Blenheim Township School Fair
Pre-School to Grade 12
open to all young people regardless of where they reside
Co-chairs Eileen Hartig 519-463-5282; and Janet McLaren 519-463-5426
Entry Rules & Guidelines
NEW!! Your School Fair Entries must be made Online at www.drumbofair.com by Saturday, September 17, 2022.
NEW!! Entry Tags. Be sure to use the new yellow tags. (No longer using the orange tags.)
The School Fair Prize List is available at www.drumbofair.com or by contacting our Secretary by email at
WHO CAN ENTER?
All young people, Preschool to Grade 12, no matter where you live.
WHAT MAY I ENTER?
You must enter your own original work. Parents and teachers may offer advice and encouragement only. All work must be completed since the previous fair. You may make only one entry in any class. Remember, no Lego, K’nex, Duplo, etc. is allowed.
WHAT GRADE DO I HAVE TO BE IN TO ENTER?
Entry levels are based on your Grade as of fair date. Some competitions have different grade limits or additional rules. Check carefully as to where you may enter. Entries placed in the wrong grade category will be disqualified.
IS THERE A CHARGE TO MAKE ENTRIES?
There is no entry fee.
HOW AND WHEN DO I ENTER?
NEW!! Your School Fair Entries must be made Online at www.drumbofair.com by Saturday, Setpember 17, 2022. NEW!! Entry Tags. Be sure to use the new yellow tags. (No longer using the orange tags.) Entries will be received at the Fairgrounds on Wednesday, September 21st betwen 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. A yellow coloured School Fair Tag must be filled in and attached to each of your entries before coming to the fairgrounds.
WHERE DO I PICK UP TAGS?
Yellow entry tags will be available in early September at Blenheim District School; Morrow's of Drumbo; MacNeil & Dodd Pharmacy, Ayr; Innerkip, Plattsville & Princeton Post Offices; Princeton Library or they may be downloaded and printed through the fair website.
WHEN WILL THE ENTRIES BE JUDGED?
Judging will take place on Thursday and Friday. You cannot watch the judging. Sometimes the judge may leave you a note regarding your entry.
WHEN DO I PICK UP MY ENTRIES?
Exhibits to be picked up between 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 25.
IF I WIN PRIZE MONEY, WHERE DO I PICK IT UP?
Prize money will be available during pick up of your exhibits.
Prize money is as follows, except where otherwise indicated.
Fair directors shall take every precaution to secure the safety of the exhibits but cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage.
A plaque sponsored by the Cowan Family in memory of Mary Cowan will be awarded to the exhibitor with the most points in School Fair, (K-Gr 8). The plaque will be placed on permanent display in the Agricultural Hall.
Medallions in memory of Mary Cowan will be awarded to the top exhibitor in each of the following: Pre-school, JK&K, Gr 1&2, Gr 3&4, Gr 5&6, Gr 7&8 and high school level.
The Special Prizes will be presented at the Fair Appreciation Night in October. You will receive notification of this evening.
School Art Displays
To be placed in large tent on Thursday or Friday. Each school entering a display (triangle of 3 (4x8) styrofoam boards) will receive $35.00. These displays are non-competitive. The name of the school must be clearly shown.