May 25 to 28, 2023
173rd Fair Theme: Through the Farm Gates

Homecraft Rules

Homecraft Rules & Regulations


All entries must be the work of Amateurs

An amateur is one who engages in a craft as a pastime hobby and not as a licensed professional.

  • Exhibitors’ fee of $5.00 must be paid on or before making entries. Fee entitles exhibitors to show as many items as desired.
  • All classes are open to both Men and Women
  • All exhibitors will pay gate admission to the grounds but to offset this charge, there will not be any percentage deducted from the prize money. This is to improve the conditions at the gates and to eliminate the issuing of passes.
  • Prize money allotment, in all cases, is subject to change to utilize any donations of merchandise received & may be picked up on Sunday at 2 pm along with any merchandise prize won from Homecraft Office at the Schomberg Community Hall.
  • Exhibits may be brought to the Schomberg Community Hall on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. or on Friday morning from 8.30 to 11.30 a.m. They will remain in place until 4:30 p.m. on Sunday evening.
  • The Schomberg Agricultural Society is not responsible for any loss or breakage of any exhibit. Great care will be executed in the handling of the exhibits and the overnight caretaking of the premises is guaranteed.
  • Please have articles properly marked to correspond with the prize list, with a Schomberg entry ticket attached to each entry. Please have proper tags ready for drop off. Printable tags will be available on our website at Entries must be listed on the entry form found on the website, which must be left with the secretary at the time of entry. For tickets and additional entry forms, please contact the secretary. An individual exhibitor may only enter one article in each section in all classes, and may only receive one prize per section.
  • A Junior exhibitor shall be up to and including the age of 17. Junior exhibitors shall not pay entry fees in sections or classes marked for “Junior exhibitors only” but shall pay the regular exhibitor’s fee if entering in an adult class.
  • All exhibits must be handcrafted by the exhibitor and may only be exhibited by the maker of the craft. Crafts exhibited must be neat, clean and odour free. Items do not have to be new.
  • Point system used to decide winners will be: First – 3 points, second – 2 points, Third – 1 point
  • Placing in specials does not count in the point system


Judging Standards Booklet

Homecraft Judging Standards For Ontario Fairs

Book updated in 2021… Free download until further notice.