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2020 Tabloid Cover Contest

Information and Rules

We are having a contest to design the 2020 Bedford Fair's Tabloid Cover!

Contest is open to persons in grades 8-12.
Previous first place winners are not eligible to enter again.
Artwork submitted must be your own work.
Deadline for entries is May 1, 2020.
Entries must be mailed to the Bedford County Fair, P.O. Box 244, Bedford, PA, 15522 (please make sure it is flat and/or able to be scanned.) You can also IM this page before mailing to see if a drop off is open and available at the Fair Office.
Entries will be judged by the Bedford Fair advertising committee, fair directors and members of the community.
Entries will be judged on creativity, neatness, use of theme, and incorporation of required items as listed under guidelines below.
Winning entry will be printed by the Bedford Gazette on the 2020 Bedford County Fair's Premium Book/tabloid cover.
Winner will receive $100.00 and 7 (seven) guest passes to the 2020 Bedford County Fair (Value $70.00)
Questions? email - website@bedford-fair.com or IM at https://www.facebook.com/BedfordCountypaFair/


Sample template for cover. Artwork must fit to scale and follow guidelines. 
1) May use any medium as long as drawing can be scanned and printed clearly. (No digital entries.)
2) Drawing must be "to scale" on white paper to fit a width of 10.25 inches and height of 8.5 inches.
3) Must include the words "147th Bedford County Fair"
4) Must include fair dates "July 26 - August 1, 2020"
4) Must include the words "Official Premium Book"
5) Must include the theme words "Making Memories ONE Fair at a Time"
6) You may "sign" your artwork.
7) Must be submitted with completed and signed "Tabloid Cover Art Submission Form" above.
8) Deadline - May 1, 2020 - Late entries will not be accepted.

2017 Tabloid Cover Contest Winner!

Robin Plake won our first annual Fair Premium Book cover contest with her colored pencil drawing. Congratulations to Robin for winning the $100 first prize!

2019 Tabloid Cover Contest Winner!

Miranda Johnson won our 2019 annual Fair Premium Book cover contest with her colored pencil drawing. Congratulations to Miranda for winning the $100 first prize!
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