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Online entries opening date TBA


PLEASE NOTE: KNIT, CROCHET & RUGS HAVE BEEN MOVED TO A NEW DEPARTMENT B HERE

ENTRY CLOSING DATE: Friday, July 26

EXHIBIT ARRIVAL DATE: Bring your exhibits on Wednesday, August 7 between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Entries brought after this time cannot be judged.

ENTRY FEE: Sections A & B: $0.50 (Junior, People With Diverse Abilities)

Sections C, D, E, F: $1.00 (Open)

PRIZE MONEY: 1ST – $5, 2ND – $4, 3RD – $3

Rosettes: Best in Show, Honourable Mention, Most Points and Best in Category

SPECIAL AWARDS:

  • Most Points in (includes all sections): $25 Cash Award
  • Book Prizes for Section A, Junior
  • Most Points Most Points in Section C (Sewing): $25 gift certificate from Castle Fun Park
  • Most Points in Section D, E & F combined: TBA

Please Note:

• Only one entry per class is permitted.

• You must present your claim tag to collect your exhibit and prize money which will be released Sunday, August 11 at 5 p.m. After Sunday, items will be available in the Fair Office 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. until Thursday, August 15. The office will not be staffed after this date. See instructions in Notice to Exhibitors.

• All work must be the work of the exhibitor.

• All work must be completed after August 2023.

• No article previously competing in a Chilliwack Fair class will be accepted.

• All exhibitors of valuable items must have proper insurance to cover any loss or damage. See Notice to Exhibitors.

• Youth are also encouraged to enter all open classes.

• Prizes awarded are at judge’s discretion.

SECTION A: JUNIOR (Age 18 & under)

CLASSES:

1.Machine sewn apron

2. Machine sewn garment, any size or type

3. Machine sewn craft project, stuffed animals, or dolls

4. Machine sewn craft project, small accessory (hat, bag, purse, etc.)

5. Pillow case, using 2 or more pieces of fabric

6. Any other sewn item not listed, please name item on entry form.

7. Embroidered article, any style needlework (hand done)

8. Cross Stitch, any items

9. Plastic Canvas, any item

10. Framed needlework picture, any size

11. Latch hook article, any size

12. Doll’s clothes, any type

SECTION B: PEOPLE WITH DIVERSE ABILITIES

(Open to any person with neurodivergent, cognitive, or physical support needs)

CLASSES:

13. Machine sewn, any article

14. Embroidery/cross stitch, any article

15. Plastic canvas, any item, any size

16. Latch hooked article, any size

17. Any other textile craft not listed in category

SECTION C: SEWING (Open)

CLASSES:

18. Baby/toddler garment (up to size 2 yrs.)

19. Dress, Shirt or blouse for adult or child, with sleeves and collar

20. Skirt, pants or jeans with waistband and zipper for adult or child

21. Sleepwear or loungewear for adult or child

22. Lingerie for adult

23. Apron

24. Special occasion dress (wedding, prom/ graduation, christening, etc.)

25. Purse or tote bag

26. Set of 2 placemats or potholders/ oven mitts

27. Any holiday, seasonal or special occasion article, please name article on entry form.

28. Doll’s clothes, one article or outfit

29. Stuffed toy, any type

30. Any other article not listed above, please name article on form

SECTION D: COUNTED THREAD (Open)

CLASSES:

31. Petit Point article, any size

32. Needlepoint article

33. Counted cross-stitch on Aida completed as a wall hanging or framed picture, with a worked area less than 80 sq. in. (8×10)

34. Counted cross-stitch on Aida completed as a wall hanging or framed picture, with a worked area more than 80 sq. in. (8×10)

35. Counted cross-stitch on linen or even weave fabric completed as a wall hanging or framed picture, with a worked area less than 80 sq. in. (8×10)

36. Counted cross-stitch on linen or even weave fabric completed as a wall hanging or framed picture, with a worked area more than 80 sq. in. (8×10)

37. Counted cross-stitch, any other article not listed above. Please name article on entry form.

38. Hardanger article, any size, please name article on entry form.

39. Holiday, seasonal or special occasion, any article using a counted thread technique and medium, please name article on entry form.       

SECTION E: EMBROIDERY (Open)

CLASSES:

40. Hand embroidery (not counted thread), any size, please name article on entry form.

41. Crewel embroidery using wool, any article, please name article on entry form.

42. Cutwork embroidery, any article, please name article on entry form.

43. Any other embroidery technique not listed above (such as stupor, pulled thread, etc.), any article, please name technique and article on entry form.

44. Holiday, seasonal or special occasion, any article using an embroidery technique, please name article on entry form.

SECTION E: SPECIAL NEEDLE CRAFTS (Open)

CLASSES:

45. Any creative stitchery article using silk or metallic threads as embellishments, please name article on entry form.

46. Combination of 2 or more creative stitchery techniques, any article, please name article and techniques used on entry form.

47. Work in Progress, any unfinished creative stitchery article with an explanation as to why it is not finished! This article will be judged on the quality of the work and originality of excuses! Please note that the article, name of creator and story will be displayed.

48. Beaded article created by needle/hook, not jewelry.  Jewelry must be entered in Dept. Q, Hobbies, please name article on entry form.

49. Bead embellishment on garment or home décor items using needle/hook. Beadwork only to be judged, please name article on entry form.

50. Any tatted article, please name article on entry form.

51. Collection of 3 or more decorative items made by using one of the Needle Arts methods, please name collection and method used on entry form.

52. Latch hook wall hanging or pillow, any size

53. Latch hook rug, any size

54. Plastic canvas work, any article, please name article on entry form