2018 Schedule

 ALL TIMES AND EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

Fri/Sat/Sun

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10th
Receiving Main Exhibit Building Entries (non-livestock)
– Departments 10 thru 22 will be received for exhibit
SATURDAY, AUGUST 11th
Judging Main Exhibit Building Entries (non-livestock)
– Judging departments 10 thru 22
– Main Exhibit Building open to superintendents, judges, and authorized fair personnel
Antique Tractor Pull & Factory Field Stock
SUNDAY, AUGUST 12th
Receiving All Livestock Entries
– All species will be weighed when unloaded, except steers
Horse, Pony & Mini Horse Pulling Contest – Grandstand
All 4-H/FFA animals, open class livestock, dairy, and horses must be on grounds
Steer weigh-in, following all other weigh-ins
Vesper Service by Dan Schall Ministries – Grandstand (weather permitting)
CROWNING OF 2018 DAYTON FAIR QUEEN

Mon

MONDAY, AUGUST 13th
Judging of Light Horses & Pony Halter, Showmanship – Horse Arena
Judging On Foot Carcass (Steer & Sheep) – Livestock & Swine arenas
Ultrasound Goats
Ultrasound Swine
 1 p.m. FAIR OFFICIALLY OPENS
 3 p.m. AMUSEMENT RIDES OPEN
Judging Light Horse Game Show – Horse Arena
Judging On Foot Carcass (Swine & Goat) – Livestock Show Complex
A Night of Praise – Danny Gokey

Tues

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14th – Senator Don White Day
Judging Swine Showmanship – Livestock Show Complex
Judging Market Swine 4-H/FFA & Open Show – Livestock complex
– Breeding swine will follow market classes
Judging Draft Horse & Halflinger Halter – Horse Arena
– Open Draft Horse & Halfinger Riding classes to follow
Judging Draft Horse & Halflinger Cart – Horse Arena
POWER PULLING PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS
LUCAS OIL PRO PULLING LEAGUE ALONG WITH DAYTON FAIR OPEN CLASSES — grandstand
1. Limited Pro/Super Farm Tractors
2. Super Stock 4×4 Trucks
3. Limited Pro Stock Diesel 4×4 Trucks
4. Pro Stock 4×4 Trucks
5. 8000 Open Street Diesel 4×4 Trucks

Wed

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15th – S&T Bank Day
Judging Goat Showmanship 4-H/FFA & Open Show
– Market Goat Classes and Dairy Breeding Goat Classes to follow – Dairy Arena
Judging Draft & Haflinger Youth classes except hitch classes – Horse Arena
Judging Market Sheep Showmanship – Livestock show complex
– Judging Market Sheep & Breeding Sheep to follow
HARNESS RACING – Grandstand
Open Draft & Halflinger Obstacle classes – Horse arena
Judging Beef Showmanship, 4-H/FFA – Livestock Show Complex
– 4-H/FFA & Open Market Steer and Beef Breeding classes to follow
Community Pet Show – free stage
Judging Draft Horse & Halfinger Multiple Hitches – Horse arena
DAYTON DRAGS (4 WHEELER, SIDE BY SIDES, MOTORCYCLE DRAG RACING)
Mini Horse Fun Show – Horse arena
Judging Shepherd’s Lead Line Contest – Livestock Show Complex

Thurs

THURSDAY, AUGUST 16th –
Elderton State Bank Day
Military/Veterans Appreciation Day
Golden Agers Day/Grange Day

Ages 62 and older, active military and veterans get FREE admission to GROUNDS ONLY.  Must purchase $10 bracelet to enter evening grandstand activities, to ride, or for any other activity that requires admission.
9 a.m. Judging Dairy Cattle, 4-H/FFA & Open Show – Dairy Arena
Judging Light Horses Performance classes – Horse Arena
HARNESS RACING – Grandstand
Junior Livestock Auction – Livestock Show Complex
4×4 MUD BOG – Grandstand

Fri

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17th – Marion Center Bank Day
Judging Light Horse Youth Show – Horse Arena
Premier Showman Contest – Livestock Show Complex
4-H and Vocational AG Contest – Livestock Show Complex
Animal Dress Up Contest – Dairy Show Arena
Horse Costume Class – Horse arena
Freestyle Performance To Music – Horse Arena
DEMOLITION DERBY – Grandstand

Sat/Sun

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18th –
Turner Dairy Day
Bradigan’s Inc. Day
Equine Fun Show – Horse Arena
AG Olympics (formerly Family Day Events) – Livestock Show Complex
Sketching Contest – Report to fair office for materials
Woodcarving Auction
Hog Calling Contest – Free Stage
Hobbs Sisters Concert – In front of grandstand
RAPTER Z RODEO – Fireworks to follow rodeo
Release of Livestock, Dairy & Horse Exhibits
SUNDAY, AUGUST 19th
Release 4-H/FFA Livestock and Main Exhibit Building Entries

Start time of livestock shows may be slightly delayed
pending ending of previous show

$10.00 STAMP REQUIRED FOR ALL GRANDSTAND SHOWS
BEGINNING AFTER 3:00 P.M. DAILY.
ABSOLUTELY NO ADMISSION REFUNDS.