Creative Living

Our Creative Living Center is always a fan favorite. It ranges from Needlework, to Homemade Goods, to Bird House Designing and many others. The list of contests/events for Adults and Youth are listed below so join in the fun competition. Also join us during the fair for the live cooking events.

Letter from CLC Director DEBORAH PAUL: LETTER from director
2019 Daily Schedule of Eventsschedule of events
Official Rules for CLC Contests/Events:  Official Rules
Official Alabama National Fair Recipe Form:  Recipe Form

2019 Entry Drop-off Information: 

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PRINT OFF YOUR ENTRY FORM(s) AND FILL OUT BEFORE ARRIVING WITH YOUR ITEMS THEN CLICK ON THE CORRECT LINK BELOW:

ADULT ENTRY FORM (page 1)

YOUTH ENTRY FORM (page 1)

SPECIAL FRIENDS ENTRY FORM (page 1)

ENTRY FORM PAGE 2 (if needed – to be attached to your Adult/Youth/Special Entry Form)

Early Entries accepted on the following days/dates: (NO EXCEPTIONS!)

Wednesday, September 25th, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thursday, September 26th, 12 noon – 7 PM

Friday, September 27th, 12 noon – 7:00 pm 

Saturday, September 28th, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

**Except Baking & Perishable Horticultural Products.

Baking & Perishable Horticultural Products accepted ONLY on Thursday, October 3rd  8:00 am – 1:00 pm. (NO EXCEPTIONS)
2019 Entry Pick-up Information:

*** Please note: You will NOT be able to take your items home the last night of the fair. Thanks for your understanding. ***

Pick-up after the fair on Tuesday, October 15th  1:00 pm – 6:00 pm and Wednesday, October 16th 8:00 am – 4:00 pm **

** All items that are not picked up by Wednesday, October 16th at 4:00 pm will be discarded.

***ALABAMA NATIONAL FAIR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES AS NEEDED TO ALL CONTEST LISTED BELOW***

YOUTH

2019 Youth Early Entry Contests  (click on individual links)

Y1 ART (Youth)

Y2 “HOME TWEET HOME” BIRD HOUSE (Youth)

Y3 HANDICRAFTS (Youth)

Y4 HOME BAKING (Youth)

Y5 MODELS (Youth)

Y6 MOST CREATIVE DECORATED CAKE (Youth)

Y7 PHOTOGRAPHY (Youth)

2019 Youth Live Contests – Cooking & Other (click on individual links)

YL1  CHICKEN MAIN DISH (Youth)

YL2 COOKIE DECORATING (Youth)

YL3 I LOVE CHOCOLATE (Youth)

YL4 PORK MAIN DISH (Youth)

YL5 PUMPKIN DECORATING (Youth)

YL6 TOTALLY AWESOME SANDWICH (Youth)

YL7 WHERE’S THE BEEF (Youth)

ADULT

2019 Adult Early Entry Contests  (click on individual links)

A1 ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES (Adult)

A2 ART (Adult)

A3 CROCHET & KNITTING (Adult)

A4 GEMS & MINERALS (Adult)

A5 HANDICRAFTS (Adult)

A6 HOME BAKING (Adult)

A7 HOME CANNING (Adult)

A8 HORTICULTURAL & POULTRY (Adult)

A9 MOST CREATIVE DECORATED CAKE (Adult)

A10 PHOTOGRAPHY (Adult)

A11 QUILTING (Adult)

A12 WEARING APPAREL (Adult)

S5 QUILTING DAY AT THE FAIR

2019 Adult Live Contests – Cooking (click on individual links)

AL1 ALABAMA’S BEST CAKES (Adult)

AL2 CONTEST CANCELLED/ELIMINATED

AL3 ALAGA SYRUP & OTHER ALABAMA PRODUCTS (Adult)

AL4 APPETIZERS & FINGER FOODS WITH ALAGA & WHITFIELD FOODS (Adult)

AL5 B-B-Q COOKOFF (Adult)

AL6 CHICKEN MAIN DISH (Adult)

AL7 COOKING WITH PECANS MAIN DISH (Adult)

AL8 COOKING WITH PECANS DESSERTS (Adult)

AL9 ‘CROCKIN IT’  (Adult)

AL10 HOLIDAY MAIN DISH WITH ALAGA & WHITFIELD FOODS (Adult)

AL11 I LOVE CHOCOLATE (Adult)

AL12 LET’S HAVE BREAKFAST (Adult)

AL13 PIE AT THE FAIR (Adult)

AL14 PORK MAIN DISH (Adult)

AL15 PRESIDENT’S CHOICE – ITALIAN (Adult)

AL16 WHERE’S THE BEEF (Adult)

CLICK HERE FOR LIST OF ALABAMA PRODUCTS

SPECIAL/OTHER

2019 Special/Other Contests (click on individual links)

S1 SPECIAL FRIENDS HANDICRAFTS (all ages)

S2 BAKER OF THE YEAR

S3 COOK OF THE YEAR

S4 IT’S A TRADITION

Online registration