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2014 Champaign County Fair Schedule


7 a.m. — Start charging at the gate

8 a.m. — Weighing of Junior Fair Market swine and lambs followed by open class market lambs and market goats

11 a.m. — Horticulture exhibits to be in place

Noon — 4-H Cloverbud recognition (Activities Modeling Building)

3 p.m. — Junior Fair Horse Show - grand entry

5 p.m. — Junior Fair Horse Show - contest classes

6 p.m. — Junior Fair Swine Breeding Gilt Show; weighing of beef feeders, beef steers and heifers

6-8 p.m. — Noteability (Midway)

6:30 p.m. — Junior Fair Dairy Feeder Showmanship followed by Dairy Steer Showmanship

7 p.m.— NTPA Regional National Pull (Grandstand)

7-10 p.m. — Kate Hastings Band (Lions Park)


8 a.m. — Weighing of diary steers followed by dairy feeders; Jackpot Market Goat Show, Open Class Goat Show followed by Goat Carcass Contest, PeeWee Showmanship, Junior Fair Goat Showmanship

9 a.m. — Junior Fair Swine Showmanship followed by Junior Fair County Farrowed Swine Show (Swine Arena); 4-H Garment Revue (Junior Fair Activity Building); Junior Fair Horse Show

10 a.m— . One day A.R.B.A. Sanctioned Rabbit Show

11 a.m. — Culinary exhibits in place

11:15 a.m. — Garden Club exhibits in place

Noon — All exhibits in place

12:30 p.m. — Flower Show judging

1:30 p.m.— Homemaker’s Style Show (Activities Building)

2-4 p.m. Silver Mountain Band (Lions Park)

3 p.m. — Truck pulls (Grandstand)

5 p.m. — Beef Feeder Class followed by Junior Fair steer and commercial heifer evaluation, beef scramble class, Junior Fair Breeding Show and Cattlemen’s Special Steer & Commercial Heifer Show (Woodruff Show Arena)

7 p.m.— Champaign County Classic 4WD truck pull (Grandstand)

7-10:30 p.m. — Flash Back Band (Lions Park)

10 p.m. — Junior Fair lamas to be in place


8:30 a.m. — Junior Fair Beef Showmanship - beef feeders, released following show

9 a.m. — Fancy & Breeding Poultry Sow followed by Poultry Showmanship (Poultry Building)

10 a.m. — Worship service (Activities Building Modeling Area)

11 a.m. Junior Fair Horse/Pony classes; lamb cook-off (Woodruff Show Arena)

11 a.m.-Noon— Entries for pie contest (Pork Council Building)

Noon — PeeWee Swine Showmanship (Swine Show Arena); lamb cook-off; Guys & Gals sheep lead-in classes followed by PewWee Sheep Showmanship; open class market lamb contest

Noon-9 p.m. — Mark Abbati-The Living Statue (grounds)

1 p.m. — Junior Fair rabbit/cavy exhibits in place

1:30 p.m — Post time - harness races

2 p.m. — Junior Fair Rabbit & Cavy Showmanship; poster & royalty results announced (Rabbit & Cavy building)

3 p.m. — Pie auction - Swine Show Arena following PeeWee Showmanship

3-6 p.m. — The Mule Skinner Band (Lions Park)

3:30 p.m. — 4-H Dog Obedience and Showmanship Demonstration (Cattle Show Arena)

6 p.m. — Graham High School Dancin’ Band from Falconland (Grandstand)

6:30 p.m. — Crowning of 2014 Junior Fair Queen, 4-H Boy & Girl of the Year; FFA Boy & Girls of the Year, followed by pig and calf scrambles (grandstand)

7-10 p.m. — Jim Greer/Mac-O-Chee Valley Folks (Giris Modeling Building)


9 a.m.— FFA Market Gilt Show followed by Scramble Pig Show and 4-H market gilts (Swine Show Arena); Junior Fair Dairy Show (Cattle Show Arena); Junior Fair Horse Show; Junior Fair Cavy (Guinea Pig ) Breed Show followed by Showmanship & Optional Projects (Rabbit/Cavy Barn)

10:30 a.m.— Junior Fair Sheep Showmanship followed by Junior Fair Sheep Breeding Show (Sheep Arena); Champaign County Born & Raised Market Lamb Show (Woodruff Show Arena); Performance Pig Show (Swine Show Arena)

6 p.m.— Junior Fair Horse Dressage Classes

7-10 p.m. The JazzMatics (Lions Park)

8 p.m. Dustin Lynch/Sammy Kershaw concert (Grandstand, requires separate ticket)


Senior Citizens & Veterans Day

9 a.m.— FFA & 4-H Market Barrow Show; Junior Fair Rabbit Show (Rabbit Building); Junior Fair County Born & raised Market Goat Show; Junior Fair Dairy Steer Show followed by Junior Fair Dairy Feeder Show; senior citizens free lunch and entertainment (Activities Building) donated by Mercy Memorial Hospital and Mercy McAuley Canter

5 p.m.— FFA Market Lamb Show followed by 4-H Market Lamb Show

5:30 p.m. — Horse sponsorship auction (Horse Arena)

6:30 p.m. — Post time- harness races- Urbana Area Chamber of Commerce Night

7 p.m. — Breeding gilt sale - Swine Show Arena

7-10 p.m. — Spring an Fall (Lions Park)


Youth Day

5-8 p.m. — Weighing of Junior Fair Poultry Poultry, Meat Pens

8 a.m. — Open Class barrow Show; swine not going through sale released; Junior Fair Poultry Show - meat birds (Poultry Barn)

9 a.m. Junior Fair Market Goat Show followed by Junior Fair Dairy Goats & Production Does (Woodruff Show Arena) ; 4-H Cook Off (Activities Building-Modeling Area); Open Class - Junior Division Horses- Halter & Performance Classes

11 a.m. — Demonstrations and Health and Safety Speaking Contest (Activities Modeling Area)

11:30 a.m. — Open Class flower exhibits in place

Noon 4-H — Cook-off (Activities Building - Modeling Area)

12:30 p.m. — Open Class Flower Show judging

1 p.m. — Pepsi Cola Youth Day Activities (Grandstand)

2 p.m. — Demonstrations and Health and Safety Speaking Contest (Modeling Area)

4 p.m. — Pizza eating contest (Grandstand)

5 p.m. — Junior Fair Poultry Sale; FFA Steer & Heifer Show, followed by 4H Steer & Heifer Show (Cattle Show Arena)

6 p.m. — Open Class - Adult division horse show - Pleasure, Halter & Performance

6:30 p.m. — Post time - harness race

7-7:30 p.m. — Karate Expo (Free Stage)

7:30-10 p.m. — Big Time Wrestling (Free Stage)


9 a.m. — Open Class Market Lamb Show; Open Class — Junior Division Horse Contest Classes

11 a.m.-7 p.m. — Rabbit barbecque (Rabbit Building)

Noon — Junior Fair Dairy Sale (Swine Arena)

12:30 p.m. — Kiddie tractor pull (Grandstand)

1 p.m. — Market swine sale (swine Arena)

1:30 p.m. — Junior Fair llama show (Woodruff Show Arena)

5 p.m. — King of the Ring Show ( Woodruff Show Arena)

6 p.m. — Open Class Horse Contest Classes

6:30 p.m. — Post time - harness races

7-10 p.m.: Grassahol (Lions Park)

8 p.m. — Renegades equestrian rodeo drill team (Horse Arena)


9:30 a.m. — Junior Fair livestock sales: dairy feeders, market goats, market lambs, market steers, horses.

10 a.m. — Horses released

1 p.m. — Horse free-style show (horse with music)

4 p.m. — Exhibits released

5 p.m. — Practice - team sorting (Horse Arena)

6 p.m. — All projects removed from the 4-H Building; all rabbits & cavies removed from Rabbit & Cavy Barn; Demolition Derby (Grandstand)

7-10 p.m. — Karaoke (Lions Park)

8 p.m. — Above The Law concert (Woodruff Show Arena)

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