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WSFA 2021 Contests

Bring Scrapbook, Poster, T-Shirt entries to the Contest Entry Table on Thursday, October 21, 2021, between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
For Photo and Website entries see rules section for due date.
ONLY THOSE ENTRIES SUBMITTED BY THAT DATE AND TIME WILL BE JUDGED
(Late entries will be accepted for display only).
The Fair attendance categories are A - Fairs under 8,000 and youth shows; B - Fairs 8,001- 22,000;
C - Fairs 22,001 –40,000; D - Fairs 40,001-100,000; and E - 100,001 and over.

PHOTO CONTEST –
Due Monday, October 11, 2021 Photos must be mailed to: Tom Gwin WA State 4-H FAIR, PO Box 1225, Puyallup, WA 98371
All entries will be judged by a professional photographer. In addition to judging the categories listed below, the judges will be asked to select an overall winner. This will be the Grand Sweepstakes winner.
A) Carnivals B) Contests & Games C) Animals D) Kids E) Senior Citizens F) Entertainment
G) Rodeo H) General Interest I) Off Season Activities – A moment outside of your Fair Event
Ribbon stickers will be used and put on ALL winning entries on the FIRST day of the convention. Ribbons for winners will be available on request. During one of the meals at the convention a list of winners will be displayed on all tables. All fairs that entered should also be listed. An announcement and ribbon recognition will be made for the GRAND SWEEPSTAKES. Category winners will be listed in the Fair Views following the convention.
CATEGORIES
BLACK AND WHITE (includes digital and film prints, judged as the same)
A) Carnivals B) Contests & Games C) Animals D) Kids E) Senior Citizens F) Entertainment
G) Rodeo H) General Interest
COLOR (includes digital and film prints, judged as the same)
A) Carnivals B) Contests & Games C) Animals D) Kids E) Senior Citizens F) Entertainment
G) Rodeo H) General Interest I) Off Season Activities – A moment outside of your Fair Event
1) Unmounted photos only
2)Only 8 X 10” or 8 X 12” Black & White or Color prints accepted. Each will be judged separately.
3) Photos must depict Fair related activity.
4) Photos taken by your Newspaper are acceptable: include name photographer and newspaper.
5) Judges have the right to change categories as they see fit, i.e., a photo showing a child and an animal may be general interest.
6) There will be three places awarded in each of 8 categories.
7) A Grand Sweepstakes winner for best photo will be chosen by the judges.
8) All categories may be entered by your fair. Only three entries per category are allowed.
9) Type on a 3 X 5 card. Leave ½ inch space at the top. Use single spacing: Captions may be added, but not required. Write in pencil on the back of the photo the name of fair and category. (Single Space)
10) All photos must be picked up by 2:00 PM on the last day of the convention. NONE WILL BE MAILED.
11) NO PHOTOCOPIES ARE ALLOWED. ALL PHOTOS MUST BE ON PHOTOGRAPHIC PAPER.

SCRAPBOOK CONTEST –
Due to the unusually fair season in 2021, we will not have a Scrapbook contest in 2021.
If you did create a scrapbook and want to have it on display to share with your fair family, please bring and we will create a display place for your scrapbooks.

POSTER CONTEST - Due Thursday, October 21, 2021, between 10:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
The purpose of this contest is to share the wide variety of the ways fairs market their event with the use of posters.
Posters will be judged in two categories:
1) Artistic
The poster should be an Artistic presentation of the fair.
A special event or feature may be included, but not required.
2) Informational
Poster is to clearly present information about the fair (i.e., date, time, special events, cost, preseason ticket purchase location, etc.). Both categories will compete in the appropriate division as determined by fair attendance. The judging criteria are listed below:
JUDGING FOR POSTER
Criteria Artistic Points Informational Points
Design 30 20
Use of White Space 0 20
Overall Impact 30 20
Originality 35 10
Information/Content 5 30
TOTAL POSSIBLE POINTS 100 100
WSFA Board of Directors will award “Fair Board’s Choice” in both categories if there are qualified entries.

T-SHIRT CONTEST – Due Thursday, October 21, 2021, between 10:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Awards will be given in each attendance division for “Best Use of Theme”.
There will be “Best of Show” T-Shirt awarded if merited.
*Please note the following: All t-shirts must be picked up by 2:00 PM on the last day of the convention. NONE WILL BE MAILED.

WEBSITE CONTEST
- Entry Due Thursday, October 6, 2021
TO ENTER – PLEASE SEND AN E-MAIL TO: wastfair@comcast.net
Be sure to include your attendance category (the Fair attendance categories are A - Fairs under 8,000 and youth shows; B - Fairs 8,001- 22,000; C - Fairs 22,001 –40,000.
D - Fairs 40,001-100,000; and E - 100,001 and over)
and New this year
Service Member Website
Rules: The site must be active. All sites will be judged using a 1 to 10-point scale with 1 being the lowest score and 10 being the highest score. The score will be based on the following criteria:
1) Navigability/organization of website
2) Overall appearance/impression, including creativity and graphics
3) Use of graphics and other effects
4) Website adheres to a consistent theme
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