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Fair Contests

Bale Bucking Contest

Big bucks are on the line with the return of the popular Bale Bucking Contest. Teams of two will compete to log the fastest time for a grand prize of $1,000! New this year a second place prize of $500 will also be awarded. Contest is open to ages 16 and over, and there is no entry fee. Entry includes fair admission.

First contest will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2nd and the second contest will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 3rd, near Frontier Village. Sign up below and see if your team can grab the grand cash prize! Questions, contact Bret Hollar at Bret.Hollar@kittitascountyfair.org.


Coloring Contest

  • Contest open to children or adults of any age
  • One (1) entry per person
  • Ages 1 – 5
  • Ages 6 – 9
  • Ages 10-13
  • Ages 14 – 17
  • Ages 18+
  • Choose one of the three coloring sheets to submit as your entry
    • Download sheet below or stop by the fair office for a copy
  • Must include the following to be considered:
    • Contestant’s name and age at time of submission
    • Contact info (email & phone number)
  • Turn in colored sheet to the Kittitas County Fair office at 901 E. 7th Ave. or by emailing a scanned copy to fairgrounds@co.kittitas.wa.us.
  • Only one coloring sheet per person will be considered
The winner of each age group will receive the following:
  • 2022 Kittitas County Fair poster
  • 1 day pass for entry to any one day of the fair
  • 1 voucher to redeem for an all-day carnival ride bracelet
  • Day pass and carnival voucher are only good for the 2022 Kittitas County Fair and are not redeemable for cash
  • Entries for contestants under the age of 18 must be submitted by parent or guardian along with parent’s or guardian’s name, email, and phone number.
  • Incomplete entries may be discarded without notice. Please be sure you include all entry information.
  • Entrants submitted coloring sheet may be used in promotional materials in print, online, social media sites, video or otherwise.
  • Winner’s coloring sheet, first name, and age may be used in promotions in print, online, social media sites, video or otherwise.
  • Winners will be chosen at random from each age group, totaling 5 winners overall.
  • Winners will be notified by email and posted to the Kittitas County Fair's Facebook Page.
  • Contest runs now until August 30, 2022. Winners will be posted soon thereafter.
  • For a complete list of winners, check the Kittitas County Fair's Facebook page after the contest has ended.
  • By entering a contest submission to the Kittitas County Fair, you agree to all rules and regulations of the contest.

Coloring Sheet Options

Kid's Joke Contest

Bring some laughter to the Kittitas County Fair!

Thursday | September 1, 2022 | 12:00 PM | Main Stage in the Park
Carnival ride bracelets and Cash prizes awarded! | Free fair entry for contestants.


Watermelon Eating Contest

Stay tuned, details coming soon!

This contest is sponsored by Super 1 Foods in Ellensburg.
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