Judging Standards Book Available

The Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies has made available:

  1. Homecraft Judging Standards Book Revised 2009 – Guidelines for judging: Preserves, Quilts, Bread, Cookies, Scrapbooking, Photography, Displays, etc. - $5.00 plus HST.
  2. Agricultural Judging Standards – Guidelines for judging: Field Agricultural Judging Standards – Guidelines for judging: Field Crops, Roots & Vegetables, Fruits, Honey & Maple Syrup - $5.00 plus HST

To obtain your copy please visit http://ontarioagsocieties.com/member-services/oaas-merchandise

 

JUDGING STANDARDS* Guidelines

Yeast Bread and Rolls

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Texture
  • 50 Flavour

Tea Biscuits

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Texture
  • 50 Flavour

Coffee Cakes & Fruit Bread

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Texture
  • 50 Flavour

Muffins

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Texture
  • 50 Flavour

Two-Crust Pies

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Crust
  • 50 Flavour

One-Crust Pies or Tarts

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Crust
  • 50 Flavour

Cakes and Cupcakes

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 50 Internal Appearance
  • 50 Flavour and Aroma

Decorated Cakes 

  • 50 General Appearance
  • 50 Workmanship

Chiffon, Sponge and Angel Cakes

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 50 Internal Appearance
  • 50 Flavour and Aroma

Fruit Cake 

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Internal Appearance
  • 50 Flavour and Aroma

Cookies 

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Internal Appearance
  • 50 Flavour

Squares and Bars 

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Internal Appearance
  • 50 Flavour

Canned Fruits 

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Texture
  • 50 Flavour 

Jams, Conserves and Marmalades 

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Internal Texture
  • 50 Flavour 
 Jelly
  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Texture
  • 50 Flavour 

Candy and Fudge 

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Texture
  • 50 Flavour 

Pickles, Relishes, Ketchup, Salsa, Chutney and Dressings 

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Texture
  • 50 Flavour and Aroma
 Sensible Snacks
  • 50 General Appearance
  • 50 Nutritional Value

 

 

 

Quilts 

  • 25 General Appearance & Design
  • 20 Texture
  • 55 Workmanship

Clothing 

  • 25 Design, Colour and Materials
  • 50 Workmanship judged from outside of garment
  • 25 Workmanship judged from inside of garment 
 

Handicrafts 

  • 15 General Appearance
  • 15 Creative Design
  • 20 Colour and Materials 
  • 50 Workmanship

Wooden Crafts 

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 20 Colour, Material and Design
  • 50 Workmanship

Photography 

  • 25 Impact and Style
  • 50 Composition
  • 10 Presentation 
  • 15 Lighting

Needlecraft 

  • 25 General Appearance
  • 25 Design and Material 
  • 50 Workmanship

Displays 

  • 20 General Appearance
  • 25 Power to Attract & Hold Attention
  • 40 Message 
  • 15 Quality of Materials
 

 

*Taken from Homecraft Judging Standards for Ontario Fairs – Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies Revised 2009