Competitions

 

How To Enter a Competition

 

Everything you need to enter a competition can be found in the Premium Book. Find your category below, open the file and find the rules for your competition.

 

 

Premium Books

The Premium Book is your resource for finding all the rules and deadlines for entering competitions at the N.C. State Fair. Click on the competition name to see the rules for that category. Again this year, we have created a separate premium book for livestock categories.

 

The North Carolina State Fair Premium Book is "Going Green" in 2014! All premium book information will be exclusively online.

 

Please note that all red text below is a link to additional information on specific departments, rules or entry forms!


General Premium Book Cover

Livestock Premium Book Cover
Division I - General Exhibits
Deadline: Sept. 19

General Rules
Deadlines
Judging Schedule
General Entry Paper Form

Paper Entry Form for Dept. A
Paper Entry Form for Depts E & G

Paper Entry Form for Dept. H

 

Mailed entry forms must be postmarked by the date of the published entry deadline. Online entries will be taken until 11:59 p.m. on the date of the published deadline. Entry forms hand-delivered to the N.C. State Fair Entry Office must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the date of the published deadline.

 

Wine Competition Dept. A CLOSED
Beer Competition Dept. AB CLOSED
Cheese Dept. B CLOSED
Agronomy Dept. C CLOSED
Forage Crops Dept. D CLOSED
Flower Show Dept. E CLOSED
Horticulture Dept. G CLOSED
Arts & Photography Dept. H CLOSED
Bees & Honey Dept. I CLOSED

 
Division IV - Family & Consumer Sciences
Deadline: Sept. 19

General Entry Form

4-H Competitions Dept. V CLOSED
Culinary Dept. W CLOSED
Special Cooking Contests (deadline Oct. 4)
Kids Kookie Dekorating Kontest
Clothing Dept. X CLOSED
Home Furnishings Dept. Y CLOSED

 

Division V - Special Exhibits
Deadline: Sept. 19

Entry Form for Dept. AA

Entry Form for Dept. FF

Folk Festival Dept. AA CLOSED
Apprentice Competitions Dept. BB CLOSED
Horseshoe Pitching Contest Dept. DD
Handicrafts & Hobbies Dept. EE CLOSED
Essay Contest Dept. FF CLOSED

 



Division II - Livestock
Deadline: Sept. 15

Livestock Rules
Deadlines
Judging Schedule
Livestock Entry Paper Form

Declaration of Ownership/Possession Form

Market Animal Ownership Form

Code of Ethics Form
August 2013 Livestock Newsletter - Exhibitor Update

 

Mailed entry forms must be postmarked by the date of the published entry deadline. Online entries will be taken until 11:59 p.m. on the date of the published deadline. Entry forms hand-delivered to the N.C. State Fair Entry Office must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13.

 

Cattle - CLOSED

Open Dairy Cattle Dept. 001
Junior Dairy Cattle Dept 002
Dairy Cattle Special Show
Dept 003
Open Beef Cattle Dept. 004
Feeder Calf Show Dept 005
Junior Market Steer Dept 006

Junior Beef Heifer Dept 007
Special Shows Dept. 008

 

Swine - CLOSED

Market Barrow Show Dept. 009
Market Gilt Dept 010
Commercial Gilt Dept 011
Junior Market Barrow Dept 012
Junior Commerical Gilt Dept 013
Performance Market Hog Dept 014

 

Sheep CLOSED

Open Meat Breeds Sheep Dept. 015
Junior Ewe Meat Breeds Dept 016
Junior Market Lamb Dept 017

Open Wool Breeds Sheep Dept. 021
Junior Ewe Wool Breeds
Dept 022

 

Goats CLOSED

Open Dairy Goats Dept. 018
Youth Dairy Goats Dept 019
Open Pygmy Goats Dept. 020
Open Meat Goats Dept. 023
Open Meat Goats 2 Dept 024
Junior Market Wether Goats Dept 025
Junior Commercial Doe Meat Goats Dept 026
Junior Meat Goat Breeder Dept 027

 
Division III - Poultry & Rabbits - CLOSED
Deadline: Sept. 15

Entry Form for Depts Q & R

Poultry Dept. Q (NOTE: Class 101: Large Chickens is closed - cage capacity reached)
Domestic Rabbits Dept. R

 

Horses

All Breed Horse Show Prize List
Hunter Jumper Prize List

 

 

 

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