May 15, 2024

Your favorite hobby could be blue ribbon-worthy in 2024

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Everyone is invited to show off their creativity at the 2024 Douglas County Fair & Rodeo Open Class Competitions

Have you recently discovered or renewed your love for baking, gardening, jewelry making or photography? There’s no need to keep your creativity to yourself. Share it with our community at the 2024 Douglas County Fair & Rodeo.

There are numerous categories for you to choose from in this year’s Creative Arts or Agriculture/Floriculture Open Class competitions. With no entry fee or age limits, these contests present an opportunity for the whole family to get involved in this more than 100-year-old community event.

Now is the time to start planning for the contest that best matches your interests and abilities so you can practice and perfect your art, coach a younger member of the family and invite others to participate in this friendly competition, where you can earn ribbons and cash prizes. Learn more here.

The Douglas County Fair & Rodeo kicks off July 26 and runs through Aug. 4. This year is packed with exciting events for every age group including two full weekends of the carnival, a Farm-to-Table brunch, food trucks, live entertainment and traditional favorites such as the ProRodeo, Mutton Bustin’, and 4-H events.

For a complete schedule of Fair events and more information on these Open Class competitions, please visit our schedule.