2023 Pickaway County Fair Camping Information
2023 CAMPING RULES & REGULATIONS
- Camping is allowed ONLY in approved camping spaces, as assigned by the Pickaway County Fair (PCF) camping committee.
- Payment in full is to be made in accordance with the PCF camping application, as outlined by PCF Camping Committee. Camping is $230 for the week for 30-amp service and $280 for the week for 50-amp service. Any camping spot without a camping unit it in place by the designated times will forfeit their spot immediately.
- Each person camping in the unit will be required to purchase either a weekly fair pass or a Pickaway County Ag Society Membership (minimum one/camper for in-county resident) at time of camping contract signing.
- All applications for camping at the Pickaway County Fair must come before the PCF Camping Committee and be approved for acceptance and site assignment. All decisions made by the PCF Camping Committee are final.
- There WILL BE NO subletting or leasing of camping sites.
- All units on site must be covered by a valid and current insurance policy, and applicant must supply proof of coverage.
- All campers must be backed into spots with tongues accessible (no “U” parking) and placed on the left side of the site, with no part of the camper (slide outs, etc…) protruding over the assigned spot boundaries. A camping committee member will be present to verify proper and appropriate placement of the camping unit. In accordance with ORC3701-26-07 Sec A, there must be 15 feet between campers.
- Failure to comply with any terms of the camping application and contract along with these Camping Rules and Regulations will lead to future denial of camping privileges and/or removal of camping unit without a refund.
- Move in dates begin Friday, June 16th at Noon-8pm (ET) and Saturday, June 17th from 7am-8pm with all units being in place by 8pm, Saturday June 17th. A committee member can meet you to make sure you are parked and hooked up in the correct spot, with water and electric being unavailable until Noon, Friday, June 16th. Any campers moved in prior to this date and time will be accessed $35/day for 30-amp service or $45/day for 50-amp service. (Campers paying for the extra night to come in early will be placed from 4pm-8pm, Thursday, June 15th). Any violations will forfeit camping rights for the next year.
- All camping site registrations include ONE parking permit. An extra parking permit is available for $25, maximum of 2 parking permits per camping site. PCF Camping Committee will resolve any disputes involving camping spaces and/or parking permits and privileges. Vehicles that are improperly parked be towed at the violator’s expense.
- No persons other than those listed on the application/contracts will be allowed overnight privileges in the campgrounds. Each camping unit must have a responsible adult staying overnight, preferably a parent. This individual is responsible for all children/minors and their respective activities at and around the campsite. If there are problems with that specific unit, the responsible adult will be asked to resolve the problem(s). If no corrective action is taken or there is a lack of resolve to the satisfaction of the camping committee, the assignee of the contract assigned to that site number will be asked to remove their unit from the grounds immediately without a refund of camping fee(s) and related costs.
- No units can be removed from the grounds until Sunday June 25th at 6am and by must be removed by 8:00pm (ET). Any units requiring earlier removal accommodations can move out on Saturday June 24th between the hours of 6am - 2pm ONLY. Anyone who moves out after 2pm will forfeit camping the following year. ALL trash is to be placed in receptacles; NOT left at the campsite. If there is excessive trash left in any camping spot, that camper will not be permitted to return the following year.
- Dump Stations will no longer be available for emptying your camper at the fair.
- NO REFUNDS OR CARRYOVERS.
- All decisions of the Camping Committee are FINAL, and rules are subject to change.
All 2023 campers were emailed a letter and application as of January 2, 2023. Prioritization will be given to the immediate/household families of junior fair exhibitors with livestock projects. It may not be possible to assign camping sites that have been previously occupied in past years. Applications for 2023 fair camping must be COMPLETE will all necessary information filled out and received no later than January 30, 2023. Qualifying campers will be notified via email by February 13, 2023. Once notified that camper has qualified full payment must be received no later than February 27, 2023, by 4pm. Applications can be personally delivered to the fair board office in the Ankrom Building during office hours or scanned and emailed to Camping@PickawayCountyFair.org.
Payment will not be required until campers have been notified that they have been assigned a camping site. At time of payment checks should be made payable to Pickaway County Agriculture Society (PCAS). Credit card processing is available in office for a charge of $10. If eligible campers do not sign up with payment by February 27, 2023, that camping spot will be forfeited and assigned to next campers on the waiting list. Please plan to get your PCAS membership card ($35) at this time also. When purchasing PCAS membership the member is required to be present with id to sign the card in the presence of fair personnel. Contact the fair board office at 740.474.2085 with any questions.
Safety is our #1 priority!
- These rules and regulations are being enforced by the Pickaway County Agriculture Society (PCAS) Board of Directors (commonly referred to as the Senior Fair Board), the Pickaway County Fair Camping Committee and local law enforcement as contracted by PCAS. These rules are provided and enforced for the safety of the public and livestock on premises.
- GOLF CARTS ONLY will be permitted on the fairgrounds. ATVs, Side by Side, Gators or other such vehicles will NOT be
- Golf cart permit fee is $100. Proof of valid driver’s license and insurance is required prior to issuance of permit. Wristband will be provided to golf cart drivers and must be worn throughout the fair week.
- Permit sign with camping spot number and permit holders name will be displayed on the cart at all times. Sign to be provided by PCAS.
- All golf cart operators must have a valid driver’s license.
- No golf carts will have riders that exceed seating capacity.
- Fair permitted golf carts (street legal or not) will not be permitted to be operated in restricted areas as posted by PCAS.
- No golf carts will be permitted outside of campground areas unless attending to livestock during the designated times.
- Golf carts will be allowed in the BARN AREA ONLY to attend to livestock from 6am-8am and 10pm-midnight during fair. No golf carts will be permitted in the midway area at any time.
- Operation of golf carts anywhere on fairgrounds from midnight to 6am is not permitted.
- Rules regarding driving in the midway and permitted hours does not apply to approved vendors.
- Those found to be in violation of these rules will have their golf cart being impounded by the Senior Fair Board immediately until the end of fair with no refund of permit or associated fees. Golf cart privileges will be suspended for one year. More egregious violations could result in permanent suspension (solely determined by the Senior Fair Board). Permit holders found in violation of rules can retrieve their golf cart from the impound lot on Sunday June 25th 8am-10am. No exceptions.
- PCAS has the authority to change these rules as deemed necessary.
- Please remember operating permitted golf carts on Pickaway County Fairgrounds is a privilege.
- Fair Board exempt from rules except they must be a licensed driver.
- Application and payment deadline is Jan 30th by 4pm. No application or payment will be accepted or considered after Jan 30th.
2023 Fair Week Camper Tank Emptying Service
This year camper cleanout services will be done by Chuck Nasty's Portable Toilet Service. His Fee is $40 per pump, you must come to the office to pay the fee and fill out his form to have you camper pumped cash or check only. He will only collect payments and form once a day at 9am so make sure you get them in if you are needing service. Attached is his form for service by clicking here.
2023 Ice for Camping
Ice is being sold back at Gate E during gate hours 8am-9pm. $7 for a 22lb bag.
2023 Special Event Camping (non-fair)
30 amp $40/night 50 amp $50/night
To reserve camping for special events (non-fair) at The Pickaway Agriculture & Event Center print and complete the Special Event Camping Contract.
Camping reservations MUST be prepaid. No sites will be held without payment. See reservation contract for refund policy.
1) Complete the credit card portion of the reservation contract and scan/email to firstname.lastname@example.org
2) Complete the credit card portion of the reservation contract and mail to PCAS, ATTN: Camping, 415 Lancaster Pike, Circleville, Ohio 43113
3) Mail the reservation contract with a check or money order to PCAS, ATTN: Camping, 415 Lancaster Pike, Circleville, OH 43113.
Questions can be directed to email@example.com, or by calling the PCAS office at 740-474-2085, option 1 (M, W F 8:00am-4:00pm).