NOW: 8am-8pm - 4-H/FFA Expo Hall & Food Stand openNOW: 11:30am-8pm - Open Class Exhibit Hall openNOW: 11:30am-8:30pm - Commercial Exhibit Hall openNOW: 1pm-6pm - Carnival Ride Special

Open Horse Show Slide

2019 Open Horse "Speed Show"

At the Jones County Equestrian Center
800 N. Maple Street (Berndes Center Gate)

MONDAY JULY 15 2019 6:30 PM


MVRA and MWHA Accredited
Entry Fees (CASH ONLY) Jackpot Classes - $10.00
Other Classes - $5.00
There will be added money and 100% payback in all classes.

  1. Jackpot 2D Poles 1 second split.
  2. Poles - Ages 12 and under.
  3. Poles - Ages 13-17.
  4. Jackpot 3D Barrels 1/2 second split.
  5. Barrels - Ages 12 and under.
  6. Barrels - Ages 13-17
  7. Plug Race - Ages 12 and under.
  8. Plug Race - Ages 13-17
  9. Plug Race - Ages 18 and over.

For Information Call Brian/Joyce McQuillen (563) 599-7161
* Ages as of January 1st, 2019
* AQHA rules apply; plastic barrels may be used, heeled boots are required.

Check out the build timelapse from the 2017 construction of the new equestrian center!

Contests & Open Shows

Gate Admission

Daily Gate Admission: $10

Gate admission can be purchased at the gates. Before the fair season gate admission can be purchased at the fair office or the banks of Jones County. During the fair season gate admissions can be purchased at the gates. Gate admission is not included in the cost of an event ticket. Children 10 years of age and under get free gate admission.

Gate Policies

• Bags Subject to Search

• No Coolers Allowed

• No Pets Allowed on Grounds

Season Passes

Gets you in the Gate for the 5 days of the fair. Cost is $30 if purchased in April or May and $33 thereafter. Available by coming in or calling the Fair Office

Also available at many banks in Monticello, Anamosa, Cascade and Wyoming.

Accessible Seating

Call the Fair Office at 319-465-3275 for Information and Availability of Accessible seating.

Contact Us:

Fair Week Office Hours:
8AM-8PM (Wed-Sat)
8AM-7PM (Sunday)
Phone: 319-465-3275
Fax: 319-465-6726
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2019 Great Jones County Fair Sponsors