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BVFR Receives State and International Awards

2018 Convention Results


Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo
5827 Leonard Rd
Bryan, TX 77807
CONTACT: Fiona Tizard-Meyer, (979) 821-1450

The Brazos Valley Fair has been awarded a number of competitive awards for outstanding marketing from both the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE), and the Texas Association of Fairs and Events (TAF&E). Both Associations recently held their annual conventions where the awards were received.

The Brazos Valley Fair won a total of 14 awards in a variety of different categories during the two conventions. First place honors included Best Commemorative Poster, Best Magazine Ad, Best Specialty Video and Best Sponsorship Program.

The Association’s Communication Awards are awarded based on fair attendance, the Brazos Valley Fair falls into the division of Fairs with less than 100,000 in attendance for the IAFE, and less than 50,000 in attendance for the TAF&E. There are over 20 possible categories that Fairs may submit entries in for both associations. The entries are evaluated and judged by a team of industry leaders. These individuals are selected from the members of each Association, which have a combined total of over 1,250 members from Texas and around the globe.

The seventh annual Brazos Valley Fair was held in October of 2018 and had over 15,000 in attendance. The awards are a proud achievement of the BVFR Staff as 95% of all marketing is designed, planned and executed in-house. The eighth annual Brazos Valley Fair is scheduled for October 12-13 and 18-20, 2019 at the Brazos County Expo Complex and will include Rodeos, Concerts, Carnival, Livestock Shows, Educational Exhibits and the newly added first weekend which will feature specialty contests and a feature Tractor Pull Competition on Sunday the 13th. The Fair is a non-profit 501c3 corporation dedicated to “Showcasing Agriculture, Education, and Youth to enhance our Texas Culture.” The Fair gives back to the community through scholarships for youth.

International Association of Fairs and Expos

2nd Place - Best Commemorative Poster
3rd Place – Best Outdoor Promotional Advertising
2nd Place - Best Newspaper Ad (Color)

Texas Association of Fairs and Events Awards for Brazos Valley Fair

1st Place – Best Commemorative Poster
1st Place – Best Newspaper Ad B&W
1st Place – Best TV News Segment
1st Place – Best Specialty Video
1st Place – Best Pin, Badge or Button
1st Place – Best Sponsorship Program
1st Place – Best Sponsorship Follow-Up
2nd Place – Best TV Promotion
2nd Place – Best Magazine Ad
2nd Place – Best Outdoor Promotional Advertising
3rd Place – Best Newspaper Supplement

All printing of promotional items is done with Alphagraphics
Specialty Video produced by Donny Hall, Sutdio82TX
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