Junior Fair Exhibitor Information

Registration Information

Welcome to the Hardin County Fair! We’re so glad that you’re here! We’re all in for a great week full of contests, food, and great friends and memories.


Animals are welcome to move in at any time on Monday. You can read the Market Animal Weight Requirements here.

  • Hogs 8:00-2:00

    All hogs will weigh by aisle. All exhibits must be in place by 8am.

  • Lambs 2:00-4:00
  • Diary Goats 4:00-4:30
  • Market Goats 4:30-5:00
  • Steers 4:00-5:00
  • Turkeys 5:00-5:30
  • Beef Feeders 5:00-5:30
  • Dairy Feeders 5:00-6:00
  • Rabbits & Broilers 5:30-6:30
  • Dairy Steers 6:00-6:30

Exhibitor Wristbands and Numbers

Junior fair exhibitors must obtain their wristband to be admitted to the fair during the week. They can be obtained in the Junior Fair Board Office located in the Machinery Building. (Please enter from machinery building side) Exhibitor back numbers can also be picked up from this location if applicable. Wristbands are void once removed.

Livestock Sale Information

The Junior Fair Livestock Sale gives exhibitors the opportunity to be rewarded for their year of hard work and dedication to their projects. The sale begins promptly at 9:00am and will be in the following order:

  • Rabbits
  • Hogs
  • Poultry
  • Dairy Beef Feeders
  • Milk
  • Lambs
  • Goats
  • Beef Steers
  • Beef Feeders
  • Dairy Steers

Share the Fun!

We love to see how much fun you are having at the Hardin County Fair!

Please share your photos with us on social media by using #HCF21 and by tagging us! We look forward to hearing from you!