EXHIBITOR RULES & REGULATIONS
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
Entry Deadline July
25th for all Departments Except
Livestock Deadline (August 5th)
FARM & HOME
Arts & Crafts, Canned Goods, Holiday,
Needlework, & Photography) will be received
Saturday, Aug. 10 between 11 a.m.& 6 p.m.
entries (Field Crops, Horticulture, Honey &
Floral—other than Class C) will be received
Saturday, Aug. 17 between 3 & 6 p.m.
Class C Floral
will be received Wednesday, Aug. 21 between 9:30
a.m. & 12 noon.
Creative Cooking entries will be received
Candies, & Bread, Sat. Aug. 17, 12:00 noon—5
p.m.; Cakes, Mon. Aug. 19, 12:00 noon—5 p.m.;
Cakes, Mon. Aug. 19, 12:00 noon—1:30 p.m.;
Salads & Comfort Food, Tues., Aug. 20, 12:00
noon—1:30 p.m.; Cook of the Year, Wed., Aug.,
21, 12:00 noon—1:30 p.m.; Pies, Fri., Aug. 23,
12:00 noon—1:30 p.m.
Use any walk through gate to bring entries,
however, GATE 6 ONLY will be the drive through
gate accessible to the Farm & Home Building.
CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)
Career and Technology
Education EXHIBITS will be received Friday, Aug.
9 between 1 & 5 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 10
between 11 a.m. & 5 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 11,
12 noon & 5 p.m. Culinary Arts entries accepted
Sunday, Aug. 18, 1 & 4 p.m. School Displays
should be set up Thursday, Aug. 15.
Exhibits may be
checked out Sunday, Aug. 25 between 1 & 4 p.m.
4-H Exhibits will be received Sunday, Aug. 11,
between 1 & 6 p.m. in the following classes:
Canning, Sewing, Crafts, Home Improvement, Table
setting and Entomology. Refer to Photography
section for information regarding entry.
Entries will be received Sunday, Aug. 18 between
1 & 6 p.m. in the following classes: Eggs, Field
Crops, Gardening, Food Preparation, Flower
Arrangements, Menu and Table settings.
FFA Exhibits will be
received Sunday, Aug. 18 between 2 & 4 p.m.
Exhibits may be
removed Sunday, Aug. 25 between 1 & 4 p.m.
FCCLA Exhibits will be
received Sunday, Aug. 11 between 2 & 6 p.m.
Preparation (Class B) will be received Monday,
Aug. 19 between 4 & 6 p.m.
Entries may be
removed Tuesday, Aug. 27, between 3 & 6 p.m.
THE OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS OF THE FAIR EXTEND TO
EACH OF YOU
OUR APPRECIATION FOR HELPING TO MAKE THE FAIR
RULES AND REGULATIONS
facilitate entry, please see Exhibitor
may be removed August 27.
forfeit premium awarded on any exhibit removed
before time stated. Items not picked up within
30 days become the property of the Appalachian
Animals may be taken home immediately after the
Junior Show. However, if animal is to be entered
in the Open Show, the regular entry fee will be
charged and the animal must remain for the
articles and animals must be entered and
exhibited in the name of the bona fide owner,
and by number, at the risk of the owner. No
premium money or ribbons will be awarded on
articles or animals not listed in premium book.
please refer to department for schedule of
picked up will be mailed.
livestock must have a legible tattoo or flock
identification number attached to the ear.
Such tattoo is
subject to be checked by the livestock
department of the Fair and/or a representative
of the particular breed in question.
of livestock will be required to notify the Fair
Office of the department as to the number of
breed of livestock to be
exhibited: such notice
will be given by August 5th. Stabling of
livestock cannot be guaranteed unless request is
the conclusion of the Fair, the exhibitor must
claim his exhibit and supervise its removal. No
exhibit may be removed without delivering the
proper claim ticket. Every exhibit must remain
intact until the specified release time.
property of every character, whether entered for
exhibition, display or sale, or any other
purpose, will be taken into the grounds and
buildings, and kept entirely at risk of the
owner, who assumes all responsibility for any
loss, damage, theft, or accident that may occur.
Neither the Fair Association, its offers or
agents, will be responsible for any such loss,
damage or theft, and it is distinctly understood
that exhibitors, concessionaires and all other
persons, firms or corporations having property
on the grounds and desiring protection from such
loss or damage must make their own arrangements
All protests will be determined by the Executive
Committee, and must be made in writing and filed
with the Secretary immediately after the Judge’s
decision, and accompanied by an affidavit and a
deposit of $25.00, which will be forfeited to
the Fair Association in the event the protest is
person who violates any of the general or
special rules, as published in the catalog, will
forfeit all privileges and premiums won and be
subject to such penalty as the Board of
Directors may order. Failure to comply with
these rules and regulations will cause
forfeiture of premiums and privileges and will
be considered sufficient cause to bar said
exhibitor or concessionaire from future
participation in the Fair.
Secretary-Manager of the Association shall have
supervision and control of all exhibitors during
the Fair, whether in the
arena or grounds, and reserves the right to
prescribe the dimensions and regulate the
position of all signs, control the distribution
of advertising matter and direct the
arrangements of articles on exhibition so far as
same may be necessary to secure harmony and
attractive appearance. All instructions shall
come from him through authorized officials.
fair reserves the right to refuse to display any
item considered unsuitable for fair exhibit.
& Awards: The right is reserved to withhold the
prize awarded in every case in which it shall
appear to the Association that the regulations
have not been complied with, or that fraud or
deception has been attempted or where the
article or animal is not worthy, and its
decision shall be final and binding on all
are especially instructed not to award premiums
to any animal or article because of its
presence. It must be individually worthy. It is
not the policy of the Association to encourage
indifferent production of any kind, or to
distribute premiums equally among exhibitors,
and no premium shall be awarded to any animal or
article that does not possess high intrinsic
exhibitors MUST keep their space clean and
orderly. Also, the aisle ways MUST be kept open.
of Departments: Each chairperson of a department
will have the arrangement and supervision of all
articles and animals in their department and be
responsible to the Board of Directors. Each
chairperson will see that none but the Judges on
duty and officers of the Association are allowed
inside the arena while the exhibition is going
on. Each Chairperson will afford the Judges
every facility for examination, affix the
ribbons, and when the Judges are not on duty
take charge of the lists. Each Chairperson is
expected to exercise great care in preserving
and returning the lists of awards, and upon no
other authority can premiums be paid.
and Concession People: All Privilege and
Concession People, together with their
employees, assistants and helpers, must obey the
Rules, or any other special regulations of the
Association they may be notified, and any
refusal or neglect to do so will forfeit any
rights they may have had by virtue of such
privilege or concessions. This Association
right to refund
in whole or in part money paid for privilege or
concessions and refuse to allow any party, or
article to operate or do business should they or
it become objectionable.
property, fixtures, merchandise, etc., the
property of privilege or concession people, will
be taken on the Grounds at their own risk and
kept in such places as the Fair Association
designates, and the Association will not be
responsible for any loss, damage, theft or
failure to perform its part of contract, should
officers of the law seize, stop or prevent the
party from operating or doing business on the
Grounds of the Association.
rules governing each department are in addition
to the general rules and are listed at the
beginning of each department.
open to the world, unless otherwise stated.
Solicitation of Funds or the Distribution of
handbills, political literature, religious
pamphlets, or any type of promotional material
is prohibited on Fair property, except
advertising material handed out from within
rented space. No sale of items of any type
allowed on fair property except from the rented
areas approved by Secretary-Manager.
are not permitted on the grounds, unless they
are part of an authorized show or exhibit. Guide
dogs for the disabled are the only
no Alcoholic Beverages Permitted.
PREMIUM CHECKS MUST BE CASHED WITHIN THIRTY
Appalachian Fair will not be responsible for
printing errors in this premium book.