Iowa State Fair Volunteer Registration

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Blue Ribbon Foundation. Please fill in this form (required fields are marked with a *) and hit submit to become a volunteer with the Foundation. For record purposes, please complete one form for each volunteer.  When filling in your information, please keep in mind:

  • Volunteers must be able to work one full, four-hour shift. Merchandise booth workers must be willing to work a minimum of two full shifts. 
  • We will do our best to accomodate your schedule, but preference will be given to those who can work more than one shift.
  • Volunteers must be at least 12 years old. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The Benefits: As a volunteer for the Blue Ribbon Foundation, you will receive a gate admission ticket and a parking permit for the day(s) you are scheduled to work and a complimentary T-shirt to be worn during your shift(s).

Contact Information
Additional Details
Employment Information
Location Preferences
Please select a location where you would like to volunteer. If you do not have a preference between merchandise or water, please select "No Preference." You may choose multiple locations.
Shift Preferences

Please select your preferred shifts for each day of the Fair by changing the "0" to a number "1" for first preference, "2" for second preference, "3" for third preference, etc. Options include Morning, Afternoon, Evening, or Any Time. By leaving the day or time slot at "0" it will be assumed you are unavailable for that day and/or time. You may have more than one first, second, third, etc. preference.

 9am - 1pm1pm - 5pm5pm - 9pmAny TimePainting Class @ 9:15 - 11:45amPainting Class @ 1:15 - 3:45pm
Thursday 8/9
 9am - 1pm1pm - 5pm5pm - 9pmAny TimePainting Class @ 9:15 - 11:45amPainting Class @ 1:15 - 3:45pm
Friday 8/10
 9am - 1pm1pm - 5pm5pm - 9pmAny TimePainting Class @ 9:15 - 11:45amPainting Class @ 1:15 - 3:45pmPainting Class @ 5:15 - 7:45 pm
Saturday 8/11
 9am - 1pm1pm - 5pm5pm - 9pmAny TimePainting Class @ 1:15 - 3:45pmPainting Class @ 5:15 - 7:45 pm
Sunday 8/12
 9am - 1pm1pm - 5pm5pm - 9pmAny TimePainting Class @ 9:15 - 11:45amPainting Class @ 1:15 - 3:45pm
Monday 8/13
 9am - 1pm1pm - 5pm5pm - 9pmAny Time
Tuesday 8/14
 9am - 1pm1pm - 5pm5pm - 9pmAny TimePainting Class @ 9:15 - 11:45amPainting Class @ 1:15 - 3:45pm
Wednesday 8/15
 8am - 12pm12pm - 4pm4pm - 8pmAny Time
Wednesday 8/15 BINGO
 9am - 1pm1pm - 5pm5pm - 9pmAny TimePainting Class @ 9:15 - 11:45amPainting Class @ 1:15 - 3:45pmPainting Class @ 5:15 - 7:45 pm
Thursday 8/16
 9am - 1pm1pm - 5pm5pm - 9pmAny TimePainting Class @ 9:15 - 11:45amPainting Class @ 1:15 - 3:45pmPainting Class @ 5:15 - 7:45 pm
Friday 8/17
 9am - 1pm1pm - 5pm5pm - 9pmAny TimePainting Class @ 9:15 - 11:45amPainting Class @ 1:15 - 3:45pm
Saturday 8/18
 9am - 1pm1pm - 5pm5pm - 9pmAny TimePainting Class @ 1:15 - 3:45pm
Sunday 8/19
Volunteer History

By submitting this form, I agree to the following conditions:

During my scheduled volunteer time at the Iowa State Fair, I will abide by the following:

  • Check in at the Robert G. Horner and Sheri Avis Horner Service Center. Directly inside the main doors on the north side of the building.
  • Check in 10-15 minutes early so that staff members are able to transport me to my specified locations.
  • Stay for the entirety of my shift, unless dismissed early by Foundation staff.
  • I will not bring extra people along on my shift, such as spouses or children unless they are signed up as volunteers.

I accept the above conditions and will contact the Blue Ribbon Foundation if for any reason I am unavailable to meet my commitment.