Gearing up for county fair

  • Wed May 29th, 2019 1:30am
  • Life

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair.

Spring has sprung, flowers are blooming, gardens are growing, the sun is shining and birds are chirping.

This year’s fair theme, A Wheel in Time: Cultivating Roots, reminds us of the cyclical nature of the seasons and the cycles of life. Now is the perfect time to start planning your fair entry to ensure you are blue-ribbon ready for entry day on Tuesday, Aug. 13. If you are wondering what to make, bake, sew or grow – take a look at our 2019 fair Premium Book, online now at If you would like to submit your writing, the deadline for submissions is July 19. Submissions can be emailed to

If you are bringing an animal as an open class exhibitor, be sure to contact your department superintendent by Aug. 1 to ensure space availability. If you are planning to enter your horse and ride at the fair as an open class participant, you are also required to have your forms and payment into the fair administrative office by Aug. 1. Registration forms for open class horse participants are at the fair’s website. Anyone who was born after August 2003 who enters an exhibit in the fair will qualify for free entry. 4-H participants in need of information for 4-H entries, visit