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It's Day Two Of The 2018 Calaveras County Fair And Jumping Frog Jubilee

It's Day Two Of The 2018 Calaveras County Fair And Jumping Frog Jubilee

Its day two of the 2018 Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee. Tonight the band Reckless Kelly is the musical headliner. The show is on the main stage at 8 PM. The Rodeo returns to the Fairgrounds again this year. CCPRA Rodeo events begin Saturday at 7:30 PM.  The annual Junior Livestock Auction is Sunday morning at 9 am in the Tower Pavilion and Swine Ring.  The Destruction Derby will be held on Sunday at 5:30, a couple of hours after the Frog Jumping Championships at the main stage.  Each year during the Frog Jump an average of 2,000 frogs participate.  The top 50 frogs qualify for the International Frog Jump Grand Finals, on Sunday at 3:00 pm.  The current world’s record was set thirty years ago in 1986 by Rosie the Ribeter.  Rosie jumped 21′ 53/4″.  The cash prize for breaking the world record is $5,000.  It is estimated that the Calaveras County Fair generates approximately 25.5 million dollars in revenues through hotels, restaurants, retail, payroll and other related revenues.  More information can be found at www.frogtown.org

Written by KVGC Staff

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