FAIR SCHEDULE


** Schedule as of April 20, 2016. All dates & times subject to change. ***

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

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

Sunday, 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 Sunday, 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 7
Noon - 8 p.m. ................... Clothing Event - Fashion Revue/Clothing Selection
Judging (Madison County Extension Office)

Thursday, June 9
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. .................. Communications Judging
(United Methodist Church, Winterset)
Wednesday, 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 10
9 a.m. ............................... 4-H Dog Showmanship, Obedience
2 – 7 p.m. ......................... Move in Campers

Monday, July 11
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 12
4 – 7 p.m. ......................... Open Class Family & Consumer Sciences/Horticulture
Genealogy Entry Check-In (Jackson Building)
6 p.m. ............................... Livestock Entries Arrive – Beef, Swine, Horses, Dairy
6 - 8 p.m. ............................ Sheep Check-in with Vet at Sale Barn Parking Area
6 – 9 p.m. ..........................Goat check-in

Wednesday, July 13
6 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ....... Livestock Entries Arrive – Beef, Swine, Horses, Dairy
7 – 9 a.m. ...................... Complimentary Donuts/Juice
Sponsored by Farm Credit Services of America
7:30 – 10:30 a.m. .......... Open Class Family and Consumer Sciences/Horticulture
Genealogy Entry Check-In (Jackson Building)
8 a.m. ............................ 4-H/FFA Horse Show
8 – 9 a.m. ...................... Sheep Check-in with Vet at Sale Barn Parking Area
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
10 a.m. .......................... Jackson Building Opens - 4-H Exhibits Only
10:30 a.m. ..................... Varied Industries Building Opens
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. ............ Beef Pen of Three Interviews
12 – 2 p.m. .................... 4-H Extravaganza – Games & Fun (Entertainment Tent)
Weather Permitting
12:30 p.m. ..................... 4-H Dairy Cattle Show - North Show Arena
12:30 p.m. ..................... Open Class Llama & Alpaca Show - North Show Arena
12:30 p.m. ..................... 4-H & Open Class Goat Show - Sheep/Swine Arena
Immediately following Llama & Alpaca Show
2 p.m. ............................ Jackson Building Open Class Exhibits Open -
(Family & Consumer Sciences/Horticulture/Genealogy)
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)
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 14 ...... 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
10:30 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. ......................... Sheep Ultrasound Scanning (South Show Arena)
12:30 p.m. .................... Swine Ultrasound Scanning (South Show Arena)
1:30 p.m. ...................... Beef Ultrasound Scanning (Vet Shack)
4 p.m. ........................... Livestock Judging Contest
5:30 p.m. ...................... Bill Riley Talent Show (North Show Ring)
Sponsored by Tuttle Insurance
7 p.m. ........................... Poultry Must be Off Grounds
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 15
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
10:30 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. 122 ad.)
5:30 p.m. ...................... Rabbits must be off grounds
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 16 ... Kids Day at the Carnival - $12 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
10:30 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 - $12
1:30 p.m. .................... Open Class Bucket/Bottle Calf Show
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)
Sponsored by R&B Tire & Auto
8 p.m. ......................... Family Movie Night Sponsored by 4-H Youth Council
(Near Horse Shoe Area)
8 p.m. ......................... Jackson Building Closes
8:30 p.m. .................... Varied Industries Building Closes

Sunday, July 17

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
10:30 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)
3 – 6 p.m. ...................Remote Control Demo Derby (North of Entertainment Tent)
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)
Sponsored by R&B Tire & Auto

Monday, July 18
8 a.m. .........................Donuts/juice sponsored by Earlham Savings Bank
9 a.m. .........................4-H & FFA Livestock Auction (Madison Co. Livestock Auction)

Tuesday, July 19
6 – 7:15 p.m. ..............Carcass Viewing (Kirkpatrick Locker)
7:30 p.m. ....................Carcass Awards presentation (Jackson Building)