Pioneer Hall Contests
September 5, 2019
Twenty-nine teams from across the Midwest competed in the Mother-Daughter Look-alike contest judged Sunday, August 18, at the 2019 Iowa State Fair.
First place was awarded to Clara Formaro and
Charlene Bowen of Des Moines. Second place went to Bree and Quinn Cooper of Urbandale. Tamare Alexander and Bailey Finken of Harvey received third place.
The contest was part of “Rural Americana Olde Tyme Competitions” in Farm Bureau Pioneer Hall. First prize was awarded $5 and ribbons were awarded to each class.
The Iowa State Fair is one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country and the single largest event in the state. The Fair began over 160 years ago and is now considered one of the best events in the nation, attracting more than one million Fairgoers every year from all over the world. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University, just off the interstate and minutes from Downtown Des Moines. Nothing Compares to State Fair Favorites: August 8-18, 2019. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.