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Creative Pieces Wanted for the “Fair”Cycled Art Contest





SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

NEWS RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release: August 17, 2017
Media Contact: Candi Briley, 605-353-7340

 

Creative Pieces Wanted for the “Fair”Cycled Art Contest

 

HURON, S.D. – Fairgoers can show off their creative side in the “Fair”Cycled Art Contest. Entries are currently being accepted for the “Fair”Cycled Art Contest at the 2017 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. Judging divisions include elementary school, middle school, high school and adults.

 

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. 24. Exhibits are due to the State Fair office by Aug. 28, unless prior arrangements have been made.

 

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

 

The 2017 South Dakota State Fair will run from Thursday, Aug. 31, through Monday, Sept. 4. Channel Seeds preview night will be Wednesday, Aug. 30. This year’s theme is “Seriously Twisted Fun.” 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 and preserve South Dakota agriculture for today and tomorrow. Visit SDDA online at http://sdda.sd.gov or find them on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

 

 

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