2017 Schedule

Program Subject to change

Sunday, JULY 9

7:00-9:00 AM - Enter & Weigh Open Class Steers, Heifers, and Feeder Calves
9:00 AM - Enter 4-H/FFA Dogs
9:30 AM - Judge 4-H/FFA Dogs
11:00 AM - Open Class Steer, Heifer and Feeder Calf Show
1:00 PM - Enter Open Class Dogs
2:00 PM - Open Class Dog Show

Tuesday, JULY 11


9:00 AM - Enter & Judge 4-H Static Exhibits - 4-H & Morgan Hall Buildings close at 5:00 p.m.
10:00 AM - 4-H Baked Goods & Garden Sale

Wednesday, JULY 12


6:30-8:30 AM  - Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Swine - All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by veterinarian.
8:00 AM  - Opening Flag Raising Ceremony - Front Gate
9:00-10:00 AM
- Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Sheep & Goats- All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by veterinarian.
11:30 AM  - Best of Iowa Contest – Commercial Building
11:30 AM-6:30 PM - Enter Open Class Non-Livestock Exhibits
1:00 PM - 4-H Booths to be finished
4:30-7:00 PM  - Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Market Beef, Breeding Beef, & Dairy- All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by veterinarian.
6:00 PM -GRANDSTAND:  Tractor & Garden Tractor Pull
5:00-11:30 PM -American Carnival Entertainment - Arm Band Night
7:00-8:00 PM - Enter 4-H/FFA Poultry and rabbits

Thursday, JULY 13


7:00-8:00 AM - Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Beef Breeding Heifers, Beef Cows/Calves, Feeder Calves, Dairy Heifers & Cows in Production. All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by a Veterinarian.
8:30 AM - Enter 4-H/FFA Small Pets and Cats
8:30 AM - Judge 4-H/FFA Poultry
8:30 AM - Judge Open Class Non-Livestock Departments (see department rules for actual judging times)
9:00 AM - Judge 4-H/FFA Cats & Small Pets  
9:00-9:30 AM - Enter Bottle Calves, Sheep, & Kid Goats - All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by a Veterinarian.
9:30 AM - Judge 4-H/FFA Feeder Calves, Beef Cow/Calves, Beef Breeding, and Dairy Cattle
10:00 AM - Scan 4-H/FFA Derby Swine and market lambs
10:30 AM- Pie & Muffin Baking
1:00 PM - Judge 4-H/FFA Bottle Bucket Calf Show
2:30 PM - Open Class Bottle Show
4:00 PM - Commercial Building opens to the public
4:30-5:30 PM - 4-H/FFA Horses will be checked in.  All livestock must be inspected by the vet before going to stall
5:00-11:00 PM - American Carnival Entertainment - Arm Band Night
6:30 PM - Shelby County Fair PARADE – Theme – “A Timeless Tradition “
8:00 PM. - Show Ring:  Crowning of 2017 Shelby County Fair Queen and Hall of Fame Recognition
4-H & Open Class Buildings open following judging to 10:00p.m.
Commercial Building opens 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., Nishna Valley Model Railroad Building open from 4:00p.m. - 9:00p.m

Friday, JULY 14


7:45 AM - Swine Exhibitors Meeting
8:00 AM - Judge 4-H/FFA Swine
9:00 AM - 4-H Working Exhibits – Tent
10:00 AM - Chain Saw Carver – Papa Bear Carving
11:00 AM - Judge 4-H/FFA Horses
1:00 PM - Scavenger Hunt and Bubbles (outside of 4-H office)
2:00 PM - 4-H Table Setting
3:00-4:00 PM - Poppin’ Penelope Balloon Creation Show
5:00 PM - 4-H Style Show, Fashion Revue, Clothing Selection & $15 Challenge- tent
5:00-11:00 PM -American Carnival Entertainment - Arm Band Night
5:00 PM -Poppin’ Penelope Show
6:00 PM -Bill Riley Talent Search by Harlan Dance & Tumbling
6:30 PM -Registration for Mutton Busting - Starts at 7:30 p.m. - Show Ring
8:00-9:00 PM -Poppin’ Penelope Balloon Creation Show
Dusk - Fireworks Show – Shooting off North of Grandstands
4-H & Open Class Buildings open 10:00a.m. to 9:00p.m.
Commercial Building open 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Nishna Valley Model Railroad Building open 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, JULY 15


8:00 AM - Sheep, goat and rabbit Exhibitors Meetings
8:00 AM - Open Class Saddle Horses and Ponies in place
8:30 AM - Judge 4-H/FFA Sheep, Goats & Rabbits
8:30 AM - APPLE PIE MORNING – Senior Citizen Morning (Open Class Apple Pie Contest) - Tent
8:30 AM - Registration for Shelby County Baby Contest – Cement slab by Morgan Hall, $1 entry fee (Starts at 9:00a.m.)
9:00 AM-4:00 PM - Antique Tractor/Machinery Show
9:00 AM - Tractor Ride – Line up by Antique Tractors
9:00 AM - Open Class Horse/Pony Show
9:00 AM-1:00 PM - Show & Shine Car Show
10:00 AM -11:00 AM - Poppin’ Penelope Balloon Creation Show
10:00 AM-4:00 PM - Chain Saw Carver - Papa Bear Carving
10:30 AM - Kids’ Contests (Ages 3 & 4)
11:00 AM - Kids’ Contests (Ages 5 & 6)
11:30 AM - Kids’ Contests (Ages 7, 8 & 9)
12:00 Noon - Poppin’ Penelope Show
12:00 Noon - Pie/ Muffin Auction - Show Ring
12:30 PM - Stuffed Animal Show (Start time will follow Pie/Muffin Auction) - Show Ring
1:00-11:00 PM - American Carnival Entertainment - Arm Band Night
1:30 PM - Ag Olympics - Show Ring (following Stuffed Animal Show)
2:30 PM - Pee Wee Cookie Decorating Contest
2:00-3:00 PM - Poppin’ Penelope Balloon Creation Show
3:00 PM - 4-H Presentations - Exhibit Building
3:00-5:00 PM - Enter & Weigh Open Class Market Lambs
3:30 PM - Harlan Community Band Performance - Tent
4:00 PM - Shelby County Cattleman’s Cook-Off Contest
4:30 PM - Pablo & His Dancing Horses - Horse Arena (following Horse Show)
6:00 PM - Open Class Lamb Show
6:30 PM - GRANDSTAND: Auto Races
4-H & Open Class Buildings open 10:00a.m. -  9:00p.m.
Commercial Building open 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Nishna Valley Model Railroad Building open 1:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

Sunday, JULY 16


7:30 AM - Market Beef Exhibitors Meeting
8:30 AM - Judge 4-H/FFA Market Beef
9:00 AM - Church Service by Harlan and Monroe’s First United Methodist Church – Tent
9:00 AM-4:00 PM - Antique Tractor/Machinery Show
10:00 - 11:00 AM - Poppin’ Penelope Balloon Creation Show
12:00 Noon - Poppin’ Penelope Show
12:00-5:00 PM - American Carnival Entertainment - 10 Rides for $10
1:00 PM - Share the Fun, public speaking and extemporaneous speaking – Tent
1:00 PM - 4-H Rabbit Agility – Show Ring
2:00 - 3:00 PM
- Poppin’ Penelope Balloon Creation Show
2:30 PM - Chainsaw Carving Auction – Show Ring
3:00 PM - 4-H Robotics Round-up (tent)
3:00 PM - Ice Cream Social sponsored by 4-H committee (tent)
3:00 PM - Pedal Tractor Pull
5:00 PM - GRANDSTAND:  Figure 8 Races
5:00-6:00 PM - Release 4-H/FFA Static Exhibits (must be removed by 6:00p.m.)
Release Open Class Exhibits (must be removed by 6:00p.m.)
Release 4-H/FFA Horses and all livestock not being sold
4-H & Open Class Buildings open 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
Commercial Building open 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m., Nishna Valley Model Railroad Building open 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday, JULY 17


5:00 PM - 4-H/FFA Livestock Auction