4-H CLASSES – 100 to 127


1. Open to any 2016 4-H member in Eastern Ontario or Western Quebec within the area outlined in Rule 2 of General Rules & Regulations on page 1.

2. Each exhibit in Classes 100 to 109 inclusive must be sampled and prepared by the 4-H member and must be grown in 2016.

3. A 4-H member may enter only one exhibit per class.

4. A 4-H member may exhibit from either the county in which the member paid their 2016 4-H Ontario membership fee or from the county where the project was completed.

5. The new Canadian 4-H emblem (in 4-H green) must be located on the front of posters and exhibits. A copy can be down-loaded from the 4-H Ontario web site www.4-hontario.ca.

6. All posters and exhibits must have exhibitor’s name, age (as of January 1, 2016), club, and county printed on the back of the poster.

7. If, in the opinion of the judge, an exhibit is not worthy of first place, a prize worthy of the entry will be awarded.

8. No variety names are to be stated on any entries shown in classes 100-109.

9. All identification from previous competitions must be removed.

10. Exhibits must have completed OVSGA tags attached.

11. Display of 4-H lifeskills exhibits at the Ottawa Valley Farm Show will be based on available space and exhibit quality, and at the discretion of the Championship Show Committee.

Prize money in Class 100-123 – $25, $23, $21, $19, $17, $15, any other worthy entry $10.

Class 100        Potatoes     –           10 tubers

Class 101        Oats     –           2 kg

Class 102        Beans (any variety)     –           2 kg

Class 103        Barley     –           6 row, 2 kg

Class 104        Spring Wheat      –           2 kg

Class 105        Winter Wheat      –           2 kg

Class 106        Soybeans      –           2 kg

Class 107        Grain Corn     –           10 ears

Class 108        1st Cut Legume and Grass 4″ flake. 70 percent and 30 percent either way.

Class 109        2nd Cut Mixed Legume and Grass 4″ flake.  80 percent and 20 percent either way.

Classes 110 to 124 – Two divisions in each class.
Junior (14 years & under) and Senior (15 years & over) as of January 1, 2016. 
Must specify on the entry form if exhibitor is a Junior or a Senior.


Class 110        Poster, size approx 22″ x 28″ relating to a specific 4-H project completed in 2016

Class 111        “ME” poster – a collection of photos/pictures and a hand or type-written one page (8.5” x11”) article telling about yourself, mounted on bristol board (size approx 22″ x 28)

Class 112        Poster of Photography – a collection of 8 – 10 photos, of “Your Club in Action”.

Mounted and labelled (approx 22″ x 28″)

Class 113        Collection of 10 actual weed specimens pressed, labelled and identified – in a book or as a poster (approx 22″ x 28″).  Weeds as identified in the Canadian Weed Seed Order.

Class 114        Collection of 10 actual crop seeds labelled and identified – in a book or as a poster (approx 22″ x 28″)

Class 115        Poster (approx 22” x 28”) Promoting youth involvement at 4-H events

Ie. EastGen Showcase, Leadership Camp, Achievement Day, etc.

Class 116        Poster (approx 22” x 28”) Promoting the 90th Anniversary of the Ottawa Valley Seed Growers Association in 2017

Class 117        Any item – Something NEW from Something OLD

Class 118        Any article of woodworking – not from a kit

Class 119        Any article of sewing

Class 120        Any craft item

Class 121        Any item of Stitchery (knitting, crocheting, quilting, cross-stitching, etc.)

Class 122        One Page from a Scrapbook

Class 123        A 4-H Project Book (standard size 1” binder or duo-tang) related to any 4-H project completed during the 2016 Club Year

Prize money in Class 124 – 1st-$45, 2nd-$35, 3rd-$25, any other worthy exhibit $15.

Class 124        Artistic Display

  • Two divisions

› Junior 14 years and under (as of January 1, 2016)
› Senior 15 years and over (as of January 1, 2016)

  • 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 37cm) 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. Entries in this class do not have to be shown at an achievement day before coming to this Championship Show.
  • Will be scored on: Creativity = 50%, Materials = 35%, Neatness = 15%

Prize money in Class 125, 126 and 127 – 1st-$30, 2nd-$25, 3rd-$20, any other worthy exhibit $15

Class 125        Best Sheaf of Cereal Grain

  • Sheaf may be constructed of Oat or Barley or Wheat plants.
  • Sheaf must be mounted to be self-standing.
  • No exhibitor may make more than one entry per kind, ie. one sheaf of Oats and one sheaf of Barley, but not two sheaves of Oats.

Class 126        4-H Club Exhibit

  • Open to any 4-H Club.
  • Exhibits displayed at fairs or exhibitions in 2016 are eligible for this class.
  • Tables which are 72″ x 30″ will be provided for the displays.
  • Exhibit not to exceed 42 inches in height and should be free standing.
  • The exhibit is to be educational in nature.
  • The exhibit must be prepared by two or more members of the same club.

Class 127        4-H Member Exhibit

  • Topic related to 4-H project completed in 2016.
  • Exhibit should not exceed 42 inches in height and should be free standing.


Any changes to this prize list will be updated by March 1, 2017, and posted on our web site at www.ottawafarmshow.com and will take precedence over this prize list.

If you have questions, or require more information, contact your county SCIA appointed Director.

Or contact Arlene Ross, OVSGA Secretary-Treasurer