CALL FOR ENTRIES... August 1 - Sept 1, 2020!

Click on Exhibit Guide link below...


Each year South Carolina's finest agriculture, art, crafts, flowers, and livestock is showcased at the South Carolina State Fair!

  • Step 1.  We recommend using a desktop computer to access the Exhibit Guide and OES.
  • Step 2.  Review the department Exhibit Guide for rules, regulations, show dates, etc.
  • Step 3.  Register online or download an entry form and mail to Entry Office to be received in the fair office by Sept 1.
  • Get a message that a DEPARTMENT IS CLOSED? On the OES, if you get a message stating the department is Closed before Sept. 2, REFRESH your browser. If that doesn't work, clear the CACHE. And always access the OES from, not from a link on a search engine.

Please Note:

  • Some departments allow Late Entry Registration with a $25 Late Fee per exhibitor. See Exhibit Guide for details.
  • The Exhibit Guide may be updated as required.
  • When using the Online Entry System, follow all the prompts.
  • Your entry form will not be complete until you see this message at the top of your form..
You have successfully completed this entry form. No further changes are allowed. Please print this page for your records.

Download Entry Forms

Useful Links:

  • General Rules & Regulations
  • Competition Show Schedule
  • Flower Exhibitions/Shows
  • FAQ's
  • IRS W-9 Form (Required if winnings exceed $599)

Livestock Links:

  • Dairy Cattle Judging Schedule
  • Beef Cattle Judging Schedule
  • PDCA Show Ring Code of Ethics
  • Livestock Schedule
  • Junior Dairy Affidavit
  • Equine Pocket Schedule
  • Equine Stall Reservation Form

Livestock Scholarship Programs & Applications


  • Photos of exhibits may be used on the SC State Fair social media outlets, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc. 
  • For the health and safety of our patrons, the SC State Fair emphasizes the importance of washing hands before and after touching animals.
Stop the Germs...Wash Your Hands...