Local Fairs and Livestock Shows
Local Fair Information
CHECK THE ON-LINE FAIR ENTRY BOOK FOR ENTRY DATES. SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
All Livestock Exhibitors will have to complete livestock ethic training to participate in the fairs. Check your entry book for livestock ethic training options and requirements.
The YQCA training can be completed at http://yqca.org/. Please visit our website for information regarding Youth for the Quality Care of Animals.
We have not been notified at this time of Salinas Valley Fair is canceling due to COVID-19 "shelter in place" ordinance by California Governor, Please check the local fair websites for more information.
Salinas Valley Fair
Fair Dates: May 16th -19th
Entry Deadline for all Market Livestock and Breeding Livestock
Monday, April 1st, 2019 5 PM or postmarked by April 1st, 2019
Online Entries – Monday, April 1st, 11:59 PM
Junior State Fair:
We are happy to announce the California State Fair will be July 16-20, 2020. As we begin to prepare for the 2020 California State Fair please note deadlines, requirements and updates below.
Junior Livestock Show entry deadline: June 17,2020
Junior Livestock Show: July 16-20, 2020
DNA kits are available upon request at http://events.bigfun.org/. The link is also available on the California State Fair website. Go to CAStateFair.org, click on Junior Livestock under the Competitions page to find the DNA Kit Request link. Check State fair website for deadlines.
Monterey County Fair
Online Entries- Rabbit, Livestock & still exhibits
See Monterey Entry Book for more information at https://montereycountyfair.com/exhibits-junior-livestock-auction/
Fair Dates: September 3 -7,2020
Santa Cruz County Fair
Online entries for livestock due TBD
Online entry book: TBD
Fair Dates: September 16 -20, 2020
Santa Cruz County Fair website for more details: https://www.santacruzcountyfair.com/
San Benito County Fair
Fair entry book