DALLAS, Texas — Registration for the Creative Arts contests is still available with a new deadline of July 28. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to showcase your artistic talents. Whether you’re new to the Creative Arts world or consider yourself a veteran, the State Fair offers a wide variety of categories for ages starting as young as six. Participants now have the option to register online through the Creative Arts page at BigTex.com.
With more than 1,100 categories in 12 different departments of pre-Fair contests, amateurs and professionals alike have endless opportunities to showcase their creative talents. Contest departments include Art; Ceramics; Designer-Craftsman; Dolls; Foods (canning); Hobby Collections; Holiday Corner; Needlepoint and Cross Stitch; Needlework and Sewing; Afghans, Rugs, Quilts, and Bedspreads; Photography; and Scale Models. You now have an extra week to submit entry forms and fees online or by mail before the registration closes. Contestants can send their entries via mail by July 28, or hand deliver items to the Creative Arts Building on August 11, 12, or 13 from 9 am to 5 pm. Only one entry per person may be submitted within each category. In the weeks following, contestants will receive notification once the judging results are finalized. Entries that are awarded a ribbon will be on display during the 2017 State Fair of Texas, themed “Celebrating Texans.”
Don’t miss the chance to show off your creative abilities. Make sure to register and submit online or by mail by the new deadline of July 28, for your chance to become a Blue Ribbon winner at the State Fair of Texas. For all contest details, download the 2017 Creative Arts Handbook at BigTex.com. New contests have been added, some previous ones have been combined or removed, in addition to other updates. The 2017 State Fair of Texas runs September 29 through October 22. Register now online or by mail to showcase your creative skills!
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