Sykes Hall Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be a resident of Loudoun County to enter an exhibit?

Open exhibitors do not need to be a resident of Loudoun County.  4-H and FFA youth exhibitors must belong to a Loudoun County club. Youth exhibitors who are not members of a Loudoun County 4-H or FFA club can enter as open exhibitors.

How do I pay for my entries?

Only credit card payments will be accepted online during the registration process. Mailed checks will not be accepted. If you encounter any issues with payment, please contact the Sykes Hall committee at

Can I register onsite after the deadline?

Registration entries will only be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on July 15, 2022.  Entries not registered by July 15, 2022 will not be accepted during the drop off days.

Can I enter the same item in two or more classes?

Exhibitors may only enter an item in one class.

I have a cake entry and a photography entry. May I drop both off on one day?

Exhibitors may bring all their registered entries in all divisions on Saturday, July 23 during drop off hours. However, only entries in Divisions 1-6 and Division 11 will be accepted on Sunday, July 24 during drop off hours.

Can items entered in a prior fair but did not place still enroll?

Items that have previously been shown in past years at the Loudoun County 4-H Fair may not be entered again.

I have an item I want to enter but the class category is not listed on the Catalog of Exhibits. How can I enter my item?

At this time, we can only accept entries listed in the catalog. However, you may send a request to the Sykes Hall Chair ( to consider your class category in future fairs.

I am having problems with FairEntry. What do I do?

If you need to reset your password or encounter any other technical issue while using FairEntry, please contact the committee at

I have more questions and need more information. Who do I contact?

Send an email to with your questions. Our volunteers will do their best to reply within 24-48 hours.