Creative Arts Competition Handbook

The all-new 2018 Creative Arts Handbook is now available.

The State Fair offers more than 1,100 categories in 12 departments to be entered and judged before the fair begins on September 28.  The Fair also offers 24 days of contests during the annual exposition.

2018 Creative Arts Handbook

Creative Arts Handbook

2018 Creative Arts Handbook – Forms

Pre-Fair Registration Form Lottery for Cook-Offs Form Photography Form Big Tex BBQ & Chili Challenge Form During-Fair Contest Form

2018 Important Dates

  • June 18 : Registration Deadline for Cook-off Contests
  • June 29: Lottery for Cook-off spots
  • July 20: Registration Deadline for Pre-Fair Contests
  • July 20: Pre-Fair Mail-In Entries Due
  • August 10 – 12: Pre-Fair Entry Take-In at Fair Park
  • September 22: Big Tex BBQ & Chili Challenge