How to Enter
$50.00 per entry. Entry deadline: Friday, February 15
One sample per entry
Determine the product(s) you wish to enter
Note entry deadline and entry fee
Determine Division and Categories
Complete the entire entry form and mail in or utilize the online entry
Deliver or ship items to arrive either Wednesday, February 19 or Thursday,
February 20 between 9am and 4pm. Friday, February 21 deliveries are by
appointment only. See competition rules for additional information on
shipping and delivery.
If you have any questions or require additional information please contact:
Information: This commercial competition is organized and run by Fairplex. PDF coming soon.
Gold Medal 98 – 100pts: An outstanding product of superior
Silver Medal 95 – 97pts: A very good product with special
Bronze Medal 92 – 94pts: A well made product
1. All samples must meet the standards of the California State Food and
Agriculture Code and are subject to testing at the discretion of the
Fair management and/or judges.
2. One sample must be submitted when in consumer size packages. One empty
container of each product is encouraged to be submitted when available
for display purposes. (If empty container is unavailable, please send
additional sample for display.)
3. Samples for judging: Samples for judging must be delivered to the Dairy
Products Department located in Avalon on the Fairgrounds. Enter Gate 1
off McKinley Ave. deliveries must be made on Wednesday, February 19 and
Thursday, February 20, 2020 between 9am – 4pm. Samples may also be
delivered on February 21, 2020 by appointment only. Shipments must
be prepaid and packed in a proper container with an adequate amount of
proper refrigerant (dry ice for ice cream and ice or “blue
ice” for all others) to insure samples are received at the proper
temperature. Warning: Don’t short this! Damaged or warm samples
will not be judged.
4. If you are entering more than 10 samples, please call (909) 865-4230 for
an appointment time slot to deliver your samples.
5. Official results will be posted on this website no later than March 20,
2020 - award medals will be mailed out no later than April 3, 2020.
6. Closed judging begins on Saturday, February 22, 2020.