March 8, 9 & 10, 2018  •  Zapata, Texas


  1. Thursday, February 02, 2017
  2. Sunday, February 12, 2017
  3. Sunday, February 26, 2017
  4. Friday, March 03, 2017
  5. Saturday, March 04, 2017
  6. Tuesday, March 07, 2017
  7. Wednesday, March 08, 2017

6:30pm    ZCFA Media Reception @ IBC-Zapata Annex

2pm    Zapata County Fair Junior Pageant at the Zapata County Community Center

2pm    Zapata County Fair Queens Contest at the Zapata High School Auditorium

9am Books open for Annual ZCFA Roping @ Zapata County Roping Arena
10:30am Annual ZCFA Roping starts
7am Trail ride breakfast for riders @ Bustamante Roping Arena
8am Trail ride starts from Bustamante Roping Arena
12:30pm Trail ride lunch for riders @ Zapata County Fairgrounds Pavilion

7pm    Pee Wee Goat Show @ Ramirez Exhibit Hall

5 - 6pm    All livestock projects move into the Ramirez Exhibit Hall

*Weigh in times will be at the discretion of all ZCFA Livestock Committee Superintendents

Thursday, March 09, 2017


10am Rabbit Judging @ Ramirez Exhibit Hall
10m-12pm Submission of Arts & Crafts, and Photography entries inside of County Pavilion
11am Metal works projects move into Ramirez Exhibit Hall
2pm Poultry Judging @ Ramirez Exhibit Hall
4pm Judging of Arts & Crafts, and Photography inside of County Pavilion
6pm Hog Judging @ Ramirez Exhibit Hall
6:30pm-12am Tejano Thursday:
6:30pm-8pm Los Desperadoz
8:30pm-10pm La Tropa F


Elida Reyna y Avante


Friday, March 10, 2017


9am-12pm Submission of baking entries for all categories inside of County Pavilion (all age groups)
10am Lamb Judging @ Ramirez Exhibit Hall
1pm Judging for all Baking, Arts & Crafts, and Photography
2pm Meat Goat Judging @ Ramirez Exhibit Hall
6pm Heifer Judging @ Ramirez Exhibit Hall
5-6pm Local School Groups Perform
7pm Steer Judging @ Ramirez Exhibit Hall
6:30pm-8pm Street Dance by Jaime y Los Chamacos
8:30-10pm Street Dance by Grupo Siggno
10-10:15pm Presentation of Queen & Court
10:15-10:30pm Tight Jean Contest Sponsored by Casa Raul


Street Dance by Kevin Fowler (Headliner)

11pm Ramirez Exhibit Hall Closes to the Public
12:15am Fairgrounds Close


Saturday, March 11, 2017


7am Zapata County Fair Association Parade Line-up on 3rd Ave.
9:30am ZCFA Parade Sponsored by Sames Motor Company will begin starting from 3rd Ave.
12-2pm Selling of Baking, Arts & Crafts, and Photography (Non- Placing entries)
1pm Local Talent Performs @ Fairgrounds
1:30pm Award Ceremony for Parade Participants @ Fairgrounds
2pm Local Dance Team Performance @ Fairgrounds
2:30pm Buyer’s Social Sponsored by IBC-Zapata and Med-Loz Lease Services @ Ramirez Exhibit Hall
3-4pm Art, craft, photography, painting, and baking entry pick-up (non-placing or unsold entries)
4pm Livestock Auction Begins @ Ramirez Exhibit Hall
7:30-9pm Street Dance by Los Traileros
9-9:30pm Grito Contest
10pm Exhibit Hall Closes to the Public
9:30-11pm Street Dance by La Leyenda
11-11:15pm Presentation of Queen & Court
11:15-11:30pm  Jalapeño Eating Contest Sponsored by IBC-Zapata


Street Dance by Intocable (Headliner)

1:15am Fairgrounds Close


*Times are subject to change by approval of the ZCFA.

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