Entry Deadlines

To ensure inclusion in the 2014 competitive classes, entry forms and fees must have been submitted prior to the deadlines listed below: 

June 14 (no late entries accepted)

  • Fine Art (Deliver artwork and entry form/fee to the south side of the Varied Industries Building on the Fairgrounds, submit artwork digitally via email (entry form/fee must be mailed) or submit artwork and entry form/fee by mail.)

June 14 & 15 (no late entries accepted)

  • Photography (Deliver photos and entry form/fee to the south side of the Varied Industries Building on the Fairgrounds or submit artwork and entry form/fee by mail. Mailed entries must be postmarked May 19 - June 7.)

July 1 (late entries accepted until July 8 with payment of a late fee)

  • Ag. & Hort. - Farm Crops* 
  • Ag. & Hort. - Fruit Crops*
  • Ag. & Hort. - Vegetable Crops*
  • Angora Goat 
  • Beef Cattle 
  • Boer Goat 
  • Commercial Wine*
  • Creative Arts & Crafts* 
  • Dairy Cattle 
  • Dairy Goat 
  • Doll Houses & Miniature Rooms* 
  • Fabric & Threads* 
  • Floriculture 
  • Food*
  • Heritage*
  • Horse
  • Llama 
  • Oenology - Amateur Wine & Beer Making 
  • Sheep 
  • Swine
  • Wood Projects

July 1 (no late entries accepted)

  • 4-H (Enter through County Extension Office; Iowa 4-H members only.)
  • FFA (Enter through FFA Ag Instructor; Iowa FFA members only.)

July 14 (no late entries accepted)

  • Ag Mechanics & Technology*
  • Cowgirl Queen*
  • Pigeon 
  • Poultry 
  • Rabbit 
  • Sheep Shearing (Entries accepted up until the contest with $10 late fee.)
  • Stock Dog Trials
  • Wool Show

July 31 (no late entries accepted)

  • Dog

August 1 (no late entries accepted)

  • Apiary - Beekeeping

* Must be a resident of Iowa to enter.

Questions? Contact the Competitive Events Department at 515-262-3111 ext. 207.