oaas.pngOntario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS)

Digital/Photo/Slide/ Competition


Open to anyone taking pictures at our 2008 Fair.

There is NO entry fee for this competition



  1. To help publicize the activities of all Agricultural Society Fairs in the OAAS
  2. To create real pride in the creation of well-kept grounds and buildings.
  3. To encourage more attractive staging of exhibitions and displays.
  4. To educate and provide a source of pride in a community’s development
  5. To communicate new ideas to other Fairs
  6. To establish an up to-date library of images for OAAS promotions
  1. No professional photographers permitted
  2. No digital image enhancing allowed
  3. The first place digital image or photo of each category from Drumbo Fair will be submitted to the OAAS for competition
  4. All images/photos must be taken at the 2008 Drumbo Fair
  5. Winners of each category will be announced at the 2009 annual OAAS Convention held in Toronto February 2009.
  6. Prize money will be mailed out following the 2009 Convention.
  7. All 1st place images will become the property of the OAAS.
  8. Full contest rules may be obtained from Drumbo Fair secretary, Diane McLaren 519-463-5529 or from www.ontariofairs.com
  9. Submit entries to Fair secretary, Diane McLaren, PO Box 37, Drumbo, ON N0J 1G0 by November 01, 2008

Prize money is awarded at the OAAS level only.
1st: $20, 2nd: $16, 3rd: $12, 4th: $7, 5th: $5
Categories for Digital Images or 2x2 slides. Note: Digital images may be submitted on a CD or printed 4”x6”.


  1. Youth Participation – i.e. exhibit/display/ribbons won, etc
  2. Adult/Senior involvement – i.e. working/displays/enjoying
  3. Candid shot of people having fun at Drumbo Fair
  4. Candid shot of someone too pooped to participate anymore

  6. Most unusual Display at Drumbo Fair – your idea
  7. 4-H Involvement i.e. livestock/displays
  8. Homecraft – i.e. displays/demonstrations, etc
  9. Live Action Shows – singers/pulls/demo’s/demolition

  11. Livestock – i.e. displays/shows/demo’s
  12. Pet Show – your interpretation of what you see
  13. Live Demo’s i.e. blacksmith/sheep sheering, etc
  14. Birds/ Small Animals i.e. bird show/rabbits, etc

  16. Showing Fair Identification – i.e. displays/ribbons, etc
  17. Fair Ambassador Involvement – i.e. displays/ribbons, etc
  18. What is this year’s fair theme? – i.e. displays/signs, etc
  19. Quilts/Handcrafts – from your viewpoint
  20. Categories for PRINTS only (4 x 6 or 5 x 7 mounted on Bristol board with a 1” border)
  21. Children at the Fair
  22. People/creatures and critters at the Fair
  23. Something ‘new’ this year at the Fair

  25. An 8 x 10 PHOTO showing a fair sign/ constructed of Agricultural Products showing the Fair and the Date – i.e. store window/store front/ lawn display/field display, etc

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