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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 very   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.   The Southwest Florida & Lee County Fair will be following current CDC Guidelines

NEW IN '22 

 

YOUTH WHIP CRACKING COMPETITION

Sunday, February 27th, 6:00 pm

More information to follow

 

YOUTH TRACTOR DRIVING COMPETITION

Tuesday, March 1, 2022, 6:00 pm

More Information to follow 

 

WHEELBARROW DECORATING COMPETITION

MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW 

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     Lee County Schools - Booth Exhibit Competition

FAIR THEME:  'HONORING HOMETOWN HEROES' 

Space Is Limited - Deadline to register is Friday, February 11, 2022

(No Entry Fee)

     Competition is divided into four (4) divisions: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, and           Vocational/Special Learning Centers, and judged on the following criteria:

  •  Theme/ Booth Title – 10 % - Booth should demonstrate a use of the theme in the title.
  • Educational Use of Theme – 10 % - Theme should be incorporated into the booth display.
  • Durability – 15 % -Display/booth should be sturdy and durable to withstand the duration of the Fair.
  • Originality – 20 % - Booth should be pleasing to the eye, and should use creative and new ideas.
  • Overall Appearance – 15 % - Booth must be attractive, simple, and neat.
  • Student-made Work Contributions - 30 % - Booth must show evidence of student participation. This can be demonstrated through pictures, artwork, student projects, research papers, etc. The more evidence of student works the greater the score.

          Booths will be judged and awarded in each division, as follows: 

         1st Place in Each Division - $500, Blue Rosette;

         2nd Place in each Division - $300, Red Rosette;

         3rd Place in each Division - $200, White Rosette.

  Registration must be made online at the link below.  Set up days are Tuesday, February 22, 2022 and           Wednesday, Febraury 23, 2022 from 9am to 7pm. Tear down in Sunday, March 6, 2022 from 4pm - 7pm.     Set up instructions and directions will be available prior to Fair.    

Click here to download and print the School Booth Exhibit Competition Guidelines and Information 

 

Click here to register for the School Booth Exhibit Competition

(Note:  One person must register as the 'Exhibitor' and then proceed to registering the School)

  2021 Winners

      Elementary School                                                            Middle School                                  

  1st – Ray V. Pottorf Elementary School                        1st  – North Fort Myers Academy of the Arts  

  2nd - Hector A. Cafferate Elementary                            2nd – Diplomat Middle

  3rd – Patriot Elementary                              

  High School                                                                          

 1st  – Lehigh Senior High School       

  2nd - Mariner High                                             

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4-H / FFA  Club Booth Competition

FAIR THEME - 'HONORING HOMETOWN HEROES'

Booth Competition is open to any current Lee, Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, and Hendry County 4-H / FFA Club

Booths will be judged on overall Education, Originality, Appearance, and Use of Fair Theme

1st Place - Blue Rosette, $100

2nd Place - Red Rosette, $75

3rd Place - White Rosette, $50

 

 Registration must be made online at the link below.  Set up days are Tuesday, February 22, 2022 and   Wednesday, Febraury 23, 2022 from 9am to 7pm. Tear down in Sunday, March 6, 2022 from 4pm -       7pm. Set up instructions and directions will be available prior to Fair.   

 

(Note:  One person must register as the 'Exhibitor' and then proceed to registering the Club)

Deadline for registration is Friday, February 11, 2022 

Club Booth Registration Information coming soon 

  

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   Youth Chicken BBQ Cook-Off 

This event is NOT a 4-H/FFA Event - winners will not advance 

 

This competition is open to all Lee, Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades and Hendry County Youth by age division - Deadline to enter is Friday, February 11, 2022

Cook-Off will be held SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27th at 3PM  

Divisions: 

Junior -------Ages 8 to 10

Intermediate ---- Ages 11 to 13

Senior------------Ages 14 - 18 

Registration must be made on line at the link below

Click here to download and print the BBQ Registration Rules and Information

Click here to Register for the Youth Chicken BBQ Cook-Off 

 

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 Youth Hay Bale Decorating Competition 

FAIR THEME - HONORING HOMETOWN HEROES

  This competition is open to youth clubs in Lee County - can be school club or community club.    Registration must be made online at the link below.   One person must register as     the 'Exhibitor' and then proceed to registering the Club)

  • Bales are sponsored in part by Sweet Cypress Ranch, there is no fee to enter
  • Each club receives one (1) round hay bale, approximately 4' x 5'
  • Entries will be judged in four parts - construction, creativity, eye appeal, and use of materials. 
  • Decoration days:  Tuesday, February 22 and Wednesday, February 23 - 9am to 7pm and must stay in place for the duration of the Fair, to be 'undressed' on Sunday, March 6th, after 4pm.  Clubs undressing Hay Bales prior to 4pm on Sunday, March 6th will forfeit any premiums won.  
  • Registration Deadline is Friday, February 11, 2022

 

Click download and print the Hay Bale Regin Rstratioules and Information here to 

Click here to Register for the Hay Bale Decorating Competition

  

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