Academy is a special program designed to provide Oklahoma school kids the opportunity to have a fun, safe and educational experience at the Oklahoma State Fair while helping teachers achieve Oklahoma Academic Standard objectives. The program is open to Oklahoma students.
Through the generosity of Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, bus funding is available to schools attending Academy.
Public, private, charter schools and homeschool groups, grades 3 thru 5, are eligible to attend Academy. Each homeschool group must include a minimum of 12 children.
Dates and Times
Academy Dates: Tuesday, September 21 through Friday, September 24
Registration Opens: Sunday, August 1
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 8
Public, private and charter school arrival times: 8:30 - 11 a.m. daily
Homeschool arrival times: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. daily
Note: Oklahoma State Fair, Inc. reserves the right to cancel Academy dates and/or times when necessary due to low enrollment.
State Fair Academy registration includes outside gate admission for Academy students, one qualified adult chaperone for every four students and the school bus driver, and parking passes for school busses and three vehicles per bus, or one vehicle per four Academy students.
Non-registered attendees will need to purchase an outside gate admission ticket and parking pass. Pricing can be found on our Hours & Admission page.
Enrollment is first-come, first-served. Please be sure to complete the multiple arrival preferences on the registration form. Confirmations must be completed in order to finalize the field trip. Be sure to reserve space early and provide the best estimate as to class size, etc.
Tools for Teachers
Please use the 2019 documents for reference until 2021 documents become available by August 1.
2021 Academy registration opens August 1.
Applications for bus funding, presented by Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, will be emailed after we have received your registration.