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Talent sought for Pierce County Fair, all welcome to compete

Pierce County Fair is your one stop shop for non-stop fun, it’s set for Aug. 8-11, and if you dance, sing, or play an instrument the place to be is at the Pierce County Fairgrounds, on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 6 p.m.

All types of talents are encouraged including vocal, instrumental, dramatic readings, skits and dance.  We are welcoming residents from St. Croix County to compete in our talent show as well.

There will be two divisions in each competition.  The junior division is for those entering eighth grade and under, and the senior division includes contestants entering the ninth grade through adult.

The preliminary contests will be held in the picnic shelter at 6 p.m. Thursday evening, Aug. 8. All participants will receive a ribbon.

First place will advance to the finals held on Saturday, Aug. 10.

In the finals, cash prizes of $125 and $50 will be awarded to the first and second place

There will be four town categories

1) River Falls & St. Croix County,

2) Spring Valley/Elmwood/Plum City,

3) Prescott, and

4) Ellsworth/Maiden Rock/Bay City/Hager City. 

Please contact the local coordinator if you are interested in participating or would like more information.  Town coordinators are: Spring Valley/Elmwood/Plum City, contact Ann Webb at 715-273-6874; River Falls and St. Croix County, contact Peg Krasin at 715-425-2670; Prescott, contact LuAnn Sabelko at 715-262-3123; or Ellsworth/Maiden Rock/Hager City/Bay City, contact Merry Hines at 715-273-3466.

All towns will compete consecutively starting with River Falls, SV/Elm/PC, St. Croix Co., Prescott, then ending with Ellsworth/MR/HC/BC.There will not be specific scheduled times for each town like in the past. 

So if you can sing, dance, recite poetry, juggle, or do magic, come surprise, entertain and astound us with your talents. The talent at the Pierce County Fair is outstanding. 

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