ARTS & CRAFTS (Homecraft ) 2022

Theme for 2022: “75 Years of Family Traditions”.

Director: Eleanor Hodges

Committee:  Lise Bergeron-Ion, Angela Counter, Rita Dessaint, Ardyth Elliot, Eleanor Foy, Christine Lanthier, Amy Patenaude, Melanie Kinsella, Pam Lafrance , Megan Foy, Camille McCulloch  

AS WE ARE NOW USING THE ASSISTEXPO PROGRAMME TO RECORD ENTRIES, PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING CHANGES TO ENTER YOUR CRAFTS.

ALL ENTRIES SHOULD BE COMPLETED THROUGH ASSITEXPO:  

IF YOU DON’T HAVE COMPUTER ACCESS, CONTACT THE DIRECTOR TO GIVE YOUR ENTRY BEFORE FRIDAY JULY 22, 2022 OR YOU WILL NOT BE REGISTERED, AND THEREFORE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR JUDGING.  COMPLETED TAGS WILL BE READY FOR PICK-UP AT THE OFFICE AFTER WEDNESDAY July 27, 2022.

If you have not already purchased your membership, exhibitor memberships are to be paid at time of submitting your entry using AssistExpo. Your exhibitor membership card will included be with your entry tags.

SELF COMPLETED TAGS ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE.

Rules and Regulations:

  1. Exhibits must be the work of the exhibitor.
  2. Exhibitors can enter one article only in each category. For example, only one dress or only one jogging suit, but both items may be entered in their own category.
  3. Exhibitors are not permitted to show the same article more than two years.  Preference will be given to new work.
  4. Soiled, defaced or old work will be disqualified.
  5. Exhibitors must be a member of the Cumberland Township Agricultural Society (you must give your membership number when entering, (except as a youth (17 yrs. & under) and/or in the “Persons with disabilities” sections)
  6. ENTER ON LINE, (www.navanfair.com “exhibitors”)   or email:ehodges@xplornet.com
  7. All entry lists must be in no later than Friday, July 22nd, 2022.  
  8. Please indicate if you are a senior, new exhibitor or youth as there are special prizes for top entries in these categories.
  9. Exhibits must be brought to the blue Exhibit Building on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
  10. Judging will take place on Thursday, August 4th, 2022. The Exhibit building will be closed until approximately 5 pm or until judging is finished and the display is assembled.
  11. In case of no competition, the judge will only give a prize if work is worthy.
  12. In case of a tie, the overall winner will be determined by the exhibitor with the greatest number of first prizes.
  13. Exhibits cannot be removed until after 4:30 pm, Sunday, August 7th, 2022. The Exhibit Building will be closed at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday 7th August 2022, for disassembly of the displays. (This usually takes approximately half an hour.)

NO PICK-UPS WILL BE ALLOWED UNTIL AFTER THIS DISASSEMBLY FOR SAFETY REASONS.

The Agricultural Society is not responsible for exhibits not claimed after 6 pm.

Prize money may be picked up at the Fair office any time after noon on Friday or throughout the weekend. Prizes not claimed before the end of September 2022 will be considered as a donation to the CTAS.

***Due to financial restraints on our sponsors, all categories will be “ribbons only.”

Afghan and quilt prize amounts will be printed beside the item if different from this list.

JUDGING:  Articles will be judged using the scoring system according to the booklet “Home craft Judging Standards for Ontario Fairs” unless otherwise stated. These standards are important if you want to know what the judge is looking for.  Call the Fair Office at 835-2766 for a copy of these judging standards.OR check the OAAS website www.ontariofairs.com

*****PLEASE NOTE…… WE ARE CONCENTRATING ON OUR THEME THIS YEAR SO YOU WILL FIND MANY ITEMS ARE RELATED TO THIS…..

CLASS: GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY  (1st, 2nd, & 3rd prizes)

Fill a shoebox with toiletries for a homeless youth. Male or Female.

Note: – All items will be donated to a charitable organization e.g. Food Bank, Resource Centre   

CLASS: PEOPLES CHOICE:    Judged by “the people”

  An “old style” doll for a young child. (Knit or Chrochet)

(People who visit the home craft division can cast their vote and choose their favourite one).  Sponsored by the Navan Women’s Institute.

CLASS: SEWING:  *Sample of material attached (SMA) to qualify

  1. Old style childs nightie.
  2. Girls dress with smocking.
  3. Stuffed Toy
  4. ‘40’s style blouse.
  5. 2 pot holders
  6. Table runner.                                                                                       
  7. Old style “cover-all” apron.                                                                                    
  8. Your choice
  9.  Fabric Bazaar item (value to be under $20 – not listed above)

KIDS ONLY sewing:

13 years – 17 years

  1. Any sewn item

 12 years & under

  1. Any sewn item.

CLASS: KNITTING:  Note: -Yarn sample and label must be attached to qualify

  1. Bed Shawl (any medium)
  2. Mens work socks.
  3. Child’s “retro style”sweater
  4. “Aviator” Hat with ear flaps.
  5. Novelty knit item.
  6. 2 novelty dish-cloths
  7. Knee blanket.   
  8. Any item made from 1 ball of wool  

REMEMBER TO ENTER ON LINE

KIDS ONLY: knitting:

      13yrs – 17 yrs.

  1. Any article of knitting. (Loom acceptable)

     12yrs & under

  1. Any article of knitting. (Loom acceptable)

CLASS: CROCHETING:  *Yarn sample and label must be attached to qualify

  1. Single bed cover.
  2. Slippers
  3.  StuffedToy
  4. Hair band/ear- warmer
  5. Knee blanket.
  6. “Fancy” evening shawl.
  7. Hat./ Scarf set

KIDS ONLY: crocheting:

      13 yrs. – 17 yrs.

  1. Any crocheted item

       12 yrs. & under

  1. Any crocheted item

CLASS: NEEDLEWORK

  1. Baby Bibs (1 for each day of the week)
  2. Hand Embroidered pillow case.
  3. Cross-stitch Floral Sampler (framed or mounted and ready to hang)
  4. Cross-Stitch sampler with a saying (eg “Home is where the Heart is”.framed or mounted and ready to hang)
  5. Partially completed, (at least 25%) counted cross stitch article displayed on embroidery hoops or stretcher bars, max. size 18” x 18”.  Pattern must accompany article and both front and back will be judged.

KIDS ONLY: needlework:

       13yrs – 17 yrs.

  1. Any needlework item

      12yrs & under

  1. Any needlework item

CLASS: QUILTING:

*Any and all quilts are welcome, but to compete at the regional level, please see rules for the Grand Champion Quilt Competition below this list

  1. Pieced Quilt – (hand quilted) – full (at least 324″ perimeter to qualify for further competition) –        Prizes $20, $15, $12
  2. Appliquéd and/or pieced quilt (hand quilted) – at least 324” perimeter – Prizes $20, $15, $12
  3. Machine quilted quilt by regular sewing machine (any technique) *– twin or full size judged for quilting only (at least 324” perimeter to qualify for further competition) – Prizes $15, $12, $10
  4. Quilt (single or larger) made by 2 or more people- any style – hand or machine quilted – not eligible     for District Competition – judged for workmanship and design only. –  Prizes $10, $8, $6
  5. Quilted cushion/pillow cover. SMA.
  6. A quilt block – no larger than 16” square – mounted so under side may be judged
  7. A quilted Tea Cozy, machine or hand quilted.
  8. First time quilt exhibitor.
  9. Themed wall-hanging.  e.g. Xmas, Easter etc.           
  10. Rag quilt, any size.                                        
  11. Machine quilted lap or Crib quilt.
  12. Hand quilted Lap or Crib quilt.
  13. Quilting using more than one decorative technique such as piecing, appliqué, embroidery…etc.
  14. A small hand quilted item such as a table-runner, placemats – not eligible for District Competition – – judged for workmanship and design only.

REMEMBER TO ENTER ON LINE

SPECIAL FOR 2022 75TH ANNIVERSARY. WE ARE LOOKING FOR “OLD” QUILTS THAT HAVE BEEN HANDED DOWN FOR A SPECIAL DISPLAY THIS YEAR. IF YOU HAVE ONE AND ARE WILLING TO LEND IT, PLEASE CONTACT ELEANOR HODGES (DIRECTOR)

PLEASE REMEMBER YOU CAN NOW ENTER ALL CLASSES ON LINE

Go to  www.navanfair.com, then to “exhibitors” for entering.

  Grand Champion Hand Quilted Quilt Competition of Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies   Entries must be solely made and hand quilted by the exhibitorEntry quilts must be a minimum of 324 inches measured on the perimeter (smaller quilts will not be eligible to proceed to the next level of competition) Grand Champion quilt will go to District level for judging. Prizes: ribbon, plus $25, $15 & $10 Winner of District advances to the annual OAAS Convention for judging. 1st prize $500   Machine Championship Quilt Competition   Entries must be solely made and machine quilted by the exhibitor.Measured on the perimeter- total perimeter to be minimum of 324” – can be square or rectangular etc.Grand Champion quilt/wall hanging will go to District level for judging.Prizes: ribbon, plus $25, $15 & $10 Winner of District advances to the annual OAAS Convention. ( A copy of complete details regarding all OAAS quilt competitions is available at the Fair office, or go to “competitions” at www.ontariofairs.com )  

                       Sponsored by Navan Veterinary Services & other groups.

CLASS: CHRISTMAS  

  1.  Xmas tree made from fir cones
  2. Set of 3 Snowflakes – mounted for display (any medium)
  3. Retro” Xmas table centre-piece. (no glitter)
  4. “Retro Xmas theme door hangar. (no glitter)
  5. Any style ornament (3) – mounted for display
  6. Table cloth.
  7. Xmas stocking         
  8. Small (empty) gift box decorated in pre-war wrappings.(max 6” x 6”)
  9. 40’s style Xmas gift basket for a man or a woman.
  10. Create a Nativity scene. (Max 12 x 12)
  11. Paper chain garland.
  12. Xmas table runner

KIDS ONLY; Christmas

       13yrs – 17yrs

  1. Clothespin snowman family

       12yrs & under

  1. Fingerprint Xmas tree.

REMEMBER TO ENTER ON LINE

CLASS: PAINTING/DRAWING:

Cover artist’s name or identification

Article must be mounted or framed – max size 30” including frame

Article must be equipped and ready to hang

***   Criteria must be met or article will not be judged**

  1. Landscape painting (oil or acrylic)
  2. Animal painting (oil or acrylic)
  3. Portrait painting (oil or acrylic) of Grandma.
  4. Pencil drawing or sketch (colour or black & white) of Grandpa.                      
  5. Ink or Lavis illustration
  6. Collage
  7. Decorative painting on any object
  8. Stencilling
  9. Watercolour
  10. Paint or draw something to represent the theme “75 years of Family Tradition”

KIDS ONLY : Painting / drawing

     13 yrs – 17 yrs old

  1. Pencil drawing of your favourite Super Hero

      12yrs & under

  1. Pencil drawing of your favourite Disney character.

CLASS: MISCELLANEOUS HOBBY CRAFT:  

  1.  Make an unusual wine bottle holder to give as a house warming gift.
  2. “Infinity” scarf – made from material.
  3.  Hand-made cushion-                                                                   
  4. Latch hook rug or wall hanging
  5. Barn–board sign. e.g. “Smiths House”. Max size 18”x18” & ready to hang.
  6. Bird feeder. (Any medium )                                                                    
  7. Plastic Canvas craft. (Wall hanging, Kleenex box cover etc.)
  8. Suncatcher.                                                                                  
  9. Decorate a basket for a baby gift. – content not judged.              
  10. Handwriting sample of a simple “old” recipe.
  11. Shopping bag – any medium.                                                           
  12. Something useful from something used (identify former use)
  13. Windchime made from old cutlery
  14. “Welcome” door decoration. (Not Xmas)                                                            
  15. Heritage craft – your choice (please identify)                                         
  16. Craft made of Burlap.
  17. Wall art using old jewellry
  18. Small macramé plant hanger.
  19. Display a decorated light bulb                                                               
  20. Any other craft not listed above.. 
  21. Hot water bottle cover.

 KIDS ONLY: miscellaneous craft:

      13 yrs. – 17 yrs.

  1. Make something from your favourite craft.

       12 yrs. & under

  1. Make something from your favourite craft.

SPECIAL THIS YEAR: Kits for $12 have been sold,.(ONLY 20 AVAILABLE) All entries receive a prize.

CLASS: FOR MEN ONLY!                                                                                                                                       

  1. Item made from metal that would have been useful pre-war.
  2. Item made from wood that would have been useful pre-war.
  3. A toy you made yourself for a girl or boy – in any medium. (not too big though!!)

REMEMBER TO ENTER ON LINE.

CLASS: JEWELLRY / ACCESSORIES

  1. Necklace made from beads                                           
  2. Bracelets – any medium                                                                                     
  3. Earrings
  4. Indian style ankle to toe decoration.
  5. A ladies evening necklace.
  6. Make a ‘40’s style evening bag with velvet, satin, beads etc.
  7. Hair accessory.(Pre-war style)
  8. Brooch / Pin. (Pre-war style)

KIDS ONLY: jewellery:

         13 yrs. – 17 yrs.

  1. Hair barrette (any medium)

         12 yrs. & under.

  1. Cothes pin hair barrette

CLASS: CARDS **one only per category** Envelope needed.

  1. Theme card. (75 Years of Family Tradition)                                                    
  2. Thinking of You
  3. Pressed flowers
  4. Get Well Soon          
  5. Happy Birthday        
  6. Congratulations (Retirement, New Home, New job etc.)

KIDS ONLY cards:

         13 yrs. – 17 yrs.

  1. Make an invitation card for a birthday.

          12 yrs. & under

  1. Make a “thank you” card.

ORGANIZED GROUPS

PLEASE NOTE.  DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL, THERE WILL BE NO CLASSES IN THIS SECTION.

PHOTOGRAPHY

* Open to amateurs only.

* All prints, 4×6 or 5×7, are to be mounted on white Bristol board with a 1″ border all round, (not framed) with category & Fair name on back. Pictures must be taken in current year.

* Absolutely NO digital image ENHANCING allowed. All enhanced photos will be disqualified.

* Navan Fair is not responsible for any damage that may occur to photos that are submitted. 

* Every effort will be made to protect photos from potential damage.

***NOTE: Photos must have been taken & mounted by the exhibitor***

CLASS: Color Photographs: (may be digital or regular camera)

P1  A Touch of Frost

P2  The horizon at sunset/sunrise.

P3. FAST SHUTTER – Water warfare: water balloons, water-guns, garden hose…

P4. Forest wild-life.- Animals Feeding

P5. Word Art – 6 pictures to spell FAMILY (each pic is one letter of word)

P6. Fireworks.

P7. Young Love

P8. Silhouette                                                                                               

P9.  Family Heirloom with a short explanatory history

P10. Something that makes you hungry.

P11. Picture of the moon.

REMEMBER TO ENTER ON LINE

CLASS: Collection of 4 photos (4’’ x 6’’) mounted as a unit

P12. Macro of toys

P13. 4 photos showing a funny/surprised faces.                      .

P14.  Pictures taken from last year’s Fair.

P15.  Take pictures of the growth of a farm animal or new pet

 CLASS: Black and White Photography

P16. Photo of any very old people.

P17. Historical building

P18. Old derelict barns.

P19. Old farm equipment                                                                                                    

Class: Photography- 12 years & UNDER

P20  A retouched photo with the original               

P22. Dog or Cat days of summer.                                                                    

P23.  A flower.

P24.  A “selfie”

P25   Just clouds

P26   Sports equipment. e.g. Bat & ball.

P27.  Family member in a funny situatiion

OAAS FAIR PHOTO & SLIDE CONTEST  Digital Imaging now accepted

The OAAS holds this competition annually in an effort to acquire photographs and slides for their

“Competitions” at www.ontariofairs.com for a full list of eligible categories.

 Deadline: December 1st, 2022. All photos for this competition must be of the 2022 Navan Fair. So bring your camera to this year’s fair and start ‘snappin’. You might have a winning shot!

Also, please see OAAS website for more photography rules. Or contact the Fair office for a copy.

Scrap booking / Collages

PLEASE NOTE:- There are no more age categories.

Must be dated with name of event

Must identify people by first name only.

P28.        A mini-scrapbook (less than 12’’x12’’)

P29.        Page with a red theme.

P30.        Depict the “ 75 Years of Family Tradition”  theme.            

P31.        My best friend (could be a favourite pet or person)

P32.        Page with an orange theme.

PLEASE REMEMBER YOU CAN NOW ENTER ALL CLASSES ON-LINE

Go to, www.navanfair.com, then to “Exhibitors” for entering.

GOLDEN YEARS

*There is no membership required for this class*

PRIZES: All entries receive a Ribbon.

CLASS: ARTICLE MADE BY 80+  (Pick-up & drop off can be arranged for you.)

SR1.        Any knitted article, e.g. sweater, mitts.

SR2.        Any quilted article, e.g. hand bag/ shoe bag

SR3.        An afghan or quilt made by more than one person.

SR4.        Craft learned in your childhood.

SR5.        Painting or drawing – max: 24” (if not framed, mount so it can be hung to display please)

SR6.        Any article of embroidery.

SR7.        Any other craft you have made that you would like to display.

SR8.     Collection of mounted pictures showing – “My home.”

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

*There is no membership required for this class*

PRIZES: All entries receive a Ribbon.

CLASS: DEVELOPMENTALLY AND/OR PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED YOUTH OR ADULT

SD1.        Decorated jar or can

SD2.        Any craft you have made.

SD3.        A painting or drawing you have made of an animal.

SD4.        An egg carton garden.

SD5.        Fridge Magnet

SD6.        Wooden Spoon Puppet

SD7.        Make a fingerpaint picture

SD8.        Make 4 farm animals and show them in an egg carton

FOR A FULL LIST OF ALL RULES & REGULATIONS OF THE OAAS, PLEASE GO TO THEIR WEB-SITE AT www.ontariofairs.com AND CHECK UNDER “COMPETITIONS”.

Home craft Reminders:

a.    We always need volunteers to work on the committee.

b.    We appreciate any donations or sponsors for our prizes – if you or anyone you know may be interested in helping or if you know of a business that may like to advertise at the fair, please let us know.

c.    We would like to have people perform demonstrations during the fair i.e. flower arranging, spinning & weaving, cake decorating, tole painting, quilting, etc; or anything you think would be interesting to the Fair goers. Are you interested?

Please call Eleanor Hodges 613-833-2792 or email ehodges@xplornet.com

 or call the Fair office at 835-2766, e-mail navanfair@bellnet.ca