Entry forms are due Friday, July 16, for the 2010 L.A. County Fair International Dairy Competition. Forms may be downloaded from www.lacountyfair.com, but must be mailed back with fees postmarked no later than July 16 to L.A. County Fair, Attn: Dairy Products, P.O. Box 2250, Pomona, CA 91769. Fees are $50 for each item entered and must be included with entry forms.
Samples for judging must be delivered to the Dairy Products Department located at Avalon Restaurant, across from the Grandstand. Enter at Gate 1 on McKinley Avenue. Deliveries must be made between Wednesday, July 28, and Thursday, July 29, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Samples may also be delivered on July 30 by appointment only.
About 45 dairy processing companies competed at the 2009 L.A. County Fair in the main divisions: Fluid Milk and Cream, Cultured Liquid Products, Sour Cream, Yogurt, Butter, Cheese (including goat’s milk cheeses, sheep and mixed milk cheeses) and Frozen Dairy Dessert.
Division class details and entry instructions are also available at www.lacountyfair.com.
Under the direction of the Los Angeles County Fair Association, Fairplex is home to the L.A. County Fair, the largest county fair in the world, as well as The Learning Centers which encompasses Fairtime Learning, The Child Development Center, The Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC), the Junior Fair Board, and the Millard Sheets Center for the Arts. Fairplex also operates a diverse hospitality business with the Sheraton Fairplex, McKinley’s Grille, KOA RV Park, Finish Line Sports Grill, Cornucopia Foods, and the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center (opening 2011). The campus is also home to the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum and the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona; horse-racing and Barretts Equine Limited; as well as the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition. For more information, please visit www.fairplex.com.