2018 Bowfest Country Fair Contest Categories:

1. Tallest flower grown on Bowen (adult and youth ribbons) bring in the actual flower, or a photo with proof of height.

2. Biggest Zucchini grown on Bowen (adult and youth ribbons) bring in your biggest squashes to be weighed (let us know if you want it back, or want us to sell them!) (zucchini-type squash only!)

3. Strangest Looking Vegetable or Fruit or plant grown on Bowen.  Bring in your strangest looking fruits and vegetables!

4. Best Photo of a Bee (any type of BC bee) - extra points for information about what type of bee and where, when and why the photo was taken! - adult/youth

5. Best Photo of a BC Slug  -explain why you think it is incredible. -adult/youth

6. Favourite Animal or Farm or Pet Animal Award through photos, drawings, poetry, a short story, or online media... share with us why you think your animal is the best! - youth only.

7. Lego Contest - use your imagination and explain how you were inspired to create it. -youth only

8. Fibre Arts Finest -finest hand knit/crocheted/spun/felted creation (extra points if you use any locally-sourced fibres, or did any of the dyeing with local ingredients -please explain the inspiration for the piece and what it is made of) - adults/youth

9. Slug Races will run at 12:45 and 1:15 pm at the Country Fair Tent! Adults and youth welcome to bring a racing slug and slug race bribe (ex. A piece of lettuce). Slugs that interfere with other racing slugs during a race will be disqualified. No snails allowed! Racing slugs from Bowen-only allowed! Slugs must be returned to the wild after the race.

10 Best Bowen Cookie Contest! -bring at least 6 of your best baked cookies, a list of ingredients and a story of why they are the best -youth/adults   *NEW!

How to enter the Bowfest Country Fair Contests:

If you are attending the fair you can enter in the Bowfest Country Fair Contests! Bring your photos, stories, creations, racing slugs to the Country Fair Tent 11:30am-12:15pm

  • Put your name/phone/age on the back of each entry (except slugs.)

  • Public voting takes place 12:15pm-1pm, Judging takes place 1pm

  • Awards announced approx. 2pm

  • Adult (19+),   Youth (under 19 years old)

  • Please pick-up your entries and ribbons 2:30pm-3:00pm. 

The Bowfest Country Fair & Mini Farmers Market is run by volunteers from BAA (the Bowen Agricultural Alliance) in support of Bowfest and its great community traditions!

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