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Non-Livestock Exhibitors

Entry Deadlines

Entries (not online) are due to the fair office by August 1st.
You have the option to either enter online beginning July 1st, or by submitting a paper entry to the fair office.

Paper entries can be dropped off at the fair office or mailed to:
McLeod County Fair Entry
PO Box 142
Hutchinson, MN 55350

Non Livestock online registration remains open until 11:59 pm on Saturday, August 13th.


Exhibits are to be brought to the fairgrounds on TUESDAY, AUGUST 16TH. Entries are accepted from NOON - 7:00pm. No late entries accepted. Exhibits will be judged privately Tuesday evening or Wednesday and will be ready for public viewing when the fair opens, Thursday at 9:00am.
There are no public fair events held on Wednesday.

I'm new to this. How do i enter?

How To Enter Projects:
Open the Premium Book file. Select your desired department (ex. Department 18: Flowers). Within each department, you will find different classes. Within each class, select the specific lot that matches the description of your entry. Either record these entries on a paper entry form and submit it to the fair office, OR choose to enter online through the link provided. Feel free to contact the fair office with any questions or help walking you through the process!

Your exhibits need to be brought to the fair on TUESDAY for entry day. Bring them directly to the exhibit buildings from NOON - 7PM. No entries will be accepted after 7PM. An entry tag with your name and description of your entry will be ready and waiting for you! From there, fair volunteers will display your entry and get it ready for judging. Judging is done privately on Tuesday evening or Wednesday morning and results will be ready and displayed on Thursday at 9AM when the fair opens. Your entries can be picked up and taken home after 8PM on Sunday. Best of luck to you and your entries!

Departments & Superintendents

Department 11: Horticulture- Fruits
  • Superintendent: Robert Krcil
Department 12: Vegetables
  • Superintendent: Robert Krcil
Department 13: Grains, Seeds & Forages
  • Superintendent: Brigette Buss
Department 14: Home Activities - Needle Art
  • Superintendent: Julie Orvis Jergens
Department 15: Hobby Craft
  • Superintendent: Virginia Brodd
Department 17: Pantry Store
  • Superintendent: Kaylee Albrecht
Department 18: Flowers
  • Superintendent: Janet Dolezal
Department 19: Fine Arts & Photography
  • Superintendent: Kelli Foley

Exhibit Snapshots

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