Contact: Steve Stagnaro
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June 20, 2011

Watsonville, CA -- The “How To” guides on entering the many and varied divisions at the Santa Cruz County Fair are now available on line at the Fair’s website.  In addition, a limited number of printed guides can be found at local libraries, feed stores, and the Fair office located on East Lake Avenue (Highway 152) in Watsonville explained Emily Grunewald, the fair’s exhibit representative.

Whether experienced old hand or first time entrant, the Entry Guide and companion Horse Show Guide answer questions, provide forms, list drop off locations, and deadlines.  The complete Exhibitor’s and Horse Show Guides can be accessed on line at www.santacruzcountyfair.com.

The divisions open for exhibit entries range from Amateur Winemaking to Poetry, Sewing, Pies and Cakes and home grown Fruits and Vegetables plus dozens more including livestock, poultry and rabbits.  A separate Horse Show Entry Guide is also available either on line or the usual locations.  Exhibit questions should be directed to the fair office by calling 831-724-5671.  The entry deadline for most categories is Saturday, August 6,2011 and a few weeks later on Saturday, August 29, 2011 for the Horse Show.

The Santa Cruz County Fair celebrates the rich agricultural history of our community and people, and invests heavily in bringing this heritage to our youth.  The 2011 Fair will be held September 13-18, 2011 at the Fairgrounds located on Highway 152 just east of Watsonville.  This year’s theme is “Dancing with the Steers for 200 Years.”  Infomation on the 2011 Fair, and the Fairgrounds, a year round entertainment and event venue, can be found at www.santacruzcountyfair.com

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