July 10 - 14, 2024 •

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Adair County Fair

Fair Events

Antique Tractor & Car Show

Fair admission FREE to one person per entry.
Contact: Tim Foster (641) 745-5220

Baby Contest

Contact: Aby Bauer (402) 515-3552 or Shawna Abell (641) 745-9834
Costume: TBD

Personality

Age categories based on age of child the day of show. Babies may be entered in two categories, BUT will be awarded a trophy in only one category. Judges decision will be final.

Adair County Residents

Girls Costume: TBD

  • 0-5 months; 6-12 months; 13-18 months; 19-24 months

Boys Costume: TBD

  • 0-5 months; 6-12 months; 13-18 months; 19-24 months

Miss Personality:

  • 0-5 months; 6-12 months; 13-18 months; 19-24 months

Mr. Personality

  • 0-5 months; 6-12 months; 13-18 months; 19-24 months

Out of County Residents

Girls Costume: TBD

  • 0-24 months

Boys Costume: TBD

  • 0-24 months

Miss Personality:

  • 0-24 months

Mr. Personality

  • 0-24 months

Demo Derby

Full Size Light Weld

1st Place $1500
2nd Place $800
3rd Place $500
4th Place $200
5th Place $150

Full Size 80s & Newer Hobo

1st Place $1200
2nd Place $600
3rd Place $400
4th Place $200
5th Place $100

80s & Newer Compacts

1st Place $1000
2nd Place $500
3rd Place $250
4th Place $150

Entry Fee: $25 car and driver
Pit Pass: $10/person

All cars MUST be inspected 1 hour prior to start time

For rules go to randrpromotions.com
For info call (515) 971-1328

Farm Bureau Cookout Contest

Contact: Karen Stamper (515) 418-1872 or Adair County Farm Bureau (641) 343-7070

Figure 8 Races

Front-Wheel Drive Stock (FWD Stock)

1st Place   $500
2nd Place  $250
3rd Place   $100
4th Place   $60
5th Place   $40

Front-Wheel Drive Open (FWD Open)

1st Place   $500
2nd Place  $250
3rd Place   $100
4th Place   $60
5th Place   $40

 

Old School Rear-Wheel Drive Stock

1st Place   $300
2nd Place  $200
3rd Place   $100

Rear-Wheel Drive Stock (RWD Stock)

1st Place   $500
2nd Place  $250
3rd Place   $100
4th Place   $60
5th Place   $40

Rear-Wheel Drive Open (RWD Open)

1st Place   $500
2nd Place  $250
3rd Place   $100
4th Place   $60
5th Place   $40

Entry Fee: $35 driver
Pit Pass: $20/person

For rules: Vais Promoting: Figure 8 Racing Audubon, Mo Valley & Guthrie Center on Facebook

For more info call                        Joe Vais: 712-304-0876

Little Miss & Little Mister

Contact: Katie Huff (515) 250-8223

  • Must be 5 to 8 years old by September 1.
  • Limited to Adair County residents.
  • A contestant may win only once.
  • Judging will be on appearance, poise, personality and interview. The judges will be looking for a neat, natural little girl and boy, not miniature adults.
  • The Little Miss and Little Mister are expected to attend daily fair activities.
  • The Little Miss and Little Mister may receive a wristband good for daily fair admission, it must be requested in the secretary’s office.

Open Jackpot Fun Horse Show

High Point Awards based on Horse & Rider pair per age Division: Riders 14 years & under OR Riders 15 years & over.

JACKPOT 30-20-10

Entry Fee: $2 per class OR $20 all day per hourse & rider pair

  • Not responsible for accidents – NO stallions allowed
  • Judge’s decision is final – Unruly horses will be excused from ring
  • No rough handling of horses will be tolerated
  • Must enter one class ahead so payback can be configured
  • Sign-up required for high point – One high point entry per horse & rider
  • Youths (18 years & under) are required to wear helmets (even lead line)
  • All participants are encouraged to wear helmets while riding

Open Halter

  1. Showmanship – 9 & Under
  2. Geldings
  3. Mares
  4. Open Pony Halter – (Ponies 57” & Under)

Performance

  1. Bareback Ride-A-Buck – 14 & Under
  2. Bareback Ride-A-Buck – 15 & Over
  3. Lead Line – 9 & Under (one entry fee)
  4. Break-A-Gait – 14 & Under
  5. Break-A-Gait – 15 & Over
  6. Walk Trot – 9 & Under (horse size-open)
  7. Western Pleasure – 14 & Under
  8. Western Pleasure – 15-25 years
  9. Pony Western Pleasure – (Ponies 57” & Under)
  10. Western Pleasure – Jack Benny (26 & Over)
  11. Western Pleasure – 2, 3, & 4 year old horses
  12. Match Pair Western Pleasure – Open (2x entry fee)
  13. Egg Race – 14 & Under
  14. Egg Race – 15 & Over
  15. Musical Horses – Open (2x entry fee)
  16. Boot Race – 14 & Under
  17. Boot Race – 15 & Over
  18. Key Hole Race – 14 & Under
  19.  Key Hole Race – 15 & Over
  20. Poles – 14 & Under
  21. Poles – 15 & Over
  22. Scramble Race – 14 & Under
  23. Scramble Race – 15 & Over
  24. Flag Race – 14 & Under
  25. Flag Race – 15 & Over
  26. Barrels – 14 & Under
  27. Barrels – 15 & Over
  28. Panty Hose Race – Open (2x entry fee)
  29. Jumping Figure 8 – 14 & Under
  30. Jumping Figure 8 – 15 & Over

Cowgirl Queen Contest

Iowa State Fair Contest Rules apply. 

Sponsored by the Adair County Saddle Club (must be a paid member prior to the contest).

Contact: Mandy Breheny at (641) 221-0705

Pedal Pull

Boys and Girls compete together in the following age groups:

  • 3 years old
  • 4-5 years old
  • 6-7 years old
  • 8-9 years old

Participation ribbons to all contestants.
Trophies are awarded to winners in each class.

Pigtail Contest

Contact: Grace Evans (641) 745-5318
Sponsored by: Adair County Pork Producers

Trophies will be awarded.
Everyone receives participation ribbon.
May enter age classes OR most original, not both.

Age Classes:

  • 0-3 years old
  • 4-6 years old
  • 7-9 years old
  • 10-12 years old
  • 13-15 years old

Two pigtails NOT braided, with hair parted from near the forehead down the center to the back, with a band next to the scalp and another one at the end of the pigtail. Length of pigtail will be the distance from one band to the other.

Most Original:

  • 0-7 years
  • 8-15 years

NO measuring, anything goes, may be braided.

Vendors

All vendors & vendor workers are required to pay gate admission.

Vendor Fees

  • Non-Profit Indoor Varied Industries Building: No Fee
  • Non-Profit Outdoor: $100
  • Other Vendors: Indoor Varied Industries Building: $25
  • Other Vendors: Outdoor: $200