Greene County Fair (August 11-22, 2017), Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
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GREENE COUNTY FAIR (August 6-12, 2017)
— RULES, REGULATIONS, & ENTRY FORMS

"Historians have called it a Street Carnival . . . the men who first set it up called it an Agricultural Fair"


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Click here for the 2017 Livestock booklet
Departments 1 through 10 rules and entry forms.
(document is in PDF style - 44 pages & 1,702 KB)

Click here for 2017 Home & Gardens/Contests booklet
Departments 11 through 22 rules and entry forms.
(document is in PDF style - 45 pages & 2,024 KB)

2017 SUBMITTING ENTRIES AND FEES:
  • All entries must be submitted using the provided blank entry forms with all sections completed in full.
  • Entry fees must be included with all entries. No entry fees will be refunded. A $35.00 surcharge will be charged for each returned check.
  • All entries must be in the name of the actual owner or authorized agent of the owner.
  • No more than two entries may be entered in any one class by the same exhibitor.
  • Entries must be postmarked by June 30th of the current year unless otherwise specified. Entries will not be accepted after that date.
  • In addition, all 4-H entries must also submit an Extension 4-H Project Form to the Extension Office by June 1 (with the exception of Market Livestock Project entries made at time of fair weigh-in).
  • Camper space is available at $110.00 per week. The fee includes sewage and water hook-up. Payment must be included with the camper entry form. Camper space will be assigned.
  • Mail fair entries and camper form with payment to: Greene County Fiar Board, PO Box 806, Waynesburg, PA 15370.
  • FMI or questions, call 724-627-4752 or 724-627-9160

GENERAL ENTRY INFORMATION:
  • The Management reserves the right to withhold any premiun awarded under false representations or not in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and the premium list.
  • Where entry or entries are not up to standard, the Judge may award no premium, or may award no First Premium and may award Second Premium, even where there is but on entry.
  • Any exhibitor attempting to influence a judge' decision shall forfeit all claims to premiums.
  • Exhibitors must deliver their stock and articles to the Superintendent of the designated departments.

2017 ENTRY FORMS:
  • Click here for Fair Queen Contest Application Form
  • Click here for Home and Garden Only Entry Form
  • Click here for the Livestock Entry Form
  • Click here for Foreign Animal Disease Alert & the Biosecurity Checklist for Livestock Exhibitors

2017 FOREIGN ANIMAL DISEASE AWARENESS:
This foreign animal disease alert is for exhibitors at Pennsylvania fairs. As a result of heightened awareness of security in the United States, foreign animal disease (FAD) surveillance is being increased nationwide. We encourage each of you to be particularly aware of any indication that could signal the occurrence of a highly contagious disease or any other unusual or unexplained adverse animal health event. No potential cases of foreign animal disease should be ignored.

Potential hoaxes should be treated as real threats until proven otherwise. Special attention should be directed at farms and other areas where there are large number of livestock and poultry.

Be particularly alert to these five signs:
  1. Sudden, unexplained death loss in the heard or flock
  2. Severe illness affecting a high percentage of the animals
  3. Blistering around an animal's mouth, nose, teats or hooves
  4. Unusual ticks or maggots
  5. Staggering, falling or central nervous system disorders.
If you see something unusual, alert the Fair Superintendent at fair office.

2017 LIVESTOCK DEPARTMENTS 1 through 10:
  • Click here for the Livestock booklet (Animals Only) and Entry Form(s) (document is in PDF style - 44 pages & 3,171 KB)
  • Click here for the Livestock Entry Form
NOTE: All Animal entries due at the fair on Sunday, August 7 8:30 AM-3:00 PM. Entry fee to be paid for each animal entered. Health papers must be available for inspection at any time and a copy must accompany entry on Sunday.

2017 HOME & GARDEN EXHIBITS and RULES by DEPARTMENTS 11 through 22:
  • Click here to refer to the online booklet for home and gardens Departments 11 through 22 rules and applicable forms.

  • Click here for the Home and Garden Entry Form
NOTE: 25¢ per entry in these departments; fees must accompany the entry form. All entries are due in on Sunday, August 6, 2017 (between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM)

2017 SPECIAL BAKING CONTESTS:
All recipes for the following contests must be typed on plain white paper (PA Preferred, Apple Pie, Angel Food):

2017 DEPARTMENT XXII — SECTIONS 3 & 4 — WOOL QUEEN, FAIR QUEEN, & LEADLINE CONTESTS:
  • Wool Queen Contests:
    • Click here to refer to the online booklet for 2017 wool queen rules (pages 43).
    • Wool Queen Contest held on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm.
      • Outfits worn by the contestants must be a wool garment, an outfit, dress or skirt, during the contest.
      • Contacts: Shelley Patton Harner at 724-627-7596 or Email shelleyharner2012@gmail.com.

  • Fair Queen Contest:
    • Click here for application or refer to the online booklet for 2017 fair queen rules (page 43).
    • Deadline for all entries is June 30, 2017
    • Speeches on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 4:00 pm at the Greene County Fairgrounds
    • Act in accordance with the PA Fair Queen behavior policy.
    • Contact: Debbie Stephenson at 724-627-4752 or email at greenecountyfair@windstream.net
    The Fair Queen winner will have the opportunity to compete in the Pennsylvania State Fair Queen Contest which will be held in January 2018 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

  • Leadline Contest:
    • Click here to refer to the online booklet for 2017 leadlind rules (page 43).
    • The objectives of this class are to promote the sheep industry by presenting a class of sheep in a most attractive manner and to give spectators an opportunity to see the best of the sheep and wool industry.
    • To compete, contestants must send a typed commentary with $2.00 (no refunds), name, address, phone, age, birth date, breed and age of sheep. Also please state if sheep is owned by you, your family or borrowed.
    • Outfits worn by the contestants must be made of 100% wool or a wool blend with a minimum of 60% wool.
    • Registration deadline: 6:00 pm on Sunday, August 6, 2017. Coordinator reserves the right to place in the class.
    • Contest to be held on at 7:30 PM on Monday, August 7, 2017.
    • Contact: Janet Mawhinney at 724-966-2577 or email at jbmmmd@windstream.net


2017 DEPARTMENT XXII — TRUCK & TRACTOR PULLS:     "The rules are currently under review and will be released upon the conclusion of the review."
  • Click here for Farm Stock Tractors rules (updated 7/25/2017).
  • Also see Truck & Tractor rules at: www.powerpullingproductions.com
  • Click here for Semi's and 4x4's Pull Rules (Power Pulling Productions, LLC)
  • Registation: Monday, August 7 - 5:00 PM
  • Farm Stock Tractor Pulls: Monday, August 7 at 6:30 PM.
  • Driver must remain in seat at all times. No riders permitted, No Entry Refunds!
  • The starting pull will be made from a tight chain with no jerking; all contestants may be subject to re-weigh and dyno check.

2017 DEMOLITION DERBY:
  • Friday, August 11 at 7:00 pm — Croushoure's Championship Demolition Derby
  • Click here for Croushore's Championship Demolition Derby Rules.
  • NOTE: Fullsize 60's and Newer 1964 - 1966 Chrysler Imperials are NOT PERMITTED

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