1. Up to two approved exhibits from each county will be accepted.

2. Only one entry per exhibitor/farm entity per class is permitted. Variety is not to be named.

3. A hay or straw exhibit must consist of one 4″ flake, machine baled, 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 1-40 – $30, $28, $26, $24, $22, $21, $20, $19, $18, $17 (10 prizes)

Class 1            Oats                                        –           2.5 kg

Class 2            Hulless Oats                           –           2.5 kg

Class 3            Barley                                      –           2 row, 2.5 kg

Class 4            Barley                                      –           6 row, 2.5 kg

Class 5            Malt Barley                              –           2.5 kg ““ provide Verified Malt Quality Certification

Class 6            Spring Wheat                          –           2.5 kg

Class 7            Soft Winter Wheat                  –           2.5 kg

Class 8            Hard Winter Wheat                 –           2.5 kg

Class 9            Sunflowers                              –           2.5 kg

Class 10          Rye                                         –           2.5 kg

Class 11          Buckwheat                              –           2.5 kg

Class 12          Field Peas                               –           2.5 kg

Class 13          Forage Peas                           –           2.5 kg

Class 14          Soybeans                                –           2.5 kg

Class 15          White Field Beans                   –           2.5 kg

Class 16          Coloured Field Beans             –           2.5 kg

Class 17          Canola                                     –           2.5 kg

Class 18          Red Clover                              –           2.5 kg

Class 19          Birdsfoot Trefoil                      –           2.5 kg

Class 20          Timothy                                   –           2.5 kg

Class 21          Alfalfa                                      –           2.5 kg

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 30A       Flake of Straw

Class 30B       Chopped Straw

Class 31A       Haylage 1st cut                        –           2.5 kg

Class 31B       Haylage 2nd, 3rd or 4th cut        –           2.5kg (cut to be identified on tag)

Class 32          Baled Haylage 1st cut            –           2.5 kg

Class 33          Baled Haylage 2nd, 3rd or 4th cut –      2.5 kg (Cut to be indicated on tag)

Class 34A       Oat, Barley and/or Rye Silage –         2.5 kg

Class 34B       Forage Soybeans                   –           2.5 kg  *NEW CLASS in 2021

Class 35          Corn Silage, Processed          –           2.5 kg

Class 36          Corn Silage, Not Processed   –           2.5 kg

Class 37          Grain Corn                              –           10 ears

Class 38          Shelled Corn                           –           2.5 kg

Class 39          Potatoes                                  –           10 tubers, table stock

Class 40          Special Shelled Corn Bin Class –       2.5 kg random unaltered bin sample

Prize money in Class 41 – 1st-$80, 2nd-$60, 3rd-$50, any other worthy exhibit $30

Class 41          Best Sheaf of Cereal Grain

  • Sheaf may be constructed of Oat, Barley, Wheat or Rye 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


  • Two Classes:
    • 42A – Hay
    • 42B – Haylage *NEW CLASS in 2021
  • 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 machine baled flake of hay, or 2.5 kg sample of haylage, with the cut indicated – 1st, 2nd, or 3rd.
  • All entries must be made only by your county SCIA appointed Director.
  • Samples will be tested by the Ottawa Valley Harvestore testing machine and ready for display on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.
  • Prize money will be awarded according to points on an official score card.


  • 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.

We always welcome ideas for new classes and opportunities. Should your local county show have additional classes you would like to see added to the Championship Show, please let us know.


Any changes to this prize list will be updated by January 15, 2021, and posted on our web site at 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
[email protected]