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More than 1,000 seasonal jobs available for 2019 Indiana State Fair

INDIANAPOLIS Every year the Indiana State Fair hires more than 1,000 seasonal employees to help put on the Great Indiana State Fair, returning August 2-18. This is your opportunity to be part of an amazing State Fair team!

The 11th annual Indiana State Fair Job Fair will be held Tuesday, June 11 from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center in the Pop Weaver Youth Pavilion, 1202 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis, 46205. During the event, candidates seeking a seasonal position with the Indiana State Fair can complete an application and be interviewed onsite.

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The 2019 Indiana State Fair Just Got a Whole Lot More Super!

Indianapolis, IN – It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s your favorite SUPER HEROES taking over the 2019 Indiana State Fair! The Fair theme this year, HEROES IN THE HEARTLAND presented by Indiana Donor Network, salutes Hoosier farmers, first responders, educators, members of the Armed Forces and many others who keep us safe and make us proud. And now, fair goers can visit a NEW experience, the Super City: Where Heroes Unite! exhibit, open daily, to hang out with their favorite Super Heroes.

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Seventeen Featured Farmers Announced for 2019 Indiana State Fair

April 11, 2019, INDIANAPOLIS, IN — The Indiana State Fair and Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™, are proud to announce the Featured Farmers being honored at this year’s Indiana State Fair. In its fifth year, this program celebrates and helps put a face on Hoosier agriculture by connecting consumers with farmers. These 17 farm operations represent all regions of the state, showcasing different agricultural products throughout the 17-day Fair, August 2-18.

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Indiana State Fair Commission to Convert Indiana State Fairgrounds Mile Track

April 2, 2019, Indianapolis, IN – The Indiana State Fair Commission announces that the Indiana State Fairgrounds Mile “Track of Champions”, located inside the Fairgrounds, will be converted from a dirt surface to an all-weather track made of crushed limestone, which allows for year-round harness racing and a more efficient parking plan for the annual Indiana State Fair.

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Featured Farmers Announced for 2019 Indiana State Fair

March 18, 2019, INDIANAPOLIS, IN — The Indiana State Fair and Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™, are proud to announce the Featured Farmers being honored at this year’s Indiana State Fair. In its fifth year, this program celebrates and helps put a face on Hoosier agriculture by connecting consumers with farmers. The 17 farm operations represent all regions of the state, showcasing different agricultural products throughout the 17-day Fair, August 2-18.

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Indiana State Fair “FAIRS Care Food Drive” to benefit Gleaners Food Bank

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. 2/28/19 – The Indiana State Fair FAIRS Care program needs your help to provide much needed food relief for the community’s food pantry source, Gleaners Food Bank. The Indiana State Fair “FAIRS Care Food Drive,” is being presented in conjunction with several events held in March at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center, 1202 E. 38th St., Indianapolis, Ind.

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Horizon League Announces Indianapolis as Future Site for #HLMBB and #HLWBB Championships

INDIANAPOLIS (January 25, 2019) – The Horizon League Council selected Indianapolis to host the 2020-22 Horizon League Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships, announced the League office on Friday. Indianapolis will play host to the semifinals and championships games. The dates and bracket for the entire 2020 Horizon League Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship will be released at a later date.

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Breeding Females Added to the 2019 Indiana State Fair Celebration of Champions

Indianapolis, IN – The Indiana State Fair Board and Indiana State Fair Commission have approved the addition of breeding females to the 2019 Indiana State Fair Celebration of Champions.  This transformative event provides monetary awards to the best-of-the-best at the Indiana State Fair to be held August 2-18 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center in Indianapolis.

In addition to the 26 champions currently recognized at Celebration of Champions, the 2019 event will also include 15 breeding female champions that exemplify the very best seedstock the state of Indiana has to offer.

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2019 Miss Indiana State Fair Queen Crowned

INDIANAPOLIS, IN 1/6/19 – Halle Shoults, Miss Benton County, was crowned the 61st Indiana State Fair Queen today at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center. Halle is the second representative from Benton County to be crowned Miss Indiana State Fair, 50 years following Terilyn Krill in 1969.

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Fairgoers to Celebrate the 2019 Indiana State Fair “Heroes in the Heartland” presented by Indiana Donor Network

January 3, 2019, INDIANAPOLIS, IN – To pay tribute to the heroism of everyday Hoosiers, the Indiana State Fair announces that its 2019 theme is HEROES IN THE HEARTLAND presented by Indiana Donor Network.  Throughout the 17-day event, slated for August 2 -18, the Indiana State Fair will salute Hoosier farmers, first responders, educators, members of the Armed Forces, and many others who keep us safe and make us proud. The Fair will celebrate our nurturers, protectors, guardians and guides. Additionally, each day during the fair, Super Heroes featured in box office movies will be highlighted.

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