Entries are now being accepted online for all State Fair livestock shows and competitive exhibits. Complete rules and regulations for all shows and contests are available in the online Premium Guide. All entrants must complete the vendor input form to receive premium payment(s). Most shows and competitions have entry deadlines.
Important competition updates are available on the website, including show/contest rule updates and a list of new shows/contests, which include:
- Fairy Garden Floriculture Show – Aug 13
- Bothwell Regional Health Center’s Naturally Sweetened Dessert Cooking Contest – Aug 13
- 4-H & FFA Sheep Team Fitting Competition – Aug 14
- Youth Sheep Skillathon and Youth Sheep and Meat Goat Judging Contest – Aug 15
- Appetizer Dip and Gourmet Mac ‘n Cheese Cooking Contests – Aug 16
- Frosted Cupcakes Cooking Contest – Aug 17
- Miniature Hereford Beef Cattle Show – Aug 19
- New Open Rabbit Classes for Angora Satin, Dwarf Papillon, Lionhead black
Exhibitors under age 13 will again be admitted free to the 11-day Fair. In contrast, exhibitors age 13 and older will be able to purchase up to 40 single-day exhibitor admission tickets at a special rate of $6. The discounted exhibitor tickets are available for order upon entry and from the Fair’s Business Office until Aug 11. The tickets do not include parking and will not be available at the gate.