This years theme is: Grandma's Kitchen
Entry forms can be done interactively from the website www.assistexpo.ca/perthfair .
Pick the sections you want to enter. You may only enter one item in each section.
Fill in the entry form with all the information requested. One name on each entry form – entry forms are available on the website or at the office.
Email, mail or bring entry form (not your entry) to the fair office between Aug 1st and Aug 31st. The Fair office is located on the fairgrounds in the green AGRICON BUILDING. During the month of August someone is usually in the office 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon to Fri. You may put your entries in the mail slot in the door.
Tags must be PICKED UP at the office by September 1/22 . THEY WILL NOT BE MAILED. If not picked up by 4pm on September 1, they will be available in the Homecraft Building between 6:30 and 9:30.
You must have a tag for each exhibit -- it is best to order a tag for every section you think you might enter. If you do not use all of them, that is okay.
Bring your exhibit with the tag attached to the Homecraft building on the fairgrounds on Thursday, September 1st, between 6:30p.m. & 9:30 p.m. ONLY.
Judging will take place Friday, September, 2 , 9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
You can pick up your entry(ies) on Monday, September 5th between 4:00 & 5:30 p.m. Prize money cheques will be mailed to you AFTER the fair.
Entries on this page require tags
Please note Rules Governing the Perth Fair. They pertain to all classes. Please read them carefully.
All exhibits are the responsibility of the exhibitor.
Articles must be new work - not shown before!
Please Note: Some events, sections, or classes are subject to change. We apologize for any inconvenience.
801 - JUNIOR DEPARTMENT
Committee: Elaine Foster (613-264-2901), Lisa Kirkham
Please go to www.assistexpo.ca/perthfair to register your child's entries. Tags will be available for pick-up in August.
Parents are urged to allow their children to do the work and preparation for the exhibits without assistance. Please read and help your children understand the rules, encourage them in every way and help them to get their exhibits to the fair.
Ages are as of January 1, 2022
Children may enter into classes above their age group
Exhibits must arrive at the Fair from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm on Thursday, September 1, 2022
Exhibits are to be picked up between 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm on the last day of the Fair. (Exhibits not picked up by 5:30 will be will be kept in the Fair Board office). Please don’t leave your child’s beautiful work behind!
801 - Junior Department
Regular 1st $4.00 2nd $3.00 3rd $2.00
Special 1st $5.00 2nd $4.00 3rd $3.00
Extra Special 1st $8.00 2nd $6.00 3rd $4.00
Ages 3 & Under
1. An item that Grandma would like
2. Paper plate - You Are My Sunshine Make a paper plate to look like a sunshine
3. Make a tree - Trace your arm and hand. Colour and decorate it to look like a tree
4. "Look what I found at Grandma's house" - display it in a jar.
5. Draw a heart - Decorate it
6. Coloured picture with the letter G
Picture can be printed or from a colouring book. Put the letter G on it
7. Draw a picture of Grandma
Ages 4 & 5
8. Draw and Colour "What I like to do at the fair"
On paper 8 1/2" x 11"
9. Collect 3 things that remind you of Grandma
Display in a box
10. Print the numbers 175
on a page 8 1/2"x11" and decorate the page
11. Artwork - "A Button Flower"
Make a flower out of buttons on an 8 1/2"x11" page
12. Dress a stuffed animal as a Grandma
13. Paint and decorate a flower pot
14. Write the word "Grandma" and decorate the 8 1/2"x11" page
Ages 6 to 8
15. Decorate a wooden spoon to look like your favourite animal
16. Lego farm machine
ONE farm machine made from Lego (no kits allowed). No larger than 10" x 10"
17. Make a paper flower
18. Print 5 things found in Grandma's kitchen
19. Create a bookmark using any material
20. Print your 5 favourite things about Perth's 175th Fair on a paper 8 1/2" x 11" and decorate the page
21. Treasures from a walk - display 6 items in a half egg carton
Ages 9 to 12
22. Handmade jewelry - out of any medium
23. Collect 40 red and/or blue items to fit in a jar
24. Create a mosaic sun catcher, using tissue paper
25. Build a Lego house
No larger than 12" x 12", no kits allowed
26. Make a card for Grandma
27. Collage of Flowers
Completely covered with no writing or title on a 11"x14" page
Print your Grandma's favourite recipe on 8 1/2" x 11" paper
Ages 13 to 15
29. Finish the Poem in 4- 6 lines
"I'm going to Perth's 175th Fair"
30. Pop bottle planter
Use a 2 litre pop bottle to create a planter with a plant in it and decorate the bottle
31. Apron uses
List 6 different uses for an apron on page 8 1/2"x11"
32. Lego - Build a ride or game from the fair
No kits allowed. No larger than 12'x12'
33. Hardware person
Use tin cans, bolts, nuts, screws, etc - not to exceed 18" in height
34. Bouquet of flowers
Make at least 6 flowers using any medium and display in a vase
35. Design a cookbook cover, include a recipe from Grandma - no larger than 8 1/2"x11"
802 - POSTER CONTEST
We invite you to enter our Perth Fair Poster competition. Entries are to be brought to the Homecraft building between 6:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. Thursday, September 1st. This is your opportunity to create an exciting and imaginative poster. Be sure to include a title. THEME: "PROMOTING YOUR FAIR"
PRIZE MONEY 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $7.00, 4th $6.00, 5th $5.00
a) Theme: “Promoting Your Fair” – Important** Name and date of fair must be clearly shown on poster.
b) Must be hand drawn.
c) Poster size: -Minimum –22cm X 28cm, without border. -Maximum – 28cm X 44cm, without border.
d) Each entry must be centered on CARDSTOCK or BRISTOL BOARD exposing a 5.5 cm. border on all four sides.
e) Name of fair & owner of poster and complete mailing address to be clearly labeled on the back of each entry.
f) The winning poster from each class at each fair will be eligible to enter the district competition. District winners are eligible to enter at the provincial competition.
g) Judging Standards: Overall Appearance – 50 points Hand Drawn – 35 points OAAS Criteria (size, material, theme) – 15 points
1. Junior Poster
Youth up to and including grade 4
2. Intermediate Poster
Youth Grade 5 to Grade 8 inclusive
3. Senior Poster
Grade 9 to Grade 12 inclusive
Large Vegetables (15 yrs & under)
1. . Giant Onions, judged by weight.
2. Sunflowers, judged by diameter of head, stem to be cut off at ground level & leaves on lower 3ft removed.
All sunflowers in 501-3 are automatically entered in Sunflower Special for Tallest Sunflower.
3. Multi-head sunflower any variety, judged on number of open heads on plant.
4. Zucchini, judged by weight
5. Beet, judged by weight
6. Giant Pumpkin, judged by weight. All pumpkin entries become the property of the sponsor for display purposes.
7. Any unusually large vegetable other than current categories, must not be crossed with another variety. Judged by comparing to average vegetable of same variety. Judged on quality, good appearance, & size or weight. (Up to judges discretion). Exhibitor must be able to provide information on the variety ie: name, family it belongs to etc.....
Junior Gardeners (15 yrs & under)
41. The Road to Grandma's House An arrangement of colourful materials found along the roadside Accessories may be used. Not to exceed 18"
Any combination of just vegetables to create a vegetable person. Must be titled (ie: My Grandpa or My Teacher etc.) Judges favourite of vegetable people categories (601-31 and 601-32)
31. 7 years and under
32. 8 to 15 years
33. A Garden Scarecrow, best scarecrow for use in the garden. Not over 7' tall.
Flowers (15 years & under)
Prize Money - 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $6.00 - Sponsored by Rhonda Bulloch
41. The Road to Grandma's House
An arrangement of colourful materials found along the roadside. Accessories may be used. Not to exceed 18"
Home Baking (15 years & under)
39. White bread, made in a bread machine - 1 loaf, - Sponsored by Kristine Desjardine
PRIZE - 1st $15.00, 2nd $7.00,3rd $6.00
PRIZE - 1st $6.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $4.00
40. Chocolate Chip Cookies Without Nuts - 3
Age: Up to 15 yrs old
Winner Agrees to compete at district 2 level Annual meeting in Oct. 29, 2022. The winner from our district competes at the OAAS convention in Toronto in February 2023. The District and OAAS competitions require 8 cookies.
41. Recipe including Rice Krispies - 2
42. Bite Size Energy Balls
3 on plate
43. Giant Chocolate chip cookie
5 - 6 inches wide, without nuts
THE FOLLOWING COOKIES AND CUPCAKES WILL BE JUDGED ON DECORATIONS ONLY.
ALL DECORATIONS MUST BE EDIBLE.
44. Cookies decorated as Grandma’s Kitchen
AGE 9 & under - 3 cookies
45. Cookies decorated as Grandma’s Kitchen
AGE 10 - 15yrs - 3 Cookies
46. Cupcakes decorated as Grandma’s Kitchen
AGE 9 & under - 2 Cupcakes
47. Cupcakes decorated as Grandma’s Kitchen
AGE 10 - 15yrs - 2 Cupcakes
48. Pinterest Recipe - with pin attached
Best junior baker (age 15 & under). Must enter a minimum of 3 classes 702-1 to 702-47 (all other classes will be listed in main prize and website). Please tell us when you bring your baking in if you want to be considered for this prize
Bottled Goods (15 years & Under)
PRIZE MONEY - 1st $6.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $4.00
47. Strawberry freezer jam - 250ml jar - Sponsored by Mississippi Berries
48. Raspberry freezer jam - 250ml jar
Young Handicrafts (15 years & Under)
S.M.A. = Sample Material Attached
46. Any article made from recycled fabric and cans
47. Decorate an unopened, non-perishable box or canned
food as a gift (10 years & under)
All entries donated to local food bank.
48. Sewn fabric microwave bowl holder - SMA - Sponsored by Gail McFarlane
49. Sewn door draft stopper - SMA
50. Sock puppet - sponsored by Ilene Myerscough
Decorated to look like Grandpa, using embroidery, sewing,
Junior Photographers (15 years & Under)
13. My Favourite Place
Pictures can be up to 5" x 7" in size - Printed pictures MUST have a 1" (2.5 cm) WHITE border around the image, using materials such as Bristol board or construction paper. Therefore a 5" x 7" photo including 1" border will total 7" x 9". New pictures only (i.e. those not shown before)
Junior Woodworkers (15 years & Under)
No entry larger than approximately 24" long x 12" wide x 34" high
Any wooden article - 8 years and under
Any wooden article - 9 years to 12 years of age
Any wooden article - 13 years to 15 years of age