"Outback" Area for Young People Returns to Nevada County Fair | TheUnion.com

"Outback" Area for Young People Returns to Nevada County Fair

For the second year a special area for young fairgoers will be pumping out entertainment near the edge of the carnival at the 2004 Nevada County Fair.

Young fairgoers this year will be able to thrill to extreme bicycle sports demonstrations by Wheels of Freestyle and enjoy interactive gaming on 20 IGX game ports in the Fair’s new Outback area.

“We believe that young people who attend the Fair and have a good time will become life-long fairgoers,” say Fair CEO Ed Scofield. “To that end we have created The Outback, an area that features activities that appeal to youngsters.”

This year free computer gaming will highlight the special area. IGX Interactive Computer Games will be set up at the Outback, and the gaming will be free!

The interactive games will use all major game platforms including Playstation 2, Nintendo Game Cube, Microsoft’s X Box, and Gameboy Advance. The IGX attraction will include 20 ports featuring games from most major publishers.

Also performing at The Outback will be Wheels of Freestyle, a high energy extreme sports bicycle show. Professional BMX stunt riders will perform incredible feats. This extreme bicycle stunt show will crank it up several times a day, at The Outback.

Laser tag, reality racing, the Nevada Union Junior Miners dunk tank, a photo booth, and lots of live entertainment round out the events set for The Outback 2004.

“The Fair creates lasting memories,” Scofield says, “and the older visitors are here because they remember the good times they had at the Fair as kids. We want to give today’s young people the kinds of memories that will bring them back year after year.”

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