Entry Forms & Online Entries

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ONLINE pre-fair entries:

* Online pre-fair entries are now closed for the following departments: Open Home Arts, Farm Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Honey & Beeswax, and Wool Fleece & Fiber. 
(For the departments listed above, you may still enter your items in person at the Fairgrounds during the designated times as shown in the Fair Book. Online pre-fair entries were not required.)

* Online entries are now closed for the following Open Class departments: Open Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Breeding Meat & Wool Sheep, Dairy Goats, Rabbits, and Poultry.

* Online entries for the following 4-H departments through the fair’s online system are now closed: 4-H Dairy Cattle, Beef Heifers, Breeding Meat Goats, Dairy Goats, Pygmy Goats, Breeding Sheep, and Breeding Swine
(Entries for all other 4-H departments through the 4-H online system www.howard4-H.org are now closed.)

For the departments shown below, pre-fair entries can be made online during the printed dates.

Open Class Departments: Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Meat & Wool Breeding Sheep, Dairy Goats, Rabbits, and Poultry

  • Online entries will be open June 1, 2019 - July 1, 2019.
  • Entries will not be accepted after July 1st, 2019.
  • All entries in these departments must be pre-entered either online or by mail.
  • If you prefer to pre-enter by mail, look below to download the required forms to be printed. Upon completion, mail entries to the Fair Secretary by July 1, 2019.  They must postmarked or received by July 1, 2019 and may not be faxed or dropped off at the fairgrounds.

Open Class Departments: Home Arts, Farm Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Honey & Beeswax, and Wool Fleece & Fiber

  • Online pre-entries will be accepted July 2, 2019 - July 29, 2019.
  • After July 29, 2019, entries in these departments must be made in person at the Fair during the designated times shown in each department's rules as printed in the Fair Book.
  • Please note, pre-entries in these departments are not required. If you prefer to enter your items in person, you may do so. For dates and times, please refer to each department's rules as printed in the Fair Book.

For questions or problems with online entries please
e-mail: howardcountyfairmd@gmail.com

See you at the Fair!

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** 2018 Fair information found below is available as an example.  
74th Annual Fair information coming Spring 2019.

For contest entry forms, please visit our contest page

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CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

73rd Annual Howard County Fair's Schedule is available as an example.
The schedule for the 74th Annual Howard County Fair coming Spring 2019!

** FAIR SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Please refer to this website for latest listing of fair events, times, and locations.