NC State Fair Competitions

Beginning August 1st, the North Carolina State Fair will begin accepting entries for the many competitions that take place during the fair.

This year will the 150th fair, and to commemorate that milestone, NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler says there will be several events attached to the milestone, including special competitions, including Decorated Cakes and Kids Cooking Decorating.

There will also be several other new competitions including the Rabbit Photo Contest, the Great American Spam Championship and the “Almost Anything Goes”Clothing contest.  That one allows participants to enter articles of clothing handcrafted out of materials that don’t fit into other categories.

Visit for all the details on this year’s competitions.

A native of the Texas Panhandle, Rhonda was born and raised on a cotton farm where she saw cotton farming evolve from ditch irrigation to center pivot irrigation and harvest trailers to modules. After graduating from Texas Tech University, she got her start in radio with KGNC News Talk 710 in Amarillo, Texas.