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This years theme is: Sunflowers

  • 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 August 31/23 . THEY WILL NOT BE MAILED.  If not picked up by 4pm on August 31, 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, August 31st, between 6:30p.m. & 9:30 p.m. ONLY.

  • Judging will take place Friday, September, 1 , 9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

  • You can pick up your entry(ies) on Monday, September 4th between 4:00 & 5:30 p.m. Prize money cheques will be mailed to you AFTER the fair.

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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 August 31, 2023

  • 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, August 31st, 2023

  • 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

Prize Money

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

 

Classes:

Ages 3 & Under

1.  Draw and colour a picture of a sunflower on paper 8 1/2" x 11"

2.  Use your handprint to make a sunflower on a paper plate

3.  Collect 6 different things - put in a 6 section egg carton

4.  Make a sunflowers from playdough

5.  Put 1 yellow item in a jar and write the letter S on the lid

6.  Make a ladybug from part of an egg carton - Special

7.  Make an edible cereal necklace - Extra special

 

Ages 4 & 5

8.  Make 3 sunflowers using popsicle sticks

      Put in a pot

9.  Collect 10 different yellow things

      Put in a jar and write the word SUN on the lid

10. Sunflowers face

       Draw a sunflower with a face on a paper plate

11. Build something from Lego

       No larger than 10" x 10" including base - no kits allowed

12. Drawing of "ME"

       On a paper 8 1/2" x 11"

SPECIAL

13. Bumble Bee 

       Make a bumble bee from part of an egg carton

EXTRA SPECIAL

14. Make a pasta necklace

 

Ages 6 to 8

15. Bookmark

        Create a bookmark  using any material, decorate with sunflowers

16. Collage

       Collage of both happy faces and sunflowers on paper 8 1/2" x 14" (Completely covered with no writing or title)

17. "Me with my best friend"

         Draw a picture of "Me with my best friend" on paper 8 1/2" x 11"

18. Penmanship

       Print or cursive write the following in your best penmanship:

       Finish the sentence "At Perth Fair, I like _______"

19. Lego vehicle

       Create a lego vehicle no larger than 10" x 10" including base - no kits allowed

SPECIAL

20. Sailboat

       Create a sailboat from half an egg carton

EXTRA SPECIAL

21. Rainbow

       Make a rainbow using buttons on heavy paper or cardboard

Ages 9 to 12:

22. Penmanship

       Print or cursive write the following in your best penmanship:

       I want to be a sunflower; so that even on the darkest days I will stand tall and find the sunlight

23. Lego Farm Machine

       Build a lego farm machine - no larger than 10" x 10" including base - no kits allowed

24. Clothespin sunflower

       Make a sunflower out of clothespins

25. Flip Flops

       Decorate a pair of flip flops

26. Sunflower acrostic

       Print an acrostic with the word Sunflower

SPECIAL

27. Egg Carton Sunflowers

       Create 3 sunflowers using part of an egg carton and put flowers in a decorated container

EXTRA SPECIAL

28. Thank you Card

        Make a thank you card showing this year's theme of sunflowers

Ages 13 to 16:

29. Lego Building

       Build a Lego building - no larger than 12" x 12" including base - no kits allowed

30. Penmanship - Sunflower Facts

       Print or cursive write the following 2 interesting facts of a sunflower & add a new fact that you know about sunflowers

       "It is the only flower with the word flower in its name
        People can eat the seeds"

31. Sunflower

       Make a sunflower from metal bottle caps and put on heavy paper or cardboard

32. Sunflower Picture

       Draw a picture of one or more sunflowers on paper 8 1/2" x 11"

33. Handmade Jewelry

       Handmade Jewelry from any medium

SPECIAL

34. Colourful ocean

       Create a colourful ocean in half an egg carton

EXTRA SPECIAL

35. Candy Wrapper story

       Create a candy wrapper story (at least 3 sentences) about the Perth Fair using at least 6 candy wrappers

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, August 31st. 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

Entry Rules:

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.

Classes:

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)

CLASS 501

1. . Giant Onions

3. 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.

5. Multi-head sunflower any variety, judged on number of open heads on plant.

6. Zucchini, judged by weight

8. Beet, judged by weight

10. Beet, judged by weight

11. Large Vegetable Special

      Any unusually large vegetable, not listed. Must not be crossed with any other variety

Garden Vegetables (15 yrs & under)

CLASS 601

33. Collection of garden vegetables                                                                                                                                                                               An Displayed on or in a container no larger than 24" X 24", judged on quality, number of varieties and arrangement

Vegetable People

Any combination of just vegetables to create a vegetable person. Must be titled (ie: My Grandpa or My Teacher etc.) 

31. 7 years and under

32. 8 to 15 years

36. A Garden Scarecrow, best scarecrow for use in the garden. Not over 7' tall.

Flowers (15 years & under)

CLASS 701

Prize Money - 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $6.00 - Sponsored by Rhonda Bulloch

 

42.  Fall splendor

        An arrangement of Sunflowers and colourful fall materials found in you yard. not to exceed 16"

 

Home Baking (15 years & under)

CLASS 702

38. White bread, made in a bread machine - 1 loaf

PRIZE -  1st $15.00, 2nd $7.00,3rd $6.00

PRIZE -  1st $6.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $4.00

39. Chocolate Chip Cookies Without Nuts - 3

       Age: Up to 15 yrs old

40. Recipe including Rice Krispies - 3

41. 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.

42. Cookies decorated as Sunflowers

       AGE 9 & under - 3   cookies

43. Cookies decorated as Sunflowers

       AGE 10 - 15yrs - 3   Cookies

44. Cupcakes decorated as Sunflowers

       AGE 9 & under - 2  Cupcakes

45. Cupcakes decorated as Sunflowers

       AGE 10 - 15yrs - 2  Cupcakes

Bottled Goods (15 years & Under)

CLASS 703

PRIZE MONEY - 1st $6.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $4.00

 45. Strawberry freezer jam - 250ml jar - Sponsored by Mississippi Berries

 46.  Raspberry freezer jam - 250ml jar - Sponsored by Mississippi Berries

 

Young Handicrafts (15 years & Under)

CLASS 705    

S.M.A. = Sample Material Attached

 

46.  Wrap and decorate any non-perishable food item  - Will be donated to local food bank        

47. Sewn Sock puppet - Ilene Myerscough

48.  Pair of shorts - Sew a pair of shorts with elastic waist from any type of fabric

49.  Scarf - Knit any style of scarf 

50.  Bag - Create any style of bag from recycled fabric       

                                etc.

Junior Photographers (15 years & Under)

CLASS 707

13. Happy Days 

      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)

CLASS 708  

No entry larger than approximately 24" long x 12" wide x 34" high

  1. Any wooden article - 8 years and under

  2. Any wooden article - 9 years to 12 years of age

  3. Any wooden article - 13 years to 15 years of age

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