No project is to be removed before release times listed (unless prior approval is given by the Junior Fair Board). Violation will result in forfeit of premiums and exclusion from exhibiting in Junior Fair the following year.
All trophy winners are required to turn in a “Thank You” note (addressed to their trophy sponsor) to the Junior Fair Board Office. Animal trophies will be awarded at the end of each show, but will be returned to the Livestock Show Arena where they can be picked up after 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, provided a completed “Thank You” has been turned in at the Junior Fair Board Office. Still project trophies will be released to club advisors to put in club booths with still projects during booth set-up times, provided a completed “Thank You” has been turned in at the Junior Fair Board Office. Still project trophies released for club booths must remain in club booths until booths are released at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Still project trophies not released for club booths by the end of booth set-up on Tuesday will remain in the trophy case in the Livestock Show Arena. Still project trophies remaining in the trophy case all week will be released aft er 9:00 a.m. on Saturday provided a completed “Thank You” has been turned in at the Junior Fair Board Office. “Thank You” notes must be written and turned in to the Junior Fair Board Office before a trophy will be released. All trophies must be picked up from the Livestock Show Arena trophy case by 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. “Thank You” notes not written for trophies at the fair may be turned in to the Extension office after the fair, at which time the trophy will be released to the recipient. Outstanding Project Knowledge (OPK) award “Thank You” notes will be given to organizational advisors with the OPK award. Organizational advisors are responsible for making sure youth complete their “Thank You” and submit it to the Junior Fair Office by 9:00 a.m. on Saturday.
ALL Junior Fair premiums will be paid to club advisors aft er the close of the 2016 fair.
In order to protest an entry in either Open Class or Junior Fair, the following guidelines and procedures must be followed.
The protest must be submitted in writing to the Department Superintendent within 24 hours of action being protested.
Before any further action is taken, a $50 deposit must accompany the written protest.
Immediate action will be taken aft er review of the protest first by Junior Fair Board of Directors (if a Junior Fair entry), then by the Belmont County Agricultural Society’s Board of Directors Executive Committee and then by the Belmont County Agricultural Society Board of Directors for a final decision on the matter.
If protestor is correct, the $50 deposit will be returned. If protestor is ruled incorrect, the $50 deposit becomes the property of the Belmont County Agricultural Society.