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August 4, 2004

Three Grand Prizes and 330 Daily Prizes Highlight State Fair

Corn dogs, races, concerts and the Missouri Lottery are all annual highlights at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia. At this year’s fair, Aug. 12-22, fairgoers will have a choice between three grand-prizes: a Polaris® Personal Watercraft or Sportsman 500 ATV; a trip for two to Mexico or Jamaica; or a $3,000 Missouri Mall shopping spree at the winner’s choice of the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, the Galleria in St. Louis or Factory Outlet Village in Osage Beach. 

 

State Fair Lottery Facts:

The Lottery booth will be located behind the Administration Building;

Booth hours are from noon to 7 p.m., Aug. 12-21, and from noon to 6 p.m. on Aug. 22;

All entry tickets must be purchased at the Lottery’s fair booth;

A clock at the Lottery booth will serve as the offical timepiece for opening and closing of entry periods and drawing times;

30 daily prizes of $100 worth of Scratchers tickets will be awarded;

Fairgoers may only win one daily prize during the fair;

Only entries drawn as winners in the daily second-chance drawings are eligible for the grand-prize drawings;

One free Lottery ticket for each $5 worth of Lottery tickets purchased on weekdays;

One free Lottery T-shirt for each $10 worth of Lottery tickets purchased during weekends, while supplies last.

Players can select the grand prize they would like to win by entering their non-winning tickets purchased at the Lottery’s booth into the barrel for that specific prize. Each day, 10 winners will be selected from each barrel to receive $100 in Scratchers for a total of 30 daily winners. These preliminary winners will then be entered into the grand-prize drawing for that prize. (Players may only win ONE daily prize during the duration of the fair.) The grand-prize drawings will be held after the daily drawing at the Missouri Lottery booth on Sunday, Aug. 22. All daily and grand-prize winners need not need be present to win.  Players are only eligible to win one daily prize and one grand prize. The Lottery’s booth will be located behind the Administration Building on the fairgrounds. Players will receive one free Lottery ticket for each $5 worth of Lottery tickets purchased on weekdays. On Saturdays and Sundays, players will receive one free Lottery T-shirt for each $10 worth of Lottery tickets purchased, while supplies last. Odds of winning a daily prize will vary depending on number of entries received. The odds of winning each grand prize are 1: 110. You must be 18 years or older to participate. For more information about the 2004 Missouri State Fair, visit: http://www.mostatefair.com/





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