Contests

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Brand new contest for the 2018 fair.

Open to all schools by class, clubs, or other groups in which they decorate a pumpkin with any material. Winners announced on Monday. Sponsored by Piedmont Interstate Fair.

Decorate a pumpkin—no carving allowed!

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Bowling Buddies Contest

Open to all ages from 1st grade to senior citizens. Simply pick up a free bowling pin at the fair beginning August 1 and transform it into a person, animal, profession, or celebrity of your choice with paints, cloth, paper, etc.

Entries will be judged and prizes awarded in five (5) categories. Winners announced on Monday of fair week. Sponsored by Star Lanes Bowling and the Piedmont Interstate Fair.

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Rolling Down the Highway Contest

Open to 1st through 8th grades and exceptional children (any age).

Entries should be constructed from cardboard boxes (shoeboxes, paper boxes, packing boxes, etc) decorated to look like any kind of car or truck with various materials like paint, construction paper, Popsicle sticks, straws, craft materials, etc. The car must have wheels of some kind but they do not have to roll.

This contest is designed to showcase the fair theme for 2018 “Get Your Fair Face On”. Three (3) prizes will be awarded in each division.

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The “Piedmont Perfect” Car and Truck Show

The car show will be held on Saturday between 1–2 pm in front of the grandstand.

Open to all classic rides that have a legal tag. So if your car or truck has the best wheels or the prettiest paint job or the most original interior, etc., come on out to the fair and display it for a chance at a trophy and prizes.

All entries will receive free admission for the driver and one (1) guest at the infield gate. Winners announced and prizes awarded at 2:00 pm on Saturday.

Sponsored by Carolina Driveline.

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"Let’s Have A Party!" Competition

Open to adult individuals or groups. This competition invites you to use your creativity and good taste to decorate a 60” round table in a formal, casual, or holiday-themed style.

Only twenty (20) spaces available for this event. Entry forms will be accepted on a first-come basis. In addition to the top three places, best in show, and best in theme ribbons and awards, the fair will also present a “people’s choice award” based solely on our visitors’ votes for the most attractive tabletop.

As you visit the House of Flowers, please take part in this award by voting by number for your favorite tablescape! Each winner will receive a monetary award and ribbon for their considerable efforts. The people's choice receives a very nice gift.

Sponsored by the Piedmont Interstate Fair.

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