How to Enter

Fair Attractions 41

2021 New York State Fair Competitions

Page Last Updated: August 21, 2021 | 11:35am

Competitive Entries have been posted, they include:

Antique Tractors, Beef Cattle Show, Bucket of Junk, Dairy Cattle Show, Dairy Goat Show,
Dairy Products, Fine Arts, Llama Show, Photography, and Poultry Show

Rules and deadlines have also be posted with each competition.

If you don’t see your favorite competition this year,
rest assured they will return for the 2022 New York State Fair!


In New York State, our competitive spirit is a big part of who we are – and few places is it more evident than at the Fair. Each year, thousands of participants cater to their competitive side by entering in competitions spanning a full range of categories including fine arts, photography, livestock and more. From plus-sized poultry, blue-ribbon cattle or antique tractors, the Fair hosts competitions for nearly every interest and age group.
Whether it’s a cash prize, blue ribbon or good old-fashioned bragging rights at stake, we wish you the best of luck!

  • You can only enter a competition online by clicking the "Enter Online" link for those competitions from the list below.
  • All entries must be received online before 12:00 midnight on the specified competition deadline date.
  • All materials and dates are subject to change.
  • If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by email at zachary.bakowski@agriculture.ny.gov or you can call 315.728.4383.

.

⇒  Click here for 2021 State Fair Competition results  ⇐

 


culogoVeterinary services for exhibition farm animals
and 4-H horses provided by the
Cornell University Hospital for Animals

 


.

34th Annual NY State Fair Rooster Crowing Jamboree

Rooster Crowing Contest

Form/File Deadline Enter Online
Poultry Building General Information Download - -
Poultry Rules, Regulations & Classes Download September 5, 2021 Closed

Agricultural - Horse Show

Draft Horse Show

Form/File Deadline Enter Online
Animal Health Requirements Download - -
Livestock Exhibitor Rules & Regulations Download - -
Arrival & Departure Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival Routes & Release Zones Maps Download - -
Draft Horse Show Prize List Download - -
Draft Horse Show Hitch Package Details Download - -
Draft Horse Show Entry Blank Download - -

Agricultural - Livestock

Beef Cattle

Form/File Deadline Enter Online
Animal Health Requirements Download - -
Livestock Exhibitor Rules & Regulations Download - -
Arrival & Departure Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival Routes & Release Zones Maps Download - -
Beef Cattle Information, Rules & Regulations Download August 6, 2021 Closed
Beef Cattle Classes Download - -
Note that there will be no late Beef Cattle entries for 2021.

Dairy Cattle

Form/File Deadline Enter Online
Animal Health Requirements Download - -
Livestock Exhibitor Rules & Regulations Download - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival Routes & Release Zones Maps Download - -
Dairy Cattle Information, Rules, Regulations & Classes Download August 20, 2021 Closed
Note that there will be no late Dairy Cattle entries for 2021.

Dairy Goats

Form/File Deadline Enter Online
Animal Health Requirements Download - -
Livestock Exhibitor Rules & Regulations Download - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival Routes & Release Zones Maps Download - -
Dairy Goat Rules, Regulations & Classes Download July 30, 2021 Closed

Llamas

Form/File Deadline Enter Online
Animal Health Requirements Download - -
Livestock Exhibitor Rules & Regulations Download - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival Routes & Release Zones Maps Download - -
Llama Rules & Classes Download July 30, 2021 Closed

Poultry

Form/File Deadline Enter Online
Poultry Building General Information Download - -
Poultry Rules, Regulations & Classes Download July 30, 2021 Closed

Antique Tractors

Antique Tractors

Form/File Deadline Enter Online
Antique Tractor General Information & Rules Download July 30, 2021 Closed

Art & Home Center

Bucket of Junk

Form/File Deadline Enter Online
Art & Home Center General Rules and Regulations Download - -
Art & Home Center Exhibitor Calendar Download - -
Bucket of Junk Procedures & Class Download July 21, 2021 Closed
Note that this competition is limited to 15 entries. Materials for this competition must be picked up at the Art & Home Center office at the State Fairgrounds.

Fine Arts

Form/File Deadline Enter Online
Art & Home Center General Rules and Regulations Download - -
Art & Home Center Exhibitor Calendar Download - -
Fine Arts Rules, Regulations & Classes Download July 21, 2021 Closed
Fine Arts Display Example Download - -

Photography

Form/File Deadline Enter Online
Art & Home Center General Rules and Regulations Download - -
Art & Home Center Exhibitor Calendar Download - -
Photography Rules & Classes Download July 21, 2021 Closed
Photography Consent Form Download - -
Photography Display Example Download - -

Dairy Products

Dairy Products

Form/File Deadline Enter Online
Dairy Products Information, Rules, Regulations & Classes Download July 23, 2021 Closed