Competitive Exhibit Entry Information
Washington's got talent!
Have a talent you want to show off? Each year the Washington State Fair offers the chance to show off your creativity in a variety of competitive exhibits from baking, wine making, photography, art and more! You can win the bragging rights and cash prizes by entering your masterpiece in one of our many competitive departments.
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2018 Washington State Fair
Washington State Fair online entry registration will open in May. Premium books with complete entry information for the categories below will be posted online as they are ready.
The Washington State Fair (Aug. 31 - Sept. 23, 2018, closed Tuesdays and Sept. 5) has open-class competition in the following categories.
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Click here for: ONLINE ENTRY REGISTRATIONIf you have registered previously and do not remember your Password, PLEASE call the Competitive Exhibits office for assistance: (253) 841-5074 In 2018 the FLORAL and AGRICULTURE/HORTICULTURE Departments (including Honey, Amateur Beer & Wine and Grange displays) will again be housed in Barn J (#28 on the Fair map.)
The Washington State Fair also hosts competitions for the following youth organizations' shows.
- Click for: WA State 4-H Fair entry information - email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Click for: WA State FFA Exhibition Premium Book - email: email@example.com
- Click for: WA Jr. Poultry Exposition Premium Book - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Click for: Camp Fire Premium Book - email email@example.com
2018 Washington State Fair Photo Salon
The Washington State Fair Photo Salon holds two photography exhibitions annually.
Click here Northwest International Exhibition of Photography entry information
Click here Washington State Photographers Exhibition entry information
Click here for: ONLINE ENTRY REGISTRATION - Photo Salon ONLY
Results from the 2017 Washington State Fair Photo Salon:
2018 Jr./Sr. High School Art Show
Online Entry Registration for the Jr/Sr High School Art Show and Korum Family Arts Scholarship will close Wednesday, May 30 at 10pm.
For entry information click: Jr/Sr High School Art Show Premium Book, includes Korum Family Arts Scholarship information.
Click here for: ONLINE ENTRY REGISTRATION - Jr/Sr High Art ONLY
Please visit the show during the Washington State Fair, Aug. 31 - Sept. 23, 2018 (closed Tuesdays & Sept. 5)
For more information, please contact the Competitive Exhibits office at (253) 841-5074 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To receive e-mail notification of Premium Book availability, click here and select "Exhibit Entries" as your interest category.
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August 27: 9am - 6pm
August 28: 9am - 7pm
August 29 & 30: 9am - 8pm
(Closed Tuesdays & 9/5)
Aug. 31, Sept 1 & 2: 8am - 6pm
September 3 - 23: 8am - 4:30pm