A parent/guardian of any exhibitor exhibiting a project at the Wharton County Youth Fair (excluding Bucket Calf) is required to work a minimum of three (3) hours per exhibitor. If a parent cannot work the 3 hours, they can have a family member or friend work in their place. Anyone working must be 21 years old or older. Parents/Guardian must sign up before March 1, 2023. Parents choosing not to work a three (3) hour shift will be assessed a fee of $300 per exhibitor. Parents/Guardian of exhibitors who choose not to work must make payment to the Fair Office by March 1st.
No changes of work hours will be accepted after March 1, 2023. Please DO NOT CALL THE FAIR OFFICE. It will be the parents’ responsibility to find a replacement.
See the "Parent Work Rule" in the Livestock & Poultry Rulebook.
Online sign up will be available once the schedule has been finalized.