at Big Spring, Texas

SEPTEMBER 21 - 23, 2018

Friday from 5PM - 10PM, Saturday 12PM - 10PM, Sunday 12PM - 5PM



There are many various competitions that are available for you to participate in.

  1. Fine Arts - Several divisions, Oil painting, water color for Non-Professional and Professional.
    View the Classes and Divisions
    View the Fine Arts Rules
  2. Creative Arts - Rules and Categories
  3. **New competition for 2016 -- Adult Coloring
    Adult Coloring- sponsored by The Heritage Museum
    Coloring Books are available at Heritage Museum, Walmart, or other craft stores.
    May use crayons, marking pens, etc.
    Entries will be judges by a local artist. Please do NOT put your name on front of your project.
    1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes will be awarded.
    All entries will be on display throughout the Fair.
    Please only one entry per person
  4. Baked Goods - Rules and Categories
  5. Canned Goods
  6. Agricultural Produce Show
  7. Grandparents Corner favorite snapshots of grandchildren competition.
  8. "Kids Do the Darndest Things" Photo Contest
  9. "Favorite Family Pet" Photo Contest
  10. Pet Show - limited to DOGS only (no cats)
  11. Fair Queen Contest
  12. Kountry Kids Contest
  13. Local Schools
  14. Fair Specialty/Antique Entries -- shaving items, either antique or unusual. Including shaving mugs, razors, etc
  15. We appreciate your entries and will do all we can to ensure they are properly taken care of. However, we cannot be responsible for loss or damage.

General Rules for All Entries

  1. All Entries will be accepted the Tuesday before the fair opens from 8 am to 6 pm at the back of the fair barn.
  2. All entries will be judged either Tuesday evening after 6 pm or prior to the fair opening.
  3. All entries will be on display throughout the fair.
  4. The fair is not responsible for any damage or loss of entry.
  5. Entries can not be removed until Sunday after the fair closes from 5 pm to 8 pm.

On behalf of the Howard County Fair Board of Directors we appreciate your support of any of the competitions of the Fair. We hope that support will continue.