The online Fair Book for 2023 can be accessed below. Start getting your entries ready!

Note: a print version of the Fair Book will be available soon.

Errata (From Printed Fair Book)

  • Fair Dates are August 18-20th (not August 18-22)

Table of Contents


Notice to Exhibitors
Outdoor - Horses
Heavy Horses
Poultry
Large Fowl
Bantams
Waterfowl
Turkeys
Pigeons
Rabbits
Junior
Indoor
Fruits
Vegetables
Farm Products
Flowers and Plants
Culinary (Food) Arts
Youth Culinary
Handcrafts
Woodworking
Photography
OAAS Photography Competition
Art
Youth Class

NOTICE TO EXHIBITORS

Review the website for corrections/updates at bayfieldfair.ca

EXHIBITORS MUST READ THE FOLLOWING PAGES OF RULES AND REGULATIONS TO BE AWARE OF THE RULES OF THE FAIR

Please note:

  • #2 – time to enter exhibits
  • #4 – regarding entry forms
  • #5 – entry fee requirements
  • #6 – prize money deductions



1.

The show will be open to all in Canada.

2.

All exhibits for inside departments MUST be received (& ready for judging) before 11:45 a.m. on the first day of the Fair (Friday). Livestock, machinery, etc. for outside to be on grounds by 10:30 a.m. of the second day, (Saturday), unless otherwise stated. Exhibits may be entered on Thursday evening from 7 – 9 p.m. to avoid congestion on Friday and 8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. on Friday.

3.

No inside or outside exhibits to leave the buildings or grounds until after 4 p.m. on the Sunday, and must be gone by 5 p.m. (unless otherwise stated.)

4.

Entry forms must be completed and given to the Secretary at time of entry, or prize money cannot and will not be awarded.

Note: An online entry form can be completed prior to the fair - https://www.assistexpo.ca/bayfield-agricultural-society (Please review the timelines provided at the link).

5.

EACH PERSON ENTERING EXHIBITS MUST PAY ONE ANNUAL $10.00 FEE (unless otherwise stated). THIS FEE allows the person to enter ALL categories in this book (unless otherwise stated). This fee also counts as membership until the November Annual Meeting. Membership Card issued is considered a member’s receipt (Note: certain classes have age restrictions & Sections 400 and 500 require additional fees).

6.

The cost of membership for the following year will be deducted on prize money over $20.

7.

All stock and exhibits entered must be the bona fide property of exhibitor.

8.

All agricultural and garden produce exhibited must be the growth of the current year and grown on the exhibitor’s farm and/or garden (unless otherwise stated!)

9.

No exhibit is to be shown in more than one category.

10.

An exhibitor can only enter one item in each category as indicated.

11.

Exhibits awarded prizes at any previous exhibition of this society cannot be entered for competition for the current year, or no prize will be awarded.

12.

Judges have the authority to withhold the prize for any animal or exhibit they may consider unworthy. Any entry not worthy of a prize will not be given a prize, even if it is the only entry in that category!

13.

Decisions of the judges are final. Exhibitors openly objecting to such decisions shall forfeit all claims to prizes they may have won.

14.

No Director or Officer of the Society who may have animals or exhibits entered shall attend the same while being judged without first removing his or her badge, or shall in any way indicate to such Judge that the stock or exhibit belongs to him or her.

15.

No persons allowed in the ring, except Judges and Manager, and no person is allowed to speak to Judge on duty.

16.

All livestock on grounds must be under control and no abuse of livestock or poultry is permitted.

17.

The Society reserves the right to carry out livestock inspection and if an animal for health reasons is not deemed worthy, the animal must be removed from the grounds at direction of the livestock committee. ANY livestock that does not have the required intact/undamaged CFIA or PigTRACE tag or identifier will not be allowed entry to our fairgrounds and must leave immediately.

18.

The Society reserves the right, in case of a deficit, to pay only such portion of the prize money as conditions of the funds may warrant.

19.

All prize money for inside exhibits will be paid at the time of pickup (from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Sunday).

20.

EVERYONE RECEIVING PRIZE MONEY MUST CASH CHEQUES BEFORE OCTOBER 15 OF THAT YEAR…OR FORFEIT SAME!

21.

While the Directors of the Society agree to take every reasonable precaution to ensure safety of the exhibits sent to the Fair, it must be distinctly understood that the owners are required to assume all risk. Should any exhibit be accidentally lost, damaged, injured or stolen, Directors will render all assistance for recovery of same, but will not recognize any claim for payment of the value or any portion hereof.

22.

The Society will not be responsible for any accident on the grounds during the Community Fair.

Privacy and Security:

The privacy of our exhibitors is never compromised. We will collect and retain personal information only for the purposes of our competitions at the Bayfield Fair and/or for sending information such as prize payouts, prize books and from time to time information about upcoming events. The Society will not sell, rent, or lease any personal information collected. Access is only given to employees and Directors of the Fair who must use the personal information for the reason it was obtained.


300 - HEAVY HORSES

SHOWTIME: 12:00 PM - SUNDAY, AUGUST 18, 2024

Notes:
  • There will be a 10% fee deducted for all exhibitors who have winnings over $50 to cover gate, entrance and membership
  • Proof of insurance must be shown at registration

Major Supporters: CIBC, Hensall Co-op, Penhale Family, Pioneer Park, Catherine Thompson

Committee in charge: Ray Martin (226-885-0298)

LINE CLASSES:

Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $20, others: $15

301.

Line Class

Foal of current year

302.

Line Class

One year to under two years old

303.

Line Class

Two years old to under three years old

304.

Line Class - Filly or Gelding

Three years old and over

305.

Line Class - Yeld Mare

Mare three years old and over without a colt in this current year

306.

Line Class - Progeny of Dam

Two horses from the same mare shown

307.

Line Class - Junior Showmanship

Open to ages 7 to under 18 (age as of fair date)

308.

Line Class - Best Heavy Horse on the Grounds

Limit to one entry per exhibitor

1st prize also receives a trophy donated by Ray Martin

HITCHES:

309.

Six Horse Hitch - Tom Penhale Memorial Class Prizes: 1st: $400, 2nd: $350, 3rd: $300, 4th: $250

All breeds compete together. Open to all exhibitors. One exhibitor must own four of the six horses in the hitch.

Supported by: The Penhale Family, Hensall Co-op, Pioneer Park

310.

Four Horse Hitch Prizes: 1st: $200, 2nd: $150, 3rd: $70, 4th: $100, others: $80

All breeds compete together

Sponsored by: CIBC

311.

Unicorn Hitch Prizes: 1st: $100, 2nd: $90, 3rd: $50, 4th: $80, others: $60

All breeds compete together

TEAM HITCH:

Prizes: 1st: $80, 2nd: $70, 3rd: $60, others: $50

312.

Belgian

313.

Percheron

314.

Clydesdale

315.

Commercial

316.

Friesian

OPEN CLASS:

317.

Best Matched Team

The winner will be awarded $25 prize money

318.

Lady Driver Competition Prizes: 1st: $40, 2nd: $35, 3rd: $30, others: $25

Team to be driven by a lady with a gentleman companion

319.

Junior Driver Prizes: 1st: $40, 2nd: $35, 3rd: $30, others: $25

Team to be driven by a junior driver (under 18 years)

320.

Single Prizes: 1st: $40, 2nd: $35, 3rd: $30, others: $25

All breeds compete together

MOST OVERALL POINTS WINNERS (301-320) Prizes: 1st: $100, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $35, 4th: $30

Donated by: Bayfield Garage

Poultry

Rules & Regulations

  1. Judging will be held on August 19, 2023 beginning at 9:30 a.m.
  2. Entry fee will be $2.00 per entry for ALL entries.
  3. Membership in the Bayfield Agricultural Society is required - fee is $5.00
  4. Receipt of entries
    1. By Mail - must be postmarked by August 13, 2023. Payable to Bayfield Agricultural Society.
      1. Mail to: Karen Greaves, 74674 Bluewater Hwy, Bayfield, ON, N0M 1G0
    2. Online - must be received by midnight August 15, 2023
      1. Enter at https://www.assistexpo.ca/bayfield-agricultural-society
  5. All entry fees must accompany entry forms
  6. In filling out the entry form, please use A for Male, B for female along with the Class number, and please print clearly. In all sections where AC, AOC, AV, is specified please name the variety. In all sections where AOV is specified please name the breed and variety.
  7. Exhibitors may show as many entries in any Class as they wish.
  8. Entries will be accepted up to the capacity of the showroom
  9. The new revised Standard of Perfection shall be the guide of the Judge. The Judge's decision is final.
  10. Any bird(s) showing signs of sickness will be removed from the showroom immediately. This will be stricly enforced.
  11. All reasonable precautions will be taken to protect property.

Large Fowl

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

American:

MaleFemale
Plymouth Rock, Barred 100A100B
Plymouth Rock, White 101A101B
Plymouth Rock, AOC 102A102B
Wyandotte, White 103A103B
Wyandotte, AOC 104A104B
Rhode Island Red 105A105B
New Hampshire 106A106B
Jersey Giant, AC 107A107B
Chantecler, AC 108A108B
AOV American (named) 109A109B

Championship - Large Fowl - American Prize: Rosette

Asiatic:

AC (Male)AC (Female)
Brahma 110A110B
Cochin 111A111B
Langshan 112A112B

Championship - Large Fowl - Asiatic Prize: Rosette

English:

MaleFemale
Australorp 113A113B
Orpington, Buff 114A114B
Orpington, AOC 115A115B
Sussex, AC 116A116B
Dorking, AC 117A117B
AOV English (named) 118A118B

Championship - Large Fowl - English Prize: Rosette

Mediterranean:

MaleFemale
Leghorn, White 119A119B
Leghorn, Brown 120A120B
Leghorn, AOC 121A121B
Minorca, AC 122A122B
Anconas 123A123B
AOV Mediterranean (named) 124A124B

Championship - Large Fowl - Mediterranean Prize: Rosette

Continental:

MaleFemale
Hamburg, AC 125A125B
Marans, AC 126A126B
Polish, AC 127A127B
AOV Continental (named) 128A128B

Championship - Large Fowl - Continental Prize: Rosette

Any Other Standard Breed:

MaleFemale
Ameraucana, AC 129A129B
Guinea Fowl, AC 130A130B
AOV AOSB (named) 131A131B

Championship - Large Fowl - Any Other Standard Breed Prize: Rosette


Bantams

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Games:

MaleFemale
OE, Black 200A200B
OE, Black Red 201A201B
OE, Blue 202A202B
OE, Silver Duckwing 203A203B
OE, Brown Red 204A204B
OE, AOC 205A205B
Modern, AC 206A206B

Championship - Bantams - Games Prize: Rosette

SCCL:

MaleFemale
Plymouth Rock, Barred 207A207B
Plymouth Rock, White 208A208B
Plymouth Rock, AOC 209A209B
Japanese, White 210A210B
Japanese, Black 211A211B
Japanese, Black Tailed Buff 212A212B
Japanese, Black Tailed White 213A213B
Japanese, AOC 214A214B
Leghorn, SC White 215A215B
Leghorn, SC Brown 216A216B
Leghorn, SC AOC 217A217B
Rhode Island Red 218A218B
Dutch, Light Brown 219A219B
Dutch, Cream Light Brown 220A220B
Dutch, Blue, AC 221A221B
Dutch, AOC Solid 222A222B
Dutch, AOC Parti 223A223B
Serama, AOC 224A224B
AOV SCCL (named) 225A225B

Championship - Bantams - SCCL Prize: Rosette

RCCL:

MaleFemale
Wyandotte, White 226A226B
Wyandotte, Black 227A227B
Wyandotte, Partridge 228A228B
Wyandotte, Silver Laced 229A229B
Wyandotte, AOC 230A230B
Leghorn, RC AC 231A231B
Seabright, AC 232A232B
Rosecomb, AC 233A233B
Hamburg, AC 234A234B
AOV RCCL (named) 235A235B

Championship - Bantams - RCCL Prize: Rosette

AOCCL:

MaleFemale
Cornish, AC 236A236B
Chantecler, AC 237A237B
Polish, AC 238A238B
AOV AOCCL (named) 239A239B

Championship - Bantams - AOCCL Prize: Rosette

Feather Leg:

MaleFemale
Cochin, Black 240A240B
Cochin, White 241A241B
Cochin, Buff 242A242B
Cochin, AOC 243A243B
Brahma, Buff 244A244B
Brahma, Dark 245A245B
Brahma, Light 246A246B
Brahma, AOC 247A247B
Silkie, Black 248A248B
Silkie, White 249A249B
Silkie, Blue 250A250B
Silkie, AOC 251A251B
Belgian D'Uccle, AC 252A252B
Booted, AV 253A253B
AOV Feather Leg (named) 254A254B

Championship - Bantams - Feather Leg Prize: Rosette


Waterfowl

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Geese:

MaleFemale
Embden 300A300B
Toulouse, AC 301A301B
African 302A302B
China, AC 303A303B
Pomeranian, AC 304A304B
AOV (named) 305A305B

Ducks:

MaleFemale
Rouen 400A400B
Pekin 401A401B
Muscovy, AC 402A402B
Cayuga 403A403B
Buff 404A404B
Indian Runner, AC 405A405B
Indian Runner, White 406A406B
Black East Indie 407A407B
Call, Gray 408A408B
Call, White 409A409B
Call, Snowy 410A410B
Call, AOC 411A411B
AOV (named) 412A412B

Championship - Waterfowl - Geese Prize: Rosette

Championship - Waterfowl - Ducks Prize: Rosette


Turkeys

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

MaleFemale
Bronze 500A500B
AOV (named) 501A501B
Royal Palm 502A502B
Black Spanish 503A503B

Championship - Turkey Prize: Rosette


Pigeons

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

MaleFemale
Racing Homers, AOC 600A600B
Show Homer, AOC 601A601B
Fantail, AOC 602A602B
Show Rollers, AOC 603A603B
German Owls, AOC 604A604B
Tumblers, AOC 605A605B
Modena Gazzi, AC 606A606B
Tipplers, AC 607A607B
Helmets 608A608B
Flying Rollers, AOC 609A609B
Chinese Owls, AOC 610A610B
AOV (named) 611A611B

Championship - Pigeons Prize: Rosette


Rabbits

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

BuckDoe
AOV (small) 700A700B
AOV (large & medium) 701A701B

Championship - Rabbits Prize: Rosette


Junior

Open to exhibitors 16 years and under (as of day of show). $2.00 entry fee for all entries. All Open Class rules apply.

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

MaleFemale
Large Fowl, Solid Colour AV 800A800B
Large Fowl, Part Colour AV 801A801B
Bantam, Game AV 802A802B
Bantam, Single Comb Clean Leg AV 803A803B
Bantam, Wyandotte AC 804A804B
Bantam, Rose Comb Clean Leg AV 805A805B
Bantam, Any Other Comb Clean Leg AV 806A806B
Bantam, Brahma AC 807A807B
Bantam, Feather Leg AV 808A808B
Fowl, Any Other Variety 809A809B
Duck, Call White 810A810B
Duck, Call, AOC 811A811B
Duck, AOV 812A812B
Geese, AV 813A813B
Pigeon, Rollers AC 814A814B
Pigeon, Homers AC 815A815B
Pigeon, Chinese Owls AC 816A816B
Pigeon, AOV 817A817B
Rabbits, AV 818A818B
Guinea Pigs, AV 819A819B

600 - FRUITS

Exhibitor allowed only one entry of one variety of fruit in each category; exhibitor may enter more than one entry in each class using different varieties of fruit except for 601, 606, 607

Committee in charge: Doug Yeo, Linda Dixon, Nancy Scotchmer, Rolf Stoye, Ulrike Stoye

601.

Best collection of labelled fruits (at least 6 varieties)

A toy tractor or more illustrating "Farms, Food and Family" must be displayed with the collection on a basket/tray/plate

Prizes: 1st: $7, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $3

3 LITRE BASKETS:

1 basket per variety (except 606 & 607). Judged on appearance/varieties.

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

602.

Apples (any variety, named)

603.

Plums (any variety, named)

604.

Peaches (any variety, named)

605.

Pears (any variety, named)

606.

Collection of apples (4 each of any varieties, named)

607.

Collection of grapes (4 each of any varieties, named)

PLATES:

Prizes: 1st: $4, 2nd: $3, 3rd: $2

608.

Plates of 5 Apples (1 variety per plate, named)

a) Duchess b) Jersey Mac c) Paula Red d) St Lawrence e) Tolman Sweet f) Tydeman Red g) Vista Bella h) A.O.V

609.

Plates of 8 Plums (1 variety per plate, named)

a) Burbank b) California Blue c) Early Golden d) Ozark Premier e) Shiro f) Stanley g) VeeBlue h) Verity i) Vision

610.

Plates of 5 Pears (1 variety per plate, named)

a) Anjou b) Bartlett c) Bosc d) Clapps Favourite e) A.O.V. (named)

611.

Plates of 5 Peaches (1 variety per plate, named)

a) Elberta b) Jubilee c) Red Haven d) Sun Haven e) Valiant f) A.O.V.

612.

Pint Basket (any other fruit, named, 1 variety per pint basket)

700 - VEGETABLES

Exhibitor allowed only one (1) entry in each category

Committee in charge: Doug Yeo, Linda Dixon, Nancy Scotchmer, Rolf Stoye, Ulrike Stoye

SPECIAL PRIZES:

Sponsored by: Watson's Home Hardware (Goderich)

1. Most points in Section 700: $20 certificate
2. Second most points in Section 700: $15 certificate
3. Third most points in Section 700: $10 certificate

SPECIAL: Best In Show

Sponsored by: Bayfield Garden Club

Prize: $20

PLATES:

Prizes: 1st: $4, 2nd: $3, 3rd: $2

701. 5 beets (long) 723. 5 largest onions
702. 5 beets (round) 724. 5 green sweet peppers
703. 10 beans (pods) 725. 5 hot peppers
704. 2 heads of broccoli 726. 5 red sweet peppers
705. 1 head of red cabbage 727. Collection of peppers (2 of each)
706. 1 head of white cabbage 728. 2 pie pumpkins
707. 1 head of cauliflower 729. 2 buttercup squash
708. 5 carrots (long) 730. 2 butternut squash
709. 3 cucumbers (slicing approx. 6") 731. 1 green hubbard squash
710. 12 gherkins 732. 1 yellow or blue hubbard squash
711. 2 eggplants 733. 2 pepper squash
712. Display of fresh garden herbs 734. 2 zucchini
713. Display of dried garden herbs 735. 5 paste tomatoes
714. 5 garlic 736. 5 red tomatoes
715. 3 kohlrabi 737. 5 yellow tomatoes (not miniatures)
716. 1 muskmelon (any variety) 738. 5 large red tomatoes
717. 1 watermelon (any variety) 739. 5 large green tomatoes
718. 1 citron 740. Collection of 4 different coloured tomatoes (not miniatures)
719. 5 large onions (red) 741. Collection of cherry/miniatures tomatoes (3 of each)
720. 5 large onions (white, not spanish) 742. 2 table turnips
721. 5 large onions (yellow, not spanish) 743. 5 small vegetables (1 variety)
722. 5 spanish onions

THE BIG VEGETABLES:

Prizes: 1st: $4, 2nd: $3, 3rd: $2

744.

Biggest beet (heaviest)

745.

Biggest carrot with full root (longest)

746.

Tallest corn stalk (no roots)

747.

Biggest onion (circumference)

748.

Biggest potato (heaviest)

749.

Biggest pumpkin/squash (circumference)

750.

Biggest sunflower head (diameter)

751.

Tallest sunflower (no roots)

752.

Biggest tomato (heaviest)

SPECIAL: Most points in Big Vegetables section (744-752)

Sponsored by: Bayfield Garden Club

Prize: $15

NOTE: Exhibitors may enter either 753 or 754:

Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $13, 3rd: $10, others: $8

753.

SPECIAL: Collection of vegetables in a basket

Display a minimum of 7 varieties of vegetables staged in a basket. Each vegetable must be named.

A toy tractor or more illustrating the theme "Farms, Food and Family" must be displayed with the collection.

754.

SPECIAL: Collection of vegetables grown without synthetic fertilizers and sprays on a tray

Display a minimum of 5 varieties of vegetables staged on a tray. Each vegetable must be named.

Minimum of 10 vegetables. Attach a brief sign explaining why this growing method was chosen. A toy tractor or more illustrating the theme "Farms, Food and Family" must be displayed with the collection.

CORN:

Leave husk on sweet corn except for a 2" (5 cm) strip lengthways exposing kernels.

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

755. 3 ears hybrid sweet 756. 3 ears indian

POTATOES:

12 potatoes shown in a basket (except 761). Potatoes should be brushed clean with no skin damage in cleaning, should be free from greening or damage, and should not be washed.

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

757. Any variety, early, named 760. Yellow, any variety, named (if possible)
758. Red, any variety, named (if possible) 761. Sweet Potato (5 on a plate or platter)
759. White, any variety, named (if possible)

SPECIAL:

762.

Best Quad of Baking Potatoes (4 shown on a plate, named on tag)

Judging: Must be grown by exhibitor, uniform in size from 3" to 4.5" (7.5 cm to 11.5 cm) in length/colour/firmness/shape

Prizes: 1st: $50, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $15, 4th: $5, 5th: $5

Sponsor: Friend Of The Fair

763.

Vegetable Farmscape Depicting Theme "Farms, Food and Family"

Judging: Creativity, number of vegetables used and depiction of theme

Create a vegetable farmscape with vegetables and other items to best portray the theme. Display on a cookie sheet, vegetables can be cut to shape, and must include toy farm tractor.

Prizes: 1st: $20.00 gift certificate, 2nd:  $15.00 gift certificate

Sponsor: Veseys Seeds

800 - FARM PRODUCTS

Exhibitor allowed only one (1) entry in each category