2020 Fair Dates: August 13 - 16


Date: Friday, August 16 @ 11:30 amSunday, August 18 @ 4:00 pm EDT

Location: Lila Fawcett Exhibit Hall, 2967 Lough Rd, South Mountain, ON K0E 1W0 Canada

Chairpersons: Sandra Weagant 613-989-2823 & Karen Lewin 613-227-8153

Committee: Doreen Daly, Wendy Weagant, Lori Unsworth

It is with a sad heart that we say good bye to Betty Milne. She was a loyal committee member and a wonderful exhibitor at our fair. She will be greatly missed.

Special thanks to the sponsors of the 2019 Culinary Arts Section:
Weagant Farm Supplies, Sandra and Bill Shaver, Montroy Family, Fawcett Family, Jim Duncan, Smyth’s Apple Orchard, Sandra Weagant, Country Fair Baking, Frank Milne, Doreen Daly, Hallville United Church Women

Culinary Arts 2019 Rules

All first time exhibitors are exempt from the contest entry fee that all other entrants must pay. All classes are open competition to all exhibitors, including Juniors, except those marked with Age Restrictions. Only one entry is allowed per category. Exhibits must be in the Exhibit Hall no later than 11:30am on Friday, August 16th and remain until 4:00pm Sunday, August 18th, 2019. All pie entries are a generous piece of pie except where listed. Please bring a small plate and plastic bag to leave one piece for show when a whole entry is required. Note that entries are not refrigerated. Chairperson is not responsible for goods after 4 pm Sunday, Aug. 18th. All entries must include a completed and folded tag and be displayed on paper or plastic plates in plastic bags or see through covering. Winners of Special Prizes will have their photos submitted to the sponsoring company.

Please follow these Rules for Country Fair Classes (CF2-8):

  1. All contestants must submit entries that were made using the sponsor’s product.
  2. A product label must accompany each entry as proof of purchase.
  3. All Country Fair Class entries will be judged on appearance, taste, texture and creativity of recipe and presentation. Decision of the judge(s) will be final.
  4. Entrant’s name and address AND RECIPE must be submitted with each entry.
  5. All first place winners must submit recipe, proof of purchase, photograph and signed release form giving permission to
    the sponsors to use the winner’s name, recipe and/or photograph in any other advertising or publicity without
  6. The agricultural society will forward signed release forms, recipes and photos of the first place winners. A list of the names and addresses of the 2nd and 3rd place winners will be sent to country fair sponsor.

2019 Country Fair Classes

CF1. Cake Special in Memory of Lila Fawcett Sponsored by Brent Fawcett
Entire chocolate Layer Cake with icing. Entrants may pick up their cakes after 4pm on Friday. A piece will be left for display.
Prizes $25, $18, $16, $14, $12

CF2. Robin Hood Special 1 Generous piece of your Best Homemade Cake (named). Robin Hood Flour Proof of Purchase is required. www.robinhood.ca
1st -$25.00 Gift Certificate 2nd- $10.00 Gift Certificate
If you win, you could go to the National Contest and win $100.

Judging for contests will be based on appearance, taste, texture, and recipe creativity.

CF3. Robin Hood Junior Special (16 years or under): 3 Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies, on a plate. Proof of purchase is required.
1st -$15.00 2nd -$5.00

CF4. Crisco Special: 3 Tarts, any kind. No canned filling. Proof of purchased required.
1st Product Gift Certificate value of $25.00, 2nd Product Gift Certificate value of $10.00

CF5. Bernadin Special 1: Cooked Peach Jam. Must use Bernadin pectin and provide proof of purchase.
1st Prize Product Gift Certificate value of $20.00 plus rosette ribbon 2nd Prize: $10.00

CF6. Bernadin Special 2: Bernadin Gift Pack Competition. Using Bernadin Mason jar & SNAP Lid, display 3 home canned products in a gift pack (additional decorations & products allowed). Judges select winner based on creativity, quality of product & appropriateness of presentation.
st Prize: $20 Gift Certificate 2nd Prize: $10.00

CF7. Bernardin Special 3: Best of Show Award. Fair’s “Best Home Canning” entry submitted in a Bernadin Mason jar & SNAP Lid as selected by the Judge from among qualifying entries in the Jams and Pickles Sections.
Prize: $30.00 Gift Certificate

CF8. Bernardin Special 4: Creative Craft Award. Best decorative or functional home craft using a Bernardin mason jar(s) and/or 2-piece SNAP Lid.
Winner eligible for National Contest.
st Prize: $20.00 Gift Certificate 2nd Prize: $10.00

CF9. Jed Express Decorated Cake Special
Incorporating Jed Express Logo (Cake No larger than a 9×13)
Prizes: First Prize $75.00 Second prize $50.00 Third Prize $35.00 Fourth Prize $25.00 Fifth Prize $15.00

Winners: Non-winning entrants may pick up their cake earlier than Sunday at 4p.m. contact Sandra Weagant at 613-989- 2823

CF10. Smyth’s Apple Orchard Special. A generous piece of apple pie. Judging will be on flavour, quality and appearance.
Prize: Two $10.00 Gift Certificates

CF11. Junior – Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies for youth up to age 15 years. 3– Homemade plain chocolate chip cookies (no nuts), on a disposable plate (no larger than 23 cm) in a plastic bag. Maximum cookie size is 3” (6.75 cm) and no smaller than 2” (5cm).
st Prize: $5.00 2nd Prize: $4.00 3rd Prize: $3.00.
1st place winner will be eligible to enter at the OAAS District 1 competition where 8 cookies will be required for judging.

CF12. Daddy’s Tea Biscuit Special: Sponsored by Frank Milne (In Memory of Betty Milne). Use this recipe.
Prizes. 1
st $25.00 2nd $15.00 3rd $10.00

Daddy’s Tea Biscuits
2 cups Flour
4 teaspoons Baking Powder 1 tablespoon Sugar
1⁄2 teaspoon Salt
1⁄2 cup Butter
1 Egg + Enough Milk to make 1 cup of liquid (approx. 3⁄4 cup milk)


  1. Crack egg into a 1 cup measure and add enough milk to fill cup.
  2. In a separate bowl, Mix flour, baking powder, salt and sugar
  3. Cut butter into flour until crumbly
  4. Add egg mixture to dry ingredients to make a soft dough. Kneed lightly.
  5. Roll out and cut into 21/2 to 3 inch rounds
  6. Bake at 425 F for 10 to 12 minutes

CF13. JED Express decorated cupcake (must be sixteen years or under) 3 cupcakes: with each cupcake showing one letter J-E-D
Prize: 1st $20, 2nd $15, 3rd $10, 4th $5

Open Classes

Bread and Buns: Prizes $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
Sponsored by Hallville United Church Women (Remembering Betty Milne)

  1. 3 White rolls (rolls are baked individually/not attached on a pan).
  2. 1⁄2 loaf of Brown bread
  3. 1⁄2 loaf of Bread Machine any kind of bread
  4. 1⁄2 loaf of White Bread

Quick Breads: Prizes $5.00 $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 Sponsored by Bill & Sandra Shaver of South Mountain

Enter 1⁄2 of a loaf

  1. Banana Loaf.
  2. Lemon Loaf (may be glazed).
  3. Cranberry
  4. Pumpkin (may contain nuts)

Muffins: Prizes $5.00 $3.00 $2.00 Sponsored by the Montroy Family of South Mountain

  1. 3 Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
  2. 3 Blueberry Muffins
  3. 3 Zucchini Muffins

*** Fruit and/or nuts are allowed for any of the above muffins***

Cookies: Prizes $4.00 $3.00 $2.50

  1. 3 Peanut Butter Cookies
  2. 3 Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
  3. 3 Molasses Cookies

Pies: Prizes $6.00 $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
Sponsored by Sandra Weagant.

  1. 1 generous piece of Raisin Pie, no canned filling.
  2. 1 generous piece of Blueberry Pie, no canned filling.
  3. 1 generous piece of Peach Pie, no canned filling

Jams: Prizes $20.00 $15.00 $10.00 $5.00 “The Professor’s Special” sponsored by Jim Duncan

  1. Strawberry cooked jam
  2. Any jelly, labelled
  3. Any Jam, labelled (not listed in the Fair book)
  4. Raspberry Cooked Jam

***Note: Sealed jars only, no wax on jars. ***

Pickles: Prizes $4.00 $3.00 $2.00 $1.75

  1. Dill Pickles, sliced or whole
  2. Beet Pickles
  3. Bread and Butter Pickles
  4. Any Pickle not already listed above (e.g. Carrot, Scapes, Bean, etc.)
  5. Any Relish- must identify
  6. Homemade Salsa

Sweets: Prizes $5.00 $4.00 $3.00

  1. 3 of 2×2 Date Squares on a plate
  2. 3 of 2×2 Lemon Squares on a plate
  3. 1 generous piece of Coffee Cake
  4. 1 generous piece of Carrot Cake iced
  5. 5 pieces of homemade Fudge candy

Junior Culinary Section

16 years and under Prizes $4.00 $3.50 $3.00 $2.50 $2.00
Highest Points in Junior section will receive $25 donated by Doreen Daly in memory of Angela Daly

  1. Decorated cookie no larger than 6 inches or 15 cm
  2. Rice Krispies Insect or animal or reptile, may use decoration that you can eat. Name your creation. Display on plate no large than 8 1/2 inches or 24cm
  3. 3 any non-baked squares.
  4. 3 Chocolate Haystack Cookies.
  5. Decorated hard-boiled egg
  6. Edible jewelry
  7. 3 of 2” x 2” Brownies
  8. Cereal Snack (put your favourite cereal, dried fruit, nuts etc. into a Sandwich Size Ziplock Bag)
  9. 3 Peanut Butter cookies
  10. See section under Country Fair Special Classes for youth for OASS Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition.
  11. See section under Country Fair Special Classes for youth Robin Hood Junior Special. See CF3. Age 16 and under.