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August 2-6, 2023

National, Iowa

Fair Schedule


$35 SEASON TICKET includes admission to all entertainment events.

DAILY TICKET includes admission to the entertainment events of the day.

Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$5.00 $15.00 $15.00 $15.00 $10.00

NO RESERVED SEATING FOR ANY ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS!

Ticket Information 2022 Fair Map


Tuesday, August 2

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 4-H & FFA non-livestock conference judging
12:00 Noon Pet Show & Clover Kid Pet Show (large arena)

Wednesday, August 3

8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Swine may arrive at fair
9:00 a.m. Horse Show
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Open Class entries received
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Rabbits may be brought to the fair
4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 4-H Exhibit Hall Open (Commercial Hall CLOSED)
5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. BBQ sponsored by the county commodity groups
6:30 p.m. Flag Raising Ceremony & Fair Queen Pageant
Star Dance Team Performance - following queen competition
7:00 p.m. 4-H Style Show & Share the Fun Show

Thursday, August 4

7:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Beef, Dairy, Bucket Bottle Calves, Dairy Goats, Rabbits, Sheep & Meat Goats, Poultry & Other Animal entries received
9:00 a.m. – Noon Open Class entries received
Noon – 8:30 p.m. Commercial Exhibit Halls Open
Noon – 9:00 p.m. 4-H Exhibit Halls Open
1:30 p.m. Dog Show (large arena)
5:00 p.m. Swine Show (Schulte Complex)
6:00 p.m. Motorcross
7:30 p.m. Confederate Railroad (grandstands)

Friday, August 5

8:00 a.m. Dairy Goat Show (large arena)
9:00 a.m. Rabbit Show (Schulte Complex)
9:30 a.m. Dairy Show (large arena)
Noon – 8:30 p.m. Commercial Exhibit Halls Open
Noon – 9:00 p.m. 4-H Exhibit Halls Open
3:00 p.m. Market Beef Show (large arena)
8:00 p.m. High Valley (grandstands)

Saturday, August 6

8:30 a.m. Sheep Show (Schulte Complex)
9:00 a.m. Poultry Show (large arena)
10:30 a.m. Meat Goat Show (Schulte Complex)
Noon – 8:30 p.m. Commercial Exhibit Halls Open
Noon – 9:00 p.m. 4-H Exhibit Halls Open
12:30 p.m. Other Animals Conference Judging (pens)
1:00 p.m. Bucket Bottle Calves Conference Judging (Large arena)
1:00 p.m. Kiddie Tractor Pull
1:00 p.m. Demolition Derby:
2022 Clayton County Fair Demo Derby Rules
2:30 p.m. Breeding Beef Show (large arena)
6:00 p.m. Mutton Busting (grandstands)
7:00 p.m. Clayton County Bull Bash (grandstands)
9:00 p.m. Movie Night

Sunday, August 7

9:30 a.m. 4-H & FFA Livestock Judging Contest
11:00 a.m. Truck & Tractor Pull:
Tractor Pull Flyer
9500 Hot Farm Shootout Flyer
2022 Truck & Tractor Pull Full Rules
Noon – 7:30 p.m. 4-H Exhibit Hall & Commercial Exhibit Hall Open
Noon – 3:00 p.m. Kiddie Calf/Little Piglet Show:
Must Register by Friday, July 29.
Registration Link: tinyurl.com/kiddieshow
2:30 p.m. Youth Ag Olympics (large arena)
5:00 p.m. 4-H & FFA Static exhibits released
7:00 p.m. Open Class exhibits released
7:00 p.m. 4-H & FFA Livestock entries released

Monday, August 8

9:00 a.m. Livestock Auction