Try out for Washington State Fair national anthem contest

February 19, 2015

NEW — 6 a.m. Feb. 19, 2015

The Washington State Fair presents the “Oh Say Can You Sing” contest where the winner gets to sing the national anthem as an opening for such acts as Keith Urban or “Weird Al” Yankovic.

Video entries are due by March 2.

Vocal and instrumental entries will be accepted. Video entries can be uploaded on YouTube or submitted by mail. See outline of the contest rules and procedures, plus complete lyrics of the first verse of “The Star Spangled Banner” at No entry fee is required.

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Issaquah residents win for state fair entries

October 21, 2014

The following resident of Issaquah won ribbons for their entries at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup:

Caron Fisher, of Renton, won second place and $50 for her Peach Cobbler Coffee Cake in the Dillanos Quick Bread Coffee Cake Contest

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Washington State Fair 2014

September 10, 2014

Residents win at Washington State Fair

October 15, 2013

Kelly Wohlwend, of Issaquah, received two awards at the photography exhibition. She won judge’s choice for her piece “Hawk Eye,” in the Animals division, and an honorable mention award for her piece “Shrinking Doorways,” in the Elements of Design division.

Gloria Pritchett, of Issaquah, won first place in the Clothing-Embellishments division of the Home Arts Textile competition.


Enter your best in the 2013 Washington State Fair

August 27, 2013

“Do the Puyallup” with your best entries for the 2013 Washington State Fair.

Find the list of conditions for entry and awards or register online at Contest rules are listed on links for each competition.

Learn more by calling the Washington State Fair Entry Office at 253-841-5074 or emailing