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2019 Cabbage Limerick Contest

  • August 30, 20197:00 pm
    Craig Taylor Farm Exhibits

Download the Cabbage Limerick Flier (PDF)

Enter your limerick, and it could be read aloud at the 2019 Giant Cabbage Weigh-Off at the Alaska State Fair!

Entries due by August 25 2019, 11:59 PM

Entries must be emailed to

Winners announced at the 2019 Giant Cabbage Weigh-Off on August 30th (Starts at 7:00 PM)

Winner: $75
Runner-up: $50

Contest Guidelines

– A panel of local judges will select winners based on the following criteria:
a. Does the entry must meet the definition of a limerick (rhyming scheme “AABBA”)? Non-limerick entries are not eligible for awards. For examples of limericks and ideas for how to write a great one, see
b. Does the limerick support the spirit of the Alaska State Fair Giant Cabbage Weigh-Off?
– Two entries maximum per person.
– Author of limerick must be same as entrant’s name.
– Winners need not be present to collect.

Sponsored by the Meyer Family

Author: Betty Shadura

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