2014 Convention Award Winners
2014 Fair Person of the Year:
    District 6:  Wright County- Troy Beise
    District 7:  Douglas County- George Dyrstad
    District 8:  Itasca County-  Melissa Johnson
    District 9:  Pennington County- Floyd Erickson
Distinguished Service-2014
    Danny Grunhovd
Life Member-2014
    Danny Grunhovd
Meritorious- 2014
    "Tina and Lena"- Sue Edwards and Annette Olson
Friend of the Fair- 2014
    Marlin Krupp
    Mark Ditlevson
Senator David Tomassoni
Communication Contest Awards- 2014
Scrapbook Traditional- Benton County
Scrapbook Digital- Wright County
Promotional Materials- Wright County
Daily Schedules- Freeborn County
Website- Stevens County
Enlarged Photo: Contest and Games- Polk County
Enlarged Photo: Animals and Kids- Mower County
Enlarged Photo: Entertainment- Wright County
Enlarged Photo: General Interest- Polk County
Enlarged Photo: Competitive Exhibit- Mille Lacs County
Enlarged Photo: Sign/Signage- McLeod County
Enlarged Photo: Foods-Sibley County
Premium Book- Crow Wing County
IAFE Heritage Award Recipients
Lyle Steltz
Denny Baker
Joe Fox
Chauncey Wargin
Don Simons
Donna Speltz
Jim Foss
Al Paulson
Byron Anderson

2015 CONVENTION Info and Forms
Download Convention Info and Forms HERE (watch for the link to be active in about October)

 MFCF Convention - January 15-18, 2015
Fair boards, exhibitors and booking agents will be able to download info above starting in about October..

~Please see our contact page if you have questions or are in need of specific information~

County Fairs and Associates can download the website forms below:

MFCF Member Website Form
Associate Member Application/Website Form

Convention Location
The 2015 Convention will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bloomington, MN.

Click on the logo to the left for information about the DoubleTree.  

The 2015 convention will feature:

Fair Communication contest
Naming Of "Fair Persons" of the year (Nomination form towards top of this page)
Midwest Showmen's Banquet
Annual Federation Auction
Spouse Tour
District Caucuses
Carnival & Entertainment Booking Opportunities
The Great Fair Exchange
Appreciation Awards Ceremony
Showcase Acts
Nationally Recognized Speakers
MN Ag. Society (State Fair) Annual Meeting/ Breakfast
Legislative Updates
Showcase Entertainment Options

Other Information
 Guests are invited to visit over 60 trade show booths, 100 booking agents and performers and to exchange ideas with 1200 other fair board members, managers, state fair personnel and show persons.

Fairs are also invited to be a part of the great fair exchange by bringing items to exchange with other fairs.  (Premium books, flyers, brochures, advertising, etc.)

The 2014 Convention Will Also Feature The Annual Meetings Of:
  • The Minnesota Federation of County Fairs
  • The Minnesota State Agriculture Society
  • The Midwest Showmen's Association
  • The MSA Ladies Auxiliary
Other Important Dates
Zone 4 Conference
March 23-26, 2014
Best Western Doublewood Inn
Fargo, ND

IAFE Convention and Trade Show
December 7-11, 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada

Minnesota State Fair
August 21 to September 1, 2014
~Please see our contact page if you have questions or are in need of specific information~