Creative Arts Competitions
With many new contests and all the old favorites, it’s easier than ever to get in on the Creative Arts action at the Oklahoma State Fair! Each year, the Creative Arts Department showcases the work of talented Oklahomans of all ages in crafts like quilting, woodwork, baking, cooking, canning, photography, ceramics and painting.
Important Dates and Reminders
Registration opens July 1. The deadline for free registration is August 15.
Entries must be delivered September 12 and September 13. All information regarding entry drop-off can be found in the Competition Guides.
Registration for the Creative Arts Contests is NOW CLOSED. Consult the Competition Guides for late entries information.
Competition Guides, Entry Forms and Results
|2015 OSF Participant General Rules||VIEW RULES (PDF)
|China, Ceramics & Antiques||VIEW RULES (PDF)
||ENTRY FORM (PDF)|
|Cooking||VIEW RULES (PDF)||ENTRY FORM (PDF)||RECIPE TEMPLATE (PDF)|
|Fine Arts, Crafts & Hobbies||VIEW RULES (PDF)||ENTRY FORM (PDF)|
|Junior Arts & Crafts||VIEW RULES (PDF)||ENTRY FORM (PDF)|
|Needlecraft||VIEW RULES (PDF)||ENTRY FORM (PDF)|
|Photography||VIEW RULES (PDF)||ENTRY FORM (PDF)|
Live Contest and Demo Schedule (PDF)
On The Spot – Walk-Up Contests
The Oklahoma State Fair will return with this popular concept in Creative Arts competitions! These exciting, “on the spot” contests during the Fair are for both adults and children and do not require contestants to register in advance, so anyone can participate!
On The Spot Contest Schedule (PDF)
Take pART in the Fair
Two days of FREE Creative Arts instruction are offered each summer to help participants gain skills that may be used to enter the Creative Arts Competitions at the 2015 Oklahoma State Fair.
With many class options to pick from, participants in 2015 chose between learning the basics in the areas of fine art, crafts, cooking, needlecraft, photography, and ceramics. More information about the 2016 session of Take Part in the Fair will be added as it becomes available.