Calling All Creative and Thrifty Crafters

Do you have great Pinterest projects you are waiting to create but nowhere to show them off? Or are you looking to gain more exposure for your original handcrafts? Whether your specialty is woodwork or duct tape décor, there’s no better place to exhibit your skills than the 300+ arts and crafts competitions at this year’s Fair!

From scrapbooking to antiques, fashion design to woodworking, photography to holiday art, we showcase the skills and creative diversity of Ohioans and offer thousands of dollars in cash prizes!

The following are the competition classes you can enter for a chance to win cash prizes:

  • Antiques and Collectibles
  • Fashion Arts
  • Handcrafted Arts
  • Needle Arts
  • Wild and Wacky Arts
  • Ohio Severe Weather Poster

There are also hundreds of divisions within each class, which means there is a competition for every skill level, whether you are a novice or an expert. Some of the divisions include: wire working, antique jewelry, crochet, holiday decoration, scrapbooking, knitting and even Brillo Pad Art!

Don’t miss out on this chance to win big prizes for your artistic expressions! The deadline for all entries is June 20. Please visit  for a complete list of competitions or to download an entry form. To enter online, please visit Good luck!

As an added bonus, our generous friends at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores are helping our Creative Arts contestants save on the supplies they need to win a blue ribbon at this year’s Fair by sharing this great coupon for 50% off any one regular-priced item! Thanks, Jo-Ann!

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