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Competition Deadline Soon!


KNOXVILLE, TENN. (August 23, 2021) – The deadline to enter the 101st Tennessee Valley Fair’s competitions is fast approaching. Monday, August 30th is the last day to register your unique skills and talents into this year’s Fair.

Each year, thousands of competitors compete in the Tennessee Valley Fair. Over 3,200 competitions are offered with a variety of departments included photography, culinary arts, STEM, and more.

New competitions are being offered this year including Agri-Olympics, Student Agri-Olympics, Smoky Mountain Axe Throwdown and Sweet Goodness Donut Challenge. Premiums, or prizes, are offered through the competitions including several scholarships. Each year, the Tennessee Valley Fair distributes over $100,000 in premiums and over half of the premiums are awarded to youth competitors.

Interested competitors can enter online at

The Tennessee Valley Fair will be September 10-19, 2021 at historic Chilhowee Park & Exposition Center. For tickets and information, visit

About the Tennessee Valley Fair

The Tennessee Valley Fair is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization and one of the state’s largest multi-day events attracting thousands of attendees each year.Known for its innovative exhibits, livestock shows, concert series, action sports, exciting rides and variety of unique foods, the Tennessee Valley Fair offers great entertainment for the entire family. The Tennessee Valley Fair is proud to present nightly fireworks sponsored by the Tennessee Education Lottery.For more information, please visit or call (865) 215-1471.

Abbington Villas
Marketing Coordinator
(865) 215-1473 or (865)215-1471

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