Schedule

2018 Ellis County Fair Schedule

 

Monday, July 9
All Day Online Entry Submission Deadline
Wednesday, July 11
6 p.m. “Pizza Break” sponsored by Commerce Bank
Work Night – Ellis County Fairgrounds
7 p.m. Superintendents Meeting – Schenk
4-H Ag/Livestock Committee Meeting
Thursday, July 12
3 p.m. Fashion Revue Judging & Life Skills Judging – Unrein Family Building
6:30 p.m. Public Fashion Revue – Unrein Family Building
Friday, July 13
8 a.m. EEllis County Rodeo Queen Pageant Begins
2-2:30 p.m. Check in 4-H and Open Class show Entries – no entries accepted after July 9
2:45 p.m. 4-H & Open Dog Show – Unrein Building
Saturday, July 14
7:30-8 a.m. Check in for Open Class Horse Show
8:30 a.m. Open Class Horse Show – Rodeo Arena
7 p.m. Car Races @ RPM Speedway
Sunday, July 15
7:30-8 a.m. Check in for 4-H Horse Show
8 a.m. 4-H Horse Photos
8:30 a.m. 4-H Horse Show – Rodeo Arena
7 p.m. Car Races @ RPM Speedway
Monday, July 16
2 p.m. 4-H Visual Arts/Heritage Arts/Clothing Construction Judging
2 p.m. 4-H Photography Judging
2-7 p.m. Check in ALL entries (except food/crops/horticulture/floriculture)
6-8 p.m. Optional move in for 4-H & OC livestock (beef/sheep/swine/goat)
7 p.m. Schenk Building closes
7-8 p.m. Enter 4-H Rabbit & Poultry
8-8:30 p.m. Enter Open Class Rabbits & Poultry
Tuesday, July 17
Golden Egg Hunt begins, sponsored by Eagle Communications
7-9 a.m. Exhibitor Breakfast – 4-H Food Stand
7-9 a.m. Checkin/Weigh in ALL Livestock Entries
7-9 a.m. All livestock photos taken – sign up for a time – required if selling in the livestock sale
8 a.m. 4-H & Open Rabbit Show & Meat Pen Show
8-9 a.m. Enter crops, horticulture, wheat show and open class foods
9:30 a.m. Begin 4-H Scout Conference Judging – All Areas
9:30 a.m. Schenk Building closed to public until 7 p.m. for judging
10-11:30 Lifeskills Judging/Animal Mgt. Skill-a-Thon – Deuschfest Hall
10 a.m. 4-H Food Sale begins
1-3 p.m. All livestock photos taken – sign up for a time – required if selling in the Livestock Sale
5-10 p.m. Commercial Exhibits open in Unrein Family Building
5-10 p.m. Rorring Entertainment – Unrein Family Building
5 p.m.-midnight RC Cars sponsored by Hays Hobby Shop – Midway
6-10 p.m. Jason D’Vaude Modern Vadevillian – Midway
6-10 p.m. S&S Amusements Carnival – Armband Night
6:16 p.m. Registration for Pedal Pull – Midway
6:30 p.m. Mutton Busting – sign up at the SW corner of Rodeo Arena -60 lb. weight limit
7 p.m. Pedal Pull begins – Midway
7 p.m. Old Timer’s Fitting & Showing – Livestock Arena
7-10 p.m. Schenk Building opens for public viewing
7 p.m. Rodeo Queen Coronation @ Rodeo Arenas
7 p.m. KPRA Rodeo @ Rodeo Arena – “Tough Enough To Wear Pink Night”
8:30 p.m. Brady Weston Band @ Midway Stage
Wednesday, July 18
8 a.m. 4-H & Open Poultry Show & Meat Pen Photos
8-9:30 a.m. Enter Floriculture @ Schenk Building
8:30 a.m. 4-H & Open Youth Swine Show
10 a.m.-10 p.m. Schenk Building opens for public viewing
10 a.m. Floriculture judging begins
12:45 p.m. Check in Small Pet entries
1 p.m. 4-H Small Pets Show – Schenk Building
2:30 p.m. Check in 4-H Cat entries
3 p.m. 4-H Cat Show – Schenk Building
5 p.m. 4-H & Open Youth Dairy Goat/Meat Goat Show followed by 4-H & Open Youth Sheep Show – Livestock Arena
5-10 p.m. Commercial Exhibits open in Unrein Family Building
5-10 p.m. Rorring Entertainment – Unrein Family Building
5-midnight RC Cars sponsored by Hays Hobby Shop – Midway
6-8 p.m. Safety Fair sponsored by Ellis County Drug Enforcement on Midway
6-10 p.m. Jason D’Vaude, Modern Vaudevillian – Midway
6-10 p.m. S&S Amusements Carnival – Armband night
6:30 p.m. Mutton Busting – sign up at the SW corner of rodeo arena – 60 lb. weight limit
7 p.m. KPRA Rodeo @ Rodeo Arena – “Patriotic Night”
8:30 p.m. Adam Capps Band @ Midway Stage
Thursday, July 19
8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 4-H Foods Challenge – Deutschfest Hall & Unrein Family Building Kitchen
9 a.m.-Noon Fun at the Fair Tours – led by 4-H Ambassadors (Must pre-register for these tours. Contact the Ellis Extension Office, 628-9430 for more information.
9 a.m.-Noon Lunch with a Farmer, sponsored by Farm Bureau – Schenk Building
10 a.m.-10 p.m. Schenk Building opens for public viewing
2 p.m. Lego Bricks Building Contest – Deutschfest Hall (Entry form and Rules)
3:30 p.m. Demo Derby Pits open
5 p.m. Free Root Beer Floats – sponsored by Midland Marketing – Livestock Show Arena
5 p.m. 4-H Dairy Show – Livestock Arena, immediately following – 4-H Beef Show
5-10 p.m. Commercial Exhibits open in Unrein Family Building
5-10 p.m. Rorring Entertainment – Unrein Family Building
5-midnight RC Cars sponsored by Hays Hobby Shop – Midway
6-10 p.m. Jason D’Vaude – Modern Vadevillian – Midway
6-10 p.m. S&S Amusements Carnival – Armband night
7:30 p.m. Demolition Derby – RPM Speedway
8:30 p.m. DOC @ Midway Stage
Friday, July 20
8:30 a.m. Register for 4-H Livestock Judging Contest – Livestock Arena
9 a.m. 4-H Livestock judging contest begins
10 a.m.-10 p.m. Schenk Building opens for public viewing
5-10 p.m. Commercial Exhibits open in Unrein Family Building
5-10 p.m. Rorring Entertainment – Unrein Family Building
5 p.m.-midnight RC Cars sponsored by Hays Hobby hop – Midway
6 p.m. 4-H Champion Fitting & Showing Contest – Livestock Arena
6-10 p.m. Jason D’Vaude, Modern Vaudevillian – Midway
6-11 p.m. S&S Amusements Carnival – Armband night
7 p.m. GPFTS Motorcycle Races – RPM Speedway
8:30 p.m. Paramount @ Midway Stage
Saturday, July 21
7:30 a.m. Superintendents & Assistants arrive to remove exhibits from display cases
8:30-10 a.m. Release 4-H & Open Class Livestock/Small Animals & clean up barns
9-10 a.m. Release exhibits in Schenk Building
10 a.m.-finish Building clean up – everyone’s help needed
1 p.m. 4-H Food Stand closes – committee meets to clean up and close down
4-6:30 p.m. 4-H BBQ – Unrein Family Building
5 p.m. 4-H Live Stock Auction – Livestock Arena
5 p.m.-midnight RC Cars sponsored by Hays Hobby Shop – Midway
6-10 p.m. Jason D’Vaude, Modern Vaudevillian – Midway
6-11 p.m. S&S Amusements Carnival – Armband night
7 p.m. GPFTS Motorcycle Races – RPM Speedway
8:30 p.m. Home Brew @ Midway Stage

Ellis County Fair Grounds