Costa Mesa, Calif. (May 3, 2013) – The 2013 OC Fair is giving bloggers 18 and older the opportunity to showcase their writing abilities as well as their passion for food with the Food Blog Post Competition. Cash prizes are awarded to top entries. The following categories are available:
• Cooking and Recipe (Must include an original recipe or be a blog post with the source of the recipe provided)1. Directional: A step-by-step blog post on preparing the recipe
2. Personal: Share a special story associated with the recipe• Editorial1. Informational: Descriptive food essays on a historical or personal subject
2. Food event coverage or restaurant review
The blog posts must have been written within the past year and may not exceed 1,000 words. Entries must be entered online and are due by June 10. There is a $5 processing fee and each entrant will receive a complimentary 2013 OC Fair admission ticket (July 12 – August 11). The entry must be an actual post associated with an existing blog. More details about the OC Fair Food Blog Post Competition and the online entry form are available at ocfair.com/competitions.
The 2013 OC Fair, themed Come & Get It, is July 12 – August 11 and brings 23 days of food, rides, exhibits, animals, music, action sports and fun, as well as the Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre, The Hangar and Action Sports Arena. The Fair is open Wednesday-Sunday. Concert tickets, action sports reserved seats and single-day general admission are available for purchase online at ticketmaster.com or from the on-site Box Office. The popular Super Pass, which offers the passholder 23 days of admission, is available for purchase online at ocfair.com from the onsite Box Office.
The OC Fair & Event Center is located off the 405 and 55 freeways at 88 Fair Drive in Costa Mesa. For more information, please visit ocfair.com, become a fan at Facebook.com/OCFair, follow us at twitter.com/ocfair or call (714) 708-1500.
Entries are due by June 10.