Eddy County Fair
Eddy County Fair Schedule
EDDY COUNTY FAIR QUEEN CONTEST
Superintendent- Kris Williamson
A Fair Queen Contest Packet can be picked up at Bennie's in Artesia or the Eddy Co. Extension Office in Carlsbad.
Mail the completed application to:
Kris Williamson PO Box 498
Artesia, NM 88210
Congratulations Voldahl for winning the 2015 Fair Queen Contest.
Thank you for serving as our Eddy Countv Fair Queen.
The Fair Board would like to thank Donnie & Lisa Garthwaite, Fred & Verna Funk, Charlie & Beth Williams,
the Eddy County Youth Supporters, DD Animal Nutrition and the Barley Family for contributing to the Barley
Fair Queen Scholarship.

ENTRY DEADLINES
June 30 - Deadline for 4-H Inside Exhibits. Entry forms must be at the Extension Office by 5:00p.m.
June 30 - Deadline for 4-H and FFA livestock entry forms.
Livestock entries must be mailed and postmarked by June 30, 2017
Mail to: Eddy Co. Extension Office
1304 W. Stevens
Carlsbad, NM 88220
LIVESTOCK ENTRIES POSTMARKED AFTER THIS DATE WILL BE PENALIZED BY PAYING TRIPLE THE ENTRY FEE PER EXHIBIT!
 
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8:00am - 3:00pm
Open Class entries will be accepted
9:00am - 11:00am
4-H Indoor Entries will be accepted
9:00am - 1:00am
Lead Class entries will be accepted
1:00pm - 5:00pm
4-H exhibits will be judged (Judging is closed to the public.)
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Open Class exhibits will be judged (Judging is closed to the public.)
 

 

 

 
All livestock will be brought to the Fairgrounds through the covered arena from 7:00am -Noon.
Livestock inspectors will be on the Fairgrounds so have your papers in order.
MARKET STEERS
MARKET LAMBS
MARKET SWINE
MEAT GOATS
BREEDING HEIFERS
DAIRY HEIFERS
BREEDING SHEEP
POULTRY
RABBITS
   
4:00pm
RABBITS- Weigh in and tattoos read (in the show ring)
BROILERS- Weigh in and leg band (in the show ring) immediately following rabbits BREEDING POULTRY will have leg bands put on in their pens immediately following weigh in
5:00pm
DAIRY HEIFERS- Measure, preg-check, weigh and return to ties.
MEAT GOATS- Weigh in immediately following the Dairy Heifers
Goats will be called from the assigned pens to be weighed.
 

 

 

 
   
7:00 am SWINE
Swine must be washed and will be called from the assigned pens to be weighed and classified
LAMBS -Immediately following swine.
Lambs will be classified first in the show ring in the following order: Fine Wool, Western White Face, Fine Wool Cross, Black Face, and Other Breeds/Mutton. Lambs will return to assigned pens. Lambs will then be called from the assigned pens to be weighed.
STEERS - Weigh and return to ties, immediately following lambs.
8:00am - 12:00pm
OPEN CLASS EXHIBITS will be displayed
9:00am Set up and display Homemaker Award
4:00pm PARADE
5:00pm OFFICIAL OPENING- Exhibit Building & Eddy County Community Center
5:00pm - 9:00pm
EXHIBIT BUILDING & EDDY COUNTY COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
7:00pm DAIRY HEIFER SHOW- Livestock Barn Show Ring
   
NOTE: in the early morning hours of Monday, of the fair week, all gates leading into the fenced in area will be locked. The small walk through gates will remain open during fair hours. The fenced in area is described as that area which encloses the livestock barn, the exhibit building, and the steer barn. Once the gates are locked, they will remain locked until the conclusion of the fair.
 

 

 

 
   
8:00am
RABBIT SHOW - Livestock Barn Show Ring
Breeding rabbits will show first - followed immediately by market classes.
10:00am - 9:00pm
EXHIBIT BUILDING & EDDY COUNTY COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
6:00pm
SWINE SHOW- Livestock Barn Show Ring
 

 

 

 
   
9:00am
"JAMES HAMILTON" BREEDING SHEEP SHOW - Livestock Barn Show Ring
BOOSTER LAMB SHOW- immediately following Breeding Sheep Show
MARKET LAMB SHOW- immediately following Booster Lamb Show
10:00am - 9:00pm
EXHIBIT BUILDING & EDDY COUNTY COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
5:00pm
CARNIVAL
5:30pm
BOOSTER MEAT GOAT SHOW - Livestock Barn Show Ring
6:00pm
MEAT GOAT SHOW- Livestock Barn Show Ring
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Entries for Flower Show will be accepted - Eddy County Community Center
 

 

 

 
   
8:00am
POULTRY SHOW BROILER JUDGING- Livestock Barn Show Ring
Breeding Poultry will be judged in the poultry barn immediately following Broiler Judging.
8:00am - 10:00am
Entries for Flower Show will be accepted - Eddy County Community Center
9:30am
BREEDING HEIFER SHOW - Livestock Barn Show Ring
10:00am
MARKET STEER SHOW - Livestock Barn Show Ring
10:30am
FLOWER SHOW ENTRIES WILL BE JUDGED - Eddy County Community Center
10:00am - 10:00pm
EXHIBIT BUILDING & EDDY COUNTY COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Entries for the Pecan Contest will be accepted
2:30pm
ALL SALE PULLS MUST BE FINALIZED!
5:00pm
CARNIVAL
5:30pm
LEAD CLASS - Livestock Barn Show Ring
7:00pm
PECAN CONTEST AUCTION - Livestock Barn Show Ring
8:30pm - 11:30pm
DANCE
 

 

 

 
   
9:00am - 12:00pm
Exhibitors must sign for all their non-sale entries, giving their final destinations. Any animal that instructions are not provided for will be placed on the GO HOME list after 12 noon. There will be no exceptions to this procedure.
9:00am
BEST OF EDDY COUNTY SHOW- Livestock Barn Show Ring
BOOSTER SWINE SHOW - immediately following Best of Eddy County Show
10:00am
HORSE SHOW - Covered Arena
10:am - 10:00pm
EXHIBIT BUILDING & EDDY COUNTY COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
2:00pm
"JACK RAUCH" ANVIL TOSS
4:00pm
CHILI COOK-OFF
5:00pm
CARNIVAL
6:00pm
4-H AND FFA AWARDS PRESENTATION - Livestock Barn Show Ring
8:00pm
BULL RIDING & SPECIAL EVENTS - Horse Council Open Arena
8:30pm - 11:30pm
DANCE
 

 

 

 
   
7:30am - 9:00 am
BUYER'S BREAKFAST - Food Court
9:00am
4-H AND FFA JUNIOR LIVESTOCK AUCTION - Livestock Barn Show Ring
9:00am - 5:00pm
EXHIBIT BUILDING & EDDY COUNTY COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
4:00pm
**RELEASE of 4-H Indoor Exhibits
5:00pm
Remove Flower Show Entries
5:00pm
CARNIVAL
5:00pm
RELEASE of rabbits and poultry
6:00pm
RELEASE of rabbits and poultry
RELEASE of steers to packer
RELEASE of lambs to packer
RELEASE of meat goats to packer
RELEASE of hogs to packer
**LIVESTOCK GOING HOME will be released after all packer trucks have left the grounds.
8:00pm
BULLRIDING & SPECIAL EVENTS - Horse Council Open Arena
   
NOTE: Livestock exhibitors selling animals are responsible for loading their animals on the packer trucks or delivering them to the appropriate loading locations at the proper time.
 

 

 

 
   
2:00pm - 3:00pm
RELEASE of Adult/Open Class exhibits
 

 

 

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