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O’Brien County Fair Spelling Bee

O’Brien County Fair to Host First Ever County Fair Spelling Bee!


Free event will be held on Tuesday, July 27 and Registration is open to the public!

PRIMGHAR – The O’Brien County Fair has announced that they are sponsoring the first ever O’Brien County Fair Spelling Bee to be held Tuesday, July 27 beginning at 10:00 a.m. The inaugural event, held in the conjunction with the annual O’Brien County Fair, will be held in the Admin Building on the fairgrounds in Primghar.

Students who have completed grades 2nd through 6th will compete for the title of “O’Brien County Fair Spelling Bee Champion” in each grade level. The Iowa Corn Growers Association is sponsoring the first-place prize for each grade level! Additional prizes of vouchers to be used at fair food venders will be awarded to all participants!

Admission to the fair is free and registration to participate in the Spelling Bee is also free and open to the public, including students who reside both inside and outside of O’Brien County. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Admin Building on the fairgrounds for any participants in the eligible grade levels. Participants may register throughout the contest up until the start of their age division. There will be no pre-registration before 9:30 a.m. on July 27th. Generally accepted spelling bee rules and format will be followed and grade-appropriate spelling lists will be utilized.

The O’Brien County Fair Board encourages the public to enter children and grandchildren to participate in the O’Brien County Fair Spelling Bee and to check out the many other activities scheduled during the fair, which runs July 24 – 29!