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Deadlines Approaching for SD State Fair Entries





SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE NEWS RELEASE

 


For Immediate Release: July 16, 2019

Media Contact: Candi Briley, 605.353.7340

 

Deadlines Approaching for SD State Fair Entries

 

Huron, SD - Deadlines for all South Dakota State Fair open class entries are right around the corner. The static entry deadline is Wednesday, July 31. 

 

“The State Fair is the place for you to let your talents shine. There are so many divisions and classes to enter, I encourage you to check out the open class static exhibit premium books and see where you might fit in,” said Peggy Besch, SD State Fairgrounds manager.  “From perfectly grown vegetables to exquisite needlework items; divine baked items to beautiful photographs and everything in between, the options are endless to enter!”

 

Exhibitors are encouraged to use the online entry process available at sdstatefair.com. For those mailing in entry forms, entries postmarked on July 31 will be accepted. Remember to include payment and completed W9 form (include SSN) with your entry.

 

Premium books are available online at sdstatefair.com. 

 

Other upcoming deadlines include open class livestock entries on Thursday, Aug. 1.  Late fees will apply to entries received after the deadline.

 

The 2019 South Dakota State Fair will run from Thursday, Aug. 29, through Monday, Sept. 2. Channel Seeds Preview Day will be Wednesday, Aug. 28. This year’s theme is “There is no Time Like Fair Time.” For more information on State Fair events, contact the fair office at 800.529.0900, visit sdstatefair.com or find us 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 us online at sdda.sd.gov or find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

 

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