Junior Fair Exhibitor Information

Registration Information

Information regarding altered processes due to coronavirus can be found on the coronavirus resource page.

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. The scales will open at 8:00am. You can read the Market Animal Weight Requirements here.

  • Hogs 8:00-11:30 and 12:30-2:30
  • Lambs 11:30-12:30 and 2:30-3:30
  • Goats 4:00-5:00
  • Market Beef (Feeders 1st) 4:00-5:00
  • Dairy Feeders 5:00-6:00
  • Rabbits, Broilers and Turkeys 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 8:00am and will be in the following order:

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

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!