Pine County Fair Talent Contest

Please use this link to print the Entry form:

Rules and Information
Based on MN State Fair Rules and Regulations
SUNDAY, August 7th, 2016-2:30PM

Pre-teen -age 12 and under; Teen-ages 13 – 18; Open - all ages.
1st Place – $100 plus plaque and chance to compete at the MN State Fair Talent Contest
2nd place - $50

Entries and Times

  1. Entry is by advance registration only. All entries must be received by Ed Pangerl no later than July 28th. (address on entry form)
  2. Entry is open to anyone, however Pine County residents will be accepted first.
  3. First place winners will agree to represent the County of Pine at the MN State Fair competition.
  4. Pine County Fair reserves the right to accept or refuse any entry.
  5. Competition will begin following Arts-In.
  6. Check-in time is 12:00 noon Please allow yourself plenty of time for check-in and any questions.


  1. The Pine County Fair will provide microphones, compact disc player, and cassette player.
  2. Vocalists may use recorded accompaniment, provided it contains instrumental accompaniment only.
  3. Absolutely NO vocals are allowed on the recording.
  4. Any vocal contestant using accompaniment recording with vocals of any kind will be disqualified.
  5. Those contestants using tapes or CD’s, please have them ready for the sound person – cued and ready to play. If you are using a “self-made” CD, please bring a back-up cassette tape with you, as not all CD’s are readable on all machines. (If you need assistance with your accompaniment, the following sources can provide accompaniments without vocals: Priddus Music, 1-800-326-3062; Groth Music, 952-884-4772; Pro-Sing – CD’s only 1-800-776-7464; or Total Karaoke, 1-800-696-5338.)
  6. You will be responsible for transporting your equipment.
  7. If you have a band or heavy equipment the necessary arrangements can be made prior to the competition with the Talent Coordinator.