Contests

Fun Run

1K Fun Run/Walk Thursday at 12:30 pm

Kids 12 yrs old & under enter Fair free!
Pre-Register online today!
Check-in begins at 12:15 pm on the Main Lawn.

Funnel Cake Contest

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!

Big Wheel Race

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

wheelbarrow race for kids

Kids Wheelbarrow Race Thursday, 12:15 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.

Mutton Busting

Mutton Bustin' Friday at 6:30pm

Sponsored by Doug Veerkamp. Young cowboys and girls ride for fame and glory! Buckles awarded to winners!

Sold out! Come day of to be put on waiting list.

Bull Fest

Humpz & Hornz Bull Riding Friday at 8:00pm

Bulls, Cowboys, and Clowns - Watch from the grandstands! Free to attend with fair addmission.

El Do Idol

El Dorado Idol CompetitionSaturday and Sunday

Preliminary Competition: Saturday at 4:00 pm on the Budweiser Community Stage.
Finals: Sunday at 4:00 pm on the Mountain F Stage.
Contestants must pre-register by June 13 by calling the Fair Office at 530.621.5860 and completing a 2019 Liability Release

Rubicon Jeep Jamboree Challenge

Experience the
Rubicon Challenge Sunday at 2:00pm

Brought to you by Jeepers Jamboree, El Dorado County & the Rubicon Trail Foundation. Advance registration required. Enter Online

Hay Bucking

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 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

Wheelbarrow race

John M. Studebaker Wheelbarrow Races Saturday at 6:00pm

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

Plein Air Painting Friday

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

Miss El Dorado

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
Questions: email sttipj1@gmail.com or call/text: 530.306.1199

Application

Game Show logo

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

Bike Rodeo

Bike Rodeo Three Times Daily
Check schedule for times
near Henningsen Arena

Free for kids of all ages! BIKE SKILL GAMES: Rock dodge, slow bike race and obstacle courses. Bikes & Helmets provided by SamsTown Cyclery. For more info email Officer Rob Smith.
Flyer and Waiver

For more information, please contact the Fair Office at 530-621-5860.