Pioneer Hall Contests
August 14, 2019
Iowans hit all the right notes in the Piano Playing competition held Monday at the 2019 Iowa State Fair.
Lucy Gannon of West Des Moines won first place in the Youth division of competition. Wesley Desantiers of Des Moines won first place in the Adult division.
Complete results below:
1) Lucy Gannon, 12, West Des Moines
2) Ellsie Lovan, 13, Mitchellville
3) Kendall Walker, 16, Fort Madison
Ages 17 and over
1) Wesley Desantiers, 29, Des Moines
2) Joe Desanhiers, 32, Des Moines
3) Nancy Gates, 67, Creston
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.