THE CALHOUN COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION

EDUCATIONAL EXHIBIT DEPARTMENT EDUCATIONAL EXHIBIT DEPARTMENT
(SPECIAL RULES FOR EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENT)

SUPERINTENDENT:  PEGGY VIETS    (361)655-0368
CO-SUPERINTENDENT:  CATHY LaMORIA     (361)676-2232

Displays are allowed by any Calhoun County individual or group.  They may request and decorate as many entries in this department as they wish.  The Calhoun County Fair Association is not responsible for lost items.  Display area will be assigned by superintendents and will be labeled for exhibitor upon their arrival to set up booth.  Displays can be set up on Thursday, October 12TH, from 9 am to 6 pm, Friday, October 13TH - 9 am to 6 pm and Saturday, October 14TH - 1 pm to 4 pm.  Removal of displays are Sunday, October 22ND - 9 am to 3 pm only.  If special arrangements need to be made, the superintendent or co-superintendent must be contacted.
Display areas may have tabletops and backboards decorated.  Skirting and banners are allowed on front of booth (if wanted) as long as there is no obstruction in walk ways.  Exhibitors are responsible for removing all staples, tacks, tape, and any other items that was used in decorating.  All exhibits must be removed from Educational Building by 3 p.m. Sunday, October 22ND or they will be thrown away.
Each exhibitor will be required to serve as host during fair week for the purpose of guarding against vandalism.  Times will be set by superintendents during set-up days. If a certain time is needed, please contact one of the superintendents.

                                            
Age groups are as follows as of August 31, 2017:

Youth:  5-18 years old
Adult:   19 years and above

 Divisions include:
  Health
  Educational/Informational
Schools
Clubs/organizations
Sports related
Miscellaneous school related

D-3:  Services/Civic
Emergency Responders

Miscellaneous
           

D-4:  Agriculture        
Youth and adult entries will be judged based on the following separation:

Individual Exhibit
      Group Exhibit        

Judging will be done on Monday, October 16th.  Judging of work will be based on a point system of 1 to 25 for each of the following:  originality/theme, use of color, educational value, and overall attractiveness.
 Awards for category will be given as follows:  1 grand champion, 1 reserve champion, 1 first place, 1 second place, and 1 third place.
No items or services may be directly sold out of this building.  Promotional and fundraising activities/information is allowed.

YOU HAVE COMMITTED YOU OR YOUR ORGANIZATION TO DECORATE THIS BOOTH.  IF AFTER RECEIVING THIS SET OF RULES YOU OR YOUR ORGANIZATION HAVE DECIDED NOT TO FULFILL THIS OBLIGATION, YOU MUST CALL 361-655-0368 OR 361-676-2232 AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  THIS WILL ALLOW TIME FOR OTHER ORGANIZATIONS TO PREPARE DECORATIONS FOR THE BOOTH.