Educational Booths

2019 Rules & Regulations for Educational Booths at the Chowan County Regional Fair

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Rules & Regulations

2019 Rules and Regulations for Educational Booths at the Chowan County Regional Fair

 

  • Educational booth spaces are open to the following organizations and groups in Northeastern North Carolina:

    • 4-H Clubs/ County Programs, FFA, FHA, or other high school or college vocational displays

    • Elementary and Middle schools located in the region

    • Extension Homemakers, Commodity Groups, Farm Organizations

    • Community, educational, civic, or volunteer group activities

      • If there are any questions about your group’s eligibility, please contact Camaryn Byrum at

  • All educational booths must portray the theme of the fair and include the name of the sponsoring school or organization somewhere in the booth.

  • Booths MUST have an educational message and not promote an organization.

  • All booths must be in place by 6:00pm on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

  • Judging will take place on Monday, September 30, 2019.

  • Booths are tabletop exhibits with three sides constructed of plywood.

    • Dimensions are 6 feet wide x 3 feet deep x 4 feet high

  • Educational booths shall not be manned; hand distribution of literature is not permitted and the selling of raffle tickets or other items is not allowed. Appropriate literature may be placed in your booth for pick-up.

  • Displays may be fastened to the booth by ¼ inch staples or double-sided mounting tape (masking, duct, or double-sided tape will NOT hold all week). No large staples, nails, or screws are permitted.

  • The exhibitor must provide all tools, supplies, stepladders, or other equipment needed to construct the booth.

  • The booth front and floor must be completely covered with paper or fabric. The booth must have an attractive, finished look.

  • No decorations or skirting is to be placed in the area from the tabletop to the floor. The fair board will cover that space once all booths are in place.

  • Each educational booth must remain intact and in place for the duration of the fair.

  • Booth tear-down and removal of all materials/ debris must be completed on Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 8:00am – 3:00pm. The Chowan County Regional Fair Board will take down any booths that are not removed by this time. Unclaimed items are not the responsibility or liability of the Chowan County Regional Fair Board, NC Cooperative Extension, or the Educational Booth Chairman.

  • tape, staples, other fasteners, etc. must be removed from the partitions and back wall of the booth. Non-removal of these items may forfeit premium earnings and/or future participation.

  • Educational booths should avoid specific political issues or partisan issues. The educational booth should not be used as a political platform. Promoting, advertising, or endorsement of candidates is not allowed.

  • Religious organizations will be assigned end caps of booth rows on a rotating basis depending on interest, and are limited to no more than three per year. These displays will not be judged. Those wishing to have a full booth should contact the Commercial Booth Chair.

 

 

Grand Champion in Educational Booths:

A trophy will be awarded to the Educational Booth with the highest combined total points.

 

Division 20: Educational Booths:

Please note, categories are subject to change based on participation.

 

1-A: YOUTH BOOTH EXHIBITS

Participation in these educational exhibits is open to youth organizations, schools, and vocational education clubs and groups which enhance the quality of life for Northeastern North Carolina. Exhibits must be educational and not solely promote the organization, school, or club. All youth exhibits that follow the guidelines for participation will receive $50 for reimbursement of supplies.

 

4-H Clubs/County Programs

First $100          Second $75       Third $50

 

Schools and Vocational Education Groups 

First $100          Second $75       Third $50

 

All other youth groups

First $100          Second $75       Third $50

1-B: ADULT COMMUNITY AND CIVIC ORGANIZATION (NON-PROFIT) BOOTH EXHIBITS

Participation in these educational exhibits is open to adult community, civic, and non-profit organizations, which enhance the quality of life for Northeastern North Carolina. Exhibits must be educational and not solely promote the organization. All adult community, civic, and non-profit organizations that follow the guidelines for participation will receive $50 for reimbursement of supplies.

 

Community and Civic Organizations

First $100          Second $75       Third $50

 

Other Non-Profit Organizations

First $100          Second $75       Third $50

Chowan County

Regional Fair

1317 W Queen St

PO Box 390

Edenton, NC 27932

Phone: 252-482-4057

Fax: 252-482-5642

Email: info@ChowanFair.com

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