Welcome to Montezuma County

email at:  montezumacountyfairboard@gmail.com

Montezuma County Fair 2017 Entry

  • Events

    Free Admission to Fair

    Chili and Salsa Rules



    Derby Entry Form and Waiver

    Derby Rules and Regulations


    Royalty Interest Form

    Royalty Handbook


    Gymkhana Entry Form


    Chili and Salsa Rules


    The Montezuma County Fairboard meets every 3rd Monday in the Commissioners Room – 109 West Main, beginning at 7:00 p.m. (All Interested Parties are Welcome to Attend)

     

  • Montezuma County Fair

    Free Admission to Fair

    FRIDAY, JULY 28th

    5:00 pm – CAR RACE (RACE TRACK)


    SATURDAY, JULY 29th CELTIC DAY

    8:00 am – 4-H .22 Rifle Shoot – Outdoor Range, Muzzle Loading will follow .22 Shoot

    8:00 am – 4-H Horse Show- Outdoor Arena

    9:00 am – Exhibit setup- Main Barn

    10:00 am-4:30 pm – Celtic athletic events and bands all day

    11:00 am – Pen Set-up

    5:00 pm – Car Races (Race Track), Lawn Mower Races at intermission of Car Races


    SUNDAY, JULY 30th

    10:00 am – Family Gymkhana – Outdoor Rodeo Arena

    1:00 pm – Shotgun Shoot @ Trap Club

    2:00 pm – 4-H Dog Show- Main Barn

    2:00 pm-4:00 pm – Community Open Class Entries Taken – Main Barn


    MONDAY, JULY 31st

    8:00 am-11:00 am – 4-H Home Ec/Community Open Class entries taken (Main Barn)

    9:00 am – 4-H Judging- Main Barn

    12:00 pm – Community Open Class Judging-Main Barn

    6:00 pm – 4-H Fashion Revue- Main Barn


    TUESDAY, AUGUST 1st

    7:00 am-8:00 am – Swine Check/Weigh-in- Swine Barn

    8::00 am – 4-H Club Table Set-up-Main Barn

    8:00 am-9:00 am – Goat Check/Weigh-in- Sheep/Goat Barn

    8:00 am-10:00 am – Rabbit/Poultry Check-in -Rabbit/Poultry Barn

    9:00 am – 4-H General Project Set-up -Main Barn

    9:00 am-10:00 am – Sheep Check/Weigh-in-Sheep/Goat Barn

    10:00 am – 4-H Cake Decorating Contest- Main Barn

    10:00 am-11:00 am – Beef Check/Weigh-in -Beef Barn

    1:00 pm – 4-H Demonstration Contest- Main Barn

    3:00 pm – 4-H Archery Shoot- MCFG Range

    3:00 pm-7:00 pm – Vendor set-up

    5:00 pm-7:00 pm – Exhibits Open to Public

    5:00 pm-7:00 pm – Community Open Class Awards Reception-Main Barn

    6:00 pm-7:00 pm – Fair Royalty Modeling and Speech Contest (Main Barn)

    7:00 pm – 4-H Fine Arts Competition -Main Barn


    WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2nd KIDS DAY

    7:00 am – 4-H Rocket Launch – Outdoor Arena

    (Cloverbuds will launch their rockets after this)

    9:00 am – 8:00 pm – Exhibits Open to Public

    9:00 am -5:00 pm – Kids Day Fun (Activities All Day)

    9:30 am – Open Class Goat Show – Main Barn

    10:00-12:00 – Pioneer Jamboree & Cake Walk (outside under tent)

    10:30 am – 4-H/FFA Goat Show – Main Barn

    1:00 pm – Ute Tribe Kids Bear Dance- Main Barn

    1:30 pm – Obstacle Course (Battlerock 4H) outside main barn

    2:00 pm – Fair Royalty Interview (upstairs Main Barn)

    2:00 pm – IFA Chicken Chase- Swine Barn Ages 3-5 & 6-8

    2:30 pm – Dress your pet contest – Main Barn (Dolores FFA)

    3:00 pm – IFA Chicken Chase- Swine Barn Ages 3-5 & 6-8

    3:30 pm – Kids Tug of War – Main Barn (County Fairboard)

    4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Horticulture Entries Taken – Main Barn

    5:00 pm – 4-H/FFA Sheep Show – Main Barn

    (Cortez FFA Pee Wee sheep show before grand drive)

    MOVIE NIGHT AFTER SHEEP SHOW –MAIN BARN


    Thursday, AUGUST 3rd Yellow Ribbon Day

    8:00 am – 4-H & Open Rabbit Show- Main Barn

    9:00 am – Horticulture Judging- Main Barn

    9:00 am-5:30 pm – Exhibits Open to Public

    10:00 am – 4-H & Open Poultry Show -Rabbit/Poultry Barn

    10:00 am – Ute Tribe Bear Dance- Outside under tent

    3:00 pm – Fair Board Chicken Chase Swine Barn Ages 3-5 & 6-8

    5:00 pm – 4-H/FFA Beef Show- Main Barn


    FRIDAY, AUGUST 4th – TOUGH ENOUGH TO WEAR PINK DAY

    8:00 am – 4-H/FFA Swine Show- Swine Barn

    Cortez FFA Pee Wee Swine show before grand drive (participate in sheep & swine to get awards)

    9:00 am-5:00 pm – Tractor Show & Pull

    9:00 am – Rooster Crowing (Poultry Barn)

    9:00 am-5:30 pm – Exhibits Open to Public

    10:00 am – Largest squash Contest (Alpaca 4H) – Main Barn

    10:30 am – 3 Legged Barrel Race (Hoofbeats 4H) – Main Barn

    10:30 am – Ute Tribe Pow Wow Dance- Main Barn

    11:00 am – Tug of War ( Kalvins kids 4H )

    11:30 am – Registration for Arm Wrestling Tournament

    12:00 pm – Montezuma County Fair Arm Wrestling Tournament

    1:00 pm – Calf Scramble for $50- Outdoor Arena

    1:00 pm – Rabbit Expo- Rabbit/Poultry Barn

    1:30 pm – Adult Greased Pig Race Ages 18 and up – Outdoor Arena

    2:00 pm – Premiere Exhibitor Testing- Main Barn upstairs

    2:30 pm – lee Cream Eating Contest (Round up 4H)

    2:30 pm – Fair Board Chicken (Chase Swine Barn) Ages 3-5 & 6-8

    3:00 pm – Four Corners Community Bank Money Hunt Ages 3-4- Main Barn

    3:30 pm – Four Corners Community Bank Money Hunt Ages 5-6- Main Barn

    4:00 pm – Four Corners Community Bank Money Hunt Ages 7-8 – Main Barn

    4:30 pm – Four Corners Community Bank Money Hunt Ages 9-10- Main Barn

    5:30 pm – 2017 Fair Royalty Crowning (Outdoor Arena before ranch rodeo)

    6:00 pm – Ranch Rodeo (Outdoor Arena)

    7:00 pm – Movie Night -Main Barn


    SATURDAY. AUGUST 5th

    8:00 am – MANDATORY SALE MEETING, Main Barn

    9:00 am-5:00 pm – Tractor Show & Pull

    9:00 am-5:30 pm – Exhibits Open to Public

    9:00 am – Grand Round Robin – Swine Barn

    10:00 am – Corn Shucking Contest – Main Barn

    10:00 am – Four Corners Community Bank Money Hunt Ages 3-5 – Main Barn

    10:00 am – 3rd Annual Motorcycle Show (Outside Main Barn)

    10:00 am – Ute Tribe POW Bear Dance- Main Barn

    10:30 am – Four Corners Community Bank Money Hunt Ages 6-7- Main Barn

    10:30 am – Fair Board Chicken Chase Ages 3-5

    10:30 am – Scavenger Hunt (Bunnies & More)

    11:00 am – Fair Board Chicken Chase Ages 6-8

    11:00 pm – Four Corners Community Bank Money Hunt ages 8-9- Main Barn

    11:00 am -11:30 am – Chili & Salsa Contest Entries Accepted- Main Barn

    11:30 am – First National Bank Greased Pig Race- Swine Barn

    12:00 pm-12:30 pm – Public Taste & Vote Judging for Chili & Salsa Contests – Main Barn

    12:00 pm – Musical Pie (Barnyard Critters) – Main Barn

    12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Buyer/Member Meet & Greet- Barns

    1:15 pm-1:45 pm – 4-H/FFA Awards Program- Main Barn

    2:00 pm – Junior Livestock Sale – Main Barn

    Community Dinner after Sale

    5:00 pm – Release Vendors and Open Entries

    6:00 pm – Demolition Derby Gates Open – Racetrack

    7:00 pm – Demolition Derby Starts- Racetrack


    SUNDAY, AUGUST 6th

    9:00 am – Livestock and Exhibit Release, Pen Tear Down & cleanup

     

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  • Ranch Rodeo

    • August 4th 6:00 pm
    • Outdoor Arena
    • Admission $2.00

     

  • Pay at the Gate
    No advance tickets available

    • August 5th Gates Open at 6:00 pm
    • Demolition Derby Starts at 7:00 pm
    • Admission 
      • Ages 12 and older – $10.00
      • Ages 4 and under – FREE
      • Ages 65 and older – $5.00

  • Fair Royalty

  • Gymkhana

  • OPEN CLASS

    Montezuma County Fair 2017 Entry


    Community Open Classes Are for Everyone

    Enter your Fair!

  • Vendors

    The Montezuma County Fair accepts any Individual, Business or Organization as a vendor. Simply fill out the application and return it with payment one check for security deposit and one check for booth space.

    Send your completed application with payment made out to the Montezuma County Fair Board To :

    Montezuma County Fair
    C/O 109 West Main Rm#102
    Cortez, CO 81321

    Notice

    Payment must be made by cash or money order only, checks will not be accepted.

    Booth spaces can be chosen after applications with payment are received.

    Booth space will not be reserved without payment.

    Please specify if you need electricity.

    Vendors are to bring their own displays, as the Fair does not provide tables.

     

     

     

     

  • About Us

    email at :  montezumacountyfairboard@gmail.com

    The Fair Board shall be the managing Board of the Montezuma County Fair appointed by and under the direction of the Board of Montezuma County Commissioners.

    The purpose of the Fair Board is to organize, coordinate and manage a community event known as the Montezuma County Fair.

    The Fair Board shall make all rules and regulations pertaining to exhibits, displays, events and activities as within the scope of the objectives and purposes for which the Fair Board was appointed.

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  • The Montezuma County Fair board meets every 3rd Monday in the Commissioners Room – 109 West Main, beginning at 7:00 p.m. (All Interested Parties are Welcome to Attend)


    Montezuma County Fair Board Meeting

    October 16th 2017

    Call to Order

    Approval of September Minutes

    Treasurers Report

    County Council and/or Stakeholders Reports

    Public Comment (will be limited to three minutes per comment)

     

    Old Business

    • MOU committee (Tabled)
    • Herdsmanship at 4-H Achievement night (Don and TW presented) will also be at FFA awards
    • Items to buy for next year (banners for tents and best barn)
    • Dates for next year (July 27th-Aug 5th)
    • Horticulture Club fees due to MCFB

     

    New Business

    • Welcome new board members (orientation was held earlier tonight)
    • Officer Elections
    • Annual reports committee and partnership
    • Committee volunteer’s
    • Fair Board positions (4 letters approved by BOCC)
    • Annual meeting with BOCC was Oct 9th at 1130 hrs
    • Fair Board Bylaw changes last revision to be turned in to BOCC
    • Rule changes (superintendent meeting) What is next?
    • Conex Box at fairgrounds for MCFB items
    • Open class awards
    • Homecoming Parade (Keetch to donate truck)

    Minutes

    8-21-17

    7-19-17

    6-19-17

    5-15-17

    4-17-17

    3-20-17