Rules and Regulations for entries in the Competitions



Registration Entry Forms for competition entries must be received no later than March 1, 2014


Entries in the competitions must be brought to Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N. Pinellas Park, on Monday, March 17th or Tuesday, March 18th 2014,  from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm.  Judging will be Wednesday, March 19, 2014


Late entries will be accepted only with special permission.


Enteries must be left on display until Fair closing, Sunday, 10 PM–March 23,2014.


Items must be picked up on Monday, March 24, 2014 from 10am until 7:00pm


Youth Division Ages:     Youth   Y1  (ages 6-9)       Y2 (ages 10-12)        Y3  (ages 13-15)

     Y4  (ages 16-18)     PeeWees will be allowed in some competitions/contests


Adult Division Ages        Adult    YA  (Ages 19-59)           Seniors   YS  (Age 60 +)

YP (Professional)




1.   Each entrant will receive an admission pass to the Greater Pinellas Country Fair.

2.   Exhibiting is open to all residents of Pinellas County.

3.   All entered items must be the handiwork of the exhibitor and must have been completed after January 1, 2013.

4.   There is no entry fee for Youth in any division for  Competition.  Some  Contests  may have entry fees.

5.    Eligible items entered must have been pre-registered and entered during scheduled department entry times.

6.    Every article must correspond to the number and description in the premium list. No entry or registration changes are permitted after judge sheets have been prepared, except at the judge’s request.

7.   No article or animal will be assigned a place on the grounds until after entry form is made.

8.   Please make a copy of your entry form to keep with you at all times.

9.   Each exhibitor will receive only one exhibitor number.

10. All entries except Horticulture will be delivered to the Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center at their designated day and time.

11.  Every entry must be secured with identification tags and exhibitor number.

12.  Exhibitors must remove exhibits within designated release times.

13.  No exhibits may be removed before the end time of the Fair.

14.  No person who attends the greater Pinellas Country Fair shall have in his/her possessions any controlled substances or alcoholic liquor, which includes any substance described by law. Not allowed in the parking lot or camping or storage area.

15.  Every precaution will be taken to protect exhibits:  However the Greater Pinellas Country Fair Authority, its officers and agents are not responsible for any accident, loss or damage.

16.  All protests must be made in writing and accompanied by a deposit of $20.00 which will be forfeited if the protest is not sustained: However, if it is ascertained that any exhibitor has made a false statement concerning the entered item all premiums awarded to the entered item shall be forfeited

17.  Exhibitor may submit as many entered items in each division as they would like but only one item per lot.



1.   Judging will be done by the most qualified judges available.

2.   Each entry will be judged fairly on its own merit, using the Danish Judging System.

3.   The names of the exhibitors are concealed during judging so each entry will be judged fairly on its own merit.

4.   The entry of only one item in a division does not necessarily guarantee the top award for that entry

5.   No one other than the committee members, volunteers and judge will be allowed to remain in the building during judging.

6.   No results will be given over the phone.