Archive - December, 2010

What new events and contests should we do in 2011?

30 December 2010 by , 2 Comments

The North Dakota State Fair has become known for the new and crazy contests it hosts each year. Past favorites have included the Text Messaging Contest (with a $1,000 pay out), the Odor Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contest, Greased Pig Contest, Cloverdale Hot Dog Eating Contest and so many more! ‘Tis the season for planning for […]

ND State Fair wins International Awards

10 December 2010 by , No Comments

The North Dakota State Fair has received three first place Competitive Exhibit Awards of Excellence from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) headquartered in Springfield, MO. The North Dakota State Fair received awards in the following categories: Interactive Competitive Exhibit, General Competitive Exhibit Display Photo and Competitive Exhibit Display Photo Series. “It’s great […]

NDSF and Minot High DECA Work Together

8 December 2010 by , No Comments

DECA Members from Minot High School are working with the North Dakota State Fair to complete their Business Operations Research Project. The objectives of the project are: To identify the North Dakota State Fair’s current usage  of social media for the promotional activites To design a research study to determine the appropriate social media selection To conduct […]

Barrel Racing this weekend!

2 December 2010 by , No Comments

Even though the snow will soon be flying there are still opportunities to do some riding and roping at the State Fairgrounds! This weekend’s Expo Arena events include Barrel Racing with warm-ups starting at 10am on Sunday, December 5.  JP starts @Noon with Open fees at$25 and youth fees at $15. The payback is 75%. Warm Up […]