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Open Class General Rules

Important News

    • Various Departments: Find the theme logo throughout the Exhibitor’s Handbook to take part in theme related Special Contests! This year’s theme is Salute to a Century!
    • More Goats! Along with the ABGA and ADGA shows, we will also offer an open goat show for those exhibitors with local goats not registered for the sanctioned shows.
    • The North Idaho State Fair does their best to display all entries when possible.
    • Keep an eye out for our 100 year commemorative ribbons!
    • PIGS! All 10 days.

Enter online or submit an entry form!

Online Entry

Online Entry

Click here to enter any open class department online.
Pre-Entry Deadline August 1, 2022.
Open Class Entry Form

Open Class Entry Form

Entry form for all static open class exhibits.
To submit: mail, fax or drop off to the office by 5 pm August 5, 2022.
Form can also be submitted on entry day.
Awards and Premiums

Awards and Premiums

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

Competitive Exhibits Calendar

Click here to download the full calendar for all Competitive Exhibits. 
Open Class Livestock Calendar

Open Class Livestock Calendar

Click here to download the full calendar for open class livestock entries. See individual departments for each species' entry form. 

Entry Deadlines

Online Pre-Entry: Monday, Aug. 1

Entry Days:

  • Quilts: Thursday, Aug. 4 from 2 pm – 7 pm
  • Non-perishables: Monday & Tuesday, Aug. 8 – 9 from 2 pm to 7 pm
  • Culinary perishables: Wednesday, Aug. 17 from Noon to 7 pm
  • Fruits, Vegetables & Honey: Thursday, Aug. 18 from 7 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 7 pm
  • Thursday Flowers: Thursday, Aug. 18 from 7 am - 12 pm
  • Wednesday Flowers: Wednesday, Aug. 24 from 7 am to 10 am - Enter arena gate – No green gate access

Exhibitor Handbook Distribution

The Exhibitor Handbook is currently available by department in the office (208)765-4969 or
Full copies of the Exhibitor Handbook are available in the fair office or at the following locations!

Kootenai County Locations
Coeur d' Alene Library
Community Library Network: Hayden and Rathdrum locations
Make Wine, Make Beer
Super 1 Foods: Coeur d' Alene, Hayden, Post Falls, Rathdrum, and Athol locations
Cenex on Government Way
Little Town Market in Athol
Careywood Coffee Company in Athol
North 40 in Coeur d'Alene
The County Store on Government Way

Bonner County Locations
North 40
Carter County Feed Store
Sandpoint Library
Priest River Library

Benewah County Locations
Benewah and Hughes Ace Hardware Stores

Latah County Locations
Moscow Building Supply
Latah County Fair

Nez Perce County Locations
Lewiston North 40
Erb's Ace Hardware

2022 Exhibits Map

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