Tradition marches on as young students compete in the 82nd annual Columbia County School Queen Contest. With judging based on personality, poise, and appearance, contestants from all-six public schools in the county vie for cash prizes in this competition filled with school spirit.
The Open Horse Show is taking place on August 28th beginning at 8:30AM, three days before the official opening of the Fair. Wanting to give this classification more attention, the competition is in front of the Grandstand where there is more room for viewers and a bigger, better ring for horses and riders. Check out ...READ MORE
Camels, kangaroos, pygmy horses, goats and a unicow(!) are few of the animals kids will be able to see at this year's petting zoo. Open continuous throughout the Fair, stop by and pet some new friends!
These awkward, but cute and cuddly racing animals fascinate spectators. Real crowd pleasers, these natural comedians bolt from the starting gate and race around the track snorting and squealing, stubby legs churning and curly tails sailing along behind.
Capture the excitement of bareback, saddle bronc, and bull riding. Hold on to your cowboy hats during the team roping, calf roping, and steer wrestling, and as the ladies race against the clock in the barrel racing contest.
Enjoy the first night of crashin’, smashin’ action at the Demolition Derby! Catch 4 cylinders, mini vans, mini pick-ups and mini SUVs heats as they run for the cash purse of $1,400. Best Appearance Theme: Pokemon!
Show Ring Open Dairy Cow Show 12:00 4-H Sheep Show 3:30 4-H Cow Chip Bingo 5:00
Show Ring 4-H Master Livestock Showperson Competition 9:00 Lil Britches 12:30 4-H Livestock Sale 1:30
Show Ring Open Sheep Show Noon
Show Ring 4-H Dairy Cattle Show 10:00 4-H Goat Show 3:30 4-H Animal Costume Classes 5:00