Guadalupe County Fair & Rodeo

2nd Weekend October

GCFA Fair Events – 2019 Dates • October 10, 11, 12, & 13

Livestock Shows | Rodeo | Fair Contests & Events | Non-Livestock Shows | Special Events

Livestock Shows

Kids Corral Events • Baby Zoo & Barnyard Races (new event)

Petting Zoo & Barnyard Races by Great Adventure Entertainment Co.

The exhibit with live animals will be available for schools, home schools, private schools and daycares and are encouraged to participate!

Wednesday, Oct. 9 & Thursday, Oct. 10 - School Tours
Thursday, Oct. 10 - 5pm - Sunday, Oct. 13 - Open to Public
Barnyard closes Sunday, Oct. 13 @ 6pm

 

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Livestock Shows

Rules and Regulations

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Beef Cattle Dept.

You will find full details by clicking on View more.. The divisions:

  • American: Brahman, Brangus, Beefmaster, Santa Gertrudis, Simbrah, Brahmousin, Bralers, Red Brangus
  • English: Angus, Red Angus, Hereford, Polled Hereford, Shorthorn
  • Exotic: Charolais, Limousin, Maine-Anjou, Simmental, Chianina

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Sheep & Goats

Entries fees are $20 per animal. Entry cards will purchased at the show prior to weigh in. The card will be turned in at the time the animal is officially weighed. Cash only for entries.

 

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Rodeo Events

PCRA Rodeo

Starting over 38 years ago Lancaster Pro Rodeo Company has grown into one of the elite production and contracting companies in the U.S. Traveling across North America furnishing livestock to some of the largest rodeos in the PRCA.


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PCRA Rodeo Pre-show
Troy Lerwill- Daredevil Rodeo Clown & Barrelman

Join us for the Guadalupe County Fair PCRA Rodeo. Find out more about times, prices and pre-sale tickets.


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Tough Enough to Wear Pink

Join us for the Guadalupe County Fair PCRA Rodeo, Saturday, Oct. 12 to honor breast cancer survivors!


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Kid's Events - Mutton Bustin' (2 events)

Open to children 4-7 years of age. Click for additional details


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Benefit Goat Roping

Open to the Public - 2 Man Teams, NO Horse Required


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Fair Events

Fair Queen Contest

The Guadalupe County Fair is opn to the first 30 girls living in, or attending a school in Guadalupe County who attend a contestant's meeting and present a completed application.

 

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Little Miss Round Up & Miss Round Up Contest

The Miss Round-Up Contest was established in 1954 with Helen Fleming being the first Miss Round-Up. Over the years changes have been made. View More to find how to qualify.

Little Miss Round-up is open to young ladies 8 to 13 ...

 

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Fair Parade

Learn more about the line-up, staging area, judging, time and more.

  • Line-up time: 8am
  • Judging: 8:30am
  • Parade kick-off - 10am

 

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Fair Carnival

Welcome to the home of the Pride of Texas Shows, based out of Elm Mott, Texas. Pride of Texas Shows is a family owned and operated amusement company, providing rides, games, and food concessions to fairs, festivals, carnivals and events throughout the state of Texas.

 

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Kids • Events

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Kids • Best Western Wear Round-up Events

Saturday, Oct. 12 @ 10 AM on the Coliseum Stage
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Kids • Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Entries may be painted or carved, EXCEPT age 4-5, which may be painted or decorated only. No plastic or ceramic pumpkins allowed - real only.

Age Groups:

  • 4-5
  • 6-7
  • 8-9
  • 10-11
  • 12-16
  • 17+

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IBCA State Championship BBQ Cook-off

October 4th & 5th, 2018

8 Categories Judged

The Cook-Off Committee has established a minimum participation level of 10 teams. In the event there are fewer than 10 teams entered by October 1, 2019, the cook-off will be canceled and entry fees will be refunded.

 

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Downtown Scarecrow Contest

The Seguin Main Street Program and the Guadalupe County Fair Association is sponsoring the annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest. The contest is open to all individuals, businesses, clubs and organizations doing business in and around Seguin. Contestants are encouraged to set up their displays in downtown Seguin, to decorate downtown for the annual Guadalupe County Fair Parade. Scarecrows can be placed outside in front of a business or displayedin a business window but must be visible from the sidewalk. Clubs or organizations wishing to sponsor a Scarecrow display will be provided a downtown location.


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Fidder's Contest

Saturday, Oct. 12 @ 1:30 at the Dance Pavilion
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Hot Dog Eating Contest

Contest open to kids 10 and under - register the day of the contest.

You won't want to miss the fun and the winners!

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Non-Livestock Events

Hay Show

Entries for the Hay Show will be taken Friday, Sept. 6, from 4-6:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 8, from 8 a.m.-noon at the Womens’ Building, at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds in Seguin. Samples will be sent to the Texas A&M Forage Testing Lab for chemical analysis. This is the reason samples are due one month ahead of the Fair. (All samples will become property of the Show).

 

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Horticulture Dept

The Horitculture Department consists of Field Crops and Ornamental Horticulture.

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Run / Walk Event

The Guadalupe County Fair 5K Run/Walk Entry Information.

Find out the:

  • When
  • Where
  • Registration
  • Prices

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Home Art Dept.

  • Clothing
  • Handwork
  • Crafts
  • Pickles & Relish
  • Jellies, Jams & Preserves
  • Fruits, Vegetables & Misc.
  • Baked Foods
  • Photography
  • Antiques
  • Art
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Crochet/Knitting

 

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Special Events

Fair Entertainment

Free dances all weekend!

Information: Bands, Dates & Times

  • Bands - updated click view more for details
  • FREE Dances all weekend

 

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Meet Cousin Minnie at the Fair

A Minnie Pearl Tribute Show

At various times you may catch Cousin Minnie Pearl walking around the grounds always ready with a joke or two and photo opportunities and generally spirited guest encounters!

 

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Rodeo Market Days & EXPO (Trade Days)

Support Local Business!

Come check out the businesses and individuals selling & promoting their products!

 

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Outdoor Exhibits & Women's Building

Outdoor and Women's Building Guadalupe County Fair - Oct. 10-13, 2019 . Exhibits need to be set up on Thursday, Oct. 10 between the hours of 8 am. and noon.

 

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Wine Garden

 

Popular Event Returns!

Event during our Fair & Rodeo. Sample some of the finest Texas wines. October is Texas wine month and Texas is the fifth largest wine producing state. Meet representatives from the wineries and vineyards and learn about their wines. Different wineries each day!

 

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