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Competitions Deadlines Approaching

TN Valley Fair General Exhibitors: Entry Deadline Upcoming

KNOXVILLE, TENN. (August 29, 2023) – The deadline to enter the Tennessee Valley Fair competitions is this week - Friday, September 1. This will be the last day for General Exhibitors to register 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 a Cheese Competition. 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 103nd Tennessee Valley Fair will be held September 8th-17th, 2023 at historic Chilhowee Park.

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.


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(865) 215-1473 or (865)215-1471

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