2017 Event Schedule

2017 Phillips County Fair

“A Barn Raising Good Time”

Schedule of Events


Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Entry of General/FCS, 4-H Projects
4-H Interview Judging
Judging of 4-H Projects and Club Booths
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

8:30 am              Enter Horses and Tiny Tot Horse Show Entries
9 a.m.                 4-H Horse Show/Gymkhana
Noon-1 pm         Lunch Break
1 pm                   Resume Horse Show/Gymkhana
1 pm-6 pm        Enter All Open Garden, Floriculture, Baked and Preserved Goods, Crafts, Needlework Fine Arts, Quilts, Special Theme Contests and Pre-K – 3rd Grade Arts and Craft Show
4 pm – 8 pm      Enter All Rabbits and Poultry
5 pm – 8 pm      Market Animal Weigh in and Entry
                        Thrashers – 5K Color Run
Thursday, July 27, 2017

8:30 am             Enter Tiny Tot Rabbits & Poultry
8:45 am             Tiny Tot Rabbit & Poultry Show
9 am                 Poultry and Rabbit Show (Immediately following Tiny Tot Show)
9 am                  Judge Open Class Exhibits
1 pm                   Enter Farm Mechanics and Judging
2 pm                 Dutch Oven Cook-Off Entry Check In – Judging at 6 pm. (See Special Contests for Rules)
4 pm                   Goat and Dairy Cow Judging
Catch-It-Goat Contest (between Goat/Dairy Judging and Swine Judging)
Swine Judging 30 minutes following conclusion of Goat and Dairy Cow Judging
4 pm                 Beer Garden Open
6 pm                 Dutch Oven Cook-Off Judging
6 pm                 BARREL RACING
Friday, July 28, 2017

6-8 am               Breakfast: 4-H and FFA Exhibitors, Leaders and Parents (Free Breakfast sponsored by Phillips County Farm Bureau
8:30 am             Enter Bucket Calves
9 am                   Beef Judging
9 am                   Exhibit Building Open
Planet Bounce Carnival
1 pm                   Sheep judging
1 pm                   Horseshoe Pitching
3 pm                 Beer Garden
4 pm                   Parade of Champions (Show Arena) and

Press Time 4-H/FFA Livestock and 4-H General
                        Rabbit Bingo Contest Directly Following Parade of Champions
5 pm                   Barbecue (Homesteader’s Park) $6.00/plate

Entertainment by Equally Delinquent & Colby Purkeypile
                        Beer Garden with Live Band – Braydon Zink

Saturday, July 29, 2017
8:30 am              Parade Entries being judged in line and judged
9 am                   Parade Entries not being judged registered and in line
10 am                 Parade
10 am                 Exhibit Building Open
11 am               Orphan Grain Train Brat Feed (Biesemeier Room Event Center)
Planet Bounce Carnival
12:30 pm            Cow Patty Bingo
Noon                Beer Garden
1 pm                   Salsa Contest (Event Center)
1 pm                   Horseshoe Pitching
1 pm                 Round Robin Competition
2:30 pm             Jr. Livestock Sale
Buyer’s Barbecue following Sale in Biesemeier Room
7 pm                   Bulls Gone Wild! Bull Riding, Bull Fighting and Mutton Bustin’ AND MORE!
Beer Garden and Live Band – Braydon Zink

Sunday, July 30, 2017
9 am to Noon    Release of Livestock Exhibits
9 am to 3 pm     Release of General 4-H Projects and Open Show Exhibits
9 am to 3 pm     Premium Pay Out


Dutch Oven Cook Off – Thursday – See Special Themes Contests for rules
Thrashers 5K Color Run and Meal – Wednesday – See Special Themes Contests for more information
Round Robin Show – New Date – Saturday 1 pm – Livestock Arena
Open Show Vo-Ag Farm Mechanics – Thursday – See Department M for rules
Baked and Preserved Goods – 13 & & Under Show – See Department P
Rabbit Bingo Contest – New Date – Friday after Parade of Champions – Livestock Arena
Come see our Parade of Champions!  Friday, 4 pm – Livestock Arena