Huntsville Agricultural Society -

Junior and Intermediate Prize List
Chairperson: Linda Latour– 705-789-5214
Please note that all judges are accredited and are not affiliated with  the Huntsville Fair.


  • Only send one item unless otherwise stated,
  • Follow all instructions to the letter.  If in doubt call the chairperson
  • Above ground vegetables must have only a 2 inch stem (5 cm)
  • Onions are not to be peeled.  Carrots and potatoes are not to be washed, just dusted
  • Remove all dead or dying flowers from your entries.  Be sure to leave no buds.
  • Ripe vegetables are to show no green.  Green vegetables are to show no color other than green
  • Entries are to contain only what is asked for
  • When entry asks for plain white paper, paper should have no lines.  Extra  credit will be given to those who choose to decorate.  This makes for a nice display.
  • Vegetables should be all the same size and type in one category
  • Oasis can be used for arrangements or designs
  • When a category is to be named, we want what the article is: i.e. (pig,horse) and not a name for it i.e. (Sally/Joe)


  • Date of the fair is Sept. 23, 24, 25 2016.
  • Competition is free to juniors and intermediates
  • Open to all children up to the age of 18 yrs. old, at the time of the fair
  • Home schooled children must leave their phone number with the secretary
  • All work must be done by the child.  Parents and teachers are encouraged to offer advise and encouragement only
  • All entries must be of current years work, unless otherwise stated
  • Entry tags will be delivered to schools that request them.  Tags will also be available  at the fair office beginning the week of the fair
  • Directors will not be responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged articles
  • Only one entry is allowed in each category per exhibitor
  • Prize money—1st-$2.00, 2nd-$1.50, 3rd-$1.00 unless otherwise stated.  Prize money will be available for pick-up Friday, Sept.23rd after 5:00 pm.
  • Ribbons awarded up to sixth place
  • Points—1st-6, 2nd-5, 3rd-4, 4th-3, 5th-2, 6th-1
  • Entries can be brought to the fairgrounds · Monday, Sept. 18th and Tuesday, Sept. 19th from 10 to 4, Wednesday Sept. 20th 10:00am to 9:00pm and on Thursday, Sept.21st from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.
  • Entries must remain until 4:30 on Sunday, Sept. 24th
  • Pickup for entries will be after 4:30 on Sunday until 5:30 pm, Monday from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.  Anything left after those times will be discarded.

Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies

Youth Poster Competition

Open to all ages:  Prizes—1st—$10.00, 2nd—$8.00, 3rd—$5.00

 “Promoting your Fair”

  • Name and date of fair must be clearly shown on poster.
  • Must be hand drawn
  • Poster size:  Minimum—8 1/2” X 11” (22 cm X 28.5 cm) without border
  • Poster size Maximum—11” X 17” (29 cm X 44 cm) without border


The winning poster from each class at each fair will be eligible to enter the district competition.  District winners are eligible to enter at the provincial competition.

YP 01—Entries for youth up to and including Grade 4
YP 02—Entries include youth Grade 5 to Grade 8 inclusive
YP03—Entries include Grade 9 to Grade 12 inclusive

Agricultural Society Milk Products

Prizes:  1st—$3.00, 2nd—$2.00, 3rd-$1.00

M1-Ages 5 and under—Draw a picture of a dairy farm on a 8 1/2” X 11” paper
M2-Grades 1 and 2—On a half sheet of Bristol board or equivalent-create a collage of milk products surrounding a hand drawn milk carton.
M3-Grades 3 and 4– On a half sheet of Bristol board or equivalent—create a collage of milk products surrounding a hand drawn cow.
M4-Grades 5 and 6—On a half sheet of Bristol board or equivalent—create a collage of milk products surrounding a hand drawn cow & calf..
M5-Grades 7 and 8—On a half sheet of Bristol board or equivalent—create a collage of milk products surrounding a hand drawn maple leaf

(Margarine is not a milk product!)

Ontario Associations of Agricultural Societies
Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition

PRIZES:  1st—$5.00, 2nd -$3.00, 3rd-$2.00

Open to ages up to and including age 15 (as of December of current year)

3 chocolate chip cookies on a  paper plate

Winner will be asked to prepare and present 8 cookies on a paper plate to compete at District competition in October 2017
If successful, then the District winner will move onto the provincial competition in February 2018.
Each cookie should be 2—3 inches in diameter

Grade Contests


0-1—A picture made with your hand prints on letter size paper
0-2—Draw a picture of a farm animal and print underneath what animal it is
0-3—Decorate a small rock as if it was your favourite friend
0-4—Make an item using Finger Paint Art
0-5—Make an article out of play dough
0-6—Picture made out of cereal



1-1—Print on white paper the words Huntsville Fall Fair
1-2—Print the numbers 1 to 25 on white paper
1-3—Trace your foot and make it into anything
1-4—sheep made from cotton balls
1-5—Smallest maple leaf—mounted on paper ( will be measured )
1-6—Egg carton insect


2-1—Print on unlined white paper—Gardening is fun (decoration allowed but do not cover your words )
2-2—Collage of vegetables and/or fruits
2-3—Create an animal from 1 soup can
2-4—Make a book marker for your favourite book.  Any material
2-5—Decorate a birdhouse made from a milk carton
2-6—Make a butterfly or a bat using a clothespin for the body


3-1—Print on unlined white paper “ Huntsville and District Agricultural Society”
3-2—Print the months of the year (on plain paper—no decoration )
3-3—Make a  person using a plastic utensil
3-4—Make and decorate a seed packet
3-5—Decorated sock puppet 
3-6—Make a fridge magnet using any media

4-1—Write in PEN on plain white  paper the words: Huntsville and District Agricultural Society, Hosts of the Huntsville Fall Fair ( no decoration)
4-2—Draw in pencil, a picture  of your favourite sport or activity
4-3—draw & colour a homemade card 
4-4—collection of 5 different leaves, named & mounted
4-5—Make a scarecrow using popsicle sticks to stick in a houseplant or outdoor pot
4-6—Make a corn cob race car


5-1—Make as many words as you can using the letters from Huntsville Fall Fair
5-2—Collage of French words—out  of 15 words—spelling will be judged - 8.5 X 11 inches (22 x 28 cm)
5-3—Create a spider using a pair of kids gloves—decorated
5-4—Create a cartoon character from play dough
5-5—Make a picture frame using any material—max 8x10
5-6—Create a DVD cover for your favourite movie & display in a plastic DVD case


6-1—Write  or print on plain white  paper, a name of a flower, plant or tree for every letter of the alphabet ( no decoration please )
6-2-Draw and color a map of Ontario and locate/label: Ottawa, Toronto, Huntsville, Sault Ste. Marie and Windsor
6-3—Draw and color a flag from another country, name the country and 1 fact
6-4—Decorate a light bulb as a tractor, securely fasten to a paper plate
6-5—Build a bird feeder using a plastic container ( accessories allowed )
6-6—Create a CD cover for a fictitious band.  It must be displayed in a CD case


7-8-1—Write a poem, any subject
7-8-2—Make a computerized ticket for a rock concert
7-8-3—Design a poster that promotes a healthy lifestyle
7-8-4—Create a babysitting kit with at least 5 items in a shoebox
7-8-5—Make a wind chime using any material
7-8-6—Make a map of Canada—label and locate provinces, territories and the Capitals of each
7-8-7—An article made from duct tape
7-8-8—Make a Christmas decoration—any material 
7-8-9—Create a candle holder—any medium


Open to all elementary grades
JA—1—Longest piece of twitch grass pulled from your garden
JA-2—3 carrots
JA-3—3 ripe tomatoes
JA-4—3 beet roots
JA-5—3 green tomatoes
JA-6—2 table cucumbers
JA-7—most unusually shaped vegetable
JA-8—3 onions
JA-9—Largest Halloween type pumpkin
JA-10 -3 potatoes, any variety
JA-11– Collection of 5 vegetables
JA-12—Heaviest zucchini
JA-13—Make a vegetable critter using 3 or more vegetables
JA-14—3 eating type apples—not crab
JA-15– Any other type of vegetable not mentioned above

Open to all elementary grades
JA-16—Marigolds—French—3 stems 
JA-17– Cosmos—3 stems
JA-18– Sunflower head—best ripe
JA-19– Petunias—single—3 stems 
JA-20—Flower arrangement—no higher than 12 cm 
JA-21—Bouquet of wild flowers in a toy truck 
JA-22– Indoor house plant—named 
JA-23—Tallest sunflower 
JA-24– Bean sprout in a cup

Junior Prize List

All baking must be on paper plate or board and covered by plastic bag or plastic wrap.  All baking is tasted by judges.

JA-31—3 decorated cupcakes
JA-32—Decorate a gingerbread man (may be purchased)

JA-33– 3 chocolate chip cookies—the dropped method
JA-34—A decorated donut (donut can be purchased)
JA-35—3 light cupcakes

JA-36—2 butter tarts—may purchase the tart shells (may contain raisins)

JA-37—3 muffins—only 1 variety—your choice 
JA-38– 3 brownies, iced, may contain nuts 
JA-39- 3 butter tarts—may contain raisins 
JA-40—single layer cake—decorated with a farm scene—any flavour 

Items must be made in current year by exhibitor.
Prize money  - 1st-$3.00, 2nd-$2.00,3rd-$1.00

Open to Ages 9 and under:
SI1   -   a pin cushion
SI2   -   Tote bag
SI3   -   small quilt ( or larger )

Open to Ages 10 and over to age 18
SI4   -  a cushion
SI5   -  Pajama pants
SI6   - make doll clothes & display of doll

Open to any grade– up to age 18
Prize money: 1st-$3.00,2nd-$2.00,3rd-$1.00

SI17  -   Knit a scarf—1 or more colours
SI18      Knit a toque—1 or more colours
SI19      Knit a pair of leg warmers (matching)

Open to all ages -  Prize money—1st-$2.00, 2nd-$1.50, 3rd-$1.00
PI1  -  Wildlife in Muskoka
PI2—  Lakeside Fun
PI3—  Canada Day Celebration
PI4—  My Pet (with caption of what they’re thinking)

Ages:  Open to anyone up to the age of 18 attending school. If you are elementary grades you may still enter, but note that you will be competing against high school students.

All entries must have firm backing and a means of hanging.  Any painting or drawing mediums can be used.
JA-44– Any painting or drawing
JA-45– Wildlife scene
JA-46- Architecture—focus of drawing must be a building

All entries on paper plate covered with plastic bag or wrap

JA-47– 3 brownies, no icing—may contain nuts
JA-48– 3 bran muffins
JA-49– 3 butter tarts—may contain raisins
JA-50—1 Bread Loaf

JA-51– Display of 5 items from vegetable garden

JA-52– An item made from scratch—finished


JA-53—Your favourite song made into an arrangement.  Artificial or real flowers may be used, but more credit will be given for the use of  real flowers.  Name the song on the entry tag.

JA-54– An 8.5 X 11 inch computer general poster promoting volunteering in your community.  Must be mounted on black Bristol board or card stock showing a border

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