Colfax County Fair Schedule
July 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22
Fairgrounds phone (402)487-2254
Secretary (402)892-3520 (evenings please)


WEDNESDAY, JULY 18
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ......4-H Clothing & Home Environment judging and entry of ALL exhibits for
                                      Department C. This includes Quilt Quest. No appointments necessary.
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ......4-H Photography judging and entry of ALL exhibits in Department B,
                                      Divisions180-182. No appointments necessary.
4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. .......Entry of open class exhibits (except livestock)
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. .......Entry & weigh in of Poultry (also can enter & weigh in on Thursday morning).
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. .......Entry and weigh in of Market beef exhibits
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. .......Entry of Breeding Beef and Cow-Calf Pairs exhibits
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. .......Entry of 4-H horse exhibits, open class horse, donkeys and mule exhibits, FFA horses
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. .......Entry & weigh in of Sheep & Goat exhibits


THURSDAY, JULY 19
7:00 - 9:00 a.m. ...............Entry and weighing of all swine exhibits
8:00-10:00 a.m. ...............ENTRY OF EXHIBITS IN 4-H BUILDING (EXCEPT CLOTHING, HOME
                                      ENVIRONMENT & PHOTOGRAPHY). Building closed during judging hours.
8:00 - 10:00 a.m. .............Entry of all open class exhibits (except horses and mules)
8:00 - 10:00 a.m. .............Check in of Breeding Beef and Cow-Calf pairs
8:00 - 10:00 a.m. .............Entry of dairy exhibits
8:00 - 11:00 a.m. ..............Entry of 4-H & FFA Poultry and Rabbits
8:00 - 12:00 p.m. .............Entry of open class poultry
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. .......FFA, Vegetable & Commercial building set up
9:00 a.m. ..........................4-H Horse Show (4-H horses MUST stay for duration of the fair)
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. .....Notify Beef Superintendents of Feeder Calf Entries
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. .....Notify Beef Superintendents of Bucket Calf Entries
10:00 a.m. ........................Judging of 4-H and open class exhibits In 4-H Building (building will be closed
during judging)
AFTER JUDGING - 9:00 P.M. — 4-H & Open Class Building open
11:00 a.m. ........................Judging Open Class Arts & Crafts, Textiles, Foods and Vegetables
11:00.a.m. ........................4-H Sheep judging followed by 4-H Goats then FFA Sheep judging followed by FFA Goats  followed by open class
12:00 p.m. ........................4-H Dairy judging followed by FFA
1:30 p.m. ..........................4-H poultry showmanship followed by 4-H poultry judging — followed by FFA Poultry showmanship and judging
2:00 p.m. ..........................Open class fl ower judging
2:00 p.m. ..........................Open class photography judging
4:00 p.m. ..........................Judging of open class poultry
6:45 p.m. ..........................4-H Fashion Revue at grandstand
7:00 p.m. ..........................Steps at Tiffany’s Dance Studio
7:30 p.m. ..........................Grandstand Show—Family entertainment
                                         by KEVIN HORNER, VENTRILOQUIST
7:30 p.m. ..........................Open 4-D Barrel Race & Pole Bending


FRIDAY, JULY 20

Open all day .....................Mountain Men Rendezvous Camp
7:30 a.m. ..........................Beef show starts. Show order will be 4-H Beef Showmanship, Bucket calf,
                                         Feeder calf, Cow-Calf Pair, Breeding Beef, Market Beef and Pen of 3.
                                         Following the 4-H show will be FFA Beef showmanship, Feeder Calves,
                                        Breeding Beef, and Market Beef. Breaks will be taken as needed.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ......Entry of small animals
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. .......Antique Tractor display entries
9:00 a.m. .......................Small animal judging followed by 4-H rabbit showmanship, then 4-H judging
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. ...4-H & Open Class buildings open
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. ...FFA, Vegetable & Commercial building open
6:00 p.m. .......................Pee Wee Showmanship
7:00 p.m. .......................Team Roping at the arena
7:00 p.m. .......................Open Class Horses, Mules and Donkey exhibits MUST be in stalls
7:00 p.m. .......................Nebraska Bush Pullers


SATURDAY, JULY 21
Open all day ....................Mountain Men Rendezvous Camp
7:30 a.m. ..........................Registration 5K Run/Walk
8:00 a.m. ..........................5K Run/Walk
8:00 a.m. ..........................Judging of 4-H hogs followed by FFA hog judging
10:00 a.m. ........................Set up antique gas engine show
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. ...4-H & Open Class buildings open
Entry before 10:30 a.m. of Antique and Out of Field Tractor Pull
11:00 a.m. ........................Antique and Out of Field Tractor Pull
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. ....FFA, Vegetable & Commercial building open
1:00 p.m. ..........................4-H Action exhibits in 4-H building
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. .......Nebraska Game & Parks FREE Outdoor Families Event Trailer
3:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. .......COLORS da CLOWN free face painting and balloon artists
2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. .......Horn T Zoo
3:30 p.m. ..........................4-H Ag Olympics
3:30 p.m. ..........................Semi Truck Show Registration
4:30 p.m. ..........................Open Class Horse Show & Youth Rodeo
5:30 p.m. ..........................Semi truck show
6:00 p.m. ..........................Entertainment — DENNIS SVEHLA TRIO in 4-H Building
6:30 p.m. ..........................Frog races (bring your own frog)
7:00 p.m. ..........................Kiddie Tractor Pull
7:00 p.m. ..........................NE Bush Pullers, Semi Pull to follow
9:30 p.m. ..........................Dance — THE DYLAN BLOOM BAND


SUNDAY, JULY 22
EXHIBITS ON DISPLAY ALL DAY
7:30 a.m. .......................Colfax County Fair Tractor Ride — assemble and register
10:30 a.m. ........................Worship Service
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. ......4-H & Open Class buildings open
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. .....FFA, Vegetable & Commercial building open
1:00 p.m. .......................Round Robin FFA & 4-H showmanship contest
2:30 p.m. OR following Round Robin — 4-H Alumni Swine Showmanship
2:00 p.m. .......................Registration for Dance Team & Cheerleader contest
2:30 p.m. .......................Dance Team and Cheerleader contest at Leigh Elementary School
4:30 p.m. .......................PARADE — DURING THE PARADE, NO CANDY CAN BE THROWN FROM
                                      ANY VEHICLES. CANDY MUST BE HANDED OUT BY WALKERS.
                                      Immediately following parade — Trophy presentations followed by AKSARBEN Farm Family awards
6:30 p.m. .......................Grandstand show featuring – PHIL VANDEL
8:00 p.m. .......................Release of exhibits

All times and events subject to change