Cook or craft your way to a blue ribbon!
If you like to cook, knit, quilt or craft, our one-day Home & Hobby contests are for you! Make something, then take it to the Fair on contest day, where your entry form, recipe (for the cooking contests) and your entry will admit you to the Fair for free! Open to adults 18 and older.
Similar contests for kids and teens are on the Creative Youth Contests page.
The Fine Print
Got questions about these contests? We have the answers! For more details, see the Contest Info.
Fair Postponement Info
This contest will return in 2021. Please check this page in the spring of 2021 for updated contest dates and details. We look forward to seeing you at the 2021 Fair.
The Contest Information will give you an idea of what to expect in 2021. New information will be posted sometime in the spring.
Contest dates: Each Tuesday in June, 2020.
Registration deadline: Register the day of the contest by bringing your entry, the entry form and recipe form (for cooking contests) to the Fair. Contest judging starts promptly at 1:30pm in the Home & Hobby Exhibit, 2nd floor, West Grandstand.