EXHIBITOR RULES & REGULATIONS ELIGIBILITY
- Any Tillamook County resident or property owner may receive an exhibitor’s number and be eligible to enter all departments of the fair, subject to the exhibiting rules.
- Any article exhibited at the Tillamook County Fair must have been produced in Tillamook County.
- Anyone attempting to deceive the Fair Board in regard to ownership shall forfeit all claims as an exhibitor.
- The Tillamook County Fair Board reserves the right to interpret all rules and conditions and the right to accept or reject an entry for sufficient cause. All disputes in open class competition must be made in writing to the Fair Board. Awards may be with held for failure to adhere to the rules.
- Tillamook County Fair Board will NOT be responsible for the theft or breakage of an entry.
- NO ONE WILL BE PERMITTED to spend the night on the fairgrounds or the adjacent area unless authorized by the Fair Office.
- Camping for 4-H/FFA will be allowed only when dorm is full and with authorization from the Fair Office.
- No price or for sale signs are allowed on exhibits.
- Entries will be accepted from 10:00 A.M. until 9:00 P.M. on Monday, August 3rd and 7:00 A.M. until 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 4th, except livestock entries which must be in by 4:00 P.M., Monday, July 19, 2019.There will be a $15.00 a head late fee for livestock entered after Monday, July 19, 2019.
- Each exhibitor must register and obtain an exhibitor number at the Exhibit Office in the Convention Center (small room with window).
- Please note the special rules at the beginning of each division in which you enter.
- The superintendents shall have charge of their departments. They shall perform other duties as determined by the Fair Board.
- Superintendents will be responsible that exhibits are entered in the right class and lot.
- Stock and articles for any competition must be entered in the name of the bonified owner. Grain, vegetables, fruit and other products must have been raised and/or cared for by the exhibitor.
- No animal or any article will be allowed to compete for more than one premium nor shall one be entered in a single lot more than once, except for sweepstakes, cows in milk, champions in herds, groups and those made by junior exhibitors in livestock classes.
- Exhibitors of “fresh” items that may spoil during the fair, may replace their exhibit with a “fresh” item on Friday by delivering the item to the department superintendent. Replaced items will NOT be judged.
- ALL OPEN CLASS AND 4-H EXHIBITS MUST REMAIN INTACT UNTIL 9:00 P.M. SATURDAY, AUGUST 8th. Open Class and 4-Hexhibits do not have to be removed the last night of the fair. The Main Building will be locked and security will be on duty until Sunday morning.
- Open Class and 4-H Exhibits can be claimed from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Sunday, August 10thand from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday, August 14th thru Friday, August 16th.EXHIBITS AND PREMIUM MONEY NOT CLAIMED BY AUGUST 16th, WILL BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE FAIR BOARD.
PREMIUMS, AWARDS AND JUDGING
- Premiums will be: First place, $4.00; Second place, $3.00; and Third place, $2.00.
- The Fair Board will award a stuffed animal to the three exhibitors who win the most ribbons in the most Open Class Departments.
- No premiums will be awarded on exhibits not listed in the premium book or to items, exhibits or animals of inferior merit, although there may be no competition.
- A list of premium winners will be distributed courtesy of the Headlight Herald and sponsoring businesses.
- The Fair Board reserves the right to reduce premiums in each class if the awards exceed the amount allocated.
- Any errors in the recording of premiums will be subject to correction.
- Premiums will be paid only upon receipt of judges’ sheets. Ribbons denoting award placement will be the following colors:Special Award - Burgundy; Best of Show – Rainbow; First Place – Blue; Second Place – Red; and Third Place – White.
- The Fair Board will make every effort to pay premiums in cash or by check by the last day of the fair. PREMIUMS WILL NOT BE MAILED.
- The Fair Board does not guarantee delivery of premiums or prizes donated by businesses and individuals.
- $10 and a rosette ribbon will be awarded to one exhibit at the fair that displays special imagination and aesthetics in memory of Polly Grove.
- $50 will be awarded to the exhibitor with the most open class entries in memory of Maxine Barber.
- $200 and a rosette ribbon will be awarded to the best overall exhibit in Open Class depicting the fair theme in memory of Mae W. Bales.
- Interference by exhibitors to influence the decision of the judges will be sufficient cause to exclude his or her entry from competition and should be reported to the Fair Office.
14. DECISIONS OF THE JUDGES ARE FINAL.