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Horticulture Exhibits      

Entering projects into the Georgia National Fair is a great way to meet the SAE part of our standards.  There is a lot available for your horticulture students at the fair.  An incentive for your students might be a chance for them to win some individual prize money.  

Each chapter is eligible to enter:

    - 5 Mini Horticulture Booths (no theme) 


     - 5 Agriscience Research Booths (any topic area, not just Horticulture) Booths

     - 1 Large chapter Horticulture Booth (Theme - 


     - 10 Landscape Drawings - hand-drawn or computer generated 

     - 5 Live plants

Exhibit Delivery Schedule for the above items: 

Thursday, Sept. 28 - Saturday, Sept 30

Weekdays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM 


Arrival deadline on all exhibits: Saturday, Sept 30, 3:00 PM 



Floriculture & Nursery/ Landscape ID Contests  

This is great practice for the area competitions.  Students competing in the ID contests will have 30 mins to identify 25 plants and 5-10 tiebreakers.  The 25 plants will come directly from the GA FFA Contest ID list.  The tie-breakers will be equipment (Jr & Sr), disorders (Jr & Sr), and plants that also come directly from that event's identification list. 

  • Each school may enter up to 10 students in Floriculture and up to 10 students in Nursery Landscape. 
  • **NEW THIS YEAR** - teams will be made up of 5 students, with the top 4 scores counting towards the team score
  • Example: A single school may enter 10 floriculture students - 5 entries may be junior division, and 5 may be senior division, OR 10 juniors division only OR 10 senior division only
  Jr and Sr Floriculture ID and Jr and Sr Nursery/ Landscape ID will be held on Tuesday, October 10th.  All ID events will take place inside the

Teams will be assigned competition times once the fair receives your registration.  You will receive a separate email from me after registration closes regarding your assigned time. Competition times range from 10:00am - 2:00pm.


GNF Event Rulebook
Georgia National Fair Youth Exhibits Rulebook - Click on this link to view the rules for all Georgia National Fair Non-Livestock Events. 
Advisors must register for both of these events online through the Georgia National Fair Website  ( by Wednesday, September 20th. You must have a password to enter items into the fair. You can email the fair to get your password, or you may use your username and password from last year. Advisors should call 800-987-3247, ext. 555, or email to obtain the required password.  Passwords must be obtained by Monday, Sept 18th.
We do not have your password in the region office; only the fair has your password and can grant you access to their system. 

Step-by-Step Picture Tutorial "How To Register"

If you have trouble with your registration, please reach out to the fairgrounds at 800-987-3247, ext. 555 or email

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