Caledonia Fair Entry Rules and Regulations

  1. That competition for the following prizes be open to the world, except where otherwise specified in the Prize List.

    (All fees include HST where applicable.)

  3. All exhibitors to receive an Exhibitor's ticket instead of a membership card.
  4. That annual Senior exhibitor fee will be $6.00 and Junior exhibitor fee $3.00. Each exhibitor must purchase an exhibitor ticket before making entries. A registered firm is recognized as one exhibitor. Membership may also be purchased for $6.00. Membership does not entitle the holder to admission to the fair.
  5. All entries to be made by mail or otherwise by September 15 to:
    Caledonia Fair
    151 Caithness St E.
    Caledonia, ON N3W 1C2
  6. Completed entry tags and exhibitor ticket will be mailed to all Exhibitors whose entry lists are in our office before September 15.
  7. Where the amount of prizes won by the exhibitor is over $12.00, $6.00 will be retained as the exhibitor fee.
    • HST will be applied to Entry Fees where applicable.
  8. Where the amount of prizes won by an exhibitor is less than $3.00, there will be no deductions for entry fees.
  9. The society will not be responsible for any loss, damage or accident occuring to any person or property on the grounds during the fair. The Directors hope patrons of the fair will obey orders. The Society will take all reasonable care of exhibits, but will not be responsible for any loss or damage. Please note the Hold Harmless Agreement:

    Upon making an Entry the Exhibitor shall Indemnify and Hold Harmless the Caledonia Agricultural Society, their members, agents and employees from and against all claims, demands, losses, costs, damages, actions, suits, or proceedings by any third parties that may arise out of, or may attibute to, all operations performed by or carried out by the Exhibitor, his agents, employees, or servants, or anyone for whose acts he may be held liable, howsoever caused.

  10. While every possible assistance will be most cheerfully given in placing exhibits, no package or case of any kind whatsoever will be opened unless accompanied by the exhibitor or someone sent specially in charge.
  11. That all articles entered for competition must be entered in strict accordance with the Prize List in order to secure a prize - the exact number and quantity stated in the prize list being strictly adhered to.
  12. No member will be allowed to make more than one entry in each case for Society Prizes with the same animal or article unless otherwise specified. This rule does not apply to animals in herds or pens, nor to special prizes offered by persons outside the Society, but does apply to all kinds of grains, seeds, flowers, roots and vegetables, domestic and horticultural products, in which additional specimens would necessarily be similar to the first.
  13. All produce to be growth of parties exhibiting same. Every animal, fowl, article, product or chattel exhibited must be the actual bona fide property and belong absolutely to the person or persons entering or exhibiting the same. In the case of every article, product or chattel exhibited, other than livestock, the said article, product or chattel must be the actual production, growth, or manufacture (as the case may be), of the person or persons owning or exhibiting the same, except as specially mentioned in the list.
  14. Tickets will be placed on the work that has been exhibited before, or is entered in the wrong list with the words "Ruled Out".
  15. That the exhibitor of horses, cattle or sheep bring them forward when called upon by the Directors, otherwise they will not be noticed.
  16. No competitor will be entitled to a prize if the judges deem the stock or article unworthy of the same.
  17. Any person interfering by conversation or otherwise with the judges until after judgement is passed, shall have no prize awarded to him.
  18. Any exhibitor making a protest to the official judges will be required to make a deposit of $50.00, and if said protest is not sustained the amount will be retained by the association.
  19. All protests to be made in writing as soon as possible, so that the judges in the class may be heard on it, as the Directors of the Society do not constitute a Board of Judges to hear complaints. The Directors earnestly hope that all exhibitors will not enter protests without strong grounds for doing so, as much annoyance and unpleasantness is occasioned by protests of a frivolous nature.
  20. In case an error occurs in the printing of the Prize List, the Directors have the power to rectify the same.
  21. In case of insufficient funds, due to weather or other conditions, the Society reserves the right to pay only a percentage of the prizes awarded for exhibits.
    • Should a livestock show be cancelled due to weather or other conditions, the Society reserves the right to pay only a percentage of the prize money for that portion and/or mileage consideration, at the final decision of the Society executive.
  22. Notice is hereby given that the Officers of the Society may, by their rules and regulations, prohibit and prevent theatrical, circus and mountebank performances, the sale of lottery tickets, exhibitions or shows, and may prohibit the sale of cheap jewellery or other articles of a similar nature, and no games of chance or gambling may be permitted on the grounds or within 200 yards thereof. The Society may also regulate or prevent the huckstering or trafficking in fruit, goods, wares or merchandise on the Exhibition Grounds, or within 300 yards thereof.