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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Sunday, July 27, 2014
Tentative 2014 Madison County Fair Schedule
 
 Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Senior Citizen Day

Parking ½ price for Senior’s (65 +) until 5:00pm with ID verification

10:00 a.m. - Opening Ceremonies

10:00 a.m. - 4-H Dairy Show (Show Barn)

10:00 a.m. – Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Open (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

10:00 a.m. – Kids Korner sponsored by Mosaic Highland Opens

2:00 p.m. – 4-H Dog Show (Swine Barn)

5:00 p.m. - Carnival Rides Open (Armbands) Discounted Armbands must be purchased before opening day

6:00 p.m. - I.T.P.A. Truck & Tractor Pull (Arena)

7:00 p.m. - 4-H Dog Show (Show Barn)

8:00 p.m.The Riverside Tavern Revival Band (Main Pavilion) plays til Midnight

9:00 p.m. – Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Close (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

11:00 p.m. – Carnival Rides Close


Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Disability Awareness Day

Sponsored by Knights of Columbus

8:00 a.m. – Judging - Pigeons (Poultry Barn)

9:00 a.m. - Judging - Dairy Cattle (Show Barn)

9:00 a.m. - Judging – Poultry (Poultry Barn)

10:00 a.m. – Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Open (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

10:00 a.m. – Kids Korner sponsored by Mosaic Highland Opens

10:00 a.m. - Disability Day Activities Begin

5:00 p.m. – Carnival Rides Open (Armbands)

6:00 p.m. – 4-H Rabbit Show (4-H Barn)

7:00 p.m.MOWA Sprint Series Racing (Arena)

8:00 p.m.OverDrive Band (Main Pavilion) plays til Midnight

9:00 p.m.Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Close (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

11:00 p.m. – Carnival Rides Close

 

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Public Safety Awareness Day

Parking ½ Price until 5:00pm for Police, Firemen, EMT with ID verification

10:00 a.m. – Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Open (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

10:00 a.m. – Kids Korner sponsored by Mosaic Highland Opens

12:30 p.m. - 4-H Poultry Show (4-H Barn)

5:00 p.m. – Carnival Rides Open (Armbands)

6:00 p.m. – Judging - Rabbits (Poultry Barn)

7:00 p.m. - 4-H Goat Show (Sheep Barn)

7:00 p.m. - 4-H Fashion Revue (Main Pavilion)

7:30 p.m. - Combine Demolition Derby (Arena)

8:00 p.m. – Whiskey River Band (Main Pavilion) plays til Midnight

9:00 p.m.Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Close (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

11:00 p.m. – Carnival Rides Close

 

Friday, July 25, 2014

Agricultural Awareness Day & Pork Producers BBQ Day

Sponsored by Farm Credit Services

8:00 a.m. - 4-H Swine Show (Swine Barn)

9:00 a.m. - 4-H Beef Show (Show Barn)

10:00 a.m. – Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Open (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

10:00 a.m. – Kids Korner sponsored by Mosaic Highland Opens

10:00 a.m. – Train Show Opens (Dance Hall)

11:00 a.m. - Pork Producer’s BBQ Day

1:00 p.m. - 4-H Super Showmanship Contest (Show Barn) following Beef & Swine 4-H Shows

5:00 p.m. - Carnival Rides Open (Armbands)

7:00 p.m.Car & Lawn Mower Demolition Derby (Arena)

7:30 p.m. - 4-H Livestock Auction (Swine Barn)

8:00 p.m.Out of Focus Band(Main Pavilion) plays til Midnight

9:00 p.m.Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Close (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

11:00 p.m. – Carnival Rides Close

 

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Military Appreciation

Parking $1 until 5:00pm with Active/Retired/Veteran Military ID

8:00 a.m. - 4-H Sheep Show (Sheep Barn)

9:00 a.m. - Open Beef Steer Show (Show Barn)

9:00 a.m. - Open Sheep Show (following 4-H Show) (Sheep Barn)

10:00 a.m. – Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Open (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

10:00 a.m. – Train Show Opens (Dance Hall)

11:30 a.m.The USAF Band of Mid-America Hot Brass Military Band (Main Pavilion) plays til 1:30 p.m.

12:30 p.m. - 4-H Cat Show (4-H Barn)

1:30 p.m. - Miss Madison County Queen Pageant (School Auditorium)

2:00 p.m. - Farm Follies sponsored by the Madison County Young Farmers

2:00 p.m. - Carnival Rides Open (Armbands)

2:00 p.m. - The SafeHaven Band (Main Pavilion) plays til 6:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. UMP Hard Charger Challenge Race and Scott Wernle & Kyle Roberts Memorial Street Stock 

                                                                                                                                                      Feature (Arena)

8:00 p.m. – The Strikeforce Band (Main Pavilion) plays til midnight

9:00 p.m. – Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Close (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

11:30 p.m. – Carnival Rides Close

 

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Family Fun Day

8:00 a.m. - Open Breeding Beef Stock Show 

8:30 a.m. - Open Swine Show (Swine Barn)

10:00 a.m. – Expo Hall & 4-H Exhibits Open

10:00 a.m. – Train Show Opens (Dance Hall)

10:30 a.m. – Church Service (Main Pavilion) hosted by the Mosaic Church of Highland

12:00 p.m.T T Race (Motorcycles and ATV's) (Arena)

1:00-7:00 p.m. - Carnival Rides BOGO with food drive donation(Armbands)

1:00 p.m. - Miss Pigtail Contest (Registration 12:30-1:00) (Main Pavilion)

1:30 p.m. - Pedal Tractor Pull (Registration 12:30-1:30) (Main Pavilion)

2:00 p.m.Diaper Dash (Main Pavilion)

3:00 p.m.The Cold Shot Band(Main Pavilion) plays til 7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.Exhibits & 4-H Exhibits Close (Expo Hall & Dance Hall)

7:00 p.m.Food Vendors start to close

 

 

Carnival Rides Daily

Discounted Armbands for Carnival Rides will be available for pre-sale before the fair - during pre-fair office hours.


Tuesday – Thursday:  5pm – 11pm

Friday:  3pm – 11pm

Saturday:  2pm – 11pm

Sunday:  1 pm – 7pm  BOGO (Buy one, Get one Free) with a food drive donation (minimum 2 items) to be donated to local food pantries in Madison County. 



Parking Price Information

Daily Parking - $4.00 per day

Fair Week Parking Pass - $15.00

Exhibitor Pass - $10.00 (paid at time entries are submitted)

Camping - $20 per day or $75 for all week


 Daily Entertainment


Mosaic Church will host a Daily Kids Korner, check their website for more information


The 4-H Federation & U of I Extension will host daily kids activities


Daily Camel/Pony Rides, Petting Zoo and More 



 

2014 Arena Events
Below is a chart of fees, admission prices and times for all arena events.

All information below is subject to change without notice.
Please consult the Fair Office with any questions. Thanks!

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday
Saturday
Sunday

ITPA Truck & Tractor Pull

MOWA Sprint Series Racing

Combine Demo Derby

Car Demo Derby

UMP County vs. County Challenge

TT Race

Motorcycles & ATV's

Entry Fee

ITPA Offical Rules

MOWA Official Rules

$35.00

$35.00

Highland Speedway Rules
TBA

Pit Open

3:00pm

3:00pm

3:00pm

4:30pm
3:00pm
9:00am

Pit Pass

$20.00

$30.00

$20.00

$20.00
$30.00
$20.00

Stands Open

5:00pm

5:30pm

6:30pm

6:00pm
5:30pm
11:00am

Box Seats

$15.00

$20.00

$15.00

$15.00
$15.00
$15.00

Adult (11+)

$12.00

$15.00

$12.00

$12.00
$12.00
$12.00

Kids 10 and Under

FREE

FREE

FREE

FREE
FREE
FREE

Start Time

6:00pm

7:00pm

7:30pm

7:00pm
7:00pm
12:00pm