The 2020 Ohio State Fair has been canceled. Read more.
Check back in spring 2021 for information on the 2021 Ohio State Fair competitions.
Entry fee refunds for arts competitions and exhibitions
All refunds for arts entries are being processed by the entry department at this time. You will be contacted by our Entry Department. Please allow 30 days to receive your refund. If you have not received your refund within 30 days after being contacted, email Barb Prince at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Archived – 2020 Competition Information
Location: Kasich Hall
There are more than 100 classes to enter! Select your favorites and try a few new ones. Check back in March 2020 for more details!
- Competition Information
- Arts General Information and Guidelines
- Arts Refund Form
- Creative Arts Competitions Summary
- Recipe Form
“This year I judged the honey foods category. All the entries were very nice, displayed well and I enjoyed tasting them. Can’t wait for next year. If you’ve never entered this is your year! Good Luck!” Stacey Collins, Judge
Recipes from Chef Gary
Follow this link for recipes compliments of Chef Gary. These recipes will be demonstrated at the Culinary Cooking Booth in Kasich Hall during the 2020 Ohio State Fair.
Online entry assistance
- Forms to be completed by those who receive more than $499 in premium winnings (All exhibitors who win more than $499 in premiums must use this link to visit the new Supplier website using the link above. In the past, exhibitors were required to submit Vendor Information Forms and W-9 forms; this is the new process. If not completed, your premium payment cannot be processed.)