There are many exciting things set for the June 1-3 North State Kiwi Fest at the Butte County Fairgrounds and the latest to be announced is the Preliminary Round of Fair Idol Vocal Competition at 5 p.m.

The Grand Prize of $300 will be awarded at the Butte County Fair August 23 for one of the six finalists who compete on June 2 at the Kiwi Fest. There is no fee to compete to be the next Fair Idol!!!

With no age divisions, six finalists will be chosen on June 2. Second place is $200 and third place will receive $100 also on August 23. The first through third place winners will perform at their own concert Friday, August 24 on the Courtyard Stage.

For more information contact the Butte County Fair office at 846-3626 or visit online www.buttecountyfair.org. Organizer Kari Wheeler can be reached at 530-693-1777.