Livestock Entry Deadlines and Last Call for Market Beef Entries

All livestock entry deadlines for market animals, all other livestock, and Ag Mechanics Auction for the 2018 Fair are now listed here. As a reminder, this Friday (April 6) is the last call for Market Beef entries! All entries need to be completed online, and we’re here to help with the process.

Categories: Nevada County Fair.

Nevada County Fair Requires Mandatory Registration of Market Animals for 2017 Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 13, 2017

Contact: Robin Hauck, Deputy Manager
(530) 273-6217; moc.r1532199347iaFyt1532199347nuoCa1532199347daveN1532199347@nibo1532199347R1532199347

Nevada County Fair Requires Mandatory Registration of Market Animals for 2017 Fair

The Nevada County Fair’s mandatory registration deadline for all market beef is 4:00 pm, Friday, April 7th.  The mandatory registration deadline of all other large market animals including Turkeys is 4:00 pm, Friday, June 9th.  

Junior beef exhibitors may register their market animals at the Fairground’s Administration Office, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm, beginning March 20th.  The absolute deadline for market beef registration is 4:00 pm, Friday, April 7th.  Goat, lamb, hog and turkey exhibitors may register their market animals beginning May 22nd.  The absolute deadline for market goat, sheep, swine and turkey registration is 4:00 pm, Friday, June 9th.  

All FFA, 4-H, Grange and Independent exhibitors are required to register their market animals for the Fair on the dates specified above by completing an entry form and paying the entry fees.  Entry forms and detailed instructions are available at the 4-H Office, through FFA Advisors, the Fair Administration Office and on the Fairgrounds website: www.NevadaCountyFair.com

To exhibit a large market animal at the 2017 Nevada County Fair, exhibitors must be 9 years old or in the 4th grade by January 1, 2017 and must be a Nevada County Junior.  A Nevada County Junior exhibitor is defined as:

  • An exhibitor whose legal residence is within the boundaries of the Nevada County Fair and who attends a school within Nevada County, or
  • An exhibitor who lives outside Nevada County, attends a school in Nevada County and is a member of the FFA, Nevada County 4-H or Nevada County Grange, or
  • An exhibitor who is a Nevada County resident enrolled and attending college and is a member of the FFA, Nevada County 4-H or Nevada County Grange.

    Although an exhibitor may enter only one large market animal in the Fair, each exhibitor will be allowed to register a maximum of 2 animals per species, not to exceed 4 animals in total.  The Fair appreciates that exhibitors often choose to raise more than one market animal, giving them the option of bringing their finest quality animal to the Fair to sell through the Junior Livestock Auction, which is scheduled during the Fair on Sunday, August 14th.  A family may choose to register a second animal of the same species to be shared by their children in the event that one of their children needs to bring a back-up animal.

    The 2017 Nevada County Fair is scheduled for August 9th through 13th.  For information on market animal registration or becoming involved in the Junior Livestock Auction as a buyer or volunteer, call the Fair at 273-6217.

    “Sea You at the Fair”

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Dates and Forms for Market Animals

Nevada County Fair Requires Mandatory Registration of Market Animals for 2016 Fair

The Nevada County Fair’s mandatory registration deadline for all market beef is 4:00 pm, Friday, April 8th.  The mandatory registration deadline of all other large market animals including Turkeys is 4:00 pm, Friday, June 10th.

Junior beef exhibitors may register their market animals at the Fairground’s Administration Office, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm, beginning March 21st.  The absolute deadline for market beef registration is 4:00 pm, Friday, April 8th.  Goat, lamb, hog and turkey exhibitors may register their market animals beginning May 23rd.  The absolute deadline for market goat, sheep, swine and turkey registration is 4:00 pm, Friday, June 10th.

All FFA, 4-H, Grange and Independent exhibitors are required to register their market animals for the Fair on the dates specified above by completing an entry form and paying the entry fees.  Entry forms and detailed instructions are available at the 4-H Office, through FFA Advisors, the Fair Administration Office and here:

Market Beef
Registration opens: March 21
Deadline: April 8 at 4 pm
FFA Registration Instructions and Entry Form
4-H/Grange Registration Instructions and Entry Form
Code of Ethics

Market Goat, Lambs, Swine and Turkeys
Registration opens: May 23
Deadline: June 10 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 11, 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 22 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.


To exhibit a large market animal at the 2016 Nevada County Fair, exhibitors must be 9 years old or in the 4th grade by January 1, 2016 and must be a Nevada County Junior.  A Nevada County Junior exhibitor is defined as:

• An exhibitor whose legal residence is within the boundaries of the Nevada County Fair and who attends a school within Nevada County, or

• An exhibitor who lives outside Nevada County, attends a school in Nevada County and is a member of the FFA, Nevada County 4-H or Nevada County Grange, or

• An exhibitor who is a Nevada County resident enrolled and attending college and is a member of the FFA, Nevada County 4-H or Nevada County Grange.

Although an exhibitor may enter only one large market animal in the Fair, each exhibitor will be allowed to register a maximum of 2 animals per species, not to exceed 4 animals in total.  The Fair appreciates that exhibitors often choose to raise more than one market animal, giving them the option of bringing their finest quality animal to the Fair to sell through the Junior Livestock Auction, which is scheduled during the Fair on Sunday, August 14th.  A family may choose to register a second animal of the same species to be shared by their children in the event that one of their children needs to bring a back-up animal.

The 2016 “Kick It Up” Nevada County Fair is scheduled for August 10th through 14th.  For information on market animal registration or becoming involved in the Junior Livestock Auction as a buyer or volunteer, call the Fair at 273-6217.

Categories: Announcements.

Nevada County Fair Requires Mandatory Registration of Market Animals for 2016 Fair

News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 15, 2016

Contact: Robin Hauck, Deputy Manager
(530) 273-6217; moc.r1532199347iaFyt1532199347nuoCa1532199347daveN1532199347@nibo1532199347R1532199347

Nevada County Fair Requires Mandatory Registration of Market Animals for 2016 Fair

The Nevada County Fair’s mandatory registration deadline for all market beef is 4:00 pm, Friday, April 8th.  The mandatory registration deadline of all other large market animals including Turkeys is 4:00 pm, Friday, June 10th.

Junior beef exhibitors may register their market animals at the Fairground’s Administration Office, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm, beginning March 21st.  The absolute deadline for market beef registration is 4:00 pm, Friday, April 8th.  Goat, lamb, hog and turkey exhibitors may register their market animals beginning May 23rd.  The absolute deadline for market goat, sheep, swine and turkey registration is 4:00 pm, Friday, June 10th.

All FFA, 4-H, Grange and Independent exhibitors are required to register their market animals for the Fair on the dates specified above by completing an entry form and paying the entry fees.  Entry forms and detailed instructions are available at the 4-H Office, through FFA Advisors, the Fair Administration Office and here:

Market Beef
Registration opens: March 21
Deadline: April 8 at 4 pm
FFA Registration Instructions and Entry Form
4-H/Grange Registration Instructions and Entry Form
Code of Ethics

To exhibit a large market animal at the 2016 Nevada County Fair, exhibitors must be 9 years old or in the 4th grade by January 1, 2016 and must be a Nevada County Junior.  A Nevada County Junior exhibitor is defined as:

• An exhibitor whose legal residence is within the boundaries of the Nevada County Fair and who attends a school within Nevada County, or

• An exhibitor who lives outside Nevada County, attends a school in Nevada County and is a member of the FFA, Nevada County 4-H or Nevada County Grange, or

• An exhibitor who is a Nevada County resident enrolled and attending college and is a member of the FFA, Nevada County 4-H or Nevada County Grange.

Although an exhibitor may enter only one large market animal in the Fair, each exhibitor will be allowed to register a maximum of 2 animals per species, not to exceed 4 animals in total.  The Fair appreciates that exhibitors often choose to raise more than one market animal, giving them the option of bringing their finest quality animal to the Fair to sell through the Junior Livestock Auction, which is scheduled during the Fair on Sunday, August 14th.  A family may choose to register a second animal of the same species to be shared by their children in the event that one of their children needs to bring a back-up animal.

The 2016 “Kick It Up” Nevada County Fair is scheduled for August 10th through 14th.  For information on market animal registration or becoming involved in the Junior Livestock Auction as a buyer or volunteer, call the Fair at 273-6217. For more information, visit www.NevadaCountyFair.com.

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Nevada County Fair Requires Mandatory Registration of Market Animals for 2015 Fair

News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 17, 2015

Contact:     Robin Hauck, Deputy Manager
(530) 273-6217; moc.r1532199347iaFyt1532199347nuoCa1532199347daveN1532199347@nibo1532199347R1532199347

Nevada County Fair Requires Mandatory Registration of Market Animals for 2015 Fair

The Nevada County Fair’s mandatory registration deadline for all market beef is 4:00 pm, Friday, April 10th.  The mandatory registration deadline of all other large market animals is 4:00 pm, Friday, June 12th.

Market Beef
Registration opens: March 23
Deadline: April 10 at 4 pm
pdf Steer Registration Instructions
pdf Code of Ethics

Junior beef exhibitors may register their market animals at the Fair’s Administration Office, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm, beginning March 23rd.  The Fair Administration Office will have extended hours on Wednesday, April 8th, from 8am to 6pm to accept entries.  The absolute deadline for market beef registration is 4:00 pm, Friday, April 10th.  Goat, lamb and hog exhibitors may register their market animals beginning May 26th.  The absolute deadline for market goat, sheep and swine registration is 4:00 pm, Friday, June 12th.

All FFA, 4-H, Grange and Independent exhibitors are required to register their market animals for the Fair on the dates specified above.  Along with the completed entry form and entry fees the exhibitor must also present a photograph of themselves with their market animal and a Bill of Sale to Fair officials; the exhibitor should request this Bill of Sale from the person who sold them their market animal, or if an exhibitor bred their own animal, they must present a letter so stating. Entry forms and detailed instructions are available at the 4-H Office, through FFA Advisors and at the Fair Administration Office.

An exhibitor can bring in their own entry forms with the additional required documents and entry fees or it can be done by the club leader/chapter advisor for the group.  Individual parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, etc., cannot bring in someone else’s paperwork. It either has to be done as an individual exhibitor in person or as a group by the signing leader and/or advisor.

To exhibit a large market animal at the 2015 Nevada County Fair, exhibitors must be 9 years old or in the 4th grade by January 1, 2015 and must be a Nevada County Junior.  A Nevada County Junior exhibitor is defined as:

  • An exhibitor whose legal residence is within the boundaries of the Nevada County Fair and who attends a school within Nevada County, or
  • An exhibitor who lives outside Nevada County, attends a school in Nevada County and is a member of the FFA, Nevada County 4-H or Nevada County Grange, or
  • An exhibitor who is a Nevada County resident enrolled and attending college and is a member of the FFA, Nevada County 4-H or Nevada County Grange.

Although an exhibitor may enter only one large market animal in the Fair, each exhibitor will be allowed to register a maximum of 2 animals per species, not to exceed 4 animals in total.  The Fair appreciates that exhibitors often choose to raise more than one market animal, giving them the option of bringing their finest quality animal to the Fair to sell through the Junior Livestock Auction, which is scheduled during the Fair on Sunday, August 16th.  A family may choose to register a second animal to be shared by their children in the event that one of their children needs to bring a back-up animal.

The 2015 “Catch the Fair Bug” Nevada County Fair is scheduled for August 12th through 16th.  For information on market animal registration or becoming involved in the Junior Livestock Auction as a buyer or volunteer, call the Fair at 273-6217.

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Registration of Market Animals for 2015 Fair

The Nevada County Fair’s mandatory registration deadline for all market beef is 4:00 pm, Friday, April 10th.  The mandatory registration deadline of all other large market animals is 4:00 pm, Friday, June 12th.

Market Beef
Registration opens: March 23
Deadline: April 10 at 4 pm
pdf Steer Registration Instructions
pdf Code of Ethics

Junior beef exhibitors may register their market animals at the Fair’s Administration Office, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm, beginning March 23rd.  The Fair Administration Office will have extended hours on Wednesday, April 8th, from 8am to 6pm to accept entries.  The absolute deadline for market beef registration is 4:00 pm, Friday, April 10th.  Goat, lamb and hog exhibitors may register their market animals beginning May 26th.  The absolute deadline for market goat, sheep and swine registration is 4:00 pm, Friday, June 12th.

All FFA, 4-H, Grange and Independent exhibitors are required to register their market animals for the Fair on the dates specified above.  Along with the completed entry form and entry fees the exhibitor must also present a photograph of themselves with their market animal and a Bill of Sale to Fair officials; the exhibitor should request this Bill of Sale from the person who sold them their market animal, or if an exhibitor bred their own animal, they must present a letter so stating. Entry forms and detailed instructions are available at the 4-H Office, through FFA Advisors and at the Fair Administration Office.

An exhibitor can bring in their own entry forms with the additional required documents and entry fees or it can be done by the club leader/chapter advisor for the group.  Individual parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, etc., cannot bring in someone else’s paperwork. It either has to be done as an individual exhibitor in person or as a group by the signing leader and/or advisor.

To exhibit a large market animal at the 2015 Nevada County Fair, exhibitors must be 9 years old or in the 4th grade by January 1, 2015 and must be a Nevada County Junior.  A Nevada County Junior exhibitor is defined as:

  • An exhibitor whose legal residence is within the boundaries of the Nevada County Fair and who attends a school within Nevada County, or
  • An exhibitor who lives outside Nevada County, attends a school in Nevada County and is a member of the FFA, Nevada County 4-H or Nevada County Grange, or
  • An exhibitor who is a Nevada County resident enrolled and attending college and is a member of the FFA, Nevada County 4-H or Nevada County Grange.

Although an exhibitor may enter only one large market animal in the Fair, each exhibitor will be allowed to register a maximum of 2 animals per species, not to exceed 4 animals in total.  The Fair appreciates that exhibitors often choose to raise more than one market animal, giving them the option of bringing their finest quality animal to the Fair to sell through the Junior Livestock Auction, which is scheduled during the Fair on Sunday, August 16th.  A family may choose to register a second animal to be shared by their children in the event that one of their children needs to bring a back-up animal.

The 2015 “Catch the Fair Bug” Nevada County Fair is scheduled for August 12th through 16th.  For information on market animal registration or becoming involved in the Junior Livestock Auction as a buyer or volunteer, call the Fair at 273-6217.

Categories: Announcements.

Mandatory Registration of Market Animals for 2014 Fair

Market Beef
Registration opens: March 17
Deadline: April 4 at 4 pm
pdf Steer Registration Instructions
pdf Code of Ethics
 
Market Goat, Lambs, and Swine
Registration opens: May 19
Deadline: June 6 at 4 pm
(Registration instructions will be available early May)


The Nevada County Fair’s mandatory registration deadline for all market beef is 4:00 pm, Friday, April 4th. The mandatory registration deadline of all other large market animals is 4:00 pm, Friday, June 6th.

Junior beef exhibitors may register their market animals at the Fair’s Administration Office, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm, beginning March 17th. The absolute deadline for market beef registration is 4:00 pm, Friday, April 4th. Goat, lamb and hog exhibitors may register their market animals beginning May 19th. The absolute deadline for market goat, sheep and swine registration is 4:00 pm, Friday, June 6th.

All FFA, 4-H, Grange and Independent exhibitors are required to register their market animals for the Fair on the dates specified above. Along with the completed entry form and entry fees the exhibitor must also present a photograph of themselves with their market animal and a Bill of Sale to Fair officials; the exhibitor should request this Bill of Sale from the person who sold them their market animal, or if an exhibitor bred their own animal, they must present a letter so stating. Market Beef exhibitors must also complete a transportation slip. Entry forms, transportation slips and detailed instructions are available at the 4-H Office, through FFA Advisors and at the Fair Administration Office.

An exhibitor can bring in their own entry forms with the additional required documents and entry fees or it can be done by the club leader/chapter advisor for the group. Individual parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, etc., cannot bring in someone else’s paperwork. It either has to be done as an individual exhibitor in person or as a group by the signing leader and/or advisor.

To exhibit a large market animal at the 2014 Nevada County Fair, exhibitors must be 9 years old or in the 4th grade by January 1, 2014 and must be a Nevada County Junior. A Nevada County Junior exhibitor is defined as:

  • An exhibitor whose legal residence is within the boundaries of the Nevada County Fair and who attends a school within Nevada County, or
  • An exhibitor who lives outside Nevada County, attends a school in Nevada County and is a member of the FFA, Nevada County 4-H or Nevada County Grange, or
  • An exhibitor who is a Nevada County resident enrolled and attending college and is a member of the FFA, Nevada County 4-H or Nevada County Grange.

Although an exhibitor may enter only one large market animal in the Fair, each exhibitor will be allowed to register a maximum of 2 animals per species, not to exceed 4 animals in total. The Fair appreciates that exhibitors often choose to raise more than one market animal, giving them the option of bringing their finest quality animal to the Fair to sell through the Junior Livestock Auction, which is scheduled during the Fair on Sunday, August 10th. A family may choose to register a second animal to be shared by their children in the event that one of their children needs to bring a back-up animal.

The 2014 “Simply Fun” Nevada County Fair is scheduled for August 6th through 10th. For information on market animal registration or becoming involved in the Junior Livestock Auction as a buyer or volunteer, call the Fair at 273-6217.

Categories: Announcements.