Craft Competitions

Let’s Get Crafty!

Youth Craft Competition   |   Getting Back to Our Roots   |   Weird & Wacky   
Entry Form Closing Date Delivery Dates Pick Up Date
Thursday, August 13th

Wednesday, August 19th  @ 10AM - 6PM
Thursday, August 20th  @ 10AM - 6PM

Tuesday Sept 22nd  @ 10AM - 6PM 

 

A Few Things to Remember

  • Read General Rules and Information on pages 2-5.
  • Only one exhibit per section. Exhibitors can enter each section.
  • Fill out entry form completely and have it signed by Mom or Dad and return by closing date.
  • All articles exhibited must be the property of the person/persons in whose name they are entered.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for all containers/carriers, etc required to transport their goods to and from the Entry Office.
  • All items must be the recent, unsoiled work of the exhibitor.
  • Judges will be looking for uniqueness, creativity and functionality in all categories.

Submit Entry Form Online


 

Youth Competition - (YC)

NO ENTRY FEE
Prize Money for each Section:

1st- $20   |   2nd- $15   |   3rd- $10

Sections & Descriptions 

AGES 5 & Under 
Cardboard Craft

1. PET ROCK:  Find a rock in your garden and decorate it.
2. TOILET PAPER ROLL BUTTERFLY: Create and decorate a butterfly using construction paper and a toilet paper roll.
3. ART: Any medium on paper or canvas created at home or at school may be entered. Example: Painting, pastel drawing, pen and ink drawing.
4. HOMEMADE INSTRUMENT: Create something using items such as water bottles, cans, cardboard tubes from toilet paper or paper towels tubes.
5. EGG CARTON TURTLE: Using an egg carton and other art supplies, make a little turtle friend.

 

AGES 6 - 10     

Paper Lanterns                                                      

6. LEGO: Build a unique sculpture using Lego or Duplo. Include a label with a title and short description of your creation.
7. PAPERCRAFT LANTERN: Create and decorate a lantern using popsicle sticks and tissue paper.
8. ART: Any medium on paper or canvas created at home or at school may be entered. Ex. Painting, pastel drawing, pen and ink drawing.
9. PIPE CLEANER SUPERHEROES: Create your own superhero using pipe cleaners and additional decorations.
10. FELT LLAMA OR ALPACA PLUSHIE:  Make your own llama or alpaca out of simple crafting materials.

 

AGES 11 – 15
Phone Cases

11. LEGO: Build a unique sculpture using Lego or Duplo. Include a label with a title and short description of your creation.
12. POP CULTURE DIORAMA: Create your favourite scene from a movie, show, or video game!
13. ROBOTS: Using tin cans and other found metal materials create your very own robot.
14. DECORATED CELL PHONE CASE: Decorate a cell phone case to show off your personal style or theme!
15. ART: Any medium on paper or canvas created at home or at school may be entered. Ex. Painting, pastel drawing, pen and ink drawing.

 


 

OAAS Getting Back to Our Roots: Create an original handmade poster showing why you love the Western Fair!

 

Things to Remember

  • NO ENTRY FEE:   Prize Money for each Section: 1st- $15, 2nd- $10, 3rd- $5.  Additional prize money for winner at District and Provincial Convention level.
  • Name and date of the fair must be clearly shown on the poster.
  • Must be hand drawn.
  • Poster size:  Minimum 22cm x 28cm without boarder, Maximum 28cm x 44cm without boarder.
  • Each entry must be centered on a CARDSTOCK or BRISTOL BOARD exposing a 5.5cm border on all four sides.

Section & Description

  1. Junior:  Up to & including Grade 4.
  2. Intermediate:  Grade 5 to Grade 8 inclusive.
  3. Senior:  Grade 9 to Grade 12 Inclusive.

Winners from the Western Fair will go on to District Competition.  The District winners are eligible to enter the Provincial Competition at O.A.A.S. Convention.


 

Weird & Wacky - (WW)  *All Ages*

ENTRY FEE: $2.00 per section
Prize Money for each Section:

1st- $25   |   2nd- $20   |   3rd- $15

SECTION & DESCRIPTION 
Crayon Art

1. WINE GLASS: Decorate your favourite wine glass.
2. PAINT NIGHT ART: Submit one of your creations from a paint night you’ve participated in (Max size of 36” x 36”)
3. PANTS: We all have that one pair of pants that no longer fit.  Use your imagination and decorate them.
4. TEAPOTS: Show us what else you can use your old teapot for. 
5. CANDLES and/or CRAYONS: Melt your leftover candles and/or crayons together to form a new abstract piece of art.
6. UGLY LAMP: Add your own wacky touch to create an ugly lamp.
7. WOOD WORKING: Put your craftsman skills to the test and submit a handcrafted piece.
8. STANGE SHOES: Have an old pair of shoes that could use some embellishment? Let your creativity flow and add some flare!
9. PECULIAR PURSE: Repurpose an old purse laying around the house into a work of art!
10. BUTTON ART: Make use of all those old buttons you’ve accumulated over the years and turn them into art!

Button Cat    Elephant Wine Glasses