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Junior Division

Rules for all Junior Division Classes

  1. Exhibitors in Junior Division classes are not required to purchase membership in the Society.
  2. Each exhibitor may enter only once in each section.
  3. Exhibits must be the new work of the exhibitor.
  4. Articles should be entered according to the grade the student was in as of June 15, 2022.
  5. Unless otherwise noted, classes are open to exhibitors 16 years of age or younger as of September 3rd, 2022.
  6. Exhibitors may show in a higher grade level, but not lower.
  7. If there are more than six (6) entries in any one section, a 4th prize will be awarded, the same as a 3rd.
  8. Read carefully what is required. Not following instructions may result in disqualification or a lower placement. Size restrictions will be strictly adhered to.
  9. Articles will be judged as the product of youth…not as perfect works of art. In other words, items will be judged first on creativity.
  10. Originality and effort are as important as workmanship.
  11. Parental supervision is encouraged, but all work must be done by the child.

Note: 22cmx28cm = 8.5”x11” = Letter size, 30cmx45cm = 12”x18”

Entries can be made online at kinmountfair.net. See the Rules for Exhibit Hall Classes for the drop-off schedule.

Class Links

Junior Poster, Essay and Colouring (JS)
Junior Baking and Food (JB)
Junior Photography (JP)
Junior General (GS)
Preschool and Kindergarten (45)
Elementary School (46)
Secondary School (47)
For the Young Gardeners (39A)
The Great Zucchini Growing Contest (39S)
Arrangements (40A)

Junior Poster, Essay and Colouring

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

JS1A.

OAAS Youth Poster Competition - Junior

Up to and including Grade 4

JS1B.

OAAS Youth Poster Competition - Intermediate

Grade 5 to Grade 8 inclusive

JS1C.

OAAS Youth Poster Competition - Senior

Grade 9 to Grade 12 inclusive

OAAS Youth Poster Competition Rules:

  1. Theme: “Promoting Your Fair” – Name and date of fair must be clearly shown on poster (Kinmount Fair, September 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2022)
  2. Poster must be hand drawn and original.
  3. Size: Minimum – approximately 22cm x 28cm, without border. Maximum - approximately 28cm x 44cm, without border.
  4. Poster must be centred on a card stock or bristol board exposing approximately a 5.5cm border on all four sides.
  5. Name of fair, district number, contact person, owner of poster and complete mailing address must be clearly labelled on the back of the poster:
    Kinmount Fair – District 4 – Contact: Emily Pearson, Associate Director, juniors@kinmountfair.net
  6. Poster will be judged on overall appearance (50%), creativity and design (35%), and meeting above listed criteria (15%).

The winning entry from each section will move on to the District 4 competition. District winners are eligible to enter at the Provincial competition in February.

JS2.

Essay Contest

Topic: "Why the Kinmount Fair is Important to Me" Length: 250 words maximum

JS3.

Kinmount Fair Colouring Book Page

Create a colouring book page using Kinmount Fair as the theme. Picture should be drawn/outlined in black marker.

Rules for Junior Baking and Food:

Unless otherwise indicated:

  1. Entries will be judged on creativity, taste, texture, and overall appearance.
  2. Entries to be displayed on a 6” paper plate.

JB - Junior Baking and Food

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Up to Grade 4 (inclusive):

JB1.

Haystacks (3 cookies)

Haystacks are a cookie made to resemble a stack or pile of hay.

May use pretzels, coconut, chowmein noodles, etc. Be creative!

JB2.

Cupcake, decorated to look like a sheep.

All decoration must be edible. Item judged on decoration only.

JB3.

Most Chocolatey Cookie (3 cookies)

Grade 5 to Grade 8 (inclusive):

JB4.

Farm animal cake pop, 1 animal (2 cake pops)

JB5.

Decorated cake for the 150th Kinmount Fair, 1 layer

Circular or square, 8" or 9". To be displayed on an appropriately sized cake pad.

JB6.

3D tractor cookie, any type

Item judged on decoration only. Maximum size 15cm x 15cm x 15cm.

JB7.

OAAS Plain Chocolate Chip Cookie Contest

OAAS Plain Chocolate Chip Cookie Contest Rules:

  1. Contest is open to youth up to and including 15 years of age, as of December 31st of current year.
  2. Entry must consist of six (6) cookies, minimum 2”, maximum 3” in diameter.
  3. Entry must be displayed in a sturdy box with an easy to remove lid. Box may be decorated.
  4. Entries judged on presentation, overall appearance, internal appearance and flavour.
  5. The winning entry will move on to the District 4 competition.

District and Provincial Competition

  1. District or Provincial entry must consist of six (6) cookies displayed on a clean, sturdy plate (no paper plates) inside of a clear plastic bag with the exhibitor’s name, mailing address and district (provincials only).
  2. Plain chocolate chip cookies, with no nuts, must be no larger than 2.5" (6.5 cm) and no smaller than 2" (5 cm).

Full OAAS rules available at:

https://oaasfairs.com/convention/district-and-provincial-competition-rules

JP. Junior Photography

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Up to Grade 4 (inclusive):

JP1.

Silly Selfie

JP2.

Animal

JP3.

Clouds

Grade 5 to Grade 8 (inclusive):

JP4.

Summer Activity

JP5.

Backyard Adventure

JP6.

Action Shot - Series of 5 Burst Photos

GS. Junior General

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Up to Grade 2 (inclusive):

GS1.

Picture with the theme "Safety on a Midway Ride"

Any medium. Maximum size 22cm x 28cm.

Up to Grade 4 (inclusive):

GS2.

Picture with the theme "Safety on the Farm"

Any medium. Maximum size 30cm x 45cm.

Up to Grade 8 (inclusive):

GS3.

Lego Tractor

Maximum size 15cm x 15cm x 15cm.

GS4.

Lego Barn

Maximum size 30cm x 30cm x 30cm.

GS5.

3D Model of the Fairgrounds

Any media. Maximum Size 30cm x 30cm x 30cm.

45. Preschool and Kindergarten

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Preschool:

1.

Create a paper plate farm animal Prizes: 1st: $2.00, 2nd: $1.75, 3rd: $1.50, 4th: $1.00, others: $0.00

2.

Cotton Ball Cotton Candy

Maximum size 22cm x 28cm.

3.

Finger painted tractor

Maximum size 22cm x 28cm.

Junior/Senior Kindergarten:

4.

Draw and colour a farmyard

Maximum size 22cm x 28cm.

5.

Draw and colour a scarecrow

Maximum size 22cm x 28cm.

6.

Decorate the numbers 150 – block/bubble letters

Each digit maximum size 22cm x 28cm.

7.

Draw a farmer and write about the day in the life of a farmer.

Maximum size 22cm x 28cm.

8.

Farm animal Popsicle stick puppets – 3 animals

46. Elementary School

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Grade 1/2:

1.

Draw and Colour a picture of your Favourite Midway ride at the Kinmount Fair Maximum size 22cm x 28cm.

2.

Birthday Card – celebrate 150 years of the Kinmount Fair Maximum size 22cm x 28cm.

3.

Print the names of 6 vegetables found in the Exhibit Hall On Letter size paper.

4.

Draw an animal found at the Kinmount Fair Maximum size 22cm x 28cm.

5.

Decorated corn kernel musical shaker

Grade 3/4:

6.

Draw your favourite activity to do at the Kinmount Fair Maximum size 22cm x 28cm.

7.

Create a Farm animal out of Playdoh or modelling clay Display on a 6" paper plate.

8.

Create a picture guide to a day at the Kinmount Fair Maximum size 30cm x 45cm.

9.

Create a barn from milk cartons Maximum size 30cm x 30cm x 30cm.

10.

Create a life size cob of corn from beads and pipe cleaners

Grade 5/6:

11.

Draw a map of the Kinmount Fairground Maximum size 30cm x 45cm.

12.

Create a Poster advertising the 150th Kinmount Fair Include at least one entertainment act. Maximum size 30cm x 45cm.

13.

Animal Collage using farm animals Maximum size 30cm x 45cm.

14.

Farm animal finger puppets – 3 animals

15.

Popsicle stick tractor with other media Maximum size 15cm x 15cm x15cm.

Grade 7/8:

16.

Design a Party decoration celebrating 150 years of the Kinmount Fair

17.

Illustrate a Family Tradition at the Kinmount Fair Maximum size 30cm x 45cm.

18.

Design a new Midway Ride – any medium.

19.

Create a model of a float to be in the Kinmount Fair Warrior's Day Parade Maximum size 15cm x 15cm x15cm.

20.

Create a life size corn plant and label the parts

47. Secondary School

Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $8, 3rd: $6

Sections:

1.

Design a Demolition Derby car using a model toy car

2.

Free standing scarecrow

3.

Poster depicting the history of the Kinmount Fair

Maximum size 30cm x 45cm.

39A. For the Young Gardeners

Open to junior exhibitors only, 16 years and under. No membership fee necessary.

Prizes: 1st: $4, 2nd: $3, 3rd: $2

Sections:

1.

Weirdest Tomato

2.

Largest Potato

3.

Cutest Cucumber

4.

Jack-o-lantern, decorated, small only

39S. The Great Zucchini Growing Contest

Zucchini seeds are available Saturdays at the Kinmount Farmer's Market

Prizes: 1st: $20, 2nd: $15, 3rd: $10, 4th: $5, 5th: $5

Sections:

1.

Heaviest Zucchini

2.

Longest Zucchini

40A - Arrangements

Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $2

Sections:

19.

Gourd-geous! Any fruit or vegetable, carved & decorated

Open to children ages 6-10