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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.

Competition Schedule

Live Contest and Demo Schedule (COMING SOON)

Important Dates and Reminders

The Creative Arts Program will be accepting entries on July 1, 2015. There is no charge for entries made on or before August 15, 2015.

Entry Clerks will accept registered exhibits at the Creative Arts Building or the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center at the following times:

Saturday, September 12, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 13, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m..

Entry clerks will release exhibits, upon presentation of a claim check, at the Creative Arts Building or the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center at the following times:

Monday, September 28, 2:00 p.m.  – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 29, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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 (COMING SOON)

Registration Information

The deadline to register for Creative Arts Competitions without penalties was Friday, August 15, 2014. See the Competition Guides below for information regarding late entry.

Competition Guides, Entry Forms and Results

The 2014 Competition Guides are available to view for basic information purposes only.  The 2015
Competition Guides will be available in early June, with registration opening in July 2015. The deadline for free
registration, as always, is August 15. 
 
2014 Creative Arts General Rules VIEW RULES (PDF)
   
China, Ceramics & Antiques VIEW RULES (PDF)
ENTRY FORM (COMING SOON)  RESULTS (PDF)
Cooking VIEW RULES (PDF) ENTRY FORM (COMING SOON)  RESULTS (PDF)
Fine Arts, Crafts & Hobbies VIEW RULES (PDF) ENTRY FORM (COMING SOON)  RESULTS (PDF)
Junior Arts & Crafts VIEW RULES (PDF) ENTRY FORM (COMING SOON)  RESULTS (PDF)
Needlecraft VIEW RULES (PDF) ENTRY FORM (COMING SOON)  RESULTS (PDF)
Photography VIEW RULES (PDF) ENTRY FORM (COMING SOON)  RESULTS (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 will chose between learning the basics in the areas of fine art, crafts, cooking, needlecraft, photography, and ceramics. Watch for details of the 2015 sessions of Take Part in the Fair.

Registration for Take Part in the Fair is FREE and open to the public but space is limited.  Early registration is encouraged. 

Materials and supplies will be needed for some of the classes.  The cost of supply kits (if required) is $5 per class.

Adult session – Saturday, June 27, 9 am – 4 pm

Youth session – Wednesday, July 9, 9 am – 4 pm

Registration (COMING SOON)

Contact

Nancy Nortz
Manager
Creative Programs
405.948.6731
creativeprograms@okstatefair.com

This page updated on March 13, 2015