2013 Poweshiek County Fair Dates

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2013 Poweshiek County Fair Dates:
July 13 & July 16 - 22

Location: 425 East Street, Grinnell, IA 50112

Fair Schedule:
All information is subject to change 

Click here to download fairbook

Saturday July 13


9:00 a.m. Bottle Calf Conference Judging/Exhibit Building 
Bake Sale/Food Projects 
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Pets Division Judging 
9:00 a.m. to Noon Horticulture Conference Judging 
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Conference Judging/Exhibit Building 
Exhibits Should Arrive No Later Than 1:30 p.m. 
9:00 a.m. Clover Kids Arrive For Judging 
Noon – 12:30 p.m. Judge’s Lunch Break 
2:00 p.m. Building Closes For State Fair Selection


Tuesday July 16 – Open Class Day


5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Open Class Entries Accepted (please no early entries) 
5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Open Class Judging including Horticulture 
8:00 p.m. Exhibit Building Closes or Following Open Class Judging


Heritage Park will be open daily starting July 18th thru July 21st from 10:00a.m -4:00p.m.  
Activities such as spelling bees, Iowa trivia contests & Poweshiek County bingo.
For more information contact Karla Cornish at 641 990-0504


Wednesday July 17

6:00 a.m. Swine May Start Arriving At The Fairgrounds 
8:00 a.m. Swine Scale Opens 
4:00 p.m. All Livestock May Start Arriving At The Fairgrounds 

4 – 7 p.m. All poultry, rabbits, guinea pigs, sheep, meat goats, pygmy goats, dairy cattle & dairy goats must be checked/weighed in by department superintendents or fair vet 

5:00 p.m. Swine Must Be In Place 

7:00 p.m. Poweshiek County Fair Queen Pageant (Show Ring) 
Pageant Intermission: Crowning of Senior King & Queen

Thursday July 18


7 – 9 a.m. Beef Weigh In 
7:45 a.m. Flag Raising Ceremony 
8:00 a.m. 4H/FFA Dog Obedience & Handling Show 
Exhibit Building Opens 
8:00 a.m. All Livestock Must Be On The Fairgrounds 
8 – 10 a.m. Horse Check In @ Horse Arena Announcer’s Stand 
11:30 a.m. 4H/FFA Dairy Cattle and Dairy Goat Show 
12:15 p.m. Clover Kids Rabbit Show 
Following Rabbit Show Guinea Pig Show 
3:00 p.m. 4H/FFA Poultry Show – Poultry Barn 
5:30 p.m. Bottle Lamb Conference Judging 
6:00 p.m. 4H/FFA Dog Agility Show – Horse Arena 
7:30 p.m. 4H Fashion Show, Community Awards & Hall of Fame Announcement 
8:00 p.m. Bill Riley Talent Show 
Exhibit Building Closes


Friday July 19


8:00 a.m. 4H/FFA Meat Goat and Sheep Show 
Clover Kids Bottle Lamb Show Between Meat Goat & Sheep Shows 
Exhibit Building Opens 
10:30 a.m. Art On The Patio - Tilly Woodward 
5:00 p.m. 4H/FFA Horse Show – Game Classes
Following horse show - Entertainments TBA
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Key Cooperative Sponsored Dinner 
6:00 p.m. Kiddie Tractor Pull 
8:00 p.m. Exhibit Building Closes


Saturday July 20


8:00 a.m. Swine Show 
Exhibit Building Opens 
12:00 p.m. Farm Bureau Cooking Contest 
Following Swine Show - Farm Bureau Watermelon Feed
5:00 p.m. Animal Costume Contest
6:30 p.m. Ice Cream Sundae Fund Raiser 
Church Service at Heritage Park 
8:00 p.m. Hypnotist Show
Exhibit Building Closes


Sunday July 21


Church Service (Time to be Announced)
8:00 a.m. Beef Show 
Exhibit Building Opens 
12:45p.m.Clover Kids Bottle Calf Show followed by 4H/FFA Bottle Calf Show 
Following 4H/FFA Bottle Calf Show – 4H/FFA Llama Show 
3:30 p.m. 4H/FFA Horse Show - Halter
1/2 Hour Following Halter Classes - Horse Performance Classes
6:00 p.m. All Projects Selling Must be signed up
7:00 p.m. Pool Party @ Grinnell Aquatic Center 
8:00 p.m. Exhibit Building Closes 
8:00 p.m. All Livestock not selling released


Monday July 22

8:00 a.m. Exhibit Building Opens 
9:00 a.m. Livestock Judging Contest 

12:00 p.m. All Exhibits Inside Exhibit Building Released 

4:30 p.m. Herdsmanship & Livestock Judging Contest Awards Presented 
5:00 p.m. Project Sale (Show Ring) Clerk: McIlrath Auctioneering 
Sale Order: Non Livestock Project, Sheep & Goats, Beef & Bottle Calves, Rabbit, Poultry, Swine


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