Open Class


The Open Class departments of the Garfield County Fair give residents the opportunity to brag and say, “See what I can do!”

Adults and children have the opportunity to enter exhibits in dozens of categories, ranging from cake decorating to cut flowers, from home canning to wood carving.

2022 Open Class book

Pre-register now

Pre-registration is highly encouraged

Garfield County Fair implements online entries! Please join us by pre-entering online as exhibitors.

Register online for open classes

Create an account and register your open class entries.

Pre-entries are due Thursday, July 28, 2022 Participants with more than 10 entries need to have submissions in by Thursday, July 28th if you need assistance please contact the CSU Extension Office at 970-625-3969.

You may also submit a paper entry form by email, fax or mail (methods of submitting are listed at the bottom of the form).  If you’re feeling a little technology-challenged, please contact the CSU Extension office with your paper entry form at 970-625-3969.


Exhibits are judged on their own merit by a professional judge and ribbons are awarded accordingly.

First, second, and third place ribbons are awarded for each class if the articles deserve such merit.

Premiums are paid in each department.
Grand Champion – $10
Best of Fair – $6
First Place – $3
Second Place – $2
Third Place – $1

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