General Rules And Regulations

The rules specific for each department are found in each respective department entry book. It is the responsibility of each exhibitor to be familiar with all applicable rules and regulations. CLICK HERE to read rules.

HOW TO ENTER EXHIBITS

Either by online or mail-in entry form. Coming Soon!

Entries for multiple departments can be made in one session using the online entry. Mail-in forms are found within the Competitive Exhibit department below.  

Shipping Options

Exhibits can be shipped to and from the Fair by either (1) Fed Ex or UPS or (2) USPS. CLICK HERE for details.

Volunteers

Interested in helping out with Competitive Exhibits at the Nebraska State Fair? CLICK HERE to learn how you can volunteer.


Agricultural Products

Want to see how your crops measure up to others? Feeling creative and want to dress up a scarecrow or furnish a cornucopia basket?

  • Entry Book (coming soon!)
  • Online Entry (coming soon!)
  • Mail-In Entry Form (coming soon!)


Bee Culture

Celebrate Nebraska’s Bee Culture! If you steward one of the more than 150,000 colonies of honey bees in Nebraska, you’ll find extracted honey to beeswax candle competitions. Be sure to stop by the Bee Culture department to get your Honey Ice Cream.

  • Entry Book (coming soon!)
  • Online Entry (coming soon!)
  • Mail-In Entry Form (coming soon!)


Education

Calling all K-12 students! From cup stacking and quiz bowl to computer graphics and writing, there is a plethora of opportunities for youth.

  • Entry Book (coming soon!)
  • Mail-In Entry Form (coming soon!)


Fine Arts

Paintings, computer-generated art, sculptures, and woodworking are just a few of these expressive divisions. A world of creativity awaits.

  • Entry Book (coming soon!)
  • Online Entry (coming soon!)
  • Mail-In Entry Form (coming soon!)


Foods

Bring your scrumptious confections and preserves to Nebraska State Fair. From butters, relishes, jams, pies, and cakes, the entry possibilities are endless! 

  • Entry Book (coming soon!)
  • Online Entry (coming soon!)
  • Mail-In Entry Form (coming soon!)


Horticulture

Enter your favorite blooms, potted plants, or flower arrangements.

  • Entry Book (coming soon!)
  • Online Entry (coming soon!)
  • Mail-In Entry Form (coming soon!)


Photography 

Share your best landscapes, cityscapes, portraits, and still-life snaps. 

  • Entry Book (coming soon!)
  • Online Entry (coming soon!)
  • Mail-In Entry Form (coming soon!)
  • 2020 Best in County Form
    • The 2020 "Best in County" form is for the top 2019 county fair winner and can be completed for next year's 2020 "Best in County" class.


Quilts

Bath Planet Quilt Room

Whether you quilt by hand or machine, there are classes for all types of quilts – big to miniature, traditional to art.

  • Entry Book (coming soon!)
  • Online Entry (coming soon!)
  • Mail-In Entry Form (coming soon!)
  • Best in County Form (coming soon!)


Senior Living

Senior living community residents, check out card making to mosaics to zen coloring…there’s something for everyone!

  • Entry Book (coming soon!)
  • Mail-In Entry Form (coming soon!)


Textile Arts

Showcase items you’ve created from fibers, yarns, and/or fabrics using techniques such as sewing, knitting, crocheting, stitchery, weaving, rug making and lace making.

  • Entry Book (coming soon!)
  • Online Entry (coming soon!)
  • Mail-In Entry Form (coming soon!)
  • Best in County Form (coming soon!)


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