Superintendent: Stan Biconish


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Competition is for flue cured, North Carolina grown tobacco. Limited to residents of North Carolina who are 18 years of age or older. All exhibits will become property of the N.C. State Fair.


Exhibits will be accepted in the Entry Department of the Admin Building on the fairgrounds, October 8-11, 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.

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


All exhibits will become property of the N.C. State Fair.


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) 839-4515.