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2017 KIWANIS

COWETA COUNTY FAIR Presented by

SEPT. 22 – OCT. 1, 2017 275 Pine Road • Newnan, GA

www.cowetacountyfair.org


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Monday – Thursday: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM Fridays: 5:00 PM – Midnight Saturdays: Noon – Midnight SundayS: 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM CHECK SIGNS SHOW TIMES Johnny Rockett’s Cycle Circus

Midway

K-9s in Flight

Midway Showcase Lew-E’s Comedy Circus

& Dewayne’s Dr. Magical Balloons Show

Food Court

Rust & Flame

Blacksmith Artist

Midway Showcase Sam’s Path

Exotic Petting Zoo

Midway Showcase Southeastern Reptile Rescue

Midway Annex

SEE PAGE 3 FOR DATES AND DETAILS.

fri., Sept. 22 8:00 p.m. – Daniel Williams & Dear Ole Dixie Band – Walker Horne Stage

sat., Sept. 23 Tailgate Station – Exhibit Building & Fruit Stand Noon–5 :00 p.m. – Outdoor Adventure Day Noon–1 0:00 p.m. – Individual Exhibits- Exhibit Hall 2:00 p.m. – Scarecrow Contest – Livestock Arena 4:00 p.m. – Police K-9 Demo – Livestock Arena 4:00 p.m. – Donald White the Science Guy – Exhibit Building 4:00–6 :00 p.m. – Ask the Master Gardener Booth –Lawn in front of Walker Horne Stage 5:00–9 :00 p.m. – 4-H Horse Show – Horse Arena 6:00 p.m. – Lumberjack/Lumberjill Contest – Livestock Arena 7:30 p.m. – Leonard Washington – Walker Horne Stage

SUN., SEPT. 24 2:00–1 0:00 p.m. – Individual Exhibits- Exhibit Hall 2:00 p.m. – K-9 Club Dog ShowLawn in Front of Walker Horne Stage 3:30 p.m. – Gingerbread House Decorating – Exhibit Hall 6:30 p.m. – Adult Cake Decorating Contest – Exhibit Hall

MON., Sept. 25 5:00–1 0:00 p.m. – Individual Exhibits on Display – Exhibit Building 6:30 p.m. – 4-H Rabbit Show – Livestock Arena 7:00 p.m. – Youth Creative Cake Decorating – Exhibit Building

TUES., Sept. 26 4:00–8:00 p.m. – 4-H Goat Show Check-in – Ag Building 5:00–10:00 p.m. – Individual Exhibits on Display – Exhibit Building 5:30 p.m. – Chicken-n-Dressing – Livestock Arena 6:30 p.m. – 4-H Poultry Games & Awards – Livestock Arena

TUES., Sept. 26 7:00 p.m. – 4-H Poultry Showmanship – Ag Building

WED., SEPT. 27 5:00–1 0:00 p.m. – Individual Exhibits on Display – Exhibit Building 6:30 p.m. – 4-H Goat Show – Livestock Arena

THURS., Sept. 28 5:00–1 0:00 p.m. – Individual Exhibits on Display – Exhibit Building

FRI., SEPT. 29 5:00–10:00 p.m. – Individual Exhibits on Display – Exhibit Building 6:30 p.m. – Showmanship Sweepstakes – Livestock Arena 8:00 p.m. – Kris Youmans Band – Walker Horne Stage

SAT., SEPT. 30 Tailgate Station – Exhibit Building & Fruit Stand Noon–1 0:00 p.m. – Individual Exhibits on Display – Exhibit Building 1:00 p.m. – Check out for animal exhibits – Ag Building 6:00 p.m. – Cattlemen’s Cook-off Exhibit Building 7:30 p.m. – The Four Ts Band – Walker Horne Stage

SUN., OCT. 1 Noon – Commercial Dairy Heifer Show – Livestock Arena/Ag Building 2:00–6 :00 p.m. – Exhibit Pick-up – Exhibit Building 1:00–2 :00 p.m. – Poultry Pick-up – Ag Building

2017

Coweta County Fair

Serving the Children of the World

For complete list of rules, regulations and registration forms, please visit www.cowetacountyfair.org, or call the Coweta County Extension Office at 770-254-2620.


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SAM'S PATH EXOTIC PETTING ZOO

a family-owned and operated farm that has been raising exotics for more than 25 years.

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he Southeastern Reptile Rescue Exhibit offers a variety of native snakes and reptiles including gopher tortoises and alligators. Animals on display are kept in locked cages that provide up close, safe viewing for guests. Harmless snakes, tortoises and alligators are made available to attendees for hands on experiences. The display is manned by reptile professionals who are available to answer the many questions that such a display creates.

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or two decades, he has brought miles of smiles across the United States and Central America. Lew-E has even been featured in the Zac Brown Band’s music video for their song, “Goodbye in Her Eyes.”

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For complete list of rules, regulations and registration forms, please visit www.cowetacountyfair.org, or call the Coweta County Extension Office at 770-254-2620.


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Pre-register by Friday, September 15, 2017

LUMBERJACK LUMBERJILL

FAMILY SCARECROW CONTEST

CO M P E T I T I O N

When: Sat., Sept. 23 • Where: Livestock Arena Register: 6:00 p.m. • Begins: 7:00 p.m.

When: Sat., Sept. 23 • Where: Livestock Arena Begins: 2:00 p.m. GENERAL RULES: 1) This is a family competition–limit 4 members; at least one must be a youth under the age of 18. Only one scarecrow per entry–NO MULTIPLES. 2) T-form approx. 5 ft. in height with an arm span of 3 ft. will be provided. Some preparations may be done prior to contest (e.g., decorating scarecrow’s head), but scarecrow must be assembled using t-form as the skeleton. Hay will be furnished for stuffing the scarecrow. 3) Old clothes may be used, but purchased costumes are PROHIBITED. Scarecrows should be creative, mischievous, or humorous; frightening entries will be disqualified. No weapons or items that could be used as weapons are allowed. Items around the base should be limited due to relocation. 4) Scarecrows may be displayed outside after contest and accessible to the public. Decorations should be weather-resistant. THE FAIR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO ANY ITEMS USED IN DISPLAY. 5) Use of dried, non-perishable ag products such as gourds, dried corn, peanuts, etc should be used. Fleshy products that may spoil should not be used.

A fun, exciting favorite returns as contestants compete in sawing, log rolling, pulpwood tossing and pole climbing. Don’t miss this one. Come cheer on your favorite or better yet, join the fun and see if you can become Lumberjack or Lumberjill of the Year! Coordinated by the Georgia Forestry Commission.

6) Electricity will not be available. Nothing may be permanently attached to the scarecrow frame; no permanent modifications may be made to frame. 7) All entries will be on display during the remainder of the fair. All decorating materials must be picked up after the fair on Sunday, October 1st between 2:00 and 6:00 pm. Any materials remaining after that time will be discarded. THE T-FRAME IS THE PROPERTY OF THE NEWNAN KIWANIS CLUB AND MAY NOT LEAVE THE FAIRGROUNDS. 8) Entries will be judged on creativity and originality (20 points), use of plant materials (20 points), degree of difficulty (20 points), observation of rules (20 points), and overall appearance (20 points). 9) Contest is limited to a maximum of twenty (20) entries. Entries are first come, first served and application must be received by September 15, 2017. 10) Time limit for contest will be 30 minutes.

GENERAL RULES 1) This contest is open to adult men & women only (16+ years).. 2) Competitors are required to sign a harmless agreement prior to competing in the event. 3) Winners of each event will be assigned points as follows: 1st place-5 points; 2nd place - 3 points; 3rd place - 1 point. 4) The order of events will be as follows: MEN’S DIVISION WOMEN’S DIVISION a) Crosscut Saw - One Man a) Crosscut Saw - One Woman b) Log Roll b) Log Roll c) Pulpwood Toss c) Pulpwood Toss d) Pole Climbing d) Pole Climbing 5) The Lumberjack/Lumberjill with the most points at the end of the competition will win the Lumberjack/ Lumberjill of the Year trophy and $100 in prize money.

PRIZES FOR EACH EVENT:

PRIZES FOR FAMILY GROUP:

1st PlacE: $30 & Ribbon • 2nd PlacE:$25 & Ribbon • 3rd PlacE:$20 & Ribbon

1st PlacE:$25 & Ribbon • 2nd PlacE:$20 & Ribbon 3rd PlacE:$15 & Ribbon

A D U LT C R E AT I V E

YOUTH CREATIVE

BIRTHDAY CAKE DECORATING

BIRTHDAY CAKE DECORATING

When: Sun., Sept. 24 • Where: Exhibit Hall • CHECK-IN: 6:00 p.m. • Begins: 6:30 p.m.

When: Mon., Sept. 25 • Where: Exhibit Hall CHECK-IN: 6:30 p.m. • Begins: 7:00 p.m.

Contest is open only to adult Coweta County residents (19+ years). There are two separate categories: Professional: Make cakes for a living or collect monies for your cakes. Amateur: Decorate cakes for a hobby only, must not collect monies for cakes.

GENERAL RULES: 1) Contestants will design a baked cake based on the following: • Cakes do not have to be baked from scratch. Using box mix is allowed, but cake must be baked by the contestant and not store bought. • Cakes can be any shape (round or square) but cannot be any larger than a 9”x13” baking pan size. No more than two layers will be allowed (for practical reasons).

2) Bring cake baked and all supplies needed to decorate. 3) All judging decisions are final and shall be based on the following criteria: • Creativity of cake design – 35% • Technique – 15% • Appearance – 35% • Use of materials – 15% 4) In the case of a tie, tied entries will be re-judged in accordance with criteria listed above to determine the final winner. Time limit will be 1 hour.

PRIZES FOR ADULTS (19+ YEARS): 1st PlacE

$100 & Ribbon

2nd PlacE $75 & Ribbon

3rd PlacE $50 & Ribbon

C AT T L E M E N ’S

GINGERBREAD HOUSE D E CO R AT I N G

STEAK COOK-OFF

When: Sun., Sept. 24 • Where: Exhibit Hall CHECK-IN: 3:00 p.m. • Begins: 3:30 p.m.

When: Sat., Sept. 30 Where: Pavilion behind Exhibit Hall • Begins: 6:00 p.m.

Youth are provided with plain gingerbread houses, frosting and candy decorations. Contestants are given 30 minutes to decorate their gingerbread house and then are judged on creativity and quality of work.

Age Groups: Pre-K–1st Grade • 2nd–4th Grade • 5th–7th Grade

PRIZES FOR EACH AGE GROUP:

1st PlacE:$25 • 2nd PlacE:$20 • 3rd PlacE:$15

(Coordinators: Tabetha & Gene Quick. Direct questions to 678-776-1859 or tquick@midgadoors.com)

Competitors ages 10+ are given an hour and a half to prepare and cook a steak. Steaks are judged on taste, ease of preparation and appearance. Flat Iron steaks are provided. All other ingredients and supplies are the responsibility of the competitor. Participant must provide his/ her own grill for the competition.

Prizes

Awarded by a representative of the Coweta County Cattlemen’s Association, in the form of a check and a ribbon, immediately following judging are:

1st PLACE: $250 • 2nd PLACE: $150 • 3rd PLACE: $100

Contestants are given one hour to decorate a cake. Competitors provide their own baked cake, frosting and supplies needed to decorate. Entries are judged on appearance and decoration of the cake. This contest is open only to children in grades K–12, and follows the same General Rules as the Adult Creative Birthday Cake Decorating contest.

Age Groups: K–3rd Grade • 4th–6th Grade 7th–9th Grade • 10th–12th Grade

PRIZES FOR EACH AGE GROUP:

1st PlacE:$25 & Ribbon • 2nd PlacE:$20 & Ribbon 3rd PlacE:$15 & Ribbon

SCAVENGER HUNT

ALL AGES • FREE TO ENTER

When: Daily Where: Throughout Fairgrounds Visit the Exhibit Building for the Scavenger Hunt QR Code located in the main hallway. Scan the code and search for answers located throughout the fairgrounds. All of the contest forms that are filled out correctly will be entered into a daily drawing for a chance to win a gift card. If you are a winner, you will be notified by phone or email.

For complete list of rules, regulations and registration forms, please visit www.cowetacountyfair.org, or call the Coweta County Extension Office at 770-254-2620.


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All exhibits in Agriculture, Art, Baked Goods, Handicrafts, Photography, and Preserved Foods, check-in on: Sunday, September 17th – 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Monday, September 18th – 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 19th – 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

EXHIBIT PREMIUM SCHEDULE:

Premiums will be paid out to 1st - 3rd place Division winners.

1st - 3rd place

Winners in each Class will be awarded ribbons only.

Adult premiums per Division are:

All Horticulture exhibits will be checked in at the fairgrounds’ Exhibit Hall on:

Youth Premiums per Division are:

Monday, September 25th – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

All Educational/OTHER Booths check-in on: Monday, September 18th – 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 19th – 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 20th – 3:00 to 8:00 p.m.

1st - $25; 2nd - $15; 3rd - $10. 1st - $15; 2nd - $10; 3rd - $5.

Departmental award premiums: Best in Department, $30.

It is possible for an exhibitor to win more than one award within a Division.

Other departmental awards are:

Exhibitors will be assigned ONE Exhibitor Number for ALL entries in the fair. Educational/Community booths must be ready for judging by 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20th and will be on display to the public from September 22nd through the close of the Fair.

Art Dept., Essence of Agriculture Award - $15. Photography Dept., Capturing Agriculture Award - $15. Baked Goods Dept., Best Georgia Produce Recipe - $15. One adult and one youth winner overall will be selected for each of these special awards.

For a complete list of individual exhibit categories, please visit www.cowetacountyfair.org or the Coweta County Extension Office.

ART

PHOTOGRAPHY

Fine Art, Drawing, Painting

BAKED GOODS Breads, Cakes/Cupcakes/Tortes, Confections, Cookies, Pies

HANDICRAFTS Heritage Crafts, Heritage Textiles, Needlework & Sewing, Quilting, Hobbies

Black & White and Color Photography

AGRICULTURE Vegetables, Fruit, Eggs, Honey

HORTICULTURE Roses, Dahlias, Annuals, Perennials, Bulbous & Tuberous Rooted Plants, Herbs-Cut Specimen, House Plants-Cut Specimen, House Plants-Potted, Vines, Mixed Containers, Evergreen Trees & Shrubs, Deciduous Trees & Shrubs

PRESERVED FOODS Butters/Conserves/Marmalades & Preserves, Canned Fruits, Canned Vegetables, Jams, Jellies, Pickled Fruits & Vegetables, Preserved Foods, Relishes, Sauces

For complete list of rules, regulations and registration forms, please visit www.cowetacountyfair.org, or call the Coweta County Extension Office at 770-254-2620.


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CHECK-IN DATES:

Thursday, September 21st • 1:00 - 7:00 p.m. Open Show Poultry, Open Show Rabbits/Cavies, Educational Livestock/Animal Exhibits Monday, September 25th • 12:30 - 6:00 p.m. Poultry Chain Poultry Tuesday, September 26th • 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. 4-H Goats Saturday, September 30th • 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. OR Sunday, October 1st • 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. Jr. Commercial Dairy Heifers

SHOW DATES:

Friday, September 22nd • Ag Building (Open to exhibitors only)

Open Poultry – 8:00 a.m. • Open Rabbit/Cavy – 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 23rd • Horse Arena 4-H Horse – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, September 24th Lawn in front of Walker Horne Stage 4-H K-9 Club Dog Show – 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 25th • Livestock Arena 4-H Rabbit Showmanship – 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 26th • Ag Building 4-H Poultry Chain Show – 8:00 a.m. (Open to exhibitors only) 4-H Poultry Showmanship – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 27th • Livestock Arena 4-H Goat Show – 6:30 p.m. Friday, September 29th • Livestock Arena Showmanship Sweepstakes – 6:30 p.m. Sunday, October 1st • Ag Building Jr. Commercial Dairy Heifer Show – 12:00 p.m.

CHECK-OUT DATES:

Monday, September 25th • 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. Open Show Poultry Saturday, September 30th • 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Open Show Rabbits/Cavies, 4-H Goats, Educational Livestock Sunday, October 1st • 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Poultry Chain Poultry Sunday, October 1st • Immediately following show Jr. Commercial Dairy Heifers For complete list of rules, regulations and registration forms, please visit www.cowetacountyfair.org, or call the Coweta County Extension Office at 770-254-2620.


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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE DAY Come celebrate all things “outdoors” with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Gold Plated Gun Dogs, Cedar Creek Outfitters, Chattahoochee Bend State Park, and more!

Gold-Plated Gundogs’ owner and champion dog trainer Brian Szczech

Sat., Sept. 23 • Noon to 5:00 p.m. • Agriculture Building ANIMAL EXHIBITS • CHICKEN ‘N’ DRESSING & POULTRY GAMES • POLICE K-9 DEMO

EDUCATIONAL / COMMUNITY BOOTHS • DONALD WHITE, THE SCIENCE GUY

4-H ANIMAL EXHIBITS

Always a big hit for young and old alike! Bring the family out to see a variety of animals including goats, miniature donkeys, miniature horses, llamas, rabbits, chickens, ducks, cattle and more!

Sept. 22 -29, from open until 9:00 p.m. • September 30, from open until 1:00 p.m. • Agriculture Building For complete list of rules, regulations and registration forms, please visit www.cowetacountyfair.org, or call the Coweta County Extension Office at 770-254-2620.


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Save

by purchasing your Mega Pass online at

WWW.COWETACOUNTYFAIR.ORG

or by visiting any of the locations listed on the web site.

Monday – Thursday: 5:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M. Fridays: 5:00 P.M. – Midnight • Saturdays: Noon – Midnight Sundays: 2:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. Exhibit Hall and Ag Building close at 10:00 P.M. nightly. Animal Exhibits Close at 9:00 p.m. nightly through Friday, September 29. Animal Exhibits located in the AG Building will be closed after 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 30th to prepare for the dairy heifer show.

GATE ADMISSION - $5.00 • RIDE ARMBANDS - $25.00 Saturday Sept. 23 Sunday Sept. 24 Monday Sept. 25 Tuesday Sept. 26 Wednesday Sept. 27 Thursday Sept. 28 Saturday Sept. 30

$25 Ride armbands valid Noon–5:00 p.m. $25 Ride armbands valid 2:00–10:00 p.m.

Chick-fil-A Night

$5 off armband with coupon. Free entry with canned good donation. $25.00 Ride armbands valid 5:00–11:00 p.m. $25.00 Ride armbands valid 5:00–11:00 p.m.

Military Appreciation Day

All active and retired military personnel admitted free with ID. $25 Ride armbands valid Noon–5:00 p.m.

Driving Directions FROM COLUMBUS (I-85 North) Take Exit

41. Turn left onto U.S. 27/29 North (toward Newnan). Turn left at the first intersection past Waffl e House (Pine Road). Fairgrounds Complex will be on your left after crossing the railroad tracks.

FROM ATLANTA (I-85 South) Take Exit 41. Turn right onto U.S. 27/29 North (toward Newnan). Turn left at the first intersection past Waffl e House (Pine Road). Fairgrounds Complex will be on your left after crossing the railroad tracks. FROM NEWNAN, take U.S. 29/27 South

(Greenville Street). Turn right onto Pine Road at the intersection with Georgia Highway 16 East. Fairgrounds Complex will be on your left after crossing the railroad tracks.

FROM HIGHWAY 16 EAST When you get near Newnan, you will pass over I-85. Continue forward through the intersection of Georgia Highway 16 East and U.S. 29/27. You will then be on Pine Road. Fairgrounds Complex will be on your left after crossing the railroad tracks.

SAVE $ SAVE $ SAVE! MEGA PASSES

must be purchased in advance for $25. Last day of sale will be

Thursday, September 21st – 5:00 P.M. in stores and Midnight online. Mega Passes are good for a one time use any day of the fair and cover gate admission and unlimited rides all day…a savings of $5.00.

ARMBANDS

are available for purchase at the fair during designated times only for $25.00. They get you unlimited rides during specified times on the day of issue only.

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

for rides are available during normal fair hours. Cost of rides varies.

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BB&T Berkshire-Hathaway – J.C. Megrian Chick-fil-A Georgia Power Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors Shine ’N Drive Car Wash State Farm Insurance – Jake Stanley Water Source Plumbing

For complete list of rules, regulations and registration forms, please visit www.cowetacountyfair.org, or call the Coweta County Extension Office at 770-254-2620.

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