Greene County Fair Rules & Regulations
ONLINE Exhibit Entry Saves You Time!
Avoid the Lines! Exhibitors who pre-register their
exhibits online will drop off exhibits in one location at the fair. Once you
register, entry tags may be picked up the next day at the fair office
Monday-Friday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm, starting July 20!
$100 Participation Drawing -
Exhibitors will receive 1 entry
for each item pre-entered online and exhibited.
Entries for non-perishable items
in the following Departments and Classes
be accepted on Saturday, July 30
from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Department C - 4-H Club - Classes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
Department E - FFA - Classes 8 &
Department N - Canning - All
Department P - Handwork - All
Department R - Adult Crafts -
Department U - Photography - All
Department V - Fine Arts - All
Department Y - Junior Crafts -
Entries for perishable items in the following Departments
and Classes will ONLY be accepted on Saturday, August 6 from 1:00 pm to 4:30
Department K - Horticulture, Field Crops &
Seeds - All Classes
Department C - 4-H - Classes 2,
8, 9, 10, 11,
Department E - FFA - Classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,
Department M - Honey & Molasses
- All Classes
Department O - Pastries - All
Entries in Department S - Ornamental Horticulture
will be accepted as follows:
Floral Design - Classes 1, 2, & 3
August 6th from 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m
Classes 4-15 & Cut Flowers
- Class 16
Friday, August 12th from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m
Judging will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Monday. The exhibits will not be open
to the public until the gates open at 4:00 p.m. on
Prior to entering exhibits,
each exhibitor will be issued a number which is to be used to enter all items.
All 4-H and FFA exhibits
are limited to Greene County residents.
Exhibits and awards may be
picked up on Sunday, from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., and Monday, from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00
p.m., following the close of the fair on Saturday. No exhibit may be
removed without presenting the proper claim ticket.
Commercial exhibits are to
be completed by 10:00 p.m. on the Sunday prior to the opening of the fair on
TICKET PRICES ARE
12 and older
6 - 11
5 and under FREE with paying adult
It is the policy of the Greene County Fair Association that any assisted-living
organization that wishes to bring mentally or physically challenged people to
the fair may purchase 1-day passes in advance for 1/2 price per person. The gates
open at 4:00 p.m. each day and the carnival begins at 5:00 p.m.
Unless they are issued a
daily or weekly pass by the Board of Directors, all persons will be required to
purchase a ticket each time they enter the grounds.
Parking is free. Only
those vehicles issued a permit by the Board of Directors will be allowed to park
inside the gates. Violators will be towed at the owner's expense.
It is the policy of the
Greene County Fair, Inc. that no animal shall be permitted on the grounds, other
than those involved in events sanctioned by the Fair, such as a pet show,
wildlife exhibits, petting barn, or livestock show or exhibit. Animals
involved in such events shall be restrained in a manner considered proper by the
Board of Directors of the Fair. The only exceptions to this policy are
those animals which are used by the handicapped, for example, seeing eye dogs.
The Greene County Fair,
Inc. reserves to its Board of Directors the final and absolute right to
interpret all rules and regulations; and arbitrarily settle and determine all
matters, questions, and differences in regard thereto, or otherwise arising out
of, connected with, or incidental to the Fair.
ALL PREMIUM CHECKS ARE VOID AFTER SIXTY (60) DAYS.
Exhibiting does not entitle
the exhibitor to free admission to the grounds.
No entries will be accepted
later than the dates listed in this catalog.
Unless otherwise stated,
only one entry may be made by an exhibitor in any one lot.
superintendent has the right to add lots when necessary, so that non-catalog
exhibits can be entered.
Exhibitors must be the bona
fide owners of the entry exhibited. All crops exhibited must be produced
during the current fair year.
Exhibitors must use only
the space assigned by the superintendent of the department.
Protests will be decided by
the Executive Committee. Only those protests made in writing on a form
provided by the Fair and accompanied by a $25.00 deposit will be considered.
This deposit may be forfeited to the Fair in the event the protest fails.
The Fair will not be
responsible for any damage to exhibits, but will take reasonable precautions to
guard against loss or damage.
The President of the Fair
shall have supervision and control of all exhibits; and reserves the right to
prescribe the dimensions and positions of all signs, to control the distribution
of all advertising, and generally to direct the fair as to appearance. All
instructions shall come from the President or through his/her authorized
No commercial exhibit or
concession shall be removed from the grounds prior to the close of the fair.
In lots where
exhibits are made by only one exhibitor, the Fair will pay only second premium
money, and that only if the entry is worthy.
The right is reserved to
withhold the premiums awarded in any case where the Fair deems that the
regulations have not been complied with; or that fraud or deception has been
attempted; or where an exhibit is not worthy. The decision of the Board or
its representatives shall be final and binding on all parties.
Judges will be instructed
not to award premiums to any exhibit because of its presence. It must be
worthy. It is not the policy of the Fair to encourage indifferent
production. No premium will be awarded to any exhibit that does not
possess high intrinsic merit.
The single judge system is
the policy of the Fair. Judges will be selected with the utmost care.
The Fair reserves the right to use the three judge system should circumstances
arise where it would prove of mutual benefit to the Fair and the exhibitors.
The Fair reserves the right to substitute judges in place of those named.
In cases of doubt or
difficulty, judges will consult with the chairperson of the department.
Any exhibitor attempting or
in any way interfering with the judges in their adjudications will be promptly
excluded from competition and any premiums awarded withheld.
The decision of the judges
will be final.
Other than livestock,
exhibits which have previously won in this fair are not eligible for prizes.