Sonoma County Farm Bureau

2017 Gold Cup Award Application

Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County, President, Bob Muelrath and Dairy Princess Connie Jones present Alexandra Gambonini with the Gold Cup Award.

The Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County will present an award to the outstanding exhibitor at the 2017 Sonoma County Fair.

The Gold Cup Award is based on leadership, citizenship, character, project work, academic achievement, speaking ability, participation and performance at the 2017 Sonoma County Fair. The award includes a $2,500 check for the winner of the Gold Cup Award. Additionally, there is a $500 cash award to the recipient’s 4-H Club or FFA Chapter.

Applicants must be a resident of Sonoma or Marin County, an exhibitor at the 2017 Sonoma County Fair and a high school senior or college freshman. Applicants must be members of the 4-H or FFA. A completed application and two letters of recommendation must be turned into the Farm Bureau office by 5 p.m. Friday, June 30, 2017. Interviews with finalists will be held before the fair’s opening on August 3rd. Finalists will be notified about the time and date of their interview.

The winner of the Gold Cup Award will be announced at the Sonoma County Fair and the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County’s Junior Fair Awards Dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday, August 12 at the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building.

Further information is available by calling 544-5575.


Click here to download the 2017 application.


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