Many know the IPE stands for Interior Provincial Exhibition, but many don’t know they can a part of the exhibition by showing off their hobby or special skill. It’s time to think about how you can participate in the fair more fully this year.
Volunteering in the town of Armstrong is one way; but you are encouraged to show off your expertise and enter one of the Prize Book Categories. Win cash prizes. As well the Exhibitor Fair Passes give participants 5-day access to the fair grounds at a nominal fee.
Show off your talent and be a part of this enthusiast group of children, youth and adults of all ages who show off their wares. Compete in one of these categories: baking, canning, fancywork and sewing, photography and wine making. There are 225 classes in the ‘Hobbies’ category alone. Getting an item or collection together to exhibit at the IPE is a perfect rainy day activity and can keep the kids busy during the school summer vacation. Consider leatherwork, ceramics, paper tole or woodwork. Other hobbies you can enter into the Interior Provincial Exhibition contest include handcrafted jewellery, scrapbooking pages, glass work, and tie dyed articles.
Consider entering as an exhibitor in the Armstrong Fair. Categories include: stamp collections, belt buckle collections, coin collections and lots more. There is information and entry forms on this website for all the Prize Book categories including collections of dolls, figurines, broaches, bells, pipes and more.
While this country fair prides itself in the broad range of livestock, pets and agricultural items exhibited, you can enter to exhibit something from your area of interest. Typically the Interior Provincial Exhibition has over 7000 entries. Anyone can participate. View all the categories on the Prize Book pages.
It's that time! Secure your seat for this years Rodeo by pre-purchasing online, get General Admission tickets, and you can even pre-purchase your ride bracelets to avoid all the hassle at the gate!