(a)  The entry department will be open to receive and return exhibits 11 days prior to the fair and nine days following the fair, 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Sunday, when the department will be open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

(b)  Exhibit buildings will be open to the public daily between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 9:45 p.m. during the fair.

(c)  On the last night of the fair, after 9:45 p.m., exhibits may be packed up and stored for removal.  No vehicle will be permitted to enter fair grounds to remove exhibits before 8:00 a.m. of the morning following the closing of the fair.  Livestock, poultry, and rabbits will have a special release time on the last day of the fair.

(d)  No fair superintendent or other employee shall be permitted, directly or indirectly, to make an entry in any department of the fair over which he presides or wherein he may be employed.

(e)  The fair manager may limit exhibits to the facilities available at any given time.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993; October 1, 1987; July 1, 1977;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.