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Deadline Nearing for Smart 529 Coloring Contest


LEWISBURG, WV (05/23/2011)(readMedia)– The 2011 State Fair is themed “It’s All Here” and WV children have the chance to share what they enjoy most at the fair. The State Fair and Smart 529 are looking to West Virginia students enrolled in Kindergarten through Third grade to color themselves or their family or friends going to the State Fair. Prizes will be awarded for each grade; Kindergarten through Third and will be judged on creativity, finding the hidden objects in the picture and the actual coloring.

Grand Prize: $50, four State Fair gate admission tickets, an iPod nano, and two tickets to the Big Time Rush Concert on Sunday, August 14

First Prize: $25, four State Fair gate admission tickets and a ribbon

Second Prize: $15, two State Fair gate admission tickets and a ribbon

For more information and to download your coloring form with rules and guidelines, please visit

All entries are to be submitted to the State Fair office by mail – Coloring Contest, SFWV/PO Drawer 986/Lewisburg, WV/24901 and must be postmarked by June 1, 2011.

SMART 529 is issued by the West Virginia College Prepaid Tuition and Savings Program Board of Trustees and is administered by The Hartford Life Insurance Company.

The 2011 State Fair is themed “It’s All Here” and is scheduled August 12-20. Named a Top 100 event by the American Bus Association, the State Fair is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.