Knox County Fair 2023

Knox County Fair July 23rd – July 29th

Daily Fair Schedule:

SATURDAY 7/22/2023

  • SA 6:00 A.M.-10:00 A.M. Junior Fair Swine Check in, Weigh In and Move in (weigh directly off Trailers. Animals will Weigh-In directly following Check-In station)
  • 4-H 8:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. Junior Fair Non-livestock Project Check In (this includes 4-H and FFA)
  • FSB 9:00 A.M. Junior Fair Crop and Shop Judging 
  • 11:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. Junior Fair Dairy Market Feeders, Market Dairy Steers, Dairy Cows, Market Beef, Beef Feeders, and Beef Breeding Check In and Move In
  • G 12:00 P.M. The Energy Cooperative Grandstand- OHHA Harness Racing (Para Mutual Betting Available)
  • HSA 12:00 P.M. Junior Fair Equine Light Horse Pleasure Show
  • MPB 3 P.M. Junior Fair Small Animals – Barn Meeting
  • MPB 4:30 P.M. Junior Fair Large Animals – Barn Meeting
  • G 5:30 P.M. The Energy Cooperative Grandstand- OHHA Harness Racing (Para Mutual Betting Available)
  • HSA 6:00 P.M. Junior Fair All 4-H Equine Introduction and Crowing
  • MPB 6:00 P.M. Junior Fair Market Dairy Feeders, Market Dairy Steers, Beef Feeders, and Market Beef Weigh-In

SUNDAY 7/23/2023

  • 8:00 A.M. Gates Open
  • 4-H 9:00 A.M. Junior Fair 4-H Vegetable and Flower Specimen Judging
  • SA 10:00 A.M. Junior Fair Market Rabbit Show
  • HSA 10:00 A.M. Junior Fair Equine Dressage Show
  • AG 12:00-9:00 P.M. AG Museum Open
  • KL 1:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. DinoRoar! Roaming Dinosaurs (shows will be 2, 4, and 6 P.M.
  • MS 2:00 P.M. 31st Annual Little Miss Knox County and 2nd Annual Little Mr. Knox County Sponsored by Courtney Culbertson-Howard Hanna Reality
  • HSA 2:00 P.M. Junior Fair Equine Draft Showmanship Show
  • SA 2:30 P.M. Junior Fair Pen of 3, Followed by Junior Showmanship, Followed by Lamb Market Show (Followed by Pee Wee Showmanship)
  • AG 3:00-9:00 P.M. Indian Artifact Display
  • HP 3: 00 P.M. Open Draft Pony Pull
  • HSA 5:00 P.M. Junior Fair Equine Mini Show
  • G 5:00 P.M. The Energy Cooperative Grandstand – Opening Ceremonies on in-field (Opening remarks, Introduction of Society Directors, Lifetime Inductees, and Junior Fair Ambassadors/Royalty).
  • G 6:00 P.M. The Energy Cooperative Grandstand – OSTPA Truck and Tractor Pull Knox County Summer Clash – Night 1 – 9 Classes Pulling on 2 Tracks
  • Track #1 – LPDT, TWD, SSDT, SMFWD
  • Track #2 – LLPS, SS, PS, MOD, PS SEMI
  • SA 7:00 P.M. Junior Fair Swine Showmanship

MONDAY 7/24/2023

  • 8:00 A.M. Gates Open
  • MPB 9:00 A.M. Junior Fair Dairy Show and Showmanship (Pee Wee Showmanship to Follow)
  • FB 9:00 A.M. Grange Exhibit Judging
  • DSA 9:30 A.M. Stalled Draft Horse and Draft Pony Hitch Classes
  • HSA 10:00 A.M. Junior Fair Equine English Show
  • SAA 10:00 A. M. Junior Fair Rabbit Breeding Show and Showmanship (Pee Wee Showmanship to follow)
  • AG 12:00-9:00 P.M. AG Museum Open
  • FB 1:00 P.M. Open Horticulture Judging
  • KL 1:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. DinoRoar! Roaming Dinosaurs (shows will be 2, 4, and 6 P.M.
  • 2:00-10:00 P.M. Rides in Operation
  • 2:00 P.M. Junior Fair release time for Cows in Milk Excluding the Supreme Champion
  • MPB 3:00 P.M. Junior Fair Market and Meat Production Goat Showmanship,
  • Followed by Meat Production, Doe Show and Market Goat Show (Pee Wee to follow)
  • AG 3:00-9:00 P.M. Indian Artifact Display
  • SA 7:00 P.M. Junior Fair Swine Show (Pee Wee Showmanship to follow)
  • G 7:00 P.M. The Energy Cooperative Grandstand – Fast Traxx Moto Cross

TUESDAY 7/25/2023

  • 8:00 A.M. Gates Open
  • SA 9:00 A.M. Junior Fair Market Poultry Show
  • HSA 10:00 A.M. Junior Fair Equine Miniature Versatilities
  • DSA 10:00 A.M. Junior Fair Equine Draft Horse and Pony Show
  • AG 12:00 – 9:00 P.M. Ag Museum Open
  • KL 1:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. DinoRoar! Roaming Dinosaurs (shows will be 2, 4, and 6 P.M.
  • MPB 1:00 P.M. Junior Fair Dairy Market Feeder Show and Showmanship, followed by Market Dairy Steer Show (Pee Wee Showmanship to follow)
  • SAA 1:00 P.M. Junior Fair Poultry Production Show and Showmanship (Pee Wee To follow)
  • 2:00-10:00 P.M. Rides in Operation
  • AG 3:00-9:00 P.M. Indian Artifact Display
  • HSA 6:00 P.M. Junior Fair Equine Light Horse Versatility
  • MPB 7:00 P.M. Junior Fair Beef Feeder Show Followed by Market Beef Show
  • G 7:00 P.M. The Energy Cooperative Grandstand – Full Tilt Promotions, LLC present Figure 8 Races and Demo Derbies
  • HSA 10:00 P.M. Junior Fair release time for Pleasure, English, Dressage, and Mini Horses who are leaving.

WEDNESDAY 7/26/2023 – Veterans Free Day

  • HSA 6:00-9:00 A.M. Junior Fair Haul-In for Contesting Horses
  • 6:30 A.M. Junior Fair release time for Market Goats, Market Lambs, and Pen of 3 Market Lambs Not Going Through Sale but Only Going to United Producers, INC
  • 8:00 A.M. Gates Open
  • MPB 9:00 A.M. Junior Fair Market Dairy Steer Showmanship, Followed by Market Beef Showmanship and Beef Breeding Show (Pee Wee to follow)
  • SA 9:00 A.M. Junior Fair Dairy Goat and Pygmy Goat Showmanship, followed by Dairy Goat, Pygmy, and Pack and Costume Show (Pee Wee to follow)
  • HSA 10:00 A.M. Junior Fair Equine Contesting Show
  • DSA 10:00 A.M. Stalled Draft Horse and Draft Pony Fun Farm Hitch Show
  • SBA 12:00 P.M. Junior Fair Sheep Breeding Show to be followed by Open Sheep Show
  • AG 12:00 – 9:00 P.M. Ag Museum Open
  • KL 3:00 – 7:00 P.M. COSI Educational Program Display – Show times 3:30 and 6:30
  • 2:00-10:00 P.M. Rides in Operation
  • MPB 3 P.M. Limitless Livestock Show
  • AG 3:00 – 9:00 P.M. Indian Artifacts Display
  • DSA 6:00 P.M. Junior Fair Equine Draft Horse and Pony Decoration Show
  • MPB 6:00 P.M. Junior Fair Knowledge Bowl (formerly known as Showman of Showman)
  • G 7:00 P.M. The Energy Cooperative Grandstand – Rough Truck & Side by Side Racing (Razor Style Only) Followed by Longest Jump (Rough Trucks Only)

THURSDAY 7/27/2023 Senior Citizen Free Day / Junior Fair Sale Day

  • 8:00 A.M. Gates Open
  • JFSA 8:00 A.M. Junior Fair Sale Building Opens
  • 9:00 A.M. Junior Fair release time for Market Beef Steers, Market Dairy Steers, Beef Feeders and Dairy Market Feeders Not Going Through the Sale but Only Going to United Producers, INC
  • DSA 9:00 A.M. Stalled Draft Horse & Draft Pony Halter Classes
  • MPB 9:30 A.M. Junior Fair Special Awards
  • HSA 10:00 A.M. Junior Fair Equine Walk-Trot Show
  • MPB 10:00 A.M.
  • MS 10:00 A.M. Senior Citizen Day Event
  • AG 12:00-9:00 P.M. Ag Museum Open
  • FB 1:00 P.M. Artistic Flower Show
  • 2:00-10:00 P.M. Rides in Operation
  • AG 3:00-9:00 P.M. Indian Artifact Display
  • G 4:00 P.M. Antique Tractor Parade
  • HSA 6:00 P.M. Junior Fair Equine Contest Challenge Show
  • HP 7:00 P.M. Antique Tractor Pull
  • G 7:00 P.M. The Energy Cooperative Grandstand – KOI Diesel Drag Racing

Order of Junior Fair SALE OF CHAMPIONS in

MULTIPURPOSE ARENA:

  • Market Hog
  • Fryers
  • Market Beef
  • Dairy Market Feeder
  • Pen of Three Lambs
  • Market Lamb
  • Turkey
  • Market Dairy Steer
  • Market Goat
  • Broilers

Sales of all the others will start IMMEDIATELY following the Sale of Champions with no long break.

Order of Junior Fair Sale in MULTIPURPOSE ARENA:

  • Fryers
  • Turkeys
  • Broilers
  • Market Beef
  • Market Dairy Steers
  • Beef Feeders

Order of Junior Fair Sale in Swine Arena:

  • Dairy Market Feeders
  • Dairy Product Exhibitors
  • Market Goats
  • Market Hogs
  • Market Lambs

FRIDAY 07/28/2023

  • 5:30 A.M. Junior Fair release time for Market Hogs Not Going Through the Sale but Only Going to United Producers, INC
  • 8:00 A.M. Gates Open
  • DSA 10:00 A.M. Stalled Draft Horse and Draft Pony Fun Riding Show
  • HSA 11:00 A.M. Junior Fair Equine Open/Fun Show
  • AG 12:00-9:00 P.M. Ag Museum Open
  • 2:00-10:00 P.M. Rides in Operation
  • KL 3:00 – 7:00 P.M. COSI Educational Program Display – Show times 3:30 and 6:30
  • AG 3:00-9:00 P.M. Indian Artifact Display
  • SA 4:00 P.M. Junior Fair Clover-bud Horse Show
  • MPB 5:00 P.M. Junior Fair Dog Show
  • G 6:30 P.M. The Energy Cooperative Grandstand – Preston Cooper – County Music
  • DSA 6:00 P.M. Junior Fair Equine Draft Horse Costume Show (Draft Club members only)
  • G 7:00 P.M. The Energy Cooperative Grandstand – Diamond J Rodeo Sponsored by Alumni Roofing
  • 7:00 P.M. Junior Fair release time for Production Poultry, Breeding Rabbits, Breeding Sheep, Meat Production Does, Pygmy Goats, and Dairy Goats
  • HSA 8:00 P.M. Junior Fair release time for all remaining horses
  • G 8:30 (approx.) The Energy Cooperative Grandstand – Alan Carl – County Music

SATURDAY 7/29/2023 – LAST DAY OF THE FAIR

  • 8:00 A.M. Gates Open
  • 4-H 8:00-1:00 P.M. Junior Fair release time for non-Livestock projects
  • IF 9:00 A.M. Youth Fishing & Archery Sports – CANCELLED
  • G 10:00 A.M. Youth Games
  • SA 10:00 A.M. Open Non-Terminal Market Hog Weigh-In
  • MPB 10:00 A.M. Junior Fair Llama and Alpaca Show
  • 11:00 A.M. Entries Close for Youth Gift Card Drawing
  • 12:00-10:00 P.M. Rides in Operation
  • G 12:00 Noon Gift Card Drawings (Must Be Present to Win)
  • AG 12:00-9:00 P.M. Ag Museum Open
  • SA 12:00 Noon Open Non-Terminal Market Hog Show
  • MS 1:00 P.M. Pedal Tractor Pull
  • AG 3:00-9:00 P.M. Indian Artifact Display
  • G 7:00 P.M. The Energy Cooperative Grandstand – OSTPA Truck and Tractor Pull Knox County Summer Clash – Night 2 – 9 Classes Pulling on 2 Tracks
  • Track #1 – LPDT, TWD, SSDT, SMFWD
  • Track #2 – LLPS, SS, PS, MOD, PS SEMI  

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