FAIR SCHEDULE


*** Schedule as of 4/16/18. All dates & times subject to change. ***

Tuesday, May 15 • All 4-H/FFA Livestock Identification Forms due (FFA paper forms can be dropped in the Madison County Extension Office mail slot and are due Tuesday, May 15, by midnight. 4-H ID is due at 4-H Online by 11:59 p.m. on May 15. (http://iowa.4honline.com)

Friday, June 1 • Entries on all 4-H Clothing Event Exhibits due in Madison County Extension office by 4:30 p.m.

Friday, June 15 • Entries on all 4-H/FFA Livestock Exhibits due at Fair Entry Website (http://madison.fairentry.com) by 11:59 p.m.

Tuesday, June 19

Noon - 8 p.m. • Clothing Event - Fashion Revue/Clothing Selection Judging (United Methodist Church, Winterset)

Sunday, July 1
• Entries on all 4-H Communications Presentations due in Madison County Extension office by 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 10
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. • Communications Judging (United Methodist Church, Winterset)

Sunday, July 15
9 a.m. • 4-H Dog Showmanship, Obedience
2 – 7 p.m. • Move in Campers

Monday, July 16
9 a.m. • • Static Exhibit Judging – Family & Consumer Sciences; Expressive Arts; Ag & Natural Resources; Personal Development; Issues; Poster Communications; Science, Mechanics & Engineering Exhibits

Tuesday, July 17
10 a.m.– 8 p.m. •
Jackson Building Open Class Check-In Times:

Family & Consumer Sciences • 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. (Pg. 130)
Horticulture • 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. (Pg. 115)
Genealogy and History • 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. (Pg. 125)
6 p.m. • Livestock Entries Arrive – Beef, Swine, Horses, Dairy
6 – 8 p.m. • Sheep Vet Check in Roller Skating Rink Parking Lot (Required for All Sheep Exhibitors)
6 – 9 p.m. • Goat Check-in

Wednesday, July 18
6 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. •
Livestock Entries Arrive:
Horses • 6 – 7 a.m.
Dairy Cattle • 6 – 9 a.m.
Llamas & Alpacas • 6 – 9:30 a.m.
Beef • 6 – 10 a.m.
Rabbit • 6 – 10 a.m.
Swine • 6 – 10 a.m.
7 – 9 a.m. • Complimentary Donuts/Juice Sponsored by Farm Credit Services of America
7:30 a.m.– 10:30 a.m.
Jackson Building Open Class Check-In Times:
Family & Consumer Sciences • 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. (Pg. 130)
Horticulture • 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. (Pg. 115)
Genealogy and History • 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. (Pg. 125)
8 a.m. • 4-H/FFA Horse Show
8 – 9:30 a.m. • Llamas & Alpacas Check-In
8 – 10:30 a.m. • Swine Weigh-In
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. • Sheep Weigh-In
9 – 11 a.m. • Beef Pen of Three Weigh-In
9 - 11 a.m. • Rabbit Check-In (Rita Huntrods 515-669-7482)
10 a.m. •• Open Class Llama & Alpaca Show - North Show Arena
10 a.m. • Jackson Building Opens - All Exhibits
10 a.m. • Varied Industries Building Opens
10:30 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. ..
Jackson Building Open Class Judging Times:
Horticulture • 10:30 a.m. (Pg. 115)
Family & Consumer Sciences • 11:00 a.m. (Pg. 130)
Genealogy and History • 12:00 p.m. (Pg. 125)
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. • Beef Pen of Three Interviews
12:30 p.m. • 4-H Dairy Cattle Show (North Show Arena)
12:30 p.m. • 4-H Goat Show & Open Class Carcass Goat Show (South Show Arena)
2 – 4 p.m. • Lead Beef Weigh-In/Breeding Beef & Cow-Calf Check-In
2 p.m. • • 4-H & Open Class Cat Show (Small Animal Building)
2:30 p.m. • Open Class Pet Show Check-In (Entertainment Tent)
3 p.m. • • Open Class Pet Show (Entertainment Tent)
4 p.m. • Feeder Calf Check-In Deadline (Verbal Commitment)
4:30 p.m. • 4-H Style Show (North Show Ring)
5-8 p.m. • Poultry Check-In (Small Animal Building)
6:30 p.m. • Mad. Co. Fair Queen & King Contest (North Show Ring)
7 p.m. • Truck Pull - Midwest Pullers Assoc. (MPA) (Motor Arena)
8 p.m. • Jackson Building Closes
8:30 p.m. • Varied Industries Building Closes

Thursday, July 19
Day Care Day at the Fair
6:30 a.m. • Complimentary Pancake Breakfast for Exhibitors (North Show Ring) - Sponsored by Summit Vet Services, Winterset Vet.Center, Cedar Creek Animal Clinic, & Agriland FS
8 a.m. • 4-H Horse Show
9 a.m. • Jackson Building Opens
10 a.m. • Poultry Show
10 a.m. • Varied Industries Building Opens
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. • Ag Mystery Walk for Youth, Grades K-6 Sponsored by Madison County Farm Bureau
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. • 4-H Communications Presentations (Entertainment Tent)
12 p.m. • Beef Ultrasound Scanning (Vet Shack)
12:30 p.m. • Sheep Ultrasound Scanning (South Show Arena)
1:00 p.m. • Swine Ultrasound Scanning (South Show Arena)
4 p.m. • Livestock Judging Contest
5:30 p.m. •. Bill Riley Talent Show (North Show Ring) Sponsored by Tuttle Insurance & Rainbow International
8 p.m. •. Hy-Vee Rough Stock Rodeo - Duckworth Rodeo Productions “Bulls, Broncs, & Barrels”
8 p.m. •. Jackson Building Closes
8:30 p.m. • Varied Industries Building Closes

Friday, July 20
6:30 – 8 a.m. • Complimentary Donuts/Juice for Exhibitors Sponsored by Madison County Democrats
7 – 7:30 a.m. • Beef Carcass Weigh-In
8 a.m. • . Beef Show
9 a.m. • . Jackson Building Opens
10 a.m. • Rabbit Show (Small Animal Building)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. • Ag Mystery Walk for Youth, Grades K-6 Sponsored by Madison County Farm Bureau
10 a.m. • Varied Industries Building Opens
2:45 p.m. • Grand Champion Lead Beef Selection (North Show Ring)
3:30 p.m. • Beef Trophy Presentation ceremony (North Show Ring)
5 – 7 p.m. • Open Class Bottle Calf Check-In
5:30 p.m. • Celebrity Swine Show
6:30 p.m. • Dog Show – agility and fun activity
8 p.m. • . Hy-Vee Rough Stock Rodeo - Duckworth Rodeo Productions “Bulls, Broncs, & Barrels”
8 – 11 p.m. • Karaoke (North Show Ring)
8 p.m. • . Jackson Building Closes
8:30 p.m. • Varied Industries Building Closes

Saturday, July 21Kids Day at the Carnival - $15 Arm Bands 1:00-5:00 p.m.
8 a.m. • Swine Show
9 a.m. • Open Class Mule Show
9 a.m. • Jackson Building Opens
10 a.m. • Open Class Bottle Goat Show
10 a.m. • Varied Industries Building Opens
11 a.m. • Open Class Bottle Calf Pre-Show Parent Meeting
1:00 p.m. • . Archery Tournament - South End of Motor Arena
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. • Carnival Arm Band Day - $15
1:30 p.m. • . Open Class Bucket/Bottle Calf Show - Pay Entry Fee at Check-in
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. • • • 4-H Communications Presentations (Entertainment Tent)
5 p.m. • . Kiddie Tractor Pull (North Show Ring) Sponsored by Frontier Construction
7 p.m. • . Circle Track Mud Run (Classes: Farmer-Stock, Mod, Outlaw)
8 p.m. • . Family Movie Night Sponsored by 4-H Youth Council Location TBA
8 p.m. • . Jackson Building Closes
8:30 p.m. • . Varied Industries Building Closes

Sunday, July 22
6:30 – 8:00 a.m. • • .. Heifer Ultrasounds by Dr. Holcomb at Vet Chute
8 a.m. • Sheep Show
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. • • .. Horseshoe Tournament Check-In
9:30 a.m. • Cowboy Church (Entertainment Tent)
10 a.m. • Jackson Building Opens
10 a.m. • Mid-American Pulling Association (M.A.P.A.) Garden Tractor Pull (Motor Arena) Free Event
10 a.m. • Varied Industries Building Opens
10 a.m. • MCF Horseshoes Sanctioned by Iowa Hawkeye Horseshoe Pitchers Association
11 a.m.– 12:30 pm • 4-H Communications Presentations (Entertainment Tent)
1 p.m. • Madison County Farm Bureau Cook-Out contest
1 p.m. • Remote Control Demo Derby - Near Entertainment Tent
1:30 – 3:30 p.m. • Farmer Chore Olympics Sponsored by 4-H Youth Council (North Show Ring)
4 – 5 p.m. • Parade of Champions
4 p.m. • Varied Industries Building Vendors Released
6 p.m. • All Exhibits Released – 4-H/FFA/Open Class
7:00 p.m. • Mud Bog (Classes: Farmer-Stock, Mod, Outlaw)

Monday, July 23
8 a.m. • Donuts/juice Sponsored by Earlham Savings Bank
9 a.m. • 4-H & FFA Livestock Auction (Madison Co. Livestock Auction)

Tuesday, July 24
6 – 7:15 p.m. • Carcass Viewing (Kirkpatrick Locker)
7:30 p.m. • Carcass Awards presentation (Jackson Building)