Compete in the Great New York State Fair

By Erika Mahoney

April 1, 2013 Updated Apr 1, 2013 at 11:39 AM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) If you have a special hobby that you would like to show off, then you are in luck.

Great New York State Fair organizers are looking for New York residents who want to compete in the 2013 fair, and some deadlines are just around the corner.

The categories include art, animals, agriculture and cooking among many others.

Organizers say last year, more than 6,000 people submitted roughly 28,000 entries for more than 275 different categories.

Competition rules, deadlines and entry forms are available online.

Click here for the forms.