Local civic groups and businesses are invited to participate in the 4th Annual Christmas Barn Decorating Contest at the State Fairgrounds in Fairlea. Participants will have the opportunity to decorate one of ten harness racing barns located adjacent to Route 219 North.\r\n\r\nKelly Collins, agricultural competitions manager stated, \u201cThis is always an exciting competition for us and it is becoming a great tradition for the community. We are thrilled to see what creativity and holiday spirit entrants come up with this season!\u201d\r\n\r\nThe winning entry will receive $300, with second and third place receiving $200 and $100 respectively. Only the east end of the barns will be decorated and work must be completed by Monday, Dec. 1.\r\n\r\nPhone 304-645-1090 or visit the State Fair office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. to get an entry form and details. Entry forms can also be found on the fair\u2019s website at www.statefairofwv.com and emailed to email@example.com.\r\n\r\nDon\u2019t forget to visit the State Fair\u2019s Facebook page to cast your vote for the \u201cPeople\u2019s Choice\u201d award and help the winning entry receive a selection of State Fair merchandise!\r\n\r\nThe State Fair of West Virginia, with an $13.8 million statewide economic impact, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment and education. The 91st annual State Fair of West Virginia is a 10-day event scheduled for Aug. 14-23, 2015, themed \u201cIt feels like FUN. It feels like FAIR.\u201d For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com.