For many visitors, the fair is also a time to show off that homegrown tomato or prize-winning calf. Families and community come together to compete in everything from baking to agriculture. For 609 exhibitors in 3955 classes in 2012, ages 2 and up it is not about the prize money, but a chance to show the community your talents.
Review Classes and Departments
Prize Book Departments are available for direct download from the links below. Please review departments for classes, costs, tips, rules etc.
Pay Entry Fee
After making your entries, our system will take you to our secure payment gateway. Fees can be paid via PayPal using Visa or MasterCard. PayPal account is not required.
Visit our Exhibitors Site to register and enter in classes. To avoid the late fees, livestock entries must be registered before Friday, September 9th, 2016. Homecraft registration can be made on line until Monday evening, September 19th. After that time – registration must be made at the Carp Fair Office.
Show at Carp Fair
This year’s fair runs from Thursday, September 22nd to Sunday, September 25th, 2016. Homecraft entries can be brought in Wednesday evening, September 21st, 2016 beginning at 6:00 p.m. Entries will also be accepted on Thursday morning from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.Enter Online Now
Show off your talents in the Homecraft Department
Carp Fair offers a great selection of homecraft classes. Whether you a first time knitter or have been quilting for years there are many opportunities to show off your talents in the Homecraft Department. From Baking and Preserves to Crafts and Flowers register online to enter as an exhibitor.
Rules & Regulations:
Please review rules and regulations carefully
A list of entries must be in the Office of the General Manager by Monday, September 19th, 2016 in order that entries may be processed.Exhibits are to be placed Wednesday, September 21st from 6:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m. or before 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 22nd. Judging will take place on Thursday, September 22nd. Exhibits are lifted between 5:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Sunday, September 25th. Exhibits left after 6:00 p.m. Sunday may be claimed in the Exhibit Hall on Monday, September 26th before 8:30 a.m. The Carp Agricultural Society will not assume any responsibility for exhibits left on any Society premises after 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. The Public Health Act (sec.32) states “Hazardous food … shall be maintained, transported and offered for sale at a temperature not lower than 5 degrees Celsius or not higher than 60 degrees Celsius.” Because of these regulations there will be no bake sale at the time of lifting of exhibits.
If you have any questions, please call the Director in Charge of the Class, as listed under each class. All the decisions of the Judges are final.
PLEASE NOTE: ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES – JUDGING STANDARDS MAY BE ORDERED FOR A FEE OF $ 5.00 BY CALLING KATHRYN LAMBERT AT 519-287-3553.
PROFESSIONAL EXHIBITORS ARE PROHIBITED FROM ENTRY IN THESE CLASSES. PLEASE READ CLASS SPECIFICATIONS CAREFULLY.
* The entry fee is 10% of the prize money retained.
Download Prize Book from links to the left for complete List of Rules and Regulations.
Click on the links below to review the departments and classes available.
Sewing, Needlework, & Craft
Women’s Institute Department
Beer & Wine
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Board of Directors
Immediate Past President: Jolene Dickson
President: Tracey Zoobkoff
1st Vice President: Abigail Argue-Findlay
2nd Vice-President: Lisa Belton
Directors: Martha Palmer, Patricia Boyd, Laurie Dillon, Krista Jefferies, Kathy McCord, Jean Sullivan, Faye Potter, Annie Craig, Trish Hill, Kaytlin Barr
Associates: Jo-Anne Graham
Field Crops, Maple Syrup, Honey, Wine, Beer, Grains, Seeds, Vegetables, Fruits, Flowers, Domestic Science, Sewing & Crafts – Less than 10 articles exhibited, a pass for Sunday only. Ten articles or more, a Weekend Pass if over twelve years of age.