|Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County, President, Bob Muelrath and Dairy Princess Connie Jones present Alexandra Gambonini with the Gold Cup Award.|
The Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County will present an award to the outstanding exhibitor at the 2016 Sonoma County Fair. The Gold Cup Award is based on leadership, citizenship, character, project work, academic achievement, speaking ability, participation and performance at the 2016 Sonoma County Fair. The award includes a $2,500 check for the winner of the Gold Cup Award. Additionally, there is a $500 cash award to the recipient’s 4-H Club or FFA Chapter.
Applicants must be a resident of Sonoma or Marin County, an exhibitor at the 2016 Sonoma County Fair and a high school senior or college freshman. Applicants must be members of the 4-H or FFA. A completed application and two letters of recommendation must be turned into the Farm Bureau office by 5 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2016. Interviews with finalists will be held before the fair’s opening on July 24. Finalists will be notified about the time and date of their interview.
The winner of the Gold Cup Award will be announced at the Sonoma County Fair and the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County’s 4-H and FFA Fair Awards Dinner at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 at the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building. Further information and the Gold Cup application is available by calling 544-5575
Download: Gold Cup Application.pdf
82 Awards Presented at the Annual Sonoma County Fair Awards Dinner
The annual Sonoma County Fair awards dinner, sponsored by Sonoma County Farm Bureau, was held on August 5th. Eighty two awards were presented to young, bright members of the 4-H and FFA, the next generation of Sonoma County’s agriculture leaders.