AUG 29 - SEP 2, 2019

HURON, SD

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All Special Events



Jack's Campers Chili Challenge

Located at Horticulture Park
Do you have an award winning chili recipe?  Or just a taste for chili?  Either way, this is the place for chili lovers to be! 

1 pm - People's Choice Tasting: FREE to the public
4:15 pm - Awards

2018 Entry Form & Rules


2017 Results:

1st place: Holy Smokes - Sioux Falls
2nd place: Big Hoss BBQ - Bancroft
3rd place: No-Fru-Que - Huron
People's Choice: Big Hoss BBQ - Bancroft


 


Sponsored By:
Schedule

Friday, Aug 31
1:00 pm


Homemade Pie Competition

Welcome homemade pie bakers!  We invite you to participate and test your pie baking skills against others at an open judging contest on Sunday, September 2 in the Women’s Building Kitchen from 11:00am – 2:00pm.  There are five divisions to choose from: fruit, cream, berry, mincemeat, and nut.  Entry forms are due with the pie the day of the competition.


Contest Information

Entry Form
Schedule

Sunday, Sep 2
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


SD Stock Dog Assoc. State Fair Stock Dog Trials

Located in the Hippdrome


More Information:
Schedule

Thursday, Aug 29
TIME TBD


Team Penning

Sponsored in part by: Garbe Cattle & Gravel, Olinger Trucking

Located in the North Arena

$500 guaranteed



Schedule

Thursday, Aug 29
10:00 am



Team Roping

Hippodrome

$500 added by SD State Fair



Schedule

Friday, Aug 30
10:00 am



Rodney Yost Horsemanship Demonstration

South of Hippodrome

Rodney Yost is a 4th generation South Dakota rancher who has been involved with the ranching and horse customs his entire life. He's been horseback since he was a baby in diapers on his family's ranch, started training ponies at the age of 10, and trained his first horse at the age of 13. Since then, he has become one of the top horse trainers and clinicians in South Dakota and throughout the Midwest. Over the past few years, Rodney has instructed many horsemanship clinics and demonstrations for all ages and riding levels. His unique training style and sense of humor have made him a sought after horsemanship clinician throughout the United States and Canada. He is the first and only 5-time champion of the Crosswinds Ranch Colt Training Challenge that is held at Michigan State University every Spring, and has won multiple Ranch Horse Colt Futurity competitions. He has become known for creating a relationship with his horses to produce extremely supple, well-mannered, and responsive horses that are capable of many disciplines.


Connect with Rodney Yost Horsemanship Demonstration:
Schedule

Friday, Aug 30
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday, Aug 31
9:00 am - 12:00 pm



Cowboy Mounted Shooting

North Arena

Cowboy Mounted Shooting is the fastest growing equestrian sport in the nation. Mounted contestants compete in this fast action timed event using two .45 caliber single action revolvers each loaded with five rounds of specially prepared blank ammunition. The Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association "C.M.S.A." has a variety of levels of competition for everyone, ranging from novice levels to the seasoned professional.

Guaranteed $500 added money

Schedule

Friday, Aug 30
1:00 pm



Pork Butt Battle

Are you a master of the BBQ pit?  Competitors will square off to see whose pork butt will come out on top! All fairgoers are encouraged to come by the contest for the FREE people's choice tasting!

People's Choice Tasting: 3 pm - Free to fairgoers!

Taste some of the best pork around and vote for your favorite!

Awards: 4:15 pm



Sponsored By:
Schedule

Friday, Aug 30
3:00 pm



SD Timed Event Championship

North Arena
Open to youth ages 14-19

The area's elite youth rodeo contestants will compete in six timed events, including tie-down calf roping, barrel racing, team roping, goat tying, breakaway roping and steer wrestling.  Any rodeo youth from across the country, ages 14-19, are eligible to compete for the title but entries are limited.  Entry forms can be found at www.sdtimedeventchampionship.webs.com.

The overall winner not only receives the coveted title of SD Timed Event Champion but the use of a horse trailer sponsored in part by Iverson Featherlite.  Event winners receive trophy saddles.


Sponsored in part by: Double D and Panhandle Slim


Connect with SD Timed Event Championship:
Schedule

Saturday, Aug 31
10:00 am

Sunday, Sep 1
10:00 am



Classic Car Show

Located at the AARP Centennial Stage
Hosted by Sherwin Linton
Parade - 10 am
Show - 11 am - 4 pm

Open to all cars made before 1993 (25 years old).
Trophies awarded at 4 pm to 1st-3rd place in People’s Choice Competition

** Pre-registration is required.  A registration form will be posted early summer.



 

Schedule

Saturday, Aug 31
11:00 am - 4:00 pm



Kids' Pedal Pull

Gate 7 

Registration begins at 11 AM

Pedal Pull begins at 12 pm

1st and 2nd place is awarded in age each age group from 4-12 years of age in the boys' and girls' divisions.


Sponsored By:
Schedule

Saturday, Aug 31
12:00 pm



Barrels Gone Wild Barrel Racing

Located in the Hippodrome

Schedule

Saturday, Aug 31
1:00 pm



Strongest Man Competition

2018 sponsors were Pro PT, Larson Cable, Mack Metal and Lehmen's Tree Service.

Located to the west of Dakotaland Museum.

Events at the 2018 SD State Fair Strongest Man Competition were:
1. Overhead Press Medley
2. Log Throw
3. Stones to Shoulder
4. Barbarian Yoke and Carry Medley
5. Pole Push Out

2018 Winners:
1st Place- Tyler Stone
2nd Place- Semisi Malolo
3rd Place- Rodney Wasche

Schedule

Saturday, Aug 31
2:30 pm



Antique Tractor Show

AARP Centennial Stage
Hosted by Sherwin Linton
Parade - 10 am
Antique Tractor Show - 11 am - 4 pm
Open to all antique tractors
Trophies awarded to 1st-3rd place in People’s Choice Competition

** Pre-registration is required.  A registration form will be posted early summer.



Sponsored By:
Schedule

Sunday, Sep 1
11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Kids' Fish Catch

Located in Horticulture Park

Bring the kids down for some fish catching fun! Kids will be split up into four age divisions. When given the go-ahead, kids jump into a pond filled with trout to try their hand at catching one by hand! Kids who catch a tagged trout will receive a prize!


Schedule

Sunday, Sep 1
5:00 pm


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