Congrats to the 2017 winners!


Youth Categories

Photography
1st - Alice Overbeek

Baking
1st - Kayla Wroe

Art
1st – Hailey Ford
2nd – Alex Cassan
3rd – Hailey Ford & Alex Cassan

Adult Categories

Creative Writing
1st - Barbara Welsh

Anything With Cranberries
1st - Marg Durnford
2nd - Bethanne Valente
3rd - Lynn Bell

Baking
1st – Barbara Welch
2nd – Ruth Allen
3rd – Marg Durnford

Preserves
1st - Lynn Bell
2nd - Eva Moore
3rd - Eva Moore

Crafts
1st - Glad & Pandora Bryce
2nd - Debra Woods
3rd - Brian Armstrong

Photography
1st - Wendy Armstrong
2nd - Jenn Overend
3rd - Wendy Armstrong

Visitors Choice (Secret Ballot For Non-Edible Entries)
1st - Brian Armstrong
2nd - Brian Armstrong
3rd - Sarah Booth

Special thanks to our wonderful community group Bala in Bloom for coordinating this fun competion.

2018 Judged Exhibits Information

The Bala Cranberry Festival is pleased to announce that the Weismiller Judged Exhibits are back for 2018. Pick the categories you want to compete in, and register today!

 Youth Categories (Under 18)

  • Baking - Spend quality time in the kitchen with those you love, baking your favourite treat to show off.
  • Creative Writing - Release your inner Robert Munsch or Dr. Suess.
  • Art - We don't want to put any limits on your imagination for this one. You can draw, paint, sculpt, build, bejewel ... the opportunities are literally endless, so surprise us.
  • Photography - We want to see your budding passion for photography. Bragging rights for life!
  • Anything with Cranberries - This is where your love for cranberries shines through. You can bake it, write it, photograph it, paint it, draw it, as long as there is cranberries, you qualify.

Adult Categories (18+)

  • Baking - Put on your apron and test out your baking skills, anything goes.
  • Preserves - See if your preserves stand up to Mrs. Johnston's famous recipes.
  • Crafts - Bala is full of crafty people, we know that for sure! We want to see what you’re passionate about! Knitting, crocheting, stitchery, needlework, quilts, jewellery and woodwork.
  • Photography - C'mon shutterbugs. We know you're out there, show us your best capture.
  • Anything with Cranberries - This is where your love for cranberries shines through. You can bake it, write it, photograph it, paint it, draw it, as long as there is cranberries!

NOTE: Anything with Cranberries categories are the only categories where including cranberries is mandatory for submissions.

How to Register

1. Fill out Registration Form 

Name *
Name
Group *
Catagory *

or pick one up at the Muskoka Lakes Chamber of Commerce. If you used the online submission, we will have it printed off at at the curling club waiting for your work.

2. Create your cranberry masterpiece

3. Drop off submissions of work on Thursday, October 12 between 4-7pm at the Bala Curling Club