2019 Perth Fair

Fri Aug 30th - Mon Sept 2nd
174th Anniversary

2019 Home Baking

This year's theme is "Cows"

Information: Stacey Campbell 613-812-3302, Natasha Campbell, Crystal Campbell, Susan Marble

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Please note Rules Governing the Perth Fair. They pertain to all classes. Please read them carefully.

WE THANK ALL EXHIBITORS FOR ENTERING. ONLY THE TOP THREE ENTRIES IN EACH SECTION WILL BE DISPLAYED AT THE PERTH FAIR. ALL OTHER ENTRIES WILL BE DONATED TO THE SALVATION ARMY COMMUNITY LUNCH PROGRAM.

  • All items (except whole loaves of bread) to be displayed on sturdy disposable plates (the smallest size to hold the entry).
  • All entries to be placed in clear zip-lock bags or plastic bags with twist ties.
  • Securely attach tag to outside of bag, in a bottom corner.


  • No commercial mixes or fillings to be used.
  • No glazes on breads or rolls.
  • Cakes are to be baked in 8” or 9” round or square pans.
  • Cakes cut in quarters are to include the outside edge and into the centre (see diagrams).

JUDGING TIPS

  • Bread and rolls - well proportioned; rounded crust with no cracks or bulges.
  • Muffins - symmetrical shape, no peaks.
  • Cookies - approx. 2-2 ½" round.
  • Squares - approx. 1½" square, not cut from the outside edge of pan; holds shape when served.
  • Loaves - a crack in the centre of the top of loaf is acceptable; fruit evenly distributed; even grain.
  • When submitting 3 cookies, rolls, muffins, etc. - uniform size; even colouring.
  • Pies and tarts - crust is medium thickness, flaky, golden brown; filling holds shape when served.
  • Cakes - level or slightly rounded top; even grain; if iced, icing is creamy, not too thick.


CLASS 702

BREAD & YEAST PRODUCTS (No Bread Machine)

PRIZE MONEY ( Section1 - 5) - 1st $8.00, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $6.00

  1. White bread - 1 loaf
  2. 60% Whole wheat bread - 1 loaf.
  3. Oatmeal Bread  - 1 loaf
  4. White Dinner Rols  3
  5. Cinnamon Buns - 3 (out of pan)

PRIZE MONEY - 1st $6.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $4.00

MUFFINS, BISCUITS & LOAVES

  1. Plain tea biscuits 3
  2. Banana muffins - 3
  3. Chocolate chip muffins 3
  4. Banana loaf with nuts - ½ loaf
  5. Lemon loaf with glaze - ½ loaf
  6. Chocolate zucchini loaf - ½ loaf

COOKIES

  1. Peanut butter cookies - 3
  2. Sugar cookies - 3
  3. Oatmeal cookies with raisins - 3
  4. Chocolate Chip Cookies - 3
  5. Keto Cookie - 3
  6. Ginger Cookies - 3

SQUARES

  1. Brownies iced, without nuts - 3
  2. A square made with condensed milk - 3
  3. Plate of assorted squares - 3 kinds - 2 of each

NO BAKE

  1. Chocolate fudge - 3 pieces
  2. Peanut Butter fudge - 3 pieces
  3. Maple fudge - 3 pieces
  4. Bark Recipe - 3 pieces - include recipe
  5. Peanut Brittle - 3 pieces

PIES

  1. Apple pie - 1 large slice
  2. Mix berry pie - 1 large slice
  3. Pumpkin pie - 1 large slice
  4. Raspberry pie- 1 large slice

CAKE

  1. Chocolate cake - iced - 3” wedge, attractively displayed with garnish on a plate.
  2. While Cake - iced with garnish - 1/4 cake
  3. Cake decorated to reflect theme "COWS". As this will be judged entirely on the appearance of the cake decorations, forms or blocks may be used instead of an actual cake. Edible decorations only. PRIZE MONEY - 1st $12.00 , 2nd $10.00, 3rd $8.00

NOTE: FOR CATEGORIES 34, 35, & 48 -  FIRST PLACE WINNERS must sign a release form giving permission to the sponsor to use the winner’s name, recipe, and/or photograph in any advertising or publicity without payment. The Perth Fair will submit the signed releases, your recipes, & photographs, together with the names & addresses of SECOND AND THIRD PLACE WINNERS where applicable.

Thank you to the following sponsors who have supplied the prize money, gift certificate, or gift prize as stated.

  1. Queen Elizabeth cake - ¼ of cake
    PRIZE - 1st $30.00 gift certificate from Crossroads Tearoom
    2nd $10.00
  2. Carrot cake - iced - ¼ of cake. FOODSMITHS SPECIAL
    PRIZE
    - 1st $15.00 Gift Certificate, 2nd $10.00 Gift Certificate
  3. Peach Pie - 1 large piece - attach proof of purchase. Made with CRISCO SHORTENING
    PRIZE
    - 1st $15.00 Product Coupon, 2nd $10.00 Product Coupon
  4. Blueberry muffins - 3 - attach recipe and proof of purchase. Made with ROBIN HOOD FLOUR.
    PRIZE - 1st $25.00 Product Coupon, 2nd $10.00 Product Coupon
    Visit www.robinhood.ca for helpful hints & recipes
  5. Butter tarts with no raisins or nuts - 3 - made with butter - attach butter wrapper. McVEIGH SPECIAL
    PRIZE - 1st $12.00, 2nd $8.00,3rd $5.00

    Winner agrees to compete at District 2 level Annual Meeting on Nov. 2019. The winner from our District competes at the OAAS Convention in Toronto in Feb 2020.  The District and O.A.A.S. competition requires 5 tarts. 

  6. Cheese scones - 3 wedges - attach milk label.  LANARK COUNTY MILK PRODUCERS
    PRIZE - 1st $8.00, 2nd $6.00, 3rd $5.00
  7. Shorbread cookies - 3 - made with butter - attach butter wrapper LANARK COUNTY MILK PRODUCERS
    PRIZE
    - 1st 8.00, 2nd, $6.00, 3rd $5.00


JUNIOR SECTION

AGED 15 YEARS AND YOUNGER

CLASS 702

  1. White bread made in a bread machine - 1 loaf - attach recipe
    Kristina Desjardine Special
    PRIZE - 1st $15.00, 2nd $7.00, 3rd $6.00

PRIZE MONEY - 1st $6.00 , 2nd $5.00, 3rd $4.00

  1. Chocolate chip cookies, without nuts - 3 - Age 10-15 yrs. Winner agrees to compete at District 2 level Annual Meeting in Oct/Nov 2016. The winner from our District competes at the O.A.A.S. Convention in Toronto in February 2017.
  2. Recipe including Rice Krispies - 3
  3. Bite Size Energy Balls - 5 on plate
  4. Giant Chocolate Chip Cooki - 5-6 inches wide, nithout nuts

Note: The following cookies & cupkaes will be judged on decorations only. All decorations must be edible.

  1. Cookies decorated as "Cows" - 3 - Age 9 years and under
  2. Cookies decorated as "Cows" - 3 - Age 10 - 15 years
  3. Cupcakes decorated as "Cows" - 3 - Age 9 years and under
  4. Cupcakes decorated as "Cows" - 3 - Age 10 - 15 years
  1. Best lunch box snack - home made squares or bars - 12 years & under only.
    Made with Robin Hood Flour - attach proof of purchase.
    www.robinhood.ca PRIZE - 1st $25.00 Product Coupon 2nd - $10.00 Product Coupon


BEST JUNIOR BAKER

(Age 15 and under). Must enter a minimum of three classes (702 - 1 to 702 - 48)
PRIZE MONEY- $25.00 cash donated by Sharon Bjergso in memory of Nancy MacTavish


MOST POINTS IN HOME BAKING

PRIZE MONEY
1st $50.00 gift certificate donated by Shear Perfection Hair Design
2nd $30.00 Gift certificate - PERTH FARMERS’ MARKET & $15.00 cash MARKS’ COBBLER SHOP - PERTH


EARLY BIRD DRAW - JUNIORS

All entries received in the office before August 19, 2016 will be placed in a draw for 4-1 day admission passes & 10 midway ride tickets