Superintendents: Phillip Wilson & Adolphus Leonard


All bee and honey products entered in this competition must be produced in North Carolina.


Exhibits will be accepted in the Exposition Center on the fairgrounds, October 10-12, 2021.

For hours, consult the Competition Rules. Fairgrounds Map


Comp Rules

Online Entry Deadline: September 15, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Paper Entry Deadline: Must be postmarked by 5 p.m. or hand delivered by 4 p.m. on September 15, 2021.

Click here for instructions for beekeeping associations.
Register Online Online Registration starts August 1
At the end of your online registration, don't forget to click 'SUBMIT'. If not, your entry/entries will not be received.
Paper Entry Form Paper Registration is now OPEN.

Entries may be mailed to:
N.C. State Fair Entry Office
1010 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699

Entries may be hand delivered to:

N.C. State Fair Entry Office

4285 Trinity Road

Raleigh, NC 27607


Please note that entries mailed to 4285 Trinity Road will NOT be delivered to the fairgrounds. This is NOT a deliverable USPS address.


Booth space may be reserved on or before August 1, 2021. Booths not requested by this day will be assigned by invitation.


County Booths will be released on October 24, 2021 after 10 p.m.

Individual Exhibits will be released October 25 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.



Lot number category descriptions appearing online are abbreviated due to space limitations. Refer to the online premium book for a complete description of all lot number categories in each department before registering online.


Exhibitors who choose not to disclose their full Social Security Number at the time of registration (paper entry forms or online), even if they have submitted an entry in the past, forfeit any and all premium monies they may be entitled to.


For more information, contact the N.C. State Fair Entry Department at (919) 839-4515.