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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 2022. All fruits, etc. must be correctly named on each exhibit.
  5. Exhibit Hall Drop-off Schedule - Exhibit Hall entries will be accepted 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31st and Thursday, September 1st 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. At this time, for security reasons, all exhibitors must present their membership card to prove their membership and allow entrance to the hall. 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.

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 30, 2022. A physical entry form is available online to print.
    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 26, 2022. 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.

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. See Class 44D - Photography for details.

Abbreviations used in the following sections:

  • AV: Any Variety
  • 18"< : 18 inches or less
  • 18"> : more than 18 inches

Class Links

Baking
Heritage Cooking
Pickles & Preserves
Farm Special
Anniversary Special
Quilting
Embroidery
Counted Cross-Stitch
Crocheting
Hand Knitting
Sewing
Miscellaneous
Baby Boutique
Special: Celebrating Life
Crafts
Christmas Corner
Art

Rules for Classes 41, 41A-B

  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.

Baking

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Sections:

1.

Baking Assortment Tray of Sweets - Cookies, Squares, Tarts, 1 doz. items Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $8, 3rd: $6, others: $0

2.

Tea Biscuits, 4

3.

Oatmeal Muffins, 4

4.

Chocolate Chip Muffins, 4

5.

Muffins, any fruit, named, 4

6.

Zucchini Loaf, 1/2 loaf

7.

Banana Loaf, 1/2 loaf

8.

Lemon Loaf, glazed, 1/2 loaf

9.

Bread, machine made, 1/2 loaf

10.

Apple Crisp, 4 inch square minimum

11.

Carrot Cake, iced, 4 inch square minimum

12.

Banana Cake, iced, 4 inch square minimum

13.

Chocolate Cake, iced, 4 inch square minimum

14.

OAAS Butter Tarts competition, plain, 4

15.

Decorated, Iced Cupcakes, AV, 4

16.

Raisin Pie, 2 crust, 2 pcs

17.

Rhubarb Pie, 2 pcs

18.

Apple Pie, 2 crust, 2 pcs

19.

2 pieces of pie, AV named, not previously mentioned

20.

Peanut Butter Cookies, 4

21.

Oatmeal cookies, 4

22.

Chocolate Chip cookies, 4

23.

Decorated iced Cookies, AV, 4

24.

Shortbread cookies, AV, 4

25.

Monster Cookie, AV, 1

26.

Brownies, iced, 4

27.

Date Squares, 4

28.

Baked Squares, AV, named, 4

29.

Bread, AV, named, 1/2 loaf

41A. Heritage Cooking

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Sections:

1.

Irish Soda Bread, recipe included

2.

Scones, AV, 3, recipe included

3.

Oatmeal Date Turnovers, 4, recipe included

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 39 and 40, 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: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Sections:

1.

Freezer Peach Jam

2.

Freezer Strawberry Jam

3.

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

4.

Strawberry Jam

5.

Jam made with wild fruit, named

6.

Any other Jam not mentioned, named

7.

Grape Jelly

8.

Crab Apple Jelly

9.

Red Pepper Jelly

10.

Any other Jelly not mentioned, named

11.

Canned Peaches

12.

Canned Crab Apples

13.

Canned Stewed Tomatoes

14.

Canned Chili Sauce

15.

Canned Salsa

16.

Pickled Beets

17.

Mustard Yellow Bean Pickle

18.

Bread and Butter Pickles

19.

Dill Pickles

20.

Dill Beans

21.

Corn Relish

22.

Hot Dog Relish

23.

Any other Relish, named

24.

Chutney, AV, named

25.

Jar or bottle of Maple Syrup, along with any item made from the syrup Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $5, others: $0

26.

Jar of Honey, along with an item made from honey Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $5, others: $0

27.

Gift Basket with an array of pickles &/or preserves, minimum 6 jars Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $5, others: $0

May be decorated for any theme of your choice.

Judged on creativity and presentation

28.

Gift Basket of an array of Jams and Jellies, minimum 6 jars Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $5, others: $0

May be decorated for any theme of your choice

Judged on creativity and presentation

29.

Pure Ontario Grade A - Amber Maple Syrup, 250 mL

OAAS Maple Syrup Competition

30.

Pure Ontario #1 Liquid White Honey, 375 mL

OAAS Honey Competition

42A. Farm Special

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Sections:

1.

Farm Fresh Eggs, 1/2 dozen large white

2.

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

41B. Anniversary Special

Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $5

Sections:

1.

Decorated Cake celebrating 150 years of Kinmount Fair, minimum 8 inch square

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

43A. Quilting

Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $4

Hand Quilted:

1.

Quilt, pieced, pattern named, 72" x 90" min. Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10, others: $0

OAAS Hand Quilted Competition

2.

Quilt, appliqued, pattern named. 72" x 90" min Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10, others: $0

3.

Quilt, reversible, plain, pattern named. 72" x 90" min Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10, others: $0

4.

Quilt, AV, under 72" x 90" Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $8, 3rd: $6, others: $0

5.

Quilt, AV, made by more than one person Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $8, 3rd: $6, others: $0

6.

Miniature Quilt, max 10" x 12"

Machine Quilted:

7.

Quilt, pieced 192" min perimeter Prizes: 1st: $12, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $8, others: $0

OAAS Machine Quilted Competition

8.

Quilt, machine appliqued, 192" min perimeter Prizes: 1st: $12, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $8, others: $0

9.

Quilt, tied Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $8, 3rd: $6, others: $0

10.

Quilt made by more than one person, AV Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $8, 3rd: $6, others: $0

11.

Quilt top, pieced or appliqued Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $8, 3rd: $6, others: $0

12.

Three same-sized quilt blocks

13.

Miniature quilt, max 10" x 12"

Hand Quilted Wall Hangings:

14.

Wall hanging, ready to hang, under 12" x 18"

15.

Wall hanging, ready to hang, 12x18 min, 24x36 max

16.

Wall hanging, ready to hang, 24x36 min, 36x48 max Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $6, others: $0

17.

Wall hanging, ready to hang, over 36" x 48" Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $6, others: $0

Machine Quilted Wall Hangings:

18.

Wall hanging, ready to hang, under 12" x 18"

19.

Wall hanging, ready to hang, 12x18 min, 24x36 max Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $6, others: $0

20.

Wall hanging, ready to hang, 24x36 min, 36x48 max Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $6, others: $0

21.

Wall hanging, ready to hang, over 36" x 48" Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $6, others: $0

43B. Embroidery

Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

Sections:

1.

Table runner

2.

Needlepoint picture, framed, ready to hang

3.

Needlepoint picture, stretched and unframed

43C. Counted Cross-Stitch

Sections:

1.

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

2.

Framed picture, ready to hang Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $4

43D. Crocheting

Sections:

1.

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

2.

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

3.

Afghan, AV, 48" x 60" minimum Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $8, 3rd: $6

4.

Afghan, lap size, less than 48" x 60" Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $5

5.

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

43E. Hand Knitting

Sections:

1.

Afghan, 48" x 60" min Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $8, 3rd: $6

2.

Afghan, lap size, less than 48" x 60" 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: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

9.

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

10.

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

11.

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

12.

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

13.

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

14.

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

43F. Sewing

Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

Sections:

1.

Kitchen Apron

2.

BBQ Apron

3.

Child's Pajamas

4.

Protective Face Mask

5.

Swimwear Cover-Up Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $5, others: $0

43G. Miscellaneous

Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

Sections:

1.

Rug, traditional hooking, AV

2.

Rug, latched hook, yarn, AV

3.

Rug, braided

4.

Cushion, hand-quilted, 20" maximum

5.

Cushion, machine-quilted, 20" maximum

6.

Cushion, any other variety, 20" maximum

43H. Baby Boutique

Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

Sections:

1.

Baby Shawl or Afghan, AV, minimum 36" x 45" Prizes: 1st: $8, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $5, others: $0

2.

Baby's Hand Knit Outfit

3.

Baby's Crochet Outfit

4.

Crib Quilt, any variety, hand-quilted

5.

Crib Quilt, any variety, machine-quilted

6.

Crib Quilt, AV not mentioned above

7.

Baby's Onesy, AV

8.

Baby's Bib, AV Prizes: 1st: $4, 2nd: $3, 3rd: $2, others: $0

9.

Baby's Bonnet / Cap / Hat, AV

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 direction.

44. Special: Celebrating Life

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Sections:

1.

'Oh Canada'

Celebrate Being Canadian, painted or decorated item, maximum size 48"

2.

'Rural Life'

Celebrating anything rural, painted or decorated item, maximum size 48"

3.

'Home Life'

Celebrating our roots at home, painted or decorated item, maximum size 48"

4.

'Cottage Life', painted or decorated paddle

44A. Crafts

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Sections:

1.

Stained Glass, Window Panel, maximum size 36"

2.

Stained Glass, any other item, maximum size 36"

3.

Folk Art, any item, maximum size 36"

4.

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

5.

Crafted Wood, any other item, maximum size 36"

6.

Hand Carved Wood, wildlife theme, maximum size 36"

7.

Hand Carved Wood, any other item, maximum size 36"

8.

Intarsia, maximum size 36"

9.

Rope Creations, AV, maximum size 36"

10.

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

11.

Walking Stick or Cane

12.

Birdhouse, AV, masimum size 36"

13.

Sign (suitable for inside or outside), maximum size 36", free-standing or ready-to-hang

14.

Metal Work, maximum size 36"

15.

Pottery, Ceramic, any item

16.

Jewelry, any item or set of items

17.

Something useful from something useless

18.

Wind Chimes, any medium, ready to hang

19.

Painted Graden Steeping Stone

20.

Spa Gift Basket

21.

Tie Dyed T-Shirt

22.

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

23.

Sock Monkey or any other character

24.

Wreath, Thanksgiving Theme, any materials, ready to hang

25.

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

44B. Christmas Corner

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Sections:

1.

Christmas Wreath, any materials, ready to hang

2.

Christmas Stocking, any medium, ready to hang

3.

Handcrafted Tree Ornament, AV

4.

Christmas Tree Skirt, AV

5.

Christmas Mantle Decoration, AV

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 mediums (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: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Sections:

1.

Oil, any subject

2.

Watercolour, any subject

3.

Graphite Pencil, any subject

4.

Graphite Rubbing, any subject

5.

Coloured pencil, any subject

6.

Pen/Ink, any subject

7.

Pastels, any subject

8.

Mixed Media, any subject

9.

Acrylic, any subject

10.

Computer generated art piece, any subject