Poultry Competition


Departments "Q01" and "P01"

General Division Director: Dr. C.R. Parkhurst


Limited to residents of North Carolina. Open Class is Department "Q" & Youth Class is Department "P".


Fees are $2 per bird.


Please click here to review our Animal Health Regulations


First Show:

Birds must be in place: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by 5 p.m.
Show includes: Youth, Large and Standard Chickens, Guineas
Birds will be released: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 after 4 p.m.


Second Show:

Birds must be in place: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Show includes: Bantams, Waterfowl/Ducks, Waterfowl/Geese, and Turkeys

Birds will be released: Sunday, October 22, 2017 after 6 p.m.


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.



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.



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 2760


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



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 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.