Redneck Olympics - Saturday at 7:30 in the Arena
Ages 4 - 7 years old. 12 contestants. Advance entry (6 spots - already filled). The 6 remaining entries will be taken at the gate (where the sheep come in) in the arena prior to the start of the competition.
Greased Pumpkin Contest:
6 people from the crowd will be chosen to compete. This will be a timed event. One must carry a 50 lb. greased pumpkin over the timed distance. Approx. 100 feet. Each contestant will have a garbage bag over their clothes. The plastic will make it more slippery. All contestants must weigh less than 200 lbs. Winner will receive a trophy and a $50.00. A total of 6 contestants will be accepted out of the crowd.
Toilet Seat Pitching:
A total of 6 contestants will be accepted out of the crowd. Each contestant will pitch 6 seat covers at a pipe (similar to horse shoes) 3 points for a ringer, 1 point for touching the pipe. Points will be accumulated and contestants with most points will win a trophy and $50.00.
Stick Horse Barrel Racing:
A total of 6 contestants will be accepted out of the crowd. Each contestant will have a stick horse and complete the course around the 3 barrels. Similar to the regular horse barrel race. If a barrel is knocked over the contestant will get a 5 second penalty added to their time. The contestant completing the course in the lowest time will be the winner and will receive a trophy and $50.00
Final Event - Partner Carrying Contest
The exhibition schedule is included in the program below.
Download our 2013 Program (PDF)
September 13, 14 & 15 & 20, 21 & 22
For additional information on events being held on the grounds this season please click on Off Season Events in the left hand menu...
INFORMATION FOR PEOPLE WANTING TO ENTER FLOWERS, VEGETABLES, ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, HORSES, CATTLE, CHICKENS, etc. IN OUR VARIOUS COMPETITIONS you can access our Prize Lists by: clicking on "The Exhibition" in the left hand menu and when you do that another menu will come up down below and you have to click on "Prize Lists". I am posting the prize lists as they are completed so if the one you are looking for is not there when you try to download it please just check back in a day or two and it should be posted. If you are still unable to download the prize list please contact Debbie at 902-798-0000 for help!!
Our exhibition offers food, drink, water, first aid and wheelchairs. Parking @ $2.00 per vehicle.
Background of the Hants County Exhibition
First established in 1765, the Hants County Exhibition is the oldest continuously run agricultural fair in North America.
Historically the property was developed and continues to be maintained by the Windsor Agricultural Society for the primary purpose of hosting an annual agricultural exhibition to promote agricultural awareness. Over the years the exhibition has evolved in a manner that has developed the assets, improved the site and been successful in fulfilling the Society's goal of hosting an annual exhibition event for the region...
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