrop 519-835-9738 Car Show Wendy Whittaker 519-856-9621 Concessions Jennifer Craig 519-803-2562 Cookie Decorating Erin Knight 519-820-0718 Country Produce Sarah Wallace-Taylor 519-362-4576 Culinary Arts Sarah Wallace-Taylor 519-362-4576 Diamonds in the Ruff Joan McBurney 519-843-4968 Dairy Cattle Henry Vervoort 519-994-3408 Field Crops Competition Henry Vervoort 519-994-3408 Field Crops Ted Kent 519-843-3408 Family Pancake Breakfast Krista Bates 519-766-8252 Entertainment Sandra Howatt 519-843-3778 4-H Poultry June Switzer 519-855-4201 Fruit Krista Bates 519-766-8252 Gate Joanne Buell 519-820-5964 Giant Pumpkins Steve Weir 519-824-4753 Goat Show Patti Klein 519-843-7055 Grounds Maintenance Jennifer Craig 519-803-2562 Handicraft Bonnie DenHoed 519-846-8466 Heavy Horses John Northcote 226-979-4922 Midway Shelley Maitland 519-843-7255 Pedal Pull Ted Ecclestone 519-843-5110 Photography Robert Ecclestone 519-843-9976 Plants & Flowers Paul Rappolt 519-843-3532 Poultry (4H) June Switzer 519-855-4201 Roots & Vegetables Krista Bates 519-766-8252 School Exhibits Judy Eckhardt 519-846-2214 Sheep Show Jonathan Parkinson 226-755-3656 Supported Abilities Susan Harrop 519-835-9738 Truck & Tractor Pulls Jim McFarlane 519-822-4997 John Worton 519-821-2412 Webmaster firstname.lastname@example.org Western Games Mike McCulligh 519-843-4539 Yard Display Competition Julia Jennings 519-846-2390 Youth Mary Fraser 519-843-4498 Volunteers Jennifer Craig 519-803-2562
Grants Thank you to the following groups for their annual support of the Fergus Agricultural Society: County of Wellington Guelph/Eramosa Township Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Grand River Agricultural Society Ontario Trillium Foundation
YOUTH LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY! If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a Junior Director next year, please contact the Fair President. Open to anyone between the ages of 16 and 23, these one-year positions offer leadership development and the opportunity to share talents and ideas.
Job posting Volunteer positions available Volunteers are the energy and the heart of the Fair! We are grateful for people of all ages, including volunteer hours for school, work or leisure. You may contact the head of any committee head from the list to the left if you have a specific area of interest. To find out more, please contact us at: email@example.com. Call/text: 519-803-2562.
FAIR AMBASSADOR COMPETITION
DINNER Sunday, September 11, 2022 6:00 p.m. Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex Hall Fergus
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Dillon Bernier 2019-2022 Fergus Fall Fair Ambassador I want to take this time to welcome everyone to the 185th Fergus Fall Fair! It has been a privilege to represent our community as the 2019-2022 Fergus Fall Fair Ambassador. I cannot believe how fast this incredible journey has gone. I am beyond thankful for all of the incredible opportunities I have had thus far as your Fair Ambassador. My role as the Fergus Fall Fair Ambassador has led me to learn so much more about Agriculture. I have been able to witness the enormous efforts the Agricultural community displays year after year to feed and provide for our community and beyond; especially during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Throughout my extended reign as the Fergus Fall Fair Ambassador, I have had the privilege of representing the Fergus Agricultural Society at many local and provincial events whether it be in person or virtually. I have also been able to form new friendships that will last a lifetime with many other Ambassadors who are representing their Agricultural Societies across Ontario. Our Fair would not be possible without the countless hours our many Volunteers, Sponsors, and Community members dedicate throughout the year to make our Fair a huge success. Our Fair demonstrates excellent core values by providing opportunities for all individuals in our community the chance to grow, be educated about Agriculture, and show their talents in baking, crafting, and homemade exhibits regardless of age, ability, or background. I am very proud to be a part of such an inclusive and accepting Agricultural Society. I am looking forward to seeing how we as not only a Fair, but also as a community, can continue to strive to welcome and accept new members this year, and years to come. I want to extend a huge thank you to the Fergus Agricultural Society for their endless support, dedication, and kindness you have given me over my extended reign as Ambassador; I appreciate each one of you. I admire the amount of work that you all do throughout the year to continue to make our Fair one of the best in the Province. Thank you from the bottom of my heart; this has been an outstanding experience! The Fergus Fall Fair is another year of tradition, and we are so excited to welcome you back to the Fairgrounds for our first Fair since 2019. Whether this is your 1st or your 51st, I am confident that you will make memories and learn things that will last you a lifetime! I certainly hope that you all can come out to this year’s Fair to experience Sunshine Showers and Fresh Cut Flowers with all of us! Sincerely,
Ambassador of the Fair Leadership Program
Sunday, September 11, 2022 Committee:
the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) Ambassadors of the Fairs Competition in August 2023.
Chair: Krista Bates 519-766-8252, Mary Fraser, Courtney McMorris, Jade Ritter, Dillon Bernier
The Fergus Agricultural Society strives to promote excellence and instill leadership, confidence and independence in our outgoing young men and women by hosting this program. The program provides contestants with leadership opportunities, communication and interview skills.
Each contestant will be required to give a two to three minute prepared speech, answer an impromptu question, prepare a poster display board about themselves and have a short interview with a panel judges. Participants must be single and non-parental
Open to a single person between the ages of 17 and 25 as of August 1, 2022.
Ambassador will win a scholarship and each contestant will receive a memorable keepsake. *Contestants must register by August 8, 2022*
The new Fair Ambassador will learn about and promote agriculture as he/she represents the Fergus Agricultural Society at various events in the Centre Wellington community for one year and at
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Rules and Regulations 1. All exhibits and livestock must be the property of the person in whose name each is entered. 2. The attention of exhibitors is particularly directed to the special regulations of each class. 3. No premium shall be awarded for which there is not more than one competitor unless by special recommendation of the judges. 4. No person shall receive more than one premium in any section. This applies only to exhibits in the buildings and tents. 5. No person shall be allowed to go near the judges during the inspection of stock, etc., except the directors whose duty it shall be to preserve order and point out the various lots. Any person interfering with the judges shall forfeit the premiums to which they might otherwise be entitled. ABSOLUTELY NO UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT TOLERATED. 6. The decision of the judge(s) shall be final and no appeal shall be considered except in the case of protest. Any protests shall be made in writing and shall be delivered within 24 hours of the award to the Secretary. In the absence of competition in any section or the entry be inferior quality, judges may award only such prizes as they deem the entry worthy of. 7. Any exhibitor or interested persons who make such protest shall be required to deposit the sum of two dollars and if said protest is not sustained, the said amount shall be retained by the Society. The president, first vice president and first named director in the section shall constitute a committee to determine such protests. The directors reserve the right in all cases to interpret their own rules. 8. Each exhibitor must have their own number. There will be no entry fee for Youth Section but 10% of prize money will be deducted on all other sections. Exhibitors earning less than $15.00 will not be subject to 10% deduction. 9. The sum of $6.00 will be retained by the Treasurer, as a membership fee for the ensuing year, from all parties who obtain prizes. Prize money will be paid by cheque and mailed as early as possible. CHEQUES NOT CASHED BY DECEMBER 15 OF THE CURRENT YEAR WILL BE VOID. 10. Members will be provided one complimentary voucher, good for $6 off cost of admission. 11. All entry tags must be securely attached to the article which they represent, except in the case of animals/fowl in which case tickets must be attached to the pen or coop. 12. While directors will take every possible precaution under the circumstances to secure the safety of the articles sent to the fair, the owners thereof must take the risk of exhibition and should any article be accidentally injured, lost or stolen, the directors will give all assistance in their power towards recovery but will not make any payment for the value thereof. Exhibitor to be responsible for delivering and removing entries from fair. NO mailed exhibits accepted. 13. An enclosure will be provided where possible to protect all exhibits in the exhibit hall. 14. It shall be the condition of entry that the Society shall not be liable for any loss to an exhibitor occasioned by fire, accident, and condition of structure, theft, or the negligence of other exhibitors or of officials or otherwise whatsoever. 15. As of the year 2000, all animal show entrants will complete and sign a disclaimer. Each exhibitor is responsible for his/her
own liability insurance and must be prepared to show proof (i.e. Certificate of Liability showing insurance company, policy number, expiry date and minimum limits). 16. The directors reserve the right at any time to cancel this prize list and they will not be held responsible for the payment of prize money if circumstances beyond their control should arise. 17. In case of bad or unfavourable weather or other reasons causing receipts to fall short of payment of the expenses, a proportionate amount exclusive of membership will be deducted from such prizes and enable the Directors to balance the account without loss. 18. The society will not be responsible for any printing or other palpable errors in this prize list. 19. Enter online at www.assistexpo.ca/fergus-agricultural-society. Note: tags will still need to be used with each entry for display purposes. Entry forms and tags are available prior to the fair at: Ennotville Garage, Geddes' Garage - Alma, Joanie's, Fergus Information Centre and Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex office. Any questions can be directed to email@example.com or Wendy Whittaker (519-856-9621). 20. An exhibitor found guilty of breaking any rule in the premium list shall forfeit all the prizes to which he or she might otherwise be entitled. 21. Any animal deemed an unworthy individual in the livestock classes by the respective judges should not be awarded a prize. 22. Not more than two entries per dairy class by one exhibitor. 23. No animal shall be exhibited in more than one section except as one of a herd or a brood mare, which may be shown as one of a team. This does not apply to horses in the single outfit or special competitions. All cattle must be haltered. 24. Cows must have had calves within twelve months or be evidently in calf and all mature animals must have raised stock within the present year. 25. Exhibitors of purebred cattle, goats, and sheep must produce to the secretary, satisfactory certificates that the pedigrees of the animals are registered in the Dominion Herd Book. These certificates must in all cases be produced if demanded before animals are entered for exhibition. 26. Heavy draft and agricultural horses must be exhibited before a wagon. 27. A Brood Mare is a mare with a foal suckling at her side. 28. Exhibitors of horses, cattle, goats and sheep must bring their entry to the ring when called by the judges, otherwise they will not be considered. 29. If threats of contagious diseases, please contact committee chair regarding the continuance of each class for showing of livestock. 30. All exhibits of grain, roots, garden produce and flowers must be grown in the current year on land occupied by the exhibitor. 31. All exhibits in food, handicraft, art and photography must be made by the exhibitor(s) and named appropriately. 32. Nothing shall be removed from the main hall until 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Those removing entries and/or ribbons before specified time and date will forfeit their prize. 33. An animal is not permitted to enter their premises/fairgrounds unless the animal has an intact approved tag or identifier.
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Heavy Horse Show Sunday, September 18, 2022 Judging to start at 10:00 a.m. sharp. Chairman:
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Marc Mennel, Margaret Northcote, Carolyn Ridler, Alan Sinclair, Courtney Rogerson
Approved helmet required - English or Western Tack while riding a Purebred Draft Horse.
Entry Fee: 10% of Prize Money Won We will accept entries at the announcer’s table before the show. Each exhibitor must have liability insurance on horses and sign a Fergus Fall Fair Disclaimer.
CLASS 1: CLASS 3:
CLASS 2: CLASS 4:
Shown in order listed. Each breed will be shown separately. Sections 1. Brood Mare 2. Yeld Mare 3. Filly/Colt (current year) 4. Filly/Colt (1 year old) 5. Filly/Gelding (2 year old) 6. Filly (3 year old)
1st $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50
2nd $40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40
3rd $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35
4th $30 $30 $30 $30 $30 $30
5th $25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25
CLASS 5: Best Draft Horse on the Grounds For best Clydesdale, Percheron, Belgian or Commercial draft horse on line. One entry per exhibitor. 1st $50
5th & down $20
CLASS 6: Junior Showmanship Open to Juniors between the ages of 7 and 18 years old (inclusive) as of January 1st of current year, showing a draft horse on the line. The following areas will be considered: Walk, Trot, Turn, Watching Judge, Backing up, Presentation, Suitability of Show Person to Horse, General Handling, Grooming, Decorations, Appointments, General Appearance and Proper Dress, Alertness and Capability. Stallions one year old or over may not be used. The Junior Showmanship class is part of both the Ontario Percheron and Ontario Clydesdale Associations Showmanship Awards Programs. Sections: 1. Junior (7-13 years) 2. Senior (14-18 years)
1st $30 $30
2nd $20 $20
3rd $15 $15
4th $10 $10
5th & down $10 $10
CLASS 8 (Note: Sections may be combined & shown together if there are fewer than three entries) Sections: 1st 1. Clydesdale Single $60 2. Percheron Single $60 3. Belgian Single $60 4. Commercial Single $60 5. Lady Cart $60 6. Tandem – All Breeds $60 7. Six Horse Hitch – All Breeds $120 8. Four Horse Hitch – All Breeds $80 9. Unicorn Hitch – All Breeds $60 10. Clydesdale Heavy Team $60 11. Percheron Heavy Team $60 12. Belgian Heavy Team $60 13. Commercial Heavy Team $60 14. Lady Driver of a Draft Team $60 15. Clydesdale Light Team $60 16. Percheron Light Team $60 17. Belgian Light Team $60 18. Commercial Light Team $60
4th $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $60 $45 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35
5th $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $50 $30 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20
The Fergus Agricultural Society thanks all exhibitors, donors, sponsors and volunteers for helping to make our Heavy Horse Show a success. Sponsors: Dr. Robert Wright Veterinary Services, The Ostic Group, The Armstrongs, Grand River Agricultural Society, Robert & Carolyn Ridler of Maple Stone Farms, Wm. Gregory Boggs, Robert Black and Son (Blacks Mineral Supplements), Peter, Rose and Lucas Curtis of Crawford Farms, Margaret & John Northcote of True North Percherons, Ontario Percheron Horse Association Inc., Alan & Nancy Sinclair, Susan & David James of Rosedale Clydesdales, Ontario Clydesdale Horse Assocation and Marc & Shirley Mennel of ShirMar Belgians.
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(Junior Showperson will be given time to saddle) 1st $30
3rd $40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $80 $50 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40
Notes: Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4: Hitched to a wagon or cart. Section 13: Lady Driver to be 19 years or older and accompanied by a gentleman. Judged on driving ability and showmanship.
CLASS 7: Draft Horse Under Saddle Sections: 1. Ages 13 and up
2nd $45 $45 $45 $45 $45 $45 $100 $55 $45 $45 $45 $45 $45 $45 $45 $45 $45 $45
5th & down $10
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Western Games Sunday, September 18, 2022 Registration to begin at 11:30 a.m. Events to begin at 12:30 p.m. Committee:
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All horse show entrants will complete and sign an entry form including a disclaimer. Rules: 1. A membership fee of $6.00 will apply to all entrants 15 years of age or older as at fair date. 2. All minors must wear helmets with harnesses and proper footwear. 3. Riders are encouraged to dress according to their style of riding. 4. A horse or pony may be entered in an event more than once but a rider may enter the event in only one class. 5. In the event of not enough entries, classes will be combined or cancelled. 6. Prize money will be mailed out after the Fair. 7. Prize ribbons to be given to 5th place with the exception of the Juniors who will receive merit ribbons after 5th place. 8. No refunds once games have begun. If cancellation of an event, refunds will be given out at end of show.
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Committee: Jason Schill 519-841-4845, Scott Bessey, Allan Wallace, John Broadfoot, Denise Kankainen, Jeanine Moyer ALL CLASSES AT DISCRETION OF SHOW COMMITTEE. Judging will take place at approximately 1:00 p.m. All animals must be loaded and unloaded in designated area. All animals must show in designated ring to win prizes. Exhibitors of Purebred Cattle must produce to the secretary satisfactory proof that the pedigrees of the animals are registered in the Dominion Herd Book. These certificates must in all cases be produced before the animals are entered for exhibition. Certificates to be in truck with cattle. Exhibitors are limited to one entry in each section, except two entries may be in any two sections. If there are three animals or less, they will be combined with other animals to make a class (at discretion of show committee). Open Show exhibitors pre-register with show committee prior to 10:00 a.m. on day of show. All announcements on day of show take precedence over printed classes. All decisions of the judge on day of the show are final. Rules: 1. Steers to be on grounds between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Saturday. 2. Classes will be evenly distributed according to hip height. 3. One exhibitor is limited to six animals. 4. Cattle must be broken to halter and under control of exhibitor. 5. All exhibitors to check with their insurance agent regarding liability insurance. 6. “Normal Health of Animals” rules apply. 7. Animals shown in Class 12 cannot be shown in Class 11 (with the exception of section 5 - Pairs of Animals).
CLASS 11 Breeding Open Beef Show 1.
Pee Wee Open Showmanship Open to anyone under the age of 10. No entry fee. Prize: Trophy and $5.00 Sponsored by McArthur Bessey Auctions and John Broadfoot.
Section 2 to 10 prizes: $40.00, $35.00, $30.00, $25.00, $20.00, $15.00, $10.00 2. Bull calf, born after Jan. 1, 2022 - minimum 6 months 3. Bull yearling, born May 1, 2021 to Dec. 31, 2021 4. Bull yearling, born Jan. 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 5. Bull, born 2020 Champion Bull Prize: Rosette and one bag of beef feed to 1st and 2nd place bull Sponsored by Nieuwland Feeds - Elora. 6. Female calf, born after Jan. 1, 2022 - minimum 6 months. 7. Female yearling, born April 1, 2021 to Dec. 31, 2021.
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Class 12 Market Beef
To encourage the production of top quality beef in Centre Wellington and surrounding area. Sections 1 to 3 prizes: $40.00, $35.00, $30.00, $25.00, $15.00, $10.00 each additional entry to 11th place 1. 2. 3.
Steer - 1000 lb. and under Steer - 1000 lb. and over Commercial Market Female, under two years Prize to 1st place: Bag of feed Sponsored by Sharpe's Farm Supplies Ltd Grand Champion commercial Animal Prize to 1st place commercial animal: Bag of feed Sponsored by Farmers Plus Prize to 2nd place commercial animal: Bag of feed Sponsored by Sharpe's Farm Supplies Ltd Pair of Animals: Steers and/or Heifers Prizes: $30.00, $25.00, and $20.00 each additional entry to 8th place Inter-Club Open Showmanship: (no entry fee) a) Junior b) Senior Prizes each class: 1st and 2nd to receive bag of feed Sponsored by Jones Feed Mill Open Showmanship For past and present 4-H parents. Animals must have been shown in Classes 11 and 12 at this fair. No entry fee. Sponsored by John Broadfoot
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All animals must be loaded and unloaded in designated area. Prizes for Sections 1 to 5: $40.00, $30.00, $20.00, $10.00 each additional entry 1. Junior Heifer, March 1, 2022 - May 31, 2022 Sponsored by Grand River Robotics 2. Intermediate Heifer, December 1, 2021 - February 28, 2022 Sponsored by Floradale Feed Mill 3. Senior Heifer, September 1, 2021 - November 30, 2021 Sponsored by DeBoer’s Farm Equipment 4. Summer Yearling, June 1, 2021 - August 31, 2021 Sponsored by Conestogo Agri Systems 5. Junior Yearling, March 1, 2021 - May 31, 2021 Sponsored by Partner Ag and Upper Grand Vet Services 6. Champion and Reserve for Class 13 (Holstein) for Sections 1-5 7. Champion and reserve for Class 14 (Other Breeds) for Sections 1-5 Sponsors for 6 & 7 Champion Prize: Rosette and $25.00 Sponsored by Conestogo Agri Systems Inc. Reserve Prize: Rosette and $15.00 Sponsored by Pit King Ltd. SPECIALS 8. Children’s Novelty Showmanship Class All dairy breeds. Calf to be born after January 1, 2022. Calf to be shown by boy or girl under 10 years of age as of January 1, 2022. No membership fee is required. Prize: All entries - $10.00 Sponsored by Henry and Margaret Vervoort All 4-H members exhibiting in the open section of the fair will receive $10.00 sponsored by Fergus Agricultural Society & ABS Global (Canada) Inc.
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Showmanship Age - Beef Showmanship classes at the achievement programs will be divided into three groups depending on number of participants. Junior 9 to 12 years old Intermediate 13 to 16 years old Senior 17 to 21 years old
Leslie Cook Jennifer Pollock Krista Bates Tayler Black Lynne Flewelling Mary Fraser
4-H Dairy Achievement Day Saturday, September 17, 2022 Judging to take place at 12:00 noon ERAMOSA DAIRY LEADERS: Jason French 226-821-2693, Lyndon Stewart, Alison West 4-H Dairy Classes Junior Yearling March 1, 2021 - May 31, 2021 Summer Yearling June 1, 2021 - August 31, 2021 Senior Heifer September 1, 2021 - November 30, 2021 Intermediate Heifer December 1, 2021 - February 28, 2022 Junior Heifer March 1, 2022 - May 31, 2022 Awards: Grand Champion Calf Reserve Champion Calf Grand Champion Show Person Reserve Champion Show Person Showmanship Age - Dairy Achievement program showmanship classes will be divided in to four groups depending on number of participants. Novice 9 to 11 years old Junior 12 to 14 years old Intermediate 15 to 17 years old Senior 18 to 21 years old
Specials The below special prizes will be presented at the annual club banquet. 1. Top Junior Beef Showman: award donated by Daco Laboratories Ltd. 2. Top Intermediate Beef Showman: award donated by Allan Wallace. 3. Top Senior Beef Showman: award donated by McArthur Bessey Auctions. 4. Most Improved Eramosa 4-H Beef Member: award donated by Dr. Ken Bateman. 5. Top Beef Steer: award donated by Sharpe Farm Supplies Ltd. 6. Top Beef Heifer: award donated by Sharpe Farm Supplies Ltd. 7. Top Member in Eramosa Beef Club: award donated by RBC Royal Bank Agriculture - Fergus. 8. Top Member in their first two consecutive years in the Eramosa 4-H Beef Club (Junior member): award donated by George Leslie & Family, Rockwood. 9. Top 4-H Quiz: award donated by Connect Equipment Corporation. 10. Champion and Reserve beef animal: plaque donated by Henry Harper (presented day of show). Graduating members will receive recognition courtesy of the Eramosa 4-H Beef Club.
4-H Beef Achievement Day Saturday, September 17, 2022 Judging to take place at 10:30 a.m. ERAMOSA BEEF LEADERS: Scott Bessey, 519-843-5083, Jason Schill 4-H Beef Classes Yearling Heifer, January 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021 Senior Heifer, April 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 Junior Heifer, January 1, 2022 - March 31, 2022 Steer· selected to reach market condition by the date of the
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Open to all 4-H clubs in Wellington County active in fall 2021 or present year 2022. Each club may only place one exhibit at any one fair. All entries to be placed in hall on Thursday, September 15, 2022 between 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. or on Friday, September 16, 2022 between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Late entries may exhibit but awards will not be provided. Not to be removed until 4:30 p.m. Sunday, September 18, 2022. Topic to be related to your current club work. Noncompetitive and competitive 4-H clubs may enter their exhibits on the club’s current year topic. No entry fee. Please REGISTER your exhibit including club name and contact person with the fair secretary.
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Junior Poultry Show Sunday, September 18, 2022
Bantam Classes: 1. Sebright a) female b) male 2. Silky a)female b)male 3. Any other breed named a)female b) male Egg Classes: 1. Brown Eggs – 6 in a ½ carton /container 2. White Eggs -6 in a ½ carton /container 3. Coloured Eggs-6 in a ½ carton /container
CONTACT: June Switzer 519-855-4201, Theresa Knierem Open to 4-H members and youth ages 21 and under [as of Jan.1, 2022]. Birds must arrive by 9:30 a.m. and must remain on the grounds until 5:00p.m. Cages will be provided with shavings, but please provide your own feed and water system. Birds will be judged on Conformation [condition, health, plumage true to breed etc.] and there will also be table Showmanship classes. Standard Classes 1. ISA Brown/Red Sexlink a) female b) male 2. Barred Rock a) female b) male 3. Leghorn a) female b) male 4. Rhode Island Red a) female b) male 5. Orpington a) female b) male 6. Wyandotte a) female b) male 7. Azure Blue a) female b) male 8. Black Sexlink a) female b) male
Showmanship: Class time is 2:30-3:30pm 4-H Club Classes: 1. Novice: 9-11 2. Junior 12-14 3. Intermediate 15-17 4. Senior 18-21 Open Showmanship: 5. Under 8 years 6. Open 9-16 7. Open 17 -Adult
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Sunday, September 18, 2022 – 11:00 a.m. Committee:
Jonathan Parkinson (cell) 226-755-3656 Irwin Jackson, Spencer Jackson 519-856-4490
Rules: 1. All sheep to be on the grounds by 9:00 a.m. on day of show. 2. All entry forms to be completed and to the Secretary by August 31st or will not be eligible to show. 3. All animals must be owned by and registered in the name of the exhibitor - papers to be made available. 4. Exhibitors limited to two entries in each sect ion and single entries in groups.
CLASS 16 CLASS 17 CLASS 18 CLASS 19 CLASS 20
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Prize for Champion & Reserve Champion Junior Show Person: Rosette Sponsored by Grober Nutrition and Canadian co-operative Wool Growers - Cookstown. Wellington Sheep Club 4-H Achievement Day Leaders: Leslie Cook, Julie Townsend All animals are to be on the grounds tor 7:30 a.m. Show Starts at 8:30 a.m. Exhibitors are expected to wear black pants or jeans and a white collared shirt. No running shoes, rubber boots or hats will be allowed in the show ring.
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CLASS 20 – Junior Lamb – Born after March 1, 2022 CLASS 21 – Senior Lamb – Born from January 1, 2022
Prizes for sections 1 to 6: $25.00, $20.00, $18.00, $15.00, $12.00, $10.00, $8.00, $6.00 1. Ewe ‘ Yearling’- 3rd pr. of temporary incisors must be in place 2. Ewe - 1st pr. of temporary incisors must be in place 3. Ram ‘Yearling’ - 3rd pr. of temporary incisors must be in place 4. Ram - 1st pr. of temporary incisors must be in place 5. Get of Sire - born on the property of exhibitor 6. Breeders Flock - owned by exhibitor. Each animal must have been shown in previous classes above. Prizes for Champion Ewe & Champ ion Ram from Classes 16 to 20: Rosette
Supreme Animals of the Show Prizes for class 1 and 2: $25.00. 1. Supreme Ewe 2. Supreme Ram 3. Supreme Flock
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CLASS 22 – Market Lamb – Born after March 1, 2022 CLASS 23 – Market Lamb – Born from January 1, 2022
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CLASS 24 – Champion Lamb SHOWMANSHIP SHOWPERSON’S AGES AS OF JANUARY 1, 2022 Class 1 – Pee-wee under 9 years Class 2 – Novice – 9-11 years Class 3 – Junior 12-14 years Class 4 – Intermediate 15 – 17 years Class 5 – Senior 18 – 21 year Class 6 – Champion and Reserve Showman
Junior Show - To follow Wellington 4-H Achievement Day Exhibitors to be under the age of 21 as of January 1, 2022. Rules: 1. All exhibitors must show a ewe lamb. 2. All lambs must be sheared after July 1, 2022 and be washed (prior to the show). 3. All exhibitors must be ablet o handle their lamb on their own with the exception of Section 3 – Costume Class Prizes: $15.00, $10.00, $8.00,$7.00, $6.00 $6.00 prize to be awarded to each entry after 5th place in the younger section. Prizes to 5th place only in the older section. Section 1 - Confirmation 9 - 14 years as of January 1st Section 1a - Confirmation 15 -21 years as of January 1st Section 2 - Showmanship 10 -16 Section 2a - Showmanship 17 - 21 Section 3 - Costume Class 9 and under
Sanctioned Show – Sunday, September 18, 2022 – 12:00 noon Committee:
Patti Klein 519-843-7055, John DeGroot Jr., Irene Farrow Mark Keir
Rules: 1. All animals to be registered no later than Thursday, September 15, 2022. 2. IMPORTANT NOTE: Please state on your entry form the number of pens required. Those who are not entered by the above date risk not having enough pens for their animals. 3. All animals must have registration papers available prior to the start of the show. 4. All animals must pass mandatory health check prior to the show. Vet inspection will take place between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on the day of the show. Animals failing to pass or arriving too late for inspection cannot be shown. 5. Each breeder is allowed only two animals per class, except the milking classes where a breeder will be allowed three animals in two sections. Only two prizes per exhibitor will be awarded per class. 6. All Canadian Goat Society rules shall govern this show. Open Junior Showmanship – 11 years of age and under Prizes: $10.00, $8.00, $7.00, $5.00 each additional entry Open Intermediate Showmanship – 12 to 16 years of age Prizes: $10.00, $8.00, $7.00, $5.00 each additional entry
CLASS 23 CLASS 24 CLASS 25 CLASS 26 CLASS 27 CLASS 28 CLASS 29
Purebred Nigerian Dwarf Purebred Nubian Purebred Saanen Purebred Toggenburg All Other Purebreds Recorded Grades Best Herd
SECTION 1. Kid, doe 3 months – 9 months 2. Yearling, doe over 9 months, under 24 months, never had a kid 3. Junior milker, doe, 12 months to under 2 years 4. Intermediate milker, over 2 years and under 3 years 5. Senior milker, over 3 years 6. Champion and Reserve Champion 7. Best Udder Prizes: Rosette, salt block and Canadian Goat Society Certificate Sponsored by the Fergus Agricultural Society, Canadian Goat Society and Patti Klein. Best Udder For Each Class (23 To 28): First place animal in each milking class to be judged. Prize: $15.00 Sponsored by the Fergus Agricultural Society
Open Senior Showmanship – 17 to 21 years of age Prizes: $10.00, $8.00, $7.00, $5.00 each additional entry
Best Goat Herd For 2022: Consisting of 4 does – 3 must be in milk, bred and owned by exhibitor. (Consisting of the same breed.) Prizes: $25.00, $20.00
Top Overall Showman Consists of 1st and 2nd place winners in Junior, Intermediate and Senior Showmanship classes. Prize to be The Laura Bailey Memorial trophy
Best Kid In Show: Trophy Sponsored by Eramosa Dairy Goats
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Field Crops Committee:
Ted Kent 519-843-3371 Henry Vervoort 519-994-3408
Field Competition Ensilage Corn Contact:
Henry Vervoort 519-994-3408
In order to qualify for prize money in ensilage corn competition, all entries must show a sheaf of corn in Class 35, Section 11. 1. Prizes: $18.00, $17.00, $16.00, $15.00, $14.00, $13.00, $12.00, $11.00, $10.00, $9.00 to 15th place Sponsored by Sharpe Farm Supplies Ltd.
Exhibits to be in place in the Agriculture Shed on Friday, September 16, 2022 by 11:00 a.m. 10 lb. containers to be provided. No grain to be treated. All produce to be current year. Entries not to be removed until Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.
White Beans, 5 lbs. Soybeans, 10 stalks and roots Spring Wheat, 10 lbs. Fall Wheat, 10 lbs. Barley, any variety, 10 lbs. 2 row Barley, any variety, 10 lbs. 6 row Mixed grain, any variety, 10 lbs.
8. Oats, any variety, 10 lbs. 9. Corn, husking, 12 ears 10. Corn for ensilage, 9 stalks Prizes for sections 1 to 9: $8.00, $7.00, $6.00, $5.00, $4.00, $3.00 Prizes for section 10: $9.00, $8.00, $7.00, $6.00, $5.00, $4.00, $3.00, $3.00 Sponsored by Steve Lake – Pioneer Dealer.
Commercial Hay Rules: 1. Exhibits to be in place in the Agriculture Shed on Friday, September 16, 2022 by 11:00 a.m. 2. ALL HAY - 10” slice with a 14” x 20” face or equivalent of loose or chopped hay to be in clear plastic bags. 3. Entries not to be removed until Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
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Roots & Vegetables Committee:
Krista Bates 519-766-8252, Helen Leitch
Rules: 1. All entries to be placed in hall Thursday, September 15, 2022 between 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. or on Friday, September 16, 2022 between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Entries arriving after 11:30 a.m. Friday will not be accepted. 2. All samples of roots and garden produce must be the growth of the present year on land occupied by the party entering the same. 3. First Time Exhibitor to mark tag with red dot (provided). 4. Exhibits in these classes open to Wellington County residents only. 5. Class 37 and 38 to be removed between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 18, 2022 by exhibitors only. Exhibitors must bring their pink sheet in to cross reference with tags. 6. Tomatoes are considered a fruit. 7. Exhibit will be disqualified if correct number of item is not displayed. 8. Please display on a paper plate unless indicated.
Section 1 – 34 prizes: $4.00, $3.00, $2.00
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Pumpkin, jack-o-lantern style (1) Pumpkin, pie (1) Squash, Butternut (1) Squash, Hubbard (1) Squash, Pepper/acorn (1) Squash, Buttercup (1) Turnips (1) Zucchini (1) Odd-shaped vegetable – named
Sections 32 & 33 Sponsored by J.R. Scott (Scotty). Prizes: $7.00, $5.00, $3.00 32. Best collection of homegrown herbs (minimum 6 varieties), displayed in a basket – please include list on recipe card. 33. Best display of 8 garden vegetables, 2 of each kind to be exhibited, any varieties. Please list the 8 vegetables on separate recipe card. Specials To the first time exhibitor with the most points in sections 1-31. Prize: Cash Award donated by Royal LePage Royal City Realty, Fergus Exhibitor with the most points in sections 1-31. Prize: Cash Award donated by Royal LePage Royal City Realty, Fergus
Prize money for Class 37 sponsored by Fergus Agricultural Society, Royal LePage Royal City Realty, Mike Zettel and Fraegrove Holstein Inc. 1. 2. 3. 4.
Beans, green (6) Beans, yellow (6) Beans, purple (6) Beets (4) – show with 1 inch tops, roots on – not cut, washed but not scrubbed 5. Cabbage, any variety (2) 6. Carrots, table (4) - show with 1 inch tops, roots on – not cut, washed but not scrubbed 7. Coloured carrots, table (4) – show with 1 inch tops, roots on not cut, washed but not scrubbed 8. Corn, table (6) - 3 cobs to be husked 9. Corn, decorative or Indian corn (3) - husks off 10. Cucumber, pickling (5) 11. Cucumber, slicing (3) 12. Garlic, hard neck variety (4) – show with ¼ inch roots and ½ inch stems 13. Garlic, braided 14. Onion, Spanish (5) – show with ½ inch tops and remove roots just below the base 15. Onion, red (5) – show with ½ inch tops and remove roots just below the base 16. Onions, other (5) – show with ½ inch tops and remove roots just below the base 17. Peppers, green, regular (4) 18. Peppers, red regular (4) 19. Peppers, any other colour, regular (4) 20. Peppers, HOT (4) – any variety named 21. Potatoes, red, any variety, 2 or 3 litre basket – variety named 22. Potatoes, yellow/white, any variety, 2 or 3 litre basket – variety named
Krista Bates 519-766-8252, Helen Leitch
Prize money for Class 38 sponsored by Fergus Agricultural Society, Royal LePage Royal City Realty and Fraegrove Holstein Inc. Rules: 1. See Rule 1 under Roots and Vegetables. 2. All fruits must have stems and must be grown on land occupied by the exhibitor. 3. Prizes will be awarded according to merit. No prize will be given if exhibit is of poor quality. 4. Exhibit will be disqualified if not correct number of item is displayed 5. Tomatoes are considered a fruit. 6. Only one entry per section.
Section 1 – 9 prizes: $3.50, $2.50, $2.00 1. Apples, Courtland (5) 2. Apples, MacIntosh (5) 3. Apples, Gala (5) 4. Apples, any other hybrid variety (5), named or numbered 5. Collection of fall apples, 2 varieties, 3 of each – named by variety 6. Collection of pears (3) – named by variety 7. Two bunches of grapes, any variety – named by variety 8. Watermelon (1) Sections 9 – 14 prizes: $4.00, $3.00, $2.00, $1.00 9. Tomatoes, green with stems, regular variety size (5) 10. Tomatoes, green with stems, small variety size (6) (golf ball size or less) 11. Tomatoes, ripe, with stems, regular variety size (5) 12. Tomatoes, ripe, small variety with stems (6) (golf ball size or less) 13. Tomatoes, ripe, cherry, with stems (6) 14. Tomatoes, Roma (6)
Giant Pumpkin Competition Committee:
Steve Weir 519-824-4753
Prizes for sections 1 and 2: $25.00, $15.00, $10.00 1. 13 years of age and under as of fair date 2. 14 years of age and over as of fair date Rules: 1. Our competition is open to all individuals from Wellington County. 2. An exhibitor may enter only one specimen per class. 3. Exhibits to be in place in the Agriculture Shed by 11:00 am Friday, September 16, 2022 and not be removed before Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. 4. All pumpkins must be loaded on a skid/pallet so that the forklifts can easily lift the entry and take it to the scale. 5. A specimen must be healthy and completely undamaged. Vine must be trimmed to one inch (2.5 cm) from the stem (stalk) of fruit. Foreign material may not be included in the weighing. No carrying device may be included in the weighing. 6. The Committee shall not be responsible for any accidents, losses or breakage of entries, exhibit or displays. 7. The winner of Class 39 will not be required to give seeds to the Fergus Agricultural Society; however, any donated seeds are welcome and will be distributed without charge to fellow growers. Winners also agree that the use of his/her name and likeness may be used for promotional purposes without any further compensation. Sponsored by Tom Nind Investment Advisor - CIBC Wood Gundy Guelph
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Plants and Flowers Committee:
Paul Rappolt 519-766-2100, Giselle Maerz Rappolt 519-843-3532, Jean Klooster 519-766-3099, Joyce Sweeney 519-843-3254
Exhibitor must supply own containers. Only Class 40 entries must be in a CLEAR vase or container. 2. Only one entry allowed in each section and all flowers to be grown by the exhibitor. 3. All entries to be placed in hall on Thursday, September 15, 2022 between 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. or on Friday, September 16, 2022 between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Entries arriving after 11:30 a.m. on Friday will not be accepted. 4. Tags must be completed with all information requested and securely fastened to each exhibit. 5. Flowers to be removed between 4:00 and 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 18, 2022. 6. Plants must have been in possession of exhibitor for 3 months, unless stated otherwise. 7. Should there be more than six entries in any section of Class 40, a fourth prize will be awarded. 8. First Time Exhibitor to mark all entry tags on top right corner with a red sticker (provided by the fair). 9. Judges use the criteria provided in the Ontario Judging Standards Handbook for Horticulture. If you have any questions about your entry, you can contact Paul Rappolt 519-766-2100 10. Measurement of blooms, in Class 40, will be at time of entry. 1.
Exhibitor with the most points of each class will receive a gift. (Only one award per exhibitor) Exhibitor judged ‘Best in Show’ to receive a gift. First time exhibitor with the most points in Plants and Flowers section to receive a gift.
CLASS 40 - Cut Flowers Terms:
Bloom: Individual flower, one to stem, do not leave buds showing. Stem: May carry one or more flowers with foliage. Spike: A thick upright stem carrying several flowers. Spray: A portion of the plant with a number of flowers on one stem. Floating: May NOT touch sides of clear container. Make sure the container is the appropriate size for the bloom. All entries must be in a CLEAR container or vase. Prizes for sections 1 to 28: $4.00, $3.00, $2.00, $1.50 1. Asters, 3 sprays, any colour 2. Any bloom, floating, named
3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28.
Calendula, 5 blooms with foliage Coleus, any variety, 3 stems Cosmos, 3 sprays Dahlia, 1 bloom, under 10 cm Dahlia, 1 bloom, over 10 cm Dahlia, 3 colours, 1 bloom each Echinacea, 3 stems, any variety Geranium, 3 blooms, any colour Gladioli, 3 spikes, any colour Lavatera, 3 sprays, any colour Marigolds, 5 blooms, under 7 cm Marigolds, 3 blooms, over 7 cm Pansies, any variety, 5 stems Petunia, any variety, 5 stems Rudbeckia, 3 stems, any variety Saliva, 5 stems, any colour Sedum, 3 stems Snapdragons, 5 stems, any colour Sunflowers, 3 blooms, under 15 cm Sunflower Seed Head, your largest and best one, based on size and appearance Zinnias, 3 blooms, any colour, under 7 cm Zinnias, 3 blooms, any colour, over 7 cm Any annual not listed, 5 blooms or sprays, named Any perennial not listed, 3 blooms or sprays, named Any non flowering greenery, 3 stems, named Three blooms, three different varieties, named
CLASS 41 - Bouquets and Floral Arrangements Glass vases need not be clear for this section. Vases/containers are to be complimentary to bouquets and arrangements. Prizes for sections 1 to 10: $5.00, $4.50, $4.00 1. For the Love of Flowers 2. "Colours of a Season" – name the season you selected 3. Just because it's not in my garden, doesn't mean it's a weed, look outside your flower beds 4. "You are my Sunshine" – shades of yellow 5. "A Rainbow of Colours" – create a rainbow using flowers and greenery 6. "A Welly is Splashing About" – using a child's boot (under 26cm) to hold the bouquet 7. "Let’s put COVID behind us" – have fun with this 8. We love your dahlias! – let's see what you've got 9. "Shades of Red" 10. "Celebrating our Health Care Providers” – in a teapot
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Country Produce Committee:
Sarah Wallace-Taylor 519-362-4576, Denise Kankainen 519-780-7750, Muriel Allan, Jean Kent, Barry Wood, Marcia Stevers, Marion Neilson-Osborne, Mary Mennie, Judy Howse-Ward, Shelly Allan
Rules: Refer to 1, 2 and 7 under Culinary Arts plus the following: 1. All exhibits should be in or on clean containers. 2. In the egg classes, the judge will open one egg. 3. Exhibitor must produce entries within the year.
Prizes for classes 1 to 16: $5.00, $4.00, $3.00 1. 2. 3.
Maple Syrup, 250 or 500 ml, sealed, no wax Fruit Leather, 3 slices Home-dried veggies, 50-100g, list vegetable(s) on label, (i.e. tomatoes) 4. Home-dried fruit, 50-100g - mixed, list fruit on label 5. Honey, liquid, 250 or 500 ml, does not have to be sealed 6. Dried Herbs - 3 herbs, labelled, 1 tbsp of each 7. Jerky - 3 slices, Meat to be named 8. Herbal vinegar - 250 ml or 500 ml bottle, label with name of herbs used and date of preparation 9. Infused oil, any variety, max. 250 ml. 10. Pickled eggs 11. Oil Vinegar Dressing for greens, 125 ml max. 12. Hen Eggs, white - 1 dozen in a carton. Clearly show name of breed from which they came on entry tag.
13. Hen Eggs, brown -1 dozen in a carton. Clearly show name of breed from which they came on entry tag. 14. Largest Chicken Egg - displayed in a suitable egg cup along with name of breed 15. Fowl Eggs - display of 6 eggs from any other farm fowl (e.g. bantams, guineas), clearly named on entry tag. 16. Smallest Fowl Egg - displayed in suitable egg cup along with name of breed. One entry per species is allowed in this class. Special Prizes 1. First place Exhibitor with most points in sections 1 to 11 prize donated by Gerrie’s Garden Centre and Farm Market, Elora. 2. First place Exhibitor with most points in sections 14 to 16 prize donated by Webfoot Farm & Hatchery Ltd., Elora. 3. First place Exhibitor in section 12 - a gift certificate sponsored by Bonnie’s Chick Hatchery, Elmira. 4. First place Exhibitor in section 13 a gift certificate sponsored by Bonnie’s Chick Hatchery, Elmira.
Culinary Arts Committee:
Sarah Wallace-Taylor 519-362-4576, Denise Kankainen 519-780-7750, Muriel Allan, Jean Kent, Barry Wood, Marcia Stevers, Marion Neilson-Osborne, Mary Mennie, Judy Howse-Ward, Shelly Allan
Rules - Read Carefully: 1. All entries to be placed in hall on Thursday, September 15, 2022 between 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. or on Friday, September 16, 2022 between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Entries arriving after 11:30 a.m. on Friday will not be accepted. 2. First time exhibitor shall place a red sticker (provided by the fair) on each entry tag. 3. Class 45 and 46 (with the exception of pies and cakes) to be removed between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 18, 2022 by exhibitors only. Exhibitors must bring their pink sheet in to cross reference with tags. We also ask exhibitors to please sign for any gifts they have won from the specialty classes. 4. Class 46 Baked Goods – All pies and cakes to be picked up Friday night between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. A slice of each will be displayed instead of the whole exhibit. 5. Specialty classes only – where you are to provide a box/ container of product used, exhibitor number must be written on that item. 6. We are requesting that three of the five exhibited cookies/ squares/tarts and all unclaimed pies and cakes will be donated to the Harvest Time Café – with many thanks. 7. POINTS SYSTEM – 1st - 5 points, 2nd - 3 points, 3rd - 2 points Men: We invite you to enter all Sections and Classes. *All food entries, please use smaller entry tag*
7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.
Jelly, Blue Grape Jelly, Pepper, any variety Marmalade, Peach Jam, Rhubarb Jam, Strawberry Jam, Apricot Jam, Raspberry Jam, Peach Jam, Two fruit Strawberry (strawberry plus any other fruit, named)
Freezer Jam Items must be in 250 or 500 ml jars, unsealed 16. Strawberry 17. Raspberry 18. Peach Pickles 500 ml jars only, sealed, no wax, no food colouring 19. Chili Sauce 20. Pickled Corn 21. Nine Day Pickles 22. Sweet Dills 23. Zucchini Relish 24. Corn Relish 25. Spaghetti Sauce, no meat 26. BBQ Sauce 27. Pickled Beets 28. Dill Pickles - uncut 29. Bread & Butter Pickles 30. Salsa 31. Ketchup 32. Fruit Chutney
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2022 Canning Special
33. ‘Sunshine, showers & fresh cut flowers’: Provide fresh raw produce for a salsa or chutney. Display produce on a plate and a jar of the finished product. Recipe to be attached. 1st prize entry provided to sponsor. Prizes: $15.00, $10.00, $5.00 Sponsored by Wellington Data.
CLASS 45 - Canned Goods Rules: 1. Exhibitor must use new snap lids for canning jars. All jars must be submitted with rings. 2. Entry tag to be attached around jar neck with elastic band. 3. Label with name of item and date of processing (has to be within current fair year of September 2021 to 2022) must be attached to the jar not lid. 4. Please use specified jar sizes only; otherwise entry will be disqualified. 5. Items can only be entered once. Prizes for sections 1 to 32: $5.00, $4.00, $3.00 Preserves Items must be in 250 or 500 ml jar, sealed - no wax 1. Strawberries 2. Pears 3. Peaches 4. Tomatoes Stewed 5. Applesauce 6. Red Cherries (sour) Jams and Jellies Items must be in 250 ml jar, sealed - no wax
34. Canning Special - Family favourite recipe - Jam or Jelly displayed in a sealed 250 ml jar. 1st prize entry provided to sponsor. Recipe to be attached. Prizes: $15.00, $10.00, $5.00 Sponsored by Wellington Data. 35. TC Trailers Special: Trevor & Colleen Cox, Arthur Your choice of 2 sealed and labelled 500 ml. jars of jams/ jellies, displayed in a gift basket decorated in our fair theme, ‘Sunshine, Showers & Fresh Cut Flowers.’ Judged on content and presentation. Max. basket size 12” X 12”. Sponsor will retain all entries. Prizes: $30, $25, $20, $15, $10, $5 BERNARDIN SPECIALS 36. A) Bernardin “Best Canner” Special for 2022: Anyone can compete in the Bernardin ‘Best Canner’ Special without submitting an additional entry. You must enter in all three sections for 35 A) and recipes must accompany all three preserves. Points will be awarded as stated in rule #7 with the winner being the entrant with the most accumulated points in all of the (3) categories listed below. All entries will be taste tested.
Culinary Arts - continued You must indicate by writing “Best Canner” on your regular class entry tag. a) Jam or Jelly b) Pickle, Relish, or Salsa c) Fruit Rules: 1. All entries must be sealed in a Bernardin mason jar with a Bernardin two-piece Snap Lid. 2. Entries must be labelled with product name and date of preparation. 3. Canning must be within the current canning year. 4. All entries must be heat processed. Prize: $30.00 Gift Certificate 35 B) Bernardin “Jam/Jelly” Special (One award per fair) This award is given to the exhibitor entering the BEST Jam, Jelly, Fruit Spread or Marmalade made with Bernardin Fruit Pectin or Bernardin No Sugar Needed Fruit Pectin. Rules: 1. All entries must be accompanied by proof of purchase (package or UPC label) from the above-mentioned Bernardin Fruit Pectin’s. Please Note: Certo is not a Bernardin product. 2. Same rules for Bernardin “Best Canner Special” apply. Prize: $20.00 Gift Certificate 35 C) Bernardin Snap Lid/Mason Jar “Craft Award” Rules: 1. Make a decorative or functional homemade craft using a Bernardin mason jar(s) and/or two-piece SNAP lid(s). Prize: $20.00 Gift Certificate 35 D) Bernardin “Gift Pack” Special Rules: 1. Entries must include no less than two filled mason jars of which must be sealed with Bernardin SNAP or Bernardin Collection Elite SNAP lids and be submitted in an appropriate container, not necessarily a basket. Gift baskets may include additional appropriate items such as nonperishable foods, snacks, candy or homemade craft items (i.e. candles, bath salts, spice mixtures, dry soup mixes). Entry may be decorated for any theme (holiday, get well, etc.). Jars of jam and scones displayed in a baking pan acceptable. 2. Maximum cost of the components (container and contents) is not to exceed $20.00. 3. Judges select winner based on creativity, quality of home canned product, perceived value and appropriateness of presentation. 4. To qualify: Exhibitor must submit a photo plus a written description of their gift basket entry. They must be appropriate to forward to the Bernardin National Gift Basket Contest. Prize: $20.00 Gift Certificate and eligibility to compete in the Bernardin National Gift Basket Contest.
CLASS 46 - Baked Goods
Rules: 1. All bread and rolls in new zippered plastic bags. 2. All other baking, new zippered plastic bags - disposable plates. 3. No commercial mixes or pie fillings. 4. Tags to be fixed to the outside of bags 5. No warm baking will be judged. 6. Maximum size of cakes to be 9” x 9” 7. First Time Exhibitors - Please place a red sticker (provided by the fair) on each entry tag. 8. All bread to be made using conventional method except for Section 9 (Bread Maker Bread). 9. All pies and cakes to be picked up Friday night between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. A slice of each will be displayed instead of the whole exhibit. Prizes for sections 1 to 57: $6.00, $5.00, $4.00 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
White Bread, one loaf Whole Wheat Bread, one loaf Cheese Bread Pan Buns, 6 together Pan Buns, brown, 6 together Raisin Bread Sourdough Bread Cinnamon Buns - not iced, 6 together Bread maker a) Multigrain (full completed cycle in maker) b) White Bread (dough only cycle and baked in oven)
Quick Breads Muffin liners to be removed (if used) or you will be disqualified. 10. Banana Loaf, with nuts. 11. Zucchini Loaf, without nuts 12. Lemon Loaf 13. Scones, 5 14. Pizza Dough, max 9" displayed on a stiff board 15. Fruit Muffins, 5 16. Cranberry Lemon Muffins, 5 17. Tea Biscuits, 5 Cookies and Squares 18. Chocolate Chip Cookies, 5 19. Peanut Butter Cookies, 5 20. Sugar cookies, flower shaped, decorated (5) 21. Drop Cookies, 5 22. Rice Crispy Treats, 5 23. Lemon Bars, 5 24. Chow Mien Hay Stacks, 5 25. Nanaimo Bars, 5 Cakes No mixes unless specified. Maximum size to be 9” x 9”. Please place on stiff board covered with tin foil and in LOOSE ZIPPERED PLASTIC BAGS – NO SARAN WRAP. 26. Carrot Cake 27. Theme Cake, “Sunshine, showers & fresh cut flowers” 28. Vanilla cupcakes, 5, iced 29. Upside down pineapple cupcakes, 5
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Culinary Arts - continued Men Only 30. Drop Cookies, 5 31. Cranberry Lemon Muffins, 5 32. Any loaf, any kind, no mix, no yeast 33. Upside down pineapple cupcakes, 5 34. Loaf of bread, any kind (no mix) Pies and Tarts Pies minimum 6”. Tarts minimum 2”. No commercial fillings. No store bought crusts. No liners. All pies to be submitted in tempered aluminum pie plates (using new disposable aluminum pie plates, tempered at 425 degrees for 15 minutes before using. Allow to cool completely before putting in pastry). No warm baking. 35. Tarts, Raspberry, 5 36. Quiche Tarts, 5 37. Coconut Tart, 5 38. Butter Tarts (per OAAS rules, see list on our website) 39. Pumpkin Pie 40. Dutch Apple Pie, oatmeal crumb top 41. Two Fruit Pie, fruit to be named 42. Bluberry Pie – with lattice top 43. Baked Pie Shell, no filling, not store bought Candy 44. Nuts and Bolts, 1 cup 45. Peanut Brittle, 5 pieces Sections 46 and 47 to be placed on small disposable paper plate. 46. Homemade Eat More Bars, 5 47. Pumpkin Fudge, 5 pieces Christmas 48. Christmas Cake 49. Shortbread, 5 50. Peanut Butter Balls, 5 51. Butterscotch Confetti Squares, 5 52. Gingersnaps, 5 53. Macaroon Cookies, 5 54. Chocolate Covered Fruit, one cup Special Diet Class Must specify type of diet (i.e. Diabetic, Lactose Free, etc.). 55. Muffin, any kind, no mixes, 3 56. Squares, 5 57. Canned Fruit, any variety, sealed – no wax in 250 or 500 ml jars. Fruit must be named.
61. Robert Wierstra Excavating Special: Pecan Pie 1st prize entry provided to sponsor. Prizes: $25.00, $15.00, $10.00 62. Lloyd Scott Enterprises Coconut Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies: Cookies, 5. All entries provided to sponsor. Prizes: $20.00, $15.00, $10.00, $5.00 63. Judy Howse-Ward Special: 5 dog biscuits. To be judged on smell, appearance, texture and healthy ingredients only. Please include a list of ingredients. All entries provided to sponsor. Prizes: $10.00, $6.00, $4.00 64. Barry Wood Special 2 Crust Peach Pie $10, $4, $3. First place to be Barry’s. 65. Alan Howatt (Howatt Family) Special: Raisin Pie, 2 crust - 9” foil 1st prize entry provided to sponsor. Prizes: $12.00, $8.00, $5.00 66. Lucan & Brandon Moyer Special: Coconut Cream Pie with Meringue 1st, 2nd and 3rd entries provided to sponsor. Prizes: $15.00, $10.00, $5.00 67. ‘Bob’ Broadfoot Special: Elderberry Pie, 8” to 9” foil plate 1st prize entry provided to sponsor. Prizes: $15.00, $10.00, $5.00 68. Almost Anything Wood Special: Raisin Butter Tarts, 5 on a plate. All entries provided to sponsor. Prizes: $25.00, $15.00, $10.00 69. Muriel Allan Special – Worst/Best Failure Entry planned for this year’s fair that did not turn out! Please include a sheet with explanation. Prizes: $15.00, $10.00, $5.00 70. Wilkin Special: Butter scotch chip cookies, 5. All entries provided to the sponsor. Prizes $20.00, $15.00, $10.00, $5.00 Special Prizes 1.
58. Paul Kankainen Special: Two Crust Apple Pie 1st prize entry provided to sponsor. Prizes: $10.00, $4.00, $3.00
59. The Gund Company Special: Pecan Tarts, 5, All entries provided to sponsor. Prizes: $30.00, $20.00, $15.00, $10.00
To the first time exhibitor with the highest points – Gift sponsored by I Love Chocolate Ltd., Fergus. To the exhibitor with the most points in Classes 45, 1 to 32 – Gift certificate from The Gorge Country Kitchen, Elora. To the exhibitor with the most points in Classes 46, 1 to 29 and 35 to 57 – Gift certificate from Fraberts Fresh Food, Fergus. To the exhibitor with the most points in Classes 46, 30 to 34 - $20.00 Gift certificate sponsored by Greg Mennie.
60. Wark Milk Transport Special: Butter Tarts, 5 with butter wrapper attached. Prizes: $5.00, $4.00, $3.00
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Rules: 1. All articles must have been completed within the last three years and cannot be shown more than two years. 2. One entry per person per section. 3. All entries to be placed in hall on Thursday, September 15, 2022 between 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. or on Friday, September 16, 2022 between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Entries arriving after 11:30 a.m. on Friday will not be accepted. 4. All entries must be CLEAN and must be made by the exhibitor unless otherwise stipulated. 5. Please attach tags to all handiwork with SAFETY PINS prior to entering. 6. Tags available prior to fair at Fergus Info. Centre, Joanie’s, Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex Office, and Geddes Garage, Alma. 7. The award for the exhibitor with the most points overall in the Handicraft Section cannot be won by the same person two years in succession. If this occurs, the overall prize will be awarded to the person with the second highest points. This is our attempt to encourage and recognize other participants involved. 8. Point System 5 - 3 - 1 9. First Time Exhibitor to mark all entry tags on top right corner with a red sticker (provided by fair). 10. The back copy of the entry form to be retained by the exhibitor as proof of ownership when picking up exhibits on Sunday afternoon between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. - No Exceptions 11. Should there be more than six entries in any section and on the advice of the judge, a 4th prize of $1.00 less than the 3rd prize will be awarded. 12. If using a commercial pattern, the name of the pattern designer/inspiration must be included on the tag. This is a copyright issue.
Grand Champion Quilts from Fergus Fair proceed to the District Competition (fall 2022) and if successful, to the Provincial Championship selection at the Annual Convention of the OAAS in February 2023. Grand prizes will be awarded in both classes at the 2023 Convention (quilt to be retained by owner). OAAS Champion Quilt & Reserve Champion Quilts at Fergus –Rosette
CLASS 47 - Quilts And Afghans
Prizes for sections 1-8: 1st -$12.00, 2nd - $8.00, 3rd - $6.00 unless otherwise stated. All quilts must be solely made (pieced and quilted) by exhibitor unless otherwise stipulated.
*Name of pattern/designer to be attached when possible.* See rule #12 1.
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Prize to the exhibitor with the most points in Handicraft a gift donated by Spinrite Yarns - Yarnspirations Prize to the first time exhibitor with the most points in Handicraft a Gift Certificate from Len’s Mill Store.
First completed quilt – no size restriction a) hand quilted b) machine quilted – domestic – self guided Sponsored by Susan Harrop. Quilt, domestic/mid/long arm machine quilted - total perimeter minimum 324” - made solely by exhibitor.Note: Prizes in #2 may be gift vs. cash a) free motion edge to edge - pantograph or digital b) self-guided custom Sponsored by Leslie Irvine & H.A. Kidd Modern quilt – minimum perimeter 200”. a) solely pieced and quilted by exhibitor b) pieced by exhibitor but quilted by another Sponsored by Leslie Irvine. ‘Quilt as you go Quilt’ – minimum perimeter 200”. Sponsored by Eileen Parkinson Christmas Quilt – minimum perimeter 200”. Pieced Quilts a) solely made and hand quilted by exhibitor - minimum perimeter 324” b) pieced by exhibitor but quilted by another - piecing only to be judged - minimum perimeter less than 300” c) pieced by exhibitor but quilted by another - piecing only to be judged - perimeter 300” or greater d) pieced and domestic self-guided, machine quilted (not long arm) solely by exhibitor - minimum perimeter 324” Sections 6a) sponsored by Eileen Parkinson. Section 6b) sponsored by Len's Mill Store - with gift certificates. Section 6d) Cheryl Westlake Designer’s Choice Quilt - no restrictions on textile and shape. Design innovation and/or originality expected and to include thread sketching or thread painting. Must be own original design. Sponsored by Ruth Kennedy. Couch Throw Quilt - less than/equal to 324” perimeter, but greater than 200” perimeter a) domestic self-guided, machine quilted b) tied.
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Champion Hand Quilted & Machine Quilted Class Rules Entries to be: a) Quilt to be solely made and hand quilted by the exhibitor and exhibited and judged at the local fair - minimum 324" on the perimeter. See Class 6a. OR b) Quilt to be solely made and machine quilted by the exhibitor and exhibited and judged at the OAAS local fair total perimeter measurement to be minimum of 324." The article can be square, rectangle, etc. See class 2 & 6D.
Prizes for sections 9 to 12: $7.00, $5.00, $4.00 9. Crib Quilt, purchased top - hand quilted 10. Crib Quilt, pieced and/or appliquéd a) hand quilted b) machine quilted 11. Wall Hanging - ready to hang - unframed a) pieced, hand quilted b) pieced and machine quilted c) appliquéd and machine quilted d) seasonal – any technique (not Christmas)
Handicraft Continued... 12. Small Quilt perimeter no larger than 72” a) hand quilted b) machine quilted To the exhibitor with the most points in Quilts (sections 1-12) a Gift Certificate from Country Lane Quilts- Melissa Stewart To the exhibitor in 2nd place in Quilts a gift certificate from Len’s Mill Store To the exhibitor in 3rd place in Quilts a gift certificate Fabricland Judges Choice -
Best Quilt of the Show Sponsored by Virginia Ingleby
Prizes for sections 13 to 14: $8.00, $6.00, $4.00 All prizes to be Gift Certificates donated by Len’s Mill Store 13. Afghan, minimum 40” x 54” a) knit b) crocheted 14. Lap afghan, minimum 30” x 36” to maximum 36” x 40” a) knit b) crocheted Best Afghan – Judge’s Choice – Rosette Infant’s Wear Health Canada Product Safety Bureau recommends children’s clothing have alternative closures instead of drawstrings, ribbons or ties at head and neck area to prevent strangulation hazard. Classes 15-18 sponsored by String Theory Yarn Shop, Fergus as gift certificates Prizes for sections 15 to 19: $6.00, $5.00, $4.00 15. Two-piece set of jacket and bonnet/hat a) knit, new born b) knit, over 6 month size 16. Knitted dress 17. Shawl 18. Blanket, crib size - approx. 30” x 45” a) knit b) crocheted 19. Bib - home sewn To the exhibitor with the most points in Infant’s Wear a gift certificate donated by Len’s Mill Store. Children’s Wear (up to size 14) Please read Health Canada Product Safety Bureau recommendations under Infant’s Wear. Prizes for sections 20 to 29: $6.00, $5.00, $4.00 20. Child's a) slippers b) pajamas - 2 piece set c) nightgown d) boxer shorts 21. Apron 22. Child’s sewn fabric dress 23. Halloween costume Classes 24-29 sponsored by String Theory Yarn Shop, Fergus as gift certificates 24. Pullover sweater, knit a) solid colour b) multi-colour (not variegated) 25. Sweater - character and/or picture knitted in 26. Cardigan (with or without buttons) 27. Toque a) knit b) crocheted
28. Toddler – sweater and hat set 29. Mitts, knit Adults Wear 30. Sewn Adult Chemo Headwear – all entries donated Prizes: $10.00, $8.00, $6.00 Sponsored by Groves Hospital Volunteer Association. 31. Knit/Crochet Adult Chemo Cap - all entries donated Prizes: $10.00, $8.00, $6.00 Sponsored by Groves Hospital Volunteer Association. Prizes for sections 32 to 35: $7.00, $6.00, $4.00 Classes 32-42 sponsored by String Theory Yarn Shop, Fergus as gift certificates 32. Long sleeve sweater, worsted weight, knit a) solid colour b) more than one solid colour (not variegated) 33. Crocheted/Knit handbag or purse 34. Long sleeve Cardigan (with or without buttons) 35. Yarn Cowl Prizes for sections 36 to 47: $6.00, $5.00, $4.00 36. Prayer Shawl 37. Scarf a) knit b) novelty yarn only 38. Socks a) more than one solid colour (not variegated) b) solid or variegated colour 39. Headwear - adult winter toque/hat 40. Headwear - ski head-band 41. Headwear - messy bun/ponytail hat 42. Fingerless Gloves 43. Blouse 44. Ladies’ skirt - sewn 45. Ladies’ top - sewn 46. Boxer shorts 47. Apron - made from a man's shirt To the exhibitor with the most points in - Sewing - Adult and Children’s Wear Sections 20-23 and 43-47 - a gift certificate donated by Fabricland. To the exhibitor with the most points in - Knitting/Crocheting Afghans, Adult and Children’s Wear Sections 13-14, 24-29, 32-42 - a gift certificate donated by Lens Mill. Dining And Living Room Accessories Prizes for sections 48 to 54: $5.00, $4.00, $3.00 48. Fabric table cloth 49. Fabric cushion 50. Mug Rug (2) 51. Hot Pads (2) 52. Table Runner - fabric a) pieced b) machine decorative stitching 53. Fabric Table Topper - maximum 24” x 24” 54. Fabric bun basket liner Kitchen Accessories Prizes for sections 55 to 62: $5.00, $4.00, $3.00 55. Decorated tea towel 56. Two different cotton dishcloths – knit 57. Two different cotton dishcloths – crocheted 58. Casserole carrier
59. Fabric Tea Cozy 60. Kitchen Apron a) bib apron b) half apron 61. Set of two homemade place mats (no computerized quilting) a) practical b) pieced (quilting optional) c) festive/seasonal (not Christmas) 62. Homemade shopping bag - fabric To the exhibitor with the most points in Dining Room, Living Room, and Kitchen Accessories - prize donated by Alma Women’s Institute. Crafts In memory of Phyllis Willfang this section is sponsored in part by Garry Willfang. Prizes for sections 63 to 65: $7.00, $5.00, $4.00 63. Purse/handbag with a closure (not knit/crocheted) 64. Creative stitchery picture, ready to hang 65. Cross-stitch picture, unframed, mounted with back visible a) counted - greater than 12“ of stitching b) counted - less than or equal to 12” of stitching Prizes for sections 66 to 76: $6.00, $5.00, $4.00 66. Wall hanging (not quilted) 67. Article made using recycled material a) fabric b) other - please indicate original use separately, must be easily transported 68. Wedding/Party Favour 69. Bedroom slippers, any design, adult only 70. Decorated picture frame 71. Article of wool felting 72. Handmade greeting or note card - no envelopes please *Please enter in a clear plastic bag* a) stamped b) paper folding c) other 73. Stuffed toy, any design, any material a) sewn b) knit/crochet 74. Novelty pincushion 75. Front door decoration - no wreaths 76. Front entrance decoration - no door decorations. To the exhibitor with the most points in Crafts sections 63 to 76 prize donated by Alma Women’s Institute. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85.
Decorated gift bag a) cloth b) paper Wreath (not Christmas) Halloween Trick or Treat bag Hand coloured page – any medium to colour One article of hand made jewelry - any medium, mounted Article of string art – not greater than 60” perimeter Woodworking article – no larger than 3 feet square Digital Memory Scrapbook Memory scrapbook - single page only a) Birthday b) Wedding c) Vacation 86. Memory scrapbook - double page only a) Fall Fair b) Generations
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Three different tree ornaments, mounted Stocking Tree skirt - any size Christmas Angel, maximum height 18” Placemats (2) - no computerized quilting Painted Christmas item Christmas table centrepiece Apron Memory scrapbook - double page (no digital) Fabric Table runner Three different gift tags - mounted Three different techniques required.
Joan Jefferson Special: Prize to the exhibitor with most points in Christmas section sponsored by the John Jefferson family in her memory. Senior Citizens (60 And Over) Sponsored in part by Sheree Bessey & Alma Women's Institute Prizes for sections 100 to 106: $6.00, $5.00, $4.00 100. Photo taken during your childhood, including story of the event – mounted – not to exceed 12” x 14” 101. Lap quilt - piecing only to be judged. 102. Handmade doll clothing, displayed on a doll. 103. Handmade Christmas Card 104. My first attempt at a new craft as a Senior. 105. Hand crafted bookmark, any medium 106. Knitted Toy To the exhibitor with most points in the Senior Citizens’ section – donation compliments of Victoria Park Seniors – Fergus Specials 107. Triangle Sewing Centre, Guelph Article suitable for home décor or personal use created using fabric scraps from a previous project. Prize to be gift certificate for 1st and 2nd place. 108. Shirley McFarlane Special Halloween theme wall hanging or lap size quilt, pieced and/or appliquéd and must be home machine quilted (not long arm machine). Prize to be a gift. 109. Quilter’s Nine Patch, Elmira - A Bag Larger than a coin purse, but smaller than a laundry bag – this bag can be an original design or one from a pattern. Entries will be judged on fabric choice, workmanship and trendy appearance. Pretend you are on an episode of Project Runway. Let’s wow the judges! Prizes -$15 & $10 gift cards. 110. Susan Harrop Special ‘Snowmen Theme’ – wall hanging not to exceed 120” in perimeter - with one or more snowmen. Prize to be a gift. 111. Quilted article of Paper Piecing Sponsored by Ruth Kennedy Prizes: 1st - $10.00, 2nd - $6.00, 3rd - $4.00
To the exhibitor with the most points in Crafts section 77 to 86 prize donated by Fabricland.
112. Grand Quilt Guild, Fergus Quilt top - minimum perimeter 300”. Prizes: 1st - $20.00, 2nd - $15.00, 3rd - $10.00, 4th $5.00
Christmas Corner Collection Sponsored in part by Robert Wierstra Excavating Ltd. Prizes for sections 87 to 99: $6.00, $5.00, $4.00 87. Christmas wall hanging (ready to hang) 88. Front door decoration a) Wreath b) Other
113. Grand Quilt Guild, Fergus A quilted article incorporating variations of at least 2 traditional blocks Prizes: 1st - $20.00, 2nd - $15.00, 3rd - $10.00, 4th $5.00
Handicraft Continued... 114. Len's Mill Special A quilted article incorporating at least two different borders. Prizes: 1st - $20.00, 2nd - $15.00, 3rd - $10.00, 4th $5.00 (gift cards) 115. Judy Eckhardt Special ‘It Started With A Panel’. An article that began as a panel. It must have additional piecing added to the panel as part of the design and be quilted by hand or machine. No computerized quilting. Maximum perimeter 190". Prizes: 1st - $12.00, 2nd - $8.00, 3rd - $5.00 116. Henny Veldhuizen Special: A flower theme wall hanging not to exceed 120” in perimeter. Prize to be gift. Sponsored by Almost Anything Wood. 117. Gerri McCullough Special: A Wallhanging no larger than perimeter of 90 inches to reflect a ‘Fall Theme’. Prizes: 1st - $25.00, 2nd - $15.00, 3rd - $10.00. 118. Frances Paulissen Special Repurposed Garment - must include a photo of the original article. Prizes: 1st - $10.00, 2nd - $5.00, 3rd - $3.00
CLASS 48A Contact:
Deb Veldhuizen 519-843-1681, Susan Harrop 519-835-9738
The Fergus Fall Fair encourages submissions from individuals over the age of 15 with developmental differences who reside in the County of Wellington. The following categories are chosen to showcase a vast variety of talents and skills. In fairness to ALL of the exhibitors in this section, we encourage each individual to produce their own authentic work with minimal assistance from others. Prizes: $5.00, $4.00, $3.00 Sponsored by Almost Anything Wood, Fergus. 1. 2.
Photography – 2 mounted 4” x 6” pictures of nature 2. Creative Art/Craft – any type/medium (ie. Sketch, painting, sculpture, clay, wood, sewing, knitting, etc) If mounted, no more than 12” x 18” Baking – 4 cookies or squares on a plate or a slice of cake, loaf or pie on a plate Nature Themed Craft – made with items found outdoors.
119. Bonnie DenHoed Special Three hand crafted greeting cards – 3 different techniques Prize to be a gift. 120. Robert Wierstra Excavating Ltd. – Mitten Tree One pair of home made mittens – no restriction on material, size nor pattern. All entries donated to a needy cause. Prizes: 1st - $25.00, 2nd - $15.00, 3rd - $10.00 PLEASE SUPPORT THIS VENTURE. 121. Canadian Embroidery Guild - Guelph Creative use of traditional and/or contemporary hand embroidery stitching techniques using the theme "Stitched Delights". 3D items allowed. Prizes: 1st - $10.00, 2nd - $6.00, 3rd - $4.00 122. Elora Apothecary & Trailside Pharmacy Seniors’ Survival Basket. A gift basket for a new ‘senior’ friend - no greater than 15”. Minimum 6 items with humour encouraged. Prizes: 1st - $12.00, 2nd - $8.00, 3rd - $5.00 123. Guelph Guild of Handweavers and Spinners Miscellaneous Needlecraft: a) any handwoven article b) article (woven, knit, crochet) using handspun fibre Prizes: 1st - $10.00, 2nd - $6.00, 3rd - $4.00 124. Pandemic Project: – ‘Very old project’, greater 10 years old completed during the last two years – Please include typed story. Sponsored by Susan Harrop. Prizes: 1st - $15.00, 2nd - $10.00, 3rd - $5.00.
The “Great Bowls of Fire”
Friday, September 16, 2022 5:00 p.m. Committee: Jane Shaw (email@example.com), Sandra Howatt, Holly McFarlane It will be a ‘chili’ day at the Fergus Fall Fair on September 16th as we host the fifth annual chili cook-off. Please join us with your culinary creation for a fun and flavourful competition! No entry fee. One entry per person. Entries must be tagged by 5:00 p.m. Entries become property of the Fergus Agricultural Society. Chili must be pre-cooked, hot and ready to serve. First, second and third prize will be selected by local judges. Entries will be accepted near the tractor pull registration area at the track. All fair visitors are invited to join us at the tractor pull for a bowl of chili, bun and pop for just $5.00!
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Terrie Theaker 519-787-1669, Chelsie Theaker
Rules: 1. All entries to be placed in hall on Thursday, September 15, 2022 between 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. or on Friday, September 16, 2022 between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Entries arriving after 11:30 a.m. on Friday will not be accepted. 2. All works of art to have been done by the exhibitor within the last year, must be framed or mounted and ready to hang. 3. Judges shall in all cases withhold award or prize where the exhibit is not worthy even though there is no competition, and may award 2nd or 3rd prize if the exhibit does not meet proper standard of excellence. 4. Only one entry allowed per section by the exhibitor. 5. Entries to be removed Sunday, September 18, 2022 between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. 6. Points awarded 1st - 3, 2nd - 2, 3rd - 1.
31. Abstract 32. Any subject - any medium A gift donated by Theaker’s Collision Ltd. to the exhibitor with the highest points in each age group listed above. Specials: 33. ‘Wheels in Motion’ Ages 12 and under. Any medium depicting anything with wheels bicycle, motorcycle, car, truck, tractor – even lawn mower. It can be past or futuristic – Have Fun! Prizes: $25.00, $15.00, $10.00. 34. ‘Wheels in Motion’ Ages 13 and over. Any medium depicting anything with wheels bicycle, motorcycle, car, truck, tractor – even lawn mower. It can be past or futuristic – Have Fun! Prizes: $25.00, $15.00, $10.00. Sponsored by Theaker’s Collision Ltd.
Prizes for sections 1 to 32: $6.00, $4.00, $2.00 Children: Junior Kindergarten to Grade 2 1. Painting - water colour 2. Drawing - crayon 3. Drawing any medium related to theme: Sunshine, showers & fresh cut flowers 4. Any subject - any medium Children: Grades 3 - 5 5. Cartoon - any medium 6. Collage 7. Painting - water colour 8. Drawing any medium related to theme: Sunshine, showers & fresh cut flowers 9. Any subject - any medium Children: Grades 6 - 8 10. Cartoon - any medium 11. Collage 12. Painting - water colour 13. Drawing any medium related to theme: Sunshine, showers & fresh cut flowers 14. Any subject - any medium Children: Grades 9 - 12 15. “Selfie” or self-portrait, any medium 16. Painting - oil or acrylic 17. Painting - water colour 18. Drawing - coloured pencils 19. Sculpture - any medium 20. Any subject - any medium Ages 18 and Over – Any Medium 21. Landscape 22. Water scene 23. Seasonal (depicting any season) 24. Still life or flower(s) 25. Animal(s) or bird(s) 26. House, barn or public building in this area 27. Portrait 28. Painted wooden object 29. Agricultural scene 30. Sculpture
Denise Kankainen 519-780-7750, Mary Mennie, Jean Homer, Jessica Swanston
* All entries please use small entry tags. * Rules: Please read General Rules and Regulations. 1. Antiques must be 50 years of age or older. Preference given to oldest article shown if under 50 years. 2. Exhibitors must own article being entered. 3. In fairness to others, no dealers may enter. 4. All articles will be displayed in locked showcase. 5. All entries to be placed in hall on Thursday, September 15, 2022 between 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. or on Friday, September 16, 2022 between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Entries arriving after 11:30 a.m. on Friday will not be accepted. 6. The back copy of entry form to be retained by exhibitor as proof of ownership when picking up exhibits on Sunday, September 18, 2022 between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. No exceptions. 7. Exhibitors may only enter one article per section. 8. Articles only to be removed by committee. 9. All entry tags must be securely fastened. NO TAPE TO BE USED. 10. No article to be higher than 8 inches in height. Antiques are shown at own risk. Prizes for sections 1 to 10: $3.00, $2.50, $2.00 1. Bud Vase 2. Flower Frog 3. Ink Well 4. Diary 5. Door Knocker 6. Hoof Pick 7. Geometry Set 8. Landing on the Moon Memorabilia 9. Flower Broach 10. Creamer Sponsored by Steve Parr - Parr Auctions.
Photography 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.
Stained Glass Window -1 regular size print Doing the Laundry -1 regular size print Canadian Landmark -1 regular size print Around the Farm -1 regular size print Helping Hands - 1 framed photograph of any of the following sizes 8”x10” or 8”x12” or 8.5”x11” Must be ready to hang
Junior Photography Prizes for sections 14 to 21: $5.00, $3.00, $2.00 Note: All photography in sections 14 to 21 must be mounted on white paper with one inch border. PHOTOS MUST BE TAKEN BY SOMEONE AGE 13 OR UNDER TO QUALIFY.
Robert Ecclestone 519-843-9976, Amy Witzel
Rules: 1. All entries to be placed in hall on Thursday, September 15, 2022 between 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. or on Friday, September 16, 2022 between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Entries arriving after 11:30 a.m. on Friday will not be accepted. 2. All photos to be have been taken by the exhibitor, and only one entry per class section. 3. No entry to have been shown more than one year. 4. All entries in Section 1 to 13 (Adult Photography) must be mounted on black paper with one inch border, single mat only. Each photograph in Section 14 to 21 (Junior Photography) must be mounted on white paper with one inch border. 5. Regular size prints means no larger than four by six (4 inches by 6 inches). 6. Prizes will be awarded at the discretion of the judges. Prizes will be awarded only on merit. 7. The photography class is open to anyone except those who make their living from photography. 8. All entries to be removed Sunday, September 18, 2022 between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. 9. Entry tags must be attached to the bottom left corner of the mount.
CLASS 51 - Adult Photography
Prizes for sections 1 to 13: $5.00, $3.00, $2.00
Note: All photography in section 1 to 13 must be mounted on black paper with one inch border. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.
In The Sky -1 regular size prints Winter Wonderland -1 regular size print A Street Scene -1 regular size print Sunrise or Sunset -1 regular size print Canadian Berries -1 regular size print Shadow -1 regular size print A Wedding Scene-1 regular size print Reflection in Water or Mirror -1 regular size print
14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21.
Pumpkin Time -1 regular size prints Canadian Flag -1 regular size print Stormy Weather -1 regular size print Musical Instrument -1 regular size print Bubbles -1 regular size print Parade -1 regular size print Beach Scene -1 regular size print Bugs -1 regular size print
A $15 prize to the exhibitor with the most points in sections 1 to 13 and 14 to 21 sponsored by D & I Photo.
CLASS 52 - Digital Class OPEN TO ALL AGES
This competition is open to all ages for people who like to modify and add to their digital photographs with computer software. Prizes: 1st - $10.00, 2nd - $5.00 1.
Digital Composite - Two regular size photos mounted together on black bristol board with 1” border. The first photo being the original photo, the second being the digital edited version of the original photo.
Digital Crop - Two regular size photos mounted together on black bristol board with 1” border. The first photo being the original photo, the second being something cropped out of the original photo.
Sponsored by Robert Ecclestone.
CLASS 53 - Love of Cats OPEN TO ALL AGES
1-5x7 mounted on red bristol board with 1" border Prizes: 1st - $20.00, 2nd - $10.00 Your favourite Photo of cat(s) this class is dedicated to a great fair friend Gayle Caudle who passed away Dec 5, 2021 . Gayle was a great ambasssor to the fair whether it be through sponsorship/ volunteering or bringing her family to the fair. Gayle loved all animals but cats were her favourite. Show us your favourite Cat(s) photo.
Youth Section Committee:
Committee: Mary Fraser 519-843-4498, Cindy Lindsay 519-843-3656, Linda Wing, Lucy Dyment, Irene Bultena, Marilyn Abraham, Amanda Wing, Sarah Osborne
Rules: 1. The Fergus Agricultural Society pays youth membership fee. 2. Exhibitor must be the prescribed age as of the first day of the Fair. 3. For all youth sections 1 – 98, entrants’ AGE must be printed and circled at top of the entry tag. Any participant who enters in more than one age category (open excepted) will be disqualified. 4. All exhibited food items must be on a paper or foam plate, in a SEALED plastic bag. No mixes. Tag to be stapled to the outside of the bag. 5. Entries to be dropped off in the hall on Thursday, September 15, 2022 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. or Friday, September 16, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 6. No article to be shown more than two years. 7. *Please use recipes provided. 8. 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 defeats the objectives of the Fair. 9. Entries are to be removed Sunday, September 18, 2022 between 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Horticulture How to prepare fruit and vegetables to show: · Choose medium carrots and potatoes. · Choose regular shaped vegetables. · Choose vegetables as nearly the same shape and size as possible. · Cut off tops, leaving only one inch. · Choose vegetables which are free from blemishes. · Polish with a dry cloth. · Choose large onions. Bend the tops over some time before pulling so that the tops will stop growing. Allow onions to dry in the sun. Do not peel. · Potatoes must not be washed. · Pumpkins and squash must have stems on. · All fruit and vegetables MUST be grown in your family garden.
Prize money sponsored in part by Royal LePage Royal City Realty Articles 1 - 83 prizes: $4.00, $3.00, $2.00 Ages 6 and under Top Points, ages 6 and under donated by Brighten Up 1. 2. 3.
A cookie made by Mom or Dad, decorated by the child. The longest carrot (tops not included). Ages 4 and under - A page of colouring (colouring book or computer) on white paper, using waxed crayons, mounted on construction paper. Ages 5 and 6 years. - A page of colouring (colouring book or computer) on white paper, using waxed crayons, mounted on construction paper. Flower mask made out of a paper plate – no Styrofoam
6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.
Most unusual shaped vegetable from the garden Finger painting creation on 8.5” x 11” white paper. A decorated pencil holder/container. Cotton Ball Snowman Lunch bag puppet – ‘Umbrella’ Refrigerator magnet under 4”. Necklace made using pasta and/or cereal, maximum 24”. Collage of pictures of flowers on 8 ½" x 11" paper, no scrapbook pages. 14. Collection from a walk – 6 items in a regular shoe box. (No live creatures) 15. Printing on lined paper, the numbers 1 to 10. Ages 7, 8 and 9 years old: Top Points, ages 7, 8, 9 donated by Clive and Linda Wing 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26.
Decorated Rice Krispies squares. (3) Chocolate Chip Cookies (3) Mud Pies (3)* Brownies - iced. (3) Lemon Loaf* Oddest shaped vegetable. Longest cucumber. Collection of 3 Root Vegetables, 2 of each (displayed in a container with a lid, container no larger than 13”) Bouquet of flowers for a teacher’s desk. A fall scene using different varieties of seeds, maximum size 8 ½ x 11. My Favourite Pizza made from modeling material, displayed on a paper plate in a sealable plastic bag. Pizza no larger than 6”. Printing in pencil on lined paper, the following: MAY FLOWERS If April Showers bring May Flowers And a flower brings a smile, Then I can't complain about all this rain 'Cause I love it when you smile. Author: Ashley Monroe
28. Painted clay flower pot - not to exceed 6” 29. Draw a picture of fireworks on black construction paper. Can use glitter, sequins etc. 30. Article made of duct tape – no larger than 12” Mud Pies 2 cups sugar 6 tbsp. cocoa 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla 1 cup shredded coconut 3 cups oatmeal
Melt cocoa, butter, sugar and milk in saucepan over medium heat; bring to boil. Keep at a rolling boil for extra 1 minute. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Stir in coconut and oatmeal. Drop by teaspoonful onto waxed paper. Chill. Lemon Loaf 3/4 butter or margarine 1/4 cup white sugar 2 cups all purpose flour
1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 grated rind of lemon 1 cup sour milk (use 1 tbsp vinegar in milk to sour)
Ages 13, 14 and 15 years Top Points, ages 13, 14, 15 donated by Mary Fraser.
Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and sugars together. Beat in eggs 1 at a time. Stir next 4 dry ingredients in a small bowl. Add flour mixture to butter mixture in 3 parts alternately with sour milk in 2 parts, beginning and ending with flour. Stir in lemon rind. Mix until blended. Spread in greased 9x13" pan. Bake in oven for about 40 minutes until an inserted wooden pick comes out clean. Topping: Heat 1/2 tbsp. lemon juice and 1/2 cup brown sugar. Stir to dissolve. Spoon over hot cake.
46. Chocolate Fudge (3) pieces, on a plate in a sealed plastic bag 47. White cupcakes, iced using Russian Flower Piping (search on the internet for technique( (3) 48. Butter tarts (3), on a plate in a sealed plastic bag 49. Cinnamon Bun, (1) one on a plate in a sealed plastic bag 50. Favourite baked square (3), on a plate in a sealed plastic bag 51. Collection of 3 different root vegetables, 2 of each. (displayed in a container with a lid, no larger than 13”) 52. 3 colourful peppers on a plate in a clear sealable bag 53. Bouquet of home grown flowers. 54. Homemade Christmas tree ornament 55. Painting on glass item, not a kit 56. Candle holders made from nature 57. Ingredients in a jar – “Sand Art Brownie Mix”* 58. Decorated pumpkin, no carving, maximum 10" including decorations 59. Birthday table decoration piece, no water, maximum 10" 60. Adult colouring page using pencil crayons, mounted on black background with ½” black border
Ages 10, 11 and 12 years old Top Points, ages 10, 11, 12 donated by Cor & Irene Bultena 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45.
M&M/Smarties cookies (3) Rocky Road Squares (3)* Shortbread cookies, any shape, decorated (3) Decorated Cupcake related to the Fair theme “Sunshine, Showers & Fresh Cut Flowers” (3) Loaf of Banana Bread Collection of 3 root vegetables, 2 of each (displayed in container with a lid, no larger than 13”) Single bloom in a vase Longest zucchini Tomatoes, 3 on a plate in a sealable bag, large varieties only. Ingredients in a jar – Colourful Candy Cookies* Decorated rain boot. Using twigs and pebbles, create a miniature campfire, mounted on a 6x6" solid base. Handmade Christmas card Soap Carving using standard soap bar Make a craft item found online. Print the picture from the website and attach it to your creation. No larger than 8".
*Rocky Road Squares 1 cup icing sugar 1 beaten egg 1/2 cup butter 1 pkg butterscotch or chocolate chips 2 cups miniature marshmallows Graham wafers (enough to line pan) Instructions: Melt icing sugar, egg, butter and chips in double boiler over medium heat. Cool slightly to prevent marshmallows from melting. Stir in miniature marshmallows. Line an 8x8" pan bottom with graham wafers. Pour mixture over wafers. Chill before cutting. *Colourful Candy Cookies Ingredients for jar: 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup M&M candies Instructions for jar: 1. Place sugar in a 1-quart jar and smooth over top to make even. 2. Spoon brown sugar over and pack down evenly. 3. In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Stir to mix. Spoon over brown sugar in jar, pressing down evenly. 4.Pour candies over flour mixture and place lid on jar.
*Sand Art Brownie Mix 1 cup + 2 tbsp all purpose flour 1/2 tsp salt 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 2/3 cup white sugar 1/3 cup baking cocoa 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup vanilla or white chips 1/2 cup pecans (optional) In a small bowl, combine flour and salt. This is the 1st layer in a quart size jar. Layer remaining ingredients in the order given above and seal the jar. Attach the following instructions to the jar. Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, whisk 3 eggs, 2/3 cup canola oil and 1 tsp vanilla together. Add brownie mix. Stir until blended. Spread into a 9” square baking pan. Bake 25 - 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean. Do not overbake. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 16 servings Sealed jar can be stored for up to 6 months.
Special Needs Category Top Points – Special Needs donated by Royal LePage Royal City Realty (Theme is Sunshine, Showers & Fresh Cut Flowers) 61. Painted Rock 62. Colouring page. Theme related 63. Decorated wooden spoon 64. A free drawn picture – Theme related 65. Necklace from buttons 66. Decorated flip flop 67. Collage – Theme related 68. The following sentence on line paper “You are My Sunshine, My Only Sunshine”
Youth Section Continued... OPEN CLASS Ages 15 and under Top points for the Open Class donated by Centre Wellington Dental 69. Tic-Tac-Toe board game and 3-D game pieces, all homemade/ decorated. Board to be under 8” square. 70. A "Three Little Pig" stick house made from pretzels, no larger than 8" in any direction 71. Wreath for a door 72. Pinecone animal 73. Handmade Nest with eggs, any medium 74. Any completed article – hand sewn 75. Any completed article – machine sewn 76. Wind Chimes 77. Largest maple leaf – pressed or waxed, mounted. Stem is not included when measuring. 78. Book mark 79. Painted stone, no larger than 6” 80. A single page of scrapbooking, including photos. One side to be judged, relating to theme: “Sunshine, Showers & Fresh Cut Flowers” 81. Acrylic Pour Painting - On a piece of canvas no bigger than 8x10", creating a one of a kind piece of art. 82. Tallest stalk of corn, no roots* 83. Largest sunflower head – 2 inch stem attached* *Note that Sections 82 & 83 sponsored by JR Scott (Scotty) will be displayed with the field crops*
Youth Specials: 84. Jennifer Craig Special – 3 Tea Biscuits without raisins (Ages 15 and under) 1st - $7.00, 2nd - $5.00, 3rd - $2.50 85. Rob Black Special 1st - $5.00, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00 a) 3 plain oatmeal cookies (Ages 9 and under) b) 3 peanut butter cookies (Ages 10 to 15 years) 86. Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies Plain Chocolate Chip Cookie Contest Open to all youth up to age 15 (as of December 31, 2022). The entry to consist of 8 homemade Chocolate Chip Cookies (no nuts) (max. 3" and min. 2") to be displayed on a firm, disposable plate. Judging to be based on presentation, general appearance, internal appearance and flavor. The winning entrant to participate in District 7 Competition in November 2022. Sponsored by: Intelligent Computer Systems Prizes: 1st - $7.00, 2nd - $5.00, 3rd - $3.00
Horticulture Specials Open to students Junior Kindergarten to Grade 6 as of September 2022 within Centre Wellington. 87. Gr. JK to Grade 2 – "Save the environment" Create an arrangement in a recycled container using a minimum of 3 kinds of foliage and 2 flowers/vegetables from your garden/flower bed.. Sponsored by the Elora and Salem Horticultural Society. Prizes: 1st - $7.00, 2nd - $5.00, 3rd - $3.00
88. Gr. 3 to Gr. 6 Make a scarecrow using all parts of an ear of corn including the stalk - accessories allowed. Maximum height 18" (46 cm.) tall. Sponsored by the Elora and Salem Horticultural Society Prizes: 1st - $12.00, 2nd - $9.00, 3rd – $6.00 89. JK to Gr. 6 – Nature in Bloom Create an arrangement featuring grasses and fresh flowers. Accessories to include an item relating to the theme “Sunshine, Showers & Fresh Cut Flowers” Sponsored by the Fergus Horticultural Society Prizes: 1st - $15.00, 2nd - $10.00
Quilting/Knitting Specials 90. Grand Quilt Guild, Fergus. Pieced Quilt Top, minimum size is 72” perimeter. Hand or machine pieced. NO panels accepted. Open to youth under 16 years of age. Prizes: 1st - $15.00, 2nd - $10.00, 3rd - $5.00 91. Judy Howse- Ward Special Apprentice Program: entries open to youth under 16 years. One completed piece of quilted work, minimum size is 60” perimeter, no maximum size. Entries can be hand or machine pieced and hand or machine quilted. NO panels accepted. Prizes: 1st - $10.00, 2nd - $6.00, 3rd - $4.00 92. I’m Learning to Knit Open to youth ages 15 and under. An article of knitting demonstrating at least two different stitches (not counting cast on/off). Sponsored by Susan Harrop Prizes: 1st - Knitting Gift, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00 93. I’m Learning to Crochet Open to youth ages 15 and under. An article of crocheting demonstrating at least two different stitches (not counting starting chain/bind off). Sponsored by Susan Harrop. Prizes: 1st - Crochet Related Gift, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00
Art Specials 94. Michael Black Special Create a 9 cm x 14 cm hand drawn bumper sticker promoting 4-H (coloured). Prizes: 1st - $5.00, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00 95. Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies ‘Youth Poster Competition’ Original Hand Made Design Theme: Promoting Your Fair – name and date of fair must be clearly shown on the poster. Sponsored by Burnside Farms Prizes: 1st - $7.00, 2nd - $5.00, 3rd - $3.00 Classes: a) Junior – youth up to and including grade 4 b) Intermediate – grade 5 to grade 8, inclusive. c) Senior – grade 9 to grade 12 Size: Minimum 22 cm x 28 cm without border Maximum 28 cm x 44 cm without border Entry to be mounted on Cardstock or Bristol Board to give a 2” border. Name of Fair, District, Owner and School to be clearly labeled on back of each entry. Judging to be based on overall appearance, ability to attract and hold attention, competition theme clear, and the quality of materials/end product. The winning entrant goes to the District Competition in November 2022.
Youth Section Continued... Other Specials 96. Centre Wellington Dental Special Scarecrow, up to 3 feet high. Must be standing on a sturdy base. Prizes: 1st - $10.00, 2nd - $6.00, 3rd - $4.00 97. Wellington County Farm and Home Safety Association Specials a) JK to SK – On an 8.5” by 11” sheet of paper draw a picture on any safety topic. Include a sentence on the picture to explain what your safety topic is. A parent may assist with writing the sentence. Prizes: 1st - $5.00, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00 b) Gr. 1 to Gr. 2 – On an 8.5” by 11” sheet of paper draw a five escape plan for your house. Show the location of the fire extinguishers and smoke alarms. Prizes: 1st - $10.00, 2nd - $5.00, 3rd - $3.00
School Exhibits Committee:
Judy Eckhardt 519-846-2214
Theme: ‘Sunshine, Showers & Fresh Cut Flowers' PLEASE PRE-REGISTER FOR SPACE AVAILABILITY. Rules: 1. Mural/Art displays open to all schools in the Centre Wellington Area. 2. One display per school. 3. School name is to be found on display. 4. Space allowed is 4 x 4 feet and space on the wall behind. 5. School exhibits to be placed in the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex Hall on Thursday, September 15, 2022 between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. sharp and must be removed on Sunday, September 18, 2022 between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Each school will receive a cheque of $25.00 for entering. Sponsored by World's Finest Midway.
c) Gr. 3 to Gr. 6 – Use logo to create a farm scene that showcases practicing farm safety. Place the lego scene on cardboard for display. 18x12 max size. Prizes: 1st - $10.00, 2nd - $5.00, 3rd - $3.00 d) Gr. 7 to Gr. 9 – On an 8.5” by 11” sheet of paper draw a picture on any safety topic. Include a sentence on the picture to explain what your safety topic is. Prizes: 1st - $10.00, 2nd - $5.00, 3rd - $3.00
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OPEN TO: Any residence within the Centre Wellington community area. One entry per residence.
OPEN TO: Any business within the Centre Wellington community area. One entry per business.
2022 Theme: “Sunshine, Showers & Fresh Cut Flowers” Rules: 1. No entry fee. 2. Displays must be in place and registered with a committee member no later than Saturday, September 3, 2022. 3. Display can be created with props and materials of your choice. 4. Display must be on private property and if in a rural area, a minimum of 10 feet away from fence lines. 5. Display to be accompanied by sign that clearly states ‘See you at the Fergus Fall Fair, September 16, 17, 18. ’ Sign must be visible from road. 6. Displays must remain in place throughout the duration of the fair weekend. 7. The judge(s) will judge entries on site, using the following criteria: 30% - Overall appearance (effective use of space, colour, neatness, uniqueness and general appeal) 30% - Incorporation of annual fall fair theme (originality) 40% - Promotional impact (visibility of fair dates, memorability) 8. All entries will receive one 8” x 10” picture to be displayed at the Fergus Fall Fair in the Exhibit Hall. Awards will be presented at the annual Fergus Fall Fair Ambassador Competition and Beef BBQ on Sunday, September 11, 2022. (See page 6 for details).
2022 Theme: “Sunshine, Showers & Fresh Cut Flowers”
OBJECTIVE: To create a display promoting the Fergus Fall Fair’s annual theme.
1st - $100.00 + 4 vouchers to the fair 2nd - $75.00 + 2 vouchers to the fair 3rd - $40.00 + 2 vouchers to the fair 4th - $30.00 + 2 vouchers to the fair 5th - $20.00 + 2 vouchers to the fair 6th - $10.00 + 2 vouchers to the fair All qualifying entries to receive 2 vouchers to the fair. Sponsored by Fenton Farms and Kieswetter Custom Farming
OBJECTIVE: To create a display promoting the Fergus Fall Fair’s annual theme.
Rules: 1. No entry fee. 2. Displays must be in place and registered with a committee member no later than Saturday, September 3, 2022. 3. We encourage all entrants to explore the possibilities available to them to ensure a unique and memorable display. 4. Decisions will be based on quality, not quantity. 5. Displays may be indoors or outdoors. 6. Display to be accompanied by sign that clearly states ‘Fergus Fall Fair, September 16, 17, 18.’ Signs must be visible. 7. Displays must remain in place throughout the duration of the fair weekend. 8. The judge(s) will judge entries on site, using the following criteria: 30% - Overall appearance (effective use of space, colour, neatness, uniqueness and general appeal) 30% - Incorporation of annual fall fair theme (originality) 40% - Promotional impact (visibility of fair dates, memorability) 9. All entries will receive one 8” x 10” picture to be displayed at the Fergus Fall Fair in the Exhibit Hall. Awards will be presented at the annual Fergus Fall Fair Ambassador Competition and Beef BBQ on Sunday, September 11, 2022. (See page 6 for details). Prizes: 1st - Gift certificate for $500.00 in advertising with The Wellington Advertiser + 4 vouchers to the fair 2nd - $50.00 + 2 vouchers to the fair 3rd - $40.00 + 2 vouchers to the fair 4th - $30.00 + 2 vouchers to the fair 5th - $20.00 + 2 vouchers to the fair 6th - $10.00 + 2 vouchers to the fair All qualifying entries to receive 2 vouchers to the fair. Sponsored by The Wellington Advertiser and Downtown Fergus BIA
Thanks For Sharing Your Fair Spirit! Winners of 2019 Display competitions were: Barry Lindsay and Family Undercover Quilts and More www.fergusfallfair.ca
Cookie Decorating Sunday, September 18, 2022 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. Committee:
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Children of all ages are welcome to join Nancy Ingram and Erin Knight for some cookie decorating fun! Show your creativity as you decorate a special treat to take home or eat right away! Please meet us near the back of the Entertainment Tent by the main entrance from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. Hope to see everyone there! Sponsored by Dominion Lending - FC Funding, License # 10671, Independantly Owned and Operated
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Sunday, September 18, 2022 12:00 noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Viki Kidd has been involved in dog training for over 25 years and first participated at the Fergus Fall Fair in 2003. Come and listen to Viki as she highlights the history of Border Collies and Sheepdog trials in North America and the United Kingdom and puts on a great show! Viki welcomes audience questions during and after each 30 minute demonstration. Sponsored by Edge Realty Solutions, Brokerage
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