Participate in the Benton County Fair for 2022

There are plenty of opportunities to participate in the Benton County Fair! 

Become a Vendor With an average of 25,000 people attending the Benton County Fair & Rodeo – don’t miss 2022! We have renamed our commercial building the Funporium and in addition to vendor booths, we have packed the building with family-friendly attractions including First Force Robotics, model train displays, and a Mobile Escape Room. Vendor applications are being accepted now.   

Competitive Exhibits  It may be a hobby, but you’re good at it! It’s time to share your passion by entering what you create into one or more of the competitions at the 2022 Benton County Fair. 

The entry categories include Fine Arts, Photography, Hobbies & Crafts, Foods, Fiber Arts, Floral, and Land Products. All departments are now accepting entries. The Exhibit Book is available on the Benton County Fair website.  

We also need volunteers to help run these departments, so if you would enjoy helping organize the displays, support judging or spending time greeting fair visitors please contact our office. 

Open Class Have you got award winning livestock you want to show off? Bring your goats, rabbits and sheep and compete for the prized blue ribbon. 

Larry Bell Memorial All Girls Rodeo, Wednesday, August 3 Compete in the All Girls Rodeo and show off your skills in barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying, breakaway roping, and team roping.  

NPRA Rodeo, Thursday and Friday, August 4-5 Compete for cash prizes and bragging rights during the Benton County Fair! Two exciting nights of rodeo including bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, tie down roping, team roping and women’s barrel racing.  Register on the Northwest Pro Rodeo Association website at www.nprarodeo.org.  

Rodeo Queen Pageant, Wednesday-Friday, August 3-5 Compete for your chance to be next year’s Benton County Fair & Rodeo Queen!   

Willamette Valley Fiddle Contest, Friday, August 5 Share your fiddling skills at the Benton County Fair! Contestants get free admission to the fair with their instrument. 

Fair Food Eating Contest, Wednesday, August 3 The ever-popular elephant ear-eating contest will be held on the opening day of fair. 

Author’s Table Calling all local authors! Come share your books at the Author’s Table in the Funporium. 

More information on participating in the Benton County Fair & Rodeo can be found at www.bentoncountyfair.net under “Get Involved”, or contact the Fair Office at 541-766-6521. Office hours are 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. The fairgrounds is located at 110 SW 53rd Street, Corvallis, OR 97333. 

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