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Turn Your Junk into “Fair”Cycled Art at the SD State Fair





SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
NEWS RELEASE

  

For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 14
Media Contact: Candi Briley, 605.353.7340


Turn Your Junk into “Fair”Cycled Art at the SD State Fair


(Huron, SD) – Entries are being accepted for the “Fair”Cycled Art Contest at the 2016 South Dakota State Fair.

 

Creations need to be constructed out of ‘recycled’ items, or items already found lying around. New resources can only account for 10 percent of the materials used. Divisions include a table top art division and a yard art division. In each division, there are two age categories, 17 years old and under and 18 years and older.

 

A first place prize of $50 will be awarded in each division and second place in each division will receive $25. The registration deadline is Aug. 22. Exhibits are due to the State Fair office by Aug. 29, unless prior arrangements have been made.

 

Entry forms can be obtained online at www.sdstatefair.com, by calling (800) 529-0900 or at the SD State Fair office in Huron.

 

The 2016 SD State Fair will run from Thursday, Sept. 1, through Monday, Sept. 5. Channel Seeds Preview night will be Wednesday, Aug. 31. This year’s theme is “Thrills, Squeals and Ferris Wheels.” For more information on State Fair events, contact the Fair office at 800-529-0900, visit www.sdstatefair.com or find them on Facebook or Twitter.

 

Agriculture is a major contributor to South Dakota’s economy, generating $25.6 billion in annual economic activity and employing over 115,000 South Dakotans. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture's mission is to promote, protect, preserve and improve this industry for today and tomorrow. Visit us online at http://sdda.sd.gov or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

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