Livestock Competition Listings


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.


Competition Forms and General Information

General Livestock Rules and Regulations

Health Regulations

IAFE Code of Show Ring Ethics

Livestock Judging Schedule

Declaration of Ownership/Possession Form

April 2017 Newsletter

June 2017 Newsletter

Junior Livestock Show Website

Livestock Competition Departments

Click on department name to view competition information

Open Dairy Cattle   CLOSED Open Meat Breeds Sheep   CLOSED
Junior Dairy Cattle   CLOSED Junior Ewe Meat Breeds   CLOSED
Dairy Special Awards   CLOSED Junior Market Lamb   CLOSED
Open Beef Cattle   CLOSED Open Dairy Goats   CLOSED
Feeder Calf   CLOSED Youth Dairy Goats  CLOSED
Junior Market Steer   CLOSED Pygmy Goats   CLOSED
Junior Beef Heifer   CLOSED Wool Breeds Sheep   CLOSED
Livestock Special Awards   CLOSED Junior Ewe Wool Breeds   CLOSED
Market Barrow   CLOSED Open Meat Goat Show 1   CLOSED
Market Gilt   CLOSED Open Meat Goat Show 2   CLOSED
Breeding Gilt   CLOSED Junior Market Wether Meat Goats   CLOSED
Junior Market Barrow   CLOSED Open Commercial Doe Meat Goats   CLOSED
Junior Breeding Gilt   CLOSED Junior Commerical Doe Meat Goats   CLOSED
Performance Market Hog   CLOSED Junior Showmanship Champion Contest   CLOSED


To be eligible for premiums, individuals must provide the Fair with their Social Security Number, and farms must provide the Fair with their Federal Tax ID number at the time of registration. Exhibitors who choose not to disclose their full Social Security Number or Federal Tax ID 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 to which they may be entitled.


Register Onlin



Registration is now CLOSED.




Registration is now CLOSED.

Mail Entries:                        

N.C. State Fair Entry Office                 

1010 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1010

Hand Delivered Entries:

N.C. State Fair Entry Office 

1025 Blue Ridge Rd.

Raleigh, NC 27607

Entries mailed to 1025 Blue Ridge Rd. will NOT be delivered to the Fairgrounds. This is NOT a deliverable USPS address.