2019 Entry Guides are not available yet.  Please check back in 2019.

This is the page you are looking for when you want to enter something in the Fair.  Whatever department you want, there are links to the correct entry guide below.

Please note:
Auction Checks for youth market exhibitors will be available beginning Friday, September 21, 2018 after 3:00 PM in the Fair Administration Office.  After Friday, the checks may be picked up during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5 pm – closed between 12 pm-1 pm).  Checks will not be released until thank you cards are turned in.
Please Note: All Premium Vouchers must be redeemed by Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

1. The Entry Guide is divided by area of interest.
Both senior (adult) and junior (youth/child) competition categories, including 4-H and FFA projects, are listed under each area of interest.

2. All department links are listed below.
Click on the Department you are interested in to download entry details, deadlines, fees, judging schedules and specific rules for your areas of interest . Also, be sure to check the State and Local rules. The downloadable information is provided in Adobe Acrobat pdf format.

If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download it via this link.

3. Online Entry dates to be determined for 2019.
Click on the Blue Rectangle below to enter online.   Please check individual exhibit departments for entry deadlines.

4. Please have your entry forms filled out when you bring your entries to the Ventura County Fairgrounds.
Links to entry forms are also available below.

5. If you have any questions, please call the Ventura County Fairgrounds at 805-648-3376
The following information is provided in Adobe Acrobat PDF format for downloading and printing.

Large and Small Livestock Quality Assurance/Ethics Training Classes:
Information to be posted soon.

2018 Quality Assurance Master Log 5-31-2018
Youth Quality Assurance Program Handout

2019 Ear Tagging Dates for Junior Livestock Market Animal


2019 Open  Youth Horse Show – Independents, Grange & 4-H

Dates to be announced soon.

2019 Open Horse Shows

Draft & Carriage Horse Show – TBA
GLAPHC All Breed English & Western Horse Show – TBA
VCCA Cowboy Challenge & Cattle Sorting -TBA
Tri County Team Ropers & Youth Event – TBA

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Fair Entry Information

The Ventura County Fair is here for you to share your greatest accomplishments with all of our community. Thanks to everyone who enters this year, you are the heart of Ventura County and it just wouldn’t be a fair without you!