2013 Fair Schedule

Date Time Event
Saturday – July 13 4:00 pm Johnson County Fair Parade
6:00 pm 4-H Horse & Pony Individual Performance Events Show (Trail and Dressage)
7:00 pm Flat Drags (Grandstands) Admission: $5.00 – Entry Fee: $5.00/class – Pit Pass: $15.00
Sunday – July 14 7:00 am – Noon 4-H Livestock due on the fairgrounds
8:00 am FAIR OFFICIALLY BEGINS
8:30 am Registration for Dog Show
9:00 am 4-H Dog Show (East side of Fitzpatrick Hall)
9:00 am 4-H Horse & Pony – Western Division Show (Horse Arena)
11:00 am Bear Hollow Wood Carvings (West of the Fair Office)
12:00 pm Free Registration for Pet Parade (Children up to 10-yrs. old)
1:00 pm 4-H & Open Class Exhibits – open to the public
1:00 pm Pet Parade (Indoor Arena)
1:00 pm 4-H Goat Exhibitors Meeting – Weigh In to follow
2:00 pm Bear Hollow Wood Carvings (West of the Fair Office)
3:00 pm 4-H Sheep Exhibitors Meeting (Sheep Barn)
3:00 – 4:30 pm 2013 Little Miss and Mister Johnson County Contest
(Indoor Arena – Entry deadline July 13 – limited to the first 25 entries)
4:30 pm Swine Exhibitors Meeting (North end – Indoor Arena)
5:00 pm MIDWAY OPENS
5:00 – 8:00 pm Cooking Demonstrations (Farm Bureau Building)
5:30 pm Bear Hollow Wood Carvings (West of the Fair Office)
6:00 pm Vesper Service in "A" Tent – followed by Gospel Music (North of Scott Hall)
7:00 pm Horseshoe Pitching (West side of Fair Office)
7:00 pm Go Kart Races (Grandstands) Admission: $5.00 – Entry Fee: $5.00/class – Pit Pass: $15.00
7:30 pm 2013 Miss Johnson County Fair Queen Contest (Indoor Arena)
Brought to you by Johnson County REMC
8:00 pm Bear Hollow Wood Carvings (West of the Fair Office)
Fireworks Display (Shooting off from the northwest corner of the fairgrounds)
Brought to you by Mallow Run Winery. Following the Queen's Contest.
Monday – July 15 7:00 am 4-H Beef & Swine Weigh-in
4-H Beef Exhibitors Meeting
9:00 am 4-H Goat Judging (Indoor Arena)
10:00 – 11:00 am RT2 (Read – Touch – Taste) – Children ages 5-7 (Heritage Hall)
10:30 am Lamb Grooming Contest (Indoor Arena – North end)
11:00 am Bear Hollow Wood Carvings (West of the Fair Office)
11:30 am 4-H & Open Class Exhibits – open to the public
1:00 pm 4-H Market Lamb Show (Indoor Arena – North end)
1:00 – 8:00 pm Story and Activity Time (Farm Bureau Building)
2:00 – 3:00 pm RT2 (Read – Touch – Taste) – Children ages 5-7 (Heritage Hall)
2:00 pm Bear Hollow Wood Carvings (West of the Fair Office)
5:00 – 8:00 pm Cooking Demonstrations (Farm Bureau Building)
5:00 pm 4-H Horse & Pony – Contesting Division Show (Horse Arena)
5:00 pm MIDWAY OPENS
6:00 pm 4-H Market Lamb Showmanship
Novice Showmanship
4-H Grand Champion Market Lamb
(All events in Indoor Arena – North end)
5:30 pm Bear Hollow Wood Carvings (West of the Fair Office)
6:00 pm – Close Poor Jack Family Night  ($20.00 Unlimited Ride Bracelets)
6:30 – 10:00 pm Gospel Music in the "A" Tent (North of Scott Hall)
7:00 pm 4-H Market Steer Show (Indoor Arena)
7:00 pm Battle of the Bluegrass – Truck & Tractor Pulls (Grandstands)
Admission: $10.00/adults  $5.00/kids 12 & under- Pit Pass: $15.00 (click to download information)
7:00 pm Blue River Band Concert (FREE)
Brought to you by Johnson County Farm Bureau (Farm Bureau back lot)
Live remote broadcast by Korn Country – prizes to be given away
7:00 pm Horseshoe Pitching (West of the Fair Office)
8:00 pm Bear Hollow Wood Carvings (West of the Fair Office)
Tuesday – July 16 9:00 am 4-H Beef Grooming Contest
4-H Beef Showmanship
4-H Born & Raised Steer Show
4-H Beef Heifer Show
4-H Supreme Heifer Show
(Indoor Arena – South end)
10:00 am 4-H Sheep Breeding Stock Show
4-H Supreme Ram & Ewe
(Indoor Arena-North End)
10:00 – 11:00 am RT2 (Read – Touch – Taste)  – Children ages 5-7 (Heritage Hall)
11:30 am 4-H & Open Class Exhibits – Open to the Public
12:00 – 12:45 pm Raspberry Baking Contest Entry (Johnson County Extension Office)
1:00 – 5:00 pm Poor Jack Amusements
KIDDIES DAY ON THE MIDWAY ($13.00 Unlimited Ride Bracelets)
1:00 pm Raspberry Baking Contest Judging (Johnson County Extension Office)
(Sponsored by Johnson County Extension Homemakers)
1:00 – 8:00 pm Story and Activity Time (Farm Bureau Building)
1:00 pm 4-H Sheep Born & Raised Show
4-H Wool Show
4-H Overall Sheep Showmanship
(Indoor Arena – North end)
2:00 – 3:00 pm RT2 (Read – Touch – Taste) – Children ages 5-7 (Heritage Hall)
4:00 pm Pee Wee Showmanship
4-H Swine Born & Bred Show
4-H Swine Gilt Show
(Indoor Arena-North End)
5:00-8:00 pm Cooking Demonstrations (Farm Bureau Building)
5:00 pm 4-H Meat Goat Judging
4-H Goat Overall Grand Champion
4-H Goat Showmanship
(Indoor Arena – South end)
5:00 pm 4-H Horse & Pony – English Division Show (Horse Arena)
6:00 pm Registration for Pedal Tractor Pull
$1.00/per child – maximum weight is 85 lbs.
7:00 pm Pedal Tractor Pull (Farm Bureau back lot)
7:00 pm Horseshoe Pitching (West of the Fair Office)
7:00 pm Common Ground concert (West side of Magill & Fitzpatrick Halls)
7:00 pm Battle of the Bluegrass – Truck & Tractor Pulls (Local Farmstock)
(Grandstands) Admission: $10.00/adults – $5.00/kids 12 & under- Pit Pass: $15.00
Wednesday – July 17 9:00 am 4-H Swine Showmanship
4-H Gilt Born & Bred Show
4-H Barrow Swine Show
(Indoor Arena – North end)
9:00 am 4-H Dairy Breeding Show
4-H Dairy Showmanship
4-H Dairy Feeder Steer Show
(Indoor Arena-South End)
10:00 – 11:00 am RT2 (Read – Touch – Taste) – Children ages 5-7 (Heritage Hall)
11:30 am 4-H & Open Class Exhibits – Open to the Public
1:00 – 8:00 pm Story and Activity Time (Farm Bureau Building)
2:00 pm 4-H Born & Raised Heifer Show
4-H Beef & Dairy Steer Show
4-H Grand Champion Steer Show
(Indoor Arena-South End)
2:00 – 3:00 pm RT2 (Read – Touch – Taste) – Children ages 5-7 (Heritage Hall)
4:00 – 9:00 pm American Red Cross Blood Drive (West of the Fair Office)
5:00 pm MIDWAY OPENS
5:00-8:00 pm Cooking Demonstrations (Farm Bureau Building)
6:00 pm 4-H Horse & Pony – Jumping – Costume -  Musical Freestyle (Horse Arena)
4-H Swine Senior Showmanship
6:00 pm 4-H Grand Champion Barrow Selection (Indoor Arena – North end)
6:30 – 10:00 pm Gospel Music in the "A" Tent (North of Scott Hall)
7:00 pm Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest (Kids ages 5-10; with 3 classes)
FREE ENTRY (Farm Bureau back lot)
7:00 pm Nite of Destruction: School Bus Demo Derby – Auto Cross – Mini Monster Trucks & More!
Admission: $10.00/adults – $5.00/kids 12 & under- Entry: $15.00/class
7:00 pm Horseshoe Pitching (West of the Fair Office)
7:00 pm Common Ground Concert (West side of Magill & Fitzpatrick Halls)
7:00 – Close Poor Jack Amusements
MOONLIGHT MADNESS ON THE MIDWAY ($20.00 Unlimited Ride Bracelet)
9:00 pm 4-H Livestock Sale Entries Due (Fair Office)
9:00 pm Entry Deadline for Baby Contest (Fair Office)
Thursday – July 18 9:30 am 4-H and FFA Livestock Judging Contest (all species)(Indoor Arena – South end)
10:00 – 11:00 am RT2 (Read – Touch – Taste) – Children ages 5-7 (Heritage Hall)
11:00 am 4-H Premier Swine Exhibitor Quiz
11:00 am 4-H Beef Questionnaire Contest (Indoor Arena)
11:30 am 4-H & Open Class Exhibits – Open to the public
1:00 pm 4-H Horse & Pony – Fun Show (Horse Arena)
1:00 – 8:00 pm Story and Activity Time (Farm Bureau Building)
2:00 – 3:00 pm RT2 (Read – Touch – Taste) – Children ages 5-7 (Heritage Hall)
5:00 pm MIDWAY OPENS
4:00 pm Master Showmanship Contest (Indoor Arena)
5:00 – 8:00 pm Cooking Demonstrations (Farm Bureau Building)
6:00 pm 4-H Horse & Pony – Versatility (Horse Arena)
6:30 pm Free Entry for Kids Straw Scramble (Farm Bureau back lot)
6:30 – 10:00 pm Gospel Music in the "A" Tent (North of Scott Hall)
7:00 pm Hog Wrestling (Grandstands) Admission: $5.00 – Entry Fee: $40/team in advance or $50 day of (click to download forms & rules)
7:00 pm Straw Scramble (Kids ages 3-10; with 4 classes)
Limited to the first 30 kids entered in each class
7:00 pm Farmer's Olympics (Indoor Arena)
7:00 pm Nashville Recording Artist – Pork McElhinny Concert (West of Magill & Fitzpatrick Halls)
7:00 pm Horseshoe Pitching (West of Fair Office)
7:00 – Close Poor Jack Amusements
MOONLIGHT MADNESS ON THE MIDWAY ($20.00 Unlimited Ride Bracelets)
11:00 pm 4-H Beef – Dairy – Goats – Horse & Pony – Sheep – Swine released
Friday – July 19 10:00 – 11: 00 am RT2 (Read – Touch – Taste) – Children ages 5-7 (Heritage Hall)
11:30 am 4-H Awards Program (Indoor Arena)
11:30 am 4-H & Open Class Exhibits – Open to the public
1:00 – 3:00 pm Premium Money Ready for 4-H Exhibitors (Pick up vouchers at 4-H office in Scott Hall)
1:00 – 8:00 pm 4-H Rabbits & Poultry released
1:00 – 8:00 pm Story and Activity Time (Farm Bureau Building)
2:00 – 3:00 pm RT2 (Read – Touch – Taste) – Children ages 5-7 (Heritage Hall)
3:00 – 8:00 pm American Cross Blood Drive (West of Fair Office)
5:00 pm MIDWAY OPENS
5:00-8:00 pm Cooking Demonstrations (Farm Bureau Building)
5:00 pm Don Smock Award Presentation (Indoor Arena)
5:00 pm Livestock Auction (Indoor Arena)
6:00 pm – Close Poor Jack Amusements
WEEKEND MADNESS ON THE MIDWAY  ($22.00 Unlimited Ride Bracelets)
7:00 pm Small Town Band Concert (West of Magill & Fitzpatrick Halls
6:30 – 10:00 pm Gospel Music in the "A" Tent (North of Scott Hall)
7:00 pm Horseshoe Pitching (West of Fair Office)
7:00 pm Demolition Derby Pro Class Rules – Gut-N-Go – Lawnmower Derby
Admission: $10.00/adults – $5.00/ kids 12 & under- Entry Fee: $30.00 – Pit Pass: $15.00
Saturday – July 20 8:30 am Baby Contest (Indoor Arena) (Contestants must be pre-registered)
11:30 am 4-H & Open Class Exhibits – Open to the public
1:00 pm Silly Safari Show (West of the Fair Office)
1:00 – 5:00 pm Poor Jack Amusements
KIDDIES DAY ON THE MIDWAY ($12.00 Unlimited Ride Bracelets)
1:00 – 3:00 pm Premium Money ready for 4-H Exhibitors (Pick up voucher at 4-H office in Scott Hall)
2:00 pm 4-H Llama Show (Indoor Arena)
2:00 – 4:00 pm Petting Zoo (Cattle Barn)
2:30 pm Silly Safari Show (West of the Fair Office)
5:00-8:00 pm Cooking Demonstrations (Farm Bureau Building)
6:00 pm – Close Poor Jack Amusements
WEEKEND MADNESS ON THE MIDWAY ($22.00 Unlimited Ride Bracelets)
6:30 – 10:00 pm Gospel Music in "A" Tent (North of Scott Hall)
7:00 pm Horseshoe Pitching (West of Fair Office)
7:00 pm Demolition Derby Pro Class Rules – Gut-N-Go – Lawnmower Derby
Admission: $10.00/adults – $5.00/kids 12 & under- Entry Fee: $30.00 – Pit Pass: $15.00
9:00 pm Scott – Magill – Fitzpatrick Halls Close