Best Decorated Yard

Committee: Bridget Heeman & Brenda Tipping

ADVANCE ENTRIES ONLY!! - NO late entries will be accepted. Entry form below must be completed no later than 4:00 p.m. on Sunday September 11 , 2022.


Displays MUST be up by 2:00 p.m. on Sunday September 18th and judging will take place after 2:00 p.m.  Depending on how many entries and locations judging may occur over several days. Winner will be announced on Friday September 23rd.


Prize Money:

1st - $100.00, 2nd - $75.00, 3rd - $50.00 and $20.00 will be awarded to all other (worthy) displays.




  1. Open to homes & businesses throughout the community of Thorndale and within a 20 km radius from the Fairgrounds.
  2. A display of any size or shape to be decorated with any material (suitable medium) to promote the Thorndale Fair. For example: hay ,straw bales, big or small corn stalks, rakes, ploughs, flowers, vegetables, etc.
  3. Display must face the road and be on owner's property. May be displayed on another property with owner's permission. Display is NOT permitted on the road allowance.
  4. A sign MUST accompany the display and be clearly visible from the road.  Must include a sign with the 2022 Theme - "Homegrown and Handmade"
  5. Display must remain in place until September 25, 2022.
  6. Participants/Entrants agree to have a picture of the decorated yard to be posted on our social media platforms.


Scoring for Judges:

Overall appearance - 30%

Originality - 40%

Visibility of dates - 30%