2022 Tentative Fair Schedule

Sunday, July 17, 2022

12:30 pm                  Communications Judging

4:00 pm                    2022 Princess Interviews


Monday, July 18, 2022

6:30 pm                     2022 Junior Miss/Fair Royalty Contest


Tuesday, July 19, 2022

8:30 am                    4-H Exhibit Judging Begins (members/family only)

12-12:30                   Lunch Break for Judges

4:30 pm                    All Dogs, Cats, & Pets must be on grounds for inspection

5:00 pm                    4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Cat Show Roberts Building

                                 Following the Cat Show will be 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Pet Show

                                 Following the Pet Show will be 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Dog Show

5:30-9 pm                 All market and breeding animals start to arrive at the grounds.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

All Day                      Village Folk School's "Paint the Fair"

9-12:00 pm               Weigh-In for Market Animals

2-6:00 pm                 All Non-Weigh-In Animals May Enter

6:00 pm                    All 4-H/FFA animals must be in place

6:30 pm                    Pizza Party and Livestock Exhibitor Meeting -  Show Barn

Thursday, July 21, 2021

All Day                     Village Folk School's "Paint the Fair"

8:00 am                    4-H/FFA Sheep & Open K-3 Sheep Show - Show Barn

1:00 pm                    4-H/FFA Meat Goat Show (or a half-hour after Sheep Show) - Show Barn  

3:00 pm                    4-H/FFA Dairy Goat Show (immediately after Meat Goat Show) 

5:00 pm                    Talent Show (Registration at 4:00 pm)
                                      Click here for a printable Talent Show Entry Form

6:00 pm                    4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Horse Show—Show Barn or

                                    Grandstand (depending on weather) 

Friday, July 22, 2022

All Day                     Villages Folk School's Paint the Fair

8:00 am                    4-H/FFA Swine Show—Swine Barn

3:00 pm                    4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Poultry Show—Poultry Barn
                                    (or a half-hour after the 
conclusion of the swine show)

5:00 pm                    Village Folk School's Paint the Fair Art Exhibit - Under the Grandstand

7:00 pm                    Grandstand Event TBA

Saturday, July 23, 2022 - VAN BUREN COUNTY FARM BUREAU DAY

All Day                     Van Buren County Farm Bureau at the Fair

8:00 am                    4-H/FFA Beef Show —Show Barn

                                    Open K-3 Nursing Calf Show

                                 Dairy Cattle Show (immediately following)

10:00am-12:00pm    Open Meat Goat Show Check In

1:30 pm                    Mid Summer Classic IMGA Open Goat Points Chase Show

2:00 pm                    4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Rabbit Show —Rabbit Barn (or a half-hour after the

                                     conclusion of the beef show) 

5-7:00 pm                 Meal Served by Van Buren County Cattlemen

6:00 pm                    Fair Premiums Paid - Fairboard Office

6:00 pm                    Grandstand Event TBA


Sunday, July 24, 2022 - KIDS DAY

8:00 am                    All livestock not being sold released

8-10:00 am               Battle on the Border check-In

8:30 am                    All Other 4-H exhibits released

9:00-9:30 am            Community Worship Service - Under the Grandstand with Tim Sprouse

10:00 am                  State Fair Static Photos- Roberts Building

10:30 am                  Baby Contest (registration @ 10:00)

11:00 am                  Kids Games begin

12:00 pm                  Deadline for Sale Notice

12:00 pm                  Battle on the Border Open Beef Show (IJBBA Sanctioned)

2:00 pm                    Pedal Pull (Registration at 1:30 pm) 

Monday, July 25, 2022

4:00 pm                    Presentation of Marcie Carr Memorial Award - Outstanding Shepherd

5:00 pm                    Fair premiums paid - Fairboard Office

5:30 pm                    Meal Served by TBA

7:00 pm                    4-H/FFA Livestock Sale