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.

Jr./Sr. High School Art Show

Online entry registration for the 2016 Jr/Sr High School Art Show is open now.

The 2016 prospectus with entry information for Jr/Sr High School Art Show and Korum Family Arts Scholarship are available for download here:

Jr/Sr High School Art Show Prospectus

Korum Family Art Scholarship information

When you are ready to register, select the red button below to complete your online registration (open between March 1 and June 1, 2016.)

Please visit the show during the Washington State Fair, Sept. 2-25, 2016 (closed Tuesdays)

Washington State Fair Photo Salon

The Washington State Fair Photo Salon holds two photography exhibitions. 

The 2016 entry information is available here:
Northwest International Exhibition of Photography (NWIEP) Washington State Photographers

When you are ready to register, select the red button below to complete your online registration. Online entry registration for the 2016 Photo shows will open April 25.


NEW option for submitting DIGITAL IMAGES to 2016 NWIEP:
AFTER completing your online entry registration, you may either burn images to CD and mail as outlined in the prospectus OR you may upload digital images via our Dropbox File Request here:

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.

Results from the 2015 Washington State Fair Photo Salon:

2016 Washington State Fair

Washington State Fair online entry registration will be open in May 2016. For entry details, please select your area of interest from the links below to download the premium book for that category. When you are ready to register, select the red button below to complete the online registration.

The Washington State Fair (Sept. 2-25, 2016, closed Tuesdays) has open-class competition in the following categories. 

The 2016 premium books will be available here beginning in the Spring. 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 Home Arts - Foods
Amateur Wine & Beer Making Home Arts - Textiles
Cattle, Beef Pigeons
Cattle, Dairy Poultry
Fine Art Show  Rabbits & Cavies - Open Class
Floral - coming soon!
(Floral Exhibitor pre-registration is OPEN)
Rabbits - Youth Class
Goats, Boer Sheep & Fiber
Goats, Dairy
Goats, Pygmy

When you are ready to register, select the red button below to complete your online registration.


In 2016 the FLORAL and AGRICULTURE/HORTICULTURE Departments (including Honey, Amateur Beer & Wine and Grange displays) will be housed in a tent structure located west of the Hobby Hall.

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

Download Entry Information:

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


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