The San Diego County Fair is open through July 4. In the interest of public safety, activities involving direct animal interaction at the Fair have been suspended.

All guests are encouraged to wash their hands after any contact with animals or their living area, as well as prior to eating or drinking.

Livestock Market Show

The information below is from the 2019 Fair, and it will give you an idea of what to expect in 2020. Please check back soon!

4-H and FFA Competition

Youth from 4-H and FFA clubs enter their hand-raised animals in the San Diego County Fair Market Show for a chance to win ribbons and a coveted spot in the annual Junior Livestock Auction.

Entry Information

Entry deadline: Entries are now closed for this competition.
Fair dates: May 31 -July 4, 2019.

Please note: Entry Information was modified and replaced on Monday, April 8. Please download a new copy. Forms are included in the Entry Information document, or you can download them individually. 

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Entry Information
State Rules
Local Rules
Ultrasound Contest

2019 Results – Grand Champion Judging

Market Beef

Grand Champion –  Delana Sehnert, FFA, Fallbrook

Reserve Grand Champion – Ethan Rockwell, 4H, Valley Center

FFA Reserve Champion – Mallory Sehnert, Fallbrook

4-H Reserve Champion – Wesley Palcic, Valley Center

Market Goats

Grand Champion – Karstin Wagner, 4-H, Lakeside

Reserve Grand Champion – Alan Morris, 4-H, Fallbrook

FFA Champion – Megan Kelly, Ramona

FFA Reserve Champion – Connor Bast, Lakeside

Market Lambs

Grand Champion –  Haley Attig, FFA, El Cajon

Reserve Grand Champion –  Oscar Ledesma, FFA, Fallbrook

4H Champion – Taylor Michalke, Fallbrook

4H Reserve Champion – Kellsey McCaffree, Valley Center

Market Swine

Grand Champion –  Jordan Mani, FFA, Lakeside

Reserve Grand Champion –  Aubree Hoyt, 4-H, Alpine

4H Reserve Champion –  Monica Ferris, Lakeside

FFA Reserve Champion –  Raelynn Holmes, Fallbrook

Rabbit Meat Pen

Grand Champion –  Teo Konyn, 4-H, Esccondido

Reserve Grand Champion – Cassandra Hoppe, FFA, Poway

4H Reserve Champion –  Lexi McCaffree, Valley Center

FFA Reserve Champion –  Edwin Vargas Navarro, Vista

2019 Results

Beef

Showmanship
Ultrasound Contest

Sheep/Lambs

Showmanship
Ultrasound Contest

Goats

Showmanship
Dairy Goat Showmanship
Pen of Three
Ultrasound Contest

Swine

Showmanship
Pen of Three
Ultrasound Contest

Rabbits

Showmanship

Important Dates

Entry deadline: Friday, May 3
Arrival and Weigh-In: Monday, June 24
Grand Champion Judging: Thursday, June 27
Junior Livestock Auction: Saturday, June 29
Master Showmanship: Sunday, June 30
Awards Ceremony: Sunday, June 30
Departure: Monday, July 1 (by 6 a.m.)
Please see the 2019 Calendar in the Entry Information for other important events and dates.

Forms

Market Entry Form
Market Inventory Worksheet (Excel)
Market Inventory Worksheet (PDF)
Badging Schedule
Badging Request Form
Camping Form
Jockey Quarters Form
First Aid Form

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