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4H Arts and Crafts

Department 7

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To place an on-line entry, click here:http://nwwafair.fairwire.com/

All entries must be registered on-line. This will be required for all exhibits and exhibitors that are entered in the fair. If you don’t have access to a computer, then the library is your best option. There will also be a computer available for use at the fair office during normal business hours.

1. Entries with incomplete information may be refused.
2. Entries are limited to arts and crafts made by entrants during the current 4-H year. No school projects. Exhibitors must be enrolled in 4-H Creative Arts Project.
3. Entries can be placed on-line through Monday prior to the fair (one week). Exhibits are due between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on the Thursday before the fair in the Farm Pavilion.

All entries must be accompanied by a 3"x 5" index card on which the exhibitor has legibly printed the following information:

Your entry number (no names please)

Your Age

Title of Item (What it is)

Construction (What materials and techniques were used) the judges will consider the index card information in their evaluation of the entry. Be thorough!

4. Each fine arts item in Division A, and any other exhibit intended to be displayed by hanging, must have a hanging device securely attached. If a hanging device is missing or inadequate, the exhibit may be dropped one ribbon placing and may not be displayed. Duct tape, finishing line are not appropriate devices.

5. Please note for Division A, a canvas that has been stretched and attached to a wood framework is not considered "framed" and will not be accepted as is, unless the "Art" wraps all the way around the edges covering all of the canvas.

Three (3) entries total allowed per exhibitor in Division A.

PREMIUMS: 5.00 3.00 2.00
1. Drawing (charcoal, pen, ink, pencil, other), matted or framed on paper or canvas.
2. Painting (watercolor, tempera, oil, acrylic, other), matted or framed on paper or canvas.

* Please note* Paint by number projects belong in Division B Class 1. Painted stones belong in Division B Class 3

Superintendent reserves the right to refuse any entry with inadequate hanging devise. Tape, string, duct tape, finishing line are not considered adequate.


Six (6) entries allowed per exhibitor in Division B, with no more than two entries in any one class.

PREMIUMS: 5.00 3.00 2.00
1. Items made from kits (including pre-cut wood items and paint by numbers)
2. Printmaking (relief, lithograph, screen, other) no items made from a kit
3. General Media Craft (clay, glass, metal, leather, fiber, other) no items made from a kit.
4. Needle Arts: stitchery, weaving, latch hook. No items made from a kit.
5. Jewelry: All jewelry, regardless of method. No items made from a kit.
6. Recycled Art: Project is completely made of reclaimed items. items that have been used and other wise would be thrown away.
7. Nature Crafts: All components are found in nature.
8. Duct Tape Creations, no items found from a kit with the exception of the adhesive.
9. Yard Art-please check the state fair web site, they do have limits on size.

Superintendent may not be able to display large items due lack of space.

Available for any 4-H members to show up to. No premium given. Limited to the first 25 exhibitors.
Wednesday during fair from 9 to 3 in the 4-H building.
Superintendent will have all the craft supplies for you to create a craft using only the supplies given.
Bring your creative thinking caps and have fun.
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