HAMBURG, N.Y. — The deadline to submit livestock entries for the 179th Erie County Fair is quickly approaching. All online submission, via the Fair’s website (www.ecfair.org), must be received by July 20th. Early entries are available for the following: ABGA meat goats, ADGA dairy goats, beef cattle, dairy cattle, poultry, rabbits, sheep and swine. All Departments, except for poultry and rabbits, accept late entries for a higher fee and pending space.
The Agriculture Department at the Erie County Fair is excited to welcome exhibitors and spectators from all over the state of New York and surrounding states. Open Class Livestock Shows are open to exhibitors of all ages from the US and Canada. The official judges for the 2018 Erie County Fair are as follows:
ABGA Meat Goat Show #1 – Mr. Phil Myers of South Viena, OH
ABGA Meat Goat Show #2- Mr. Cooper Bounds of Thorntown, IN
ADGA Dairy Goats – Mr. Edward Cavanagh of Toledo, ON
Beef Cattle – Mr. Marcus Arnold of Ankeny, IA
Holsteins & Red & White Dairy Cattle – Mr. Brian Carscadden of Guelph, ON
Rotation #1 Dairy Cattle Showmanship – Mr. Joe Nash of Lyndonville, NY
Colorbreed Dairy Cattle Ring #1 – Ms. Molly Sloan of Columbus, WI
Colorbreed Dairy Cattle Ring #2 – Mr. Steve Wagner of Richford, VT
Rotation #2 Dairy Cattle Showmanship – Mr. Tyler Reynolds of Corfu, NY
Llamas – Mr. Harvey Pool of Abbeville, GA
Poultry – Mr. Clell Agler of Grove City, OH
Rabbits – Mr. David Cardinal of Waupaca, WI
Sheep – Ms. Kenzie Kretzmeier of El Dorado, KS
Swine – Ms. McKenna Cech of Brookings, SD
Entry information that includes terms/conditions and class listings are available exclusively online at the Erie County Fair’s website (www.ECFair.org). Questions regarding the Fair’s livestock entries may be directed to Entries@ECFair.org or at (716) 649-3900 x6407.
About the Erie County Fair
The Erie County Agricultural Society is a private not-for-profit membership organization. Established in 1819, the Society is the oldest civic organization in Western New York. The mission of the Erie County Agricultural Society (ECAS), sponsors of the Erie County Fair, is to preserve and enhance, by educational endeavors, the agricultural and historical legacy of New York State. The Fair strives to fulfill appropriate aspects of the agricultural, educational, entertainment and recreational needs of Western New York. The 2018 Erie County Fair will be held August 8th – 19th (www.ECFair.org).
–Erie County Fair
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