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Possible online services disruption due to Internet related outage

A worldwide technology outage is causing disruption to some State of Illinois online systems.  We are aware of this issue and are diligently working on restoration.

Premiums and Competitions

Premium Books, Competitive Events & Entry Forms

Premium books are now available on line in pdf format. To view these books you will need acrobat reader installed on your machine. To save these books on your computer, right click on the appropriate link and choose the save option.

Competition Results Search

Find out who the winners are in any one of hundreds of competitions going on during the fair. From grand champion livestock to husband caller, winners are posted almost immediately after the judging.

Lego Contest

Show off your building skills on Sunday August 18th in the Exposition Building.

State Fair Mullet Competition

Get ready to witness the most epic competition of the year!  The 2024 Illinois State Fair Mullet Competition is all about celebrating the boldest and most daring hairdos.  

Twilight Parade

Have you ever watched a parade and thought it would be fun to be in the parade? This is your chance to participate in the Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade. We are looking for both commercial and non-commercial groups to enter their floats or specialty units as well as high school bands.