Sanpete County Fair

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PAVILION & STAGE: The Pavilion can be use free of charge first-come, first-served.
PICNIC TABLES: 6 Large Tables (seat 12), 7 Small Tables (seat 6) TOTAL SEATING: 114

To reserve the pavilion for private groups/performances the fee is:

Summer Months (April-October)
$75/day with a $50 Refundable Cleaning Deposit- Restrooms Open
Winter Months (November- March)
$50/day with a $25 Refundable Cleaning Deposit- Restrooms Closed

Contact: Marie Anderson, (435) 835-6581 hm. Email For Pavilion Questions Only:

2013 Fair Events Schedule


Saturday, Aug. 4th
11:59pm: 4-H Exhibit Building deadline for online registration of entries

Saturday, Aug. 10th
9 am: Softball Tournament. Contact Amanda Bennett at 435-851-7030.
7 pm: Miss Sanpete Scholarship Pageant, Snow College Eccles Center

Tuesday, Aug. 13th*
7 pm: Open Horse Show pre-registration ends

Thursday, Aug. 15th
Noon to 6 pm: Rodeo entry call-ins at the RMPRA office (719) 486-0599.
4 pm: 4-H horse show registration
4:30 pm: 4-H Horse show test.
5 pm: 4-H horse show, fair-grounds arena. Call Lynsey Bailey at 307-871-9030.

Friday, Aug. 16th
5 pm: Junior Rodeo entrants check-in
6 pm: Jr. Rodeo, contact Carrie Alsop at 835-2652.

Saturday, Aug. 17th
8 am: Open Horse Show; books close at 7:30 am.
10 am: Open Swimming at Manti Swimming Pool.
11 am to 6 pm: 2nd Annual Sanpete Outdoor Expo/Cooking@Home Trade Show.
11 am: Baby Contest at the High School. Application
  Little Miss Pageant at the High School. Application
  Dutch Oven Cook Off (judging at 2pm).
Noon to 6 pm: Open-class and 4-H entries accepted at Exhibit Building (except baked goods and vegetables and floral entries)
5 pm: Auction of handcrafted knives at Outdoor Expo. Donated by local artists.
7 pm: Fireman Challenge, Main Arena

Sunday, Aug. 18th
6 pm to 9 pm: Hometown entries for hide races accepted. Contact Todd Tree, 462-2629.

Monday, Aug. 19th
7 pm: Cowboy poetry and music festival, Manti High School auditorium.

Tuesday, Aug. 20th
8 to 9 am: 4-H baked goods and produce accepted at Exhibit Building.
9 to 10 am: Exhibition Building closed for judging.
6 pm: Team Sorting registration
7 pm: Team Sorting

Wednesday, Aug. 21st
9 to 11 am: Open-class floral and baked goods exhibits at Exhibit Building.
2 to 9 pm: Exhibit Building open
5 to 8 pm: Lamb, swine, market beef receiving and weigh-in, Jr. livestock test.
7 pm: Farm Bureau Talent Night, Manti High School and Pee-Wee motor barrel racing
7 to 9 pm: Pet show pre-registration; limited to first 50 entries. Call Carrie Alsop, 835-2652.

Thursday, Aug. 22nd
9 am: Swine judging/showmanship.
10 am to 9 pm: Exhibit Buidling and small animal barn open.
1 to 7 pm: Small animal poster contest entries taken.
1 pm: Market Lamb fitting/showmanship.
4 pm: Brown’s Amusements opens.
4 pm: Open class showmanship, non 4-H and FFA, 4 years and under and ages 5-7.
4 to 6:30 pm: Local talent shows in front of the Exhibit Building.
4 to 7 pm: Fun on the Farm exhibit opens.
7 to 7:45 pm: Mutton bustin’
7:45 pm: Rodeo Grand Entry
8 pm: RMPRA Rodeo, Broken Heart Rodeo Company.

Friday, Aug 23rd
8 am to 9 am: Small Animal Barn entries accepted
8 am to 6 pm: Antique tractor/farm equipment show.
9 am: Diary judging.
10 am to 7 pm: Small Animal Barn open to public/ judging.
10 am to 9 pm: Exhibit Building opens.
1pm: Beef judging/showmanship.
2 pm: Open class pet show in front of Exhibit Building limited to first 50 entries.
3 pm: Brown’s Amusements open.
4 to 6:30 pm: Local talent shows in front of the Exhibit Building.
4 pm to 7pm: Fun on the Farm Exhibit opens.
4 pm to 7pm: Science Allience Exhibit opens.
6 to 7 pm: Cruzin’ The Sanpete County Fair on Manti Main Street.
7:30 pm: Demolition Derby.   Rules & Regulations   Indeminification Form

Saturday, Aug. 24th
7 am: 5K Fun Run sponsored by Sanpete Valley Hospital. Sign up at 6 am at 100 E. 450 N.
8 am: EMT breakfast infront of Exhibit Building
8 am to 6 pm: Car Show setup
8 am to 6 pm: Antique Tractor/farm equipment show.
8:30 am to 1 pm: Mud volleyball. Contact Tara Alder or Sheri Henningson. Limited to 8 teams.
9 am to 7 pm: Small Animal Barn open

9 am: Tractor games, Fairgrounds Arena
  Livestock buyer’s breakfast
  Lamb Lead Line and Pretty Pig Contest
10 am: Livestock sale, large animal barn and Car show at 500 North Main.
10 am to 7 pm: Fun on the Farm & Science Alliance Exhibits open.
10 am to 3 pm: 4-H public speaking and talent performance.
10 am to 3 pm: Local Talent.
10 to 11 am: Clown show, Willie the Clown.
10:30 am: Home Depot workshop.
10 am to 9 pm: Exhibit Building opens.
Noon: Cattleman’s Association Beef Dinner in front of Exhibit Building
  Brown’s Amusements Opens.
1 pm: Horse pulling competition.
1 pm: Mud scramble for cash prizes, ages 3 to 11.
3:30 pm: Pie eating contest in front of Exhibit building.
4 pm: Car Show awards presentation.
5 pm: Mammoth parade, Manti Main Street.
7 to 7:45 pm: Calf Riding Top 10
7:45 pm: Rodeo Grand Entry
8 pm: RMPRA Rodeo.

Monday, Aug. 26th
3 to 6 pm: Pick up Exhibit Building items and prizes.

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Chairman, Mike & Amanda Bennett; 435-851-7107; 435-851-7030

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