LOCAL RULES GOVERNING ALL DIVISIONS
The following steps and definitions will help you in completing your entries for the 2012 Napa County Fair. The theme for the fair is Celebrate! If you have any questions, or need assistance, please call the Fair Office at (707) 942-5111, or come to the office at 1435 North Oak Street, Calistoga.
Participants in the Napa County Fair must be residents of Napa, Solano, Sonoma, Lake, Marin or Mendocino counties.
Entries must be made online or in person or by mail. Payment of entry fees can be made online or mailed in. If you need assistance, please come into the Fair Office between 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday. We are here to help!
If mailing your entry forms and/or fees, please send to: Napa County Fair, P.O. Box 344, Calistoga, CA 94515
Type your name, home address, phone number and school or club (where applicable).
Refer to the Adult Department and Youth Department categories. Use the Drop Down Menu for Division and Class. Please include the title or description for each item. Be sure that your information is complete and accurate.
Entries will close Friday, June 15, 2012. Entries are not accepted until payment of entry fees are received.
Exhibits entered in previous Napa County Fairs are not eligible EXCEPT when specifically noted. (Potted plants may be entered more than one year).
Submission of entries implies acceptance of all conditions as stated in these rules.
All entries must have a label which contains the name and phone number of the exhibitor and the Division and Class being entered. (See individual Divisions for additional labeling requirements.)
All entries must be delivered by Friday, June 22, 2012. Special receiving hours on June 22: 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and again from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., unless otherwise specified.
The Fair Management will provide and install identifying exhibitor tags when exhibits are received. Names are revealed after judging is completed. Any additional signs, courtesy or educational, must be approved by Fair Management.
6. Payment of Premiums (cash awards):
a. The Fair will pay cash awards only on those classes specified in the Exhibitor's Guide, and only the Judging Sheet will be the basis for the cash award payments. Ribbons and exhibitor tags have no value as to payment.
b. Checks covering awards in all Classes will be promptly issued. All premium checks shall be made payable to the exhibitor in whose name the entry was made AND VOID AFTER 6 MONTHS FROM THE DATE ISSUED.
Although reasonable efforts will be undertaken to safeguard exhibitors' property against loss, damage or theft, the County of Napa, the Napa County Fair and/or its contractors will not be responsible for any loss, damage or theft of exhibitors' property brought on the premises during the period of the Napa County Fair. Every precaution will be taken in the handling and exhibiting of work; however, the exhibit must be picked up on Release Day. Exhibits not claimed one day after Release Day will be donated or discarded.
Fair Management has the authority to clarify this schedule for the proper conduct of the Fair, and exhibitors must in all cases confirm. Accepted works shall NOT BE REMOVED from displays prior to the Release Day stated in these rules. Work must remain as displayed.
Fair Management reserves the right to cancel entries and cash and special awards and request the removal of exhibits from the Fairgrounds where exhibitors are disorderly, endangering or disturbing the public and other exhibitors.
10. Exhibit Release Day:
All items must be picked up Thursday, July 5, 2012, between 9:00am and 1:00pm. Items will not be released without a claim check.
11. State Rules Apply:
For a complete listing of State Rules, visit: http://cdfa.ca.gov/fe/Documents/State_Rules_for_California_Fairs/2012_State_Rules_for_California_Fairs.pdf