Student Showcase

Student Showcase recognizes the best of California youth entries

Desk with stationary. Studio shot on wooden background.

The California State Fair Student Showcase debuts the best student made projects and is open to any California resident 5-18 years old.

Enter to win State Fair ribbons, boost your accolades and get recognized as being among the Best of California!

Youth Photography is now incorporated into Student Showcase. Please see the Guide for division and entry information.

How to Enter

Competition Dates

The 2020 CA State Fair & Food Festival has been cancelled, including our events and competitions, due to safety concerns regarding COVID-19.

We are planning to make the 2021 CA State Fair & Food Festival the best one yet and we hope that you’ll enter next year’s competition! The 2021 competition dates will be announced later. Please check back soon.

2021 Dates Details
TBA Entries Open Registration online
TBA Entries Close online at 6 pm & entry fees must be paid
TBA Results Emailed & Posted Online for accepted entries
TBA Accepted Entry Drop off 9 am – 5 pm
TBA Exhibition Opens & Awards Results posted online