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Important Dates

2020 Competition Handbook will be available for viewing Monday, November 4, 2019.


Our online system will begin accepting entries on Monday, December 2, 2019.


The last day to submit your entry is Saturday, January 18, 2020. Please do not wait until the last day to enter.

First Things First

Please see our complete rules and regulations for all participants


Every division has their own specific department schedule. Department Schedules have specific rules, guidelines, age requirements and entry fees with a specific drop off and pick up day for every entry. 

When you submit your entry you are agreeing that you understand all of the rules and regulations.  

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Competition Handbook

Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

Competition Handbook

Every year, our spectacular Fair has drawn some of the best agriculture, livestock, homemade goods, and art exhibits that our Riverside County residents have to offer. This year will be no exception. Our Competitive Exhibit Program highlights local flavor and brings people together countywide to celebrate the rich tradition and innovation of our talented competitors. The competition draws thousands of participants each year, vying for prize money totaling over $30,000. So whether you’ve participated in past exhibits or are completely new to entering our competition, we encourage and invite you to showcase your talents and be recognized for your hard work!
















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