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Russell Fair

Harvesting excitement is what we do best every September since 1858 in the pleasant rural village of Russell where the tradition of agricultural and homecraft exhibits is complemented by the Robertson Amusements midway, truck and tractor pulls, a demolition derby and daily live entertainment for young and the young at heart. Come join us! We’re only minutes on the 417 east of Ottawa.

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

9:00 a.m. - Judging of Exhibits
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Arena Exhibit Hall Open
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Robertson Amusements Midway Opens - All rides a Twoonie!
7:00 p.m. - Black and White Open Heifer Show, preceded by Special "Pee Wee" Class
7:00 p.m. - Stock Truck Pull - Track Area
8:00 p.m. - Diamond Heart - Refreshment Patio

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Education Day Exhibits - “What is YOUR Connection to Agriculture?”
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Arena Exhibit Hall Open
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Education Day Exhibits - “What is YOUR Connection to Agriculture?”
12:30 p.m. - St-Lawrence Valley Jersey Parish Show - Barn #1
3:00 p.m. - Robertson Amusements Midway - $25 ride-all-day bracelets!
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Russell Saloon & Fair Clown Escape Rooms - behind arena
5:30 p.m. - Super Gymkhana Western Games - Horse Ring
7:00 p.m. - Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show - North Ball Diamond
8:00 p.m. - Great Scott opens for Absolute Journey: Tribute to Journey and Fleetwood Mac Mania - Arena - Age of Majority

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Agricultural Education Exhibits - Barn #2
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Arena Exhibit Hall
9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Craft Merchant Market Open
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Antique Equipment Show - South Ball Diamond
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Classic Auto & Bike Show
10:00 a.m. - Robertson Amusements Midway Opens
10:00 a.m. - 4-H Achievement Day - Barn #1
10:00 a.m. - Natural Horsemanship Demonstration - North Ball Diamond
10:00 a.m. - Mystic Drumz - Kids' Tent - sponsored by Hydro One
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Amateur Talent Contest - Arena
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Monalea Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Face Painting by Stacey Cumming - Kids' Tent
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Russell Saloon & Fair Clown Escape Rooms - behind arena
11:00 a.m. - Magic by John Pert - Kids' Tent - sponsored by Hydro One
11:00 a.m. - Frog Races - North Ball Diamond (registration at 10:00 a.m.) - CANCELLED
11:00 a.m. - Fall Cutting Horse Competition - Horse Ring
12:00 p.m. - Mystic Drumz - Kids' Tent - sponsored by Hydro One
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Strongman Competition
12:30 p.m. - Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show - North Ball Diamond
12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Craft Beer Festival - Refreshment Patio
1:00 p.m. - Magic by John Pert - Kids' Tent - sponsored by Hydro One
1:00 p.m. - Trevor Dubois - Refreshment Patio
2:00 p.m. - Natural Horsemanship Demonstration - North Ball Diamond
2:00 p.m. - Mystic Drumz - Kids' Tent - sponsored by Hydro One
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - The Amazing Race - Download our App
3:00 p.m. - Magic by John Pert - Kids' Tent - sponsored by Hydro One
3:30 p.m. - Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show - North Ball Diamond
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - The Amazing Race - Download our App
6:30 p.m. - Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show - North Ball Diamond
6:30 p.m. - Children's Power Wheels Demo Derby
7:00 p.m. - Thompson Boiler Works Demolition Derby
8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. - Sticks 'n Stones - Refreshment Patio

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Giant Tiger Pancake Breakfast - Arena
9:00 a.m. - Fall Cutting Horse Competition - Horse Ring
9:30 a.m. - Antique Equipment Show - South Ball Diamond
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Agricultural Education Exhibits - Barn #2
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Arena Exhibit Hall/Craft Merchant Market Open
9:45 a.m. - Rock the Arts Puppet Show - Kids' Tent - sponsored by Hydro One
10:00 a.m. - Natural Horsemanship Demonstration - North Ball Diamond
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Russell Saloon & Fair Clown Escape Rooms - behind arena
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Monalea Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Kid's Pedal Go-Karts - Outside Curling Club
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Face Painting by Stacey Cumming - Kids' Tent
10:30 a.m. - Noel Dimaranan - Arena
10:30 a.m. - Mystic Drumz - Kids' Tent - sponsored by Hydro One
11:00 a.m. - Robertson Amusements Midway Opens
11:00 a.m. - Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show - North Ball Diamond
11:00 a.m. - Junior Sheep Show - Barn #1
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Children's Pedal Pull - Outside Curling Club
11:30 a.m. - Open Sheep Show - Barn #1
11:30 a.m. - Al Visser - Arena
11:45 a.m. - Magic by John Pert - Kids' Tent - sponsored by Hydro One
12:00 p.m. - Tractor Pull and Lawn Tractor Pull - Track
12:30 p.m. - Jennifer Chambers Step Dancers - Arena
12:30 p.m. - Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show - North Ball Diamond
12:30 p.m. - Rock the Arts Puppet Show - Kids' Tent - sponsored by Hydro One
1:00 p.m. - Diana Fisher, The Accidental Farm Wife - Arena
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Children's Pedal Pull - Outside Arena
1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Phil Denault with special guests Louis Schryer and Nancy Denault - Refreshment Patio
1:15 p.m. - Mystic Drumz- Kids' Tent - sponsored by Hydro One
1:30 p.m. - Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show - North Ball Diamond
1:30 p.m. - The Russell Men's Choir - Arena
2:00 p.m. - Natural Horsemanship Demonstration - North Ball Diamond
2:00 p.m. - Magic by John Pert- Kids' Tent - sponsored by Hydro One
2:45 p.m. - Mystic Drumz - Kids' Tent - sponsored by Hydro One
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Live Entertainment- Arena
3:30 p.m. - Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show - North Ball Diamond
3:30 p.m. - Quilt Draw
4:00 p.m. - Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show - North Ball Diamond
4:00 p.m. - Homemade Supper by Leatherworks Catering

Schedule subject to change without prior notice.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday held under the authority
of a Community Festival Permit

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Amateur Talent Contest - $1000 in Prizes to be Won

Saturday, September 10, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This is a wonderful opportunity for our young people to shine by entertaining and amazing fairgoers with their performances. The $1000 purse encourages very talented contestants to face-off against some very stiff competition. It’s not quite Canadian Idol but it’s pretty darn close to it.

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 7, 2016.
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 a member of the committee.
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) Group 1 – 12 years of age and under, during the AM.
Prizes: 1st – $175; 2nd – $100; 3rd – $50

b) Group 2 – 13 to 25 years of age, during the PM.
Prizes: 1st – $350; 2nd – $200; 3rd – $125

Register Online Now!

The Amazing Race

This is an amazing race that presents itself with an agricultural flair and a unique flavour for rural living, an event where our competitors will be faced with challenging tasks distinctive to the Russell Fair, tasks that will either allow them to soar with confidence towards the next challenge or will defeat them, leaving them to enjoy other attractions at the Russell Fair. This is two days of great fun. Join us as a spectator or as a participant for a chance to win great cash prizes. Upload our app to know where and when the next challenge will be.

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COMMITTEE

Theresa Wever 613 445-0904
Abbey McFaul

PRIZES

1st place – $250
2nd place – $150
3rd place – $50

RULES

a) Participants must be over the age of 18.
b) Teams will consist of two people.
c) There will be a maximum of 8 teams. One team will be eliminated after each event.
d) Participants must be available for all of the following time slots during the fair:

  • Saturday, September 10- from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

e) You must register online by September 2, 2016.
f) Any questions can be directed to Theresa Wever at 613-445-0904 or Abbey McFaul at 613-612-1778.
g) Entries will be selected randomly, with some weighting on the answers to the following questions:

  • Team name
  • Member names and ages
  • Main contact home telephone number
  • Main contact cell number and e-mail address
  • A short explanation outlining why your team should be selected.

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Classic Auto & Bike Show

Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 9:30 am.

Whether on two wheels or four, proud owners of distinctive cars and bikes come cruisin’ on the fairgrounds with the paint polished and the chrome gleaming. Participants lift the hoods and open the doors as they share their passion with the appreciative public.

COMMITTEE

Ian Baas    613-986-1972
Shirley Vedder
Kim Baas

RULES

a) Entry fee is included in gate admission.
b) Registration will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
c) Cars will be displayed according to classes.
d) Presentation of awards will be held at 1:00 p.m.

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Craft Beer Fest

Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Delight your palate with the flavours created by local brew masters at the Russell Fair's first annual "Craft Beer Fest".  To add to the taste bud experience, we will also have some food samples to complement the finely crafted beers.  Bring your friends, bring your family and invite your neighbours to share this great new event with you.  We look forward to serving you!

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Thompson Boiler Works Demolition Derby

Saturday, September 10 at 7:00 p.m.

Preceeded by our Power Wheels Demolition Derby for Kids!

This is a smash ‘em up, bang ‘em up event consisting of drivers competing in cars no longer road worthy who deliberately ram their vehicles into one another. The last jalopy still running that makes contact with another driver wins the event.

COMMITTEE

John Hickling          613 880-0831
Lyndon Donnelly     613-229-2149
Chris Griffith

RULES

a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society apply.
b) The event will be run by Ontario Demolition Derby.
c) For classes, rules, regulations and more information, visit the Ontario Demolition Derby website.
d) Registration fee of $50.00 per vehicle.
e) Special Russell Township Championship Class open to Russell Township residents.
f) No entry fee for Russell Township residents (4-cylinder cars only).
g) Entry of demolition cars and support vehicle on grounds after 5:00 p.m.
h) To pre-register, call Lyndon Donnelly at 613 229-2149 or by clicking on the link below.

Rules and classes are subject to change without prior notice.

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Education Day

What a fantastic day for children (and adults, too) to see the animals up close, to smell that unmistakable smell and to learn about many things that we often take for granted like where our food really comes from, how farm animals play an important role in our day to day life, why the people who work to bring us our food are so valuable and even to learn about the endless career opportunities in the agricultural industry.

“What is YOUR Connection to Agriculture?”

Friday, September 9 between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. with a 1-hour lunch break between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

COMMITTEE

Liz O’Gorman-Smit 613 445–2802
Doris Schoeni
Cora Staal

Allison Barton-Versteeg
Heidi Kornherr
Jane Patterson

IN THE ROUND BARN

• Rare breeds of Canada display
• Fowl exhibit
• 4-H & Adult Field Crops exhibits

 

Animal exhibits will also be presented Saturday and Sunday in the Round Barn. We provide many opportunities to touch live animals but recommend that you use the wash station and hand sanitizers provided to keep our animals and visitors healthy. Children’s entertainment, agricultural education exhibits and the popular “corn box” will be in the Kids' Tent.

IN THE TENT, ARENA AND OUTSIDE AREAS

• Travelling Farmer Display
• St-Albert Cheese
• Carleton Mushroom Farm
• Apple Coring
• Alpacas
• Goats
• Piglets
• Rabbits
• Chicks in the Incubator
• Laying Chickens
• Ducks

 

• Wheat Grinder Demonstration
• Sheep Shearing Demonstration
• Raw wool processing
• Dairy Educator
• Ontario Cattlemen’s Association
• South Nation Conservation Authority
• Large Animal Veterinarian
• Small Animal Veterinarian
• Guessing Game
• Russell Fire Department
• Jersey Cattle Competition - 12:30 p.m.

Exhibits are subject to change without notice.

 

Entertainment

Thursday, September 8 at 8:00 p.m.

Diamond Heart

Diamond Heart

Friday, September 9, Russell Arena - Doors open at 7:00 p.m. - Age of Majority

Great Scott

 

Great Scott - Tribute to AC/DC - 8:00 p.m.

Absolute Journey Tribute - 9:45 p.m.

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Fleetwood Mac Mania - 11:20 p.m.

Tickets are $20 at the door, $17.50 in advance.  Advance ticket purchases can  be made at Pronto in Russell and the Russell Fair Office located in Russell Curling Club or...
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Saturday, September 10 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Trevor Dubois

Trevor Dubois, a.k.a. "Charlie the Kid"

Trevor Dubois isn't your typical 20-year old Toronto-based "sad love songs about ex-girlfriends" type acoustic act.  Nope.  Raised right here in Russell, ON, his genuine lyrics, comedic take on life, and upbeat folk/country flavour, accompanied by nothing but a guitar, licence-plate-tambourine and guitar-case-kick-drum allowed him to sneak his way onto stages, festivals, radio stations and sidewalk shows all over Ontario.

 

 

 

Saturday, September 10 from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

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Phil Denault with special guests Louis Schryer & Nancy Denault

Sunday, September 11 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Refreshment Area

  Phil Denault, Country Singer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

schryer Louis Schryer, Canadian Fiddler

Schryer was born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. and has been playing the fiddle since the age of eight. As one of the Schryers, renowned throughout Canada and beyond for their fiddle/violin playing, making and teaching, he received training in both classical and traditional music. He went on to earn a bachelor of music degree from the University of Ottawa in April 1994.

He is a four-time Canadian grand masters fiddle champion and has been performing for more than 25 years. He is one of Canada's most respected and in-demand fiddle players and is featured on the CDs of many top country recording artists. Schryer has four CDs of his own and he plays all styles of fiddle music. He teaches fiddle and is a full-time high school teacher in Chapeau, Que.

 

nancyglamNancy Denault, Country Singer/Songwriter

Denault started singing at the age of 6 with her family band. In 1994, she entered the Y105 Ottawa Gatineau Clog singing competition and won her first recording "What more do you want from me".
She released her first album in 1996 titled "Matters of the Heart".  She charted a top 20 with her single "West of Everything".  Recorded a duet with Colin Amey in 1999 on his album titled "What Would I do Without You".  She also had 3 videos on CMT.  She is now back to writing and performing after having taken a break to raise her family.

 

Diana Leeson Fisher, The Accidental Farmwife 

Sunday, September 11 at 1:30 p.m. - Arena

Farm WifeDiana Leeson Fisher grew up in the small town of Kemptville, about an hour south of Canada's Capital. Although surrounded by farms all her life, she really knows nothing about farming. Every day is a new experience for this Accidental Farmwife, as the animals teach her everything she needs to know about life on the farm.

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Upbeat children's entertainment takes place from Thursday through to Sunday in the Kids' Tent located beside the round barn and in the North Ball Diamond.

Rock the Arts

Magic by John Pert

 

 

 

 

Rock the Arts Puppet Show

The Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show

Oreo - Ultimutts

Escape Rooms

Brought to you by Brian Shane Construction Inc.

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Friday, September 9, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Two Escape Rooms to choose from with proceeds going to the Russell Agricultural Society:
"The Saloon Escape" (for the older crowd ages 13 and up) - $5/person
"The Clown Room Escape" (for the younger crowd ages 8 to 12- $3/person

Don't be disappointed - book your group of 4 for a 30-minute challenge now by calling Catharina (not after 9:00 p.m. please) at 613-327-5770 to guarantee your fun.  Bookings will also be taken on site during its hours of operation.

 

 Fall Cutting Horse Competition

Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.

A cutting horse is an athletic and willing animal possessing an innate "cow sense" and ability to respond quickly and turn sharply, trained to keep a cow from returning to the herd. In this event, the horse and rider select and separate a cow out of a small group. When the cow tries to return to its herd, the rider loosens the reins and leaves it entirely to the horse to keep the cow separated, a job the best horses do with relish, savvy, and style.

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Giant Tiger Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, September 11, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

COMMITTEE

Judy McFaul 613-445-4161

Save your appetite for this breakfast, sponsored by Giant Tiger and served up hot by the Knights of Columbus. With every paid Sunday gate admission, you receive a tasty and filling breakfast of pancakes (of course!) with ham, drizzled with maple syrup and served with coffee and juice. How can you say no? We'll save you a spot at the table.

Power Wheels Demo Derby

Sponsored by Embrun Collision

Saturday, September 10 at 6:45 p.m.

Watch the little ones in their Power Wheels getting the job done just like the big boys!

COMMITTEE

Reeann Slater 613-716-3638

power wheelsRULES

a) The first 15 cars to register will be entered in the derby. Pre-register by contacting reeannslater@gmail.com.

b) Advance registrations only; registration deadline is Monday, September 5, 2016. If for any reason you are unable to attend after registering, please notify us so your spot can be given to the next child in line.

c) All vehicles must be on site by 6:00 p.m.

d) Event is open to children ages 4 to 7.

e) All drivers must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times.

f) There is no entry fee, however, gate admission must be paid where applicable.

g) Each driver must supply their own vehicle.

h) Only four-wheeled vehicles are permitted. All vehicles will be inspected.

i) All vehicles must be battery operated. No modifications will be permitted. All drivers must stay in their vehicle while in the derby ring.

j) All drivers must wear a helmet and closed toe shoes.

k) All drivers must leave the derby ring when instructed to do so by an official.

l) All drivers will receive a prize for participating.

m) The Russell Agricultural Society will not be held responsible for any cars or personal property before, during or after the event. In the interest of safety, anyone entering the derby must obey the above rules and regulations.

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Seniors’ Day

Sunday, September 11, 2016 starting at 10:30 a.m. in the Arena.

We love our seniors! We have space reserved in the arena, away from the hot sun where seniors (and their families) can sit down, get away from the hustle, bustle and flurry of activities taking place outside to enjoy a calm and relaxing atmosphere that overflows with entertainment geared to a more mature audience. And we have cake, too!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

10:30 a.m. - Noel Dimaranan, "Piano Man"
11:30 a.m. - Al Visser Band
12:30 p.m. - Jennifer Chambers Step Dancers
1:00 p.m. - Russell Men's Choir
2:00 p.m. - The Accidental Farm Wife - Diana Leeson Fisher grew up in the small town of Kemptville, about an hour south of Canada's Capital. Although surrounded by farms all her life, she really knows nothing about farming. Every day is a new experience for this Accidental Farmwife, as the animals teach her everything she needs to know about life on the farm.

Super Gymkhana Western Games

Friday, September 9, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in the horse ring.

This is a sport of patterned horse racing consisting of timed speed events designed to display precise, controlled actions and tight teamwork between horse and rider. The sport includes such events as pole bending where horse and mounted rider run a weaving or serpentine path around poles arranged in a line and barrel racing where the horse and rider attempt to complete a cloverleaf pattern around preset barrels in the fastest time.

COMMITTEE

Liz Miller      613-445-3572

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 7th 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

 

Tractor Pull and Garden Tractor Pull

Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.

This is definitely an event where the local farmers cut loose and kick up the dust! This motorsport competition requires tractors to pull a heavy sled with the winner being the tractor that pulls the sled the farthest. Tractors in their respective classes pull a set weight in the sled. As the sled is pulled down the track, the weight is transferred from over the rear axles and towards the front of the sled. As the weight shifts, the resistance builds. The further the tractor pulls the sled, the more difficult it gets. The kids have their version using the same principle but with a garden tractor and a much smaller sled.

Registration for the Tractor Pull and Garden Tractor Pull starts at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday at the weigh-in location on the north side of the fairgrounds.  The pulls will start at 12:00 p.m.

  • COMMITTEE

    Brad Johnson 613-295-2771

    RULES

    a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society's Tractor Pull Committee apply.
    b) Farm stock tractors only.
    c) Entry fee is $10.00 per tractor, per class.

    CLASSES

    1. Antique Models (pre 1950) up to 4,200 lbs.
    2. Farm Stock up to 4,200 lbs.
    3. Antique Models (pre 1950) up to 5,200 lbs.
    4. Farm Stock up to 5,200 lbs.
    5. Antique Models (pre 1950) up to 7,200 lbs.
    6. Farm Stock up to 7,200 lbs.
    7. Farm Stock up to 9,200 lbs.
    8. Farm Stock up to 11,200 lbs.
    9. Farm Stock up to 13,200 lbs.
    10. Farm Stock up to 15,200 lbs.

  • COMMITTEE

    Chris Griffith    613-223-5350

    RULES

    a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society's Tractor Pull Committee apply.
    b) Registration will start at 9:00 am on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at the weigh-in location on the north side of the Fairgrounds.
    c) The event will commence at 12:00 noon, Sunday.
    d) Open to the public with their own garden tractor.
    e) All tractors are limited to one class step up per event.
    f) No entry fee.

    CLASSES

    Class 1:   8 – 10 Horse Power
    Class 2:  11 – 12 Horse Power
    Class 3:  13 – 16 Horse Power
    Class 4:  Unlimited Stock – any Horse Power can compete
    Class 5:  1100 lbs modified
    Class 6:  1300 lbs modified

    Prize: $50 to the winner of each class

    The Good Time Pullers encourage anyone with a garden tractor to join the competition and have some fun.  Competitors must register their tractor, consent to the rules pertaining to our event, and sign a waiver form.  Any questions, contact Wayne Riddell at 613-850-8159.

 

 

Truck Pull

Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

If you love the sound of engines revving and the excitement that comes with it, you won't want to miss this event!  This is a motorsport competition which requires trucks to pull a heavy sled with the winner being the truck that pulls the sled the farthest. Trucks in their respective classes pull a set weight in the sled. As the sled is pulled down the track, the weight is transferred from over the rear axles and towards the front of the sled. As the weight shifts, the resistance builds. The further the truck pulls the sled, the more difficult it gets.


COMMITTEE

Lyndon Donnelly 613-229-2149

RULES

a) General rules and regulations of the Russell Agricultural Society’s Truck Pull Committee apply.
b) Entry fee is $20.00 per truck per class.
c) There must be a minimum of three trucks per class.
d) One step up in classes is allowed with second entry fee.
e) Driver only allowed in the truck during the pull.
f) All trucks are pre-inspected and must be completely factory stock.
g) Class 3 hitch or equivalent required; no less than 36” from centre of axle, no higher than 21” from ground.
h) Consumption of alcohol during the pull will be grounds for automatic disqualification.
i) Any trucks experiencing oil spillage or losing truck parts during the pull will be disqualified.
j) No loose objects permitted in the truck box.
k) Truck Pull Committee reserves the right to choose any truck to serve as a test puller.
l) Register online at www.RussellFair.com or contact Lyndon Donnelly at 613- 229-2149 or at track area on fairgrounds between 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

CLASSES

1. 4WD, 1/2 Ton
2. 4WD, 3/4 Ton, Gas
3. 4WD, 3/4 Ton, Diesel
4. 4WD, 8200 lbs., Diesel
5. 4WD, 8500 lbs., Diesel