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Osceola County Fair begins Wednesday

SIBLEY, Iowa — The 2014 Osceola County Fair gets under way this week with a full lineup of events for the entire family. 

Livestock shows start early Wednesday morning with the horse show beginning at 8:00 a.m. The day ends with the crowning of the Osceola County Fair Queen and Little Miss Osceola. May City, Iowa, native and Nashville Star contestant Shawn Mayer, will perform live Thursday evening at the grandstand.

On Friday evening, local riders are invited to participate in the TUFF NUFF Miniature Rodeo. The contest is for riders under the age of 14. The fair fun wraps up Saturday night with a NTPA tractor pull featuring super farm-grand national, limited pro stock, heavy super stock and four-wheel drive pickup classes.

Here’s a full listing of events:


8 a.m.: Horse Show

8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Open Class entries (Judging at 4:00 p.m.)

12:30 p.m. : Cooking Demonstration by Rising Star Interns of Iowa State Extension and Outreach

2 p.m.: Dog Show

4 p.m.: Clover Kid/Open Class Small Pet Show (K-12)

5 p.m.-7 p.m.: 4-H BBQ and 4-H Fashion Review at 4-H Building

6 p.m.: Magician during 4-H BBQ

7 p.m.: Fair Queen/Little Miss Osceola Contest at the Grandstand

Share-The-Fun at the Grandstand


8 a.m.: Swine Show

10 a.m.- 9 p.m.: Open Class Building Open

11 a.m.- 6 p.m.: Bloodmobile

12:30 p.m.: Story Time and Craft with the Sibley Public Library (All ages welcome)

1 p.m.: Rabbit Show

1 p.m.: Commercial Building Open

4 p.m.: Horse Show/Games

4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: Osceola Electric Bucket Rides

5 p.m.- 9 p.m.: Inflatables open

6 p.m.: Pen of Three-Market Beef and Cow Calf Pair Show

6:30 p.m. Shawn Mayer Concert at the Grandstand

7:30 p.m.: Figure 8 Races and Demolition Derby at the Grandstand

Following Demo Derby: Fireworks at the Grandstand


8 a.m.: Feeder Calf, Breeding Heifer, Market Beef, Showman and Bottle Bucket Show

10 a.m.: Kids Craft (All ages welcome)

10 a.m.-9 p.m.: Open Class and Commercial Buildings open

1 p.m.: Dairy Cow Show

2 p.m. Osceola Community Hospital Wellness Center Water Fun

3 p.m.: Goat/Bottle Bucket Goat/Dairy Goat Show

5 p.m.- 9 p.m.: Inflatables open

6 p.m.: Hypnotist at the Grandstand

6:30 p.m.: FFA Labor Auction

7 p.m.: TUFF NUFF Miniature Rodeo


All day: BBQ Cookoff

8 a.m.: Sheep Show/Open Class Feeder Lamb Show

11 a.m.: Poultry Show

Noon to 2:00 p.m. Zoo Mobile

1 p.m.: Pigeon Show with Bob Vos and Leon Hulstein (Following poultry show)

Monster Arm Wrestling Tournament

1:30 p.m.: 2014 Super Showmanship in the Show Ring

2 p.m.: Kids’ Pedal Tractor Pull

7 p.m.: NTPA National Tractor Pull Association at the Grandstand