Classes:

  1. Junior Crafts
  2. Junior Art
  3. Junior Fibre Arts
  4. Junior Culinary Arts
  5. Junior Horticulture – Roots, Vegetables, Fruit & Maple Syrup
  6. Junior Horticulture – Flowers
  7. Junior Photography

Junior Crafts

Committee: Adriana Burger (Chair), Crystal Alport, Robyn Cameron, Sherrie Dellaire, Tiffany Fortier, Tiffany Smith, Amanda Trimble

Junior Committee Members: Felicity Keller, Samantha Keller,

Guidelines and Judging Standards – Junior Arts & Crafts

  1. Prizes offered to all Junior Fair categories are as follows, unless otherwise advertised:
    • First Place: $4.00
    • Second Place: $3.00
    • Third Place: $2.00
    • Fourth Place: $1.00
  2. There is no entry fee for Junior Fair Exhibitors exhibiting in the Junior classes.
  3. Junior Fair exhibitors can show in Senior classes; however are asked to pay a $5 entry fee
  4. Entries must solely be the work of the person exhibiting. Work done by parents, teachers etc. will disqualify them from competition.
  5. No item may be exhibited more than twice at this fair
  6. School grade as of January 2024, any exhibitor can show in older grades & classes

Judging Standards for Junior Fair Exhibits (OAAS)

50% Overall Appearance
– at first glance, does the poster capture your attention?
– does the poster clearly display its theme or message?
– is it easy to read?
– clean (no ink or marker smears; no glue or adhesive tapes visible)
– correct spelling and grammar
– effective and harmonious colour scheme

35% Creativity and Design
– attractive and well laid out/designed
– neat
– are the components of the poster balanced across the space
– pictures may be hand drawn or computer-generated, photos or images cut from books or magazines or pre-printed pages, unless specified by Fair Prize book or poster is an entry in Provincial Poster competition
– photos or images, if allowed, are mounted neatly

15% Criteria
– appropriate size
– material
– appropriate backing
– poster has title
– theme – does it follow the theme, if required?
– labelled appropriately, if required by rules
– does the drawing fulfill the guidelines for this contest? (correct size, theme, etc.)

Junior Crafts: Preschool

1. Finger painting of a flower with a butterfly.
2. Colouring page of your favorite bug.
3. With play-doh make a butterfly or spider on a paper plate.
4. Vegetable stamp painting. ( make stamp(s)  out of cut veg.)
5. Dress a stuffed animal “ Ready for Bug Hunting” (attach all props).
6. Create a paper plate ladybug.
7. Line of symmetry (matching) Butterflies on paper.
8. Create and decorate an Ant out of an egg carton / parts.
9. Create and decorate a paper tube bee.

Most Points in Class: $5.00

Junior Crafts: Junior & Senior Kindergarten

1. Finger painting of a bug that helps pollinate plants.
2. Coloring page of a bug that’s good for gardens and crops.
3. Using play-doh or modeling clay create and decorate an ant.
4. Using construction paper and tissue paper create a ladybug sun catcher. 
5. Dress a stuffed animal “Ready for a Garden Party” (attach all props).
6. Using egg carton parts, create a bug that helps gardens and crops.
7. Make a Coffee Filter Butterfly.
8. Make and decorate a beaded inchworm. 
9. Create a paper plate bee.

Most Points in Class: $5.00

Junior Crafts: Grades 1 & 2

1. Finger painting of a Bug that protects our garden from pests.
2. Coloring page of a bug that helps pollinate flowers.
3. Create and decorate a butterfly made from your handprint cutout.
4. Using egg carton parts, create a bug that helps gardens and crops.
5. Using construction paper and tissue paper create a Butterfly sun catcher.
6. Create and decorate a clothespin dragonfly.
7. Dress a stuffed animal like an “Butterfly” (attach all props).
8. Create and decorate a ball cap for a Buggy party.
9. Read a story book about a bug, with a parent or guardian. In any medium create one of the characters in the book (include the book with the entry).

Most Points in Class: $5.00

Junior Crafts: Grades 3 & 4 

1. Finger painting of a spider in its web.
2. Coloring page of a bug that harms gardens and or crops. 
3. Dress a stuffed animal like “ An insect” (attach all props).
4. Create and decorate a glow bug using a water bottle and glow stick.
5. Using egg carton parts create an Insect party with 3 figures.
6. Build a bug hotel out of recycled and natural materials.
7. With pipe cleaners and additional decorations, create an insect from your imagination. 
8. Draw or paint a picture of an Ant/Ants, carrying your favorite food.
9. Painting from a paint night class (any subject).                                                                                                                                   

Most Points in Class: $5.00

Junior Crafts: Grades 5 & 6

1. Draw or Paint  an insect that benefits gardens and crops.
2. Adult coloring page of a mandala.
3. Build a bug hotel out of recycled and natural materials.
4. Create and decorate 3 pom pom insects.
5. Make a birthday card for your Ant!
6. Friendship bracelets for you and your best friend.
7. Anatomical drawing of a bug with 5 important parts labeled.
8. Create a colorful optical illusion.
9. Painting from a paint night class (any subject).

Most Points in Class: $5.00

Junior Crafts: Grades 7 & 8

1. Decorate a custom recipe book cover, write a few of your favorite family recipes inside.
2. Make your own squishy or stress ball.
3. Paint and decorate a pair of canvas shoes.
4. Decorate an extra phone case.
5. Customize your headphones or earbuds (Ex. Using cord warping) Ask for permission before beginning ( DO NOT CUT CORDS).
6. Self-portrait (any medium).
7. Adult coloring page ( the more intricate the better).
8. Drawing of an insect that benefits gardens and crops name 3 ways it helps.
9. Open craft (Bee related). 

Most Points in Class: $5.00

JUNIOR ART

Prize Money: 

  • First Place: $4.00
  • Second Place: $3.00
  • Third Place: $2.00
  • Fourth Place: $1.00

Class Guidelines: 

  • For ages 18 years and under
  • Entry fee exempt
  • Name to be covered if art is signed
  • Art to be mounted (i.e. on bristol board, construction paper etc unless on canvas or another sturdy medium) 
  • If using a frame, please remove from glass

Categories

  1. Any subject in pastel.
  2. Any subject in traditional watercolour.
  3. Any subject using acrylic paint.
  4. Any subject- lead pencil drawing.
  5. Any subject using pencil crayons (colouring pencils).
  6. A Barn Quilt Block ~ 12″ x 12″ (approx.) using any medium
  7. Poster – “My Beachburg Fair”. Original handmade design featuring a hand drawn poster to promote the Beachburg Fair. This year, please do not include the date of the Fair as we would like to use snapshots of these posters in future promotions of the Beachburg Agricultural Society promotional materials. (Note, the District and Provincial poster competitions have been discontinued)

Junior Fibre Arts (For those under 16 years of age) 

Prize Money: $10, $8, $6

Committee Chair: Tania Bennett 

Sponsored by: Ottawa Valley Makers

  1. Quilted article
  2. Knitted or crocheted article
  3. A sewn article using any technique
  4. Unique item out of recycled materials using any fibre arts technique (labeled and described)
  5. Tie-dyed article
  6. Hand woven wall hanging (loom available at the office)
  7. Any other article featuring a fibre arts technique (labeled and described)

Most points in Junior Fibre Arts – $10

Junior Culinary Arts

Committee Chairs: Sharron Jansen, Susan DeHaan

Prize Money: $10, $8, $6

Youth Plain Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition (no nuts) Prize money: 1st $10, 2nd $8., 3rd $6

  1. Contest is open to all youth up to age 15 years.
  2. 4 cookies to be displayed on a plate in a bag & tagged at fair level. See OAAS rules for more details.
  3. Plain Chocolate chip cookies with no nuts.
  4. Must be no larger than 3 inches ( 6.75cm) and no smaller than 2 inches ( 5cm).
  5. First prize exhibitor qualifies to enter District Competition in the Fall of 2023.
  6. District winner qualifies to enter OAAS Competition in February 2024.

OAAS Youth Plain Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition Rules and Requirements

Horticulture – Roots, Vegetables, Fruit & Maple Syrup

Committee Chair: Christine Reaburn

Prize Money: $10, $8, $6

Junior Grower (10yrs and under)

  1. Bean plant in a pot (seed supplied by the Beachburg Ag Society)
  2. 5 radishes
  3. Biggest zucchini or other summer squash
  4. Funny looking vegetable
  5. Wild strawberries (how many can you find?)
  6. Special: Mr. Potato Head – A potato character made of a potato base. Accessories are to all come from the garden and/or surrounding natural spaces. Veggies can be cut. Toothpicks can be used to secure parts (but try to hide them). Display on a plate, no larger than 18” in diameter.

Youth Junior Grower (11yrs – 18yrs)

  1. Bean plant in a pot (seed supplied by the Beachburg Ag Society)
  2. Tomato plant in container (seed supplied by the Beachburg Ag Society)
  3. 4 peas in a pod, any variety, with a little calyx left on it.
  4. Cucumber plant in container (seed supplied by the Beachburg Ag Society)
  5. Special: Mr. Potato Head – A potato character made of a potato base. Accessories are to all come from the garden and/or surrounding natural spaces. Veggies can be cut. Toothpicks can be used to secure parts (but try to hide them). Display on a plate, no larger than 18” in diameter.

Horticulture – Flowers

Committee Chair: Lauren McIllfaterick

Prize Money: $10, $8, $6

Primary Flower Arrangements (Ages 10 & under)

  1. Beach Day – arrangement in a sand toy
  2. Blue Bird – arrangement using blue flowers
  3. Happy Birthday – arrangement using birthday decoration accessories
  4. My Favourite Colour – arrangement using flowers in your favourite colour

Junior Flower Arrangements (Ages 16 & under)

  1. Fun in the Sun – Arrangement using the colours of the sun
  2. Oh Canada – a red and white arrangement
  3. On a Hike – arrangement using flowers, weed, and grasses
  4. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – arrangement using recycled materials

Junior Photography (Ages 16 & under)

Committee Chairs: Tiffany Smith, Connie Tabbert

Prize Money: $10, $8, $6

  1. Ottawa Valley Landscapes
  2. Agricultural Buildings or Machinery
  3. Family
  4. Pets
  5. Wildcard: Any image not defined by the above classes