Carroll County Fair

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

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

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

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

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2023 Fair Office Hours

The Fair Office on the fairgrounds will be open during the day beginning Sunday, July 30, 2023.

  • Sunday, July 30, 2023: 1-7pm
  • Monday, July 31, 2023: 9am-7pm
  • Tuesday, August 1 – Saturday, August 5, 2023: 9am-3pm
  • Sunday, August 6 – Monday, August 7, 2023: 9am-8pm
  • Tuesday, August 8 – Saturday, August 12 2023: 8am-8pm
  • Sunday, August 13 2023: 12pm-2pm

Call the office at 815-225-7444.

Contact Information

Carroll County Fair
P.O. Box 548
28374 Milledgeville Road
Milledgeville, IL 61051
815-225-7444 (all year)
ccfairmville@yahoo.com

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2023 FAIR OFFICERS

Officers are elected each year in October.

  • President Jerry Jacobs, Chadwick, 815-441-0164
  • Vice President Stan Eads, Milledgeville, 815-499-0911
  • Secretary Kim Gebhardt, Sterling, 815-499-7416
  • Treasurer Sheldon Ebersole, Sterling, 815-225-5490

2023 Chairpersons

Commercial Exhibits

  • Craig Gebhardt, Sterling, 815-499-7413

Publicity

  • Kim Gebhardt, Sterling, 815-499-7416

Entertainment

  • Jerry Jacobs, Chadwick, 815-441-0164
  • Stan Eads, Milledgeville, 815-499-0911
  • Kim Engelkens, Milledgeville, 815-718-5654
  • Dave Hines, Milledgeville, 815-499-5955

General Store

  • Andy Hinrichs, 815-262-6358
  • Arlyn “Lee” Hinrichs, 815-336-2125

Flags

  • Gary Wagenknecht, Milledgeville, 815-225-7357

Grounds and Maintenance

  • Stan Eads, Milledgeville, 815-499-0911
  • Rick Brickhouse, Milledgeville, 815-718-3848
  • Craig Gebhardt, Sterling, 815-499-7413

Security, Traffic & Parking

  • Carroll County Auxiliary, 815-225-7444

Office

  • 815-225-7444

4-H Show

  • lllinois University Extension Office, 815-244-9444

Gate/Tickets

  • Brittni Walls, 815-632-7887
  • Julie Ebersole, Sterling, 815-631-6755
  • Jill Adolph

Antique Tractor Display & Tractor Parade

  • Mike & Cindi Hackbarth, Chadwick, 815-499-3858

Veterinarians

  • Milledgeville Veterinary Clinic, 815-224-7127

Bicycle & Power Wheel Races

  • Fair Board, 815-225-7444

Track

  • Ben Hayen, Milledgeville, 815-499-5163
  • Dan Queckboerner, Milledgeville, 815-441-0218

Kids’ Pedal Tractor Pull

  • Carroll County Farm Bureau, 815-244-3001

Ground Workers’ Supervisor

  • Riley Warnken, Lanark, 815-499-7271

Safety Officer

  • Stan Eads, Milledgeville, 815-499-0911
  • Dave Folk, Milledgeville

2023 Department Superintendents & Assistants

A-1, A-2. Open Steer and Heifer

  • Jim & Kayla Ruter, Shannon, 815-275-8049
  • Brian Witt (Asst.), Lanark, 815-493-2387

B. Dairy Cattle

  • Wendy Erbsen, Lanark, 815-493-2331
  • Jen Brenner, Freeport, 815-297-3517

F. Sheep

  • Terry Bocker, Lanark, 815-541-1858
  • Ashley Nesemeier, Milledgeville, 815-268-5460

H-A. Junior Beef

  • Jim & Kayla Ruter, Shannon, 815-275-8049
  • Brian Witt (Asst.), Lanark, 815-493-2387

H-B. Junior Dairy

  • Wendy Erbsen, Lanark, 815-493-2331
  • Jen Brenner, Freeport, 815-297-3517

H-F. Junior Sheep

  • Terry Bocker, Lanark, 815-541-1858
  • Ashley Nesemeier (Asst.), Milledgeville, 815-268-5460

I-A. Rabbits

  • Jan Jacobs, Chadwick,
  • Kim Engelkens, Freeport, 815-718-5654

I-B. Poultry

  • Ray Hutchison, Milledgeville, 815-225-7959
  • Tyke Hackbarth (Asst.), Sterling, 815-499-1963

J. Farm Produce & Vegetables

  • Janet Winters, Milledgeville, 815-718-3578
  • Sammy Winters (Asst.)

K. Fruits

  • Janet Winters, Milledgeville, 815-718-3578
  • Sammy Winters (Asst.)

L. Floriculture

  • Dominique Beck, Chadwick, 815-973-6103
  • Mary Hutchison (Asst.), Milledgeville

M-1. Textiles

  • Billie McDaniel, Chadwick, 815-590-7234

M-2. Fine Arts

  • Billie McDaniel, Chadwick, 815-590-7234

N. Education

  • Deb Judas, Milledgeville, 815-225-7341
  • Stacy Mickelson (Asst.), Milledgeville, 815-225-5645

O-1. Culinary – Jam, Jellies, Preserves & Canned Goods

  • Pat Zier, Lanark, 815-493-9111

O-2. Culinary – Baked Goods

  • Pat Zier, Lanark, 815-493-9111
  • Sally Phillips, Milledgeville, 815-225-7933

P-J. Jr. Farm Produce & Vegetables

  • Janet Winters, Milledgeville, 815-718-3578
  • Sammy Winters (Asst.)

P-L. Jr. Floriculture

  • Dominique Beck, Chadwick, 815-973-6103
  • Mary Hutchison (Asst.), Milledgeville

P-M. Jr. Textiles & Fine Arts

  • Billie McDaniel, Chadwick, 815-590-7234

P-O. Jr. Culinary

  • Pat Zier, Lanark, 815-493-9111
  • Sally Phillips, Milledgeville, 815-225-7933

P-V. Jr. Hobbies

  • Deanna Fink, Lanark, 815-275-7195
  • Jennifer Eberley, Milledgeville, 815-535-7360

V-1. Hobbies

  • Deanna Fink, Lanark, 815-275-7195
  • Jennifer Eberley, Milledgeville, 815-535-7360

V-2. Antiques

  • Malynda Last, 815-631-6807

Q. Tractor Pull

  • Keith Engelkens, Milledgeville, 815-499-2141

R. Horse Show

  • Jessica Hollewell, 815-238-9457
  • Steve Hollewell (Asst.), Milledgeville, 815-535-2713
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