Virtual Homecraft – 2021

Welcome to the 2021 Virtual Homecraft at the Brooklin Spring Fair!

Check out the available categories below along with the 2021 Rules. Note that we are also accepting registration and entries via mail to ensure that no one is left out in competing this year. Registration and entries must all be completed using the same method (i.e. you must enter all your categories online OR via paper/mail).

Any questions pertaining to specific exhibits should be directed to the Virtual Homecraft chairperson; Lia Johnson 905-432-0528.

For assistance with online registration please email Rachel Gillis at secretary@brooklinspringfair.com

We look forward to seeing what you create – happy crafting!


2021 Virtual Non-Livestock Competitions

Please be patient as we work through this new process to bring you Brooklin Fair’s first ever virtual homecraft!

RULES:

  1. Entry Forms may be submitted by:
    1. Mail Entry Forms to: Brooklin Spring Fair Homecraft Entry PO Box 35, Cannington ON L0E1E0
    2. On-line, Complete Entry Forms at: www.brooklinspringfair.com through assistexpo.
  2. All Paper (Mailed) Entry Forms must be postmarked no later than Friday May 7th, 2021.
    1. If/when mailing please do not lick the envelopes but seal them with tape/glue.
    2. Entries for paper entry forms are to be mailed and postmarked no later than Wed. May 26 and sent to:

      Brooklin Spring Fair Homecraft Entry
      PO Box 35, Cannington, ON
      L0E1E0
    3. Mailed entries MUST include the exhibitor name and category attached to each entry.
  3. All Online Entry Forms must be received through the online enty platform by midnight Thursday May 27th.
    1. Entries for online entry forms MUST be submitted at the same time as you submit your entry form. You can add your categories to the "cart" but do not check out until such time as you have uploaded all photos of your entries.
  4. All entries must be submitted on the printed Entry Form provided in this prize list catalogue or through the online playform on the website. Paper Entry Forms can be photocopied if more space is required. Entry Forms must be dated and signed by the exhibitor when mailing.
  5. All work must be that of the exhibitor. For online entires, all photos of enrties must be originals taken by the Exhibitor. A maximum of one entry photo per section will be accepted.
  6. All exhibitors must be amateurs.
  7. All exhibits must not have been previously shown at the Brooklin Spring Fair and will not be judged as a result.
  8. No person shall enter more than one article per section.
  9. Any questions pertaining to specific exhibits should be directed to the Virtual Homecraft chairperson; Lia Johnson 905-432-0528.
  10. Items will be judged in accordance with the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) Judging Standards book or the Ontario Horticultural Judging Standards book. Digital entries and physical entries will be judged equally.
  11. Items entered will be judged at the Judge’s discretion based on merit and Judges are not obligated to award a 1st prize in any class. All judges decisions are final.
  12. Entries will not be on physical display this year but entries may be displayed virtually.
  13. Exhibits will not be returned and will become property of the Brooklin Spring Fair to be used in the future at the discretion of the fair or as otherwise stated in the homecraft book.
  14. The Society will not be responsible for any loss or postal disruptions in the delivery of the entries.
  15. All prize money is donated by the Brooklin Spring Fair Agricultural Society unless otherwise stated.
  16. If you require assistance with our online entry system, please contact us at homecraft@brooklinspringfair.com
  17. To enter in the Homecraft section online please browse to your desired category, click the registration button and follow the steps in AssistExpo.

100. Quilts and Quilting

Prizes: 1st: $12, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $8

30.5cm x 30.5cm (12"x12")

Sections:

113.

Hand Quilted Block

114.

Machine Quilted Block


200. Knitting and Crocheting

Prizes: 1st: $6, 2nd: $5, 3rd: $4

Sections:

213.

Knitted Adult Slippers

(to be donated to long term care residents)

221.

Crocheted Adult Slippers

(to be donated to long term care residents)

222.

Crochet 6" Square

Decorative design, solid colour

223.

Knitted 6" Square

Decorative design, solid colour


300. Sewing

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Sections:

350.

Drawstring Bag

Finished size 27.9cm x 43.2cm (11"x17")


400. Household Items and Crafts

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Sections:

428.

Greeting Card with Matching Envelope

Hand made, not computer generated

434.

Adult Colouring Page - Medium of Choice

Hand made, not computer generated

435.

Thank You Postcard for Front Line Workers

Hand made, not computer generated

436.

COVID Poem


500. Seniors (55+)

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

Sections:

509.

Hand Made Mandala, any Medium

524.

Crochet 6" Square

Decorative design, solid colour

528.

Bookmark made from Duct Tape


700. Culinary Arts Specials

Prizes: 1st: $25 gift certificate, 2nd:  $10 gift certificate

Sections:

760.

Robin Hood Family Favourite Recipe Baking Contest

Homemade Cake, Muffin, or Cake Loaf

A picture of the baked item with exhibitor's entry number showing, and label of Robin Hood product, a copy of the recipe and original product label to be sent with entry. Please do not send baked goods.

761.

Robin Hood Family "Best Lunchbox Snack" Contest

Homemade Cookies, Squares, or bars.

A picture of the baked item with exhibitor's entry number showing, and label of Robin Hood product, a copy of the recipe and original product label to be sent with entry. Please do not send baked goods.

762.

Crisco Family Favourite Recipe Baking Contest

Homemade Muffin, Tart, or Pie

A picture of the baked item with exhibitor's entry number showing, and label of Crisco product, a copy of the recipe and original product label to be sent with entry. Please do not send baked goods.


1000. Special Needs

Prizes: 1st: $4, 2nd: $3, 3rd: $2, 4th: $1

Sections:

1001.

Unassisted - Draw a picture representing Fair theme

1002.

Assisted (hand over hand) - Collage of Shapes creating a Picture


1100. Adult Photography

Prizes: 1st: $3, 2nd: $2, 3rd: $1

Sections:

1128.

Black & White - Nature

1129.

Black & White - Photographer's Choice

1130.

Colour - Taking Flight

1131.

Colour - Photographer's Choice


1200. Horticulture

Prizes: 1st: $3.00, 2nd: $2.50, 3rd: $2.00

Sections:

1201.

Pressed Flower Bookmark


1300. Junior Culinary Arts

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

Sections:

1313.

Design a Cookie, Any Theme, inside 8" circle, Hand drawn

1314.

Design a Bagel, Any Theme, inside 6" circle, Hand drawn


1400. Junior Talents

Prizes: 1st: $4, 2nd: $3, 3rd: $2, others: $1

Sections:

1402.

Pre K-K - Coloured Farm Colouring Page

Maximum size 8-1/2"x11"

1410.

Pre K-K - Crayon Leaf Rubbing

Maximum size 8-1/2"x11"

1411.

Pre K-K - Pattern with Colours

Maximum size 8-1/2"x11"

1419.

Grade 1-3 - Crayon Self-Portrait

Maximum size 8-1/2"x11"

1421.

Grade 1-3 - Blow Painting

1436.

Grade 4-6 - Design a Brooklin Spring Fair Badge or Crest

Not computer generated

1437.

Grade 4-6 - Embellished First Initial

1443.

Grade 4-6 - Hand Write in Cursive, the Chorus of your Favourite Song

No explicit lyrics please

1446.

Grade 7-9 - Design a Logo for the Brooklin Spring Fair

Maximum size 8-1/2"x11"

1448.

Grade 7-9 - Design a Farm Themed Decorative Tile (on paper), Repeated 4 Times

Maximum size 8-1/2"x11"

1452.

Grade 7 - 9 - Local Dairy Farms - Write about How We Can Use Local Dairy Products

21.59x27.94cm (8.5"x11")


1500. Junior Photography

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

Sections:

1519.

Grade 6 and Under - Finding my Favourite Colour

1520.

Grade 6 and Under - Photographer's Choice

1521.

Grade 7 to 12 - A Letter Found in Nature or Architecture (no signs)

1522.

Grade 7 to 12 - Photographer's Choice


1600. Junior Horticulture

Prizes: 1st: $4, 2nd: $3, 3rd: $2, 4th: $1

Sections:

1601.

Draw a Seed Packet


1700. Young Adults Grades 10-12

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Sections:

1701.

Fair Theme Comic

1703.

Graffiti Painting, Any Medium

 

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                                  Click Here for Printable Homecraft Prize Booklet.