Blue Ribbon Competition

Call for Entries

Calling all artists, crafters, gardeners, bakers, and jam makers! We are excited to announce that the Queens County Fair’s Annual Blue Ribbon Competition is back!  Registration for the 2022 Blue Ribbon Competition is now open & free to enter. 

There are six Blue Ribbon Divisions including:

  • Vegetables
  • Flower Arranging
  • Horticulture 
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Culinary Arts
  • Apiculture

And, two Junior Divisions:

  • Culinary Arts
  • Arts & Crafts

In total, there are 60 categories within these divisions. We encourage anyone interested in participating to review the categories in the PDF below for details. It breaks out all the divisions and categories in detail in addition to program participation information. 


Prizes awarded for first place, second, third, honorable mention and Best in Show in each division. All entries will be on display at the Queens County Fair on September 10 & 11, 2022. There have been over 1000 winners over the last 38 years of the Queens County Fair from all over New York City and beyond. Join us! 

Online Entry Form

Delivering entries to the Fair:

Entries are accepted on Fri, September 9th between 2:00–8:00pm* sharp at Queens Farm (73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park, NY 11004). Please go to Barn Building. Registration closes Fri, Sept 9th at 8pm. Entries are judged before event opens to the public on Saturday.

Please label all entries: Include full name, address, phone and the category number on a label. 

*Exception: Saturday drop-offs between 8-9am ONLY with prior written notice to blueribbon@queensfarm.org.

Picking up entries:

No item on exhibit may be removed prior to 6:00pm on Sun, Sept 11th. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Ready to learn more about the Queens County Fair? Click here for details.