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2022 Exhibitor Handbook

The New River Valley Fair is back and ready for fun, fun, fun! The 2022 theme is Country Pride, County Wide.

This annual six day event is July 25-30, 2022. Come and be a part of the “Biggest Little Fair Anywhere” by showcasing your talents!

Entering is as easy as 1-2-3. Just select the competition area you would like to enter, fill out the entry form, and bring your exhibit to the fair on one of the check in days.

If you have any questions, please contact the fair office at (540) 674-1548.

Regardless if you’re an old pro or a first timer, please be sure to read all the rules and regulations thoroughly as some information has been updated and new competition areas have been added this year.

In an effort to reduce wait time to check in exhibits, please submit your completed entry form prior to Thursday, July 21, 2022. Exhibit tags will be prepared and waiting for you at check in. No waiting in line. On site entries will be accepted as well.

Please Mail your entry to: NRV Rec. Inc, PO Box 595, Newbern, VA, 24126. Email OR Send Photograph of your entry to: nrvfair@verizon.net to expedite check-in of your exhibits.

Exhibit check in times–all check-ins at the Farris Building

Friday, July 22, 2022, 5-7 pm (non-perishables)
Saturday, July 23, 11am-3 pm (non-perishables)
Sunday, July 24, 10am-2 pm (perishables and non-perishables)

Exhibit Pick-up time at the Farris Building

Sunday, July 31, 2022, 1-3 pm

The Farris Building will be open on Monday, July 25, 1-3 pm for exhibitors only who wish to view the results of their entered items. The Farris Building will close at 3 pm and reopen to the public at 5 pm when the fair opens to the public.

Exhibit judging will start promptly at 3 pm Sunday, July 24, 2022. No exhibitors or non-judging volunteers are allowed in the Farris Building once judging begins. Department heads should be available to the Superintendent of the Farris Building and remain until the department’s closing. Only judges and superintendent are allowed in the departments during the designated judging
time period.

Measures will be taken to maintain the safety of all exhibits while on display at the fair. The Farris Building will be locked at night after fair hours. The Farris Building will be monitored during fair hours. However, the New River Valley Fair and coordinators will not be responsible for lost or damaged exhibits.

The principal objectives of the New River Valley Fair are
1. To encourage improvement in the production, processing, and marketing of agricultural
products that are produced in Southwest Virginia
2. To promote the importance of agriculture to Virginia’s economy
3. Support the programs of 4-H, FFA and other youth educational groups.

View the full Exhibit Handbook for all rules and policies.