Roundup of State Fair News
Posted October 4, 2006 2:05 a.m. EDT
* Last year it was the grilled cheese sandwich eating championships. This year? Pickles. No kidding. If you think you have adequate pickle-consuming mojo, sign up for the World Pickle Eating Championship at http://www.ifoce.com/contests.php?action=detail&eventID=150.
* Ticket sales at North Carolina malls have opened! Get a list of places to get Fair tickets in advance at http://www.ncstatefair.org/2006/9-06mallsales.htm.
* Want an overview of family activities and new things available at the Fair this year? Check out the press release at http://www.ncstatefair.org/2006/9-06ReadyForFair.htm.