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  Quality Assurance and Ethics Training for Fair Exhibitors

The Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair will be hosting a Quality Assurance and Ethics Training Clinic on Wednesday, June 23, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fairgrounds Office. All 4-H, FFA members, leaders and parents are welcome to attend. Exhibitors who are planning on showing as “Independent Exhibitors” are required to attend the class in order to qualify to show and sell at the 2010 Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair. For more information, call the fair office at 530-667-5312 or email:


Adopt-A-Spots are now available for the 2010 season. These are the beautiful flower borders we all enjoy at fair time and throughout the year. This is a great opportunity for individuals, 4-H Clubs, FFA Chapters and other local interests groups to participate at the fair this year as we celebrate our theme of “Magic on Main Street.” The flower gardens are judged once per month starting June 1st, with final awards based on a composite score of each month and the fair time judging score. They are judged on the Danish system of judging with a 1st place “garden spot” receiving $200.00, 2nd - $150.00, and 3rd - $100.00. There are only a few “spots” available so sign up now.

Interested people should contact Pam McFall at the Fair office at:
530/667-5312 or email:

Be sure to include your name, address and phone number.

2010 Tulelake - Butte Valley Fair Theme Selected

“Magic on Main Street” will be this year’s theme of the September 9-12th Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair!

The theme was submitted by Dora Parrott of Klamath Falls who will receive $75 for submitting the winning fair theme.

As the new year of 2010 begins, so does the planning for the 59th Annual Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair. The fair began as a Rotary Junior Livestock Show held on the grounds of the present Tulelake Elementary School 59 years ago and has grown into one of the finest small county fairs on the West Coast. The Tulelake Butte Valley Fair has developed many great traditions and it is the goal of the fair to continue to preserve and build upon that rich heritage. The fair’s focus continues to be to serve the local and surrounding communities of Tulelake and Butte Valley, just as it did 59 years ago. More than ever, it is the fair’s goal to provide the people of the local and surrounding communities an enjoyable, welcoming and family oriented atmosphere throughout the entire year while visiting the fairgrounds and museum.

The 2010 fair will again offer many of the traditional events that the public has come to know and love as well as several new on-grounds entertainment that are sure to be crowd pleasers. This year’s fair is packed with NEW & EXCITING entertainment to ensure a great time for all ages. .

Tulelake - Butte Valley Fair Court Competition Announced

Sophomore and Junior girls of Tulelake and Butte Valley are invited to apply by February 26th to compete for the titles of “2010 Miss Butte Valley” and “2010 Miss Tulelake” (official hostesses of the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair). Prizes include up to $200 worth of clothing, tiara, $250 scholarship, eligibility for Miss California State Competition, meeting the grandstand entertainer and participating in area parades.

Mandatory Fair Court interviews and judging will be held at Mike & Wanda’s Restaurant in Tulelake at 6 p.m., March 10, 2010.

Details and applications are available in your High School Office, the fair office, and by click here.

Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair wants YOUR ideas for the 2010 fair theme

The Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair is seeking a theme for the 2010 fair. Themes should reflect the communities served by the fair. The recipient of the winning theme will be awarded $75. The winning theme will be used in the parade and exhibit entries and should be of interest to fair visitors. Submitted themes should be suitable to advertise and promote the fair.

The contest is open to everyone, except permanent fair employees, directors and their families. School classes, clubs, individuals and organizations are encouraged to participate in this contest. If two or more people submit the same theme, priority will be given to the first entry received at the fair office.

Themes must be received at the fair office by February 10th and the winning theme will be selected by the fair board members at the February board meeting.

Entries will be accepted in an envelope or postcard mailed to 10-A District Agricultural Association, PO Box 866 Tulelake, CA 96134 or may also be sent via email to, subject line should read “Fair Theme.” There is no limit to the number of entries that may be submitted. The fair board reserves the right to edit any theme or develop the fair theme.

The 2010 Tulelake Butte Valley Fair will run September 9th thru 12th.


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