LEWISBURG, WV (01/12/2011)(readMedia)– The 2011 State Fair is set for August 12th through 20th and fair officials are looking for West Virginia’s best pie baker! The new “Best of the Counties” pie bake off is a competition between each of West Virginia’s fifty-five counties to determine bragging rights for being the home of West Virginia’s best pie baker!
To nominate a neighbor, friend or family member simply visit www.statefairofwv.com and complete the pie bake off ballot. The person receiving the most votes for a particular county will be invited to participate in the contest at the State Fair on Saturday, August 13th. Prizes will be awarded as follows: 1st Place – $150 and the new limited edition Fiesta Ware/State Fair of West Virginia pie dish, 2nd Place – $100 and 3rd place $50.
If you do not have access to the Internet, simply submit your name, address, and phone number ,and your nominees name, address, county, and phone number to State Fair of WV, PO Drawer 986, Lewisburg, WV 24901.
The State Fair is proud to partner with Fiesta Ware who is celebrating its 75th year in business. The company has created a Deep Dish Pie Baker and Jumbo Cup/Mug, both of which will feature the State Fair’s crown logo and be available for sale in late Spring 2011. The State Fair of West Virginia, with an $8.9 million dollar economic impact on Greenbrier County, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com.