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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.       

 Lee County Schools - Booth Exhibit Competition 

BOOTH THEME:  'THE RED, WHITE & BLUE' 

         Elementary Schools                                             Middle Schools 

         1st Place - Ray V. Portoff Elementary                  1st Place - North Fort Myers Academy of the Arts

         2nd Place - Hector Cafferata Elementary             2nd Place - Diplomat Middle

         3rd Place - Patriot Elementary                             3rd Place - 

                

 

 

 

 

(There is no fee to enter)

  2020 Winners

      Elementary School                                                            Middle School                                  

  1st – Skyline Elementary School                                         1st  – Three Oaks Middle School  

  2nd - G. Weaver Hipps Elementary School                        2nd – North Fort Myers Academy of the Arts    3rd – Ray V. Pottorf Elementary School                             3rdrd – Diplomat Middle School

  High School                                                                          Vocational/Technical

 1st  – Mariner High School                                                   1st – Lee County Adult & Career Education  

  2nd – Lehigh Senior High School                                        2nd – Early Head Start Vocational School       3rd – North Fort Myers High School            

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4-H / FFA  Club Booth Competition

Fair Booth Theme - THE RED,WHITE, & BLUE

 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED 

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 Booth Theme

1st Place - Blue Rosette, $100

2nd Place - Red Rosette, $75

3rd Place - White Rosette, $50

 

Per 4-H, individual projects within the booths will not be judged this year. 

 

Click here to download the Club Booth Registration Information

 

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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 Monday, February 1, 2021

Cook-Off will be held Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm 

Divisions: 

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

Intermediate ---- Ages 11 to 13

Senior------------Ages 14 - 18 

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

 

 (There is no fee to enter)

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 Youth Hay Bale Decorating Competition 

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

This competition is open to youth clubs in Lee County - can be school club or community club. 

  • Bales are sponsored in part by Sweet Cypress Ranch.
  • Each club receives one (1) bale
  • Entries will be judged in four parts - construction, creativity, eye appeal, and use of materials. 
  • Decoration days:  Tuesday, February 23 and Wednesday, February 24 - 9am to 7pm and must stay in place for the duration of the Fair, to be 'undressed' on Sunday, March 7th, after 4pm
  • Registration Deadline is Friday, February 12, 2021

 

Click here to download and print the Hay Bale Registration Rules and Information 

 

 (There is no fee to enter)

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