Pocket Pets

Your Pocket Pet can win our contest!

Kids: If you have a pet that is small enough to fit in your pocket, enter it in our Pocket Pets contest. Open to youth ages 5-12.

The Fine Print

Got questions? Here’s more information on this contest.

Participants must register online in advance. On the day of the contest, entrants check at Will Call to receive an admission ticket and a Pocket Pet permit. All animals must be small enough to actually fit in an exhibitor’s pocket, but in actuality, the animal must be brought to the Fair in an appropriate carry cage or container. Other contest requirements are in the Contest Info.

Ribbons for first through third in each of six classes, plus a Best of Show rosette. Please see the contest materials for specifics.

The entry fee is $5, and includes free Fair admission.

Get in touch online or call us at (858) 792-4207.

Entry Information

Entry deadline: Friday, June 21, 2019, by 5 p.m.
Contest date: Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Contest Info
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Who Won The Ribbons

Congratulations to those who won awards and ribbons in the 2018 Photo Shootouts at the San Diego County Fair.

First – Elizabeth Ayres, San Diego
Second – Ryan Noell, Carlsbad
Third – Robert Lutz, Encinitas

First – Lev Itsygin, San Diego
Second – Milena Kufa, El Cajon
Third – Kelly Kufa, El Cajon

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