The deadline to enter various contests at the Washington Town and Country is fast approaching.
The 2014 Fair opens Wednesday, Aug. 6, and runs through Sunday, Aug. 10.
The deadline to register for Farm Mechanics, Livestock Judging Contest, Talent Contest and Washer Tournament is this Friday, July 18.
The Talent Contest is limited to the first five contestants in each division.
The Washer Tournament is limited to the first 48, two-person teams. An entry fee of $30 must accompany registration form.
There is a July 31 deadline to enter the following contests:
Hot Wing Eating Contest, Just Dance Contest, Kids Super Farmer Contest, Outhouse Race, Pig Chase, Queen for a Day Special Event, Junior Fair Board’s Race to VIP and Super Farmer Contest.
A limited number of entries will be accepted for many of these contests so early registration is encouraged.
For several other contests, people may register the day of the event. These include:
Backseat Driving, Bubble Gum Blowing, Bucket Brigade, Duct Tape Fashion Show and Contest (new);
Egg Drop, Fitness Challenge, Frozen Yogurt Eating Contest (new), Hula-Hoop, Mule Nugget Toss;
Pie Eating, Oreo Stacking, Pedal Tractor, Real Moms of WashMO, Spaghetti Structure Building Contest (new) and Turtle Race.
For many of these contests, a limited number of entries will be accepted.
All entry forms for the Field Class Tractor Pull must be received on or before Aug. 1.
An entry fee of $20 must accompany registration form.
Entry forms for the Garden Tractor Pull, along with a $10 entry fee, must be returned by Wednesday, Aug. 6.