The Texas State Fair offers Bluebonnet members an opportunity to show their creative talents to a HUGE audience! Each year, our fearless Barbara Gerlach helps coordinate this effort for Bluebonnet members.
This year's State Fair theme is "Celebrating Texas Creativity". There is a fee for entries ($2.00 for Seniors; $5.00 for those age 18-69). Your fee must be submitted along with your entry form. Please contact Barbara Gerlach with questions.
You can check out the Fair website at ( https://bigtex.com/get-involved/creative-arts-competitions/ ) for all details about the competition, along with entry forms and the full handbook.
Entries are due no later than July 19th if you want Barbara to deliver them to the fair for judging. You can bring them to the July General Meeting (July 11th) or contact Barbara directly to discuss how to get them to her. Delivery to the Fair is from Friday, August 9th through Sunday, August 11th, from 9 am to 5 pm.
Judging occurs August 11th. You will be notified of results no later than August 31st.
Items not selected must be picked up September 4th, 5th, or 6th. Items included in the Fair must be picked up on October 23rd, 24th, or 25th.
The Fair runs from September 27th to October 20th this year.