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Event Details – March 01, 2017

North American Seed Fair

Deadline: February 15, 2017 5:14 PM  
Start Date: March 01, 2017 9:14 AM End Date: March 03, 2017 5:14 PM
Location: Exhibition Park, Lethbridge AB  

Program Description:

 

2017 North American Seed Fair

In conjunction with Ag Expo Exhibition Park, Lethbridge, Alberta

March 1 – 3, 2017

Ag Expo is also host to the North American Seed Fair.  There are over 53 classes in Pedigreed Seed Classes, Open Classes, and Junior Classes at the Seed Fair.  Displayed on the Seed Floor of the South Pavilion, the North American Seed Fair is one of the oldest Seed Fair’s in Western Canada.

Junior Classes    All samples must be 1 kg (2.2 lb)

CLASS 15.            HARD RED SPRING WHEAT or HARD WHITE SPRING WHEAT

CLASS 16.            SOFT WHITE WHEAT, EXTRA STRONG WHEAT, PRAIRIE SPRING WHEAT, TRITICALE

CLASS 17.            DURUM WHEAT

CLASS 18.            WINTER WHEAT

CLASS 19.            OATS, BARLEY

CLASS 20.            OILSEED

CLASS 21.            PULSE CROPS (Dry Peas, Dry Beans, Lentils, etc.)

 

Procedures

1.        No entry fee required.

2.        Complete the duplicate entry form for each sample, place the copy inside the sample bag and

           attach another copy to the outside of the sample bag.

3.        Pack samples securely, and deliver or mail prepaid to:

                              North American Seed Fair, Exhibition Park

                              3401 Parkside Dr. S., Lethbridge, AB, Canada T1J 4R3

4.        All seed samples are to arrive no later than February 15, 2017. Entries arriving later than the

           specified deadline date will not be judged.
5.        Prizes will be presented at the Awards Reception on Friday, March 3, 2017. First place winners will

           be notified by phone.

6.        Additional entry forms can be obtained from the Exhibition

                              Administration Office. Phone: 403-328-4491 or online at www.exhibitionpark.ca

7.        Samples can be dropped at:  

                    Exhibition Park, 3401 Parkside Dr, Lethbridge, AB

                   Mercer Seeds RR8 Site 10 Comp 11, Lethbridge, AB 403-308-2297 or

                   SeedNet Office, 1401 20 Ave Coaldale, AB 403-715-9771

 

 

Junior Aggregate Scoring System

Classes 15 - 21

1st Place…………………………….5 pts

2nd Place…………….………………4 pts

3rd Place………………….…………3 pts

4th Place…………………………….2 pts

5th Place…………………….……….1 pt

6th Place………….………………….1 pt

7th Place………………….………….1 pt

Prizes     Class 15 - 21 

Champions & Aggregates .. Plaque & $150.00

1st Place………….………….Plaque & $50

2nd Place……………………………$40

3rd Place…………………..……….$30

4th Place…………..……………….$20

5th Place………………..………….$10

6th Place………………………..….$10

7th Place…………………..……….$10

Seed Fair Rules and Regulations can be found in the official brochure found at www.exhibitionpark.ca

 

2017 Admission Prices

Admission:

  • $7.00 per person
  • Under 10 Free! Courtesy of Park Place Shopping Centre

Parking:

  • $5.00 per vehicle

Event PDF:    North American Seed Fair
Region: South
Who can apply: Clubs ,  Families ,  All Members

For more information contact: Terri Nielson, Phone: 403-317-3200, Email: terri@exhibitionpark.ca