Entry Deadlines

Entry information for the 2021 Iowa State Fair will be available April 1.

New for 2021: All open class livestock and horse entries must be submitted online.

ENTRY DEADLINES

May 28 (no late entries accepted)

June 12 & 13 (no late entries accepted)

  • Photography - delivery of photos and entry form/fee to the Fairgrounds
  • Mailed Photography entries must be postmarked May 17 – June 5

July 1 (late entries accepted until July 8 – must pay a late fee)

  • Ag. & Hort. Crops *
  • Beef Cattle
  • Boer Goat
  • 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 (entry made through 4hOnline & County Extension Office) (Iowa 4-H members only)
  • FFA (entry made through FFA Ag Instructor) (Iowa FFA members only)
  • Iowa Commercial Wine *

July 14 (no late entries accepted unless noted)

  • Apiary - Beekeeping
  • Cowgirl Queen *
  • Dog
  • Iowa Quality Dairy Products *
  • Poultry
  • Rabbit
  • Sheep Shearing (late entry accepted until August 1 with a late fee)
  • Stock Dog Trials
  • Wool Show

* must be a resident of Iowa to enter