The US National Straw Sculpting Competition opens Friday, Aug 11th at 6:00 pm on the historic Mt. Morris campus. This is an exciting presentation of fine art in straw. Giant sculptures will be on display and the competition winner is determined by visitor’s vote. The campus event will continue on display daily Aug 12 – 27, 10 am–8 pm. You can see straw sculptures from the 2016 competition around the area at The White Pines State Park, The Ogle County Fair, Ukulele Station America in Oregon, and various locations in Mt. Morris. Additional information is available at StrawUSA.com.