February15 - 24, 2019
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Important Dates

2019 Competition Handbook will be available for viewing Friday, November 9, 2018.

You may now enter your exhibits online. Click on the purple icon to begin.

The last day to submit your entry is Saturday, January 19, 2019. Please do not wait until the last day to enter.

First Things First

Please see our complete rules and regulations for all participants

 

Every division has their own specific department schedule. Department Schedules have specific rules, guidelines, age requirements and entry fees with a specific drop off and pick up day for every entry. 

When you submit your entry you are agreeing that you understand all of the rules and regulations.  

Fair Buildings Map PDF

 

 

Start Here

 

   
CLICK ON THE PURPLE ICON
WHEN YOU ARE READY TO ENTER YOUR EXHIBIT... 
 
       Please do not wait until the last day. If you have any questions no one will be available after hours and we do not want you to miss the deadline. Fill our each required field accurately because all of the information you enter will be printed on entry cards and award checks if applicable. When you submit your entry you are agreeing that you understand all of the rules and regulations.  
   
PAYMENT
Your entries will not be accepted if not paid by January 19, 2019

All fees are paid online via credit card.


If you would like to pay with cash or check, please read the instructions carefully
as you will need to mail in your payment or drop off at the Entry Office.
  
SHOWORKS
If you have entered in previous years - you will still select "I AM A NEW EXHIBITOR".
Make sure you write down your email address and the password you selected

If you leave ShoWorks at any time - SAVE YOUR CART before EXITING!

If you need to get back into your Cart - select "I HAVE PREVIOUSLY REGISTERED THIS YEAR" option.
Use the same email address and password you selected upon set-up.

 
 
 
ATTENTION TEACHERS! 
Have a large group of students to enter?
Please print our easy step‐by‐step instructions.
 
Teacher Instructions PDF 
 
Competition Handbook

Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

Competition Handbook

Every year, our spectacular Fair has drawn some of the best agriculture, livestock, homemade goods, and art exhibits that our Riverside County residents have to offer. This year will be no exception. Our Competitive Exhibit Program highlights local flavor and brings people together countywide to celebrate the rich tradition and innovation of our talented competitors. The competition draws thousands of participants each year, vying for prize money totaling over $30,000. So whether you’ve participated in past exhibits or are completely new to entering our competition, we encourage and invite you to showcase your talents and be recognized for your hard work!

 

     

 

AGRICULTURE

 

CRAFTS & HOBBIES

 

FINE ARTS & PHOTO

     

 

GEM & MINERAL

 

JUNIOR EXHIBITS

 

LIVESTOCK


Additional Contests

 

Community Stage Competitions

 

 

Have a group that would like to perform at the Fair? 

Community Stage Entertainment Entry Form  Community Stage Entertainment Form PDF 

Have a great singing voice? This year all ages compete on Saturday Feb. 16 Check entry form for details.

Come join the Vocal Competition Entry Form PDF 

 

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