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Best Beard & Mustache Contest

Beard Contest Winners
Do you have a great beard?! Are you coming to the 2020 Bonner County Fair? If you do, we want you!

BONNER COUNTY FAIR'S
BEST BEARD & MUSTACHE CONTEST!
Friday, August 21st - 5:00 PM
Activity Tent Stage
Pre-Register at the Fair Office by Thursday, August 20th!

The Bonner County Fair is holding a Best Beard & Mustache Contest on Friday, August 21, 5:00 PM at the Activity Tent Stage during Fair Week! Pre-Registration must be turned in at the Fair Office by 5:00 PM on Thursday, August 20th. This contest is open to all ages - and both men & women (see below)!

CATEGORIES FOR ENTRY:
1. FULL BEARD (Under 6 Inches): Full beard as it grows naturally, the more natural the better. The mustache may not be highlighted & the beard may not be turned under at the bottom. Length may not exceed 6” when measured from the bottom of the lower lip.

2. FULL BEARD (6–12 Inches): Full beard as it grows and left natural, the more natural the better. The mustache may not be highlighted and the beard may not be turned under at the bottom. Length not to be less than 6” or exceed 12” when measured from the bottom of the lower lip.

3. FULL BEARD (Over 12 Inches): Full beard as it grows and left natural, the more natural the better! The mustache may not be highlighted. Unlimited length, must be over 12” when measured from the bottom of the lower lip.

4. DAPPER STACHE (Styled Mustache): Any length, any style. Styling aids permitted.

5. BEARD & MUSTACHE COMBO. Any length, any style.

6. COUPLES: Any pairing of people can compete. Must have a theme to the couple. Grab a partner and have fun! Styling aids and props/costumes permitted.

7. BEST CLUB PARTICIPATION: Goes to the club with the most members signed up to compete at the competition. Can be a civic club, organization, business group, 4-H Club!

8. BUILD-A-BEARD: The Build-A-Beard category is wide-open, can be female or male. Create the most imaginative and fantastic beards and/or mustaches you can. The choice of materials is completely up to you. The more creative, the better! Beards or mustaches are accepted in this category.

9. GRAND CHAMPION: Selected by the judges!

The contest will be judged by local barber shop professionals. The Judge's decision is FINAL. Prizes will be awarded to the top in each category!

Best Mac 'N Cheese Contest

Are you a master chef of Mac 'N Cheese?? Come on out to showcase your Best Mac 'N Cheese at the 2020 Bonner County Fair!


BONNER COUNTY FAIR'S
BEST MAC 'N CHEESE CONTEST!
Friday, August 21st, 2020 - 12:30 PM
Activity Tent Stage
Pre-Register at the Fair Office by Wednesday, August 19th!


This event will host our hometown cooks competing against each other for the title of "Best Mac 'N Cheese!"

Competition is limited to the first 10 contestants. Registration must be submitted to the Fair Office by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, August 19th, 2020. No entry fee required!


CONTEST RULES
  • Deadline to Register is 5:00 PM Weds, August 19th
  • All ingredients must be pre-cooked prior to the event
  • Mac 'N Cheese must come ready to eat
  • Mac 'N Cheese must be made from scratch. Commercial mixes or canned items are not permitted
  • Cooks will be provided with small serving cups & spoons
  • Cooks will receive one small table & access to power
  • All table decor & other necessities are to be provided by cooks
  • Each contestant is responsible for removing all items they brought related to their entry in the contest
  • Judging will begin at 12:35 PM. Winners will be announced between 12:45 PM- 1:15 PM. All dishes must be ready for judging
  • Mac 'N Cheese will be judged based on originality (10 points), texture (20 points), color (10 points), taste (30 points), cheesy-ness (10 points). Top score would be 80 points. .
  • Designated judges will be assigned before the contest. Following the contest, participants will be provided small serving cups & spoons to share what's remaining with attendees.

Decorate a business window to support the Fair!

Do you own a business in Bonner County? Decorate your windows to show support for the 2020 Bonner County Fair & Rodeo and win an award!

Bonner County Fair's
BUSINESS WINDOW DECORATING CONTEST!
Judging for East Bonner County will be on Monday, August 10th, 2020.
Judging for West Bonner County will be on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020.
Awards will be distributed at the beginning of Fair Week!

East Bonner County
1st - Blue Rosette - $20
2nd - Red Rosette - $15
3rd - White Rosette - $10

West Bonner County
1st - Blue Rosette - $20
2nd - Red Rosette - $15
3rd - White Rosette - $10

OVERALL BEST OF SHOW - $50


Pet Rock on the Spot Contest

Bonner County Fair's first ever
PET ROCK ON THE SPOT CONTEST!
Wednesday, August 19th - 12:30 PM
Rocks & Paint will be provided
Children only!


Theme for rock painting will be provided at the time of contest. 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners will be chosen for each age group.

Age Categories:
6 & Under
7 - 12
13 - 17

Fair Bear Sewing Contest

Enter the 2020 Fair Bear Sewing Contest! Choose between three categories; Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced!


Bonner County Fair's
FAIR BEAR SEWING CONTEST!
All entries must be entered on Monday, August 17th, from 11:00 AM - 6:30 PM.

Rules:
  • One entry per person
  • You must use the pattern provided by the fairgrounds (pick up in the Fair Office)
  • All entries must be entered on Monday, August 17th, from 11:00 AM - 6:30 PM. During exhibit entry day.
  • One winner and one prize will be awarded to each category

Little Folks Horse Show

Come enter the Little Folks Horse Show!


Bonner County Fair's
LITTLE FOLKS HORSE SHOW!
August 20th, 2020 from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Location to be announced
Pre-Entries due by August 19th, 2020 by mail or in the Fair Office.
Entry is not valid without a signed release!!!

Includes classes such as Costume, Horsemanship, and Gaming. Parents/Adults may assist.

Age Categories:
2 - 4 Years (Pee - Wee)
5 - 6 Years
7 - 8 Years


Pizza Eating Contest

Do you love pizza??!!! If so, come on out to the 2020 Bonner County Fair and showcase your pizza eating skills!

Bonner County Fair's
PIZZA EATING CONTEST!
Thursday, August 20th - 12:30 PM in the Activity Tent

Each person will get one slice of pizza to see how fast you can eat it! Winner will get an award!


Ice Cream Eating Contest

On hot summer days, what sounds great to eat? Ice Cream!! At the 2020 Bonner County Fair, we have an Ice Cream Eating Contest!


Bonner County Fair's
ICE CREAM EATING CONTEST!
Located in the Activity Tent - 12:30 PM


Come see how fast you can eat scoops of ice cream!!

8th Annual Digital Camera Shootout Photo Contest

Does photography catch your eye? Enter the 8th Annual Digital Camera Shootout Photo Contest for the 2020 Bonner County Fair!

Bonner County Fair's
8TH ANNUAL DIGITAL CAMERA SHOOTOUT PHOTO CONTEST!
Friday, August 21st, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Check in at the Fair Office at 10 AM.
Available to ages 15 & Older
Pre-Registration is required by Thursday, August 20th, 2020. Pre-Entry forms are available at the Fair Office.

All participants will receive the same two themes. Each person can enter four photos this year. Two photos are allowed for each of the two themes.

PRIZES:
$50 Prize for Best Shootout Award
$25 Prize for 2nd Place Overall
$15 Prize for 3rd Place Overall

Rules: Contestants must pre-register by Thursday, August 20th, 2020 by picking up a contest entry form from the Fair Office. Check-In by 10 AM on Friday, August 21st, 2020 and make sure you have your digital camera with you. Upon Check-In, contestants will receive instructions and their two predetermined themes for the contest. Exhibitors will be given THREE HOURS from their check-in time to capture their theme on camera. After three hours, participants must return to the Fair Office to download a total of four images of their choice - two for each theme - from their camera to the Fair Office computer.

Equipment Required: Contestants must have their own Digital Cameras, and MUST have a camera cord with a USB connection to plug into a computer to load photos. NOTE: Your camera memory card will not work to transfer, please bring a USB connecting cord for your digital camera to the Fair Office Computer!


Other Rules: Digital alterations and cropping WILL be allowed in

. No tripods will be allowed. Tripods can be a trip hazard, so they are not permitted for this contest. All photos will become the property of the Bonner County Fair.


Judging & Voting: Contestants must bring their photos (either on their camera with their USB cord, or on a USB Flash Drive) and return to the Fair Office within three hours of their start time for judging. Photos will be uploaded to the Fair's Facebook page for voting. The public will have the opportunity to vote on Facebook for a five hour window on Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 from 10 AM - 3 PM, by hitting "LIKE" on the photo that is their favorite. Only one vote will be allowed per person for each theme.

Greased Pig Scramble

Do you think you can catch a greased pig? Come give it a shot at the 2020 Bonner County Fair!

Sponsored by Maker's Long Acres
Bonner County Fair's
GREASED PIG SCRAMBLE!
5:30 PM - Indoor Arena


Must fill out a waiver form, available in the Fair Office. Winners get to take home their pig!

Cast Iron Skillet Throwing Contest

See how far you can throw a cast iron skillet at the 2020 Bonner County Fair!

Bonner County Fair's first ever
CAST IRON SKILLET THROWING CONTEST!
Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 - 12 PM
Lawn in front of the outdoor arena
All participants must pre-register


Open to men and women ages 18+, all participants must pre-register! Sign-up in the Fair Office by Thursday, August 20th, 2020 by 5 PM! Limited to 10 entries per age class, per gender.

RULES:
  • Must fill out sign-up form by Thursday August 20th, by 5 PM
  • One throw per person
  • Throw must be straight and underhand
  • Contestants must wait for cue from the judges to throw
  • Distance off-center will be subtracted from the distance thrown. Measurements are taken from where the skillet first lands.
  • Crossing the Foul Line will result in disqualification
  • In the event of a tie, a throw-off of 1st Place Winners for each age group will be done for the Grand Champion. Two throws per person, best of two.


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