Welcome to the Rio Arriba County Fair Association!

Serving Rio Arriba's F.F.A. & 4-H youth!

Announcements:

2018 - Fair Survey

Give us your feed back on the fair! Return your survey to rioarribacountyfairassociation@yahoo.com or bring your survey to the meeting on August 14th.
Rio Arriba County Fair Survey 2018.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [202.7 KB]

2018 - Homemade Delights Contest Results

2018 - Schedule of Events

2018 - 3rd Annual Goat Roping

Click here for 3rd Annual Goat Roping rules and regulations. 

2018 - 4th Annual Kids Rodeo

Click here for the 4th Annual Kids Rodeo rules and regulations. 

2018 - Rio Arriba County Rodeo

2018 Fair Book

2018 Fair Book
2018 Fair Book.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [53.5 MB]

2018 Livestock Tagging Dates

  • Beef
    • Thursday February 15th, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
      Tierra Amarilla - County Court House parking lot
      Scales will not be available to weigh Steers & Heifers
    • Friday February 16th, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
      Cebolla - Rincon Blanco Veterinary Clinic - Dr. Leroy Martinez
    • Saturday February 17th, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
      Abiquiu - Fair Grounds
  • Goat, Swine & Lamb
    • Thursday April 19th, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
      Tierra Amarilla - County Court House parking lot
    • Friday April 20th, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
      Cebolla 
      - Rincon Blanco Veterinary Clinic - Dr. Leroy Martinez
    • Saturday April 21st, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
      Abiquiu - Fair Grounds
  • Poultry & Rabbit
    • Thursday June 21st, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
      Tierra Amarilla - County Court House parking lot
    • Friday June 22nd, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
      Cebolla
       - Rincon Blanco Veterinary Clinic - Dr. Leroy Martinez
    • Saturday June 23rd, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
      Abiquiu - Fair Grounds

2018 County Bred Forms

The 2018 County Bred Steer, Heifer, Lamb and Goat forms are now available. Click here to download

2018 Fair Dates & Updates

Attention Exhibitors:  The 2018 Rio Arriba County Fair has been scheduled for July 25-29, 2018. The official weights for livestock are as follows: 

  • Steers 900 - 1,300 lbs (will be paid up to 1,300 lbs if sold at auction)
  • Heifers 900 lbs no top weight
  • Lambs 90 lbs - No top weight (Southdowns 80 lbs. - No top weight)
  • Goats 60 lbs - No top weight
  • Swine 190 - 290 lbs
  • Poultry & Rabbit 3.5 - 5.5 lbs.

If this is your first time showing or you have any questions about the proper care, selection, feeding of your animal there are several resources available.  Please contact the Extension Office, your 4-H Leader, any Fair Board member, NMSU, or even try Google!  We want this to be a great learning experience, if you have questions, please ask!  The extension office is available to assist with weighing your animals throughout your project, please contact Marcella Talamante or Donald Martinez at (505) 685-4523

Meeting Notice:

Our next monthly meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at the extension office in Abiquiu.

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