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. Some contests even offer free admission! Click the contest titles for more information and/or entry forms. These contests open to Youth, Adults, and All Ages.

Youth

CONTEST DESCRIPTION

CONTEST DATE

Oratorical Contest
Click the link in the contest title to see who won!
June 8
Zucchini Contest
Bring registration form on the day of the contest.
Saturday, July 5


Adults

CONTEST DESCRIPTION

CONTEST DATE

Zucchini Contest

Saturday, July 5
Photo Shootout
Registration dates vary
Contest dates vary


All Ages

COCO'S PIE EATING CONTEST

Contestants are called up by age groups as they vie for their chance at a blue ribbon. We supply the pie, the bib, and the wipes. No hands allowed!
Date and time: Daily at noon
Location: Plaza Stage
Registration deadline: No pre-registration.

THREE O'CLOCK FUN

Daily at 3:00PM at the Family Fun & Games Contest Area. Join us every day for good family fun, including sack races, hula hoop contests and more.
Date and time: Daily at 3:00PM
Location: Family Funville contest area
Registration deadline: No pre-registration.

THEME CONTESTS & GAMES

We will have games and contests every day, many of them related to the Fair's 2014 theme, The Fab Fair.
Date and time: Daily at 3:30PM
Location: Family Funville contest area
Registration deadline: No pre-registration.
Specific contests and dates:
Best Animal Noise: Contest dates have ended for this year.
Fox Hunt Relays: July 5
On-The-Spot Fab Fair Band: July 3
Most Patriotic Costume Contest: July 4

SUPER BUBBLE GUM BLOWING CONTESTS

We provide the bubble gum, you provide the bubbles.
Date and time: Bubble gum blowing contests have ended for this year.
Location: Family Funville contest area
Registration deadline: No pre-registration.

 

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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