The primary purpose of the Fair is to provide a place to display livestock, agriculture, crafts and the like in a safe, family-oriented environment. The Southwest Florida & Lee County Fair is a special annual event of limited duration, with a specific objective of providing thousands of attendees an educational and entertainment experience, serving a main audience of family and youth, in a safe, family-oriented environment.
Share the Fun Talent Contest
4-H Share the Fun Talent Contest is designed to help 4-H’ers discover their talents, develop them, and have opportunities to share those gifts with others. It is part of the 4-H Recreation Program and is conducted at County, District, and State levels. The objective of the Share-the-Fun Program is to enhance the following areas: appreciation of talent, leadership, confidence, interest in special training, and the ability to discover opportunities for wholesome recreation.
Registration Deadline is February 1, 2019 and registration forms must be submitted to Cathy Suggs at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Fashion Review Competition
Compeititon wil be held Thursday, February 28th at 6:30pm in the Lee Civic Center. Youth will model and be required to participate in the Skill-a-thon.
Registration Deadline is February 1, 2019, and registration forms must be sumitted to Cathy Suggs at email@example.com.
Youth Citrus Project
Youth Container-Grown Tomato Project
Chicken BBQ Cook-Off
The Youth Chicken BBQ Cook-Off Competition is open to Lee, Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, and Hendry County 4H/FFA members. The Cook-Off will be held Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Yancey Pavilion, located on the Fairgrounds at 3pm. There are three age divisions with awards in each division. Registration Deadline is in February 1, 2019.
Prince and Princess - Ages 8-13
King and Queen - Ages 14-18
Youth Royalty Contest will be held Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7:30pm inside the Lee Civic Center. Application, list of activities, and essay must be submitted to Cathy Suggs at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration deadline is February 1, 2019.
Club Booth Competition
This year's theme is 'WE HAVE A GOOD THING GROWING'. Booth set up will be Tuesday and Wednesday, Februrary 26 & 27, from 9am - 7pm. Registration Deadline is February 1, 2019.
Hay Bale Decorating Competition
This year's theme is 'WE HAVE A GOOD THING GROWING'. Use of theme is encouraged, but not required in this competition. One registration per club. Hay Bales can be decorated Tuesday and Wednesday, February 26 & 27, from 9am to 7pm. .
PLEASE LEAVE PETS AT HOME
Pets are not permitted on the Fairgrounds.
Do not leave them in your vehicle.
Emotional Support animals are not allowed on the Fairgrounds.
ONLY SERVICE animals as defined by the Americans with Disability Act are allowed on our facilities.