Carroll County Fair

August 6-10, 2024 at Schell Park, Milledgeville, IL

Grandstand & Special Attractions
entry form


Entry forms and details for all animal and non-animal departments



A simple-to-use daily schedule of events during Fair Week


Contact Us

Map to the fairgrounds and contact information for our board of directors and departments

Fair Book

Download this year's Fair Book for a full guide to entering, entertainment and more!

4-H Fair

Schedules subject to change

Saturday, June 25, 2022

  • 9am, Dog Judging, Granny Rose Shelter, Dixon

Thursday, July 7, 2022

  • 8am, Horse & Pony Check-in – Whiteside County Fairgrounds
  • 8:30am, Horse & Pony Judging (Rain Date Sunday, July 10, 9am)

Saturday, August 6, 2022

  • 8-8:30am, Cloverbud Projects Check-in – 4-H Building
  • 8:30am, Cloverbud Judging
  • 8:30-8:45am, General Projects Check-in, 4-H Building
  • 9am, General Projects Judging
  • 10am-12pm, State Fair Information Table Open

Sunday, August 7, 2022

  • 3pm, Poultry must be on grounds
  • 3:30pm, Poultry Judging – Poultry Barn
  • 5pm, All beef must be on grounds, except Bucket Calf
  • 5-6pm, Beef Feeding Weigh-in
  • 6pm, All swine must be on grounds
  • 6-7pm, Swine weigh-in and check health papers

Monday, August 8, 2022

  • 7:30am, Beef Bucket Calves must be on grounds
  • 7:45am, Beef Bucket Calf Records Due to Committee
  • 8am Beef Breeding Judging – Followed by Beef Bucket Calf Project – Followed by Beef Feeding – Followed by Rate of Gain Class – Followed by Carcass Class Awards – Master Showmanship Contest – Part 1
  • 9:15am, Cats must be on ground
  • 9:30am, Cat Judging – Pavilion across from 4-H Building
  • 10:45-11am, Rabbit Check-in
  • 11am, Rabbit Judging – Rabbit Barn
  • 12pm, Goats must be on grounds
  • 12:30pm, Goat Judging – Sheep Barn
  • Open Showmanship – for any 4-H member 8-18 yrs old
  • 1pm, Sheep must be on the grounds; weigh-in
  • 1:30pm Sheep Judging – Sheep Barn (follows goat show)
  • Master Showmanship Contest – Part 2
  • Sheep Judging Class for Master Showmanship Contest
  • 2-3pm, Committee Meeting; post weights
  • Outstanding Swine Exhibitor Class
  • 3:30pm, Swine Judging – Swine Barn
  • Open Showmanship – for any 4-H member 8-18 yrs old
  • Master Showmanship Contest – Part 3
  • 7pm, Carroll County Youth Foundation Livestock & Small Animal
  • Auction – Swine Show Ring

Thursday, August 11, 2022

  • 8:30am, Dairy must be on grounds
  • 9am, Dairy Judging
  • 4-6pm, Project pick up for youth exhibiting a 4-H project at State Fair

Saturday, August 13, 2022

  • 3pm, All exhibits are released; pick up exhibits at the 4-H Building
  • Everyone please help with clean-up
  • Carroll County’s Day at State Fair – Springfield, IL
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