2012 will be a year to remember for the Clay County Fair. With the 4th of July done with, the next big event coming up for is the Fair, being held from Saturday July 14, through Saturday July 21.
The fair was a topic often mentioned at the Fourth of July Celebration, where the contestants for both the Miss Clay County and Junior Miss Clay County Pageants were announced.
Fair organizers were pleased to announce that this year, there will once again be a carnival at the fair as well.
The Fair schedule of events follows:
2012 CLAY COUNTY FAIR EVENTS
SATURDAY, July 14
9:00 am Projects: Dogs and Cats
SUNDAY, July 15
12:00 noon ALL 4-H LIVESTOCK MUST BE IN PLACE; 12:00 – 3:00 pm 4-H Liv estock Weigh-In; 3:00 -4:00 pm 4-H Crops /Horticulture Project Judging; 4:00 pm Mandatory 4-H Livest ock exhibitor meeting; 6:00 pm 4-H Swim Party; 4:00 pm ATV & Motorcycle Drag Registra tion; 5: 30 pm ATV & Mot orcycle Drag Races
Page 2 of 3 - MONDAY, July 16
9:00 am 4-H Beef Show, Dair y Show; 1:00 pm Open Sheep Show; 2:00 pm 4-H Rabbit Show; 3:30 pm 4-H Poultry Show; 5:00 pm Pee Wee Livestock Show-following rabbit show-ages 4-10; 7:00 pm Junior Miss Pageant
TUESDAY, July 17
8:00 am 4-H Swine Show; 8:00 am Ope n & Jr Beef Judging; 11:00 am 4-H Sheep Show; 1:00 pm 4-H Goat Sho w; TBA 4-H Showmanship Sweep stakes; 6:30 pm Joni ’s Power & Grace; 7:00 pm Queen’s Pie Auction Following Joni’s Greased Pig Contest-Queens and Public Contest
WEDNESDAY, July 18
8:00 am Jr Swi ne Show; following Jr Swine is Jr Sheep Show; following Jr Sheep is Jr Goat Show; 1:00 pm Lawn Mower/Tractor Driv ing Contest; 2:00 pm Ag Olympics-sponsore d by CC Farm Bureau; 4:00-7:00 pm 4-H BBQ; 5:00pm DAS *zle Dance & Tumble-Free on stage; 6:30 pm 4-H Livestock Auction
Page 3 of 3 - THURSDAY, July 19
8:00 am Open Dairy Ju dging; 6:00 pm 4-H an d Jr Horses Show; 7:00 pm ISPA Tractor and Truck Pull
FRIDAY, July 20
7:00 pm Clay County Fair Queen Pageant and Little Miss Pageant
SATURDAY, July 21
10:30 am Registration for Demo Derby; 1:00 pm Demo Derby