June 9, 2017

The 2017 Saratoga County Fair is looking for individuals to compete in the Annual Talent Competition, Lego Competition, Baking Contest, Pie Eating & Donut Eating Contest.

The 2017 Saratoga County Fair “Start to Star” Talent Show will be held from July 18-23. Individual, duet or group act entries need to be submitted by July 8 in the categories of music, dance, gymnastics, comedy, magic and storytelling. It is quite the amazing feat for young talent to show courage and confidence with a stage presence. For some, talent shows are the start to a future career. In this case, winners from July 22 and 23 will advance to the State Fair Competition. The application form is available for printing at www.saratogacountyfair.org (then click on Exhibitor Forms/Talent Search Entry Form)

The Lego Competition theme for 2017 is again “A Day at the Fair”. Lego consists of colorful interlocking plastic bricks accompanying an array of gears, figurines called “minifigures” and various other parts. There is no entry fee. However, you must pay  regular admission to the fair. All entries must be labeled and form completed. The Lego creation must be brought to the Trustco Talent Building between 10am – 12 noon on Wednesday, July 19.

The King Arthur Flour Maple Oat Muffin Baking Contest, cosponsored by Maple Valley Farm, is open to all ages. The entry fee is $2.00 to enter 5 muffins on a sturdy disposable plate. Entries close on July 8 at 5pm and can be made online at www.saratogacountyfair.org. Entries made in the wrong class will be disqualified. Prizes include: 1st place: $75 gift certificate to the Baker’s Catalogue/ kingarthurflour.com plus one quart of Maple Valley Farm pure maple syrup, 2nd place: $50 gift certificate to the Baker’s Catalogue/ kingarthurflour.com, and 3rd place: King Arthur Flour Logo Canvas Tote Bag. All winners will also receive a gorgeous ribbon.

The Pie Eating Contest will be held on Friday & Saturday at 1pm at the Grandstand Meadow. The Donut Eating Contest will be held on Thursday & Sunday at 1pm at Grandstand Meadow. For more information on other Kids Stuff, click here.

For general information on entertainers, displays, food, amusements and rides; all the things that make the Saratoga County fair a Summertime Tradition can be found on the Facebook Page!

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