Entry forms are due Tuesday, July 6, for America’s Kids competitions at the 2010 L.A. County Fair. Forms may be downloaded from www.lacountyfair.com, but must be postmarked no later than July 6 to L.A. County Fair, Attn: America’s Kids, P.O. Box 2250, Pomona, CA 91769.
Contest exhibits must be delivered between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Saturday, July 24, to America’s Kids at Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768. Parking is available through Gate 1 outside America’s Kids in Fairplex building 10.
Visitors will be transported A Long Time Ago… as they step into the 2010 America’s Kids exhibit presented by King Taco. They’ll become part of a time when kings and queens ruled the land, knights jousted for the attention of princesses and everyone wore funny hats.
Featured competitions are keeping things medieval: “Stained Glass Art” created with hot glue or puff paint and paint, markers or crayons, “Decorate a Crown” where imagination and a few craft supplies combine for beautiful crown jewels, and “Castle Banner or Shield” that will decorate the walls of America’s Kids castle’s walls.
Other theme competitions include Medieval Character Competition, Sock Dragon, Fairy Fashion Fun, Build a Knight, Castle Coloring Competition, and "My Own Fairy Tale" writing competition.
There will also be a kids’ A Long Time Ago… Fashion Show.
This year’s theme has also been added to many of America’s Kids traditional competitions – Culinary Creations, Agriculture and Harvest Fun, Family Fun Days, Sewing, Needlework, Quilting, Art Showcase, Photography, Video, Industrial Technology, California History, State Projects and Missions, Crafts, Models, Ceramics, Book Jacket Art, Creative Writing, Education Panels, Celebrating Scouts, Toy Assembly, Hobby Collections, Read to Ride.
Division class details and entry instructions are also available at fairplex.com. For more information, contact Nancy Bates at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by visiting www.lacountyfair.com.
Under the direction of the Los Angeles County Fair Association, Fairplex is home to the L.A. County Fair, the largest county fair in the world, as well as The Learning Centers which encompasses Fairtime Learning, The Child Development Center, The Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC), the Junior Fair Board, and the Millard Sheets Center for the Arts. Fairplex also operates a diverse hospitality business with the Sheraton Fairplex, McKinley’s Grille, KOA RV Park, Finish Line Sports Grill, Cornucopia Foods, and the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center (opening 2011). The campus is also home to the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum and the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona; horse-racing and Barretts Equine Limited; as well as the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition. For more information, please visit www.fairplex.com.