Chestermere Country Fair- Red Ribbon Competition
Chestermere Country Fair Red Ribbon (Bench) Competition - 2023 Sections and Classes are available online - and there are tons of BRAND NEW CLASSES!!!
What is a Bench Show? A bench show is a term used to describe a competition where you may enter your best baking sewing, handicrafts, cooking, artwork and photography (plus more) for the chance to win a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place ribbon and maybe even a trophy!
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How To Enter The Red Ribbon Competition
Peruse the general rules, special rules, Sections and Classes listed on the following pages to decide which classes you would like to compete or just “show off" in.
Use the entry form above. Fill in the contact information and check off Family Aggregate if you want to compete for the Grand Aggregate. Next, fill out the classes you would like to enter. Names are necessary when more than one family member uses the form. School is used to determine the school with the most entries. Please include your phone and email for administration purposes only by the Country Fair Committee.
Fill in an entry tag (available at the Chestermere Public Library or the Chestermere Recreation Centre) for each entry and attach to entry.
Bring your entry to the Curling Rink area between 11:00 am and 6:00 pm on Friday, September 8th, 2023
Red Ribbon Rules and Judging
Please click here for complete rules and judging information
Special Prizes (check back as we add more):
Youth classes only: Cash prizes and ribbons will be awarded to all 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place in Youth classes.
Class 1046 - 1st Place $15 gift card Sponsored by Macaroni KID Chestermere
Class 1047 - 1st Place $15 gift card Sponsored by Macaroni KID Chestermere
Class 1051 - 1st Place $15 gift card Sponsored by Macaroni KID Chestermere
Class 524 1st Place $20.00 Donated by the King Family, in memory of Steve King
Class 900 1st Place $20.00 Donated by the King Family, in memory of Steve King
Class 922 1st Place $55 2nd Place $30 3rd Place $15 Sponsored by Michelle Eldjarnson
Class 923 1st Place $55 2nd Place $30 3rd Place $15 Sponsored by Michelle Eldjarnson
Class 924 1st Place $55 2nd Place $30 3rd Place $15 Sponsored by Michelle Eldjarnson
Class 925 1st Place $55 2nd Place $30 3rd Place $15 Sponsored by Michelle Eldjarnson
Section 5 - Best in Show award Sponsored by Garden Scents Garden Centre
Section 6 - Best in Show award Sponsored by Garden Scents Garden Centre
NEW Competitions for 2023
The Kindness Project
Section One - Baking
Section Two - Jams, Jellies & Preserves
Section Four - Honey
Section Five - Flowers
Section Six- Vegetables, Herbs & Fruit
Section Seven - Handicrafts & Fibre Arts
Section Eight - Quilting
Section Nine - Photography
Section 10 - Art & Crafts
Section Eleven & 12 - Wine & Beer
2022 Red Ribbon Winners
Baking: Jeff Kearns
Jams, Jellies and Preserves: Stefan Zapf
Pickles, Sauces, Eggs: James Kearns
Honey: Sherry Phillips
Flowers: Anna Kearns
Vegetables, Herbs & Fruit: Jeff Kearns
Handicrafts: Kathryn Braun
Quilting: Susan Jankowski
Photography: Kathyrn Braun
Art: Nyomi Hryniuk
Wine: Don Phillips
Family Grand Aggregate: Kearns Family
School with Most Entries: Indus School
Parade Winner: Chestermere Minor Hockey Association