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Sterling Crown Carnivals OPEN 12pm – 10pm

Thursday, August 2, 2018

  • 8:00 am Sheep Show – Livestock Arena (north)
  • 8:30 am Goat Show – Livestock Arena (south)
  • 9:00 am 17th Annual Wester Speed Show Check-In – Arena Office
  • 10:00 am – 9:00 pm Commercial Exhibits & Smith 4H Hall
  • 12:00 pm Opening Ceremony – Flag Poles
  • 4:00 pm Poultry Show – Poultry Building
  • 5:00 pm Theme Photo Contest – Smith Hall
  • 5:00 pm Swine Show, breeding – Livestock Arena
  • 6:00 pm Live Band Karaoke – Main Stage

Friday, August 3, 2018

  • 8:30 am Swine Show, Barrows & Market – Livestock Arena
    •  Pee Wee and Senior Adult Showmanship Contests, immediately following the show
  • 9:00 am Rabbit Show – Rabbit Tent
  • 10:00 am – 9:00 pm – Commercial Exhibits & Smith 4H Hall
  • 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Sterling Crown Carnival
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Truck & Tractor Pull Weigh In
  • 4:45 pm King & Queen Crowning – Family Stage
  • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Recycle the Day – Main Stage
  • 6:00 pm ISP Truck & Tractor Pulls – Grandstand Arena
  • 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm Madd Hoss Jackson – Main Stage

Saturday, August 4, 2018

  • 8:00 am Beef Show – Livestock Arena
  • 9:30 am 4-H Cat Show – Education Bldg.
  • 10:00 am – 9:00 pm Commercial Exhibits & Smith 4H Hall
  • 10:00 am Pocket Pet Check In & Judging – Education Bldg
  • 11:00 am Rob Thompson, Magician – Family Stage
  • 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sterling Crown Carnival
  • 1:00 pm Antique Tractor Parade
  • 1:30 pm Rob Thompson, Magician – Family Stage
  • 2:00 pm Culver’s Ice Cream Eating Challenge
  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Virtues in Motion – Main Stage
  • 3:00 pm Rob Thompson, Magician – Family Stage
  • 3:30 pm Cooks of Kendall & Kids Cook Too! Contest – Family Stage
  • 4:00 – 6:00 pm Cadillac Grove – Main Stage
  • 6:00 pm 4-H Livestock Auction
  • 6:30 pm – Moonlight Pickers – Main Stage
  • 8:30 – 11:30 pm Cluster Puck – Main Stage

Sunday, August 5, 2018

  • 9:30 am Cross Lutheran Church Service – Main Stage
  • 10:00 am Master Showmanship – Livestock Arena
  • 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Smith 4H Hall Open
  • 10:00am- 5:00pm – Commercial Exhibits Open
  • 11:00 am Keller Watermelon Eating Contest – Family Stage
  • 11:30 Demo Derby Check-In – Grandstand Arena
  • 11:30 am Mud Volleyball Tournament – Mud Pit Livestock Parking Lot
  • 12:00 pm Kids Pedal Pull – Livestock Arena
  • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm JJC Faculty Jazz Band – Main Stage
  • 12:00pm – 5:00pm – Sterling Crown Carnival
  • 1:00 pm Antique Tractor Parade
  • 1:00 pm Cooks of Kendall & Kids Cook, Tool –Family Stage
  • 1:30 pm Ramer’s Demolition Derby – Grandstand Arena
  • 2:00 pm – Junior Talent Contest – Main Stage
  • 3:00 pm Keller’s Sweetcorn Chowdown – Family Stage
  • 3:30 pm Fashion Review – Main Stage
  • 4:00 pm 4H Parade of Champions – Main Stage
  • 5:00 pm Fair Closes Exhibits Check and Projects are Released

Junior Talent Show

Sunday, August 5, 2018, On the Main Stage

The Junior Talent Show returns to the Kendall County Fair, and we are looking for the young talent of Kendall County. Kids 14 and under are invited to compete for the chance to represent Kendall County at the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fans in Springfield in January.  The type of talent is open to any stage act from vocalists to dancers to musicians, to gymnasts, to magician….the list is almost endless.

Entry must be received on or before August 5, 2018, at the Fair Office. 

Entry fee of $10 for an individual or $20 for a duet or group 

Each Contestant must fill out the form with parent/guardian information. 

Ribbons awarded to the top 5 contestants. Cash prize for the top three winners.

Jr. Talent Show Entry 2018

Talent Competition Rules

  1. The entry act must be a resident of Kendall County
  2. Any act that performs over the four-minute time limit will be disqualified. The contestant is not to give an introduction to their act. The Emcee will announce the act and the act will begin immediately after.
  3. Age limits of the Junior Divison:
    1. All Contestants can be 14 years old or younger on the day and date of the local contest. Junior division contestant can be 15 years old when competing at the State Level in January if they met the age requirements at their local contest.
  4. Floor microphones will be the only equipment furnished. Anything else required for the act must be supplied by the contestant.
  5. The panel of judges’ decisions will be final.
  6. There will be a setup time limit of three minutes per act. This will be timed.
  7. To lessen sound prop confusion. When using a CD accompaniment, only the song the contestant is using shall be on the CD. NO like talent is allowed on the recording (i.e vocal, tap dancing, any like instrument, etc.) this will be closely monitored.
  8. All acts must check in at the Family Stage by 1:30 PM on August 5, 2018, for contest rule reminders and to determine the order of performance.

The winner is expected to represent Kendall County Fair at the Illinois Agricultural Fair Convention in Springfield in January 2019.

Western Speed Show

Pre-Registration for the Annual Western Speed Show has begun!

  1. Download and complete the entry form.
  2. Mail the entry with payment made out to Kendall County Fair Association, Inc. to P.O. Box 149, Yorkville, Illinois 60560.
  3. Entries must be postmarked by July 23rd.
  4. Entries can be hand-delivered to the fair office no later than July 28th. (Fair Office hours vary)
  5. Traditional registration is available at the Arena Office the day of the event PRIOR to the event.

 

17th Annual Western Speed Show

Department R Open Class

Thursday, August 2, 2018, at the Kendall County Fairgrounds

Superintendents: Dean & Karol Bundy, phone: 815-475-4520

Classes start at 10:00 am, RAIN OR SHINE

Horse Information and Registration

Class:

Fee:

Definition:

Exhibition
$5.00
Horse or Pony - Rider, any age
Youth
$4.00
Horse or Pony - Rider, 12 years or under
Junior
$5.00
Horse or Pony – Rider, 13 years to 18 years
Open, Ladies & Men
$12.00
Horse or Pony – Rider, any age
3-D Classes
$15.00
Horse or Pony – Rider, any age

Fair Truck and Tractor Pull

Date: Friday, August 3rd, 2018 Time 6:00 pm

Premiums: Total Prize Money – $10,600

Weigh-ins are on the fairgrounds from 3-5 p.m.

2 side by side tracks – something always pulling!

ISP classes sanction by ILLINI STATE PULLERS and limited to certified truck and tractors only.

Street Truck classes are non-sanctioned and are open to all eligible street legal trucks.

Weigh-in from 3:00-5:00 p.m. on the fairgrounds on Route 71 near the event arena. 

For more information contact an ISP Director at the Illini State Pullers website: www.illinistatepullers.com

Demolition Derby

The Demolition Derby will be held on Sunday afternoon at 2pm at the Grandstands

Amusements

Thursday

  • 12 pm – 10 pm Sterling Crown Carnivals

Friday

  • 10 am – 12 pm – Special Needs Carnival
    •  No bright/flashing light. No loud music – Special Needs Person and their immediate family get in FREE and ride Free
  • 12 pm – 10 pm Sterling Crown Carnivals

Saturday

  • 12 pm – 10 pm Sterling Crown Carnivals
  • 2 pm Culver’s Ice Cream Eating Challenge

Sunday

  • 11 am Keller’s Farmstand Watermelon Eating Contest
  • 11:30 am Mud Volleyball Tournament
  • 12 pm – 5 pm Sterling Crown Carnivals – Wristband Specials
  • 3 pm Keller’s Farmstand Sweetcorn Chowdown