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4-H

4-H DEPARTMENT

Carleton 4-H Association contact: Lynda McCuaig 613-371-0209 gvm@rogers.com

CAS Directors in Charge:

Michael Cavanagh - michael.cavanagh@northerncu.com (613-402-6985)

P.T. Sullivan Agro Inc. is the major sponsor of 4-H at Carp Fair

4-H in Ontario is dedicated to the personal development of youth while providing a positive impact on volunteers and communities in Ontario. 4-H members are encouraged to develop self-confidence, a sense of responsibility and a positive self-image in a safe and encouraging environment; helped to develop their skills in communications, leadership, problem solving and goal setting; and offered the opportunity to learn about almost everything through club projects. Specific knowledge and skills are learned through projects that cover topics such as arts and culture, technology and science, livestock and agriculture, financial management, food preparation and nutrition, recreational activities, career and self-esteem development.

The Cloverbud program is an opportunity for youth ages 6 - 8 to learn about all facets of 4-H Ontario projects. Cloverbud Program is hands-on, activity-based program that covers a wide variety of topics, including agricultural, food, crafts, life-skills, environment and science. By participation in the Cloverbud program, participants are able to get a taste for the topics covered in 4-H projects while developing an understanding of 4-H values. There were no clover bud clubs in Carleton in 2021.

General Rules and Regulations:

1. Participation in the 4-H section is open to youth enrolled in the 4-H program in Ottawa Carleton who are between the ages of 9 and 21 years as of January 1, 2022 unless otherwise stated in the Prize list.

2. Participation in the Cloverbud classes is open to Cloverbud members in Ottawa Carleton who are between the ages of 6-8 as of January 1, 2022.

3. 4-H Club members may exhibit in the open classes of the fair by complying with the regulations of the Fair.

4. The 4-H committee reserves the right to refuse any entry, which in their opinion, is not in the best interest of the 4-H. The 4-H committee reserves the right to call in a veterinarian for a professional opinion should the need arise.

5. All participants in the 4-H section are expected to act and co-operate by showing good manners and behaviour at all times. Persons not complying with this rule will be dealt with by the committee.

6.4-H livestock exhibitors are encouraged to display a Canadian 4-H sign whenever possible above their entries the day on which they show their animals and exhibits.

7. 4-H livestock entries must comply with the health standards of the Fair and 4-H livestock health policies.

8. Exhibits and entries to be placed in the exhibit hall building on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, between 6:00 and 9:00 pm and picked up on Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 5:30 pm. ALL 4-H MEMBERS EXHIBITING ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PICKING UP THEIR OWN ENTRIES unless prior arrangements have been made with the club leaders.

9. EXHIBITS ELIGIBLE FOR THE REGIONAL 4-H SHOW WILL BE IDENTIFIED BY THE JUDGE AT THE TIME OF JUDGING.

10.4-H Tie-up preparation will be allowed into the barn starting at 7:00 pm Wednesday evening.

11. The Carp Agricultural Society will charge a $25 fee for any animal that comes to the Fair without a CIFA tag

4-H LEADERS

Ottawa-Carleton 4-H Association Fair Programs Committee: ALL 4-H leaders of the Ottawa Carleton 4-H Association are responsible for the implementation of the 4-H and Cloverbud member shows and projects within the 4-H program at Carp Fair.

LOCAL ACHIEVEMENT DAYS

All 4-H members must participate in an Achievement Program approved by the Carleton 4-H Association in order to receive credit for their 4-H project. Creditable entries are eligible for the Carleton 4-H Championship Show, Metcalfe Fair, on Friday, September 30 2022. Members will be notified by their leader of eligibility. It will be the responsibility of the 4-H member to advise their leader immediately if they elect not to attend the 4-H county Championship Show.

4-H FIELD CROPS, HORTICULTURE & LIFE SKILLS

All 4-H members in Ottawa Carleton taking a 4-H Field Crop or Horticulture project must exhibit their project entry at the Carp Fair. 4-H Field Crop & Horticulture members must enter ONE project crop grown on a 2022 member/club plot in one of the following project classes: (Note: - Additional entries must be entered in the Open Classes provided by the fair and abide by their rules. Members may exhibit only ONE type of project (i.e. potatoes) in the county per year.)

Items that are not finished properly in the opinion of the judge will be disqualified. Please ensure that all pictures on posters and exhibits are properly attached prior to coming to the fair. (Double sided tape is recommended.) The Canadian 4-H emblem is to be used. Leaders should make their members aware of the difference between Canadian and American emblems. Check the measurements for display boards. Boards with toppers (headers) often exceed the measurement requirements.

4-H FIELD CROPS, FOODGRAINS, and HORTICULTURE MEMBERS

NOTE: one entry per 4-H member in classes 1-10 - no prize money

ACHIEVEMENT CLASSES:

1.

GRAIN - 5 LBS (2.3 KG) BARLEY, OATS, SPRING/WINTER WHEAT, BEAN (ANY VARIETY)

2.

CORN - 10 EARS

3.

HAY - 1 FOUR-INCH FLAKE OF MACHINE BALED (NOT FROM A ROUND BALE) OF CUT HAY. Entry must be properly labelled for the appropriate class.
i) First Cut Alfalfa - 85% or more alfalfa
ii) First Cut Legume other than Alfalfa - 85% more legume
iii) First Cut Legume & Grass - 70% & 30% either way
iv) First Cut Grass - 85% or more grass.
v) Second Cut Alfalfa or other Legume - 85% or more legume
vi) Second Cut Mixed Legume & Grass - 70% & 30% either way.

4.

HAYLAGE OR CORN SILAGE - 5 LBS (2.3 KGS)

5.

SOYBEANS - 5 LBS (2.3 KGS)

6.

SOYBEANS - 3 STALKS WITH ROOTS ATTACHED, TIED TOGETHER SECURELY WITH STRING

7.

POTATOES - 10 TUBERS, VARIETY NAMED

8.

BAKING WITH BARLEY Cookies, Muffins, etc. - 3 Items per plate, may contain fruit. Display on a disposable plate inserted in a ziploc bag. Recipe included on a small recipe card

9.

A GRAIN SHEAF made with your 4-H grain project

10.

ANY HORTICULTURE PROJECT OR FIELD CROP APPROVED BY YOUR 4-H LEADER(S) NOTE: There are certain requirements or display - Herbs: a labelled collection of more than 3 and not more than 10 specimens - Beans, Carrots, Tomatoes (5 specimens on a disposable plate), Cucumbers: 3 specimens on a disposable plate, Pumpkins: 2 specimens (tied together) type to be identified. For further produce varieties and instructions refer to OAAS - Agriculture and Horticulture Judging Standards (revised 2013).

4-H OPEN CLASSES - Classes 11 - 30 - open to any 4-H Member:

11.

WEED IDENTIFICATION POSTER OR BOOKLET - JUNIOR MEMBER 10 pressed weeds identified & labelled - poster approx. 22" X 28" (55.88 cm X 71.12 cm) a booklet should be standard size 1" binder or duo-tang. The "NEW" Canadian 4-H emblem (green & white) is to be located anywhere on the front of the poster.

12.

WEED IDENTIFICATION POSTER OR BOOKLET - SENIOR MEMBER 10 pressed weeds identified & labelled - poster approx. 22" X 28" (55.88 cm X 71.12 cm) a booklet should be standard size 1" binder or duo-tang. The "NEW" Canadian 4-H emblem (green & white) is to be located anywhere on the front of the poster.

13.

SEED IDENTIFICATION POSTER OR BOOKLET - JUNIOR MEMBER 10 seeds identified & labelled - poster approx. 22" X 28" (55.88 cm X 71.12 cm) a booklet should be standard size 1" binder or duo-tang. The "NEW" Canadian 4-H emblem (green & white) is to be located anywhere on the front of the poster.

14.

SEED IDENTIFICATION POSTER OR BOOKLET - SENIOR MEMBER 10 seeds identified & labelled - poster approx. 22" X 28" (55.88 cm X 71.12 cm) a booklet should be standard size 1" binder or duo-tang. The "NEW" Canadian 4-H emblem (green & white) is to be located anywhere on the front of the poster.

15.

SCRAPBOOK One page of scrap-booking displaying proper scrapbook design and techniques

16.

ARTICLE OF WOODWORKING - NO KITS

17.

PHOTO - 4 X 6, AGRICULTURE THEME, TAKEN BY A 4-H MEMBER. Photo printed on photo paper and mounted on a card stock.

18.

A BARN QUILT - NAME OF PATTERN IS OPTIONAL

19.

ANY BAKING ITEM - 3 ITEMS PER PLATE (i.e cookies, squares, muffins, biscuits, cupcakes or butter-tart with homemade tart shell) Must contain raisins and may contain nuts. Display on a small disposable plate inserted in a ziploc bag. Recipe included on a small recipe card and attached to all baking products.

20.

A COLLECTION OF YOUR OWN GARDEN VEGETABLES AND/OR HERBS. Attractively displayed in a basket and labelled (include at least 5 different varieties).

21.

ANY VEGETABLE - TO BE JUDGED ON PRESENTATION i.e. Correct number of specimens according to the horticulture judging handbook, cleanliness, etc.

22.

A POSTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY - A COLLECTION OF 8 TO 10 PHOTOS Mounted and labelled relating to a 4-H project completed in the 4-H year. (Note: photos must be printed on a photo paper.)

23.

A "ME" POSTER A collection of photos/pictures and a typewritten one page (8.5 X 11) article telling about yourself mounted on a bristol board approx. 22" X 28" (55.88 cm X 71.12 cm).

24.

ANY CRAFT ITEM FROM A 4-H PROJECT THIS YEAR (2024)

25.

AN ARTICLE OF NEEDLEWORK Knitting, crocheting, cross stitchery, hooking, felting, etc

26.

6 PIECES OF CHOCOLATE FUDGE - include recipe

27.

A POSTER RELATING TO A 4-H PROJECT COMPLETED IN 2024 NOTE: Poster size - Approx. 22" x 28" (55.99 cm x 71.12 cm) must be following. Poster must Display the "new" Canadian 4-H emblem, which may be found on either 4-H Canada or 4-H Ontario websites, is to appear on the front of the poster. JUNIOR member - age 9-14 as of January 1st of current year, SENIOR member - age 15 and over as of January 1st of current year.

28.

ARTISTIC DISPLAY - DEPICT A TOPIC RELATED TO 4-H USING SEEDS, GRAINS AND FIELD CROP MATERIALS. Display must be mounted on plywood with size not to exceed 15'' by 15'' (37cm by 38cm) by 1.5'' (4cm). Oversize exhibits will be disqualified. The materials used do not have to be produced by the exhibitor but must be produced in Ontario. Will be scored on: Creativity= 50%, Materials- 35%, Neatness= 15%. Junior member is age 9 to 14 as of January 1st of the current year; SENIOR member is age 15 and over as of January 1st of the current year.

29.

A CRAFT COMPLETED AS PART OF THE CLOVERBUD CLUB Must be a member of Cloverbuds to participate

30.

4-H MEMBER EXHIBIT Topic related to 4-H project completed in 2024. Table space of 36''x30'' will be provided for the exhibt. Exhibit should not exceed 42 inches in height and should be free standing.

Heavy Horses

HEAVY HORSE DEPARTMENT

Directors in Charge:

Charles Caldwell - charlescaldwell@goldiemohrltd.ca (613-761-0848)

Kaytlin Barr - kaytlin.barr@hotmail.ca (613-795-9408)

Joey Wilson - Associate Director

If you have any questions, please contact the Directors in Charge

Make your entries online at carpfair.ca

THANK YOU TO KARSON SAND & GRAVEL & RON BIDGOOD AND CATHY ZUANA FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSORS OF THE CARP FAIR HEAVY HORSE SHOW.

Carp Fair also acknowledges sponsorship contributions to the Heavy Horse Show from the following; Royal Lepage Team Realty, Adam Kittle Enterprises, Vanson Transport Limited, Downey Family and Tony Graham Kanata Toyota.

IMPORTANT TO EXHIBITORS:

1. Ages of all horses and foals will be reckoned from January 1st of the current year.

2. Only Original Certificates of Registration will be accepted for horses entered in classes that are designated “registered”. Prize money won in these classes will not be paid until all Certificates of Registration are presented to the Carp Fair Office.

3. Any driven entry must have another capable driver only with them. Under no circumstances are there to be other persons inside the ring while judging is taking place, except officials, judges and handlers.

4. Under no circumstances – No riders in wagons other than the two capable drivers.

5. All cart classes must have a capable handler inside ring.

6. Stall fees are $ 8.00 per day or $ 16.00 for the weekend in the barn. Line Horses will be allowed in the barn only if space is available on Saturday and Sunday. Only those stall reservations made through the Carp Fair Office and submitted with the entry forms, will be honoured on a first come basis. Stall Fees will be waived if exhibitor registration is complete and received by the Fair office on or before Sept 1st 2023.

7. Ring numbers will be available from the Directors in the center ring announcers booth in the Heavy Horse Ring.

8. Exhibitors are required to forward proof of liability insurance for the current year for all animals being shown at fairs with the entry forms. Entries will not be processed until this information is received, and are subject to late entry fees.

9. Separate entry forms are to be used for each exhibitor please.

10. Manual Entries close on Friday, September 8th, 2023. Entries will not be taken over the phone. Any entries made after Sept. 8th – Passes will not be mailed out. Exhibitors are required to pick up at the fair office.

11. Entry fees are 15% of the prize money awarded. The penalty for late entry, made after September 8th, 2023, until the day of the show, is an additional 5% of the prize money awarded.

12. Due to time restriction – show proceeds rain or shine.

13. It will be decided at show time if the show will proceed. Carp Agricultural Society will have the final say on the show.

14. PROFESSIONAL SHOWMANSHIP IS REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES.

15. All DUSTING must be done outside of buildings.

16. Carp Fair strongly encourages the influenza vaccine for horses.

17. No cross tying in the barns.

18. Carp Fair reserves the right to request a veterinary health check of any animal on our grounds.

19. All sections and classes are subject to change leading up to the show. Please www.carpfair.ca for the most up to date schedule.

DEFINITIONS:

1. For the purpose of the classifications, an exhibit shall be interpreted as follows: All purebred registered purebred animals, whether owned by one person or by more than one person (individually or jointly), are considered to be the production of the farm or breeding unit on which they are maintained.

2. For the purpose of the Classifications, a breeding unit is defined as follows: In each classification where the same or common interests are involved in more than one breeding operation, such operations are considered as one breeding unit. In all cases where there is any doubt that more than one breeding unit exists, the interpretation shall be that only one breeding unit exists. The responsibility of proof of separation of breeding units shall rest with the exhibitor(s).

3. A breeding unit may show two animals in any three classes and only one animal in the balance of the breeding classes up to 10 animals per breeding unit.

4. All exhibits must be owned and registered in the name of the exhibitor. Note exception of the Get-of-Sire class.

5. No animal may be shown in more than one class except for the Get-of-Sire, Progeny of Dam or Stallion and Three Mares classes.

6. There shall be not more than one entry per exhibitor in the Get-of-Sire, Progeny of Dam or Stallion and Three Mares classes.

7. No children under the age of 10 on wagons or carts, with exception of junior classes.

8. Stalls for Heavy Horse Hitches take precedence over Line Class Horses

Stalls for Weekend Exhibitors - Line Class exhibitors are to have their stalls vacated no later than 6:00pm EST Friday evening.

EASTERN REGIONAL CLYDESDALE ASSOCIATION SHOW

Friday, September 22nd, 2023

Judging begins at 9:00am

Judge; Gordon Campbell; Fawcett, Alberta


The Carp Agricultural Society gratefully acknowledges the generous donation towards the prize money made by the Eastern Regional Clydesdale Association in the amount of $1,500.00.

Eastern Regional Clydesdale Association requires those exhibitors showing animals in the following classes to be members of their Associations. Memberships can be acquired from the Clydesdale Secretary.

The Carp Agricultural Society is proud to be one of seven shows Nationally recognized by the Clydesdale Horse Association of Canada as part of the All Canadian Clydesdale Competition.

Prize money is listed below, unless noted by individual classes. Ribbons to 5th place. Ribbons only to Championship Classes.

Prizes: 1st: $100, 2nd: $90, 3rd: $75, 4th: $65, 5th: $60, 6th: $50, 7th: $45, 8th: $40, 9th: $30, 10th: $25

Classes:

100.

Brood Mare Mare that shows evidence of having a foal during the current year.

Sponsorship: Rivington Homes Ltd., Doug & Laura Armstrong, Dagenais Cartage Inc., Sponsorship, Carp Creamery, Double LL Farms

101.

Filly foaled in current year. Born after January 1st, 2024 . Registration papers must be shown.

Gordon Carruthers Memorial Trophy will be presented to the exhibitor with the best filly of the current year.

102.

Filly foaled in 2023 Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

Sponsorship: Shouldice Mechanical Inc.

103.

Filly Foaled in 2022 Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022

JUNIOR CHAMPION FILLY AND RESERVE

Trophy: Memorial trophy donated by Lori Lerullo, In Loving Memory of Archie Hawthorne, Gerry & Arlene Wyman

104.

Filly Foaled In 2021 Born January 1st, 2021 to December 31st, 2021

105.

Yeld Mare Born between January 1st, 2018 and December 31st, 2020

106.

Aged Yeld Mare 7 years or older Born before September 15, 2017

Sponsorship: Steve Barrie Backhoe & Shovel Rental

SENIOR CHAMPION MARE AND RESERVE

GRAND CHAMPION MARE AND RESERVE John & Ruby Armstrong Memorial Trophy

Classes:

107.

Canadian Bred Mares

Prizes: 1st: $100, 2nd: $80, 3rd: $70, 4th: $50, others: $40

Sponsorship: Clydesdale Horse Association of Canada

One of the many ways the Clydesdale Horse Association of Canada promotes the breed is through the continued support of breed shows and classes, including the Canadian Bred Mare Class.

Quality dams are the foundation of the national herd, and the class is held at seven shows across Canada to promote, and recognize the country's best mares.

Rules: Bred, Born, Registered in Canada and owned solely by Canadian(s), no entry fee for the class, Mare must also participate in her age appropriate class, to enter the Canadian Bred Mare Class. The Mare may win at more than one show, but may only win once at any particular show.

BEST CANADIAN BRED MARE Banner provided by Clydesdale Horse Association of Canada

108.

Stallion Foaled in 2024 Born after January 1st, 2024 . Must be shown on a halter. Registration papers must be shown.

Champion Foal of current year, winner of class 101 or 108-

Prize: $65

109.

Stallion Foaled in 2023 Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

110.

Stallion Foaled in 2022 Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022

Sponsorship: Carp Pizza

JUNIOR CHAMPION STALLION AND RESERVE

111.

Stallion Foaled in 2021 Born January 1st, 2021 to December 31st, 2021

112.

Stallion Foaled before January 1st, 2021

Sponsorship: West Physio Carp

SENIOR CHAMPION STALLION AND RESERVE- Wallace Armstrong Memorial Trophy

Trophy: Donated and presented by Ola Armstrong, Arnprior, ON

GRAND CHAMPION STALLION AND RESERVE- Archie Hawthorne & Bev Griffith Memorial

113.

Get Of Sire 3 animals, any age, the get of one sire. Each animal must have been shown in its own single class. At least one animal must be owned and registered in the exhibitors' name.

Sponsorship: Fred & Jill Caldwell And Family

114.

Progeny of Dam 2 animals, any age, progeny of one dam. Each animal must have shown its own single class. Both animals must be owned and registered in the exhibitor's name.

Sponsorship: Barry & Cheryl Black, Reyes Maintenance Service Inc., Voucher: Barry & Cheryl Black, In Memory of Levi and Velma Black

115.

Stallion and Three Mares Each animal must be owned and registered in the name of the exhibitor. Each animal must have been shown in its own single class.

Sponsorship: Tubman Funeral Homes

116.

Showmanship, Boy or Girl, Ages 14 and under - Showing Clydesdales

Prizes: 1st: $35, 2nd: $25, others: $22

Sponsorship: Eastern Regional Clydesdale Association, Trophy: Eastern Regional Clydesdale Association

117.

Showmanship, Boy or Girl, 15-18 years - Showing Clydesdales

Prizes: 1st: $35, 2nd: $25, others: $22

Sponsorship: Eastern Regional Clydesdale Association, Trophy: Eastern Regional Clydesdale Association

SUPREME CHAMPION Junior Heatlie Memorial Trophy - Donated and presented by his family

SUPREME CHAMPION - ALL BREED HORSE- Supreme Horse Open- The Supreme Champion Clydesdale, Belgian, and Percheron- Best Horse of all breeds shown on Friday. Trophy provided by The Kealey Family, Smiths Falls

PREMIER EXHIBITOR Classes100-106, 109-112 will be counted for points. Only 1st to 5th placings will count as points
Banner; Eastern Regional Clydesdale Association

Banner: Eastern Regional Clydesdale Association

GRAND CHAMPION SHOWPERSON A winner will be chosen from the first place winner of the three horse breed classes by the Judge. Sponsored and Trophy donated by Carp Agricultural Society, Carp.

Prize: $25

EASTERN REGIONAL PERCHERON ASSOCIATION SHOW

Friday, September 22nd, 2023

Judging begins at 9:00 a.m.

Judge; Brian Coleman; Didsbury, Alberta

The Carp Agricultural Society gratefully acknowledges the generous donation towards the prize money made by the Eastern Regional Percheron Association in the amount of $1,675.00.

Carp Fair is proud to be one of only Six “A” level, All-Canadian Percheron Draft Horse Contest Shows in all of Canada. This contest is determined entirely by placings at the designated shows listed. Award winners will be posted on www.allcanadianpercherons.ca

Prize Money is listed below, unless noted by individual classes. Ribbons to 5th place. Ribbons only to the Championship Classes.

Prizes: 1st: $100, 2nd: $90, 3rd: $75, 4th: $65, 5th: $60, 6th: $50, 7th: $45, 8th: $40, 9th: $30, 10th: $25

Classes:

140.

Brood Mare Mare that shows evidence of having a foal during the current year.

Sponsorship: KE Electrical Ltd., Haul My Car

141.

Filly Foaled in current year Born after January 1st, 2024 . Must be shown on a halter. Registration forms must be shown.

Sponsorship: 5 Span Feed & Seed Inc.

142.

Filly Foaled in 2023 Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

143.

Filly Foaled in 2022 Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022

Sponsorship: TNT Tile & Marble Inc.

JUNIOR CHAMPION FILLY AND RESERVE- In memory of Darryl Kealey. Trophy presented by the Kealey Family

144.

Filly Foaled in 2021 Born January 1st, 2021 to December 31st, 2021

145.

Yeld Mare Foaled in 2020 to 2015 Born January 1st, 2018 to December 31st, 2020

146.

Aged Yeld Mare 9 Years or Older Born before September 26th, 2015

SENIOR CHAMPION MARE AND RESERVE

GRAND CHAMPION MARE AND RESERVE

147.

Stallion Foaled in 2024 Born after January 1st, 2024 . Must be shown on a halter. Registration papers must be shown.

148.

Stallion Foaled in 2023 Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

149.

Stallion Foaled in 2022 Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022

Sponsorship: TNT Tile & Marble Inc.

JUNIOR CHAMPION STALLION AND RESERVE

150.

Stallion Foaled In 2021 Born January 1st, 2021 to December 31st, 2021

151.

Stallion Foaled before January 1st, 2021

Sponsorship: Rivington Homes Ltd.

SENIOR CHAMPION STALLION AND RESERVE

GRAND CHAMPION STALLION AND RESERVE- In loving memory of Roy Lackey

152.

Junior Showmanship Ages 7 to 13 years old at January 1st of the current year, must show a Percheron Horse Showing a draft horse on the line, with the following areas to be considered: walk, trot, turn, watching judge, backup, presentation, suitability of showperson to horse, handling, appearance and proper dress, ability to handle and control horse and protective footwear. Exhibitors must be a member of the O.P.H.A. ($5.00 Junior membership fee is due by May 1st to be eligible to participate). Junior/Senior showing a Percheron horse in this class will receive points towards the Ontario Percheron Horse Association Showmanship Program. Exhibitors may show in as many shows as they wish but only the best 6 scores will count towards the year end points awards. NOTE: You may show any Percheron horse excluding stallions one year of age and up.

Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, others: $10

Sponsorship: Eastern Regional Percheron Association, Trophy: Graham Holdings Inc.

The Judge will decide from Class 152 & 153 which showperson will show in the Grand Champion Showperson Final Class

153.

Showmanship Class Ages 14 - 20 years of age at January 1st of the current year Must show a Percheron Horse, same rules and regulations as Class 152.
The Judge will decide from Class 152 & 153 which showperson will show in the Grand Champion Showperson Final Class.

Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, others: $10

Sponsorship: Eastern Regional Percheron Association, Trophy: Graham Holdings Inc.

CHAMPION SHOWPERSON AND RESERVE

154.

Get Of Sire 3 animals, any age, the get of one sire. Each animal must have been shown in their own single class. At least one animal must be owned and registered in the name of the exhibitor.

155.

Progeny of Dam 2 animals any age, progeny of dam. Each animal must have been shown in their own single class. Both animals must be owned and registered in the name of the exhibitor.

156.

Stallion and Three Mares Each animal must be owned and registered in the name of the exhibitor. Each animal must have been shown in their single class.

SUPREME CHAMPION- Lloyd McOuatt Memorial Trophy

SUPREME CHAMPION - ALL BREED HORSE Trophy Presented by the Kealey Family Supreme Horse Open - The Supreme Champion Clydesdale, Belgian and Percheron Best Horse of all breeds shown on Friday at Carp Fair.

BELGIAN SHOW

Friday, September 22nd, 2023

Judging begins at 9:00 a.m.

Judge; David Hayward; Rusagonis, New Brunswick

Carp Fair is happy to support all of our Belgian Draft Horse exhibitors. Carp Fair is also proud to be a part of the All Canadian program for the Belgian Line Classes. Carp Fair has been designated one of twenty-one shows across Canada to be a part of this National program.

Prize Money is listed below, unless noted by individual classes. Ribbons to 5th place.

Ribbons only to the Championship Classes.

Prizes: 1st: $100, 2nd: $90, 3rd: $75, 4th: $65, 5th: $60, 6th: $50, 7th: $45, 8th: $40, 9th: $30, 10th: $25

Classes:

180.

Brood Mare - Mare that shows evidence of having a foal in current year

Sponsorship: Rivington Homes Ltd.

181.

Filly Foaled in 2024 Born after January 1st, 2024 . Must be shown on a halter.

181S.

OBHA Filly Foal Point Program- No Entry Fee Eligibility – Filly Foals of the current year nominated to the OBHA Point Program by July 1, in the current year. Open to fillies from a mare owned by a resident of Ontario at the time of service and sired by a stallion owned and standing in Ontario at the time of service. Owner must be a member of the OBHA for the current year. Points will be awarded according to the judge's placings at Carp and are accumulated from the involvement of 8 other shows. A one-time payout at the OBHA Banquet in November, for the prize money re: Filly Foals and the announcement of the Top Point Filly Foal for the Year.

182.

Yearling Filly Foaled in 2023 Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

Sponsorship: Remax - Hallmark Realty Ltd.

182S.

Ontario Bred Sired Belgian Yearling FIlly- No Entry Fee Eligibility – Yearling fillies nominated in the OBHA Program March 1st, in the current year. Open to yearling fillies from a mare owned by a resident of Ontario at the time of service and sired by a stallion owned and standing in Ontario at the time of service. Owner must be a member of the OBHA for the current year. Prize Money offered at each fair will be given to the exhibitor according to the Judge's placings by the OBHA at their annual awards banquet. Carp Agricultural Society contributes $100.00 towards the prize money. At the conclusion of the year, points are tallied according to the filly's placings at all the participating 21 fairs across Ontario to determine the Ontario Belgian Yearling Filly

183.

Filly Foaled in 2022 Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022

Sponsorship: Carleton Masonic Lodge No. 465, Carleton Masonic Lodge 465, Carp

183S.

Ontario Belgian 2 year old Filly Point Program- No Entry Fee Eligibility – Two year old Fillies nominated in the OBHA Point Program by March 1st, in the current year. Open to fillies from a mare owned by a resident of Ontario at the time of service and sired by a stallion owned and standing in Ontario at the time of service. Owner must be a member of the OBHA for the current year. Points will be awarded according to the judge's placings at Carp. Points are accumulated from the involvement of 8 other shows. A one-time payout will be at the OBHA Banquet in November for the prize money listed and the announcement of the Top Point Two Year Old Filly for the year.

JUNIOR CHAMPION FILLY AND RESERVE

184.

Filly Foaled in 2021 Born January 1st, 2021 to December 31st, 2021

185.

Yeld Mare Born January 1st, 2018 to December 31st, 2020

Sponsorship: Scotiabank, Carp

SENIOR CHAMPION MARE AND RESERVE

GRAND CHAMPION MARE AND RESERVE- Kevin Stinson Memorial Trophy donated by his families

186.

Stallion foaled in 2024. Born after January 1st, 2024 . Must be shown on a halter.

Sponsorship: Stuart & Carol Nicholson

186S.

OBHA Belgian Stallion Program- No Entry Eligibility - Stallion Foals nominated in the OBHA Point Program by July 1st of the current year. Carp Agricultural Society is host to the OBHA Point Program to be held for stallion foals. The stallion foal being exhibited must be from a mare owned in Ontario at the time of foaling. The owner/exhibitor must be residents of Ontario and a current member of the OBHA. Points will be awarded according to the judge's placings at Carp and points are accumulated with the involvement of 8 shows. A one-time payout will take place at the OBHA Banquet in November for the prize money listed and the announcement of the Top Point Stallion Foal of the current year.

187.

Stallion - foaled in 2023 Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

Sponsorship: Allan Mann Insurance Ltd.

187S.

OBHA Belgians Stallion Program Yearling Stallion- No Entry Eligibility – Yearling Stallions nominated in the OBHA Point Program before July 1st, of the current year. Carp Agricultural Society is host to the OBHA Point Program to be held for stallion foals. The stallion foal being exhibited must be from a mare owned in Ontario at the time of foaling. The owner/exhibitor must be residents of Ontario and a current member of the OBHA. Points will be awarded according to the judge's placings at Carp and points are accumulated with the involvement of 8 shows. A one-time payout will take place at the OBHA Banquet in November for the prize money listed and the announcement of the Top Point Yearling Stallion of the current year.

188.

Stallion - foaled in 2022 or before. Born before December 31st, 2022

CHAMPION STALLION AND RESERVE - Blyth Massey Memorial Trophy donated by his family

189.

Get of Sire - 3 animals, any age, get of one sire. Shown in its own single class, at least 1 animal must be owned and registered in the name of the exhibitor

Sponsorship: Allan Mann Insurance Ltd.

190.

Progeny of Dam Two animals, any age, each animal must have been shown in its own single class. Both animals must be owned and registered to the exhibitor

Sponsorship: Deka Home Building Centre A Divison Of 1394894 Ontario Inc.

191.

Stallion & 3 Mares. Each animal must be owned and registered in the name of the exhibitor. Each animal must be owned and registered to the exhibitor.

SUPREME CHAMPION - Donated by Mementos Unlimited, Stittsville

Trophy: Donated by Mementos Unlimited, Stittsville

GRAND CHAMPION SHOWPERSON- A winner will be chosen from the first place winner of the three horse breed classes by the Judge. Sponsored and Trophy donated by Carp Agricultural Society, Carp.

Prize: $25

PREMIUM EXHIBITOR Classes 180-188 will be counted for points. Only 1st to 5th placings will count as points.

196.

Junior Showmanship Open to ages 10-13 showing a Belgian on a line. Competitors in this class will receive points towards the OBHA youth program. Stallions 1 year and over may not be used.

Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, others: $10

Sponsorship: Shouldice Mechanical Inc.

197.

Junior Showmanship Open to ages 14-18 showing a Belgian on a line

Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, others: $10

SUPREME CHAMPION - ALL BREED HORSE - Supreme Horse Open Trophy Donated and Presented by the Kealey Family - The Supreme Champion Clydesdale, Belgian and Percheron - Best Horse of all breeds shown on Friday at Carp Fair.

See 200 series classes for Friday Performance Hitches. See 400 series classes for Gelding halter classes moved to Sunday.

FRIDAY PERFORMANCE HITCH CLASSES

Friday, September 22nd, 2023, AFTER COMPLETION OF ABOVE SHOWS

ALL HITCH CLASSES MUST HAVE TWO CAPABLE DRIVERS FOR WAGON

Classes:

200.

Open Junior Cart Class- Ages 7-18 Years as of January 1st of current year.

Prize: $60

Trophy: Silver Creek

201.

Clydesdale Purebred Mare Cart Class-

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Coady Construction Ltd., Rampton Resource Group Inc., Trophy: Coady Construction Ltd.

202.

All Breed Purebred Mare Cart class-

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Deka Home Building Centre A Divison Of 1394894 Ontario Inc.

203.

Clydesdale Purebred Team of Mares

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

204.

Purebred Team of Percheron Mares- Must be owned and registered in the name of the exhibitor

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Century 21 - John Devries Ltd., Wild Rose Percherons Hugh Meehan and Sharron O'Hara

205.

Purebred Team of Belgians Mares

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

206.

Ottawa Valley Hitch Series Showdown 7pm- Ottawa Valley Hitch Series Showdown is an invitational class to the Top 10 Four-Horse Hitches with the most combined points within the completed OVHS official series standings. Points are accumulated from participation within the qualified Fairs of Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec

*Note; class may be split in two heats depending on total entries*.

Prize: $7000

HEAVY HORSE SATURDAY


Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Judging begins at 9:30 a.m.

THANK YOU TO THE KARSON GROUP & RON BIDGOOD AND CATHY ZUANA CARP FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSORS OF THE CARP FAIR HEAVY HORSE SHOW

ALL HITCH CLASSES MUST HAVE TWO CAPABLE DRIVERS PER WAGON. ALL CART CLASSES MUST HAVE CAPABLE DRIVER AND HANDLER INSIDE THE RING. Stalls for Heavy Horse Hitches take precedence over Line Class Horses. Stalls limited to the first 22 – 6 Horse Hitches at the Director’s Discretion. No children under the age of 10 on wagons or carts with the exception of Junior Classes. Prize Money is listed below, unless noted by individual classes. Ribbons to 5th place. Ribbons only to the Championship Classes.

Classes:

301.

Draft Clydesdale Team of Mares or Geldings

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $75

Sponsorship: Ritchie Feed & Seed Ltd.

302.

Draft Percheron Team of Mares or Geldings

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: T. G. Carroll Cartage Ltd., Laughlin's Custom Carpentry Ltd., Trophy: T. G. Carroll Cartage Ltd.

303.

Draft Belgian Team of Mares or Geldings

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

304.

Open Four Horse Team of Registered Mares

Prizes: 1st: $275, 2nd: $225, others: $175

Sponsorship: Play It Again Sports, Trophy: Play It Again Sports

307.

Ladies Cart Class Clydesdale - judged on 60% ability and 40% appearance

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Hamilton Livestock Ltd., Fire-Alert Ottawa Valley (964299 Ontario Inc.), Landstorm Contracting Ltd., 2022 Parking Field Entrance, Trophy: Fire-Alert Ottawa Valley (964299 Ontario Inc.)

308.

Ladies Cart Class Percheron - judged on 60% ability and 40% appearance

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Pat Grant

309.

Ladies Cart Class Belgian - judged on 60% ability and 40% appearance

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Russell & Leila Graham, 5 Span Feed & Seed Inc., Harvex Agromart Inc.

130.

North American Cart Classic Series - All Breed Purebred Open Cart class- Open show in which any hitch has a chance to participate. Designed to show a free, easy-moving individual that is relaxed, with alert ears, moving balanced with a non intimidated, forward way of going and bright and responsive to the driver at various gaits. All breeds, all sexes to show in the same class. Must comply to North American Six-Horse Hitch Classic Series rules.

Prizes: 1st: $300, 2nd: $200, 3rd: $150, others: $100

Sponsorship: D & J Transportation, In Memory of Gerry Kealey, Trophy: D & J Transportation

310.

Spike Hitch Clydesdale

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Laurie Jones, Donated in Memory of Doris and Walter Bishop, Stittsville Trailers

311.

Spike Hitch Percheron

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Evelyn Craig, Trophy Donated by Evelyn Craig, In Memory of Ross Craig, In Memory of John Verney

312.

Spike Hitch Belgian

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Deka Home Building Centre A Divison Of 1394894 Ontario Inc., Trophy: Deka Home Building Centre A Divison Of 1394894 Ontario Inc.

313.

Four Horse Team Clydesdale

Prizes: 1st: $175, 2nd: $140, 3rd: $110, others: $75

Sponsorship: The Cheshire Cat Pub, Ritchie Feed & Seed Ltd., Trophy: The Cheshire Cat Pub

314.

Four Horse Team Percheron

Prizes: 1st: $275, 2nd: $225, others: $175

Sponsorship: Audrey Caldwell, Scott Caldwell Family Memorial, Bill & Iva Duncan, Trophy: Bert G. Argue Memorial Trophy donated and presented by his Family

315.

Four Horse Team Belgians

Prizes: 1st: $275, 2nd: $225, others: $175

316.

North American Six Horse Hitch Classic Series Six Horse Team Open NOTE:This Class may be split depending on the entries

Prizes: 1st: $750, 2nd: $650, 3rd: $600, others: $450

Sponsorship: Bill & Gail Erickson, Graham Holdings Inc., Roger Woeller & Family, Tray: Maurice & Joan McCallum Memorial Tray donated by their family.

317.

Eight Horse Hitch Open- Sponsorship; Proudly donated by the descendants of T. Ruggles Rivington and Myrtle Rivington from near and far.,
"T. Ruggles Rivington Memorial Tray"- Proudly donated by the descendants near and far of T. Ruggles Rivington, farmer, horseman, Carp Fair leader in his time

Prizes: 1st: $800, 2nd: $700, 3rd: $650, others: $500

Sponsorship: Helene Lebarron, In Loving Memory of Erva Rivington, Donald & Erva Rivington Family, Carp View Farm, Diana Rivington, Elaine Argue, Ritchie Feed & Seed Ltd., Glennholme Holsteins, TR Rivington Memorial Trophy, Tray: T. Ruggles Rivington Memorial Tray donated and present by the Rivington Family.

Banners will be presented to the 1st place Six Horse Hitch of Clydesdale, Percheron and Belgian.

Clydesdale Banner sponsored by: Black Barn Livestock; Wilson Family

Percheron Banner sponsored by: Black Barn Livestock; Wilson Family

Belgian Banner sponsored by: Black Barn Livestock; Wilson Family

HEAVY HORSE SHOW

Sunday, September 24th, 2023
Judging begins at 10:00 a.m.


THANK YOU TO THE KARSON GROUP
& RON BIDGOOD AND CATHY ZUANA CARP FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSORS OF THE CARP FAIR HEAVY HORSE SHOW


ALL HITCH CLASSES MUST HAVE TWO CAPABLE DRIVERS PER WAGON. ALL CART CLASSES MUST HAVE CAPABLE DRIVER AND HANDLER INSIDE THE RING. Stalls for Heavy Horse Hitches take precedence over Line Class Horses. Stalls limited to the first 22 – 6 Horse Hitches at the Director’s Discretion. No children under the age of 10 on wagons or carts with the exception of Junior Classes. Prize Money is listed below, unless noted by individual classes. Ribbons to 5th place. Ribbons only to the Championship Classes.

Prizes: 1st: $100, 2nd: $90, 3rd: $75, 4th: $65, 5th: $60, 6th: $50, 7th: $45, 8th: $40, 9th: $30, 10th: $25

Classes:

500.

Clydesdale Heavy or Light Draft Mare or Gelding, 3 years old-

Prizes: 1st: $55, 2nd: $40, 3rd: $30, others: $25

Sponsorship: Stanley's Olde Maple Lane Farm

501.

Percheron Heavy or Light Draft Mare or Gelding 3 years old Born September 15, 2021 to September 16, 2022

Prizes: 1st: $55, 2nd: $40, 3rd: $30, others: $25

502.

Belgian Heavy or Light Draft Mare or Gelding - 3 years old. Born September 15, 2021 to September 16, 2022

Prizes: 1st: $55, 2nd: $40, 3rd: $30, others: $25

503.

Clydesdale Light Draft Mare or Gelding, 4 years or older-

Prizes: 1st: $55, 2nd: $40, 3rd: $30, others: $25

Sponsorship: Jim & Shirley Grant

504.

Percheron Light Draft Mare or Gelding 4 years old or older-

Prizes: 1st: $55, 2nd: $40, 3rd: $30, others: $25

Sponsorship: TNT Tile & Marble Inc.

505.

Belgian Light Draft Mare or Gelding - 4 years or older. Born before September 26th, 2020

Prizes: 1st: $55, 2nd: $40, 3rd: $30, others: $25

506.

Clydesdale Heavy Draft Mare or Gelding, 4 years or older-

Prizes: 1st: $55, 2nd: $40, 3rd: $30, others: $25

Sponsorship: West Physio Carp

507.

Percheron Heavy Draft Mare or Gelding, 4 years old or older-

Prizes: 1st: $55, 2nd: $40, 3rd: $30, others: $25

Sponsorship: Carp View Farm

508.

Belgian Heavy Draft Mare or Gelding - 4 years or older. Born before September 15th, 2020

Prizes: 1st: $55, 2nd: $40, 3rd: $30, others: $25

CHAMPION PERCHERON GELDING AND RESERVE

CHAMPION BELGIAN GELDING AND RESERVE Trophy donated by Mementos Unlimited, Stittsville

400.

Men's cart class, Clydesdale

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Colonial Granite Inc., Roger Woeller & Family, Harold & Elaine Daley, Ottawa Garage Door Systems Inc, Trophy: Colonial Granite Inc.

401.

Men's cart class, Percheron

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Remax - Hallmark Realty Ltd., PV Plumbing & Water Inc.

402.

Men's cart class, Belgian

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Susan Noad, In memory of Cy and Ruth Bradley, Fire-Alert Ottawa Valley (964299 Ontario Inc.)

403.

Open single tandem, hitched to a cart

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Riviera Automobiles, Glenn Wilson Carpentry Ltd., Glenn & Joan Wilson

411.

Eight Horse Team, Open horses

Prizes: 1st: $800, 2nd: $700, 3rd: $650, others: $500

Sponsorship: In Loving Memory of Bill Murphy, Trophy: Jack Murphy Memorial Trophy donated by Kim Murphy and Family - In Loving Memory of Bill Murphy

412.

10 Horse Hitch Prize money to be split between entries evenly

Prize: $3000

404.

North American Six Horse Hitch Classic Series Six Horse Team Open 6 Horse Team Open. This Class maybe split depending on the entries. *Six Horse Hitch to Start at 1:00pm in Centre Ring*

Prizes: 1st: $750, 2nd: $650, 3rd: $600, others: $450

Sponsorship: Downey Family, Trophy: Donated by the Downey Family, Carp

KARSON'S JACKPOT If the winner of Class 316 on Saturday is the winner of Class 413 on Sunday, a JACKPOT of $1000 will be awarded. If it is not the same winner, this money will be retained and accum *Winner of the 2022 $1000 Jackpot was donated back to the Carp Fair 2023 Draft Horse show by Kevin Wilson; Wilson Farms Vankleek Hill.
Carp Fair wishes to thank the Wilson Farms Family.

Prize: $2000

405.

All Breed Draft Ontario Four Horse Hitch Classic Series. Geldings or Mares Participants must be registered and follow the rules and guidelines outlined by the Draft Hitch Series Association. For more information about rules and membership please refer *Carp Fair will remove registration fee from winnings if not already a member*
*Class 405 participation to be counted towards Ottawa Valley Hitch Series Points for the 2024 season*

Prizes: 1st: $600, 2nd: $500, 3rd: $400, others: $300

CARP & MARCH JACKPOT

If the winners of classes 313, 314, 315 on Saturday also win class 405 on Sunday, a JACKPOT of $1000 will be awarded. If it is not the same winner, this money will be retained and accumulated for the next year's show and so on, up to a maximum of $5000.

In Memory of past Presidents Scott Caldwell and Doug Rivington; provided by Charles Caldwell, Michael Jensen and Families

406.

Open Purebred Mare Unicorn

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

407.

Team Belgian horses hitched to a 4 wheeled vehicle, Driven by a lady One entry per exhibitor. To be judged 60% horsewomanship, 40% suitability of dress.

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Can-Mech Agencies, Gerry Morris, In Loving Memory of Verda Morris, Trophy: Donated by their family in loving memory of Red (Garnet) & Fern Bradley

408.

Team Percheron horses hitched to a 4 wheeled vehicle- Driven by a lady One entry per exhibitor. To be judged on 60% horsewomanship, 40% suitability of dress.

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

Sponsorship: Weedmark Service Center Ltd. - Division of 587920 Ontario Ltd., Bit-Ta-Luk Farms Pioneer, Robinson Consultants Inc.

409.

Team Clydesdale horses hitched to a 4 wheeled vehicle, Driven by a lady One entry per exhibitor. To be judged on 60% horsewomanship, 40% suitability of dress.

Prizes: 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, others: $75

410.

Open junior drive team-must be hitched to 4-wheel vehicle Open to boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 18 years of age as of January 1st of the current year. Each driver is to be accompanied by an adult.

Prize: $60

Sponsorship: Murphy Plumbing, Trophy: Donated in Memory of Shauna Lynne McHale by Murphy Plumbing, Fitzroy Habour

WARREN CAMPBELL MEMORIAL TROPHY

This award is for the best turnout and horsemanship presented to the heavy horse exhibitor who is deemed to have presented him/herself and his/her horses in the best possible fashion. Judging will be based on the way the exhibitor presents his/her horses, his/her equipment and himself/herself, his/her horsemanship, sportsmanlike conduct, attitude and overall appearance. This trophy is donated and presented by Mr. Campbell’s daughter and son-in-law, Karen and John Brunton, Carleton Place, Ontario.

OTTAWA VALLEY COMMERCIAL HORSE ASSOCIATION

REGIONAL SHOW

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd 2023

Judging begins at 10:00 a.m.

Commercial Judge: David Hayward; Rusagonis, New Brunswick

THANK YOU TO THE KARSON GROUP & RON BIDGOOD AND CATHY ZUANA CARP FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSORS OF THE CARP FAIR HEAVY HORSE SHOW.

Carp Fair also acknowledges sponsorship contributions to the Heavy Horse Show from the following; Royal Lepage Team Realty and Vanson Transport Limited

IMPORTANT TO EXHIBITORS:

1. All hitch classes must have two capable drivers per wagon.

2. All cart classes must have capable drivers and handlers inside the ring.

3. Exhibitors must be members in good standing of The Ottawa Valley Commercial Horse Association for entries to be exhibited at the Regional Show.

4. No children under the age of 10 on wagons or carts, with the exception of the Junior Classes.

5. If entered as a Commercial Light, then you MUST show as a light for the duration of the show.

6. If entered as a Commercial Heavy, then you MUST show as a heavy for the duration of the show.

Thank you to the Ottawa Valley Commercial Horse Association for their $500 sponsorship.

Prize Money is listed below, unless noted by individual classes. Ribbons to 4th place. Ribbons only to the Championship Classes.

Prizes: 1st: $50, 2nd: $45, 3rd: $40, 4th: $35, others: $20

Classes:

350.

Commercial Brood Mare

Sponsorship: Bill & Margaret Robinson

351.

Commercial Junior Showmanship Open to youth 10-16 years of age, showing commercial horse on the line Open only to non 4-H exhibitors

352.

Commercial Foal of current year; must be shown on a halter

353.

Commercial Mare or Gelding - 2 years old or younger

354.

Commercial Mare or Gelding 3 years over - light

355.

Commercial Mare or Gelding 3 years over - heavy

SENIOR COMMERCIAL CHAMPION AND RESERVE

GRAND COMMERCIAL CHAMPION AND RESERVE

356.

Commercial Single Mare or Gelding hitched to a cart - light

357.

Commercial Single Mare or Gelding hitched to a cart- heavy

375.

Commercial Ladies Vintage Cart Class 30% costume, 30% hitch, 40% driving ability

376.

Commercial Tandem hitch to a wagon

379.

Commercial Troika Hitch

Prizes: 1st: $85, 2nd: $75, 3rd: $65, 4th: $60, others: $45

Sponsorship: Glen Byrne

OTTAWA VALLEY COMMERCIAL HORSE ASSOCIATION

REGIONAL SHOW

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th, 2023

Judging begins at 10:00 a.m.

Commercial Judge: David Hayward; Rusagonis, New Brunswick

THANK YOU TO THE KARSON GROUP & RON BIDGOOD AND CATHY ZUANA CARP FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSORS OF THE CARP FAIR HEAVY HORSE SHOW.

Carp Fair also acknowledges sponsorship contributions to the Heavy Horse Show from the following; Royal Lepage Team Realty and Vanson Transport Limited

380.

Commercial Team Hitched - heavy

381.

Commercial Team Hitched - light

Commercial - Champion Team Heavy

Commercial - Champion Team Light

383.

Commercial Team Hitched, driven by a lady judged 60% driving & 40% appearance

384.

Commercial Junior Drive Boys & Girls 13-18 years old as of January 1st of current year; accompanied by capable adult driver

Prize: $60

385.

Commercial Unicorn Hitch

Prizes: 1st: $115, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $85, others: $70

386.

Commercial Four Horse Hitch must have shown in 2 previous classes

Prizes: 1st: $160, 2nd: $140, 3rd: $100, others: $75

387.

Commercial Six Horse Hitch Must have shown in 2 previous classes

Prizes: 1st: $310, 2nd: $275, 3rd: $240, others: $200

Light Horses

LIGHT HORSE DEPARTMENT

Directors in Charge:

Scott Moore - coyotemoore185@gmail.com (613-794-2964)

If you have any questions, please contact the Director in Charge

Make all your entries online at carpfair.ca

THANK YOU TO PINECREST REMEMBRANCE SERVICES LTD. FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSOR OF THE CARP FAIR LIGHT HORSE SHOW

IMPORTANT TO EXHIBITORS:

  1. Ages of the riders will be determined as of January 1st of the current year.
  2. Under no circumstances will classes be delayed for exhibitors who are delayed by cross entries.
  3. All exhibitors are to be dressed in clean suitable attire. Hard hats to be worn in Hunter classes and Juniors must have chin strap done up at all times.
  4. Any person who interferes with or attempts to influence a Judge or Official while in the discharge of his or her duties, or who shall at any time, on the premises, use any contemptuous or abusive language to any Judge or Official within his or her hearing in consequence of any award made by him or her, or any exhibitor refusing to accept any award made by a Judge, shall forfeit his or her right to any premiums to which they might otherwise be entitled and may be prohibited from exhibiting for up to 5 years thereafter. Judges are particularly requested to report any offender in this direction.
  5. Exhibitors must show proof of a negative Coggins test for the current year for all horses and ponies being shown.
  6. Ring numbers can be picked up at ringside before the show begins.
  7. Exhibitors must show proof of liability insurance for the current year for all animals being shown. This is to accompany the entry forms and the entry forms will not be processed until this is received. Exhibitors will be asked to show proof of insurance, OEF card or copy of policy, when picking up numbers. “NO PROOF AT RINGSIDE, NO SHOW”. Exhibitors will also be required to sign a waiver at this time. Exhibitors should be aware that their OEF membership insurance only insures the member. If someone other than the member rides or drives their horse in a class, the OEF insurance is not valid. If that occurs, other proof of insurance must be provided with the entry papers.
  8. Each exhibitor must use a separate entry form. Extra copies may be obtained from the office.
  9. Joint ownership is permitted in pair classes.
  10. The show committee reserves the right to withdraw any single class with less than three entries or any team class with less than two entries entered as of noon on the Thursday preceding the fair.
  11. All entries close on Saturday, September 16th, 2023 at 4pm, unless otherwise stated. However if extenuating circumstances apply, entries after that date but before show day may be accepted at the discretion of the director in charge but a $50.00 administration fee plus late entry fees will apply. Please note the rule for anyone arriving on show day not entered as listed under each division.
  12. All exhibitors must be members of the Society in order to exhibit.
  13. PARKING ON FAIR GROUNDS LIMITED TO TRAILERS AND TOWING VEHICLES. ALL OTHER VEHICLES MUST PARK IN THE PUBLIC PARKING AREAS. ALL EQUIPMENT MUST BE WITH THE ANIMALS AS THIS WILL BE THE ONLY VEHICLE ALLOWED ON THE GROUNDS. PLEASE ENTER AT ENTRANCE 16 LOCATED OFF LANGSTAFF DRIVE.
  14. It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to familiarize themselves with both the Rules and Regulations of the Fair and the Rules for the Light Horse Division.
  15. Return of entry fees will only be considered by the Fair at the next Board meeting, if the show is cancelled or if the exhibitor presents a veterinarian or medical certificate.
  16. Show management reserves the right to change order of go in the interest of the show before or during the show.
  17. Exhibitors allowed 1 hold only, 3 minutes maximum in show. Exhibitors are responsible to be on time for their class. Be organized, plan ahead and bring helpers.

WESTERN HORSE SHOW

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd, 2023 - show time - 9:00AM

Judge - Sheila Rondeau, Kinburn, ON

Scribe - Tracy Pierce, Kinburn, ON

Announcer - JoAnne Judd, Almonte, ON


PLEASE NOTE: Entries close Saturday September 16th, 2023 at 4:00PM

Entry Fee: $6.00/class

Late entries: THERE WILL BE A LATE FEE OF $20/CLASS IF MADE THE DAY OF THE SHOW. LATE ENTRIES WILL BE TAKEN IF MADE AT LEAST 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE BEGINNING OF THE CLASS, AND IF THE HORSE HAS BEEN ENTERED IN AT LEAST ONE OTHER CLASS.

Membership for all exhibitors to the Carp Agricultural society is required for this show. Exhibitors must provide proof of liability insurance with entries. If this is not provided, the exhibitor will not be allowed to show.


THANK YOU TO NANCY MONTGOMERY AND THE SEPTIC STORE FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSOR OF THE WESTERN HORSE SHOW


PRIZE MONEY: PRIZE MONEY WILL NOT BE PAID OUT THE DAY OF THE SHOW. ANY PRIZE MONEY TO BE AWARDED TO AN EXHBITOR WILL BE SENT TO THEM BY THE CARP FAIR OFFICE.

ALL TRUCKS & TRAILERS MUST ENTER THE GROUNDS AT ENTRANCE 16 LOCATED OFF LANGSTFF DRIVE. See Parking Rule #13 on the first page of the Light Horse Department.

  • Youth Classes - riders 18 and under
  • Adult Classes - riders 19 and over
  • Open Classes - all riders
  • Games Classes - will follow Open Trial

Prizes: 1st: $40, 2nd: $30, 3rd: $20, 4th: $15, 5th: $12

Classes:

101.

Mares

Sponsorship: D & J Transportation

102.

Geldings

Sponsorship: D & J Transportation, Nere Lavictoire Roofing Ltd.

103.

Youth Showmanship

Sponsorship: Cindy & Julie Delahunt

104.

Adult Showmanship

105.

Open English Pleasure Walk/Trot

106.

Youth English Pleasure

107.

Open English Pleasure

Sponsorship: JoAnne Judd

108.

Open English Equitation Walk/Trot

109.

Youth English Equitation

Sponsorship: Tomlinson Environmental Services

110.

Adult English Equitation

Sponsorship: Medham Electric Inc.

111.

Adult English Pleasure Equitation Stake

Prizes: 1st: $100, 2nd: $50

112.

Youth Lead Line (8 & under) all riders must be wearing protective head gear

113.

Open Western Pleasure Walk/Jog

Sponsorship: Tomlinson Environmental Services

114.

Youth Western Pleasure

Sponsorship: Stanley's Olde Maple Lane Farm

115.

Open Western Pleasure

Sponsorship: West Ottawa Veterinary Mobile

116.

Open Horsemanship Walk/Jog

117.

Youth Horsemanship

Sponsorship: Graham Holdings Inc.

118.

Adult Horsemanship

119.

Western Pleasure Stake

Prizes: 1st: $100, 2nd: $50

Sponsorship: Tracy Pierce

120.

Open Command

Sponsorship: Ron's Pumping Service, KE Electrical Ltd., Wendy Deugo, In memory of Derek, Mev, Joy and Karen Robinson

121.

Open Trail

Sponsorship: Minitel Communications Corp., Tomlinson Environmental Services

122.

Open Barrels

123.

Youth Barrels

Sponsorship: Tomlinson Environmental Services

124.

Open Keyhole

Sponsorship: Ritchie Feed & Seed Ltd.

125.

Youth Keyhole

Sponsorship: West Ottawa Veterinary Mobile, Tomlinson Environmental Services

126.

Open Poles

127.

Youth Poles

Sponsorship: Graham Holdings Inc., Tomlinson Environmental Services

128.

Open Dash for Cash

Sponsorship: Tomlinson Environmental Services

129.

Open Flag

130.

Youth Flag

HUNTER HORSE SHOW

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2023

Judging begins at 10:00 am

Judge: Lisa Lindhard, Carp
Course Designer: Shannon McIntyre, Carp
Announcer: Nancy Mitchell, Almonte

THANKS TO KEN WHITE CONSTRUCTION FOR BEING THE HUNTER SHOW SPONSOR

PLEASE NOTE: Anyone arriving on show day with a horse/pony not entered in the Show may be given consideration if extenuating circumstances apply. If the Director approves, that person may show, but special late entry fees plus an administration fee of $50.00 will apply and no prize money will be paid as you will be considered “Hors-Concours”. Post entries will be accepted on Show Day only if horse has been previously entered in at least one class before show day. Class Changes must be made before 10:30 a.m. on day of show. NO EXCEPTIONS.

ALL TRUCKS & TRAILERS MUST ENTER THE GROUNDS AT ENTRANCE 16 LOCATED OFF LANGSTAFF DRIVE. See Parking Rule #13 on first page of Light Horse department.

RIBBONS ONLY TO EQUITATION CLASSES. RIBBONS TO 4th PLACE, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED.

ENTRY FEES - Entries close Friday, September 16th 2023 at 4:00pm

All Classes: $10.00
Late Entry: $20.00 per class after deadline but before day of show / $25.00 per class on day of show
Late entries WILL be charged if entry received after deadline

Warm-Up allowed in the Ring - $10/round

Prizes: 1st: $35, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10

Hunter Pony Classes:

All animals entered in the following classes are to be 14.2 hands and under. Riders may not be entered in the Children's Low Hunter or Short Stirrup divisions.

16.

Hunter Pony over fences - Maximum height 2'3"

Sponsorship: Coady Construction Ltd., Silver Creek, Trophy: Silver Creek

17.

Hunter Pony Stake over fences - Maximum height 2'3". To be eligible, the pony must have been entered, shown and judged in at least one other class in this division.

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $30, 3rd: $20, 4th: $10

18.

Hunter Pony under saddle.

SHORT STIRRUPS CLASSES:

Open to ponies/horses and riders under 12 years of age. Horses must not canter with ponies (unless Judge allows). The rider may not be entered in any other division except pony classes and B & C Equitation (on the flat only).

19.

Short Stirrups over fences - Maximum height 18".

20.

Short Stirrups Stake over fences - Maximum height 18". To be eligible the horse must have been entered, shown and judged in at least one other class in this division.

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $30, 3rd: $20, 4th: $10

Sponsorship: Quyon Ferry Inc.

21.

Short Stirrups under saddle

Sponsorship: T. G. Carroll Cartage Ltd.

22.

Short Stirrups under saddle - walk, trot, canter

Equitation Classes:

Riders in Adult Equitation MUST be amateurs only. These classes are not for any rider who makes their living or any part from riding, coaching, etc. A "non amateur" will be excused and not judged.

1.

"B" & "C" Equitation over fences - Exhibitors to be 14 years and under. Maximum height 2'3"

Sponsorship: George Carruthers, Glenn Wilson Carpentry Ltd., Robinson Consultants Inc.

2.

"B" & "C" Equitation on the flat - Exhibitors to be 14 years and under.

Sponsorship: Cindy & Julie Delahunt

3.

"A" Equitation over fences - Exhibitors to be 15 to 17 years of age. Maximum height 2'6"

Sponsorship: Don & Sharon Roper, M & R Feeds & Farm Supply Ltd., Northern Off Road Girls

4.

"A" Equitation on the flat - Exhibitors to be 15 to 17 years of age.

Sponsorship: George Carruthers, Glenn Wilson Carpentry Ltd.

14.

Adult Equitation on the flat - Exhibitor to be 18 years & over.

Sponsorship: Gerry Morris, In Loving Memory of Verda Morris, Vance's Service Center Ltd.

15.

Adult Equitation over fences. Maximum height 2'6". Exhibitor to be over 18 years of age

Children's Hunter Classes

Open to horses only. Riders to be 17 years and under.

5.

Children's Hunter over fences - Exhibitors to be 17 years and under. Maximum height 2'6"

Sponsorship: Adbro Forming Ltd., Minitel Communications Corp.

6.

Children's Hunter Stake over fences - Exhibitors to be 17 years and under. To be eligible, the horse must have been entered, shown and judged in at least one other class in this division. Maximum height 2'6"

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $30, 3rd: $20, others: $10

Sponsorship: Crippo Holdings

7.

Children's Hunter under saddle - Exhibitors to be 17 years and under.

Sponsorship: Vance's Service Center Ltd.

Adult Amateur Hunter Classes

This division is for amateurs only. These classes are not for any rider who makes their living or any part from riding, coaching etc. A non-amateur will be excused and not judged. Riders must be 18 years and over.

11.

Adult Amateur over fences - Exhibitors to be 18 years or over Maximum height 2'6".

Sponsorship: Arnprior/Ottawa Auto Parts, Shouldice Mechanical Inc., Ritchie Feed & Seed Ltd.

12.

Adult Amateur Stake over fences - Exhibitors to be 18 years and over. To be eligible, the horse must have been entered, shown and judged in at least one other class in this division. Maximum height 2'6".

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $30, 3rd: $20, 4th: $10

Sponsorship: Grace Monuments Inc.

13.

Adult Amateur under saddle - Exhibitors to be 18 years and over

Low Hunter Class:

Open to horses only.

8.

Low Hunter over fences - Maximum height 2'6".

Sponsorship: Vance's Service Center Ltd.

9.

Low Hunter Stake over fences. To be eligible, the horse must have been entered, shown and judged in at least one other class in this division. Maximum height 2'6".

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $30, 3rd: $20, 4th: $10

10.

Low Hunter under saddle

Sponsorship: Shouldice Mechanical Inc., Ted & Georgie Carruthers

Children's Pleasure Classes


23.

Child's Pleasure Pony/Horse under saddle. Rider to be 17 years and under.

Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $7, 5th: $5, 6th: $4

Sponsorship: Huntley Volunteer Fire Fighters Association, Trophy: Huntley Volunteer Fire Fighters Association

Special Open Classes

Open to all riders and horses/ponies in the Hunter Show.

24.

Open Command Class- Judged on elimination basis, Commands given by the announcer

25.

Open Pleasure Pairs Hack- Judged on suitability "as a pair" - appearance 25% and "way of going" 75%. Each rider to pay entry fee and each winner to receive full prize money for that placing.

.75 Jumper Classes - Open to horses and ponies. Consists of three Table A (clear round followed by immediate jump-off) classes. Maximum spread 0.5m and no combinations.

26.

Table A

27.

Table A

28.

Table A

HUNTER CLASSES - Order of Go

Saturday, September 23rd, 2023 at 10:00 am

  1. “B “ & “C” Equitation over fences
  2. “B” & “C” Equitation on the flat
  3. “A” Equitation over fences
  4. “A” Equitation on the flat
  5. Children’s Hunter over fences
  6. Children’s Hunter Stake over fences
  7. Children’s Hunter on the flat
  8. Low Hunter over fences
  9. Low Hunter Stake over fences
  10. Low Hunter under saddle
  11. Adult Amateur over fences
  12. Adult Amateur Stake over fences
  13. Adult Amateur under saddle
  14. Adult Equitation over fences
  15. Adult Equitation on the flat
  16. Hunter Pony over fences
  17. Hunter Pony Stake over fences
  18. Hunter Pony under saddle
  19. Short Stirrups over fences
  20. Short Stirrups Stake over fences
  21. Short Stirrups under saddle
  22. Short stirrups Walk & Trot Equitation
  23. Children’s Pleasure Pony/Horse under saddle
  24. Open Command
  25. Open Pleasure Pairs Hack
  26. Jumper Class Table A
  27. Jumper Class Table A
  28. Jumper Class Table A

MINIATURE HORSE SHOW

Sunday, SEPTEMBER 24th, 2023

Judging begins at 9:00 a.m.

Judge: Nancy McDonald, Lanark ON

Ring Steward: Deb Hart, Sherwood Park, AB

Announcer: Lori Alma, Munster, ON

RULES FOR THE MINIATURE HORSE SHOW

A miniature horse cannot be over 38 inches in height. If as a result of a complaint an animal is found to be over 38” in height, it is not a Miniature horse and will be excused from the Miniature Show. All prizes up to that point will be forfeited. Measurement will be taken from the base of the last hair on the mane to the measuring surface by a person acceptable to the show officials. The Directors reserve the right to “split” any class, which is considered too large, for reasons of safety and/or fair judging.

THANK YOU TO LANDSTORM CONTRACTING LTD FOR BEING THE MAJOR IN-KIND SPONSOR OF RING MAINTENANCE AND TO LEPINE APARTMENTS FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSOR


ALL TRUCKS & TRAILERS MUST ENTER THE GROUNDS AT ENTRANCE 16 LOCATED OFF LANGSTAFF DRIVE. See Parking Rule #13 at beginning of Light Horse Show information.

JUDGING INFORMATION

All “Cart” classes (except junior and under) and the Pair/Team classes are pleasure driving classes and are judged on the suitability of the horse to provide a pleasant drive. Two trots (working and strong) and a rein-back will be expected. Exaggerated high action in front to be faulted. Tandem, Team, and Unicorn, walk, trot, rein-back, and stand quiet in line to be judged. No fanning or figure of eight will be required.

Exhibitors who do not follow direction from Announcer and/or Ring Official will be faulted.

JUNIOR CLASSES

Juniors 12 and under will be judged primarily on the ability of the exhibitor with some consideration given to the performance of the horse. Exhibitors MUST wear approved head protection and be accompanied by an adult. A waiver may be signed allowing the exhibitor to enter the ring without the protective headgear or being accompanied by a capable adult.

Juniors 13 to 18 years are encouraged to wear protective headgear and an adult may accompany the driver in this class. A waiver may be signed allowing the exhibitor to enter the ring without the protective headgear or being accompanied by a capable adult.

ENTRY FEES: Entries close Friday, September 16th, 2023 at 4PM

All Classes: 20% of Prize Money Awarded

Late Entry: $20.00 per class after deadline but before day of show / $25.00 per class on day of show. Late entries WILL be charged if entry received after deadline

NOTE: Late Entry to a class only possible if Horse has been previously entered in at least one class before Show Day and late class entries must be made before 10:30 am day of show. Anyone arriving on day of show with a horse not entered in the show MAY be given consideration if extenuating circumstances apply. If the Director approves, that person may show with late fees AND a $50.00 administration fee being applied and no prize money will be paid, as you will be considered “Hors Concours”.

** When making entries please specify the correct names of the horses and drivers for the class. If changes are required the day of the show, please make the changes at the Announcers Booth before the class to prevent errors. Thanks for your cooperation.


Prizes: 1st: $55, 2nd: $45, 3rd: $40, others: $30

Classes:

30.

Miniature Brood Mare Must have produced a foal in current year

Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $20, others: $10

Sponsorship: Lepine Apartments

31.

Miniature Foal Of Current Year Must be shown on halter

Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $20, others: $10

Sponsorship: City of Ottawa - Councillor - Ward 5 West Carleton-March

32.

Miniature Filly Or Gelding - 2 years old

Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $20, others: $10

33.

Miniature Mare - 3 years & over

Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $20, others: $10

Sponsorship: Ola Armstrong, Carp View Farm

34.

Miniature Gelding - 3 years & over

Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $20, others: $10

35.

Miniature Horse Roadster Cart

Sponsorship: Brenda & Robert Fisher, Tomlinson Environmental Services, Trophy: Brenda & Robert Fisher

36.

Miniature Horse Men's Cart - Over 18 years of age

37.

Miniature Horse Ladies' Cart - Over 18 years of age

38.

Miniature Horse Golden Age Cart Open to ladies & men - 60 years & over

Sponsorship: Scotiabank

39.

Miniature Unicorn Hitch

40.

Miniature Team Or Pair Open

Sponsorship: Minitel Communications Corp.

41.

Miniature Horse Tandem

Sponsorship: Ian & Lousie Murray

42.

Miniature Horse Championship Cart Class This class cannot be selected by the exhibitors. It is only open to the first, second and third place winners of the Miniature Horse Men's Cart Class and the Ladies Cart Class and Golden Age Cart Class. Same driver, horse and vehicle. No substitutions.

Prizes: 1st: $80, 2nd: $70, 3rd: $60, others: $30

Sponsorship: Ola Armstrong

43.

Miniature Junior Cart Class - 13 to 18 years Drivers in this class are encouraged to wear an approved helmet and must be accompanied by a capable adult

44.

Miniature Junior Cart Class - 12 years and under Drivers in this class MUST wear an approved helmet and must be accompanied by a capable adult.

Sponsorship: Greensmere Golf & Country Club

45.

Miniature Horse Jumping Class

46.

Miniature Horse Barrel Race Please note: The horse can only be entered once in this class and the driver can only drive once in this class

Beef Cattle

BEEF DEPARTMENT

Directors in Charge:

David Johnston - dtjohnston50@gmail.com (613-880-3145)

If you have any questions, please contact the Director in Charge

Make your entries online at carpfair.ca

Judge: Corey Lees, Saskatchewan

THANK YOU TO OUR MAJOR SPONSORS

IMPORTANT TO EXHIBITORS:

  1. Proof of liability insurance must accompany each entry form for the animals being shown. Entries will not be processed until this is received and are subject to late entry fees.
  2. Manual and Online Entries close on September 8th, 2023. Entries will not be taken over the phone.
  3. Fair Share - CAS retains 15% of the prize money.
  4. Cattle must not be removed before 4:00 p.m. the day of the show without permission from the CAS
  5. All animals must have an approved CFIA radio frequency identification tag. The Carp Agricultural Society will charge a $25 fee for any animal that comes to the Fair without a CFIA tag.

STALLS CANNOT BE RESERVED - FIRST COME - FIRST SERVED

Any Exhibitors using stalls overnight must have approval by director in charge

ATTENTION

Each breed will be shown separately if they have at least:

  1. Three exhibitors per breed
  2. Twenty-four (24) animals per breed exhibited at class “A” fairs, of which Carp is one. If these qualifications are not met by the individual breeds, they will show in the "Any Other Breed" section.
  3. All purebred registered animals, whether owned by one person or by more than one person (individually or jointly) are considered to be the production of the farm or breeding unit on which they are maintained.
  4. Each breeding unit is allowed a maximum of 10 exhibits excluding the Breeder’s Herd and Get-of- Sire classes. All exhibits must be owned by and registered in the name of the exhibitor. Note the exception of the Get-of-Sire and Breeder’s Herd classes.
  5. All animals being shown in single classes must be registered at the time of entries closing, except calves, which must be properly tattooed, in two year and mature cow/calf classes. All animals must be legibly tattooed.
  6. Classes will be split at discretion of Director in Charge/ Comiittee by age based on attendance
  7. Market Heifers cannot be shown in purebred classes.
  8. Class splits to be determined by director based on attendance.

DEFINITIONS

  1. All purebred registered animals, whether owned by one person or by more than one person (individually or jointly) are considered to be the production of the farm or breeding unit on which they are maintained.
  2. In each classification where the same or common interest are involved in more than one breeding operation, such operations are considered as one breeding unit. In all cases where there is any doubt that more than one breeding unit exists, the interpretation should be that only one breeding unit exists. The responsibility of proof of separation of breeding units shall rest with the exhibitor(s).

NOTE: Ribbons to 5th place only for sections 3 through 10

JUNIOR BEEF SHOWMANSHIP

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2023 - 10AM START

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th, 2023 - 11Am START

THANK YOU TO MASTERFEEDS - ALLTECH AND 5 SPAN-FEEDS FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSORS OF THE JUNIOR BEEF SHOWMANSHIP DIVISION

All ages as of Jan 1st 2023. Entries accepted ringside Saturday and Sunday morning.

Overall Top 5 Showman selected will be awarded.

  • PeeWee: 8 years old and younger, assistants permitted (all exhibitors will win a prize for this class, not placed)
  • Novice: 9-11 years old
  • Junior: 12-14 years old
  • Intermediate: 15-17 years old
  • Senior: 18-21 years old

Champion and Reserve Champion Showman selected from top 2 in each division.

SECTION 1 - ABERDEEN ANGUS

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2023 - FOLLOWING SHOWMANSHIP

  • OTTAWA VALLEY ANGUS CLUB POINTS SHOW
  • ONTARIO ANGUS ASSOCIATION POINTS SHOW

THANK YOU TO ELM HOLME FARMS FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSOR OF THE ABERDEEN ANGUS SHOW

Classes:

1.

Bull calf Born after January 1st, 2024

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Sponsorship: Janet Foley

2.

Bull, yearling Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

3.

Bull Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Sponsorship: KE Electrical Ltd.

Aberdeen Angus Grand Champion Bull

Aberdeen Angus Reserve Grand Champion Bull

4A.

Senior Female Calf Born in year 2024 Born after January 1st, 2024 Class splits to be determined by director based on attendance for A/B classes

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

4B.

Junior Female Calf born in year 2024 Born after January 1st, 2024

5A.

Senior Female Heifer born in year 2023 Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023 Class splits to be determined by director based on attendance in A/B classes

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

5B.

Junior Female Heifer born in year 2023 Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

Aberdeen Angus Junior Champion Female

Aberdeen Angus Reserve Junior Champion Female

7.

Female Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022 with her own 2024 natural tattooed calf at foot . Female and calf shall be shown as a unit except that the calf is eligible to be shown as a single animal in classes 1 and 4

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Sponsorship: Graham Holdings Inc.

Aberdeen Angus Senior Champion Female

Aberdeen Angus Reserve Senior Champion Female

8.

Female Born before January 1st, 2022 with her own 2024 natural tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit (in cow/calf classes) except that the calf may show as a single animal in the classes 1 and 4

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Aberdeen Angus Grand Champion Female

Aberdeen Angus Reserve Grand Champion Female

9.

Breeders' Herd - group of 4 animals bred by the Exhibitor Both sexes to be represented and must have been shown in their previous classes. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. Limited to one entry per exhibitor. Registration papers to ringside.

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

10.

Get-of-Sire - group of 3 animals from the same sire Both sexes to be represented and they must have been shown in the previous classes. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. Limited to one entry per exhibitor.

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Aberdeen Angus Premier Breeder

Aberdeen Angus Premier Exhibitor

SECTION 2 – SIMMENTAL

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2023 - FOLLOWING SHOWMANSHIP

Classes:

1.

Bull calf Born after January 1st, 2024

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Sponsorship: Scotiabank, Home Financing Advisor

2.

Bull, yearling Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

3.

Bull born Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Sponsorship: Scotiabank, Home Financing Advisor

Simmental Grand Champion Bull

Sponsorship: Laurysen Kitchens, Trophy: Royal Lepage Team Realty

Simmental Reserve Grand Champion Bull

4A.

Senior Female calf born in 2024 Born after January 1st, 2024 Class splits to be determined by director based on attendance in A/B classes

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Sponsorship: Graham Holdings Inc.

4B.

Junior Female calf born in 2024 Born after January 1st, 2024

5A.

Senior Female Heifer born in 2023 Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023 Class splits to be determined by director based on attendance in A/B classes

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Sponsorship: Graham Holdings Inc.

5B.

Junior Female Heifer born in 2023 Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

6.

Heifer Born January 1st, 2023 to February 28th, 2023

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Simmental Junior Champion Female

Simmental Reserve Junior Champion Female

7.

Female Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022 with her own 2024 natural tattooed calf at foot . Female and calf shall be shown as a unit except that the calf is eligible to be shown as a single animal in classes 1 and 4

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

8.

Female Born before January 1st, 2022 with her own 2024 natural tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit (in cow/calf classes) except that the calf may show as a single animal in the classes 1 and 4.

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Simmental Senior Champion Female

Simmental Reserve Senior Champion Female

Simmental Grand Champion Female

Simmental Reserve Grand Champion Female

9.

Breeders' Herd - group of 4 animals bred by the Exhibitor Both sexes to be represented and must have been shown in their previous classes. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. Limited to one entry per exhibitor. Registration papers to ringside.

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

10.

Get-of-Sire - group of 3 animals from the same Sire Both sexes to be represented and they must have been shown in the previous classes. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. Limited to one entry per exhibitor. Name Get-of-Sire.

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Simmental Premier Breeder

Simmental Premier Exhibitor

Sponsorship: Barry & Peggy Graham

SECTION 3 - FULLBLOOD SIMMENTAL

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2023 - 10AM.

Ribbons Only to Championship Classes

Classes:

1.

Bull calf Born after January 1st, 2024 In Memory of Paul Maxwell - Maxwell Land & Livestock.

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $60, 4th: $50, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

2.

Female calf Born after January 1st, 2024

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $60, 4th: $50, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Sponsorship: Kathleen & Tim Kennedy

3.

Senior Yearling Heifer Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $60, 4th: $50, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

4A.

Senior Female Calf born in year 2024 Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022 with her own 2023 natural tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit except that the calf is eligible to be shown as a single animal in classes 1 and 2. Class splits to be determined by director based on attendance in A/B classes

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $60, 4th: $50, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

4B.

Junior Female Calf born in year 2024 Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022 with her own 2023 natural tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit except that the calf is eligible to be shown as a single animal in classes 1 and 2.

5A.

Senior Female Hiefer born in year 2023 Born before January 1st, 2022 with her own 2023 natural tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit (in cow/calf classes) except that the calf may show as a single animal in classes 1 and 2. Class splits to be determined by director based on attendance in A/B classes

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $60, 4th: $50, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

5B.

Junior Female Heifer born in year 2023 Born before December 31st, 2023 with her own 2023 natural tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit (in cow/calf classes) except that the calf may show as a single animal in classes 1 and 2.

SECTION 4 - HEREFORD - Open Show

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 24th, 2023 - 12PM

THANKS TO C & M ELECTRIC, CARP FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSOR OF THE CARP FAIR HEREFORD SHOW.

THANKS TO TIM & JILL BENGER + FAMILY, IN LOVING MEMORY OF RORY BRADLEY, FOR BEING THE SPONSOR OF THE OPEN SHOW

NOTE: All rules and regulations associated with this show will be adhered to. Red shirt must be worn in the show-ring.

Classes:

1.

Bull calf Born after January 1st, 2024

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

2.

Bull yearling Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

3.

Bull Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Sponsorship: Graham Holdings Inc.

Hereford Grand Champion Bull

Hereford Reserve Champion Bull

4A.

Senior Female Calf born in year 2024 Born after January 1st, 2024 Minimum 3 months of age on day of judging that may also be part of the Breeders' Herd and Get of Sire classes. Class splits to be determined by director based on attendance in A/B classes

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

4B.

Junior Female Calf born in year 2024 Born after January 1st, 2024 Minimum 3 months of age on day of judging that may also be part of the Breeders' Herd and Get of Sire classes

5A.

Senior Female Heifer Born in year 2023 Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023 Class splits to be determined by director based on attendance in A/B classes

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

5B.

Junior Female Heifer born in year 2023 Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

6.

Heifer Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Hereford Junior Champion Female

Hereford Reserve Junior Champion Female

7.

Female Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022 with her own 2023 natural tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit except that the calf is eligible to be shown as a single animal in classes 1 and 4.

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Sponsorship: Johnston Farms, Equipment during fair

8.

Female Born before January 1st, 2022 with her own 2024 natural tattooed calf at foot. Female and calf shall be shown as a unit (in cow/calf classes) except that the calf may show as a single animal in the classes 1 and 4.

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Hereford Senior Champion Female

Hereford Reserve Senior Champion Female

Hereford Grand Champion Female

Banner: M. Downey Excavating Ltd.

Hereford Reserve Grand Champion Female

9.

Breeder's Herd - Group of 4 animals bred by the Exhibitor Both sexes to be represented and must have been shown in their previous classes. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. Limited to one entry per exhibitor. Registration papers to ringside.

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

10.

Get-of-Sire - Group of 3 animals from the same sire Both sexes to be represented and they must have been shown in the previous classes. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. Limited to one entry per exhibitor.

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Hereford Premier Breeder

Hereford Premier Exhibitor

Banner: Jill Benger, Donated by the family in loving memory of Rory Bradley

Junior Hereford Showmanship Classes

There will be no cost to enter these classes. Each participant will receive $5.00 as a reward from the Ottawa Valley Junior Hereford Association. Contact Ivor Thurston, 613-324-4864 for more information.

SECTION 5 - ANY OTHER BREED

Any purebred registered animals not shown

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th, 2023 - 12PM

THANK YOU TO JAMIE AND HEATHER JOHNSTON FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSOR OF THIS SECTION

Classes:

1.

Bull calf Born after January 1st, 2024

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Sponsorship: Almonte Veterinary Services

2.

Bull yearling Born January 1st, 2023 to December 31st, 2023

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

3.

Bull Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

4.

Female Calf Born after January 1st, 2024

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

5.

Heifer Born April 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2023

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

6.

Female Born January 1st, 2022 to December 31st, 2022 with her own 2024 natural tattooed calf at foot . Female and calf shall be shown as a unit (in cow/calf classes) except that the calf may show as a single animal in the classes 1 and 4

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

7.

Female Born before January 1st, 2022 with her own 2024 natural tattooed calf at foot . Female and calf shall be shown as a unit (in cow/calf classes) except that the calf may show as a single animal in the classes 1 and 4

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

8.

Breeders Herd Group 4 animals bred by the exhibitor Both sexes to be represented and they must have been shown in the previous classes. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. Limited to one entry per exhibitor.

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

9.

Get-of-Sire Group 3 animals from the same sire Both sexes to be represented and they must have been shown in the previous classes. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor. Limited to one entry per exhibitor.

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

SECTION 6 – MARKET STEERS & HEIFERS

Sunday, September 24th, 2023 - FOLLOWING SUPREME CLASSES

Exhibitors may enter two animals per section. The animals will be weighed the day of the show and two classes will be made accordingly. These animals must be weighed in before 12:00 noon the day of the show. Market Heifers cannot be shown in the purebred classes.

Classes:

1.

Light Weight Market Steer/Heifer

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Sponsorship: Elliott Farm Equipment Ltd., Ottawa Beef Farmers Association, Trophy: Elliott Farm Equipment Ltd.

2.

Heavy Weight Market Steer/Heifer

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Sponsorship: Keith & Mary Samson

SECTION 7 – Supreme Champion Beef Female

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 24th, 2023 Following Open Classes

Carp Fair's 2023 Beef Supreme Champion Female and Bull to show in the 2023 Masterfeeds® Supreme Beef Championship classes at the RAWF in November.

Prize $2000

Classes:

1.

Supreme Champion Open Beef Female

A Supreme Champion Female will be selected for all Champion Female Classes

Sponsorship : THANK YOU TO PROTYRE FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSOR OF THIS CLASS


SECTION 8 – Supreme Champion Beef Bull

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 24th, 2023 Following Open Classes

Carp Fair's 2023 Beef Supreme Champion Female and Bull to show in the 2023 Masterfeeds® Supreme Beef Championship classes at the RAWF in November.

Prize $2000

Classes:

1.

Supreme Champion Beef Bull

A Supreme Champion Male will be selected for all Champion Male Classes

Sponsorship : THANK YOU TO PALSSON HEREFORD FARMS AND GRIDSHIELD FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSORS FOR THIS CLASS

Banner: ­­­­PALSSON HEREFORD FARMS

Dairy Cattle

DAIRY HEIFER SHOW

Directors in Charge:

Michael Cavanagh - michael.cavanagh@notherncu.com (613-402-6985)

If you have any questions, please contact the Director in Charge

Make your entries online at carpfair.ca

THANKS TO AUDREY GUIGUES-ALEXANDER, KANATA, FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSOR OF THE DAIRY SHOW

Judge: Terry Smygwaty

This show includes both Holstein & Coloured Breed Heifers

IMPORTANT TO EXHIBITORS:

  1. Proof of liability insurance must accompany each entry form for the animals being shown. Entries will not be processed until this is received and are subject to late entry fees.
  2. Manual Entries close on Friday September 8th, 2023. ONLINE Entries will close Sunday, September 17th, 2023. Entries will not be taken over the phone.
  3. Fair Share - CAS retains 15% of the prize money.
  4. The penalty for late entry, made after September 17th, 2023 until the day of the show, is an additional 5% of the prize money awarded.
  5. Any entries made after Friday, September 8th passes will not be mailed out, exhibitors required to pick up at fair office.
  6. Cattle must not be removed before 4:00 p.m. the day of the show – BUT must be out of the barn by 6:00 p.m.
  7. Code of ethics for all dairy cattle exhibitors
  8. CAS reserves the right to split or combine classes based on the number of entries at the time of the show.

The following supports good animal husbandry practices at shows, while presenting a positive image to spectators. All exhibitors and their fitters, agents, or other representatives agree to abide by the following rules and regulations.

The following practices or procedures are unacceptable in the show ring or registered dairy cattle:

  1. Misrepresenting the age or ownership of an animal
  2. Filling an animal’s rumen unnaturally with liquid (tubing)
  3. Administering epidural anaesthesia (blocking tails) and/or applying any irritant either externally or internally to the perineal (rectum and vagina) area
  4. Inserting foreign material/articles under the skin, into the topline (including hair not attached to its own hair follicle) or on the feet (administration of acceptable medications, and false switches and tails is permitted)
  5. Performing surgery of any kind to change the natural contour of appearance of the animal’s body, hide or hair. Not included is the removal of warts, teats and horns, clipping and dressing of hair and trimming of hooves
  6. Criticizing or interfering with the judge, show management or other exhibitors, or other conduct detrimental to the breed or show
  7. Wrapping hocks or draining fluid from hocks unless authorized by a veterinarian at the show

All exhibitors and their fitters, agents or other representatives agree to abide by the Standard Procedures and Rules and Regulations for Showing Dairy Cattle and/or other show rules and regulations.

ATTENTION

To be eligible for prize money, each breed must be shown separately and have at least:

  1. All exhibits must be owned by and registered in the name of the exhibitor. All animals must have an approved CCIA radio frequency identification tag. The Carp Agricultural Society will charge a $25 fee for any animal that comes to the Fair without a CCIA tag. All exhibitors will be required to present registration certificates on demand by an official of the Show. Failure to comply with this request will disqualify entries or animals from being exhibited.
  2. All exhibits must be registered in the name of the exhibitor in accordance with the by-laws of the Association. The certificate of registration must state if the animal is purebred or at least 75% of purebred inheritance, registered and recorded on the records of the Association in the name of the exhibitor. No animals will be accepted without a registration certificate or facsimile copy of both sides of up-to-date registration certificate from the breed offices. There will be no exceptions and no animal will be allowed to show on a signed transfer or Photostat certificate of registry. Each animal will be checked for show eligibility against its registration certificate prior to showing.
  3. The calculation of Premier Exhibitor and Premier Breeder points per exhibitor and per breeder will be assessed on a maximum of ten (10) animals shown and earning points in the individual classes.

Pee Wee Showmanship - Dairy Calf to be shown by a child ages 3-10 years. Show will start before the open show.

PRIZE MONEY: $5.00 to each participant. Exhibitor Rosettes to all participants. Sponsored by Matt & Lexi Munro & Family, Carp

NOTE: Ribbons to 5th place.

Holstein & Coloured Breeds Heifer Show

Friday September 22nd, 2023 - approximately 1:30pm

Prizes: 1st: $120, 2nd: $85, 3rd: $65, 4th: $45, 5th: $40, 6th: $35, 7th: $30, 8th: $25, 9th: $20, 10th: $15

Classes:

1.

Summer Calf Class Born on or after June 1st, 2024

Sponsorship: Appaulo Farms

2.

Female Junior Calf Born March 1st, 2024 To May 31st, 2024

3.

Female Intermediate Calf Born December 1st, 2023 to February 29th, 2024

Sponsorship: Grand Valley Fortifiers, Rivington Homes Ltd.

4.

Female Senior Calf Born September 1st, 2023 To November 30th, 2023

Sponsorship: Stanley's Olde Maple Lane Farm

5.

Female Summer Yearling Born June 1st, 2023 To August 31st, 2023

Sponsorship: Kanata Utilities LTD

6.

Female Junior Yearling Born March 1st, 2023 to May 31st, 2023

7.

Female Winter Yearling Born September 1st, 2022 to February 28th, 2023

Sponsorship: New McLaren Systems Inc.

8.

Female Senior Yearling Born September 1st, 2022 to November 30th, 2022

Sponsorship: D.A. Bielaskie & Son Ltd.

9.

Breeder's Herd A Group Of 3 Animals Limited to One Entry Per Exhibitor

Sponsorship: Bit-Ta-Luk Farms Pioneer

CHAMPION

Sponsorship: Richmond BMR, Trophy: Munro Farms

CHAMPION - Reserve

Sponsorship: Richmond BMR, Trophy: Munro Farms

CHAMPION - Honourable Mention

Sponsorship: Richmond BMR, Trophy: Munro Farms

PREMIER BREEDER

Sponsorship: Richmond BMR

PREMIER EXHIBITOR

Sponsorship: Richmond BMR, Voucher: Susan Cavanagh, IN MEMORY OF LEE CAVANAGH

SUPREME CHAMPION HEIFER

Prize: $500

Sponsorship: Paulview Farms Ltd., Richmond BMR, Rocky Creek Mechanics, Munro Farms, Dairy Show

Sheep

SHEEP DEPARTMENT

Sunday September 24th, 2023 - Judging begins at 10AM

Directors in Charge:

Kyle Lueders - kylelueders@hotmail.com (613-552-9586)

If you have any questions, please contact the Director in Charge

Make your entries online at carpfair.ca

Judge: Lee Brien - Winchester, ON

CARP FAIR WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE FOLLOWING FOR THEIR SPONSORSHIP:

NORTHERN CREDIT UNION

DEKA - CARP, ON

PROFOAM INSULATION LTD.

All exhibitors must have livestock in the barn by 9:00am the morning of the show. Exhibitors can leave the buildings after 4:30 pm

IMPORTANT TO EXHIBITORS:

  1. Proof of liability insurance must accompany each entry form for the animals being shown. Entries will not be processed until this information is received and are submitted to late entry fees.
  2. Manual Entries close on Friday September 8th, 2023. ONLINE Entries will close Sunday, September 17th, 2023. Entries will not be taken over the phone.
  3. Fair Share - CAS retains 15% of the prize money.
  4. Any entries made after Friday, September 8th- passes will not be mailed out, exhibitors required to pick up at fair office.
  5. There are open pens, and all animals must be in the pens when judging begins.
  6. No animals can arrive on site prior to Sunday morning at 7:00 a.m.
  7. *ALL ANIMALS MUST BE EAR TAGGED BEFORE ARRIVING TO FAIR, NO EXCEPTIONS. *
  8. The Carp Agricultural Society will charge a $25 fee for any animal that comes to the Fair without a CFIA tag.

ATTENTION:

Each breed must be shown separately and have at least:

  1. Three exhibitors per breed
  2. Twelve animals per breed exhibited at a Class A Fair, of which Carp is one. If these qualifications are not met by the individual breeds, only half of the prize money will be paid.
  3. The maximum total eligible exhibits per breed from a breeding unit is 6 head.
  4. All exhibits must be owned by and registered in the name of the exhibitor. All animals must be legibly tattooed.

Note: Ribbon to 5th place.

Suffolk Sheep

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $40, 4th: $30, 5th: $25, 6th: $20, 7th: $13, 8th: $10, 9th: $8, 10th: $6

Classes:

1.

Ewe Yearling 3rd pair of temporary incisors in place. Born & bred in Canada

Sponsorship: Baker Tilly Ottawa LLP

Sponsorship: Beavertail Pastries 1292488 Ontario Ltd.

2.

Ewe 1st pair of temporary incisors in place. Born & Bred in Canada

3.

Ram Yearling 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place

4.

Ram 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born in Canada

5.

Get-of-Sire, Group of 3 animals by the same sire 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Both sexes may be represented Born property of the exhibitor.

6.

Breeder's Flock, Group of 4 Animals Both sexes must be represented - all the animals in a group are to be of one breed - bred & owned by exhibitor.

Dorset Sheep

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $40, 4th: $30, 5th: $25, 6th: $20, 7th: $13, 8th: $10, 9th: $8, 10th: $6

Classes:

1.

Ewe Yearling 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born & bred in Canada

2.

Ewe 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born & bred in Canada

3.

Ram Yearling 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place.

4.

Ram 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born in Canada

5.

Get-of-Sire, group of 3 animals by the same sire First pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Both sexes may be represented. Born property of exhibitor

6.

Breeder's Flock, group of 4 animals. All animals in group are to be of one breed. Bred & owned by the exhibitor. Both sexes must be represented

Cheviot

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $40, 4th: $30, 5th: $25, 6th: $20, 7th: $13, 8th: $10, 9th: $8, 10th: $6

Classes:

1.

Ewe Yearling 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born & bred in Canada.

2.

Ewe 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born & bred in Canada.

3.

Ram Yearling 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place.

Sponsorship: Janet Foley

4.

Ram 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born in Canada

5.

Get-of-Sire, group of 3 animals by the same sire. 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Both sexes may be represented.

6.

Breeder's Flock, group of 4 animals. Both sexes must be represented. All the animals in a group are to be of one breed. Bred & owned by the exhibitor.

Hampshire

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $40, 4th: $30, 5th: $25, 6th: $20, 7th: $13, 8th: $10, 9th: $8, 10th: $6

Classes:

1.

Ewe Yearling 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born & bred in Canada

2.

Ewe 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born & bred in Canada

3.

Ram Yearling 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place.

4.

Ram 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born in Canada

5.

Get-of-Sire, group of 3 animals by the same sire. 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Both sexes may be represented.

6.

Breeder's Flock, group of 4 animals All the animals in the group are to be of one breed. Bred & owned by the exhibitor. Both sexes must be represented

Other Breeds

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $40, 4th: $30, 5th: $25, 6th: $20, 7th: $13, 8th: $10, 9th: $8, 10th: $6

Classes:

1.

Ewe Yearling 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born & bred in Canada.

2.

Ewe 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born in Canada.

3.

Ram Yearling 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place.

4.

Ram 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born in Canada.

5.

Get-of-Sire, group of 3 animals by same sire. 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Bred & owned by the exhibitor. Both sexes may be represented.

6.

Breeder's Flock, group of 4 animals. All animals in group must be of one breed. Bred & owned by the exhibitor. Both sexes must be represented.

Market Lambs

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $40, 4th: $30, 5th: $25, 6th: $20, 7th: $13, 8th: $10, 9th: $8, 10th: $6

Classes:

1.

Open market lambs

Commercial

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $40, 4th: $30, 5th: $25, 6th: $20, 7th: $13, 8th: $10, 9th: $8, 10th: $6

Classes:

1.

Ewe Yearling 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born & bred in Canada.

Sponsorship: Canadian Co-Operative Wool Growers Ltd

2.

Ewe 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born & bred in Canada

3.

Ram Yearling 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place.

4.

Ram 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place. Born in Canada.

5.

Breeder's Flock, group of 4 animals. All animals in group must be of one breed. Bred & owned by the exhibitor.

Open Junior Showmanship (Age 5-21)

Prize: $5

Classes:

1.

Open Junior Showmanship (Age 5-21)

Goats

GOAT DEPARTMENT

Friday September 22nd, 2023 - Judging begins approximately at 3PM

Directors in Charge:

Kyle Lueders - kylelueders@hotmail.com (613-552-9586)

If you have any questions, please contact the Director in Charge

Make your entries online at carpfair.ca

Judge: Mel Mclaughlin - Seelys Bay

THANK YOU TO NORTHERN CREDIT UNION AND VANSON TRANSPORT FOR BEING THE MAJOR SPONSORS OF THE GOAT SHOW

All exhibitors must have livestock in barn by 9am the morning of the show.
No exhibitors can leave the building until after the conclusion of the show.

IMPORTANT TO EXHIBITORS:

MPORTANT TO EXHIBITORS:

  1. Proof of liability insurance must accompany each entry form for the animals being shown. Entries will not be processed until this information is received and are submitted to late entry fees.
  2. Manual Entries close on Friday September 8th, 2023. ONLINE Entries will close Sunday, September 17th, 2023. Entries will not be taken over the phone.
  3. Fair Share - CAS retains 15% of the prize money.
  4. Any entries made after Friday, September 8th 2023 - passes will not be mailed out, exhibitors required to pick up at fair office.
  5. There are open pens and all animals must be in the pens when judging begins.
  6. No animals can arrive on site before Sunday morning at 7:00 a.m.
  7. *ALL ANIMALS MUST BE EAR TAGGED BEFORE ARRIVING TO FAIR, NO EXCEPTIONS. *
  8. The Carp Agricultural Society will charge a $25 fee for any animal that comes to the Fair without a CFIA tag.

ATTENTION:

Each breed must be shown separately and have at least:

  1. Three exhibitors per breed
  2. Twelve animals per breed exhibited at a Class A Fair, of which Carp is one. If these qualifications are not met by the individual breeds, only half of the prize money will be paid.
  3. The maximum total eligible exhibits per breed from a breeding unit is 6 head.
  4. All exhibits must be owned by and registered in the name of the exhibitor. All animals must be legibly tattooed.

Registered Boer Fullblood & Purebred

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $40, 4th: $30, 5th: $25, 6th: $20, 7th: $13, 8th: $10, 9th: $8, 10th: $6 (15% kept by the fair)

Classes:

1.

Doe kid of current year - 0 to 9 months

2.

Yearling doe - 9 to 24 months - Never kidded

3.

Yearling doe - 12 to 24 months - Having kidded

4.

Mature doe - 12 to 24 months - Having kidded

5.

Mature doe - 24 to 36 months - Having kidded

6.

Buck kid of current year - 0 to 9 months

7.

Yearling buck - born in the previous calendar year

8.

Buck - 2 years old

9.

Mature buck - 3 years & over

10.

Get-of-Sire - group of 3 animals by the same sire Born property of the exhibitor, both sexes may be represented

11.

Breeder's Herd - group of 4 animals all of one breed Bred & owned by the exhibitor, both sexes MUST be represented

12.

Best Exhibitor's Herd Group of 4 animals owned by the exhibitor

Grand Champion

Commercial

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $40, 4th: $30, 5th: $25, 6th: $20, 7th: $13, 8th: $10, 9th: $8, 10th: $6 (15% kept by the fair)

Classes:

1.

Doe kid of the current year - 0 to 9 months

2.

Yearling doe - 9 to 24 months - Never kidded

3.

Yearling doe - 12 to 24 months - Having kidded

4.

Mature doe - 24 to 36 months - Having kidded

5.

Mature doe - over 36 months

6.

Buck kid of current year - 0 to 9 months

7.

Yearling buck - born in the previous calendar year

8.

Buck - 2 years old

9.

Mature buck - 3 years and over

10.

Get-of-Sire - group of 3 animals by the same sire Both sexes may be represented, born property of the exhibitor

11.

Breeder's Herd - group of 4 animals all of one breed Both sexes must be represented, bred & owned by the exhibitor

12.

Best Exhibitor's Herd Group of 4 animals owned by exhibitor

Grand Champion

All other Breeds - Must state breed prior to show

Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $40, 4th: $30, 5th: $25, 6th: $20, 7th: $13, 8th: $10, 9th: $8, 10th: $6 (15% kept by the fair)

Classes:

1.

Doe kid of current year - 0 to 9 months

2.

Yearling doe - 9 to 24 months - Never kidded

3.

Yearling doe - 12 to 24 months - Having kidded

4.

Mature doe - 24 to 36 months - Having kidded

5.

Mature doe - over 36 months - Having kidded

6.

Buck kid of current year - 0 to 9 months

7.

Yearling buck - born in previous calendar year

8.

Buck - 2 years old

9.

Mature buck - 3 years & over

10.

Get-of-Sire - group of 3 animals by the same sire Born the property of the exhibitor, both sexes may be represented

11.

Breeder's Herd - group of 4 animals all of one breed Both sexes must be represented

12.

Best Exhibitor's Herd Group of 4 animals owned by the exhibitor

Grand Champion

Open Youth Showmanship:

Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10, 5th: $5, 6th: $5, 7th: $5, 8th: $5, 9th: $5, 10th: $5

Classes:

13.

Open Youth Showmanship Participants do not have to own their goat.

15.

PeeWee (5-8)

16.

Junior (9-12)

17.

Intermediate (13-16)

18.

Senior (17-21)

Open Youth Conformation

Open to all breeds with classes to be divided based on registration.

Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10, 5th: $5, 6th: $5, 7th: $5, 8th: $5, 9th: $5, 10th: $5 (15% kept by the fair)

Classes:

1.

Junior Doe Born between April 1st to September 1st, 2024

2.

Intermediate Doe Born between January 1st to March 31st, 2024

3.

Yearling Doe Born in 2023 has not kidded

 

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