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:

Amy Pond-Cirelli
Phone: 909-865-4043
Fax: 909-629-2067

Information: This commercial competition is organized and run by Fairplex; download PDF.


Dairy Categories


Mailing Label


Awards Offered

Gold Medal 98 – 100pts: An outstanding product of superior character
Silver Medal 95 – 97pts: A very good product with special qualities
Bronze Medal 92 – 94pts: A well made product

Medals & Rules

Competition Rules

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 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) 865-4043 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 medlas will be mailed out no later than April 3, 2020.

6. Closed judging begins on Saturday, February 22, 2020.