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.
Note: All market animal exhibitors are required to attend a quality assurance/ethics training to be eligible to participate in the 2019 Ventura County Fair.
2019 Ear Tagging Dates for Junior Livestock Market Animal
- Market Steer – TBD
- Market Swine, Lamb & Goat – TBD
- Market Meat Pens – TBD
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
Small and Large Livestock
2018 Large Livestock Entry Guide
2018 Junior Breeding Entry Form
2018 Open Senior Breeding Entry Form
2018 Junior Market Entry Form
2018 Large Livestock Quality Assurance Packet
2018 Medications-Biologicials-Treatments Form
2018 Market Swine Procedure
2018 Small Livestock Entry Guide
2018 Small Livestock Entry Form
2018 Small Livestock Quality Assurance Forms
Adult’s Code of Conduct
THANK YOU 2018 BUYERS and SPONSORS
Tips for Contacting Perspective Buyers
Rules and Entry Forms
2018 State Rules for California Fairs
2018 Academic Rodeo Entry Form
2018 Adult & Youth Entry Form
2018 Adult Photography Entry Form
2018 Agriculture & Natural Resources Feature Exhibit Pre-Entry Packet
2018 Amateur Wine Entry Form
2018 Home Brew Beer Entry Form
2018 Olive Oil Entry Form
2018 Pro Art Entry Form
2018 Open Horse Show Entry Form
2018 Youth Horse Show Entry Form
All Other Departments
2018 4H & Grange
2018 Academic Rodeo
2018 Agriculture & Natural Resources
2018 Amateur Homebrew Beer Competition
2018 Amateur-Homewinemaker Competition
2018 Olive Oil Competition
2018 Amateur Fine Arts
2018 Gems and Minerals
2018 Hobbies, Models & Collections
2018 Home Arts
2018 Kids, Cameral & Crops
2018 Open Horse Shows
2018 Professional Arts
2018 Uncle Leo Story Telling Contest
2018 Youth Expo
2018 Youth Horse Show
Letter from Governor Brown
Letter from Secretary Ross
2018 Entry Dates at a Glance
2018 Exhibitor How-To
Ventura County Fair Volunteer Application
Poultry Health Inspection
Poultry & Rabbit QA Info
Release & Waiver of Liability
USDA Animal Health inspection Services