2012 Cherokee Indian Fair Exhibits information

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Theme:  Timeless Traditions & Culture


Exhibit entries for the fair will be accepted Friday, Sept.28 from 8am – 8 pm at the Exhibit Hall.

  • Fresh items: Entries for Baked Goods will be accepted on Monday, Oct. 1, from 8am -1 pm.

Wildflowers and Garden Flower Arrangements will be taken on Monday, Oct. 1 from 8 am – 1 pm. Pick-up for Baked Goods & containers will be 4 pm – 6 pm.

Entry Requirements:

  • You must present an enrollment card verifying you are an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
  • A W-9 form must be completed before prize money can be awarded.
  • You must have made what you are exhibiting and it must have been made since the Fair last year.
  • Items must fit into a category on the exhibit list to be eligible for a prize.
  • Only one entry per person per category.
  • Cooperative Extension reserves the right to reject any entry.
  • Items are entered “at your own risk.”  Cooperative Extension cannot guarantee the safety or condition on your exhibited items.
  • All prize money will be mailed to the winners.
  • Judges’ decisions are final.

Community Club Exhibits

Community Club officers need to reserve booth space through the Extension office at 554-6939.  Booths will be assigned through a drawing held at 8 am on Saturday, Sept. 29.  Booths must be completed by 5 pm on Saturday.  Prize money will range from $800 for first place to $50 for tenth place.

Judging Criteria:

  • Reflecting the theme
  • Agriculture
  • Culture
  • Church
  • Youth Activities
  • Senior Citizens Activities
  • Other Community Activities (sport, educational, environmental, etc.)
  • Evidence of Progress in the Community
  • Overall Appearance of Booth Exhibit


Download the entire Cherokee Indian Fair Cooperative Extension prize list at:


– Janet Owle