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JUDGED EXHIBITS & SHOWS

General Interest

DateTitleDownload
2015-07-15Exhibits Featuring Livestock Giving Birth                       Click here
2015Biosecurity at Equine EventsClick here
2016-03-25A Guide to Horse Show Management (Full Version provided by HCBC)Click here

Exhibition Judging Standards Manual: 

Please see the table below for a collection of reference materials including standards and guidelines.

Please be advised, the contents of the judging standards manual is the intellectual property of the BC Association of Agricultural Fairs and Exhibition.  Permission must be granted by the BC Association of Agricultural Fairs and Exhibitions for the reproduction in any format of the Exhibition Judging Standards Manual, in part or whole. 
DateTitleDownload
2014-05-26Introduction Click here
2014-05-26Arts, Crafts and Hobbies Click here
2014-05-26Clothing and Fabric Art Click here
2014-05-26Dairy Products Click here
2014-05-26Eggs Click here
2014-05-26Field Crops Click here
2014-05-26Flowers Click here
2016-08-16FoodCiick here
2014-05-27FruitClick here
2014-05-26Honey and Beeswax Click here
2014-05-26Photography Click here
2014-05-27VegetablesClick here

2016 OTHER ARTICLES OF INTEREST

DateTitleDownload
2016-06-20Seven Member Characteristics for a Strong BoardClick here
                                                                                                                                       

2015 BC FAIRS CONFERENCE HANDOUTS

With all of our amazing speakers, information can be bountiful!  For those of you that missed, or just misplaced any handouts from the conference, we have included them here for your downloading pleasure.

DateTitleDownload
October 2015 Art of Sponsorship ~ Handout  (Karen Oliver, CAFE)Click here
October 2015Art of Sponsorship ~ Powerpoint (Karen Oliver, CAFE)Click here
October 2015Managers Mtg ~ Competitive Exhibits (Part 1 of 2)Click here
October 2015Managers Mtg ~ Session Notes (Part 2 of 2)Click here
October 2015Volunteer Recruitment, Recognition & Retention (Karen Oliver, CAFE)Click here
October 2015Your Community, Your Partner (Richard Hudson)Click here
October 2015Your Community, Your Partner (Richard Hudson) ~ WorkbookClick here

NUTS & BOLTS OF FAIR & FESTIVAL PLANNING ~ A RESOURCE MANUAL

A work in progress! Here is the beginnings of our manual that will include tips, ideas, and resources on how to put a fair or festival together. This document will everchanging as needed. Below you will find current sections or updates as they are completed.

DateTitleDownload
2015-10-20Nuts & Bolts: The Makings of a Resource Manual ~ A presentation from Conference 2015Click here
2015-07-15M: Green InitiativesClick here
2015-09-15       U: VolunteersClick here
   

GREEN INITIATIVES (Resources & Contributors)

DateTitleDownload
2015-07-28Agritourism Criteria Checklist & Action Plan (GreenTourism.ca ~ Overview)Click here
2015-07-28    Green Festivals and Events Guide, a How To (ICARUS Foundation)                                              Click here
2015-07-28How to Host a Sustainable, CN Conference or Other Event (David Suzuki Foundation)Click here
2015-07-28Roll out the GREEN Carpet (Bathurst Sustainable Development & Transport Canada)Click here
2015-07-28Seven Tips to a Greener Event (Green Calgary)Click here
2015-07-28The GreenGatherings Sustainability Plan: A Guide to Greening Your Event (Rethink Recycling)Click here

VOLUNTEERS (Resources & Contributors)

DateTitleDownload
2015-10-13The Screening Handbook 2012 (Public Safety Canda & Volunteer.ca)Click here
2015-10-13The Volunteer SAVE Approach (ChairtyVillage.com)Click here
2015-10-13   Top 10 Places to Find Volunteers (CharityVillage.com)Click here
2015-10-13Understanding Police Record Checks (Volunteer.ca)Click here
2015-10-13Volunteer Apprection Guide (WildApricot.com)Click here
2015-10-13Volunteers - The Heart of Community Organizations (omafra.gov.on.ca)Click here
2015-10-13Volunteer Handbook 2015 (Edmonton Folk Music Festival)Click here
                                                                                                                                        
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