Blue Ribbon Foundation is the fundraising organization for the Iowa State Fair, Iowa's celebrated ag expo and the single largest event in the state. Our mission is to help preserve the tradition of the Fair while improving the Fairgrounds and the visitors' experience. Read the latest news from the Blue Ribbon Foundation by clicking on the press releases below.
May 10, 2013: In Search of Ten "Shining Stars" Across Iowa
August 1, 2012: Iowans of the Day Selected for the 2012 Iowa State Fair
June 12, 2012: "It's a Sweet Thing" at the Corndog Kickoff!
January 24, 2012: Show Your Love for the Iowa State Fair!
August 1, 2011: Iowans of the Day Selected for the 2011 Iowa State Fair
June 30, 2011: "There's Nothing Butter" than the Corndog Kickoff
May 27, 2011: Looking for Stars of the Show
August 2, 2010: "Iowans of the Day" Selected for the 2010 Iowa State Fair
July 6, 2010: Fair Square Fun at the 2010 Iowa State Fair
March 18, 2010: It's All Summer Fun with this 'Fair Game'