Number:107-7-15-02 Contact:Wendy Talarico (909) 865-4263 or Michelle Roche (909) 865-4264
For Immediate Release
ENTRIES FOR THE MINI SWINE AND THUMMERS COSTUME CONTEST ARE DUE AUG. 31 AT THE 80TH L.A. COUNTY FAIR.
Entries for the Mini Swine Showmanship and Thummerís Costume Contest at the 2002LA. County Fair at Fairplex in Pomona are due by Aug. 31.The Fair runs Sept. 13-29.
There are no entry fees for these divisions.To enter the Mini-Swine Showmanship class, sponsored by O.H. Kruse Grain and Milling, exhibitors must be between the ages of 5-8.Judging will take place at Sept. 20 in Ring 3.All participants will receive a trophy.To enter Thummerís Costume Contest, a special entry form is needed.Anyone between the ages of 5-21 may enter.Judging will take place at on Sept. 21 in Ring 3.First through sixth place will be awarded a rosette and first place will be awarded a trophy.There will also be special awards for the Most Unusual Costume and Most Original Costume.
Additional information may be obtained in the International Open & Junior Livestock & Dairy Show 2002 Premium Book. The free handbook may be picked up at Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., or call the Livestock department at (909) 865-4000 for more information. For general Fair information, call (909) 623-3111 or check out the Web site, www.lacountyfair.com.