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60th Annual

Dubuque County Fair

July 23rd thru July 28th www.dbqfair.com


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

60th Annual Dubuque County Fair July 23-28, 2013 • GATE INFORMATION • Adults (12 & Over) Must Have An Admission Ticket Everyone except children 11 years and under, as listed on the schedule below, must have proper Official Admission Tickets - including employees, Fair Officials, Exhibitors, Concessionaires, Delivery Personnel, 4-H Exhibitors, Judges & the General Public.

Schedule Of Fair Admission Prices 12 Years & Over..............................................................................$9.00 Children Age 11 & Under..............................................................FREE

On Thursday, July 25th, if you are in the gates by 3:00 pm, you get in for FREE! In by 3pm on Thursday - Free Admission Stamps for re-admittance only given after 3pm.

Save Big with a Dubuque County Fair

FUN TICKET BOOK ONLY 45 $

Includes 6 Admissions & a Buy 1 Get 1 Free All American Rejects Concert Ticket Advance Admission Ticket Books are available at the Dubuque County Fair Office or at area Kwik Stop Locations, Theisen’s and Ung’s in Luxemburg.

You must purchase advance ticket books before July 19.

Creative Arts Building Open: Tues., Wed., Thurs., & Sun. 10:00am to 8:00pm Fri. Noon to 8:00pm; Sat. 10:00am to 7:00pm 4-H Community Center Open: Tues. thru Fri. 10:00am to 8:00pm; Sat. 10:00am to 7:00pm; Sun Noon to 5:00pm Kitchen Craft Commercial Exhibit Building Open: Tues. thru Sat. 12:30pm to 9:00pm; Sunday 12:30pm to 8:00pm Outdoor Exhibit Park Open: Tues. thru Sat. 12:30pm to 9:00pm Sun. 12:30pm to 8:00pm

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No Refunds • No Rain Checks No Road Parking • No Skateboards No Roller Blades • No Roller Shoes

No Carry-In Food or Beverages Including Alcoholic Beverages 14569 Old Highway Rd., Dubuque, IA 563-588-1406 • Concert Number 563-588-1999 www.dbqfair.com

Thank You DRA

ACRES OF FREE PARKING plus... • Preferred Parking (Across From Fairgrounds) - $5.00 Daily • Motorcycle Parking in Preferred Parking Lot - No Charge* *sponsored by Dubuque Harley-Davidson Free Shuttle Service from Parking Lots to Gates

As you look around the fairgrounds, many improvements have been made with the help of the DRA and we want everyone to know how much we appreciate their support! This year the DRA gave us a grant to install new hand dryers in the ballroom and main restrooms!


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

FAIR CONCERT TICKETS AVAILABLE Reserved Seating is available for our Big Shows! Ticket prices do not include gate admission.

There are no free seats for Tuesday, Friday and Saturday Evening Concerts. Everyone needs a ticket to see the show!

Tues., July 23

Grandstand opens at 6:00pm Concert starts at 7:00pm

Festival Area ..............$30 Reserved Grandstand. . .$25 Gen. Adm. Grandstand. . .$20 Gen. Adm. Hillside. . . . . .$10 Does not include gate admission. If you purchase your Fair admission ticket before July 1st, admission is only $5.00.

Fri., July 26

Sat., July 27

& Safety Suit

& Tyler Bryant

Grandstand opens at 6:30pm Concert starts at 7:30pm

and The Shakedown Grandstand opens at 6:30pm Concert starts at 7:30pm

Festival Area ..............$40 Reserved Grandstand. . .$30 Gen. Adm. Grandstand. . .$25 Gen. Adm. Hillside. . . . . .$10

Festival Area ..............$35 Reserved Grandstand. . .$30 Gen. Adm. Grandstand. . .$20 Gen. Adm. Hillside. . . . . .$10

Does not include gate admission. Hillside Seats go on sale July 20.

Does not include gate admission. Hillside Seats go on sale July 20.

For Tickets Call The Fairgrounds at 563-588-1999, Stop at the Fair Office or go to www.dbqfair.com $

1.00 service fee per ticket for online or phone orders.


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The Dubuque County Fair’s 60th Anniversary

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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Harley-Davidson 883 from Dubuque Harley-Davidson

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54” Husqvarna ZTR Mower from Theisen’s Home • Farm • Auto

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Find Your Fun

Raffle $

Tickets 20 ea. Only 2000 will be sold.

3rd Prize

4th Prize

8 Pc. Lifetime Cookware Set

$1000 In Groceries or Gas from Hy-Vee

from Americraft

Drawing held on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at approximately 8pm. Need Not Be Present To Win.

5th Prize Woman’s Diamond Pendant

If you can’t make it to the fair but want to purchase tickets, call the fairgrounds office at 563-588-1406.

First Annual

Tanaka TCS 51 Chainsaw from Jerry’s Tractor and Small Engine Repair

from Shamrock Jewelers

6th Prize

Saturday, July 27, 2013 • 8am Featuring 2 Cross-Country Obstacle Courses

“The Sloppy Pig” A more advanced course with 8-12 obstacles and approximately 3 miles long. $30 thru July 15; $35 July 16 thru July 26; $40 day of Race

“The Chicken Run” A fun run for beginners and kids, consisting of 4-6 obstacles and less than 2 miles long. $20 thru July 15; $25 July 16 thru July 26; $30 day of Race Registration includes a race T-shirt, fair admission for the day and a goodie bag!

Registration Online at www.dbqfair.com Presented By

A portion of the proceeds go to the Ride for The Kids!

(Fair Tab Rules & Applications)

www.facebook.com/barnyardcharge

Jerry’s Tractor & Small Engine Repair

For More Info Call The Fairgrounds at 563-588-1406


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

FAIR ROYALTY 2013 DUBUQUE CO. FAIR QUEEN ALISON GREEN Alison is the daughter of Dennis & Amy Green. She graduated from Cascade High School and is attending Northeast Iowa Community College. Alison is sponsored by Wayne Feeds.

Fair Queen Qualifications Fair Queen contestants must be attending or have graduated from high school. They must reside in Dubuque County along with at least one parent or guardian. They must be an active member of at least one service organization such as Girl Scouts, church group, 4-H, etc. A committee of judges will select the Dubuque County Fair Queen. Judging will be based on personality, awareness, leadership, citizenship, contributions to the community as well as overall appearance, charm and poise.

2014 DUBUQUE CO. FAIR QUEEN CANDIDATES Samantha Anglin

Anna Kluesner

Epworth, IA She is the daughter of John & Jennifer Anglin and attends Western Dubuque High School where she will be a Senior in the Fall. She is sponsored by McDermott Oil Company

Epworth, IA She is the daughter of Rhonda & Jeff Kluesner and attends Western Dubuque High School where she will be a Senior in the Fall. She is sponsored by The Hair Shoppe in Epworth

Michaela Gregorich

Kayleen Turnis

Dubuque, IA She is the daughter of John & Pam Gregorich and attends Iowa State University where she will be a sophomore in the Fall. She is sponsored by Dan Arensdorf Construction

Bernard, IA She is the daughter of Mike & Joan Turnis and attends the University of Northern Iowa where she will be a Sophomore in the Fall. She is sponsored by Three Rivers FS Company

4-H ROYALTY (L-R)

Prince: Andy Dougherty, Farley Wranglers Princess: Megan Valentine, Washington Senators Queen: Emily Costello, Peosta 4-H Pals King: Dominic Boffeli, Holy Cross Home Helpers


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

EVERYONE CAN ENTER!!! Dubuque County Fair Creative Arts Exhibition

Come join the fun in our Creative Arts Building during the 60th Annual Dubuque County Fair. Whether you’re an old pro or a beginner with your creative talents, be sure to enter your projects for ribbons and other prizes. Everyone is welcome to enter, and entry is FREE! If you have questions about entering the 2013 Dubuque County Fair Creative Arts Competition or want to download entry forms, just log on to the Dubuque County Fair’s Website at www.dbqfair.com or feel free to call the fairgrounds office at 588-1406 for more information on how to enter the competition. Entries must be postmarked by July 11th!

NEW IN CREATIVE ARTS

 Mixes in a Jar  Trash to Treasure  Novelty Vegetable / Fruit  Largest Potato, Pumpkin, Squash, Tomato, Watermelon, Zucchini  Most Unusual Vegetable  Most Unusual Fruit  Best Decorative Fruit or Vegetable

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What can I enter in the fair? ANYTHING!!!

 Candle making  Home decorations  Holiday decorations  Birdhouses  Wood refinishing  Woodworking  Homemade dolls & toys  Original artwork

 Needlework  Quilting  Beadwork  Memory books  Embossing  Stamping  Painting  Stamp collections

Here’s just a small list of ideas:  Flower arranging  Knitting  Tomatoes  Salsa  Apple pie  Cookies/Candies  Clothing  Dubuque souvenirs

USE YOUR IMAGINATION!!! ANY CREATIVE HOBBY APPLIES!!!

Kid’s Korner Rules & Regulations 1. All General Creative Rules Apply to the Kid’s Korner Rules. 2. All kids up to and including age 14 may exhibit in the “Kid’s Korner” division. Entries for Divisions E&F are not restricted by this rule. 3. An Exhibitor may enter any class. Division E&F entries must be sent to the chairpersons of those divisions. 4. Six “Best of Show” ribbons may be awarded. 5. The management will use the utmost care to guard and protect exhibits; however, we cannot and will not be held liable. 6. All kids’ ages must be included on the entry form.

King Arthur Flour Muffin Baking Contest Sat., July 27 • 8am-11am Creative Arts Building Open to Juniors Ages 8 to 17 Adults 18 & Up Registration Required and Must be received by July 12, 2013 go to www.dbqfair.com PRIZES SPONSORED BY KING ARTHUR FLOUR


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

CONCESSIONAIRES The Dubuque County Fair Association is proud of their partnership with local service organizations. For many of the groups, this is their major fundraiser for the year. Visit the following groups, who will be selling at this year’s fair: Dubuque County 4-H Food Stand Chappy’s Mobile Concessions Chocolate Hog Choo Choo Charlie’s Dubuque Community Y Lemonade Dubuque County Dairy Association Dubuque Morning Optimists Dubuque Noon Lions Dubuque Noon Optimists

Dubuque County Shrine Club Grandview United Methodist Church Kalmes Restaurant & Catering Kiwanis International Knights of Columbus #510 Lutheran Laymans League Simmons Promotions Still Pop’n Kettle Korn

We also have several groups that help in non-vending roles and we would like to recognize them as well. • Eagles Club • Dubuque Area Labor Harvest • Custom Riders • Boy Scout Troop 94 • ARK Advocates • Hempstead High School Booster Club • Eastern Iowa Outlaws • Ressurection Church Group • Dubuque High School Hockey “Devils” Booster Club

• Moose Lodge • Tri State Car Club • West Dubuque Football Team

EXHIBITORS While at the fair this year, make sure you take time to stroll through the outside exhibit area and stop in the Kitchen Craft Commercial Exhibit Building and visit with the local businesses displaying their goods and services. Here is a list of the exhibitors at this year’s fair at the time of printing. More may be added. If your business would like to participate, please call the Dubuque County Fair office at 588-1406. OUTDOOR EXHIBITORS Avalon Service Center Inc. Brunkan Equipment Douneme, Inc. Fabulous Faces HJF Trading Hawkeye Vintage Farm Machinery Midwest Motorsports Summerwinds Resorts INDOOR EXHIBITORS ACRI Agvantage F.S. American Energy Savers Avon Bath Fitter C&G

Down to Earth Media Dbq. Area Council of Child Abuse Prevention Dubuque County Democratic Party Dubuque County Republican Party Dubuque County Right to Life Dubuque Fellowship in Christ Girls Bling Boutique Grace Adele Health From Within Heart for Art Hillcrest Family Services Honor Flight of Greater Dubuque Ideal Chiropractic Health Center I’ve Got Bling Kathy Spear Landscaping Kitchen Craft Lema’s Malone Family Chiropractic

My Rhinestone Closet Mystic Tattoo Next Generation Wireless NE Iowa Area Agency on Aging Norwex Enviro Products Pampered Chef Paramount Ambulance Prairie Farms Protech/F.V.S. Retrofoam of Iowa Scentsy Serra Club of Dubuque State Farm Insurance Tri-State Distributing Vollara Willenborg Ag. & Lawn Ornaments Willustrations Young Living Essential Oil


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Hundreds of Hours of Grounds Entertainment

TENT

BIG TOP TENT Recycle Cycle Amazing Arthur Feud Frenzy Game Show High Flying Pages Street Beat Till’s Alpacas Karaoke Games - Contests Dubuque Dance Studio Elite Dance Team Mechanical Bull and So Much More!!

Only 25¢ Per Game Tuesday thru Saturday from 11am to 3pm


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Join Your Friends in the Beer Garden Beer Garden Operated by the Noon Optimists

The Dubuque County Fair means many things to many people, but one thing is for sure – there are people that you see only once a year at the fair. It’s just like an annual reunion. The Beer Garden gives you a chance to visit with your friends, both old and new – and take in some of the best entertainment around! Cold beer, great entertainment and good friends! It doesn’t get any better than that. Don’t miss this great entertainment lineup.

On the Diamond Jo/Miller Lite Stage: Tues. 8pm.....................Steady at the Wheel Wed. 8pm........................................Hot Mess Thurs. 8pm..........................................Full Code

Fri. 9pm......................................Misbehavin’ Sat. 9pm........................Western Starlanders Sun. 7pm....................................Swing Crew

MUD VOLLEYBALL

Sunday, July 28 at 9am Behind the Beer Garden

Still Time to Sign Up!

Registration due on or before July 15 For complete rules or to register your team go to www.dbqfair.com or call 563-588-1406


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Opening Day Tuesday, July 23rd

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WEST GATE WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL 3:00pm DUE TO ANIMALS LOADING! Please use other gates!

5 Barns Full of Various Animals Throughout the Fair! Visit the Barns Any Day!

8:30am Judging 4-H/FFA Dairy Goat - Livestock Arena 9:00am Judging 4-H/FFA Dairy Cattle - Livestock Arena 9:00am Judging 4-H/FFA Sheep & Meat Goats - Swine Barn 10:00am 4-H Building Exhibits Open to the Public 10:00am Creative Arts Building Opens 10:00am to 4:00pm Facebook Contest - Win Our Daily Prize! 10:00am Barrel Painting Contest, Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 11:00am to 3pm • Bingo - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 12:00pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin Jane’s 12:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 12:30pm Kitchen Craft Commercial Exhibit Building Opens 2:00pm Boat Races - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 3:00pm Judging 4-H/FFA Swine - Swine Barn 3:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 3:15pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin Jane’s 3:15pm Egg Pass - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 4:00pm Karaoke - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 4:15pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 5:00pm Opening Ceremony - Diamond Jo Stage - Festival Garden 6:00pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 7:00pm Bridgit Mendler - Grandstand 7:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 7:15pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin Jane’s 7:30pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 8:00pm Steady at the Wheel - Diamond Jo Stage - Beer Garden


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Major Events Tuesday, July 23rd Carnival Rides open at 3:00pm

All Carnival Rides are only 1 Ticket Each 3 to 11pm - No Age Limit!

60th Annual Dubuque County Fair Opening Ceremony 5:00pm on the Diamond Jo Stage

Order Your Tickets Now Presenting Hollywood Records recording artist and star of Disney’s “Good Luck Charlie”

Grandstand opens at 6:00pm

Festival Area ...............$30 Reserved Grandstand. . . .$25 Gen. Adm. Grandstand. . . .$20 Gen. Adm. Hillside........$10

Concert starts at 7:00pm

Does not include gate admission.

For Tickets Call The Fairgrounds at 563-588-1999, Stop at the Fair Office or go to www.dbqfair.com $

1.00 service fee per ticket for online or phone orders.

8:00 pm - Diamond Jo Stage in the Beer Garden

sponsored by:

Steady at the Wheel


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

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Kids’ Day Wednesday, July 24th 19th Annual Julien Dubuque Classic Stock Car Races IMCA Sport Mods IMCA Stock Cars IMCA Sport Compacts IMCA Hobby Stock IMCA Merfeld Bros. Auto Modifieds IMCA Klein Custom Home Late Models

7:00 pm On the Track

All New MUSCO Lighting on the Track!!

Photo By Kaitlyn Wolf

9:00am Judging 4-H/FFA Beef - Livestock Arena 10:00am 4-H Building Exhibits Open to the Public 10:00am Creative Arts Building Opens 10:00am to 4:00pm Facebook Contest - Win Our Daily Prize! 10:00am Duct Tape Creations - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 10:00am to 3pm • Kids Activities - Festival Garden 11:00am to 3pm • Bingo - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 11:00am to 1:00pm Lunch with Santa - 4H Food Stand 12:00pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin Jane’s 12:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 12:30pm Kitchen Craft Commercial Exhibit Building Opens 1:00pm 4-H/FFA Poultry Show - Poultry Barn 1:00pm Little Tykes Pedal Pull - Grandstand 2:00pm Balloon Animal Contest - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 3:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 3:15pm Rock, Paper, Scissors - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 3:15pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 4:00pm World Famous Frog Jump - Grandstand 4:00pm Karaoke - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 4:15pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 6:00pm Beer Pong Tournament - Beer Garden 6:00pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 6:15pm Coloring Contest - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 7:00pm IMCA Stock Car Races - On the Track 7:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 7:15pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 7:30pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 8:00pm Hot Mess - Diamond Jo Stage - Beer Garden


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Kids’ Day!

Hop out to the Fair and bring your favorite frog for Kid’s Day Festivities!

Wednesday, July 24th Special Kids’ Activities & Prizes! FREE LT Amusements Rides Little Tykes Pedal Pull - 1pm World Famous Frog Jump - 4pm DRAWINGS FOR GRAND PRIZES at 5 pm Remember, kids, you must be present to claim your prize! Trophies sponsored by Paul & Carol Coates, Roeder Implement and Roeder Outdoor Power Equipment. Personnel provided by the Cascade FFA. Prizes provided by the Dubuque County Fair Association and Jumpin’ Janes.

NEW THIS YEAR Visit the Special Booths in the Festival Area Participants Include: for Awesome Kids’ Activities that are FREE! S.Kelly Photography Healthy Living Kneaded Health YMCA Our Redeemer Preschool WS Live Xtreme Dance State Farm-Scott Goins KeyWest Early Childhood Center Wildtree Macaroni kid

Little Rascals/ Little Treasures Child Care Centers It Works Global DAEYC Child Care Resource & Referral Mayer School of Dance GracePoint Church Together We Can Dubuque ABC Learning Early Childhood Center Coldwell Banker-Jill Keadley Unified Therapy

Dubuque Montessori Abbent Dental Discovery Toys Dance Marathon Hy-Vee Dodge Street Holy Family Childcare Centers Spark Family Hair Salon Grow, Learn, Discover Steve’s Ace Hardware Dubuque Police Dept. K-9 Unit - Brian Wullweber

SPECIAL RIDE BRACELETS 1pm until 11pm - $23.00

8:00 pm - Diamond Jo Stage in the Beer Garden

HOT MESS

sponsored by:


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Blue Ribbon Thursday Thursday, July 25th

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BID ON EXCITEMENT If you’ve never been to a livestock show or auction before, the Dubuque County Fair offers an experience you won’t forget. Livestock shows and auctions are a true Iowa experience. Bid on a hog, or sheep, or beef, or attend just to hear the auctioneers work their tongues! Thursday is the day that the auction of animals takes place at the Dubuque County Fair. Special thanks to the people and businesses that come out and buy animals and support our auctions.

IN BY 3, IT’S FREE! If you are in the gates by 3:00 pm on Thursday, July 25th you get

FREE ADMISSION!

9:00am Judging of 4-H/FFA Horse & Pony - Horse Arena 9:00am 4-H/FFA Sheep/Meat Goat, Swine & Poultry Auction - Swine Barn 10:00am 4-H Building exhibits open to the public 10:00am Creative Arts Building Opens 10:00am to 4:00pm Facebook Contest - Win Our Daily Prize! 10:00am Eating Contest - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 11:00am to 3pm • Bingo - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 12:00pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin Jane’s 12:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 12:30pm 4-H/FFA Dairy & Poultry Auction - Outside Swine Barn 12:30pm 4-H/FFA Beef Auction - Livestock Arena 12:30pm Kitchen Craft Commercial Exhibit Building Opens 1:00pm Draft Horse Pull - Grandstands 1:00pm Lego Contest - Creative Arts Building 2:00pm Jump Rope Contest - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 3:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 3:15pm Kids Bags - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 3:15pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 4:00pm Karaoke - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 4:15pm Dubuque Dance Studio - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 5:30pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 6:00pm Renegade Cloggers - Festival Garden 6:15pm Limbo Contest - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 7:00pm NTPA Tractor Pull - On the Track 7:00pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 7:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 7:15pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 8:00pm Full Code - Diamond Jo Stage, Beer Garden 8:00pm Barn Dance for ages 9-20 - Show Barn 8:30pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Major Events Thursday, July 25th OLD-FASHIONED SPECIAL RIDE BRACELETS EATING CONTEST 1pm until 11pm - $23.00 Pies • Hot Dogs • Dilly Bars Registration at 9:30 am in the Coca-Cola/ Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent. Limited number of contestants per age category.

DRAFT HORSE PULL 1:00pm

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LEGO CONTEST 1:00pm Children ages 4 to 12 can enter the Lego contest. They will be asked to create with Legos that are furnished. There is NOT AN ENTRY FEE! Competition held in the Creative Arts Building. Contest Ribbons will be awarded.

Barn Dance for Ages 9 to 20 in the Show Barn! 8:00pm $ 3.00 Admission

TRACTOR PULL 7:00pm Feel the Power, Hear the Noise & Try to See Through the Smoke!

8:00 pm - Diamond Jo Stage in the Beer Garden

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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Great Sounds Friday July 26th

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Open Class Dairy Show Even if you are from the city you will appreciate the beauty of these dairy cows. Many different breeds will be judged as they compete for honors in this Open Class competition.

In the Show Barn by the West Gate 8:00am Open Class Garden Show - Creative Arts Building 9:00am 4-H/FFA Rabbit Show - Swine Barn 10:00am 4-H Building exhibits open to the public 10:00am to 4:00pm Facebook Contest - Win Our Daily Prize! 10:00am Open Class Dairy Show - Livestock Arena 10:00am Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 11:00am to 3pm • Bingo - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 12:00pm Creative Arts Building Opens 12:00pm Clover Kids Pet Show - Swine Barn 12:00pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 12:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 12:30pm Kitchen Craft Commercial Exhibit Building Opens 12:30pm 4-H Entry & Judging of Horticulture - 4-H Building 1:30pm Street Beat - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 2:00pm 4-H/FFA Pet Judging - Swine Barn 3:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 3:15pm Hula Hoop Contest - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 3:15pm Street Beat - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 4:00pm Karaoke - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 4:15pm Dubuque Dance Studio - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 5:30pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 6:00pm Beer Pong Tournament - Beer Garden 6:15pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 7:00pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 7:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 7:15pm Street Beat - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 7:30pm Daughtry w/Opening Act Safety Suit - Grandstand 8:30pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 9:00pm Misbehavin’ - Diamond Jo Stage - Beer Garden


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Major Events SPECIAL RIDE BRACELETS 1pm until 11pm - $23.00 Friday, July 26th OPEN CLASS GARDEN SHOW 8am to Noon The Dubuque County Fair’s Garden Show is your chance to show off your green thumb! ~ Anyone Can Enter - Everyone Welcome ~ ENTRY IS FREE Bring your best produce to the fair and prove you are the finest gardener in the county! Ribbons and premiums awarded in all divisions: • Fruits • Vegetables • Cut Flowers • Terrariums • Potted Plants • Flower Arrangements

& Safety Suit Daughtry is an American rock band from North Carolina, formed and fronted by American Idol – season five finalist Chris Daughtry. Their self-titled debut album was released in November 2006 and reached number one on the Billboard 200. To date Daughtry has sold over 6.7 million albums and over 12.4 million digital tracks in the U.S.

Grandstand opens at 6:30pm Concert starts at 7:30pm Festival Area ...........................$40 Reserved Grandstand................$30 General Adm. Grandstand. . . . . . . .$25 Does not include gate admission. Hillside Seats go on sale July 20.

For Tickets Call The Fairgrounds at 563-588-1999, Stop at the Fair Office or go to www.dbqfair.com $

1.00 service fee per ticket for online or phone orders.

9:00 pm - Diamond Jo Stage in the Beer Garden

Misbehavin’

sponsored by:


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Family Day

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Saturday, July 27th Special Advance Ride Bracelet tickets may be purchased for $18.00 from July 20 - July 27 only at

in Dubuque and Dyersville.

Save $5.00 on an advance ticket. Ride from Noon to 11:00pm Regular ride bracelets on grounds will be sold for $23.00 from noon until 9:00pm 8:00am Barnyard Charge presented by Crossfit 9:00am Open Class Horse Show - Horse Arena 9:00am Open Class Rabbit Show - Swine Barn 10:00am 4-H Building exhibits open to the public 10:00am Creative Arts Building Opens 10:00am to 4:00pm Facebook Contest - Win Our Daily Prize! 10:00am Beer Pong Tournament - Beer Garden 10:00am Farm Bureau BBQ Cook-Off - Festival Area 10:00am Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 11:00am Elite Dance Team - Festival Garden 11:00am to 3pm • Bingo - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 12:00pm Street Beat - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 12:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 12:30pm Kitchen Craft Commercial Exhibit Building Opens 1:00pm Texaco Country Showdown - Festival Garden 1:00pm 4-H Kiddie Calf Show - Livestock Arena 2:00pm 4-H Fashion Review - 4-H Clothing Selection Program; 4-H Building Following Fashion Review - Mable Hilton & Fran Gansen Scholarships will be Awarded 2:00pm Trivia Contest - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 3:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 3:15pm Street Beat - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 3:15pm Musical Chairs - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 4:00pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 4:00pm Beer Pong Tournament - Beer Garden 4:15pm Dubuque Dance Studio - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 5:30pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 6:00pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 7:00pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 7:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 7:15pm Street Beat - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 7:30pm All American Rejects - Grandstand w/opening Act Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown 8:30pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 9:00pm Western Starlanders - Diamond Jo Stage - Beer Garden


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Major Events Saturday, July 27th Saturday, July 27, 2013 • 8am First Annual

Farm Bureau BBQ Cook-Off Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 10am in the Festival Garden

CALLING ALL COOKS You can show off your BBQ skills at The Dubuque County Fair This Year!

Sampling Tickets Wil l Be Available

Texaco Country Showdown Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 1pm in the Festival Garden The nation’s largest and longest running country music talent search! Presented By Sponsored By

See Page 4 for complete information!

& Tyler Bryant and The Shakedown

Grandstand opens at 6:30pm Concert starts at 7:30pm

Festival Area ..............$35 Reserved Grandstand. . .$30 Gen. Adm. Grandstand. . .$20 Gen. Adm. Hillside. . . . . .$10 Does not include gate admission. Hillside Seats go on sale July 20.

For Tickets Call The Fairgrounds at 563-588-1999, Stop at the Fair Office or go to www.dbqfair.com $

1.00 service fee per ticket for online or phone orders.

9:00 pm - Diamond Jo Stage in the Beer Garden

Western Starlanders

sponsored by:


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

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FOOD DRIVE SUNDAY Please bring a nonperishable item to the gate to help fill the shelves at Dubuque Labor Harvest 9:00am Mass - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 9:00am Mud Volleyball - Festival Garden 10:00am Creative Arts Building Opens 10:00am Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 10:00am to 4:00pm Facebook Contest - Win Our Daily Prize! 11:00am Elite Dance Team - Festival Garden 11:00am High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 12:00pm Huge Demolition Derby - On the Track 12:00pm 4-H Building Exhibits open to the public 12:30pm Kitchen Craft Commercial Exhibit Building Opens 1:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 1:30pm Street Beat - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 2:00pm Open Class Steer & Heifer Show - Livestock Arena 2:00pm Beer Pong Tournament - Beer Garden 2:00pm Juggling Contest - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 3:00pm High Flying Pages - Exhibit Park 3:15pm Street Beat - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 3:15pm Toilet Paper Contest - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 4:00pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 4:15pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 6:00pm Amazing Arthur - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 6:00pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent 7:00pm IMCA Stock Car Races - On the Track 7:00pm Swing Crew - Diamond Jo Stage - Beer Garden 7:15pm Street Beat - Coca-Cola/Jumpin’ Jane’s Tent 7:30pm Feud Frenzy - Hy-Vee Big Top Tent

Find Your Fun

Raffle

Last Day for The Dubuque County Fair’s 60th Anniversary Fair Last Day to Get Your Find Your Fun Raffle Ticket for Your Chance to Win a Harley-Davidson and Other Great Prizes! If you can’t make it to the fair but want to purchase tickets, call the fairgrounds office at 563-588-1406 or any fair director!


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Major Events Sunday, July 28 SPECIAL RIDE BRACELETS Ride from Noon until 9pm - $23.00 Bracelets only sold from Noon until 7pm

MUD VOLLEYBALL STARTS AT 9am

HUGE DEMO DERBY

sponsored by: I LUV USED

New Larger Purse Starts at Noon

Northend Wrecking, Inc.

IMCA Racing Series Stock Car Races On The Track at 7:00pm

See the exciting action on our fast 3/8 mile dirt track! Classes to Run Are: IMCA Sport Mods IMCA Stock Cars IMCA Sport Compacts IMCA Hobby Stock IMCA Merfeld Bros. Auto Modifieds IMCA Klein Custom Home Late Models

7:00 pm - Diamond Jo Stage in the Beer Garden

Swing Crew

sponsored by:


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Thanks to Our Sponsors Many people take sponsors for granted . . . but not us! We appreciate all the sponsors that help us bring the Dubuque County Fair to you. A lot of people don’t know that without the contributions of the sponsors, we could not have all that the fair has to offer. Please take a look at the sponsors; if you have a chance to tell them “Thank You,” please do. Also, if you can patronize them we would appreciate it. 2013 Dubuque County Fair Sponsors as of press time. Some sponsors may be added. Company Sponsorship For: Great Sounds Audio-Video...................Great Sounds Friday Casey’s General Store........................Opening Day Tuesday Theisen’s............................................Family Day - Saturday Dubuque Bank & Trust.............................Daughtry Concert Bud Light. . . . . .Daughtry and All American Rejects Concerts Hy-Vee Foods....................................................Big Top Tent US Bank..................................................Kids’ Day Sponsor Black Hills Energy................................................Kids’ Day Alliant Energy.......................................................Kids’ Day Roger’s North End Auto Wrecking..........Demolition Derby Kitchen Craft International. . . .Commercial Exhibit Building Dubuque Harley-Davidson....................Motorcycle Parking Gansen Yard Design...........Open Class Dairy Show Flowers Gansen Pumping..........................................................Bingo DuTrac Community Credit Union............Billboard Sponsor Biechler Electric..............................Equipment and Support McDermott Excavating....................Equipment and Support Dirty Ernie’s................Golf Cart and Beer Cooler Donation Coca-Cola..................................Outdoor Exhibit Park Stage Jumpin’ Jane’s...........................Outdoor Exhibit Park Stage Paramount Ambulance............................Rest Area Pavillion Miller Lite – Matthew’s Distributing ......Diamond Jo Stage Kwik Stop/DQ Dubuque Dilly Bars and Competition Prizes Couler Valley RV ........................................Camper Sponsor Community Savings Bank...........Open Class Beef Trophies Roeder Outdoor Power.........................Lawn Tractor Usage Diamond Jo Casino...........Diamond Jo Stage / Beer Garden Hodge..............................................Equipment and Support Xtreme 107.1..................................Mud Volleyball Sponsor KWWL..........................................................Media Sponsor The Dubuque Advertiser...............................Media Sponsor Mediacom......................................................Media Sponsor TH Media......................................................Media Sponsor The Rock, 97.3 FM. . .Beer Garden Music & Media Sponsor 101.1 The River.........Beer Garden Music & Media Sponsor Kat-FM..................All American Rejects & Media Sponsor Y105........................Bridgit Mendler & Beer Garden Music Eagle 102...........................Daughtry & Beer Garden Music WJOD.....................Beer Garden Music and Media Sponsor

COULER

VALLEY I LUV USED

Northend Wrecking, Inc.

DUBUQUE HARLEY-DAVIDSON

Dirty Ernie’s

2013 Ticket Sponsors If your company would like to become a ticket sponsor and provide fair admission tickets for employees and/or customers, call Jamie at 563-588-1406.

RV


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July 23 through July 28, 2013


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July 23 through July 28, 2013

Featuring The Largest Traveling Midway Company in the World

Special Ride Prices and Bracelets Tuesday, July 23

Friday, July 26

All Rides only 1 Ticket between 3pm and 11 pm Carnival Opens at 3:00 pm

Special Ride Bracelets 1 pm to 11pm ~ $2300

Wednesday, July 24

Special Ride Bracelets Noon to 9 pm ~ $2300

Special Ride Bracelets 1pm to 11pm ~ $2300

Thursday, July 25 Special Ride Bracelets 1 pm to 11 pm ~ $2300

Saturday, July 27

Sunday, July 28 Special Ride Bracelets Sold from Noon to 7pm Ride Noon to 9pm ~ $2300

Saturday, July 27 Special Ride Bracelets Noon to 11pm Available in advance at Theisen’s from July 20th thru July 27th for only $18.00 SAVE $5.00

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