Field Crop Classes – Classes 1 to 43
1. Up to two approved exhibits from each county will be accepted.
2. Only one entry per exhibitor/farm entity per class is permitted with exception of grain corn, shelled corn, and potatoes (Classes 37, 38 and 39) where an exhibitor/farm entity may show up to 2 entries per class providing each entry is a separate and distinct variety and named. Variety names are not permitted in other classes.
3. A hay or straw exhibit must consist of one 4″ flake, machine baled, undisturbed, in a polyethylene bag, identified with two entry tags, one on the inside of the bag and one tied securely on the outside of the bag. Samples must be cut to fit in plastic hay bags supplied by Ottawa Valley Seed Growers. Large bale samples must be cut to a similar size
4. Approved hay and silage exhibitors for the championship show may use new samples to assure freshness.
5. All entries must be untreated in order to display their natural colour. This rule does not apply to hay and silage Classes 22 to 36, 42, 43, 108 and 109.
Prize money in Class 1-41 – $30, $28, $26, $24, $22, $21, $20, $19, $18, $17 (10 prizes)
Class 1 Oats – 6 lbs
Class 2 Hulless Oats – 6 lbs
Class 3 Barley – 2 row, 6 lbs
Class 4 Barley – 6 row, 6 lbs
Class 5 Malt Barley – variety named – 6 lbs
Class 6 Spring Wheat – 6 lbs
Class 7 Soft Winter Wheat – 6 lbs
Class 8 Hard Winter Wheat – 6 lbs
Class 9 Sunflowers – 6 lbs
Class 10 Rye – 6 lbs
Class 11 Buckwheat – 6 lbs
Class 12 Field Peas – 6 lbs
Class 13 Forage Peas – 6 lbs
Class 14 Soybeans – 6 lbs
Class 15 White Field Beans – 6 lbs
Class 16 Coloured Field Beans – 6 lbs
Class 17 Canola – 4 lbs
Class 18 Red Clover – 4 lbs
Class 19 Birdsfoot Trefoil – 4 lbs
Class 20 Timothy – 4 lbs
Class 21 Alfalfa – 4 lbs
Class 22 First Cut Alfalfa – 85% or more alfalfa
Class 23 First Cut Legume other than alfalfa 85% or more legume
Class 24 First Cut Legume and Grass 70% and 30% either way.
Class 25 First Cut Grass 85% or more grass
Class 26 Second Cut Alfalfa or other Legume 85% or more legume
Class 27 Second Cut Mixed Legume and Grass 80% and 20% either way.
Class 28 Large Square or Round Bale Hay 1st Cut
Class 29 Large Square or Round Bale Hay 2nd Cut
Class 30 Flake of Straw
Class 31 Haylage – 5 lbs
Class 32 Baled Haylage 1st cut – 5 lbs
Class 33 Baled Haylage 2nd or 3rd cut – 5 lbs (Cut to be indicated on tag)
Class 34 Oat and/or Barley Silage – 5 lbs
Class 35 Corn Silage, Processed – 5 lbs
Class 36 Corn Silage, Not Processed – 5 lbs
Class 37 Grain Corn – 10 ears, variety named
Class 38 Shelled Corn – 6 lbs, variety named
Class 39 Potatoes – 10 tubers, table stock, variety named
Class 40 Special Shelled Corn Bin Class – 6 lbs randomly sampled by your county SCIA
appointed Director. To be displayed as a complete sample in OVSGA polyethylene bags.
Class 41 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.
Prize money in Class 42, 43A and 43B – 1st-$80, 2nd-$55, 3rd-$30, 4th-$25, 5th-$20, 6th-$15, any other worthy exhibit $10.
Class 42 OTTAWA VALLEY HAY QUALITY CLASS
- Competition open to two exhibits maximum, one exhibit per exhibitor/farm entity, per county, in the Ottawa Valley Seed Growers Association region.
- An exhibit for competition consists of one complete square bale of hay, indicating the cut – 1st, 2nd, or 3rd.
- All entries must be made only by your county SCIA appointed Director.
- The bale of hay will be core sampled at your County Show by our designated OVSGA representative. Your County assistance will be appreciated.
- The sample will be tested by an independent testing laboratory and ready for display on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Testing costs sponsored by New-Life Mills.
- Prize money will be awarded according to points on an official score card.
Class 43 SPECIAL EXPORT HAY COMPETITION
- Two classes
› 43A – 1st cut square bale
› 43B – 2nd cut square bale
- Competition open to maximum 4 bales per county in the Ottawa Valley Seed Growers Region, ie. maximum of two exhibits in 43A-1st cut and two exhibits in 43B-2nd cut per county.
- Samples will be judged for export by weight and quality.
- An exhibit for competition consists of one complete square bale of hay.
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