Carroll County Fair

August 8-12, 2023 at Schell Park, Milledgeville, IL

Grandstand & Special Attractions
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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

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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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