RICHMOND FAIR HOMECRAFT 2019
Deadline to register in all Homecraft categories (excluding CLASS 55: Wine, Beer & Liqueur) is Friday, September 13th, 2019
Mail, email or fax entries to:
Richmond Agricultural Society, P.O. Box 1210, Richmond, Ontario K0A 2Z0;
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: (613) 838-3933
A $10.00 exhibitor fee is required for all entries unless otherwise noted. The exhibitor fee must be paid with online entries, mailed or brought into the Fair Office at 6121 Perth Street prior to the entry deadline. No exhibitor will be allowed to make more than one entry in any one section. Exhibitor tags can be obtained at the fair office during business hours.
Drop off dates & times:
All items, excluding quilts, are to be dropped off on September 18 between 4-6:30pm or September 19 between 7-830am in the Curling Club. Quilt entries are to be dropped off on September 16 between 6-8:30pm or September 17 between 7-8:30am - Quilts for the 175 Quilt Display are to be dropped off in the 2nd floor of the arena; quilts for judging are to be dropped off in the 2nd floor of the Curling Club.
Homecraft Exhibits will be on display during the Fair, Thursday from 4:00 - 7:00 pm, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am - to 8:00 pm, and Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. The Richmond Agricultural Society will not be responsible for loss or damage to entries.The display will be closed Sunday, September 22nd, at 4:30 pm. Exhibitors with identification are able to pick up their entry from committee members when the building re-opens at 5:00 pm. All exhibits must be picked up on Sunday, September 22nd. Any articles not picked up by Monday at 11am will be disposed of.
NOTE: Prize money will be mailed out following the Fair for all Homecraft entries.
Homecraft Prize Book
CLASS 55: WINE, BEER & LIQUEURS
All Beer, Wine, Liqueur and Cider entries must be brought to the Fair office by Tuesday, Sept 10th, at 6:00pm.
RULES: Entry forms and bottle tags must bear identical information as to entrant, section and ingredients. Bottles must be of clear or tinted glass and clean (no labels). Wine & Liqueur bottle size will be 750 ml, (1/2 bottle accepted in some classes) and beer and cider bottles 375 ml (glass) or 500 ml (PET plastic). Liquor or other bottles are not acceptable. Closures will be new. Screw-caps or twist-off caps will NOT be accepted except for PET bottles. Entry tags are best attached using elastics. Competitors may enter only one wine, liqueur, beer or cider in each section and are responsible for selecting the correct section in which to enter a wine, beer, liqueur or cider. The decision of the judge is final. Failure to comply with any one of these rules may result in the disqualification of the entry.
NEW! DECORATE A WINE GLASS/GOBLET - PRIZES: 1st $10, 2nd $6, 3rd $5
16.Theme: ‘Wild and Wacky’
WINE COMPETITION - PRIZES: 1st $15, 2nd $10, 3rd $5
1. White Table wine from concentrate 7
2. White Table wine from fresh fruit or juice
3. Rose Table wine
4. Red Table wine from concentrate
5. Red Table wine from fresh fruit or juice
6. Country wine
7. White Sweet wines (including Ice wine), half bottles are acceptable
8. Red Sweet wines (including Ice wine), half bottles are acceptable
9. Best of Show (Wine only classes 1-8). Prize - $50.00; sponsored by Don Sadler
Wines may be made from concentrates, juice and/or fresh grapes. Single variety wines must contain 100% of the grape variety named. Blended wines must be identified as to the percentage of each variety in the blend and may contain no more than 75% of a dominant grape or fruit variety.
Red Table Wine: Red Table Wines are dry with an alcohol content of 10% to 13% and are to be drunk with richly flavoured foods. Colour range is from light red through ruby and garnet. Redpurple edges denote a young wine. Brown tinges denote an older, possibly oxidized or faulty wine.
White Table Wine: White Table Wines are dry with an alcohol content of 9% to 11% and are to be drunk with lighter flavoured foods. The colour ranges from clear to straw and golden. Greenish tinges indicate youth. Brown tinges indicate aging or faults. Sweetness may be perceived (as in German styles) but the sugar should not be noticeable before the fruity character of the wine. The wine should not be sparkling.
Rosé Table Wine: Rosé has an alcohol content of 9% to 12% and are delicate in flavour with a clean refreshing aftertaste. Colour ranges from pale pink, orange and very pale red. Rosé wines lack the acidity of white wines and the complexity and dryness of reds. No more than 1% 6 residual sugar is allowed.
Country Wine: Wines in this class must be made from 95% NON-GRAPE fruits. Herb wines are not acceptable but flower and sap wines are allowed. A range of colours is permitted. Alcohol content is 9% to 12% and sweetness range (from dry to sweet) must be in character with the wine. Typical examples include blueberry, strawberry, peach, cherry, apple (not cider or apple jack), and birch sap.
Sweet Wine: Aperitif - A slightly sweet, fortified wine, meant to be drunk as an appetizer before dinner. Dessert - Accompanies dessert course and blends nicely with pastries, fruits and other such sweet dishes. After-Dinner - These are sweet, fortified and are popular after dinner.
LIQUEUR COMPETITION - PRIZES: 1st $10; 2nd $6; 3rd $5
10. Homemade Fruit Liqueurs, half bottles are acceptable
11. Homemade Non-Fruit Liqueurs, half bottles are acceptable
Liqueurs are typically quite sweet; they are usually not aged for long after the ingredients are mixed, but may have resting periods during their production to allow flavours to marry.
Homemade Fruit Liqueur: made from a distilled spirit that has been flavoured with fruit and bottled with added sugar or other sweetener. The type of distilled spirit and of fruit used in the making of the entered liqueur should be identified on the bottle or on the entry tag.
Homemade Non-Fruit Liqueur: made from a distilled spirit that has been flavoured with cream, herbs, spices, flowers or nuts and bottled with added sugar or other sweetener. The type of distilled spirit and of flavouring used in the making of the entered liqueur should be identified on the bottle or on the entry tag.
BEER COMPETITION - PRIZES: 1st $10, 2nd $6, 3rd $5
12. Light beer
13. Dark beer
Natural and artificial carbonation is acceptable. Artificially carbonated beer should be clear. A deposit in the bottom of the bottle is acceptable for naturally carbonated beer (with priming sugar in bottle or in bulk). Gushing on opening will disqualify any entry. Each entry should be identified as either Brew-on-Premise (BOP) Made or Home Made.
Light Beer: Alcohol content to be no higher than 5%. Pale blond to straw in colour, light body, lightly hopped, dry to perceptively sweet, smooth aftertaste.
Dark Beer: Alcohol content to be no higher than 5%. Colour dark golden to amber. Medium body, medium to heavy hops, bitter flavour, dry to perceptively sweet.
CIDER COMPETITION - PRIZES: 1st $10, 2nd $6, 3rd $5
14. Still Cider
15. Sparkling/Sweet Cider
(Still Cider, Sparkling/Sweet Cider) Cider is a low alcoholic beverage made from apple juice by alcoholic fermentation. The sweet cider (Pourlx and Nicholas, 1980) has residual sugar from fermentation, or is sweetened after fermentation, and still cider has low sugar and is without carbon dioxide.
The wine, liqueurs & beer class has been sponsored by Bill Reid unless otherwise noted.
Committee: Chair: Nigel Moorcroft (613) 290-2513, Vice: Laura Boyd; Rick Todd, Jim Wagdin, Allison Todd, Courtney MacLellan
CLASS 50: ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES
RULES: Antiques must be at least 50 years old. A written statement (PROVENANCE) giving historical interest and approximate age of the item is requested. This information is a factor in how your item will be judged!
CLASS 60: FRUITS & VEGETABLES
Entries are restricted to amateur growers, resident in Ontario
All vegetables and roots must be clean.
When a certain number is specified there must be neither more nor less.
All specimens, once in the hall, are under control and subject to order of the Committee Chairperson.
In absence of competition in a section, or if stock or articles exhibited be of inferior quality, the judge will award only such premium as they deem exhibit merits.
Entries cannot be changed after closing date.
Youth class (up to 16 years). No entry fee.
CLASS 65: FLORAL
HINTS FOR EXHIBITORS: A stem is a plant structure carrying one or more flowers and/or buds. A bloom is an individual flower, one to a stem. If a bud is showing colour, it counts as a bloom and it is a good idea to remove it. Cut flowers are to be shown on long stems with foliage, if possible. Flowers should be as uniform in size as possible. Make sure to measure the diameter 10 of the blooms and enter the proper size. Cedar can be used to hold stems in place but must not be visible above the container level. Do not use containers of value. All entries must be grown by the exhibitor; except Sections 41 to 56. All flowers must be fresh unless otherwise stated.
1. 3 marigolds with foliage attached
NEW! CLASS 67: CELEBRATE 175TH RICHMOND FAIR
HOME OR BUSINESS DECORATIVE LAWN DISPLAY
CLASS 70: CULINARY ARTS
We recommend exhibits be placed on a paper plate in ziploc bags
Cakes must be removed from pans and iced cakes to have sides iced
No mixes allowed except in youth class
Muffins and cupcakes must be removed from baking cups except in youth class
All entrants into the contest must submit entries that were made using the sponsor’s product
A product label must accompany each entry, as proof of purchase
Recipe must be submitted with each entry and be visibly attached
Judged on appearance, taste, texture and recipe creativity
CLASS 80: ARTS & HANDICRAFTS:
NOTE: All exhibits in these classes must be the non-professional work of the Exhibitor and may only be exhibited at the Richmond Fair once in a designated category. Judges are instructed to award prizes to new and up-to-date work; soiled, defaced or old work will be disqualified. When there is only one entry in a section, the prize may be withheld, unless the entry is worthy. If two or more pieces comprise one entry, they must be fastened together. The Committee reserves the right to display only the winning entries due to restricted exhibit space. Please measure your work carefully if a size is specified. Exhibitor may enter only one item per section. Youth Exhibitors may enter in a higher age category.
2. Wrapped Christmas parcel with tag.
3. Richmond Fox. Artist interpretation of the Richmond Village Fox, any medium.
4. Any sewn item.
*This section is open to amateur artists and hobbyists only. Please do not display name on front of work. Artwork may be framed or matted.
6. Painting – Oil or acrylic – any subject
7. Watercolour –any subject - $20; Sponsored by Patty Reid Smith of Blue Heron Studios in
8. Drawing- Coloured Pencil, any subject
9. Drawing – Pencil or graphite – your favourite piece
10. ‘Acrylic Pour’ painting
11. ‘Encaustic’ painting embellished with any medium
*Print size (4" x 6"), matte or gloss, and mounted on Bristol board with 1" border all around.
Reminder: Photos may only be exhibited at the Richmond Fair once in a designated category.
12. Your favourite plant in bloom
13. Late summer harvest
14. One beautiful blossom
15. Your favourite pet
16. Grumpy cat(s)
17. Let sleeping dogs (or pet) lie: photo of a sleeping animal!
18. A humorous photo (nothing offensive or violent, because that’s NOT funny!)
19. Someone enjoying the great outdoors.
20. Messy eating munchkin (baby or toddler, really enjoying their food)
21. Your favourite Christmas photo
22. Old farmhouse from the Richmond area, or Ontario.
23. Photo of a farm animal or animals from the Richmond area, or Ontario.
24. Photo of Canadian wildlife
25. Photo of a wild bird or birds
26. Photo of a beautiful butterfly
27. Somewhere in scenic Canada (include location in title)
28. Photo from outside Canada (include location in title)
29. A black and white portrait
30. A ‘Mini – me’ photo of a look alike
31. Photo of three or more generations
32. Sunrise or Sunset, 8" x 10”, mounted on Bristol board…(include location in title)
33. Four (4 x 6”) photo collection, one for each season, mounted on Bristol board
34. In honour of our 175th anniversary, a (4 x 6”) photo collection of past Richmond Fairs (4-8 photos), mounted and titled on Bristol board
35. Door decoration – any season
36. Homemade card with envelope – any type
37. Woodworking item, exhibitor’s choice
39. Bird house or bird feeder – must be original work – no kits
40. Table centrepiece showcasing the Richmond Fair’s 175th anniversary.
41. Article of handmade jewelry
42. Any article using burlap
43. An item made with bottle corks
44. Shadow box displaying your favourite collection
45. Cowl scarf
46. Set of four coasters
47. An Inukshuk (12” maximum height)
48. Wine gift bag- include empty wine bottle
49. A doll that is not a toy.
50. Something made from barn board.
51. A chalkboard sign with a quote.
52. An item made with glass
53. A pair of hand painted candle holders
54. An item made with sea shells
SPECIAL HANDICRAFTS - PRIZES: 1st $10, 2nd $8, 3rd $6
55. Rug hooking item (traditional rug hooking with wool)
56. Latch hooking – rug or wall hanging
57. Braided or crocheted rag rug or placemat (made with fabric)
58. Item made by corking with yarn
59. An item of wool appliqué; Sponsored by Linda Prior Hobbs of ‘The Folk Village’ (Wool Applique Kit, valued at $50)
60. A child’s toy, all handmade
61. Dressed Barbie type doll, knitted or crocheted outfit, sample of yarn attached
62. A set of wooden blocks, minimum 3 blocks
63. Stocking ready to be hung
64. Angel - any medium
65. Ornament ready to be hung – any medium
66. A felted Christmas item
67. Santa – any medium
68. A decorated sleigh
69. Knitted or crocheted dishcloth
70. Adult or child’s slippers – Knit or crochet
71. Knitted socks, plain work type
72. Apron, with bib
73. Photo of a family celebration, with a title and brief explanation (up to 50 words)
74. Baby’s sweater & bonnet, Sponsored by Wendy Eagle Smith of ‘Yarns Aplenty’ , $25
75. Afghan (min. size 36" x 40", max. size 54" x 72"), fringe is part of measurement
76. A pair of potholders
77. Flat centrepiece, (greater than 12"), stitch mounted on Bristol board
78. Doily (less than 12"), stitch mounted on Bristol board
KNITTING (HAND) - PRIZES: 1st $7, 2nd $5, 3rd $4
80. Child’s cardigan
81. Knitted scarf
82. Knitted hat, child or adult size
83. Adult’s sweater, choice of yarn, Sponsored by Wendy Eagle Smith of ‘Yarns Aplenty’ , $25
84. Adult's socks, fine yarn
85. Mitts, child or adult size
86. Knitted fingerless gloves, child or adult size
87. Knitted leg warmers or boot socks, child or adult size
88. Baby afghan (approx. 36" x 40"), fringe is part of measurement
89. Tea cosy
90. Three dish cloths, different designs
91. A unique, knitter-designed item, exhibitor’s choice.
92. Cross stitched item of choice Mount on Bristol board. Unframed.
93. An embroidered item of choice, made by hand or sewing machine. Mount on Bristol board. Unframed.
94. Child’s dress
95. Reusable shopping bag
96. Item of choice using recycled clothing
97. Set of 2 placemats - any technique
98. Table runner, any technique. Sponsored by Sue Shute, ‘Sue’s Quilting Quarters’, $25
99. Bag, tote, purse or tech case – any technique
100. Apron-dressy style
101. Fleece tie blanket
102. One hand-woven greeting or note card with envelope
103. Hand-woven article for home decor
104. Hand-woven garment (Betty Stackhouse Memorial Prize) - PRIZES: 1st $50, 2nd $30, 3rd $20
105. Hat, made from handspun yarn, any fibre, (a yarn sample must be included)
106. Mitts made from handspun yarn, any fibre, (a yarn sample must be included)
107. Scarf made of handspun yarn, any fibre, (a yarn sample must be included)
108. Shawl or sweater made from handspun yarn, any fibre, (a yarn sample must be included)
109. Hand-felted article
110. Needle felted article
111. Hand-fulled article
112. Handspun article not listed above - any technique
OTHER QUILTED ITEMS - PRIZES: 1st $8, 2nd $6, 3rd $4
113. Quilted Place mats, set of two
114. Quilted Table Runner
115. Quilted bag, tote, purse or tech case
116. Quilted garment
CLASS 90: QUILTS - GUIDELINES & INFORMATION
A separate quilt registration form and entry tag for each quilt will be provided upon registration or by mail.
Quilt registration forms should be printed and brought in with your quilts, or picked up from the office before September 13th. DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM
Drop off is on Monday, September 16th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm; quilts should be brought to the upstairs level of the curling club.
The display will be closed Sunday, September 22nd, from 4:30pm - 5:00pm for secure dismantle of quilts.
Pick up is on Sunday, September 22nd at 5:00 pm. Quilts will only be released to the owner or to a person designated by the owner with written permission; identification may be required.
displayed on cards in the quilts show area. Copies of the standards are available at the Fair office for $10.
There is only one entry per person, per section.
All exhibits in the quilt classes must be the work of the exhibitor, they may be quilted by other than the exhibitor or made by a group (those chosen for OASS must be the sole work of the exhibitor). They may only be entered at the Richmond Fair once.
Soiled, defaced, or old work will be disqualified.
All quilts are judged on general appearance, design, colour and workmanship.
Prizes are awarded in each class at the discretion of the judges, regardless of the number of entries in each class.
The Committee reserves the right to display only the winning entries if there are space limitations. Quilts may be folded and displayed on a table.
To best display your quilt, a 4” sleeve, or appropriate hardware, must be attached to the top of the quilt or wall hanging. The sleeve will not be judged and can be temporarily attached, even with safety pins.
You will be given a quilt registration form when you bring in the Richmond Fair Homecraft
entry form and fee to the office. Please complete this separate form and bring with you on
September 13th with your quilts. Name the quilter if different from exhibitor. If your quilt has a
label, please pin a paper over to cover the name.
ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ONTARIO ASSOCIATION AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES:
A hand quilted and machine quilted quilt will be chosen from all 1st and 2nd prize eligible
winners, with a reserve quilt chosen in each category. Hand quilted and machine quilted entries to OASS must be entirely made by the exhibitor and be a minimum perimeter of 324”.
For further information please contact:
Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies
PO Box 189, Glencoe, Ontario N0L 1M0
Tel: (519) 287-3553; Fax: (519) 287-2000
CLASS 90: QUILTS
SPECIAL QUILT SHOW for 175th Celebration of The Richmond Fair!
As the Fair celebrates 175 years in the village, we would like to display 175 quilts! (display only). We hope to display several categories of quilts, different techniques, and quilting accessories. There will also be exhibits from several groups and opportunities for visitors to try their hand at quilting. We will also be raffling the quilt made from the Challenge Blocks people have made in the last year.
For an event as spectacular as this, we are in need of many quilts, help with planning, to set-up, and ‘white-gloving’ at the Fair. Financial donations/sponsors are also sought to help with the cost of holding such a show. If you are able to help support this great event, please contact Alison Tranter (613) 838-5347 or Sheri Kavanagh (613) 601-2296.
2. Quilt made by young quilter, aged 12-16 years on September 13th, 2019, any technique or size
4. Pieced quilt
5. Appliquéd quilt
6. Embroidered quilt
7. Whole cloth quilt
8. Modern quilt
9. Miniature quilt: hand quilted, small scale reproduction of full size quilt, framed or mounted
on suitable material for display, no singe side shall be more than 24”
10. Wall quilt: sleeve/tabs/hardware attached for hanging
11. Lap quilt/child’s quilt, not a printed panel
12. Other items not listed above
DOMESTIC MACHINE QUILTED
*Quilts may be any construction technique or size, and domestic machine quilted. Only eligible for OASS if minimum perimeter is 324” and entirely made by exhibitor. On Entry Tag, name both quilt maker and quilter, if different.
13. First quilt: any technique, any size, completed after September 2016
14. Pieced quilt
15. Embroidered quilt
16. Appliquéd quilt
17. Whole cloth quilt
18. Modern quilt
OTHER DOMESTIC MACHINE QUILTED ITEMS
* Quilts may be any construction technique or size, and domestic machine quilted. On the Entry Tag, name both quilt maker and quilter if different.
19. Miniature quilt: a small scale reproduction of a full size quilt, framed or mounted on suitable material for display, no single side more than 24”
20. Wall quilt: any technique, any size, sleeve/hardware attached for hanging
21. Lap quilt/child’s quilt, not a printed panel
22. Other items not listed above
LONGARM MACHINE QUILTED, PANTOGRAPH DESIGNS
Quilts may be any construction technique or size, but longarm machine quilted. Only eligible for OASS if minimum perimeter is 324” and entirely made by exhibitor. On Entry Tag, name both quilt maker and quilter, if different.
23. First quilt: any technique, any size, completed after September 2016
24. Pieced quilt
25. Embroidered quilt
26. Appliquéd quilt
27. Whole cloth quilt
28. Modern quilt
OTHER LONGARM MACHINE QUILTED, PANTOGRAPH DESIGNS
*Quilts may be any construction technique or size, and longarm machine quilted. On the Entry Tag, name both quilt maker and quilter if different.
29. Miniature quilt: a small scale reproduction of a full size quilt, framed or mounted on suitable material for display, no single side more than 24”
30. Wall quilt: any technique, any size, sleeve/hardware attached for hanging
31. Lap quilt/child’s quilt, not a printed panel
32. Other items not listed above
LONGARM MACHINE QUILTED, CUSTOM DESIGNS
*Quilts may be any construction technique or size, but longarm machine quilted. Only eligible for OASS if minimum perimeter is 324” and entirely made by exhibitor. On Entry Tag, name both quilt maker and quilter, if different.
33. First quilt: any technique, any size, completed after September 2016
34. Pieced quilt
35. Embroidered quilt
36. Appliquéd quilt
37. Whole cloth quilt
38. Modern quilt
OTHER LONGARM MACHINE QUILTED, CUSTOM DESIGNS
*Quilts may be any construction technique or size, and longarm machine quilted. On the Entry Tag, name both quilt maker and quilter if different.
39. Miniature quilt: a small scale reproduction of a full size quilt, framed or mounted on suitable
material for display, no single side more than 24”
40. Wall quilt: any technique, any size, sleeve/hardware attached for hanging
41. Lap quilt/child’s quilt, not a printed panel
42. Other items not listed above
OTHER QUILTED ITEMS
44. Group quilt: made by 3 or more quilter
45. Lap quilt/child’s quilt/wall quilt: made from a printed panel
46. UFO, FINALLY COMPLETED! Was started before 2016, history of quilt required
*Homecraft Judging Standards for Ontario Fairs do not apply. An Art Quilt is defined as layered work, original composition, predominantly textile, stitched together (minimum one stitch through any two layers), suitable edged, (can be raw edged), mounted or framed. The back will not be judged unless it is intended to be displayed. The work must be durable enough for display. Attach any hardware of sleeves needed for display.
47. Art Quilt/wall quilt: predominantly fibre, but any technique, shape, thread painted,
48. Wearable Art Garment: creative design and use of fabric, ready for display, may provide a dressform
49. Wool Appliqué Quilt/wallhanging: must be a quilt (three layers with batting and quilted).
Can be wool on cotton and hand or machine appliquéd. See Class 80 (Arts and Handicrafts) For other wool appliqué sections.
The Quilting Quarters, Almonte
The PickleDish, Carleton Place
Textile Traditions, Almonte
Mad About Patchwork, Stittsville
3dogs Quilting, Pauline Clark, Longarm Quilter
Sarah Jane Smiley, HeritageArt, Longarm Quilter
Dr. Ryan Pope, Chiropractor
CLASS 100: JUNIOR DIVISION
Membership is not required for entries in the Junior Division.
No more than one entry by an exhibitor in each numbered section.
Exhibitors may enter in a higher age category than indicated but not in younger age category.
All food entries must be covered in a Ziploc bag. Baking will be judged on appearance only except where noted. No baking papers please.
Entries in Class 100 are NOT processed through the local schools. It is the responsibility of the exhibitors or their parents/guardians to ensure all exhibits are the work of the exhibitor.
All Junior Division exhibits must be picked up on Sunday, September 20th by 5:30 pm. Exhibits that are not picked up on Sunday will be disposed of.
Winners will be paid by check following the fair.
1. Any craft article/artwork that does not qualify in sections 1-50 (AGES:10 and under)
2. Any craft article/artwork that does not qualify in sections 1-50 (AGES: 11-16)
3. SPECIAL: Take a picture of a healthy after school snack you prepared. Attach the photo to
an 8 ½ x 11 sheet of cardstock. List all the ingredients. To prevent waste, please don’t bring
in the actual snack! Open to all ages. PRIZES: 1st $20, 2nd $10, 3rd $5; Sponsored by Royal’s Restaurant
AGES 5 & UNDER
4. Display 12 of your favourite rocks in an egg container. Decorate if you wish.
5. Decorate a paper mask. Attach to a popsicle stick.
6. Sponge paint a cut out of a paper butterfly.
7. Dress a stuffed toy as a farmer.
8. Make a pasta necklace using any type of pasta.
9. Make a sticker picture on an 8½” x 11” paper.
10. Finger paint a picture on an 8½” x 11” paper.
11. Make a hand print flower on an 8½” x 11” paper.
12. Decorate a headband.
13. Draw a picture of carrots growing in a garden. Special first prize $10; Sponsored by the
Stittsville-Goulbourn Horticultural Society
14. Make a paper chain snake.
15. Make a farm animal out of clay.
16. Make a candy kabob. Display in a Ziploc bag.
17. Make a bug using an egg carton.
18. Finger knit a snake.
19. Paint and decorate a pet rock.
20. Do a leaf rubbing on an 8 1/2” x 11” paper using crayons and real leaves.
21. Decorate a gingerbread cookie. Display in a Ziploc bag.
22. Draw a picture of your family and write their names below.
23. Make a paper rainbow using multiple colours of craft paper. Add a puffy cloud.
24. Make a Minecraft face out of cardstock. No more than 8 squares x 8 squares.
Age 8 to 10
25. In a clear container plant some cat grass. Plant around 10-12 days before the fair so that there is enough growth to display.
26. Make a leprechaun trap using a shoe box and any materials.
27. Make a tooth fairy box using any material (please do not include real teeth).
28. Build a fidget spinner out of Lego blocks.
29. Make a poppy that can be worn on a lapel.
30. Make a table top ice hockey rink using a disposable aluminum pan.
31. Make a woven placemat from strips of construction paper; laminating is optional.
32. Print a poem. To be judged on penmanship.
33. Make a pine cone animal.
34. Print the sentence “I like ( ) at the Richmond Fair”, fill in anything you like at the fair.
Age 11 to 13
35. Knit or crochet a scarf.
36. Create a fair themed collage.
37. Create a mini terrarium.
38. Create a hand made Christmas card. Not computer generated.
39. Make a trail mix. Display in a small Ziploc bag. Attach list of ingredients. Judged on
appearance and taste.
40. Make a paper mâché Jack O’Lantern.
41. Use crayons and a hair dryer with your choice of base to create an interesting art piece.
42. Make a rocket out of a paper towel or toilet paper roll.
43. In a shoebox lid, use any materials to create a marble maze.
44. In honour of the 175th year of the Richmond Fair, create a commemorative poster.
45. Make a wind chime.
46. Make a sculpture using hardware such as nuts, bolts and washers.
47. Make your own piece of jewelry.
48. Make a bath bomb. Include a list of ingredients.
49. Create a piece of string art.
50. Make slime. Display in a jar.
51. Make your own set of speakers for a smart phone.
52. Create an origami animal.
CLASS 101: YOUTH POSTER COMPETITION
Entry Rules: Please read carefully! All requirements must be met or poster will be disqualified.
Theme: “Promoting your Fair”
Name and date of Fair must be clearly shown on poster
Must be hand drawn
Poster Size: min. 8½" x 11" (23 cm x 28 cm), without border; max. 11" x 17" (28 cm x 44 cm), without border
Each entry must be mounted on a Cardstock or Bristol board exposing on all sides showing a 2" border on all four sides
Name of fair, contact person, age, owner of poster and the school represented must be clearly labelled on the back of each entry.
The winner of the poster competition and the Richmond Fair will be eligible to enter the winning poster in the fall OAAS District Competition. The District winner then qualifies for the OAAS Convention Competition in February.
1. Youth up to and including Grade 4
2. Youth Grade 5 to Grade 8 inclusive
3. Youth Grade 9 to Grade 12 inclusive
CLASS 105: SPECIAL NEEDS
Class 105 is open to students from the Special Needs Programs within the Crystal Bay Centre for Special Education, Bell High School, Earl of March Secondary School, South Carleton High School and Sir Guy Carleton Secondary School.
SENIOR DIVIISON (Ages 12 and up)
JUNIOR DIVISION (Under Age 12)
1. Painting with Fruit or Vegetable Stencil of “Farm Life Past and Present Crops"
Students use Fruit or Vegetables (apple, potato, corn, etc) to dip in paint to make a painting. Must be on an 8½" x 11" paper.
2. Potato Craft
Using a potato, students create their own “Mr. Potato Head” using different and creative household items (ie: google eyes, toothpicks, popsicle sticks, thumb tacks, etc.)
3. “Farm Life Past and Present – 175 Years of Agriculture” Paper Craft
Using paper plate, toilet paper roll, paper towel roll. (cows, sheep, pigs, horses, crops, food etc.) Must be painted.
Vice Chair: Jenny MacKinnon (613) 314-4350
CLASS 106: 4-H CATEGORIES:
NOTE: All entries submitted must be made by a current member of a 4H club located in
4-H - PRIZES: 1st $5, 2nd $4, 3rd $3
4. A decorated shoe (not boots) box with a 4-H theme containing at least 6 non-perishable food items. No more than 10 items in total should be included in the entry. Entry can be submitted by a 4H member, or a 4H Club. All entries will be donated to the Richmond Lodge.
Committee: Chair: Cindy Brown (613) 838-3081
As applicable, Homecraft Judges use the Ontario Horticultural Association Publication #34, “Ontario Judging and Exhibiting Standards for Horticultural and Floral Design”, 2003 ($6.00), the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies, “Homecraft Judging Standards for Ontario Fairs”, Revised 2009 ($5.00), and the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies, “Judging Standards Handbook of Field Crops, Roots & Vegetables, Fruit, Maple Syrup and Honey”, 2003 ($5.00). These publications are available from the Homecraft Information Booth or the Fair Office.
Homecraft Executive & Committee Chairs 2019:
President: Sheri Kavanagh (613) 601-2296
Vice President: Marg Todd (613) 838-2356
Treasurer: Laura Boyd
Secretary: Alison Tranter
Class 50: Antiques and Collectibles: Chair: Laura Boyd (613) 806-7091, Marg Todd, Allison Todd, Courtney MacLellan, Kate Herd
Class 55: Wine, Liqueurs and Beer: Chair: Nigel Moorcroft (613) 290-2513, Vice: Laura Boyd, Rick Todd, Jim Wagdin, Allison Todd, Courtney MacLellan
Class 60: Fruits and Vegetables: Chair: Cathy Craig (613) 838-5459; Vice: Brenda Lindsay, Rita Devenny, Bev Tanner, Bill Reid, Sandi Dolman, Lynda Mulligan
Class 65: Floral: Co-Chairs: Brenda Thomas (613) 838-5441, Jennifer Dupuis (613) 601-5442; Dwight McCallum, Diane McCallum, Carol Demjan, Roelie Jackson
Class 67: Celebrate Richmond Fair 175th, Decorative Lawn Display: Chair: Carol Demjan (613) 838-9342; Vice: Laura Boyd; Robert Armstrong
Class 70: Culinary Arts: Chair: Karen Donaldson (613) 838-2259; Debbie Davis, Angie Dirienzo, Laurie Naphan, Denise Wilkes
Class 80: Arts & Handicrafts: Co-Chairs: Patty Reid Smith (613) 838-4401, Sue Dewar (613) 838-8395; Freda Dolan, Edna Monahan, Joyce Clark, Marion Jones, Lynn Jones, Peggy Fadyk, Ann Kelly
Class 90: Quilts: Co-Chairs: Alison Tranter (613) 838-5347, Sheri Kavanagh (613) 601-2296; Linda Rose Class 100: Junior Division: Chair: Sue Getty (613) 868-9012; Vice: Nadia Mills; Adeline Bugden, Robbie Judd, Annie Malfait, Courtney Moodie, Stephanie Gal
Class 101: Youth Poster Competition: Chair: Sue Getty (613) 868-9012; Vice: Nadia Mills, Adeline Bugden, Robbie Judd, Annie Malfait, Courtney Moodie, Stephanie Gal
Class 105: Special Needs: Co-Chairs Anne Lindsay (613) 489-1267, Catharene Smith (613) 838- 3888, Vice: Jenny MacKinnon (613) 314-4350
Class 106: 4H: Chair: Cindy Brown (613) 838-3081 School Program: Chair: Denise Crawford (613) 838-2930; Vice: April Milroy
Richmond Fair 175th: Sheri Kavanagh (613) 601-2296, Denise Crawford, Laura Boyd, Anne Lindsay, Brenda Thomas, Nigel Moorcroft, Aida Attar, Fran Rea