Market Swine/Sheep/Goat Exhibitor Information

Exhibitors interested in showing and selling Market Swine, Sheep or Goats at the 2024 Mother Lode Fair must attend the Fair’s mandatory preweigh, scheduled for Saturday, April 27th at the Fairgrounds.  Exhibitors need to send an email to with their name, if they will be bringing 1 or 2 animals, and should also note any hauling considerations (borrowing a trailer, hauling with another exhibitor, etc.).  Deadline for requesting an appointment is April 12, 2024.  The preweigh appointment schedule will be released on April 15, 2024.

This is a mandatory preweigh and all exhibitors are required to attend with their animal.  Exhibitors who are unable to attend must submit a written request to the Mother Lode Fair CEO at 220 Southgate Dr., Sonora, CA 95370, or by email attachment to  Written request needs to include the reason for the request as well as who will be responsible for bringing their animal to preweigh.  Written requests must be received prior to the preweigh on April 27th.