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Competitions

Rising Star

In 2024, the CNE's Rising Star Talent Competition will introduce its 37th year of showcasing young artists. The competition features talented performers in a wide variety of genres competing for prize money in front of a live audience of CNE fairgoers!

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Leah Lai

Ambassador of the Fairs Competition

Young representatives from fairs across Ontario will compete to become the Ambassador of the Fairs. This year-long title takes the winner across Ontario as a representative of the CNE and all agricultural fairs. 

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CNE-OBA: 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

The CNE-OBA: 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament returns to the 2024 CNE! To learn more and for details on registration, and info on last year’s tournament click the button below.

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Peewee Baseball Tournament

Tournament dates August 16th to September 2nd. Registrations are now closed and Roster submissions open!

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2024 U15 Girls Fastball Tournament

The tournament will take place on Friday, August 23 & Saturday, August 24. Registration is already open!

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Cat Show

Let the sun shine in Café Soleil as our fine feline friends convene for the Annual Cat Show. More than 125 cats from across Ontario will be showcased in display and competition.

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Garden Show Competition

The CNE Garden Show is home to one of the largest flower and vegetable growing competitions in Canada. When not admiring the foliage, garden show guests can enjoy the ambiance of the Wine Garden and its offerings of wine, food and live musical entertainment.

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GrowTO

The Best in GrowTO urban-style agriculture contest is moving to the CNE! Enter your best squash, container garden or funniest vegetable for a chance at great prizes.

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