Fun Fact: 

1,047 pieces of produce, of all sizes and shapes, were entered in the Agriculture Department at the 2016 Washington State Fair. Learn more

Competitive Exhibit Entry Information

2018 Spring Fair

Washington State Spring Fair Dates: April 19 - 22, 2018

Creative Kids Department

For class listings and entry information, click here: 2018 Creative Kids Premium Book 

Online entry registration for the 2018 Creative Kids exhibit is now closed. 

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

Northwest Junior Livestock Show

Click below for:

2018 NWJLS Premium Book
2018 NWJLS Steer Pre-Entry Information and Form
2018 NWJLS Hog & Lamb Pre-Entry Information and Form 

Washington Junior Poultry Exposition - Spring Show

Click here 2018 Spring Fair Washington Junior Poultry Exposition entry information

Washington State FFA Spring Fair 

Click here Washington State FFA Spring Fair entry information

Cascade Pygmy Goat Association - Spring Fair Show

Click here CPGA Spring Fair Show for show information

Pacific Northwest Dexter Club - Spring Fair Show

Click here Dexter Cattle Show information (via Facebook)
Email: emeraldparkdexters@gmail

CANCELLED! Rainier Rabbits ARBA Youth Show - Spring Fair Show

Click here Rainier Rabbits ARBA Youth Show 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.

We are currently experiencing difficulties with some of the links within our Premium Books and Prospectus PDF documents when viewing in FIREFOX or SAFARI browsers. We are working to resolve this issue and hope to have a solution soon. In the meantime, we recommend using Google Chrome as your browser to view these files or to save the PDF file on your computer and open it in Acrobat Reader for all interactive features to be functional.

Premium Books are in PDF format and require Acrobat Reader to view. Download this free software.

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

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. 31-23, 2018 (closed Tuesdays & Sept. 5)

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.

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


Online entry registration is currently closed. Please check back in May. 
If 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.

Entry Information:

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 WashingotnState Photographers Exhibition entry information

Online Entry Registration will be open from April 23 to July 28, 2018.


Results from the 2017 Washington State Fair Photo Salon:

Additional Information

For more information, please contact the Competitive Exhibits office at (253) 841-5074 or 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


August 14 - 27
Monday - Friday: 10am - 4:30pm

After August 27 (Closed Tuesdays & 9/6)
August 28: 9am - 6pm
August 29: 9am - 7pm
August 30 & 31: 9am - 8pm
September 1, 2, & 3: 8am - 6pm
September 4 - 24: 8am - 4:30pm

*Subject to change


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