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Entries can only be made online via the Delaware State Fair’s website beginning 9:00 AM April 1, 2019 thru 11:59 PM June 1, 2019.

It is the responsibility of each exhibitor to read all General Animal Exhibitor Rules. These rules can be found in the exhibitor’s handbook. Swine exhibitors must be at least five (5) years of age as of January 1st of the current Fair year (2019).

YQCA Requirement: All Junior Market Animal Exhibitors must complete the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) training prior to the commencement of the 2019 Delaware State Fair (July 18, 2019). This mandatory training requirement shall apply to all those exhibiting market animals. All exhibitors are encouraged to consider completing this course. Information about the course can be found on the 2019 Quality Assurance Certification Requirement for Delaware State Fair Market Animal Exhibitors form.

Mandatory Barn Meeting Saturday, July 20 at 8:00 AM – Kent Building

Animals may arrive on Thursday, July 18 starting at 8:00 AM and must be in place by 8:00 AM, Saturday, July 20.

Please note the following weigh-in / tagging dates and minimum weight requirements.

  • On May 4, 2019 (Newark-Cook’s Farm 9:00 AM -11:00 AM) – Minimum weight is 75 lbs.
  • On May 4, 2019 (Georgetown 9:00 AM -11:00 AM) – Minimum weight is 75 lbs.
  • On May 11, 2019 (Fairgrounds 8:00 AM -11:00 AM) – Minimum weight is 80 lbs.
  • On May 17, 2019 (Fairgrounds-Livestock Show 5:00 PM -8:00 PM) – Minimum weight is 85 lbs (No tagging on Saturday)
  • On May 21, 2019 (Fairgrounds 5:00 PM-8:00 PM) – Minimum weight is 85 lbs.

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