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Livestock Exhibitors

Sonoma County Fair

At this time the easiest way to communicate with the office will be through email. We can be reached at As livestock updates are available they can be found on this webpage.

2021 Livestock Grading Event Guidebook

May 10, 2021 Update: With permission from the Sonoma County Health Officers the Sonoma County Fairgrounds is planning a Youth Market Livestock Grading Event and Youth Market Livestock Auction, and a modified, smaller fair-type event.

2021 Livestock Calendar

    Quality Assurance & Ethics Training:

    To participate in the Sonoma County Fair youth livestock program (excluding horse, cavies & dogs), all exhibitors 9 years of age and older, must obtain annual certification in the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) program. Certification number must be submitted at the time of entry. Course can be completed at

    The Sonoma County Fair Board and Staff thank the Alvin Hansen Foundation, American Ag Credit, Safeway, and Wilco for their generous donation supporting the 2021 Sonoma County Fairgrounds Youth Market Grading Event.

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    2021 Junior Livestock Auction Documents

    2021 Junior Livestock Auction Brochure
    2021 Buyers Card/Purchase Agreement (Green Card)
    2021 Add-On Card



    Congratulations to the 2021 Sonoma County Fair Flower Show Scholarship Recipients

    • Samantha Gambonini- Washington State University- $2500
    • Logam Pomi- University of Idaho- $2500
    • Amy Schafer- Iowa State University- $2500
    • Cole Shafer- Iowa State University- $2500
    • Casey Spencer- University of Wyoming- $2500
    • Kiley Anderson- Kansas State University- $1800
    • Elizabeth Pacheco- Chico State University- $1800
    • Gina Hansen- UC Davis- $1800
    • Francesca Pharo- Colorado State University- $1800
    • Madallyn Elliott- Santa Rosa Junior college - $250


    2021 Barlas Feeds' Scholarship Application is now available. Complete applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 23. Barlas Feeds' will contact applicants to schedule interviews. Applications should be submitted to or Sonoma County Fair, Attn: Exhibits Office, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.

    2021 Barlas Feeds' Scholarship Application


    The Richard Kunde & Saralee McClelland Kunde Fund of Community Foundation Sonoma County will award a $1,000 or more award to one or more recipients in memory Mr. Arthur "Big Boy" and Catherine "Honey" Kunde, who were long time agriculturists and vineyard operators in Kenwood and in Glen Ellen.

    Congratulations to the 2021 Arthur "Big Boy" and Catherine" Honey" Kunde Memorial Award Winner - Samanatha Gambonini - Washington State University- $5000

    THANK YOU to our 2020 Junior Livestock Auction Buyers & Supporters

    2020 Junior Livestock Auction Buyers & Add-On Supporters

Sonoma County Event Center at the Fairgrounds
1350 Bennett Valley Road - Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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