2017 FAIR THEME CHOSEN
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2017 PAINT THE FAIR CONTEST
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2015 Original Artwork
painted by Kim Gutherie
2016 Original Artwork
painted by Mother Barbara
PAINT THE FAIR CONTEST 2017

ENTRY DEADLINE: January 15, 2017


The 2017 fair theme “Pioneer Days to Modern Ways” leaves the Paint the Fair contest wide open for creative artists! Interested artists must enter the contest by January 15th and have the artwork completed and in the fair office by March 15th for judging so we can develop our poster, website and advertising for the 2017 fair, August 9th – 13th.  “In 2015 we had Kim Guthrie paint the artwork for our fair poster and advertising and it worked so well we decided to make it a contest” stated CEO Cliff Munson, “We like paintings that use a photo or details from our actual fairground and fair.” For the 2016 Fair “Saddle Up Some Memories” Mother Barbara from Etna painted the winning entry. Those interested need to email or mail their name, address and phone number to the fair office so we know we have entries. Entry deadline is January 15th, 2017 by email at info@sisqfair.com, or mailed to Siskiyou Golden Fair, 1712 Fairlane Rd.  Yreka, CA 96097 and the completed work has to be in the office by March 15th.  The selected artist will be paid $500.00 for the original artwork and the opportunity to use copies for fair promotion. We encourage those not selected in the contest to enter their artwork in the annual fair.
The Siskiyou County Fair began as an agricultural show in 1859 in Fort Jones, moved to Yreka in 1867 and became the 10th District Agricultural Association in 1926, at the current location on Fairlane Rd. The 10th D.A.A. hosted the Siskiyou County Fair until 1952 when a second fair was established in Siskiyou County, the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair. The name was changed at that time to the “Siskiyou County Fair and Paul Bunyan Festival.” In 1972, the current name “The Siskiyou Golden Fair” was selected by the Board of Directors and that name is still used today. For 157 years, our traditions, heritage, culture and history have been on display through our many and varied exhibits, contests and entertainment opportunities. Share in our showcase and “Saddle Up Some Memories” at the 2016 Siskiyou Golden Fair August 10th–14th.

The Fairgrounds are available for activities of all kinds the other 50 weeks of the year and serve as a command center for natural disasters, the base for county drive thru health clinics, weddings, family gatherings, auto racing, rodeos, ropings and horse shows. Birthday parties, dog shows, swap meets and the fair sponsored; Sportsmen’s Expo & NorCal Invitational Chainsaw Carving Championships March 11-13, The Tony Nicoletti Memorial Jackpot on Mother’s Day Weekend and the Holiday Gift Fair the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

Your Fairgrounds is here for your enjoyment!

MISSION STATEMENT
The 10th District Agricultural Association promotes excellence in agriculture awareness through the Siskiyou Golden Fair and interim programs under a financially sustainable model..

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