GENERAL RULES & REGULATIONS
- All Exhibitors including truck drivers and helpers will pay full gate admission to grounds. There will NOT be any percentage deducted from prize winnings. This is in order to improve the conditions at the gates and eliminate the issuing of passes.
- Exhibitors of horses, and cows, must have proof of 1 million dollars liability insurance plus full address & postal code at time of making entries or prizes will not be mailed
- All Homecraft Exhibitors must pay an exhibitor’s fee except junior classes up to and including 17 years of age. Juniors exhibiting in adult classes must pay the adult exhibitor’s fee.
- Homecraft Exhibits – must be brought to the 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 5:00 p.m. on Sunday evening.
- The Hall will be closed between 4:30 & 5 p.m. on Sunday. Entries can be picked up AFTER 5 p.m. Prizes may be picked up after 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Homecraft Office.
- All prizes not claimed by August 31 of current Fair year will revert to the Society.
- NOTE: All cheques issued in payment of prize money must be cashed within (4) months from date of issue. All uncashed cheques will be considered void.
- All entries in Livestock made on Saturday & Sunday must be in the hands of the Secretary by 10 a.m. on those days.
- Livestock Exhibits – All animals to be shown on Saturday and Sunday must be on the grounds by 9:30 a.m. and REMAIN AT THE FAIR until 4:00/4:30 p.m.
- No interference with the judges in the discharge of their duties will be tolerated and any person violating this rule shall forfeit his/her right to all awards made.
- All exhibits must be the bona fide property of the exhibitor and implements and articles must be exhibited by the maker, inventor or authorized agent.
- All Judges and Directors are requested to note that no prize is to be awarded to any animal or article, even if it be the only entry in the class, unless it is deemed worthy of a prize.
- Exhibitors will be required to comply with the reasonable demand of the Directors or they will forfeit their prizes. The Directors will not be responsible for goods lost, but will render every possible assistance towards their recovery, and will not be responsible for accidents to animals, persons, machinery or autos on the grounds either as participants, exhibitors, competitors or spectators.
- In case of bad or unfavourable weather, or other reasons, causing the receipts to fall short of paying expenses and all prizes in full, a proportionate amount will be deducted from the prizes to enable the Directors to balance the accounts without a loss.
- Any Exhibitor who may feel aggrieved from any cause, other than the decision of the judges, may protest against the same before the 11th day of June, by giving the same to Secretary in writing, furnishing a deposit of $25.00 and appearing before the Directors at their first meeting after the Fair. If the protest is sustained the deposit money will be refunded. No prizes (other than Homecraft exhibits in the Hall) will be paid until after the said meeting.
- For the purpose of the Classifications a “breeding Unit” is defined as follows: In each classification where the same or common interests are involved in more than one breeding operation, such operations are considered as one Breeding Unit. In all cases where there is any doubt that more than one Breeding Unit exists, the interpretation shall be that one Breeding Unit exists. The responsibility of proof of separation of Breeding Units shall rest with the exhibitor(s)
- It is understood that the exhibitors shall release the Schomberg Agricultural Society, its Officers and Directors from all claims for damages arising from loss or destruction of, or injury or damage to any attendant or other persons in charge of said exhibits or any property of such, whether occasioned by negligence or otherwise, and the exhibitors agree to indemnify the Schomberg Agricultural Society against all claims or demands of any kind or nature by reason of any loss, injury or damage occasioned by any animal or other exhibit, arising from the negligence or misconduct of any person in charge of such exhibit or by reason of injury or damage to any such attendant or person in charge, or the property of such.
- The above rules govern all exhibits and exhibitors.
- The Schomberg Agricultural Society has the right to refuse any entry or exhibit.
Please be aware that all livestock must arrive with CFIA tags, they are to be tagged before they leave the farm. Should they arrive without tags, and the Inspectors discover this, you are putting
YOURSELF at risk of a $1300.00 fine, as well as $1300.00 for the trucker and another $1300.00 fine for the S.A.S. The S.A.S. is NOT a tagging station for livestock. All untagged livestock will not be permitted to show.