Coming Soon: More Information about the 2022 Fair

2021 Contests and Open Shows

Open Horse Show

Sunday July 18 @ 9:00 p.m.
Full show! Halter, English, Pleasure, Reining, and Game!
Contact Brian McQuillen at 563-599-7161
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Prime Steer Contest

Saturday, July 24 @ 12:30 p.m.
Entry Fee - $25 per steer, payable upon arrival.

Judging contest winner    $50

Contact Jason Kurt at 563-599-1405

Fair Queen Contest

If you're here because you're interested in running to be the 2021 Great Jones County Fair Queen, congratulations for stepping out of your comfort zone and into a new and exciting experience. We are so pleased that you would like to be a part of the 22nd Annual Great Jones County Fair Queen Contest.
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Cowgirl Queen Contest

Monday, July 19 @ 7:00 p.m.
Ever thought of entering the Cowgirl Queen Contest at the Iowa State Fair? Well we are proud to announce that the Great Jones County Fair is now hosting its own Cowgirl Queen Contest! There will be a Junior and Senior division. The winner from either division will be sponsored to compete in the same contest at the State Fair!
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Cookout Contest

Sunday July 25
Judging from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
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Kiddie Dairy Show

Saturday, July 24 @ 9:00 a.m.
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Mutton Bustin'

Sunday, July 25 @ 3:00 p.m.
In the Livestock Show Arena.
Two age groups - Under 5 | 6-8 yrs old
It's recommended that kids wear long pants and sleeves with boots or sneakers
Let's see if the kids can hang on for an 8 second sheep ride!
Sheep will be provided.

Kiddie Goat/Sheep Show

Wednesday, July 21
Following 4-H/FFA Sheep/Goat Shows
All sheep and goats will be provided
1. Divisions: Kindergarten & Under | 1st through 3rd Grade
2. Sheep & Goats will be provided

Becky Kirby Ceveling • 319-480-5372
Sponsored by Moenk Suffolk, Family Chiropractic & KC Farms

Kiddie Beef Show

Saturday, July 24 @ 4:00 p.m.
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29th Annual Subway Cookie Contest

Friday, July 23 @ 12 Noon
Free Stage Adults (18 & over) - Youth (through 17 years)
Three divisions for each age group:
 •  Chocolate Chip Only
 •  Chocolate chip and One Other Ingredient
 •  Open Ingredient
Chips may be white or brown chocolate
Awards - Plaques in each division with $100 cash prize to be pro-rated to winners in each division. Cookies will be donated to Camp Courageous after contest. Enter at table in back of Free Stage on Friday between 10 a.m. and 12 noon. Six cookies per plate. Sponsored by the Jones County Fair and co-sponsored by Subway of Monticello and Anamosa.
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Best Photo Contest

Ron Nemmers
Amateur Photography Contest

Monday July 19 @ 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

$300 Cash Prize Award
. . . pro-rated to winners in each division.
Three Divisions: Adult, Teen, and Youth
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Wine-Making Contest

Entry Submission: Monday July 15 from 9:30am to 8:00pm
Winners announced at 5:30pm Tuesday July 17 in the Golf Club
(Judging Tuesday afternoon, July 16, at 1:00pm (NOT OPEN FOR THE PUBLIC)
Entry Pick-Up: Sunday July 21 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm
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2019 Great Jones County Fair Sponsors