Fayette County

Kentucky State Fair looking for cooks, crafters and farmers

By Dorothea Wingo


For cooks, crafters and farmers interested in showcasing their talent, the Kentucky State Fair is looking for entrants in 30 departments and thousands of categories.

The deadline for all categories is July 1, and entries must be postmarked by this date. General late entries will be accepted until July 11 with a late fee. The following dates are general and late entry deadlines for individual categories.

▪ Open and 4-H/FFA Youth Livestock: July 11

▪ Pigeon and poultry entries: July 18

▪ Rabbit entries: July 18

▪ Late entries for open livestock: July 25 with an additional late fee

▪ Extra late entries open livestock: Aug. 3 with an additional late fee

All entries may be submitted online at Kystatefair.org. Printed entry forms may also be completed and mailed or faxed with payment to the Kentucky State Fair entry department.

Complete information can be found at Kystatefair.org/howToEnter.html and in the Kentucky State Fair Premium book, with additional information on rules, prizes and individual drop-off deadlines.

The Kentucky State Fair will be held August 18-28.