Competitions & Contests

Compete / Enter Contests at the fair!

Please note most forms have been updated for 2020 – If you click on a form and it still has 2019 info, please notify the fair office at

Blue Ribbons, Trophies, Crowns, Best in Show, Marion County Fair Champion! Whatever the recognition you seek, we likely have competitions to help you compete for it! We offer pageants, cooking, photography, horticulture, animal, science, horsepower (auto & animal), talent shows and more!

Competition Line-up & Entry Forms

Links for the following events will be made available as soon as they are ready to accept participants. If any links are inactive or linked to outdated information, please feel free to contact the fair office and request the latest status update on the competition you are interested in.

Contact Us

Fair office

Download & Submission Instructions

When you click the links below, the forms will open in a new browser window. You will need to use your browser menu to Save the PDF to your files. Once the file is saved to your computer, you will then be able to use your PDF reader tools to fill out fill out the PDF.  Then email the PDF to to complete your entry form.

Animal Competitions

Poultry Show

Pigeon Show

Serama Poultry Show

Sheep Show

Swine Show

Talent / Skills Competitions

Talent Shows

Demolition Derby


Queen & Princess

Baby (6 mo. – 18 mo.)

Home & Arts Competitions

Family Arts