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 15th 2019

Wednesday, August  21st   (10:00am-6:00pm)

Thursday, August 22nd (10:00am-6:00pm)

Tuesday Sept 17th  10:00am – 6:00pm

 

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 and return by closing date.
  • 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

Sections & Descriptions 

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. NOODLES:  Create something using different pasta noodles.

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. HARRY POTTER:  Make and design your own wand.

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!

 

Things to Remember

  • NO ENTRY FEE:   Prize Money for each Section: 1st- $15, 2nd- $10, 3rd- $5.  Additional prize money for winner at District and Provincial Convention level.
  • 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 boarder.
  • 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. 

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. 

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

Ages 11 - 16  
2. Poster:  Create a Canada’s Birthday 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. DIAMOND BEAD ART

Whether you are following a pattern or creating your own image, this new fad is taking off.

2. CHRISTMAS WREATH

Decorate a Christmas wreath, ready to hang.

3. PROCRASTINATORS

75% 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.

4. POTTERY

Any ceraminc of clay pottery item.


 

Weird & Wacky - (WW) 

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. BBQ APRONS

No chef is complete without their favourite apron. 

3. PANTS

We all have that one pair of pants that no longer fit.  Use your imagination and decorate them.

4. TEA POTS

Show us what else you can use your old tea pot for. 

5. CANDLES and/or CRAYONS

Melt your leftover candles and/or crayons together to form a new abstract piece of art.


 

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. CANS

Any size cans transformed into a beautiful masterpiece.

4. GARDEN ART

Using old materials, make something to decorate your garden or patio.