What is the California Mid-State Fair Junior Fairboard?
The California Mid-State Fair Junior Fairboard consists of young people between 16 and 24 years of age living in San Luis Obispo County who are looking to volunteer their time to a community event. Junior Fairboard members assist with the day-to-day operations of the annual California Mid-State Fair, including events such as the Diaper Derby, Tricycle Races, and any other events we may be asked to assist with by fair staff.
In addition, members help in the livestock area during the week of shows assisting the livestock department in various jobs, weigh in and auction day, act as ushers in the Main Grandstand and may be asked to obtain market research from fairgoers.
What are the benefits to members?
Junior Fairboard members receive a shirt/jacket (to be worn at all Main Grandstand events and all committee activities), a photo ID badge granting admission to the Fair, meal tickets redeemable at designated California Mid-State Fair food venders and one (1) free guest pass per night valid for Main Grandstand events (upon artist approval).
What is required as a member?
Members are required to attend all Junior Fairboard meetings, participate in at least one (1) committee, attend all committee meetings and events, as well as attend all Main Grandstand events as an usher.
What will cause a member to be dismissed?
A member will be dismissed from the Junior Fairboard if one, or all of the follow occur: failure to attend three (3) meetings (excused) including shows; failure to attend one (1) meeting (unexcused); failure to fulfill duties and/or responsibilities at Main Grandstand events, committee meetings and/or events; consumption of alcoholic beverages, or use of drugs while wearing Junior Fairboard jacket or Fair ID badge; misuse of jacket, ID badge or other privileges, including lending jacket or ID badge to non members; failure to cooperate with advisors, officers or Fair staff; behavior on the Fairgrounds, whether on or off duty, that is determined to be unethical or contrary to the Fair’s standard of conduct.