Junior Section

DIRECTOR IN CHARGE: Angela Johnston (705-377-7960, almjohnston@gmail.com)

RULES & REGULATIONS
1. Entries must be at the exhibit building by 11:00 am on the Friday of the fair.
2. Please show age of exhibitor on top of entry tag, visible for the judge, in the 5 YEARS AND UNDER CATEGORY ONLY, or entry will be disqualified.
3. Junior exhibitors are asked to fill out entry forms, but do not require an exhibitor number. Do not add anything that is not listed under the Junior section on your entry form, or it will be removed.
4. All entries must be handmade, and not computer generated, unless specified.
5. Parents are urged to allow the children to do the work and preparation of exhibits without assistance. Please encourage them in every way, but remember that every bit of work you do for them helps defeat the objective of the Junior Section of the fair.

CHILDREN: Please pick up your prize money in the exhibit building on Friday night or Saturday as it will not be mailed.

Prize Money for Sections 1-48: 1st - $2.50, 2nd - $2.25, 3rd - $2.00, 4th - $1.50

5 YEARS AND UNDER
1. Create a scene out of stickers.
2. Cut out pictures of 5 healthy foods and glue them on a paper plate.
3. Trace a cookie cutter and decorate the drawing.
4. Paint a picture of your family.
5. Colour a picture from a colouring book with crayons.
6. Print “Happy Birthday” on a piece of paper and decorate as the front of a birthday card.
7. Pasta Cow – Have an adult draw/computer print a picture of a cow. Then fill in the cow with pasta. Pasta may be painted. Use paper/cardstock/construction paper no larger than 8 ½” x 11”.
8. Using building blocks (Lego, etc.) create a farm animal.
9. Create a scarecrow from popsicle sticks and craft material of your choice.
10. Create a bug out of a peach pit.
11. Make a homemade “Mud Pie” in a foil plate no larger than 8”. Decorate with anything from nature.
12. “Mommy’s Favourite Flower” – a single bloom displayed in a glass jar or bottle.

6-8 YEARS
13. Create a scene using fruit or vegetable stamping.
14. Create a placemat covered with a collage of pictures related to eating (no larger than 10” x 14”).
15. Make and decorate a paper airplane.
16. Paint a picture of a fictional creature and give it a name.
17. Colour a picture from a colouring book using pencil crayons.
18. Print “Happy Birthday” on a piece of paper and decorate as the front of a birthday card.
19. Pasta Cow – Have an adult draw/computer print a picture of a cow. Then fill in the cow with pasta. Pasta may be painted. Use paper/cardstock/construction paper no larger than 8 ½” x 11”.
20. Using building blocks (Lego, etc.) create a farm animal.
21. Create a scarecrow from popsicle sticks and craft material on your choice.
22. Create a bug out of a peach pit.
23. Make a homemade “Mud Pie” in a foil plate no larger than 8”. Decorate with anything from nature.
24. “Mommy’s Favourite Flower” – a single bloom displayed in a glass jar or bottle.

9-12 YEARS
25. A summer scene made using seeds.
26. Design, draw and label a new idea for a ride at the fair.
27. Log cabin made from pretzel sticks.
28. A horse made from a pool noodle.
29. Create an item using duct tape only.
30. Homemade kite.
31. Pencil sketch, free-hand drawing of your choice.
32. Handwriting – list 10 things you can see/do at the fair.
33. Collection of 6 different tree leaves – pressed, mounted and named
34. Take a photo of your favourite spot on Manitoulin. Mount with a 1” frame on bristle board. Label with the location.
35. A Rice Krispie Square Creation
36. Decorated Cupcakes – 3 (Decoration only to be judged)

13-16 YEARS
37. A summer scene made using seeds.
38. Design, draw and label a new idea for a ride at the fair.
39. Log cabin made from pretzel sticks.
40. A horse made from a pool noodle.
41. Create an item using duct tape only.
42. Homemade kite.
43. Pencil sketch, free-hand drawing of your choice.
44. Handwriting – list 10 things you can see/do at the fair.
45. Collection of 6 different tree leaves – pressed, mounted and named
46. Take a photo of your favourite spot on Manitoulin. Mount with a 1” frame on bristle board. Label with the location.
47. A Rice Krispie Square Creation
48. Decorated Cupcakes – 3 (Decoration only to be judged)

Prize Money for Sections 49-60: One Prize of $3.00

OPEN TO ALL JUNIORS
49. Three Tomatoes
50. Three Peppers, Any Colour
51. Three Ears of Corn
52. One Field Pumpkin
53. Largest Birch Leaf – Pressed and Mounted
54. Tiniest Potato
55. Longest Zucchini
56. Most Oddly Shaped Carrot
57. A collection of fresh flowers in an unusual container
58. Mr. or Mrs. Potato Head (using a real potato)
59. Garden in a Basket – 3 or 4 L Decorated Basket with 6 different fruits or vegetables neatly arranged.
60. “Race to the Finish” – This is an experiment! Find three small jars or containers and plant one seed in each. Water and tend them equally and see which one is the best by fair time. Name the seeds you used. Bring all three containers. If one does not grow, bring that container anyway.

Judge’s Choice from each of the above age groupings & open category – Prize Ribbon

Junior King and Queen in Parade


JUNIOR FAIR KING AND QUEEN
The boy and girl with the highest number of points obtained from the Junior section will receive the title of JUNIOR KING and JUNIOR QUEEN to be acknowledged on Friday evening of the Fair.






SPECIAL YOUTH COMPETITIONS

YOUTH POSTER COMPETITION

Theme: “Promoting Your Fair”
- name and date of the fair must be clearly shown on the poster

Age Categories:
a) Junior – up to and including Grade 4
b) Intermediate – Grades 5-8
c) Senior – Grades 9-12

Rules & Regulations:
1. Poster must be hand drawn.
2. Poster size: Minimum 8.5” x 11” (23 x 28 cm) to a maximum of 11” x 17” (30.5 x 46 cm) without border
3. Each entry must be mounted on cardstock or bristol board to give a 2” border on all sides.
4. Each exhibitor is limited to one entry.

Prize Money: 1st - $10.00, 2nd - $5.00
The winning poster from each age category will be eligible to enter the District competition.

YOUTH CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE COMPETITION

Rules & Regulations:
1. The competition is open to Island residents who are 10 to 15 years old (as of December 31st of the current year).
2. Entry shall include 8 homemade cookies displayed on a firm, disposable plate.
3. Cookies should be plain chocolate chip cookies – no nuts.
4. Cookies must be no larger than 3” (7.5 cm) and no smaller than 2” (5 cm).

Prize Money: 1st - $10.00, 2nd - $5.00
The winning cookies will be eligible to enter the District competition.