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Sacramento County Fair Contests Set May 27, 29
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Come and experience the Sacramento County Fair where new adventures await you. Help celebrate the spirit, tradition, and heritage of the Sacramento County Fair, May 25 through 29, where food, the farm, and competitions are part of great family memories.

Here are some friendly competitions your kids, parents, teachers or friends can take part in:


Kids Talent Auditions, Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m. to noon, Community Stage

Got Talent? Young Performers Wanted, Saturday, May 27. Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your talent and compete for cash and prizes at the Sacramento County Fair’s Fourth Annual Kid’s Talent Auditions. Auditions begin at 10 a.m. on the Community Stage. Anyone aged 14 and under can participate. Come prepared with a two-minute audition piece, all music must be on a CD. Ten finalists will be selected and move on to Kid’s Talent Showcase, Sunday, May 28 at 1:30 p.m. The winner will receive $150, Corn Dog on a Stick, a stuffed animal, ride tickets plus more. First and second runner ups will also receive cash and other prizes. Reserve a slot in advance at


Corn Dog Eating Contest (Sponsored by Milo’s Corn Dogs) Saturday, May 27, 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Main Stage

Who Let the Dogs Out! Take the challenge and join in for the Annual Corn Dog Eating Contest sponsored by Milo’s Corn Dogs. Contestants will go head to head in an eight-minute timed event competing for $500 cash, as well as the bragging rights as the Champion! Entry fees submitted on or before May 26 are $10; day of will be $15. Must be 18 years of age or older to compete. Don’t miss the competition; it’s going to be dog-gone crazy!


Baby Diaper Derby, Monday, May 29, 12 p.m., Community Stage

Let the Baby Race Begin! Come watch as little ones crawl in front of flashing cameras and cheering crowds. It will be the slowest and funniest 90 seconds in sports! All babies must be under 12 months old, born after May 28, 2016 and not walking. So sign up your little girl or boy and get ready to say “Go, Baby Go!” All babies will receive a participant ribbon and the winner will receive a baby prize package.


Entry applications can be found on the website link at

For questions, call 916-397-8655 or 916-263-2975. Advanced entry is encouraged for all contests.

Over 100,000 guests will enjoy the Sacramento County Fair May 25 through 29 at the Cal Expo Fairgrounds. Nearly 10,000 school children will enjoy educational school tours. Adult admission is only $6 and admission for kids 12 and under is free every day of the Fair. This year, the Sacramento County Fair will be the biggest and best in its over 80-year history, and the theme is “Let’s Eat, Have Fun & Celebrate the Red, White & Blue.”

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