Arts and Crafts Exhibitors Information

Attention Fine Arts Exhibitors – there is a new award that is being donated to the Jr. and Sr. Fine Arts Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion winners.  $100 check to the winner of the Jr. Grand Champion Fine Arts winner and $100 check to the Sr. Grand Champion Fine Arts winner!  Karen Kechkaylo Galvan Award.  There will also be a $50 Arts Gift card to the Reserve Grand Champion winners of both divisions.

Crafts may be entered from 2 pm to 8 pm on Sunday, August 16, 2020.  An early entry day is available and encouraged for Crafts only on Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 3pm to 7:30pm.  registration is still August 1st regardless of whether you take advantage of the early entry day or not.

To enter exhibits on either entry day, make sure you have entry tags attached to every exhibit and tag is filled out completely.  Each door of the craft building is designated for certain classes, check to see if your exhibit falls in the last numbers posted at the door, proceed to the door attendant, they should check your exhibit in, and stamp your entry sheet.  Once ALL your exhibits have been entered proceed to the entry office (building 10) to receive your fair pass.

Exhibit Release is Sunday only from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  You may pick up your Premium check on Saturday of fair from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Entry Office or Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Entry Office.  You will also be able to cash your check right there.


Please pay close attention to the specific requirements of each class in the Craft area.  Some classes have size restrictions, like the size of a frame or poster board.
Yes, read the individual classes and fit your project to the descriptions.
Each class has specific rules to display such as in a frame, on cardboard etc.
Each class has premiums listed as to how much money and most classes have a champion and res. champion winner; many classes have a trophy for the champion.  The judges may also award special awards such as; Craftsman award, Shutterbug award, Artist showcase.
They will first look to make sure you are within the guidelines of that class.  Then they will judge according to the project.

Entry Deadline

August 1st

Crafts Handbook
Online Exhibitor Registration
Questions? Contact Us!

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