Junior Fair Exhibitor 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.

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Have questions about your project? What to bring to the fair? Maybe just what to expect? We have you covered. We sit down with a Junior Fair Board member every week to discuss helpful tips and tricks for their project, then publish it every #ShowboxSaturday!

 

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Arrival

Animals are welcome to move in at any time on Monday, September 3rd. Scales will open at 8:00am. You can read the Market Animal Weight Requirements here.

Exhibitor Wristbands & 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.

Show Rules

All rules are excerpts from the official Hardin County Fair Premium Book.

Beef | Dairy Beef | Dogs | Goats | Horse & Pony | Poultry | Rabbits | Sheep | Swine | 4-H | High School Art | Family & Consumer Sciences | Girl Scouts | Agricultural Education | Educational Booths

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 8:00am and will be in the following order:

  • Goats
  • Beef Steers
  • Beef Feeders
  • Dairy Steers
  • Rabbits
  • Hogs
  • Broilers
  • Turkeys
  • Dairy Beef Feeders
  • Milk
  • Lambs

You can read the official information from the fair book here.

You can read the new sale etiquette information here.

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 #HCF18 and by tagging us! We look forward to hearing from you!

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