The Lorain County Agricultural Society is seeking candidates to fill the position
of Fair Board Director for a one-year term ending November 13, 2018. Due to Constitutional restrictions, candidates can only be considered residing in the original townships of Amherst, Avon, Black River, Brownhelm, Carlisle, Columbia, Eaton, Elyria, Grafton, Penfield, Ridgeville, and Sheffield. Interested candidates must send a letter of interest stating the township they reside in and a resume including phone number to: Executive Board Committee, Lorain County Fair, 23000 Fairgrounds Road, Wellington, OH 44090. All letters of interest must be received no later than 3:00 pm on Friday, January 26, 2018. The candidate selected will have to submit to and pass a BCI&I and FBI criminal background check.
The Lorain County Fair Board is now taking applications to fill one position as a Junior Fair Advisor. Applications will be taken through 3:00 pm on January 26, 2018. Please go to the Junior Fair page of this website and click on the link “Junior Fair Advisor Application.”
The Fair Board Officers for 2018 were elected at the Annual Meeting of the Lorain County Agricultural Society held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. The following Directors have been elected to the Executive Committee for next year:
• Ron Pickworth – President
• Marie Waite – Vice-President
• Brian Twining – Immediate Past President
• Dan Linden – Executive Committee; term expires 2018
• Joe Buchs – Executive Committee; term expires 2019
• Chris Jordan – Executive Committee; term expires 2020
The Annual Meeting of the Lorain County Agricultural Society will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at the Fair Board Office. All members of the Society are invited to attend. Our monthly Fair Board meeting will begin at 7:30 pm with the Annual Meeting starting at 8:00 pm.
The newly elected Directors will be sworn in, election of officers will be held, pass and ticket prices will be set for the 2018 fair, and a proposed amendment to the Constitution will be voted on. This proposed amendment to Article II, Section I, will increase the number of residents from any one Original Township that can serve on the Board of Directors at the same time from two to three.
For questions or to receive a copy of the actual wording of the proposed amendment, please contact Charisse Nikel, Fair Secretary, at (440) 647-2781.
Thank you for a great 2017 fair!! The 2018 fair is August 20-26 – see you then!!
For information on the election of Fair Board Directors, please click the heading and then this link:
Election of Board of Directors
Just a reminder that the Senior Fair Open Class entry deadline is August 5 @ 6:00 pm!
We are now taking entries – for Senior Fair Open Class, the Combine and Truck Derby, the County Tractor Pull, and the Demolition Derby. Visit the “Entries” and/or “Contests” tab of this website for more information!
All grandstand tickets go on sale Monday, May 22. We are happy to feature Kenny Loggins on Monday, August 21, and Dustin Lynch on Tuesday, August 22. For a complete list of grandstand shows and details on how to order tickets, please visit the “Entertainment” tab of this website.
The 2017 Senior Fair premium book is now online. Please click the “Entries” tab of this website to access the premium book. Copies of the book will not be back from the printer until the end of May. Please join our text messaging program by texting “LCFAIR” to 36000 to receive a text message when the premium book is available to pick up in the office.