Schedule


Tuesday, July 11, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Non-Livestock Judging – Exhibit Building
9:30 a.m.
Working Exhibits – Exhibit Building
11:30 a.m.
4H/FFA Judges Lunch Sponsored by New Century FS – Big Top Tent
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Open Class Take-In – Exhibit Building
6:00 p.m.
Open Class Judging – Exhibit Building
6:00 p.m.
Livestock may arrive


Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - ENTRY DAY
8:00 a.m.
Swine must be in place.
8:00 a.m.
4-H/FFA Derby Swine weigh in – North end of Pavilion
9:00 a.m.
4-H/FFA Rabbit Agility–Exhibit Building – Rabbit Show to follow
10:00 a.m.
All Livestock MUST be in place
10:00 a.m.
Veterinarian’s Livestock Check
10:00 a.m.
Outside and Food Venders Open
10:00 a.m.
4-H/FFA Beef Weigh-In – Pen Cattle - South end of Pavilion
11:00 a.m.
4-H/FFA Sheep/Meat Goat Weigh-In – Sheep Barn
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
4-H/FFA Beef Weigh-In – South end of Pavilion
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
4-H/FFA Refreshments Sponsored by Farm Credit Services of America
1:30 p.m.
4-H/FFA Challenge Class – Activity Building
2:30 p.m.
CIF/Wright Rodeo Slack – Outdoor Arena
3:00 p.m.
Share the Fun – Stage
3:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Pony Go Round Pony Rides
4:00pm
Open Class Dog Obedience - Pavilion
4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Home Rental Kid Land (Putt Putt Golf, Spin Art, Inflatables, etc.)
3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Toby the Balloon Dude
4:30 p.m.
Clothing Selection/Fashion Review – Stage
5:00 p.m.

4-H/FFA Dog Show - Pavilion

5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
CIF Beer Tent Open
5:30 p.m.

Central Iowa Fair Hall of Fame Award - Stage

5:45 p.m.
Central Iowa Fair Little Miss Princess Crowning and
Central Iowa Fair Queen Crowning – Stage
7:00 p.m.
CIF/Wright Rodeo Night – Outdoor Arena


Thursday, July 13, 2017 - SENIOR CITIZENS/VETERANS DAY
8:00 a.m.
4-H/FFA Bank Breakfast Sponsored by Wells Fargo­-Big Top Tent
9:00 a.m.
4-H/FFA Sheep Show – Pavilion - Open Bottle Lamb Show during sheep show
10:00 a.m.

Outside & Food Vendors Open

11:00 a.m.
Cookie Decorating – Exhibit Building
11:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Home Rental Kid Land (Putt Putt Golf, Spin art, Inflatables, etc.)
11:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Farm Bureau Members Appreciation luncheon – Big Top Tent
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Complimentary lunch to all Veterans (ID may be requested) – Activity Building
12:00 Noon
4-H/FFA Meat Goat Show – Pavilion – Open Bottle Goat immediately following goat show
1:00 p.m..
Salute to Veterans’ Program with Heart of Iowa Chorus – Stage
American Flag presented by SkyDive Iowa – parachuters will land in West Parking Lot
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Pony Go Round Pony Rides
1:30 p.m.
Open Bottle/Bucket Calf Closed Interviews – Location TBD
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Horse Fun Show
2:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Toby the Balloon Dude
3:00 p.m.
4-H/FFA Dairy Cattle/Open Novice Dairy Show – Pavilion
3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
SoundPros DJ Nate with music – Stage
3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
CIF Youth Rodeo check-in
3:30 p.m.
4-H/FFA Dairy Goat Show - Pavilion
4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Pony Go Round Pony Rides
4:00 to 9:00 p.m.
CIF Beer Tent Open
5:30 p.m.
BINGO – CVB Activity Building
5:30 p.m.
YMCA YWCA Bags Tourney – West of Stage
6:00 p.m.
CIF Youth Rodeo – Outdoor arena
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Iowa Valley C.E. Woodcarvers – Exhibit Building
7:30 p.m.
Ice Cream Social – Ice Cream provided by North 3rd Ave. Dairy Queen
Dusk
Movie Night


Friday, July 14, 2017 - AGRICULTURAL DAY
8:00 a.m.
4-H/FFA Bank Breakfast sponsored by US Bank– Big Top Tent
9:00 a.m.
4-H/FFA Beef Show – Pavilion
10:00 a.m.
Outside & Food Vendors Open
10:00 a.m.
Oreo Cookie Stacking Contest – Exhibit Building (Registration at 9:45)
11:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Home Rental Kid Land (Putt Putt Golf, Spin Art, Inflatables, etc.)
11:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Marshall County Cattleman BBQ with water provided by Great Western Bank– Big Top Tent
12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Toby the Balloon Dude
1:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Pony Go Round Pony Rides
1:30 to 4:00 p.m.

Petting Zoo

1:30 to 4:00 p.m.
ISU/Farm Bureau Agricultural Learning Centers
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Blank Park Zoo – Activity Building
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Marshalltown Police Dept Special Car
2:30 to 5:30 p.m.
SoundPros DJ Nate with music – Stage
4:00 p.m.
4-H/FFA Horse Show - Games
5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Key Coop Supper for all 4-H members/family – Big Top Tent
5:00 to 11:00 p.m.
CIF Beer Tent Open
5:30 p.m.
BINGO – CVB Activity Building
5:30 p.m.
4-H/FFA Poultry Show – Poultry Area
6:30 p.m.
A Night at the Races – Grandstand
9:00 p.m.
CIF/Lynne Sutherland, Realtor presents JJ Ace Band - Stage


Saturday, July 15, 2017 - FAMILY FUN DAY
7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
4-H/FFA Breakfast Sponsored by Farmers Savings Bank – Big Top Tent
8:00 a.m.
4-H/FFA Swine Show – Pavilion
9:00 a.m.
4-H/FFA Horse Halter/Performance Show in Open Arena
9:00 a.m.
Cupcake Challenge – CVB Activity Building
10:00 a.m.
Outside & Food Vendors Open
10:00 a.m.
Kiwanis P.M. Kiddie Tractor Pull – Exhibit Building – sign up at 9:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
Cornflake Cloggers - Stage
11:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Home Rental Kid Land (Putt Putt Golf, Spin Art, Inflatables, Etc.)

11:30 a.m.
Science Center of Iowa “Boom” - Stage
12:00 p.m.
Mr. Car Raceway Races
12:30 p.m.
Science Center of Iowa “Earth Plays Rough” - Stage
1:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Crash Simulation – West Lot (will occur during this time frame)
1:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Pony Go Round Pony Rides
1:30 p.m.
4-H/FFA Judging Contest/Workshop
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Marshalltown Police Dept Special Car
3:30 p.m.
Open Pet Show – Pavilion Check-in begins at 3:15 p.m.
3:30 to 7:00 p.m.
SoundPros DJ Nate Music - Stage
4:00 to 11:00 p.m.
CIF Beer Tent Open
4:00 p.m.
Firefighter Water Fights (immediately after crash simulation) – TBD
4:00 p.m.
4-H State Fair Pictures – Exhibit Building
4:15 p.m.
Awards Presentation – Pavilion
Ruth Gale Memorial, Food & Nutrition, Skilled Sewing Awards
Premier 4-H/FFA Member
4:45 p.m.
Small Animal Supreme Showmanship Contest
5:00 p.m.
Livestock Supreme Showmanship Contest
5:30 p.m.
BINGO – CVB Activity Building
6:00 p.m.

CIF/Midwest Pullers Truck Pull – Grandstand

7:00 p.m.
Ice Cream Eating Contest in front of Stage
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
4-H Carnival
8:00 p.m.

Release of OPEN CLASS items only

9:00 p.m.
CIF/KIX101.1 present Presley & Taylor, Country Music’s Sister Duo


Sunday, July 16, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Release of 4-H/FFA exhibits