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‚Äôs choice

Competition Dates

Dates Details
April 1, 2022 Entries open registration online
May 19, 2022 Entries close online at 6 pm & entry fees must be paid
May 27, 2022 Results emailed & posted online for accepted entries
June 4, 2022 Accepted entry drop off, 9 am – 5 PM
June 25, 2022 Artist statements due by email
July 15, 2022 Exhibition opens. Award results posted online
July 16, 2022 Awards ceremony
August 6, 2022 Entry Pick up, 9 AM – 5 PM

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