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Theme Contests

Returning this year to the Washburn County Fair is the 'Fair Theme' and contests that connect to this theme! For the 2022-2023 fairs the theme is,

"Red, White & Blue...Washburn County Fair is for You!"

There are two Fair Theme contests for you

to participate in this year!


'A Barn Quilt Challenge'
This geometric-based square is the perfect opportunity to funnel your quilting creativity into a show-stopping square that will stop Fair-goers in their tracks! The winning quilt square will be reproduced and proudly placed on one of the barns at the Washburn County Fairgrounds. 
See the attached documents for more information!!


Quilt-topia - Phase Two

Adding color to the fairgrounds has been the purpose of our Quilt-Topia challenge. The barn quilt is the final leg of this competition. This contest is open to anyone who has painted a barn quilt since the previous fair.

See the attached documents for more information!!
'The Barn Quilt'

All-American Pie Contest

What do you think of when thinking of an all American pie? Use your creativity with the red, white, & blue theme. Bring your masterpiece pie to the fairgrounds on Saturday July 29th between 2:00-4:00pm to enter it in this new contest.


The top three placing will be sold at the auction with proceeds being used for improvements to our baking and food preservation display areas.


Each pie must be made using the following criteria: Theme: Red, White, & Blue the Washburn County Fair is For You! Open to anyone Pie must be made from Scratch.

All American Pie Entry Form


Pallet Decorating Contest

We hope that you will join us in celebrating our patriotic theme for the 2022 fair! The painted/decorated pallets must be entered by 4:00pm Thursday of the fair. Please bring the form below with your decorated pallet to Exhibition Hall.

Pallets are available free by contacting Linda at 715-645-2078.

See Entry form for details about Rules & Prizes!
Pallet Entry Form

Bundt Cake Contest

Let the baking begin with this Bundt Cake baking contest! Bundt
cakes are rich in history and charm. Make sure your Blue Ribbon
Bundt is as distinctive as the Bundt pan you use

Contest date: June 10th at the Tri-County Dairy Breakfast
Dropoff: 8:00-9:30am Judging: 9:30am Awards: 10:00am

See Entry form for details about Rules & Prizes!
Bundt Cake Entry Form



Wheelbarrow Contest

The Wheelbarrow Contest is a contest for anyone who appreciates gardening and/or flowers! This contest requires the entrant to create a flower arrangement in an operational wheel barrow of any size. 


1st place $40.00, 2nd place $30.00,

3rd place $20.00, & 4th place $10.00

Wheelbarrow Entry Form
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