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2018 Information

Open Class Family Arts Division

We welcome all legal residents of Bartholomew County or members of a Bartholomew County community service organization to participate in the Open Class Family Arts competition.  There are 52 divisions, including Antiques, Crocheting, Flowers, Jewelry, Photography, Scrapbooking, Vegetables, and even Ugly Lamps!  To learn what and how to exhibit, please review the 2017 Open Class Division Information page.

Bartholomew County 4-H Fair Queen Pageant

Sponsored by:  German American Bank & Bartholomew County 4-H Fair, Inc.

The 2018 Bartholomew County 4-H Fair Queen Pageant is now accepting applications for contestants. Entry form and fee is due by June 1, 2018 to Annie Romine. Mail entries to 9943 N 600 E, Hope, IN 47246.

The Pageant will take place on June 24 at 7:00 PM in the Auditorium at Columbus North High School. Interviews to be held June 24, 2018 in the afternoon at Columbus North Auditorium.
For more information or questions, please contact 812-343-1462. To view more information and get a copy of the entry form, check out our post on the Queen contest.


Bartholomew County 4-H Fair Princess Pageant

Sponsored by:  Helpful Homemakers Extension Club

The 4-H Fair Princess Contest will be held Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the Columbus East High School Auditorium. Entry forms and fee need to be filled out and returned by June 9th to Bartholomew County 4-H Fair Inc, c/o 4-H Fair Princess, PO Box 342, Columbus, IN 47202. 4-H Fair Princess Entry Form