Come Join Us For Our Fair Days: July 31 through August 4th, 2024

Maine Agriculture Photos 

PRIZES - 1st - $15• 2nd - $10 • 3rd - $5

Overall Best of Show $25


1. The subject of the photograph must be agricultural in nature and/or depicting the agricultural aspects of a Maine Fair. 
2. All entries exhibited, in any article, should be original (created by the exhibitor – not copies), and not previously shown 
    at this fair.
3. Prizes will be awarded on original work signed by the exhibitor as being his own creation.
4. All items exhibited at owner’s risk.
5. PHOTOGRAPHS MUST BE FRAMED OR MATTED. 
    A. WORK MUST BE READY TO DISPLAY SECURELY AND SAFELY.
    B. A STURDY WIRE MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE BACK OF THE FRAME OR BOARD FOR HANGING. 
     C. WORK MAY NOT BE EXCESSIVELY HEAVY OR FRAGILE.

 **WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE WORK WHICH HAS THE FOLLOWING HANGING DEVICES:        “Sawtooth” hanging devices, cardboard backing materials with cardboard “cuts” for hanging, string, monofilament, scotch tape as finishing material**.

6. One entry may be submitted. Photography entries should not exceed 8x10 but may be 8x10, 5x7 or 4x6.
7. Prizes will not be awarded on work below certain standards in any class.
8. In case of a dispute or misunderstanding, in any article of art, the decisions of the Judges and or Superintendent of The    
    Art Dept., will be considered fair, impartial, and final. All Items are entered under these conditions.
9. Enter through the Judd Street Gate for easy access to the Ag Exhibition Building.  


DIVISIONS: 
DIVISION 01.0 – ADULTS
DIVISION 2.0-    PROFESSIONAL 
DIVISION 03.0– CHILDREN 4 & UNDER** (PARTICIPATION RIBBONS ONLY, NO PREMIUMS PAID)
DIVISION 03.1– CHILDREN 5-8 YEARS OF AGE
DIVISION 03.2– CHILDREN 9-12 YEARS OF AGE
DIVISION 04.0– YOUTH 13-17 years of age
Article: 43 for all Divisions

EXHIBITION HALL CONTEST RULES:

1. Articles that have been displayed at the Northern Maine Agricultural Fair cannot be displayed again.
2. Any article considered unworthy in any class where there is no competition, will not be awarded a premium. 
3. All articles must be made by the Exhibitor under whose name they are exhibited. Goods must be new and well 
    laundered. Articles should have been finished within the year that they are exhibited.
4. Best of Show cannot be entered as this prize is determined by judge.  
5. In case of a dispute or misunderstanding, in any class of Needlework, the decisions of the Judges and/or 
    Superintendent, will be considered fair, impartial, and final and all items are entered under these conditions.
6. Enter through the Judd Street Gate for easy access to the Ag Exhibition Building. 
7. Federal law requires that we report to the Internal Revenue Service prizes, awards or premiums paid to any individual or partnership if the amount paid aggregate $600.00 or more. We are also required to provide the Federal Identification (E.I.) number or Social Security number. If we are not furnished the (E.I.) or Social Security number or are furnished an incorrect number we must withhold 20% of the amount to be paid. Accordingly, it is most important that all persons furnish us with their numbers, if exhibiting or participating in fair activities where premiums or prizes may be awarded.


EXHIBITION HALL DROP-OFF INSTRUCTIONS: 

Please enter through the Judge Street Gate for easy access to the Agriculture Exhibition Hall.

EXHIBITION HALL PICK-UP INSTRUCTIONS:

USE STATE STREET GATE for easy access to the Agriculture Exhibition Hall.
Please Park on Judd Street Side of the Exhibition Building

Entries and premiums may be picked up during the following time:
Sunday, August 4th 5:00pm-6:30pm  
No Entry Passes will be given to pick up exhibits on Sunday.

Arrangements can be made to pick up your items at another time if you are unable to pick them up on Sunday. Please contact 
Jessica Winslow 207.227.2651


Northern Maine Agricultural Fair Association
PRESQUE ISLE, MAINE – JULY 31 – AUGUST 4, 2024

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