Volunteer Opportunities

 

Would you like to get more involved at the Dane County Fair? If the answer is YES, take a moment to review the 2021 Dane County Fair volunteer opportunities listed below. These opportunities give you the chance to learn more about the Fair and support our Dane County Youth! If you are interested in assisting the Fair, please sign up for your shift(s) by June 15th.

Non-Animal Project Check-in

  • Dates: Friday, July 9 – Tuesday, July 13
  • Times (shifts during these times):
    • July 9 = 3:00pm-6:00pm
    • July 10 = 9:00am-4:00pm
    • July 11 = 9:00am-4:00pm
    • July 12 = 9:00am-7:00pm
    • July 13 = 8:00am-1:00pm
  • Location: Alliant Energy Center – Exhibition Hall (A-C)
  • Duties: assist with project check-in at check-in desk using our FairEntry system, deliver projects to designated department pods/tables, direct youth exhibitors to their department pod/table if they need to set up a display, etc. Fair staff will be on-site to provide instructions for duties at each shift, address questions via the help line or in-person, and assist as needed, etc.
  • Health requirements: Masks and social distancing. Hand sanitizer will be provided on-site.
  • Sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C45ADAB2DABFEC25-project

 

Fair Information Booth

  • Dates: Thursday, July 15 – Sunday, July 18
  • Times (shifts during these times):
    • July 15 = 9:00am-9:00pm
    • July 16 = 9:00am-9:00pm
    • July 17 = 9:00am-9:00pm
    • July 18 = 9:00am-9:00pm
  • Location: Alliant Energy Center – Information Booth (Flag Circle)
  • Duties: assist fair attendees with questions about activities and where things are located on the Fair grounds, pass out library ribbons to the appropriate youth, serve as a lost and found location, and communicate with the Fair staff and security team if anyone has any questions or needs assistance.
  • Health requirements: TBD in June. The Fair plans to follow health restrictions/guidelines set at the time of the Fair, and all comfort levels will be respected.
  • Sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C45ADAB2DABFEC25-fair

 

Non-Animal Project Check-out

  • Dates: Sunday, July 18 – Monday, July 19
  • Times (shifts during these times):
    • July 18 = 6:00pm-9:00pm
    • July 19 = 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Location: Alliant Energy Center – Exhibition Hall (A-C)
  • Duties: assist with project check-out at check-out desk by verify claim tickets on projects, assist youth exhibitors with finding their projects as needed, etc. Fair staff will be on-site to provide instructions for duties at each shift, address questions via the help line or in-person, and assist as needed, etc.
  • Health requirements: Masks and social distancing. Hand sanitizer will be provided on-site.
  • Sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C45ADAB2DABFEC25-project1

 

For questions, contact danecountyfair2900@gmail.com



Fair Chairs & Superintendents Needed!

The Dane County Fair is currently recruiting Fair Chairs & Superintendents in the following departments:

  • Plant & Soil Science (Chair & Superintendents)
  • Woodworking (Chair & Superintendents)
  • Photography (Superintendents)
  • Communications (Superintendents)

Department Chair and Superintendent Responsibilties and Expectations
(may be a little different in 2021 due to new layout and structure)


If you are interested in being a Fair Chair/Superintendent, please fill out the application below and contact the Fair Office with any questions - danecountyfair2900@gmail.com or 608-291-2900. Applications will be reviewed by Fair staff, and applicants will be contacted directly to discuss the department of interest.