Forage Competition


Department "D01"


Show Coordinator: Betsy Randall-Schadel


Any hay producer in North Carolina is eligible to compete.


Forage samples for chemical analysis must be submitted to the Forage Analysis Lab by September 15 (see below).

Forage samples for visual analysis will be accepted in the Graham Building on the fairgrounds, beginning at 9 a.m. on October 10, 2017 until noon on October 11, 2017.


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


Registration is now CLOSED.


Entries may be mailed to:

N.C. State Fair Entry Office

1010 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699

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.


Sample & fee should be mailed to:

NCDA&CS Forage Analysis Lab
1070 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1070

Forage sample and $10 fee should be submitted for chemical analysis by September 15, 2017. Forms are available from your county extension office or regional agronomist. Mark "STATE FAIR SAMPLE" at the top of your form.



Exhibitors who choose not to disclose their full Social Security Number 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.


If you have questions, please contact the N.C. State Fair Entry Department at (919) 839-4515.