San Diego County Fair
Contests & Competitive Exhibits  

One-Day Contests


The San Diego County Fair has many one-day contests. Some are for cooks, some are for crafters, and some are for people who just like to have fun. Contest information will be updated as new contests are announced. Use the entry forms below to enter (or refer to linked pages). These contests open to Youth, Adults, and All-ages.

Youth

CONTEST DESCRIPTION

CONTEST DATE

Oratorical Contest
pre-registration required by Friday, May 30
June 8
Homegrown Produce
pre-registration required by Friday, June 6
Show 1 Saturday, June 14
Show 2
Saturday, June 21
Show 3
Saturday, June 28
Homemade Harvested Honey
open to beekeepers 12 years of age or older
Saturday, June 14
Spinning Contest
must register online by Wednesday, June 11
Sunday, June 15
Zucchini Race
pre-registration required by Friday, May 30
Saturday, June 21
Pocket Pet Contest
pre-registration required by Friday, May 30
Sunday, June 29
Zucchini Contest
same day
Saturday, July 5


Creative Youth One-Day Contests




Adults

CONTEST DESCRIPTION

CONTEST DATE

Homegrown Produce
pre-registration required by Friday, June 6
Show 1 Saturday, June 14
Show 2
Saturday, June 21
Show 3
Saturday, June 28
Homemade Harvested Honey
open to beekeepers 12 years of age or older
Saturday, June 14
Spinning Contest
must register online by Wednesday, June 11
Sunday, June 15
Plein Air
must register online by Friday, June 13
Thursday, June 19
Small Image Contest

Thursday, June 26
Zucchini Contest

Saturday, July 5
Photo Shootout
registration dates vary
contest dates vary


Home & Hobby One-Day Contests



Please note the following about One-Day Contests:

If a contest has a registration deadline listed, pre-registration is required.
Contests are listed in chronological order, first by any pre-registration date, and then by the contest date.
Some contests admit you free to the Fair on the day of the contest (between certain hours), with completed entry form, when entering the gate.




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