Tuesday, August 9th

 

Ranch Sorting 6:30 pm Pony Arena FREE

 

The Real Beal's One Man Band 6:30 pm FREE

 

Queen Pageant Grandstand 7:30 pm FREE

 

Wednesday, August 10th

 

Transit Authority - The Premium Tribute to Chicago 7:00 pm

-Track $8.00

-Grandstand $8.00

-Bleachers $5.00

 

Thursday, August 11th

 

Truck and Tractor Pulls 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

General seating $5.00

 

Truck, Tractor & Semi Pulls 6:30 pm

-Grandstand $10.00

-Bleachers $5.00

 

Friday, August 12th

 

Next Level Pro-Bull Productions 7:00 pm

-Grandstand $10.00

-Bleachers $6.00

 

Saturday, August 13th

 

Josh Turner 8:00 pm

-Grandstand $15.00

-Track $18.00

-Bleachers $10.00

 

Sunday, August 14th

 

Demolition Derby 1:00 p.m. & 6:00 pm

-Grandstand $10.00

-Bleachers $6.00

2016 Ticket Prices & Sales

SHOW TICKETS SALES

 

The main gate ticket office is located on Rt. 76 at Gate 1 of the Boone County Fairgrounds, Belvidere, IL. (MAP)

 

Email requests to bcfairtickets@yahoo.com will begin July 12th. These orders must be confirmed with a phone call to Boone county fair ticket office at:

815-547-4503

 

Ticket requests may be made by writing Boone County Fair Tickets P.O. Box 456, Belvidere, IL 61008

 

Opening ticket sales:

 

-Saturday July 11th from 8 am to 4 pm

 

Starting July 13th

 

-Monday – Friday: 9 am to 6 pm

-Saturday 8 am to noon

-CLOSED SUNDAYS

 

-Email requests begin July 11th

-Phone orders will be taken during office hours

 

Starting Saturday before the fair

 

-Saturday, August 8th 8-4pm

-Sunday, August 9th 8-5 pm

-Monday, August 10th 8-8pm

 

FAIR HOURS WILL BE POSTED AT THE TICKET OFFICES

 

Seats in the grandstand may be reserved for every evening except Tuesday. Grandstand General Admission tickets may be obtained for Thursday 10:00 am show. Phone requests will be taken during office hours.

 

 

 

ADMISSION & HOURS

 

-Admision is only $6.00 Wednesday-Sunday

 

-Tuesday is $5.00 (Free until 4:00pm Tuesday with Belvidere Chamber of Commerce Coupon available from selected Belvidere Merchants in July)

 

-Season Passes $18.00 in advance - $20.00 at the fair

 

-Children 10 and under are free EVERYDAY!

 

-Seniors 65 & over are free on Thursday - Parking is Free

 

-Gates open at 6:00am for breakfast (Free admission for breakfast customers only). Breakfast served until 10:30am. 

 

-Gates officially open at 8:00am

 

-Livestock judging begins at 8:00am

 

-Indoor and outdoor exhibits open at 10am

 

-Skinner's Carnival opens at 12 noon (11 am Thursday) till 11:00pm every day.  Ride specials on Wednesday and Thursday until 5:00pm

 

-Entertainment Pavilion opens at noon daily

 

 

TUESDAY, August 11th

. . . . . . . . . . . Merchant’s Day: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Free admission with Merchant’s coupon until 4 pm

Without coupon admission is $5.00

Non-Livestock Bldg. Closed for Judging

7:30 a.m . . . . . .4-H Poultry Show. . . . . . . . . . . . . Poultry Bldg.

8:30 a.m. . . . . . .4-H Horse Show. . . . . . Outdoor Horse Arena

12:00 p.m. . . . . .Flag raising – VFW . . . . . . . . . . . Grandstand

12:00 p.m. . . . Harness and Colt Racing. .. Grandstand (Free)

12:00-2:00 p.m. .**Music By Hallie**. . . . . . Entertainment Bldg.

(Country Bluegrass American originals Favorites)

3:00-6:00 p.m . . .**The M Bros. (variety)**. Entertainment Bldg.

5:00-8:00 p.m. . Weigh-in Swine Jr. & Open Show. . . .Swine Barn .

6:30 p.m.. . . . . . Ranch Sorting. . . . . . . . . . . Pony arena

7:00-10:00 p.m. .**Dale Rhode & the

Crossroads**. . . . . . . . . . Entertainment Bldg. .

6:30 p.m.. .. The Real Beal’s One Man Band ..Grandstand (Free)

7:30 p.m. . . . . . .QUEEN PAGEANT. . . . . . . .Grandstand (Free)

WEDNESDAY, August 12th

Non-Livestock Bldg. opened from 10 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Skinners Amusements – Reduced Rides Noon to 5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. . . . . . .Open Junior Poultry Show. . . . . .Poultry Bldg.

8:00 a.m. . . . . . .Open Rabbit Show. . . . . . .Rabbit Show Room

8:30 a.m. . . . . . .4-H Carcass Show. . . . . . . . . . . . .Swine Barn

4-H Purebred Swine Show. . . . . .Swine Barn

(To start immediately following the Carcass Show)

9:00 a.m. . . . . . .4-H Sheep Show. . . . . . . . . . . . . Sheep Arena

9:00 a.m. . . . . . .4-H Horse Show (Speed event

and Trail Dressage). . . . . . . . . . . Pony Arena

10:00 a.m. . . Kids Day (Games & Contests). Gazebo/Memorial Park

(Sponsored by Alpine Bank/Belvidere)

12:00-5:00 p.m. .REDUCED CARNIVAL RIDES. . . . . . .Midway

12:00 p.m. . . . . .Harness and Colt Racing. . Grandstand (Free)

12:00-1:00p.m. . . **Orion Samuelson with Dale Rhode

and the Crossroads Band.** . Entertainment Bldg.

1:30-3:00 p.m. . .**Chip Me ssiner**. . . . .. . . .Entertainment Bldg.

(One man country band) Q98.5

Contests held during band breaks – for ages 15 and older

Watermelon Eating/Seed Spitting/Bubblegum Blowing/

Twinkie Eating/Pepsi Drinking

Prizes: 1st $15.00, 2nd $10.00, 3rd $5.00,

Each Contest (ages 15 years and up)

Conducted by Arnie Pearse

Contestants must pay fair admission at the gate.

1:00 p.m. . . . . . .VIP Classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dairy Arena

3:00 p.m. . . . . . .4-H Dairy Steer Show. . . . . . .Livestock Arena

3:00 p.m. . . . . . .Pony Team Driving –

Obstacle Course. . . . . . . Outside Horse Arena

4:00 p.m. . . . . . .4-H Beef Carcass Show.. . . . L.ivestock Arena

4:00 p.m. . . . . . .Mules Team Driving –

Obstacle Course. . . . . . . Outside Horse Arena

4:00-6:00 p.m. . . . . . *Love Notes” . . . . . . Entertainment Bldg.

5:00 p.m. Antique Tractor Parade. . . .Grandstand (Free)

5:00 p.m. . . . . . .Horses (Draft or Light) Team Driving –

Obstacle Course. . . . . . . Outside Horse Arena

6:00 p.m. . . . . . .4-H Rabbit Show. . . . . . Livestock Show Arena

6:00 p.m. . . . . . .Team Feed Race. . . . . . . Outside Horse Arena

7:00-10:00 pm**Laura Rae & Back Road Trio** Entertainment Bldg.

7:00 p.m. . Transit Authority-The Premier Tribute

to Chicago. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Grandstand

THURSDAY, August 13th

Senior Citizens Day (65 and older)

Non-Livestock Bldg. open 10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Skinners Amusements – Reduced Rides 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. . . . . . .4-H Goat Show. . . . . . . . . . ..Goat Show Arena

8:30 a.m. 4-H Crossbreed Swine Show. . . . . . . . . Swine Barn

9:00 a.m. . . . . . .4-H Dairy Show. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dairy Arena

9:00 a.m. . . . . . .4-H Beef Show. . . . . . . . . . . . .Livestock Arena

9:00 a.m. . . . . . .Pony Classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...Pony Arena

9:00 a. m. ......Junior Sheep Show/Sheep Show Arena

10:00 a.m. . Kids Day (Games & Contests).Gazebo/Memorial Park

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Sponsored by Alpine Bank/Belvidere)

10:00 a.m. . . . . .Farm Tractor Pull. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Grandstand

11:00-5:00 p.m. .REDUCED CARNIVAL RIDES. . . . . . . .Midway

11:30-2:00 p.m. .Gene Shepherd and Band. . . On the Grounds

12:00-2:00 p.m. . . . . ** Joyce Leonard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . Michigan’s Yodeling Sweetheart**. Entertainment Bldg.

1:00 p.m. . . . . . .Junior Dairy Goat Show. . . .Goat Show Arena

2:00 p.m. . . . . . .Local and Regional

Tractor and Truck Pulls. . . . . . . . . Grandstand

Super Farm Tractors, Altered Farm Tractors, Street Stock

Trucks, Super Stock Trucks, Stock Diesel 4WD Trucks,

Open 8,000 lb. Diesel Truck

2:30-4:30 p.m**Kevin Burns Good Vibrations**Entertainment Bldg.

4:00 p.m. Junior Draft Horses . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . .Performance Classes. . . Outside Horse Arena

5:00 p.m. . . . . . .4-H Livestock Auction. . . . . .Livestock Arena

5:30 - 10 p.m. . . .**Charlie Haley**. . . . . . . .Entertainment Bldg.

6:00 p.m. . . . . . .**Mother/Daughter

Look Alike Contest**. . . . Entertainment Bldg.

Casual Wear – directed by Arnie Pearse

(Sign-up at 5:30 behind entertainment bldg – Judging at 6:00 pm.)

Prizes awarded immediately following contest:

1st - $25, 2nd - $20, 3rd - $15.

Contestants must pay fair admission to the fair at the gate.

Former first place winners not eligible!

(Mother/Daughter Contest Sponsored by Parnell Foods)

6:30 p.m. . . . . . .Pony Olympics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pony Arena

6:30 p.m. . **TRACTOR AND TRUCK PULL** . . . Grandstand

2015 PROGRAM

BOONE COUNTY FAIR

Owned and operated by the Granges of Boone County

BOONE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS PARK

August 11th, 12th, 13th,14th, 15th, and 16th, 2015

Since the program is printed weeks in advance of the Fair, the times stated are approximate and may be changed

to fit the schedule. We will do our best to follow the program.

Illini State Pullers - Numerous Tractor and 4X4 truck pulls and

mod tractors “Tri-County Mini Rod Pull (Econo Mod Mini),

plus Semi Trucks.

8:00 p.m. . **Father/Son Look Alike Contest** Entertainment Bldg.

Casual Wear – directed by Arnie Pearse

(Sign up at 7:30 behind entertainment bldg – Judging at 8:00 p.m.)

Prizes awarded immediately following contest:

1st - $25, 2nd - $20, 3rd - $15

Contestants must pay fair admission to the fair at the gate.

Former first place winners not eligible!

(Father/Son Contest Sponsored by Parnell Foods)

FRIDAY, August 14th

Non-Livestock Bldg. open 10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

8:00 a.m. . . . . . . .Dairy Goat – Open Class. . . . Goat Show Arena

8:30 a.m. . . . . . . .Junior Market Barrow Show. . . . . .Swine Barn

9:00 a.m. . . . . . . .Open Sheep Show. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sheep Barn

9:00 a.m. . . . . . . .Draft Horse Halter Show. . .Inside Horse Arena

9:00 a.m. . . . . . . .Open and Junior Beef

Show Judging. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Livestock Arena

9:00 a.m. . . . . . . .Open and Junior Dairy Show

(colored breeds). . . . . . . . . . Dairy Show Arena

9:00 a.m.. . . Pony Halter & Performance Classes. Pony Arena

10:00 -1:00 p.m. . ATV Racing by KICKABUDA Promotions . . . . . .

Free Bleachers

12:00-3:00 p.m. . .**Looking for Treble**. . . . . . Entertainment Bldg.

1:30 p.m.. Mutton Bustin Ride-Off Qualification. .Grandstand Free

3:30-4:30 p.m. . . .**Magic by Herb Rosene**. . .Entertainment Bldg.

4:30-7:00 p.m. . . .Gene Shepherd Band. . . . . . . . .On the Grounds

5:00-6:00 p.m. **Mary Lees School of Dance**. Entertainment Bldg.

6:30 p.m. . . . . . . .Open Wether Show. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sheep Barn

7:00 - 10:00 p.m. **Silver Creek Band**. . . . . . Entertainment Bldg.

7:00 p.m. . . . . . . .**Next Level Pro-Bull Riding**. . Grandstand

Barrel Racing and Mutton Bustin Finals -contestants must have

participated in the ride-off qualification to be eligible for finals.

(Sponsored by: Gallano Trucking, Poplar Grove Feed,

N.I.T.E. Equipment, Pepsi)

SATURDAY, August 15th

Non-Livestock Bldg. open 10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

8:00 a.m. . . . . . . .Garden Tractor & Weak End

Antique Tractor Pulls. . . . . . . Grandstand (Free)

9:00 a.m. . . . . . . .Open Sheep Show. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sheep Barn

9:00 a.m. Open and Junior Steer Judging. . . . Livestock Arena

9:00 a.m. . . . . . . .Open and Junior Dairy

Judging (Holstein). . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dairy Arena

9:00 a.m. Pony Performance & Hitch Classes. . . . Pony Arena

9:30 a.m. . . . .**Talent Contest Sign-up** . . . . .Entertainment Bldg.

Open to all Amateur Talent

10:00 a.m. Draft Horse Hitch Classes . . . . Outside Horse Arena

(Starting with 6 horse hitch and work down)

(Sponsored by Byron Bank)

10:30 - 3:30 p.m. . .**Talent Contest**. . . . . . . . . Entertainment Bldg.

9:30 . . . . . .Junior Talent (Age up to 14)

12:30 . . . . .Senior Talent (Age 15-21)

Contestants must pay admission to the fair at the gate.

Contact Chip Messiner, after Aug 1st, 815-877-9678

Talent Prizes: 1st - $100, 2nd - $75, 3rd - $50

(Talent Contest Sponsored by Parnell Foods)

1:00 p.m. . . . . . . .Pony Hitch Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pony Arena

2:00 p.m. Supreme Grand Champ. Dairy Selected. Dairy Arena

3:00 p.m. Fur, Feather, and Wether Auction. . Livestock Arena

4:00-5:00 p.m. . . .**The Karate Academy**. . . .Entertainment Bldg.

4:30 - 7:00 p.m. . .Gene Shepherd Band. . . . . . . . On The Ground

5:00-6:00 p.m.**Celia’s Dance and Education Center**. . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Entertainment Bldg.

7:00-10:00 p.m. .**Missing Links**. . . . . . . . . Entertainment Bldg.

8:00 p.m. Josh Turner “An Evening With:. . . . . Grandstand

SUNDAY, August 16th

Non-Livestock Bldg. open 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

9:00-10:00 a.m. .**Church Service**. . . . . . . Entertainment Bldg.

(Conducted by Gideon’s International)

10:00 a.m. Junior Dairy Cattle - Pee-Wee Show . . Dairy Arena

10:00 a.m. . . . . . . . .Pedal Pushers Pull. . .. . . . .Livestock Arena

(Sponsored by A.R. Henninger Agency)

10:00 a.m. . . . . .Northern Illinois Outlaws

Mounted Shoot. . . . . . . . .Outdoor Pony Arena

12:00 p.m. Auction of Wood Carvings. . . . . Big Thunder Rd

12:30-1:30 p.m. .**Lip Sync Contest**. . . . . Entertainment Bldg.

Prizes: 1st - $75, 2nd - $50, 3rd - $25

Conducted by Arnie Pearse

Contestants must pay admission to the fair at the gate.

1:00 p.m. . . . . . .**DEMOLITION DERBY**. . . . . . . .Grandstand

Derby Icons, L.L.C.

Bare Bones Car Heat as Part of the Derby

1st Place $1,000; 2nd & 3rd Places receive $500 each

$1,000 bonus to highest placing Boone County Resident in the

Feature Race

Winner of Feature Race receives $2000,

2nd place - $1000; 3rd - 5th - $500 each

1:30-3:00 p.m. . .**Karaoke Contest**. . . . . .Entertainment Bldg.

Prizes: 1st - $75, 2nd - $50, 3rd - $25

Conducted by Arnie Pearse

Contestants must pay admission to the fair at the gate.

4:00-5:00 p.m. . .**Tae Kwon Do**. . . . . . . . Entertainment Bldg.

6:00 p.m. . . . . . .**DEMOLITION DERBY**. . . . . . .Grandstand

Derby Icons, L.L.C.

Mini Car Heat as Part of Derby

1st Place $1000, 2nd and 3rd places receive $500 each, $1000

bonus to highest placing Boone County Resident in the Feature

Race, Winner of Feature Race receives $2000, 2nd place - $1000,

3rd - 5th places - $500 each

6:00-9:00 p.m. . .**Rockin Horse Band**. . .Entertainment Bldg.

Many thanks to Pepsi for their sponsorship.

 

815-544-2900

Seasonal Administration Hours Monday and Wednesday 8:00am - 4:00pm

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