Contests are great way to teach showmanship and creativity amongst children and adults alike!
The Piedmont Interstate Fair is proud to present this years Contest for all to participate and show your community what you got!
There is something for everyone and a chance to win prizes!
Please click on which contest you would be interested participating in to get the full list of Rules and entry forms.
Good Luck!!

Homegrown Farm

3D Model

A contest open to all. Construct a 3D model of a farm!

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Pumpkin Decorating Contest

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

Decorate or Carve a pumpkin!

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"Why I Love The Fair" Essay Contest

Why do YOU Love the Fair?

Write an Essay and enter for your chance to win cool prizes!

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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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Scarecrow Contest

An open contest for all, to construct a Farm animal made entirely of recyclable materials! Put trash to use and make some cute farm animals and win awards! Show off your creation to all the Fair Patrons! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

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Dinosaur Diorama Contest

Open to 1st through 12th grades and exceptional children (any age).

Entries should be constructed from cardboard boxes (shoe boxes, paper boxes, packing boxes, etc) decorated to look like a Dinosaur scene with various materials like house hold items, crafting supplies, and/or toys!

Three (3) prizes will be awarded in each division plus Best In Show!.

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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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Bowling Buddies Contest


Bowling Buddies is by far our favorite contest! Sponsored by Paradise Lanes FEC, You can pick up your free bowling pin here at the Fairgrounds and decorate it as you see fit! Then bring it back for your chance to win!!

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Tablescapes Contest

The Tablescapes Contest is a Show of Elegance and Creativeness open to adult individuals or groups. Be sure to reserve your table quickly, as there are only 20 tables available!

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Piedmont Perfect Car Show

Sponsored by: Carolina Driveline