Entries open for 2016 State Fair of WV

Livestock and Home, Arts and Garden entries have officially opened for the 92nd Annual State Fair of West Virginia. Paper entries for Home, Arts and Gardens and Livestock are due July 7 by 12 noon, while online entries are due July 7 by 12 midnight.
Reminder, all limited classes for home, arts and gardens must be entered by paper, while all junior show livestock entries must be made online.
Don’t miss out on the fair’s special contests in the West Virginia Building this year, including the return of the “Flea Market Flip” contest and “Wild and Wonderful Wing” Competition, sponsored by Shoney’s.
As usual, fair week will be full of a variety of livestock shows, including open horse shows on both weekends, and the West Virginia High School Rodeo on Sunday, Aug. 21.
For more information, visit or contact the entries department, 304-645-1090, at the State Fair office.
The 2016 State Fair, themed “Capture Your Memories,” is a 10-day fair scheduled Aug. 12-21. The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million economic impact on the state of West Virginia, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, visit, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.


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