Hamilton County Fairgrounds

2017 Fair - July 21st - July 29th

2017 Hamilton County Fair

July 21-29

Event Sponsors

Free Barbecue - Saturday, July 29th - 5:00pm

Fuller Cattle Co    

Frontier Dairy LLC    


Ark Valley Oil           Kanco Hay LLC     RioVista Farms LLC    Vicki & Jerry Valentine                Hermana Dairy LLC         Schwerdferger Farms


Frazee Abstract & Title Inc.    Keller Day Care    Little Learners' Pre-school   Tone-N-Trim Fitness Center, Inc.    

Home-made Pie, Cake & Ice Cream Contest

Saturday, July 29th - Entries in at 4:00pm, Samples sold at 5pm

Bill & Mots Royer 

 Colorado East Bank & Trust 

Antique Tractor Wheat Threshing

 Friday, July 28th  6pm

Dive through the wheat stack, collect strips of colored paper and turn them in for prizes!

Pedal Tractor Pull - Wednesday, July 26th 5pm  -  For kids ages 4-12

Free Watermelon Feed - Wednesday, July 26th 6:30pm

Men's Beard & Lady's Hat Contest

Wednesday, July 26th 6:30pm      

Christian Concert - Wednesday, July 26th 7pm

Cowboy Church - Sunday, July 23rd 8am

Ministerial Alliance   

Tuesday thru Thursday all day

Tractor Pull - Friday, July 28th - 7:30pm

Syracuse Saddle Club Ranch Rodeo

Saturday, July 29th  -  7pm

Hamilton County Fair Board    Ark Valley Oil Co   

Barnyard Olympics - Tuesday, July 25th  -  7pm

Special Prize Sponsors

Parade - Saturday, July 22nd

1st Float - $300

2nd Float - $200

3rd Float - $100

1st Horse Drawn Carriage - $75

1st Horse & Rider - $50

1st Bicycle or Wagon - $25

1st Costume - $25

1st Pet - $25

1st Decorated Golf Car - $50

2nd Decorated Golf Car - $25

Davis Motors

1st Original or Restored Vehicle - $50

2nd Original or Restored Vehicle - $25

Writing Award - Division #3

The Syracuse Journal Award of Excellence in Writing - $25

Art Award - Division #6

Larue Lennen Art Award - $100 to overall best art work

Art Award - Division #6

Hamilton County Historical Society Art Award of two sketchbooks to overall grand champion in 4-H & Open Art

Clothing & Textiles Award - Division #8

Triple D Auto Parts Awards (1) $20 gift certificate to Quilter's Stash

Crafts Award - Division #10

Hamilton County Historical Society Awards a Ceramic Mug to Overall Best Ceramic Project

Crafts Award - Division #10

Pioneer Communications Awards a gift bag with a power bank, travel cup, note pad and pens

Energy Management - Division #11

Cosmoshere International SciEd Center & Space Museum awards (2) All Access Mission Passes

Fashion Revue Award - Division #13

Pioneer Communications Awards a gift bag with a power bank, travel cup, note pad and pens

Fiber Arts Award - Division #14

Quilter's Stash awards

Foods Award - Division #15

Yeast Bread Awards - Overall Best 4-H & Open Class

1st - insulated tote bag

2nd - instant read thermometer

3rd - tea towel

To be eligible to win, contestants must use Red Star Yeast and attach an empty packet to photo to their recipe entry.

Foods Award - Division #15

Jarden Home Brands - Ball Fresh Preservation Award

entry guidelines available at

Horticulture Award - Division #17

Schreiner's Iris Gardens

Awards a $25 gift certificate in horticulture - Judge's Choice

Photography Award - Division #18

Hamilton County Public Foundation - in Memory of Millie Baldwin

Awards four frames for overall grand and reserve champions in 4-H and Open Class

Space Tech Award - Division #20

Pioneer Communications Awards a gift bag with a power bank, travel cup, note pad and pens

Woodworking Award - Division #21

Wood-N-Post Awards $100 gift certificate to overall best woodworking project

Livestock Rate of Gain for 4-H/FFA

$50 each for Market Beef, Market Sheep, Market Swine & Market Goat

Sponsored by Hm Co Fair Board

4-H/FFA Herdsman Award

Trophy for each species based on pen cards filled out completely, cleanliness and appearance of exhibitor, animal(s), stall and stall area throughout the fair

Sponsored by Hm Co Fair Board

Round Robin 4-H/FFA

Belt Buckles will be awarded to the Grand & Reserve Champion winners in each of three age division.

Sponsored by Hm Co Fair Board

Round Robin 4-H/FFA

T-shirts will be given to each participating youth.  To participate, youth must win showmanship in their species to go on to participate in Round Robin.

Sponsored by Larry & Donna Ochs

4-H/FFA Project Division Special Awards Sponsors


    Syracuse Flying Service     

Ark Valley Oil Co   Fullmer Cattle

  Kirby Auto Repair Inc.   



Casey & Denise Finlay   Frazee Abstract & Title Inc.    Westeman Steel