ENTER THE 2022 LA COUNTY FAIR

COMPETITIONS

Put those Pandemic Hobbies to work! Make sure to read-through and check the categories as some have changed.

AGRICULTURE COMPETITIONS

Welcome to the 2022 LA County Fair FFA/4-H Landscape Exhibit Competition

2022 Landscape Exhibits Handbook

2022 Landscape Exhibits Scorecard

  • All exhibitors must be a member of an FFA , 4-H or School Program
    • Entry forms must be filled out by the club/school advisor.
  • Fill out entry form completely (entry form must include division and class numbers to be processed), and mail or you can you can enter online. Entry forms (including the Fairplex Code of Conduct and Fairplex Assumption of Risk and Wavier) must be received by April 18, 2022. All entry forms are needed prior to setting up your exhibit(s), no exceptions. Mail Entry Forms to:
    Sasha Turnbull
    The Farm at Fairplex
    1101 W McKinley Ave.
    Pomona, CA, 91766
  • Landscape Installations begin on April 30 at 7am and will run until May 4 at 10pm. Allowed daily from 7am – 10pm. (Enter through Gate 1 and drive to “The Farm”. You will be contacted at a later date with further installation details.
  • All landscape displays must be completed and ready for judging by May 4 at 10pm, no exceptions.
  • Landscapes will be judged May 5 at 8am. No exhibitors are allowed in the landscape display area during this time.
  • Landscapes will be on display for duration of the LA County Fair (May 5 – until May 30, 2022). Exhibits shall not be removed from display until after May 30, 2022 at 11pm. Prior removal shall be cause for loss of ribbons and premiums.

Tips for filling out your entry form:

  • One entry per line only.
  • For Individual Student Landscape Exhibit Entry please place the students name in the space for ‘Class Description’.
  • Division and class numbers needed to fill out your entry form can be found below under each competition section and must be indicated on your entry form or the form will not be processed.

For a complete description of each competition category, including division and class numbers, please click on the category below.

Welcome to the 2022 LA County Fair Livestock Competitions

Enter Online Here
Download Competition Guide Here
YOUTH: All youth must complete Youth for the Quality Care of Animals training required by the State of California. Exhibitors must use the same name on their entries as their registration for the YQCA training.  Visit Youth for the Quality Care of Animals for more information.

Important Dates and Information:

  • Please read the Competition Guides for rules and regulations before proceeding with online entry.
  • All Entries must be completed ONLINE by April 24, 2022.
  • Please PRINT, SIGN and EMAIL back your receipt to the LA County Fair Livestock Office at turnbull@fairplex.com by April 24, 2022.
  • READ, SIGN and SUBMIT Fairplex Code of Conduct and Fairplex Assumption of Risk and Wavier.
  • On-line submission of data requires that you agree and will abide with the terms as defined in the published rules and regulations of the LA County Fair Livestock Competition Guide.
Species
Arrival & Check-In
Judging & Showmanship
Departure

Pygmy Goats

*Youth Competition
*Open Competition

Wed., May 4, 12-5 p.m.

OR

Thurs., May 5, 7:30 -9 a.m.

Sat., May 7

12 p.m.

Sun., May 8

11 p.m.

Club Pygmy Goats

Wed., May 4, 12-5 p.m.

OR

Thurs., May 5, 7 -9 a.m.

Sun., May 8

12 p.m.

Sun., May 8

11 p.m.

Angora Goats

*Youth & Adult Competition

Wed., May 11, 12-5 p.m.

OR

Thurs., May 12, 7-9 a.m.

Thurs., May 12

12 p.m.

Sun., May 15

11 p.m.

Breeding Sheep

*Youth & Adult Competition

Wed., May 11, 12-5 p.m.

OR

Thurs., May 12, 7 -9 a.m.

Sat., May 14, 12 p.m.

AND

Sun., May 15, 12 p.m.

Sun., May 15

11 p.m.

Beef Cattle

*Youth & Adult Competition

Wed., May 11, 12-5 p.m.

OR

Thurs., May 12, 7-9 a.m.

Show, Progress, Prospect: Sat., May 14, 12 p.m.

AND

Breeding: Sun., May 15, 12 p.m.

Sun., May 15

11 p.m.

Llamas

*Youth & Adult Competition

Wed., May 18, 12-5 p.m.

OR

Thurs., May 19, 7-9 a.m.

Halter: Fri., May 20, 12 p.m.

Perfor: Sat, May 21, 12 p.m.

Fashion: Sun., May 22, 12 p.m.

Sun., May 22

11 p.m.

Boer Goats

*Youth & Adult Competition

Wed., May 18, 12-5 p.m.

OR

Thurs., May 19, 7-9 a.m.

Sat., May 21

12 p.m.

Sun., May 22

11 p.m.

Rabbits

Download Entry Form Here

*Youth & Open Competition

Sat., May 21

7-8 a.m.

Sat., May 21

11 a.m.

Sat., May 21

11 p.m.

Cavies

Download Entry Form Here

*Youth & Adult Competition

Sun., May 22

7-8 a.m.

Sun., May 22

11 a.m.

Sun., May 22

11 p.m.

Dairy Goats

*Youth Competition *Open Show A Competition

Wed., May 25, 12-5 p.m.

OR

Thurs., May 26, 7-9 a.m.

Youth: Fri., May 27, 12 p.m.

Open Jr: Sat., May 28, 12 p.m.

Open Sr: Sun., may 29, 12 p.m.

Mon., May 30

11 p.m.

Poultry

*Youth & Open Competition

Sat., May 28

7-9 a.m.

Youth/Open: Sat., May 28, 12p.m.

Showmanship: Sun., May 29, 12 p.m.

Sun., May 29

11 p.m.

*** Schedule Subject To Change Based On Availability ***

Learn more about Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

For more information please contact Sasha Turnbull at (909) 865-4007 or turnbull@fairplex.com.

HOME ARTS COMPETITIONS

New this year Doorscaping Contest and 100th Anniversary Quilt Block in Quilting

Thank you for your interest, this year's Home Arts Adult competitions are closed for entry.

Step 1: Fill out entry form completely (entry form must include division and class numbers to be processed) and mail or you can enter online by clicking here. Entry forms must be received by March 11, 2022. All entry forms are needed prior to dropping off your entry, no exceptions.

Step 2: Drop off entries on Saturday, March 26, 2022 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. No entries will be accepted after 5 p.m. If you are unable to drop off your entry, you can send someone in your place or mail your item. This is the only day entries will be accepted.

Entry drop off is located at the LA County Fair - 1101 W. McKinley Ave. Pomona, CA 91768. Please enter into Gate 1 off of McKinley Ave, let the guard know that you are here to drop off your entry and they will direct you to the Home Arts Building.

If you are mailing in your entries they must be received by 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2022. Please include a duplicate copy of your entry form with your shipment. Entries can be mailed to: LA County Fair / Home Arts, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768

Step 3: Visit your entries on display here at LACF. All entries will be on display from May 5, 2022 – May 30, 2022, closed Mondays (except Memorial Day), Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.

Step 4: Pick up entries on Thursday, June 2, 2022 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. This is the ONLY day for pick up. Unclaimed items will be donated to non-profit charities. Bring your claim checks with you. If your claim checks are lost, you must show photo identification before we will release your items. If you are unable to pick up your items you must send someone in your place. Please send them with your claim checks. If they do not have your claim checks you must either call or email our office so we can put them on the item pick up list. The person picking up your items must have photo identification.

Pick up is located at the LA County Fair - 1101 W. McKinley Ave. Pomona, CA 91768. Please enter into Gate 1 off of McKinley Ave., let the guard know that you are here to pick up your entry and they will direct you to the Home Arts Building.

Entry deadline has passed.

Tips for filling out your entry form:

  • One entry per line only.
    • For example, if you are entering an outfit that includes a hat, dress and booties, each item would need to be placed on its own line so that a tag is made for each item.
  • Please print your name clearly. Your entry tag will reflect the name printed on your entry form. No business or fictitious names. Entry must be made under the name of the individual whose exhibit it is.
  • Under the section marked “Description” please indicate the color, type or size of your entry.
    • For example, if it is a quilt you can write the pattern name, or the color of the quilt, just a basic description.
  • Division and class numbers needed to fill out your entry form can be found below under each competition section (for example, under Arts & Crafts, Quilting, etc.) and must be indicated on your entry form or the form will not be processed.

Download the Entry Rules here

Featured Competitions & Contests

For a complete description of each competition category, including division and class numbers, please click on the category below.

Arts & Crafts

Clothing & Textiles

Costume - Costumer's Guild West, Inc.
Manga, Anime, Video Game, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Theatrical, Historical, Halloween

NEW - Doorscaping Contest- Competition is now closed due to maximum entries received.

Help a Child Smile

Jewelry

Needle Art

Photography

Pottery

Quilting

If you purchased a 2020 Quilt Block please drop off your entry on Saturday, March 26, 2022 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. or if mailing it must be received by 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2022.

Purchase your 2023 Quilt Block at the Fair

America's Kids is now Home Arts Youth
Ages 5-17 years old

Entries accepted from individuals only.

Please see below for updated competitions.

Thank you for your interest, this year's Home Arts Youth competitions are closed for entry.

Step 1: Fill out entry form completely (entry form must include division and class numbers to be processed) and mail or you can enter online by clicking here. Entry forms must be received by March 11, 2022. All entry forms are needed prior to dropping off your entry, no exceptions.

Step 2: Drop off entries on Saturday, March 26, 2022 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. No entries will be accepted after 5 p.m. If you are unable to drop off your entry, you can send someone in your place or mail your item. This is the only day entries will be accepted.

Entry drop off is located at the LA County Fair - 1101 W. McKinley Ave. Pomona, CA 91768. Please enter into Gate 1 off of McKinley Ave, let the guard know that you are here to drop off your entry and they will direct you to the Home Arts Building.

If you are mailing in your entries they must be received by 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2022. Please include a duplicate copy of your entry form with your shipment. Entries can be mailed to: LA County Fair / Home Arts, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768

Step 3: Visit your entries on display here at LACF. All entries will be on display from May 5, 2022 – May 30, 2022, closed Mondays (except Memorial Day), Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.

Step 4: Pick up entries on Thursday, June 2, 2022 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. This is the ONLY day for pick up. Unclaimed items will be donated to non-profit charities. Bring your claim checks with you. If your claim checks are lost, you must show photo identification before we will release your items. If you are unable to pick up your items you must send someone in your place. Please send them with your claim checks. If they do not have your claim checks you must either call or email our office so we can put them on the item pick up list. The person picking up your items must have photo identification.

Pick up is located at the LA County Fair - 1101 W. McKinley Ave. Pomona, CA 91768. Please enter into Gate 1 off of McKinley Ave., let the guard know that you are here to pick up your entry and they will direct you to the Home Arts Building.

Entry deadline has passed.

Tips for filling out your entry form:

  • One entry per line only.
    • For example, if you are entering 2 wood items, each item would need to be placed on its own line so that a tag is made for each item.
  • Please print your name clearly. Your entry tag will reflect the name printed on your entry form. No fictitious names. Entry must be made under the name of the individual whose exhibit it is.
  • Under the section marked “Description” please indicate the color, type or size of your entry.
    • For example, if you are entering a painting, on the description line put “yellow flowers” or “horse and boots”.
  • Division and class numbers needed to fill out your entry form can be found below under each competition section (for example, under Arts & Crafts, Quilting, etc.) and must be indicated on your entry form or the form will not be processed.

Download the Entry Rules here

Featured Competitions

For a complete description of each competition category, including division and class numbers, please click on the category below.

Arts & Crafts

Clothing & Textiles

Jewelry

Needle Arts

Photography

Pottery

Quilting

ENTER ONLINE HERE

Fill out entry form completely (entry form must include division and class numbers to be processed) and mail or you can enter online by clicking here. It is recommended you register online than mailing your entry form. Online entry/entry forms must be received by April 8, 2022.

Important Dates & Information

Preserved Foods

  • All entry forms due April 8, 2022. All entry forms are needed prior to dropping off your entry, no exceptions.
  • Deliver all entries on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. only (if entries are mailed, they must arrive by 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2022).
  • Deliver entries with your typed recipe. All recipes MUST include the division & class number, and your name. Entries will not be accepted without it. Do not mail recipe with your entry form.
  • Pick up of display jars only is on Thursday, June 2, 2022 between the hours of 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • No confirmation of entry will be sent.

Baked Foods & Confections

  • All entry forms due April 8, 2022. All entry forms are needed prior to dropping off your entry, no exceptions.
  • Deliver all entries on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. only.
  • Deliver entries with your typed measured ingredients list. All measured ingredients lists MUST include the division & class number, and your name. Entries will not be accepted without it. Do not mail the measured ingredients list in with the entry form.
  • No confirmation of entry will be sent.

Tablescaping

  • All entry forms due April 8, 2022. Space is limited. It is recommended you register online than mailing your entry form.
  • Set up of tables is on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. only.
  • Pick up of all items is on Thursday, June 2, 2022 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Exhibitors will be notified via e-mail within 10 business days if they are accepted. Contest will be closed when capacity has been reached.

Filling out your entry form

  • One entry per line only.
  • Please print your name clearly. Your entry tag will reflect the name printed on your entry form.
  • Under the section marked “Description” please indicate the specific flavor or type if the class number entered is described as "other, please specify." If your division and class numbers accurately describe your entry, then you do not need to to fill out the section marked "Description."

Delivery Information

Entry drop off is located at the LA County Fair - 1101 W. McKinley Ave. Pomona, CA 91768. Please enter into Gate 1 off of McKinley Ave, let the guard know that you are here to drop off your entry and they will direct you to the Home Arts Building/Culinary Kitchen. If you are unable to drop off your entry, you can send someone in your place.

2022 Featured Competitions

Baked Foods & Confections
View all Baked Foods & Confections information here
Preserved Foods
View all Preserved Foods information here
Tablescaping - Competition is now closed due to maximum entries received.
View all Tablescaping information here

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fair has had to adjust our competitions, exhibits and footprint to keep health and safety measures in mind. We will not be offering the Culinary Contests this year. Thank you for your understanding and support.

ENTER ONLINE HERE

Ages 5-17 years old

Fill out entry form completely (entry form must include division and class numbers to be processed) and mail or you can enter online by clicking here. It is recommended you register online than mailing your entry form. Online entry/entry forms must be received by April 8, 2022.

Important Dates & Information

Preserved Foods

  • All entry forms due April 8, 2022. All entry forms are needed prior to dropping off your entry, no exceptions.
  • Deliver all entries on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. only (if entries are mailed, they must arrive by 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2022).
  • Deliver entries with your typed recipe. All recipes MUST include the division & class number, and your name. Entries will not be accepted without it. Do not mail recipe with your entry form.
  • Pick up of display jars only is on Thursday, June 2, 2022 between the hours of 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • No confirmation of entry will be sent.

Baked Foods & Confections

  • All entry forms due April 8, 2022. All entry forms are needed prior to dropping off your entry, no exceptions.
  • Deliver all entries on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. only.
  • Deliver entries with your typed measured ingredients list. All measured ingredients lists MUST include the division & class number, and your name. Entries will not be accepted without it. Do not mail the measured ingredients list in with the entry form.
  • No confirmation of entry will be sent.

Filling out your entry form

  • One entry per line only.
  • Please print/type your name clearly. Your entry tag will reflect the name printed on your entry form.
  • Under the section marked “Description” please indicate the specific flavor or type if the class number entered is described as "other, please specify." If your division and class numbers accurately describe your entry, then you do not need to to fill out the section marked "Description."

Delivery Information

Entry drop off is located at the LA County Fair - 1101 W. McKinley Ave. Pomona, CA 91768. Please enter into Gate 1 off of McKinley Ave, let the guard know that you are here to drop off your entry and they will direct you to the Home Arts Building/Culinary Kitchen. If you are unable to drop off your entry, you can send someone in your place.

2022 Featured Competitions

Baked Foods & Confections
View all Baked Foods & Confections information here
Preserved Foods
View all Preserved Foods information here

The America’s Kids competitions have been incorporated into the existing Home Arts Competitions as Youth Divisions. The 48th DAA’s annual Schools’ Agriculture and Nutrition Fair will also be taking place during the LA County Fair and are accepting individual and classroom entries here.