Vegetables from B to T (basil to turnip) will be on display in Harvest Hall. Enter to win, or simply enjoy the healthy bounty harvested by our local neighbors.
Got road rage?You might want to get in on a night of crashin’, smashin’ action at the Demolition Derby! Enter your old 4 cylinders, mini vans, mini pick-ups and mini SUVs to win the cash purse of $1,400. Best Appearance Theme: Pokemon!
Tradition marches on as young students compete in the 82nd annual Columbia County School 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.
The Open Horse Show is taking place on August 28th beginning at 8:30AM, three days before the official opening of the Fair. Wanting to give this classification more attention, the competition is in front of the Grandstand where there is more room for viewers and a bigger, better ring for horses and riders. Check out ...READ MORE
This could get sticky... but let’s get creative, and we mean really creative. Make accessories, houseware items, or clothing from 75% duct tape. Yes, good ole duct tape, of any color. As seen on the fashion runaways...it can be done!
Get your sweet tooth on and enter the new Cookie Contest! Kids and adults of any age, inexperienced and experienced bakers are all eligible to enter (well maybe not Martha Stewart, haha). All baked goods must be made in a home kitchen and all entries must have one key ingredient in the recipe...chocolate chips! Can you say ...READ MORE
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.
Our Sunflower contest will be sure to put a smile on your face as we give out prizes for the tallest sunflower plant, the largest sunflower head and most sunflowers on one stalk.
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 girls, Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassadors.
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.