2020 Dawes County Fair

July 23-August 1

Thursday, July 23 (All events are in the 4-H Building)

8:30 a.m. – 4-H Clothing Check-in

9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – 4-H Clothing Judging

10-11 a.m. – FCS Life Challenge Contest

4:30 p.m. – 4-H Presentation Contest

7 p.m. – 4-H Fashion Show

Friday, July 24

9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Open Class Check In, Dixie Eaton/Henkens Roberts Buildings

8 a.m. – 4-H Cat Show Check In, Vetter Building

8:30 a.m. – 4-H Cat Show, Vetter Building

12:30 p.m. – 4-H Dog Show Check In, Vetter Building

1 p.m. – 4-H Dog Show, Vetter Building

2 p.m. – Open Class Judging, Dixie Eaton/Henkens Roberts Buildings

Saturday, July 25 (All events at the arena)

7 a.m. – Horse Show Breakfast

7:30 a.m. – 4-H Working Ranch and Performance Horse Show Check In

8 a.m. – 4-H Horse Show

5 p.m. – Dawes County Fair Board Hog Wrestling & Pig Wrangler Auction

Sunday, July 26

2 p.m. – Dawes County Hall of Fame Awards, Grandstand, followed by reception at the 4-H Dining Hall

3 p.m. – Tractor Weigh-in, Grandstand, & Lawn Mower Races, North 40 Track

4 p.m. – Antique Tractor Pull, Grandstand

Monday, July 27

8:30 a.m. – Doors Open for 4-H Exhibit Check In, 4-H Building

2-4 p.m. – 4-H Decorated Cakes Judging, 4-H Building

2:30-4 p.m. – Stick Horse Races, 6 and under, Arena/Grandstand

5 p.m. – Youth Rodeo, Arena

5-7 p.m. – 4-H Creative Chefs Silent Auction, 4-H Building

5:30 p.m. – 4-H Live Cake and Pie Auction, Grandstand

5:30 p.m. – Free Root Beer Floats, Grandstand

Tuesday, July 28

8 a.m. – 4-H Static Exhibits Open, 4-H Building

8-9 a.m. – 4-H Companion, Exotic and Rabbit Check In, Vetter Building

9:30 a.m. – 4-H Companion Animal Show, followed by Exotic Animal Show and Rabbit Show, Vetter Building

10-11 a.m. – 4-H Poultry Check In and Show, Vetter Building

Noon – 4-H Static Exhibits & Silent Auction Open, 4-H Building

5 p.m. – Ranch Rodeo Contestant Check In, Stage

5:30 p.m. – Free Popsicles, Grandstand

6:30 p.m. – FFA Hay Auction & Ranch Rodeo Cowboy Auction, Grandstand

7 p.m. – Ranch Rodeo & Bronc Match, Arena/Grandstand

Wednesday, July 29

8-9:30 a.m. – 4-H Swine Weigh-in & Check In, Event Center

9:30-11 a.m. – 4-H Goat and Sheep Weigh-in & Check In, Event Center

11 a.m. – Noon – 4-H Beef Weigh-in & Check In, Event Center

3 p.m. – 4-H Swine Show, Vetter Building

5 p.m. – Tough Truck Registration, Stage

6:30 p.m. – Tough Truck Driver Auction and Competition, Grandstand/Arena

Thursday, July 30

7 a.m. – Free Breakfast, Open Air Shelter

8 a.m. – Livestock Sale Photos for Swine, Event Center

8:30 a.m. – 4-H Dairy Goat Show, followed by Meat Goat Show, Sheep Show, Bottle Lamb Awards, Livestock Sale Photos for Sheep, Goats, Small Animals, Vetter Building

2 p.m. – 4-H Market Beef Show, Vetter Building, followed by Livestock Sale photos

6 p.m. – Rubber Check Race and Team Auction, Grandstand

Friday, July 31

9 a.m. – Noon – Open Class Check Out

8:30 a.m. – 4-H Beef Showmanship, Vetter Building, followed by Breeding Beef, Stocker Feeder, Bucket Calf Awards, Dairy Cattle

Noon – Small Animal Round Robin, Vetter Building

2 p.m. – Large Animal Round Robin, Vetter Building

5:30-6 p.m. – Livestock Buyers Social, Vetter Building

5:45 p.m. – Clover Kids Parade, Vetter Building

6 p.m. – 4-H Foundation Livestock Sale, Vetter Building

6 p.m. – 4-H Static Exhibit Silent Auction Closes, 4-H Building

Saturday, August 1

8-10 a.m. – Check Out and Clean Up

*NOTE: This schedule is subject to change due to the COVID-19 Directed Health Measures in effect.

 

2020 Dawes County Fair 4-H Events

Thursday, July 23 (All events are in the 4-H Building)

8:30 a.m. – 4-H Clothing Check-in

9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – 4-H Clothing Judging

10-11 a.m. – FCS Life Challenge Contest

4:30 p.m. – 4-H Presentation Contest

7 p.m. – 4-H Fashion Show

Friday, July 24

8 a.m. – 4-H Cat Show Check In, Vetter Building

8:30 a.m. – 4-H Cat Show, Vetter Building

12:30 p.m. – 4-H Dog Show Check In, Vetter Building

1 p.m. – 4-H Dog Show, Vetter Building

Saturday, July 25 (All events at the arena)

7 a.m. – Horse Show Breakfast

7:30 a.m. – 4-H Working Ranch and Performance Horse Show Check In

8 a.m. – 4-H Horse Show

Monday, July 27

8:30 a.m. – Doors Open for 4-H Exhibit Check In, 4-H Building

2-4 p.m. – 4-H Decorated Cakes Judging, 4-H Building

5-7 p.m. – 4-H Creative Chefs Silent Auction, 4-H Building

5:30 p.m. – 4-H Live Cake and Pie Auction, Grandstand

Tuesday, July 28

8 a.m. – 4-H Static Exhibits Open, 4-H Building

8-9 a.m. – 4-H Companion, Exotic and Rabbit Check In, Vetter Building

9:30 a.m. – 4-H Companion Animal Show, followed by Exotic Animal Show and Rabbit Show, Vetter Building

10-11 a.m. – 4-H Poultry Check In and Show, Vetter Building

Noon – 4-H Static Exhibits & Silent Auction Open, 4-H Building

Wednesday, July 29

8-9:30 a.m. – 4-H Swine Weigh-in & Check In, Event Center

9:30-11 a.m. – 4-H Goat and Sheep Weigh-in & Check In, Event Center

11 a.m. – Noon – 4-H Beef Weigh-in & Check In, Event Center

3 p.m. – 4-H Swine Show, Vetter Building

Thursday, July 30

8 a.m. – Livestock Sale Photos for Swine, Event Center

8:30 a.m. – 4-H Dairy Goat Show, followed by Meat Goat Show, Sheep Show, Bottle Lamb Awards, Livestock Sale Photos for Sheep, Goats, Small Animals, Vetter Building

2 p.m. – 4-H Market Beef Show, Vetter Building, followed by Livestock Sale photos

Friday, July 31

9 a.m. – Noon – Open Class Check Out

8:30 a.m. – 4-H Beef Showmanship, Vetter Building, followed by Breeding Beef, Stocker Feeder, Bucket Calf Awards, Dairy Cattle

Noon – Small Animal Round Robin, Vetter Building

2 p.m. – Large Animal Round Robin, Vetter Building

5:30-6 p.m. – Livestock Buyers Social, Vetter Building

5:45 p.m. – Clover Kids Parade, Vetter Building

6 p.m. – 4-H Foundation Livestock Sale, Vetter Building

6 p.m. – 4-H Static Exhibit Silent Auction Closes, 4-H Building

Saturday, August 1

8-10 a.m. – Check Out and Clean Up

 

 

 

2020 Dawes County Fair Entertainment

Saturday, July 25 

5 p.m. – Dawes County Fair Board Hog Wrestling & Pig Wrangler Auction

Sunday, July 26

2 p.m. – Dawes County Hall of Fame Awards, Grandstand, followed by reception at the 4-H Dining Hall

3 p.m. – Tractor Weigh-in, Grandstand, & Lawn Mower Races, North 40 Track

4 p.m. – Antique Tractor Pull, Grandstand

Monday, July 27

2:30-4 p.m. – Stick Horse Races, 6 and under, Arena/Grandstand

5 p.m. – Youth Rodeo, Arena

5-7 p.m. – 4-H Creative Chefs Silent Auction, 4-H Building

5:30 p.m. – 4-H Live Cake and Pie Auction, Grandstand

5:30 p.m. – Free Root Beer Floats, Grandstand

Tuesday, July 28

5 p.m. – Ranch Rodeo Contestant Check In, Stage

5:30 p.m. – Free Popsicles, Grandstand

6:30 p.m. – FFA Hay Auction & Ranch Rodeo Cowboy Auction, Grandstand

7 p.m. – Ranch Rodeo & Bronc Match, Arena/Grandstand

Wednesday, July 29

5 p.m. – Tough Truck Registration, Stage

6:30 p.m. – Tough Truck Driver Auction and Competition, Grandstand/Arena

Thursday, July 30

7 a.m. – Free Breakfast, Open Air Shelter

6 p.m. – Rubber Check Race and Team Auction, Grandstand

Friday, July 31

5:30-6 p.m. – Livestock Buyers Social, Vetter Building

5:45 p.m. – Clover Kids Parade, Vetter Building

6 p.m. – 4-H Foundation Livestock Sale, Vetter Building

6 p.m. – 4-H Static Exhibit Silent Auction Closes, 4-H Building

 

 

 

2020 Dawes County Fair Admission

 

Wristbands are available for purchase for $20 each. Wristbands serve as a four-day pass and allow the owner to enter all of the evening events for one price. 

Daily gate admission is $8 per person. Children age 12 and under are free, and all 4-H members receive free admission. 

Monday night is FREE night for all attendees.