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2024 Contests

There's no shortage of contests at the Carver County Fair! From skilled competitions like the Amateur Talent Contest to luck-of-the-draw contests like the Kids' Prize Give-away Drawing, there are contests for all ages and abilities.

Date Event Location Start Time   End Time
Wed 8/7 Mutton Bustin’
Sheep riding competition for kids ages 6-8.
Participant information
West Arena 6:30 pm
        
Thu 8/8 500 Card Tournament
Registration 9:30–10:00 a.m.
Program and prizes follow
Entertainment Center 10:00 am
Thu 8/8 Plate of Bars Contest
Entry time 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
More info
Agriculture Building 12:45 pm
        
Fri 8/9 Sheepshead Card Tournament
Registration 9:30–10:00 a.m.
Program and prizes follow
Entertainment Center 10:00 am
Fri 8/9 Cookie Jar Contest
Entry time 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
More info
Agriculture Building 12:45 pm
Fri 8/9 Flower Arranging Contest
More info
Tent between Commercial Building & Entertainment Center 4:00 pm
        
Sat 8/10 4-H Market Auction & Buyer's Brunch
Auction at 10:30 a.m.
Show Tent 10:00 am
Sat 8/10 Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull
Registration at 10:30 a.m.; Ages 4 to 11
Entertainment Center 11:00 am
Sat 8/10 Plate of Muffins Contest
Entry time 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
More info
Agriculture Building 12:45 pm
Sat 8/10 Rooster Crowing Contest
More info
Show Tent 1:00 pm
Sat 8/10 Diaper Derby
Registration at 1:00 p.m.
Entertainment Center 1:30 pm 2:00 pm
Sat 8/10 Kids' Prize Give-Away Drawing
Ages 12 & under; Sign up from 11:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Must be present to win.
Patio 3:00 pm
        
Sun 8/11 Amateur Talent Contest
Visit webpage for more info, rules and entry form
Entertainment Center 1:00 pm
the awards ceremony for the Amateur Talent Contest at the Carver County Fair
a girl and her grandpa show off their rooster, ribbon and check from the Carver County Fair rooster crowing contest
a boy pedaling on a minature tractor in the Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull at the Carver County Fair
people arranging flowers during the flower arranging contest