Van Buren County Fair
Hwy 1 North, Keosauqua, IA

July 12-20, 2015


See "Helpful links & rules" tab for more information on specific events & the 2015 fairbook

Thursday, July 9, 2015
9:00 am Clothing Events Judging

Sunday, July 12, 2015
1:00 pm Communications Judging
6:30 pm Gospel Program

Monday, July 13, 2015
6:30 pm 2014 Junior Miss/Fair Queen Contest

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
8:00 am AM 4-H Club Pictures
8:30 am 4-H Exhibit Judging Begins (members/family only)
12-12:30 Lunch Break for Judges
12:30 pm PM 4-H Club Pictures
5:00 pm 4-H/FFA & Open K-3Cat-Pets Show Roberts Building
7:00 pm 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Dog Show

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
9-11 am Weigh-In for Market Animals
12:00 pm All Non Weigh-In Animals May Enter
3-6:00 pm Weigh-In for Market Animals
6:00 pm Beef Ultrasound, followed by sheep & goat, then swine

Thursday, July 16, 2015
8:00 am All 4-H/FFA animals must be in place
8:00 am 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Sheep & Meat Goat Shows
1:00 pm 4-H/FFA Dairy Show
2:30 pm Open Class Exhibit Judging J, H, I, K,L, M, S
6:00 pm 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Horse Show—Show Barn

Friday, July 17, 2015
8:00 am 4-H/FFA Swine Show—Show Barn
    Kenneth Johnson Memorial Scholarship Presentation
1:00 pm Open Class Exhibit Judging E,F
2:00 pm Open Class Exhibit Judging G
5:00 pm Meal Served by Van Buren 4-H Youth Council 
                Free watermelon served by First Iowa State Bank
4-6:30 pm Sign In for Truck & Tractor Pull
7:00 pm Truck & Tractor Pull (Admission: Adults - $10/Child 5-12 - $5/Children under 5 - free)

Youth Dance, sponsored by the 4-H Youth Council

Saturday, July 18, 2015
8:00 am 4-H/FFA Beef Show —Show Barn
    Open K-3 Nursing Calf Show
3:00 pm 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Rabbit Show —Rabbit Barn (or 1/2 hour after conclusion of the beef show) 
5:00 pm Meal Served by Van Buren County Cattlemen
6:00 PM Farm Challenge (Free event!)

Sunday, July 19, 2015  - KID'S DAY
9-9:30 am Community Worship Service, Shelter by Fair Office
10:00 am Fun Horse Show
10 am-4 pm Petting Zoo
11am-4 pm Kids Games
12:00 pm Deadline for Sale Notice
12:30 pm Livestock Judging—Show Barn
1:30 pm Pedal Pull Sign In
2:00 pm Pedal Pull
3:00 pm Pictures of Winners for Papers
4:00 pm Ranch Rodeo (Free event!)
7:00 pm All 4-H/FFA Livestock not being sold Released
7:30 pm All Other 4-H Exhibits Released

Monday, July 20, 2015
10:00 am Open Class Entries Released
4:00 pm Presentation of Marcie Carr Memorial Award
    Outstanding Shepherd
5:30 pm Meal Served by Fair Board
7:00 pm 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale

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