Bees & Honey Competition


Department "I01"


Superintendents: Phillip Wilson and Adolphus Leonard


All bee and honey products entered in this competition must be produced in North Carolina.


Exhibits will be accepted in the Exposition Building on the fairgrounds, October 6-11, 2017. Registration is required prior to shipping/dropping off your entries. For hours, consult the Competition Rules. Fairgrounds Map


Online Entry Deadline: September 15, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

Paper Entry Deadline: Must be postmarked by 5 p.m. or hand delivered by 4 p.m. on September 15, 2017.


Click here for important entry instructions for beekeeping associations.

Click here for a sample of a completed beekeeping association paper entry form.


Registration is now CLOSED.

At the end of your online registration, don't forget to click 'SUBMIT'. If not, your entry/entries will not be received.


Registration is now CLOSED.


Entires may be mailed to:

N.C. State Fair Entry Office

1010 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1010

Entries may be hand delivered to:

N.C. State Fair Entry Office
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607


Please note that entries mailed to 1025 Blue Ridge Rd. will NOT be delivered to the fairgrounds. This is NOT a deliverable USPS address.


Booth space may be reserved on or before August 1, 2017. Booths not requested by this date will be assigned by invitation.


County Booths will be released on October 22, 2017 after 10 p.m.

Individual Exhibits will be released on October 23, 2017 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Lot number category descriptions appearing online are abbreviated due to space limitations. Refer to the online premium book for a complete description of all lot number categories in each department before registering online.


Exhibitors who choose not to disclose their full Social Security Number or Federal Tax ID Number (Beekeeping Associations) at the time of registration (paper entry forms or online), even if they have submitted an entry in the past, forfeit any and all premium monies they may be entitled to.


For more information, contact the N.C. State Fair Entry Department at (919) 839-4515.