Enter A Competition

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. 

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

  • Adult-Child Decorated Cupcake Contest

    Adult-Child Decorated Cupcake Contest

    Do you and your favorite kiddo make the perfect pastry pair? Try your hand at decorating cupcakes with festive buttercream, royal or fondant icing.

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  • Bacon, Bacon, Bacon

    Bacon, Bacon, Bacon

    Can't you hear the bacon sizzling already? Show off your savory chops by using bacon as the main ingredient in any recipe.

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  • Soup's On

    Soup's On

    From gazpacho to minestrone, SOUP’S ON! Show us your most beloved or innovative take on a favorite cozy classic.

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  • Creative Cauliflower Contest

    Creative Cauliflower Contest

    Who knew cauliflower could be trendy? Create your own take on a cauliflower creation. The only rule - cauliflower has to be the star.

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  • Pizza Contest

    Pizza Contest

    It’s a pizza party! Toss some dough, crack open your secret sauce and prove that your pizza pie is a true masterpiece.

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Need More 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

2019 Fair Administration Office Hours

  • Regular Schedule:  Monday through Friday, 8am - 4:30pm
  • August 29 – September 23:  Daily, 8am - 8pm (Office Closed Tuesdays and Wed, September 4)

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