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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.     

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 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.

Click here to download the Share the Fun Talent Contest Registration Form.   

Registration Deadline is February 1, 2019 and registration forms must be submitted to Cathy Suggs at csuggs@leegov.com .

  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.

Click here to download the Fashion Review Competition Entry Form. 

Registration Deadline is February 1, 2019, and registration forms must be sumitted to Cathy Suggs at csuggs@leegov.com.  

  

 Youth Citrus Project

Open to all registered 4-H youth in Lee, Charlotte, Hendry, Collier and Glades County Ages 8-18 as of September 1, 2018.  Youth must attend the Citrus Workshop on September 29, 2018.  Tree Reservation Form must be postmarked no later than August 28th.     Cost of tree is $25-$31.  Youth must also register online in order to show this project at the Fair.  Fair registration is $5 and the deadline to register on tree on the Fair website is January 14, 2019.  Youth will drop off their project on February 26, 2019 to the 4-H Citrus Booth in the 4-H booth area located inside the Lee Civic Center on the Fairgrounds between 4-6 PM. 
 
 
Click here for the Tree Reservation Form and Registration information.  
 

Click here to register online to show your citrus tree at the Fair. 

 
 

 Youth Container-Grown Tomato Project

Open to all registered 4-H youth in Lee, Charlotte, Hendry, Collier and Glades County Ages 8-18 as of September 1, 2018.  Youth must attend the Tomato Workshop on November 10, 2018.   Cost of is $10 for project registration, youth must also register online in order to show this project at the Fair.  Fair registration is $5 and the deadline to register your tomato project on the Fair website is January 14, 2019. Youth will drop off their project on February 27, 2019 to the 4-H Tomato Booth in the 4-H booth area located inside the Lee Civic Center on the Fairgrounds, between 4-6 PM. 
 
Click here for the Registration Form and information. 
 

Click here to register online to show your Tomato Project at the Fair.  

 
 

     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.   

Click to download the registration information.  

Click here to register for the Chicken BBQ Cook Off online.   

 

Youth Royalty

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 csuggs@leegov.com.  Registration deadline is February 1, 2019.

Click here to download the Application and registration information for Youth Royalty. 

 

 

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.

Click here to download the registration information. 

Click here to register your club booth online.  

 

 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.

Click here to download the registration information.  

Click here to register your Hay Bale online.   

 

 

 

 

 

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. 

 

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