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.
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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.
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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:
For more information, please contact the Competitive Exhibits office at (253) 841-5074 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To receive e-mail notification of Premium Book availability, click here and select "Exhibit Entries" as your interest category.
Jr./Sr. High School Art Show
Online entry registration for the 2016 Jr/Sr High School Art Show is closed.
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
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 entries are closed.
Results from the 2016 Washington State Fair Photo Salon:
- The 2016 Catalog for Northwest International Exhibition of Photography will be posted online by October 30.
- 2016 Washington Photographers Exhibition - RESULTS
Information about entering is available here:
|Northwest International Exhibition of Photography (NWIEP)||Washington State Photographers
NEW option for submitting PROJECTED DIGITAL IMAGE entries 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 PROJECTED DIGITAL IMAGE entries ONLY via our Dropbox File Request. Entries for Print Divisions must be mailed.
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: