2014 OC Fair Competitions To Showcase California Artisans



Bakers, quilters, woodworkers, photographers and other artisans of all ages are invited to showcase their talents at the 2014 OC Fair (July 11-August 10). New this year, some competitions have been opened to California residents outside Orange County. Details for the 2014 OC Fair competitions are available at ocfair.com/competitions.

Included on the list of competitions open to adult California residents is:
Culinary: Baked Goods & Confections, Food Blog, Preserved Foods, Sugar Arts, Table Settings, Home & Commercial Wine.

Young artisans (18 and younger) from throughout California are also invited to showcase their talents at the 2014 OC Fair in youth competitions including: Baked Goods & Confections, Sugar Arts, Table Settings, Fruit & Vegetables, and more.

The OC Fair competitive entries require online registration in advance and the deadlines for entry registrations are as follows:
May 2 Homebrew (Homemade Beer)
May 3 Commercial Wine
May 24 Home Wine
June 9 Culinary

Entry registration for these competitions is currently being accepted online at ocfair.com/competitions. Free online entry “Help Days” are from May 28 May 30, Wednesday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the OC Fair & Event Center Administration Building.

In addition to the traditional competitions, the OC Fair is offering several unique contests this year, including theSpecial Culinary Arts Contest Have your culinary masterpiece judged live at the Fair. Each Saturday contest has a unique theme and contestants register the Wednesday before each contest. See the Culinary Arts Guide at ocfair.com/competitions for details.

Details on all the competitions at the 2014 OC Fair is available at ocfair.com/competitions.

The 2014 OC Fair, themed Summer Starts Here,is July 11 August 10 and will bring 23 days of food, rides, exhibits, animals, music, action sports and fun, as well as the Super Pass, Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre and events in The Hangar and Action Sports Arena. The Fair is open Wednesday-Sunday. Concert tickets, action sports reserved seats, single-day general admission and the popular Super Pass are available for purchase online at ocfair.com or from the on-site Box Office.

The OC Fair & Event Center is located off the 405 and 55 freeways at 88 Fair Drive in Costa Mesa. For more information, please visit ocfair.com, become a fan at Facebook.com/OCFair, follow us at twitter.com/ocfair or call (714) 708-1500. Download the free OC Fair iPhone and Android apps available this summer.

Posted by Meghan Ogilvie