Competitions

Exhibit Building Information

Whether cooking, quilting, raising goats, taking great pictures, or having really beautiful tomatoes, you can find the right event for you in the Kenneth Sandlin Exhibit Building.


Just check out the 2018 Fair Catalog (PDF) for complete details.

No matter what you love to do you can compete at the Fair!

The Exhibit Building Hours

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM Monday - Friday
4:00PM to 9:00 PM on Saturday
Entry Dates and Times

Non-Perishable Items ONLY
will be taken in on Saturday, July 7 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Non -Perishable Items ONLY
will be taken in on Saturday, July 14 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM


Events at the Fair

Fairest of the Fair

Junior Fair Princess
Little Miss Princess
Little Mr. and Miss
Miss Sweetheart

Horseshoe Tournament

If you have something bigger in mind, check out...
If you like hooves better than tires, then try...
Of course, if you'd like something pretty...

ATV & Motorcycle Flat Track Racing

Antique Tractor Pull

Demolition Derby

Super Truck & Tractor Pull

Cattle Show
Open Rodeo
Goat Show
Cornhole Competition

Fairest of the Fair
Junior Fair Princess
Baby and Toddler Show
Little Mr. and Miss
Little Miss Princess
Miss Sweetheart

DeKalb County Fair Decorated Hay Contest

Open to Any youth or adult resident of DeKalb County

Hay can be entered Saturday July 14th - From 11:00 am till 2:00 pm

Hay bales may be decorated Saturday July 14th from 11 am till 2 pm & Sunday July 16th from 2 -4 pm

Hay bales should be decorated with a good, clean, wholesome theme! No vulgar decorations! No Commercial or Political Signs! For safety Purposes round bales will not be stacked! Decorations and Bales are to be removed on Sunday July 22th between 1- 3 pm After 3 pm Sunday, Decorations and HAY become property of the DeKalb County Fair Association.Contact Matt Boss 615-464-8627 for more info.

There are three categories
  • Decorated Round Bale
  • Decorated Square Bale
  • Decorated Display
Fair Exhibit Catalog

Get all the information to enter your crafts, hobbies, or products in the DeKalb County Fair.