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Phone: 904-879-4682

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Chairperson: Christie Scheider
Entry should be made as a 4-H or FFA Group Project. Use your imagination! Be creative!
Theme: "Paving our way to the future"
1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50), Each participant ($25)


  1. Club/Chapter must enter by September 1, 2019. Late entries will not be accepted. It is your responsibility to make sure that your entry form has been received.

  2. All entries must submit a sketch/diagram of plan. All entries must promote the Northeast Florida Fair theme "Paving our way to the future."

  3. The Northeast Florida Fair Association will provide a hay bale for each participating Club/Chapter to decorate.

  4. Entries will be judged on eye appeal, construction, creativity, use of materials and the fair theme.

  5. The Fair Association will place the hay bales on and around the fairgrounds. Please check in with Christie Scheider for your assigned space. You can decorate the hay bales on Tuesday, October 8th, 10:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 9th 10:00 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. and Thursday, October 10th, 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. (All decorating must be completed by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, 2019) Entries will be judged at noon on Friday, October 11, 2019. The hay bales should be decorated with a good clean wholesome nature. No vulgar or suggestive deco- rations will be allowed. Hay bales can be placed lying on their side or standing on end. This will be your choice. If you plan to use and provide additional hay bales (maximum 3 hay bales ) for feet or decoration please list in your sketch/diagram plans. For safety purposes, hay bales will not be stacked on top of each other.

  6. Decorations should be weather and wind-proof.

  7. Paint may be applied to the hay bales or grass.

  8. NO Commercial or Political party signs of ANY KIND are allowed.

  9. All decorations must be removed on Monday, October 21st, 10:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. (No later than 6:30 p.m.) Cash prizes will not be awarded until all decorations including hay bales are dismantled and removed.

Mail your entry form to the Northeast Florida Fair Association, P. O. Box 1070, Callahan, FL 32011 by September 1, 2019. No e-mails or faxes will be accepted.

If you have questions concerning the contest please contact the Northeast Florida Fair Office at (904) 879-4682 or e-mail at