1. All exhibitors and concessionaires agree to be bound
by the rules and regulations of the Bedford County
Fair. The Fair Management reserves the right to reject or remove any
item from the fairgrounds that may cause or be considered a hazard.
2. Entries will be made according to classification. The Fair Management
reserves the right to interpret, amend or add to these rules and regulations
as its judgment may determine.
3. All exhibits must be the property of exhibitors at the time of entry.
Any entry not deemed worthy will not be placed or the judge may give
an award such as they deem the exhibit is worthy to receive.
4. Decision of the judges will be final.
5. Every effort will be made to protect all exhibits on display from
all injury and damage, but the association is not, in any way, to be
held responsible for accidents, loss or damage by water, fire, theft,
any financial losses or otherwise whatever the cause or extent of the
damage or loss. Any insurance desired on an entry must be carried by
6. Appropriate ribbons will be awarded in the various classes and cash
prizes as stated in the premium book, unless in case of natural disaster
premiums may be prorated according to monies available.
7. No advertising circulars or posters, with the exception of those
in paid commercial space, will be allowed on the fairground.
8. No person can act as judge in any class in which he or she may be
an exhibitor, an agent of an exhibitor, or in any way interested in
the results of the award.
9. No canned or glass bottled beverages may be sold on the fairgrounds.
Persons under influence of alcohol or drugs will be expelled from the
10. No demonstrations or picketing of any kind will be permitted on
the fairground property.
11. No Smoking in any building.
901. Exhibitors are urged to mail properly filled
out entry forms early, prior to bringing in exhibits. Check
under department headings for age requirements. No entry fees. Exhibits,
except farm machinery, will be accepted at the Fairground office one
week prior to the Fair.
902. Articles must be grown or made by exhibitor.
903. Exhibitors are limited to 1 (one) entry in each catergory. For
example, an exhibitor may enter an article in Class 1-A, Class 1-B,
904. No article will be accepted for competition unless class is listed
on the premium tabloid.
905. Exhibits (Dept. 11 through 19 and 23) will be received at the Fair
office one week prior to the Fair. On Friday and Saturday July 19 &
20, Department 11 (Junior Exhibits) should be delivered to the Junior
Exhibit 4-H Center, for entry tags and display. Departments 8, 12 though
19 and 23 (Senior exhibits) should be delivered to Jordan Hall for entry
tags and display. Department 24 (Antique Farm Machinery) entry tags
and gate passes to be picked up at the Livestock Office in the Junior
Exhibit 4-H Center.
906. Antique Farm Machinery (Dept 22) will be received Friday &
Saturday before the Fair opens. Must be entered by 6pm Saturday.
907. Exhibits may be removed 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm Saturday July 27, at
which time it is hoped that premium checks will be available at the
Jordan Hall & Junior Exhibit Buildings from the superintendents.
Antique Farm Machinery checks will be available at the Livestock Office.
Exhibits may also be picked up Sunday, July 28, between 9:00 a.m. and
2:00 p.m. Any violation of this rule will cause prize money to be forfeited.
908 No "For Sale" allowed on entries.
909. All exhibitors MUST have their entries register
and IN PLACE by Saturday, July 20, 7:00 p.m.
With the EXCEPTIONS of Baked goods and Floral exhibits,
which will be received Monday, July 22, 9:00 to 11:00 am, after being