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2017 Atchison County Fair

Saturday, July 15 - Saturday, July 22, 2017

Atchison County Fairgrounds, Rock Port, MO




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Saturday, July 15

8:00-8:30 a.m.                Registration for horse show

9:00 a.m.                           Atchison County Fair 4-H open horse show, Tarkio Arena, Tarkio (in case of inclement weather, horse show will be postponed till Tuesday, July 18)

Monday, July 17

5:00-8:00 p.m.                4-H Achievement Day (conference judging and displays), large exhibit room, Velma Houts Fair Building

Tuesday, July 18

4:00 p.m.                           Set up for Home Arts and Horticulture exhibits 5:00-7:00 p.m.             Enter Home Arts and Horticulture exhibits

Wednesday, July 19

8:00-10:30 a.m.             Enter Home Arts and Horticulture exhibits 9:00-10:30 a.m.           Enter Ag Mechanics/Field Crop exhibits

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Judge Home Arts and Horticulture, Ag Mechanics/Field Crops exhibits 12:00-6:00 p.m.          Velma Houts fair building open for viewing of exhibits

Thursday, July 20

8:00-9:00 a.m.                Sheep and goat weigh-in and registration

9:05 a.m.                           Sheep and goat exhibitor meeting with superintendents 9:00 a.m-6:00 p.m.   Velma Houts fair building open for viewing of exhibits

10:00 a.m.                        Pee-wee sheep show; breeding sheep show; market sheep show immediately following breeding sheep; sheep showmanship classes conclude the sheep show; all sheep released after the show; goat show (pee-wee, breeding, market, then showmanship) will immediately follow the market sheep show; all goats released immediately after the show

4:00-5:30 p.m.                Swine weigh-in and registration

6:15 p.m.                           Swine exhibitor meeting with superintendents

6:30 p.m.                           Pee-wee swine show; breeding swine show; market swine show starts 15 minutes after breeding show; showmanship concludes the show; all swine released immediately after the show

Friday, July 21

7:30-8:00 a.m.                Rabbit show weigh-in and registration

8:30 a.m.                          Rabbit show; all rabbits released immediately after the show 7:30-8:30 a.m.   Beef show weigh-in and registration

8:35 a.m.                           Superintendent briefing with exhibitors

9:00 a.m-6:00 p.m.       Velma Houts fair building open for viewing of exhibits

11:00 a.m.                        Pee-wee beef show; bucket calf show; breeding beef show; feeder calf show; market beef show starts 15-30 minutes after feeder calf show; showmanship concludes beef show; all beef cattle released immediately after the show

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Poultry registration

1:00 p.m.                           Poultry show (or later depending on when beef show ends); all poultry released immediately after the show

5:00 p.m.                           Pre-auction supper

6:00 p.m.                           Auction

6:00-8:00 p.m.                Release all exhibits

Saturday, July 22

9:30-10:00 a.m.             Parade registration at Rock Port School (west side)

10:00 a.m.                       Parade

11:00 a.m.                        Family fun day activities:

11:00-2:30 p.m.              Vendor Fair in Velma Houts Building

11:00 a.m.                        Mutton bustin’

11:30 a.m.                        Greased pig contest

12:00 p.m.                       Pedal tractor pull

3:00 p.m.                         Fair clean up – 4-H and FFA members are asked to help

Extension - County Contacts

Atchison County - Amie Schleicher

Gentry County - Shawn Deering

Andrew County - Jim Humphrey