RULES AND REGULATIONS
- All exhibits must be bona fide property of the exhibitor. No animal can be shown in two classes or compete for more than one Society prize, except in the case of a special prize or sweepstake. Livestock for exhibition must be in their places by 10 o’clock on Saturday of the Fair. For commencement of judging times, please see appropriate Class.
- All livestock exhibitors must provide a copy of proof of liability insurance to the Secretary with entry/registration papers. At the fair, exhibitors will be asked to fill out and sign a “Hold Harmless” agreement. To save time on day of show, please mail photocopy of proof of insurance, with your entry to Petrolia and Enniskillen Ag.
Society, Rear 4065 Dufferin Ave., Petrolia, Ontario N0N 1R0.
- All animals exhibited must be the property of the exhibitor and satisfactory proof of ownership must be produced if requested.
- Exhibitors making entries in partnership in livestock classes must give satisfactory proof that the partnership existed for the three months previous to the date of the fair.
- Should the judge consider the best exhibit of a section to be of an inferior quality, he can reduce the prize amount of premium or withhold the prize at his discretion. The decision of the judges will be final. No appeal will be considered. Upon the discovery of fraud or deception as to the ownership of any article exhibited, the Board of
Directors will deal accordingly.
- The pedigree of purebred animals, certificates on registration may be called for before a judge will make an award.
- All exhibits for display in Exhibition Building will be received Thursday of the Fair from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Flowers in Class 27 and items in Class 16B, 16C and 16D will be received Friday of the fair, from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. All property exhibited must
remain on the grounds and in the buildings until 4:15 p.m. on Saturday of the Fair, if removed before that hour, prizes will be forfeited. Adequate protection will be provided for all exhibits. All Livestock must remain on the grounds until 4:00 p.m. or forfeit their prize winnings.
- All merchandise won must be picked up within 30 days of the Fair.
- No person shall enter more than one item in any one section.
- All persons on the grounds will be subject to the rules of the Managing Committee. Exhibitors interfering with the judges will forfeit their prizes.
- While the Directors of the Association agree to take every reasonable precaution to ensure the safety of animals and articles sent to the exhibition, yet it must be distinctly understood that the owners are to assume all risks, and should any animal be accidentally injured, lost or stolen, Directors will render all assistance in their power for the recovery of the same, but they will not recognize any claim for
payment of the value or any portion thereof, and further, the Society will not be responsible for anyone being injured in any way on the grounds.
- If the receipts are insufficient to meet the prize list in full, the prizes will be paid prorata, as the funds permit.
- Judges have full power to classify all articles and animals that are being exhibited. If your exhibit is not entered correctly, please notify the Secretary.
- No exhibitor will receive more than two prizes in any one section of the livestock division. Please check the rules in the Class.
- Prizes will be paid as soon as possible. No prizes are paid during the Fair unless stated. Cheques must be cashed by Dec. 31, 2019.
- Questions not covered herein, will be decided by the Managing Board whose decision will be final.
- Notice is hereby given that Officers of the Society may by their Rules and Regulations prohibit and prevent theatrical, circus and mountebank performances, exhibition 9 and shows, and no games of chance or gambling on the grounds, or within 300 yards. The Society may also regulate or prevent huckstering or trafficking in fruits, goods,
wares or merchandise on Exhibition Grounds, or within 300 yards thereof, and any person who, after due notice of such Rules and Regulations, violating the same, shall be liable to be removed by the Officers, Policemen or Constables of the Society.
- Five dollar ($5) entry fee plus 10% of all prize money will be retained for livestock open show and 10% on classes other than livestock.
- The Electrical Safety Code, Ontario, regulation 10/91, requires that all electrical equipment must be approved ( before it may be lawfully advertised, displayed, offered for sale, sold or otherwise disposed of used in the Province of Ontario). It is therefore the responsibility of each vendor to ensure that all electrical equipment in, or about, their booth comply with the above regulation. This includes the electrical merchandise as well as lighting and display equipment. Should any of this equipment not conform it is recommended that you request temporary permission to exhibit while the necessary approval certification is being sought. Please write directly to: Hydro One, or the appropriate inspection department for that area you will be exhibiting in. Any questions concerning regulation for booth wiring should be
addressed to Hydro One. Failure of Electrical equipment to comply with the safety code requirements can result in the equipment being refused connection to the source of electrical supply and it may even be ordered removed from the display.
- As a Fair we have an ethical obligation to assure that all animals in our Fair, receive appropriate and modest care for their well-being.
- EXHIBITOR NUMBERS AND ENTRY TAGS are available ahead of time by contacting the Secretary, at 519-330-8804 firstname.lastname@example.org