2019 Tentative Fair Meeting Dates

The following dates are set for the 2019 Fair Meetings.  A

ll meetings will take place at the Southwest Virginia Farmers Market Wholesale Warehouse beginning at 7pm unless announced otherwise.  Dates/Times/Locations may change but notice will be given on the Fair Facebook!

  • January 28th
  • February 25th
  • March 25th
  • April 29th
  • May 27th (may be cancelled due to Memorial Day)
  • June 24th
  • July 22nd



2019 VAF Conference – Jan 3rd-5th

http://carrollcountyvafair.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/VAFlogo.pngThe Virginia Association of Fairs 2019 Conference will be held January 3 – 5, 2019 at the Omni Homestead Resort.  We wish the group attending from our Fair Committee the very BEST OF LUCK at the Conference and hope they come back with lots of winning ribbons for the 2018 Fair!!!!!  

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Thursday, January 3rd our  2018 Miss Carroll County Fair – Zoë Belle Lowe will leave to compete for the title of Miss Virginia Association of Fairs 2019.  The Miss Virginia Association of Fairs Pageant will be held on Saturday afternoon, January 5th.  Let’s wish Zoë a huge GOOD LUCK and keep an eye out on our FACEBOOK page for more photos and updates on the Virginia Association of Fairs yearly meeting!




Become a SPONSOR!!!

 

Any person, group, or business who would like to make a donation and become a sponsor for Fair are welcome to do so and we appreciate any donation given, big or small.

The annual sponsorship request letters are mailed out in early June of each year.  You may download a copy of the letter when it is available HERE.

Mail or deliver all donations to:  

Carroll County Agricultural Fair
497 Farmers Market Drive
Hillsville, VA 2434

Please check the  updated sponsorship levels  to see all you will get for your monetary (money) donation.

WE APPRECIATE YOU ALL AND WITHOUT OUR SPONSORS WE COULD NOT CONTINUE OUR LOW PRICES FOR ADMISSION!  




A SPECIAL THANK YOU!

On behalf of Kevin, Teresa, and the Carroll County Fair Committee, we want to thank our Volunteers who work so hard making the Fair possible. We want to thank our Sponsors for all their donations – Cash & In-Kind! Without Sponsors for events and the fair we could not make this happen. We want to thank the Board of Supervisors who provide a budget for the Fair. We want to thank J. B. Gardner, our sheriff and all the deputies that helped with the traffic at the Fair and Everett Lineberry & EMS for their stations, radios and being ready if needed. We want to thank the Ham Radio Guys and Gals who sat up in case we needed them! We want to thank Carroll County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee especially Carol and Margie for their hard work in the Exhibits along with the other great women who worked the exhibits and other activities and Pat Cox for all the delicious cooking and good food for our volunteers during Ag Education days. We want to thank the Extension office & Jonette Mungo with 4-H for making the Ag days awesome! We want to thank the Young Farmers of Farm Bureau and Brandy Puckett for letting us host your 5th Grade Ag Day. We want to thank Carroll County Public Schools, Galax City Public Schools and Grayson County School for allowing their kids to attend 2nd & 3rd Grade Ag Edu days!!! We want to thank all the members of the Fair committee who spent long hours planning, working, and volunteering. We want to thank Search & Rescue for the hard work at the Gates. We want to thank Skyview Baptist Church and all their volunteers again this year! We want to thank all the Carroll County Employees. who worked the gates, parked cars, or did any other necessary job. We want to thank Myra the mastermind of the parade and The 2018 Beauty Queen Winners, the owners of the Antique Tractors, Gregs Core Supply’s General Lee Car, Ronald & the Tractor Barrel Train, CCHS Band, CCHS Varsity Cheerleaders, the CCIS FFA, VA PRODUCE, the local Boy Scout Group, and the CCHS Colorguard for participating in our first Fair parade. We want to thank all of our EVENT leaders for their AWESOME events this year! Thank you to all the musicians who came out to play free at our Fair – Slightly Confuzed, The Wings of Salvation, The Cox Brothers, and Josh Burton!!! We especially thank Myra Leonard for her daily pig races and for Ken Miller the Emcee for the races along with her helpers! Thank you Tia Akers for your awesome horse show and Eddie, 

Ryland & Lisa for the great horse pulls, Emily and Becky for the Recipe Contests, Trish and Cody for the awesome coon dog event, Kristina with the fantastic Beauty Pageant, Vicky Towne for the storytelling contest and storytelling, Annabelle Primm for music, Becky and Sheila for gate accounting, and our face painters, Steve, Trish & Myra for the livestock shows, Shannon 

Dalton & the Interact club for the Pet Shows, Brad Carico with Forestry Events, FFA helpers, and last but not least Eroll Ray Jett for the hospitality wagon & help!!!!!

If we have left anyone out please let us know!!!! It takes everyone to make the Fair a success!!!!! Thank you all for another great and successful Fair in 2018!!!




Notice: Winners and Results for 2018 Fair

*** PLEASE NOTE THAT  ALL THE WINNERS WILL NOT BE POSTED IMMEDIATELY DUE TO SHORT STAFFING & UNTIL ALL PAPERWORK IS RECEIVED  BY SEPTEMBER 10TH!!!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE and TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED IN OUR 2018 COUNTY FAIR EVENTS!

HOPE TO SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!!!




Carroll County Fair presented awards in 2018!

The Carroll County Fair was Presented the award for The “Best Over All Fair” and “#1 Fair in Virginia” in it’s division at the Virginia Association of Fairs, Inc. Convention Held at The Homestead in January 2018!!!

A Fair Celebration was held on Monday, January 29th at 7:00 pm for all who helped make this possible!




2018 County Fair Tentative Meeting Dates

Below is the Tentative Days/Times of the upcoming 2018 Fair meetings:

  • January 29th – Fair Celebration – 7:00 pm
  • February 26th – 7:00 pm
  • March 26th – 7:00 pm
  • April 23rd – 7:00 pm
  • May – May be skipped due to Memorial Day Holiday
  • June 25th – 7:00 pm
  • July 23rd – 7:00 pm – LAST MEETING  before the Fair so please attend if at all possible!

**Please note that all dates can and may change due to unforeseen circumstances

Carroll County Fair Dates including early events – August 18th – 26th, 2018




Fair Committee Members heading to the VAF Conference

Several Fair committee members are heading to the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs for the Virginia Association of Fairs 2018 Conference.  The conference runs from January 4th through 7th, 2018!

We will once again be competing in the 2017 Communication Awards.  Last year we came back with lots of ribbons and awards and best of all, our Fair won “Best Small Fair in Virginia“!  We are honored to attend this year and hope to be successful!

We thank everyone for supporting our Fair and making it great!!!

Download the 2018 VAF Conference Schedule




Tina Ports wins at the Virginia State Fair!

Tina Ports, our 1st place winner in the 2017 “Eggs Ole’ Contest,” has won 2nd place at the VIRGINIA STATE FAIR for her egg recipe!!!

Congratulations Tina this is Awesome!!!!




2017 Winners and Results!

All the winners and results for the 2017 Fair events have been posted.  You can can to the site to view the winners and results  HERE!

We want to thank all of our participants in our events at the 2017 Fair and hope you come back next year!

YOU make our Fair great!!!!