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Schedule

VAN BUREN YOUTH FAIR EVENT SCHEDULE

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June 15

Fair registration deadline

 

Saturday, July 15

 

6:00 am –  8:00 a.m.            Pullorum Testing

8:00 am – 10:00 a.m.           Enter Poultry

9:00 am – 2:00 p.m.            Judging of ALL STILL EXHIBITS

11:00 am – 1:00 p.m.          Enter Rabbits

12:00 Noon                        Dog Show

2:00 p.m. –   4:00 p.m.        Enter Pocket Pets

4:00 p.m.                            Pocket Pets Exhibitor’s Meeting

 

Sunday, July 16

6:30 am – 3:00 p.m.          Enter all Beef, Dairy, Sheep, Swine

8:00 am – 2:00 p.m.          Enter Draft Horses

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon    Enter Goats

10:00 am – 2:00 p.m.        Enter Horses

11:30 am                           Mandatory Rabbit Meeting

12:00 Noon                      Rabbit Judging, Barn #7

1:00 p.m.                          Goat Exhibitor’s Meeting (Goat Barn)

5:00 p.m.                          Horse Exhibitor’s Meeting

6:00 p.m.                          Livestock Exhibitor’s Meeting

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.      MLE Participants Enter Livestock

7:00 p.m.                   Gospel Music – Community Tent

                  HILLSIDE SEATING            

          Tuesday                                  Wednesday

13 and over – $6.00                          Ages 6 and Over – $10.00

Ages 6-12 – $4.00                          Ages 5 and Under – FREE

Ages 5 and Under – FREE

 

Thursday

 

13 and over – $6.00

Ages 6-12 – $4.00

Ages 5 and Under – FREE

 

Friday & Saturday

 

13 and over – $7.00

Ages 6-12 – $5.00

Ages 5 and Under – FREE

 

Weekly Passes

 

Good for all 5 nights

13 and over – $25.00

Ages 6-12 – $15.00Ages 5 and Under – FREE

Grandstand Tickets sold at all Fair Ticket Booths

Monday, July 17

 

MIDWAY OPENS at 6:00 p.m.

(Gate admission plus pay one price of $20.00 to ride from 6:00 p.m. to close)

ARMED FORCES DAY

      Free admission for Veterans and Active Military until 6 p.m.

8:00 a.m.                        Goat Judging

9:00 a.m.                        Swine Judging

1:00 p.m.                       Armed Services Day Program

4:00 p.m.                       Cat Show

5:00 p.m.                       Booth Judging (Youth Building)

7:00 p.m.                       Youth Talent Show

 

Tuesday,  July 18

MIDWAY OPENS at 1:00 p.m.

(Gate admission plus pay one price of $22.00 to ride from 1 p.m. to close)

8:00 a.m.                        Poultry Judging

8:30 a.m.                        Horse Fitting & Showing, Horse Arena

9:00 a.m.                        Beef Judging (Livestock Arena)

10:00 a.m.                      Pocket Pets Judging

10:00 a.m.                      Open Adult Draft Horse/Mule/Pony Show

7:00 p.m.                      Hartford NTPA Nationals

                                                      Super Farm Tractors

                                                      4 Wheel Drive Pickups

                                                      Super Stock Combo

 

Wednesday, July 19

MIDWAY OPENS at 12:00 Noon

(Gate admission plus pay one price of $17.00 to ride from Noon to close)

 

KIDS’ DAY

(18 YRS & UNDER FREE ADMISSION UNTIL 6:00 P.M.)

(19 YRS & OLDER –FREE ADMISSION WITH CANNED GOODS DONATION UNTIL 6:00 P.M.)

 

8:30 a.m.                        English Horse & Pony Show (Horse Arena)

9:00 a.m.                        Sheep Judging (Livestock Arena)

10:00 a.m.                      Youth Draft Horse Show (Draft Horse Arena)

10:00 a.m.                      Farm Stock Tractor Pull

11:00 a.m.                      Ronald McDonald Magic Show

12:00 Noon                   Frog Jump & Turtle Race (Location: TBA)

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.    Science Blast – Community Tent

1:00 p.m.                       Dairy Judging (Livestock Arena)

3:00 p.m.                       Small Market Animal Buyer Registration

4:00 p.m.                       Small Market Animal Auction

(Goats, Gallon of Milk, Rabbits, Eggs, Poultry)

7:30 p.m.                      Michigan Monster Truck Shootout

                                   Grandstand Entertainment

 

Thursday, July 20

MIDWAY OPENS at 1:00 p.m.

LADIES DAY & SENIOR CITIZENS DAY

Free Admission for Ladies (19 and over)

                                           and Seniors until 3 p.m.

 

(Gate Admission plus pay one price of $22 to ride from 1 p.m. to close)

8:30 am                          Western Horse & Pony Show (Horse Arena)

9:00 am                          Livestock Buyer Registration

10:00 am                        Livestock Auction

(Sheep, Swine, Milk, Beef, Beef Feeders, Dairy Feeders)

10:00 am – 12 Noon      Ladies Day Program (Community Tent)

1:00 p.m.                       Pony Pull (Draft Horse Arena)

1:00 p.m.                       Senior Citizens Program & Games

Entertainment by Jeff & Jim

 

7:00 p.m.                       SJO Motocross

                                      Grandstand Entertainment

 

Friday, July 21

MIDWAY OPENS at 1:00 p.m.

(Gate Admission plus pay one price of $25 to ride from 1 p.m. to close)

 

 

8:30 am                          Trail & Gymkhana Show

9:00 am                          Small Animal Sweepstakes (Barn #7)

12:00 Noon                   Pedal Tractor Pull

1:00 p.m.                       Open Horse Pulling (Draft Horse Arena)

5:00 p.m.                       Goat Obstacle Course (Barn #7)

7:00 p.m.                      Super Kicker Rodeo Production

                                      Grandstand Entertainment

10:00 p.m.                     Night Magic Fireworks Display

 

MIDWAY HOURS

Monday – 6 p.m. to Closing (Armbands $20.00)

Tuesday – 1 p.m. to Closing (Armbands $22.00)

Wednesday – Noon to Closing

(Armbands $17.00)

Thursday – 1 p.m. to Closing

(Armbands $22.00)

Friday – 1 p.m. to Closing (Armbands $25.00)

Saturday – 1 p.m. to Closing

(Armbands $25.00)

Amusement Attractions have height restrictions

All week:  Unlimited Ride Mega Bands – See Page 15 for details

   Saturday, July 22

MIDWAY OPENS at 1:00 p.m.

(Gate Admission plus pay one price of $25 to ride from Noon to close)

 

9:00 am          Large Livestock Jr/Sr Showmanship Sweepstakes

10:00 am        Open Draft Horse/Mule/Pony Hitch Show

(Draft Horse Arena)

10:00 am        Fun Horse Show (Horse Arena)

1:00 p.m.       Small Animal Exhibitor Awards

(Livestock Show Arena)

Rabbits, Sweepstakes, Poultry, Goats,

Pocket Pets

 

2:00 p.m.       Mini-Horse Pulling Contest (Draft Horse Arena)

2:00 p.m.       Cat & Dog Exhibitor Awards

(Livestock Show Arena)

3:00 p.m.       Horse Exhibitors Awards Program

 

5:30 p.m.       Livestock Exhibitors Awards Program

(Livestock Show Arena)

 

6:00 p.m.       Youth Parade

7:00 p.m.      Demolition Derby – See AD on Page 23

 

Sunday, July 23

Animal Exhibits release:  See Exhibitor Rules – Rule #7 on Page 30

Pick up non-animal Exhibits

 

   

 

 

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