Livestock Competition Listings


The Competitions Department will be extending the entry process for ALL entries until Friday, September 21. Please anticipate a loss of power after the storm, and go ahead and get your entries in before it makes landfall. Hand-delivered entry forms must be in our office by 5 p.m. Online entries must be entered by 11:59 p.m. Mailed entries must be postmarked by September 21.


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.


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.