Do you know how many ribbons the Iowa State Fair awards each year? Or how many pounds of butter are used to sculpt the butter cow? Test your knowledge of America's favorite state fair with Iowa PBS and the Iowa State Fair! Join us Monday, May 2 at 7 p.m. on Zoom for fun and prizes at 100 Days Until the Fair Trivia.
"We always love working with Iowa PBS on Fair coverage during the Fair, so it makes sense that we would celebrate 100 Days Until the Fair with our Iowa PBS family and Iowa State Fair trivia. There are so many interesting facts you may or may not know about the Fair," said Gary Slater, Iowa State Fair CEO and Fair Manager. "Gather your Fair friends for trivia and mark your calendars for August 11-21, 2022."
Up to four individuals can participate on a team and prizes will be awarded to the top three scores. For more information and to register yourself or your team for free, visit iowapbs.org/events.
"Our State Fair coverage has long been our most watched programming on Iowa PBS," said Molly Phillips, Exec. Director and General Manager of the statewide network. "Our viewers can't wait for it each year, which is why I know they will be excited to compete. And, here's a tip for anyone putting a team together: you can prep for the trivia contest by watching our past Fair coverage on the PBS video app. Good Luck!"
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Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair, located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines, is Iowa's greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. Find Your Fun at the Iowa State Fair, August 11-21, 2022. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.