Superintendent: Sandra Dunbar


Limited to residents of North Carolina.


Exhibits will be accepted in the Education Building on the Fairgrounds, October 9-10, 2021.
For hours, consult the Competition Rules. Fairgrounds Map


Notes: Professional & Hobbyist designations have been renamed Experienced & Novice. Choose the entry group that you feel best represents your work - the years of experience listed by each group are merely a guideline. Rubber Stamping is submitted under the Cards Category.


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.

RO Online Registration begins 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 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.


Exhibits will be released on October 25, 2021, from 8 a.m. - 6 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.


If you have questions, please contact the N.C. State Fair Entry Department at (919) 839-4513.