New this Year!

New Online Electronic Exhibit Entry!

Welcome to the 2018 Chowan County Regional Fair Exhibitor Online Registration. We hope to make this process easy and convenient for everyone. Please remember there are no registration fees for exhibits. Please also remember to check your list and bring everything on your list with you on the day of registration. Thank you for your patience as we work through this new process.

Please click here to go to our online site: Fair Exhibit Entry

Click on Create a FairEntry account and you are ready to start.

Our FairEntry site is so easy to use, but just in case we have a created a tutorial on how to enter your exhibit: Online Exhibit Entry Tutorial


2018 Exhibitions

ENTER AND WIN! There's over $40,000 cash available in prize money for your handiwork.  You may enter your exhibits on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 1pm to 5pm and/or Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 1pm to 6pm.  Entries must be completed after September 30, 2017.  There's only one entry per person per category to be eligible for judging.  Pre-entering your exhibit online will save time. In the Youth and Adult Division, the categories are: Art, Photography, Decorative Art, Crafts, Needlework, Sewing, Canning, Cakes, Candies, Breads, Pies, Dried Foods, Decorative Plants and Flowers, Herbs, Field Crops, Horticulture, Sheep, Poultry, Rabbits, Pigs, and Cows.

  •  For the Senior Citizens Division (age 65 and up): Seniors may enter the same categories as the Adult Division.
  •  In the Youth Contest, the categories are: Little Miss Pageant, Miss Chowan County Regional Fair Pageant, Coloring Contest, Diaper Derby, Hog Showmanship and Scavenger Hunt.

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  1. The management of the Chowan County Fair reserves the right to rule on all questions not covered by these rules.
  2. Disregard of any rule or misrepresentation by exhibitor or concessionaire forfeits all premiums, rights and privileges, without recourse.
  3. The management will use diligence to ensure the safety of livestock and articles entered for exhibition or display after their arrival on the grounds, but under no circumstances will it be responsible for loss, injury or damage by fire, lightning, wind or any other agency to such livestock or article on exhibition or display.
  4. Exhibitors must place all exhibits under the direction of the Director in charge, and in no case can they be removed until the close of the Fair.
  5. Drunkenness, quarreling or the use of profane or obscene language will not be allowed on the grounds. No laser lights allowed on the fair grounds.
  6. NO ARTICLE OR ANIMAL WILL BE ENTITLED TO SPACE UNTIL PROPER ENTRY HAS BEEN MADE. After an article or animal has been entered for a premium, it cannot be removed until Sunday, September 30, without permission from the manager or the Director in charge of the department; and if any person removes an article without such permission, he forfeits all claims to premiums, even if the same have been awarded. No person can make more than one entry in the same entry number.
  7. The Chowan County Fair Association reserves the right to adjust the Premium List downward in case the gate receipts are not sufficient to meet the prizes as stated hereon.
  8. Premiums will be awarded when exhibits are picked up on Sunday, September 30th, between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For all winners not present on Sunday, September 30th, premiums will be mailed. Checks will be void after 120 days.


  1. Competition in all departments for prizes is open.
  2. Preregistration is encouraged. Please visit
  3. Entries will be received on Saturday, September 22nd from 1 - 5 p.m. and 1 - 6 p.m. Sunday, September 23rd.
  4. If records are altered and do not conform with the entries on file, payment of premiums will be withheld.
  5. The right is reserved to reject any entry offered.
  6. Misrepresentation as to breeding, age and irregularity in showing will be exposed, and any premiums won by such exhibitors will be withheld.
  7. All livestock on exhibition must be cared for by exhibitor. All stalls and pens will be well bedded before the Fair, free of charge.


  1. The same article cannot compete for more than one (1) premium except sweepstakes, or when otherwise stated.
  2. SPECIAL NOTICE. All exhibits must be in place and fully installed by 6 p.m. Sunday, September 23rd, 2018. Exhibit Hall closes promptly at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Septmeber 23rd and reopens Tuesday, September 25th at 4:00 p.m.
  3. Entries having no competition will be judged on individual merits.
  4. All individual exhibit booths may be removed after 11:00 p.m. Saturday, September 29. Any booth remaining after 1:00 p.m. Sunday, September 30, will be removed and the Fair Association will not be responsible for missing or damaged articles.
  5. All other articles may be checked out on Sunday, September 30, from 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. The fair will not be responsible for any exhibit left after 3:00 p.m., Sunday, September 30.


  1. Judges are especially instructed not to award premiums to any animal or article because of its presence. It must be individually worthy.  It is not the policy of the Chowan County Regional Fair to encourage indifferent production of any kind, or to distribute premiums equally among exhibitors, and no premiums should be awarded to any animal or article that does not possess high intrinsic merit, and is not worthy of a premium.
  2. Judges will award premiums on single exhibits based on individual merit.
  3. All decisions of the Judges are final. All complaints concerning prizes and awards must be made in writing to Fair Manager no later than Thursday, September 27, 2018.
  4. All judges will have authority to disqualify articles entered under wrong classes.


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