2017-02-16 / Schools

County fair poster contest open

The eighth annual Ventura County Fair poster contest is accepting entries from kids in grades five through 12 who reside in Ventura County. The deadline is Fri., April 7.

The theme of this year’s fair is “Rooted in Tradition.”

The winning design will be used to advertise the fair on posters, souvenirs and advertisements. Second- and third-place winners will also be used in publicity.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three entries. First place is $500, second place is $250 and third place is $100.

All entries will be displayed in the Youth Expo at the Ventura County Fair, which will run from Wed. through Sun., Aug. 2 to 13.

Each child who enters will receive two admission tickets and will ride with the Junior Fair Board in the parade.

Artwork may be created in any medium but may not include the use of glitter, metallic paint or attached 3-D objects.

Entries can be brought to the fairgrounds administration office at 10 W. Harbor Blvd. in Ventura. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, visit www.venturacountyfair.org or call (805) 648-3376 or email info@venturacountyfair.org with “Poster Contest” in the subject line.

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