Rules and Regulations

  • Address all communications to Fentress County Fair, P.O. Box 1600, Jamestown, Tennessee 38556 or County Extension office.
  • All exhibits shall be entered under the rules governing the particular department in which entered and will only be eligible for prizes when full compliance of the rules are made.
  • Competition is open to all citizens of Fentress County.
  • All articles placed on exhibit shall be under the control of the superintendent of the department entered and while every precaution will be taken by the      superintendent and watchman to prevent loss or damage.  The Fair Association will in no case be responsible for damage, accident or loss that may occur.
  • All Exhibits will remain in place until 1:00 p.m. Sunday, August 20th. Check      out time will be 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. except for beef, sheep and  goats. The Fair will not be responsible for exhibits not called for by 3:00 p.m.
  • No premiums will be paid on entries except those listed in this catalog.
  • In case of only one entry competing for premium, judges will decide prize and ribbon to be awarded.
  • No exhibit can compete for more then one premium, except for open shows.
  • Only one entry in each class may be made by any individual, except in the cases of Livestock.
  • No two members of one family may compete in the same class, unless products are grown individually by each exhibitor, except in the cases of Livestock. In      livestock classes, two entries may be made in the same class from one farm.
  • Any exhibit that does not merit a premium, in the estimation of the judges, will be eliminated.
  • All exhibits must contain approximately the amount called for in the catalog to be eligible for a prize.
  • Competent and disinterested judges will be employed for each department and their decision will be final.
  • Any exhibitor who publicly expresses disapproval in the arena or on the grounds of the decision of the judges, or who by act of indifference, shall be guilty of      conduct unbecoming an exhibitor, shall forfeit his premium.
  • All premiums will be paid by check and must be cashed within 90 days after Fair closes, otherwise they are void.
  • Exhibit building will be opened at 9:00 a.m. and closed at 9:00 p.m., except for day of  judging, door will not open until 3:00 p.m.
  • The Fentress County Fair Association reserves the right to change any and all rules and declare off any classes or premium because of acts of God, excessive      rain, or causes not within the power of the management to control.
  • Fentress County Fair Association is not responsible for damages to personal property.