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agfair scavenger hunt

What is this?

The Agricultural Scavenger Hunt is a fun, free contest that lets you show off your awesome photography skills while earning a chance to win cool Prizes.

How do I play?

Participants will hunt for items during the 2017 Montgomery County Fair. A list of clues is provided. If you can figure out the answer, take a picture of the item and post to Twitter or Instagram. Be sure to tag your friends @MoCoFair and @CountyCableMoCo to get full credit for each post.

Ready to Play? Here are the clues?

Find a clue? Take a Pic! Post to Twitter & Instagram remember to include @countycablemoco or @mocoagfair

Take a picture of a chainsaw carver making works of art out of wood.
Take a picture of an entry in the toilet decorating contest.
Take a picture of a black smith/metal smith
Take a picture of any fair food item. You don't have to buy, just take a picture of it!
Take a picture of your favorite carnival ride.
Take a picture of someone in uniform -- soldier, fireman, police officer, boy scout/girl scout, etc.
Take a picture of a vendor in the Chilly Mall.
Take a picture of a fun area of the Buffalo Wild Wings KidZone
Take a picture of any animal competition
Take a picture of a Pepco, an Exelon Company, Community Stage Act
Take a picture of an animal mom or soon to be animal mom in the Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center Mooo-ternity Ward
Sorry, no hint for this one, but if you get it right, you get a bonus towards winning!
Sorry, no hint for this one, but if you get it right, you get a bonus towards winning!

Prizes!! Awarded at close of fair. Winners notified via direct message.

  • Grand Prize Amazon Gift Card - $75
  • First Prize Regal Cinemas Gift Card - $50
  • Second Prize Darden Restaurant Group Gift Card - $40
  • Third Prize Barnes & Noble Gift Card - $30
  • Daily Prize $5 in Fair Bucks – Good towards purchase of Fair food items from participating vendors.

Rules (Have to have them)

  1. The hunt begins with the first successful post on Twitter or Instagram that fulfills the requirements for posting.
  2. Each participant must capture images of all of the scavenger hunt items listed and satisfactorily post on Twitter or Instagram to be eligible to win a prize. Successfully capturing and posting wild card images are not necessary to be eligible for a prize, but they give you a better chance of winning.
  3. All pictures must be taken at the 2017 Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. If the judges cannot verify that a photo was taken at the fair this year, it will not be accepted. Duplicate photos do not qualify for additional credit or for other accounts.
  4. Satisfactorily Posting on Twitter or Instagram – Each post on Twitter or Instagram must include the photo, a mention/tag of @MoCoFair and a mention/tag of @CountyCableMoCo. Posts without a photo and both mentions/tags will not qualify.
  5. Each participant must post to his or her own Twitter account. No combined efforts between two or more accounts will be accepted.
  6. A lottery style drawing will determine which qualified participant receives prizes. Entries will not be accepted after 7pm on Saturday August 19th.
  7. Wild Card posts increase chances to win!


  • Participants that satisfactorily post all of the scavenger hunt items become eligible for the prize drawings. Daily winners selected by 3pm each day.
  • Participants that post the wild card items will have a greater chance of winning the overall drawing.
  • Winners will be announced August 28th and notified via Twitter or Instagram direct message.
  • Winners of the Grand Prize and First Prize will have until September 22nd to pick up their prizes. Winners of the Second, Third and Fourth Prizes may choose to pick up their prizes no later than September 20th. Daily winners can pick up their prizes in the Ag Fair office. Each winner must verify their Twitter or Instagram account.

A 2016 Winner!

Post from 2016!

Post from 2016!


@mocofair @countycablemoco Finished!!! #scavengerhunt

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