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COMMITTEE

Ina Henry         613-445-2065
Diny Achtereekte
Trudy Corvinelli
Lucy Mulders

MANDATORY ENTRY FORM
Doreen Taylor
Sylvie Brault
Diane Wermenlinger
Barbara Agar

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  • PRIZE MONEY
    (unless otherwise stated)
    1st 2nd 3rd
    $6 $4 $3

     

    SPECIAL PRIZES

    1. $10 for Grand Champion Cushion, donated by the North Russell Women’s Institute.
    2. $10 for exhibitor with the most points, donated by the Russell Village Women’s Institute.
    3. $20 for total point winner from Entry Sections 93 to 106, donated in memory of Mrs. Ida Magladry.
    4. $20 for first-time exhibitor with the most points, donated by the Russell Village Women’s Institute.

  • a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society apply.
    b) Exhibitors must be members of the Russell Agricultural Society. Memberships, entry forms and entry tags are available from the Fair Secretary at 613 445-1742 or at info@russellfair.com.
    c) If using a downloadable entry form, entry form must be in the hands of the Fair Secretary by Friday, September 2, 2016. Photographs of entry form sent via email is not acceptable.
    d) Exhibits must be the work of the exhibitor.
    e) The same article can be exhibited for two years only.
    f) All articles must be new or, if entered for the second year, clean.
    g) Only one entry per exhibitor allowed in each numbered category.
    h) All exhibits must be tagged, numbered and in the hall before 9:00 a.m., Thursday, September 8, 2016. Tag and identify your entries prior to delivering them to the Exhibit Hall. The Exhibit Hall will be open Wednesday, September 7, between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m, and on Thursday, September 8, between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m. for dropping off exhibits. Judging will begin Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. sharp.
    i) No admission to the hall while judging is in progress.
    j) The exhibit hall will be closed between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2016. Exhibits must then be picked up between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.
    k) In lieu of entry fees, exhibitors will have an extra 10% deducted for their winnings over $10.

  • MISCELLANEOUS

    1. Hand embroidered article.
    2. Pillow case, handmade, 1 only; do not include pillow.
    3. Decorated basket not to exceed 14″ wide.
    4. Two quilted placemats.
    5. Decorative cushion, square or round, not to exceed 24″.
    6. Decorative table runner.
    7. Scrapbooking, one theme page.
    8. Tea cozy, handle and spout opening not necessary.
    9. Decorative doorknob decoration.
    10. Gift display in coffee mug and covered in clear cellophane.
    11. A decorated grocery bag, any size, any occasion.
    12. Wall decoration, in fabric, sample of fabric attached.
    13. Handmade greeting card, any size.
    14. Soft toy, all handmade and child safe.
    15. Wreath made from any medium, not to exceed 24″.
    16. Decorative painting, any medium, any surface.
    17. Folk art on wood.
    18. Artificial flower centrepiece, viewed from all sides, 20″ or less. Container also judged.
    19. Small item of stained glass.
    20. Handmade doll, any medium used, decorative.
    21. Swedish weaving, any article.
    22. A scarecrow, any medium, any size.
    23. Decorated gift box (not wrapped).
    24. Decorate a purchased straw hat.
    25. Something useful out of something useless. Tell us what it was and what it is now.
    26. Ceramic item.
    27. Create a shadow box display, glass enclosed.
    28. One item of handmade jewellery, not sewn, knitted or crocheted.
    29. Rubber stamping technique, any medium.
    30. Adult colouring page, any medium, mounted on Bristol board with 2″ border.

    SEWING
    All articles MUST include sample piece of fabric or entry will be disqualified.

    31. Tote bag.
    32. Sewn jacket, any size.
    33. Dressed doll or animal; clothes only to be handmade and judged.
    34. Jumper, any size.
    25. Hat, sewn, any medium.
    36. Sewn table runner, at least 36″ long.
    37. Sleepwear.
    38. An article of clothing made from fleece.
    39. Child’s dress with sleeves (under size 12).
    40. Child’s jumper.
    41. Novelty bazaar item; not to exceed $5 in supplies.
    42. Vest, any size, any material.
    43. Apron with bib.
    44. Half apron with two pockets.
    45. Casserole carrier

    KNITTING
    All articles MUST include label and sample piece of yarn or entry will be disqualified.

    46. Afghan, any size.
    47. Two dishcloths.
    48. Child’s pullover, up to size 14, light weight yarn.
    49. Child’s cardigan, up to size 14, any weight yarn.
    50. Knitted hat.
    51. Toque with earflaps (aviator’s hat) made with any weight yarn.
    52. Adult pullover.
    53. Infinity scarf.
    54. A pair of mitts in adult size made with any weight yarn.
    55. Adult slippers, one pair.
    56. Children’s slippers, one pair.
    57. Socks, one pair, light weight yarn.
    58. Baby blanket, no fringe, maximum size 36″ x 36″.
    59. Any doll with knitted clothes – only clothes to be judged.
    60. Fingerless gloves.

    CROCHET
    All articles MUST include label and sample piece of yarn or entry will be disqualified.

    61. Doily, less than 12″, mounted.
    62. Doily, over 12″, mounted.
    63. Baby sweater.
    64. Afghan, any size.
    65. Small crocheted article; name it.
    66. Crocheted bag, any size.
    67. Any doll with crocheted clothes; clothes only to be judged.
    68. Baby afghan, no fringe, maximum size 36″ x 36″.
    69. Infinity scarf.
    70. Child’s hat.
    71. Two dishcloths

    HOME ACCESSORIES

    72. Door stopper, any medium
    73. Create a garden or patio craft, any medium.
    74. Kitchen trivet, any medium.
    75. Decorative hard-sided tissue box cover.
    76. Decorate a handmade birdhouse, no kits.
    77.Labelled plant markers, any medium, 3.

    CHRISTMAS CORNER

    78. Two handmade Christmas placemats, sample of fabric attached. No napkins.
    79. Christmas lapel pin, any medium.
    80. Christmas tree top decoration, any medium.
    81. Decorative Christmas wreath, any medium.
    82. Decorative Christmas tree skirt.
    83. Fabric Christmas bag, hand decorated, any size.
    84. Handmade Santa, any medium.
    85. Decorative Christmas stocking.
    86. Tree ornament, any medium.
    87.Handmade snowman, any medium, maximum 12″ x 12″.

    QUILTS

    A champion quilt will be chosen from the first place prize winners in the Quilt Section for the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies Quilt Competition.

    Due to copyright laws regarding intellectual property, please credit the designer/source of your quilt pattern, if known, on the entry tag.

    ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES ANNUAL
    CHAMPIONSHIP QUILT COMPETITION

    Please read the ELIGIBILITY, RULES AND REGULATIONS for handmade quilts and machine quilts before placing a quilt entry into the Russell Fair.

    For further information and to obtain a copy of
    “Judging Standards for Food, Clothing, Quilts and Handcrafts”
    please contact:
    Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies

    REMEMBER – All quilts MUST BE A MINIMUM OF 72″ x 90″ TO BE ELIGIBLE TO PROCEED TO THE NEXT LEVEL OF OAAS COMPETITION. EVERY QUILT MUST HAVE SAMPLES OF MATERIAL ATTACHED (SMA) FOR A MAXIMUM OF 3 DIFFERENT FABRICS USED IN THE QUILT. THIS APPLIES TO SECTIONS 90 – 106.

    PRIZE MONEY – Sections 90 – 106
    1st 2nd 3rd
    $25 $15 $10

    88. Quilt wall hanging, any technique (sma).
    89. Quilt, appliquéd, pattern named, hand quilted, any bed size (sma).
    90. Quilt, pieced, pattern named, hand quilted, any bed size (sma).
    91. Quilt, pieced, pattern named; machine quilted, can be quilted by long arm and/or can be quilted by a professional (sma). Total perimeter must exceed 192”. Name the quilter.
    92. Lap quilt, machine quilted, maximum perimeter 260″(sma).
    93. Lap quilt, hand quilted, maximum perimeter 260″ (sma).
    94. Quilt, top ready for quilting, minimum perimeter 280″ (sma).
    95. Quilt, pieced and tied, any bed size (sma).
    96. Mini quilt, maximum perimeter 80″ (sma).
    97. Quilt, crib or carriage, pieced top, hand quilted (sma).
    98. Quilt, crib or carriage, pre-printed top, hand quilted (sma).
    99. Quilt, crib or carriage, pieced top, machine quilted (sma).
    100. Quilt, crib or carriage, pre-printed top, machine quilted (sma).
    101. Quilted table topper, any size or shape, hand quilted (sma).
    102. Quilted table topper, any size or shape, machine quilted (sma).
    103. Quilted wearable art (sma).

    PRIZE MONEY – Sections 105 to 108
    1st 2nd 3rd
    $10 $8 $6

    Items 105-108 are to be mounted by tacking the top 2 corners of the item only to allow viewing of the back of the piece.

    104. Quilt block, pattern named, mounted as instructed above.
    105. Quilt block, own original design, mounted.
    106. Finished quilt block, name pattern, hand or machine quilted, mounted.
    107. Cushion, pieced and/or appliquéd, hand quilted.

    ART

    108. Oil painting, ready to be hung, hanger to be included.
    109. Water colour, mounted or framed.
    110. Painting in acrylic, ready to be hung, hanger to be included.
    111. Charcoal sketch, mounted or framed.

    PHOTOS
    All entries must be securely mounted, captioned and taken by exhibitor. Amateurs only, please!

    112. Wildlife, no insects.
    113. A special event.
    114. Autumn scene.
    115. A farm scene.
    116. Black and white.
    117. A sunset.
    118. Sports.

    SENIORS, 65 AND OVER

    119. Christmas corsage, any medium.
    120. Novelty item. Name it.
    121. A Christmas decoration, any medium.
    122. Decorate a box, any medium.
    123. A decorative Christmas bag.

    ORGANIZED GROUPS

    Six items must be entered. Judging will be based on the following: workmanship 60%, design 20%, and appearance 20%.
    Theme – “Proudly Canadian” – pick your favourite colour scheme to coordinate all items in your display.

    124. Quilt a block with a maple leaf emblem, min 8″ x 8″ (sma).
    125. Autumn theme table runner with maple leaves, minimum length 24″, any medium.
    126. Themed tole painted glass milk jug (available in craft stores).
    127. Design a “Proudly Canadian” flag, maximum 32″ x 18″, any medium.
    128. Display a book or magazine that tells about homecraft ideas in early 1900’s.
    129. Knit a pair of Newfoundland mitts (sya)
    130. Cross stitch a typical Canadian scene, no size limit (sya).
    131. Mount photo collage of different Canadian landscapes & name them.
    132. Write a 50-75 word handwritten story from you youth involving snow.
    133. Display family heirloom that was knitted or crocheted.
    134. Make table centrepiece with material of your choice for July 1st celebrations.

    COMMUNITY SERVICE CHALLENGE

    Open to individuals, members and non-members of the Russell Agricultural Society. Each exhibitor must obtain an exhibitor number and complete and submit an entry form to the Secretary by September 2, 2016. Attached to the entry there must be an entry tag. The entry tag must include the class name, i.e., knitted or crocheted chemo hat for a woman / knitted or crocheted hat for newborn, the exhibitor’s number, name, address and telephone number. Entry tags and entry forms can be obtained by contacting the Fair Secretary.

    • There is NO ENTRY FEE FOR THIS CLASS.
    • Exhibit will be judged on workmanship and neatness.
    • All entries in this class become the property of the Russell Agricultural Society.
    • All hats entered in this section will be donated to the Winchester & District Memorial Hospital.
    • One entry per exhibitor.

    135. Knitted or crocheted chemo hat for a woman – DO NOT use wool yarn. Special prize sponsored by Linda Duhamel and Marilyn Beaman: 1st – $15; 2nd – $10; 3rd – $5.
    136. Knitted or crocheted hat for a newborn. DO NOT use wool yarn.