Archive for Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Leavenworth County Fair schedule

August 12, 2009

Tuesday, Aug. 11

• 8 a.m.-9 a.m.

4-H/FFA and open goat entries accepted/weighed in (livestock barns)

• 8 a.m.-noon

4-H clothing entries accepted (Tonganoxie 4-H building)

4-H project displays set up (green metal building, west side)

4-H booth/banner entries accepted (green metal building, west side)

4-H/FFA and open poultry entries accepted (poultry barn)

Open class home economics entries accepted

• 8 a.m.-9 a.m.

Open class home economics entries accepted

• 9 a.m.

4-H electric consultation judging (green metal building)

11 a.m.

4-H bucket calf entries accepted/weighed in (livestock barns)

• 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

4-H/FFA and open beef entries accepted/weighed in (livestock barns)

• 9 a.m.-noon

4-H photography entries checked in (Tonganoxie 4-H building)

• 10 a.m.

Open class home economics judging and open class ceramics judging

• Noon

Opening ceremony colors presented at flag pole by Tonganoxie VFW Post 9271 and Tonganoxie High School Band.

• 1 p.m.

4-H entomology, forestry consultation and geology consultation (rabbit barn)

• 1 p.m.

4-H photography consultation and home environment judging (Tonganoxie 4-H building)

• 1-4 p.m.

4-H/FFA and open vegetable and plant science entries accepted (green metal building, east side)

• 1-5:30 p.m.

4-H/FFA and open class poultry entries accepted (poultry barns)

• 2 p.m.

4-H booths/banners and project display judging (green metal building, west side)

• 5 p.m.

4-H/FFA and open class rabbit entries accepted

• 6 p.m.

Fair photo contest entries due (administration building)

4-H/FFA and open swine show and showmanship judging (show arena)

• 6-10 p.m.

Discount night at the carnival. All carnival rides $2 each.

• 6:30 p.m.

Leavenworth County Fair Parade. Theme: Barnyard Safari (downtown Tonganoxie).

• 7 p.m.

Fair photo contest judging (administration building)

• 8 p.m.

Draft horse pull (horse country arena)

Wednesday, Aug. 12

• 8 a.m.-noon

4-H/FFA and open class rabbit entries accepted (rabbit barn

• 8 a.m

4-H bucket calf consultation judging (big top tent), 4-H FFA and open class market and other goat show and showmanship judging (show arena) and open class field crops, horticulture and honey judging (green metal building)

• 8:30-10 a.m

4-H and open class flower show entries accepted (home economics building)

• 9 a.m.

4-H Cloverbud entries accepted (Tonganoxie 4-H building)

• 9:30 a.m.

4-H/FFA trctor operators event (check in at 4-H office)

• 10 a.m.

4-H a.m. 4-H/FFA poultry showmanship judging (check in at 4-H office)

• 10:30 a.m.

4-H/FFA beef consultation judging (livestock show arena) and open class flower judging (home economics building)

• 2 p.m.

4-H/FFA and open class poultry show (poultry barn)

• 7 p.m.

4-H/FFA and open class market lamb show/sheep breeding show and showmanship judging (show arena)

• 8 p.m.

Six Crowns Rodeo Co. Rodeo (grandstand). Admission: Adults, $10; children, 6-12, $5; and children younger than 6, free.

• 8 p.m.

Talent show (under the Big Top). For more information, call (913) 845-3505 or log on at leaveworthcountyfair.com.

Thursday, Aug. 13

• 8 a.m.-noon

4-H/FFA and open class dairy cattle entries accepted (dairy barn)

• 9 a.m.

4-H/FFA and open class beef cattle show and showmanship judging (show arena) and 4-H/FFA and open class rabbit show and showmanship judging (rabbit barn)

• 4 p.m. or immediately following beef show

4-H/FFA and open class dairy goat show and showmanship judging (show arena)

• 5:30-8 p.m.

4-H canned food drive, sponsored by county wide 4-H junior leaders (west fair gates and 4-H food stand)

• 6-10 p.m.

Armband night at the carnival

• 8 p.m.

4-H/FFA and open class dairy cattle show and showmanship judging (show arena)

• 8 p.m.

Six Crowns Rodeo Co. Rodeo (grandstand). Admission: Adults, $10; children, 6-12, $5; and children younger than 6, free.

• 8 p.m.

Under the Big Top, free admission. Performing: Annie’s Country Jubilee.

Friday, Aug. 14

• 8 a.m.

Livestock showmanship round robin (show arena)

• 9:30-10:15 a.m.

Livestock judging contest registration (show arena)

• 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Senior Day at the Fair, sponsored by the Leavenworth County Council on Aging (Under the Big Top)

• 11:30 a.m.

4-H rockets launched (baseball field near fairgrounds)

• 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ag Challenge of Champions (4-H office), a skill-a-thon to challenge a person’s overall agriculture knowledge. Open to all.

• 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Reception for 2008 4-H/FFA livestock buyers (show arena)

• 6-6:15 p.m.

4-H spirit awards, ag challenge of champions and 4-H scholarships announced (show arena)

• 6:30 p.m.

4-H/FFA market animals, which were blue and red ribbon winners in the fair, will be auctioned off (show arena).

• 7 p.m.

Stompers 4x4 Mud Run (north of parking area)

Admission: Adults, $10; children 6-12, $5; children younger than 6, free. For rules and regulations, visit stompers4x4.com.

• 8 p.m.

Under the Big Top, free admission. Performing: Arnie Johnson and Midnight Special.

Saturday, Aug. 15

• 8:30-9:30 a.m.

4-H horticulture judging contest, (home economics building) closed to the public.

• 10 a.m.

4-H/FFA shepherd’s lead contest (big top tent)

• 10 a.m.-noon

4-H dog show agility classes (show arena)

• 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Turtle races registration (big top tent). Limit one turtle per child.

• Noon

Pie-eating contest (big top tent), open to public.

• 1 p.m.

Turtle races (big top tent) and kids tractor pull registration (show arena).

• 2 p.m.

Kids pedal tractor pull (show arena), sponsored by Farm Bureau.

• 6:30 p.m.

Youth dance (show arena), sponsored by Wranglers 4-H Club to benefit the Memorial Garden.

• 6:30 p.m.

Demolition derby (grandstand). Admission: Adults, $10; children 6-12, $5; children younger than 6, free.

Sunday, Aug. 16

• 8:30 a.m.

Closing ceremony by Tonganoxie VFW Post 9271.

• 9 a.m.

4-H/FFA exhibits released.

• 10 a.m.

Fairground clean-up.

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