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The State Fair Academy is a special program designed to provide Oklahoma school kids the opportunity to have a fun, safe and educational experience at the Oklahoma State Fair while helping teachers achieve Oklahoma Academic Standard objectives. The program is open to Oklahoma students.

Through the generosity of Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, BUS FUNDING is available to schools attending the Oklahoma State Fair Academy. CLICK HERE for more information!


Public, Private, Charter Schools and Home School Groups grades 3 thru 5. Each homeschool group must include a minimum of 12 children.

Dates and Times

2017 Academy Dates:         Tuesday, September 19 thru Friday, September 22

Registration Opens:             Monday, August 1

Registration Deadline:          Wednesday, September 6

New for 2017! Due to the growth and interest in Academy, we will be splitting up group arrival times. The changes can be seen below as:

Available Public, Private and Charter Schools Arrival Times: 8:30 – 11 a.m. daily

Available Home School Arrival Times: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. daily

Note: Oklahoma State Fair, Inc., reserves the right to cancel Academy dates and/or times when necessary due to low enrollment.


Public, Private & Charter School Groups:

Students: FREE

One adult per four kids (includes teachers and other chaperones): FREE

Bus Drivers: FREE

Registered buses & cars park FREE


Home School Groups :

Students: FREE

One adult per four kids (includes teachers and other chaperones): FREE

One car per four kids parks FREE



Adult Gate Admission: $10

Children (ages 6 - 12) Gate Admission: $5

Children (ages 5 & under) Gate Admission: FREE

Daily Parking: $5

General Info

Enrollment is first-come, first-served. Please be sure to complete the multiple arrival preferences on the registration form. Confirmations must be completed in order to finalize the field trip. Be sure to reserve space early and provide the best estimate as to class size, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bus Funding FAQ


2017 Academy Registration is NOW CLOSED.

Applications for Bus Funding, presented by Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, will be emailed after we have received your Registration.


Morgan Chappell
Special Events & Attractions 

This page updated on September 11, 2017