Competitions

Leah Lai

Ambassador of the Fairs Competition

Welcome to the CNE Ambassador of the Fairs Program! Application Details The official entry forms must be completed and received by the CNE Agriculture Department by no later than April 30, 2024. Thank you for your co-operation. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Carmen Harany, Agriculture Program Manager at (416) […]

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Three young athletes playing a game of basketball in a gymnasium.

CNE-OBA: 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

The CNE-OBA: 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament returned for the 2023 CNE! The CNE-OBA: 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament was sponsored by the CNE Foundation. Teams registered for this tournament via the OBA’s Official website. Tournament Scores U10 BoysYAAACE               15           (MVP Jahkii Savory- Skene)CKATT                  11 U10 GirlsMUMBA                1Game ON          […]

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Peewee Baseball Tournament

Registration for the 2024 Peewee Tournament opens February 1, 2024. Click this link to register. The Lions-CNE Peewee Baseball Tournament is sponsored by the CNE Foundation. For more than half a century, young people throughout Southern Ontario have journeyed to the Canadian National Exhibition to compete in this tournament. 2024 marks the 67th annual tournament, […]

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Young adult girls playing baseball on a baseball field. Patrons watching the game from behind the bleachers.

2023 U15 Girls Fastball Tournament

The CNE Girls U15 Fastball Tournament was sponsored by the CNE Foundation. Location: The games were played at Coronation Park (free admission), just outside the Princes’ Gates, at the east end of the grounds. Date: Saturday, August 26, 2023. Scheduling (for first round games) will try to reflect distances that a team must travel. Registration: […]

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Rising Star Thea Asedillo

Rising Star

The Rising Star Talent Competition was sponsored by the CNE Foundation. The CNE’s Rising Star Talent Competition just wrapped its 36th year of showcasing young artists. The competition featured talented performers in a wide variety of genres competing for prize money in front of a live audience of CNE fairgoers! Selected singers, dancers, musicians and […]

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A photo of a cat wearing a bow tie from the CNE Cat Show

Cat Show

Let the sun shine in Café Soleil as our fine feline friends convened at the 2023 CNE for the Annual Cat Show. There were more than 125 cats from across Ontario that were showcased, displayed and in competition on August 26th and August 27th. Times: 10am to 5pm Location: Café Soleil

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Photo of flowers featured in the CNE Garden Show

Flower & Vegetable Competition

The CNE Garden Show was home to one of the largest flower and vegetable growing competitions in Canada. When not admiring the foliage, garden show guests could enjoy the ambiance of the Wine Garden and its offerings of wine, food and live musical entertainment. Flower & Vegetable Competition Details The Flower & Vegetable Competition (otherwise […]

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