Coffee Competition


Department "CB1"

Official Sponsor:



Limited to licensed businesses in North Carolina who primarily roast and sell coffee.


Registration is now CLOSED.


Competition Date: Friday, October 13th, 3 p.m.-5 p.m.

Competition Location: Special Cooking Contest Area of the Education Building on the fairgrounds


North Carolina coffee roasters interested in competing must send an email to The email must contain the company’s name, address, phone number & contact person. Limit one entry per email. Emailed entries will be accepted beginning August 1, 2017 at 8 a.m.


The first twelve emails received from companies interested in participating will be registered to compete.

Exhibitors will be selected in the order in which emails are received. Staff will respond to each emailed request with notification of the status of each submission. Two alternates will be chosen to be on standby in case an exhibitor drops out of the competition. Emails will be kept on file in case any further alternates need to be chosen.



Exhibitors who choose not to disclose their full Federal Tax ID Number (TIN) 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.