Fun Fact: 

1,459 pieces of produce of all sizes and shapes were entered in the Agriculture Department at the 2015 Washington State Fair. Learn more

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.

To learn more about how to enter, download the Premium Book below in your category of interest. Premium Books are only available online. Due to the large size of these books, feel free to print only those pages pertaining to your interest.

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**NOTE: Fair entry information may be subject to change after their original posting. Please check back periodically for updates.

2017 Jr./Sr. High School Art Show

Entries for the 2017 Jr/Sr High School Art Show and Korum Family Arts Scholarship are now closed. 

Click here for: Jr/Sr High School Art Show entry information

Click here for: Korum Family Art Scholarship information

Check back next February for 2018 entry information.

Please visit the show during the Washington State Fair, Sept. 1-24, 2017 (closed Tuesdays & Sept. 6)

2017 Washington State Fair Photo Salon

IMPORTANT NOTE: Closing date for Northwest International Exhibition of Photography is July 29th. The closing date posted in the PSA Journal/website was incorrect.

The Washington State Fair Photo Salon holds two photography exhibitions annually. Entry information for entering the Fair's 2017 photo exhibitions is available here:

Northwest International Exhibition of Photography (NWIEP) Washington State Photographers
Exhibition

Click here for: ONLINE ENTRY REGISTRATION - Photo Salon ONLY 

Options for submitting NWIEP PROJECTED DIGITAL IMAGES, after completing online entry registration:

1) Either burn images to CD or USB drive and mail as outlined in the prospectus, OR

2) Click this DROPBOX FILE REQUEST to upload PROJECTED DIGITAL IMAGE entries.

Each uploaded image must correspond with a completed online entry registration. Uploaded images must comply with all rules as outlined in the prospectus, including file naming, image size, resolution, etc.

Entries for PRINT divisions must be mailed.

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Results from the 2016 Washington State Fair Photo Salon:

2017 Washington State Fair

Washington State Fair online entry registration will be open in May 2017. For entry details, please select your area of interest from the links below to download the premium book for that category. If the premium book is not available, you may not be able to register yet.

The Washington State Fair (Sept. 1-24, 2017, closed Tuesdays and Sept. 6) has open-class competition in the following categories.

Premium books may be subject to change after their original posting. Please check back periodically and refresh your browser for most current information.

Agriculture & Horticulture Hobby Hall
Ag/Hort - Honey Hobby Hall - Northwest Woodworkers
Amateur Wine & Beer Making Home Arts - Foods
Cattle, Beef Home Arts - Textiles
Cattle, Dairy Pigeons
Fine Art Show  Poultry
Floral Rabbits & Cavies - Open Class
Goats, Boer Rabbits - Youth Class
Goats, Dairy Sheep & Fiber
Goats, Pygmy











 

When you are ready to register, click here for ONLINE ENTRY 
If have registered previously and do not remember your Password, PLEASE call the Competitive Exhibits office for assistance: (253) 841-5074


In 2017 the FLORAL and AGRICULTURE/HORTICULTURE Departments (including Honey, Amateur Beer & Wine and Grange displays) will be housed in Barn J.

The Washington State Fair also hosts competitions for the following youth organizations' shows.

Download 2017 Entry Information:

2017 Spring Fair

Washington State Spring Fair Dates: April 20 - 23, 2017

Creative Kids Department

For Creative Kids Department entry information click here: 2017 CREATIVE KIDS Premium List

Entries are currently closed for 2017 Creative Kids Department. 

The Washington State Spring Fair also hosts competitions for the following organizations' shows:

Northwest Junior Livestock Show

Click here for 2017 NWJLS Premium Book

PLEASE NOTE: Cowboy Breakfast will be in Agriplex, a new location for 2017. Park by and enter through the Purple Gate.

Washington Junior Poultry Exposition - Spring Show

Click here for 2017 Spring Fair Washington Junior Poultry Exposition entry information

Email: wajrpoultryexpo@hotmail.com

Cascade Pygmy Goat Association - Spring Fair Show

Click here CPGA Spring Fair Show for show information

Email: ccpygmy@yahoo.com 

Pacific Northwest Dexter Club - Spring Fair Show

Click here Dexter Cattle Show information (via Facebook)

Email: emeraldparkdexters@gmail

Additional Information

For more information, please contact the Competitive Exhibits office at (253) 841-5074 or compexhibits@thefair.com. To receive e-mail notification of Premium Book availability, click here and select "Exhibit Entries" as your interest category.

Washington State Fair Departmental Exhibitors Rules and Regulations

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