Young children got their turn in the show ring during the Peewee Dairy Cattle Showmanship competition at The Big Fresno Fair on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, in Fresno.
The competition features children ages 3-9 who test their showmanship skills by washing and prepping their animals, then showing their dairy cattle and goats.
Donny Rollin, Peewee Dairy Cattle Showmanship judge, said the competition is about the kids presenting the animal to the best of their ability.
“It’s peewee showmanship, so it’s not a lot of pressure,” he said, adding, “These kids are the future showmen here.”
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The Big Fresno Fair
Gates open: Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.
Gates close: Sunday-Thursday, 11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, midnight
Museum: Open until 9 p.m.
Carnival: Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. to close (kiddie carnival opens at 10 a.m. Monday-Friday); Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to close
Horse racing start times: Monday, Thursday, Friday, 1:15 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 12:15 p.m.
Admission: Adults, $10; military, seniors 62 and older, and children ages 6-12, $7; children 5 and younger, free
Parking: $15, Chance Avenue lot; $10, Butler Avenue and infield lots; $5, Maple/Butler and Cedar/Kings Canyon lots
Clovis Park and Ride shuttle: Free shuttles pick up every half hour from 9:40 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays from Clovis Park and Ride at Highway 168 and Temperance Avenue.