Steuben County 4-H Fair – Schedule of Events – June 21-27, 2024

Steuben County Park/Fairgrounds: 100 Lane 101B Crooked Lake, Angola, IN 46703

Applications due May 15th

Commercial Vendor Application

Boutique and Craft Show Application  - Digital or Print

PDF File of Printed Fair Schedule - Coming Soon

Gate Admission: 

     Daily Pass: $2/walk-in or $5/car

     Weekly Pass: $10/car (purchased prior to Opening Day) OR $15/car (purchased during the fair)

 

Truck Pull and Rodeo Event Admission:

     Single Adult Ticket-$15 or 2 Adult Tickets for $25

     Single Pit Pass Ticket-$20 or 2 Pit Pass Tickets for $35

     Youth Ticket (ages 5-12)-$5

 

Schedule is still tentative

Pre-Fair Activities

Wednesday, May 15 - Animal ID Due and Add/Drop date

Friday, May 31 – 4-H Record Sheets Due at the Extension Office

Tuesday, June 4 – 4-H Fair Entries Due in FairEntry, QLC/YQCA due

Saturday, June 15 – Pre-fair Clean-up and Event Center Set-up, 8 AM – Noon

Monday, June 17– 4-H Fair Board Meeting, 7 PM, Lake Pavilion

Tuesday, June 18 – Extension Office temporarily relocates to County Park

Wednesday, June 19 – 4-H Achievement Winner Judging, 2 PM, Steuben County Event Center; 4-H Photography Check-in, 4:30-5:30 PM with Judging at 5:30 PM, Steuben County Event Center; 4-H Non-Perishable Project Check-in, 4:30 – 7 PM, Steuben County Event Center

Thursday, June 20 – 4-H Perishable Project Check-in, 8 AM, Steuben County Event Center; 4-H Project Judging, 9 AM, Steuben County Event Center; Concessions by the Otsego Go-Getters 4-H Club; 4-H Rocket Launch to take place directly after judging, weather permitting; Poultry Project Check-in, 5-8 PM, Poultry Barn; Haul-in for Pre-Registered Campers Begins, 5 PM; 4-H Dog Show, 6 PM, Rensch Hall; Miss Steuben County Queen Contest (crowning to take place Friday), 7:30 PM, Steuben Community Center

 

Friday, June 21 – RPM Trucking, Dump Truck, and Flatbed Division and SOS Service, Inc Day – Gates operated by Hamilton Lions Club

8 AM – Noon – 4-H Livestock Project Check-in, Livestock Barns

9 AM - “County Fair” Art Contest Begins, any medium

12 PM – Free Performance by the Prairie Heights High School Drama Club, Rensch Hall

1 PM – 4-H Poultry Show, Rensch Hall

5 PM – Nacho Dinner by the Lucky Ducks 4-H Club, Lions Building

5:30 PM – Opening Ceremonies, Rensch Hall

6 PM – Little Miss and Mister Contest and Miss Steuben County Queen Crowning, Rensch Hall 

7 PM – Truck and Tractor Pulls (bring a lawn chair), Pulling Track

8 - 10 PM – Free Concert: Scotty Butters same price as 2023

 

Saturday, June 22 – Boutique and Craft Show Day - Steve Jennings Ecowater Systems Day – Gates operated by Pleasant Lake Lions Club

9 AM – 4-H Swine Show, Rensch Hall

9 - 11 AM – Open Class Project Check-in, Lions Building

10 AM – 4 PM – Boutique and Craft Show, Lions Building Lawn

10 PM - 4 PM - Free Archery Target Shooting (all supplies provided), Lions Building Lawn

Noon – 4-H Rocket Launch Rain Date, meet outside Event Center

1 PM – Open Class Exhibit Judging, Lions Building

2 PM - 4-H Cat Show, Rensch Hall

3 PM - 4-H Faceoff Registration Due, Fair Office

4 PM – 4-H Dairy Show, Rensch Hall 

4 PM - “County Fair” Art Contest Ends

4 PM – Open Class Silent Auction for Baked Goods, Lions Building

5 PM – Chicken Dinner by the Angola High School FFA Chapter, Lions Building

6 PM - “County Fair Art Contest Silent Auction Begins, Lions Building

6 - 8 PM – Free Concert: TBD, Horse & Pony Arena, Rain Location: Rensch Hall

8 PM – IPRA and Mid-States Rodeo by Diamond J Rodeo Company, Grandstands (8-event show includes: Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Saddle Bronc, Team Roping, Bareback Riding, and Cowgirl Breakaway Roping)

 

Sunday, June 23 – Miller Poultry Day – Gates operated by Land of Lakes Lions Club

7 AM - Pancake & Sausage Breakfast with Biscuits and Gravy by the Steuben County Extension Homemakers, Lions Building

9 AM – 4-H Horse & Pony Show (English, Versatility, Speedmanship), H&P Arena

10 AM – 4-H Dairy Beef and Beef Shows, Rensch Hall

12 PM - 4 PM - Free Archery Target Shooting (all supplies provided), Lions Building Lawn

2 PM – 4-H Sewing Fashion Revue Judging, followed by 4-H Consumer Clothing Judging, Lions Building

3 PM - 4-H Rabbit Show, Rensch Hall

4 - 8 PM – Chainsaw Carvings by Scott Lepley, Lions Building Lawn

5 PM – Baked Potato Bar Dinner by The Conquerors 4-H Club, Lions Building

6 - 8 PM - Free Concert: Rae of Light, Rensch Hall

 

 

Monday, June 24 – Big C Lumber and Wagler & Associates Day - Gates operated by the Angola and Hamilton American Legions

9 AM – 4-H Feeder Calf Show, Rensch Hall

11 AM – 4-H Horse & Pony Show (Western Pleasure, Halter, Trail, Showmanship), H&P Arena

12 - 4 PM – Wool Spinning Demos by Selph Made LLC

3 PM – 4-H Verbal Communications Presentations, Rensch Hall

4 PM - 4-H Sheep, Meat Goat, and Pygmy Goat Show, Rensch Hall

4 - 8 PM – Double H Farms Petting Zoo

4 - 8 PM - Chainsaw Carvings by Scott Lepley, Lions Building Lawn

4:30 PM – Brisket Mac and Cheese Dinner by Fremont Ready, Willing & Able 4-H Club, Lions Building 

7:30 PM – 4-H Faceoff, Grandstands

 

Tuesday, June 25 – Family Fun Day – Steuben County REMC Day – Gates operated by Orland Tigers Youth League, Prairie Heights Football and Wrestling Teams, and the Steuben County Republicans

9 AM – 4-H Dairy Goat Show (including Cart Goats), Rensch Hall

10 AM - 4 PM – Kids Bounce Houses and Activities by Steuben County REMC, Lions Building Lawn

11 AM – Story Time with the Carnegie Public Library, Lions Building

11:30 AM - Coloring Contest, ages 1-12, Lions Building

12 PM – Kids’ Craft Time, Lions Building

1 PM – Kids’ Carnival Games, ages 0-12, Rensch Hall

2:30 PM – Pedal Tractor Pull by Farm Bureau Inc., ages 3-12, Rensch Hall

3 - 5 PM – Back a 4-Her Networking and Investment Drive, Event Center

4 PM – 4-H Horse & Pony Show (Speed), H&P Arena

4 - 8 PM – JoJu Animal Petting Zoo and Pig Races

4 PM - Old Fashioned Games and Contests, all ages: Cherry Pit Spitting, Sweet Corn Husking, Cow Patty Plop, and Greased Watermelon Relay, Rensch Hall

4:30 PM – Chicken & Noodles Dinner by the 101 Lakes Kiwanis Club, Lions Building

5 PM – Kids’ Pet Parade, ages 3-12, & Eating Contests by Farm Bureau Inc., ages 3-12, Rensch Hall (in front of stage)

8 - 9:30 PM - Free Concert: The Hubie Ashcraft Band, Rensch Hall

 

Wednesday, June 26 – Key Bank Day – Gates operated by Orland Lions Club

9 AM - 4-H Tractor Driving Competition, Lions Building Lawn

11 AM – 4-H Livestock and Small Animal Skill-a-thon, Lions Building need to shorten tests

1 PM – Water Games for 4-H’ers with Angola Fire Department, Lions Building Lawn

3 PM – 4-H Small Animal Supreme Showmanship Contest, Rensch Hall

4 – 8 PM – JoJu Animal Petting Zoo and Pig Races

4 PM - “County Fair” Art Silent Auction Ends, Lions Building

5 – 8 PM – Classic Car and Truck Cruise-In by Everage Motors, Lions Building Parking Lot, Free Gate Admission for all Cruisers

6 PM – 4-H Large Animal Supreme Showmanship Contest (Horse), H&P Arena

6:15 PM – 4-H Large Animal Supreme Showmanship Contest, Rensch Hall

Following Showmanship – Optional release of Non-Auction Animals

 

Thursday, June 27 - Farmers State Bank Day

8 – 9 AM – Release of 4-H Project Exhibits, Steuben County Event Center

8:30 AM – 4-H Champion Pictures, Steuben County Event Center

9 AM – Event Center Clean-up

10 AM – 4-H Livestock Auction, Rensch Hall

Following species sale - release of all remaining animals

 

Friday, June 28

8 AM – Post-fair Clean-up