2017 Fair Contests

Scarecrow Contest

Open to all schools by class, clubs, or other groups in which they construct a life size scarecrow from all recyclable materials. Winners announced on Monday. Sponsored by Piedmont Interstate Fair, Bojangles, Spartan Photo Center, and Spartan Bakery. Click for Registration Form and Rules Fill out the form, save it and send it to us by email.

Greatest Grandparent Essay Contest

An essay writing contest open to all schools and individual children in which they can nominate one of their grandparents to be named the 2017 Piedmont Interstate Fair Greatest Grandparent of the Year. The essay must be in the child’s own handwriting. The essays will be judged on grammar, penmanship, and, most of all, content in three (3) entry levels… 3rd-5th grades | 6th-8th grades | 9th-12th grades. Winners announced and prizes awarded at the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday evening at 6:15 pm. 1st place in each division will win a flat screen television! Runner-ups in each division and all essay winners will also receive a gift bag full of great prizes. To honor all grandparents $2.00 admission for everybody from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm only. Sponsored by Piedmont Interstate Fair and the Clyde McNeill Insurance Agency. Click for Registration Form and Rules

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. Click for Registration Form and Rules

Rolling Down The Highway Contest

Open to ages 1st thru 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 2017 “Fall Nights and Carnival Lights!”. Three (3) prizes will be awarded in each division. Click for Registration Form and Rules
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A Chair For The Fair Competition

This very popular contest will return to the 2017 Fair open to adult individuals or groups. This competition invites you to use your imagination and creativity to decorate a chair of any kind in your own unique style. The chair must be free standing and moveable. Three places will be awarded plus “Best in Show” along with a People’s Choice Award voted on by our Fair visitors. Click for Registration Form and Rules Fill out the form, save it and send it to us by email.

The “Piedmont Perfect” Car and Truck 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. Click for Registration Form and Rules
The “Piedmont Perfect” Car and Truck Show
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The 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-five (25) spaces available for this event. Entry forms will be accepted, on a first-come basis. In addition to 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. People Choice receives a very nice gift. Sponsored by the Piedmont Interstate Fair. Click for Registration Form and Rules Fill out the form, save it and send it to us by email.

Art Window Project

Art Teachers from across the county will paint an old house window in their own unique style and display in the House of Flowers. Each window will have a “Silent Auction” sheet attached so fair visitors may bid on their favorite window. At the end of the Fair, the highest bidder for each window may purchase the window from the teacher. Click for Registration Form and Rules

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