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County and State Fair

Prince George's County 4-H Fair

The Prince George's County Fair is an annual community based event focusing on local youth and 4-H groups, local crafts, and businesses. There are many activities including equestrian events with multiple age groups and classes. There is plenty of FREE parking provided at the Fair. 

Judges & Volunteers are NEEDED!

The Prince George's County Fair is scheduled from September 10-13, 2020 at The Show Place Arena, 14900 Pennsylvania Ave in Upper Marlboro, MD. We need volunteers beginning on August 31 who can assist with tasks such as,

  • Set-up (Sept. )
  • Entry Night (Sept. )
  • Judging Day (Sept. )- Volunteer judges should feel comfortable judging youth projects including art, photography, cooking, horticulture, sewing, agriculture, fashion, music, and dance 

Please contact Ariel Delgado to see which volunteer and judging slots are still needed. If you have questions, please call the County Office at (301) 868-9636.

Volunteers can sign-up by emailing Ariel Delgado (adelgad2@umd.edu) or by clicking here.

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4-Hers Participating @ the Fair!

Welcome 4-Hers:

Thank you for participating in this year's Prince George's County Fair! Please read and follow the directions. 

Please find attached the following documents relating to this year's fair:

2019 Fair Premium Book, Exhibitor's Entry Sheet, and Entry Tags. Print and complete Entry sheets and tags before Tuesday, September 3rd.  

4-H Entry Night Procedures

Pre-Entry Steps:

  • Create an awesome project to submit.

  • Complete the Entry Sheet.

  • Complete a tag for each project.  Please fold the bottom of the tag over your name and staple or tape closed.

Project Submission Steps:

  • Come out to Entry Night on Tuesday, September 3, from 4-7 pm
  • Entries will be received on the floor of the Arena at the Show Place Arena
  • All exhibits must remain in the exhibit area until the fair is over.  At fair closing, all exhibits must be removed/checked out on Sunday, September 1, 2019 starting from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM.

4-H Fashion Revue and Talent Showcase Events @ the Fair

The 4-H Fashion Revue and Talent Showcase will be held on Saturday, Septmeber 7, 2019. All Prince George's County 4-Hers are welcome to participate in these events. The following Fashion and Talent Showcase general contest rules are attached. Participants must pre-reigster for these events using the 4-H Online system. The deadline: TBD.

Fashion Revue Entry Packet

Talent Show Entry Packet

Again thank you for your support and patience. We look forward to seeing you this year at the fair!

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The Maryland State Fair

August 28 - September 7, 2020

 2200 York Road, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093 

For more details how to get involved at 2019 the Maryland State Fair, please visit the websitehttp://www.marylandstatefair.com/. Please note: pre regristration is required. If you have questions, please contact the county 4-H office at 301-868-9636 for assistance.

 

 

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