HAVE A GO – Online Canning Show Exhibition entries launch for 2024!

The Canning Show Exhibition is one of WA’s largest and most accessible annual showcases of its kind, providing the perfect platform for amateurs to show off a wide array of arts, crafts, hobbies, creations, garden produce, and be rewarded in over $13,500 in cash prizes and more!

The fun competition celebrates, promotes, rewards, and encourages diverse passions, talents and first time attempts, plus aims to inspire others in the community with just how easy it is to have a go.

Whilst the full information booklet won’t be released til later in the year (including printed copies), we’re excited to launch online entries early. You can now start planning, setting creative goals, planting, or even entering nice and early, and look forward to celebrating the fruits of your labour with all exhibits displayed at Canning Show’s Exhibition on Friday 1 and Saturday 2 November.

With over 650+ Classes, covering competitions for Youth; Fruit & Vegetables; Flowers; Home & Dairy Produce; Honey; Home Cooking; Sewing, Knitting, Crochet, Toys & Dolls; Handicrafts; Hobby Ceramics; Painting & Drawing; Photography; and Industrial Arts, there’s something available for EVERYONE, and ALL interests!

Providing a creative wonderland with community heart, the Canning Show makes it easy for anyone to ignite their creativity, learn and practise new skills, or showcase their existing talents, whilst potentially being rewarded not just with over $13,500 in cash prizes, but also award certificates, sashes, exclusive invites, special prizes and more.

From 2 to 100 year olds, we can’t wait to showcase thousands of Canning Show Exhibition entries!

KEY INFORMATION

  • One of the WA’s largest annual exhibitions of its kind, showcasing a wide array of arts, crafts, hobbies, creations and produce.
  • Online entries makes entering easy (though printed entry forms and Schedules also available soon).
  • ANYONE can enter, no matter where you are from, your age or level of experience. However, most classes are for amateurs only, the competition focusing on celebrating, promoting, rewarding and encouraging diverse interests, passions, talents and efforts, plus inspiring others in diverse communities. There are a couple of professional sections as well, awarding talented artisans.
  • Over $13,500 in cash prizes rewarded to the best exhibits, plus trophies, sashes, award certificates, special prizes and more.
  • Exhibition Champions receive a complimentary free invite to an exclusive, gala dinner awards event on Saturday 16 November.
  • Entries only $1/2.
  • Over 650 Classes to enter, covering Youth; Fruit & Vegetables; Flowers; Home & Dairy Produce; Honey; Home Cooking; Sewing, Knitting, Crochet, Toys & Dolls; Handicrafts; Hobby Ceramics; Painting & Drawing; Photography; and Industrial Arts.
  • Expanded number of People’s Choice Awards (voted by the public), offering $100 bonus rewards in seven special classes celebrating a Camelids theme (camels, alpacas, llamas etc).
  • Unless breaking any By-Laws, ALL entries are exhibited as part of the Canning Show Exhibition; it’s by and for the community.
  • Independently judged by experts in their field.
  • Revised By-Laws, new classes, new rules – all encouraging an even more impressive, all-inclusive Exhibition!

SCHEDULE OF ENTRIES

HOW TO ENTER?

  • We encourage people to enter online this year! Find out how to enter online here. Or jump right into it here.
  • Read the deadlines and info in the Schedule Of Entries Info (linked above) or wait til the printed colour Schedule is released beginning September.
  • For most classes (except for cooking, fruit and veg, plants etc), first deadline is for entry forms to be submitted by Friday 20 October
  • Can email completed entry forms to admin@cahrs.com.au or drop off in person at Cannington Exhibition Centre during Mon-Fri 9.30am-4.30pm
  • Drop-off of exhibits closer to the Show (refer to Schedule Of Entries)