(SEDALIA, Mo.) – Today, Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced that exhibitors interested in competing at the Missouri State Fair will be able to access online entry and reserved camping forms starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, in the online Premium Guide. More than 30,000 entries, representing more than 110 Missouri counties, are expected for this year’s annual agriculture showcase Aug. 9-19 in Sedalia.
Rules, guidelines and critical deadlines are already posted online at www.mostatefair.com/premium-guide.
New this year, the Missouri State Fair will be accepting entries via e-mail. Entries, camping and vendor input forms, including credit card information, may be emailed as an attachment to [email protected].
Exhibitors should follow these steps to submit entry forms:
- In the online guide, select the category(ies) of interest,
- Read the rules and schedules,
- Download the entry form(s),
- Complete the form(s) and follow the directions for submission found at the top of each form.
The same steps apply for submitting reserved camping forms. Reserved campsites open Sunday, Aug. 5, Wolfe said, and are only available for livestock exhibitors, commercial vendors and persons with disabilities.
Exhibitors under age 13 will again be admitted free to the 11-day Fair, while exhibitors age 13 and older will be able to purchase up to 40 single-day exhibitor admission tickets at a special price of $4. The discounted exhibitor tickets are available on entry forms and from the Fair’s business office until Aug. 8. The tickets do not include parking and will not be available at the gate.
For more information on the Missouri State Fair, visit www.mostatefair.com or call 1-800-422-3247 (FAIR). Those wanting to receive electronic news can also sign up for a free Fair Fan service on the website.