The Antelope County Fair is right around the corner, planned this year from July 28-August 2.
Ag Olympics will kick off the fair on Tuesday, and other events will include bull riding, the demolition derby, truck and tractor pull and this year's music entertainment, Montgomery Gentry.
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Here is the complete schedule of events including 4-H shows:
Tuesday, July 28
9:00 a.m. 4-H/FFA Dog Show
1:00 p.m. 4-H/FFA Cat Show
3:00 p.m. 4-H/FFA Small Pet Show
7:00 p.m. Ag Olympics
Ag Olympics Events include:
Registration for Ag Olympics begins at 6:30 p.m. in the horse arena. Participants will compete in teams of two. Must complete all events together. The games may be messy, so participants are encouraged to "dress for a mess." The fastest three teams to finish the events in each of the age groups will place. Age groups are 4 to 6-years old; 7 to 12-years old; 13 to 18-years-old; and adults. Places will be similar to the Olympics: Gold ($40) • Silver ($25) • Bronze ($10). Contact Ed Pellatz for details or for early registration,
Wednesday, July 29
2-6:00 p.m. Entry day for ALL 4-H/FFA exhibits other then livestock (except clothing, photography, and cake decorating)
7:00 p.m. Team Penning
Contact Dakota Olson for details or for early registration, 402-741-2399
Thursday, July 30
1:00 p.m 4-H/FFA Dairy Show
2:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Horse Show
7:30 Calcutta---8:00 p.m. Bull Riding
Sponsored by KBRX radio, McKay Stock
James Lee Band in the Beer Garden
Friday, July 31
8:30 a.m. 4-H/FFA Horse Show
8:30 a.m. 4-H/FFA Rabbit Show
1:00 p.m. 4-H/FFA Revised Poultry Competition
4:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Goat Show
5:00 p.m. 4-H/FFA Sheep Show
8:00 p.m. Montgomery Gentry in front of grandstand.
Back 40 in the Beer Garden after the Concert
Saturday, August 1
7:00 a.m. Pancakes sponsored by Farmers Pride
8:30 a.m. 4-H/FFA Swine Show
10:00 a.m. 4-H/FFA Beef Show
To Follow Large Animal Round Robin
4:00 p.m. Premium Auction
7:00 p.m. Demo Derby
To Participate Contact
Sammy 308-233-7237 or Leon 308-440-5491
County Road Band in the Beer Garden
Sunday, August 2
7:30 a.m. Pancake sponsored by Snider Memorial. Free to 4-H/FFA Exhibitors
10:00 a.m. Open Horse Fun Day (Arena)
12:30 p.m. 4-H Fashion Revue & Awards Ceremony
2:00 p.m. All 4-H/FFA Exhibits Released.
5:00 p.m. Nebraska Truck and Tractor Pull
To Participate Contact Rick Bradley, 308-233-4503
For more fair information, visit the Antelope County Fair website.