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 Small Animals

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!

Enter Your Animals

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

The Small Animals Show includes:

  • Dogs
  • Rabbits
  • Cavies

Missed The Entry Deadline?

Enter the Pocket Pets contest, which awards ribbons to really small animals!

Pocket Pets Contest

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.

Entry Information

Entry deadline: Entries have closed for this competition.
Results posted: As the individual shows end and results become available.
Fair dates: May 31-July 4, 2019.

Please note: Forms have been included in the Entry Information document, or you can download them individually farther down the page. Be sure to download the general Entry Information as well as the specific information for your animal.

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

2019 Results

Dog Show By Division
Dog Show By Last Name
Rabbit Showmanship
Cavy Show
Cavy Youth Showmanship
Cavy Poster

Small Animals Schedule

June 19-23, 2019
  • Rabbits
  • Cavies
June 22, 2019
  • Dogs

Forms

Badging Schedule
Badging Request Form
First Aid Form

Results

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

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