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Schedule of Events

2015 Palo Alto County 4-H & FFA Fair

Tentative Schedule of Events


Tuesday, July 21
 9:00 - 12:00Judging day in exhibits building
Wednesday, July 22
 Exhibits Building closed for displaying.
6:00 – 8:30Beef Weigh In
Thursday, July 23
9:30 - 12:004-H Horticulture Judging
10:00Animals to be exhibited must be on grounds
10:00Dog obedience show
10:00 – 9:004-H Exhibits Building Open
1:00Dog Agility Show
1:30Rabbit Show
3:00Dairy Show
4:00Livestock Judging
5:00 - 8:00

Commercial exhibits building open

5:30 - 7:30

Extension Council BBQ


Baby Crawl Registration


Baby Crawl - Sponsored by Pizza Ranch

6:00 **Clover Kid King & Queen Contest
6:25Special Presentations
6:45Introduction of Fair Queen Candidates
7:004-H Style Show/Awards Program/County Council Installation
7:304-H Share the Fun
8:00Crowning of Fair Queen
 **All Stage Events from 6:00 on will run consecutively, times are approximate
Friday, July 24
8:00Hog Show
9:30Chamber Coffee
10:00 – 9:004-H Exhibits Building open
11:00Meat Goat Show
12:004-H Communications – Educational Presentations & Working Exhibits in Schoolhouse
12:00 – 8:00Commercial Exhibits Building open
1:00Scavenger Hunt
1:45Watermelon Eating Contest
2:00 – 7:00Face Painting
2:30 - 6:30Balloon Artist
2:30Sheep Show
3:00Spend Smart, Eat Smart - Schoolhouse
4:00Bucket Bottle Calf - Interviews
5:30 - 7:304-H & FFA BBQ
6:00Bucket Bottle Lamb/Meat Goat - Interviews
6:00Bucket Bottle Calf Show
7:00Bill Riley Talent Search
7:00Bucket Bottle Lamb/Meat Goat Show
7:00 - 9:00Horse Show - Game Classes
Saturday, July 25
8:00Beef Show
9:00Horse Show
9:00 - 2:00Craft & Vendor Show - South Commercial Building
10:00 – 12:00Open Class Yeast Bread Contest Entries Accepted – 4-H Building
10:00 – 9:004-H Exhibits Building open
10:00 – 6:00Commercial Exhibits Building open
11:00Pedal Pull
1:00Human Foosball Tournament
1:00 - 6:00Face Painting
1:30Kid's Games - Sponsored by Fuel
1:30 - 5:30Balloon Artist
1:30Pet Show
2:00Cake Wars
3:00Coloring Contest Entries Due
3:30Cow Pie Bingo
4:00Ag Olympics
5:30Tuff 'N Nuff Mini Rodeo
5:30 - 7:30Cattlemen's BBQ
8:00Neil Hewitt - Country Music Artist
Sunday, July 26
9:00 – 1:00Exhibits, except livestock being auctioned, released from fair
11:00Pony Express Open Class Horse Show
2:004-H County Council Kiss the Swine
2:00All premium Livestock Auction
2:30Go-Kart Hot Laps
3:00Go-Kart Races



Go Kart Racing - 2014 Emmetsburg Raceway Schedule


DateSponsorSpecial Event
May 25  Season Opener
June 8  
June 22  
July 6 Independence Race
July 20 Fair Race
Aug 3  
Aug 17  
Aug 29 Season Championship Rac
Sept 21 6th Annual Luck of the Irish Fall Fling
Nov 8

Banquet at Emmetsburg VFW




Hot Laps 12:30 pm   Racing 1:00 pm

Pit Gates open at 11:00 am    Draw ends at 12:15


Free Admission for Spectators

For more information contact Kevin Long  712-298-1288


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