Craft Competitions

Let’s Get Crafty!

Youth Craft Competition   |   Getting Back to Our Roots   |   Remembrance   |   Craft Competition (16+)   |   Weird & Wacky   |   Recycled Art
Entry Form Closing Date Delivery Dates Pick Up Date
Thursday, August 16th 2018

Wednesday, August 22nd 2018 (10AM – 6PM)

Thursday August 23rd 2018 (10AM – 6PM)

Tuesday, September 18th (10AM - 6PM)

 

A Few Things to Remember

  • Please read General Rules and Information, click here.
  • Only one exhibit per section. Exhibitors can enter each section.
  • Fill out entry form completely and have it signed by Mom or Dad.
  • Fill out your age on the entry form and have it mailed back by Thursday August 16th, 2018.
  • All articles exhibited must be the property of the person/persons in whose name they are entered.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for all containers/carriers, etc required to transport their goods to and from the Entry Office.
  • All items must be the recent, unsoiled work of the exhibitor.
  • Judges will be looking for uniqueness, creativity and functionality in all categories.

Submit Entry Form Online

 


 

Youth Competition - (YC)

NO ENTRY FEE
Prize Money for each Section:

1st- $20   |   2nd- $15   |   3rd- $10

AGES 5 & Under 

1. PET ROCK:  Find a rock in your garden and decorate it.

2. PAPER BAG PUPPET: Create and decorate puppet using a brown paper bag.

3. ART: Any medium on paper or canvas created at home or at school may be entered. Example: Painting, pastel drawing, pen and ink drawing.

4. STICKERS:  Make a picture using stickers.

5. EGG CARTON BUG: Using an egg carton and other art supplies, make your favorite bug.

AGES 6 - 10                                                           

6. LEGO: Build a unique sculpture using Lego or Duplo. Include a label with a title and short description of your creation.

7. MASK:  Make a mask ready to hang from a paper plate.

8. ART: Any medium on paper or canvas created at home or at school may be entered. Ex. Painting, pastel drawing, pen and ink drawing.

9. TOILET PAPER TRACTOR: Using toilet paper rolls make your very own tractor.

10. SNOWGLOBE: Make a snow globe depicting any theme you wish.

AGES 11 – 15

11. LEGO: Build a unique sculpture using Lego or Duplo. Include a label with a title and short description of your creation.

12. SCRAPBOOK: Design a page for a scrapbook.

13. ROBOTS: Using tin cans and other found metal materials create your very own robot.

14. PIRATE SHIP: Design a pirate ship using a 2 litre milk carton.

15. MARBLE RUN: Design a maze for a marble using a box lid and drinking straws.


 

OAAS Getting Back to Our Roots: Create an original handmade poster showing why you love the Western Fair!

NO ENTRY FEE
Prize Money for each Section:

1st- $15   |   2nd- $10   |   3rd- $5

Things to Remember

  • Name and date of the fair must be clearly shown on the poster.
  • Must be hand drawn.
  • Poster size:  Minimum 22cm x 28cm without boarder, Maximum 28cm x 44cm without border.
  • Each entry must be centered on a CARDSTOCK or BRISTOL BOARD exposing a 5.5cm border on all four sides. 

Section & Description

  1. Junior:  Up to & including Grade 4.
  2. Intermediate:  Grade 5 to Grade 8 inclusive.
  3. Senior:  Grade 9 to Grade 12 Inclusive.

Winners from the Western Fair will go on to District Competition.  The District winners are eligible to enter the Provincial Competition at O.A.A.S. Convention.

 


 

Remembrance - (YV)

NO ENTRY FEE
Prize Money for each Section:

1st- $20   |   2nd- $15   |   3rd- $10

The Western Fair District is proud and honoured to work with the Veterans in our City. 

To show how much we appreciate all that they have done and, continue to do, for our country, city and community we would like YOU to REMEMBER them through a drawing or poster with Canada’s 150th birthday as a focus point.  All entries will be displayed in the Canada Building during the annual Western Fair.

Ages 10 & Under
1. Poster:  Create a poster demonstrating what our Veterans mean to you.  Max size (16” x 20”)

Ages 11 - 16  
2. Poster:  Create a poster demonstrating what our Veterans mean to you.  Max size (16” x 20”)

 


 

Craft Competition (16 and Up) - (CC)

ENTRY FEE: $2.00 per section
Prize Money for each Section:

1st- $25   |   2nd- $20   |   3rd- $15

Section & Description

1. COLOURING/ART THERAPY

The latest adult craze! Colouring is a great way to reconnect with your youth and a satisfying solution to disconnect from reality.  All entries must be displayed on a 40cm x 51 cm (16” x 20”) matt board.

2. CHRISTMAS WREATH

Decorate a Christmas wreath, ready to hang.

3. PROCRASTINATORS

90% finished.  We all have that one craft that we can’t seem to finish.  It could be dress not hemmed, a knitted sweater without the buttons, a wreath without the ribbon or pottery without the glaze.

 


 

Weird & Wacky - (WW) Ugly Lamp

ENTRY FEE: $2.00 per section
Prize Money for each Section:

1st- $25   |   2nd- $20   |   3rd- $15

Section & Description

1. WINE GLASS

Decorate your favourite wine glass.

2. ADULT BIB

Whether we will like to admit it or not, we all need one every now and again so we might as well have fun with it.

3. CRAZY CHAIR

Show everyone how you spent the summer relaxing in your favourite deck chair.

4. SCARECROW

Decorate a scarecrow to look like your favourite sports personality

5. AWFUL INSPIRATIONS

Any weird item inspired by an online source such as Pinterest or Craft blog etc. 

 


 

Recycled Art - (RA)

ENTRY FEE: $2.00 per section
Prize Money for each Section:

1st- $25   |   2nd- $20   |   3rd- $15

Section & Description

1. BOTTLE

Decorate a used bottle from your blue box to make a vase.

2. SHREDDED PAPER

Using shredded paper create a sculpture.

3. BLUE BOX ART

Use items found in your blue box to create a masterpiece.

4. BUTTON FUN

Using buttons make a picture showing off what you love about Canada.  It must be framed and ready hang, 10x12 or less