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Contests

Welcome to our Online Exhibitor Catalog! Each competition is listed in alphabetical order below by category: General Exhibitor and Livestock.  Please scroll down and click on the contest that interests you.  Questions? Contact us.

ENTRIES FOR ALL CONTESTS ARE NOW CLOSED – 2014 CATALOG COMING SOON.

2013 General Exhibitor Catalog:
2013 Home Centered Rules - READ THIS FIRST!
2013 Exhibitor Code of Conduct
2013 General Exhibitor Entry Form

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Arm Wrestling
  • Baby Contest (Ages 9 mos – 47 mos)
  • Ball Fresh Preserving / Canning Competition
  • Boy Scouts of America Competition
  • Cheerleading & Dance Competition
  • Culinary Arts
  • Doll Show
  • Eastern Region 4-H Competitions
  • Fairest of the Fair Pageant
  • FCCLA – Family Career & Community Leaders of America Competitions
  • FFA – Future Farmers of America Competitions
  • Fine Arts
  • Flower Show
  • Girl Scouts Competitions
  • Holiday & Special Days Crafts
  • Honey Show
  • Horticulture
  • Jewelry
  • Junior Youth Talent Competition
  • Junior Fairest of the Fair Pageant
  • King Arthur Flour Baking Competition
  • Knox County 4-H Competitions
  • Knox Area Youth Talent Competition
  • Lego Extravaganza & Build Competition
  • Little Miss Pageant (Ages: 7-9)
  • Monterrey Mushroom Culinary Contest
  • Needlework
  • Paint the Fair Pink:
    Bedazzle Your Bra / Caps for the Cure
  • Photography
  • Pinterest Interest Competition – NEW!
  • Princess Pageant (Ages: 10-12)
  • Regional Youth Talent Competition
  • Quilting
  • Scrapbooking, Cards & Rubber Stamps
  • Skills USA Competitions
  • Special Friends Day Competition
  • Student Art
  • Tiny Tot Pageant (Ages 4-6) - NEW!
  • Winemaking Competition – TN Valley Amateur Winemakers
  • Woodcarving & Wood Sculpture
  • Youth Show

2013 Pageants:

  • Baby Contest (Ages: 9 mos – 47 mos; ends at 4 yrs old)
  • Tiny Tot Pageant  (Ages: 4-6)
  • Little Miss Pageant (Ages: 7-9)
  • Princess Pageant  (Ages 10-12)
  • Jr. Fairest of the Fair Pageant (Ages 13-15)
  • Fairest of the Fair Pageant (Ages 16-21)

2013 Livestock Catalog:

General Rules & Regulations - READ THIS FIRST!
IAFE National Code of Show Ring Ethics
Tennessee Department of Agriculture Guidelines
2013 Livestock Show Schedule

  • Beef Cattle – Dept 210
  • Beef Cattle – Jr. Show – Dept 215
  • Dairy Cattle – Dept 220
  • Dairy Cattle – Jr. Show – Dept 225 (Incl. 4-H Show)
  • Dairy Goats – Dept 240 / 245
  • Poultry Show – Jr Poultry Show – Dept 100/105
  • Rabbit Show – Dept 150
  • Invitational 4-H Rabbit Show – Dept 155
  • Sheep Show – Dept 230
  • Sheep Show – Jr. Show – Dept 235
  • Wool Show – Dept 231
  • Wool & Woolies Revue Entry Form

About Contests

The Tennessee Valley Fair’s Competitive Exhibits Department encourages East Tennessee residents of all ages and interests to participate in the Fair through one of our over 3,000 exciting contests. Whether you’re interested in livestock, culinary arts, photography, scrapbooking or flowers – we’ve got something for you!