The DeKalb County Fair Association has been awarded " Best Fair" in it's Class for 2007 by the Tennessee Association of Fairs Convention.
The award was presented Saturday night during a ceremony at the convention held in Nashville at the Airport Marriott Hotel
The convention is sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture and the Tennessee Fairs Association.
This year's convention was attended by more than 800 fair mangers, vendors, and volunteers. Nearly 50 of the states "best fairs" were represented.
Five areas of fair operation have been identified as the most important characteristics in evaluating fairs. These are Agriculture/Livestock/Exhibits/Exhibitors, General Appearance, Community
Participation, Programs, and Carnival.
The DeKalb County Fair Board would like to thank the sponsors, supporters, volunteers, and the people of DeKalb County for making this fair one of the best in Tennessee for 2007.