2017 Van Buren County Fair Schedule

**Grandstand events are in bold**

Thursday, July 6, 2017
9:00am Clothing Events Judging

Sunday, July 9, 2017
1:00pm Communications Judging
7:00pm Gospel Hour

Monday, July 10, 2017

6:30pm 2017 Junior Miss/Fair Queen/Princess Contest
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
8:00am AM 4-H Club Pictures
8:30am 4-H Exhibit Judging Begins(members/family only)
12:00pm Lunch break for judges
12:30pm PM 4-H Club Pictures
5:00pm 4-H/FFA & Open k-3 cat-pets show roberts building
7:00pm 4-H/FFA & Open k-3 Dog Show

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
9-11am Weigh-in for market animals
12:00pm All none weigh-in animals may enter
3-6pm Weigh-in for market animals
6:00pm Beef ultrasound followed by sheep & goat and then swine

Thursday, July 13, 2017
8:00am All 4-H/FFA animals must be in place
8:00am 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Sheep & Meat Goat shows in show barn
1:00pm 4-H/FFA Dairy Show
2:30pm Open Class Exhibit Judging J,H,I,K,L,M,S
6:00pm 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Horse Show in show barn

Friday, July 14, 2017
8:00am 4-H/FFA Swine Show in show barn
1:00pm Open class Exhibit judging E,F
2:00pm Open Class Exhibit Judging G
3:00pm 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Poultry show in Poultry barn or a half hour conclusion of the swine show
5:30pm Ranch rodeo
8:00pm The Third Wheel Concert Featuring C.J. Gaston
(tickets are now available at the Fairfield, Eldon, & Keosauqua Libertyville Savings Bank locations - $20 general admission for track access and beer tent/$15 for bleachers only. Tickets cover both the rodeo and the concert)

Saturday, July 15, 2017
8:00am 4-H/FFA Beef Show and open k-3 nursing calf show in the show barn
3:00pm 4-H/FFA & open k-3 rabbit show in the rabbit barn or half hour conclusion of beef show
5:00pm Meal served by Van Buren County Cattlemen
7:00pm Twin States Truck and Tractor Pull (Grandstand admission $10, pit passes $20) Rules, points, and more information are located on the Twin States Pulling Association website at http://www.tspapulling.com/.  

Sunday, July 16, 2017
8:00am All Livestock not being sold released
8:30am all other 4-H exhibits released
9-9:30am Community Worship Service, shelter by fair office
10:00am Fun horse show

10:00am-2:00pm Kids' Games (see schedule below)

11:00am-4:00pm Conservation Station
12:00pm Deadline for sale notice/showdown deadline
1:30pm pedal pull sign in
2:00pm pedal pull
4:30pm Farm Challenge

Monday, July 17, 2017
10:00am all open class entries released
4:00pm Presentation of Marcie Carr Memorial Award and outstanding shepherd
5:30pm Meal Served by fairboard
7:00pm 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale

Conservation Station will be on the grounds Sunday, July 16th from 11am-4pm


Van Buren County Fair
Keosauqua, Iowa

July 6-17, 2017


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