Premium books for the 2011 Illinois State Fair are now available online.


Premium books for the 2011 Illinois State Fair are now available online.

The books include the rules, entry forms and prizes for the fair’s more than 8,700 competitive events ranging from livestock competitions to the tastiest breakfast on a stick to the best bocce ball team.

The five books, one each for the Livestock and Junior Livestock contests, the Western Horse Show, the Society Horse Show and General fair competitions, can be found at www.illinoisstatefair.info.  Just click on the “Competitions” tab. 

Livestock, Junior Livestock, Western Horse Show and Society Horse Show entries should be sent to the Illinois State Fair no later than July 1.  For most other fair contests, including the culinary, floriculture and textile contests, the entry deadline is July 15. 

Print copies of the premium books are available upon request.  To obtain one, call Durinda Kirby at (217) 782-0786. 

The 2011 Illinois State Fair will be Aug. 12-21.