2017 BIG TOP A-FAIR

CONTESTS, GAMES & OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS

2017 PRE-FAIR contests

July 9, 2017

LITTLE MISS PAGEANT
4:00pm in the Hunt Building
Sponsored by Pelz Insurance
JUNIOR MISS PAGEANT
5:00pm in the Hunt Building
MISS PAGEANT
5:00pm in the Hunt Building
Sponsored by MidAmerica National Bank

2017 fair contests

TUESDAY JULY 11, 2017

NURSING HOME CONTEST
Local Nursing Homes and Caregivers in the area can bring up to 10 items to be displayed. Items must be made by residents with/without help. Bring items to the Art Hall from 12:00-3:00pm. No entry fee. Display can be made. $25.00 for 1st place and $10.00 for 2nd place

WEDNESDAY JULY 12, 2017

"big top grand kick-off"

"KROGER KOOKIE STACKING"
4:00 pm in the Commercial BuildingFree event. Prizes given in 3 age groups, children to adults
Sponsored by Your Chillicothe Kroger Store

FRIDAY JULY 14, 2017

"lion taming FRIDAY"

"FLEA CIRCUS FOLLIES"
1:00 pm in the Tri-Court Area & Hunt Building. Free games for children 12 & under

"CRAZY COOKIE DECORATING CONTEST"
1:30 pm in the Hunt Building. For kids 12 & under, Prizes given, Free

"BIG TOP SEARCH CONTEST"
2:00 pm in the Hunt Building
For kids 12 & under, Prizes given, Free

SATURDAY JULY 15, 2017

"ELEPHANT PULL SATURDAY"

"HIGH WIRE ACTS"
9:00am in the Hunt Building, open to all ages. Entry fee $2.00 each category.Bring item already prepared for display. Register/set up 9:00am, judging begins at 10:00am. Winners announce after judging, 4 feet of table space will be provided to display entry. Items will no be judged on taste. Judging will be on: originality, appearance, and motif. Prizes: 1st-$50.00, 2nd-$30.00, 3rd-$20.00
Three categories:
1.  Bountiful Fruits: any decorated fruit or fruit baskets
2. Vibrant Vegetables: any decorated vegetables
3.  Cutie Cupcakes: decorated cupcakes, need at least a dozen

"DOWN IN THE BARN ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS"
All activities in the Hunt Building at 10:00am
1.  Cutest Little Farmer Contest
Girls and boys group ages:
2-4 years old
5-7 years old
8-11 years old
Judging will be on neatness, creativity, and overall effect. Contestants may bring one object that will accent their costume. There will be no live animals allowed.
2.  Ponytail Contest
Age groups include:
2 years and under
3-5 years old
6-8 years old
9-11 years old
* A ponytail is one, either braided or not, Pigtails will not be judged *If the hair is braided, it must be braided as far as possible *No french braid or corn row. Ponytails must be secured by a rubber band and my be located anywhere *Length of hair will be the chief factor in judging and will be measured from the base (rubber band) of the ponytail to the end of the longest hair *In case of a tie for first place hair will be judged on neatness and beauty

KIDDIE TRACTOR PULL
11:00am (registration at 10:45am)
Sponsored by Family Farms Together, Marquis Energy & Peru Waltham Mutual Insurance

RAW POTATO DECORATING CONTEST
3:00pm in the Hunt Building. No entry fee. Fun for the whole family. Fifteen minutes to decorate a raw potato with edible materials provided or may bring own supplies.
Age groups include:
7 years and under
8-13 years old
14 and older
Prizes given in each age group: 1st, 2nd and 3rd

IL STATE FAIR KARAOKE CONTEST
3:00pm at the Activity Building

sUNDAY JULY 16, 2017

"TRICK RIDING SUNDAY"

M-P BOCCE TOURNAMENT
12:30pm at the Activity Building


THE ABOVE CONTESTS, GAMES OR EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

FOR INFORMATION CALL THE MARSHALL-PUTNAM FAIR OFFICE (309)364-2814 OR EMAIL US AT www.marshallputnamfair.org