Lyon County Fair 2020 – Overcome Together

July 13th – 23rd, 2020

Press Release: Lyon County Fair Board – Rock Rapids, IA

The Lyon County Fair Board will be canceling all non-youth fair activities for the 2020 Lyon County Fair, with the exception of the races that will be held in the grandstand. The commercial building will be closed. 4-H and FFA livestock shows will be a show-and-go format with the wash rack facilities being closed. Static judging will be State Fair style with no conference judging taking place. All youth activities will follow the guidelines from the Iowa State Extension Sevice. The Lyon
County Fair Board will adhere to health guidelines set forth by local, State and Federal authorities at the time of the fair, beginning on July 20, 2020. We will continue to make updates as more information becomes available.

Daily Schedule:

Monday, July 13, 2020

5:00PM Communications Event-Educational Presentations, Working Exhibit & Share-the-Fun, at the Forster Community Center

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

5:00PM Clothing Event-Clothing Selection, Fashion Revue & $15 Challenge at the Commercial Building on the Fairgrounds

4:00PM-7:00PM 4-H Static Exhibit Check-In (scheduled times by club) at the Commercial Building

Thursday, July 16, 2020

4-H Static Judging-State Fair Style-No Youth present at judging

*Special Considerations for the 2020 Fair*

All 4-H/FFA livestock shows are CLOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. Exhibitor families will receive wristbands to allow them to watch specific livestock shows.

Monday, July 20, 2020

8:30AM-9:00AM 4-H Horticulture Check-In

9:00 AM Horticulture Judging-No Youth present at judging

9:00 AM Pet Show

10:30 AM Poultry Show

11:00AM-3:00PM 4-H Exhibit Building open to the public

11:00AM Bucket Calf Interviews Begin

2:00 PM Bucket Calf Show

4:00 PM Rabbit Show

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

7:30-8:30 AM Horse Check-In

9:00 AM Horse Show in Horse Arena

10:00 AM Dairy Show

11:00AM-3:00PM 4-H Exhibit Building open to the public

12:00PM-1:30 PM Sheep & Goat Weigh/Check-in

3:30PM Sheep Show

5:00PM Goat Show (following the sheep show)

7:00PM Penned Cow/Calf & Beef Pen of Three Weigh/Check-in

7:30PM Rapid Speedway Lyon County Fair Races

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

9:00AM-11:00AM Beef Lead Weigh/Check-in

10:30AM Beef Pen of Three & Cow/Calf Show

11:00AM-3:00PM 4-H Exhibit Building open to the public

1:00PM Beef Lead Show

7:30PM Lyon County Fair Figure 8 Races

Thursday, July 23, 2020

6:00AM-9:00AM Swine Weigh/Check-in

11:30AM Swine Show