Schedule

2019 Ellis County Fair Schedule

 

Sunday, July 7
8:00-8:30 a.m. Check in for Rodeo Queen Pageant
9:00 a.m. Rodeo Queen Pageant-Rodeo Arena Moves to Thirsty’s for Speech/Modeling
Monday, July 8
All Day Online Entry Submission Deadline
Wednesday, July 10
6:00 p.m. “Pizza Break” sponsored by Commerce Bank Work Night – Ellis County Fairgrounds
7:00 p.m. Superintendents Meeting – Schenk Building 4-H Ag/Livestock Committee Meeting
Thursday, July 11
1:30 p.m. Fashion Revue Judging & Life Skills Judging – Unrein Family Building
6:30 p.m. Public Fashion Revue – Unrein Family Building
Friday, July 12
7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Final day to purchase fair passes for $20.00
2:00 p.m. Check in 4-H and Open Class Dog Show Entries – no entries accepted after July 8
2:45 p.m. 4-H & Open Class Dog Show – Unrein Family Building
Saturday, July 13
7:30-8:00 a.m. Check in for Open Class Horse Show
8:30 a.m. Open Class Horse Show – Rodeo Arena
7:00-8:00 p.m. Happy Hour-Beer Garden
7:00 p.m. Car Races @ RPM Speedway
Sunday, July 14
7:30-8:00 a.m. Check in for 4-H Horse Show
8:00 a.m. 4-H Horse Photos
8:30 a.m. 4-H Horse Show – Rodeo Arena
7:00-8:00 p.m. Happy Hour-Beer Garden
7:00 p.m. Car Races @ RPM Speedway
Monday, July 15
2:00 p.m. 4-H Visual Arts/Clothing Construction Judging
2:00 p.m. 4-H Photography Judging
2:00-7:00 p.m. Check in ALL entries (except food/crops/horticulture/floriculture)
5:00-9:00 p.m. 4-H Food Stand open
6:00-8:00 p.m. Check in/weigh in 4-H & Open Class livestock (beef/sheep/swine/goat)
7:00 p.m. Schenk Building closes
7:00-8:00 p.m. Check in 4-H Rabbit & Poultry
8:00-8:30 p.m. Check in Open Class Rabbits & Poultry
Tuesday, July 16
7:00-9:00 a.m. Exhibitor breakfast-4-H Foodstand & Deutschfest Hall
7:00-9:00 a.m. All livestock photos taken – sign up for a time – required if selling in the livestock sale
8:00 a.m. 4-H & Open Poultry Show & Meat Pen Show & Photos
8:00-9:00 a.m. Enter crops, horticulture, wheat show and open class foods
9:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. 4-H Food Stand Open
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
10:00-11:30 a.m. Lifeskills Judging/Animal Mgt. Skill-a-Thon – Deuschfest Hall
10:00 a.m. 4-H Food Sale begins
1:00-3:00 p.m. All livestock photos taken – sign up for a time – required if selling in the Livestock Sale
5:00-10:00 p.m. Commercial Exhibits open in Unrein Family Building
5:00-10:00 p.m. Face Painting-TMP Cheerleaders- Unrein Family Building
6:00-10:00 p.m. Jason D’Vaude Modern Vaudevillian – Midway
6:00-10:00 p.m. Totally Twisted Ballon Artist – Midway
6:00-10:00 p.m. Hays Hobby Shop-RC cars open practice
6:00-10:00 p.m. Inflatable Carnival & Laser Tag by Grand True Value Rental
6:15 p.m. Registration for Pedal Pull – Midway
6:30 p.m. Greased Pig Contest for kids-Rodeo Arena
7:00 p.m. Pedal Pull begins – Midway
7:00-10:00 p.m. Schenk Building open for public viewing
7:00 p.m. Rodeo Queen Coronation @ Rodeo Arena
7:00 p.m. KPRA Rodeo @ Rodeo Arena – “Tough Enough To Wear Pink Night”
7:00 p.m. Old Timer’s Fitting & Showing Show – Livestock Arena
7:00-8:00 p.m. Happy Hour-Beer Garden
8:30 p.m. Adam Capps Band @ Midway Stage
Wednesday, July 17
7:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m. 4-H Food Stand Open
8:00 a.m. 4-H & Open Rabbit Show & Meat Pen Photos
8:00-9:30 a.m. Enter Floriculture @ Schenk Building
8:30 a.m. 4-H & Open Youth Swine Show
10 :00 a.m. Floriculture judging begins
10 a.m.-10 p.m. Schenk Building open for public viewing
12:45 p.m. Check in Small Pet entries
1:00 p.m. 4-H Small Pets Show – Schenk Building
2:30 p.m. Check in 4-H Cat entries
3:00 p.m. 4-H Cat Show – Schenk Building
5:00 p.m. 4-H & Open Youth Dairy Goat/Meat Goat Show followed by 4-H & Open Youth Sheep Show – Livestock Arena
5:00-10:00 p.m. Commercial Exhibits open in Unrein Family Building
5:00-10:00 p.m. Face Painting-TMP Cheerleaders- Unrein Family Building
6:00-8:00 p.m. Safety Fair sponsored by Ellis County Drug Enforcement on Midway
6:00-10:00 p.m. Jason D’Vaude, Modern Vaudevillian – Midway
6:00-10:00 p.m. Totally Twisted Balloon Artist – Midway
6:00-10:00 p.m. Hays Hobby Shop, RC Cars open practice
6:00-10:00 p.m. Inflatable Carnival by Grand True Value Rental
6:30 p.m. Greased Pig Contest for kids-Rodeo Arena
7:00 p.m. KPRA Rodeo @ Rodeo Arena – “Patriotic Night”
7:00-8:00 p.m. Happy Hour-Beer Garden
8:30 p.m. Anthony and the Anamals@ Midway Stage
Thursday, July 18
7:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m. 4-H Food Stand Open
8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 4-H Foods Challenge – Deutschfest Hall & Unrein Family Building Kitchen
9:00 a.m.-Noon Fun at the Fair Tours – led by 4-H Ambassadors (Must pre-register for these tours. Contact the Extension Office, 628-9430 for more information.)
9:00 a.m.-Noon Lunch with a Farmer, sponsored by Farm Bureau – Schenk Building
10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Schenk Building open for public viewing
3:00 p.m. Lego Bricks Building Contest – Deutschfest Hall (Entry form and Rules)
3:30 p.m. Demo Derby Pits open
5:00 p.m. Free Root Beer Floats – sponsored by Midland Marketing – Livestock Show Arena
5:00 p.m. 4-H Dairy Show – Livestock Arena, immediately following – 4-H  & Open Class Bucket Calf Show, immediately following 4-H Beef Show
5:00-10:00 p.m. Commercial Exhibits open in Unrein Family Building
5:00-10:00 p.m. Face Painting-TMP Cheeleaders – Unrein Family Building
6:00-10:00 p.m. Jason D’Vaude – Modern Vadevillian – Midway
6:00-10:00 p.m. Totally Twisted Balloon Artist – Midway
6:00-10:00 p.m. Hays Hobby Shop, RC Cars open practice
6:00-10:00 p.m. Inflatable Carnival & Laser Tag by Grand True Value Rental
7:00-8:00 p.m. Happy Hour-Beer Garden
7:30 p.m. Demolition Derby – RPM Speedway
8:30 p.m. DOC @ Midway Stage
Friday, July 19
7:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m. 4-H Food Stand Open
8:30 a.m. Register for 4-H Livestock Judging Contest – Livestock Arena
9:00 a.m. 4-H Livestock judging contest begins
10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Schenk Building open for public viewing
4:00-6:30 p.m. 4-H BBQ-Deutschfest Hall & Unrein Family Building
5:00-9:00 p.m. Commercial Exhibits open in Unrein Family Building
5:00-9:00 p.m. Face Painting-TMP Cheeleaders – Unrein Family Building
5:00 p.m. Pit to Monster Truck Show open
5:30-7:00 p.m. Monster Truck Pit Party
6:00 p.m. 4-H Champion Fitting & Showing Contest – Livestock Arena
6:00-10:00 p.m. Jason D’Vaude, Modern Vaudevillian – Midway
6:00-10:00 p.m. Totally Twisted Balloon Artist-Midway
6:00-7:30 p.m. Hays Hobby Shop, RC Car Races
7:30-10:00 p.m. Hays Hobby Shop, RC Cars open practice
6:00-11:00 p.m. Inflatable Carnival & Laser Tag by Grand True Value Rental
7:00 p.m. Monster Trucks – RPM Speedway
7:00-8:00 p.m. Happy Hour-Beer Garden
8:30 p.m. Paramount @ Midway Stage
Saturday, July 20
7:30 a.m. Superintendents & Assistants arrive to remove exhibits from display cases
7:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m. 4-H Food Stand Open
8:30-10:00 a.m. Release 4-H & Open Class Livestock not in 4-H Livestock Auction/Small Animals & clean up barns. Animals in sale will be released after the sale.
9:00-10:00 a.m. Release exhibits in Schenk Building
10:00 a.m.-finish Building clean up – everyone’s help needed
1:00 p.m. 4-H Food Stand closes – committee meets to clean up and close down
5:00 p.m. Pit to Monster Truck Show opens
5:30-7:00 p.m. Monster Truck Pit Party
6:30 p.m. 4-H Livestock Auction – Livestock Arena
6:00-10:00 p.m. Jason D’Vaude, Modern Vaudevillian – Midway
6:00-10:00 p.m. Totally Twisted Balloon Artist-Midway
6:00 -7:30 p.m. Hays Hobby Shop-RC Car Races
7:30-10:00 p.m. Hays Hobby Shop-RC Cars, open practice
6:00-11:00 p.m. Inflatable Carnival & Laser Tag by Grand True Value Rental
7:00 p.m. Monster Trucks – RPM Speedway
7:00-8:00 p.m. Happy Hour-Beer Garden
8:30 p.m. Radio-Active @ Midway Stage

 

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