Dog Exhibitors Information


Entry deadline for Dogs is July 1st

Exhibitor ages 5 – 20 (Age as of Jan. 1, of current year)
All dogs must be at least 4 months of age as of August 1st of current year.  Dogs must be owned by the exhibitor or their parents/guardians.  They must have possession by May 15th of current year.  Exhibitor must train and care for dog.

Vaccinations Required:  Distemper, Hepatitis, Parvo (DHL-P) and rabies vaccination.  Must have between Sept., 2018 and July 23, 2019.  Three year rabies and distemper shots acceptable if administered between Sept. 2016 and July 23, 2019.  Must show proof of vaccination on Entry Day. (Lepto and Bordatella are recommended.)  This may be from a veterinarian or if vaccinated by owner, the exhibitor must have the date of shot and the label, sticker or bottle itself or the vaccine.

Identification:  All dogs must have current photo, NEW:  2 photos, one front view and side view or tattoo number.  The dog’s name, Breed and exhibitor’s number must be written either on the back of the photo or on the sheet w/tattoo #, and be turned in with registration or entry will not be accepted.  If enter on line, send picture by July 1 to

Entry Day:    Sunday,  8:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Bring proof of vaccinations.  Do not bring dog, but you must come to entry office between these times to be eligible to show.

Fair week: Enter in Gate 2 on the day you are set to show.  Dogs must be kept on leash at all times or crated except during judging.  Exhibitor must clean up after their animal.

Premium checks may be picked up on Saturday of fair from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Entry Office or on Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  They can also be cashed at either time.

Entry Deadline

July 1st

Dog Handbook
Online Exhibitor Registration
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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 7
Berrien Springs, MI 49103

(269) 473-4251