Four-year-old Myelle Tinoco proudly shows off her artwork while entering it in the Chilliwack Fair with her mom Jenise as volunteers Johanne Pereault (right) and Jacquie Ross help on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. Due to the Chilliwack Fair going virtual this year, all entries will be submitted online instead. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Online submissions now open for virtual Chilliwack Fair

No fee this year to submit entries for food, arts and more in 148th annual Chilliwack Fair

You won’t have to leave your home to submit your entries to the Chilliwack Fair this year, and you also won’t have to pay any fees.

It’s all part of this year’s virtual fair as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Digital entries are now being accepted from people of all ages and abilities for the 148th annual Chilliwack Fair. Additionally, it is free to enter this year.

Their are classes for all kinds of vegetable, fruit, and floral categories, plus various arts like photography, quilting, traditional First Nations art, hobbies and more.

To enter, go to chilliwackfair.com/enter-the-fair. From that page there’s a link to the prize book containing links to all the categories. People submit entries by filling out an online form and uploading images of their items.

There is no fee to enter but there is prize money to be won.

Prizes are $5 for first place, $4 for second place and $3 for third place in every category except the ‘Recycled Scarecrow’ category in the ‘Eggstras’ department which has cash prizes of $15 (first), $12 (second) and $10 (third).

All food, floral and ‘Eggstras’ entry deadlines are July 31, and the deadline for all other categories is July 24.

READ MORE: Chilliwack Fair moves to digital arena due to coronavirus


 

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People look at the hundreds of submissions on display in various categories during the 147th annual Chilliwack Fair on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

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