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2014 Dayton Fair schedule of events

on August 04, 2014 10:54 AM

The 2014 Dayton Fair will be held Aug. 10 to 16. Read the story on this year's fair here. 

The full schedule of events: 


Receiving main exhibit building entries (non-livestock).

Noon to 7 p.m.: Judging departments 10 to 22 will be received for exhibit.

[PHOTO: From left, Karli Brown, 15, and her sister Kali Brown, 18, of Dayton, shaved their pig Milly for show in the 2013 Dayton Fair. (Gazette file photo)]


Judging main exhibit building entries.

• 9 a.m.: Judging departments 10 to 22 main exhibit building, open to superintendents, judges and authorized fair personnel

• 10 a.m.: Antique tractor pull


• 7 a.m.-3 p.m.: Receiving all livestock entries. All species will be weighed at unloading, except steers (weigh in 5 p.m.)

• 1 p.m.: Horse, pony and mini horse-pulling contest, grandstand

• 3 p.m.: All 4-H/FFA animals, open class livestock, dairy and horses must be on grounds

• 7 p.m.: Vesper services featuring “The Logical Choice,” grandstand

• 8 p.m.: Crowning of 2014 Dayton fair queen

Aug. 11

• 9 a.m.: Judging On Foot Carcass, (steer & sheep) livestock and swine arenas

• 10 a.m.: Judging of Light Horses and Pony Halter, Showmanship, horse arena

• 3 p.m.: Fair officially opens

• 5 p.m.: Amusement rides open

5 p.m.: Judging Light Horse Game Show

• 6:30 p.m.: Judging On Foot Carcass Classes (swine and goat), livestock show complex

• 7:30 p.m.: Minivan/compact cars demolition derby, grandstand

Aug. 12

• 9 a.m.: Judging draft horse and halflinger halter, horse arena

9 a.m.: Judging youth decorating showmanship and under saddle classes, one hour after halter

9 a.m.: Judging dairy cattle, 4-H/FFA and open show, dairy show arena

• Noon: Judging market goat show, dairy show arena

• 1 p.m.: Judging market sheep, judging breeding sheep, livestock show complex

• 6:30 p.m.: Judging draft horse and halflinger cart, horse arena

6:30 p.m.: Judging swine showmanship, livestock show arena

• 7 p.m.: Open farm tractor pull and 8,000 open street diesel

Aug. 13

• 8 a.m.: Judging swine 4-H/FFA and open show, livestock show complex

• 9 a.m.: Judging horse costume class, horse arena

• Noon: Judging draft horse and halflinger hitch classes, horse arena

Harness racing, grandstand

• 1 p.m.: Judging beef, 4-H/FFA and open show, livestock show complex

Judging breeding goat, 4-H/FFA and open show, dairy show arena

• 4:30 p.m.: Community Pet Show

• 5:30 p.m.: Grand Cavalcade and Six Horse Hitch

• 6:30 p.m.: Mini Horse Fun Show

Judging shepherd’s lead line contest, livestock show complex

• 7 p.m.: Power Pulling Productions presents limited pro se­ries tractors, 4x4 and 2.6 diesel 4x4 trucks

Aug. 14

Military/Veterans Appreciation Day, Golden Agers Day, Grange Day — free admission all day with no grandstand admission

• 9 a.m.: Judging light horses, performance classes, horse arena

• Noon: Harness racing, grandstand

• 6:30 p.m.: Junior livestock auction

• 7 p.m.: 4x4 mud bog, grandstand

Aug. 15

• 9 a.m.: Judging light horse youth show, horse arena

• 10 a.m.: Premier showman contest, livestock show complex

• 1-3 p.m.: 4-H and Vocational Ag Contest, livestock show complex

• 2 p.m.: Animal dress up contest, dairy show arena

• 6 p.m.: Freestyle performance to music, horse arena

• 7:30 p.m.: Demolition derby, grandstand

Aug. 16

• 9 a.m.: Equine Fun Show, horse arena

Ag Olympics (formerly Family Day Events), livestock show complex

Sketching contest — report to fair office for materials

• 2 p.m.: Woodcarving auction

• 4 p.m.: Hog-calling contest, free stage

• 8 p.m.: Love and Theft, grandstand

Fireworks by Starfire Corp. to follow concert, grandstand

• Midnight: Release of livestock, dairy and horse exhibits

Aug. 17

8 a.m.-noon: Release 4-H/FFA livestock; release of all main exhibit building entries

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