OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee County Fair Association is seeking adult and youth contest participants for the upcoming fair, March 16-21, 2021.
The contests consist of 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 and download the entry forms and rules at the Okeechobee County Fair Web site, okeechobeecountyfair.com, or pick up copies of the 2021 Premium Book at the Okeechobee County Extension Office at 458 U.S. 98 North. The deadline for entries is March 5. If you have questions, please contact Kathy Scott at 863-634-8873.