The state of Oregon is awash in creative talent of all sorts. For proof, we offer Crafts competitions in the State Fair’s Creative Living area. This is the arena where instinctive abilities and trained skills bear the kind of fruit that feeds the soul.
Crafts & Hobbies
There are 20 divisions within this department, and countless specific entry opportunities…including Legos and Woodworking. These contests use a 100-point score card as shown in the handbook. Plus, there’s a non-competitive division for collectibles that are at the Fair for display purposes only. Handbook & 2017 Crafts & Hobbies Results
Youth and adult entrants in the Paper Arts Department have the opportunity to demonstrate their best work on paper. Specific contests include: Card Coloring Methods, Card Techniques, Card Themes, Paper Art Projects, Quilling and Scrapbooking. The youth division is simply called Paper Arts. Handbook & 2017 Paper Arts Results
People’s Choice Award: Paper Arts
Nikki Fennell Card Coloring Methods
Karyn Chambers Card Themes
Original works of poetry is the heart and soul of this department. Insightful judges will assess the work of adult, teen and junior entrants, and then award ribbons for first place, second place and third place in each age group. If certain works merit further recognition, the judges may also award Best of Division Rosettes, and a Judge’s Choice prize. Handbook & 2017 Poetry Results