Premiums and Competitions

Premium Books & Entry Forms

Premium books are now available on line in pdf format. To view these books you will need acrobat reader installed on your machine. To save these books on your computer, right click on the appropriate link and choose the save option. 


Livestock Exhibition Drug FAQs​

For specific information, refer to the 2021 Livestock Premium Book, which can be found here.  Review Section 3 of the Premium Book for information on violations for drug use.​

Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act (AMDUCA) Disclosure Form

This form is only for disclosure of extralabel (not in accordance with the approved labeling) drug use in a market animal by or on the lawful order of a licensed veterinarian with a valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship, as defined by 21 C.F.R. § 530​. This form is not to be used to disclose drug use that was in accordance with the approved labeling. It is a violation of the Premium Book to falsify entries, records, or registration of animals. A separate form is required for each extralabel drug.​

Competition Results Search

Find out who the winners are in any one of hundreds of competitions going on during the fair. From grand champion livestock to husband caller, winners are posted almost immediately after the judging.

Twilight Parade

Have you ever watched a parade and thought it would be fun to be in the parade? This is your chance to participate in the Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade. We are looking for both commercial and non-commercial groups to enter their floats or specialty units as well as high school bands.

Livestock Health Requirements

To ensure the safety and proper treatment of all participating livestock. The Illinois State Fair requires veterinary inspection and certification with specific guidelines.


Karaoke Contest

This is your chance to perform on the Illinois State Fair Grandstand Stage! This summer the Illinois State Fair staff will be traveling to various county fairs to find some of the best talent in our great state. 


Lego Contest

Sunday, August 21st, there will be Lego building contest in the Exposition Building.  Registration is at 10 am with build contest starting at 10:30 am.  Participants will have 30 minutes to build.  Judging will follow.  Age categories are 5-8 & 9-12.