Superintendent: Melanie Edwards


Open to public school and home school students, the Graphic Design Competition is designed to feature creativity in graphic design.


This year’s competition will focus on the design of an 11 x 17 poster in portrait orientation promoting livestock at the N.C. State Fair.


Exhibits will be accepted in the Administration Building on the Fairgrounds.
For hours, consult the Competition Rules. Fairgrounds Map



Online Entry Deadline: September 15, 2019 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, 2019

Register Online 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.
Paper Entry Form 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 Road will NOT be delivered to the fairgrounds. This is NOT a deliverable USPS address.


Exhibits will be released on October 28, 2019, from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.



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.


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