2022 Chowchilla Fair Livestock Auction Check Release Policy: There will be one auction check issued that will include the proceeds from the sale and any bumps received. There will be no resale checks issued. Checks will be mailed beginning 45 days after the end of the Fair, on June 30, 2022. Checks will not be mailed until the buyer has paid in full. Checks will be mailed to the address listed when registering on Blue Ribbon.
All checks must be cashed within six (6) months of the issue date. If a reissue is required, there will be a $50.00 fee per check deducted. All reissue requests must be made in writing and must include the exhibitor’s name, as much information regarding the check as possible (check number, amount, etc.) and signed by the exhibitor and parent/guardian if under the age of 18.
The Fair Board of Directors encourages exhibitors to send Thank You notes to all buyers and bump bid supporters.
Hogs: Ear notches must be submitted with entry. Market hogs must be tagged prior to entering the grounds on Monday, May 16th. Tags will be available for pick-up by leaders/advisors May 09, 2022 - May 15, 2022.
Goats and Sheep: Scrapie tag must be submitted with entry. Staff will tag sheep and goat at the scale.
*If ear notches or scrapie tags do not match the animal being weighed, the exhibitor will not be allowed to show.*
EXHIBITOR PASS POLICY
Pass Policy: Large animal livestock exhibitors, with the exception of Pygmy Goat and Dairy Goat exhibitors, who submit and pay their entry fee will be given one admission wristband for the duration of the Fair. Wristbands will be given to the leaders to distribute to the exhibitors. Wristbands must be securely placed on the exhibitor’s wrist and worn for entry beginning Wednesday, May 18th. Replacement of damaged wristbands will only be issued in exchange for the damaged wristband. If the exhibitor looses their wristband, they will be required to pay regular gate admission. Wristbands are good for fairgrounds admission only, not valid for admission into grandstand events.
Horse, Pygmy Goat, and Dairy Goat exhibitors participating in Master Showmanship, and all Small Animal livestock exhibitors will be issued a one day pass. Passes will be issued ringside on the date of the show for those Horse, Pygmy Goat and Dairy Goat Showmanship and passes for Small Animal exhibitors will be available for pick-up by the advisor/leader On Sunday, May 15th from Noon - 7:00pm or Monday, May 16th from 8:00am - 5:00pm.
Advisor/Leader/Parent Passes: Adult wristbands will be sold for $25.00 beginning April 15th in the Fair Office. Wristbands must be worn to enter the fairgrounds beginning Wednesday, May 18th. Wristbands are good for fairgrounds admission only, not valid for admission into grandstand events.