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Pallet Decorating Contest

Chairperson: Kaye Barber
Entry should be made as a 4-H or FFA Group Project.
Use your imagination! Be creative!
Theme: "76 Years - There’s no time like fair time"
1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50), Each participant ($25)

1. Club/Chapter must enter by September 1, 2023. Late entries will not be
accepted. It is your responsibility to make sure that your entry form has been
2. All entries must submit a sketch/diagram of plan. All entries must promote
the Northeast Florida Fair theme "76 Years - There’s no time like fair
3. The Northeast Florida Fair Association will provide a pallet 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 pallets on and around the fairgrounds.
Please check in with Kaye Barber for your assigned space. You can decorate
the pallets on Tuesday, October 10th, 10:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Wednesday,
October 11th, 10:00 a.m.-8:30 p.m. and Thursday, October 12th, 10:00
a.m.-4:00 p.m. (All decorating must be completed by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday,
October 12, 2023). Entries will be judged at noon on Friday, October 13,
2023. The pallets should be decorated with a good clean wholesome nature.
No vulgar or suggestive decorations will be allowed. If you plan to use and
provide additional pallets (maximum 3 pallets) for feet or decoration please
list in your sketch/diagram plans.
6. Decorations should be weather and wind-proof.
7. Paint may be applied to the pallets or grass.
8. NO Commercial or Political party signs of ANY KIND are allowed.
9. All decorations must be removed on Monday, October 23rd, 10:00 a.m.-6:30
p.m. (No later than 6:30 p.m.) Cash prizes will not be awarded until all
decorations and pallets are dismantled and removed.
Applications must be made online at
by September 1, 2023. No emails 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

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