Entry forms available for fair contests
Entry forms are available for all the contests at the 2001 Nevada State Fair scheduled Aug. 22 through 26 at the Reno Livestock Events Center fairgrounds. Entries for most competitions close July 20.
The fair will have daily cooking contests including the traditional “My Favorite” contest, where judges find their favorite berry and apple pie, cheese and coca cake, pasta sauce, Spam recipe, holiday yeast bread and salsa. Also scheduled are the cookie and muffin bake-offs and the home winemaking contests.
Another category is for homegrown fruits and vegetables. There will be daily contests to find everything from the largest plum to the largest sunflower, plus blue ribbons for the “Best Dressed Vegetables,” “Most Unusual Fruit or Vegetable: and the “Best Home Garden Display.”
Also, the Nevada State Fair will feature exhibits in many different Creative Living areas such as ceramics, woodworking and antique collectives. Specialists will set up and run the displays, assuring informative, creative and fun exhibits or everyone.
The livestock competitions are an opportunity for Nevadans t show off their animal husbandry skills. There are categories in both the youth and open division for beef, sheep, poultry, rabbits, dogs, horses, llamas and even pigeon. Two of the most popular competitions are the Lad & Lassies; Lead Classes and the Model with a Lamb exhibition for the wool exhibitors.
Entries for most competitions close July 20 and entry information can be found in the 2001 State Fair Competition Guide available at the State Fair office, 1350-A North Wells Ave., Reno.
For more information call (775) 688-5767.
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