Calling all competitors! Meet in the fair contest tent at the fairgrounds for fun and games Saturday and Monday. Come participate in any or all of the exciting contests.

You can try your hand at everything from bingo to shearing sheep or try one of the eating contests – watermelon or hotdogs. Come with an empty stomach and see who will win the title of Eating Champ!

FISH GRAB!

fish-grab-boysGet hooked on the Fish Grab! Coming this year to the Iron County Fair is the Youth Fish Grab. Let your younger children try their hands catching a fish. Remember it is hands only. Parents can watch as the youth climb into the pond and grab the trout as their prize to take home.  The youth will be divided into ages 4-6, 7-10, 11+.  The fish grab will be in a NEW LOCATION behind the grandstands this year.

Tickets for the Fish Grab will be sold in the contest tent Saturday and Monday for $2 per child. Please only (1) fish per child. The fish will be waiting for you to catch and take them home on Monday September 5, 2016.

Beautiful Baby Contest

“Unicorns & Dragons” is the theme for the 2016 Iron County Fair Beautiful Baby Contest. Adorable babies are plentiful in Iron County and if you want to see proof, visit the Entertainment Tent at the Iron County Fairgrounds on Saturday, September 3rd where Iron County’s most beautiful babies will be gathering at 10 a.m. (sign-ups at 9:30 a.m.) If your baby is the cutest around, enter him or her in the annual contest with an entry fee of only $5. The contest is open to babies up to 24 months old; boys and girls will compete separately. They will be divided into the following age groups: 0-6 months, 7-12 months, and 13-24 months. Dona Murphy, the director has been busy gathering up all kinds of prizes for these little tots to compete for. Winners will receive a wagon of their very own to be pulled in the parade on Monday. For more information contact the Iron County Fair at 477-8380.

CONTESTANTS MUST BE RESIDENTS OF IRON COUNTY AND WINNERS MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE LABOR DAY PARADE!

Home Depot Activity

Come enjoy this activity because it’s lots of fun. You will have a great project to take home when you are done.  Home Depot is doing free kids workshops on Friday, September 2nd. Kids will have the opportunity to make surprise projects from 11 am – 3 pm. Bring your kids for this wonderful hands-on workshop. Kids can stop by for a fun project.

TENT SCHEDULE

SATURDAY, SEPT 5TH

  • 1 P.M. – Ping Ping Toss
  • 2 P.M. – Cupcake Decorating (Ages: 14 years and under)
  • 4 P.M. – Hot Dog Eating
  • 5 P.M. – Bingo

MONDAY, SEPT 7TH

  • 1 P.M. – Stick Horse Barrel Racing (Ages: 3-6 years old)
  • 2 P.M. – Watermelon Eating
  • 3 P.M. – Fish Grab Located by Grandstands (Ages: youth 4 years and older)
  • 4 P.M. – Scavenger Hunt
  • 5 P.M. – Drawing