Culinary & Entertaining

We have some tasty competitions lined up.

You’ll find a full pantry of competitions across our categories. If you’ve never experienced the sheer fun of winning a ribbon at the Oregon State Fair, this could well be your big opportunity. And if you’ve participated and won before, well, you know what we’re talking about. Please enter the category (or categories) that best suit your talents.

Baked Foods

All Baked Foods competitions are for amateurs only.

Preserved Foods

One of this nation’s most traditional culinary pursuits remains alive and well at the Oregon State Fair.

Decorated Cakes & Confectionery Arts

This fascinating area of competition allows for the participation of folks at the following skill levels: Junior, Teen, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Semi- Professional, Professional, and Master.


The functionality, originality and creativity of table decorating are on full display in this popular competition. Whether it’s the adult or youth division, the results are always eye-catching.

UPDATE: A perennial favorite, the 2019 Tablescaping Competition is already full!  We will have 24 beautifully-decorated tables!  If you’d like to be added to the waitlist, please email [email protected] today.


A new competition this year! Show off your finest tree designs in the Any Holiday Category or the Celebrate Oregon category!

Remote Drop-Off Sites and Opportunities

For your convenience, some Creative Living categories will offer a few ways to drop off your entry at remote drop-off sites throughout the state. Please see our Remote Drop-Off Sites and Information for full instructions.

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