Great Pumpkin/Watermelon Weigh-off Competition

 

Department "G02"

 

Superintendent: April Blazich

 

Entries from all states welcome. All products exhibited in this department must be grown by the individual, family or farm in whose name the exhibit is entered.

 

Fees are $5 per exhibitor.

 

NEW LOCATION! Exhibits will be accepted in the Apprentice Tent on the fairgrounds, October 12, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration is required prior to dropping off your exhibits. The weigh-off will begin at 4 p.m. in the Apprentice Tent. Fairgrounds Map

 

Attention Growers: In keeping with the rules of the fair and our other competitions, all entries will be retained for the duration of the fair. Please rest assured that your entries will be staff monitored in a climate controlled facility. Our trained staff will alert you to any deterioration of your entry, and upon request, will safely extract seeds on your behalf.

 

Please notify April Blazich, at aprilb@bellsouth.net, if you do not intend to pick up your entry by 6 p.m. on October 23, 2017.

 

Online Entry Deadline: September 25, 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 25, 2017.

 

Register your entries online and pay entry fees by credit card by clicking on the blue box to the left.

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

 

Paper entry registration is now open. Click on the orange box to the left to download the entry form. Checks should be made payable to: N.C. State Fair.

 

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.

 

Exhibits will be released on October 23, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibits not picked up by 6 p.m. will be discarded.

 


 

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.

 

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