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OC Fair Offers Contests & Competitions for Youth in
Crafts, Culinary, Photography, Gardening & More
Required online entry registration is available at ocfair.com/competitions
Costa Mesa, Calif. (May 19, 2015) – The 2015 OC Fair (July 17-August 16) is calling on talented youth ages 18 and younger to compete in one of its many competitions and contests that showcase their abilities. Details for all the 2015 OC Fair competitions for youth and adults are available at ocfair.com/competitions.
Most competitions offer free Fair admission to exhibitors ages 6 and older (5 and younger are free every day) and competitions that require an entry fee also feature cash awards for the top entries.
Explorium: Destination Kids (Ages 3-12)
No entry free for children ages 3-8. Children ages 9-12 pay a $3 entry fee per entry and are eligible for cash awards. Limited to Orange County students and residents. Register by June 1. Some age restrictions apply, visitocfair.com/competitions for details. Competitions include:
Blue Ribbon Kids (Ages 5-8):
No entry fee required and no cash awards available. Competitions include:
Youth (Ages 9-18):
$3 entry fee per entry and cash awards available. Competitions include:
Young Adults (13-18)
These competitions are judged with adult entries and feature cash awards for top exhibitors. Entry fees vary, visitocfair.com/competitions for details. Competitions include:
In-person Help Days are offered on Thursday, May 28 and Friday, May 29 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the OC Fair & Event Center Administration Building for entrants needing assistance with the online registration. Entry registration deadlines and Help Days for Garden & Floral competitions vary, visit ocfair.com/competitions for the list of dates and times.
Details on all competitions for children and adults at the 2015 OC Fair is available at ocfair.com/competitions.
It’s “One Big Party” for the 2015 OC Fair, July 17-August 16, as it celebrates its 125th anniversary with 23 days of food, rides, shopping, exhibits and animals. Enjoy world-renowned performers in the Pacific Amphitheatre and exciting events in The Hangar and Action Sports Arena. The Fair is open Wednesday-Sunday. Concert tickets, action sports reserved seats, single-day general admission and the popular Super Pass are available for purchase online at ocfair.com or from the on-site Box Office. Also, download the free OC Fair iPhone and Android apps available this summer.
The OC Fair & Event Center is located off the 405 and 55 freeways at 88 Fair Drive in Costa Mesa. For more information, please visit ocfair.com, become a fan at Facebook.com/OCFair, follow us at twitter.com/ocfair or call (714) 708-1500.