Enter your minerals, gems, lapidary, or jewelry
Collectors and jewelry designers can enter mineral specimens, faceted gemstones, lapidary work, fossils and jewelry in the San Diego County Fair Gems, Minerals & Jewelry competitive exhibit.
The Fine Print
Here is basic information about this competition; download the Entry Information flier for details.
If you entered the 2020 Gems & Minerals Competition we have contacted you directly with information regarding your entries. Get in touch if you have further questions.
We look forward to seeing you in the 2021 competition, where we will continue our “Heroes Unite!” Fair theme. Use these 2020 entry materials as your guide—we plan on using the same divisions and classes.
Entry deadline: Friday, May 1, 2020.
Entry delivery dates: Saturday, May 30, and Sunday, May 31, 2020.
Exhibit dates: June 5-July 5, 2020.
Exhibitor Appreciation Night: Saturday, June 6, 2020; 7:00-9:00pm.
Entry pick-up date: Tuesday, July 7, 2020.
What To See And Do
Learn more about all the fun activities in this exhibit! Gem identification, faceting, and various gem and jewelry demonstrations take place during the Fair.