Schedule of Events for Dawes County Fair 2018

Thursday, July 26

7:30 am 4-H WORKING RANCH HORSE, AND TRAIL CLASSES (CHECK-IN; SHOW TO BEGIN AT 8 AM) @ ARENA

Friday, July 27 (Cat and Dog Shows)

8 am – 1 pm OPEN CLASS CHECK-IN; JUDGING AT 2 PM @ DIXIE EATON/HENKENS ROBERTS

8 am 4-H CAT SHOW (CHECK-IN 8 AM; AND JUDGING AT 8:30 AM; SHOW STARTS AT 9 AM) @ VETTER BUILDING

12:30 pm 4-H DOG SHOW (CHECK-IN; JUDGING TO BEGIN AT 1 PM) @ VETTER BUILDING

SATURDAY, JULY 28: (4-H Performance Horse Show)

7 am SECURITY FIRST BANK OF CHADRON AND CRAWFORD BREAKFAST @ ARENA (Horse show participants, families, and spectators only)

7:30 am 4-H PERFORMANCE HORSE SHOW (CHECK-IN: SHOW TO BEGIN AT 8 AM) Halter, Showmanship, Green Broke, Pleasure, Horsemanship, Reining, Poles, Barrels @ ARENA

5 pm DAWES COUNTY FAIR BOARD HOG WRESTLING & CALCUTTA @ ARENA

SUNDAY, JULY 29: (Dawes County Ag Society Events)

2 pm DAWES COUNTY HALL OF FAME @ GRANDSTAND

Century Farm and Ranch Family AKSARBEN Good Neighbor Award

Chairman: Phyllis Eitemiller 432-5206, Con Marshall

2 pm LAWN MOWER ASSOCIATION RACES @ NORTH 40 TRACK

Chairman: Roger Eaton and Team

3 pm TRACTOR WEIGH-IN Check-in at 3 p.m. @ GRANDSTAND

4 pm ANTIQUE TRACTOR PULL @ GRANDSTAND

Highway 20 Antique Tractor Association

Chairman: John & MaryAnn Schleicher 432-3140, Dan Rhembrandt 430-2873

HALL OF FAME AWARDS RECEPTION @ 4 H DINING HALL

Served by Ponderosa Pals 4-H Club

MONDAY, JULY 30: (4-H Static Exhibits)

8:30 am DOORS OPEN FOR 4-H EXHIBIT CHECK-IN @ 4-H BUILDING

 9 AM-2 PM 4-H STATIC EXHIBIT INTERVIEW JUDGING @ 4-H BUILDING

2:30-4 PM STICK HORSE RACES Ages 6 & Under-No Fee @ ARENA & GRAND STAND AREA

4 PM FREE POPSICLE-FARMERS STATE BANK @ GRANDSTAND

5 PM YOUTH RODEO (GYMKHANA) Ages 7-10, 11-13, 14-18 @ ARENA (Must pre-register & pay by Monday, July 23) Chairman: Crystal Brunsch: 605-454-1034, Travis Nitsch: 308-325-2366

5-7 PM 4-H CREATIVE CHEFS SILENT AUCTION @ 4-H BUILDING

5:30 PM 3-D ARCHERY SHOOT Open to ANY AGE (Contact Roger Eaton: 432-3768) @ EAST END RACE TRACK

TUESDAY, JULY 31: (4-H Companion, Exotic, Rabbit, and Poultry Shows)

8-9 AM 4-H COMPANION ANIMAL SHOW CHECK-IN @ VETTER BUILDING

9:30 AM 4-H COMPANION ANIMAL SHOW @ VETTER BUILDING

Followed by 4-H EXOTIC ANIMAL SHOW @ VETTER BUILDING

Followed by4-H RABBIT SHOW @ VETTER BUILDING

LUNCH BREAK IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING 4-H RABBIT SHOW

Followed by4-H POULTRY SHOW @ VETTER BUILDING

2-3 PM MAKE IT & TAKE IT-for Kids @ HENKENS/ROBERTS

4:30 PM 4-H STATIC AWARD PHOTOS FOR CHAMPIONS/STATE FAIR @ 4-H BUILDING

5:30-6:30 PM SMALL ANIMAL EDUCATION HOUR Come visit with the 4-H families about their furry and feathery pets to learn more about how they care for them. @ SHOW BARN

5 PM RANCH RODEO CALCUTTA @ GRANDSTAND

6 PM RANCH RODEO @ GRANDSTAND

(Must pre-register and pay by Friday, July 27, Limited Entries, $200 a team 4 person team) Chairmen: Joe Lemmon- 430-5523, Dan Rhembrandt 430-2046

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1: (4-H Dairy Cattle, Dairy Goat, and Swine Show; Bottle Lamb Interviews)

8-10 AM 4-H SWINE WEIGH-IN & CHECK-IN @ NORTH SIDE EVENT CENTER

10-11 AM 4-H GOAT AND SHEEP WEIGH-IN & CHECK-IN @ NORTH SIDE EVENT CENTER

11 AM – NOON 4-H BEEF WEIGH-IN & CHECK-IN @ NORTH SIDE EVENT CENTER

1 PM 4-H DAIRY CATTLE SHOW FOLLOWED BY DAIRY GOAT SHOW @ VETTER BUILDING

1-4 PM 4-H BOTTLE LAMB INTERVIEWS @ SHOW BARN

3 PM 4-H SWINE SHOW @ VETTER BUILDING

5 PM TOUGH TRUCK REGISTRATION @ ARENA

5:30 PM FREE ROOT BEER FLOATS-Sponsored by Security First Bank @ GRANDSTAND

6:30 PM TOUGH TRUCK SHOW & CALCUTTA @ GRANDSTAND/ARENA Chairpersons: Dan Rhembrandt, 430-2873, Brooke Keim, 430-3163, & Neal Soester, 308-672-8675

THURSDAY, AUGUST 2: (4-H Sheep, Meat Goat, and Market Beef Shows; Bucket Calf Interviews and Bottle Lamb Awards)

7 AM FREE BREAKFAST-Bank of the West OPEN AIR SHELTER

8:30 AM 4-H SHEEP SHOW VETTER BUILDING

Followed by 4-H MEAT GOAT SHOW VETTER BUILDING

Followed by 4-H BOTTLE LAMB AWARDS VETTER BUILDING

Followed by LIVESTOCK SALE PHOTOS: Sheep, Goats, Small Animals VETTER BUILDING

10 AM-2 PM FUN WITH 4-H – FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! EARL’S PARK Hands-on activities exploring different 4-H curriculum including science and technology, outdoor education, and healthy lifestyles.

1 PM 4-H MARKET BEEF SHOW VETTER BUILDING Followed by Livestock Sale Photos for Beef and Swine VETTER BUILDING

3-4:30 PM 4-H CREATIVELY DECORATED CAKES Check-in and Interview Judging 4-H BUILDING

3-5 PM 4-H BUCKET CALF INTERVIEWS SHOW BARN

5 PM FREE SNO CONES: Chadron Federal Credit Union EARL’S PARK FREE WATERMELON-First National Bank of North Platte EARL’S PARK

5:30-6:30 PM SHEEP, GOAT, BUCKET CALF EDUCATION HOUR OLD SHOW BARN Learn more about taking care of a goat, sheep, bottle lamb or bucket calf and how to keep them healthy and happy!

6:30 PM CREATIVE CAKES & PIES LIVE AUCTION GRANDSTAND

7 PM RUBBER CHECK RACE & CALCUTTA GRANDSTAND Please pre-register by Wednesday, August 1 Chairpersons: Brooke Keim: 430-3163, Charlee Ebmeier 430-4298, Dan Rhembrandt 430-2873 and Jodi Reitz 430-2560

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3: (4-H Showmanship, Breeding Beef, Stocker Feeder, Small & Large Animal Round Robin, Clover Kid’s Parade, 4-H Foundation Livestock Sale, Fair Dance)

8:30 AM 4-H BEEF SHOWMANSHIP @ VETTER BUILDING

Followed by 4-H BREEDING BEEF, STOCKER FEEDER, BUCKET CALF AWARDS @ VETTER BUILDING

NOON SMALL ANIMAL ROUND ROBIN@ VETTER BUILDING

2 PM LARGE ANIMAL ROUND ROBIN @ VETTER BUILDING

4-6 PM LIVESTOCK BUYERS SOCIAL @ 4-H BUILDING

5:45 PM CLOVER KID’S PARADE @ VETTER BUILDING

6 PM 4 H FOUNDATION MARKET LIVESTOCK SALE @ VETTER BUILDING

AFTER SALE -11:30 PM FAIR DANCE Co-Sponsored by Dawes Co. Ag Society in Vetter Building

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4: (4-H Exhibit Check-Out and Fairgrounds Cleanup)

8 AM-NOON EXHIBIT CHECK OUT @ 4-H BUILDING

9 AM-NOON OPEN CLASS CHECK OUT

ANIMAL PROJECTS RELEASED

FAIRGROUNDS/STALL CLEANUP – LIVESTOCK MEMBERS SHOULD HELP!

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 2018 4-H Fair Schedule is not yet available. Come back here in late spring or early summer 2018 for that information. Or contact the Dawes County Extension office directly at (308)432-3373

Farm class puling information will be available late spring or early summer 2018

2018 Rodeo Information will be available in late spring or early summer of 2018

Details for 2018 County fair currently unavailable.

Details for 2018 Fair Currently unavailable.