Spread that final sprinkle of Miracle Grow on your plants and put the finishing touch on your craft projects kids; Stanislaus County Fair exhibit entry deadlines for 4-H and FFA divisions are closer than you think.
The exhibit deadlines for the Stanislaus County Fair 4-H and FFA departments are Thursday, June 4 and Thursday, June 18 by 5 p.m. This is the final chance for exhibitors in these divisions to enter their hard work in the Stanislaus County Fair.
The June 4 deadline applies to the following 4-H and FFA exhibits:
Still Exhibits [except FFA Ag Mechanics, Ag Hort(fruits and vegetables) and Ornamental Horticulture (flowers, plants and gardens)]
The June 18 deadline applies to the following 4-H and FFA exhibits:
FFA Ag Mechanics
Ag Hort (fruits and vegetables)
Ornamental Horticulture Divisions (flowers, plants and gardens)
For a complete listing of all the available exhibit categories and entry details and deadlines, please visit the Stanislaus County Fair website at www.stancofair.com. Entering the county’s largest talent exhibition is easy and can be done from the comfort of your own home computer. For online entry visit www.stancofair.com (Exhibits Page) or to enter by mail, download entry forms from the website. Exhibit information and entry forms may also be picked up at the Fair office, 900 N. Broadway in Turlock.
The Exhibitor Handbooks, sponsored by Stanislaus County Farm Bureau and Stanislaus Farm Supply, are also available at the following locations: Turlock, Stanislaus County Fair, Cloth & Quilts, Jaureguy’s Paint & Decorating, Turlock Library, Turlock Livestock Auction, Valley Distributors, Western Valley Insurance; Ceres, Ceres Library, Rocha Feed & Supply, Suszanne’s Ceramics; Crows Landing, Mt. View Feed & Seed; Denair, Denair Library; Empire, Empire Library; Hilmar, Hilmar Cheese; Hughson, Hughson Library; Keyes, Keyes Library; Newman, Newman Library; Oakdale, Oakdale Feed, Oakdale Library; Patterson, Patterson Library; Riverbank, Morris Nursery, Riverbank Library; Waterford, City of Waterford, Waterford Farm Supply and Waterford Library. Exhibitor handbooks and entry forms are also available at the following Modesto locations: Camera Center, JS West Milling, Nasco West, Scenic Nursery, Stanislaus County Farm Bureau, Stanislaus County Free Library and Stanislaus Farm Supply.
The 2009 Stanislaus County Fair opens Friday, July 31 for a 10-day run. Discounted Fair admission tickets, unlimited ride wristbands and FoodMaxx Arena motorsports tickets are now on sale. Visit the Fair’s website for detailed ticket sale information at www.stancofair.com.
To receive future Fair concert announcements by text message, text the word “FAIR” to 47645. Fair enthusiasts can also follow how the 2009 Fair is developing at twitter.com/stancofair. In addition, become a fan of the Fair at facebook.com by searching for ‘Stanislaus County Fair.’ Fair news and event listings are also available at myspace.com/stancofair. Detailed information about the 2009 Stanislaus County Fair is on the Fair’s website at www.stancofair.com.
The Stanislaus County Fair is now in its 98th year celebrating Stanislaus County’s rich agricultural heritage. The theme of this year’s Fair, “Renewable Fun,” encourages both adults and children to appreciate the blending of tradition with innovation in order to preserve our environment while enjoying its abundance.
The mission of the Stanislaus County Fair is to provide a family and community oriented experience promoting agriculture, entertainment and technology. For more information about the Stanislaus County Fair log onto its website at www.stancofair.com.