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State fair premium books, entry forms available Monday

Apr 27, 2017

DES MOINES – Premium books and entry forms for competitive events at the 2017 Iowa State Fair will be available at iowastatefair.org beginning Monday.

The Iowa State Fair boasts a variety of competitive event categories, including the largest Food Department of any state fair, the state’s largest art show, one of the largest livestock shows in the world and Iowa’s finest exhibits of agricultural commodities and photography.

Premium books and entry forms can be accessed at www.iowastatefair.org/participate/competition/how-to-enter/. Entrants in competitive events may enter online or submit their entry by mail. Check iowastatefair.org for specific deadline entry dates. Note that fine arts and photography deadlines are earlier than most other divisions. Fine art entries must be submitted online at https://iowastatefair.artcall.org by June 9. Photography entries must be submitted by June 17 and 18.

For more information regarding entry deadlines, competitions or the online entry system, contact the Competitive Events Department at 515/262-3111 ext. 207.

Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. “Nothing Compares” to State Fair Thrills Aug. 10-20.

For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.

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