JACKSON, Wyo. — The Teton County Fair is officially taking entries for many of its most popular events, including the Figure 8 Races, Blue Ribbon Exhibit Hall, and the Open Class Horse Show.
“Coming off an adjusted 2020 Fair due to COVID-19, we are very excited to be able to celebrate the Fair’s history with a little bit of normalcy,” said Teton County Fair and Fairgrounds Manager Rachel Grimes.
In-person and mail-in entries for the Blue-Ribbon Exhibit Hall close on July 23, at 5:00 p.m. Online entries close on July 25 at 5:00 p.m. Online entries are strongly encouraged and there are no entry fees to do so at https://www.tetoncountyfair.com/219/Participate. In-person and mail-in entries are $2 per entry. Day-of entries are $4 per adult entry and $1 per youth entry. All exhibits, including ‘Farm-to-Fork’ and ‘Flower Garden’, need to be dropped off at the Exhibit Hall on either Tuesday, July 27 between 7:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Judging will occur the afternoon of July 27 with public viewing from July 28 to Aug. 1, between 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Figure 8 Race entries will be accepted until Tuesday, July 27 at 5 p.m. There are only 36 slots available, with a 6-entry waitlist.
Entries for the English and Western Dressage Horse Show close on Thursday, July 22 at 5 p.m. Team Ranch Sorting entries close on Friday, July 23 at 5 p.m. Entries for the Bev Halpin Memorial Team Branding close on Wednesday, July 28 at 5 p.m. The Trail/Obstacle Course and Pleasure and Non-Pro Western Performance class entries close on Thursday, July 29 at 5 p.m.
4-H events will occur throughout the Fair, running from July 17 to August 1. For a full schedule of Fair events, visit the Teton County Fair website at https://www.tetoncountyfair.com/31/Fair.
This year, several classes have been added to the Blue Ribbon Exhibit Hall that celebrates Teton County’s Centennial.
For adults, classes added include Miscellaneous Needlework, Painting & Drawing, Photography and Digital Arts and Adult Creations. These classes encompass any creation or artwork medium celebrating Teton County’s 100th Anniversary through materials, theme, colors, or the exhibitor’s interpretation of the centennial.
For youth, the classes added are Teen, Junior, and Beginner Creations. In these classes, individuals can bring any collection of 100 items that can fit in a shoebox. For example, military figurines, cars, beads, rocks, stamps, etc. Additionally, there will be the Teton County Centennial which encourages individuals to make any creation out of 100 household items i.e. pasta, Q-tips, cotton balls, toothpicks, etc.
Folks are encouraged to enter online, more info can be found here https://www.tetoncountyfair.com/200/Entry-Forms.