OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee County Fair Association is seeking adult and youth contest participants for the upcoming Fair March 15-20.
The contests include: quilting, sewing, leatherwork, painting, drawing, photography, horticulture, woodworking and more. There will also be food competitions such as home baking and canned goods, as well as a vegetable competition featuring garden vegetables, fruit and vegetables and largest vegetable categories.
This year the fair will again have the educational posters and educational display competitions. Individual youths may enter the Educational Poster Contest, and 4-H clubs or FFA chapters may enter the Educational Display Contest. The top three club/chapter displays will win awards of $150, $100 and $75 for their programs.
You may enter online or download the entry forms and rules at the Okeechobee County Fair Web site, okeechobeecountyfair.com (Competitive Events tab), or pick up copies of the 2022 Premium Book at the Okeechobee County Extension Office at 458 U.S. 98 North. The deadline for entries is Friday, March 4. If you have questions, please contact Kathy Scott at 863-634-8873.
Okeechobee County Fair is put on by a total volunteer team. Please join the volunteer team to have fun and help make our county fair a success. If you would like to volunteer, go to the “Get Involved” tab on the Okeechobee County Fair web-site (okeechobeecountyfair.com) to register or call Angie at 863-697-1105 or Kathy at 863-634-8873. Any help is much appreciated.