Creative Arts


With many new contests and all the old favorites, it’s easier than ever to get in on the Creative Arts action at the Oklahoma State Fair! Each year, the Creative Arts Department showcases the work of talented Oklahomans of all ages in crafts like quilting, woodworking, baking, cooking, canning, photography, ceramics, painting and many others. 

NEW for 2019! We are happy to announce the Oklahoma State Fair Film Festival. Full details can be found on page seven of the 2019 Photography Competition Guide below. 

Any 2018 information provided herein is for reference purposes only.


2019 Competition Guides


Please note: The fillable recipe template is a separate link


 Junior Arts & Crafts

  China, Ceramics & Antiques

  Fine Arts, Crafts & Hobbies



  Recipe Template


Entry Information


Online registration for the 2019 Oklahoma State Fair will open on July 1. 

  OSF General Participant Rules

Entry Form


Competition Schedules


CREATIVE ARTS CONTESTS: There are hundreds of classes in the regular creative arts contests. All require online pre-registration. Registration for Creative Arts contest at the Oklahoma State Fair will open on July 1, 2019

    2018 Contests and Demonstrations Schedule

ON THE SPOT CONTESTS: Everyone can join the fun with this concept in creative arts competitions! These exciting ON THE SPOT contests during the State Fair are for both adults and children and don't require advance registration, so anyone may participate!

    2019 On the Spot Contest Schedule









  Fine Arts, Crafts and Hobbies


  Junior Arts & Crafts


Take pART in the Fair

We offer two days of FREE Creative Arts instruction each summer to help participants gain skills they can use to enter creative arts competition at the annual Oklahoma State Fair. The classes are taught by some of Oklahoma's top teaching artists. All classes are free, but some require the purchase of a $5 supply kit. 

Watch for registration top open for the 2020 Take pART in the Fair classes in May.




Nancy Nortz