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Aug 25 - Sept 4


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Home Show & Special Events Book

Books/ Entry Forms

Home Show Book
Twilight Parade Entry Form 

Special Events

Event Date Time Location
Twilight Parade Friday Aug 25 6:00 p.m.
​High School Marching
Band Contest
Friday Aug 25 6:00 p.m.
Ponytail/Pigtail Contest Saturday, Aug 26      3:00 p.m. Expo Hall
Smile Contest Saturday, Aug 26 5:00 p.m.         Expo Hall
Cutest Little Farmer Sunday, Aug 27 5:30 p.m. Expo Hall
FFA Farmyard Follies Monday Aug 28 4:30 p.m. Heartland Coca-Cola
covered Horse Arena
Decorated Diaper  Saturday. Sep 2 3:00 p.m.  Expo Hall 
Diaper Derby Saturday. Sep 2  2:00 p.m. Expo Hall
Back Seat Driving Contest      Sunday. Sep 3 1:00 p.m. Special Events Area
Pedal Pull Competition Sunday, Sep 3 3:30 p.m. Expo Hall
Washer Tournament Monday, Sept 4 12:00 p.m. Ashgrove
Cornhole Tournament Monday, Sept 4 3:30 p.m. Ashgrove
Kids of Personality Baby Picture Contest, Parent/Child Look Alike Picture Contest, and Dog/Cat Photo Contest - Entries are due by 3:00 pm, August 18, 2017
All pictures should be delivered to the Expo Hall. You can find out the winners on the first night of the fair in the Expo Hall
Parent/Child Look Like Contest - Entries are due by August 19, 2016
     All pictures should be delivered to Special Events or the Main Offices in the Grandstand.

Cooking Contests

Date Event Time Location
Sat. Aug 26           Best Breakfast Casserole 4:00 PM         Expo Hall
Sun, Aug 27 Cupcake Challenge 2:00 PM Expo Hall
Tues. Aug 29   Mystery Sack Cooking Contest   6:00 PM Expo Hall
Thu. Aug 31 Best Pie Contest 6:00 PM Expo Hall
Sat. Sep 2   Best Appetizer  1:00 PM Expo Hall