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The Russell Fair offers local youth a wide range of areas to participate in.  It’s fun and it’s easy; just click on the tab that best addresses your area(s) of interest to see how you can get involved!

4-H Open Dairy Calf Show / 4-H Achievement Day

Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

COMMITTEE

Michael Bols       613-445-2870

MANDATORY ENTRY FORM

OR

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NOTE: the 4-H junior show is held odd years (2017, 2019, 2020, etc.) and the 4-H Achievement Day is held even years (2016, 2018, 2020, etc.)

OBJECTIVES OF THE OPEN 4-H CALF SHOW

1. To encourage junior activities as organized in Russell County.
2. To improve the educational value of the Russell Fair.
3. To encourage rural youth to become open class exhibitors and to simulate the interest of rural youth in the Russell Fair.

GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

a) Participation in the 4-H Open Dairy Calf Show is open to all 4-H members in the province of Ontario.
b) Send all entry forms to info@russellfair.com or fax to 613-445-1742.
c) All entries must be submitted by Thursday, September 7, 2017.
d) Proof of age will be required upon request.
e) 4-H membership card is required for free entry to the Fairgrounds.
f) Each exhibitor must show his/her 4-H project.
g) Each 4-H exhibitor must be dressed in white, no logos on t-shirts and wear work boots.
h) All calves coming to the show must have proper ID according to the 4-H project information sheet. Calf registration papers must be provided upon registration the day of the show.
i) All applicable general rules of the Russell Agricultural Society will apply.
j) Only current 4-H members are allowed to assist in the preparation of calves at the Show.
k) Show harnesses will be used for all classes
l) Animals may enter fairgrounds any time after 6:00 p.m. Friday, September 8, 2017.

ENTRY SECTIONS - 4-H SHOWMANSHIP CLASS

1. Novice: 4-H member, 9 to 11 years of age at January 1, 2017
2. Junior: 4-H member, 12 to 14 years of age at January 1, 2017
3. Intermediate: 4-H member,15 to 17 years of age at January 1, 2017
4. Senior: 4-H member, 18 to 21 years of age at January 1, 2017
5. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Showperson

ENTRY SECTIONS - 4-H DAIRY CALF CLASS

The following classes will be shown by breed:
1. Junior heifer, born on or after Mar 1, 2017
2. Intermediate heifer, born Dec 01/16 to Feb 28/17
3. Senior heifer, born Sep 01/16 to Nov 30/16
4. Summer yearling, born Jun 01/16 to Aug 31/16
5. Junior yearling, born Mar 1/16 to May 31/16
6. Supreme Champion and Reserve Supreme Champion Calf

Rise2Fame Talent Search            $1500 in Prizes to be Won

Saturday, September 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Russell Arena

COMMITTEE

Karen Lovenuk             613-445-3371
Jennifer Chambers
Michelle Cochrane

RULES

a) Duration of performance will last between 3 and 4 minutes.
b) Due to time constraints the number of entries accepted may be limited.
c) Deadline for entries is Wednesday, September 6, 2017.
d) Talent will be accepted in the following areas – vocal, instrumental, dance and variety.
e) If there are 4 entries or less in any class, age groups may be combined.
f) Register online or by contacting the Fair Secretary at 445-1742.
g) Include a short biography in the comment box.
h) First place winners from previous years will not be permitted to register or compete.

CLASSES

a) Class 1 – Vocal & Instrumental
Prizes: 1st – $250; 2nd – $150; 3rd – $100

b) Class 2 – Dance, Solo or Group.
Prizes: 1st – $250; 2nd – $150; 3rd – $100

c) Class 3 – Variety
Prizes: 1st – $250; 2nd – $150; 3rd – $100

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Class 9A - Agricultural Products - Junior Division

COMMITTEE
Catharina Shane             613-327-5770
Matilda Bouwhuis

MANDATORY ENTRY FORM

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SPECIAL AWARD

Most points overall - $30 donated by Jim Sullivan.

PRIZE MONEY
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
$5 $4 $2 $1*

*Donated by the Russell Village Women’s Institute

RULES

a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society apply.
b) Junior exhibitors must obtain an exhibitor number from the Fair Secretary prior to September 1, 2017 but are not required to pay a membership fee.
c) If registering using the downloadable form, entry forms must be received by the Fair Secretary prior to Friday, September 1, 2017. Photographs of entry forms sent via email are not acceptable.
d) Entry tags are available from the Fair Secretary.
e) All exhibits must be tagged, numbered and in the Curling Rink before 9:30 a.m., Thursday, September 7, 2017. Tag and identify your entries prior to delivering them to the exhibit hall. The arena lobby will be open Wednesday, September 6, between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m, and on Thursday, September 7, between 8:00 and 9:30 a.m. to drop off exhibits. Judging will begin Thursday, September 7, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. sharp.
f) All other rules as stated in the adult division of the agricultural products class apply.

ENTRY SECTIONS

47. Carrots, 4, long, over 8″, named, 1/2″ tops showing.
48. Onions, 3, named.
49. Potatoes, 3, named.
50. Sunflower, 1 head.
51. Tomatoes, 3, calyx attached, named.
52. One herb, grown and displayed in small clay pot.
53. Vegetables in the form of a person, minimum 5 vegetables.

Class 8A - Commercial Features - 4-H Division

COMMITTEE

Herman Akkermans       613-764-5545

MANDATORY ENTRY FORM

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PRIZE MONEY

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
$10 $9 $8 $7 $6 $5 $4 $3 $2 $1

SPECIAL AWARDS

1. 4-H trophy - to be awarded to the 4-H exhibitor earning the most points in the 4-H commercial features division. The 2016 recipient of the 4-H trophy was Tobias Oeschger.
2. Most points overall - $10 donated by the Russell Village Women's Institute.
3. Second most points overall - $5 donated by the North Russell Women's Institute

RULES

a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society apply.
b) Exhibitor must be a member of a 4-H Club in Ontario.
c) If registering using the downloadable form, entry forms must be received by the Fair Secretary prior to Friday, September 1, 2017. Photographs of entry forms sent via email are not acceptable.
d) 4-H exhibitors will use their 4-H number as their membership number.
e) Entry tags are available from the Fair Secretary.
f) One entry per exhibitor in any section.
g) Hay - an exhibit of one cured flake exhibited in a clear plastic bag. Bag will be supplied by the Society.
h) For corn and bean sections, please specify name on the entry tag.
i) Exhibits must be placed in Barn #2 (round barn) and be in the hands of the committee on Thursday, September 7, 2017 by 12:00 noon.

ENTRY SECTIONS

10. Corn; grain corn, 6 ears, current year.
11. Corn; 6 stalks.
12. Hay.
13. Corn cob with most kernels.
14. Wheat or barley; an exhibit of 10 lbs.
15. Soybeans; 10 stalks.
16. Soybean plant with the most pods.

Class 10B - Culinary Arts - 4-H Division

COMMITTEE
Eileen Blenkarn       613-445-2601

MANDATORY ENTRY FORM

OR

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PRIZE MONEY
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
$6 $5 $4 $3

SPECIAL AWARDS

1. Most points overall - $10 donated by the Russell Village Women's Institute.
2. Second most points overall - $5 donated by the North Russell Women's Institute.

RULES

a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society apply.
b) Exhibitor must be a member of a 4-H club in Ontario.
c) If registering using the downloadable form, entry forms must be received by the Fair Secretary prior to Friday, September 1, 2017. Photographs of entry forms sent via email are not acceptable.
d) Exhibitors will use their 4-H number as their exhibitor number.
e) All exhibits must be tagged, numbered prior to being dropped off.
f) Exhibits can be dropped off in the upstairs arena exhibit hall Wednesday, September 6 between 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. and again on Thursday, September 7 between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m.
g) Baked products are to be displayed on a small disposable plate and inserted in a zip top plastic bag.
h) Exhibits must be the work of the exhibitor and shall contain the quantity as stated in the entry list. Ready mixes and canned pie fillings are not permitted, unless otherwise stated.
i) Recipe to be included on a small recipe card and attached to all baked products.
j) Exhibits are to be picked up on Sunday, September 10 between 4:00 and 4:30 p.m.
j) All other rules as stated in the adult division of the culinary arts class apply.

ENTRY SECTIONS

79. Blueberry muffins, 3.
80. Bran muffins, 3.
81. Oatmeal cookies, 3.
82. Chocolate chip cookies, 3.
83. 4-H cookie decorated in honour of the 4-H, 1.

Class 10A - Culinary Arts – Junior Division

COMMITTEE

Deron Brookes        613-445-5303
Ina Henry
Marjorie Dugdale
Marian Armstrong

MANDATORY ENTRY FORM

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Doris Schoeni
Pat McLaren
Marilyn Sullivan

PRIZE MONEY (unless otherwise stated)
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
$6 $5 $4 $3

SPECIAL PRIZES

1. Most points by Junior 12 & under - $15 donated by North Russell Women’s Institute. To be awarded as $10 to the first place winner and $5 to the second place winner.
2. Most points by Junior 18 & under - $15 donated in memory of Mrs. Margaret Burton. To be awarded as $10 to the first place winner and $5 to the second place winner.

RULES

a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society apply.
b) Junior exhibitors must obtain an exhibitor number from the Fair Secretary prior to September 1, 2017.
c) Junior exhibitors are not required to pay a membership fee when entering exhibits in the junior division.
d) If registering using the downloadable form, entry forms must be received by the Fair Secretary prior to Friday, September 1, 2017. Photographs of entry forms sent via email are not acceptable.
e) Entry forms and entry tags are also available from the Fair Secretary.
f) All exhibits must be tagged and numbered prior to being dropped off.
g) Exhibits can be dropped off in the upstairs arena exhibit hall Wednesday, September 6 between 6:30 and 8:00 p.m. and again on Thursday, September 7 between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m.
h) Exhibits must be the work of the exhibitor and shall contain the quantity as stated in the entry list. Ready mixes and canned pie fillings are not permitted.
i) Only one entry per exhibitor allowed in each numbered category.
j) Place all entries on white disposable plates and wrap well in clear plastic bags, except Country Fair Baking Specials.
k) Muffins for showing must be presented without liners.
l) Exhibits are to be picked up on Sunday, September 10 between 4:00 and 4:30 p.m. The Committee will not be responsible for any exhibits not picked up during this time.
m) All other rules as stated in the adult division of the culinary arts class apply.

ENTRY SECTIONS

COUNTRY FAIR BAKING CONTESTS RULES applies only to entry section 60. See adult division for complete rules.

58. Robin Hood Family “Best Lunchbox Snack” Contest: Best family homemade squares (3) or bars (3) by exhibitor 12 years of age and younger. Product label and recipe must accompany entry. Prizes: 1st – $25 product certificate; 2nd – $10 product certificate, 3rd – $4, 4th - $3

AGES 12 YEARS AND UNDER

59. Dress up a potato; use your imagination, on 9” paper plate, named.
60. Hopscotch crunches, 3 on a plate.
Use the following recipe: Melt over hot water 1 pkg. butterscotch chips. Add 1/2 cup peanut butter. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 cup miniature marshmallows and 1/2 can chow mein noodles. Drop by teaspoon onto waxed paper. Chill until set.
61. Creative Krispies: Rice Krispies “object”, exhibitor’s choice, one large or three small. To fit on approximately 9” paper plate, covered with plastic wrap or in a plastic bag.
62. Healthy after school snack.
63. Chocolate chips cookies, no nuts, 4,  on a plate.
64. Trail mix, your choice of ingredients, put in a small sealed, clear, plastic bag.
65. Fancy decorated cupcake for friend’s birthday – judged for decoration only, 1.
66. Milk chocolate almond bark, 4 pieces, on a plate.

AGES 13 to 18

67. Oatmeal drop cookies, 3, on a plate.
68. Chocolate chip cookies, no nuts, 4,  on a plate.
69. Trail mix, your choice of ingredients, put in a small sealed, clear, plastic bag.
70. “A Good School Lunch”, 50% display, 50% nutrition.
71. Healthy after school snack.
72. Chocolate spiders, 4.
Use the following recipe: 1 cup chocolate chips, 1 cup butterscotch chips, 1 cup salted peanuts, 1 cup chow mein noodles. Mix all together over low to medium heat, until well mixed. Drop by teaspoonful onto wax paper. Chill until firm. Store in airtight container separated by wax paper in the refrigerator.
73. Creative Krispies - Rice Krispies “object”, exhibitor’s choice, one large or three small, to fit on approximately 9” paper plate, covered with a plastic wrap or in a plastic bag.
74. Cherry Chocolate Brownies, 3 squares on a plate.
Use the following recipe: 1 can of cherry pie filling, 1 box of fudge brownie mix, 1 egg, 2 tbsp water, 2 tbsp vegetable oil. In a medium bowl, combine contents of brownies package, egg, water and vegetable oil. Add 1 cup of cherry pie filling and stir until just combined. Pour batter into an 8” square baking pan. Bake at 325 deg F for 30-35 minutes.
75. Granola, about 1 cup in a small plastic bag.

Class 12A - Flowers – Junior Division

COMMITTEE

Lindley McPhail           613-445-0754
Pegi Holtz                     613-821-0364
Marilyn MacMillan

MANDATORY ENTRY FORM

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PRIZE MONEY (unless otherwise stated)
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
$5 $4 $3 $1

SPECIAL PRIZES

1. Most points by Junior, 6 to 11 years: $5 donated by Russell Village Women’s Institute.
2. Most points by Junior, 12 to 16 years: $5 donated by Russell Village Women’s Institute.
3. $20 donated for Sections 92 and 99 by the Russell & District Horticultural Society.
4. Additional $20 first prize for Section 93 donated by Pegi Holtz.
5. Additional $20 first prize gift certificate for Section 94 donated by Cindy Cluett of Beyond the House Garden & Floral Design Centre.
6. Additional $20 first prize for Section 95 donated by Chad Chambers of Serenity Landscaping.
7. Additional $20 first prize for Section 97 donated by Lindley McPhail.
8. Additional $20 first prize for Section 98 donated by the Marilyn MacMillan.
9. Additional $20 first prize for Section 100 donated by Louise Houle.

RULES

a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society apply.
b) Junior exhibitors must obtain an exhibitor number from the Fair Secretary to exhibit.
c) If registering using the downloadable form, entry forms must be received by the Fair Secretary prior to Friday, September 1, 2017. Photographs of entry forms sent via email are not acceptable.
d) Junior exhibitors are not required to pay a membership fee unless entering in an adult division.
e) Entry tags can be obtained from the Fair Secretary and must be attached to the entry prior to dropping off exhibits.
f) One entry per exhibitor in any section.
g) Entries may be placed in the Arena Lobby on Wednesday, September 6, between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. or on Thursday, September 7, between 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
h) Judging will follow the Ontario Judging Standards Publication 34.
i) Where applicable, flowers must be home grown and not commercially purchased.
j) Entries to be removed between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 10.

AGES 6 – 8

90. Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia); 1 stem shown in a container of water.
91. 'Celebrate Canada'- Create a picture of red and white tulips.
92. 'Sweet Ontario'- An arrangement in a maple syrup container.

AGES 9 – 12

93. Create a Thank You card using Black-eyed Susans as a theme.
94. 'Celebrate Canada'- Flowers in a can, using red and white flowers.
95. 'Sweet Ontario'- A foliage arrangement including maple leaves.

AGES 13 – 17

96. Using 5 Rudbeckia (Black-eyed Susan, emblem of the Russell & District Horticultural Society) and greenery, make an arrangement.
97. 'Celebrate Canada'- An arrangement using red and white flowers.
98. 'Sweet Ontario'- Using maple leaves decorate a swag or wreath.

Class 11C - Handcrafts - 4-H Cloverbuds

COMMITTEE

Melanie Herry       613-524-2212

MANDATORY ENTRY FORM

OR

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PRIZE MONEY
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
$4 $3 $2 $1

SPECIAL AWARDS

1. Most points overall - $6 donated by the Russell Village Women's Institute.
2. Second most points overall - $4 donated by the Russell Village Women's Institute.

RULES

a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society apply.
b) Exhibitor must be a member of a 4-H club in Ontario.
c) If registering using the downloadable form, entry forms must be received by the Fair Secretary prior to Friday, September 1, 2017. Photographs of entry forms sent via email are not acceptable.
d) 4-H exhibitors will use their 4-H number as their membership number.
e) Entry tags are available from the Fair Secretary and must be attached to exhibits prior to dropping them off .
f) One entry per exhibitor in any section.
g) Entries may be placed in the upstairs arena exhibit hall on Wednesday, September 6, between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. or on Thursday, September 7, between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m.
h) Tag and identify your entries prior to delivering them to the exhibit hall using staples to attach entry tags.
i) All other rules as stated in the adult division of the handcrafts class apply.
j) Entries to be removed on Sunday, September 10, between 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

ENTRY SECTIONS

211. A clay pot, made by member, in either the pinch pot or coil technique, painted.
212. A coloured and labelled bug, outline can be printed, no larger than the size of a sheet of paper. To be mounted on construction paper.
213. Any tie-dyed article using natural dyes. Must list dyes used, any material.
213. Geared train. To be judged on complexity and level of interest for final action.

Class 11B - Handcrafts - 4-H Division

COMMITTEE

Julie Brisson        613-443-5352
Lois James           613-445-5252

MANDATORY ENTRY FORM

OR

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PRIZE MONEY
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
$4 $3 $2 $1

SPECIAL AWARDS

1. Most points overall - $10 donated by the Russell Village Women's Institute
2. Second most points overall - $5 donated by the North Russell Women's Institute

RULES

a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society apply.
b) All exhibitors must be members of the 4-H program in Ontario during the 4-H year October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017.  Where specified, certain classes are limited to 4-H members in Russell County.
c) If registering using the downloadable form, entry forms must be received by the Fair Secretary prior to Friday, September 1, 2017. Photographs of entry forms sent via email are not acceptable.
d) Exhibitors will use their 4-H number as their membership number.
e) 4-H craft entries may be placed in the upstairs arena exhibit hall on Wednesday, September 6, between 6:30 and 8:00 p.m. or Thursday, September 7, between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m.  4-H poster and exhibit entries may be placed in the Curling Club on Wednesday, September 6, between 6:30 and 8:00 p.m. or Thursday, September 7, between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m.
f) Entries are to be removed Sunday, September 10, between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m.
g) All other rules as stated in the adult division of the handcrafts class apply.

ENTRY SECTIONS

4-H CRAFTS

199. A 4-H project book related to any 4-H project completed in Russell 4-H during the 2015/2016 club year.  Note: a project book must be a standard size 1" binder or a duo-tang.
200. Any item made from duct tape. Item must be at least 80% duct tape construction.
201. Something new from something old. Recycling at its best.
202. Any craft item.

 4-H POSTERS

Poster size 22" x 28" (55.88 cm x 71.12 cm)

Junior (ages 9 to 14 as of January 1, 2017)

203. A poster relating to a 4-H project completed and exhibited in the 4-H year October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017.
204. A collection of 10 dried pressed weeds (real), labelled and identified. May be a poster or booklet.
205. A collection of 19 seeds, labelled and identified. May be a poster or booklet. Seeds must be visible.
206. Poster of photography - a collection of 8 to 10 photos, mounted and labelled.
207. A "ME" poster - collection of photos/pictures and a typewritten one-page article telling about yourself, mounted on Bristol board, size 22" x 28" / 55.88 cm x 71.12 cm.

Senior (ages 15 and over as of January 1, 2017)

208. A poster relating to a 4-H project completed and exhibited in the 4-H year October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017.
209. A collection of 10 dried pressed weeds (real), labelled and identified. May be a poster or booklet.
210. A collection of 19 seeds, labelled nd identified. May be a poster or booklet. Seeds must be visible.
211. Poster of photography - a collection of 8 to 10 photos, mounted and labelled.
212. A "ME" poster - collection of photos/pictures and a typewritten one-page article telling about yourself, mounted on Bristol board, size 22" x 28" / 55.88 cm x 71.12 cm.

4-H EXHIBITS

Entries must have been constructed during the club year October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017. Up to 3 feet of table space will be allowed.  Display should not exceed 42 inches in height and be free standing.  The Canadian 4-H emblem (green and white in colour must be located anywhere on the front of the exhibit.  The winning entry in each of the following classes will represent Russell 4-H in the regional 4-H inter-county club exhibit classes at the Metcalfe Fair.

213. 4-H member project exhibit relating to a Russell 4-H project/club completed during the club year October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017.  Entry to be constructed by one 4-H member.
214. 4-H member exhibit that promotes the Russell 4-H member's involvement in 4-H. This exhibit should not be project/club specific. Events could include county judging night, fundraising activities, camps, provincial or regional events such as discovery day, regional judging competition, East Gen show, Go for the Gold, plowing at the county plowing match, etc. Entry to be constructed by one 4-H member.
215. 4-H Club Exhibit - may depict any topic related to a 2016-2017 Russell 4-H club or project and must be entered by two or more members from the club.
216. Russell 4-H County special event exhibit, i.e. judging night, BBQ fundraising, parade, etc. May depict any topic related to a 2016-2017 Russell 4-H county event and must be entered by two or more members.  Event and location of event to be named on the exhibit.

Class 11 - Handcrafts – Junior Division

COMMITTEE

Ina Henry          613 445-2065
Diny Achtereekte
Trudy Corvinelli
Diane Wermenlinger

MANDATORY ENTRY FORM

Doreen Taylor
Lucy Mulders
Catharina Shane
Barbara Agar

OR              MAKE ENTRIES ONLINE

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

SPECIAL AWARD

$10 for the exhibitor with the most points donated by the North Russell Women's Institute.
$5 for the exhibitor with the second most points donated by the North Russell Women's Institute.

RULES

a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society apply.
b) Junior exhibitors must obtain an exhibitor number from the Fair Secretary prior to September 1, 2017 but are not required to pay a membership fee.
c) If registering using the downloadable form, entry forms must be received by the Fair Secretary prior to Friday, September 1, 2017. Photographs of entry forms sent via email are not acceptable.
d) Exhibitor tags are available from the Fair Secretary (613 445-1742 or info@russellfair.com).
e) Exhibits must be the work of the exhibitor.
f) The same article can only be exhibited for two years.
g) All articles must be new or, if entered for the second year, clean.
h) Only one entry per exhibitor allowed in each numbered category.
i) All exhibits MUST be tagged, numbered and attached to the exhibit item prior to dropping off exhibit. DO NOT use straight pins to attach you tag to the exhibit item.
j) The upstairs arena exhibit hall will be open Wednesday, September 6, between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m, and on Thursday, September 7, between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m. for dropping off exhibits.
k) Exhibits must be picked up on Sunday, September 10, between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m.
l) All other rules ast stated in the adult division of the adult handcraft class apply.

ENTRY SECTIONS

Articles to be mounted, where necessary.

AGES 6 – 8 YEARS

138. Coloured drawing of a favourite sport, can be done on Bristol board (8 ½” x 11”).
139. Create snowman on coloured Bristol board (8 ½” x 11”) using miniature marshmallows.
140. Create your own picture on Bristol board using dried beans, seeds. Woodland scene.
141. Create a Christmas card, maximum size 5 ½” x 8 ½ “.
142. Article made from a two-litre plastic pop bottle. Exhibit must not contain liquids.
143. Ink pad thumb stamping.
144. Decorate a clay pot.
145. Draw and colour a Christmas scene size 8½“ x 11”, mounted on Bristol board which is 10” x 13”.
146. Create a gift for your teacher.
147. Build a scene in a shoe box (a diorama).
148. Decorate a new T-shirt, any medium.
149. Create a pet rock(s), named, on a 6″ paper plate.
150. Something useful out of something useless.
151. Create a farm animal collage on Bristol board (8” x 10”), cover background completely.
152. Create a picture on Bristol board, flower collage (8” x 10”), cover background completely.

AGES 9 – 12 YEARS (also open to ages 6 to 8)

153. Decorate an Easter basket.
154. Create something using a paper plate and decorate it.
155. Decorate own memo board, any size.
156. A sketched, original character, drawn freehand, i.e., no tracing, mounted, no colour.
157. Dress a toy stuffed animal in a Halloween costume, maximum 18″ long/tall.
158. Dress a toy stuffed animal in your favourite sports uniform, maximum 18″ long/tall.
159. Make and decorate a pencil box, any medium.
160. Create a paper maché item.
161. A coloured sketch, any theme.
162. Create a novelty item, any medium.
163. Create a greeting card using any technique.
164. An item made from multiple pine cones, decorated.
165. Decorate a flip-flop sandal. Only one required.
166. Construct your own spaceship, any medium. NO LEGO.
167. Sketch a split picture, any item, mounted.
168. Create a pressed flower collage on Bristol board, maximum 8” x 10”, cover background completely.
169. Article made from a two-litre plastic pop bottle. Exhibit must not contain liquids.
170. Photo of your favourite pet, captioned and mounted. Photo must be taken by exhibitor.
171. Create keychain, any medium.
172. Create your own Inukshuk with stones, rocks, and/or pebbles glued together. Not to exceed 12 x 12 inches.

AGES 13 – 17 YEARS (also open to ages 6 to 12)

173. Decorate a ready-made birdhouse.
174. Create your own Christmas stocking using any fabric or any medium.
175. Decorate a picture frame; frame can be any base.
176. Create a greeting card, hand drawn.
177. Create a greeting card- any technique, not hand drawn.
178. Decorate a clay flower pot.
179. Decorate a gift box, any technique.
180. Create a Christmas article, pine cone(s) must be included.
181. Decorate a grocery bag for a Christmas gift.
182. Something useful out of something useless, and tell us what it was and what it is now.
183. Create a Halloween novelty.
184. Draw a tattoo design, mounted.
185. Create a table mat using spool knitting (corking).
186. Make a beaded item of jewellery.
187. Create a door decoration for your room.
188. Handmade candle, any medium.
189. Decorate a shoe box, no contents.
190. Create a drawing using pastels.
191. Create a watercolour picture, on watercolour paper only. Can be mounted.
192. Make a split picture, any item, mounted.
193. Produce a computer generated flyer, any event.
194. Handmade cushion, any size.
195. Paper craft art, any article made by you. Ex. Quilling, origami, kirigama.
196. Create a keychain, any medium.
197. Create your own Inukshuk with stones, rocks, and/or pebbles glued together. Not to exceed 12x 12 inches.
198. Design your own colouring page.

Holstein - "PeeWee" Show

Thursday, September 7 at 7:00 p.m.

COMMITTEE

Michael Bols   613 445-2870

RULES

a) Boys and girls must be no more than 10 years of age as of the date of the show.
b) Calves must be born after March 1, 2017.
c) No one exhibiting in this class may show a calf exhibited by a 4-H club member.
d) No B.C.A. required.
e) No entry fee required.
f) Calves to be shown prior to the Black & White Open Heifer Show begins.
g) $10 awarded to all participants.

Class 11D - Youth Poster Competition - Theme: "Promoting Your Fair"

The Russell District Women’s Institute sponsors the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) Youth Poster Competition at the Russell Fair, and offers the following prize money:

PRIZE MONEY
1st 2nd 3rd
$25 $15 $10

MANDATORY ENTRY FORM

OR

MAKE ENTRIES ONLINE

RULES

a) Poster must be hand drawn and be the work of the exhibitor.
b) Name and date of the Fair must be clearly shown on the poster.
c) Poster Size - minimum 22 cm X 28 cm without a border to a maximum of 28 cm x 44 cm without a border.
d) Entry must be mounted on cardstock or Bristol board showing a 5.5 cm border on all four sides.
e) Must be clearly labeled on the back with the name of the Fair, "District 1", contact person, owner of the poster  and complete mailing address.
f) Exhibitors must obtain an exhibitor number from the Fair Secretary prior to September 1, 2017 but are not required to pay a membership fee.  Exhibitor tags are available from the Fair Secretary (613 445-1742 or info@russellfair.com).
g) If using a downloadable form, entry forms must be in the hands of the Fair Secretary by Friday, September 1, 2017. Photographs of entry form sent via email are not acceptable.
h) The same article can only be exhibited for two years.
i) Only one entry per exhibitor.
j) All exhibits must be tagged, numbered and in the upstairs arena exhibit hall before 9:00 a.m., Thursday, September 7, 2017. Tag and identify your entries prior to delivering them to the Exhibit Hall using staples or safety pins to attach entry tags (do not use straight pins). The Exhibit Hall will be open Wednesday, September 6, between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m, and on Thursday, September 7, between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m. for dropping off exhibits. Judging will begin Thursday, September 7 at 9:00 a.m. sharp.
l) Exhibits must be picked up on Sunday, September 10, between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m.

JUDGING STANDARDS

1.  Overall appearance – 50 points
2.  Hand drawn – 35 points
3.  OAAS criteria (size, material & theme) – 15 points

ENTRY SECTIONS

211. Youth up to and including Grade 4.
212. Youth, Grade 5 to Grade 8 inclusive.
213. Grade 9 to Grade 12 inclusive.

First place winners will have their poster taken to the OAAS district fall meeting.  District winners are eligible to enter the OAAS provincial competition in February 2018 where prize money will be awarded to the winners.

 

Scholarship

The 2017 recipient of the $250 Russell Agricultural Society scholarship was Emma Lanthier from École Secondaire Catholique Embrun.

The Russell Agricultural Society offers a $250 scholarship available to a student graduating from a high school in the Township of Russell.

To qualify, the graduating student must have:

1. Volunteered at the Russell Fair;
2. Volunteered within their community;
3. Be attending college or university in the next school year; and
4. Submit a 300-word essay highlighting:

a) the benefits of volunteering;
b) the applicant’s own volunteer experience at the Russell Fair; and
c) the applicant’s own volunteer experience within the community.

 Essays are due to the corresponding Guidance Office by May 1, 2018.

 

Class 3 - Sheep Show - Junior Division

Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

PRIZE MONEY
1st 2nd 3rd All Others
$20 $17 $15 $10

RULES

a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society apply.
b) Membership and entry fees are not required.

MANDATORY ENTRY FORM

OR

MAKE ENTRIES ONLINE

CLASSES

Participants may show in Class 1 or 2 but not both.

1. Breeding ewe lamb, purebred or commercial. Must be born January 1, 2017 or after.
2. Market lamb, ewe lamb or wether lamb. Should be between 75 lbs. and 110 lbs.
3. Showmanship:

  • Novice – up to and including 8 years old as of January 1, 2017.
  • Junior – 9 to 12 years old as of January 1, 2017.
  • Intermediate – 12 to 15 years old as of January 1, 2017.
  • Senior – 16 to 21 years old as of January 1, 2017.
  • Special Costume Class- 'You and Your Lamb'. Youth participants (under 21 years of age) are encouraged to dress-up both themselves and their lambs in coordinating costumes. Lambs should be shown on a halter. Participants will be judged on originality of costumes and coordination of exhibitor and lamb.

Super Gymkhana Western Games

COMMITTEE

Jaqueline Rail  819-654-2118

Friday, September 8, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in the horse ring.

RULES

a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society and the Shilo Riding Club apply http://goo.gl/JQsti

b) Proper Western attire consisting of a Western shirt with a collar (sleeveless shirts are not permitted), long pants, Western hat or helmet and Western boots with a minimum 1/2" tall heel are required for competition. Shirts must be buttoned up while in the ring.

  • All Leadline, PeeWee and Youth riders are required to wear a helmet.
  • Helmets are strongly recommended for Senior riders.

c) All riders must sign a hold harmless agreement.  Agreements for riders ages 18 years and under must be signed by a parent or guardian.

d) All entries must include $2,000,000 proof of liability insurance.  Insurance information must be filled out on the entry form.

e) Although a negative Coggins test results are not required, it is strongly recommended that exhibitors have all horses fully vaccinated and Coggins tested for their protection and for that of other exhibitors.

f) Individual entries will be accepted until Wednesday, September 6th at 11:59 p.m.   Team entries will be accepted up to the completion of the Flag event.  Entries are made at the Shilo Riding Club website at www.shiloridingclub.ca and all fees paid by 5:30 p.m. the day of the show.

g) Gate admission must be paid to enter for the show. Trailers must enter at the North Gate.

h) A class will not be run if there are less than three (3) entries.

i) Interference or complaints to the judge will not be tolerated.  Sportsmanlike conduct is required at all times.

j) Riders can only show a maximum of two (2) horses per class.

  • Horses may only be entered once per event per class (excludes Leadline).

k) Time faults & penalties:

  • Barrel, Pole and /or Marker Knockdown - no time (N/T).  In the event of a knockdown, the rifer will be alerted by a whistle.  The rider is expected to stop their run and exit the ring.
  • A five (5) second penalty will be assessed if the hat or helmet is not on the exhibitor's person for the entire time the exhibitor is in the arena/ring.

l) There will be no refund to a rider dropping a class

m) Following the Leadline class, there will be a 20-minute warm up period for the Peewee, Youth and Senior riders.  We will then drag and set up for the barrels.

n) There will be a ring drag after every 10 horses.  Before the end of each drag, the next 10 horses to run must be in attendance in the pen at the start end of the ring.

o) There will be 2D for youth and senior divisions in the barrels and keyhole classes.  The 2D split will be for 1.0 seconds.

p) If you enter early and need to make changes, please do so via  email.  If you simply make another entry, the meaning of the message may not be understood.

q) Entry forms and contact information can be found on the Shilo Riding Club website at http://shiloridingclub.ca

ENTRY FEES

Open: Any age - $8 per class

Senior: 19 years and older on Jan. 1st of the current year - $8 per class

Youth: 14 to 18 years old on Jan. 1st of the current year - $4 per class

PeeWee and Leadline: 13 years old and under on Jan. 1st of the current year - no charge

PRIZES

Open/Senior (1D) - $50, $40, $30, $20, $10

Senior Classes (2D) - D1: $45, $35, $25   - D2: $20, $15, $10

Youth Classes (1D) - $25, $20, $15, $10, $5

Youth Classes (2D) - D1:  $22.50, $17.50, $12.50   - D2: $10.50, $7, $5

PeeWee Classes - $10, $6, $4, $3, $2

Leadline - Ribbon

Notes:

  • 2D split will be +1 second
  • No points will be awarded for team events.  Points will only be awarded in PeeWee, Youth and Senior classes for Barrels, Dash, Keyhole, Flag and Pole Bending.

CLASSES

1. PeeWee and Leadline: Barrels, Dash, Keyhole

  • To speed up the event and to accommodate as many riders as possible, there will be a Leadline division starting at 5:30 p.m. If the parent/coach needs to be in the ring with the rider, he or she is required to be in Leadline class.
  • Leadline classes will be run on a shortened course.

2. Youth and Senior: Barrels (2D), Dash, Keyhole (2D), Flag, Pole Bending

3. Open: Relay, Pick-up