Preliminary Dates

2021 Preliminary Dates

With COVID-19 restrictions, we are still to working to create video competitions with fairs in Ontario.  Please keep watching this site for updates:

Audition Online - Now Open!

Confirmed dates at this point include:

  • Paris Fair:  Video submissions accepted June 14th to August 20th. Winners announced August. 27th.
  • Bayfield: Video submissions June 15 to August 1 , Live showcase of selected acts, and awards night on Saturday August 21 at 7:00 pm.  Outdoor stage.
  • Drumbo Rise 2 Fame:  Video submissions accepted July 12th to August 20th. Winners announced August. 27th.
  • Comber Fair: video submission August 1st to August 20. Winners announced August 23. 
  • Richmond: Live preliminary:  Sept 19th at 12:00 pm noon. Email Aida Attar at
  • LaSalle Strawberry Festival: is now closed and their finalist can be viewed by clicking here 


By Wednesday, Sept. 8th all preliminary winners’ videos will be featured on the Western Fair website.

On Sunday, Sept. 19th at 6pm the final winners will be announced.

The winners will receive the following:

  • Youth 1st place:  $ 500.00
  • Youth 2nd place:  $ 300.00
  • Junior 1st place:  $ 150.00
  • Junior 2nd place:  $ 100.00

Also, remember one of the winners will have a chance to perform at the OAAS convention at the Thursday night showcase in Toronto in Feb. 2022.

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