Exhibitor Information

Exhibitor Entry forms for the 2017 Nevada County Fair will begin being accepted on June 1. Market Animal & Livestock Entries–See below for registration information.

Ready, Set, Action – Best Exhibit Videos

When you’re creating your exhibits to enter in the Fair, why not grab your phone and create a fun video? You could win tickets to the Fair! The video can feature anything from a fun exhibit moment to the creative process to the finished product. It’s up to you! Video rules can be found below:

Best Exhibit Video Rules


2017 Mandatory Registration of Market Animals and Livestock

Below are the registration deadlines for the Nevada County Fair’s mandatory registration for Market Animals and other livestock.

Market Beef
Registration opens: March 20
Deadline: April 7 at 4 pm

 Mandatory Steer Registration Instructions
 FFA Beef Entry Form
 4-H/Grange Beef Entry Form
 Code of Ethics

Market Goat, Lambs, Swine and Turkeys
Registration opens: May 22
Deadline: June 9 at 4 pm
Registration instructions will be available early May.

Ag Mechanics, Ag Mechanics Auction, Market Eggs, Broiler and Rabbit Meat Pens
Registration opens: June 1
Deadline: July 7, 4:00 pm
Rules and details available in the Competition Handbook, available online and at the Fair Office, beginning June 1.

All Other Livestock
Entry forms due by: Friday, July 7 at 4 pm
No extensions will be made.
Rules and details available in the Competition Handbook, available online and at the Fair Office, beginning June 1.


2016 Competition Handbook

Competition Handbook: Everything you need to know to compete at the Fair.
  2016 Competition Handbook (large file)
Includes Receiving and Judging dates, see page 20.

Information for Fairgoers: Everything you need to know to attend the Fair.
Information for Fairgoers, 2016 (large file)

Both are available (as one printed item) at the Fair Office and at various locations around town.


If you have any questions about your entries, please contact the Fair Office by email at entries@nevadacountyfair.com or by calling our office at (530) 273-6217.