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Local Fairs Information

Local County & State Fair Information

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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.

YQCA training is required by the fairs to show livestock.  The certificate is good for one year from the time of completion. 

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 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 Dates:

Fair entry book

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