Student Showcase

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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

Prize Donors

A special thank you to our competition prize donors. We appreciate your support.

  • In Memory of Dorothy Killian Painter: $250 Awarded to a Quilt of the family’s choice

Competition Dates

Dates Details
April 14, 2023 Entries open registration online
May 17, 2023 Entries close online at 6 pm & entry fees must be paid
May 25, 2023 Results emailed & posted online for accepted entries
June 2, 2023 Hand deliver entries between 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
June 3, 2023 Hand deliver entries between 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
June 4, 2023 Hand deliver entries between 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
June 24, 2023 Artist statements due by email
July 14, 2023 Exhibition opens. Award results posted online
July 15, 2023 Student Showcase Awards 10:00 am – 11:00 am, on PG&E Center Stage
August 5, 2023 Entry Pick up, 9 am – 5 pm

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