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2016 Routt County Fair schedule

Christian Planansky, 6, tries to hang on to his lamb during Saturday's mutton bustin' competition at the Routt County Fair. Christian was successful at hanging on, at least until his lamb crashed into a fence.
Joel Reichenberger

Friday, Aug. 12

• 8 a.m. Open/4-H ranch horse versatility (outdoor arena).

• 6 p.m. Open horse show English (outdoor arena).

Saturday, Aug. 13

• 8:30 a.m. Open horse show (outdoor arena); open freestyle reining one hour after conclusion of open horse show.

• 5 p.m. Horseshoe pitching contest (field — east side of multipurpose building).

Sunday, Aug. 14

• 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 4-H/FFA livestock stalling (multipurpose building).

• 8:30 a.m open horse show/gymkhana (outdoor arena).

• 7 p.m. (or upon conclusion of open horse show) team sorting (outdoor arena) .

Monday, Aug. 15

• 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 4-H/FFA livestock stalling (multipurpose building) .

• 9 a.m. 4-H horse show (outdoor arena).

• 6 p.m. 4-H roping (outdoor arena) .

Tuesday, Aug. 16

• 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 4-H/FFA livestock stalling (multipurpose building)

• 8 a.m. 4-H dog check-in

• 8:30 a.m. 4-H dog show (field — east side of multipurpose building)

• noon to 6 p.m. 4-H rabbit and poultry check-in (small animal barn).

• 1 p.m. 4-H English show (outdoor arena).

• 4 p.m. 4-H gymkhana (immediately following English) (outdoor arena).

• 6 p.m. 4-H/FFA swine weigh-in (multipurpose building) .

Wednesday, Aug. 17

• 8 a.m. 4-H/FFA poultry show (small animal barn); open poultry show immediately following 4-H show (small animal barn).

• 10 Sheep and goat weigh-in (multipurpose building).

• 11:30 a.m. Steer weigh-in (multipurpose building).

• 1 to 8 p.m. Home arts check-in (exhibit hall).

• 2:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA breeding swine (multipurpose building).

• 3 p.m. 4-H/FFA swine showmanship (multipurpose building).

• 5 to 7 p.m. FFA alumni fundraiser meal; all are welcome (field — east side of multipurpose building).

• 7 to 7:30 p.m. Ice cream social (field — east side of multipurpose building).

Thursday, Aug. 18

• Exhibition Hall, vendors, inflatables, midway open.

• 8 a.m. to noon 4-H/FFA rabbit show (small animal barn); open rabbit immediately following.

• 9 a.m. Home arts judging begins (exhibit hall).

• 10:30 a.m. 4-H/FFA goat show — breeding, showmanship, market (multipurpose building); 4-H/FFA goat showmanship immediately following breeding; 4-H/FFA market goat show immediately following showmanship.

• 1:30 p.m. Bum lamb contest (multipurpose building).

• 2 p.m. 4-H/FFA breeding sheep show (multipurpose building).

• 3 p.m. 4-H/FFA sheep showmanship (multipurpose building); market lamb show immediately following.

• 6 p.m. Calcutta for the Jake Booco Invitational bull riding (track).

• 6:30 p.m. Horse races (track).

  • 7:30 p.m. Jake Booco Invitation Bull Riding; tickets required (outdoor arena).

Friday, Aug. 19

• Exhibition hall, vendors, inflatables, midway open; Mountain Valley Bank’s “Ride Free ’til Five Fun Friday” Inflatable rides are free until 5 p.m., courtesy of Mountain Valley Bank.

• 8 a.m. Exhibit hall opens.

• 9 a.m. 4-H/FFA llama show (multipurpose building).

• 9 a.m. to noon Cloverbud for a day (exhibit hall).

• 10 a.m. Dress your animal (multipurpose building).

• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Heritage demonstration (exhibit hall).

• Noon Best of steak Contest (multipurpose building).

• Noon Bucket calf show (multipurpose building).

• 12:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA dairy/beef breeding show (multipurpose building).

• 2 p.m. 4-H/FFA beef showmanship (multipurpose building); market beef immediately following.

• 5 p.m. Sweet ’n spicy contest (exhibit hall).

• 6 p.m. Wine and beer contest (exhibit hall).

• 7:30 p.m. Demolition derby with lawn mower tractor races; tickets required (outdoor arena).

Saturday, Aug. 20

• Exhibition Hall, vendors, inflatables, midway open; “Ride Free ‘til Five” courtesy of the town of Hayden.

• 8 a.m. Exhibit hall opens.

• 10 a.m. Lion’s Club parade, downtown Hayden.

• 11 a.m. 4-H/FFA Round robin showmanship (multipurpose building).

• 11 a.m. Mutton bustin’ (track).

• Noon Open barrel race, junior bull riding, mini broncs (outdoor arena).

• 1 to 3 p.m. Heritage demonstration (exhibit hall).

• 3 p.m. 4-H Presale/Bobby Robinson Memorial Barbecue (field — east side of multipurpose building).

• 3 p.m. KRAI free coke floats (field — east side of multipurpose building).

• 4:30 p.m. Junior livestock sale (multipurpose building).

• 8:30 p.m. Barn dance with live music by Kaleb Austin (midway).

Sunday, Aug. 21

• Exhibition hall, vendors, inflatables, midway open.

• 8 a.m. Exhibit hall opens.

• 9 a.m. All sheep, goat, steer and swine members must be at the multipurpose building to clean and help break down pens. Members with small animals need to be at the small animal barn to help clean. All animals need to be removed by noon.

• 9 a.m. Chuck Fulton Memorial Open Draft Horse Competition (outdoor arena).

• 10 a.m. Pretty baby contest (exhibit hall).

• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Heritage demonstrations (exhibit hall).

• 11 a.m. Mutton bustin’ (track).

• Noon Lil’ Buckaroo Junior Rodeo (outdoor arena).

• 2 to 6 p.m. Open class payout, home arts exhibits released (exhibit hall).

• 2 p.m. Adopt-A-Pig; registration and fee required (track).

• 2:30 p.m. Adult Catch-A-Pig contest; registration and fee required (track)


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