Alpena County Fair

Alpena County Fair

2018 Alpena County Fair Book

Join 4-H at the 2019 Alpena County Fair on Saturday, August 10 - Sunday, August 18

Alpena County Fair Schedule (4-H events and activities): 

 

Saturday, August 10:

  • 7 a.m. - Haul-in of livestock
  • 8 a.m. - Pullorum testing begins

  • 2 p.m. - Small animal weigh-in (rabbits, poultry)

  • 3 p.m. - Large animal weigh-in (cattle, goat, sheep, swine)

  • 5:30 p.m. - 4-H Dinner - All 4-H families are invited! Prizes and give-a-ways from 4-H Council will be given to all 4-H'ers! Barn meetings will happen at this FUN event for all 4-H families.

  • 6 p.m. - Small Animal Barn Meeting
  • 6:30 p.m. - Large Animal Barn Meeting
  • 7 p.m. - Horse Barn Meeting

Sunday, August 11:

  • 9 a.m. - Large fowl show
  • 6 p.m. - Cattle show

Monday, August 12:

  • 8 a.m. - Small fowl show
  • 2 pm - 4-H Has Got Talent (talent show held in the swine barn)
  • 6 p.m. - Hog show

Tuesday, August 13:

  • 9 a.m. Goat & Alpaca show
  • 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Master Stockman test time
  • 5 p.m. Sheep show

Wednesday, August 14:

  • 8 a.m. Rabbit Show
  • 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Master Stockman test time
  • 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Master Stockman test time
  • 4 p.m. - Horse Speed Show

Thursday, August 15:

  • 9 a.m. - Top of Michigan Small Animal Sweepstakes
  • 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Master Stockman test time
  • 11 a.m. - All 4-H award applications due to MSU Extension office
  • 11 a.m. - All market animal scratches due to MSU Extension office
  • 11 a.m. - Horse Showmanship
  • 5 p.m. - Norman Alexander Memorial Large Animal Sweepstakes

Friday, August 16:

  • 10:30 a.m. - 4-H Awards Breakfast (Swine Barn) - Sponsored by: AAACU
  • 11:30 a.m. - 4-H market animal sale set-up following awards breakfast
  • 5 p.m. - Alpena County 4-H Market Animal Sale

Saturday, August 17:

  • 10 p.m. - Exhibits Released

Sunday, August 12:

  • 10 a.m. - All Exhibits Off Grounds

2019 Alpena County 4-H Fair Awards

Award Ceremony: Friday, August 16, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the Swine Barn

Margaret Manning Memorial 4-H Grandstand Award

  • Sponsor: Family of Margaret Manning [Due Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by 12 p.m.]

Margaret Manning Memorial Livestock Diversification Award

  • Sponsor: Family of Margaret Manning [Due Thursday of Fair by 11 a.m.]

Beef Herdmanship Award

  • Sponsor: Alpena Beef Club and In Memory of Earl Koss [Due Thursday of Fair by 11 a.m.]

Swine Herdmanship Award 

  • Sponsor: GreenStone Farm Credit Services and Thunder Bay Winery [Due Thursday of Fair by 11 a.m.]

Sportsmanship Awards - Alpaca, Beef/Dairy, Goat, Horse, Poultry, Rabbit, Sheep, Swine, and Dog

  • Sponsors: See Award Application [Due Thursday of Fair by 11 a.m.]

4-H Member of the Day Nomination

  • Sponsor: Alpena County 4-H Council [Collected Saturday - Friday of fair by 8 p.m. each day)

Roger E. Manning Master Stockman Memorial 

  • Sponsor: Family of Roger Manning
  • Master Stockman Test Times: Tuesday of Fair (1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.); Wednesday of Fair (9 a.m. - 11 a.m.; 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.); Thursday of Fair (9 a.m. - 11 a.m.)

Top O' Michigan Insurance Small Animal Sweepstakes 

  • Sponsor: Top O' Michigan Insurance [Contest Date: Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at 9 a.m.]

Norman Alexander Large Animal Sweepstakes 

  • Sponsor: Family of Norman Alexander [Contest Date: Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at 5 p.m.]

Alpena County Fair 4-H Award Results

2018 Alpena County Fair 4-H Award Results 

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