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Aug. 24 – Labor Day, Sept. 4, 2023

78 Days 1 Hours 55 Mins

Individual Exhibits

2023 K-12 Competition

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Individual Exhibits

Important Dates

  • Registration opens: Monday, May 1
  • Registration closes: Tuesday, Aug. 1, at 4:30 p.m.

Register Online

Delivery of Exhibits

See a map of where to deliver exhibits.

  • Monday, Aug. 14, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

MAIL-IN REGISTRATION is available! All entries must be registered and received (not postmarked) by Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 4:30 p.m.

  1. Include with entry: 1) first name, last name, address and phone number; 2) list of class number(s) and a description of exhibit for each entry. Student name MUST be on project.
  2. Mail to: Competition Department – c/o: K-12 Competition, Minnesota State Fair, 1265 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, MN 55108.
  3. Paper confirmation of registered classes will be sent via USPS only if received prior to Aug. 1.

Note: Fragile items should be sent with care and extra packaging materials. The fair is not responsible for lost or damaged items.

Return of Exhibits

Exhibits must be picked up from the Education Building. No exhibits will be released without entry form receipt.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 6, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 7, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.


2023 results will be posted on the first day of the fair, Thursday, Aug. 24. Please check back then.