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Showcasing the very best North Carolina has to offer in livestock, creative arts, farm products, school projects and more is a time-honored ritual here at the Mountain State Fair. We invite you to join in our tradition of competition. There's a category for almost everything and everyone.

Entry Deadlines for ALL Competions

2021 Entry Deadlines

Exhibitors NOT wanting to receive premiums may use printable forms.

All Entries Must be Received by the Following Deadlines Dates by 11:55pm:

Division I: General & Special Cooking Contests

General Exhibits August 27

Cooking Competitions August 13

Division II: Livestock Contests

Livestock Shows (Dept. N-Y) August 27

Display Livestock August 27 *Stall layout must be mailed in*

Very Special Livestock Show August 27 *Entry form has to be mailed in*

Youth Laying Hen Show February 6

Rabbits August 27

Division III: Music, Dance, & Song

Gospel Singing Contest August 13

Clogging Championship *Entry form has to be mailed in with payment*

August 6 - First cut off

August 21 - Last deadline

Beauty Pageant August 29

Ice Cream Eating Contest September 14 by 6:00pm

* NO Entry Forms Accepted on Receiving/Check-in Days*


Deadlines will be Strictly Enforced!!!

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