State Fair Competitions
In New York State, our competitive spirit is a big part of who we are – and few places is it more evident than at the Fair. Each year, thousands of participants cater to their competitive side by entering in competitions spanning a full range of categories including arts and crafts, cooking, cattle, agriculture and more.
From plus-sized produce to blue-ribbon rabbits to antique automobiles, the Fair hosts competitions for nearly every interest and age group. You can browse competitions by category using the search tool below.
If you’re looking to join the competition, go to our “How to Enter“ page for entry forms and information. Whether it’s a cash prize, blue ribbon or good old-fashioned bragging rights at stake, we wish you the best of luck!