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2024 Berkeley County Youth Fair!

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Youth Fair Schedule

Youth Fair Schedule

77th Annual Berkeley County Youth Fair Daily Schedule

Youth Fair Week

Youth Fair Week

What’s happening at the Berkeley County Youth Fair! Aug. 3-10

Youth Exhibitors

Youth Exhibitors

2024 General Rules and Regulations along with department listings

2024 YOUTH FAIR SCHEDULE

Friday, August 2, 2024

  • 4:00 pm – Miss Youth Fair Tea/Interviews, Arden UMC Family Life Center
  • 7:00 pm – Miss Youth Fair Pageant, Indoor Arena
    • Crowning of Miss Youth Fair 2024, Amelia Dugan, 2023 Miss Youth Fair

Saturday, August 3, 2024

Free Gate Admission

  • 6:00 am – 10:00 am – Receive All Livestock – Barn Area
  • 9:00 am – 11:00 am – Receive Rabbits and Poultry – Poultry/Rabbit Pavilion
  • 8:00 am – 12:00 pm – Youth Exhibitor Fair Registration – Picnic Pavilion
  • 10:00 am –12:00 pm – Indoor Exhibit Check-In – Picnic Pavilion
  • Livestock Exhibitor Meetings (Mandatory) – Indoor Arena
    • 10:30 – Beef; 11:00 – Hogs; 11:30 – Goats; 12:00 – Sheep;
    • 12:30 – Dairy; 1:00 – Rabbit and Poultry (Rabbit Barn);
    • 4:00 – Horses (Horse Barn)
  • • 1:00 pm – Market Animal Weigh-In – Barn Area
    • Order: Steers, Lambs – (Big Scale) Hogs, Goats – (Small Scale)
  • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Commercial Exhibit Check-In – Commercial Exhibit Building
  • 1:30 pm – Judging of Indoor Exhibits – Indoor Exhibit Building
  • 4:00 pm – Carnival Opens (wristbands $35) – Cole Shows Amusement
    • Carnival Availability is subject to change for this night. Check the Fair’s Website and Social Media Platforms for the latest information!
  • 4:00 pm – Milking Parlor Opens – Parlor
  • 4:00 pm – 4-H Style Show – Indoor Arena
  • 5:00 pm – Commercial Exhibits Open – Commercial Exhibit Building
  • 5:00 pm – Small Pet/Cat Show – Indoor Arena
  • 6:00 pm – 4-State Garden Tractor Pulling Series – Track Area
  • 6:00 pm – Market Animal Consignment Form Due – No Exceptions – Fair Office
  • 11:00 pm – Berkeley County Youth Fair Closes

Sunday, August 4, 2024

  • 9:00 am – Church Service – Connections Church – Amphitheater
  • 9:00 am – Dog Show – Indoor Arena
  • 10:00 am – Tractor Operators Contest – Track Pit Area
  • 12:00 pm – Bright Stars Goat Showmanship – Indoor Arena
  • 12:00 pm – Indoor Exhibits Open to Public – Indoor Exhibit Building
  • 12:00 pm – Gate Admission Begins
    • $7 for ages 13 and up; $5 for ages 6 to 12; 5 and under free
    • Military Appreciation Day – Military / Veteran with ID – $3
  • 1:00 pm – Sheep Show (Showmanship, Breeding, Market) – Indoor Arena
    • Pee Wee Lamb Showmanship – Begins 30 minutes after the conclusion of the Market show.
  • 4:00 pm – Milking Parlor Opens – Parlor
  • 4:00 pm – Carnival Opens (wristbands $35) – Cole Shows Amusement
    • Carnival Availability is subject to change for this night. Check the Fair’s Website and Social Media Platforms for the latest information!
  • 5:00 pm – Commercial Exhibits Open – Commercial Exhibit Building
  • 5:00 pm – Truck/Tractor Pull – Track Area
  • 6:00 pm – Concert – Sanctus Real – Amphitheater
  • 11:00 pm – Berkeley County Youth Fair Closes

Monday, August 5, 2024

  • 8:00 am – Goat Show (Showmanship, Dairy, Non-Dairy, Market) – Indoor Arena
    • Pee Wee Goat Showmanship – Begins 30 minutes after the conclusion of the Market show.
  • 9:00 am – Rabbit Show – Poultry/Rabbit Pavilion
  • 12:00 pm – Indoor Exhibits Open – Indoor Exhibit Building
  • 12:00 pm – Gate Admission Begins
    • $7 for ages 13 and up; $5 for ages 6 to 12; 5 and under free
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Open Skillathon – Indoor Arena
  • 4:00 pm – Milking Parlor Opens – Parlor
  • 5:00 pm – Commercial Exhibits Open – Commercial Exhibit Building
  • 5:00 pm – Watermelon Eating Contest – Indoor Arena
  • 5:30 pm – Corn Shucking Contest – Indoor Arena
  • 6:00 pm – Carnival Opens (wristbands $25) – Cole Shows Amusement
  • 6:00 pm – Truck/Tractor Pull (East Coast Pro-Pulling LLC) – Track Area
  • 6:00 pm – Pretty Animal Contest – Indoor Arena
  • 7:00 pm – Musselman FFA Old Timers Showmanship – Indoor Arena
  • 11:00 pm – Berkeley County Youth Fair Closes

Tuesday, August 6, 2024

  • 8:00 am – Swine Show (Showmanship, Breeding, Market) – Indoor Arena
    • Pee Wee Swine Showmanship – Begins 30 minutes after the conclusion of the Market show.
  • 12:00 pm – Gate Admission Begins
    • $7 for ages 13 and up; $5 for ages 6 to 12; 5 and under free
  • 12:00 pm – Indoor Exhibits Open to Public – Indoor Exhibit Building
  • 4:00 pm – Horse Costume Contest – Horse Arena
  • 4:00 pm – Milking Parlor Opens – Parlor
  • 4:30 pm – Donut Eating Contest – Indoor Arena
  • 5:00 pm – Ice Cream Eating Contest – Indoor Arena
  • 5:00 pm – Commercial Exhibits Open – Commercial Exhibit Building
  • 5:30 pm – Youth Organization Baked Goods and Basket Auction – Indoor Arena
  • 6:00 pm – Carnival Opens (wristbands $25) – Cole Shows Amusement
  • 7:00 pm – Livestock Jeopardy – Indoor Arena
  • 7:30 pm – Bullride Mania Rodeo – NIGHT #1 – Track Area
  • 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm – Line Dancing – Indoor Arena
  • 11:00 pm – Berkeley County Youth Fair Closes

Wednesday, August 7, 2024

  • 8:00 am – Beef Show (Showmanship, Breeding, Market) – Indoor Arena
  • 8:00 am – Horse Show (Western and Gaited Discipline) – Horse Arena
  • 10:00 am – Poultry Judging (In Pens) – Poultry/Rabbit Pavilion
  • 12:00 pm – Indoor Exhibits Open to Public – Indoor Exhibit Building
  • 12:00 pm – Gate Admission Begins
    • $7 for ages 13 and up; $5 for ages 6 to 12; 5 and under free
  • Senior Citizen Day – Free Admission from 12 pm – 5 pm – 62 and older with ID
  • 1:00 pm – Poultry Showmanship – Poultry/Rabbit Pavilion
  • 4:00 pm – Milking Parlor Opens – Parlor
  • 4:00 pm – Chicken BBQ – Indoor Exhibit Hall Porch
    • Chicken BBQ Sponsored by Horizon Farm Credit
  • 5:00 pm – Commercial Exhibits Open – Commercial Exhibit Building
  • 5:00 pm – Pig Calling Contest – Indoor Arena
  • 5:30 pm – Pie Eating Contest – Indoor Arena
  • 6:00 pm – Carnival Opens (wristbands $20) – Cole Shows Amusement
  • 6:30 pm – Kiddie Pedal Pull – Indoor Arena
  • 8:00 pm – Cow Chip Bingo (Martinsburg FFA) – Indoor Arena
  • 7:30 pm – Bullride Mania Rodeo – NIGHT #2 – Track Area
  • 11:00 pm – Berkeley County Youth Fair Closes

Thursday, August 8, 2024

  • 8:00 am – Horse Show (English and Walk-Jog/Trot Discipline) – Horse Arena
  • 9:00 am – Dairy Show – Indoor Arena
  • 12:00 pm – Indoor Exhibits Open to Public – Indoor Exhibit Building
  • 12:00 pm – Gate Admission Begins
    • $7 for ages 13 and up; $5 for ages 6 to 12; 5 and under free
  • 2:00 pm – Barnyard Olympics – Indoor Arena
  • 4:00 pm – Milking Parlor Opens – Parlor
  • 5:00 pm – Commercial Exhibits Open – Commercial Exhibit Building
  • 6:00 pm – Carnival Opens (wristbands $25) – Cole Shows Amusement
  • 6:00 pm – Round Robin Showmanship – Indoor Arena
  • 6:00 pm – Mini Tractor Pull – Track Area
  • 8:00 pm – Parade of Champions/Exhibitor Awards – Indoor Arena
  • 8:00 pm – UTV SXS Flat Drags – Track Area
  • 11:00 pm – Berkeley County Youth Fair Closes

Friday, August 9, 2024

  • 6:00 am – 10:00 am – Release of all Non-Market Animals
  • 8:00 am – 10:00 am – Release of all Indoor Exhibits
  • 12:00 pm – Gate Admission Begins
    • $7 for ages 13 and up; $5 for ages 6 to 12; 5 and under free
  • 1:00 pm – Set up for livestock auction – Indoor Arena
  • 5:00 pm – Commercial Exhibits Open – Commercial Exhibit Building
  • 5:30 pm – Livestock Buyers Reception – Indoor Exhibit Hall
  • 6:00 pm – Carnival Opens (wristbands $25) – Cole Shows Amusement
  • 6:30 pm – Livestock Sale – Indoor Arena
    • Sale Order: Steers, Goats, Grand / Reserve Pen of Rabbits, Hogs, Lambs
  • 7:00 pm – Flat Drags ……………………………………………………………….. Track Area
  • 11:00 pm – Berkeley County Youth Fair Closes

Saturday, August 10, 2024

  • 6:00 am – 9:00 am – Release of remaining animals
  • 6:00 am – 11:00 am – Barn cleanup (Released by Chairperson) – Barn Areas
  • 7:00 am – 9:00 am – Release of remaining Indoor Exhibits
  • 1:00 pm – Gate Admission Begins
    • $7 for ages 13 and up; $5 for ages 6 to 12; 5 and under free
  • 2:00 pm – Championship Pro Wrestling – Indoor Arena
  • 4:00 pm – Carnival Opens (wristbands $35) – Cole Shows Amusement
  • 5:00 pm – Commercial Exhibits Open – Commercial Exhibit Building
  • 6:00 pm – Demolition Derby/Figure 8 Derby – Track Area
  • 11:00 pm – 2024 Berkeley County Youth Fair Closes

LATEST NEWS

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Exhibitor Workshops

Attention 2024 BCYF Exhibitors – Save the dates for these Upcoming Workshops

Check In Day

Save the Date! Market Hog, Market Lamb and Market Goat check in and tagging is April 27th.

Attractions & Entertainment

All of our attractions and entertainment events are FREE* with purchase of admission to the fair!

*Carnival rides are available for additional fees.

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