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Kids are Invited to Participate in the 2014 OC Fair Contests & Competitions


Calling all talented Orange County kids to participate in the 2014 OC Fair contests and competitions. Your kids can share their talent with the world during these fun competitions happening July 11th through August 10th.

Youth competitions open to any California resident or student include:

  • Crafts & Hobbies: Jewelry Arts
  • Culinary: Baked Goods & Confections, Sugar Arts, Table Settings
  • Garden & Floral: Container Plants, Cut Flowers, Floral Arrangements (ages 16-18 only), Fruit & Vegetables
  • Visual Arts: Student Film Festival
  • Competitions open only to Orange County youth residents and students include:
  • Crafts & Hobbies: Collections, Fiber Arts and Hand Crafts & Hobbies
  • Visual Arts: Computer Images, Drawing, Painting, Photography

Most of the OC Fair competitive entries require online registration in advance and the deadlines for entry registrations are as follows:

June 1 – Crafts & Hobbies & Visual Arts
June 6 – Livestock
June 9 – Culinary

Hurry! Registration is currently being accepted online at Entrants receive a free 2014 OC Fair admission to see their entry on display at the Fair. Age restrictions, fees and guidelines vary per competition. See the 2014 OC Fair Competition Guides available online at for details.

In addition to the traditional competitions, the OC Fair is offering several contests open to young competitors:

California State Parks 150th Anniversary Photography Competition – Winning photos of a California state park will receive a free day pass to any state park, a commemorative pin and award ribbon. Open to photographers ages 13 and older who reside, work or attend school in California.

Special Culinary Arts Contest – Young cooks can showcase their culinary prowess in two contests judged live at the Fair: Eating Smart Starts Here (July 19) and OC Cupcake Classic (August 2). See the Culinary Arts Guide at for details.

Many Faces of the Fair – This photography contest invites Fairgoers of all ages to capture a special moment at the Fair to be featured at the next year’s OC Fair.
Details on all the competitions at the 2014 OC Fair is available at

Facts & information provided on behalf of the OC Fair

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