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Sponsors: Circle K Ranch; Cook Chevrolet, Subaru and Ford; Cooking Until the Cows Come Home; Master Petroleum; Mountain Valley Bank; Steamboat Fence and Barn; Town of Hayden; Yampa Valley Electric Association.
Superintendent: Linda Long

Only Routt County residents are eligible. NO EXHIBIT MAY BE REMOVED BEFORE 12PM ON SUNDAY NEW** EXHIBITS ARE ONLY RELEASED ON SUNDAY FROM 12-2pm.

Age groups, classes and divisions can be changed at the discretion of the superintendent. Age Group Divisions, must be designated on the entry blank:
Adult/Child Collaboration (3-7)
Junior (8-12)
Teen (13-19)
Adult (20-60)
Adult Plus (61-75)
Senior (76-84)
Senior Plus (85 years and older)
Professional (any exhibitor having sold over $300 worth of work, or “professional by trade” unless otherwise specified in divisions)

ENTRY and RELEASE RULES: Unless otherwise specified under the appropriate Division throughout the Fair book, ENTRIES WILL BE RELEASED SUNDAY, AUGUST 22, FROM 12-2 PM ONLY.

Department Superintendents will accept, enter and place exhibits. Tag receipts MUST be presented during checkout time (12-2 pm ONLY). Failure to abide by the rules will disqualify an entry. Violators will be evicted.

Articles must be exhibited under the name of the maker who must currently live in Routt County and never have exhibited the same item in a previous Fair. Products exhibited in field crops, flowers, baked, canned, farm and dried products must have been grown or prepared locally during the current calendar year; clothing, needlework, crafts/hobbies and art must have been completed in the past year.

Special classes may be created at the discretion of the superintendents and judges may combine championship categories. Judges decisions are final.

Specific departmental guidelines, rules, and display requirements must be adhered to or the entry will be automatically disqualified.

Eligibility: All home arts exhibits are open to Routt County residents only (Routt County second-home owners are considered residents and are eligible). No exceptions.

PREMIUMS: All Home Arts open class premiums may be picked up at the Exhibit hall on Sunday, August 22 from 12-2pm. Premiums not collected on Sunday without prior arrangements are forfeited. In the Home Arts department ONLY, blue ribbons will receive premiums of $1.


SPECIAL HOME ARTS AWARDS
Superintendents Award: An award will be given to the most outstanding exhibit in the Exhibit Hall. It can be from any department and any age group.

Helen Sherrod Outstanding Home Artist Award: An award will be given to the adult or senior exhibitor who acquires the largest number of Blue, Champion and Reserve Champion Ribbons in the Home Arts Exhibits.

Judges Choice Award: One Judges Choice Award per department. Simply, the judge’s favorite entry.

NEW IN 2021 -- ONLINE ENTRY FOR HOME ARTS!

New this year, more ways to enter your home arts projects! 1) Enter like you've always done by taking your projects to the exhibit hall at the fairgrounds on Wednesday, from 1pm-8pm and enter upon arrival; OR 2) enter all your projects online prior to transporting them to the fairgrounds! Follow the instructions below! NOTE: You will have to go through the "payment section" of Fair Entry, but there is NO COST to enter home arts.

NEW - ONLINE HOME ARTS ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS

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