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2018 Central Wisconsin State Fair Photo Contest

Photo Entry Categories:
  1. Kids at the Fair photo (main focus on children)
  2. People at the Fair photo
  3. Special Event or Area at the Fair photo
  4. View at the Fair photo
  5. Evening at the Fair photo
  6. Animals at the Fair photo (main focus on animals)
  7. “Whats new this year” photo (any new attractions to the Fair)

Contest Rules:

  • Only one entry per category is allowed. All entries are free.
  • No duplicate entries (you cannot use the same photo for different categories).
  • Photo entry must be from the current Fair year.
  • Photo must be 5×7 in size or they will be disqualified.
  • No boarders or mounting will be accepted
  • No watermarks are permitted
  • All photos MUST be labeled with the following or they will be disqualified:
  • Photographer’s name
  • Photographer’s phone number
  • Category each photo is entered into
  • Any photo entered into the wrong category will be disqualified
  • All entries MUST be in to the Fair office no later than Friday, September 21 st, 2018 by 4:00 PM
  • Entries will be judged from the media industry and select the two overall winners of each category. Winners of each category will receive the following:
First Place: A first place ribbon and one (1) season Fair pass for the following year
Second Place: A CWSF sweatshirt
  • Photo entries are non-returnable and become property of the Central Wisconsin State Fair (CWSF) and may be used in future promotional materials and/or on social media.
  • All entries must be sent as a JPEG to and in printed form, along with the signed agreement (see PDF form on this page), to the following address:
513 East 17th Street
Marshfield, WI 54449

For any questions, please call the Fair office at 715-387-1261


CWSF & Hub City Times Billboard "Selfie" Challenge

Take a selfie by one of the many Central Wisconsin State Fair billboards located in various cities and be entered into a weekly drawing to win some fantastic Fair prizes which include, but are not limited to; season passes, carnival ride wristbands, track-side grandstand tickets, or a meal voucher for any of the delicious food vendors at the Fair!

  1. Photos must display the CWSF billboard in full view and have the contestant in the photo to be entered. Don’t be afraid to have some fun with it!
  2. Once you post the picture on Facebook or Instagram, tag Central Wisconsin State Fair’s Facebook page and use the hashtag #CWSFselfie2018. The Central Wisconsin State Fair must be tagged to be entered.
  3. You can enter as many times as you want, but each entry must be with different billboards.
  4. Pictures must be posted each Monday by 2 p.m.
  5. One random winner will be drawn each week on Monday evening, and winners will be contacted via Facebook Messenger
  6. Winners will be posted on the CWSF Facebook page and in the Hub City Times.
  7. By entering, you agree that your photo may be used by CWSF and Hub City Times for future marketing needs.
  8. Prizes must be picked up at the Fair office during business hours, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., before Tuesday, August 21st, 2018.


Congratulations, Lila! Age 5


Congratulations, Tiffany! Age 6


Congratulations, Allison! Age 7


Congratulations, Alayna! Age 8

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