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County fair holding talent, gospel-singing auditions

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Auditions for the Clackamas County Fair talent show and gospel singing performance will be held July 19 and 23.

Organizers of the Clackamas County Fair will hold auditions in July for the 2014 fair’s talent show and gospel singing performances.

This year’s county fair is scheduled for Aug. 12-17.

The talent show auditions will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 19. Auditions are open to all Oregon residents, but the top-placing Clackamas County resident is guaranteed to move on to the Oregon State Fair talent competition.

Placement certificates and ribbons will be given in the child category.

The categories are divided into child (5 to 9 years of age), youth (10 to 17 years) and adult for those 18 and older. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three places in youth and adult categories.

The gospel singing auditions will be held from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 23. This audition is open to anyone, with a youth category for those ages 10 to 17 and an adult category for those 18 and older. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three contestants in both categories, with the top winners being showcased at the fair’s gospel singing and inspirational message service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 17.

Entry forms for both auditions are due by 4 p.m. on Friday, July 11, at the fair office. For forms, rules and regulations, visit clackamascountyeventcenter.org. Entry forms can also be picked up at the fair office, 694 NE Fourth Ave. in Canby, between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information email questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the fair office at 503-266-1136.




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