Spring Show Online Competitions

ONLINE COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Bringing some fun to the community!

We have put together a condensed Spring Show ONLINE Competition Schedule that is open to everyone to enter, and entry is FREE!

It may be something you have have been working on over the year, or something you are about to create. There are children and open categories. Everything from art to cooking, needle work to leather work, cake decorating, and floral saucers are included. Take a look and see what's there.

Thanks to our great sponsors we have prizes for the most outstanding exhibits in each category.

So what are you waiting for, take a look, and send us your entry now!

The 2021 Ballarat Spring Show is an online exhibitor only event. All exhibits are to be emailed. No exhibits will be accepted onsite.

Scroll down to see competition details, or download the full schedule below.

CHILDREN'S SECTION

An exhibit must have the age of the child and year level included in the email entry. Exhibits to be childs own work.

SECTION A - CHILDREN'S COOKERY

COOKERY FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN

CLASS 11000 - 3 Decorated Plain Bought Marie Biscuits

An Oz Tenpin Bowling Ballarat Voucher will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit in each class category (except Pre-School category).

A LEGO Classic Bricks prize will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit in the Pre-School category.

  • Pre School, Preps to Grade 2, Grade 3 to 6
  • Topping must be edible

Class 11001 - Decorated Cupcakes - 3

An Oz Tenpin Bowling Ballarat Voucher will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

COOKERY FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL CHILDREN

Class 11200 - Decorated cupcakes - 3

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

  • Topping must be edible

DECORATED CAKES FOR CHILDREN

Free-standing cakes must have a common base board. Base board not to exceed 50cms in any direction including diagonal. Elevated tiers must not overlap base board. No wire must penetrate icing or cake.

Ribbons, tulle, wire, non-synthetic stamens, edible colouring edible glitter (minimum amount) cachous, piping gel, coconut, posy picks and manufactured pillars may be used. Raffia and cord are permitted in presentation. No manufactured ornaments, dry gyp, lace or inedible glitter allowed, unless otherwise stated.

Dummy cakes are permitted as long as the same shape can be constructed in cake. Presentation taken into consideration.

Class 11301 - Decorated Novelty Cake

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

  • Butter cream etc. Lollies can be used)

SECTION B - CRAFT FOR PRESCHOOL & SCHOOL CHILDREN

PRE-SCHOOL & PRIMARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Class 11350 - Drawing

An Art Pack, donated by Officeworks Ballarat, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

  • A3 size maximum

Class 11351 - Lego Construction

An Oz Tenpin Bowling Ballarat Voucher will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit in each class category (except Pre-School category).

A Lego Classic Bricks prize will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit in the Pre-School category.

  • No larger than 25 x 30cms
  • Own design
  • Must be presented on a solid base.
  • Preschool – Duplo/Lego
  • Prep – Grade 2 - Lego
  • Grade 3 – 4 - Lego
  • Grade 5 – 6 - Lego

Class 11352 - Article - any other craft

An Oz Tenpin Bowling Ballarat Voucher will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Class 11400 - Drawing

An Art Pack, donated by Officeworks Ballarat, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

  • Any medium (A3 size maximum)

Class 11401 - Lego Construction

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

  • No larger than 25 x 30cms
  • Own design
  • Must be presented on a solid base.

Class 11402 - Article - any other craft

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

SECTION C - CHILDREN'S PLANTS & FLOWERS

PRIMARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

An Oz Tenpin Bowling Ballarat Voucher will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit in each class category.

Class 11500 - Floral Saucer 8yrs & under

  • Flowers arranged in sand in a teacup size saucer

Class 11501 - Floral Saucer 12 years & under

  • Flowers arranged in sand in a teacup size saucer

SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Class 11502 - Arrangement of fresh flowers in own Vase

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

Spring Show Competition Images (Photo Collage)

OPEN SECTION

SECTION D - CAKES

DECORATED CAKES

Regulations apply to OPEN & NOVICE

One entry per person per class. Free-standing cakes must have a common base board. Base board not to exceed 50cms in any direction including diagonal. Elevated tiers must not overlap base board. No wire must penetrate icing or cake. Ribbons, tulle, wire, non-synthetic stamens, edible colouring, edible

glitter (minimum amount) cachous, piping gel, coconut, flower picks and manufactured pillars may be used. Raffia and cord are permitted in presentation. No manufactured ornaments, dry gyp, porcelain, plastic lace or inedible glitter allowed, unless otherwise stated.

Dummy cakes are permitted as long as the same shape can be constructed in cake. Presentation taken into consideration.

OPEN

Class 15051 - Decorated Cake

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

  • Professionals are not permitted to enter.

NOVICE

Class 15052 - Decorated Cake

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

SECTION E - NEEDLEWORK

Articles may not be exhibited if they have won a prize at a previous Ballarat show.

All work must be the bonafide work of the exhibitor and must not have been washed or dry cleaned.

EMBROIDERY

Class 16000 - Embroidered Article

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

PATCHWORK

Class 16001 - Modern Quilt

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

SECTION F - CROCHET

CROCHET

Class 16002 - Crocheted Rug

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

  • Maximum 1.50m x 1.50m

HAND KNITTING

Class 16003 - Knitted Article

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

  • Any yarn

SECTION G - CRAFTWORK

CRAFTWORK

Class 17000 - Article in any craft

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

WOODWORK

Class 17001 - Article of woodwork

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

  • Maximum 60cm x 60cm

LEATHER

Class 17002 - Article of Leather work

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

SECTION SP - SPECIAL PERSONS

Class 18000 - Article of any craft

A $25 Wish Gift card, donated by Woolworths, will be awarded for the most outstanding exhibit.

ENTRY

ENTRY IS FREE

ENTRIES CLOSE: Friday 5th November 2021

ONLINE ENTRIES

Just take a photo and send to admin@ballaratshow.org.au.

 

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THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

We gratefully acknowledge the prizes donated by our Sponsors. When purchasing goods and services please consider the following who make it possible to host our competitions.

Our Sponsors include Woolworths, Regent Cinemas Ballarat, Darrell Lea Ballarat, Officeworks Ballarat, Oz Tenpin Ballarat.

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We're going online! Download a copy of our 2021 Spring Show Online Competition Schedule and get involved.

Entry is free. Exhibits must be photographed and images and details emailed to us for judging.

Entries close Friday 5th November.