2022 Fair Schedule
New Beginnings, Lasting Memories

(Program Subject to change)

SUNDAY, JULY 10 (Pre-Fair Events)
7:00-9:00 am........Enter & Weigh Open Class Steers, Heifers, and Feeder Calves
9:00 am................Enter 4-H/FFA Dogs and Open Class Dogs for Veterinary Inspection
                            (Bring proof of vaccination)
9:15 am.................Open Class Dog Show
9:30......................4-H/FFA Dog Exhibitor’s Meeting
9:45 am.................Judge 4-H/FFA Dogs
11:00 am...............Open Class Steer, Heifer and Feeder Calf Show

TUESDAY, JULY 12 (Pre-Fair Events)
9:00 am.................Enter & Judge 4-H Static Exhibits - 4-H & Morgan Hall Buildings close at 5:00 p.m.
9:00 am.................FFA Static Entry Judging starts at 9:00 with 4-H Clubs scheduled in Green Book
10:00 am...............4-H Baked Goods & Garden Sale

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13         
6:30-8:30 am..........Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Swine - All livestock is to unload at dock and be
                             inspected by veterinarian.
8:00 am. …….........Opening Flag Raising Ceremony - Front Gate
8:30-2:00...............Bottle/Bucket Calf followed by Bottle/Bucket Calf Plus One Interviews
                            Extension Office, 906 6th Street
9:00-10:00 am.......Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Sheep and Goats
                            Unload at dock and be inspected by veterinarian
9:00-11:00 am.......4-H Cake Decorating entries – 4-H Exhibit Building
8:45 am.................4-H Table Setting Exhibitor’s Meeting
9:00-11:00 am.......4-H Table Setting – 4-H Exhibit Building
11:15 am...............Best of Iowa Contest Exhibitor’s Meeting
11:30 am...............Best of Iowa Contest – Commercial Building
1:00 pm.................4-H Booths to be finished
1:00 pm-6:00 pm....Enter Open Class Non-Livestock Exhibits
4:00 pm.................Carnival  
5:30-6:30 pm.........Enter 4-H/FFA Rabbits - All livestock must be inspected by the vet before going to their cage
4:30-7:00 pm.........Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Market Beef, Breeding Beef, & Dairy
                            All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by veterinarian.
4:30-5:30 pm.........4-H/FFA Horses will be checked in - All livestock must be inspected by the
                            vet before going to stall.
6:00 pm...............GRANDSTAND: Tractor Pull
6:30-7:30 pm.........Enter 4-H/FFA Poultry

THURSDAY, JULY 14
7:00-8:00 am..........Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Breeding Beef Heifers, Beef Cows/Calves, Feeder Calves, Dairy  
                             Heifers & Cows in Production - All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by a  
                             Veterinarian.
8:00-9:00 am..........Enter 4-H/FFA Bottle/Bucket calves – Unload at dock and be inspected by a Veterinarian.
8:00 am..................Poultry Exhibitor’s Meeting
8:30 am..................Enter 4-H/FFA Cats & Small Pets (tent)
8:45 am..................Cat and Small Pet Exhibitor’s Meeting
8:30 am..................Judge 4-H/FFA Poultry (tent)
8:30 am..................Judge Open Class Non-Livestock Department
                            (see department rules for actual judging times)
9:00 am.................Judge 4-H/FFA Cats & Small Pets   
9:00-9:30 am.........Enter Bottle Animals – All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by a Veterinarian.
9:30 am.................Judge 4-H/FFA Feeder Calves, Beef Cow/Calves, Breeding Beef, and Dairy Cattle
10:00 am-1:00 pm..Little Hands on the Farm Exhibit
10:30 am...............Pie & Muffin Baking (Check Green Book for your scheduled time.)
12:30 pm...............Bottle/Bucket Calf and Bottle/Bucket Calf Plus One Exhibitor Meeting
1:00 pm.................Judge 4-H/FFA/Clover Kids Bottle Bucket Calf Show
2:30 pm................Open Class Bottle Show
3:00-5:00 pm.........Little Hands on the Farm Exhibit
4:00 pm.................Carnival  
6:00 pm................Shelby County Fair PARADE – ‘New Beginnings, Lasting Memories’
7:00-7:30 pm.........Strolling Act – Amazing Arthur
7:30-9:00 pm.........Little Hands on the Farm Exhibit
8:00-8:30 pm.........Strolling Act – Amazing Arthur
8:00 pm.................Show Ring: Crowning of 2022 Shelby County Fair Queen and Hall of Fame Recognition
9:00-9:30 pm.........Strolling Act – Amazing Arthur
4-H & Open Class Buildings open following judging to 10:00p.m.
Nishna Valley Model Railroad Building open from 4:00p.m. - 9:00p.m

FRIDAY, JULY 15
7:00 am....................Exhibitor Breakfast by Agriland FS for all exhibitors
7:45 am....................Swine Exhibitors Meeting
8:00 am....................Judge 4-H/FFA Swine
10:00 am-1:00 pm.....Little Hands on the Farm Exhibit
12:30 pm..................Rabbit Agility Exhibitor’s Meeting
1:00 pm...................4-H Rabbit Agility – Tent
2:45 pm...................4-H Working Exhibitors’ Meeting
3:00 pm...................4-H Working Exhibits – Tent
3:00-6:00 pm………..Little Hands on the Farm Exhibit
4:00-4:30 pm.….......Strolling Act – Amazing Arthur
4:00 pm….....…..…..Carnival
5:00-5:30 pm...........Strolling Act -  Amazing Arthur
6:00 pm..................Double S Extreme Bull Riding
8:00-8:30 pm.….......Strolling Act – Amazing Arthur
8:30 pm..................Concert - ‘Finding Dixie’ (Grandstand)
Dark.........................Fireworks Show – Shooting off North of Grandstands
4-H & Open Class Buildings open 10:00a.m.- 9:00pm
Nishna Valley Model Railroad 1:00-9:00 pm

SATURDAY, JULY 16
8:00 am...................Sheep, Goat and Rabbit Exhibitors Meetings
8:00 am...................Open Class Saddle Horses and Ponies in place
8:30 am...................Judge 4-H/FFA Sheep, Goats & Rabbits
8:30 am..................APPLE PIE MORNING - Senior Citizen Morning (Open Class Apple Pie Contest) - Tent
8:30 am..................Registration for Shelby County Baby Contest - $1 entry fee (Starts at 9:00a.m.)
9:00 am.-1:00 pm....Show & Shine Car Show
9:00 am.-4:00 pm....Antique Tractor/Machinery Show
9:30 am..................Horse Exhibitor Meeting (4-H and FFA)
10:00 am................Judge 4-H/FFA Horses (Open Class Horse/Pony Show to follow)
10:00-10:30 am......Strolling Act – Amazing Arthur
10:00 am-6:00 pm...Little Hands on the Farm Exhibit
11:00 am................Bingo – Harlan Lion’s Club – Tent (following Apple Pie Morning)
10:30-11:30 am......Kids’ Contests
11:30 am...............Stuffed Animal Show - Show Ring
12:00 pm...............Pie/Muffin Auction - Show Ring
1:30 pm.................Ag Olympics - Show Ring (following Pie/Muffin Auction)
2:00 pm.................Pee Wee Cookie Decorating Contest
3:00 pm.................4-H Presentations - Exhibit Building
3:00 pm.................Bill Riley Registration (4:00 pm Bill Riley Show)
3:00-3:30 pm.........Strolling Act – Amazing Arthur
3:30 pm.................Harlan Community Band Performance - Tent
4:00 pm…………….Bill Riley Talent Search (register at 3:00 pm)
4:00 pm………….…Carnival
4:00 pm…………....Shelby County Fair’s Cook-Off Contest
4:00 pm-4:30 pm....Strolling Act – Amazing Arthur
5:00 pm.................Registration for Mutton Busting
6:00 p.m…………...Mutton Busting - Show Ring
6:30 pm...............GRANDSTAND: Auto Races
7:00 pm.................Family Fun Night Games – Tent
4-H & Open Class Buildings open 10:00a.m-9:00p.m
Nishna Valley Model Railroad open 1:00 - 9:00p.m.

SUNDAY, JULY 17
7:30 am...................Market Beef Exhibitors Meeting
8:00 am...................Pen of Three Judging by Pens  4-H/FFA Market Beef  to follow in Show Ring
9:00 am...................Church Service - Tent
9:00 am-4:00 pm......Antique Tractor/Machinery Show
10:00 am-2:00 pm…Little Hands on the Farm Exhibit
11:45 am................4-H Style Show Exhibitor Meeting 12:00 Noon-Style Show Begins in the tent
12:45 pm................Share the Fun, Public Speaking and Extemporaneous Exhibitor Meeting –
                              Tent Contest at 1:00 pm
3:00 pm...................Pedal Tractor Pull
4:00-5:00 pm...........Release 4-H/FFA Static Exhibits NOTHING REMOVED BEFORE 4
                              (must be removed by 5:30 pm.)
Release Open Class Exhibits NOTHING REMOVED BEFORE 4 (must be removed by 5:30 pm.)
Release 4-H/FFA Horses and all Livestock not being sold
4-H & Open Class Buildings open 10:00 noon-4:00 pm
Nishna Valley Model Railroad open 1:00-4:00 pm

MONDAY, JULY 18
5:30 pm....................4-H/FFA Livestock Auction