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Aug. 24 – Labor Day, Sept. 4, 2023

147 Days 20 Hours 27 Mins

Technology and Engineering Exhibits

2023 K-12 Competition

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Technology & Engineering Exhibits

Important Dates

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

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

All dates are tentative. Subject to change based on state and local mandates.

Exhibits must be picked up from Education building, no exhibits will be release 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.