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2018 New York State Fair Competitions

 

Last Updated: April 17 | 10:30am

 

  • You may enter by downloading the files and entry forms from the list below and sending it in or dropping it off to our office.
  • Contact the Entry Department by Phone: 315.487.7711 ext. 1336 or 1337
  • You may also enter competitions online by clicking the "Enter Online" link for those competitions that are eligible from the list below. Any competition marked with "N/A" are not available for online entry.

 

All entries must be received either in person at the Entry Department office at the State Fairgrounds by 4:30pm
or online before 12:00 midnight on the specified competition deadline date.

All materials and dates are subject to change.


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Agricultural - Farm Products

Amateur Wine

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Amateur Wine Rules & Regulations Download - -
Amateur Wine Classes Download - -
Amateur Wine Entry Form Download June 1, 2018 -

Christmas Trees

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Christmas Trees General Rules & Regulations Download - -
Christmas Trees Rules & Classes Download - -
Christmas Trees Entry Form Download August 3, 2018 -

Commercial Conventional and Organic Fruit, Vegetables, Maple & Honey

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Commercial Conventional and Organic Fruit, Vegetables, Maple & Honey General Rules & Regulations Download - -
Commercial Conventional and Organic Fruit, Vegetables, Maple & Honey Rules & Classes Download - -
Commercial Conventional and Organic Fruit, Vegetables, Maple & Honey Entry Form Download July 27, 2018 -

Conventional & Organic Forage and Grain

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Conventional & Organic Forage and Grain General Rules & Regulations Download - -
Conventional & Organic Forage and Grain Rules & Classes Download - -
Conventional & Organic Forage and Grain Entry Form Download July 27, 2018 -

Agricultural - Livestock

Beef Cattle

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Animal Health Requirements Download - -
Livestock Exhibitor Rules & Regulations Download - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival & Release Zone Maps Download - -
Beef Cattle Information, Rules & Regulations | updated April 16 Download - -
Beef Cattle Classes Download - -
Beef Cattle Entry Form Download July 23, 2018 -
Beef Cattle RV Form Download - -
Late entries accepted with additional charge: July 24–30, 2018.

Dairy Cattle

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Animal Health Requirements Download - -
Livestock Exhibitor Rules & Regulations Download - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival & Release Zone Maps Download - -
Dairy Cattle Information, Rules, Regulations & Classes | updated April 16 Download - -
Dairy Cattle Entry Form | updated April 12 Download August 10, 2018 -
Dairy Cattle RV Form Download - -
Late entries accepted with additional charge: August 11–17, 2018.

Dairy Goats

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Animal Health Requirements Download - -
Livestock Exhibitor Rules & Regulations Download - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival & Release Zone Maps Download - -
Dairy Goat Rules, Regulations & Classes | updated April 16 Download - -
Dairy Goat Entry Form Download July 20, 2018 -

Llamas

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Animal Health Requirements Download - -
Livestock Exhibitor Rules & Regulations Download - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival & Release Zone Maps Download - -
Llama Rules & Classes | updated April 16 Download - -
Llama Entry Form Download July 20, 2018 -
Llama Feed & Bedding Form Download - -

Meat Goats

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Animal Health Requirements Download - -
Livestock Exhibitor Rules & Regulations Download - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival & Release Zone Maps Download - -
Meat Goats Rules, Regulations & Classes | updated April 16 Download - -
Meat Goats Entry Form Download July 20, 2018 -

Sheep

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Animal Health Requirements Download - -
Livestock Exhibitor Rules & Regulations Download - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival & Release Zone Maps Download - -
Sheep Rules & Regulations | updated April 16 Download - -
Sheep Classes Download - -
Sheep Entry Form Download July 23, 2018 -

Swine

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Animal Health Requirements Download - -
Livestock Exhibitor Rules & Regulations Download - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival & Release Zone Maps Download - -
Swine Rules & Regulations | updated April 16 Download - -
Swine Classes Download - -
Swine Entry Form Download July 16, 2018 -

Wool

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Wool Rules & Classes Download - -
Wool Entry Form Download July 23, 2018 -
Fleece to Shawl Entry Form Download July 23, 2018 -

Agricultural Education FFA

Agricultural Education FFA

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FFA Information, Rules & Entry Information - - -
FFA State Fair CDE Schedule - - -
FFA Participation Pass Request Form - - -
FFA Agricultural Education Voucher - - -

Antique Tractors

Antique Tractors

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Antique Tractor General Information & Rules Download - -
Antique Tractor Entry Form Download July 20, 2018 -

Art & Home Center

Arts & Crafts

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Art & Home Center General Rules Download - -
Arts & Crafts Rules & Classes | updated April 16 Download - -
Arts & Crafts Entry Form Download July 2, 2018 -

Bucket of Junk

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Art & Home Center General Rules Download - -
Bucket of Junk Rules & Regulations Download - -
Bucket of Junk Entry Form Download July 2, 2018 -
Due to the limited number of positions for this competition, there are NO ONLINE ENTRIES.

Culinary

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Art & Home Center General Rules Download - -
Culinary Rules, Regulations & Classes Download - -
Culinary Entry Form Download July 2, 2018 -

Fine Arts

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Art & Home Center General Rules Download - -
Fine Arts Rules, Regulations & Classes Download - -
Fine Arts Display Example - - -
Fine Arts Entry Form Download July 2, 2018 -

Photography

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Art & Home Center General Rules Download - -
Photography Rules & Classes Download - -
Photography Display Example - - -
Photography Entry Form Download July 2, 2018 -

Poetry

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Art & Home Center General Rules Download - -
Poetry Rules & Classes Download - -
Poetry Entry Form Download July 2, 2018 -

Senior Citizens

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Art & Home Center General Rules Download - -
Senior Citizens Rules, Regulations & Classes Download - -
Senior Citizens Entry Form Download July 2, 2018 -

Dairy Products

Dairy Products

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Dairy Products Information, Rules, Regulations & Classes Download - -
Dairy Products Entry Form Download July 20, 2018 -

Flower Show

Artistic Design

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Flower Show General Exhibitor Rules & Information Download - -
Artistic Design Rules, Regulations & Classes Download - -
Artistic Design Entry Form Download July 25, 2018 -
There are no online entries for the Artistic Design competition.

CNY Gladiolus Show

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Flower Show General Exhibitor Rules & Information Download - -
CNY Gladiolus Show Rules & Classes Download - -
CNY Gladiolus Show Entry Form Download July 25, 2018 -

Container Grown Plants

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Flower Show General Exhibitor Rules & Information Download - -
Container Grown Plants Rules & Classes Download - -
Container Grown Plants Entry Form Download July 25, 2018 -

Dahlias

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Flower Show General Exhibitor Rules & Information Download - -
Dahlias Rules & Classes Download - -
Dahlias Entry Form Download July 25, 2018 -

Garden Flowers

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Flower Show General Exhibitor Rules & Information Download - -
Garden Flowers Rules & Classes Download - -
Garden Flowers Entry Form Download July 25, 2018 -

Garden Fruits & Vegetables

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Flower Show General Exhibitor Rules & Information Download - -
Garden Fruits & Vegetables Rules & Classes Download - -
Garden Fruits & Vegetables Entry Form Download July 25, 2018 -

Gladiolus

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Flower Show General Exhibitor Rules & Information Download - -
Gladiolus Rules & Classes Download - -
Gladiolus Entry Form Download July 25, 2018 -

Hostas

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Flower Show General Exhibitor Rules & Information Download - -
Hostas Rules & Classes Download - -
Hostas Entry Form Download July 25, 2018 -

Junior Horticulture

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Flower Show General Exhibitor Rules & Information Download - -
Junior Horticulture Rules & Classes Download - -
Junior Horticulture Entry Form Download July 25, 2018 -

Roses

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Flower Show General Exhibitor Rules & Information Download - -
Roses Rules & Classes Download - -
Roses Entry Form Download July 25, 2018 -

Horse Show

Horse Show

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Complete NYS Fair Prize List - - -
Horse Show General Exhibitor Rules, Information & Regulations - - -
Horse Show RV & Vehicle Parking Information and Application - - -
Horse Show Arrival & Depature Schedule - - -
Horse Show Arrival & Release Zone Maps - - -
Block Stabling Request - - -
Feed & Bedding Order Form - - -
Horse Show Dates by Breed or Discipline - - -
Horse Show Time Schedule - Section 1 - - -
Horse Show Time Schedule - Section 2 - - -
AMHR Miniature Classes - - -
AQHA Classes - - -
Palomino Classes - - -
Arabian & Half-Arabian Classses - - -
Draft Halter Classes - - -
Draft Horse Performance Classes - - -
Draft Pony Classes - - -
Horse Pull Information - - -
Hunter-Jumper Classes & Schedule - - -
Light Breeds & Miscellaneous Classes - - -
Miscellaneous Classes - Section 1 - - -
NBHA Barrel Spectacular - - -
WPCSA Classes & Schedule - - -
Yellow Entry Form - Section 1 (USEF) - - -
White Entry Form - Section 1 (non-USEF) - - -
Blue Entry Form - Draft Horse & Pony - - -
Green Entry Form - Section 2 - - -

Iroquois Indian Village

Iroquois Indian Village

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Iroquois Indian Village Rules, Regulations & Classes Download August 22, 2018 -
Entry applications available through the Iroquois Confederacy, for more info contact Suzanne Holton at 716.542.2264. There are no online entries for the Iroquois Indian Village competition.

Poultry, Pigeons, Rabbits & Cavies

Cavies

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Poultry Building General Information Download - -
Cavies Rules, Regulations & Classes Download - -
Cavies Entry Form Download July 18, 2018 -

Pigeons

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Poultry Building General Information Download - -
Pigeons Rules, Regulations & Classes Download - -
Pigeons Entry Form Download July 18, 2018 -

Poultry

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Poultry Building General Information Download - -
Poultry Rules, Regulations & Classes Download - -
Poultry Entry Form Download July 18, 2018 -

Rabbits

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Poultry Building General Information Download - -
Rabbit Rules, Regulations & Classes Download - -
Rabbit Entry Form Download July 18, 2018 -

Talent Showcase

Talent Showcase

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Talent Showcase Information & Rules Download - -
To enter the Talent Showcase, an individual must first compete and be one of the top 25 winners in a County Fair Mini or Maxi Talent Show. You may compete at any County Fair if the county you reside in does not have a competition, you must however, be a resident of New York State. An individual can not compete in more than one county fair. It is at the discretion of each county fair whether or not to accept individuals that reside in another county. The deadline for entering is five (5) days after the final competition of the County Fair that you participate in. Upon winning, and if you are eligible, the County Fair Talent Show Chairperson will forward the appropriate paperwork to the New York State Fair. If you need information on finding the Talent Show in your county, you may contact the State Fair Entry Department at 315.487.7711 x1337.

Youth Building Exhibits

Youth Building Exhibits

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Youth Building General Information & Rules Download - -
Youth Department Schedule - - -
Youth Dormitory Form Download - -
Youth Dormitory Exception Form Download - -

Youth Livestock

Youth Cattle - Beef

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Youth Livestock General Information, Rules & Regulations - - -
Youth Beef Cattle Rules & Classes - - -
Youth Department Schedule - - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival & Release Zone Maps Download - -
Youth Beef Cattle Entry Form Download August 13, 2018 -

Youth Cattle - Dairy

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Youth Livestock General Information, Rules & Regulations - - -
Youth Dairy Cattle Rules & Classes - - -
Youth Department Schedule - - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival & Release Zone Maps Download - -
Youth Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Letter Download - -
Youth Dairy Cattle Exhibitor Code of Conduct Form Download - -
Youth Dairy Cattle Judging Pre-Entry Form Download August 15, 2018 -
Youth Dairy Challenge Pre-Entry Form Download August 15, 2018 -
Youth Dairy Cattle Entry Form Download August 13, 2018 -

Youth Dairy & Meat Goats

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Youth Livestock General Information, Rules & Regulations - - -
Youth Goats Rules & Classes - - -
Youth Department Schedule - - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival & Release Zone Maps Download - -
Youth Goats Exhibitor Letter Download - -
Youth Goats Entry Form Download August 13, 2018 -

Youth Dog Show

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Youth Livestock General Information, Rules & Regulations - - -
Youth Dog Show Rules & Classes - - -
Youth Department Schedule - - -
Youth Dog Show Exhibitor Letter Download - -
Youth Dog Show Steward Form Download - -
Youth Dog Show Dress Code & Score Sheets Download - -
Youth Dog Photo Contest Download - -
Youth Dog Video Contest Download - -
Youth Dog Show Young Poets Writing Challenge Download - -
Youth Dog Show Entry Form Download July 31, 2018 -
Youth Dog Show RV Form Download - -
Deadline is July, 15, 2017 for Youth Dog Photo/Video Contests & Young Poets Writing Challenge - There are no online entries for these competitions.

Youth Horse Show

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Youth Livestock General Information, Rules & Regulations - - -
Youth Horse Rules, Regulations & Classes - - -
Youth Department Schedule - - -
Horse Show Arrival & Release Zone Maps Download - -
Youth Horse Show Youth Guide Download - -
Youth Horse Show Educator Letter Download - -
Youth Horse Show Entry Form Download August 13, 2018 -
Youth Horse Show RV Form Download - -

Youth Livestock

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Youth Livestock Skillathon Download August 13, 2018 -
Youth Livestock Judging Contest Download August 13, 2018 -

Youth Poultry

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Youth Livestock General Information, Rules & Regulations - - -
Youth Poultry Rules & Classes - - -
Youth Department Schedule - - -
Youth Poultry Avian Bowl Contest Entry Form Download August 13, 2018 -
Youth Chicken BBQ Contest Guide Download August 13, 2018 -
Youth Egg Preparation Demonstration Contest Application Download August 13, 2018 -
Youth Turkey BBQ Contest Guide Download August 13, 2018 -
Youth Poultry Science Entry Form Download August 13, 2018 -
Youth Poultry Entry Form Download August 13, 2018 -

Youth Rabbit & Cavy

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Youth Livestock General Information, Rules & Regulations - - -
Youth Rabbit and Cavy Rules & Classes - - -
Youth Department Schedule - - -
Youth Rabbit & Cavy Exhibitor Letter Download - -
Youth Rabbit & Cavy Day of Show Entry Form Download - -
Youth Rabbit & Cavy Entry Form Download August 13, 2018 -

Youth Sheep

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Youth Livestock General Information, Rules & Regulations - - -
Youth Sheep Rules & Classes - - -
Youth Department Schedule - - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival & Release Zone Maps Download - -
Youth Sheep Entry Form Download August 13, 2018 -

Youth Swine

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Youth Livestock General Information, Rules & Regulations - - -
Youth Swine Rules & Classes - - -
Youth Department Schedule - - -
Arrival & Depature Schedule Download - -
Livestock Arrival & Release Zone Maps Download - -
Youth Swine Entry Form Download August 13, 2018 -
Empire Swine Youth Scholarship Contest Download - -