Kids & Teens: Enter your creations
Kids and teens can create something wonderful, and enter it to win recognition, ribbons and donated awards in the Creative Youth competitive exhibit at the San Diego County Fair.
This exhibit is open to individuals and members of youth organizations between the ages of 5 and 17.
The Fair has many one-day cooking and craft contests for ages 5-17. Information and entry forms are in the Contests section of this website.
The Fine Print
Got questions? Here is information about entering this exhibit.
The processing fee is $5 per entry. Processing fees are non-refundable. Each entrant will receive one admission pass to the Fair.
Please see the appropriate division for specific entry limits. An individual entry is one item made by one child. A group entry is one item made by two or more individuals.
The Danish system of judging is used, with age as a consideration. First- and second-place ribbons will be awarded as merited. Additionally, several divisions have special awards.
Yes! The Fair has many one-day contests that kids and teens can enter:
- Creative Youth One-Day Contests (ages 5-17 for most).
- Speech Contest (elementary school through high school students).
- Teen videographers (16 and older) can enter the 24-Hour Film Festival contest.
- On-the-spot contests kids and families can enter on the day they come to the Fair, including some new ones in the Creative Youth tent. For the latter, please see the Daily Schedule when you come to the Fair.
Who Won The Ribbons
Congratulations to those who won awards and ribbons in the Creative Youth competitive exhibit at the San Diego County Fair.