Spotlight on Local: How to Enter

Do you have what it takes to be a Royal Champion?

Since 1922, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been Canada’s premier showcase for excellence in food products. Each year the Royal crowns dozens of Champions in the categories of Butter, Cheese, Butter Tarts, Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Preserves, Honey, Maple Syrup, Hot Sauce, Ready-to-Eat Meats Snacks, and Ice Cream!

Think you’ve got a winning product? Enter below!

Follow these easy steps to enter!

1. Read competition book

Read the correct competition book and ensure you understand the rules & regulations.

2. Enter online & pay fees

  •  You will be asked to create an online account by entering your information and following the prompts.
  • You will be asked for payment for your entries.

3. Wait for your confirmation letter to arrive

  • Your confirmation letter will include IMPORTANT information, such as the receiving period for your entries, judging dates, etc.
  • The confirmation letter will contain unique labels for your entries that must be affixed upon submission.

4. Send in your entries

  • Send in or deliver your entries during the designated receiving period to be judged.

Competitor FAQ

The Agriculture Team is pleased to welcome all exhibitors to The Royal Food Competitions. To get you ready to compete please review the information below. If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact the Agriculture Team at or the Agriculture Show Office at 416-263-3418.

Entries can be made online by visiting For a step-by-step guide to entering, please click here. If you have a question or require assistance please contact the Agriculture Show Office at 416-263-3418 or by e-mail at

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The health and safety of our staff, exhibitors, partners and the community at large are our top priorities, and we will adhere to all recommendations put forward by the government and health officials.

Staff work to ensure that all of our competitions meet the current regulations of the City of Toronto and the Government of Ontario.

Rules & Regulations


Small Livestock

Beef Cattle

Dairy Cattle