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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.

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 Information

Registration for the Creative Arts Contests is NOW CLOSED. Consult the Competition Guides for late entries information.

Competition Guides, Entry Forms and Results

The 2015 Competition Guides are now available. The deadline for free registration, as always, is August 15. Please check this page following the Fair for 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)  

Competition Schedule

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.

Contact

Nancy Nortz
Senior Manager
Creative Programs
405.948.6731
creativeprograms@okstatefair.com

This page updated on August 17, 2015