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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 13, 2010

Entry Deadline For The 2010 General Competitions Rapidly Approaching

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Individuals who are looking to enter the 2010 Illinois State Fair (ISF) General Competitions should act quickly, as the deadline is July 15. 

The ISF General Competitions will be held at the Hobbies, Arts & Crafts Building, which is located next to the Lincoln Stage on Central Ave, and will be open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. during the fair (except for August 22, in which they will be open from 9 a.m. to noon).

General competition categories include textiles, hobbies, agriculture products, art, floriculture and baking competitions.  All applications must be postmarked by July, 15, 2010 and include a $1.00 fee for each entry.

For a full list of rules and requirements for the competitions, please visit www.agr.state.il.us/isf/competition.html and click on the “General” section tab (p. 81-83).  For more information on this event and others, please call (217)782-6661.

The Illinois State Fair will be held Aug. 13-22.



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