Nebraska State Fair wins awards in Las Vegas

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By News 5 Staff

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Updated: Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:09:47 CST

Some big honors for the Nebraska State Fair. Officials took home a number of awards from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions convention recently held in Las Vegas.
 
The Fair won best in division for it Ag Trading Cards. The project was a partnership with the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce. The trading cards were similar in size to baseball trading cards and included 3 to 4 educational facts.

The Fair's education department also took home a first place award for it's new youth division showing community service efforts.

The dates for the 2014 fair are August 22 through September 1.