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August 27, 2013

Area county fair schedules

Woodward, Okla. — While some county fairs are in the books, several others are on the horizon.

Here are the schedules for some of the remaining county fairs in Northwest Oklahoma and the Panhandle.

Ellis County Fair in Shattuck

Thursday, Sept. 5

5 p.m. to 8 p.m.- 4-H and Open Class entries accepted; Commercial booths may set up at this time or Friday morning.

5 p.m. 0- Horse show, Arnett arena

Friday, Sept. 6

8 a.m. - enter exhibits

11 a.m.  - entries in place

Noon - judging 4-H, Open Class, Ag and Poultry

Saturday, Sept. 7

8:30 a.m. - Judging livestock contest

10 a.m. - Swine show followed by sheep and goats

Noon - Hot dog lunch provided by Northwestern Electric

1 p.m. - Dairy show followed by beef show

Release all exhibits after beef show

Harper County Fair in Buffalo

Thursday, Sept. 5

4 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Superintendent's take entries

Friday, Sept. 6

8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. - Superintendent's take entries and prepare indoor entries to be judged

1 p.m. - Judging of all indoor entries

Saturday, Sept. 7

8 a.m. - Doors open to public to view indoor exhibits

8:30 a.m. - Livestock show begins (hogs, sheep, goats, cattle)

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Free hot dog meal put on by Northwestern Electric

2 p.m. - Horse show begins

2 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Free inflatable rids

5 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Free mean by Buffalo Coop, Laverne Coop and Harper County Free Fair

5 p.m. - Indoor exhibits released

Dewey County Fair in Taloga

Thursday, Sept. 5

Noon to 6 p.m.  - All entries taken (except livestock)

3 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Poultry testing and poultry and rabbit entries taken

4 p.m. - Horse show entries taken

5 p.m. - Horse show begins

6 p.m. - Poultry and rabbit Judging

Friday, Sept. 6

9 a.m. - Flower entries must be in place; Judging of 4-H, Open, Crops & Horticulture Exhibits

9 a.m. - Livestock to be in place (Swine, Sheep, Beef, Goats); Check Heifer Papers; Weigh in steers, barrows, market lambs, goats

9 a.m. - Tractor Driving Contest, written test

10 a.m. - Tractor Driving, operating of tractor

Noon -  Livestock Judging Contest

5 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Free hot and watermelon feed put on by Northwestern Electric

5 p.m. - Evening entertainment begins

5:30 p.m. - Bucket Calf Show

6 p.m. - 4-H Jamboree and Homemade Food Item Auction

7:30 p.m. -     Fairest of the Fair Contest begins

9 p.m. - Crown Fairest of the Fair

9 p.m. - Buildings Close

Saturday, Sept. 7

 8 a.m. - Buildings Open

8 a.m. to noon - Registration for tailgate cooking contest

9 a.m. - Swine Show (gilts followed by barrows)

11 a.m. - Heifer Show

1 p.m. - Prospect Steer Show, Market Steer Show

3 p.m. - Lamb Show (Ewe lambs followed by wethers)

4:30 p.m. -     Tailgate cooking contest

5 p.m. - Homemade Ice Cream Contest

6 p.m. - Goat Show (Does followed by wethers)

Beaver County Fair in Beaver

Thursday, Sept. 5

3 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Enter exhibits not previously entered, except livestock and 4-H

Noon to 8 p.m. - Commercial exhibitors set up

4 p.m. to 7 p.m. - 4-H quality of standards judging contest

4 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Skill-a-Thon contests (foods and cooking, sewing and clothing and interior design and housing)

Friday, Sept. 6

9 a.m. - All entries judged except livestock and 4-H department

2 p.m. - Commercial exhibitors must be set up

2 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Commercial and exhibit buildings open

6 p.m. - Queen contestants horsemanship patterns at arena

Saturday, Sept. 7

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. - Livestock entries

11 a.m. - Kiddie and fair parade

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Commercial and exhibit buildings open

Noon - Junior and open swine show, followed by beef and bucket calf, sheep and goats

1 p.m. - Parade of queen contestants and crowning of queen

 2 p.m. - Oklahoma high school rodeo

4:30 p.m. - Oklahoma high school rodeo eal

7 p.m. - Team roping

7 p.m. - Community barn dance

Sunday, Sept. 8

8:30 a.m. - Cowboy church service

10 a.m. - Oklahoma High School rodeo

Saturday, Sept. 14

8 a.m. - Horse show entries

9 a.m. - Horse show

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