The Nobles County Fair Board Welcomes You!

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The 2016 Nobles County Fair:  
Wednesday, August 10 - Sunday, August 14

Pre-Purchase Carnival Tickets at the following locations: W-2 , Hy-Vee, Fareway, DQ, Radio Works, and Bob & Steve's

Schedule of Events

Monday, Aug. 8

  • 9A.M. - 4-H Dog Show (Hockey Arena)
  • 6P.M. - 8P.M. - Entry All Open Class

Tuesday, Aug. 9

  • 9A.M.- 2P.M. - *Pre-fair judging of all 4-H non-livestock exhibit
    **Entry of all open class - Foods, Fine Arts, Fancy Work, Fruits and Vegetables, Plants and Flowers
  • 9A.M. - 12P.M. - Livestock Interviews
  • 6 - 8P.M. - Entry of 4-H Dairy and Sheep

Wednesday Aug. 10

  • 8A.M. - 12P.M. - Entry of all other 4-H Livestock
  • 11A.M. - 4-H Dairy Show
    Open class dairy and district dairy show to follow 4-H show
  • 12P.M. - Open class exhibits open
  • 4P.M. - 4-H Rabbit show
  • 6P.M. - 4-H Sheep show
  • 7P.M. - Tractor Pull

Thursday, Aug. 11

  • 8A.M. - 4-H Swine show
  • 10A.M. - 4-H exhibit buildings open
  • 10A.M. - Open class exhibit buildings open
  • 2P.M. - 4-H Rabbit show
  • 4P.M. - 4-H Sheep show
  • 6P.M. - Tractor Pull

Friday Aug. 12

  • 8A.M. - 4-H Beef Show
  • 10A.M. - Commercial and 4-H Exhibit Buildings Open
  • 4:30P.M.- 6P.M. - Registration/Check in for 4-H Ribbon Sale
  • 4:30P.M.- 6P.M - Ribbon Sale Dinner
  • 2P.M. - 6P.M. - Ecology Bus Bean Bag Tournament
  • 7P.M. - Tuff-N-Ruff Rodeo in the Grandstand
  • 8P.M. - ALL 4-Hers must accept or reject State Fair Trips as posted in the 4-H Fair Office. NO EXCEPTIONS

Saturday Aug. 13

  • Kid’s day at the fair
    2 Bikes Given Away on the Midway
  • 10A.M. - Commercial & 4-H Exhibit Buildings open
  • 9A.M. - State Fair meeting in Olson Arena for All General non-livestock State Fair Exhibitors
  • 10A.M. - State Fair Meeting in Olson Arena for All livestock State Fair Exhibitors
  • 10A.M. - 1P.M. - Tri State Junior Beef Show check in
  • 12P.M. - Premier Showmanship
  • 2P.M. - Tri State Beef Show
  • 2P.M. - Horseshoe Tournament
  • 2P.M. - 4P.M. - Zoo Express Bean Bag Tournament
  • 7P.M. - Endurance Race in the Grandstand

Sunday, Aug. 14

  • 10A.M. - Inspirational Service – Olson Arena
  • 12P.M. - Commercial and 4-H Exhibit Buildings Open
  • 1:30P.M. - Kid’s Pedal Pull, trophies sponsored by the Worthington Optimist Club, Jaycox and C&B Implement
  • 2P.M. - 4-H Market Animal Load – Out
  • 3P.M. - All Exhibits Released
  • 4:30P.M. - Hot laps at the grandstand
  • 6:00P.M. - Nobles County Speedway races