Sunflower Contest

Sunflower Growing Contest

Contest is open to all ages. The Wyatt Wilke Memorial is named after Seven-year old Wyatt Wile who grew a sunflower to enter in our contest. However, he passed away unexpectedly the day of the competition. His family delivered his bloom to the Sunflower Fair that same day. He WON First Place. We named our contest as an on-going tribute to Wyatt and his love of sunflowers.


Here’s How to Enter:

  • Complete the application
  • Deliver your entry to the Sunflower Judging booth located at the intersection of Jefferson and Michigan Avenue
  • Deliver before 10 AM 
  • Judging at 11 AM
  • Winner announced at Noon
  • Open to all Ages

Prizes Awarded For:
1. Tallest Sunflower Plant
2. Sunflower Stalk with the Most Blossoms
3. Largest Sunflower Seed Head

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