GC Fair & Rodeo Sponsors:

Come out to the 134th Annual Guadalupe County Fair & Rodeo
2017 Dates • October 12, 13, 14, & 15

Guadalupe Co. Fair Association We are the 2nd oldest county Fair in the state of Texas. We are a 501c3 non-profit, doing what we can to help support the youth of Guadalupe County.

Located at the Seguin Events Complex / Fairgrounds Park - home of the Guadalupe County Fair & PRCA Rodeo & Rodeo Arena.

950 S. Austin, Seguin, TX. 78155

New events have been added this year. View the 2017 Fair Events & Daily Schedule

Mission & Purpose

The activities, membership and scholarship and educational  opportunities  provided  by  the  Guadalupe   County   Agricultural  and  Livestock Fair  Association are open to all people 18 years of  age or older,  regardless  of  social or economic level, race, color, sex, religion, handicap or national origin.

Our purpose is to encourage   agricultural, horticultural and stock farming through the maintenance of a public fair and exhibits of stock and farm products.

Our purpose is to foster and promote these activities conducted by the Association, and to provide to the general public the educational opportunities associated with those activities.

Our purpose is to offer advanced educational opportunities to the youth of the area by granting scholarship monies to students enrolled in agricultural or livestock studies.

Our purpose is to encourage and stimulate economic activity in Seguin and Guadalupe County by the attraction of visitors to the various activities promoted by the Association.

Join us for the fair and rodeo... we have kid eventsThe Family Entertainment and Kid's Events are heating up

Announcing New Acts

  • Baby Barnyard by Bunky & Connie Boger
  • Check out our Kid's Events including interactive Games for the entire family
  • New this year!!! Kid's Got Talent and Teen Idol Contest
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    VIEW SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

    Pre-Fair Events:

    Sunday, Oct. 1.

    • 9 am - Guadalupe County Team Roping (books open)
    • 10:15 am - Country Roping Books Close
    • 11 am - Guadalupe County Team Roping

    Monday, Oct. 2

    • 7 pm - Best Western Wear Entry Deadline

    Tuesday, Oct. 3

    • 7 pm - Best Western Wear Deadline

    Friday, Oct. 6

    • 5 pm - Scarecrow Contest Entry Deadline
    • Noon-11 pm - IBCA State Championship Barbecue Cook-Off Check-in

    Saturday, Oct. 7

    • 8 am - IBCA State Championship Barbecue Cook-Off & Jackpot Beans

      BBQ Mutton Bustin' Entry Deadline
    • 9 am - BBQ Mutton Bustin' Check-in
    • 9:30 am - BBQ Mutton Bustin' Contest
    • 6:45 pm - Winners of IBCA State Championship Barbecue Cook-Off annouced

    October, Oct. 8

    • 3 pm - Miss & Little Miss Round-Up Horsemanship Contest - Arena

    October, Oct. 9

    • 5 pm - Food Challenge Deadline Entry
    • 7 pm - Miss &l Little Miss Round-Up Personality Contest - Coliseum

    Tuesday, Oct. 10

    • 5-10 pm - Kids Got Talent Auditions

      Teen Idol Auditions

    Wednesday, Oct. 11

    • All Day - School Tours
    • 2-8 pm - Arrival of Home Arts Exhibits (except cut flowers) @ Exhibit Hall
    • 4-8 pm - Arrival of Horticulture @ Coliseum
    • 6 pm - Fair Queen Personal Interviews @ Coliseum

    Annual 134th Fair Events:

    Thursday, Oct. 12

    • Morning - School Tours
    • 8-9 am - Arrival of Cut Flowers & Horticulture - Coliseum
    • 9:30 am - Judging of Home Arts and Horticulture - Exhibit Hall
    • 5 pm - Fair Officially Opens - Free Grounds Admission until 6 p.m.
    • 5-10 pm - Wine Garden is Open
    • 5-9:30 pm - Trade Fair & Expo Open - Coliseum
    • 5-7 pm - Chamber Mixer - Dance Pavilion
    • 5:30-8:30 - Arrival of Pumpkin Decorating Contest Entries - Coliseum
    • 6:30 pm - Kids Got Talent Show - Coliseum
    • 7 pm - GCFA True Women Drill Team - Arena
    • 7:30 pm - PRCA Rodeo - Arena
    • 7:30-11 pm - Dance Brandon Michael & True Country - Dance Pavilion - $200 Cash Drawing
    • 7:45 - Mutton Bustin’ Contest - Arena

    Friday, Oct. 13

    ALL MILITARY ADMITTED FREE (Friday only)

    COLLEGE NIGHT

    BRING CURRENT COLLEGE I.D. FOR FREE ADMISSION!

    • 7-8 am - Arrival of Beef & Prospect Steers
    • 8 am - Rodeo Slack - Free Admission
    • 8 am - Line Up for Parade
    • 9 am - Parade Judging
    • 10 am - Parade
      Judging of Hay Show
    • 11 am - Fair Gates Open
      Pumpkin Decorating Contest Judging
    • 11 am - 9:30 pm - Trade Fair & Expo Open - Coliseum
    • 11 am - Midnight - Baby Barnyard
    • 12:30 pm - Kids Got Talent Show - Coliseum
    • Noon - 3 pm - Kid’s Corral - Dance Pavilion
    • Noon - 6 pm - Family Entertainment Tent - Free Live Music – Midway
    • 2 pm - Results of Hay Show
    • 2 - 2:30 pm - GVNC Senior Bingo - Coliseum - FREE
    • 3 pm - Photography on Public Display - Coliseum
    • 3 pm - Teen Idol - Coliseum
    • 3:30 pm - Kids Got Talent Show -Coliseum
    • 4-6 pm - Check-in Heifers
    • 4-11 pm - Wine Garden is Open
    • 5: 30 pm - Hot Dog Eating Contest - Coliseum
    • 6 pm - Kids Got Talent Show - Coliseum
    • 7 pm - Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse Drill Team - Arena
    • 7-9 pm - Weigh-in Steers
    • 7:30 pm - PRCA Rodeo - Presentation of Little Miss Round-Up - Arena
    • 7:45 pm - Mutton Bustin’ Contest - Arena
    • 9 pm - Midnight - Dance Gordon Rockett & Cavaliers - Dance Pavilion - $200 Cash Drawing

    Saturday, Oct. 14

    • 7 am - 5K Run/Walk Registration - Gazebo
    • 6 - 8:30 am - Arrival & Weigh-in of Goats & Breeding Does
    • 6 - 8:30 am - Arrival & Weigh-in of Lambs
    • 8:30 am - 5K Run/Walk Begins
    • 9 am - Fair Gates Open
    • 9 - 10:30 am - Trade Fair & Expo Open - Coliseum
    • 9 am - Judging of Steers, followed by Breeding Cattle and Showmanship - Arena
    • 9 am - 1 am - Baby Barnyard
    • 9 am - Judging of Goats - Sheep & Goat Barn
    • 10:30 am - Kids Got Talent Show - Coliseum
    • 11 am - Pet Show - Gazebo
      Judging of Lambs - Sheep & Goat Barn
    • Noon & 5 pm - Youth Activities - Coliseum at Horticulture Display
    • Noon - 6 pm - Family Entertainment Tent - Free Live Music
    • 12: 30 pm - Best Western Wear Roundup - Coliseum Stage
    • 1:30 pm - Fiddlers’ Contest - Dance Pavilion
    • 3 pm - Release of Beef Cattle
      Kids Got Talent Show - Coliseum
    • 3-11 pm - Wine Garden is Open
    • 5:30 pm - Fair Queen’s Contest - Coliseum
    • 7 pm - PRCA Rodeo - “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” Night; Presentation of Miss Round-Up - Arena
    • 7:45 pm - Mutton Bustin’ Contest - Arena
    • 9 pm - 1 am - Dance - Gary Glenn & 20X Band - Dance Pavilion - $200 Cash Drawing

    Sunday, Oct. 15

    • 11 am - Fair Gates Open
      Exhibition Hall & Coliseum Open
      Setup of Food Challenge
    • 11 am - 5 pm - Trade Fair & Expo Open - Coliseum
      Baby Barnyard
    • 12:30 pm - Kids Got Talent Show - Coliseum
    • 1:30 pm - Food Challenge Contest
    • 2:15 pm - Food Challenge Presentation Followed by Awards
    • 3 pm - Youth Activities - Coliseum at Horticulture Display
      Kids Got Talent Show Finals - Coliseum
    • 5:15 pm - Master Gardeners Raffle Drawing - Coliseum
    • 4-6 pm - Release of Home Arts, Country Store
      Pumpkin Decorating and Horticulture
    • 6 pm - Fair Closes - See you next year!