Small Animals

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The information below is from the 2018 Fair, and it will give you an idea of what to expect in 2019. Please check back!

Enter your animals

Adult and youth breeders can enter their animals for cash awards and ribbons in the San Diego County Fair’s Small Animals Show competitive exhibit.

The Small Animals Show includes:

  • Pigeons
  • Dogs
  • Rabbits
  • Cavies
  • Poultry

Entry Information

Entry materials available: Mid-February, 2019.
Entry deadline: Friday, May 10, 2019.
Fair dates: May 31-July 4, 2019.


Pigeon Show By Division
Pigeon Show By Last Name
Dog Show By Division
Dog Show By Last Name
Rabbit Show By Division
Rabbit Show By Last Name
Cavies Show By Division
Cavies Show By Last Name
Poultry Show By Division
Poultry Show By Last Name

Entry Information

Entry deadline: Friday, May 10, 2019.
Fair dates: May 31-July 4, 2019.

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Entry Information
State Rules
Local Rules
Pigeon Show Information
Dog Show Information
Rabbit Show Information
Cavy Show Information
Poultry Show Information
Badging Schedule

The Fine Print

The Small Animals Show is open to youth ages 9-17 and adults, in separate divisions. Youth ages 5-8 are limited to Primary Classes.

Different animals show at different times during the Fair, so be sure to download the Entry Information for complete details.

The processing fees are $2 per animal entry. Showmanship classes are $8. Processing fees are non-refundable except as noted in the State Rules.

No limit on entries, unless otherwise noted in the entry materials.

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

San Diego County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds