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Special contests add competetive fun to the Haskell County Fair!

CONTEST INFO: Read on for dates, times, rules, and entry information.

Tuesday, July 23
Enter 9:00 -- 11:30am in the Open Class building
  1. Each person is limited to one entry.
  2. Each entry must be made by the participant.
  3. Pies should be made from scratch -- no prepared pie shells, please.
  4. Each entry will consist of one pie.
  5. The entry may be a one-crust, two-crust, or lattice-topped pie.
  6. Enteries should be covered, and it is recommended that pies are baked in disposable pie pans.
  7. Entries will be judged on appearance, crust & filling.
  8. Participants must submit their recipes on index cards. Recipes may be released for use and publication.
  9. Pies will be served on Tuesday evening.
No age groups
Prizes: 1st = $100.00; 2nd = $50.00; 3rd = $25.00
Pre-register by Friday, July 19, call 675-8176
Decorating: Monday, July 22, 9:00am-5:00pm
Judging: Tuesday, July 23, 2:00pm
  1. The hay bale contest is open to all Haskell County 4-H Clubs, community or school organizations.
  2. The Fair Board will provide one (1) round bale for each group participating in the contest.
  3. Bales can be placed on their sides or stood on end.
  4. Decorations should be weather and wind proof.
  5. No commercial or political party signs of any kind are allowed.
  6. Decorations may not be removed from bales before Friday, July 26 at 7:00pm.
  7. Entries will be judged on the use of the 2013 Fair Theme "Peace, Love & Rodeo," eye appeal, construction, use of material and creativity.
No age groups
Prizes: 1st = $100.00; 2nd = $50.00; 3rd = $25.00
Tuesday, July 23
Enter in the Open Class Building, 9:00-11:30am
  1. Contestants may enter one tie-dyed item.
  2. Entries may include by are not limited to clothing, crafts, and banners.
  3. Entries will be exhibited in the Open Class building throughout the fair.
  4. The design much incorporate the fair theme, "Peace, Love & Rodeo."
  5. Entries in all age divisions must be created by the entrant.
  6. Please mark name on the entry where they are not visible.
Age groups: 8 & Under, 9-17 Years, and 18 years and over.
Prizes: 1st = $50.00; 2nd = $25.00; 3rd = $10.00
Tuesday, July 23
Enter 5:35 to 6:00 pm
Judging begins at 6:30pm.
Enter your best homemade ice cream (any flavor) to be judged and then shared with the public. Entries may be pre-entered by calling the Fair Office (675-8176). Pre-entry is not necessary, but we would like an idea of how many entries to expect. Juding will be based on Flavor, Appearance, and Texture.
Prizes: 1st = $100; 2nd = $50; 3rd = $25
Sponsored by Northwest Cotton Growers Co-op of Moscow, Kansas
Enter: Tuesday, July 23 at the Open Class Clothing Department, 9:00 - 11:30am
  1. Entrants in the Open Class Clothing Department (Dept. II) who enter either clothing or other article made of 100% cotton will be eligible for a separate $50 prize from the Cotton Growers Co-op.
  2. Article will be judged on construction and workmanship.
  3. Articles such as quilts may have material other than cotton used for batting or trim or other decoration, but the remainder of the fabric must be 100% cotton.
  4. Entries in all age divisions must have been made by the entrant.
    Age Categories: Youth: 18 and under; Adult: 19 and over.
    Prizes: 1st=$50 in each age division
Wednesday, July 24 and Thursday, July 25 at the rodeo
Area youth can get into the action at the Haskell County Fair Rodeo again this year by entering the "Calf Scramble" and/or the Junior Girls Barrel Race. There is no pre-registration for these events. The Calf Scramble involves area children in two age groups: 7-10 yrs. and 11-14 yrs. Junior Barrel Racing is open to area girls ages 5-14, but they must be able to ride unassisted by an adult. Parents with children interested in these fun events should attend the rodeo. Participation prizes will be awarded each night.

Saturday, July 27
12:30 at the City Park
Coordinated by Haskell County Farm Bureau
Children can pedal their way to the State Fair by entering the Farm Bureau Pedal Tractor Pull. The contest will be on Saturday at the City Park. There is no pre-registration necessary for this event, but parents should accompany their children to the pedal pull. Medals for first, second and third in each age level from 4 years to 12 years will be awarded. All first and second place winners are eligible to compete at the State Fair. No entry fee; Free pop for all participants.


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