BCYF Registration Deadlines

Still Exhibits get entered on Sunday, Aug. 11th, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

All animals get entered Sunday, Aug. 11th, see each department!  8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

(Registrations may be turned in anytime prior to deadline dates.)

  • February 1  Market Beef and Beef Carcass Registration
  • February Market Beef Weigh In 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.  TBA
  • June 1 Large Animal Registration (Horses, Dairy, Beef Breeding, Sheep, Swine & Swine carcass, Llamas and Goats)
  • July 1 Small Animal Registration (Rabbits, Poultry, Cats, Dogs, Pocket Pets)
  • July 17th  King & Queen and Prince & Princess applications due
  • August 1 Still Exhibits Registration (Crafts, Home Economics, Flowers, Horticulture, Variety Classes)
  • August 1  Baked Fruit Pie Contest (open to Berrien County Residents ages (youth 12-21) adults (22 & older)

On line entry is open May 1st to enter all but Equine, Equine must be done on paper only

** There is a BCYF Drop Box, available 24 hours (stocked with forms) located near the Fair Office door where you may leave completed Entry Forms, after office hours.
BCYF Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Exhibit Release Times!  Rabbits, Dairy and Market Animals only will be Saturday at 11:30 p.m.

All other Livestock – Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  (may start lining up at 6:00 a.m.)

Rabbits and Poultry want all animals by 9:00 a.m. on Sunday!

Still Exhibits – Sunday 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Checks will be available Saturday, Aug. 17th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (no Equine) & we can cash them.

Checks will be available for all on Sunday, Aug. 18th from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. & we can cash them.