Solera Armstrong

Solera Armstrong

Fun at the Sooke Fall Fair

Plenty of hardware to hand out at the annual fair hosted at Sooke Community Hall

Results from the Sooke Fall Fair, held Sept.10-11, at Sooke Community Hall.

ADULTS

Produce

Village Foods Trophy for most points in fruit and vegetable classes – Lady Bug Garden; George Duncan Trophy for most points in vegetable classes – Lady Bug Garden; Arnold Glinz Trophy for most outstanding exhibit of vegetables – Anita Wasiuta; Sooke Harbour House Trophy for best display of garden herbs – Lisa Nilsson.

Flowers

T. Eaton Challenge Cup for most points in the flower section – Lorraine Hoy; Sooke Garden Centre Trophy for best potted plant – Teague Griffin; Sooke Garden Club Trophy for best bloom in show – Kaidyn Robertson; Coast Capital Credit Union Trophy for most points in decorative flowers – Gail Hogarth; Butler Brothers Trophy for most outstanding arrangement – Lisa Stone; Doris French Memorial Trophy for best miniature arrangement – Gail Hogarth; Esther McPherson Memorial Trophy for most outstanding single rose – Darla Banner.

Kitchencraft

Sooke Lions Club Trophy for most points in youth kitchencraft – Maggie Collins; Ann Miller Muir Trophy for most points in baking – Laura Vowles; The Reading Room Gift Certificate for most points in diabetic baking – Amy Chwojka; B.C. Electric Historic Cup for most points in kitchencraft – Darla Banner; T’Sou-ke Nation Trophy for most points in smoked fish – Darla Banner.

Needlecraft

Sooke Quilters Trophy for most points in needlecraft – Margaret Sherwood; Ellen Brule Poirier Trophy for best quilt overall – Mikki Brown; Nell Milnes Memorial Trophy for best knitted child’s sweater – Gail Hogarth; Mrs. Olive Wadams Memorial Trophy for most points in embroidery – Margaret Sherwood; Royal Canadian Legion Branch 54 Trophy for best Quilt of Valour – Marie Lott.

Hobbies

Reading Room Cash Award for most points in adult hobbies – Dave Court and John Hay; WA (Bill) French Memorial Trophy for best useful item from salvaged materials – Dave Court; Sooke Legion Ladies Auxiliary Branch 54 Trophy for most points in novice/youth hobbies – Josh Gilbert-Bernard; Frank Richardson Memorial Trophy for most outstanding novice/youth entry – Marcel Morris.

Photography

Wood Travel Trophy for best photo in show – Kory Elliott; Sooke Fall Fair Trophy for most points in photography – Jonathan Kacki.

Art

Reading Room Cash Award for most points in art – John Hay; Sooke Fine Art Gallery Trophy for best watercolour – Brenda Parkinson.

Literary Art

www.sooke.org Trophy for most points in literary art – Gillian Kadiri.

Wine & Beer

Barwis Family Trophy for most points in beer – Chris Simmons.

Animals

Western Forest Products Trophy for best purebred bird – Lorraine Hoy; River Road Farms Trophy for best backyard bird – Lorraine Hoy; Sooke Fall Fair Trophy for best cow – Alison Widomer; Sooke Fall Fair Trophy for best duck – Krista Carle; Sooke Fall Fair Trophy for best goat – Tala Nemeth.

JUNIORS

Preschool

Locher Family Trophy for most points in preschool – Starlee Pincombe.

Junior Kitchencraft

Shirley W.I. Trophy for most points in kitchencraft – Gavin Whitten.

Growing Things

Phil Wilford Memorial Trophy for most points in growing things – Chloe Clarkston; Art Hadfield Trophy for most outstanding entry in growing things – Niya Clarkston.

Junior Canning

Elrose Family Rosette for most points in canning – Talia Whitten.

Flower Arranging

Sooke’s Garden & Landscape Supply Trophy for most points in flower arranging – Kaidyn Robertson and Talia Whitten; Mary Gerrie Trophy for best flower arrangement – Kaidyn Robertson.

Junior Art

Farmer Family Trophy for most outstanding entry in junior art – Mariah Madill; All Sooke Arts & Crafts Rosette for most points in junior art – Makayla Madill.

Junior Writing

Reading Room Trophy for most points in junior writing – Katrina Gilbert-Bernard; Judy Jamieson Trophy for most outstanding entry in junior writing – Katrina Gilbert-Bernard.

Junior Photography

Shoppers Drug Mart Trophy for most points in junior photography – Liam Gilbert-Bernard.

Junior Fibre Arts

Olive Wadams Trophy for most outstanding entry in fibre arts – Mason Rae; Sooke Fall Fair Trophy for most points in sewing – Sara Gilbert-Bernard; Lynda Slater Rosette for most points in fibre arts – Sara Gilbert-Bernard; Jean Jackson Trophy for best knitted or crocheted article – Calla Simmons.

Junior Hobbies

All Sooke Arts & Crafts Rosette for most points in junior hobbies – Talia Whitten; WA (Bill) French Memorial Trophy for best useful item made from recycled materials – Talia Whitten; Roundabout Plumbing Trophy for most creative design in Lego or Wooden Stick – Leo Walling.

Junior Aboriginal Theme

VI Propane Rosette for most points in Aboriginal Theme – Liam Gilbert-Bernard; Sooke School District 62, Aboriginal Education Dept. Trophy for most outstanding entry in aboriginal theme – Mariah Madill.

Pet Parade

Sooke Fall Fair Trophy for most points in pet parade – Solara Armstrong; Sooke Fall Fair Trophy for favourite pet and pal – Isabelle Csiki.

Special Awards and Grand Aggregates

Sooke Fall Fair President’s Trophy for best educational display – Produce; Sooke Fall Fair Merchant’s Trophy for best window dressing promoting the fair – Sooke Home Hardware; Sooke Fall Fair Trophy for great Sookeini race winner – Fin McShane; All Sooke Arts & Crafts Rosette for most outstanding entry in junior section – Suvlu Pincombe; Sooke Fall Fair Rosette for runner-up most points in junior section – Liam Gilbert-Bernard; Sooke Fall Fair Grand Aggregate Trophy Juniors – Katrina Gilbert-Bernard; Transition Sooke Trophy for Grand Aggregate Youth – Josh Gilbert-Bernard; Sooke Fall Fair Grand Aggregate Trophy Adults – Darla Banner

Raffle Prize Winners

Prize Winners will be contacted by Sooke Fall Fair president Ellen Lewers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders sits in on a COVID-19 briefing with Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, B.C. minister of health. (Birinder Narang/Twitter)
PHOTOS: Bernie Sanders visits B.C. landmarks through the magic of photo editing

Residents jump on viral trend of photoshopping U.S. senator into images

Victoria Hospice staff Brianne Ohl, left, Angela Chalmers, right, and Sandi Ogloff, at back, show off their buttons that show a picture of them smiling. Staff has worked hard to maintain the connections with patients despite the barriers of PPE and rigid COVID-19 protocols. (Victoria Hospice Photo)
Hospice provides compassion in a time of COVID

Victoria Hospice 40th anniversary on pause during pandemic

Look for the Random Act of Kindness Day colouring contest in Black Press issues Jan. 17. Physical entries can be mailed or dropped off to local Black Press offices. A scanned or photographed entry can be emailed to info@victoriafoundation.bc.ca. Winning entries can get a $50 gift card to Bolen Books and a $100 donation to a charity of their choice from the VIctoria Foundation. (Pixabay)
Colouring contest coming for Kindness Day

Kindness Day colouring contest in partnership with Victoria Foundation

Sidney has moved the remaining parts of its public consultation phase part of the Official Community Plan online. (Black Press Media File)
Sidney moves to an ‘all online engagement’ process for OCP

Staff says OCP charrette scheduled for mid-February

(File photo)
‘Very lucky’: Two passengers, dog escape rollover crash in Saanich unscathed

Vehicle flips on Trans Canada Highway after hitting median, possibly due to ice, firefighter says

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders sits in on a COVID-19 briefing with Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, B.C. minister of health. (Birinder Narang/Twitter)
PHOTOS: Bernie Sanders visits B.C. landmarks through the magic of photo editing

Residents jump on viral trend of photoshopping U.S. senator into images

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. (News Bulletin file photo)
COVID-19 outbreak declared at Nanaimo hospital

Two staff members and one patient have tested positive, all on the same floor

A long-term care worker receives the Pfizer vaccine at a clinic in Nanaimo earlier this month. (Island Health photo)
All Island seniors in long-term care will be vaccinated by the end of this weekend

Immunization of high-risk population will continue over the next two months

A 75-year-old aircraft has been languishing in a parking lot on the campus of the University of the Fraser Valley, but will soon be moved to the B.C. Aviation Museum. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Vintage military aircraft moving from Chilliwack to new home at B.C. Aviation Museum

The challenging move to Vancouver Island will be documented by Discovery Channel film crews

A video posted to social media by Chilliwack resident Rob Iezzi shows a teenager getting kicked in the face after being approached by three suspects on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (YouTube/Rob i)
VIDEO: Security cameras capture ‘just one more assault’ near B.C. high school

Third high-school related assault captured by Chilliwack resident’s cameras since beginning of 2021

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Oklahoma State Rep. Justin Humphrey prepares to speak at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City. A mythical, ape-like creature that has captured the imagination of adventurers for decades has now become the target of Rep. Justin Humphrey. Humphrey, a Republican House member has introduced a bill that would create a Bigfoot hunting season, He says issuing a state hunting license and tag could help boost tourism. (Steve Gooch/The Oklahoman via AP, File)
Oklahoma lawmaker proposes ‘Bigfoot’ hunting season

A Republican House member has introduced a bill that would create a Bigfoot hunting season

Economic Development and Official Languages Minister Melanie Joly responds to a question in the House of Commons Monday November 23, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Federal minister touts need for new B.C. economic development agency

Last December’s federal economic update promised a stimulus package of about $100 billion this year

FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2017, file photo, Larry King attends the 45th International Emmy Awards at the New York Hilton, in New York. Former CNN talk show host King has been hospitalized with COVID-19 for more than a week, the news channel reported Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. CNN reported the 87-year-old King contracted the coronavirus and was undergoing treatment at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

King conducted an estimated 50,000 on-air interviews

Comox Valley RCMP are looking for witnesses after the theft of a generator worth thousands of dollars. Photo supplied
RCMP asking Vancouver Island residents to watch for stolen generator

Vehicle may have been travelling on Highway 19

Most Read