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.
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 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.
2019 Results – Grand Champion Judging
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
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
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
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
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.