Contests and Forms

All American Bake-Off
Bakers Best
Exhibit Entry Form (on or before July 31,2020) Online Entry Form
Kids Pedal Pull (Aug 8, 2020)
Livestock Entry Form (on or before July 31,2020) Online Entry Form
Master Gardener Scarecrow Contest
Talent Contest Form
Demo Derby Pre-registration Form (Aug. 8, 2020)
Tractor Pull Entry Form (doc) (Aug 7, 2020) Online Entry Form
Lego Building Contest
Talent Contest
"Miniature Container Gardens" Competition
"Truffles" Competition
"Scones" Competition
Special Prize in Class 16 - "Gluten Free" in the Culinary Division

2019 Coloring - Pre Kidergarten-Kindergarten
2019 Coloring - Grades 1, 2, & 3
2019 Writing Contest -  Grades 4, 5, & 6

NEW this year

"Miniature Container Gardens" Competition in the Floriculture Division K Class 11
Sponsored by Stacy's Nursery in Willmar
$5, $10 & $15 dollar gift certificates will be awarded

"Chocolate Fudge" Competition in the Culinary Division L Class 13, Lot 100
Special prizes awarded   $15 and $10
Sponsored by Mr. B. Chocolatier Chocolate Company Inc. Willmar, MN

"Scones" Competition in the Culinary Division L Class 10, Lot 2200
Special prizes awarded $15 and $10
Sponsored by DUNN BROS COFFEE Willmar, MN

Special Prize in Class 16  Contest Pending
"Gluten Free" in the Culinary Division L
Prize Donated by Kay's Naturals Clara City, MN

Bake it with Sugar Contest
Sponsored by Southern MN Beet Sugar Cooperative
Contest Rules

2020 Category-Butter/Sugar Cookies
Submit on Entry Day:
Tuesday August 4, 2020
Judging starts at 7 pm on Entry Day
Adult Contest 18 & Older
Kids Contest 8-17 years Old

Baker Printing's Baker's Best "Coffee Cake"
Sponsored by Baker Printing Inc.  Spicer MN

A Special Contest:
Saturday August 8, 2020
11:30 am, Heritage Square Stage
Entries to be entered in the Culinary Building on Saturday between 8:30 am-10:00 am
Bakers Best (rules here)

Master Gardeners

Master Gardeners of Kandiyohi County have established "NATURE HEALS" as the display garden theme for the 2020 Kandiyohi County Fair.
         Topic Ideas include:  Garden Workout, Walking in Nature, Healing Gardens, Garden/Nature Photography and Medicinal Plants.

They invite all individuals or groups to design, construct and enter their nineth Scarecrow Contest 

  • Judging for 1 prize of $25.00, will be by people's choice during the Fair.
  • Entries are encouraged to follow in some way the garden theme.
  • Entries will be received at the display garden on entry day, Tuesday, August 4th.
  • All prizes will be awarded and pick up should be arranged before Fair closure.
  • Entries are on a volunteer basis.
  • Master Gardeners will not be responsible for entries.

All American Bake-Off
Sponsored by the Kandiyohi County Fair Association
Prepared Mixes
Class 15

Here is an opportunity for everyone to enter! The choice is yours!

The only requirements are:
1. Use a 'mix" but "doctor" it up to your choosing.
2. Bring your recipe on a card, telling what ingredients were used
and the method.
This enables you to use any of the mixes. Maybe there's a new mix on the
market. Why not create something new? Bring it to the Fair and win prizes!
This is the opportunity you have been waiting for!

100 Cake - 4" square / 1/4 cake
200 Frozen Bread - 1/2 loaf / 3 rolls / 1/4 ring
300 Any other - 1/2 loaf / 3 muffins / 3 bars / 3 cookies

First Prize........................................Blue Ribbon $6.00
Second Prize....................................Red Ribbon $5.00
Third Prize.....................................White Ribbon $4.00

Prizes awarded for all.

Lego Building Contest
Saturday, August 8th

Rules and Entry Form

10:00 11:30 am-Assembly of projects
12:30pm-Winners will be announced
12:30-1:00pm-Public Viewing

Proudly Sponsored by Perkins Lumber
Perkins Lumbar

Talent Contest Thursday, August 6th at 6:30pm Heritage Square Stage more info
There is no fee to enter this contest. 
entry form

Sponsored by:
Kandiyohi Power Cooperative

talent show


NO AUDITIONS required for the 2020 Talent Contest. Please be pre-registered by 6pm Tuesday August 4th, 2020.

NOTE: Contestants may represent only one county in one age division at the Minnesota State Fair Talent Contest.

The Kandiyohi County Fair Talent Contest is open to Kandiyohi County residents AND Non- Kandiyohi County residents.  You do NOT need to be a resident of Kandiyohi County.

All contestants must be pre-registered by 6 pm Tuesday August 4th to perform at the Kandiyohi County Fair/State Fair Talent Contest on Thursday Aug 6, 2020 at 6:30pm. The first and second place winners from each of the three divisions will be asked to perform in an encore show following the announcement of winners that evening at 8:30 pm.

The Kandiyohi County Fair division first place winners are considered to be semi-finalists for the Minnesota State Fair Talent Contest.  Names of first place winners will be released to the State Fair Talent Contest committee immediately following the Kandiyohi County Fair.  The State Fair will then contact first place winners directly to provide further information and make necessary arrangements.