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Grand Erie secondary students in Norfolk County celebrated 175 years at the Norfolk County Fair on Young Canada Day Tuesday, October 6, 2015. Waterford District High School took home the Special Effects, Farmers' Walk, and Male Tug-of-War first place titles, while Delhi District Secondary School walked away with the Homecraft, Cheerleading and Overall first place titles for the day.
Young Canada Day is a student celebration as all Norfolk Secondary Schools attend the fair and compete in the grandstand tug-of-war championships, road races, and cheerleading. The coveted spirit award encourages each school to cheer loudly and boldly decorate their teams’ benches in the grandstand making for a spectacular, colourful display of school spirit.
The days' events included:
9:00 a.m. Tug-of-War Female Round Robin
9:30 a.m. Tug-of-War Male Round Robin
9:40 a.m. Elementary Road Race Coaches Meeting
10:00 a.m. Elementary Road Race, Grade 7 & 8
9:50 a.m. Secondary Road Race Coaches Meeting
10:15 a.m. Road Race Secondary School
10:45 a.m. Female Farmer’s Walk
11:15 a.m. Male Farmer’s Walk
11:45 a.m. Cheerleading: 1st Cheer Team, HTCHS; 2nd Cheer Team, VHSS; 3rd Cheer Team, SCS; 4th Cheer Team, WDHS; 5th Cheer Team, DDSS
12:35 p.m. Farmer’s Walk Finals between top 2 teams
12:45 p.m. Tug-of-War Championship Pull, Female, Male
1:00 p.m. Announcements and Presentation of Awards