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2017 Illinois State Fair Entry Deadlines



The Illinois State Fair committee would like to remind fair-goers of several upcoming competition deadlines for the 2017 Illinois State Fair.


July 1st:

Open Show for beef, dairy, sheep, and goats.

Junior Show deadline for beef, dairy, sheep, swine, goats, pultry, and rabbits.


July 7th:

Society Horse Show – late entry due 07/21; fees will be doubled.


July 10th:

Open Show: Poultry & Rabbits


July 11th:

Twilight Parade


July 15th:

General Entries



Open Show: Late Entry ($50/head)


August 9th:

Dairy Products


August 10th:

Bee Culture-Open


If an entry deadline falls on a weekend, entries must be postmarked by the following Monday to be accepted. More information about the 2017 Illinois State Fair competitions can be found at illinois-state-fair-dot-info or by calling the Competitive Events office at 217-782-0786.


The 2017 Illinois State Fair will be held August 10th-20th.

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