ATTENTION ALL EXHIBITORS: EVERYBODY PAYS
All persons entering the grounds must pay the admission fee.
There will be no exceptions.
This applies to officials of the fair, employees, exhibitors, performers, concessionaires and fair visitors. Many years of experience at fairs in the
United States and Canada with an “everyone pays” policy has proven to be reasonable and fair, and it has met with the co-operative approval of
the fair-going public. Members will be admitted with a membership pass.
Admission by Exhibitor’s pass will be allowed throughout the duration of the Fair.
- $7.00 constitutes membership and entitles the party to one admission ticket and the right to make entries. Juniors entering an Adult/Open Class MUST purchase a membership.
- JUNIORS – All Junior exhibitors must fill in an entry form found on page 59. An exhibitor number is NOT required for Junior Classes.
- Contact the committee chairperson if further information is required.
- All stock must be the bona fide property of the exhibitor and must have been so at least thirty days prior to the show. All grain, fruits flowers, vegetables, farm produce and dairy products must be the property of the exhibitor, grown in the present year and of his/her own farm or holding.
- Exhibitors of pure bred stock must produce pedigree, if requested to do so. This rule will be strictly enforced. All entries are to be owned and registered in the name of the exhibitor.
- No single entry will be allowed to be exhibited for two different prizes, except in the case of specials or if stated otherwise.
- Exhibitors will be entitled to only one entry, per class, per section, except in livestock classes.
- Animals must not travel faster than a walk outside the show ring.
- Exhibitors of large animals including horses, cattle, sheep, swine and goats must provide proof of a minimum of two million dollars liability insurance indicating the policy number and expiry date.
- All exhibits in the Homecraft Departments must be owned and made within the previous twelve months by the exhibitor.
- All ADULT and JUNIOR HOMECRAFT and 4-H LIFESKILLS class winners MUST pick up their prize winnings at the Fair
Office in the Arena between 1:00 p.m. on Saturday and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.
- All exhibits (except Photography and Art) to be received Thursday, September 26 between 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and Friday, September 27 between 9:30 a.m. and 12:00 noon, to be ready for judging promptly at 12:30 p.m. The arena will be closed while judging is in progress. Photography and Art entries MUST be brought in Thursday, September 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Exhibitors are asked to have their name and exhibitor number (if required) on entry tags before arriving at the arena.
- NO EXHIBIT MAY BE REMOVED FROM THE HALL OR GROUNDS BEFORE 4:30 P.M., Sunday, September 29, 2019.
ANYONE NOT ABIDING BY THIS RULE WILL FORFEIT THEIR PRIZE MONEY.
- Due to Health Regulations, you may not sell your food exhibits while on the fairgrounds.
- All Judges are required to report to Fair Office before 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Friday and Saturday.
- Judges have full power to place articles in their proper classes and to withhold prize money on account of inferiority.
- Ties will be broken wherever possible. THE JUDGE’S DECISION IS FINAL.
- All protests must be in writing and must state plainly the cause of the complaint. The sum of $5.00 must accompany a protest.
The protest must be in the hands of the Secretary or President by 6:00 p.m., Sunday, September 29, 2019.
- The following year’s membership will be deducted from all prize winnings of $9.00 or more.
- While directors take every possible precaution to secure the safety of articles sent to the exhibition, the owners of such articles take the risk of exhibiting.
- The Ilderton Agricultural Society, its members, agents, employees, and volunteers shall not be liable for any loss of or damage to property belonging to an exhibitor or to a vendor however caused. The exhibitor or vendor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Ilderton Agricultural Society, its members, agents, employees, and volunteers for any claim or damage however caused, arising out of, or in consequence of, the use of the exhibition space allotted.
- All Vendors must provide proof of liability insurance for 2 million indicating the policy number and the expiry date.
- While the Officers and Directors of this Society will use every available means to prevent accidents in and about the grounds, it must be strictly understood that all persons entering the show grounds must personally assume all risk of accident or injury from any cause whatsoever.
JUDGING STANDARDS BOOK AVAILABLE: Homecraft Judging Standards Book & Agricultural Judging Standards Book are each
available for purchase from the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies. Cost: $5.00 + HST. To obtain your copy, contact Vince Brennan at 613-395-2465 or online at https://ontarioagsocieties.com/member-services/judging-standards-books-fair-passport.
The Ilderton Agricultural Society (IAS) is committed to the safeguarding of personal information collected from Exhibitors and Members in accordance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). Personal information collected will not be sold or disclosed for reasons other than for why it was collected.