Voting Now Open for 2019 Big Tex Boot Design Contest Presented by Lucchese

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Karissa Condoianis
DALLAS, TEXAS – February 21, 2019 – Big Tex asked and Texas answered! The State Fair of Texas and Lucchese received more than 250 entries for the Big Tex Boot Design contest and the finalists have been selected. Now it’s up to you to choose which design Big Tex will wear during the 2019 State Fair of Texas – cast your vote now at


With artists ranging from ages 4 to 75, Fair fans from coast to coast submitted their best illustrations vying for a finalist spot. A panel of judges narrowed the pool of more than 250 unique designs down to just 10 finalists. Now we need your help choosing which design Big Tex will don for 24 days this upcoming fall.
Voting is now open until 10 a.m. CT on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Each finalist will be scored on the following:


  • Creativity of the Design – Do you think this boot design exhibits creativity?
  • Representation of Texas Pride – Do you think this boot design celebrates our great Lone Star State and all things Texan?
  • Design for Big Tex – Do you think the big guy would be proud to wear this design on his Lucchese boots all 24 days of the 2019 State Fair of Texas?
This contest gave fairgoers the chance to design the biggest, best-known pair of boots in the Lone Star State. The first-place winner receives the opportunity to work with the State Fair of Texas and Lucchese Bootmaker to bring their design to life.


Let your voice be heard! Don’t miss your chance to pick the design of Big Tex’s boots for the 2019 State Fair of Texas. Head on over to to select the winner. The winning design will be announced by mid-March.


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About the State Fair of Texas
Since its inception in 1886, the State Fair of Texas has celebrated all things Texan by promoting agriculture, education, and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment. The State Fair of Texas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with proceeds helping to preserve and improve our home, Fair Park; underwrite museums, community initiatives, and scholarship programs to support students throughout the Lone Star State pursuing higher education; and help improve State Fair operations. The 2019 exposition runs September 27 through October 20 in Fair Park. Visit for more information.


Karissa Condoianis
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, PUBLIC RELATIONS • P.O. BOX 150009, DALLAS, TEXAS 75315 • P: 214.421.8716 • C: 214.289.3318