Thursday is deadline to register fair entries


The public can show off its talents in the Benton-Franklin Fair & Rode still life category. The deadline to register is Thursday either at

Get-Involved/204 or by picking up entry forms at the fair office at 1500 S. Oak St., off 10th Avenue in Kennewick.

Categories range from homemade beer to photography to clothing to handicrafts.

Last year's Benton-Franklin Fair & Rodeo had 1,583 participants who exhibited 10,333 items at the fair, said fair manager Lori Lancaster.

The entry fee is $10 per person for unlimited exhibits. Cash prizes are awarded as well as blue ribbons

Entries are also being accepted for the Grand Parade, Demolition Derby, barbecue cook-off, Rodeo 5K Fun Run, Cowgirl College, tattoo and mustache contests.

For more information, call 222-3749, Ext. 6202, or email

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