General Rules and RegulationsThurston County Fair
ALL EXHIBITORS SHOULD READ AND FAMILIARIZE THEMSELVES WITH THE FOLLOWING RULES AND REGULATIONS:
NEW VET CHECK ENTRY TIMES
A. GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
ALL OPEN CLASS EXHIBITORS MUST BE ISSUED AN EXHIBITOR’S NUMBER AT THE FAIR OFFICE BEFORE ENTERING AN EXHIBIT.
Prior to the opening day of the Fair, an exhibitor is responsible for filling out an information card at the Fair Office on which he/she has recorded his/her exhibitor number. No premiums will be issued without a properly assigned exhibitor number.
ATTENTION CHICKEN AND TURKEY EXHIBITORS
Pullorum Testing for Fair Season The Washington State Department of Agriculture is now requiring all exhibitors of chickens and turkeys to provide certification of testing within 90 days of exhibiting a chicken or turkey that is younger than one year of age. Below is the specific citation of requirements:
In accordance with WAC 16-59-030 (external site) all poultry going to public exhibit, including exotic and game birds, but excluding waterfowl, doves, and pigeons must:
Exhibitors can meet these requirements by:
Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) recommends that exhibitors keep receipts or other documentation that verifies that the birds are from an approved source (you must have it available when exhibiting the birds)
These test results are good for 90 days and you must present the test results when exhibiting the birds. If drawing the blood yourself, please contact WSDA for information on submission of lab samples.
If you would like more information about NPIP in Washington State please contact the Avian Health Program at 1-800-606-3056 or (360) 725-5654 or email@example.com
Contracts for payment of judges are available at the Fair Office. They must be completed, signed and presented at the Fair Office for payment.