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Open Class General Rules

Important News

    • Youth Awards: Youth points will now be calculated to go toward Jr. Green Thumb, Best Jr. Cook, and Premier Jr. Exhibitor.
    • Culinary: Best Cook Award- Must enter 7 of the 10 available divsions to be eligible
    • Various Departments: This year we are encouraging all community members to get involved without the nerves and intimidation that potential exhibitors may have, so we want to offer specific categories for exhibitors with special needs, disabilities, or other circumstances as well as first-time exhibitors. You can register in these categories when updating your personal information. The fairgrounds and superintendents will not request additional information, but trust that exhibitors are mindful and honest when entering.
    • Various Departments: Find the theme logo throughout the Exhibitor’s Handbook to take part in theme related Special Contests!This year’s theme is the There’s Magic in the Fair!

Enter online or submit an entry form!

Online Entry

Online Entry

Click here to enter any open class department online now. Must enter prior to midnight on August 5, 2019 
Open Class Entry Form

Open Class Entry Form

Use this form to enter any non-livestock class. Please mail, fax or to drop off your form at the office by 5 pm August 5, 2019. You can also bring this in the day of entry intake. 
Competitive Exhibits Calendar

Competitive Exhibits Calendar

Click here to download the full calendar for all Competitive Exhibits. 
Exhibits Map

Exhibits Map

Click here to view the Competitive Exhibits Building Map and where you can bring your entries. 
Awards and Premiums

Awards and Premiums

Click here to see awards offered for these departments and the cash premiums available! 

Entry Deadlines


Online: Monday, Aug. 10

Entry Days:

  • Quilts: Thursday, Aug. 13 from 2 – 7 pm
  • Non-perishables: Monday & Tuesday, Aug. 17 - 18 from 2 to 7 pm
  • Culinary perishables: Monday, Aug. 24 from Noon to 7 pm
  • Fruits and Vegetables: Monday, Aug. 24 from 4 to 7 pm
  • Fruits, Vegetables and Tuesday Flowers: Tuesday, Aug. 25 from 7 7 am to Noon
  • Friday Flowers: Friday, Aug. 28 from 6:30 to 9:30 am - Enter arena gate – No green gate access

Exhibitor Handbook Distribution

Be sure to check out these local businesses and pick up an Exhibitor Handbook after June 1!

Coeur d' Alene Library
Community Library Network: Hayden and Rathdrum locations
Super 1: Coeur d' Alene, Hayden, Post Falls, and Rathdrum locations
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