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Rules and Regulations for Exhibit Hall Classes

  1. These rules and regulations apply to Classes 38-44 inclusive, including lettered classes.
  2. All general rules and regulations apply to Exhibit Hall Classes.
  3. In all articles of manufacture, grain, seeds, and produce, no person shall enter in the same class more than one article of each kind, which must be their own manufacture or growth.
  4. All vegetables to be grown in 2023. All fruits, etc. must be correctly named on each exhibit.
  5. Exhibit Hall Drop-off and Pick-up Schedule - Exhibit Hall entries will be accepted on Wednesday and Thursday before Labour Day, Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Judging of hall exhibits will commence at 2 p.m. Thursday. The Hall will be open for viewing by visitors Friday, Saturday & Sunday. The Exhibit Hall will close Sunday at 5 p.m. to prepare for the removal of exhibits at 5:15 p.m. One helper only is allowed. Exhibits may not be removed prior to this time. All exhibitors are responsible for picking up their goods in a timely fashion. The Exhibit Hall will close at 6 p.m. Sunday. This schedule is subject to change. All updates will be posted to our website, kinmountfair.net.

Tips for Exhibit Hall Classes

  1. To avoid line-ups and delays, please make every effort to pre-register your exhibits online at kinmountfair.net or with the fair board Secretary by Tuesday, August 29, 2023. A physical entry form is available online to print and send in.
    Entries can be mailed to: Kinmount Fair, 3174 Cty Rd 121, Burnt River, ON K0M 1C0
  2. Entry tags will not be mailed back for any entries received after Friday, August 25, 2023. These entries will be available for pick-up at the exhibit hall.
  3. The busiest time for receiving entries is Thursday between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Try to come on Wednesday evening or early Thursday morning to avoid delays and line-ups. Make sure your entry tags have your name on them before putting your exhibits on display!
  4. If you have difficulty determining the Class and/or Section numbers to use for your entries, don’t hesitate to consult with the exhibit hall staff. They are there to help make the process easier for everyone!

OAAS Competitions

The 1st place entries for all sections that are Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) competitions are eligible for entry in the District 4 competition held in the fall. Full rules and judging standards for OAAS District and Provincial Competitions can be found at https://ontarioagsocieties.com/convention/district-and-provincial-competition-rules.

Be An Exhibitor!

  • Do you bake, make pickles or preserve fruit?
  • Do you knit, sew, quilt or make crafts?
  • Do you grow flowers or vegetables?
  • Are you an avid photographer?

If you answered "Yes" to any of the above, you can exhibit in the Kinmount Fair!

    Guidelines for all Horticulture Division Classes

    Following are some guidelines suggested for entries in Class 38-40 of the Horticultural Division. These guidelines are taken from the “Ontario Judging Standards,” published by the Ontario Horticultural Association and/or the Garden Clubs of Ontario in co-operation with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs, which is available for purchase at a moderate price. This booklet provides you with everything necessary for successful entry in competitions in Classes 38, 39 and 40.

    Preparation of Entries

    1. List or mark on the following schedule, the plants you have grown that are or will be, at the proper stage for exhibiting, including the “any other” categories.
    2. Cut flowers and foliage the evening before the show or in the early morning, selecting specimens of quality.
    3. Preparing Materials for Hardening
      1. Remove lower foliage cleanly. Upper foliage must be attached unless otherwise stated.
      2. Specimen blooms must be disbudded. In fact, good exhibitors will often disbud weeks before the show.
      3. Make a fresh slanting cut at the end of the stems, for maximum water intake.
      4. Place in a wide bucket in deep warm water, preferably overnight.
      5. Store in a cool, dark, humid, draft-free place.
    4. Conditioning It is well known that some cut flowers, foliage and woody materials do not readily absorb water, and require further treatment prior to hardening, to prevent wilting during the show.
      1. Flowering branches generally benefit from splitting the cut ends, although some require removal of the thick outer layer as well.
      2. Some cut flowers (e.g. poppies) benefit from burning the stem ends, while others benefit from placing stem ends in boiling water or from chemicals in the water. Details are available in floral books.
    5. Preparation of Specimens for Showing
      1. removal of dust, stains, pollen and any other foreign material.
      2. re-cut stem ends before placing in show containers.
    6. Some Cautions
      1. a bud showing colour is considered a bloom, which upsets the bloom count
      2. only self-foliage is permitted to be attached, unless otherwise stated in the schedule
      3. wiring, oiling, spraying and artificial colouring is prohibited in the Horticultural Division
    7. Placing Entries
      1. Exhibitors are responsible for placing entries in proper classes
      2. Show directors can assist exhibitors to avoid errors in placing entries and ensure they qualify within the limits prescribed in the schedule
    8. Guidelines and Terminology
      1. Uniformity – specimens in an entry of a given cultivar should be as uniform as possible in size, form, and colour. When several cultivars are involved, they may vary in size and colour, but should be at a uniform stage of development.
      2. Form – should be characteristic of the cultivar. Thin shallow blooms, or distorted or immature blooms, are not of exhibition quality.
      3. Size and Colour – according to the cultivar
      4. Substance – freshness and turgidity are evidence of good substance and lasting quality
      5. Stem and Foliage – the stem should be of good proportion, sufficiently strong and stiff to support the bloom, but not coarse. Only attached self-foliage is permitted, unless otherwise stated.
      6. Condition and Grooming – entries should be at the proper stage of maturity, turgid and free of mechanical injury, insects, disease, and spray blemishes. Flowers and foliage should display evidence of good culture and grooming.

    All exhibits must be grown by exhibitor

    38F - Fruits

    Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $8, 3rd: $5

    Special prizes:

    Top New Fruit Exhibitor Prize: $10

    Entry tag must be clearly marked New Exhibitor in the portion of the tag that is closed.

    Top Exhibitor Prize: $10

    Most Points earned by one exhbitor in Sections 1-5

    1.

    Wild Apples, minimum 8, displayed in an appropriate container

    2.

    Wild Grapes, minimum 6 bunches, displayed in an appropriate container

    3.

    Ground Cherries, quart basket

    4.

    Display of fruits, artistically displayed in an appropriate container

    5.

    Any fruit not listed, named

    38V - Vegetables

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4 - Unless otherwise noted

    Special prizes:

    Top New Vegetable Exhibitor Prize: $10

    Entry tag must be clearly marked New Exhibitor in the portion of the tag that is closed

    Most Points earned by one exhibitor in Sections 1-36 Prize: $10

    1.

    Any vegetable not listed, named

    2.

    5 beets, yellow

    3.

    5 beets, red

    4.

    2 white cabbage, named

    5.

    2 red cabbage, named

    6.

    5 carrots, 1" stem

    7.

    5 ears of corn, 1/3 husk silk removed, any variety, named

    8.

    5 cucumbers, pickling

    9.

    5 cucumbers, table

    10.

    Cucamelons, quart basket

    11.

    5 different fresh herbs, artistic showing

    12.

    Garlic braid, 12" to 14" long, any variety

    13.

    5 garlic bulbs

    14.

    Garlicscape

    15.

    3 onions, Dutch sets, 1" stems

    16.

    3 onions, Spanish, 1" stems

    17.

    3 onions, Red, 1" stems

    18.

    5 leeks, tops trimmed

    19.

    3 parsnips, 1" stems

    20.

    3 peppers, hot, stems on

    21.

    3 peppers, sweet, stems on

    22.

    5 potatoes, red, named

    23.

    5 potatoes, white, named

    24.

    5 potatoes, Yukon Gold

    25.

    3 pumpkins, pie-type, stem on

    26.

    3 squash, any variety, named, stem on

    27.

    3 squash, zucchini, table size, stem on

    28.

    12 cherry tomatoes, red, stems on

    29.

    3 tomatoes, green, stems on

    30.

    3 tomatoes, ripe, stems on

    31.

    3 tomatoes, any other variety, ripe, stems on

    32.

    3 turnips, any variety, named

    33.

    5 fresh beans, any variety, named

    34.

    Display of leaf greens

    35.

    Display of garden produce, homegrown, displayed in an appropriate container Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10

    36.

    Collection of gourds, minimum 5, displayed in appropriate container

    Class 38F & 38V Special Prize: $20

    Most Points earned in these combined classes by one exhibitor

    39 - Crazy or Large Vegetables

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    Special prizes:

    Class 39 Special Prize: $20

    Most Points earned by one exhbitor in Sections 1-18

    1.

    Siamese twin vegetable

    2.

    Alphabet bean, natural shape

    3.

    Longest bean

    4.

    Cutest cucumber

    5.

    Longest cucumber

    6.

    Craziest carrot

    7.

    Longest carrot

    8.

    Longest zucchini

    9.

    Heaviest zucchini

    10.

    Homeliest potato

    11.

    Heaviest potato

    12.

    Heaviest onion

    13.

    Weirdest tomato

    14.

    Heaviest tomato

    15.

    Largest beet (girth measurement)

    16.

    Largest beet, length

    17.

    Largest pumpkin (girth measurement)

    18.

    Heaviest Pumpkin

    40 - Cut Flowers (no Artificial Flowers)

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    Special prizes:

    Top New Flower Exhibitor Prize: $10

    Entry tag must be clearly marked New Exhibitor in the portion of the tag that is closed.

    Most Point earned by one exhibitor in Sections 1-31 Prize: $10

    1.

    Aster, 5 blooms

    2.

    Petunia, single, 3 sprays

    3.

    Petunia, double, 3 sprays

    4.

    Snapdragon, 5 stems

    5.

    Cosmos, 7 sprays

    6.

    Rudebeckia, 5 blooms

    7.

    Henchera (Coral Bell), any variety with 3 leaves

    8.

    Cleome, 3 stems

    9.

    Marigold, 7 small blooms, under 2"

    10.

    Marigold, 5 large blooms, over 2"

    11.

    Zinnia, 5 large blooms, over 2"

    12.

    Gladioli, 1 stem, dark colour

    13.

    Gladioli, 1 stem white or pastel

    14.

    Gladioli, 1 stem, any colour

    15.

    Gladioli, 3 stems, various colours

    16.

    Phlox, 3 stems

    17.

    Echinacea (cone flower) 5 blooms

    18.

    Rose, any colour, any variety, 1

    19.

    Sunflower, any variety, 3 blooms

    20.

    Sunflower, 2 mature heads, under 8"

    21.

    Sunflower, 2 mature heads, over 8"

    22.

    Dahlias, 1 large, any variety

    23.

    Dahlias, 3 small, any variety, mixed colours

    24.

    Lily, 1 spike, any variety

    25.

    Sedum, 3 stems, non-hybrid (green stem)

    26.

    Sedum, 3 stems, hybrid (red stem)

    27.

    Hosta Leaves 5 (named) stems

    28.

    Any other annual not mentioned above, 3 stems

    29.

    Any other perennial, not mentioned above, 3 stems, bush or plant

    30.

    Annual, minimum of 5 different varieties, named

    31.

    Perennial, minimum of 5 different varieties, named

    40A - Arrangements

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    Special prizes:

    Top New Flower Arrangements Exhibitor Prize: $10

    Entry tag must be clearly marked New Exhibitor in the portion of the tag that is closed

    Most Points earned by one exhibitor in Sections 1-14 Prize: $10

    1.

    "Sunny Morn" an arrangement using predominantly yellow.

    2.

    "Gentle Breeze" arrangement using assorted ornamental grasses. Not to exceed 15" in any direction

    3.

    "Country Garden" Bouquet in a canning jar

    4.

    "Light and Lovely" an arrangement using Queen's Anne Lace

    5.

    "Gracefully Simple" An arrangement using roses and foliage

    6.

    "An Arrangement in an Unusual Container" not to exceed 20" in any direction

    7.

    "Suits Me to a Tea" an arrangement in a cup and saucer

    8.

    "Wild and Wonderful" an arrangement using wild plants and flowers

    9.

    A "Sunflower Arrangement" that could be used as an exhibit hall decoration

    10.

    "A Lonely Voyage" one perennial bloom floating in a stemmed glass

    11.

    "Vintage Tin" an arrangement in a vintage tin container using fresh flowers

    12.

    "Green Leaves of Home" an arrangement using hosta leaves and foliage

    13.

    "Putting on the Glitz" a large Vegas showstopper arrangement with sparkles and feathers

    14.

    "Sweet and Savoury" an arrangement using herbs and flowers

    40B - Potted Plants

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    Special prizes:

    Top New Exhibitor Prize: $10

    Entry tag must be clearly marked New Exhibitor in the portion of the tag that is closed

    Most Points earned by one exhibitor in Sections 1-13 Prize: $10

    1.

    Begonia

    2.

    Ivy, any variety

    3.

    Geraniums, any variety

    4.

    African Violet, any variety

    5.

    Dish Garden, succulent plants, not to exceed 12" any direction

    6.

    Cactus, one variety only

    7.

    Aloevera

    8.

    Hens and Chicks, in an unusual container

    9.

    Any other flowering plant, in bloom, named

    10.

    Any other flowering plant not in bloom, named

    11.

    Hanging Basket (not to exceed 14" pot)

    Containing one or more plant species, named

    12.

    Hanging flowering plant in unusual container

    13.

    Unusual plant, named

    Best of Show – an outstanding exhibit Prize: $10

    Class 40, 40A and 40B Combined Specials

    Highest points (to be tallied by secretary) Prize: $20

    Class 40, 40A and 40B Combined Specials

    Next highest points total (to be tallied by secretary) Prize: $20

    Class 40, 40A and 40B Combined Specials

    Rules for all Homecraft Division Classes

    1. All Exhibit Hall rules and regulations apply. See above.
    2. In all of the Homecraft Division Classes (41 to 44 inclusive, including lettered classes), all entries must be home manufactured by the exhibitor.
    3. Photography exhibits will ONLY be accepted in advance, online. See Class 44D - Photography for details.

    Rules for Classes 41, 41A

    1. All pies and cakes made with commercial mixes or fillings will be disqualified.
    2. All icing must be edible.
    3. Exhibits to be shown on a plate of reasonable size, without plastic wrap.
    4. Paper cups are to be left on cupcakes, none on muffins.

    41 - Baking

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4 - Unless otherwise noted

    1.

    Baking Assortment Tray of Sweets - 3 of 3 different sweets Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10

    2.

    Tea Biscuits, 5

    3.

    Bran Muffins, 3

    4.

    Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins, 3

    5.

    Muffins, any fruit, named, 3

    6.

    Zucchini Loaf

    7.

    Banana Loaf

    8.

    White Bread, 1 loaf

    9.

    Bread, any other variety, named, 1 loaf

    10.

    Bread, machine made, 1 loaf

    11.

    8" square cake, iced, any variety

    14.

    OAAS Butter Tarts competition, plain, 6

    12.

    Baked Pie Shell

    15.

    Lemon Tarts, 3

    16.

    Tarts, any variety, named, 3

    13.

    Pie, any variety, named

    19.

    Chocolate Chip Cookie, 5

    17.

    Peanut Butter Cookie, 5

    18.

    Oatmeal Cookie, 5

    23.

    Date Squares, 5

    20.

    Shortbread Cookie, any variety, 5

    21.

    Monster Cookie, any variety, 1

    22.

    Brownies, iced, 5

    24.

    Baked Squares, any variety, named, 5

    41A - Heritage Cooking

    1.

    Scones, 3 sweet, 3 savoury, recipe included Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    Rules for Class 42 Pickles and Preserves

    1. All unsealed jars will be disqualified without being judged.
    2. Wax sealing is not allowed.
    3. Any size jar appropriate to the item displayed will be accepted with 2-piece sealing lids, unless otherwise noted.
    4. Adequate head space should be allowed (½ inch for jams/jellies; ¼ inch for conserves and 1 inch for vegetables).
    5. All entries exhibiting spoilage will be disqualified
    6. In sections 24, 25, 26, and 27, syrup bottles are allowed.
    7. Refrigeration is not available.
    8. Freezer entries should be fully defrosted at entry time.

    Judging Standards: Exhibits will be judged on the following basis, unless otherwise noted:
    Flavour – 35%, Appearance – 30%, Uniformity – 10%, Container/Package – 5%
    No decorated tops unless specified

    42 - Pickles & Preserves

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4 - Unless otherwise noted

    1.

    Freezer Strawberry Jam

    2.

    Freezer Jam, any other variety

    3.

    Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

    4.

    Strawberry Jam

    5.

    Jam, mixed berry

    6.

    Any other Jam not mentioned, named

    7.

    Grape Jelly

    8.

    Crab Apple Jelly

    9.

    Any other Jelly not mentioned, named

    10.

    Canned Peaches

    11.

    Canned Crab Apples

    12.

    Canned Stewed Tomatoes

    13.

    Canned Chili Sauce

    14.

    Canned Salsa

    15.

    Pickled Beets

    16.

    Dill Beans

    17.

    Bread and Butter Pickles

    18.

    Dill Pickles

    19.

    Any other Pickle, named

    20.

    Corn Relish

    21.

    Hot Dog Relish

    22.

    Chutney, any variety, named

    23.

    BBQ sauce

    24.

    Jar or bottle of Maple Syrup, along with any item made from the syrup Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10

    25.

    Pure Ontario Grade A - Amber Maple Syrup, 250 mL

    OAAS Maple Syrup Competition

    26.

    Jar of Honey, along with an item made from honey Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10

    27.

    Pure Ontario #1 Liquid White Honey, 375 mL

    OAAS Honey Competition

    28.

    Gift Basket with an array of pickles &/or preserves, minimum 5 jars Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10

    May be decorated for any theme of your choice.

    Judged on creativity and presentation

    29.

    Gift Basket of an array of Jams and Jellies, minimum 5 jars Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10

    May be decorated for any theme of your choice

    Judged on creativity and presentation

    42A - Farm Special

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    1.

    Farm Fresh Eggs, 1/2 dozen large white

    2.

    Farm Fresh Eggs, 1/2 dozen coloured eggs with laying hens identified

    Rules for Classes 43A-H Homecrafts

    1. Samples must be attached to all work entered in each class.
    2. Samples include fabric, wool, embroidery floss, crochet thread and craft paint on medium.
    3. AV is defined as “Any Variety".
    4. Judges are authorized by the Board of Directors to bar all soiled, defaced or old work. Items may be moved within classes, at the discretion of the Board.

    Most points earned by one exhibitor in Classes 43A-H Prize: $25

    Most points earned by a new exhibitor in Classes 43A-H Prize: $25

    43A - Quilting

    Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10

    Special prizes:

    Top New Quilting Exhibitor Prize: $10

    Entry tag must be clearly marked New Exhibitor in the portion of the tag that is closed.

    Most Points earned by one exhibitor in Sections 1-20 Prize: $10

    Best overall hand-quilted Quilt at Kinmount Fair Prize: $25

    Winner to advance to District 4 Fall Meeting. OAAS Quilting Competition

    Best overall machine-quilted Quilt at Kinmount Fair Prize: $25

    Winner to advance to District 4 Fall Meeting. OAAS Quilting Competition

    Hand Quilted:

    1.

    Quilt, pieced, pattern named, 324" perimeter

    2.

    Quilt, appliqued, 72" x 90" min

    3.

    Quilt, reversible, 72" x 90" min

    4.

    Quilt, any variety, under 72" x 90"

    5.

    Quilt, any variety, made by more than one person

    6.

    Quilt top, pieced/applique

    7.

    First time quilter

    Machine Quilted:

    8.

    Quilt, pieced 324" min perimeter

    9.

    Quilt, machine appliqued, 72" x 90"

    10.

    Quilt, reversible, 72" x 90' min

    11.

    Quilt, any variety, under 72" x 90"

    12.

    Quilt made by more than one person, AV

    13.

    Quilt top, pieced or appliqued

    14.

    First time quilter

    15.

    Quilt, tied

    16.

    Three same-sized quilt blocks

    Wall Hangings:

    17.

    Wall hanging, hand quilted, ready to hang, under 24" x 36"

    18.

    Wall hanging, hand quilted, ready to hang, over 24" x 36"

    19.

    Wall hanging, machine quilted, ready to hang, under 24" x 36"

    20.

    Wall hanging, machine quilted, ready to hang, over 36" x 48"

    43B - Embroidery

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    1.

    One finished article, hand-embroidered

    2.

    One finished article, machine embroidered

    43C - Counted Cross-Stitch

    1.

    One finished article, not a picture Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    2.

    Framed picture, ready to hang Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10

    43D - Crocheting

    1.

    Doily Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    2.

    Table Runner Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $5

    3.

    Afghan, any variety, 48" x 60" minimum Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10

    4.

    Afghan, lap size Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $5

    5.

    Any other crochet article Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    43E - Hand Knitting

    1.

    Afghan, 48" x 60" min Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10

    2.

    Afghan, lap size Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $5

    3.

    Pullover – Adult Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $5

    4.

    Pullover – Child Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    5.

    Cardigan – Adult Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $5

    6.

    Cardigan – Child Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    8.

    Scarf – Adult Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    9.

    Hat & Mitt Set – Child Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    10.

    Socks – one pair Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    11.

    Slippers Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    12.

    Mitts Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    13.

    Headwear, any variety Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    14.

    Any other knitted item not mentioned in Sections 1-13 above Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    43F - Sewing

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    1.

    Apron

    2.

    Hand Bag / Purse / Tote Bag

    3.

    Sleepwear, any variety, any age group

    4.

    Sewn article, not previously mentioned

    43G - Miscellaneous

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    1.

    Hooked item, any variety

    2.

    Needlepoint, any article

    3.

    Rug, braided

    4.

    Cushion, hand-quilted

    5.

    Cushion, machine-quilted

    6.

    Cushion, any other variety

    43H - Baby Boutique

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4 - Unless otherwise noted

    1.

    Baby Shawl or Afghan, any variety, minimum 36" x 45" Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $5

    2.

    Baby's Hand Knit Outfit

    3.

    Baby's Crochet Outfit

    4.

    Crib Quilt, pieced/appliqued, hand-quilted

    5.

    Crib Quilt, pieced/appliqued, machine-quilted

    6.

    Crib Quilt, panel, hand quilted

    7.

    Crib Quilt, panel, machine quilted

    8.

    Crib Quilt, other than mentioned above

    9.

    Baby's Onesy, any variety

    10.

    Baby's Bib, any variety

    11.

    Baby's Bonnet / Cap / Hat, any variety

    Rules for Class 44A-B – Crafts

    1. “Craft Specific” means the entry must be of the specific craft named.
    2. “Any Variety” means that any craft technique may be used.
    3. A “maximum size” designation means in any dimension.

    Class 44A,B,C Combined Special Prize: $25

    One Article selected from these classes to go on to the OAAS Convention in February 2024

    Most points by one exhibitor in Class 44A,B,C Prize: $25

    Class 44A, 44B, 44C Combined Special

    44A - Crafts

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    1.

    Item of Button Art

    2.

    Stained Glass, any item

    3.

    Homemade Article fo a Pet

    4.

    Crafted Wood, picture or mural, ready to hang, maximum size 36"

    5.

    Crafted Wood, any other item, maximum size 36"

    6.

    Article of Macrame

    7.

    Hand Carved Wood, any item, maximum size 36"

    8.

    Intarsia, maximum size 36"

    9.

    Handcrafted Greeting Card

    10.

    Fly Tying, 4 fly fishing lures, mounted on a backboard for disply

    11.

    Walking Stick or Cane

    12.

    Birdhouse, any variety, maximum size 36"

    13.

    Welcome Sign, suitable for inside or outside, maximum size 36"

    14.

    Metal Work, maximum size 36"

    15.

    Decorated milk or cream can

    16.

    Jewelry, any item or set of items

    17.

    Trash to Treasure

    18.

    Wind Chimes, any medium, ready to hang

    19.

    Decorative Garden Article

    20.

    Teddy bear, handmade from fabric or fur, dressed or not dressed

    21.

    Sock Monkey or any other character

    22.

    Door Wreath, any materials, ready to hang

    23.

    Any other craft, not mentioned above. Any item, Craft technique must be named.

    44B - Christmas Corner

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    1.

    Christmas Stocking, any medium, ready to hang

    2.

    Handcrafted Tree Ornament, any variety

    3.

    Christmas Tree Skirt, any variety

    4.

    Christmas Decoration, any other

    Rules for Class 44C – Art

    1. The final product, including matting and frame is not to exceed 48” in any direction.
    2. All entries must be on canvas or paper as suitable to the medium. Art completed on other media (wood, fabric, etc) are to be exhibited in the appropriate Craft section. All items must be framed, ready for hanging. Canvas wrapped stretcher frames are acceptable, but each picture must have rings or screw eyes with wire on corresponding sides of the art work. Faulty or poorly wired frames are unacceptable.

    44C - Art

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    1.

    Acrylic, any subject

    2.

    Watercolour, any subject

    3.

    Graphite Pencil, any subject

    4.

    Coloured pencil, any subject

    5.

    Computer generated art piece, any subject

    Rules for Class 44D – Photography

    IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITORS: Due to the large volume of photographic exhibits received and the limitations of display space, we will only accept online advance entries as follows:

    1. Only one entry, per section, per exhibitor is allowed.
    2. Photos may be in colour or black & white, at the exhibitor’s discretion.
    3. All exhibitors must submit their list of entries online at kinmountfair.net. To submit photographs, they must be uploaded to a file/photo sharing service online (e.g. Google Drive, iCloud, etc.) and a sharing link must be provided in the online entry form. If submitting multiple photos, they must all be shared with the same link (this usually is accomplished by placing all photo files in the same folder/album). This is the preferred method for submitting your entries. However, if you are unable to complete entries this way, please forward by email to julie@jaustinandsons.com.
      1. Save photographs in either JPEG or PNG format, and
      2. Name your files according to the section that is being entered and your name. For example, "Section 3 - John Dewhurst.jpg".
    4. Exhibitors who have not paid for their 2023 membership in the Society must also submit their $15 payment prior to Friday, September 1, 2023. Payment can be made in-person at the Exhibit Hall drop-off times (see Exhibit Hall Rules) or by Interac e-transfer to payments@kinmountfair.net.
    5. Both monetary and sticker prizes will be awarded. A 4th place prize and sticker will be awarded in any section with seven (7) or more entries. Prize stickers may be exchanged in the Secretary’s office for prize ribbons before the conclusion of the fair, if desired.

    44D - Photography

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    Special prizes:

    Class 44D - Special - Judge's Favourite Prize: $10

    1.

    My Best Friend - Pets

    2.

    Architecture

    3.

    Blooms

    Any Flowers

    4.

    Woodland Wonders

    5.

    Generations

    Two or more individuals from different age groups

    6.

    Spread Your Wings

    Birds of any variety

    7.

    Reptilian

    Frogs, turtles, snakes, lizards, or other reptiles and amphibians

    8.

    Sunrise/Sunset/Dramatic Weather

    9.

    Wild Animal or Mammal

    10.

    Good Eats

    11.

    Rural Images

    12.

    Rusty Finds

    13.

    Close-Up

    14.

    Unforgettable Faces

    15.

    Water Activities

    Boating, paddling, swimming

    16.

    Horsing Around

    Anything horse related

    17.

    Oh Canada - From Sea to Sea

    Landscapes from across our country

    18.

    Cityscape

    19.

    Winter Splendor

    20.

    Black and White

    44S1 - Celebrating Life

    Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

    1.

    'Oh Canada'

    Celebrate Being Canadian, painted or decorated item

    2.

    'Rural Life'

    Celebrating anything rural, painted or decorated farm tool

    3.

    'Home Life'

    Celebrating our roots in the kitchen, painted or decorated kitchen utensil

    4.

    'Cottage Life', painted or decorated paddle

    We want to see your antiques and collectibles!

    We are looking for items to display throughout the Exhibit Hall - if you think you have something that would be a great fit, bring it to the Exhibit Hall and enter the the Antiques and Collectibles class. Check the drop off schedule for dates and times. Items will be displayed in the display case and/or display tables around the hall. Each exhibitor will receive $5 as thanks, regardless of number of items displayed.

    44S2 - Antiques and Collectibles

    Prize: $5

    1.

    Old Pop Bottles

    2.

    Salt & Pepper Shakers

    3.

    Commemorative Teaspoon

    4.

    Tin Container

    5.

    Farmer's Almanac

    6.

    Cookbook

    7.

    Calendar from the past

    8.

    Anything Royal - memorabilia of the Royal Family

    44S3 - Exhibit Hall Special Display

    1.

    Highlighting Our Local Artisans

    Local artisans are invited to display their talent - pottery,weaving, painting, folk art, etc. Maximum 5 items.

    Display only for the fair weekend.