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The Jefferson County Fair will take entries starting Friday for the open class exhibits and talent show.

DESIREE BERGSTROM/MADRAS PIONEER - The Jefferson County Fair will be a virtual event this year, but it is still taking entries for exhibitions and the annual talent show.The modified Jefferson County Fair will begin accepting virtual open class exhibits and talent show entries on Friday, July 10. Entries will be accepted through 5 p.m. Friday, July 17.

Open Class entries will be accepted in the following categories: Art, Baked or Canned Goods, Canned and Dried Fruits, Vegetables, Pickles and Wine, Folk arts and Crafts, Fruits and Vegetables, Flowers and Plants, Kids Corner, Land Products, Latino Arts and Crafts, Native American arts and crafts, Photography, Prepared foods, Textiles and Clothing.

"While there won't be cash awards this year, we want to be able to show our community the talents of our residents," said a press release from Fairgrounds Director Brian Crow. "In order to enter, participants will need to take a photograph of their handiwork, provide us with contact information and upload the photo."

All entries will be compiled and displayed the week of July 22.

The fair will also be accepting talent show entries virtually during that same timeframe. There will be three categories: Child (age 1 to 10), Youth (age 11 to 17) and Adult (18+). Entrants must reside in Jefferson County. No entries from adjoining counties will be taken. Talent will be judged in the following categories: vocal, dance, instrumental, comedy, magic, pantomime and other. Lip-syncing is not allowed. All contestants can compete either as a group or solo act. The maximum length of videos is 2 minutes, and the upload file size maximum is 20 MB.

Both Open Class and Talent Show entry forms can be found at beginning Friday, July 10.

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