Ambassador Competition Senior and Junior – Flos Agricultural Bursary

Senior Ambassador Contest

2017 WINNER: SYDNEY MCGEE- SENIOR AMBASSADOR
RUNNER-UP: TAYLOR GARWOOD

2017 WINNER: GRAYSON GRUMMETT- JUNIOR AMBASSADOR
RUNNER-UP: QUINN ESSIG

Eligibility: This contest is open to males and females , 15 years of age and older

Judging: A date and time is set for an evening, a few days prior to the Fair. Each contestant will enjoy a dinner together and then have an interview with the panel of judges. At the Fair during the Friday night variety show the contestants will introduce themselves, answer an impromptu question and deliver a 3-5 mins speech on a topic of their choice.

The Ambassador and Runner-ups will be announced Friday evening and will be able to enjoy the fun filled day at the fair on Saturday, which includes riding in the parade, bringing greetings and attending other fair or agricultural events.

Duties:The Senior Fall Fair Ambassador will attend a number of events , representing the Flos Agricultural Society following the fair. The list includes, but not limited to the OAAS District 5 Meeting in November , followed by participation in the Elmvale Santa Claus Parade, and attend the 3 day Provincial OAAS Conference in Toronto in February, as well as compete in the CNE Ambassador of the Fair’s Competition in August (must be 18 years of age by August 1).

Prizes Ambassador $500.00
1st Runner Up $200.00
2nd Runner Up $100.00

Each contestant will receive $50.00 for entering the contest. Deadline for entering is Friday,September 21st, Please see you school’s office for application form or call Corrie Wimmer @ 705-795-1203 or Matt Garwod 705-717-1707 for more information.

Junior Ambassador

Eligibility: Open to Males and Females in grade 7 and 8.

Judging: A date and time will be set for an evening, a few days prior to the Fair. Each contestant will enjoy a dinner together and then have an interview with the panel of judges. Contestants will be judged on personality, communication skills, their personal introduction, their creativity (flag or banner to display at Friday evening Variety Night), community involvement and give a 2 minute speech about an aspect of the fair.
 
Duties: The  Junior Ambassador will be required to be available during the fair weekend to assist the Senior Fair Ambassador The Junior Ambassador will attend a few functions with the Senior Fair Ambassador representing the Flos Agricultural Society.

Prizes: Jr Ambassador $150.00
1st Runner Up      $100.00
2nd Runner Up     $50.00

Each contestant will receive $25.00 for participating in the contest. Contest entry deadline is Friday, September 21, 2018. Please see your school’s office for an application form, or by calling Corrie Wimmer at 705-795-1203 or Matt Garwood 705-717-1707 for more information.

Bursary
The Flos Agricultural Society awards two bursaries, $250.00 each, to two graduating students who are continuing their education and who have demonstrated volunteerism relating to the Flos Agricultural Society aka Elmvale Fall Fair. The Applicants will complete a short questionnaire related to their contribution to the Society, which will be reviewed by the Bursary Committee , prior to selecting the winning recipients.  All applications are to be received by the Flos Agricultural Society no later than May 25,2018. Contact Marlene Lambie, Executive, Flos Agricultural Society at eff@csolve.net or 705-322-1843 for further information.

The Questionnaire
1. How have you shown your commitment and/or involvement with the Elmvale Fall Fair? (ie. as an exhibitor, a participant, a volunteer).
2. What benefits do you feel you have derived from your participation?
3. What improvements/suggestions do you have that would be helpful in maintaining the continuation of the Elmvale Fall Fair for many years to come?