2017 Barton County Fair
Schedule of Events


Pre-Fair Events



Wednesday, June 28

8:30 AM   4-H Clothing, Fiber Arts & Fashion Revue

                  Judging, 4-H Banners (Trinity Lutheran Church)

7:00 PM    Public Fashion Revue (Trinity Lutheran Church)


Saturday, July 1

8 - 8:30 AM 4-H Dog Show Registration (Expo III)

8:30 AM      4-H Dog Show & Agility (Expo III)


Monday, July 3

5:00 PM Set up Expo Grounds and Buildings

                 Helpers picnic after Setup

Last Minute Preparation to get your Projects and Entries ready for display!



Wednesday, July 5

8:00 AM-12  Check in all exhibits

                      (Except perishables)

                      4-H & Open Class

8:30 AM        Judging of 4-H Foods

                      4-H Foods Sale after judging

10:30 AM     4-H Arts & Crafts judging

12:00 PM     Cloverbuds & 4-H Banner judging

         (Expo II)

2:00 PM        4-H Rabbit Show (Expo III)

4:00 PM       4-H Poultry Show (Expo III)

5:00-10 PM  Commercial Exhibits Open

                      (Expo I)

6:00-7 PM    Late Check in of Open Class Exhibits

                          (Except Food, Crops & Horticulture)

6:00 PM    **Mandatory Livestock Meeting** 

           (Expo III)

6:30 PM      4-H Youth Rally (Expo III)

7:00 PM     Free Stage Entertainment (Expo II)

                   Barn Yard Olympics (Between Expo II&III)

9:00 PM     Movie Night @ the FAIR sponsored by

             The City of Great Bend



Thursday, July 6

7:30 AM      Business Appreciation Breakfast /

                              Chamber Coffee  (Expo II)

7:30-9:30 AM Check in Open Foods, Open &

               4-H Horticulture (Gardening & Flowers),

               Open & 4-H Crops

9:00 AM     4-H Swine Show

                          (Aaron's Repair Arena)


10:00 AM    Judging of Open Foods, Open &

                    4-H Horticulture (Gardening & Flowers)

                  Clothing, and Quilts, Open Arts & Crafts 

                   (Expo II)

11:00 AM    Judging of Open Photography & Rocketry

11:00 AM - 2 PM  Barton Co. Fair Ag Challenge of Champions,

                             FACS Judging, Livestock Skill-a-thon Contest (Expo II)


1:00 PM      Judging of 4-H Project Display,

Notebooks & Posters Photography, Reading, Home Environment, Self Determined, Wildlife, Rocketry, Energy Management, Entomology, Geology and Forestry and Open & 4-H Crops (Expo II)

2:00 PM      Judging of Open & 4-H

                    Woodworking; Judging of Open Ag Mech

                    (Expo II)

2:30 PM      4-H Livestock Judging    

5:00-10 PM   Commercial Exhibits Open (Expo I)

6:00 PM      4-H Bucket Calf Show (Expo III)

                   Dog Agility Demo (Expo III)

     Wagner’s Carnival  

                    Monster Truck Rides

6:00-8 PM   Free Stage Entertainment (Expo II)

8:00 PM       Christian Concert – Colton Dixon 

                      (Farmers Bank & Trust Stage


Friday, July 7

7:30 AM      4-H Dairy Goat Show

                     (Aaron's Repair Arena)

9:00 AM      4-H Meat Goat Show

                     (Aaron’s Repair Arena)

11:00 AM    4-H Sheep Show

                     (Aaron's Repair Arena)

5:00 PM       4-H Beef Show

                     (Aaron's Repair Arena)

5:00-10 PM Commercial Exhibits Open (Expo I)

6:00 PM       Wagner’s Carnival
                    Monster Truck Rides

6:30 PM       Fashion Show presented by

      Barton Co. 4-H - Free Stage (Expo II)

8:00 PM      Rock Tribute Concert - TBA

                      (Farmers Bank & Trust Stage)


Saturday, July 8         

8:00 AM  4-H Horse Show (Outdoor Arena)

9:00 AM Registration Mutton Bustin’ and Kids

                Ranch Rodeo (Aaron's Repair Arena)

9:30 AM  Mutton Bustin’ and Kids Ranch Rodeo  

                 (Aaron's Repair Arena)

                 4-H Hand pets (Expo II)

10:00 AM    The Bernard J Ohnmacht Memorial

                     Shepherd's Lead 

                     (Aaron's Repair Arena)

10:30 AM    Open Class Sheep Check-in

11:00 AM    Open Class Sheep Show

                     (Aaron’s Repair Arena)

12:00 Noon  Antique Tractor Pull Registration

1:00 - 10 PM Commercial Exhibits Open (Expo I)

1:30 PM       Antique Tractor Pull

                     (North of Expo III)

2:00 PM       Registration Kids Pedal Tractor Pull  (Expo II)

2:30 PM       Kids Pedal Tractor Pull (Expo II)

Registration Adult Pedal Tractor Pull (Expo II)    

                     Adult Pedal Tractor Pull Directly

                        after the Kids (Expo II)

3:00 PM       Round Robin Practice

                     (Aaron’s Repair Arena)

3:00 PM       Back Seat Drivers Contest (Commons Area)

3:00 PM      Recon 2 World Wrestling Xpress (National Guard Amory)

5:00 PM      Community Bank Watermelon Feed

                                (Commons Area)

5 - 6:30 PM  Open Class Swine Check-in  (Expo  III)

6:00 PM        Wagner’s Carnival
                    Monster Truck Rides

6 - 8:00 PM   Free Stage (Expo II)

7:00 PM        Gary Ewing Memorial Open Class Swine Show (Aaron’s Repair Arena)

7:00 PM        Benefit Ranch Rodeo (Outside Arena)

8:00 PM        Country Concert - TBA

                              (Farmers Bank & Trust Stage) 


 Sunday, July 9

8:15 AM      Sunrise Services


                    Sponsored by 4-H Council

                       (Free Stage)

                    Sunrise Breakfast after service

                       Sponsored by 4-H Holding Board

9:30 AM      4-H Small Animal Round Robin

                       (Aaron's Repair Arena)

10:30 AM    4-H Livestock Round Robin

                       Showmanship Contest

                       (Aaron's Repair Arena)

11:30 AM     4-H BBQ (Expo I)

                      (South of Expo III)

2:00 PM        4-H Showcase Awards

                       (Aaron's Repair Arena)

Farm Bureau Assn. Root Beer               

Float Social (Expo III)

2:30 PM        Sale of Champions

                       (Aaron's Repair Arena)

4:00 PM        Buildings Closed for Check out


4:30 PM        Check out Exhibits

6:00 PM        Wagner’s Carnival
                    Monster Truck Rides

(Special Sunday Performance)


Monday, July 10

All Day         Tear down and Storage

5:00 PM        Final Check Out of remaining

                     Exhibits and Clean up


*NOTE: The Barton County Fair is not responsible
for items not picked up at check out times.

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