Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS)
Open to anyone taking pictures at our 2008 Fair.
There is NO entry fee for this competition
OBJECTIVE OF CONTEST:
- To help publicize the activities of all Agricultural Society Fairs in the OAAS
- To create real pride in the creation of well-kept grounds and buildings.
- To encourage more attractive staging of exhibitions and displays.
- To educate and provide a source of pride in a community’s development
- To communicate new ideas to other Fairs
- To establish an up to-date library of images for OAAS promotions
- No professional photographers permitted
- No digital image enhancing allowed
- The first place digital image or photo of each category from Drumbo Fair will be submitted to the OAAS for competition
- All images/photos must be taken at the 2008 Drumbo Fair
- Winners of each category will be announced at the 2009 annual OAAS Convention held in Toronto February 2009.
- Prize money will be mailed out following the 2009 Convention.
- All 1st place images will become the property of the OAAS.
- Full contest rules may be obtained from Drumbo Fair secretary, Diane McLaren 519-463-5529 or from www.ontariofairs.com
- 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”.
- Youth Participation – i.e. exhibit/display/ribbons won, etc
- Adult/Senior involvement – i.e. working/displays/enjoying
- Candid shot of people having fun at Drumbo Fair
- Candid shot of someone too pooped to participate anymore
- Most unusual Display at Drumbo Fair – your idea
- 4-H Involvement i.e. livestock/displays
- Homecraft – i.e. displays/demonstrations, etc
- Live Action Shows – singers/pulls/demo’s/demolition
- Livestock – i.e. displays/shows/demo’s
- Pet Show – your interpretation of what you see
- Live Demo’s i.e. blacksmith/sheep sheering, etc
- Birds/ Small Animals i.e. bird show/rabbits, etc
- Showing Fair Identification – i.e. displays/ribbons, etc
- Fair Ambassador Involvement – i.e. displays/ribbons, etc
- What is this year’s fair theme? – i.e. displays/signs, etc
- Quilts/Handcrafts – from your viewpoint
- Categories for PRINTS only (4 x 6 or 5 x 7 mounted on Bristol board with a 1” border)
- Children at the Fair
- People/creatures and critters at the Fair
- Something ‘new’ this year at the Fair
- 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