Loudoun County Fair | July 23–July 27, 2024

Ribbons and Premiums

  • Entries are judged within each Class and age group. For example, all Junior chocolate cupcake entries (Division 4, Class 2) are judged as a group, and would not be competing against the Senior or the Open chocolate cupcake entries.

  • Placements from 1st through 6th place, for Junior, Senior, Open Youth and Open Adult entries, will receive ribbons. Further placings may be recorded at the discretion of the judges but will not receive a ribbon.

  • Cloverbud exhibitors will receive Participation ribbons for all of their entries.

  • Best Junior, Best Senior, Best Open Youth and Best Open Adult entries for each Division are awarded an additional special ribbon.

  • Premiums are cash prizes given to 1st through 3rd place ribbon winners in each age group, for each Class. Winning entries will receive $4 for first place, $3 for second place, and $2 for third place, with the exception of 4-H Project Books (Division 25).

  • 4-H Project Book (Division 25) entries will be judged using the 4-H Record Book Scorecard and given a numerical score accordingly. The entries will then be placed and awarded ribbons in the same manner as all other classes.

  • Premiums for the 4-H Project Books (Division 25) are $8 for 1st place, $6 for 2nd place, and $4 for 3rd place for Junior and Senior classes.

  • Overall Champion 4-H Project Books (Division 25) in each age group, Junior and Senior, will receive an additional $25 in special premiums and a rosette ribbon.

  • The 1st place winner of the Club scrapbook (Division 26, Junior and Senior) receives $25 in special premiums.

  • The Open Youth and Open Adult Cake Grand Champion winners will each receive $100 in special premiums. The winners of each Junior and Senior Cake Grand Champion will receive the proceeds from the auctioning of their cakes, less the established auction fee.

  • Total premiums less than $50 will be paid in cash and must be collected during the Fair from the fair office between July 27 and July 29. Cash premiums not picked up by 11:00pm July 29, 2023 will be forfeited.
    Total premiums $50 and above will be paid via check and will be mailed to the exhibitor.

    All judging and placements are at the discretion of the judges and are considered final.