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County Fair Contests

Sunday's Special

Cupcake Contest
Sunday • August 2

Make your favorite cupcakes today and
bring four to be judged by our panel
of experts and be named the best
cupcake baker at this year’s Fair.

Each contestant will receive FREE admission to the fair (parking fees not waived).
Youth and adult winners will receive ribbons and prizes.

Bring cupcakes to the Expo Center on Sunday, August 2, from 10:30am to 1:30pm.
Please include recipe with name, address and phone number.
Judging will start at 2pm.

Cupcakes should not need refrigeration.
Please provide a recipe (on 3 x 5 card) with name, phone number, and address with each entry.

Please bring a minimum of four cupcakes for judging in a disposal containers.