Iowa State Fair

Creativity Reigns Supreme in State Fair Coloring Contest

March 29, 2021

The coloring skills of artists from across the Midwest were put to the test in the Iowa State Fair’s 2020 Coloring Contest.

Additional results below:

3-4 year olds

1st – Baylee H., Williamsburg

2nd – Kate W., Knoxville

3rd – Zane H., Ankeny

5-6 year olds

1st – Leah W., Knoxville

2nd – Tessa R., Knoxville

3rd – Gage E., Cumberland

7-8 year olds

1st – Kristin K., West Des Moines

2nd – Brooklyn W., Marion

3rd – Colton C., Delmar

9-10 year olds

1st – Breonna S., Bloomfield

2nd – Maddie P., Iowa City

3rd – Cain F., Cedar Falls

Anything Goes

1st – Larryme S., Bloomfield

2nd – David C., Grandview

3rd – Paul C., Grandview

Intellectual and Development Disabilities

1st – Dan S., Conroy

2nd – Katy M., Marshalltown

3rd – Susan N., Conroy


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. Because of safety and health concerns, the 2020 Iowa State Fair has been postponed until August 12-22, 2021. In the meantime, smaller activities include weekend food events, livestock shows and other activities as allowed. For more information, visit