Each year the Iowa State Fair hosts more than 45 competitions testing the talent, creativity and sheer zaniness of our Fairgoers.
Concrete Statue Contest
Congratulations ot the winners of our 2015 Concrete Statue Contest. This year, 43 applicants were selected to paint a 3 1/4 foot concrete horse for display throughout the grounds at the 2015 Iowa State Fair. Contest winners are:
1st Place: Tribute to the Working Horse by Missy Sharer-Pieters (Messy Missy's Studio & Sharer Farms)
2nd Place: #IowasFinest by Emma Palmer assisted by Matt Palmer
3rd Place: Unspoken Friendships by Kathy Stevens (Art by Kat sponsored by Circuit Master CB)
Honorable Mention (in no particular order):
Buena Vista Campus Tour by Buena Vista University
Blue Ribbon Foundation's Filly by Sticks Inc.
1st Place: Nothing Compares to Small Town Schools by Angela Davidson (Martensdale St. Mary's School District)
2nd Place:"Neigh"ture by Angie Wittmer
3rd Place:Jewels by Rammie Brafford Goemaat sponsored by Herman's Fine Jewelry
Captain A"Mare"ica by Carter Cooley
The Palmers and the Rasmussens, 69 and 71 years at hte Fair, Manilla, IA, Happy Campers
American Spirit by Pamela Kline and Kennedy Rorebeck
Making a Mark with the Magic of Memories by Margaret Eshelman and Betty Backstrom
The Furrow by the Damman Family
Click here for a map of the locations of all conrete horses at the Iowa State Fair
Click on the links below for the rules and details on contests from the 2015 Fair.
* Part of the Heritage Contests in Pioneer Hall
For questions regarding contests, please contact the Special Events Department at email@example.com.