New Jersey State Fair
Sussex County Farm & Horse Show

Competitor and Exhibitor Information

The Fair is proud to present a wide variety of exhibitors representing agriculture, technology, livestock, entertainment, art, and much more! Please find below a series of documents that can help you through this process, including rules, regulations, entry forms, and more. Click on the name of a category below to access a PDF file containing information regarding your event. Files are currently being uploaded to the website. For any questions, contact The Fairgrounds office at 973-948-5500 or email us.


Attention Exhibitors: Click the link below to access the online entry forms for 2017



Click the link below to visit the official Creative Arts for Home & Hobby Division website





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Agriculture-Animals Plus Classes


Online Registration is not available for Agricultural contests in 2017. Please see info below.

The AG Division office at the Fairgrounds has hours Monday - Friday from 8 am to 4 pm.  973-948-5500 x 238, 236.


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Homebrew Competitions



Flower and Garden Expo


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Art Show


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Other Events


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2017 Fiddler Contest - Sunday, August 6, Kids: 3:00 pm / Adults: 4:00 pm in the Livestock Show Pavilion


2017 Lumberjack Competition - Sponsored by Stihl, Saturday, August 5, at 7:00 pm in the Livestock Show Pavilion


2017 Sussex County’s Got Talent … in the Performing Arts Tent, Saturday, August 12.

Email completed entry form to - Telephone 973-948-5500.  Rules & Entry Form 


Demolition Derby on Sunday, August 6, and Monday, August 7, from 6 pm - 10 pm. Admission for the Derby is $13 for reserve and $11 for general in addition to admission. Tickets are available online and at the Ticket Office on the Fairgrounds during business hours. Click here to download the 2017 Entry Form & Rules.


TRACTOR/TRUCK PULLS:  Registration in pits on Saturday, August 12, 2017. For questions, please contact us.


Tractor Pull Classes - 11:00am                                 

  • Farm Stock 4500                                                           

  • Farm Stock 5500                                                                       

  • Farm Stock 7500

  • Farm Stock 9500

  • 5500 Hot Stock


Tractor/Trucks - 7:00pm

Street Legal 6500

       4x4 Trucks


St. Legal 8500


       4x4 Trucks


7000 Daily Driver

       Farm Stock 11,500

       Farm Stock 13,500

       6200 Pro Street Trucks

       Hot Stock 6000

       2.5 4x4 Diesel, 8000


Turkey Calling Contest (Dept. 54) on Saturday, August 12, at 7:00 pm in the Livestock Show Pavilion 2017 Rules & Regs


Mud Bog on Sunday, August 13, from noon - 4 pm. 2017 Rules, Regs & Entry Form Entry Deadline: August 2


Competitive Exhibits


Agricultural Area


Forage Show, Vegetable Show, Flower & Garden Expo, & Livestock Shows


Horse Show


Classes every day, American Quarter Horse Show Association classes [8/5-7] and Sussex County Horse Show classes [8/8-14]


Educational Buildings


Lots to see! 4-H club booths, 4-H entries, baking, canning, handcrafts, quilts, art, photography, honey, chili contest, cheesecake contest, wine, beer, cookies, cupcake decorating, gingerbread building, blueberry, wine, beer, and doll lookalike.


Peter’s Valley Day with Juried Craftsman


Robotics - Check out what the Robots of 2017 are doing!


2016 Results



2016 Amateur Wine Contest Results

2016 Art in Sussex County Show Results

2016 Blueberry Contest Results

2016 Baking Contest Results

2016 Cheesecake Contest Results

2016 Chili Contest Results

2016 Chopstick Knitting Contest Results

2016 Cow Kids Showmanship Results

2016 Craft Contest Results

2016 Cupcake Decorating Contest Results

2016 Family Favorite Cookie Contest Results

2016 Flower Show Results

2016 Flower Show: Adult Horticulture Results

2016 Flower Show: Artistic Results

2016 Forage Show Results

2016 Gingerbread Contest Results

2016 Holstein Show Results

2016 Honey Show Results

2016 Jerky Contest Results

2016 King Arthur Flour Contest Results

2016 Market Sheep Show Results

2016 Open Beef Show Results

2016 Open Color Breed Show Results

2016 Open Dairy Show Results

2016 Open Poultry Show Results

2016 Open Sheep Show Results

2016 Open Vegetable Show Results

2016 Photography in Sussex County Show Results  

2016 4-H Alpaca Show Results

2016 4-H Beef Show Results

2016 4-H Cat Show Results

2016 4-H Dairy Goat Show Results

2016 4-H Dairy Show Results

2016 4-H Flowers and Vegetables Contest Results

2016 4-H Foods Show Results

2016 4-H Forestry and Conservation Show Results

2016 4-H Horse Show Results

2016 4-H Milking Contest Results

2016 4-H Model Horse Results

2016 4-H Photography Show Results

2016 4-H Poultry Show Results

2016 4-H Meat Goats Show Results

2016 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Show Results

2016 4-H Sheep Show Results

2016 4-H Shooting Sports Contest Results

2016 4-H Swine Show Results