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24 May, 2018 12:00 am

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Pamela Fyock
CEO, Sacramento County Fair
pamelafyock@sacfair.com
916-263-2975

Sacramento County Fair Seeks Barnyard Excellence for 2018 Livestock Competitions and Auction

 

Sacramento, Calif., (4/11/17)—the Sacramento County Fair is on the lookout for the next generation of farmers to exhibit their livestock this Memorial Day Weekend! FFA and 4H members of all classes are invited to enter their livestock in a competitive and fun-filled weekend of competition at Cal Expo. With over 5,000 entrants expected for 2018, it’s never been a better time to get involved!

With 4 days of competition ranging from 4-H novices exhibiting for the first time to FFA Advanced competing for best in show, there’s something for every level and animal exhibitor at the Fair! And don’t miss out on the junior livestock auction on Sunday, May 27th! Over 600 local youth involved in 4-H and FFA will raise and sell livestock and eggs at the at the Cal Expo Livestock Pavilion. In 2017, over $500,000 was generated at the sale thanks to the generosity of our auction buyers.

To sign up to exhibit or find out more visit http://www.sacfair.com/competitions-contests.html. Paper entries must be postmarked or hand-delivered before close of business by Friday, April 13 and online entries must be submitted by close of business Friday, April 20. Don’t miss out!

As an added bonus, Midway of Fun is proud to once again offer a special unlimited ride wristband good for all 5 days of the fair for junior livestock exhibitors for one low price—only $29.50! That’s any ride in the entire midway—any day of the Fair during midway hours! Restrictions apply. Limit one wristband per junior entrant. Visit the Sacramento County Fair website for more details.

For more information on the Fair and a daily schedule visit www.sacfair.com and #ShareTheFair on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SacramentoCountyFair/, Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/saccountyfair, and on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sacfair

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About Sacramento County Fair
Over 100,000 guests will enjoy the Sacramento County Fair May 24-28, 2018 at Cal Expo. Nearly 10,000 school children will enjoy educational school tours. 5,000 local Sacramento residents will compete for awards in the livestock and competitive exhibit programs. Adult admission is only $6.00 and admission for kids 12-and-under is free every day of the Fair. This year, the Sacramento County Fair will be the biggest and best in it’s over 80-year history. This year’s fair theme is “Let’s Eat, Have Fun & Celebrate the Red, White & Blue.”

For more information please visit www.sacfair.com.

#ShareTheFair and follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SacramentoCountyFair/,
on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/saccountyfair, and on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sacfair

For media inquiries, please contact:
Pamela Fyock
CEO, Sacramento County Fair
pamelafyock@sacfair.com
916-263-2975

 

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