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

2019 Spring Fair

Spring Fair Dates: April 11 - 14, 2019


Creative Kids entry information will be posted on this page in January. 

Online entry registration for Creative Kids will be open February 14 – April 1. 

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


2019 NWJLS Pre-Entry information and forms, and the Premium Book will be posted in this page as they become available.


Washington Junior Poultry Exposition Spring Show entry information will be posted here in January.


Washington State FFA Spring Fair entry information will be posted here in January.

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.

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

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

Pass Office Hours*

Pre-Fair Dates:
(Closed all Saturdays & Sundays in August)
August 13 - 24: Mon-Fri, 10am - 4:30pm
August 27: 9am - 6pm
August 28: 9am - 7pm
August 29 & 30: 9am - 8pm

Fair Dates:
(Closed Tuesdays & 9/5)
Aug. 31, Sept 1 & 2: 8am - 6pm
September 3 - 23: 8am - 4:30pm

*Subject to change

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. 30 - Sept. 22, 2019, closed Tuesdays and Sept. 4) 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 for 2019 is currently closed. Please check back.

If you have registered previously and do not remember your Password, PLEASE call the Competitive Exhibits office for assistance: (253) 841-5074

In 2019 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.

2018 Washington State Fair Photo Salon

The Washington State Fair Photo Salon holds two photography exhibitions annually. 

Click here Northwest International Exhibition of Photography for 2018 entry information

Click here Washington State Photographers Exhibition for 2018 entry information

Entry information for 2019 Photo Salon will be available in February. 


Results from the 2018 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)


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