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Only cheese made by a licensed cheese maker in a licensed dairy facility is eligible to compete. Products cannot contain non-dairy ingredients, except flavorings.


Fee is $7 per entry.


IMPORTANT: When you register, please provide your email address. We will send an email with Exhibitor & Entry ID Numbers and cheese ID labels for each of your exhibits. Fill out and attach a label to each exhibit you ship (see below for shipping information).


Online Entry Deadline: September 15, 2019 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, 2019.


 Registration is now CLOSED.
At the end of your online registration, don't forget to click 'SUBMIT'. If not, your entry/entries will not be received.
 Registration is now CLOSED.

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

1025 Blue Ridge Road

Raleigh, NC 27607


Please note that entries mailed to 1025 Blue Ridge Road will NOT be delivered to the fairgrounds. This is NOT a deliverable USPS address.


Registration is required prior to shipping your entries. Exhibits must be scheduled to arrive at Schaub Hall, October 9-10, 2019.


Schaub Hall on NCSU Campus
NCSU Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences

400 Dan Allen Drive
Schaub Hall G41
Raleigh, NC 27695



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.


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