Entertainment & Schedule

 ALL TIMES AND EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

Fri/Sat/Sun

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11th
Noon – 7:00 PM Receiving Main Exhibit Building Entries (non-livestock)
– Departments 10 thru 22 will be received for exhibit
SATURDAY, AUGUST 12th
9:00 AM Judging Main Exhibit Building Entries (non-livestock)
– Judging departments 10 thru 22
– Main Exhibit Building open to superintendents, judges, and authorized fair personnel
Noon Antique Tractor Pull & Factory Field Stock
SUNDAY, AUGUST 13th
7:00 AM – 2:00 PM Receiving All Livestock Entries
– All species will be weighed when unloaded, except steers
1:00 PM Horse, Pony & Mini Horse Pulling Contest – Grandstand
2:00 PM All 4-H/FFA animals, open class livestock, dairy, and horses must be on grounds
2:00 PM (approx.) Steer weigh-in, following all other weigh-ins
7:00 PM Vesper Service with Jimmy Swogger & Friends – Grandstand (weather permitting)
8:00 PM CROWNING OF 2017 DAYTON FAIR QUEEN

Mon

MONDAY, AUGUST 14th
8:00 AM Judging of Light Horses & Pony Halter, Showmanship – Horse Arena
9:00 AM Judging On Foot Carcass (Steer & Sheep) – Livestock & Swine arenas
Noon Ultrasound Goats
1:00 PM Ultrasound Swine
1:00 PM FAIR OFFICIALLY OPENS
3:00 PM AMUSEMENT RIDES OPEN
5:00 PM Judging Light Horse Game Show – Horse Arena
6:30 PM Judging On Foot Carcass (Swine & Goat) – Livestock Show Complex
7:00 PM CROWDER CHRISTIAN CONCERT – Grandstand
($5 extra to stand on track)

Tues

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15th – Senator Don White Day
8:00 AM Judging Swine Showmanship – Livestock Show Complex
Judging Market Swine 4-H/FFA & Open Show – Livestock complex
– Breeding swine will follow market classes
9:00 AM Judging Draft Horse & Halflinger Halter – Horse Arena
– Open Draft Horse & Halfinger Riding classes to follow
Judging Dairy Cattle, 4-H/FFA & Open Show – Old Arena
5:30 PM Judging Draft Horse & Halflinger Cart – Horse Arena
7:00 PM MONSTER TRUCK SHOW – Grandstand

Wed

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16th – S&T Bank Day
8:00 AM Judging Goat Showmanship 4-H/FFA & Open Show – Pig Arena
– Market Goat Classes and Dairy Breeding Goat Classes to follow
9:00 AM Judging Draft & Haflinger Youth classes except hitch classes – Horse Arena
10:00 AM (approx.) Judging Market Sheep Showmanship – Livestock show complex
– Judging Market Sheep & Breeding Sheep to follow
Noon HARNESS RACING – Grandstand
1:00 PM Open Draft & Halflinger Obstacle classes – Horse arena
3:00 PM Judging Beef Showmanship, 4-H/FFA – Livestock Show Complex
– 4-H/FFA & Open Market Steer and Beef Breeding classes to follow
4:30 PM Community Pet Show – free stage
5:00 PM Judging Draft Horse & Halfinger Multiple Hitches – Horse arena
6:00 PM POWER PULLING PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS
LUCAS OIL PRO PULLING LEAGUE ALONG WITH DAYTON FAIR OPEN CLASSES — grandstand
1. Limited Pro/Super Farm Tractors                    4. Super Stock 4×4 Trucks
2. Limited Pro/Super Diesel 4×4                           5. Pro Stock 4×4
3. Open Farm Tractor 10,500 lb
6:30 PM Mini Horse Fun Show – Horse arena
Judging Shepherd’s Lead Line Contest – Livestock Show Complex

Thurs

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17th –
Elderton State Bank Day
Military/Veterans Appreciation Day
Golden Agers Day/Grange Day
FREE ADMISSION ALL DAY WITH NO GRANDSTAND ADMISSION
9:00 AM Judging Light Horses Performance classes – Horse Arena
Noon HARNESS RACING – Grandstand
6:30 PM Junior Livestock Auction – Livestock Show Complex
7:00 PM 4×4 MUD BOG – Grandstand

Fri

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18th – Marion Center Bank Day
9:00 AM Judging Light Horse Youth Show – Horse Arena
10:00 AM Premier Showman Contest – Livestock Show Complex
1:00 – 3:00 PM 4-H and Vocational AG Contest – Livestock Show Complex
2:00 PM Animal Dress Up Contest – Dairy Show Arena
5:00 PM Horse Costume Class – Horse arena
6:00 PM Freestyle Performance To Music – Horse Arena
7:30 PM DEMOLITION DERBY – Grandstand

Sat/Sun

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19th –
Turner Dairy Day
Bradigan’s Inc. Day
9:00 AM Equine Fun Show – Horse Arena
AG Olympics (formerly Family Day Events) – Livestock Show Complex
Sketching Contest – Report to fair office for materials
2:00 PM Woodcarving Auction
4:00 PM Hog Calling Contest – Free Stage
5:00 PM Hobbs Sisters Concert – In front of grandstand
7:00 PM DAVE MARTIN RODEO – Grandstand
– Fireworks by Starfire to follow rodeo
Midnight Release of Livestock, Dairy & Horse Exhibits
SUNDAY, AUGUST 20th
8:00 AM – Noon Release 4-H/FFA Livestock and Main Exhibit Building Entries

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

C&L Shows – www.clshows.com
$10.00 STAMP REQUIRED FOR ALL GRANDSTAND SHOWS
BEGINNING AFTER 3:00 P.M. DAILY.
ABSOLUTELY NO ADMISSION REFUNDS.