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Local Fairs and Livestock Shows

Local Fair Information

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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 

Fair & Entries Information

Entry Deadline for all Market Livestock and Breeding Livestock
Entry Forms: 

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

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:

Market Steers

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

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