The second DC State Fair is being held on Saturday, August 27, from 10 AM to 6 PM. The contests have expanded this year–you can check out all the details by clicking on the links at http://dcstatefair.wordpress.com/2011contests.
The deadlines are approaching for the Crafts contests, Baked Goods
contests, and Prepared Foods contests. If you're a crafty, culinarily
inclined, or canmaster DC resident, submit your entries by midnight on
Thursday the 25th to ensure your spot in the competition! Those who
enter veggies grown in a DC community garden can win their garden a gift
card donated by Behnke's!
This year, we have the following contests being judged at the Fair:
Baked Goods Contests
Pie Contests (best overall plus special prizes for most creative, best crust, and best apple pie)
Cupcake Contests (best overall plus special prizes for most creative, best appearance, and best vegetable-containing cupcake)
Craft Contests (special category prize for best craft containing recycled content)
DC Portrait Contest
Bike Accessory Contest
Vegetable Sculpture Contest
Vegetable Contests (special category prize for community garden with most entries)
Funkiest-Looking Vegetable Contest
Longest Vegetable Contest
Heaviest Vegetable Contest
Tastiest Tomato Contest
Prepared Foods Contests
Other vegetable pickle
The Homebrew and Photography contests returned this year, but as last
year, judging has already occurred, but the winners will be announced
at the Fair.
Check out www.dcstatefair.org/event-details for more information about the day!
Information provided by Kenneth Moore
DC State Fair President