Other competitions

2014 Information

Information for many competitions will be posted as it becomes available.

Sunburst Beauty Pageant
July 26, 4:30 pm, DiSalle Creative Arts Center presented by Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
See which youth will be crowned king and queen and proceed to the state finals!

Operative Plasterers' and Cement Masons Unions Great Lakes Apprentice
July 23 - 25, DiSalle Creative Arts Center presented by Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores, patio
This exciting event will showcase the skilled work of plasterers and masons and give homeowners and businesses an opportunity to take a look at today's technology and trends.

Ohio State Beekeepers Association
July 27 - Aug. 3, DiSalle Creative Arts Center presented by Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores, patio
Learn how to start and maintain your own beehive, as well as the importance of bees to our ecosystem, while having fun! Don’t miss the beard of bees show, held daily at 1 pm (with an additional show at 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday).  

Ohio Idol
July 26, 7 pm, Main Street Stage presented by CD102.5
Following months of scouring the state for Ohio’s best vocalists, the Ohio Idol top 10 will compete for the opportunity to tour Ohio through 2013 and win $10,000 in cash and a recording contract from John Schwab Recording Studio.

Ohio State Fair 5K
July 27, 8 am, Crew Stadium
Experience the Ohio State Fair from end to end as you walk or jog your way past rides and animals at one of the most unique 5K routes you’ll find! All participants get free Fair admission, free parking, a SkyGlider ticket and a Fairtastic goodie bag with the race entry fee of $30 in advance ($35 race day).

Pork Rib-Off
July 29, 11:30 am, Central Park
The 18th Annual Pork Rib-Off returns to the Ohio State Fair with teams across the state competing to be honored for the best ribs, pulled pork and barbecue sauce in the state. After celebrity judges have sampled the food, fairgoers will be able to enjoy free samples and cast their vote for People’s Choice Award.