Ventura County Fair announces the return of Youth Poster Contest  

The winners from a previous year.

The Ventura County Fair is coming back and the Fair poster contest is now underway for the 2022 Fair.  The contest is open to young artists in grades 5 – 12 who reside in Ventura County. 

The theme of the 2022 Poster Contest is “VC Fair Rides Again” and will serve as the guideline to the imagery.

Artwork may be created in any medium but may not include the use of glitter, metallic paint, or 3 dimensional objects attached to the artwork.

Poster designs will be judged on theme, originality, composition and skill.  Entries will be accepted until the entry deadline, Friday, April 15. Entries can be brought to the Fairgrounds administration office at 10 W. Harbor Blvd. in Ventura, Monday through Friday from 8AM until 5PM.

Rules, deadlines and other information can be found on the Fair website,  For more information about the contest send an email to [email protected]. (Please put “Poster Contest” in the subject line)

Prizes will be awarded to the top three entries, First prize: $500, Second Prize: $250, Third Prize: $100.

The winning design will be used to advertise the Fair on Fair posters, souvenirs, advertisements and other applications. Second and third place winners will also be used in various applications. All contestants’ entries will be displayed in the Youth Expo at the Ventura County Fair.

The Ventura County Fair will begin its annual 12-day run Wednesday, August 3 and continue until Sunday, August 14.

For more information about the Fair, or the poster contest, please visit the Ventura County Fairgrounds at Keep up to date when you Like us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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