2013 Routt County Fair schedule of events

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All events are at Routt County Fairgrounds, 398 Poplar St. in Hayden, unless otherwise noted.

Aug. 9

5 p.m. Open horse show, English (outdoor arena)

Aug. 10

8:30 a.m. Open horse show, halter and Western performance (outdoor arena)

Aug. 11

8:30 a.m. Open horse show, Western performance/gymkhana (outdoor arena)

Aug. 12

8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 4-H/FFA livestock stalling (Multipurpose Building)

8 a.m. 4-H ranch horse versatility (outdoor arena)

9 a.m. Dog show (field)

3 p.m. 4-H English show (outdoor arena)

6 p.m. 4-H gymkhana, immediately following English (outdoor arena)

Aug. 13

8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 4-H/FFA livestock stalling (Multipurpose Building)

9 a.m. 4-H horse show (outdoor arena)

Noon to 6 p.m. Rabbit and poultry check-in (Small Animal Barn)

6 p.m. 4-H roping (outdoor arena)

6 to 7 p.m. Swine weigh-in (Multipurpose Building)

Aug. 14

9 a.m. 4-H/FFA poultry show, open poultry immediately following (Small Animal Barn)

10 a.m. to noon Steer, sheep and goat weigh-in (Multipurpose Building)

1 to 8 p.m. Home arts check-in (Exhibit Hall)

3 p.m. Swine showmanship, Market Swine Show immediately following (Multipurpose Building)

5 to 7 p.m. FFA alumni fundraiser barbecue, all are welcome (Multipurpose Building)

6:30 p.m. Jackpot roping (outdoor arena)

7 to 7:30 p.m. Ice cream social (Multipurpose Building east door)

Aug. 15

Exhibit Hall, vendors, inflatable rides and midway open.

9 a.m. 4-H/FFA rabbit show, open rabbit immediately following (Small Animal Barn)

9 a.m. Home arts judging begins (Exhibit Hall)

11 a.m. to noon Fiber goat demonstration (Multipurpose Building)

12:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA goat show (Multipurpose Building)

1:30 p.m. Bum lamb contest (Multipurpose Building)

2 p.m. 4-H/FFA breeding sheep show (Multipurpose Building)

3 p.m. Sheep showmanship, market lamb show immediately following (Multipurpose Building)

6:30 p.m. Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry. $5 for children 5 and younger, $7 for seniors 55 and older, $10 for adults. (east side of grandstands)

7 p.m. Ranch Rumpus (track and outdoor arena)

Aug. 16

All inflatable rides are free from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. courtesy of First National Bank of the Rockies. Exhibit Hall, vendors and midway open.

8 a.m. Exhibit Hall opens

9 a.m. 4-H/FFA llama show (Multipurpose Building)

9 a.m. to noon Cloverbud for a day (Exhibit Hall)

9:30 a.m. Dress your animal (Multipurpose Building)

Noon Bucket calf contest (Multipurpose Building)

12:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA dairy/beef breeding show (Multipurpose Building)

2 p.m. Beef showmanship, market beef immediately following (Multipurpose Building)

6 p.m. HiWay Bar wine and beer contest (Exhibit Hall)

7:30 p.m. Bridgestone Tires Demolition Derby. Free for children 5 and younger sitting on a lap, $10 for youths ages 6 to 12, $15 for adults ages 13 and older, $25 for pit pass with a signed waiver.

Aug. 17

All inflatable rides are free from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. courtesy of Yampa Valley Electric Association. Exhibit Hall, vendors and midway open.

8 a.m. Exhibit Hall opens

10 a.m. Lion’s Club Parade. Register by calling 970-276-1600. (downtown Hayden)

11 a.m. 4-H/FFA round-robin showmanship (Multipurpose Building)

11 a.m. Beauty and the Beast: ranch/rookie/open bronc, mutton bustin’ and Murdoch's youth bull riding. (outdoor arena)

11:30 a.m. Routt County Fair royalty horseshoe pitching contest (field)

3:30 p.m. 4-H presale/Bobby Robinson Memorial Barbecue (field)

5:30 p.m. Junior Livestock Sale (Multipurpose Building)

8:30 p.m. Peabody Energy barn dance with live music by Justin Lane Band (field)

Aug. 18

Exhibit Hall, vendors, inflatable rides and midway open.

8 a.m. Exhibit Hall opens

9 a.m. Pretty Baby Contest (Exhibit Hall)

9 a.m. Chuck Fulton Memorial Open Draft Horse Competition (outdoor arena)

10 a.m. Mayor's Brownie Contest and Commissioners' Cookie Basket Contest (Exhibit Hall)

10 a.m. Coloring contest judging (Exhibit Hall)

11:30 a.m. DeLine Land & Cattle Co./North Forty Fencing mutton bustin’ (track)

12:30 p.m. Horse races (track)

1 p.m. Murdoch's youth bull riding (outdoor arena)

2 p.m. Mountain Valley Bank Rocky Mountain Bronc Riders Association finals. (outdoor arena)

2 to 6 p.m. Open class payout, home arts exhibits released (Exhibit Hall)

3:30 p.m. B&B Irrigation Adopt-A-Pig, preregistration is required at fairgrounds (track)

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