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Our 76th Fair
September 24-27, 2020

2020 Fair Theme:
"See the Beauty and Bounty of Nez Perce County"

 

Fair Dates to Remember

OPEN CLASS ENTRY DAY

TUESDAY, September 22
12:00 noon to 8:00 PM


OPEN CLASS JUDGING DAY

WEDNESDAY, September 23
8:00 AM until the judging is completed
(closed to the public)


FAIR OPENS TO THE PUBLIC

THURSDAY, September 24
10:00 AM


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2019 Exhibitor Handbook

(You will be taken to an external website)

NOTICE - PLEASE READ - PICKING UP EXHIBITS AND PREMIUM MONEY

WHEN TO PICK UP YOUR 2019 FAIR PREMIUM

PREMIUM DISBURSEMENTS WILL START NOVEMBER 4 THROUGH NOVEMBER 8, 2019, 1:30 PM TO 6:30 PM.


Beginning November 12, 2019 thru December 19, 2019, we will continue disbursing premiums during regular fair office hours of 8:00 AM to Noon and 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. The Fairgrounds office will be closed for holidays starting December 20, 2019 and will reopen for regular business hours on January 6, 2020.

 

Frequently Asked Questions - Open Class Departments

Who can enter exhibits?
Residents of Nez Perce, Lewis, Latah, Idaho, Clearwater, Asotin and Whitman Counties.
What does it cost to enter?
Nothing
Do I have to pre-register my entry?
No. You will fill out an entry tag, the use of labels is preferred, when you bring your exhibit in on Entry Day to the fairgrounds. Order FREE labels from the fair office prior.
Where to I get an Entry Tag?

Entry Tags are available at the fair office, Monday through Friday 8 AM-4:30 PM (Closed Noon-1 PM). Entry tags are also available in the departments you enter in on entry day.

Entry Tag Instructions

Don’t forget to order FREE name & phone number labels from the fair office for your entry tags or use address labels.

Entry Tag Label Order Form

When do I bring my entry? And where do I take it?
Entry day is on Tuesday of Fair Week, from noon until 8:00 p.m. only. Your entry is to be taken to the department that you are entering in. Entry times are strictly enforced and late entries will not be accepted.
How do I determine what age division to enter?
Check the department page in the Exhibitor's Handbook you wish to enter in. Not all age divisions are offered in all departments. Enter the appropriate division according to what your age will be on September 1 of Fair year.
Can I enter exhibits in more than one department?
Absolutely! There are more than a dozen departments to choose from. Read the Exhibitor's Handbook carefully for the information needed on your Entry Tag: Age Division, Department Letter and Class Number.
I've sold things in the past. Do I enter as a "Professional?"
“Professional” refers to anyone who derives or has derived the major source of their income from selling goods or services, or teaching a skill closely related to the subject matter of any class in the department and should enter in the "Professional" division only.
Can I win anything?
Yes, First Place (Blue) is $3.00, Second Place (Red) is $2.00, and Third Place (White) is $1.00, plus there are several awards given, some with cash or gifts donated by local merchants. Check the departments for the different awards that are offered in Open Class Competitive Exhibits.
How and when is my entry judged? Can I watch?
The Nez Perce County Fair uses the Danish System of Judging. Judging is done on Wednesday morning, through the day. Judging is closed to the public.
When can I see if I have won anything?
When you come to the Fair!

Address

NEZ PERCE COUNTY
FAIRGROUNDS

1229 Burrell Avenue
Lewiston, ID 83501

DIRECTIONS

Staff

MANAGER
Mike Orton

SECRETARY/BOOKKEEPER/
COMMERCIAL EXHIBITS
COORDINATOR

Jan Alldredge

Regular Business Hours

OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM‑5:00 PM
(Closed for lunch
12:00 noon‑1:00 PM)

Contact Us

PHONE
208‑743‑3302

FAX
208‑746‑9796

E‑MAIL NPCFAIR

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