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30th Annual

Subway Best Cookie Contest

of Jones County

Friday, July 22, Noon

Adults (18 & over); Youth (thru 17 years)

Three divisions for each age group - chocolate chip only; chocolate chip and one other ingredient; open ingredient (chips may be brown or white chocolate).

Awards: Plaques in each division with $100 cash prize to be prorated to winners. Red and Blue ribbons will also be given.

Cookies will be donated to Camp Courageous after contest.

Enter at the Berndes Center on Friday between 10 a.m. and Noon.

Six cookies per plate.

Sponsored by Great Jones County Fair and co-sponsored by Subway, Monticello.

A contestant may not win more than one award in each division.


Contests & Open Shows



Daily Gate Admission

Wed-Fri: $5 from 8AM-1PM, $10 after 1PM
Saturday and Sunday: $10 all day.
Children 10 and under: Always free

Gate admission can be purchased at the gates. Before the fair season gate admission can be purchased at the fair office or the banks of Jones County. During the fair season gate admissions can be purchased at the gates. Gate admission is not included in the cost of an event ticket. Children 10 years of age and under get free gate admission.


Gate Policies

• Bags Subject to Search

• No Coolers Allowed

• No Pets Allowed on Grounds


Season Passes

Gets you in the Gate for the 5 days of the fair. Cost is $30 if purchased in before June 1 and $33 thereafter. Available by coming in or calling the Fair Office

Also available at many banks in Monticello, Anamosa, Cascade and Wyoming.

Accessible Seating

Call the Fair Office at 319-465-3275 for Information and Availability of Accessible seating.

Contact Us:

Fair Week Office Hours:
8AM-8PM (Wed-Sat)
8AM-7PM (Sunday)
Phone: 319-465-3275
Fax: 319-465-6726
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Great Jones County Fair Sponsors