THIS WILL NOT BE A SANCTIONED SHOW
DUE TO AVIAN INFLUENZA, NO OUT-OF-STATE POULTRY WILL BE ACCEPTED
Poultry will be on display the whole week of the fair.
Judging: Tuesday, August 15, 2023
No Online line entries.
All entries must be mailed and received by August 1, 2023.
1st – $5.00 2nd – $4.00 3rd – $3.00
Bantams: AOCCL• Bantam Ducks • Featherleg • Old English • RCCL • SCCL • Modern Game • Mixed Breed
Large Fowl: AOSB • American • Asiatic • Continental • English • Mediterranean •Mixed breeds
Ducks & Geese: Heavy • Medium • Light • Mixed Breed
Guinea & Turkey: Purebred • Mixed Breed
- Entries MUST be tested for pullorum-typhoid before entering the barn and present a pullorum test certificate. Birds will be tested FREE OF CHARGE on Saturday, August 12, 2023 from 8:00 am until 10:30 am.
- Feeding and Watering of ALL poultry will be done by Fair Barn Staff.
- The individual exhibiting must own all entries.
- All entries must be in place by 10:30 am on Saturday, August 12, 2023. Birds will be accepted between the hours of 8 AM – 10:30 AM on this day ONLY. Judging will be Tuesday, August 15, 2023.
- No one will be allowed in the aisle during the judging other than the clerk and/or show officials. No one will interfere with the judges or the birds during judging under penalty of and forfeiture of prizes.
- All entries will be judged under the latest APA and ABA Rules and Regulations. Judges decision will be final.
- Judges will disqualify any specimen they detect as having been tampered with
- NO SICK BIRDS will be allowed in the show barn, and owner will be asked to immediately remove them from the fairgrounds.
- 24 Hour security is provided for the fairgrounds, but the Cocke County A&I Fair will not be responsible for any losses or injury.
- Prize money will be paid only on breeds and varieties recognized by the APA or ABA standards of perfection.
- If only one entry in a class, exhibitor will receive 2nd place money.
- Premium checks MUST be cashed within 30 days.
- Other awards: Rosettes awarded to Grand Champion, Reserve Grand Champion of Show, and Champions: Large Fowl, Bantam, Waterfowl, Turkey, and Guinea.
- Any disputes which may arise and are not otherwise covered by these rules will be resolved by the Cocke County A&I Fair Executive Committee, whose decisions will be final.
- NO ENTRIES WILL BE TAKEN AFTER AUGUST 1, 2023. Entry forms may be mailed to UT Extension, 360 East Main Street Suite 110, Newport, TN 37821. For questions, call Gabby Hurst at 423-415-2772 after 5 pm.
- No entries may be removed from their coop in the show barn before 9PM on Saturday, August 19, 2023 unless prior arrangements are made with the show chairman, and must be removed no later than NOON on Sunday, August 20, 2023.
- Anyone caught removing birds from cages that are not their personal property will be prosecuted.
There will be NO sales of poultry from the barn during the Fair.