A Tradition since 1924...
94th Annual Charles County Fair                            September 14-17, 2017                                              La Plata, Maryland
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• All exhibits while on the grounds shall be under the control of the Fair Board. • Department Superintendents will be responsible to receive exhibits, assign them to their designated classes and see that they are properly placed for display. • All exhibits entered for competition will be entered by number. Names of exhibitors will not be displayed until after judging. • Judges reserve the right not to award a premium, unless in their opinion, it is determined to be meritorious.  • THE DECISION OF THE JUDGES WILL BE FINAL. • Articles entered in displays or collections are not eligible to compete for individual exhibit premiums. • All articles except Livestock and Flowers will be judged Thursday, beginning at 10:00 AM. (See Flower Department for their schedule) • No premium will be paid on an exhibit unless the Directors are satisfied it is owned and produced by the exhibitor.   • No animal or article entered for exhibition shall be removed from the Fairground before 6:00 PM Sunday. This rule will be strictly enforced.  • No pets are allowed on the grounds unless they are entered in an event.  • The management will not be responsible for articles left in buildings or on the grounds after 8:00 PM Sunday. • Premiums will be payable no later than November 1st. Exhibitors must be sure to provide their complete mailing address in order to receive their premium check. • In case of inclement weather during the Fair, the Fair reserves the right to pay such part of the premium as they may be able. • Any changes that are necessary in the Fair catalog will be announced through the local newspapers and this web site.
General Rules and Regulations
THE GROUNDS WILL BE OPEN TO RECEIVE EXHIBITS ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 FROM 1:00 PM TO 8:00 PM ONLY. (SEE SPECIAL RULES IN SCHOOL AND FLOWER DEPARTMENTS)
Who can enter an exhibit?  Classes are open to residents of Calvert, Charles, Prince George's and St. Mary's Counties unless otherwise noted.   No entry fee will be charged for exhibits. Note!  The Directors of the Fair reserve the right to refuse any entry.
ALL REASONABLE PRECAUTIONS WILL BE TAKEN TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL PERSONS AND EXHIBITS WHILE ON THE FAIRGROUNDS, BUT THE FAIR BOARD SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR INJURY TO ANY PERSON OR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO ANY EXHIBIT. SPECIAL RULES FOR ANY DEPARTMENT TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER THESE GENERAL RULES. PLEASE READ AND ADHERE TO BOTH THESE GENERAL RULES AND ANY SPECIAL RULES THAT APPEAR UNDER EACH DEPARTMENT.