2017 Fair Schedule

July 16, 2017- Sunday
12:30 PM Harness Races
7:30 PM Gospel Concert- Phil & Pam Morgan Gospel Music
Sharon Bethel Quartet
 
JULY 17, 2017 – Monday
  Antique Tractors & Engine Display
  Kids Zone
  Petting Zoo
  Jim’s Pony Rides
  The Balloon Man
7:00 – 9:00 AM Swine Weigh-in at scale
8:00 – 2:00 PM Exhibit Judging in Exhibit Hall & 4-H Building
9:00 – 11:00 AM Poultry Exhibits Check-in in Poultry Barn
9:00 – 11:00 AM Sheep Weigh-in at scale
10:00 AM – Noon Rabbit Check-in at cages
11:00 AM Advanced Feeder Cattle Weigh-in & Scanning at scale and pens
12:30 PM Harness Races
1:00 PM Pig Tail Contest
1:00 PM 4-H & FFA Llama Show Check-in near Pavilion
2:00 PM 4-H & FFA Llama Show in Pavilion
1:00-2:00 PM Bottle Lamb/Goat Check-in in Barns
4:00 – 5:00 PM Meat Goat Weigh-in/Check-in at scale and in barn
4:00 – 5:00 PM Advanced Feeder (Lamb & Cattle) Conferences in DAV Building
5:00 PM Key Co-Op BBQ west of Free Stage
By 6:00 PM Dairy Check-in at Dairy stalls w/Superintendents
By 6:00 PM Bucket/Bottle Calf Check-in at Stalls with Superintendents
6:00 – 8:00 PM Beef Weigh-in/Check-in at scale, Breeding Beef in Pavilion
6:00 PM Dog Show-Pavilion
6:00 – 8:00 PM Exhibit Entries Received – Open Class (Exhibit Hall)
6:00 PM Queen Contest – Free Stage
7:00 PM Hunter McAninch Band (Country Music) -Free Stage
7:00 PM Bingo  (Bingo Barn)
 
JULY 18th, 2017 – Tuesday
  Carnival Opens
  Antique Tractors & Engine Display
  Kids Zone
  Petting Zoo
  Jim’s Pony Rides
8:00 – 10:00 AM Exhibit Entries Received – Open Class (Exhibit Hall)
9:00 AM 4-H & FFA Poultry Show Sale Ring
9:00 – 11:00 AM & 12:00 – 2:00 PM Communications: Educational Presentations, Share the                  
Fun & Extemporaneous Speaking Judging at Free Stage
11:00 AM Culinary Open Class Judging (Exhibit Hall)
11:00 AM Quilts Open Class Judging (Exhibit Hall)
1:00 PM Needlecraft Open Class Judging (Exhibit Hall)
2:00 PM Holidays Open Class Judging (Exhibit Hall)
2:00 PM Fine Arts Open Class Judging (Exhibit Hall)
2:00 – 4:00 PM 4-H Horticulture Judging in 4-H Building
3:00 – 4:30 PM 4-H & FFA Bottle Lamb & Bottle Goat Interviews in DAV Bldg.
4:00 – 6:00 PM 4-H & FFA Horse Check-in at Barns
5:00 PM Channel Bio Seed Kid’s Day (East Side pavilion)
Serving Sandwich & Drink to the families
6:00 PM Mandatory 4-H & FFA Horse Exhibitor Meeting in check-in area
6:00 PM 4-H & FFA Swine Show in Pavilion
7:00 PM Bingo (Bingo Barn)
7:00 PM IMCA Races – Grandstand
 
July 19, 2017 – WEDNESDAY
  Antique Tractors & Engine Display
  Kids Zone
  Petting Zoo
  Jim’s Pony Rides
  Acrobats
  The Balloon Man
8:00 AM 4-H  & FFA Bottle Lamb & Goat Show in Pavilion
9:00 AM 4-H & FFA Sheep Show in Pavilion
9:00 AM Jr. Arts Open Class Judging (Exhibit Hall)
9:00 AM – Noon Communications: Working Exhibit Judging at Free Stage
10:00 AM Family History Open Class Judging (Exhibit Hall)
10:30 AM Care Facility Open Class Judging (Exhibit Hall)
11:00 AM Hobbies Open Class Judging (Exhibit Hall)
11:30 AM Floriculture/Horticulture Open Class Judging (Exhibit Hall)
12:30 – 1:45 AM 4-H & FFA Dairy Show in Pavilion
1:00 – 3:00 PM 4-H & FFA Bucket/Bottle Calf Interviews in DAV Bldg.
2:00 – 4:00 PM 4-H & FFA Meat Goat Show in Pavilion
4:00 PM Coloring Contest - KBOE
5:30 PM Hula Hoop Contest (Free Stage)
6:00 PM 4-H & FFA Rabbit Show in Sale Ring
7:00 PM Bingo (Bingo Barn)
7:00 PM IMCA Races – Grandstand
 
JULY 20, 2017 – THURSDAY
  Antique Tractors & Engine Display
  Kids Zone
  Petting Zoo
  Jim’s Pony Rides
  Acrobats
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Scavenger Hunt (check-in at 4-H Office)
8:30 AM Advanced Beef & Carcass Beef Award Presentation in Pavilion
9:00 AM – Noon approx. 4-H & FFA Beef Show in Pavilion
10:00 AM Cookie Decorating Contest – Free Stage
1:00 PM 4-H & FFA Bucket/Bottle Calf Show in Pavilion
2:00 PM approx Open Bucket/Bottle Show
3:00 – 4:00 PM 4-H & Clover Kids Pet Show at Free Stage
5:00 – 6:00 PM 4-H & FFA MCARD & Mahaska County Farm Bureau BBQ in Pavilion
5:45 PM Bucket’o’Junk Auction in Pavilion
6:30 PM Ag Olympics in Pavilion
7:00 PM Figure 8 Races - Grandstand
 
JULY 21, 2017 – FRIDAY
  Antique Tractors & Engine Display
  Kids Zone
  Petting Zoo
  Jim’s Pony Rides
  Acrobats
  Civil War Display
  One Man Band
  Conservation Station
  The Balloon Man
8:00 AM 4-H & FFA Horse Show at Outdoor Arena
9:30 AM Cookie Stacking Contest
11:00 AM Bubble Gum Blowing Contest – Free Stage
1:30 – 2:00 PM Livestock Judging Contest Registration in Pavilion
2:00 PM Livestock judging Contest in Pavilion
3:00 – 4:00 PM Feeder Pen Re-Weigh for Auction at Sale
4:00 PM Joke Telling Contest – Free Stage
4:00 PM 4-H Non- Livestock/Static Exhibit State Fair Exhibitor Meeting in 4-H Bldg.
4:00 – 5:00 PM Livestock -Re-Weigh for Auction at Scale
7:00 PM Car Chain Races - Grandstand
 
JULY 22, 2017 – SATURDAY
  Antique Tractors & Engine Display
  Kids Zone
  Petting Zoo
  Jim’s Pony Rides
  Civil War Display
  One Man Band
  4-H Office Will Be CLOSED
8:00 AM Livestock Auction (following Buyer’s Breakfast) in Sale Ring
Horses Released Following Auction
9:00 AM Diaper Derby/Decorated Diaper Contest – Free Stage
9:00 – 11:00 AM Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom – West of Free Stage
11:30 AM Hawkeye Kids Pedal Power Pull Registration – Free Stage
12:00 PM Hawkeye Kids Pedal Power Pull - Free Stage
5:00 PM Mahaska County Bucket Bottle Showmanship Show
7:00 PM Demo Derby
9:00 PM Livestock Released
9:00 – 10:00 PM 4-H Exhibits Released (Exhibit Hall & 4-H Building)
9:00 – 10:00 PM Open Class Exhibits Released (Exhibit Hall)
 
JULY 23, 2017 – SUNDAY
Livestock Released – starting again at 6:00 AM
10:30 AM – 1:00 PM 4-H Exhibits Released (Exhibit Hall & 4-H Building)
 
JULY 24, 2017 – MONDAY
Animals Must Be Gone by 8:00 AM
Exhibits Must Be Gone by Noon
Exhibit Hall & 4-H Building will be open from 10:00 AM – Noon


OPEN BUCKET/BOTTLE SHOW ENTRY FORM