Grundy County Fair July 22-26, 2015

[Tentative Schedule ]

Saturday, July 18th, 2015
8:30 a.m.
Fair Superintendent Meeting
Shelter House

9:00 am  
Fair Clean Up / Set Up
All Buildings


Monday, July 20, 2015   (EXHIBITOR’s ONLY)
                                   
3:30 p.m. – 6:30 pm
Non Livestock Judging
Alumni Building

3:30 - 8:00 pm
Open Class Check In
Open Class Building

Tuesday, July 21, 2015   (EXHIBITOR’s ONLY)

 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Open Class Check In                                       Open Class Building

9:00 am –   11:00 a.m.
Sheep & Meat Goat Check In / Weigh In    
Upper Show Ring

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 
Poultry Check In / Pollurium Testing
Poultry Barn

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Rabbit Check In                                               Rabbit Barn

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 
Dairy / Dairy Goat Check In
Dairy Barn

3:00 p.m
Beef Check In / Weigh In                                  Beef Barn

5:00 pm
Bucket Bottle Calf Check In                             Bucket Calf Barn

5:00 pm 
Sheep & Meat Goat Scanning
Upper Show Ring

6:30 pm 
Swine Check In / Weigh In  (Derby Hogs 1st) 
Hog Barn

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
4-H Exhibit & Open Class Buildings Open

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m  
Crop Marketing Program                                  Alumni Building

9am - noon
Cover Crop Field Day Presentation,
Alumni Buidling

9:00 a.m.
Meat Goat Show                                              Upper Show Arena

10:00 a.m.  
Clover Kid Bottle Lamb Show
Upper Show Arena

10:30 a.m.  
Sheep Show                                                     Upper Show Arena
  
9:30 am
Tractor Ride Departure (return at approx. 4:30pm)    Alumni Building

9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Quilt Appraisals w/Val Bonk                             Open Class

11:00 am
Clover Kid Rabbit Show                                  Rabbit Building

11:00 a.m. 
Family Fair (Operation Threshold) 
Upper Shelter House

11:00 a.m.
Farm Credit Watermelon Feed

1:30 p.m.
Storytime w/Kling Memorial Library
                
1:30 p.m.
Rabbit Show   
Rabbit Building

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
YMCA Carnival (FREE)

3:30 p.m.
Livestock Judging Contest
  
5:30 pm
FAIR PARADE  (4:30 meet at “Baptist Church)

7:00 p.m.
Family Fun Night                                              Grandstands
Adult 4-H Awards & Fair Queen and King / Prince & Princess Announcement

9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Fair Teen Dance 
Alumni Building

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
Date Night @ the Fair


7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Pancake Breakfast                                            Exhibit Building Shelter
(Sponsored by Grundy County Banks)     
     
9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
4-H Exhibit & Open Class Buildings Open

8:30 a.m.- 1:00 pm
Swine Show  
Upper Show Ring

10:00 a.m
Dog Show                                                       
Alumni Building

12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Inflatables Games (Grundy County Corn & Soybean Growers)

12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nascar Simulator

2:00 p.m. 
Bucket Calf Show Practice
Wheelock Building

2-7pm Laser Tag
(Sponsored by Lincoln Savings Bank)

3 - 8 pm
Timber Frame Demonstration by Nyle Dielschneider

4:00 pm
Communications Share the Fun & Fashion Show
Alumni Building
Pending 

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m
Farmers Market

4:30 - 6:30 pm
Easy Prep Meal Demonstration

Pending
Easy Meal Prep Demonstration (Grundy County Memorial Hospital)
Pending 

4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Open Tractor Show  

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 pm
FREE MEAL
East of Open Class Bldg

(Celebrating with Exhibitors & their Families Sponsored by Green Belt Bank & Trust)   

6:00 pm
Grundy County FFA Ag Olympics

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm  
Little Kids Dance (K-4)
Building #1

7:00 p.m.  
Pet Show    
Alumni Building

6:30 pm
“Old School” Figure 8 Races
Grandstand

8:30 pm
Kiss a Pig Contest                                            East of Open Class Bldg
Winner Announced Before Movie

9:00 p.m.
Movie Under the Stars: (Dekalb/ASGROW) 
East of Open  Class Bldg

8:00 pm – 12:00 am
Neil Hewitt Band

Friday, July 24th, 2015

7:15 a.m. 
Broiler Check In / Weigh In (Clean & Dry)
Poultry Building

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 pm
Poultry Show w/ Little Chick Show 
Poultry Building

9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
4-H Exhibit & Open Class Buildings Open

10:30 am
No Fit Beef Showmanship                      
          Wheelock Building

2:30 pm
Communications: Presentations
Alumni Building

4:00 p.m. 
Bucket Calf Interviews & Show 
Wheelock Building

5:00 p.m. 
Sweet Corn Feed

5:00 pm   
Farm Bureau Minute to Win it Game Show

6:00 pm
Communications: Working Exhibits  
Alumni Building

6:30 p.m.
7th Annual Drew Scott Memorial    
Upper Show Ring

Open Sheep Show (Points Sanctioned Heartland Youth Association)

7:00 p.m.
Prairieland Pullers (Garden Tractor Pull)  
Grandstands

7:00 p.m.
Tractor Pull (Midwest Pullers)     
Grandstand

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 pm
Mechanical Bull Riding

9:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Dance w/ Madd Hoss Jackson

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

9:00 am
Farm Bureau State Fair Qualifying BBQ Food Contest Set Up

12:00 pm
BBQ Contest Judging

12:00 pm
Jennie Bakker Chocolate Chip Cookie Contest Check In

1:00 pm
Cookie Contest Judging

1:30 pm
BBQ Contest Award Winner Announcement
Jennie Bakker Chocolate Chip Cookie Contest Winner Announcement

9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 
4-H Exhibit & Open Class Buildings Open

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm
Beef Show     
Wheelock Building

1:00 pm  
Dirty Open (Mud Volleyball)

12:30 p.m.
Horse Check In 
Horse Arena

1:00 p.m.  
Horse Show    
Horse Arena

Clover Kids Pet Show @ 1:30 pm in Building #1

2:00 am - 7:00 pm 
Trade Show (set up 12 p.m.) 
Alumni Building

2:30 pm
Dairy & Dairy Goat Show
Upper Show Arena

4:00 pm
Small Town Throw Down (Bean Bag Tournament)

4:30 - 7 pm
Peterson Farm Brothers Presentation
Upper Show Ring

5:00 pm
Clover Kid Pet Show 
Upper Show Arena

7:00 p.m.
Trailer Races & Demolition Derby
Grandstands

Fireworks After Dark

9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. 
Dance w/ Wild Card

Sunday, July 26th, 2015

9:00 am – 12:30 pm  
4-H Exhibit & Open Class Buildings Open

9:00 am
Coffee & Doughnuts 
(Jerry order doughnuts donation from casey’s 1 mo before)

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 am 
Grundy County Church Service East of Open Class Building

10:30 am  
Barn Stahl Petting Zoo

Pending 
10:30 am                                  ENTERTAINMENT  - OLD TIME GAMES
Egg Rolling Contest
Gunny Sack Races
Dunk Tank
STEM activity

11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Fair Follow Up & Exhibitor, Families & Alumni Reunion

12:00 pm
Exhibitor Meal (Grundy County Farm Bureau)

12:30 pm     
Non-Livestock State Fair Picture

1:30 pm  
ALL EXHIBITS RELEASED

Animals may NOT leave the building until 1:30pm!
There is NO early release.  Special situations must follow request procedure.

IMMEDIATELY
Fair Clean-Up
Following Release (Non livestock building clean-up will not start until all exhibits are checked out by owner)

 

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