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2018 Bottineau County Fair

2018 Bottineau County Fair is June 14th - 17th. 4-H Activities at the Fair begin on Monday, June 11th.



Monday, June 11th

            9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Registration and entry of static exhibits

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - Lunch

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Judges Orientation

12:30 p.m. -  Interview Judging of Static exhibits

Tuesday, June 12th

8:30 a.m. - Pick-up Horse EXHIBITOR NUMBERS at the arena

High Point Rider Class Designation

9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. - Horse Show Schedule:

 Cloverbud Showmanship at Halter

Showmanship at Halter

Cloverbud Walk/Trot

Hunter Seat Equitation

English Pleasure

Hunter Hack

English Equitation over fences

Western Horsemanship

Western Pleasure


Ranch Horse Pleasure




Keyhole Race

Goat Tying

3:00pm-6:00pm - Small Animal Registration

5:30 p.m. - Fielding Committee meeting     

Wednesday, June 13th 

9:00 a. m. -  Judging for Dogs, Pets, Eggs, Dressed Poultry, Rabbits, & Poultry Classes

12:00 Noon - Registration and entry of livestock exhibits

1:30 p.m. - Clothing Revue Judging - Good Samaritan Center (Activity Room)

2:30 p.m. - Clothing Revue Show - Good Samaritan Center (Lunch Room)

5:30 p.m. - Bicycle Rodeo (NW area of the race track)


 6:30 p.m. - Livestock Weigh-In

 7:45 p.m. - Fielding Committee meeting

Thursday, June 14th

                        8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - LIVESTOCK Judging (Order: Sheep, Swine, Goat, Beef then Dairy classes)

NOTICE:  The times set for judging are not exact. It’s the showman’s responsibility to be ready in plenty of time. Showmanship will follow each class of livestock.

12:30 p.m. - Prepare and Print Sale Order

3:00 p.m - Fielding Committee meet with Extension staff to review premium sale sheet before final printing.  

4:30 p.m. - Sale meeting for ring men, auctioneers and livestock committees

5:00 p.m. - Parade of Champions followed by Premium Sale

6:00 p.m. - Voluntary release of Large Animal Exhibits  

Friday, June 15th   

10:00 a.m. - Round-Robin Showmanship Contests (Large Animal: Beef, Dairy, Swine, Goat, Horse) (Small Animal: Dog, Rabbit, Poultry, Pets)

3:00 p.m. - Release of All Large Animal Exhibits (Horse, Beef, Swine, Sheep, Goats)

Saturday, June 16th

3:00 p.m. - Release of ALL Small Animal Exhibits (Poultry, Rabbits)

Sunday, June 17th

3:00 p.m. - Release of ALL Static Exhibits (NO EARLY PICKUPS)


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