Teen Fair 2009
Committee: Marg Verkuil (chair) 519-537-8131 Suzy Birley 519-463-5740
Teen Fair will be co-sponsored by Lorene Stott in Memory of John Stott and by Drumbo Agricultural Society.
THEME: "HORSIN' AROUND AT THE FAIR"
CHANGE OF RULE: Teen Fair is open to all youth, Grade 7 to 12. based on your Grade as of June 1, 2009.
All exhibitors must have a membership in the Drumbo Agricultural Society and it may be purchased at the time when entries are made Thursday evening or Friday morning of the fair. Membership ($5.00) entitles you to show in any of the open classes.
Entries will be received Thursday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Friday morning from 9:00 to 12:00 noon. Your entry form must be in the Fair office by 11:30 a.m. on Friday. Entries may be picked up between 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.
A medallion will be awarded to the top exhibitor in Teen Fair. In addition, a prize of $10.00 will be awarded to the champion - minimum 15 entries required. Presentation will be made at the Fair's Appreciation Night to be held Friday, October 16, 2009. You will receive notification about this.
|Prize Money - Exceptions as Noted|
|19 and 46||$5.00||$4.00||$3.00|
- Handmade candle
- Creative jewellery, any material
- Christmas ornament - may be made from a kit
- Create a bumper sticker advertising Drumbo Fair
- Handmade wind chimes
- Carving from a bar of soap
- Design a postcard to send to a friend based on somewhere you have visited or would like to visit
- Bookmark made using pressed flowers, small leaves, etc
- Collage of horse pictures & horse related items - in the shape of a horseshoe
- Handmade invitation to a Halloween party
- Design a CD cover, displayed in a case
- Pen, pencil or charcoal sketch, your choice
- Picture from a magazine, cut in half, draw other half
- Create a cartoon strip
- Paint by number picture
- Using dots, letters, etc. in a repetitive pattern, create a picture
- SPECIAL: Design or decorate a bag or container for your younger brother or sister to take "Trick or Treating".
- SPECIAL: Picture collection of "Breeds of Horses". Your choice of how to display i.e. scrapbook, mounted on Bristol board, etc. Collection must contain minimum of 5 breeds and the breeds must be named.
- SPECIAL: Fire Prevention (Fire Safety) Poster - Hand drawn, minimum 21.5 cm x 28 cm to maximum 28 cm x 43 cm, mounted on Bristol Board to show a 5 cm border. Note: Entries may be used for Fire Prevention purposes and posted on the Drumbo Fire Department website. Open to Grades 9 to 12 (as of June 1, 2009). If you are Grade 7 or 8 as of June 1st, 2009 please place your entry in the School Fair Tent. Sponsored by the Blandford-Blenheim Fire Department
- "Let the Sun Shine In" - a bouquet of yellow and orange flowers
- Rose - a single rose bloom floating in a suitable container
- "A Walk in the Woods" - a collection of wild flowers, weeds, leaves, etc. Display in a container not normally used as a vase
- A bouquet of petunias
- SPECIAL - "Devil's Night" - An arrangement using black, orange and white flowers. Accessories may be used.
- Corn - tallest stalk. No roots.
- Soybeans - 5 stalks
- Apples (5), name the variety
- Most unusually shaped vegetable
- Onions (3), one kind
- Sunflower head, largest
- SPECIAL - Pumpkin for Hallowe'en, carved or decorated
- Banana bread - 1/2 loaf
- Candy skewer, suitable for Hallowe'en
- Squares (3), your choice
- Muffins (3), any kind
- Cookies (3), baked, your choice
- Cookies (3), haystack
- SPECIAL - Chocolate Chip Cookies - no nuts. Open to youth 12-15 years (as of Dec.31, 2009). Six (6) cookies, no larger than 6.75 cm or 3" and no smaller than 5 cm or 2" on a plate. Overall champion will be decided from the 1st place winners in the Teen and School Fairs. The overall champion is eligible to enter the District Competition held in November 2009 and if successful, compete at the Provincial Competition in Toronto, February 2010.
- Horse(s) or Pony(ies)
- Nature's beauty, your choice
- Sunrise or sunset
- My vacation
- A humerous photo with suitable caption
- Storyboard - 3 photos that tell a story
- SPECIAL - Scrapbooking page - Hallowe'en theme
- SPECIAL - Old School Photo. Identify the school and (if possible) the individuals in the picture. Include any interesting facts. Sponsored by Oxford Branch Ontario Genealogical Society.
- Youth Poster Competition:
Youth Poster Competition"Promoting Drumbo Fall Fair"
"Original Hand Made Design"Prizes: 1st - $10.00; 2nd $8.00; 3rd $5.00
Sponsored by Drumbo Neighbourhood Watch
Who Can Enter?
Class A) Junior up to and including Grade 6 (Based on Grades as of June 1, 2009)
Class B) Youth Grade 7 to Grade 12 (Based on Grades as of June 1, 2009)
Theme: Promoting "Drumbo Fall Fair". (Include the name and dates of the fair on your poster)
Poster must be hand drawn
Poster Size: Minimum 8.5" x 11" (21.5 x 28 cm) Maximum 11" x 17" (28 x 43 cm)
Each entry must be mounted on black Bristol board with a 2" (5 cm) border.
Name, artist's age, grade, school and Class A or B to be clearly labelled on the back of your entry.
Winning posters will be entered in the district competition in November. The district winners will compete for monetary prizes at the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies Convention in Febrary 2010.
- Overall appearance - 20 points
- Attract and hold attention - 30 points
- Competition theme clear - 40 points
- Quality materials/end product - 10 points
ARTS & CRAFTS
CORN, GRAIN, FRUIT & VEGETABLES
Baking must be on a plate and in a plastic Ziploc bag
Except for section 46 all pictures must have been taken by EXHIBITOR within the past year. Please mount on stiff paper.