TUESDAY, August 1, 2023 6:00-9:00 p.m. All Sheep MUST arrive. Market Hogs, Swine Breeding, Market Steer, Beef Breeding & Bucket Calf will be accepted during this time period.
WEDNESDAY, August 2, 2023 *6:00-8:00 a.m. Market Hogs & Swine Breeding accepted *6:00-9:00 a.m. Market Steer, Beef Breeding & Bucket Calf accepted *8:00 a.m. Market Lamb Weigh-In *10:00 a.m. Market Lamb Judging *followed by Sheep Show *10:00 a.m. Market Steer Weigh-In After weigh-in Release market steers and lambs not within weight limits 7:30 p.m. Livestock Scholarship Awards presented on Main Stage
THURSDAY, August 3, 2023 *8:00 a.m. Market Hog Class Judging, Open Market Hog Judging follows Jr. Show *followed by Swine Breeding Show *1:00 p.m. Beef Breeding Show *followed by Bucket Calf Judging 3:00 p.m. Release red/white ribbon Market Hogs *6:00 p.m. Market Steer Judging *followed by Bred & Owned Steer Judging Immediately following Steer Show Sheep Breeding Classes released Red/white ribbon market animals must be removed.
FRIDAY, August 4, 2023 Beef Breeding Classes, Swine Breeding Classes, and Bucket Calf Class must be off grounds by 10:00 a.m. *7:00-9:00 a.m. Dairy and Market Dairy accepted. *1:00 p.m. Market Dairy Judging *followed by Dairy Show 4:00 p.m. Livestock Judging Contest
SATURDAY, August 5, 2023 *12 Noon Blue Ribbon Auction (steers, lambs, dairy, hogs) ALL MARKET ANIMAL EXHIBITORS MUST CLEAN UP THE AUCTION AREA IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE AUCTION.
SUNDAY, August 6, 2023 5:00 a.m. All sold animals except Grand/Reserve in each market class will be removed from fairgrounds and taken to Dissen.
Full Rules linked below. Updates for 2023:
Exhibitor packets will be available at the Fair Livestock Office from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 30.
Market & breeding animal premium voucher slips will be available at the livestock office - times will be posted outside office. Any premium not picked up will be mailed following the Fair. Auction checks will be mailed following the Fair.
Market Hogs (not Market Lambs) will be weighed right when they come off the trailer. Any market hog not making weight will immediately be loaded back on trailer unless hog will be shown in the Open Market Hog Class.
Special Thanks to Dr. Holdmeyer (Washington Veterinary Clinic), for serving as our fair veterinarian!
2024 TAG-IN DATES
Market Steers: February 17, 2024 7:00 to 10:00 am
Market Dairy: February 17, 2024 7:00 to 10:00 am
Steer/Dairy Makeup date due to weather: February 24, 2024, 7:00 to 10:00 am