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Calling All Crafty People!

If you can paint it, build it, sew it, grow it, cook it, collect it, then most likely you can enter it into the Sumter County Fair Family Living Exhibit! The exhibit hall is open to ALL youth and adults so come showcase your talent.

Now is the time to get your projects in motion, or gather the treasures you’ve made over the past year and prepare them for entry. All items are judged and earn a ribbon – blue, red or white. Youth who enter have the opportunity to earn premium money for items that win first place and best of show.

You’ve still have plenty of time before the county fair starts Friday, March 2nd, but it’s definitely time to start your projects and make your plans to enter. All items must be checked in on Monday, February 26th from 1:00pm – 6:00pm at the Sumter County Fairgrounds, 7620 SR 471 Bushnell, FL 33513. No early or late items will be accepted.

Entry forms and rules are now available –online at Sumter County Fair website, or the 4-H Events and Activities web page. Hard copies can be obtained at the UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County Office, 7620 SR 471, Ste. 2 Bushnell, FL 33513. Please choose the “2018 Family Living Exhibit Rules & Entry Form” on the websites.

There are two sets of rules and entry forms, one for all youth participants and another for all adult participants. Please make sure you select the correct set of rules and entry forms.

For more information or questions, please contact the UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County 4-H Office at 352-569-6863.  Thank you and hope to see you on Monday, February 26th!

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