FAIR SCHEDULE


*** Schedule as of May 2, 2017. All dates & times subject to change. ***

Monday, May 15 ............. Entries on all 4-H Communications Presentations
due in Madison County Extension office by 4:30 p.m.

Monday, May 15 ............. Entries on all 4-H Clothing Event Exhibits due in
Madison County Extension office by 4:30 p.m.

Monday, 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 Monday, 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)

Tuesday, June 6
Noon - 8 p.m. ................... Clothing Event - Fashion Revue/Clothing Selection
Judging (United Methodist Church, Winterset)

Thursday, June 8
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. ................. Communications Judging
(United Methodist Church, Winterset)
Thursday, June 15 ......... Entries on all 4-H/FFA Livestock Exhibits due at
Fair Entry Website (http://madison.fairentry.com) by 11:59 p.m.

Sunday, July 16
9 a.m. .............................. 4-H Dog Showmanship, Obedience
2 – 7 p.m. ........................ Move in Campers

Monday, July 17
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 18
10 a.m.– 7 p.m. .............. Open Class Family & Consumer Sciences/Horticulture/
And Genealogy Entry Check-In (Jackson Building)
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 19
6 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ....... Livestock Entries Arrive – Beef, Swine, Horses, Dairy,
Rabbits, Llamas & Alpacas
7 – 9 a.m. ...................... Complimentary Donuts/Juice
Sponsored by Farm Credit Services of America
7:30 – 9:00 a.m. ............ Open Class Family & Consumer Sciences/Horticulture/
And Genealogy Entry Check-In (Jackson Building)
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
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)
Sponsored by Beck’s Hybrids
8 p.m. ............................ Jackson Building Closes
8:30 p.m. ....................... Varied Industries Building Closes

Thursday, July 20 ...... Day Care Day at the Fair
6:30 a.m. ..................... Complimentary Pancake Breakfast for Exhibitors
(North Show Ring) - Sponsored by Madison Co. Vet. Clinic, Winterset Vet.Clinic, 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
8 p.m. .......................... Jackson Building Closes
8:30 p.m. ..................... Varied Industries Building Closes

Friday, July 21
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)
3:30 – 5 p.m ................ Horseshoe Pitching (For more info., see pg. 132 ad.)
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
8 – 11 p.m. ................. Karaoke (North Show Ring)
8 p.m. ......................... Jackson Building Closes
8:30 p.m. .................... Varied Industries Building Closes

Saturday, July 22 ... Kids 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
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 23

6:30 – 8:00 a.m. ......... Heifer Ultrasounds by Dr. Holcomb at Vet Chute
8 a.m. ......................... Sheep Show
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
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
7:00 p.m. ................... Mud Bog (Classes: Farmer/Stock/Mod/Outlaw)

Monday, July 24
8 a.m. ........................ Donuts/juice sponsored by Earlham Savings Bank
9 a.m. ........................ 4-H & FFA Livestock Auction (Madison Co. Livestock Auction)

Tuesday, July 25
6 – 7:15 p.m. ............. Carcass Viewing (Kirkpatrick Locker)
7:30 p.m. ................... Carcass Awards presentation (Jackson Building)