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2019 ALGER COUNTY FAIR EXECUTIVE BOARD

It’s been an interesting year for the President– Paul Naasz 439-5967
Fair. Although we had an average amount of snow for Vice President– Jeremy Moore 439-5738
the season, it all seemed to come in a short period of Treasurer– Katie Wares 202-2550
time. Unfortunately, it caused the roof to collapse on Secretary– Chelsea Martin 439-1532
our blue building at the Fair Grounds. We were lucky
and had very little damage to the interior and the walls BOARD MEMBERS
are still standing. Materials have been ordered and we Paul Naasz– Commercial, Superintendent of Fair
will have it back in service in time for the fair. Katie Wares– Horse Shows, Camping
This year we are organizing the first annual Chelsea Martin– Speed Horse Show, Stalls
“Run with the Cows” 5K. It will start at 9:00 Saturday Floyd Kientz– Ground & Pig Roast
morning, August 3rd, in Chatham, proceed down the
Jennifer Viau – Little Miss Alger Pageant
Slapneck Road to Finn’s Spur Road and then continue
Jim & Tara Rondeau– Livestock
past the cow filled pastures of the Upper Peninsula
Diane Rantz– Poultry & Rabbits, Chicken Auction
Research and Extension Center (commonly known as
the State Farm) and end back in Chatham. This will be Krysta Henderson– Games & Entertainment Chairman
a Run/Walk event for all ages, so get your running Maria Strand– Music
shoes in shape and join us. Juanita Lehnen, Dave Havens, Penny Moore, Susan Beich,
We continue to expand the musical Ryan Edwards, Trevor Chaperon, Lindsey Slifka, Mark Wilson
entertainment at the fair. On Saturday afternoon
following the parade until the close of the fair, music
ADVISORS
will be provided in the ball diamond by Bloodline, Mr. James Isleib UP Crop Production Educator
BC, Stix N Stones, and Daydreamers. The Chatham Vicki Ballas SNAP-Ed Program Associate
Lions Club will be running a beer tent, so bring your Liz Wiener 4-H Program Coordinator
chair and enjoy an afternoon of great music. Rob Wiener Natural Resources Program Instructor
Another event that is returning to the fair are
Pony Pulls. This was a very popular event 30 years ago
ALGER COUNTY GOVERNMENT
and we are excited about their return. The Superior Robert Steinhoff Prosecuting Attorney
Central Sports Boosters are also assisting with the fair Todd Brock Alger County Sheriff
this year. They will be providing a lunch wagon at the Mary Ann Froberg County Clerk
horse arena, along with other activities for your Pam Johnson Treasurer
enjoyment.
The Board hopes you will enjoy What’s New at
COMMISSIONERS
the 2019 Alger County Fair. Please don’t hesitate to Cathy Pullen– Shingleton– District 1
contact any of them with questions or for more Joe “Pepper” VanLandshoot– Munising– District 2
information. Esley Mattson– Munising– District 3
Jerry Doucette– AuTrain– District 4
GATE ADMISSION Mickey Rondeau– Eben Junction– District 5

NEW FOR 2019


Keep up to date on fair happenings
Buttons will be sold as souvenirs only
Weekend wristbands will be available for purchase
on our Alger County Fair facebook
before the fair and on Friday the 2nd. page! And print forms and
Adults … $5.00 Children (6-12)… $3.00 information off at
Daily admission Adults.. $2.00
www.algercountyfair.com
Children (6-12).. $1.00 5 & under..FREE

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GENERAL RULES HOW TO ENTER YOUR EXHIBIT
1. Anyone may enter exhibits in the fair. 1. Bring items to the entry buildings on the days and times
listed in the schedule. (No entries will be accepted after
2. All exhibits (except animals) must be in place for
5:00 p.m. on Thursday.)
exhibition by 5 pm on Entry Day.
2. Only one entry per individual per class. Articles
3. All livestock (including poultry and rabbits) MUST be pre
previously exhibited are ineligible unless otherwise
-registered by July 15th by using the entry form in the stated.
back of book. 3. Each individual will receive one exhibitor number no
4. RESPONSIBILITY: The Fair will take reasonable matter how many entries are made. This will be their
precautions against loss or injury to exhibits, but will not first letter of the last name and the last 4 digits of Social
be responsible for loss, damage or injury to any animal Security Number.
exhibited or articles of any kind that may be lost or 4. Each entry will be tagged. The exhibitor receives the
destroyed or in any way injured. claim check from each tag. Each entry form must
contain name, address, telephone number, and exhibitor
5. All protests must be in writing and made to the Fair
number.
Office before closing of the Fair on Sunday.
5. To pre-register livestock, fill out the entry form in the fair
6. All exhibits must comply with State Regulations
book. Send to Alger County Fair, P.O. Box 183, Chatham,
governing exhibitions. Ml 49816, postmarked no later than July 15.
7. The Fair Board reserves the option of making decisions 6. Rabbits and poultry must be brought to the fairgrounds
not covered by official rules and regulations as published. between 5-8 on Thursday. All poultry must be pullorum
8. No exhibitor will be allowed to interfere with the judging tested at the grounds, any late entries will be refused
committee. Anyone so interfering will forfeit their according to MDARD regulations.
premiums and the exhibit(s) may be removed from the 7. All livestock (except horses) must be in place at 8:30 a.m.
grounds. Friday.
8. The Exhibitor is responsible for feeding, watering and
9. The first letter of your Last Name and the last 4 digits of
grooming his or her own animals.
your Social Security Number will be used as your
9. Judging Schedule: All exhibits (except animals) Thursday
registration number.
evening and Friday morning.
10. The Fair Board will not be responsible for inaccurate 10. Release of Exhibits: 5 p.m. Sunday
registrations. 11. Every livestock youth exhibitor is required to sign up for
11. The Fair Board will not conduct drug testing on livestock. at least one shift of barn duties. Sign up will be posted
12. NO DOGS ALLOWED WITHOUT CAMPING PERMIT. IF in the small animal barn. Failure to complete barn
YOU ARE CAMPING, YOUR DOG MUST BE CONTAINED TO chores will result in loss of premiums
THE SITE!
APPEALS & COMPLAINTS: An exhibitor compelled to bring a complaint regarding
conflict of interest of the judge, disqualification of an exhibit or exhibitor; Exhibitor,
group leader or superintendent’s behavior, or eligibility of an exhibit shall make a
formal protest in writing to the Fair Board no later than ten days following the end of
fair. All protests shall be referred to the Executive Board, which shall review the
protest with interested parties and give parties an opportunity to submit evidence.
The party against whom the protest was filed shall have the right to read the
statement of protest. A report of findings shall be made to the Fair Board for final
decision on the protest within 10 days of the original complaint. The Fair Board shall
issue an opinion within 2 weeks of receiving the recommendations from the
Executive Board. An exhibitor may file appeal to the Department of Agriculture
within 45 days of filing the initial complaint if the exhibitor is not satisfied with the
Association’s action. The Department of Agriculture shall have 60 days after receipt
of any appropriately filed appeal to investigate the complaint, and issue a finding of
fact and notice of department action and any recommended actions for the
Association.

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2019 ALGER COUNTY FAIR SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
WEDNESDAY, July 31
2:00 p.m. Chatham Homecoming Parade
5:00 p.m.– 7:00 p.m. Early Registration
3:00 p.m. Annual Pig Roast– Adults $7.00; 12 &
THURSDAY, AUGUST 1
Under $5.00; Seniors $6.00. Everyone
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Entry Day
welcome!! Only 300 tickets sold– get your
5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Rabbit & Poultry Entries
tickets early Sponsored by Thrivent
Free Pullorum Testing
Financial
FRIDAY, AUGUST 2
3:00 p.m. Make-and-Take projects in the Youth
7:00.a.m.-11:00a.m. Breakfast in the kitchen
Building– Sponsored by 4-H
8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Judging of all exhibits. Authorized
3:00 p.m. Live Music Starts
persons only in buildings during
7:30 p.m. Homecoming Queen Crowning
judging.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 4
9:00 a.m. Run with Cows 5k
7:00 a.m.-10:00a.m. Breakfast in the kitchen
9:00 a.m. Fair opens to public.
8:00 a.m. Registration for Horse Speed
9:00 a.m. Livestock show
Events
Noon– 3 p.m. People State Bank Kickoff Party
10:00 a.m. Horse Speed Events
Noon– 6p.m. Game Tent Open
11:30 a.m. Homecoming Chicken BBQ
1:00 p.m. Registration for Miniature
Noon - 4 p.m. Game Tent Open
Horse Show
12:30 p.m. Pie Eating Contest
2:00 p.m. Miniature Horse Show
1:00 p.m. Firefighter Contest
5:30 p.m. Grandparent of the Year
2:00 p.m. 4H Chicken Auction
Competition
3:00 p.m. Greased Pig Contest
6:00 p.m. Little Miss Alger County
5:00 p.m. Fair Closes
Competition
5:00-7:00 p.m Release of Exhibits
7:00 p.m. Music and fun in the ballfield with
No exhibits released early.
Maria Lynn acoustic and more
There will be many more exhibits, demonstrations and
7:00 p.m. Pony Pulls at the Horse Arena
activities going on during the fair that haven’t been
6:30 registration
listed. Watch for a full schedule in the Alger Shopper
SATURDAY, AUGUST 3
and Munising News the week of the fair.
7:00 a.m.– 11:00 a.m. Breakfast in the kitchen
8:30 a.m. Fair Opens
8:30 a.m Registration for Horse Show
9:00 a.m. Rabbit and Poultry Showmanship
10:00 a.m. Rabbit and Poultry Judging
10:00 a.m. Horse Show
10 - 5 p.m. Game Tent Open
11:00 Bean Bag Tournament Begins
Noon Lions Club Beer Tent Opens

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Camping Rules & Homemaker of the
Reservations Year Award
• This year the Alger County Fair will be giving out a
Camping on the fairgrounds is a privilege allowed only to
concessionaires and livestock exhibitors who are Homemaker of the Year Award. The recipient will receive
participating in the fair. $25 premium. The contest regulations are as follows:
• Payment of camping fees are for the entire fair weekend 1. Homemakers competing must have entries in each of
(3 days) ; $25 for electric, $15 rustic. the following departments: Floriculture, Food
• NEW! Camping reservations and fees are sue and Preservation, and Needlework.
must be post marked by July 15th. Mail your
2. Homemaker must have ribbon winning exhibit(s) in all
camping registration form and payment to Alger
three departments.
County Fair, PO Box 183, Chatham, MI 49816. You
must pick up your camping packet prior to setting up 3. Person must receive the highest totaled point count.
your camp site. When you pick up your packet, you Points received are based on ribbons received. 1st
will be given your site number. A packet pickup area place Blue Ribbon is 10 points, 2nd place Red Ribbon is
will be designated at the time of the fair. Campers 7 points and 3rd place White Ribbon is 4 points. In
my enter the fairgrounds beginning Thursday, case of a tie, the person with the highest number of
August 1st. first place ribbons will be the winner.
• Payment of camping fees does not entitle persons to 4. The winner cannot win two consecutive years.
enter the fairgrounds without paying the gate admission For more information, please call Michelle Coleman at
fee. (906)439-5114.
• At least one adult (over 21 years) shall be present at the
campsite to supervise minors.
• Horses and livestock must be kept in the
appropriate barns. No animals will be kept in
trailers or pens outside of the barn areas.
• Camping is only allowed in the designated camping
sites. Horse/Livestock trailers must be parked in
designated areas. All dogs must be contained to
campsite. Gray water which originates from utensil
washing and bathing may be placed on the ground.
Other wastes must be disposed of in the appropriate
place.
• Parties not meeting camping requirements or refusing to
pay fees shall be removed from the fairgrounds. 2018 Homemaker of the Year winner Treasa Sowa

The Fair Board would like to Thank the following volunteers for their help
with the 2018 Fair
Lucy Kienitz Ava & Cassie Tebear Madeline & Mandy Cole Barb Trombley Bear (Dave) Johnson
Norma Kienitz Lauren, Connor & Jack Nelson Michelle & Bill Coleman Alexis Walther Marae Ake
Dan Kolpack Katrina Cadwell Emily Contreras Rich Wares Vicki Ballas
Korpi Family Brianna, Auston, Teresa Struble Sydney Curtis Tracy & Elizabeth Wing Peyton Bonneville
Juanita Lehnen Jewell Hoy Taylor Downs McGee Family Ainsley Bonneville
Bill, Robin & Brittany Maki Wyatt & Christopher Kulik Fisk Family DeFrancesco Family Steve & Sharon Boyer
Gina & Dave Maki Stevie & Misty Suhs Brooke, Addie, & Logan Frusti Nayback Family Mimi Cady
Randy Maki Meredith Kempker Lilly Gendron Greg Quinn Heidi Carter
Dan & Kathy Maki Bonnie Johnson & girls Rod & Denise Gerth Martha Verbrigghe Kristi & Gwen Charlebois
Jeff & Jeffrey Martin Jordan MacArthur Vince & Terri Grout Jim Verbrigghe Logan Peters
Lori & Kate Mattson Evelyn & Connor Himes Nikki Hall Janet & Roger Whitmarsh Kim & Rebecca Pirman
Joan McNally Madeline Richardson Carlene Harwick Perron Family Marty Pokela
Gerald & Cathy Melchiori Christy Knaus Deb Hopkins Sharon Vierk Rondeau Family
Mira Miller Sean Seekins Curt & Jana Hytinen Sara Salo Dale Ruska
Molash Family Macy Heyrman Jim & Diane Isleib Derick Tyner Allen Seppanen
Moore Family McVicker Family Pam Jablonsky Karen Wares Pat Stein
Durae & Brooke Murk Paul & Marti Nachtman Jody & Adele Jackson Skylar Campbell Kris Taskey
Katie Naasz Thom Hall Lisa Johnson Jennifer Viau Liz Wiener

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Livestock Pre-Registration and Camping Reservations
Exhibitor’s Name____________________________________ Farm Name_________________________

Address_________________________________ City_________________ State____ Zip_____________


Phone___________________ Birthdate________________ Social Security # (last 4 digits only________

E‐mail Address:__________________________________ Exhibitor Cell:___________________________

Please make checks out to Alger County Fair. Camping questions please text or call Katie Wares at 906-202-
2550 or email dorseycreek@gmail.com. Forms can be sent or dropped off at the MSU office in Chatham. Mail to
Alger County Fair, PO Box 183, Chatham, MI 49816. This form can also be printed off at
www.algercountyfair.com

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SHOW RULES FOR LIVESTOCK DEPARTMENT 4 - DAIRY CATTLE
1. The Superintendent has authority to send diseased animals
Premiums: A $8, B $6, C $4
off grounds at exhibitors expense.
2. Each exhibitor will assume full risk in exhibiting his or her SECTION A - ALL BREEDS
animals. Every precaution will be taken, but neither the Open Youth
Fairboard, Rock River Township or the Alger County Board 150 1001 Heifer Calf born after 9/1/2017
of Commissioners will assume responsibility for accidents. 151 1002 One year old female
3. Youth exhibitors must be 6-19 years of age as of 12/31 to 152 1003 Two year old female
receive premium. 153 1004 Milking age female
4. Youth exhibitors must be able to handle animals in the ring. Grand Champion
(No adults other than Judge & helper in the ring.) SECTION B – SHOWMANSHIP
5. Judging will be A, B, C. Youth may receive a participation D Open Youth
ribbon. 1005 Junior (12& under)
6. Exhibits deemed unworthy by judge will be ineligible to 1006 Senior (13-19)
receive a premium. 1007 Grand Champion $25 premium
7. Animals shown must be in place by time of judging shown
on schedule of events. (If not in place for judging they will DEPARTMENT 5 - BEEF CATTLE
be disqualified.)
Premiums: A $8, B $6, C $4
8. Exhibitor is responsible for FEEDING, WATERING and
GROOMING.
SECTION A - ALL BREEDS
9. Lactating dairy cows are only required to be present the day Open Youth
of the judging. 160 1010 Beef Heifer born after 9/1/18
10. Exhibitor must be owner of all market livestock. 161 1011 One year old female
11. Bedding is not guaranteed. Please bring your own bedding. 162 1012 Two year old female
12. If the exhibitor is not in position for judging at the 163 1013 Cow & Last Calf Born
appropriate time, they will be disqualified. 164 1014 Junior bull calf
165 1015 Cow - any that has produced a calf
ALL LIVESTOCK MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED BY JULY 15TH! 166 1016 Feeder calf (less than 800 lbs)
Please use the entry form at the back of the book and send it 167 1017 Market Steer (Grand Champion chosen from
in to the Alger County Fair, PO Box 168, Chatham, MI 49816 group)
168 1018 Champion Beef Female
LIVESTOCK JUDGING SCHEDULE: FRIDAY, Aug 2
9:00 am Swine
SECTION B – SHOWMANSHIP
Open Youth
Dairy Goats and Sheep
1015 Junior (12 & under)
Dairy Cattle
1016 Senior (13-19)
Beef Cattle
1017 Grand Champion $25 premium

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DEPARTMENT 6– SHEEP/SWINE/GOATS SECTION E – DAIRY GOATS
Premium: A $4, B $3, C $2
SECTION A – SWINE Open Youth
Premium: A $5, B $4, C $3 185 1041 Wether
Open Youth 186 1042 Single Doe
169 1020 Market Hog 187 1043 Doe Kid
170 1021 Feeder Pig 188 1044 Yearling Doe
171 1022 Gilt 189 1045 Pen of 2 (Dam & Kid)
SECTION B – SWINE SHOWMANSHIP 190 1046 Female Pygmy Goats
Open Youth SECTION F – MEAT GOATS
1024 Junior (12 & under) Premium: A $4, B $3, C $2
1025 Senior (13-19) Open Youth
1023 Grand Champion $25 premium 191 1047 Wether
192 1048 Single Doe
SECTION C – SHEEP 193 1049 Doe Kid
ALL BREEDS 194 1050 Yearling Doe
Premium: A $4, B $3, C $2 SECTION G – GOAT SHOWMANSHIP
Open Youth Premium: A $4, B $3, C $2
172 1026 Market Lamb Open Youth
173 1027 Ewe Lamb (Breeding Purpose) 1051 Junior (12 & under)
174 1028 Ram Lamb 1052 Senior (13-19)
175 1029 Ewe 1066 Grand Champion $25 Premium
176 1030 Ram
SECTION H – MASTER SHOWMANSHIP AWARD
177 1031 Pen of 3 Lambs (Market)
Open Youth
178 1032 Pen of 3 Sheep (2 sheep, 1 Ram)
1053 Grand Champion Premium $25
FLEECE BREEDS 1054 Reserve Champion Premium $15
Premium: A $4, B $3, C $2
All rams must be purebred, ewes may be mixed breed.
Open Youth
179 1033 Ram Lamb
180 1034 Ewe Lamb
181 1035 Ram
182 1036 Ewe
183 1037 Pen of 3 Lambs
184 1038 Pen of 3 Sheep (2 Ewes, 1 Ram)
185 1064 Wether

SECTION D – SHEEP SHOWMANSHIP


Premium: A $4, B $3, C $2
Open Youth
1039 Junior (12 & under) THANK YOU TO THESE
1040 Senior (13-19)
BUSINESSES & ORGANIZATIONS
1065 Grand Champion $25 premium
GLNPC– Donation to build more cages
Holmquist Feed Mill– Feed for rabbits & poultry
Bahrman Farms– Wood chips for all barns

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GUIDELINES FOR YOUTH MARKET
Alger County 4H CHICKEN PROJECT

Chicken Auction • The Alger County Fair Market Chicken Auction will
consist of two separate auctions on Sunday of the fair.
The first auction will be for youth 8-19, and the second
will be the “Chicken Little” auction for youth 7 and
Sunday, August 4th under. The Chicken Little auction will immediately
follow the youth auction.
• The project shall consist of one market chicken with a
minimum weight of 5 pounds. Pullets or cockrels are
approved for this project.
Kids 8-18 @ 2:00 • Youth between the ages of 8 to 19 are required to
Followed by the “Chicken enter their bird into the fair on Thursday and
participate in the Poultry Showmanship on Saturday
Littles” (kids 7 & under) morning.
• Participants in the Chicken Little auction are not

MARKET READY MEAT required to enter their bird into the fair or complete a
record book. They are required to bring their bird to
the poultry building between 12:00 - 1:00pm on

CHICKENS
Sunday for pullorum testing. The bird must pass this
test to be sold.
• Your chickens must be clean and dry when brought to
Livestock Show Ring – Alger •
the fair, no wet chickens or washing at the grounds.
Pre-registration for the youth and Chicken Little

County Fairgrounds
project is required by July 15
• The project must include a completed record book to
be turned into the superintendent (Diane Rantz) by
Registration begins at 1pm
5:00 pm on Thursday. Record books can be found on
our website at www.algercountyfair.org
• Record books must be started the day chicks arrive.
EVERYONE IS WELCOME-OPEN The vendor and/or breeder of the chickens MUST be
listed on record books with the date of purchase.

TO THE PUBLIC!
Youth chickens must stay the weekend of the fair.
• Market chickens will be sold in the following order:
Grand Champion, Reserve Champion, then judge will
FOR MORE INFORMATION: determine order. The Chicken Little auction will
conclude the sale.
Diane Rantz 906-387-1330 or • All exhibitors are responsible to butcher and properly
email rranchwi@yahoo.com prepare and deliver the meat to the buyer within two
week’s time. Exhibitor will receive payment after

Support our youth!


delivery to the buyer.
• A 10% selling fee will be held back from the seller’s
checks to cover commissions and advertising.

THANK YOU 2018 CHICKEN BUYERS!


Trenary Home Bakery DeVooght General Store
Grandpa McGee
Silas Auto Jed Tyner
Mama Cows
Holmquist Feed Mill Brooke Frusti
Knaus Recycling
Your Chore Co. Jack Tyner
Rondeau Farms
Jake Tyner Christmas Auto
Theo Mesu
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DEPARTMENT 7– RABBITS SECTION B– BANTAMS
Premium: A $3, B $2, C $1.50
Class distinctions available on entry day.
Open Youth a b
Young Doe/Buck: under 6 months of age.
3015 2015 Feather Leg Hen Pullet
Old Doe/Buck: over 6 months of age.
3016 2016 Feather Leg Cock Cockerel
SECTION A– RABBITS
3017 2017 Sgle. Comb Clean Leg Hen Pullet
Premium: A $3, B $2, C $1
3018 2018 Sgle. Comb Clean Leg Cock Cockerel
Open Youth a b
3019 2019 Rose Comb Clean Leg Hen Pullet
195 1055 Giants Old Doe Young Doe
3020 2020 Rose Comb Clean Leg Cock Cockerel
196 1056 Giants Old Buck Young Buck
3021 2021 Other Clean Leg Hen Pullet
197 1057 Large Breed Old Doe Young Doe
3022 2022 Other Clean Leg Cock Cockerel
198 1058 Large Breed Old Buck Young Buck
3023 2023 Game Bantam Hen Pullet
199 1059 Medium Breed Old Doe Young Doe
3024 2024 Game Bantam Cock Cockerel
200 1060 Medium Breed Old Buck Young Buck
SECTION C- TURKEYS
201 1061 Fur Breed Old Doe Young Doe
Premium: A $3, B $2, C $1.50
202 1062 Fur Breed Old Buck Young Buck
Open Youth
203 1063 Small Breed Old Doe Young Doe
3030 2030 Hen
204 1064 Small Breed Old Buck Young Buck
3031 2031 Tom
205 1065 Dwarf Breed Old Doe Young Doe
206 1066 Dwarf Breed Old Buck Young Buck SECTION D- WATERFOWL
207 1067 Commercial/Pet Old Doe Young Doe Premium: A $3, B $2, C $1.50
208 1068 Commercial/Pet Old Buck Young Buck Open Youth
209 1069 Family of Rabbits 3035 2035 Duck Hen
3036 2036 Duck Drake
SECTION B– RABBIT SHOWMANSHIP 3037 2037 Goose (Female)
Open Youth 3038 2038 Goose Gander
1024 Junior (12 & under) SECTION E- OTHER BIRDS
1025 Senior (13-19)
Premium: A $3, B $2, C $1.50
Open Youth
DEPARTMENT 8– POULTRY 3040 2040 Pigeon Hen
SECTION A– CHICKENS 3041 2041 Pigeon Cockerel
Premium: A $3, B $2, C $1.50 3042 2042 Pheasant Hen
Open Youth 3043 2043 Pheasant Cockerel
3001 2001 American Hen Pullet 3044 2044 Guinea Hen
3002 2002 American Cock Cockerel 3045 2045 Guinea Cockerel
3003 2003 Asiatic Hen Pullet 3046 2046 Quail Hen
3004 2004 Asiatic Cock Cockerel 3047 2047 Quail Cockerel
3005 2005 Mediterranean Hen Pullet SECTION F- POULTRY SHOWMANSHIP
3006 2006 Mediterranean Cock Cockerel Premium: A $3, B $2, C $1.50
3007 2007 English Hen Pullet Open Youth
3008 2008 English Cock Cockerel 2050 Junior (12 & under)
3009 2009 Other Std. Birds Hen Pullet 2051 Senior (13-19)
3010 2010 Other Std. Birds Cock Cockerel
SECTION G– MARKET CHICKEN RECORD BOOK
2011 Continental Hen Pullet
Premium: A $3, B $2, C $1.50
2012 Continental Cock Cockerel
Open Youth
2013 Market Chicken
2052 Junior (12 & under)
2053 Senior (13-19)

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DEPARTMENT 9 SECTION D– VEGETABLES
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
AGROMONY– HORTICULTURE Open Youth
1. All crops will be judged according to stage of growth for the
260 1110 Beans– Green (6)
time of year.
261 1111 Beans– Waxed (6)
2. Threshed grains and seeds from previous season accepted.
262 1112 Beets (3)
Must be dry and in glass jar (2 qts. Grains, 1 qt. any other)
263 1113 Carrots (3)
3. Exhibits must be clean and placed on a 9” paper plate
264 1114 Onions– Green (bunch of 10)
where acceptable. Carrots and beets must have 3” tops (no
265 1115 Onions– Yellow (6)
shorter, no longer) and beets must have tap roots. Onions
266 1116 Onions– White (6)
must have 2” tops and trimmed roots.
267 1117 Peas (12 pods)
SECTION A– UNIQUE CROPS 268 1118 Radishes (6)
Premium: A $3 - One place only 269 1119 Tomatoes– Cherry (6)
Open Youth 270 1120 Tomatoes (3)
225 1075 Best Single Potato 271 1121 Turnips (3)
226 1076 Most Unusual Potato 272 1122 Rutabaga (2)
227 1077 Largest Potato 273 1123 Sweet Corn (3 ears)
228 1078 Largest Cauliflower 274 1124 Kohlrabi (2)
229 1079 Most Unusual Shaped Vegetable 275 1125 Cabbage– Green (1 head)
230 1080 Largest Zucchini 276 1126 Cabbage– Red (1 head)
SECTION B– FIELD CROPS 277 1127 Cauliflower (1 head)
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 278 1128 Broccoli (1 head)
Open Youth 279 1129 Cucumbers– Any 3
233 1083 Baking Potato (3) 280 1130 Cucumbers– Pickling (6)
234 1084 Red Potato (3) 281 1131 Peppers– Sweet (3)
235 1085 Table Stock Potato (6) 282 1132 Hot Peppers (3)
236 1086 Baled Hay (1) 283 1133 Greens– Any (1 bunch with roots)
237 1087 Field Corn (3 stalks) 284 1134 Garlic (3)
238 1088 Sunflower (1 with stalk) 285 1135 Squash (2)
239 1089 Barley (5 stalks) 286 1136 Dill (3 stems)
240 1090 Oats (5 stalks) 287 1137 Pumpkin (1)
241 1091 Rye (5 stalks) 288 1138 Herbs
242 1092 Threshed Grain (2 quarts) 289 1139 Zucchini (2)
243 1093 Any seeds (1 quart) 290 1140 Any other Vegetable
244 1094 Any other Field Crop 291 1141 Lettuce– leaf (1 bunch with roots)
SECTION C– FRUITS SECTION E– EGGS
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
Open Youth 292 1142 Brown Eggs– 6
248 1098 Early Apples (3) 293 1143 White Eggs– 6
249 1099 Late Apples (3) 294 1144 Colored Eggs– 6
250 1100 Crab Apples (3)
251 1101 Strawberries (pint)
252 1102 Raspberries (pint)
253 1103 Blueberries (pint)
254 1104 Blackberries (pint)
255 1105 Rhubarb (5 stalks)
256 1106 Any Other Fruit

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DEPARTMENT 10– FLORICULTURE SECTION C– PERENNIAL CUT FLOWERS
1. Plants should be free of disease. Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
2. Fair Board reserves the right to refuse any diseased plants. Open Youth
3. Name of Plant on tag. 337 1187 Roses
4. Cut Flowers– No less than 6 flowers per container unless 338 1188 Phlox
otherwise specified. 339 1189 Hollyhock
SECTION A– POTTED PLANTS 340 1190 Wild Flowers
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 341 1191 Day Lilies
Open Youth 342 1192 Dianthus
300 1150 Cactus 343 1193 Rudbeckia
301 1151 Christmas Cactus 344 1194 Echinacea
345 1195 Carnation
302 1152 African Violet
346 1196 Any Other
303 1153 Geranium (Petargonium)
304 1154 Any Begonia SECTION D– BULBS
305 1155 Philodendron Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
306 1156 Succulent Open Youth
307 1157 Ivy 350 1200 Gladiolus
308 1158 Coleus 351 1201 Lilies
309 1159 Impatiens 352 1202 Dahlia
310 1160 Exotic Plant 353 1203 Any Other
311 1161 Dish Gardens SECTION E – FRESH FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS
312 1162 Bonsai Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
313 1163 Flowering Vine Open Youth
314 1164 Hanging Basket or Dish 360 1210 Five or more flowers arranged in vase
315 1165 Any Other Foliage Plant 361 1211 Five or more flowers in basket
316 1166 Any Other Plant not listed 362 1212 Single rose in vase w/ greens
SECTION B– ANNUAL CUT FLOWERS 363 1213 Any other fresh flower arrangement
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 SECTION F – DRIED FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS
Open Youth Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
325 1175 Zinnia Open Youth
326 1176 Sweet Pea 368 1218 Dried arrangement in vase
327 1177 Aster 369 1219 Dried arrangement in basket
328 1178 Marigold 370 1220 Any other dried arrangement
329 1179 Celosia
330 1180 Larkspur
331 1181 Amaranth

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DEPARTMENT 11– FOOD PREPARATION SECTION E – DECORATED CAKES
1. All foods must be covered with removable plastic bags, etc. (May use dummy base)
2. Commercial mixes not accepted. Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
3. Can be mini loaf. Open Youth
SECTION A– YEAST BREADS 420 1270 Birthday
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 421 1271 Holiday
Open Youth Open Youth 422 1272 Wedding
380 1230 Whole Wheat 385 1235 Cracked Wheat 423 1273 Any Other
381 1231 White 386 1236 Coffee Cake SECTION F - COOKIES
382 1232 Rye 387 1237 Raised Donuts (3) (4 each tray or paper plate)
383 1233 Dinner Rolls (3) 388 1238 Any Other Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
384 1234 Sweet Rolls (3) Open Youth
SECTION B– QUICK BREADS 425 1275 Sugar Cookies
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 426 1276 Spice Cookies
Open Youth 427 1277 Refrigerator
390 1240 Biscuits (3) 428 1278 Molasses Cookies
391 1241 Fruit breads (1/2 loaf) 429 1279 Chocolate Chip
392 1242 Nut Breads (1/2 loaf) 430 1280 Filled Cookies
393 1243 Coffee Cake 431 1281 Drop Cookies
394 1244 Muffins (3) 432 1282 Peanut Butter
395 1245 Any Other 433 1283 Fancy Cut or Decorated
SECTION C– PIES, 1 OR 2 CRUST (NO CREAM) 434 1284 No-Bake Cookies
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 435 1285 Any Other Cookies
Open Youth Open Youth 436 1286 Brownies
397 1247 Apple 402 1252 Raisin 437 1287 Any Other Bars
398 1248 Blueberry 403 1253 Rhubarb 438 1288 Donuts
390 1249 Cherry 404 1254 Pasties 439 1289 Petit Fours, Rosettes
391 1250 Raspberry 405 1255 Any Other SECTION G – CANDY
392 1251 Strawberry 406 1256 Fruit Tarts (6 pieces on tray or paper plate)
SECTION D– CAKES Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 Open Youth
Open Youth 443 1293 Penuche
410 1260 Chocolate 444 1294 Divinity
411 1261 White or Yellow 445 1295 Peanut Butter Fudge
412 1262 Spice 446 1296 Fondant
413 1263 Fruit 447 1297 Hard Candies
414 1264 Jelly Roll 448 1298 Fudge
415 1265 Cupcakes 449 1299 Any Other
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DEPARTMENT 12– FOOD PRESERVATION SECTION E - JELLIES
(Use standard canning jars. No tinted jars please) Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
SECTION A– VEGETABLES Open Youth
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 508 1345 Grape
Open Youth Open Youth 509 1346 Apple
461 1301 Green Beans 466 1306 Peas 510 1347 Mint
462 1302 Yellow Beans 467 1307 Corn 511 1348 Plum
463 1303 Beets 468 1308 Mixed Vegetables 512 1349 Blackberry
464 1304 Tomatoes 469 1309 Sauerkraut 513 1350 Strawberry
465 1305 Carrots 470 1310 Any Other 514 1351 Cherry
515 1352 Raspberry
SECTION B– FRUITS 516 1353 Mixed Fruit
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 517 1354 Any Other
Open Youth Open Youth
SECTION F - JAMS
473 1313 Applesauce 479 1319 Peaches
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
474 1314 Cherries 480 1320 Pears
Open Youth
475 1315 Blueberries 481 1321 Plums
520 1357 Cherry
476 1316 Strawberries 482 1322 Rhubarb
521 1358 Raspberry
477 1317 Raspberries 483 1323 Crabapples
522 1359 Blueberry
478 1318 Blackberries 484 1324 Any Other
523 1360 Strawberry
SECTION C– MEATS 524 1361 Blackberry
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 525 1362 Grape
Open Youth 526 1363 Any Other
486 1326 Meat 527 1364 Strawberry Freezer
487 1327 Fish 528 1365 Raspberry Freezer
488 1328 Mushrooms 529 1366 Any Other Freezer
489 1329 Dried Fruit
SECTION G - OTHER PRESERVED PRODUCTS
490 1330 Dried Vegetables
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
491 1331 Any Other
Open Youth
SECTION D - PICKLES & RELISHES 531 1368 Catsup
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 532 1369 Apple Butter
Open Youth Open Youth 533 1370 Maple Syrup
495 1332 Beets 501 1338 Relishes 534 1371 Juice
496 1333 Beans 502 1339 Sweet 535 1372 Any Other
497 1334 Zucchini 503 1340 Bread & Butter 536 1373 Salsa
498 1335 Carrots 504 1341 Mustard 537 1374 Honey
499 1336 Dill 505 1342 Pickled Fruit 538 1375 Homemade Wine
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DEPARTMENT 13– NEEDLEWORK
1. No store purchases or factory made articles. SECTION B - EMBRIODERY & FANCY STITCHES
2. Entries must have been completed within the past year with Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
the exception of quilts. Open Youth
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4. Judging will be done on technique, degree of perfection,
581 1431 Dresser Scarf
amount of work involved, creativity, and suitability for the
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5. All youth exhibits must be labeled with age of exhibitor and 583 1433 Pillow Cases
will be judged accordingly. 584 1434 Machine Embroidery
SECTION A– SEWING 585 1435 Any Other Embroidery
LIMIT 5 CLASSES PER PERSON 586 1436 Needle Punch
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 587 1437 Liquid Embroidery
Open Youth 589 1439 Embroidery Crewel-Yarn
550 1400 Infant Garment 590 1440 Needlepoint
551 1401 Child Garment (3-12) 591 1441 Tatted
552 1402 Shirt/ Blouse 592 1442 Candlewicking
553 1403 Skirt/ Shorts 593 1443 Plastic canvas yarn
554 1404 Pants/ Jeans 594 1444 Counted X-Stitch– Kit
555 1405 Poncho 595 1445 Counted X-Stitch– Own design
556 1406 Coat/ Jacket 596 1446 Cross Stitch
558 1408 Dress 597 1447 Any Other Fancy Stitches
559 1409 Tailored Suit 598 1448 Any Other Sewing Kit
560 1410 Vest
561 1411 Purses/ Tote Bag SECTION C - QUILTING
563 1413 Apron Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
564 1414 T-Shirt Open Youth
566 1416 Night Wear 600 1450 Patch Hand Pieced & Quilted or Tied
567 1417 Hat/ Mittens 601 1451 Patch Machine Pieced, Quilted or Tied
568 1419 Recycled Clothing 602 1452 Appliqued (Hand)
569 1420 Placemats/ Table Runner 603 1453 Appliqued (Machine)
570 1421 Pot Holders 604 1454 Baby Quilt/ Lap Robe (Hand Done)
571 1422 Doll Clothes 605 1455 Baby Quilt/ Lap Robe (Machine)
572 1423 Stuffed Toys 606 1456 Wall Hanging
573 1424 Holiday Decorations 607 1457 Any other
574 1425 Any Other 608 1458 Hand and Machine Quilts
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DEPARTMENT 13– NEEDLEWORK SECTION G - KNITTING
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
SECTION D - PILLOWS
Open Youth
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
650 1500 Afgan
Open Youth Open Youth
651 1501 Baby Afgan
610 1460 Patch 614 1464 Crochet
652 1502 Baby Sweater
611 1461 Patch (Quilted) 615 1465 Knitted
653 1503 Child Sweater
612 1462 Applique (Hand) 616 1466 Woven
654 1504 Adult Sweater
613 1463 Applique (Machine) 617 1467 Any Other
655 1505 Baby Sets
SECTION E - RUGS 656 1506 Baby Bonnet/ Booties
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 657 1507 Socks
Open Youth 658 1508 Mittens
620 1470 Latch Hook 659 1509 Scarves
621 1471 Braided 660 1510 Vests
622 1472 Crochet 661 1511 Hats
623 1473 Loomed 662 1512 Doll Clothes
624 1474 Any other 663 1513 Toys
664 1514 Fair Isle Knitting
SECTION F - CROCHET WORK 665 1515 Slippers
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 666 1516 Holiday Decorations
Open Youth 667 1517 Machine
627 1477 Afghan 668 1518 Any Other
628 1478 Slippers/ Booties
629 1479 Baby Sets
630 1480 Baby Bonnet
631 1481 Baby Sweater
632 1482 Baby Afghan
633 1483 Child Sweater
634 1484 Adult Sweater
635 1485 Holiday Decoration
636 1486 Child Dress
637 1487 Table Cloth
638 1488 Doily
639 1489 Bedspread
640 1490 Pot Holder (2)
641 1491 Dolls
642 1492 Doll Clothes
643 1493 Toys
644 1494 Mittens/ Hats
645 1495 Scarf
646 1496 Any other

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DEPARTMENT 13– NEEDLEWORK DEPARTMENT 14– ARTS & CRAFTS
LIMIT 5 CLASSES PER SECTION
SECTION H– WOOL PREPARATION AND
SECTION A– GENERAL
SPINNING
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
Any yarn spun either on a spinning wheel or any other
Open Youth Open Youth
spinning device. The yarn can be spun for weaving apparel,
669 1519 Wooden Crafts 685 1535 Leathercraft
household items or decorative uses. The yarn, thread or
670 1520 Glass 686 1536 Beadwork
rope must be spun by the exhibitor or any spinning device in
671 1521 Collage
the past calendar year.
672 1522 Plastic Canvas 688 1538 String Art
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
673 1523 Plastercraft/Sculpture 689 1539 Flowerpot Craft
Open Youth
674 1524 Craft Sticks 690 1540 Weaving
539 1376 Raw Fleece– whole, skirted
675 1525 Pottery 691 1541 Centerpieces
540 1377 Roving– hand prepared– 2 oz.
676 1526 Wax crafts/Candles 692 1542 Wall Hangings
YARN: Spinning to standard. Submit yarn wrapped on a 677 1527 Jewelry 693 1543 Banners/Flags/
2.5”x6” card with inches marked off and attach sample of 678 1528 Macrame Windsock
unspun fiber. 679 1529 Paper Crafts 694 1544 Fabric Art/Painting
680 1530 Metals 695 1545 Ceramics
Open Youth
681 1531 Holiday Decorations 696 1546 Any Other
541 1378 Wool– fine– 40 or more wraps/inch
682 1532 Dolls/ Puppets 697 1547 Miniatures
542 1379 Wool– med– 20 to 40 wraps/inch
683 1533 Stenciling/Stamping 698 1548 Tie– Dye
543 1380 Wool– bulky– 12 or less wraps/inch
684 1534 Basketry 699 1549 Native American
544 1381 Silk– 640 yds. to the oz.
Crafts
545 1382 Cotton– 320 yds to the oz.
546 1383 Flax– 640 yds to the oz.
SECTION B - CRAFTS FROM RECYLCED MATERIALS
547 1384 Any Felted Wool Item LEARNING OBJECTIVE: To encourage youth to express creativity
through a process using various recycled materials to complete a
SKEIN CATEGORY: Submit a one oz. skein of yarn with a finished useful/appealing article.
sample of the unspun fiber and a history of the skein– eg Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
type of fiber, how combined or plied, etc. Open Youth
Open Youth Open Youth 701 1550 Paper
548 1385 Wool 552 1389 Natural Dyed 702 1551 Plastic
549 1386 Blends 553 1390 Chemical Dyed 703 1552 Fabric
550 1387 Mohair 554 1391 Other 704 1553 Metals
551 1388 Silk 705 1554 Combinations
706 1555 Any Other
707 1556 Glass
708 1557 All Natural Materials

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DEPARTMENT 14– ARTS & CRAFTS DEPARTMENT 15– FINE ARTS
Entries must be mounted/matted or framed suitable for hanging
SECTION C– WOODWORKING/ ELECTRICAL LIMIT 5 CLASSES PER SECTION
LEARNING OBJECTIVE: To encourage youth to explore the
SECTION A– PAINTING & DRAWING
field of wood science and construction through various safe
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
wood applications and processes.
Open Youth
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
735 1585 Portraits (oil/acrylic)
Open Youth
736 1586 Portraits (watercolor)
708 1558 Toys
737 1587 Still Life (oil/acrylic)
709 1559 Furniture
738 1588 Still Life (watercolor)
710 1560 Carving
739 1589 Landscapes/other (oil/acrylic)
711 1561 Any Other Wood
740 1590 Landscapes/other (watercolor)
712 1562 Home Accessories
741 1591 Paint by Number
713 1563 Lamp (Electrical)
742 1592 Pencil Sketch
714 1564 Any Other Electrical
743 1593 Pastels
715 1565 Holiday
744 1594 Ink
716 1566 Woodburning
745 1595 Charcoal
SECTION D - HOBBIES 746 1596 Chalk
No articles or work previously exhibited at this fair will be 747 1597 Crayon
accepted for competition until a period of at least 3 years 748 1598 Any other
has passed. LEARNING OBJECTIVE: To encourage youth to 749 1599 Tempora
develop and enhance their language and writing skills. 750 1600 Colored Pencil
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 751 1601 Mixed Medium
Open Youth 752 1602 Scratch Art
718 1568 Calligraphy 753 1603 Marker
719 1569 Scrapbooking 754 1604 Fuzzy Poster Art
720 1570 Entomology
SECTION B - PHOTOGRAPHY
721 1571 Poetry
Mount pictures on heavy tag or matt-type board suitable for
722 1572 Creative Writing
hanging. Minimum of 5x7, Maximum of 11x14.
723 1573 Any Other Hobby
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
724 1574 Legos
COLOR PHOTGRAPHY
SECTION E - WREATHS & NATURE CRAFT Open Youth
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 755 1605 Nature/ Landscape 759 1609 Sports/Rec
Open Youth 756 1606 Portrait 760 1610 Special Effects
728 1578 Natural Materials 757 1607 Posed Group 761 1611 Alger Fair*
729 1579 Any Other 758 1608 Patriotic 762 1612 Any Other
730 1580 Rock Painting
BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY
Open Youth Open Youth
763 1613 Nature/ Landscape 767 1617 Sports/Rec
764 1614 Portrait 768 1618 Special Effects
765 1615 Posed Group 769 1619 Alger Fair*
766 1616 Patriotic 770 1620 Any Other

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SECTION D - FAIRBOOK COVER (YOUTH ONLY)
DEPARTMENT 16 - SPECIAL CLASSES
1. One cover entry will be selected. SECTION A– FAMILY OR GROUP (DISPLAYS)
2. Entry must be in black ink and on 8 1/2x 11” white paper Premium: A $4, B $3, C $2
(portrait not landscape) placed on a firm backing with a Open Youth
clear plastic protector. 775 1630 Display of articles, pictures, etc., depicting
3. No computer work. project conducted over the year.
4. Design must include the following: 776 Homemaker of the Year
2019 Alger County Fair, Rock River Township
Fairgrounds, Chatham SECTION B - INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITS (DISPLAYS)
5. Judges may disqualify if criteria not met. Display, Book, etc., showing project conducted over the year.
Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1 LEARNING OBJETIVE– To encourage youth to explore,
Youth investigate, experience and document new events/occurrences
1625 Ages 0-9 through the studies of various sciences.
1626 Ages 10-13 Premium: A $2, B $1.50, C $1
1627 Ages 14-19 Open Youth
1628 Best of Show– Chosen for next year $25 Premium 780 1635 Personal Improvement and Money
Management
WINNER OF THE 2019 FAIRBOOK COVER 781 1636 Safety and Health
782 1637 Community Service
This year’s fairbook cover 783 1638 Citizenship
was drawn by Calla Porter. 784 1639 Computer Science
She is 12 years old and 785 1640 Dairy and Vet Science
going into the 7th grade at 786 1641 Historical
Superior Central. She 787 1642 Any Other
788 1643 Natural Sciences
participated in Science
Olympiad, track and cross SECTION C– ANTIQUES (ADULTS ONLY)
country. At home she 1. Antiques must be at least 60 years old.
likes to ride horses and the 2. Will be shown at own risk
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cook. Premium: A $10, B $8, C $6
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791 Arts & Crafts 797 Transportation

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SECTION E - FOLK PATTERNS (YOUTH ONLY)
4H patterns is a project area in which members learn about
traditions, skills, and folklore in their families and communities.
The traditions and skills are learned by talking to people and
learning directly from them, whenever possible. Folk patterns
means people (folk) and their way of life (patterns).
1. Exhibitor must include an exhibit and a Folkpatterns
information sheet or a poster and a Folkpatterns
information sheet.
2. Exhibitors may enter up to THREE classes in this section.
3. Guidelines and exhibit ideas are available at the Extension
Service Office in Munising. Phone 387-2530
Premium: A $4, B $3, C $2
Youth
1655 Folk Skills/Crafts
1656 Family Folklore
1657 Foodways (customs of food preparation, food
preservation, food production, food presentation, food
marketing, and food folklore).
1658 Photography (Historical sites, craftsmen, events/
festivals, in your community)
1659 Documented Interview
1660 Historical Clothing
1661 Quilting
1662 Heritage Gardening
1663 Heritage Artifacts Collections
1664 Community Folklore
1665 Folk Games and Toys
1666 Livestock/Animal Lore
1667 Architecture/ Building/ Shelters
1668 Hunting/ Fishing/ Trapping Lore
1669 Indian Lore
1670 Ethnic Celebrations
1671 Ethnic Clothing
1672 Occupational Traditions
1673 Folk Medicine
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DEPARTMENT 1– HORSE SHOW SECTION C– MINIATURE HORSE SHOW
FRIDAY, August 2
Horse Show Rules REGISTRATION 2:00 P.M– SHOWTIME 3:00 P.M.
1. NEGATIVE COGGINS REQUIRED! Proof must be presented at Superintendent– Katie Wares 202-2550
time of registration. Horses that do not have them will be asked
Class
to leave the fairgrounds.
6400 Weanlings & Yearling Halter
2. Stallions may only be shown by handlers 18 and older.
6401 Jr. Mares, Geldings, Stallions 2 & 3
3. For all youth classes, protective headgear is required. There
6403 Sr. Stallion (4 & over)
will be discrimination against protective headgear that doesn’t
6404 Sr. Gelding (4 & over)
match the style of riding. Also, proper footwear, no shoes. No
6405 Sr. Mare (4 & over)
tank tops in speed events. Proper English/Western attire for
Grand & Reserve Halter
horse show (except helmet rule, any style is ok)
6406 Mare & Foal
4. Youth classes will be judged according to 4-H rules. Age as of
6407 Solids
January 1st of 2019
6408 Multicolor
5. Basic UPHA rules will govern Open classes. Show committee
6409 Adult Showmanship 19 & up
has the final decision in the case of any discrepancy.
6410 Youth Showmanship 18 & under
6. Unmanageable and unruly horses will be asked to leave the
6411 Adult Obstacle 19 & up
fairground.
6412 Youth Obstacle 18 & under
7. Anyone abusing an animal will be asked to leave the
6413 Driving 19 & up
fairgrounds.
6414 Driving 8-18
8. Horses in miniature show may be measured and must be
6415 Versatility - Open
under 38” tall.
6416 Obstacle Driving - Open
9. Contestants enter at own risk. Alger Co. Fair assumes no
6417 Adult Jumping 19 & up
responsibility for accident or loss.
6418 Youth Jumping 18 & under
10. Sixteen stalls are available in the horse barn. Stalls can be
6419 Leadline
reserved by calling Chelsea Martin at 906-439-1532. Bedding is
not guaranteed on grounds. Stalls are $20 for the weekend.
Stalls must be decorated and cleaned at the end of weekend.
Must hang copy of negative coggins on stall!! NEW FOR 2019
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horses in each show but only one horse’s scores
will be counted each day. Scoring will be added up
as follows:
1st place = 5 points
2nd place = 4 points
3rd place = 3 points
4th place = 2 points
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SECTION B – HORSE SHOW SECTION A – SPEED EVENTS
SATURDAY, August 3 SUNDAY, August 4
REGISTRATION 8:30 a.m.– SHOWTIME 10 a.m. REGISTRATION 8:30 a.m.– SHOWTIME 10:00 a.m.
Superintendent– Katie Wares 202-2550 Superintendent– Chelsea Martin 439-1532

Class Class
118 Weanling & Yearling Halter 100 Barrels Leadline*
119 Mares Halter - All ages 101 Plug Leadline*
120 Geldings Halter - All ages 102 Barrels 5-13
121 Grand & Reserve Halter 103 Barrels 14-18
122 Solid Halter 104 Barrels 19+
123 Multicolor Halter 105 Plug Race 5-13
124 Showmanship 5-13 106 Plug Race 14-18
125 Showmanship 14-18 107 Plug Race 19+
126 Showmanship 19 & up 108 Ribbon Race - Open
127 English Pleasure 5-13 109 Home Run - Open
128 English Pleasure 14-18 110 Pole Bending 5– 13
129 English Pleasure 19 & up 111 Pole Bending 14-18
130 English Equitation 5-13 112 Pole Bending 19 & up
131 English Equitation 14-18 113 Scuda Hole 5-13
132 English Equitation 19 & up 114 Scuda Hole 14-18
133 Jumping - Open 115 Scuda Hole 19 & up
134 Leadline
* Leadline class is for young kids. Anyone entering cannot enter
135 Walk/Trot -Open *
any other age group or open class. Kids must stay at a walk or
136 Walk/Trot Horsemanship *
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137 Western Pleasure 5-13
138 Western Pleasure 14– 18
139 Western Pleasure 19 & up
140 Western Horsemanship 5-13
141 Western Horsemanship 14-18
142 Western Horsemanship 19 & up
143 Reining– Open
144 Ranch Horse Western Pleasure - Open

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DEPARTMENT 17 - PONY PULLING
Friday, August 3rd
6:30 registration, 7:00 pull
Premium: A $100, B $75, C $50
ACA Jumps!
RULES
1. Entry fee is $20 per team
2. Gate entry fees must be paid by all exhibitors/crew Friday,
members for each team.
3. The distance for each pull shall be 14 feet but Saturday,
distance less than 14 feet will be used to determine
winner or & Sunday!
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4. First and second
pull shall be taken
in the direction
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measurement will be recorded except in case of
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distance. Driver must stop team immediately after
said signal.
7. All teams must take first pull. Each team shall take
first and second pull while hitched to load. Drivers
may forfeit second pull. Third pull may be taken after
all teams have had first and second.
8. Each team shall be driven by one driver through the
entire contest except in injury.
9. Drivers shall not prod, whip or touch horses while
pulling. Shall drive with reasonably tight lines, and in
no case will a driver be allowed to whirl or shake
lines over horses or above his own head while Munising Ave., Munising
pulling. No driver is allowed to jump doubletrees.
10. It is illegal to administer internally or externally a
drug that could affect or alter the normal
performance of a horse in harness or pulling contest.
11. Any abuse or misuse of horses before or during the
contest will be cause for immediate disqualification.
Marquette Office Munising Office
710 Chippewa Sq., Suite 203 208 Elm Ave.
906-225-0229 906-387-2018

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Music in the Ballfield
All Day Weekend!
Friday
5:00 Mr. BC
7:00 (After Little Miss) Stix N Stones

Saturday
3:00 Maria Lynn
7:00 Daydreamers
10:00 Bloodline

Lions Club will be serving beer in the


ballfield

Free beanbag games!

Annual Pig Roast


Saturday @ 3:00 p.m.
Adults $7.00, Seniors $6.00,

Kids 12 & under $5.00

Sponsored by Thrivent Financial

Grab lunch after the parade!!

Kassel’s Debbie’s
Family Catering
Rumely A small family owned business, that
enjoys bringing people together with
Gas - Goodies - Cold Beer good food.
No job is too big or too small!
Have fun at Years of experience
the fair!! 906-202-9440
dsalo1020@gmail.com

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ALGER COUNTY FAIR
Run with the Cows 5K
Grandparent
of the Year Contest
Submit an essay on why your grandparent should
be Grandparent of the Year along with the entry
form. Essays must be written by youth ages 7 to
16. Youth ages 7 to 11 can submit an essay of up
Saturday, August 3rd 9:00 am to 100 words, 12 to 16 year olds can submit an
$15.00 entry fee essay of up to 500 words. The winner of the
The race will begin at the Alger County Fairgrounds, contest will be announced before the Little Miss
follow the snowmobile trail across the Slapneck Alger Competition on Friday @ 5:30 pm.
Creek, proceed past the cow filled pastures of MSU’s Deadline for submission is 8/1/18
Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center, and Mail to: Alger County Fair, P.O. Box 183, Chatham,
finish at the parking lot of the People State Bank and MI 49816
Village Pub. Entry fee includes free admission to the
fair and a free pancake breakfast in the kitchen! Name: _______________________________
Registration information to be announced on face-
Date of Birth: ____________ Age: _________
book and our website.
Home Phone: ____________________

HOMECOMING Complete Address: ______________________

PARADE City: ____________________ State: _______

SATURDAY @ 2:00 P.M. Grandparent’s Name: ____________________

Complete Address: _______________________

People State Bank City: _____________________ State:________

Homecoming Kickoff Party!


Friday, August 2nd
Noon - 3:00 pm
Chatham PSB parking lot

Free hot dogs, chips and pop!

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The Little Miss Alger County Contest
The Little Miss Alger Contest will be held Friday, August 3rd @ 6 pm. The contestants must model a dress, and
will be interviewed by judges beforehand. They will be judged on personality, grooming, and poise. The entrants
may also be required to attend rehearsals for a group presentation to be given the night of the contest.
Age Classes are (on date of contest):
Tiny Miss Alger County 3-5 years
Little Miss Alger County 6-8 years
Young Miss Alger County 9-11 years
Teen Miss Alger County 12-15 years

Girls must be residents of Alger County. The chosen Miss from each group will receive a tiara and gift card.
Application must be accompanied by a $5 fee and submitted before the July 17th deadline to
Mail to: Alger County Fair, P.O. Box 183, Chatham, MI 49816
APPLICATION
Name_________________________________________________________ Age_________
Parents Name ________________________________________________________________
Date of Birth _______________________ Phone_______________________
Address______________________________________________________________________
Name of School & Grade entering
____________________________________________________________________________
Talents and Hobbies____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
Special Awards or Activities _______________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
The undersigned agrees to comply with all the rules and regulations of the Little Miss Alger County Contest. No false representation has been made and I release
the Alger County Fair Board from any and all claims for damages or injuries while participating in any activities of the contest.

____________________________________________________________
SIGNATURE OF PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN

Zaf’s Party Store


Handmade Pizza & Subs

Fried Snacks * Salads * Breakfast

Fresh Pasties * Beer & Wine

AuTrain 892-8273
Chatham, MI

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Lions Club Firefighter Competition
Homecoming Chicken BBQ Sunday @ 1:00
1/2 Chicken, choice of potato, Come cheer for your fire department!
baked beans, roll & ice cream for $8.50
Sunday @ 11:30

Catch the greased pig


Sunday @ 3:00

Pie Eating Contest!


Sunday at 12:30
Pavillion at Gray Building
Age groups: 7-12, 13-17, 18 & over
Limit 10 per age group
Pudding Cream Pies
Whoever eats the
most in 5 minutes
wins!
First place prize for
each age group

AuTrain Grocery & Motel


Stop By for a Fresh Pasty!
AuTrain, MI

A Menu for Everyone


Fish Fry - Daily Specials
Taco Tuesdays
Homemade Baked Goods Ethanol-Free Gasoline
Deli Fresh Subs Ice Cold Beer Have a Great Time at
Malted Milkshakes Packaged Liquor
Fresh, Made to Order Pizza Large Wine Selection the Fair!
N3011 M67, Limestone 439-1110
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ENTRY BLANK
Alger County Fair, PO Box 183, Chatham, MI 49816
Exhibitor Name________________________________ Exhibitor Number ____ ____ ____ ____ ___
(First letter of last name and last 4 digits of
Address ___________________________________________________ Social Security Number)

City ____________________ Zip ___________Pone Number _______________ Age of Youth ________

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