Blackstock Agricultural Society
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Junior Fair!

Here is a complete list of all the areas available for Junior Fair
or feel free to click of the Junior Fair Book link below for a complete copy of the Junior Sections of the Fair Book. 

Kids’ World

Chair- Mary Meyer (905) 259-5725

Air Bounce Inflatables are returning.
Go to Kids’ World to purchase your play all day wristband.

Enjoy these great activities for FREE!

Face painting                     Hair colour spray              Colouring table

Toddlers’ play area          Corn play table                  Hay obstacle course

Sunflower Growing Contest

Open to elementary school students and younger.  Entries to be at Kids’ World by 11 a.m. Fair Day.  Please have tag with name and class attached.  All children entering a sunflower will receive a treat.

Class 1                   Tallest sunflower

Class 2                   Biggest head/flower

Class 3                   Smallest head/flower

Prizes will be awarded by 3 p.m.


Pedal Tractor Pull

Sponsored by Trewin Farm Equipment

All participants must pre-register the day of the fair at Kid’s World. Children will be divided into the following weight categories. Limit of 15 children per weight category.

1.       40 lbs and under

2.       40-55 lbs

3.       55-70 lbs

1st, 2nd, and 3rd places will receive a trophy and all other participants will receive a ribbon.  

Saddle Horses

Prizes-  1st-$20   2nd-$18   3rd-$16    4th-$14    5th-$12  

SPECIAL—An award will be given for each division high point winner.

All riders must wear approved riding helmets and safe, correct footwear.  Horses and ponies will be shown together.  Open to all horses and ponies.  English and Western disciplines welcome.  Attire and equipment should be appropriate to the discipline.  For example, if you are showing in Western Tack, the rider must turn out in Western attire.  Jackets will be excused in all games classes.

Lead Line Class  Open to all riders 11 years and under, as of Jan 1, 2019. To be judged 25% on neatness and turnout of the rider and mount, 75% judged on the rider’s performance. Riders must be led by a parent or handler, 16 years or older. Riders in Classes 47 and 48 may not enter in Classes 49-54.

47.  Lead line, walk only

48.  Lead line, walk/trot

Beginner Walk/Trot  Open to riders, 7-17 years, as of Jan. 1, 2019.  Riders over 14 yrs. must have proof of age.  Riders may not have won 1st in any other competition other than lead line classes.  Riders in Classes 49 and 50 may not enter in Classes 47, 48, 51 or 52.

49.  Beginner,  Walk/Trot, pleasure

50.  Beginner , Walk/Trot, equitation

Novice Walk/Trot  Open to riders 17 years and under, as of Jan. 1, 2019.  Riders in Classes 51 and 52 may not enter in Classes 47-50.                          

51.  Novice, Walk/Trot/Canter, pleasure

52.  Novice, Walk/Trot/Canter, equitation

Senior Walk/Trot  Open to riders, 18 years and over,  as of Jan. 1, 2019

53.  Senior, Walk/Trot/Canter, pleasure

54.  Senior, Walk/Trot/Canter, equitation


Showmanship and Fun

Horses may enter multiple classes with different handlers.

55.  Youth Showmanship, 11 year and under, as of Jan. 1, 2019

56.  Junior Showmanship, 12-17 years, as of Jan. 1, 2019

57.  Senior Showmanship, 18 years and over, as of Jan. 1, 2019

58.  Costume class, riders and mount to be dressed in costume of their choice.  Best/most creative costume wins.  Handlers allowed.

59.  Spoon and egg race

60.  Command class

Durham East 4-H Clubs

Animals should be on the fairgrounds by 9:30 a.m.
4-H Achievement Day starts at 10:00 a.m.

Durham East 4-H Goat Club

Durham East 4-H Sheep Club

Durham East 4-H Beef Club

Durham West 4-H Mini Tractor Pulling

Each member will receive $5 for exhibiting their animal.
Sponsored by the Blackstock Agricultural Society

Durham East 4-H Woodworking Club
The woodworking club for their achievement day will be displaying their projects in the arena. Each member will receive $5 for exhibiting.
Sponsored by Lake Scugog Lumber, Port Perry

4-H Club Exhibits

1.       Open to any 4H Club in the Durham East 4H Council Area.

2.       Exhibits must reflect the subject area of a 2019 or Fall 2018 topic.

3.       Each club may place one exhibit at the Fair.

4.       Exhibits should be placed on display between 10 and 11:30am on Friday August 23 and remain on display until 5pm Saturday August 24.

5.       Exhibits will be judged.

Prizes: $15   $12   $10   $5 to show

Sponsored by
Lake Scugog Lumber, Port Perry 

Champion Showperson Competition

Sponsored by Tim Campbell, Territory Manager for Gallagher Fencing Systems and Ryan Nesbitt.

Prizes:  1st-$75   2nd- $65   3rd- $60   4th- $50

This competition will take place immediately following the last showmanship competition listed above at approximately 3:30 p.m. Competitors will receive a cash prize on the day of the event. 

Open to 1st place overall show person in Beef, Dairy, Goat & Sheep competition as chosen by the judges in their respective classes on the day of the fair. Not necessarily a 4-H member.

Each participant will be required to show each of the four animals.
Effort will be made to ensure that the animals used in each class are NOT the 4-H projects of any of the participants.

Participants will be judged on their showmanship ability with each animal. The competition will be held in the beef ring following the completion of breed specific classes. The competition will be judged by the judges from each of these classes during the fair. Points will be assigned to each competitor as follows: 1st: 10   2nd: 7   3rd: 5   4th: 3

In the event of a tie the score of the class that the exhibitor won to earn them a spot in this competition will be dropped from the scoring. If required, final decision on the overall placement will be based on the discretion of the panel of judges. 

Beef Showmanship

11. Showmanship- Open- Children 9 years of age and younger with beef animal (not eligible 4-H age)
Prize- $5 to show
Sponsored by Cedardale Charolais (The Nesbitt Family)
in memory of Keith Goble 

Dairy Showmanship

Prizes-  1st-$10   2nd-$8   3rd-$6    4th-$5    $4 to show 

1.       Pre-Novice,  under 9 years,  showing a dairy calf

2.       Novice 4-H, 9-11 years, showing a dairy calf

3.        Junior 4-H, 12-14 years, showing a dairy calf

4.        Senior 4-H, 15-21 years, showing a dairy calf

Classes 1-4 sponsored by Port Perry Veterinary Services

Classes 8-11 sponsored by Durham Holstein Club  

Junior Vegetables- Class JV
Sponsored by
Murray Hill Farm

Open to children age pre-school to Grade 8. Tags must be securely fastened.

Prizes-  1st-$3   2nd-$2   3rd-$1.50    4th-$1    5th--.75

1.       6 Beans, any colour

2.       3 Carrots, 1” top

3.       3 Cherry tomatoes

4.       3 Peppers, any colour

5.       1 Zucchini, 6”-12” long

6.       Longest bean

7.       Longest Zucchini

8.       Longest carrot

9.       Longest tomato

10.   Decorated vegetable using natural materials

11.   Oddest shaped vegetable

Junior Flowers- Class JF

Open to children, Grade 8 and under

Prizes-  1st-$3   2nd-$2   3rd-$1.50    4th-$1   5th- 0.75   

1.       Marigolds, 3 blooms, over 2” (5cm)

2.       Hosta, 3 leaves, variegated, same variety

3.       Hosta, 3 leaves, non-variegated, same variety

4.       Hydrangea, 1 stem

5.       Rose, 1 bloom

6.       Rudbeckia (Black eyed Susan), 3 blooms

7.       Sunflower Head

8.       Zinnia, 3 blooms

9.       Any other Annual, 1 spray or bloom

10.   Any other Perennial, 1 spray or bloom

11.   Any Potted Plant

Junior Flower Arrangements
JF 12-15 Sponsored by Grace Bajema
Prizes-  1st-$4   2nd-$3.50   3rd-$3    4th-$2.50   5th- $2  

12.   “Coffee Time”- an arrangement in a coffee mug

13.   “Leafing Out”, an arrangement using different types of leaves

14.   “Mucking Around”, an arrangement using different types of wildflowers, grasses, bulrushes, etc. in a boot or shoe

15.   “Pick and Plunk”, a collection of seasonal garden grown material, picked and artfully plunked into container of your choice


Most Points: JF 1-15      1st-$12   2nd-$8   3rd-$5
Sponsored by
Pine Ridge Garden Club 

Photography Class H
Sponsored by Focus on Scugog

Chair- Janet VanCamp (905) 986-0097

All 4”x6” coloured prints to be mounted on a maximum 6”x8” white background. All photographs must be taken by the exhibitor.

Junior Section- 18yr and under

9.       Oops

10.   Wheel(s)

11.   The Colour Green

12.   Photo with Caption

Specials: Open to All Ages

Prizes: 1st- $6   2nd- $4   3rd- $2

13.   Durham Region landmark, named

14.   Farm Building(s)

15.   Wow!  Mother Nature is incredible!

Preschool and Kindergarten- Class W
Sponsored by Vos' Independent Grocer, Port Perry

 All work MUST be done by the exhibitor. Parents should encourage their children but ALLOW THEM TO DO THE WORK THEMSELVES. No entry fees. Children may show in older classes.   All pictures to be maximum 30 x 45 cm.  Entry forms  to be in to Secretary by Saturday August 17. The Rec Centre will be open Thursday August 22, 7-8pm and Friday August 23,8-11:30am. No exhibits will be accepted after 11:30 a.m. Friday, August 23rd.

Prizes: 1st- $2   2nd- $1.75   3rd- $1.50    4th-$1.25   5th-$1   6th-$0.75

Pre-School- Age 3 and under, as of June 2019

1.       Finger Painting

2.       Colour a picture from a colouring book

3.       Largest leaf mounted on paper (max 30 x 45cm)

4.       Collection of 6 buttons displayed in ½ egg carton, no lid

5.       Decorate a rock

6.       Collage of stickers

7.       Decorated handprint using paint

Children younger than or finishing Junior Kindergarten in June 2019

8.       Collection of nature items display in egg carton, no lid

9.       Create a picture using thumbprints

10.   Caterpillar, butterfly, spider or bee from an egg carton

11.   Picture using a bingo dabber or stamp

12.   Drawing of a cat and print the word “Cat” on it

13.   Christmas decoration

Children younger than or finishing Senior Kindergarten in June 2019

14.   Draw and colour your favourite animal, labelled, max 30 x 45 cm

15.   Create a pattern using colours, max 30 x 45 cm

16.   Draw and colour a tractor, max. 30 x 45 cm

17.   Fall wreath of leaves and disposable plate

18.   Collection of 3 flowers, different shapes, mounted on paper

19.   Print “Blackstock Fair 2019”, judged on printing

Junior - Class T

Sponsored by Vos Independent Grocer, Port Perry

7 years and under, as of June 2019

20.   Collage of playground using torn paper and texture materials

21.   Rock decorated like a flower or bee

22.    Print “Having fun at Blackstock Fair 2019”, judged on printing

23.   Dragonfly, any medium, must be 3D

24.   House or cabin from popsicle sticks, can be decorated

25.   Painting of your favourite animal you see at the fair

10 years and under, as of June 1, 2019
26.  Farm animal made from marshmallows

1.          Article made from popsicle sticks

2.         Alien from a disposable plate

3.         Decorate your first initial, not computer generated, any medium

4.         Duct tape article

5.         Picture of a bird using beads and/or buttons

6.         Print first verse of “O Canada” 

Prizes: 1st- $2.50   2nd- $2.25   3rd- $1.75    4th-$1.50   5th-$1

14 years and under, as of June 1, 2019

7.        Farm vehicle made from candy

8.       Original artwork, any medium

9.       Free Hand Drawing of a team logo

10.   Time capsule in plastic container, decorated, 3 items

11.   Personal sized emergency kit in large zip bag

12.   One page letter, “What I will be in the future”

13.  Wooden article  i.e. bird house, bird feeder

18 years and under,  as of June 1, 2019

14.    Woodworking or metal art article

15.   Original poem

16.   Handmade article for craft show

17.   Jewellery, mounted

18.   Centrepiece of artificial flowers

19.   Original artwork of your favourite demo car or tractor pull tractor

20.   Welcome sign

Special Needs

Prizes: 1st- $2.50   2nd- $2.25   3rd- $1.75    4th-$1.50   5th-$1.

14 years  and under,  as of June 1, 2019
  47.  Beaded necklace, wearable

1.        “My Favourite Place” poster

2.       No bake squares, 3 of same kind

21 years and under,  as of June 1, 2019

3.        Colour a page from an adult colouring book

4.       Painted Welcome sign

5.       Oatmeal raisin cookies, 3

                        Youth Poster Competition
Theme:  Promoting Your Fair

Minimum 22 x 28 cm, maximum 28 x 44 cm (not including border)
Must be hand drawn. Each entry must be centered on card stock or bristol board with approximately 5.5 cm border on all sides.

Prizes: 1st- $5   2nd- $4   3rd- $3

Winner is eligible for the District 4 Competition!

6.       a) Junior, up to and including Grade 4
b) Intermediate, Grade 5 to Grade 8
c) Senior, Grade 9 to Grade 12


Junior Baking
Sponsored by
Vos Independent Grocer, Port Perry

Prizes: 1st- $2.50   2nd- $2.25   3rd- $1.75    4th-$1.50   5th-$1.

10 years and under, as of June 1, 2019

7.       One cupcake, decorated, judged on decoration only

8.       Muffins, any variety, 3

9.       Rice Krispies creation

10.   Double chocolate cookies, 3

18 years and under, as of June 1, 2019

11.   Decorated cookie, judged on decoration and taste

12.   Unbaked squares, 3

13.   Brownies, no nuts, iced, no mixes, 3

14.   Thumbprint cookies, 3

Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition
Open to anyone 15 years and under, as of December 31, 2019

Prizes: 1st- $5.00   2nd- $4   3rd- $3

15.   Chocolate Chip Cookies, no nuts, 2-3”, 5

Winner is eligible for the District 4 Competition!

ONO Lego Special

Prizes:  1st--$10.00  $5.00 to show


Create an original Lego structure, no kits allowed.  Bring in your structure completed.  Size to be determined by builder

16.    7 years and under, as of June 1, 2019

17.   10 years and under, as of June 1, 2019