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Junior Fair Special Events

ABOUT JR FAIR EVENTS

Registration for the special programs and contests listed below will be accepted only on the day of the scheduled event at the Office in the Junior Fair Building, next to Gate #5. Unless otherwise noted all contests will be held in or around the Junior Fair Building, and are open to all youth, with age divisions noted under each section. Registration will be taken on a first come, first serve basis. There is a minimum of three participants in each division or contest. Junior Fair officials have the right to alter, add or cancel any event in the interest of the Junior Fair Department and Cuyahoga County Agricultural Society. If you have questions, contact Holly Everhart at ccfjrfair [at] yahoo.com.


 

HELP US CELEBRATE THE 125TH CUYAHOGA COUNTY FAIR BY SENDING IN YOUR PRIZE-WINNING RECIPES!

Cuyahoga County Jr. Fair would like to put together a cookbook of all your Favorites, with a special section dedicated to Winning Recipes throughout the years! Books will be available during the 2022 Cuyahoga County Fair! We don't have a cost for the books yet, but we will keep it affordable for all. This a is a great way to collect memories of Fair recipes.

Click here to download the recipe template and submit via email to ccfjrfair [at] yahoo.com or mail to: Cuyahoga County Fair Recipe Contest, PO Box 132, Berea, OH 44017.


 

2022 Junior Fair Contests & Highlighted Events


TEAM WATER BALLOON TOSS

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 2:00pm
Age 5 to 7 years – First Place Trophy (Limit 15 pairs)
Age 8 to 13 years – First Place Trophy (Limit 15 pairs)
Age 14 to 19 years – First Place Trophy (Limit 15 pairs)
Adults Age 20 and up – First Place Trophy (Limit 10 pairs)


PICKLE EATING CONTEST

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 – 5:00pm
Age 5 to 7 years – First Place Trophy (limit 15 contestants)
Age 8 to 13 years – First Place Trophy (limit 15 contestants)
Age 14 to 19 years – First Place Trophy (limit 15 contestants)
Adults Age 20 and up – First Place Trophy (Limit 10 contestants)


PROJECT RUNWAY

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 6:00pm-8:00pm
See details in Premium Book Section 610 (page 40)


CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST & CREATIVE DRAWING CONTEST

Pre-Registration Required - See details in Premium Book. (section 600)

Use the Junior Fair Creative Writing and/or Drawing Entry Form for these contests.

See entry deadlines under General Rules.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 – 10:00am (2 hour maximum time level)
Age 8 to 13 years – First Place Trophy
Second & Third Place Ribbons
Age 14 to 19 years – Suitable prizes will be awarded
Topic will be announced at contest time.
Materials will be provided.
All writing will be done in the Junior Fair Bldg.


DONUT EATING CONTEST

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 – 5:00pm
Age 5 to 7 years – First Place Trophy (limit 15 contestants)
Age 8 to 13 years – First Place Trophy (limit 15 contestants)
Age 14 to 19 years – First Place Trophy (limit 15 contestants)
Adults Age 20 and up – First Place Trophy (limit 10 contestants)


WATERMELON EATING CONTEST

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 – 6:00pm
Age 5 to 7 years – First Place Trophy (limit 15 contestants)
Age 8 to 13 years – First Place Trophy (limit 15 contestants)
Age 14 to 19 years – First Place Trophy (limit 15 contestants)
Adults Age 20 and up – First Place Trophy (limit 15 contestants)


STICK PONY CONTEST

Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 8:00pm


OPEN CANINE SHOW

Friday, August 12, 2022 - 4:00pm


BAKE OFF AUCTION

Friday, August 12, 2022 - 7:00pm
Bake-Off & Auction - pre registration required for participants - see details in Premium Book, ANYONE can bid on the items!


JUNIOR FAIR DANCE

Friday, August 12, 2022
9:00 p.m. to 11:00pm


OPEN CANINE SHOW

Sunday, August 14, 2022 - 1:30pm


SILENT AUCTION

All Week
Bids end at 6:00pm on Saturday, August 13, 2022


CROOKED RIVER ARCHERY YOUTH GROUP

All Week