Noble County OSU Extension Service
Fall Free Fair
Noble Co. Fall Free Fair
The Noble County Fall Free Fair takes place the third week of September at the Noble County Fairgrounds in Perry. Events at the fair include an open horse show, poultry show, rabbit show, youth and open livestock show for cattle, swine, sheep and goats, and 4-H, FFA, HCE and open class building exhibits. Other fair activities include Farmhand Olympics, bunny scramble, hog calling, livestock judging and tractor operator contest.
2013 Noble County Fall Free Fair Dates
September 7-13, 2013
Saturday, September 7
|8:00 a.m.||Horse Show Check-in (Pre-entry due by September 4 to Extension Office)|
|9:00 a.m.||Horse Show - Cherokee Strip Roundup Arena|
Monday, September 9
|8:00 a.m.||Commercial & Youth Booth set-up by 6:00 p.m.|
|8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.||Women’s Building – EXHIBIT ENTRY DAY|
|6:00 p.m.||Women's Building CLOSED FOR JUDGING
Art, Plants/Flowers and Photography judged
|2:00 p.m.||Youth Open Dog Show entries due|
|3:00 p.m.||Youth Open Dog Show in Show Arena|
|3:00 p.m.||Best Dressed Pet Contest entries due|
|Best Dressed Pet Contest immediately following Youth Open Dog Show|
|5:00 p.m.||Farm Hand Olympics - Tractor Pull Area|
Tuesday, September 10
|Women’s Building CLOSED for judging
|8:00 a.m.||LIVESTOCK ENTRY DAY – Except Swine|
|9:00 a.m.||Sheep Weigh-in|
|9:30 a.m.||Goat Weigh-in|
|10:00 a.m.||Weigh Steers and Check Heifer Papers|
|1:00 p.m.||Lamb Lead entries due (Click here for entry form)|
|2:00 p.m.||Lamb Lead Interview & Show
|3:00 p.m.||Sheep Show
|5:00 p.m.||Ag Mechanics exhibits must be in place|
|5:00 – 8:00 p.m.||Pullorum-typhoid testing available|
|5:30 p.m.||Bunny Scramble Contest|
|5:30 p.m.||Ag Mechanics exhibits judged|
|6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
||Poultry and Rabbits must be entered|
|6:00 p.m.||Goat Show|
|No swine entered into barn until after goat show. No swine unloaded without papers verified. Unchecked swine will be disqualified and asked to leave.
**For 1 hour after goat show ends, swine papers will be verified as swine are unloaded.
Wednesday, September 11
|Buildings open to public 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.|
|7:00 – 9:00 a.m.||Swine papers verified during unloading
|8:30 a.m.||Poultry, Pigeons & Rabbits judged|
|9:00 a.m.||Swine must be in barn|
|5:45 p.m.||Bucket Calf Contest|
|6:00 p.m.||Beef Cattle Show|
Thursday, September 12
|Buildings open to public 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.|
|9:00 a.m.||Tractor Operator Contest (Click here for release form)|
|9:00 a.m.||Swine Weigh-in|
|5:30 p.m.||Hog Calling Contest|
|6:00 p.m.||Swine Show|
Friday, September 13
|Buildings open 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.|
|9:30 a.m.||Livestock judging contest|
|2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
||ALL exhibits released – No exhibits will be released early!!
Exhibit pickup ends at 5:00 p.m.
|7:00 p.m.||Tractor Pull|