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RELEASED: 2018 Butler Farm Show schedule

GENERAL INFORMATION

Gates open daily 8:30 AM til 11:00 PM.
(Tent Gate opens daily at 3 PM.)
Meridian, Tent, Pit and Airport gates lock at midnight.


ADMISSION POLICY

Daily admission starting at 8:30 AM
Adults and children 3 years and older:
Monday – $7.00 per person
Tuesday thru Saturday – $8.00 per person
Admission price includes all Bartlebaugh Amusement Rides!

NOTE: UNDER THREE YEARS OLD ENTER FREE UNLESS THEY WANT TO RIDE THE RIDES.
Admission Includes parking, unlimited midway rides (excluding boat rides), all exhibits and entertainment.

Grandstand admission is an additional fee per person for special events.
Everyone entering the grandstand must have a wrist band.
NO EXCEPTIONS.

ABSOLUTELY NO ADMISSION REFUNDS.
THE SHOW GOES ON RAIN OR SHINE!


ADVANCE TICKET SALES

BUY 6 Strip Tickets for $30 in the Farm Show Office July 2 – August 5. (Savings of $18)
Good for admittance any day to grounds only, does NOT include rides or arena admission. Use them one a day OR
share with family and friends.

FIRST-AID FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE MAIN GATE ENTRANCE OPPOSITE THE OFFICE.
NO SMOKING IN ANY BARNS/BUILDINGS.
NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, DRUGS, DOGS OR PETS PERMITTED ON THE GROUNDS! (ONLY SERVICE DOGS ARE ADMITTED.)
OUR SECURITY WILL ENFORCE THIS!


SATURDAY, AUGUST 4
4:00 PM LITTLE MISS 4-H BUTLER FARM SHOW
& LITTLE MISS BUTLER FARM SHOW
CONTEST …………………..Auditorium Pavilion


SUNDAY, AUGUST 5
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM ALL BEEF, SHEEP & SWINE
MUST BE CHECKED IN, UNLOADED
& STALLED BY 3:00.
NO EXCUSES – NO EXCEPTIONS

10:00 AM – Noon POULTRY Check-In ….. Poultry Tent
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM GOAT Check-In………..Goat Tent
1:00 – 4:00 PM
ARTS & CRAFTS ENTRIES accepted

1:00 – 5:00 PM RABBIT Check-In…………. Rabbit Barn
4:00 PM All HORSES must be on grounds/stalls.
4:00 PM LIVESTOCK WEIGH-IN (NewTime)..Livestock Barn
Order of Weigh-In: Beef, Goats, Lambs
4:30 – 6:00 POULTRY Check-In
& WEIGH-IN…………………………. Poultry Tent

7:00 PM “COME AS YOU ARE” WORSHIP SERVICE
………………………. Auditorium Pavilion
Featuring the Tom Walker Family


MONDAY, AUGUST 6

9:00 All exhibits must be in place for opening
(Except where judging is occurring)
9:00 POULTRY Showmanship, Breed &
Market Show …………………………… Poultry Tent
9:00 RABBIT Show ………………………….. Rabbit Barn
9:00 Arts & Crafts/Home-Produced Products . Judging
Buildings are closed during judging and set-up.
10:00 GOAT Market, Showmanship, Cart &
Type & Boer Show ………………… Dairy Pavilion

1:00 HOG Showmanship
& Breed Show ………………………Livestock Barn
4:00 Arts & Crafts Building ……………………….. Open
Home-Produced Products Building ……. Open
(Approx. Time)
4:00 Log Pulling Contest ……………… Elmer’s Corral
Single Hitches followed by Team Hitches
6:00 MARKET HOG SHOW …………….Livestock Barn
6:00 STICK HORSE RACES……………………….Arena
Sponsored by Boyer’s Ice Cream and
The North Washington Rodeo
7:00 BAKED GOODS AUCTION ……. Dairy Pavilion
Buy the Best that Butler County Brings!
7:00 TOM BARGE & THE GOOD GUYS BAND
& 9:00 ………………………………… Auditorium Pavilion
FREE SHOWS – Traditional Country Music

7:30 GARDEN TRACTOR RACES ………………Arena
$4.00 arena admission for this event.


TUESDAY, AUGUST 7

9:00 DRAFT HORSE, HAFLINGER, PONY & MINI
Halter Show………………………………..Elmer’s Corral
9:00 Jr. DAIRY Showmanship &
Type Show ………………………………….Dairy Pavilion
9:00 Jr. RABBIT Showmanship ……………….Rabbit Barn
10:00 SHEEP Breed Show…………………… Livestock Barn
12:00 SHEEP Showmanship ……………….. Livestock Barn

ALL RIDES OPEN AT 1:00 PM.
Special FREE Shows Each Day!
3 shows at times TBA
THE PORK CHOP REVIEW (Pigs & Tricks),
located on the Midway near the Tent Gate, and
UNCLE TY-RONE (The Kids’ Comedian)
performing on the Stage by the Dairy Barns.
Plus, strolling the grounds, KEVIN ADAIR
and DOUG DREWES’ OX DYNASTY

1:00 PEDAL TRACTOR PULL for Kids …………… Arena
1:00 Pet Education (RABBITS) ……………….Rabbit Barn
1:00 EQUINE Best of Breeds & Best of Show
(Approx. Time)…………………………….Elmer’s Corral
2:00 EQUINE Showmanship
(Approx. Time)…………………………….Elmer’s Corral
2:00 Lead Line Preparation………………… Livestock Barn
3:00 LEAD LINE Contest…………………… Livestock Barn
Must submit entry by July 14.
4:00 Threshing Demonstrations …………. Antique Area

6:00 MARKET LAMB SHOW …………….. Livestock Barn
6:30 DRAFT HORSE & HAFLINGER
Single Hitch Show ……………………….Elmer’s Corral
7:00 REMINGTON RYDE ………….Auditorium Pavilion
& 9:00.FREE SHOWS – Bluegrass Music
2017 SPBGMA Bluegrass Entertainers of the Year Nominee
7:00 TRUCK & TRACTOR PULL ……………………Arena
$4.00 arena admission for this event.
Limited Pro/Super Farm Tractors,
Pro Stock/Super Stock Tractors,
7700# Open 4X4Trucks,
Super Stock 4X4 Trucks


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8

9:00 4-H RABBIT Hopping Contest (New)……Dairy Pav.
10:00 4-H DEMONSTRATIONS ………….. Aud. Pavilion
12:00 BEEF Showmanship &
Breed Show …………………………Livestock Barn
12:00 GOAT Costume Contest (New Time)……Dairy Pav.

1:00 4-H ROBOTICS Judging (New Event)
………………………………… Auditorium Pavilion
1:00 Bicycle & Big Wheel/Tricycle Races …. Arena
1:00 Goat Obstacle Course (New Event)..Dairy Pav.
2:00 PONY & MINI HORSE
Hitch Show ………………………….. Elmer’s Corral
2:30 Barnyard Olympics (New Time) … Dairy Pavilion
4:00 Threshing Demonstrations ……….Antique Area
& 7:00 Weather permitting & manpower available.
6:00 MARKET BEEF SHOW……………Livestock Barn
6:30 DRAFT HORSE & HAFLINGER
Multiple Hitch Show ………………. Elmer’s Corral
6:30 4-H ROBOTICS Demonstration (New Event)
by 4-H Members ………… Home Products Bldg.
7:00 CHEESE AUCTION……………….. Dairy Pavilion
Choice Cheese from Contented Cows!
7:00 THE WRANGLER BAND ………… Aud. Pavilion
& 9:00 FREE SHOWS – Country Music
7:30 4-WHEEL DRIVE PULLING CONTEST…Arena
$4.00 arena admission for this event. 6200# Pro Street,
6500# Street Stock,
6500# Modified Street Stock,
8000# Street Stock Diesel,
8000# Hot Stock Diesel


THURSDAY, AUGUST 9

MILITARY PERSONNEL & VETERANS
ADMITTED FREE WITH VALID MILITARY ID

9:00 Tractor Handling Contest…………………..Arena
Must submit entry by July 14. (Dept. 10, Sect. 22)
9:00 AYRSHIRE Cattle Show …………… Dairy Pavilion
Followed by
BROWN SWISS Show
MILKING SHORTHORN Show
10:30 GUERNSEY Cattle Show …………. Dairy Pavilion
(Approx. Time) Followed by
HOLSTEIN Show

1:00 JERSEY Cattle Show ………………. Dairy Pavilion
(Approx. Time)
2:00 Fleece to Shawl ………….. Home Products Bldg.
Demonstration by the Butler Spinners & Weavers
4:00 Threshing Demonstrations ……….Antique Area
& 7:00 Weather permitting & manpower available.
6:00 Eagle Bowl Farm Show Family Entries Due
5:30 Opening Ceremonies for Livestock Sale
6:00 ANNUAL 4-H-FFA LIVESTOCK SALE
……………………………………….. Livestock Barn
Feed your Family; Fill your Freezer!
Sale Order — Charity Animal, Lambs, Rabbits,
Beef, Poultry, Hogs & Goats
6:30 BEEKEEPING Demonstration (New Day)
by Local Beekeepers ….. Home Products Bldg.
7:00 COUNTY LINE ………………………. Aud. Pavilion
& 9:00 FREE SHOWS – Country Music
7:00 FIGURE 8 RACES…………………………….. Arena
$4.00 arena admission for this event.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 10

9:00 MASTER SHOWMANSHIP
CONTEST …………………………..Livestock Barn

4:00 POULTRY Costume Contest ……….. Poultry Tent
4:00 Threshing Demonstrations ……….Antique Area
& 7:00 Weather permitting & manpower available.
New Event for 2018
5:00 DAIRY PeeWee Showmanship….. Dairy Pavilion
Must submit entry by July 14.
FUN EVENT
5:30 Celebrity Dairy Showmanship ………Dairy Pavilion
6:00 JIM MINTON MEMORIAL
PONY PULLING CONTEST…… Elmer’s Corral
7:00 AWARDS PROGRAM ……………..Livestock Barn
7:00 ROADWORKS BAND …… Auditorium Pavilion
& 9:00 FREE SHOWS – Traditional Country Music
7:00 WORLD’S LARGEST DEMOLITION DERBY ………………………………………………………Arena
$4.00 arena admission for this event.
8:30 GIANT SUNDAE……………………… Dairy Pavilion
9:30 4-H Dance ……………………………… Dairy Pavilion


SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

Special Event
9:30 SUPREME MASTER SHOWMAN CONTEST
……………………………………….. Livestock Barn
10:00 OPEN/PURE STOCK/ …………………………Arena TOUGH FARM TRACTOR PULL

4:00 Threshing Demonstrations ……….Antique Area
& 7:00 Weather permitting & manpower available.
5:00 OLD TIME FIDDLING, BANJO, MANDOLIN
& FLAT TOP GUITAR CONTEST
………………………………… Auditorium Pavilion
FREE SHOW
(See Dept. 22, Section 304, for Rules)
6:00 – Premium Checks Available ……………………Office
8:00 Barring power outages/computer crashes
7:30 ROAD SEMI AND TRI-AXLE TRUCK PULL ………………………………………………………Arena
$4.00 arena admission for this event.
Antique Modified, Road Semi,
Tri-Axle, Pro Street Semi

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