Oliver Roots and Fruits

Roots & Fruits Exhibit Hall

GENERAL RULES AND GUIDELINES
THEME: History of Oliver
ie: Cantelope, Tobacco, Zucca Melon, Fruits Vegetables, Mining, Ranching, Indigenous People

  1. All artwork and photography should be based on the theme.
  2. All exhibits to be made or grown by the exhibitor
  3. One entry only per exhibitor in any category.
    note: only one exhitor’s name per exhibitor tag
  4. There is a charge of 75 cents per entry for adults (max. $3)
    and 25 cents for children (max $1)
  5. Exhibitors tags can be picked up at the Oliver Parks and
    Recreation Office the week prior to the festival during the
    hours of 9 am and 4 pm.
  6. All exhibits to be brought to the Community Hall between
    4pm and 6pm on Friday, August 16
  7. Exhibitors are responsible for filling out their own tags and
    attaching them to their exhibit.
  8. Exhibits will be placed in the main hall by the Fair Committee.
  9. Paper plates will be provided by the Fair for the display of
    fruits, vegetables and baking.
  10. Baking must be enclosed in a new clear plastic bag.
  11. The Fair Committee will keep exhibits as safe as possible, but
    will not accept responsibility for any loss or damage.
  12. Prizes will be awarded by the Judge’s decision and is final.
    FIRST Blue Ribbon
    SECOND Red Ribbon
    THIRD White Ribbon
  13. All entries to be picked up 3pm to 4pm, Sunday, August 18th
    unless special arrangements have been made.

WINES and BEERS

Important Exhibitor Information
* Label wines U-Vine or Homemade
* Wines to be sealed with a cork or screw-cap
* Labe beers U-Brew or Homemade
* Beers to be capped or sealed with a stopper

WB01 Red -Dry
WB02 Red – Sweet
WB03 White – Dry
WB04 White – Sweet
WB05 Fruit – Dry
WB06 Fruit – Sweet

WB07 Stouts
WB08 Ales
WB09 Lagers
WB10 Light Beer

FLOWERS
* use your own container
* 1 or 3 stem display
****** DROP OFF–morning of the fair between 9 and 10am

B01 Echinacea
B02 Rudbeckia
B03 Sunflower
B04 Asters 

CHILDRENS CRAFTS
Important Information
* Maximum size of artwork 14″ by 18″
* No visible name on work
* No frames on pictures

5 YEARS AND UNDER ON FRIDAY OF THE FAIR
CP01 Picture – orignial CP04 Decorated cookie, Max 8″
CP02 Finger Painting CP05 Decorated cupcake
CP03 Painted Rock

Ages 6 to 8 YRS ON FRIDAY OF THE FAIR
CJ01 Picture – orignial CJ03 Decorated cookie, Max 8″
CJ02 Painted Rock CJ04 Decroated cupcake

Ages 9 to 12 ON FRIDAY OF THE FAIR
CI01 Picture – orignial CI04 Any sewn article
CI02 Collage CI05 Decorated cookie, Max 8″
CI03 Painted Rock CI06 Decorated cupcake

Ages 13 TO 15 ON FRIDAY OF THE FAIR
CS01 Picture – orignial CS04 Any sewn article
CS02 Collage CP05 Decorated cookie, Max 8″
CS03 Painted Rock CP06 Decorated cupcake

CHILDRENS VEGETABLES
Important Information
* Must be grown by child

5 YEARS AND UNDER ON FRIDAY OF THE FAIR
CV01 Tomatoes – 5, cherry or grape
CV02 Tomatoes – 3, any variety
CV03 Garlic – 2 CV04 Peppers – 3 bell
CV05 Any other vegetable

6 to 12 YEARS OLD ON FRIDAY OF THE FAIR
CV06 Tomatoes – 5, cherry or grape
CV07 Tomatoes – 3, any variety
CV08 Garlic – 2 CV09 Peppers – 3
CV10 Any other vegetable

13 to 17 YEARS OLD ON FRIDAY OF THE FAIR
CV11 Tomatoes – 5, cherry or grape
CV12 Tomatoes – 3, any variety
CV13 Garlic – 2 CV14 Peppers – 3
CV15 Any other vegetable

ALL AGES UP TO 17
CV16 Weirdest shaped Vegetable
CV17 Biggest Tomato
CV18 Largest Zucchini
CV19 Biggest Garlic Bulb
CV20 Biggest Bell Pepper

PHOTOGRAGHY
Important Exhibitor Information
* Based on the theme of the fair
* Photos may not be entered more than once
* Photos must be taken by exhibitor
* B&W and Colour prints only
* Minimum size of 4″ x 6″; Maximum size of 8″ x 10″
* Photos to be mounted on contruction paper with a
minimum 1/2″ border for hanging
* No frames
* No lazer copies

P01 Animal(s)
P02 Person / People
P03 Humorous photo
P04 Action or Sports Photo
P05 Single Flower
P06 Landscape or Still Life

PHOTOGRAPHY – open to all age up to 12
* same exhibitor information as above
P07 Animal(s)
P08 Person / People
P09 Landscape or Still Life

PHOTOGRAPHY – open to all ages 13 to 17
* same exhibitor information as above
P10 Animal(s)
P11 Person / People
P12 Landscape or Still Life

HOME BAKING
Important Exhibitor Information
* No prepared mixes to be used
* Home baking will be sampled

HB01 Bread
HB02 Scones with fruit – 4
HB03 Bran Muffins – 4
HB04 Cinnamon Buns – 4, un-iced
HB05 Baking Powder Biscuits – 4
HB06 Fruit Muffins – 4

HB07 Apple Pie
HB08 Cherry Pie
HB09 Peach Pie
HB10 Butter Tarts

HB11 Loaf cake

HB12 Shortbread – 4
HB13 Rolled cookies – 4, plain
HB14 Decorated cookies – 4
HB15 Brownies – 4

VEGETABLES and FRUITS
Important Information
* Vegetables must be cleaned free of dirt
* Paper plates for display will be provided

V01 Beets – 3, long
V02 Beets – 3, globe
V03 Carrots – 3, over 4″
V04 Carrots – 3, under 4″
V05 Cucumbers -2, table
V06 Cucumbers – 8, pickling
V07 Pepper, 2 red, stem on
V08 Pepper, 2 green, stem on
V09 Pepper, 5 Jalepeno, stem on
V10 Tomatoes – 4, over 2″ dia., stem on
V11 Tomatoes – 5, grape or cherry, stem on
V12 Garlic – 2 bulbs

F01 Apples – 3
F02 Apricots – 5
F03 Berries – 8, any, tag to show name
F04 Cherries – 8, any
F05 Nectarine – 3
F06 Peaches – 3
F07 Plums – 5, Italian Prune
F08 Plums – 5, any, tag to show name
F09 Cantelope – 1

ART
Important Exhibitor Information
* Based on the theme of the fair
“History of Oliver”

A01 Drawing: pencil, charcoal, pen and ink
A02 Watercolour
A03 Oil
A04 Acrylic
A05 Modern Art / Abstract – any medium
A06 Painted Rock

ART YOUNG ADULT – age 16 to 19
Important Exhibitor Information
* May not be entered in A01 to A08 and A09 to A13
* Based on the Theme of the Expo
“History of Oliver”

A09 Drawing: pencil, charcoal, pen and ink
A10 Watercolour
A11 Acrylic
A12 Oil
A13 Modern Art / Abstract – any medium
A14 Painted Rock

GREEN ART – RECYCLED, REPURPOSED, REUSED
GA01 Fabric – any article GA04 Lawn Ornament
GA02 Glass – any article GA05 Any other not listed
GA03 Metal works

NEEDLECRAFT
Important Information
* Item can only be entered once
* All items must be clean
* Pieced and quilted by exhibitor

EMBROIDERY
NE01 Embroidred -any article by hand
NE02 Cross Stitch-any article
NE03 Needlepoint-any article

QUILTING
NQ01 Wall Hanging – any size
NQ02 Table Runner
NQ03 Quilt – Crib size / lap quilt
NQ04 Quilt – any size
NQ05 Article – ie: purse, pillow, wearable

SEWING
NS01 Apron
NS02 Article of Clothing
NS03 Re-purposed article with Before picture

KNITTING
NK01 Toque NK03 Scarf
NK02 Socks NK04 Knitted Craft


CROCHET
NC01 Crochet piece under 12″
NC02 Centerpiece 12″ to 24″
NC03 Crochet Craft

HOME CANNING
Important Information
* Metal lids and rings. Loosen ring but leave on jar
* Seal must not be broken
* 250 ml to 1000 ml jars / 1/2 pint to1 Quart jars

FRUITS and VEGETABLES
HC01 Cherries HC06 Applesauce
HC02 Apricots HC07 Cherry Pie filling
HC03 Peaches – halves HC08 Beans
HC04 Peaches – sliced HC09 Beets – sliced
HC05 Pears HC10 Tomatoes – whole, no spice

PICKLES
HC11 Dill HC15 Hot pickles
HC12 Bread and Butter HC16 Green tomatoe pickles
HC13 Beets HC17 Mustard pickles
HC14 Sweet Pickles

PRESERVES
HC18 Spaghetti Sauce HC22 Relish
HC19 Chilli Sauce HC23 Salsa
HC20 Antipasto HC24 Chutney
HC21 Cucumber relish

JAMS AND JELLIES
Important Exhibitor Information
* Jars to be sealed with wax or sealed lid
* Seal must not be broken
* 125 ml to 500 ml jars / up to 1 pint jars
* Loosen ring but leave on jar

JAMS
JJ01 Apricot JJO7 Peach
JJ02 Blueberry JJ08 Plum
JJ03 Cherry JJ09 Raspberry
JJ04 Blackberry JJ10 Rhubarb
JJ05 Currant JJ11 Strawberry
JJ06 Marmalade JJ12 Mixed Berry
JJ13 – Any fruit, no sugar added

JELLIES
JJ14 Apple JJ18 Pepper
JJ15 Grape JJ19 Mixed Fruit – named
JJ16 Raspberry JJ20 Any other jelly – named
JJ17 Mint JJ21 Fruit syrup, any kind, named
JJ22 – Any fruit, no sugar added