Nevada County Fair exhibit contests are going virtual! Beginning Monday (July 6) we will be holding weekly virtual exhibit contests. Below is a list of weekly contests, rules, prize information and all the information you need to know to prepare to enter your exhibits. Enter one week or all weeks – the more the merrier!
- Contests run each week – Monday through Sunday at 5 pm
- All entries will be submitted electronically by Sunday at 5 pm.
- Limit one entry per person except for the final week (Blue Ribbon – Anything Goes), which is three entries per person.
- Submit entries by adding a photo to the Fairgrounds Facebook or Instagram post for the contest or send us a message at .
- When posting photos, please add the first name of exhibitor and age (add the age only if it is a youth entry) to the post.
- Winners will be announced on Facebook, Instagram and our website each week.
- Ribbons will be awarded for Best of Show and 1st – 6th place for adults and youth.
- First place winners and Best of Show will also receive a free admission ticket to the 2021 Fair.
- All contests are open to adults and youth
- Have fun!!
Jul 6 – 12
Toilet Paper Roll Art
Create a piece of artwork out of toilet paper rolls
July 13 – 19
Paint a Rock
Paint a rock with your favorite design, animal, bug, flower or inspirational quote
July 20 – 26
Pet Costume Contest
Send a picture of your pet or livestock animal in a costume. Both of you can be in a costume or just your pet.
July 27 – August 2
Use vegetables and fruit to create a sculpture of your choice.
August 3 – 9
Draw Your Favorite Thing at the Fair
Create a drawing with paint, ink pens, pencils or whatever you choose to create a drawing of your favorite thing at the Fair.
August 10 – 16
Blue Ribbon Entry (Anything Goes)
Send us a photo of anything that you would have entered as an exhibit at the 2020 Fair. It can be any item for any department.