Fair & Rodeo
The Covid-19 Plan B Schedule is the official schedule of the 2021 Galveston County Fair & Rodeo.
Any previous dates and times listed in the livestock rules are superseded by the Covid-19 Plan B Guidelines.
Experience The Tradition
SERVING GALVESTON COUNTY YOUTH SINCE 1938
GCFR 2021... April 16 - 24, 2021
BBQ Cook-Off... April 8-10, 2021
important: Please check with your Ag Teacher or 4-H Club to get the information for Online Pre-Registration for Livestock.
If your Ag Teacher or 4-H Club wants you to pre-register, then click the link below to set-up your account and pre-register.
Link to pre-register:
Each exhibitor will need to be pre-registered:
The Galveston County Fair & Rodeo must adhere to all city, county, and state regulations for the spread of COVID-19 as set forth by these entities. This plan has been approved by the County of Galveston, the Galveston County Parks Dept. and the City of Hitchcock.
The following Covid-19 GCF&R Livestock Validation Plan will be used for the validation of Steers 10/24/20, Breeding Beef 10/31/20, Commercial Heifers 10/31/20, Lambs 12/5/20, Goats 12/5/20 and Swine 1/10/21 for the 2021 fair.
What you need to know for Livestock Validation/Tag-In
Wear masks for visitors, exhibitors, judges, and fair committee, especially where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
Wash/Clean your Hands –
Encourage hand hygiene by setting up hand hygiene stations at the entrance and exit of the validation signature area for fair staff and visitors to clean their hands.
Stay Home if Sick –
Advise anyone visiting the event, including exhibitors, visitors, judges, and veterinarians, to stay home if they are sick.
THIS IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON THE CURRENT LEVEL OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AT TIME OF VALIDATION.