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Admission Passes Available for Read & Win during the SD State Fair





SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE NEWS RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release: May 22, 2019

Media Contact: Candi Briley, 605.353.7340

 

Admission Passes Available for Read & Win during the SD State Fair

 

HURON, S.D. – Admission passes are now available for the Read & Win program during the 2019 South Dakota State Fair.

 

While appealing to children of all ages from across the state, this unique program encourages students to read during the summer in order to earn free admission to the 2019 SD State Fair.

 

The fair offers multiple ways to showcase youth achievement through livestock shows, art projects, and various innovative creations. In an effort to honor outstanding achievement academically, the state fair is partnering up with schools and public libraries to promote reading. The Read & Win program can complement a current reading program or serve as the foundation for a new reading program.

 

Registration information can be found online at www.sdstatefair.com or by contacting the State Fair office in Huron at 605.353.7340. To be eligible for free youth passes, register no later than Monday, Aug. 20.

 

The Read & Win program is sponsored by Ag Performance.

 

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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