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Daily Schedule -- ALL TIMES ARE TENTATIVE

Board and Committee Meetings

Pre-Fair Deadlines

March 1     All youth organization forms due (contact your fair board representative for more details).

 

June 3       School exhibits are due

 

July 23   10:00 AM Dog Show

August 7, 2023  6 pm Open Public Forum meeting. Community Center at the Fairgrounds.

All Weekend!

S&J Enterprises Carnival

 

Open Class Exhibition in Multipurpose Building

 

4H Food Stand

 

Farmers Union Junior Ice Cream Booth

 

Cans for a Cause

 

Co-op and Merchant Buildings open

 

Youth Exhibits in Exhibit Hall

Phillips Children’s Museum Traveling Museum

Sunday, July 23, 2023

10:00 AM

10:00                        Dog Show in the outdoor arena 

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

12:00 PM

12:00- 8:00 PM        Open Class entries accepted at Multipurpose Building

5:00 PM

5:00-8:00 PM            Youth fair entries accepted (Static) 

                                    Cans for a Cause registered entry set-up**

 

5:00-8:00 PM           Animal check (vet check)

 

7:00 PM

7:00-8:00 PM            Beef weigh-in

Thursday, July 27, 2023

7:00 AM

​7:00 - 11:30 AM:           Open Class Entries accepted at Multipurpose Building 

                (QUILTS by 9:00 AM!)

7:00 - 5:00 PM:           Cans for a Cause registered entry set-up**


8:00 AM

8:00 - 11:30 AM           Entries accepted for Youth Fair Exhibits (static)

9:00 AM

9:00 - 11:00 AM          Entries accepted for Youth Fair Exhibits (Animal/Vet Check)

9:00 - 4:00 PM            Historical Museum open

 

12:00 PM

12:00                              Mandatory ALL Livestock Exhibitors Meeting in show ring

12:00                              Open Class judging begins

12:30                               Livestock Weigh-In (Swine & Sheep)

2:00 PM

2:00                                Sheep Judging

5:00 PM

5:00                                Fair Officially Opens!

5:00                                Beef Judging

5:00                                FREE  WHPA Horse Pull in Horse Arena

5:00-8:00 PM               Tom Burt performing in the Beer Garden 

5:00-10:00 PM             Co-op and Merchant Buildings open

5:00 - 9:00 PM             Wristband Rides 

5:30                                Cans for a Cause judging begins

Friday, July 28, 2023

8:00 AM

8:00                            Judging all departments in Exhibit Hall

8:00                            Exploring (Dept 17) face-to-face Judging in Exhibit Hall

8:30                             Swine Judging

9:00 AM

9:00 - 6:00 PM          Historical Museum open

10:00 AM

10:00 - 10:00 PM      Co-op & Merchant Buildings open

11:00 AM

11:00                            Rabbit Judging

12:00 PM

12:00                           Carnival Rides and Games open

12:00-6:00 PM          Ag Adventure Tent

1:30 PM

1:30                            Dairy Dessert Contest (K99/WIGM hosts)

1:30                            Alice in Dairyland Ashley Hagenow visiting

3:00 PM

3:00 - 6:00 PM         Pioneer Village (Historical buildings) open

6:00 PM

6:00                            MASS Market Animal Auction     

7:00 PM

7:30                             WTPA in Grandstand

9:00 PM

9:00 - Midnight        DJ Phoenix Entertainment in Beer Garden 

Saturday, July 29, 2023

8:00 AM

8:30                              Horse Show Judging

9:00 AM

9:00                              Dairy Judging

TBA                               Over the Hill Dairy Contest to follow dairy judging

10:00 AM

10:00 - 10:00 PM         Co-op & Merchant buildings open

11:00 AM

11:00 - 5:00 PM            Taylor County Historical Museum and Pioneer Village open

12:00 PM

12:00 - 6:00 PM            Ag Adventure Tent 

1:00 PM

1:00                                Carcass Ultrasound

2:00 PM

2:00                                Goat Judging

2:00                                Poultry Judging

3:00 PM

3:30                                 Registration for Pedal Pulls      

3:30-5:30 PM                 Fairest of the Fair Sharlene Swedlund visiting

4:00 PM

4:00                                 Pedal Pulls 

3:30 - 6 PM                     Registration for Hillbilly Racing

5:00 PM

5:00 - 9:00 PM               Wristband rides              

7:00 PM

7:00                                  Hillbilly Racing (Grandstand)

9:00 PM

​9:00 - Midnight             DJ Outer Limits in Beer Garden

Sunday, July 30, 2023

9:00 AM

9:00                                 Cats / Small Animals Judging (Exhibit Hall)

9:00                                 Non-Denominational Service (Food court area)

9:00 - Noon                   Medford Knights of Columbus Waffles (Belgian waffle, and berries coffee/juice/milk)

10:00 AM

10:00 - 5:30 PM             Co-op & Merchant buildings open 

10:00 - Noon                 Dress an Animal Contest - Livestock Barn

                                        Coin Search - Livestock Barn

                                        FREE Ag Olympics in Dairy show ring  (Open to all youth, relays, tug-of-war, fun activities)

10:00 - Noon                 Demo Derby check in

10:00 AM                        Honey Queen Kaelyn Sumner visiting

10:00 AM                        Ms. Midwest Continental Worldwide Dawn Quednow visiting

12:00 PM

12:00-4:00 PM              Wristband Rides

12:30                               Barn Meeting/Barn Awards 

12:30                               Demo Derby drivers meeting

12-5:00 PM                    Ag Adventure Tent

1:00 PM

1:00                                Peterson Promotions Demolition Derby in the Grandstands 

5:00 PM

5:00                               MASS Animals released (subject to change per weather)

5:30                                All youth animal and static exhibits released

                                       Decorations removed

5:30 - 7:00 PM              Cans for a Cause take-down

2024 Fair Dates: TBD  - 141st Anniversary

(Preliminary schedule, All times are subject to change)

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