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Competitive Exhibits

Thank you for your interest in the Arizona State Fair Competitive Entries Contests!

Entries make our State Fair what it is. From Chalk Art to Cupcake Decoration Demonstrations, Fine Art Wood Carvings, and the photos of iconic and mesmerizing Arizona landscapes, we bring together the collective creative minds of our community. Below are each of the competitive entries categories. Please note, forms are being added to the site on a regular basis. If your chosen competition has not yet been added, continue to check back. For each competition, click on the appropriate icon to download the PDF application and all associated rules and regulations. This must be completed for EACH competition you wish to enter. Please note, PDF files may take some time to load. We appreciate your patience. If you require further assistance, please contact us at 602.257.7130

Photography Competitive Ribbon



Step into a breathtaking exhibit of photos from across Arizona and the world. Arizona photographers take you on a trip through the view of their lens and compete against each other to win Best of Show.

Photography Handbook
Mounting Instructions
Scouts Competitive Ribbon



Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts display their projects that they have created through the year to earn their various badges.

. STEM Competitive Ribbon



Science fair fun at its finest. Science, Technology, Engineering and Math come together to create a 21st century science fair competition. Schools are welcome to participate in this free program to show off the brilliant and scientific oriented minds of their students.

Student Art and Photography Yearbook Competition

Youth and School Arts

Youth and Student Arts

Students from all four corners of the state display their stunning artwork they have created throughout their school year. All children are welcome to participate in this free program.

Student Art Handbook
Online Entry Instructions
Photography Competitive Ribbon



Year book competition for participating schools.

We encourage you to complete your entries online. You can do so by clicking the “I Agree” link below after you have read and agreed to all rules. The rules may be found by clicking on each department above. Before you submit an online entry you must agree to the following:

  • I have read and agree to all rules.
  • I understand that, if I am entering an entry I must enter online and supply the office with any additional paperwork that is required per the rules and payment prior to entry deadline.
  • I understand that if I am entering an entry I must sign and submit a release of liability form with my entry ~ check your department above to determine which form to use.
  • I understand that no entry is valid until received in the Arizona State Fair office and approved by staff.
  • I understand that there are minimum system requirements for online entries and that this service may not be available to me or the department I wish to enter.


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