Jasper County Fair
Volunteer Work Day

Saturday, July 12th, 2014
8:00 a.m.
Fairgrounds in Colfax
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Jasper County Fair “Barnyard Babies” Baby Review Contest

Colfax-Mingo High School Colfax, Iowa July 19, 2014: 
Saturday, July 19th, the Jasper County Fair Annual Baby Review will be held at the Colfax-Mingo High School Auditorium with registration beginning at 8:15-9am.   The contest will begin at 9am and is open to the public. 
Contestant categories are as follows:
0-6 Months – Lil Miss Cuddly & Master Cuddles
7-12 Months – Miss Softball & Mr. Baseball
1 Year – Miss Bathing Beauty & Mr. Lifeguard
2 Year – Lil Miss Milkmaid & Mr. Farmer
3 Year – Princess & Prince
4 Year – Queen & King

Pre-registrations will be accepted but are not necessary. For more information please contact Laurie Moffitt at Lmoffitt93@gmail.com or call 515-979-8614.


Brice Leonard Supreme Showmanship

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Contest in the Pavilion following the Dairy Show




Tailgaters Contest

Friday, 7:00 PM
Set up after 3:00 PM
1. Support your favorite school, any education level.
2. Teams or individuals will set up a tailgate area 10x10 with decorations, and supplies to show their school spirit.
3. Menu items will need to be abailable for public tasting during contest. Any meal or appetizer is accepted as long as it fits into the theme and menu.
4. This will be a Family Friendly competition, alcohol allowed only in recipes.
Dual Judging
1. Judges Panel will score on the following criteria.
A - Team Spirit
B - Sportsmanship
C - Tailgate Menu
2. Public Choice Donation Jar at each tailgate site.


Thanks to everyone that donated to this project
Monsanto / Judy Sanders
Gary and Doris Altemeier
Hewitt’s Service Center
Roger and Esther Beyer
Iowa Family Farms
Mike and Sue Beukema
Deborah Sloan
Keith and Karen Russell
Todd and Cindy Foreman
Ed and Darla Merwald
Ralph and Erika Frahm
Max & Joyce Maggard
Jones Willis Post #175
Am Vets Post #50
John and Kendra Halferty
Prairie Event supply - Alvin & Carol Swift
Doyle & Karna VerPloeg
Fred Schmidt
Mike & Rhonda Guy
Earth Works, Inc (EWI)
Albert & Esther Schmidt Family

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Vendor Information!
Vendor letter, Vendor info sheet and Vendor contract

Become a fair sponsor!

Our Sponsorship Program is vital to the completion of this event as it helps to cover the expenses and provide for the special activities that make up the Jasper County Fair and it’s promotion of all the talent our county holds.



Thanks for the great Jasper County Fair and Congrats to all the Champions and State Fair Exhibitors!!!
click here for 2013 Champions
click here for State Fair Exhibitors

2014 Fair Queen Results

Jasper County Fair Queen
Shelby Deaton
Jasper County Fair Princess
Amber Knight


* 2014 Fair Theme submitted by Kristy & Cassie Wildung

Presentation of $2000

Working Here Fund grant for fairgrounds upgrades from "Farm Credit Services of America" Staff members Faye Klenk  and Cheryl Goos to Jasper County Fairboard President Mike Guy and Board members Wayne Saak, Doug Woebbeking, Karla Jordan.

Grant was written to help raise funds to fix roofs of buildings at the fair.

Jasper County Fair Receives Donation
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Back row left to right  - Wayne Saak, Mike Guy, Reed Heimstra, Jerry Elscott, Doyle VerPloeg, Chris Warrick.
Middle row left to right - Chelsey Branderhorst, Sondra Kenney, Karla Jordan, Danette Pease, Doug Woebbeking.
Front row left to right - Heather Manhardt (Monsanto) and Judy Sanders (farmer)

Fair Croppin - a Scrapbook Event
Next event will be Saturday, November 1, 2014
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Coming to the 2014 Jasper County Fair:

Friday, July 18th 8:30 pm at the Big Tent
Dani Heikila & Dani Heikila 

Saturday, July 19th at 2 pm in the Big Tent – Ted Miller Music

Saturday, July 19th
Under the Big Tent
Flatland Frank and the Flat Cats 7-10pm
Sunday, July 20
Family Comedy Concert with Toby Kidd
2-3pm under the Tent
Sunday, July 20th
Highway Home (Bluegrass Band) Under the Big Tent
Monday, July 21st 10:00 am Reading with Marcus McIntosh in the 4H Building
Monday, July 21st after the parade on the Grand Concourse - Nick Ryan Country
Wednesday, July 23rd
8:30 pm in the Big Tent  - Lindgren and Lewis

359 N Walnut St
Colfax, IA 50054