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Giant Pumpkins

Download Entry Form DEPT 10C GIANT PUMPKIN Giant Pumpkins Move over Cinderella, you have competition! Our new giant pumpkin contest hands out prizes to the largest pumpkins grown in Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Dutchess  and Berkshire Counties. Minimum pumpkin weight is 75lbs to compete.

2018-05-24T21:37:06+00:00

School Work

DEPT 12A SCHOOL WORK School Work A trip to the fair isn't complete without visiting the little Red School House, with its grand display of art work by area students. A favorite must-see exhibit, all local schools participate, pre-school youngsters through high school seniors.

2018-05-24T21:35:39+00:00

School Girl Queen

DEPT 11B SCHOOL QUEEN School Girl Queen Tradition marches on as young women compete in the 81st annual Columbia County School Girl Queen Contest. With judging based on personality, poise, and appearance, contestants from all-six public schools in the county vie for cash prizes in this competition filled with school spirit. [...]

2018-05-30T15:28:02+00:00

Photo Contest

Download Entry Form DEPT 17A PHOTOGRAPHY Photo Contest Calling all amateur shutter bugs! Whether you enjoy photographing landscapes or livestock, people or parades, display your best shot taken in Columbia County. Cash prizes and ribbons are awarded by a panel of professional photographers based on creativity, composition, impact, story-telling, [...]

2018-05-24T21:32:59+00:00

Keep America Green in 2018

Download Entry Form DEPT 06A FLOWERS Keep America Green in 2018 No judging…just enjoy displays of gardening, cut flowers and fresh plant material including house plants, herbs, vegetables, flowers, grass and cacti presented by Columbia County Garden Clubs. Simply breathtaking!

2018-05-24T21:31:40+00:00

Scouting Exhibits

Download Entry Form DEPT 11D GIRL SCOUTS DEPT 11C BOY SCOUTS Scouting Exhibits Premiums awarded by to any Columbia County unit of the Boy Scouts of America for the best Troop Exhibit and Outdoor Exhibit, in three classes for boys, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers and six classes for [...]

2018-05-24T21:29:56+00:00

Woolbooth

Download Entry Form DEPT 03B WOOL BOOTH Woolbooth After the kids get through playing with the little lambs in the sheep barn, they can see the sheep shearing. Then, they can see the finished product beautifully displayed. Experts are on hand to answer questions all day, every day. [...]

2018-05-24T21:27:58+00:00

Watermelon Contest

Download Entry Form DEPT 18A&B SPECIAL CONTESTS Watermelon Contest The one and only eating contest that's good for your diet. How fast can you eat a slice of melon? If you're the fastest in your age group, you will be awarded a trophy. Maybe you'll be top seed. [...]

2018-05-24T21:23:36+00:00

Ice Cream Contest

Download Entry Form DEPT 18A&B SPECIAL CONTESTS Ice Cream Contest Our annual ice cream eating contest welcomes all takers - men, women and children. All they need is a hearty appetite and a love of ice cold ICE CREAM. It's great fun and gives new meaning to the phrase [...]

2018-05-24T19:12:04+00:00

Grange Exhibits

Download Entry Form DEPT 09A GRANGE Grange Exhibits Enjoy collective exhibits by Granges, Youth and Pomona Granges of farm and garden produce, fruit, baked goods, vegetables, canned goods, grains and grasses, poultry, dairy products, honey, sewing and needlework. Scoring of exhibits is based on magnetism, freshness and [...]

2018-05-24T19:08:14+00:00