6430 W. M-80
Kinross, MI   EXIT 378
FAIR EVENTS
The Fair Events for 2017 are listed below.  See the  "Grandstand Events Page" for  details on the various Grandstand
updated as activities are confirmed -
Grandstand Events especially may change.

SATURDAY - AUGUST 26, 2017
7:00 p.m. - Miss Chippewa County Fair Talent  Contest (4-H Building)
Sponsors:
-  C. S.  Mulder Funeral Home, Inc.
-  Chippewa County Credit Union
-  Cloverland Electric Co-operative
-   Rob Stratton
- Judge Eric G. Blubaugh

SUNDAY -  AUGUST 27, 2017
"First day that campers can arrive"
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m -  Enter Poultry Meat Pens (New Time)
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m -  Enter Rabbit Meat Pens (New Time)
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Enter Poultry
11:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Enter Rabbits


MONDAY - AUGUST 28, 2017
9:00 a.m. - Rabbit Judging (Rabbit Barn)
10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. - Enter All Market Livestock (may enter breeding animals also)
2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - Enter Youth/Open Exhibits (4-H Building)
2:30 p.m. - Pocket Pet Judging (Rabbit Barn Area)
(New Time)    

TUESDAY -- August 29, 2017
"Senior Citizen Appreciation Day"
8:00 a.m. - Poultry Judging (Poultry Barn)                                                                        
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Youth/Open Exhibits Judging (4-H Building)
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Senior Citizen Appreciation Luncheon (Age 60 & up) -(basement of 4-H Building)
                        - Sponsors: -
4-H Teen Club, Fernelius Hyundai, Rudyard Wranglers 4-H Club
1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - Enter breeding animals
1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Youth/Open Exhibits in 4-H Building  open to public
1:00 - 9:00 p.m. - BINGO (Dunbar Building)
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - (To Be Announced)  (Pavillion)
5:30 p.m.  Livestock Exhibitors Meeting
5:00 - 5:45 p.m. - Dog Show Check-In    (Covered Show Ring)                     
6:00 p.m. - Dog Show (Covered Show Ring)
6:00 p.m. - Ice Cream Social (sponsored by Animal Kingdom Vet. Clinic)
7:30 p.m .- Introduction Miss Chippewa County Fair  (Grandstand)
8:00 p.m. - USA Demo  Derby (Grandstand)
Full Auto Cross plus 1 Heat  Mini Van & 1 Heat of Big Car Demo Derby - Sponsored by Smith Sanitation
(See
www.usademoderby.com for rules and information)

WEDNESDAY -  August 30, 2017
9:00 a.m. - Swine Judging (Covered Showring)
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Youth/Open Exhibits in 4-H Building  open to public
1:00 p.m. - SKERBECK CARNIVAL STARTS
1:00 - 9:00 p.m. - BINGO (Dunbar Building)
1:30 p.m. - Small Animal Overall Showmanship (Poultry/rabbit barns area)
2:00 p.m. -  Market Goat Class (Covered Show Ring) immediately followed by sheep classes
2:15 p.m. -  Sheep Judging (Covered Show Ring) Costume classes will be Friday
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - (To Be Announced) (Pavillion)
8:00 p.m. - USA Demolition Derby (Grandstand)
Full Auto Cross and  Mini Van Derby Finale -  Sponsored by Baily Electric
(See
www.usademoderby.com for rules and information)

THURSDAY -  August 31, 2017
9:00 a.m. - Beef Judging (Covered Show ring)
9:00 a.m. - Garden Tractor Pull (Antique Area)
11:00 a.m. - Antique & Classic Tractor Pull (Antique Area) (After Garden Pull)
11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Youth/Open Exhibits in 4-H Building  open to public
1:00 p.m. - Carnival rides start
1:00 - 9:00 p.m. - BINGO (Dunbar Building)
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - (To Be Announced)  (Pavillion)
5:00 p.m. - Open Pony Pull (Grandstand) - Sponsored by Central Savings Bank
7:00 p.m. - Open  Horse Pull (Grandstand) - Sponsored by Central Savings Bank

FRIDAY - September 1, 2017
"All Day: Demonstration of Antique Equipment"
9:00 a.m. -  Open  Horse , Halter, Fitting & Showing, Trail, English Classes  (Horse Arena)
9:00 a.m. - Garden Tractor Pull (Antique Area)
10:00 a.m. - Dairy Judging (Covered Show Ring)
11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Youth/Open Exhibits in 4-H Building  open to public
11:00 a.m. - Farm Stock Tractor Pull - Light to Heavy (Antique Area)
12:30 p.m. - Goat Judging
1:00 p.m. - Carnival rides start
1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - BINGO (Dunbar Building)
4:00 p.m. - Sheep Costume Class (open & pee wee)
4:00  p.m.-7:00  p.m. - (To Be Announced) (Pavilion) -
6:00 p.m. - Overall Large Livestock Showmanship  (Covered Show Ring)
7:30 p.m. - Fox BoyzStock Car Racing - Sponsored by Country 105.5

SATURDAY - September 2, 2017
"All Day: Demonstration of Antique Equipment"
9:00 a.m. - Garden Tractor Pull (Antique Area)
11:00 a.m. -  8:00 p.m. - Youth/Open Exhibits in 4-H Building  open to public
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. MI Child Identification Program (Quonset Bldg)
                    Sponsor:  Bethel Lodge of the Masons
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Child Vision Program
                    Sponsor - Lions Club
12:00 p.m. - Market Livestock Buyer's Dinner (4-H Building Basement)
12:00 p.m. - Carnival rides start
1:00 - 9:00 p.m. - BINGO (Dunbar Building)
1:30 p.m. - Market Livestock Sale (Covered show ring)
4:00  p.m.-7:00  p.m. - (To Be Announced) (Pavilion) -
7:00 p.m. - Antique Tractor Parade (Grandstand)  
7:30 p.m. - Dafter Lion's Mud Run  (Grandstand)
- sponsored by Chippewa County International Airport
  dafterlionsclub.com/Mud Runs.html
7:00-11:00 p.m. - Chippewa County Fair Exhibitors Youth Dance  (
4-H Building Basement)
                           - Sponsored by Old Mission Bank & I-500 Parking Committee

SUNDAY - September 3, 2017
*ALL DAY -DEMONSTRATION OF ANTIQUE EQUIPMENT*
9:00 a.m. - Open  Horse Show-Western, Trail & Special Needs Classes  (Horse Arena)
9:00 a.m. - Worship Services (Grandstand)
9:00 a.m. - Dead Weight Tractor Pull - Light to Heavy  (Antique Area)
11:00  a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Farmers Market/Craft Show (4-H Bldg Basement)
11:00 a.m
. - 4:00 p.m. MI Child Identification Program (Quonset Bldg)
              
      Sponsor:  Bethel Lodge of the Masons
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Child Vision Program
                    Sponsor - Lions Club
12:00 p.m. - Carnival rides start
12:00 p.m. -12:45  p.m. -  Master Stockman  pre-registration(Covered Show Ring)
12:30 p.m. - Harness Racing
1:00 p.m. - Master Stockman (Covered Show Ring)
1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Youth/Open Exhibits in 4-H Building  open to public
3:00 - 9:00 p.m. - BINGO (Dunbar Building)
5:00 p.m. - Tri-County Speed Horse Contest (Horse Arena)
5:00 p.m. - Livestock Exhibitor Meeting (Covered show ring)
7:00 p.m. - Gospel Music-
Sponsored by Fernelius Hyundai & Edgerly Sew & Vac
                   
 Admission is by donation for United Way.  (Grandstand)                                                  

MONDAY - SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
*ALL DAY - DEMONSTRATION OF ANTIQUE EQUIPMENT*
9:00 a.m. - Garden Tractor Pull (Antique Area)
10:00 a.m. - Draft Horse Show (Horse Arena)
  -  Draft Horse Hitches will follow the line classes
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. -  Car Show (in front of 4-H building)
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Youth/Open Exhibits in 4-H Building  open to public
11:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.. - Carnival rides
12:00 - 3:00 p.m. - BINGO (Dunbar Building)
12:30p.m. - Harness Racing
12:30 p.m. - Pedal Pullers (Quonset hut area)
2:00 p.m. - Release of  all Open / Youth Exhibits
ALL ANIMALS MUST BE  REGISTERED BY AUGUST 15
EXCEPT OPEN HORSE SHOW
THIS INCLUDES BREEDING & MARKET BEEF, DAIRY,
GOATS, HORSES/PONIES, POCKET PETS,
POULTRY, RABBITS, SHEEP, SWINE & DOGS,