County exhibits popular at State Fair

Glenn County has won Best of Show for its county exhibit. The Salvagno family celebrated its 11th anniversary of building Glenn County’s exhibit at the California State Fair. The family has won silver and gold awards in the past and Glenn County has won the Best of Show Award for the second consecutive year. Member of the Salvagno family and designer of the exhibit, Terrie Barr, was near tears as she accepted the Golden Bear trophy on behalf of the county.


The 2014 county exhibits results

Best of Division – Community Built Exhibits – Sierra County
Best of Division – Professionally Built Exhibits – Sacramento County
Best Content Award – Yolo County
Best Marketing Presentation Award – Sonoma County
Best Craftsmanship Award – Glenn County
Best Agricultural Presentation – Placer County
Best Design Award – Stanislaus County
Best Use of Special Effects/Animation Award – Sacramento County
Best Use of Products, Produce or Artifacts – Mono County
Best Visitor Experience Award – Mono County
Superintendent’s Award – Sierra County


Gold awards

Amador County, Butte County, Calaveras County, Glenn County, Humboldt County, Mono County, Placer County, Sacramento County, San Joaquin County, Solano County, Sonoma County, Stanislaus County, Tuolumne County and Yolo County


Silver awards

Colusa County, Contra Costa County, Inyo County, Lake County, Modoc County, Monterey County, Nevada County, Santa Cruz County, Sierra County and Yuba County.


Bronze awards

El Dorado County, Mendocino County and Shasta County

Awards were presented to 27 California Counties exhibiting in the California State Fair this year. The counties exhibit has been a longstanding fan favorite and continues to draw crowds of fairgoers every year who support their county.

The exhibit is in the California Building A at Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd. in Sacramento.

The California State Fair runs to July 27. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for children and $10 for seniors. Information on tickets is available at or by calling 916-263-FAIR (3247).

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