NEW THIS YEAR:
2020 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 July 01, 2020. 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.
Entry Requirements: Exhibitors are required to submit the following no later than March 12, 2020:
Hogs: (2) pictures, one must be a head shot that clearly shows Universal ear notches and the second is a side view of the animal. Both pictures must include the exhibitor.
Goats and Sheep: (2) pictures, one head shot showing the scrapie ear tag that can clearly be read and the second is a side view of the animal. Both pictures must include the exhibitor.
If pictures, ear notches or tags do not match the animal being weighed, the exhibitor will not be allowed to show.
The exhibitor can submit pictures for each (up to 3) animals but they will only be allowed to enter one (1) market animal per specie at the Fair. No refund(s) will be given on entry fees.
The Bill of sales must also be submitted along with the pictures showing ownership 60 days prior to May 11th.
Ear Tags: Ear tags will be tagged by Fair Staff during the weigh-in on Monday, May 11th. No exceptions.