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Read & Win!


  • Kids in grades 1-6 read 10 books
  • Return a completed form by the deadline
  • Win awesome prizes! (prizes valid during the 2023 Utah State Fair only)


  • ONE CHILDREN'S ADMISSION TICKET to the Utah State Fair! (can be used any one day of the Fair.)
  • ONE FREE DRINK coupon, redeemable at the State Fair Store
  • ONE FREE CARNIVAL RIDE courtesy of Thomas Carnival. Redeemable during the Fair (limited number available, get your entry in early)
  • ONE FREE RIDE ON THE GIANT YELLOW SLIDE Courtesy of the Giant Yellow Slide.
  • RIBBON BOOKMARK courtesy of the International Association of Fairs & Expositions

Mail in a printed form


  • Children in 1st - 6th grade read ten books (of appropriate ability) and fill out the reading record
  • Reading is verified by a teacher, parent, guardian, or librarian
  • Open to children currently in (or entering in 2023) 1st - 6th grade.
  • Books may be read from May 1 to the deadline of Monday, July 17, 2023.
  • An online form can be filled out and submitted OR children can mail a printed form to the Fair office- Entries must be postmarked on or before the July 17 deadline. - Sorry, no late entries can be accepted.
  • One submission per person.


QUESTION: I have a child of preschool age who can read, can they participate?
ANSWER: Sorry, the contest is only open to children in 1st - 6th grade.

QUESTION: Should I send in an online entry and mail in a form to be sure you get it?
ANSWER: No, we do not accept multiple entries and your child's submission may be disqualified.

QUESTION: How will I know you received our entry?
ANSWER: We will send out prizes on or before August 25. If you have not received your child's prizes by the week of Fair (Sept 5), please call the main office 801-538-8454.

QUESTION: Can I send my husband to pick up the drink for my child at the Fair store?
ANSWER: No, the child must be present when redeeming all coupons.
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