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.
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 12-28, 2019. As we begin to prepare for the 2019 California State Fair please note deadlines, requirements and updates below.
Junior Livestock Show entry deadline: June 12, 2019
Junior Livestock Show: July 11 – 15, 2019
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.
The deadlines are as follows:
Deadline for requesting a kit for delivery via standard US Postal Mail MARCH 1, 2019
Completed sample hair collection must be in our office by MARCH 14, 2019
Market Sheep, Market Barrows, and Market Goats
Deadline for requesting a kit for delivery via standard US Postal Mail MAY 1, 2019
Completed sample hair collection must be in our office by MAY 14, 2019
Wether Dam & Wether Sire Sheep, Crossbred Gilts, and Wether Dam Doe Goats
Deadline for requesting a kit for delivery via standard US Postal Mail MAY 29, 2019
Completed sample hair collection must be in our office by JUNE 12, 2019
Monterey County Fair
Online Entries- Livestock & still exhibits due TBD
Rabbits entries are due TBD
Poultry entries are due TBD
Fair Dates: August
FAIR ENTRY BOOK
Santa Cruz County Fair
Online entries for livestock due TBD
Online entry book:
Fair Dates: September 9th - 15th
San Benito County Fair
Fair Dates: TBD
Fair entry book