Director: Don Edwards


Limited to residents of North Carolina. Open Class is Department "Q" & Youth Class is Department "P".

Fees are $3 per bird.


Please click here to review our Animal Health Regulations

Click here for Premise ID information

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Birds must be in place: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Show includes: All Youth, Large and Standard Chickens, Guineas
Birds will be released: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 4 p.m.
FIRST SHOW JUDGING: Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 9 a.m.


Birds must be in place: Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 1 pm - 5 p.m.
Show Includes: Bantams, Ducks, Geese, and Turkeys
Birds will be released: Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 6 p.m.
SECOND SHOW JUDGING: Second Show - Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 9 a.m.



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.


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.

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.



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.