Clermont Fair Book Cover Contest deadline approaching

The Clermont County Agricultural Society has announced a contest to design the cover of the 2014 Fair Book.

The theme for this year’s fair book is “The Clermont Co. Fair— It’s Good for the Whole Family.”

More than 35,000 copies of the fair book displaying the winning design will be printed and distributed throughout the county as well as posted on our website. The winner will be awarded $50 and will receive two complimentary fair passes. In addition, they will have their name and picture in the fair book and website as well as newspaper announcements. Finally, the winner will receive the first printed copy of the fair book.

Rules for the contest are as follows:

Design must be on 8 1⁄2 x 11 in. white paper. Design can be hand drawn, include photography, or be computer generated.

The theme is to be incorporated into the drawing.

The following information should be included in the cover design:

• 165th Annual Clermont Co. Fair

• What the theme is.

• Fair dates: Sunday through Saturday – July 20-26, 2014

• Location: Owensville, Ohio

• Website:

• Hours: 8 a.m.–11 p.m.

• Fairgrounds phone number: 732-0522

• Cost of admission: $10 (includes most rides, grandstand, entertainment, shows, exhibits, and parking). Weekly passes available.

Write your name, address, and phone number on the back of the drawing or include it with the design. Any amateur artist who lives in Clermont County is eligible to enter. (No professional artists please.) Previous winners are eligible.

The winning design becomes the property of the Clermont County Fair Board, which reserves the right to use said design in additional publications and make any necessary alterations.

Entries must be submitted no later than Saturday, March 29.

Send entries to:

CCAS Fair Book Design, % Bea Faul, 5509 Betty Lane, Milford, Ohio 45150. Please phone (513) 831-6089 if you have any questions.

The winner will be selected on the basis of the drawing and/or design. Each entry will be numbered and the judges will not know who submitted the drawing until after the decision has been made. The judges’ decision is final. The winner will be notified by April 12. The judges reserve the right to reject all entries.