2021 FAIR 4-H/FFA Schedule

Program Subject to change

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SUNDAY, JULY 11 (Pre-Fair Events)

7:00-9:00a.m. - Enter & Weigh Open Class Steers, Heifers, and Feeder Calves
9:00 a.m. - Enter 4-H/FFA Dogs
9:30a.m - Judge 4-H/FFA Dogs
11:00a.m - Open Class Steer, Heifer and Feeder Calf Show
1:00p.m - Enter Open Class Dogs
2:00p.m - Open Class Dog Show

TUESDAY, JULY 13 (Pre-Fair Events)

9:00a.m - Enter & Judge 4-H Static Exhibits - 4-H & Morgan Hall Buildings close at 5:00 p.m.
10:00a.m - 4-H Baked Goods & Garden Sale

WEDNESDAY, JULY 14

6:30-8:30a.m - Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Swine - All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by veterinarian.
8:00a.m. - Opening Flag Raising Ceremony - Front Gate
9:00-10:00a.m. - Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Sheep and Goats - All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by veterinarian
9:00-11:00a.m - 4-H Cake Decorating entries – 4-H Exhibit Building
9:00-11:00a.m - 4-H Table Setting – 4-H Exhibit Building
11:30a.m. - Best of Iowa Contest
1:00p.m.-6:00p.m - Enter Open Class Non-Livestock Exhibits
4:00p.m. - Carnival
4:30-5:30p.m - 4-H/FFA Horses will be checked in - All livestock must be inspected by the vet before going to stall.
4:30-7:00p.m - Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Market Beef, Breeding Beef, & Dairy - All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by veterinarian.
6:00p.m - GRANDSTAND: Tractor Pull
7:00-8:00 p.m. - Enter 4-H/FFA Poultry and Rabbits

THURSDAY, JULY 15

7:00-8:00a.m. - 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 - Enter 4-H/FFA Bottle/Bucket calves – All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by a Veterinarian.
8:30a.m - Enter 4-H/FFA Cats & Small Pets (tent)
8:30a.m. - Judge 4-H/FFA Poultry (tent)
8:30a.m. - Judge Open Class Non-Livestock Departments (see department rules for actual judging times)
9:00a.m - Judge 4-H/FFA Cats & Small Pets
9:00-9:30a.m - Enter Bottle Animals – All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by a Veterinarian.
9:30a.m. - Judge 4-H/FFA Feeder Calves, Beef Cow/Calves, Breeding Beef, and Dairy Cattle
9:30-12:30 - 4-H/FFA Bottle/Bucket Calf Interviews – 4-H building
10:00a.m. - Carnival
10:30a.m - Pie & Muffin Baking
1:00p.m - Judge 4-H/FFA/Clover Kids Bottle Bucket Calf Show
2:30p.m - Open Class Bottle Show
4:00p.m. - Commercial Building opens to the public
6:00p.m - Shelby County Fair PARADE - Theme - “Stir-up Some Fun“
7:00-7:30p.m. - Strolling Act - Flying Debris Show
8:00-8:30p.m. - Strolling Act - Flying Debris Show
8:00p.m. - Show Ring: Crowning of 2021 Shelby County Fair Queen and Hall of Fame Recognition
9:00-9:30p.m. - Strolling Act - Flying Debris Show
4-H & Open Class Buildings open following judging to 10:00p.m.
Commercial Building opens 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., Nishna Valley Model Railroad Building open from 4:00p.m. - 9:00p.m

FRIDAY, JULY 16

7:45a.m - Swine Exhibitors Meeting
8:00a.m - Judge 4-H/FFA Swine
10:00a.m - Judge 4-H/FFA Horses
10:00a.m. - Carnival
2:00p.m - 4-H Rabbit Agility – Tent
3:00p.m - 4-H Working Exhibits – Tent
4:00-4:30p.m. - Strolling Act - Flying Debris Show
5:00-5:30p.m - Strolling Act - Flying Debris Show
5:30p.m - Clover Kids Graduation – 4-H exhibit building
6:00p.m - Kiddy Parade – Grounds
6:30p.m - Family Fun Night Games – Tent
6:00p.m - Registration for Mutton Busting - Starts at 7:00 p.m. - Show Ring
8:00-8:30p.m. - Strolling Act – Flying Debris Show
8:30p.m - Concert: Finding Dixie– West of Grandstand
Dark - Fireworks Show – Shooting off North of Grandstands
4-H & Open Class Buildings open 10:00a.m. to 9:00p.m.
Commercial Building open 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Nishna Valley Model Railroad Building open 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

SATURDAY, JULY 17

8:00a.m - Sheep, goat and rabbit Exhibitors Meetings
8:00a.m - Open Class Saddle Horses and Ponies in place
8:30a.m - Judge 4-H/FFA Sheep, Goats & Rabbits
8:30a.m - APPLE PIE MORNING - Senior Citizen Morning (Open Class Apple Pie Contest) - Tent
8:30a.m - Registration for Shelby County Baby Contest - Cement slab by Morgan Hall, $1 entry fee (Starts at 9:00a.m.)
9:00a.m.-4:00p.m. - Antique Tractor/Machinery Show
9:00a.m - Open Class Horse/Pony Show
9:00a.m.-1:00p.m. - Show & Shine Car Show
10:00a.m. - Carnival
10:00-10:30a.m. - Strolling Act – Flying Debris Show
11:00a.m - Bingo – Harlan Lion’s Club – Tent (following Apple Pie Morning)
10:30a.m - Kids’ Contests (Ages 3 & 4)
11:00a.m - Kids’ Contests (Ages 5 & 6)
11:30a.m - Kids’ Contests (Ages 7, 8 & 9)
11:30a.m - Stuffed Animal Show - Show Ring
12:00p.m - Pie/ Muffin Auction - Show Ring
1:30p.m - Ag Olympics - Show Ring (following Pie/Muffin Auction)
2:30p.m - Pee Wee Cookie Decorating Contest
3:00p.m - 4-H Presentations - Exhibit Building
3:00-5:00p.m - Enter & Weigh Open Class Market Lambs
3:00-3:30p.m. - Strolling Act – Flying Debris Show
3:30p.m - Harlan Community Band Performance - Tent
4:00p.m. - Shelby County Fair’s Cook-Off Contest
4:00-4:30p.m. - Strolling Act – Flying Debris Show
6:00p.m - Open Class Lamb Show
6:30p.m - GRANDSTAND: Auto Races
4-H & Open Class Buildings open 10:00a.m. to 9:00p.m.
Commercial Building open 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Nishna Valley Model Railroad Building open 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

SUNDAY, JULY 18

7:30a.m - Market Beef Exhibitors Meeting
8:30a.m - Judge 4-H/FFA Market Beef
9:00a.m - Cowboy Church by Brad Knudson – Horse Arena
9:00a.m.-4:00p.m. - Antique Tractor/Machinery Show
12:00 Noon. - 4-H Style Show, Fashion Revue, Clothing Selection & $15 Challenge- tent
1:00p.m - Share the Fun, public speaking and extemporaneous speaking - Tent
3:00p.m. - Pedal Tractor Pull
4:00-5:00p.m:
Release 4-H/FFA Static Exhibits (must be removed by 5:00p.m.)
Release Open Class Exhibits (must be removed by 5:00p.m.)
Release 4-H/FFA Horses and all Livestock not being sold
4-H & Open Class Buildings open 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m.
Commercial Building open 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., Nishna Valley Model Railroad Building open 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

MONDAY, JULY 19

5:00p.m - 4-H/FFA Livestock Auction

FRIDAY, JULY 23

7:30p.m - GRANDSTAND: Figure 8 Races