6430 W. M-80
Kinross, MI   EXIT 378
FAIR EVENTS
The Fair Events for 2018 are listed below.  See the  "Grandstand Events Page" for  details on the various Grandstand
Events.  This page will be  updated as activities are confirmed -
Grandstand Events especially may change.

SATURDAY - AUGUST 25, 2018
"Campers can start arriving after 12:00 p.m."
7:00 p.m. - Miss Chippewa County Fair Queen  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
                   -  Fernelius Hyundai

SUNDAY -  AUGUST 26, 2018
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m -  Enter Poultry Meat Pens
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m -  Enter Rabbit Meat Pens
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Enter all other Poultry
11:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Enter all other Rabbits


MONDAY - AUGUST 27, 2018
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 Still Exhibits (4-H Building)


TUESDAY -- August 28, 2018
"Senior Citizen Appreciation Day"
9:00 a.m. - Poultry Judging (Poultry Barn)                                                                        
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Youth/Open Still 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)
- Sponsor: -
4-H Teen 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).
2:00 p.m. - Pocket Pet Judging (Rabbit Barn Area)
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - (To Be Announced)  (Pavillion)
4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.- Quonset/Vendors open
5:30 p.m.  Livestock Exhibitors Meeting (Behind Livestock Office)
5:00 - 5:45 p.m. - Dog Show Check-In    (Covered Show Ring)                     
6:00 p.m. - Dog Show (Covered Show Ring)
7:30 p.m .- Introduction Miss Chippewa County Fair Induction (Grandstand)
8:00 p.m. - USA Demo  Derby (Grandstand)
Full Auto Cross plus 1 Heat  Mini Van & 1 Heat of Big Car Demo Derby - Sponsor: Smith Sanitation
(See
www.usademoderby.com for rules and information)

WEDNESDAY -  August 29, 2018
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
11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. - Quonset/Vendors open
1:00 p.m. - SKERBECK CARNIVAL STARTS
1:00 - 9:00 p.m. - BINGO (Dunbar Building)
2:30 p.m. - Small Animal Overall Showmanship (Poultry/rabbit barns area)
2:00 p.m. -  Market Goat Judging (Covered Show Ring)
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 Demo Derby  presents Full Auto Cross and  Mini Van Derby Finale
-  Sponsor:  Central Savings Bank (Grandstand)
(See
www.usademoderby.com for rules and information)

THURSDAY -  August 30, 2018
9:00 a.m. - Beef Judging (Covered Show ring)
9:00 a.m. - Garden Tractor Pull (Antique Area)
11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Youth/Open Exhibits in 4-H Building  open to public
11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. - Quonset/Vendors open
1:00 p.m. - Carnival rides start
1:00 p.m. - Antique & Classic Tractor Pull (Antique Area)
3:00 p.m. - Small Animal Over-all Showmanship (Poultry/rabbit barn area)
1:00 - 9:00 p.m. - BINGO (Dunbar Building)
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - (To Be Announced)  (Pavillion)
5:00 p.m. - Open Pony Pull (Grandstand)  -  Sponsor:  9 & 10 News
7:00 p.m. - Open  Horse Pull (Grandstand) - Sponsor: 9 & 10 News

FRIDAY - August 31, 2018
"All Day: Demonstration of Antique Equipment"
9:00 a.m. -  Open  Horse , Halter, Fitting & Showing,  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. to 10:00 p.m. - Quonset/Vendors open
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)(covered show ring)
4:30 p.m. - Goat Costume Classes (Goat Show Ring)
4:00  p.m.-7:00  p.m. - (To Be Announced) (Pavilion)
6:00 p.m. - Supreme Showman Contest (Covered Show Ring)
7:30 p.m. - Fox Boyz Stock Car Racing - Sponsor:  Eagle 95.1

SATURDAY - September 1, 2018
"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. to 10:00 p.m. - Quonset/Vendors open
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) -
6:30 p.m. - Antique Tractor Parade (Grandstand)  
7:30 p.m. - Dafter Lion's Mud Run  (Grandstand)
  sponsor:  Chippewa County International Airport
7:00-11:00 p.m. - Chippewa County Fair Exhibitors Youth Dance  
    Sponsor:  Old Mission Bank

SUNDAY - September 2, 2018
*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 -  (Antique Area)
11:00  a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Farmers Market/Craft Show/Concession (4-H Bldg Area)
  Proceeds to youth activities
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)
1:00 p.m. - Master Stockman (Covered Show Ring)
12:30 p.m. - Harness Racing
12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. - Quonset/Vendors open
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)
6:30 p.m. - Livestock Exhibitor Meeting (Covered show ring)
7:00 p.m. - EUP Music Fest-4 One Quartet, Ryan & Sara Maurer, & First Church of Christ Worship Team
  Sponsors:  Fernelius Hyundai & Edgerly Sew & Vac
  Admission by donation for United Way.  (Grandstand)                                                  

MONDAY - SEPTEMBER 3, 2018
*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 3:00 p.m. - Quonset/Vendors open
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 1
EXCEPT OPEN HORSE SHOW
THIS INCLUDES BREEDING & MARKET BEEF, DAIRY,
GOATS, HORSES/PONIES, POCKET PETS,
POULTRY, RABBITS, SHEEP, SWINE & DOGS,