EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

Our 2024 Fair Book Cover
& Fair Theme

By Deena Degner

Remember: The Junior and Open Class/Senior Citizen Fair Books were published in hard paper copies for $1.50 each. It will continue to be available here on the Juneau County Fair website.

Fair Books are available at the UW Extension/4-H Office in Mauston during office hours and the Juneau County Fair Office by calling ahead at (608) 547-2426. If you have any questions or need assistance completing your Juneau County Fair entries, please get in touch with the fair secretary, Vicki McGowan, at (608) 547-2426

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Juneau County Fair 
MEAT ANIMAL SALE

Meat Animal Sale Purpose 
          To encourage youth group members to enroll in livestock projects & to provide these youth group members with a monetary income that can be used to get started in and / or expand his / her livestock enterprise or be used for further education.

The 47th  Juneau County Fair Meat Animal Sale Is
– Saturday – August 17th, 2024 at 3:00 p.m.
With the Sponsors’ & Buyers’
Appreciation Reception at 2:00 p.m.  
In The Ganther Show Pavilion 

A Person Speaking Into A Microphone

exhibitor schedule

Sat. - Aug. 10, 2024

  • 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Pre-Fair Clean-Up: All exhibitors are requested to come and help prepare the fairgrounds. This help is greatly appreciated. 

Sun. - Aug. 11, 2024

  • 1:00 p.m.
  • Ganther Show Pavilion
  • Junior Division Dog Show  &  Open Division Dog Show
  • All Dog Classes Except Dog Agility 

Mon. - Aug. 12, 2024

  • 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • Open Class Building
  • Check-in of the following Open Class and Senior Citizens: Departments 16 & 16S, 18 & 18S, 20 & 20S, 22 & 22S, 26 &26S, 27 & 27S, 28 & 28S
  • 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • Ganther Show Pavilion
  • Junior Face-to-Face Conference Judging for Departments: 10J (Only Classes B-N), 16J, 17J, 18J, 20J, 21J, 22J, 23J, 24J, 26J, 27J, 28J 29J, 31J, 33J, 34J

Tues. - Aug. 13, 2024

  • 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • OUTSIDE the Rabbit Barn 
  • Check-In of Junior & Open Division Rabbits
  • 11:00 a.m.
  • Rabbit Barn
  • Junior Division & Open Division Rabbit Shows
  • 1:00 p.m.
  • Open Class Building
  • Judging the following Open and Senior Citizens Departments 16 & 16S, 18 & 18S, 20 & 20S, 22 & 22S, 26 &26S, 27 & 27S, 28 & 28S

Wed. - Aug. 14, 2024

  • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Open Class Building
  • Check-in of Entries in the Open and Senior Citizens Departments: 14, 14S, 15, 15S, & 25, 25S
  • No Entries Accepted After 5:00 p.m.
  • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Holig Dairy Pavilion
  • Check-in of All Dairy Cattle
  • 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Burnsted Hog & Sheep Pavilion
  • Weigh-in of All Meat Animals
  • 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • Check-in of Entries in the Junior Departments: 14J, 15J, and 25J
  • No Entries Accepted After 8:00 p.m.
  • 3:00 p.m. Livestock Must be on Exhibit
  • Includes All Exotic Animals, Dairy, Beef, Swine, Sheep, Goats, Jr. Horses, Poultry, and Rabbits
  • 4:00 p.m.
  • Ganther Show Pavilion
  • All Livestock Exhibitors Meeting
  • Includes All Exotic Animals, Dairy, Beef, Swine, Sheep, Goats, Jr. Horses, Poultry, and Rabbits Exhibitors
  • 4:30 p.m.
  • Junior Division Dog Agility Show

Thurs. - Aug. 15, 2024

  • 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
  • Department 15 Junior/Open /Senior – Classes A and B Only
  • May Bring in the Cut Flowers and Flower Bouquets
  • Department 25 Junior/Open /Senior – Decorated Cookies, Cupcakes and Cakes Only
  • 9:00 a.m.
  • Youth Exhibit Building
  • Danish Judging of Junior Departments: 14J, 15J, 25J
  • 10:00 a.m. 
  • Ganther Show Pavilion
  • Junior & Open Division Dairy Show
  • 12:00 p.m.
  • Youth Exhibit Building
  • Junior Division Booth Judging
  • Followed by the Open Division Booth Judging
  • 1:00 p.m.
  • Open Class Building
  • Judging of Open and Senior Citizens Division Departments:14, 14S, 15, 15S, 25, 25S
  • 2:00 p.m.
  • 4-H Food Stand
  • 4-H Speaking and Demonstrations
  • 3:00 p.m.
  • Ganther Show Pavilion
  • Junior & Open Division Goat Show
  • 4:00 p.m.
  • Ganther Show Pavilion
  • Junior & Open Division Exotic Animal Show
  • 5:00 p.m.
  • Ganther Show Pavilion
  • Junior Division Small Animal Show
  • 5:30 p.m.
  • Horse Arena 
  • Dress the Horse Parade
  • 6:00 p.m.
  • Ganther Show Pavilion
  • Junior Division Cat Show
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 4-H Food Stand
  • 4-H Textile Arts Revue

Fri. - Aug. 16, 2024

  • 9:00 a.m.
  • Ganther Show Pavilion
  • Junior & Open Division Swine Show
  • Followed by the Junior & Open Division Sheep Show
  • 12:30 p.m.
  • Ganther Show Pavilion
  • Junior & Open Division Beef Show
  • 2:00 p.m.
  • 4-H Foodstand
  • 4-H Speaking and Demonstrations
  • 2:00 p.m.
  • Rabbit & Poultry Pavilion
  • Junior & Open Division Poultry Show
  • 5:00 p.m.
  • Horse Arena
  • Junior Gymkhana

Sat. - Aug. 17, 2024

  • 9:00 a.m.
  • Horse Arena
  • Junior Division Horse Show
  • To Be Announced –  a.m.
  • Junior Animal Exhibits to Fair View Home
  • Following the return from Fair View
  • Farmer Games
  • 2:00 p.m.
  • 4-H Foodstand
  • 4-H Speaking and Demonstrations
  • 2:00 p.m.
  • Fair Office Conference Room
  • Juneau County Fair Meat Animal Sale Buyer’s Reception
  • 3:00 p.m.
  • Ganther Show Pavilion
  • Juneau County Meat Animal Sale
  • 7:00 p.m.
  • “Dress-Up” the Cow Contest
  • Followed by the Yogurt Eating Contest
  • 8:00 p.m.
  • Ganther Show Pavilion 
  • Exhibitor Movie Night 

Sun. - Aug. 18, 2024

  • 9:00 a.m.
  • Horse Arena
  • Junior Horse Fun Show
  • Noon – Fair Parade
  • 2:00 p.m.
  • Ganther Show Pavilion
  • Exhibitor Award Ceremony
  • 4:00 p.m.
  • All Animal & Non-Animal Exhibits Are Released
  • All animals must remain in their pens and barn decorations until 4:00 p.m.
  • All Non-Animal Exhibits must remain on exhibit until 4:00 p.m.
  • Please Note: Any animal or Non-Animal exhibit not remaining on exhibit until 4:00 p.m. will forfeit all placings and premiums.

Mon. - Aug. 19, 2024

  • 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
  • Post Fair Clean-Up 

Every Junior and Open Class Animal Exhibitors who used the fair buildings for over 24 hours (beef, dairy, exotics, goat, hog, horse, rabbit, poultry, and sheep) is required to come to work for a minimum of 2 hours of supervised clean-up of the buildings and grounds. All other exhibitors are also requested to come and help clean the fairgrounds; this help is greatly appreciated. 

exhibitor schedule

Please Note:
The times, places, and events may change slightly, so check this site often, listen and watch out for announcements during the fair.