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Entry Registration deadline is September 15. Pre-registration is required.

Exhibits will be accepted in the fairgrounds Education building, October 8 & 9 from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm.

For complete details click the Competitions Rules button below. Click here for a Fairgrounds Map.




Enter Online

Entries may be mailed to:

NC State Fair Entry Office

1010 Mail Service Center

Raleigh NC 27699-1010

Entries may be hand delivered to:

NC State Fair Entry Office 
4285 Trinity Road
Raleigh NC 27607


Please note that entries mailed to 4285 Trinity Road will NOT be delivered to the fairgrounds.

This is NOT a deliverable USPS address.


Online category descriptions may not match the Premium Book due to space limitations. Refer to the premium book (Competition Rules button above) for a complete description of all categories 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 NC State Fair Entry Department at (919) 839-4513.