2021 Jones County Farm Bureau Cookout Contest
The Farm Bureau Cookout Contest is designed to promote quality Iowa meat. You do not have to be an expert griller to compete - just enjoy cooking outdoors!
Sunday July 25 (All Day Long)
Check-in starting at 6:30am
Judging starts at 1pm
Cash Prizes for 1st place in each Meat Category
West of Berndes Center (Location same as last year)
All entries must be submitted by an individual
1:00 - Lamb
1:30 - Poultry
2:00 - Turkey
2:30 - Youth Pork Chops
3:00 - Pork
3:30 - Beef (no brisket)
4:00 - Combo* / Specialty**
* Combo - combinations of any of hte 5 meat categories.
** Specialty - Domestically raised meats, excluding wild game
Categories are judged on the meat preparation only - based on taste, appearance and orginality
Please pre-register by contacting Jones County Farm Bureau at 319-462-4805 or firstname.lastname@example.org
1st place category winners have the opportunity to compete again with their winning entry at the Iowa Farm Bureau Cookout Contest at the Iowa State Fair.
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Contests & Open Shows
Daily Gate Admission
Wed-Fri: $5 from 8AM-1PM, $10 after 1PM
Saturday and Sunday: $10 all day.
Children 10 and under: Always free
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.
• Bags Subject to Search
• No Coolers Allowed
• No Pets Allowed on Grounds
Gets you in the Gate for the 5 days of the fair. Cost is $30 if purchased in before June 1 and $33 thereafter. Available by coming in or calling the Fair Office
Also available at many banks in Monticello, Anamosa, Cascade and Wyoming.
Call the Fair Office at 319-465-3275 for Information and Availability of Accessible seating.
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