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Chaffee County Fair & Rodeo

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Chaffee County Fair & Rodeo features rodeo skills of the old west, plus all the fun of a county fair.  View deails.

 

Friday, July 24
6 p.m. – Mounted Shooters
 
Saturday, July 25
8 a.m. – 4-H indoor judging, closed to the public
10 a.m. – Mounted Shooters
9 a.m.-4 p.m. – Receive open class
 
Sunday, July 26
10 a.m. – Mounted Shooters
1-4 p.m. – Receive open class
 
Monday, July 27
8-9 a.m. – Receive open class perishables (horticulture and floriculture)
10 a.m. – Open class judging (closed to the public)
10 a.m. – American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) Obstacle Challenge
 
Tuesday, July 28
9 a.m. – 4-H horse show and gymkhana
5-7 p.m. – 4-H and open class poultry and rabbit check-in
 
Wednesday, July 29
8 a.m. – Information booth opens
9 a.m. – Exhibit Hall open to the public
9-11 a.m. – 4-H market livestock weigh-in
9 a.m. 4-H and open poultry judging
1 p.m. – 4-H and open rabbit judging.
2:30 p.m. – 4-H small animal round robin.
4-6 p.m. – Animal communicator JoLee Wingerson in the meeting room
5 p.m. – Dog speak by Leslie Walker in the meeting room
5 p.m. – Gambler’s Choice Jackpot Trail Horse Challenge
6 p.m. – 4-H dog obedience show
 
Thursday, July 30
(Seniors’ and kids’ day)
8 a.m. – 4-H swine show
11 a.m.-2 p.m. – Carriage rides
11 a.m. – Kids’ activities
11 a.m. – Pet adoptions sponsored by Ark-Valley Humane Society
11 a.m. – Salida Circus
11 a.m. – Stick Horse Rodeo/ Betsy the Cow
12:30 p.m. – 4-H goat show and sheep show
1 p.m. – Open equine gymkhana
2 p.m. – Open breeding livestock show
2 p.m. – Robotics demonstration
4:30 p.m. – Team sorting
5 p.m. – Rocky Mountain Bull Fry
5 p.m. – Stick Horse Rodeo/ Betsy the Cow
7 p.m. – Sam Adams, stand-up comedian
 
Friday, July. 31
9 a.m. – 4-H beef show
11:30 a.m. – 4-H round robin
1 p.m. – Carriage driving events
5 p.m. – Muttin’ Bustin’ (35 entries)
5:45 p.m. – Steer riding (10 entries)
6 p.m. – 4-H parade and royalty grand entry
6:15 p.m. – Ranch Rodeo and Calcutta
7 p.m. – Country Showdown local-level country music contest
9 p.m. – Adam Ashley and the Gang of Twang
 
Saturday, Aug. 1
9 a.m. – Cutting horse
10 a.m. – Horseshoe pitching (singles and doubles)
11 a.m. – Antique tractor pull
11 a.m. – Sawdust pile with coins
Noon – Antique engine demonstration
1 p.m. – 4-H awards program
1:15 p.m. – Presentation of Corner Post Award
1:30 p.m. – Junior Market Livestock Sale
4:30 p.m. – Catch a pig contest, for children ages 4-5, 6-7 and 8-9 (20 entries per age group)
5 p.m. – Catch a calf contest, for youths ages 10-12 and ages 13-14.
5:30 p.m. – Muttin’ Bustin’ (35 entries)
6:45 p.m. – Steer riding (10 entries)
7 p.m. – 4-H Parade
7:15 p.m. – Grand Entry/Six horse hitch performance
7:30 p.m. – CPRA Rodeo and Slack
9 p.m.-1 a.m. – Dance featuring the music of Alan & Martin
 
Sunday, Aug. 2
8 a.m. – 4-H animal exhibit release
8:30 a.m. – Cowboy Church service with Vance Johnson
10 a.m. – Queen’s barrel race
10 a.m. – Antique tractor pull
10 a.m. – Archery contest at Town Well No. 3
11:45 a.m. – Melon eating contest
Noon – Antique engine demonstration
Noon – Muttin’ Bustin’ finals (20 contestants)
12:45 p.m. – Steer riding finals (6 contestants)
1 p.m. – Crowning of 2016 Fair Royalty
1:30 p.m. – CPRA Rodeo and presentation of Hollenbeck All-Around Belt Buckle
3:30 p.m. – 4-H and open class exhibits release
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