Livestock Competition Listings


Online Entry Deadline: September 15, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

Paper Entry Deadline: Must be postmarked by 5 p.m. or hand delivered by 4 p.m. on September 14, 2018.


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 2018 Newsletter

June 2018 Newsletter

Junior Livestock Show Website

Livestock Competition Departments

Click on department name to view competition information

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


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.


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Entries close on Saturday, September 15th, 2018




Entries close on Saturday, September 15th, 2018


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.