Schedule


70th Annual Berkeley County Youth Fair

Gate Admission begins at 12 NoonSunday, August 6th thru Saturday August 12th
Fairgrounds close at 11 p.m. daily

Friday, August 4, 2017

Time Event/Show Location
2:30 PM Miss Youth Fair Tea Arden UMC Family Life Center
6:30 PM Miss Youth Fair Contest
Welcome by Dawn Pingley, BCYF President
Crowning of Miss Youth Fair 2017
by Shelby Silveous, 2016 Miss Youth Fair
Indoor Arena

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Time Event/Show Location
7 AM – 10 AM Receive Livestock
(except swine)
Livestock Barn Area
8 AM – 1 PM Youth Exhibitor Fair Registration Picnic Pavilion
11AM – 1PM Indoor Exhibit Check In Picnic Pavilion
1 PM – 5 PM Commercial Exhibit Check In Commercial Exhibit Building
11:00 AM Poultry Species Exhibitor Meeting (Mandatory)
TBD
11:15 AM Rabbit Species Exhibitor Meeting (Mandatory) TBD
11:30 AM Goat Species Exhibitor Meeting (Mandatory) TBD
12:00 PM Horse Species Exhibitor Meeting (Mandatory) TBD
12:30 PM Sheep Species Exhibitor Meeting (Mandatory) TBD
1:00 PM Beef Species Exhibitor Meeting (Mandatory) TBD
1:30 PM Swine Species Meeting (Mandatory) TBD
2:00 PM Dairy Species Meeting (Mandatory) TBD
2:30 PM Market Animal Weigh In (except swine) Livestock Barn
1:30 PM Judging of Indoor Exhibits Indoor Exhibit Building
4 PM Milking Parlor Opens Livestock Barn Area
6 PM Carnival Opens ($20 Wristbands) Michael’s Amusements
6 PM 4-H Style Show Indoor Arena
6 PM Truck/Tractor Pull Track Area
7:15 PM Dog Show Indoor Arena

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Time Event/Show Location
6 AM – 9 AM Receive Swine Livestock Barn Area
9:30 AM Swine Weigh In Swine Barn
12 NOON Market Animal Consignment Forms Due – – – – –
12 NOON Indoor Exhibits Open Indoor Exhibit Building
1 PM Tractor Operators Contest Horse Arena
1 PM Goat Show (Dairy, Non Dairy, and Market)
Indoor Arena
4 PM Milking Parlor Opens Livestock Barn Area
5 PM Commercial Exhibits Open Commercial Exhibit Building
6 PM Truck/Tractor Pull Track Area
6 PM Carnival Opens ($20 Wristband) Michael’s Amusements

Monday, August 7, 2017

Time Event/Show Location
8 AM Sheep Show Indoor Arena
8 AM Rabbit Judging Poultry/Rabbit Pavilion
12 NOON Indoor Exhibits Open Indoor Exhibit Building
4 PM Milking Parlor Opens Livestock Barn Area
5 PM Donut Eating Contest Indoor Arena
5 PM Commercial Exhibits Open Commercial Exhibit Building
5 PM “Let There Be Rock School Panhandle” Ampitheatre
6 PM Old Timer’s Showmanship
(Sponsored by Musselman FFA)
Indoor Arena
6 PM Truck/Tractor Pull Track Area
6 PM Carnival Opens ($20 Wristband) Michael’s Amusements
8 PM – 10 PM Line Dancing Indoor Arena

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Time Event/Show Location
8 AM Swine Show Indoor Arena
12 NOON Indoor Exhibits Open Indoor Exhibit Building
4 PM Horse Costume Contest Horse Arena
4 PM Milking Parlor Opens Livestock Barn Area
5 PM Commercial Exhibits Open Commercial Exhibit Building
5 PM Ice Cream Eating Contest Indoor Arena
6 PM Carnival Opens ($15 Wristband) Michael’s Amusements
7 PM Livestock Jeopardy Indoor Arena
7 PM Mini Tractor Pull
Track Area
7 PM Chris Woodward & Shindiggin
Ampithreatre
8 PM Cow Chip Bingo
(Martinsburg FFA)
Indoor Arena

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Time Event/Show Location
8 AM Beef Show Indoor Arena
8 AM Horse Show Horse Arena
12 NOON Indoor Exhibits Open Indoor Exhibit Building
1 PM Poultry Show
Poultry/Rabbit Pavilion
4 PM Milking Parlor Opens Livestock Barn Area
4 PM Chicken BBQ
(Sponsored by MidAtlantic Farm Credit)
Indoor Exhibit Building Front Porch
5 PM Commercial Exhibits Open Commercial Exhibit Building
6 PM Carnival Opens ($20 Wristband) Michael’s Amusements
6 PM “Let There Be Rock School Panhandle” Ampitheatre
7 PM Kiddie Pedal Pull Indoor Arena
7:30 PM Cornhole Indoor Arena
7:30 PM Bull Riding
Track Area

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Time Event/Show Location
8 AM Horse Show Horse Arena
9 AM Dairy Show Indoor Arena
12 NOON Indoor Exhibits Open Indoor Exhibit Building
1 PM Exhibitor Picnic Exhibit Hall Porch
2 PM Barnyard Olympics Indoor Arena
4 PM Milking Parlor Opens Livestock Barn Area
5 PM Commercial Exhibits Open Commercial Exhibit Building
5 PM Watermelon Eating Contest Indoor Arena
6 PM Carnival Opens ($20 Wristband) Michael’s Amusements
6 PM Round Robin Showmanship
Indoor Arena
6 PM Daniel’s Vision
Ampithreatre
7:30 PM Figure 8 Derby Track Area
8 PM Parade of Champions/Exhibitor Awards Indoor Arena

Friday, August 11, 2017

Time Event/Show Location
6 AM – 12 NOON Release of nonmarket animals Livestock Barn Area
12 NOON Indoor Exhibits Open Indoor Exhibit Building
1 PM Setup for livestock auction Indoor Arena
5 PM Commercial Exhibits Open Commercial Exhibit Building
5:30 PM Celebrity Milking Contest Indoor Arena
6 PM Carnival Opens ($20 Wristband) Michael’s Amusements
6:30 PM Livestock Sale Indoor Arena
7:30 PM Demolition Derby Track Area

Saturday, August 12, 2017

(all youth exhibits will be released prior to 12 noon – there will not be any youth exhibits (animal or indoor) to see on this day.

Time Event/Show Location
8 AM – 10 AM Indoor Exhibits Released Indoor Exhibit Building
xxx xxx xxx
9 AM Exhibitors Clean Fairgrounds – – – – –
10 AM – 12 Noon Release of nonmarket animals Livestock Barn Area
1 PM Kiddie Pedal Pull Indoor Arena
3 PM Cooking with Fire BlueGrass Band
Ampitheatre
4 PM The Back Creek Balley Boys BlueGrass Band
Ampitheatre
4 PM Carnival Opens ($20 Wristband) Michael’s Amusements
5 PM Circa Blue BlueGrass Band
Ampitheatre
5 PM Commercial Exhibits Open Commerical Exhibit Building
7:30 PM Monster Trucks Track Area
10 PM Commercial Exhibits Released Commercial Exhibit Building

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Time Event/Show Location
6 PM – 8 PM Market Animal Sale Pictures may be picked up Picnic Pavilion

2017 General Rules and Regulations

The Berkeley County Youth Fair Association reserves to its Executive Board the final and absolute right to interpret these rules and regulations and arbitrate, settle, and determine all matters in regard to and to add or amend them as they may deem advisable.

  1. Shirt and shoes are required to be worn at all times.
  2. No pets allowed (excluding service dogs) on fairground premises.
  3. Absolutely no alcohol, illegal drugs, weapons or firearms allowed on fairground premises.
  4. Barn areas close at 11:00 pm daily. Everyone must be out of the barns no later than 11:30 pm except for those persons designated by the Livestock Chairpersons. No Trespassing goes into effect at 11:30 p.m. until 5:00 a.m.
  5. No unauthorized soliciting.
  6. Smoking is permitted only in designated areas.  No smoking in any building, barn, picnic pavilion, grandstand and amphitheater.
  7. All persons and containers are subject to search.
  8. No vehicles are to be left over night.  They will be towed at owner’s expense.
  9. Executive Fair Board reserves the right to have any attendee removed from the fairgrounds without liability during the fair for cause (including but not limited to threatening behavior, intoxication, or unsportsmanlike conduct).