Contests

Funnel Cake Contest

Funnel Cake Eating Contest Daily
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 Daily 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. Arrive five minutes early to get your place in the competition. Sponsored by Gold Country Ace Hardware

Rubicon Jeep Jamboree Challenge

Experience the
Rubicon Challenge Sunday at 2:00pm

Brought to you by Jeepers Jamboree, El Dorado County and the Rubicon Trail Foundation. Advance registration required. To register, email rubicontrail@edcgov.us or the Fair office.

Pee Wee Rodeo

Pee Wee Rodeo Friday at 4:00

Stick Horse Barrel Racing, Boot Scramble, Hay Bucking Contest, Bull Head Roping for ages 2-9 years.
Entry Forms Due By: Mon. May 9 at 4 pm in office or Midnight online. Late Entries taken through Fri. June 17 3:30 pm. Sponsored by Doug Veerkamp Engineering
More info
Entry Form

Look a like contest

Multi-Generation look-a-like Contest Sunday at 3:00pm

Sign Up at 2:55pm near the Budweiser Community Stage. Categories for all! Father/Son • Father/Daughter • Mother/child • Multi-generations

Wheelbarrow race

John M. Studebaker Wheelbarrow Races Saturday at 5:00pm

Calling all men, women, boys & girls – enter the 2022 Kiwanis’ John M. Studebaker Wheelbarrow Races today!
Enter Online! Watch from the grandstands! Free to attend with fair admission.

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 five exhibitors or more. Adults age 18+. Pre-registration required, due September 20 with free admission, same day signup September 24 – 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 | Flyer

Game Show logo

Have you ever wanted to compete in
a Game Show? Now's your chance!
Friday thru Sunday in the Theater

Not So Newlywed Game
The Best Friend Challenge
Father Knows Best
check schedule for times

Pre-registration is NOT required. Arrive 10 minutes early to enter.

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.

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