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Premium Guide

Online Entries have closed! You can still bring in items and enter in person until 7:30 pm on July 20!
(Bring in florals and baked goods July 22 form 9-11 am.)

Bedford County Fair Premium Guide

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Department 01
Open Draft Animals
 
Department 02
Open Dairy Cattle
 
Department 03
Open Breeding Beef Cattle
 
Department 04
Open Sheep
 
Department 08
Eggs
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Junior Horse & Pony
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Junior Model Horse
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Junior Dairy Cattle
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Junior Dairy Beef
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Junior Beef Cattle
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Junior Market Sheep
Junior Sheep Carcass
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Junior Market Swine
Junior Swine Carcass
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Junior Breed Goats
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Junior Market Goats
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Poultry
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Rabbits & Cavies
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Group Exhibits
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Livestock & Dairy Judging Contests
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Supreme Showmanship
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
4-H Air Rifle & Air Pistol Contests
 
Department 10
4-H & Vocational
Fair Beautification Contest
 
Department 11
Youth Ages 18 & Under
Junior Vegetables
 
Department 11
Youth Ages 18 & Under
Junior Fruits
 
Department 11
Youth Ages 18 & Under
Junior Home Produced Products
 
Department 11
Youth Ages 18 & Under
Junior Florals
 
Department 11
Youth Ages 18 & Under
Junior Needlecrafts
 
Department 11
Youth Ages 18 & Under
Junior Arts, Photography & Crafts
 
Department 12
Senior Grains & Hay
 
Department 13
Senior Vegetables
 
Department 14
Senior Fruits & Nuts
 
Department 15
Senior Home Produced Products
 
Department 16
Evergreens
 
Department 17
Senior Florals
 
Department 18
Senior Needlecraft
 
Department 19
Senior Arts, Photography & Crafts
 
Department 21
Wines
 
Department 22
Tractor Pulls
 
Department 22
Pickup Truck Pulls
 
Department 22
Horseshoe Pitching Contest
 
Department 22
Adult Dairy Judging
 
Department 22
Sheep Lead Line
 
Department 22
Lumberjack Competition
 
Department 22
Voices at the Fair Talent Contest
 
Department 22
Kid's Pedal Tractor Pull
 
Department 22
County Fair Queen Contest
 
Department 22
Camper Decorating Contest
 
Department 23
Apiary & Maple Products
 
Department 24
Antique Farm Machinery
 
Departments 11-19 & 21 & 23 Exhibit Drop Off Hours
Jordan Hall
Friday, July 19 - 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday, July 20 - 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Junior Exhibit Building
Friday, July 19 - 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, July 20 - 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
(Baked Goods and Florals – July 22 – 9 am-11:00 am)

Entries can also be dropped off at Fair Office beginning July 15th.
(SEE SPECIFIC DEPARTMENTS FOR ADDITIONAL RULES.)
Livestock Office Hours for Exhibitor Passes
Friday, July 19 - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday, July 20 - 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Exhibitors not old enough to drive will receive a wrist band and 1 car and passenger pass per family.
Exhibitors who drive will only receive a wrist band.
Each additional exhibitor's pass will be $23.00 to be sold only for person assisting the exhibitor with animals. 4-H leaders must be registered in 4-H Zsuites for the current year and have completed all mandated trainings. Superintendents and their committee members must be updated and turned in to the Fair Office by April 1, 2024, to be eligible to receive a pass. No extra livestock helper passes will be sold after noon on Monday, July 22.
Premium Checks
1. No premium checks will be re-issued. Checks are only valid for 90 days.
2. Premium checks will be available at Livestock Office/4-H Center (Jr. Exhibitors & Clubs) and Jordan Hall (Sr. Exhibitors), during Fair week on Saturday, 2 pm - 9 pm, and Sunday, - 9 am - 2 pm. (Note: These are NOT exhibit release times.) (Please ask staff if they have a check for you!)
3. Please make every effort to pick up your check BEFORE you leave the fairgrounds. After Sunday, checks will be available at the Fair Office, they will NOT be mailed. (Please ask staff if they have a check for you!) Checks are only valid for 90 days!
4. If you wish to have your premium check mailed, please provide a stamped self-address envelope. Give the envelope to the Livestock office or Jordan Hall personnel.
5. Departments 11-24 Exhibits may be removed from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm Saturday July 27 and on Sunday, July 28 from 8 am - 2 pm. After July 28, exhibits may be picked up at the fair office. NOTE: Exhibits not picked up by August 31 will become the property of the Fair and given to charity.
5. Livestock is dismissed on Saturday at 12:00 pm. No exceptions! (Please follow designated exit routes!)
6. Consignor (exhibitor) checks will be mailed as soon as all buyers have paid for their purchases from Jr Livestock Sale. The Fair Office does not issue the checks for the Livestock Sale! Please contact the sale committee if you have any questions.
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