Small Animals

Experience the talent, dedication, and passion of participants in the Small Animals competition at the CA State Fair & Food Festival, as they showcase their skills and bond with their beloved small animal companions in the delightful Small Animal competition. Get ready to be captivated by the charming display of small animal excellence that will leave you amazed and inspired.

The Small Animals competition recognizes the hard work that members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA), 4H, and Grange, and adults put into their projects. Small Animals competitions include Open and Junior Rabbits, Open and Junior Cavy, Open & Junior Poultry, and Small Animal Showmanship.

How to Enter

Competition Dates

Dates Information
May 16, 2023 Entries Open Registration online
June 21, 2023 Entries Close online at 11:59 pm & entry fees must be paid
June 26, 2023 Detailed Receipt with all required signatures due
July 3, 2023 YQCA Deadline
July 18, 2023 Junior Market Show
July 19, 2023 Junior Rabbits and Junior Cavies Show
July 20, 2023 Junior Poultry Show
July 21, 2023 State Fair & County Fair Master Showmanship
July 21, 2023 Dog Show
July 22, 2023 Open Rabbit, Cavy & Poultry Show
July 25, 2023 Final Champion Challenge Interview

Divisions & Classes

For a full list of divisions and classes, please see the guide.

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