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Rooster Crowing Contest


Contest starts at 4:00 PM


Located: Small Arena

Director in Charge: David Parker

Register at the contest tables between 3:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.


  • rooster-crowing-contest.jpgParticipants should bring roosters in cages which may be covered until the contest begins at 4:00 p.m.
  • Only one rooster will be permitted in each cage.
  • No other bird may accompany competing bird during the contest.
  • A judge will be assigned to each rooster to tally the number of times the bird crows in 15 minutes after cages are uncovered.
  • You may leave top of cage covered during contest.
  • Rooster may be of any breed, any age. Please bring papers to show that roosters have been tested for Pullorum.
  • Your roosters can be tested 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Poultry Barn.
  • Awards will be made for bird crowing most times in 15 minutes as follows: First $15.00; Second $10.00; Third $5.00, and $1.00 for each bird that is entered.
  • An extra $5.00 for the first place bird if he crows more than 49 times - Great Geauga County Fair Record. The new fair record of 49 crows is by Chatterbox in 2012, owned by Justin Glinski.
  • Limit: 2 birds per owner.
  • Owner to furnish cages and covers.
  • Suggest that cage be twice as tall as rooster.