WELCOME TO THE
2019 TENNESSEE STATE FAIR
The Tennessee State Fair Association would like to welcome all exhibitors and hope you will plan on exhibiting your creative skills and talents, agriculture knowledge and showmanship. Livestock exhibitor we hope you will plan on showing your cattle, swine, sheep, dairy goats, poultry, rabbits or perhaps take part in the mule pulling contest this year.
This year, the Tennessee State Fair Association is offering over $150,000 in total premiums, designated to Fair Contest, Clubs , Agriculture Divisions, Creative Arts Divisions and Livestock Departments.
Letters from: Governor Bill Lee ∼ Commissioner Charlie Hatcher ∼ Chairman John Rose
Department Page Links
All Divisions are governed by the Tennessee General Rules and Department Rules, no deviation will be made unless an exception is stated.
4-H Club | FFA | Agriculture | Creative Arts | Livestock | Fleece
Contest & Events Links
The preferred method of registration is through the online system, but you may mail in forms.
On Line Entry Registration (click here)
4-H, FFA & Agriculture close August 31, 2019 at 10 p.m. CST
Creative Arts close August 23, 2019 at 10 p.m. CST
Livestock close August 28, 2019 at 10 p.m. CST
Late Entry Registration
Creative Arts, Agriculture, 4-H, & FFA Departments may bring forms, entries, and fees during the take-in times.
Creative Arts**Late Fees will be charged.**
Livestock will NOT be accepted due to deadlines being extended.
Mail In Entry Registration Forms
A list of forms are at the bottom of page.
Creative Arts must be postmarked by August 17, 2019.
All others (4-H, FFA, Agriculture & Livestock Departments) must be postmarked by August 24, 2019.
Mail entries to: TSF, Entry Department, P.O. Box 122, Cornersville, TN 37047
All checks should be made payable to the Tennessee State Fair Association.
NO REGISTRATION FORM WILL BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT ENTRY FEES. NO EXCEPTIONS!
The Tennessee State Fair Association or its agents, directors, employees or volunteers will not be responsible for any article of any nature or animal exhibited for any loss, damage, or accident that may occur. Each exhibitor shall be responsible for any injury that may occur to any person whomsoever, by any animal exhibited or arises from the negligence of the person in charge of such animal.
Printable Entry Registration Forms
“STATE AID TO FAIRS”
The General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, realizing the importance of the educational value of fairs, increased interest in livestock, agriculture, Junior Agriculture and Livestock such as 4-H and FFA Clubs, resulting from competition at fairs, has annually appropriated a fund known as State Aid to Fairs. This fund is allotted and distributed by the State Department of Agriculture through the Commissioner of Agriculture and is State Aid to farmers, livestock breeders, etc. The Tennessee State Fair participates in this program and receives each year a proportion of this allotment. “For the purpose of encouraging fairs to excel in their usefulness of their respective areas, a Merit Award provision was also made in the appropriation. It is hoped that the Tennessee State Fair can have an exhibition sufficiently creditable to warrant its receiving one of the special Merit Awards in Addition to its allotment of State Aid.”