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Exciting Events

FAMILY-FUN EVENTS TO
WATCH AND ENJOY!

Enjoy competitions as classic as the Ironwoman Triathlon, Youth Woodsman's Day, and Demo Derby! Or come for something new and exciting like the Truck Pulls! Whether you compete or enjoy the view from the sideline, these competitions can be comical entertainment that highlight everyone who comes to enjoy the fair!


 

 


Be sure to register ahead of time to participate or arrive early enough at the designated competition area to save a seat right up close to the action!

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YOUTH 

Competitions 

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SAFE & FUN Competitions 

We offer a wide verity of competitions that are intended to deepen your fair experience, with a focus on fun.
Most events are free with admission, we kindly ask that you arrive at the registration time for all events, you can find this information in the fair program. Please know we hold all event and competition spectators to a high standard and expect the best sportsmanship from all of our spectators and participants. Never "Boo" "Taunt" and ruin a good time for another person who is participating. 

Some events require a safety waver to be signed. Children who are participating must be accompanied by an adult. Your safety and health while at Th
e Springfield Fair is very important to us!
Let's get out there and have a good time! Sign up to as many competitions as your adrenaline allows and have a blast!
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PROFESSIONAL
WRESTLING

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Show Begins: 12:30pm in front of grandstand


Only the toughest and strongest will go home. Cheer loud and get rowdy, this is one show you will not want to miss. We have brought you the legend! 

 

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"They are crazy... but the crowd loves them!"

    -- The Springfield Fair

 
Face Painting

"Put the little ones on the tractor. Cheer them on loudly and pat them on the back. It's fun."

    -- The Springfield Fair

KIDS
TRACTOR PULLS

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Superintendent - Carrie Ritchie - (207) 738-2123

Event Starts: 11:45am Saturday, September 4th

Join us in the Demolition Derby area and bring your little ones! 

We will put them on a peddle tractor and measure them for distance and we will also take their time. Does you little lady or gentleman have what it takes to bring home the BIG blue ribbon? 

Please cheer loud and proud. Bragging rights and ribbons are on the line.

 

 
 

BAKING/PIE CONTEST

The Springfield Fair's
The Springfield Fair's

Pie and Baking Contest are fun for everyone! BIG prize money for the best Maine Blueberry Pie other big money for 1st place Raspberry Pie and 1st place Whoopie Pie! mMmmhh GoooOod!

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The Springfield Fair's
The Springfield Fair's

Vegetable exhibition in the expo halls! Categories for weirdest shapes, BIGGEST, and others! Check the fair program for more details!

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The Springfield Fair's
The Springfield Fair's

Pie and Baking Contest are fun for everyone! BIG prize money for the best Maine Blueberry Pie other big money for 1st place Raspberry Pie and 1st place Whoopie Pie! mMmmhh GoooOod!

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The Springfield Fair's
The Springfield Fair's

Vegetable exhibition in the expo halls! Categories for weirdest shapes, BIGGEST, and others! Check the fair program for more details!

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State of Maine Open Pie Contest

Register: 8:00am-9:15am on Saturday, September 4th in the Pavilion

Judging begins at 12:15pm on Saturday, September 4th
 

Judging Guidelines:
The recipes must be cooked as submitted. Judges will eliminate from consideration any pie which obviously is not done as the written recipe states (ex.: a pie which contains raisins, but no raisins are listed in the written recipe).

Judging Will be Done in Three Basic Categories as Follows:

Appearance - Overall eye appeal, uniformity of shape and color and appearance of the crust.
Taste - Crust and filling will be judged separately. In evaluating the crust, flavor, texture and color will be considered. In evaluating the filling, flavor and consistency will be evaluated.
Preparation - This will be determined from the written recipe which will accompany each entry. Ease of preparing the recipe and how clearly the recipe ingredients and instructions are written will be evaluated.

 

Scoring Guidelines:

Supplied score sheets will be used. The categories will be rated as follows: Overall Appearance - 30 points; Crust (flavor, texture, color) - 30 points; Filling (favor, consistency) - 30 points; and Ease of Preparation/Clarity of Recipe - 10 points.

Judges shall total the points for each entry. The contest coordinator will compile
the judges’ scores on a summary sheet. The positions will be determined by the
total number of points given by all the judges. In the event two or more contestants
have identical point totals, the judges shall determine the order of finish by mutual
agreement. All decisions shall be final. Judging will take place at approximately
12:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 4th, in the Pavilion.

Winners receive ribbons and qualifications for the State Championship Pie Contest
held in January.


Prize Premiums:

  1. $40.00

  2. $25.00

  3. $10.00

Whoopie Pie Contest

Register: 8:00am-9:15am on Saturday, September 4th in the Exhibition Hall

Judging begins at 12:15pm on Saturday, September 4th


Saturday, September 4th, entrants are invited to submit their entirely homemade, half-dozen whoopie pies.

Rules:
1. Recipe must accompany whoopie pies.
2. Whoopie pies judged on appearance, taste, and preparation/recipe.
3. Disposable plate required.
4. After judging, whoopie pies will be sold by auction to benefit the Springfield Church of Christ.


Prize  Premiums 

  1. $40.00

  2. $25.00

  3. $10.00

 

"We really do have some of the very best cooks and bakers in Maine. This is authentic Maine Flavor"

    -- The Springfield Fair

"Come try your hand at the Springfield Fair's Kids Woodsman's Day! It's a pile of fun!"

    -- The Springfield Fair

KIDS

WOODSMAN'S DAY

The Springfield Fair's
The Springfield Fair's

Kids Woodsman's Day is a great time for all ages! Boys and Girls are invited to try their hand to ear a ribbon!

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The Springfield Fair's
The Springfield Fair's

Kids Woodsman's Day is a great time for all ages! Boys and Girls are invited to try their hand to ear a ribbon!

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The Springfield Fair's
The Springfield Fair's

Kids Woodsman's Day is a great time for all ages! Boys and Girls are invited to try their hand to ear a ribbon!

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The Springfield Fair's
The Springfield Fair's

Kids Woodsman's Day is a great time for all ages! Boys and Girls are invited to try their hand to ear a ribbon!

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Superintendent - Steve Doane 290-2813

Register: 10:00am Saturday, September 4th; Event begins 10:30am

KID’S WOODSMAN’S DAY..... Kids woods day...... Wood kids day Children’s day in the woods.....A special day designated for young kids to play with sharp, dangerous sometimes motorized objects. Hmmm...... If someone can come up with a better name, I am all ears... plus a decent-sized stomach.

The annual Kid’s Woodsman’s Day begins at 10:30am and takes place in the demo derby area.

Events Include:

  • Pulp Wood Toss

  • Log Rolling

  • Two-Person Cross Cut

Ribbons for winners.

  1. $25.00

  2. $15.00

  3. $10.00


Specially designated for young kids to play with sharp, dangerous sometimes motorized objects. This year we will have three events for rug rats of all ages, shapes and sizes. There will be a pulp toss for ages 3-17. The little kids will probably only throw a pencil but still..... there’s times when I see loads of wood going through town about that size. We’ll have a log rolling contest too. This will be similar to the men’s log rolling but maybe for a shorter distance. And we intend to have a crosscut event too. We will team up a young feller with a man on the pulp toss and crosscut. We want kids and adults to spend more time together so we are having Mom or Dad participate here.

 

 

 

IRON WOMAN    TRIATHLON

The Springfield Fair's
The Springfield Fair's

Women's Triathlon!

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Superintendent Carrie Ritchie - (207) 738-2123

Register: 1:30pm on Saturday, September 4th; Event begins at 2:00pm

 

The Ironwoman Triathlon includes:

  • “Ladies’ Mop Chuck"

  • “Ladies’ Skillet Throw”

  • "Ladies' Toilet Seat Toss"

  • “Ladies’ Seed Spitting Contest”


The Ironwoman Triathlon includes: “Ladies’ Mop Chuck,” “Ladies’ Skillet Throw”, "Toilet Seat Toss" and the “Ladies’ Seed Spitting Contest.” All events are in the pulling arena or derby area on Saturday at 2 pm. Come cheer on the triathletes! Contestants must be 16
years of age or older or have parents approval. 

 

Ribbons for winners.

 

"It is a seed spitting, mop chucking - good ol' time"

    -- The Springfield Fair

 

About Us

Established in 1851, the Springfield Fair is an award winning agricultural fair in the heart of the Maine Highlands Region! Enjoy live animal demonstrations, exciting shows and music, truck pulls, heritage museums, and big time demolition derby. We celebrate our colorful traditions every Labor Day Weekend and are excited to invite you to the 171st Springfield Fair!

Our roots run deep.

Contact Info

Phone
(207) 738-4134


Email
jo65hn@yahoo.com

 

Street Address: 

91 Park Street

Springfield, Maine 04487

Mailing Address: 

Springfield Fair Assoc., Inc.
PO Box 342

Lee, Maine 04455

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