Training Offered For Fair Judges

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is offering an online training webinar for newly-licensed fair judges as well as those interested in learning more about the general principles of serving as a judge at a Wisconsin county or district fair. The training webinar will be held on April 23, 2024 beginning at 6 p.m. via Microsoft Teams.

Some of the topics to be covered during the webinar include the basics of judging at a county or district fair; steps to becoming a judge; expectations of judges; and the types of judging, such as a conference or face-to-face. There will also be time for those in attendance to ask questions.

Participants can register for the webinar by sending an email to Please provide the following information: name, mailing address, phone number, and email address. A confirmation email will be sent back containing a link to the webinar and presentation slides.

Fair Judge Application

If you are not yet licensed and would like to become a fair judge, please complete a Fair Judge Application. The application can be completed electronically or be handwritten, but a signature is required. Completed applications can be mailed to Fairs Program Coordinator, 2811 Agriculture Drive, Madison, WI, 53708 or emailed to the Fairs Program Coordinator at ​