1. All students in grades K - 8 who are residents of Washington County are eligible for
showing in the school department, this includes students home schooled or those
attending private schools.
Late articles will not be accepted for any reason. Please bring printed class rosters to
2. Teachers, parents, or students may bring articles to the Event Center on the fairgrounds
between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Thursday prior to the fair. To
expedite check-in, we will use the following schedule:
• Otis - 9:00 a.m.
• Akron – 10:00 a.m.
• Lone Star - 10:30 a.m.
• Arickaree - 11:00 a.m.
• Woodlin - 11:30 to noon;
• and Home School families – 1:00 p.m.
• All entries close at 2:00 p.m.
3. All school exhibits are to be made as a school project during the current school year.
4. Every article entered MUST HAVE the student's full name, school, grade (including
special education and kindergarten as well as grades one through eight) and category
number and name securely attached on the entry. Please type or write legibly.
5. Each student will be limited to one entry in each category for his/her grade. If students
have more than 3 entries, only the top 3 premium amounts will be paid. However, all
art entries will receive a 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or participation sticker.
6. Only 5 entries per category from each school will be accepted. Schools with more than
one grade level classrooms may enter 5 projects per classroom. For example, if a
school has two first grade classrooms, they may enter 10 projects per category for the
7. Judging will follow entries, and competition will be done by grade level. This is
including special education and kindergarten, as well as grades one through eight.
8. There must be at least three entries in a category in order for a premium to be paid.
However, all entries will be exhibited. Premiums: Blue - $1.50; Red - $1.00; White -
$.50 Premiums will be prepared and given to School representative when exhibits are
released & picked up.
6. Colored pencil
8. Digital Art
12. Mixed media
13. Novelty – cannot duplicate other classes
15. Paper cutting
16. Paper weaving
18. Pen and ink
20. Pottery - Hand-built
21. Pottery - Wheel-thrown
23. Scratch Art
24. Sculpture or 3-D Art
25. Tempera paints
26. Textile Art (includes rag/yarn weaving, yarn/string hand stitching, embroidery,
crochet & macramé)
27. Texture Paintings (yarn paintings, sand paintings, etc.)
30. Health/Safety Poster or Booklet
31. Science Poster/Booklet
32. Science Display
33. Social Studies Poster/Booklet
34. Social Studies Display
35. Conservation Poster
36. Colorado History Booklet
38. Penmanship Booklet (no cover, 5 pages)
40. Original publications (stories, poems, etc.)
41. English Notebook
42. Washington County History - including towns, ghost towns, schools, churches,
cemeteries, businesses, centennial farms/ranches, etc.
a. Essay/report on one subject
b. Historic photo collage
c. Historic map
d. Electronic presentation - using PowerPoint or other computer-based software)
e. Audio/Video or multi-media report - using digital photo frame for display
This information will be updated annually or as rules and regulations change.