Central Burnett County Fair

2 2022 Central Burnett County Fair Book • August 2022 THE FAIR BOARD HAS THE RIGHT TO ENFORCE ALL DECISIONS AND JUDGEMENTS. ALL FAIR BOARD DECISIONS ARE FINAL! ANY ANIMALS BEING UNRULY OR DANGEROUS TO EXHIBITORS OR SPECTATORS WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE. RULES &REGULATIONS All animal health records must accompany the preregistration form or must be to the fair secretary no later than the Monday before the fair. All exhibits must have been made or grown, with the exception of animals, since the close of the previous year’s fair unless otherwise stated. The Fair does not pretend to be, and positively will not be responsible for damage to, or theft of, any vehicle or its contents while said vehicle is parked within the grounds or other parking space. LIABILITY NOTICE In no case shall the fair or any of its officers or directors be held responsible for any loss, damage, injury or death by disease, theft or from any other cause of any character to any property while same is on the fairgrounds or any other time or place. The management hereby assumes no responsibility either as bailee or otherwise, for any property being brought or kept on said grounds. If the property owners or others interested in the property desire protection against loss, damage or injury from fire or from any other cause, they must make their own arrangements, and pay for such insurance. The general supervision of the grounds and the entire exhibition is vested in the president and board of directors of the association. The duty of the superintendent of the speed department will be to see that order and decorum are preserved, that none of the rules of the association are violated and that the daily program is faithfully carried out. He shall superintend all exhibitions on the track, keeping record of all entries made and contests won, and labor faithfully to carry out his part of the program punctually and with strict impartiality. The superintendents are expected to have particular charge of all matters in their respective departments, to receive and attend to the proper arrangement of everything intended for exhibition, to attend the judges in their examination, furnish themwith prize badges and see that the program, as it involves their several departments, is faithfully carried out. They should be upon the grounds as early as 8 a.m. on the first day of the Fair and every morning thereafter during the Fair. All superintendents must remain in charge of their departments until the close of the Fair each day. The fair officers authorize the letting of only such privileges or concessions as are required to supply the necessary wants of the people or that may add to their comfort, convenience and pleasure; but under no circumstances will privileges of a questionable nature or of a demoralizing tendency be let or tolerated upon the grounds or in the buildings, nor will any privileges be permitted where the business is conducted in other than a legitimate and trade-like manner and games must be approved by the Department of Agriculture and markets. Privileges for erecting tenting or refreshment stands can be purchased by applying to the secretary or superintendent of concessions and privileges of the association at any time. All persons renting stands or leasing grounds for shows, booths or special privileges will be required to pay the rental in advance. Purchasers of privileges must keep their spaces in a sanitary condition by removing them from any filth or refuse, and by placing same in the garbage can provided by the management, where the sanitation department and employees may get to it with ease. Concessionaires and their help must be neat and tidy in their dress. Persons found working at any privilege not complying with this section may be ordered from the grounds. The management reserves the right to exclude from the grounds any person or persons who shall violate any part of the rules laid down by the fair officials. SPECIAL NOTE All persons are notified that the fair grounds are private property, and any individual detected or known to have damaged locks or broken open buildings, removed boards from the enclosure, or in any other way trespassed upon or injured the property of this association, will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law (Sec. 442 W.S. L898). INFORMATION TO EXHIBITORS Entries for cash premiums are restricted to residents of Burnett County and seasonal residents or property owners or members of county organizations. Premium list will be sent by the secretary to all who apply. Not more than one prize may be awarded an exhibitor under one entry, prize or lot number. The secretary will have the books of entry at the fair grounds from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the first day of the Fair. All entries must list the exhibitor number, secured from the Fair secretary, the name of the animal or article entered, the age and sex of the animal and the department, class and number in which the entry is made. No animal or article may be entered in any other name than that of the owner, except in the speed departments, anyone violating this rule will forfeit the premiumwhich might otherwise be awarded. No animal or article shall be allowed to be entered in more than one class, nor will any animal or article be awarded more than one premium except as a part of a herd or group. No animal will be allowed to run at large on the fair grounds. After having properly entered their articles, exhibitors must bring them to the proper department so that they are in their places and properly ticketed not later than 6 o’clock on the first day of the Fair. Exhibitors are required to attend their animals while on exhibition and truthfully answer any questions of the judges. The board of directors will take every precaution in its power for preservation of the articles and stock on exhibit, but the association will not be responsible for any loss that may occur. Entries must be made on the books and tickets attached to the article before it will be entitled to a place. Exhibitors must be sure their entries are correct and that the tickets correspond. Entries should be made with care and as early as possible. Corrections cannot be made after the books have gone to the judge. If it is ascertained that any exhibitor has made, or caused to be made, any false statement in regard to any animal or article entered, or if any exhibitor shall attempt to interfere in any manner with the judges in the performance of their duties, he or she shall be excluded from competition. The decision of the judges shall be final, except upon positive proof of fraudulent collusion or mistake on the part of the judges in making their report. Exhibitors cannot have access to the books of entry during the fair, but may, upon application to the secretary, have such explanation as may be deemed necessary. All stalls, pens and coops must be cleaned out and the exhibits put in condition before 9 a.m. each day so that the refuse can be taken away before visitors arrive. The books shall be returned to the secretary each evening and the judges are requested to make their reports to the secretary as early as possible. The premium cards shall be placed on the animal or article as soon as a decision is made, blue shall represent the first premium, red the second, white the third, and pink the fourth. At the time awarding committees are examining stock, no person shall be permitted in the ring except the superintendent and grooms. Premiums will not be awarded when articles are not worthy, even though there is no competition. Wisconsin Statutes, Section 93.23.2. (E) Not later than 30 days after the close of the Fair each year the county clerk, or the person appointed therefore by the county board, agricultural society, association or board claiming state aid, shall file with the department, on blanks provided by it, an itemized statement verified on oath, showing net premiums actually paid or to be paid at the preceding fair, which premiums must correspond with uniform premium list and other requirements under par. (A) This report shall also include a statement that at such Fair all gambling devices whatsoever, the sale of intoxicating liquors excepting fermented malt beverages, and exhibitions of immoral character were prohibited and excluded from the fairgrounds and all adjacent grounds under their authority or control; and on or before December 31 of the year in which the fair is held, the person filing shall furnish the department a statement of receipts and disbursements, attendance and such other information as the department requires. Upon receipt of the required report, each Fair shall be paid 100 percent or the prorated percentage of the aid due the preceding year. WISCONSIN ADMINISTRATIVE CODE 160 ATCP 2012 COUNTY AND DISTRICT FAIRS ATCP 160.01 Definitions. As used in this chapter: (1) “Class” means a grouping in which exhibits may be entered, including an animal breed or age group for animal exhibits; a type of produce, crop or food; or a specific age, age group or educational grade level of exhibitor. (2) “Department” as it relates to the organizational structure of a fair, means an animal species, production group, or other principal classification of exhibits. As used in any other context, “department” means the state of Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. (3) “Division” means one of three exhibitor group classifications for a fair and is limited to junior division, open division and senior citizen’s division. (4) “Lot” or “lot number” means the numerical designation assigned by a local fair for a specific category of exhibits within a class. (5) “Premium” means a monetary prize that a county or district fair awards to an exhibitor after judging all competing exhibits in the class to which the premium pertains. ATCP 160.02 Premium Requirements (1) General (A) The state aid authorized by S. 93.23(1), Stats., may be paid only on net premiums, which consist of total premiums paid less total entry fees received. The department may withhold state premium aid from any fair which does not enforce the animal health provisions required under Ch. ATCP 10 for all classes of livestock exhibited at the fair. State aid will be paid only on premiums actually paid by bank check or draft. (B) No deductions may be made from premiummoney won by an exhibitor. Premiums may, however, be withheld where exhibition rules established by the fair association are violated. A written statement of violation shall be submitted to the department to justify action taken by a local fair. (C) Premiums offered shall be definite in amount. No decrease or increase in published premiums may be made because of the financial condition or the organization or for any other reason. (D) State aid may be paid on no more than two premiums awarded an exhibitor under one premium or lot number in open division individual livestock classes, except poultry and rabbits, and no more than one premium in all other classes, including poultry and rabbits. (E) No county or district fair may receive state aid for a premium awarded to any exhibitor in the open division if that exhibitor entered the same exhibit in the junior division at the same county or district fair. This paragraph does not apply if the exhibit was entered in the junior division only as part of a herd group, carcass class or performance class. (F) No state aid will be paid on the cost of ribbons, cups, trophy prizes or entertainment contests. (2) Premium Lists (A) Premiums for which state aid is requested by county and district fairs shall conformwith the uniform premium list and other requirements set forth in these rules. Fairs requesting state aid for net premiums shall submit to the department a printed copy of the premium list used at the fair, as required under S. ATCP 160.92 (3) (D). (B) The officers of each fair shall mail a copy of the premium list to other associations, societies, or boards conducting a fair in Wisconsin upon request. Rules and Regulations for the 2022 Webster Fair