Funnel Cake Eating Contest
Daily at 1:00pm in the Clifton & Warren Kids' Corral
Free to enter with Fair Admission. Pre-entry not required. Speed contest. Adult and Children's age groups. Come hungry!
Kids Big Wheel Races
Friday-Sunday at 6:00pm near the Organ Room Lawn
Free to enter with Fair admission (4-7 years old). Pre-entry not required. Everyone gets a ribbon for participating. Be on time to get your place in the competition. Sponsored by Gold Country Ace Hardware
Kids Wheelbarrow Race
Thursday, 1:00 and 6:00
Free to enter with Fair admission (4-7 years old). Pre-entry not required. Everyone gets a ribbon for participating. Be on time to get your place in the competition. Sponsored by Gold Country Ace Hardware.
Friday at 6:30pm
Sponsored by Doug Veerkamp. Young cowboys and girls ride for fame and glory! $45 entry includes T-shirt and one adult admission into the Fair. Buckles awarded to winners!
Bulls, Cowboys, and Clowns - Watch from the grandstands! Free to attend with fair addmission.
El Dorado Idol CompetitionSaturday and Sunday
Preliminary Competition: Saturday at 4:30pm, Budweiser Community Stage.
Finals: Sunday at 7:15pm, Wells Fargo Stage. Contestants must pre-register by June 13 by calling the Fair Office at 530.621.5860 and completing a 2018 Liability Release
Rubicon Jeep Jamboree Challenge
Sunday at 2:00pm
Rubicon Trail Foundation's Rock Race and Trailer Skills Challenge. Advance registration required. Enter Online
Hay Bucking Contest
Saturday at 6:00pm
Sponsored by Clifton and Warren
Scored on speed-and quality of the load for the older groups. Watch the little ones figure out a technique of their own to get the hay into the truck with the help of a partner the same size... Lots of fun to watch/participate! Free to enter with Fair admission. Two people per team. Register at the Equestrian Arena. Trophies to winning teams Youth • Women's • Co-ed • Men's.
Father Child look-a-like Contest
Father's Day at 3:00pm
Sign Up at 2:55pm near the Budweiser Community Stage.
Categories for all Dads! Father/Son • Father/Daughter • Multi-generations
John M. Studebaker Wheelbarrow Races
Saturday at 7:00pm
Calling all men, women, boys & girls – enter the 2019 Kiwanis’ John M. Studebaker Wheelbarrow Races today! Enter Online! Watch from the grandstands! Free to attend with fair addmission.
Plein Air Painting
Prizes: 1st Place - $100 • 2nd Place - $75 • 3rd Place – $25. Cash prizes will only be paid if there are 5 exhibitors or more. Adults age 18+. Pre-registration required, due May 23 with free admission, same day signup June 15 – must pay admission. Entry fee is $10. Check-in between 12:00-2:00pm, completed by 6:00pm. Exhibitors will have an entry ticket at will call (Armory Road Gate) on day of contest. More information and Entry Form
El Dorado County Pageant
Thursday at 5:30pm Budweiser Community Stage
Areas of competition: formal wear, casual wear (fair wear), on-stage question & panel interview
Age divisions: Jr. Miss: ages 12-15, Teen: ages 16-19, Miss: ages 20-29 | For more information e-mail or call/text: 530.306.1199 | Flyer
Have you ever wanted to compete in
a Game Show?
Now's your chance!
Twice Daily in the Theater
Not So Newlywed Game Show
Daily at 2pm The Best Friend Challenge
Thursday and Friday at 4pm Father Knows Best Game Show
Saturday and Sunday at 4pm Pre-registration is NOT required
10am to noon
in the Plaza
Free for kids of all ages! BIKE SKILL GAMES: Rock dodge, slow bike race and obstacle courses
SAFETY TIPS: Bike inspection & helmet fittings.
Bring your bikes, trikes, skates, scooters and helmets.
For more info email Officer Rob Smith. Flyer and Waiver
For more information, please contact the Fair Office at 530-621-5860.