ENTRY & PRIZE LIST
Please note: All entries in the school section must
Contact Convenor: Nadia Landry 905-729-2225
include a blue school tag. Blue school tags may be picked up at elementary schools or at the fair office or the local library
Mel Mitchell Memorial Certificate will be presented to the school accumulating the most points in the school section. It will be presented at the opening ceremonies, On Friday September 15th, 7:00pm in the Arena.
In addition, the winning school will be presented a monetary award of $350.00 for the school library.
The individual prizes for the Primary, Junior and Intermediate students will receive a certificate and $20.00.
Points will be awarded as follows: 1st – 5; 2nd – 4; 3rd – 3; 4th – 2; and 5th – 1. PRIZES FOR SECTION 1-20: $3.25; $2.25; $1.75; $1.50; $1.25.
- New: Entries are grade appropriate as of this school year (exception – students entering Kindergarten in September 2023 may enter exhibits in the ‘Kindergarten’ section).
- All exhibits must be the original work of the student.
- All entries will be judged on originality of idea, creativity, and overall effect.
- If an entry is not worthy of a prize, judges may disqualify an entry.
- Exhibitors all allowed only one entry in each section.
- Judge’s decision is final.
- Exhibits are placed in classes at the owner’s risk.
- Blue tickets must be filled out for each entry. At the top (visible) print the class, section number and the full name of the article. At the bottom, pupil’s name and school should be printed and the tab folded up so as to cover. Incomplete entry tickets will not be judged. Home schooled exhibits must include a phone number and address along with the students name.
- All entries are to be delivered to the Beeton Arena on Thursday, September 14th between 7:00-9:00 p.m. and Friday, September 15th between 8:00-11:30 a.m. Volunteers will be at the arena to answer questions regarding the completion of entry tags or proper placement in categories. Judging takes place on Friday afternoon and the results, and all the exhibits are put on display for all to see during the Fair.
- No exhibits are to be removed from the hall until 5:00 p.m. Saturday, September 16th.
- All schools must pick up their entries between 5:00- 6:00pm on Saturday September 16th. Any unclaimed school entries may be picked up at the fair office on Sunday September 17th or Monday, September 18th between 9:00-11:00 a.m. Beyond these dates the school committee will not be responsible for the school items, and they will be recycled.
- Note: Parents encourage children, but take no part in their work.
- Teachers are asked to check that their students (especially in lower grades) are entering exactly what is specified in each section.
- Printing: Your own first name, on lined or unlined paper.
- Picture: Theme – “Flowers” – draw and colour a picture of a flower or flowers, any medium.
- Picture: Theme – “Torn Paper” – use pieces of torn paper glued onto construction paper to make a picture – no templates.
- Picture: Theme – “Me and a pet”, draw and colour a picture of yourself and your pet or a pet you would like to have, any medium.
- Craft: Make an animal’s face, any medium *See specials #21 & 23
SECTION: GRADE ONE
- Printing: In pencil on lined paper: I like coming to the fair.
- Picture: Draw a picture of yourself doing something to help at school or home, any medium.
- Craft: Make a folded paper fan, make it colourful, any medium.
- Picture: Draw a picture of a building(s) that you would see in your community (i.e. house, barn, fire hall, school), any medium.
- Craft: Make a puppet. *See specials #21 & 23
SECTION: GRADE TWO
- Printing: In pencil on lined paper, this poem: The Pumpkin Orange, round Cold, firm.
- Picture: Draw a picture showing the members of your family, any medium.
- Craft: Make a fall decoration
- Picture: Draw a picture showing a farm, any medium
- Poster: Create a poster showing a safety rule that you would use at school or at home. Print the rule on the poster. *See specials #22 & 24
SECTION: GRADE THREE
- Printing: In pencil on lined paper, this poem: Pumpkin Pumpkin, pumpkin big and round, I’m glad you grow upon the ground. I’m glad you don’t grow in a tree For then you might fall down on me.
- Picture: Draw a picture of a tractor.
- Picture: Draw a picture reminding people to recycle.
- Picture: Draw a picture of a farm, any medium.
- Poster: Make a colourful poster with your favourite cartoon character on it. *See specials #22 & 24
SECTION: SPECIALS: KINDERGARTEN, GRADE 1, GRADE 2, GRADE 3
- Kindergarten & Grade 1: Beeton Fair Picture: Draw a picture, named, of an event you would see at the 167 th Fair (i.e. parade, horse show, baby competition), any medium.
- Grade 2 & Grade 3: Beeton Fair Picture: Draw a picture, named, of an event you would see at the 167 th Fair (i.e. parade, horse show, baby competition), any medium.
- Collage: Open to Kindergarten & Grade 1: Create a collage using items from nature.
- Collage: Open to Grade 2 & Grade 3: Create a collage using items from nature.
SECTION: GRADE FOUR
- Cursive Writing: On lined paper, this poem:Pumpkin lying on the ground How’d you get so big and round? Planted as a seed so small,Now you are a great big ball.
- Picture: Draw a still life of your favourite food, any
- Create: A flag for Beeton depicting bees and
- Craft: Q-Tip Dot Art, any
- Poster: Create a poster showing an animal(s) in its natural
SECTION: GRADE FIVE
- Cursive writing: On lined paper, this poem: The Rain Rain on the green grass, And rain on the tree,And rain on the housetop, but not upon me!
- Picture: Draw a picture showing the use of light in the community (i.e. neon lights, dim restaurant lights), any
- Picture: Draw your first name only in Graffiti
- Craft: Make a greeting card for any
- Poster: Create a poster showing a scene in two seasons (i.e. tree in winter, tree in summer).
SECTION: GRADE SIX
- Cursive writing: On lined paper, this poem:One day I found two pumpkin seeds. I planted one and pulled the weeds. It sprouted roots and a big, long vine. A pumpkin grew; I called it mine.
- Draw a representation of Earth, Water, Air & Fire.
- Design a paper T-shirt for your favourite sports team, not computer generated.
- Create a picture of fireworks on black and white paper, any material.
- Poster: Design a pair of cowboy boots.
SECTION: SPECIALS: GRADE FOUR, FIVE, SIX
- Fair Picture: Draw a picture, named, of any aspect of the 167 th Fair, any medium.
- Design a CD cover for any music group, or for yourself, any medium, hand drawn.
- Design a logo and name for a brand new sports team, maximum size 8 1/2”x11”, computer generated.
- Pumpkin Art: Create a picture depicting pumpkins, any medium.
SECTION: GRADE SEVEN & EIGHT
- Create an illustration for a gaming figure, any medium, name the book
- Create an original “Coat of Arms” for the Beeton Fall Fair.
- Create a collage using items from Nature.
- Create a gaming cover 8” x 8” maximum (computer generated).
- Sketching: A pencil sketch of any subject, no larger than 11” x 14”.
SECTION: SPECIALS: GRADE SEVEN & EIGHT
- Poster advertising Beeton Fall Fair (i.e. date, place, 167 th year, ), any medium.
- Create an Inukshuk, 6” x 12” maximum, made from rocks.
- Create a picture depicting pumpkins, any medium.
CREATIVE WRITING COMPETITION
- Grade 7 – Short Narrative
- Grade 8 – Short Narrative
- Grade 7 & 8 – Poetry
- The submission MUST be the original creation of the student in his/her grade seven/eight year in the month of the Beeton Fall Fair.
- Topic(s) may be the student’s own choice.
- The short narrative should be a minimum of 250 to 500 words in length.
- All grade seven/eight students may submit one piece of short narrative and one poem.
- Submission must be on 8 1/2” x 11” (letter size) paper and must be neatly and legibly written, printed or typed.
- Illustrations are not necessary.
- The best submissions in each of the two categories are to be forwarded to the Convenor of the School Section by 11:30 a.m. on Friday, September 15, 2023, at the Beeton Arena.
- If entry is not worthy of prize, judges may disqualify.