Schuylkill County Fair Premium Book is Available


2017 Schuylkill County Premium Book Cover

Fair (premium) books have arrived in the area.  This year the premium books will be mailed in limited quantity to people who exhibited in previous fairs.   We live in the technological age where the premium book can be found on line at the fairs web site which is .   When on the fair web page look under the information tab and find exhibits where you can open up a PDF copy of this year’s fair premium book.    So you are wondering what this premium book is because you have never exhibited in the fair.    A premium book is a book where all the class are listed under departments.  So you say what are class and departments?  Classes are a listing of things by category that may be entered in the fair.  So say that you have a really great photo of the landscape of some part of Schuylkill County and would like to enter it into the fair to be judged for its quality and to be seen by others.  So you open up the premium book on line at  and find Dept. 19 which is Arts and Crafts and start looking down the list of classes.  Stop when you find 19/1/13 if it is a black and white photo of a landscape or look further to 19/1/22 for a color landscape.  Place those numbers on the general entry form that you have printed from the premium book on line found near the end of the PDF file.  Mail the entry form into the address on the form and bring your landscape photo to the fairgrounds on August 29 between the hours of 11AM and 3 PM.  There is a very large variety of class in the premium book for almost anything that can be made, grown, raised or collected.  There are listing of classes for fruit, vegetable, flowers, needle crafts, food, wine, grain and arts and crafts to tractor.  There is sure to be a class for your interest.  So take a look at the premium book on line for your area of interest.

If you would like hard copy of this year’s 2017 Schuylkill County Fair premium book then you might want to look for the book as they have been placed throughout the county.    Places to find the premium books are local restaurants, banks, business, feed stores, Dr. and Dentist Offices, Post offices, grocery stores and public events.  The fair was looking to place the books in establishments that had foot traffic for easy pick up.   The premium book is very un-assuming printed on light gray newspaper.  The cover announces the Fair as being July 31 through August 5, 2017.  The theme for this year’s Fair is “Country Scenes-Blue Ribbon Dreams” with a rosette image decorates the cover.  There is the traditional Schuylkill County Fair Logo along with our website, Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Check out all the new exhibits, activities, contests and entertainment lined up for this year fair in premium book.    So pick up your fair book locally and come to the Schuylkill County Fair July 31 through August 5 because we have a country scene where blue ribbon dreams come true.

If you are interested in exhibiting at the fair and can’t get a hold of a premium book or have difficulty getting to it on line, then request a premium book to be sent to you. You may do this by calling  570-527-0294 or email     For the very latest on the fair go on line at  or like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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