Bicycle Giveaways

Every Day
Check Daily Schedules for Times

There will be drawings for free bicycles for girls and boys ages 6 to 10 years old. A boys' and girls' bicycle will be given away at each drawing. You must register for the drawings at the Fair Office window the day of the drawing. Child and a parent/guardian must be present to win.

Pedal Tractor Pull

Sponsored by:
Waterman Farm Machinery Company

Wednesday, 5:15 PM Weigh-in, Pulling Ring
Pull begins at 5:30 PM
1. Pull will be conducted in 2 classes:
Class #1: Contestants up to 35 pounds
Class #2: Contestants 36 to 45 pounds
2. Weigh-in will start at the Pulling Ring at approximately 5:15 PM, depending on availability of Pulling Ring. All contestants must have shoes on. Parent/guardian must sign a permission/waiver form for a child to participate. Contestants should be weighed in prior to the start of their class. Late arrivals will be accommodated if possible.
3. Contestants may have 1 adult in the Pulling Ring during their pull.
4. Pulls are over when judges deem that forward motion has ceased.
5. Trophy is awarded to the winner of each class. Ribbons are awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places of each class.
6. The names of all the contestants in both classes will be placed in the drawing to win 1 tractor. Contestants must be present at the time of drawing to claim their tractor. Drawing will be held shortly after the last pull. Should the winning contestant not be present to claim their prize another name will be drawn.
7. Monmouth Fair Association makes every effort to conduct this pull in a safe manner and environment, but we are not responsible for any injuries!

Frying Pan Toss

Wednesday, 6:30 PM, Pulling Ring
Women - 18 years and older

A waiver/release form must be signed to participate.
1. There are 4 classes:
A. 18 to 30 years of age
B. 31 to 45 years of age
C. 46 to 55 years of age
D. 56 years of age and over
2. Contestants must be on or behind marked line when pan is released.
3. Accuracy counts! Try to land the pan on or as close to the line as possible. Any deviation to the left or right of the line is deducted from the distance thrown.4. Have Fun!

Hay Bale Toss

Wednesday 7 PM, Pulling Ring
Men - 18 years and older

Thursday:

A waiver/release form must be signed to participate.
1. There are 4 classes:
A. 18 to 30 years of age
B. 31 to 45 years of age
C. 46 to 55 years of age
D. 56 years of age and over
2. Contestants must be on or behind marked line when bale is released.
3. Accuracy counts! Try to land the bale on or as close to the line as possible. Any deviation to the left or right of the line is deducted from the distance thrown.

Baby Show

Thursday, 10:30 AM, Stage
Sponsored by: Monmouth Federal Credit Union

All babies must be accompanied by their parent/s and will be judged in the following categories:

2 classes: Birth to 1 year and 1 to 2 years.
All babies must be accompanied by their parent/s and will be judged in the following categories:
Youngest Baby Best Smile
Bluest Eyes Noisiest
Curliest Hair Quietest
Reddest Hair Darkest Eyes
Roundest Face Etc.
-All Will Receive $1.00

Pig Scrambles

Show Ring

Friday & Saturday

Registration for the Pig Scramble begins 1 hour before the scramble at the Fair Office each day.
Parent/guardian must sign a permission/waiver form for a child to participate.
A random drawing will be held at the ring to pick 10 children for each scramble.
Pigs caught become the property of the family.
$5 for each non-winning participant.
State rules & regulations governing pig scrambles are posted at the Fair Office and Small Farm Barn.

Friday 5:30 PM (5 & 6 years old)
Saturday 5:30 PM (7 & 8 years old)

Woodsman Day 2021

Jeff Kemp, Superintendent
207-592-9071 Saturday, Registration Begins 9 AM
Registration Fee $30
Minimum age 18 years old

Saturday:

The following events will count towards overall champion:
Overall Champion Men's: wood chop, log roll, bucksaw, crosscut, axe throw, and super saw.
Overall Champion Women's: Axe throwing, wood chopping, buck saw.
See Fair Book for Rules.



Red Neck Truck Pull

Saturday - 7 PM

Truck Pull Track
Registration begins at 5:30 PM
Show Ring Office
Superintendent: Dick Brown, 751-9911
$10 Entry fee per class



Drivers in the Redneck Truck Pull must be at least 18 years old. Trucks must be street legal and registered with 24" or less hitch. Truck drive shaft must be chained. The Fair will have chains available for a $10 deposit. No added weight.

Every participant will pay for admission into the fair, and must enter through the livestock gate, there is no registration/entrance fee for the pull.

Download Contest Forms Below

Woodsman Day 2021

Jeff Kemp, Superintendent

207-592-9071
Saturday, Registration Begins 9 AM
Registration Fee $30
Minimum age 18 years old



The following events will count towards overall champion:
Overall Champion Men's: wood chop, log roll, bucksaw, crosscut, axe throw, and super saw.
Overall Champion Women's: Axe throwing, wood chopping, buck saw.

Anyone registered to compete must be outside the fenced area due to safety and insurance concerns.
RULES:
1. Decision of Judge shall be final. The Judge may disqualify any contestant for any major failure to follow safe procedures or for repeated failures to comply with official directions. No personal timing devices and/or video recordings will be considered. Head Judge has final call on times. CONTESTANTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING TIME WITH TIMERS AFTER EACH HEAT.
2. CONTESTANTS MUST FURNISH OWN TOOLS. Contestants in all chainsaw event must wear eye and ear protection and chaps. Contestants in Wood Chopping must wear safety protection for foot and legs when using axe.
3. In the event of adverse weather conditions, some or all events may be eliminated or rules altered at the discretion of the Judge.
4. Unsportsmanlike conduct or alcohol abuse will result in disqualification on any and all events.
5. Children are not permitted to participate in any events or permitted in the infield area during contests. Only contestants and Monmouth Fair personnel are allowed in the ring. Pets are not allowed on the fairgrounds.
6. Timed events using saws or peavey will start on the GO signal with logging tool on wood except for chainsaws which will be on ground and hands on timber. Early movement in these events will result in disqualification. In axe events, time will START when axe hits wood. All sawn timbers will 8 x 8 in size.

CONTESTS:

1. LOG ROLLING: All contestants must be in a designated area before the first team starts to roll or you will be disqualified. Sixteen foot log will be rolled on ground hitting both stakes at the end of the course with log and return to other end and do the same. Failure of log not touching designated stakes at any time will result in disqualification. Time stops when start stakes are hit. Judge/Timer will yell "HIT" when log hits both stakes at 1/2 way point and end.
2. WOOD CHOPPING - Time starts when the axe hits the wood. Time stops when the block is broken.
3. BUCK SAWING - One complete cut off pine timber.
4. TWO-PERSON CROSSCUT SAWING -- Two complete cuts off pine timber.
5. JACK & JILL CROSSCUT - Same as Two-person Crosscut
6. AXE THROWING - Four throws with the lowest point used for tie-breaker if necessary. Axe must stick in target to count. If both blades stick, there will be no score for that throw. There will be a one axe throw-off in the event of a tie. Bulls Eyes = 5 points; then 4, 3, 2, 1.
7. STOCK APPEARING CHAIN SAW: See Super Saw.
8. "SUPER" Saw: Make 3 cuts; down-up-down. Cuts MUST be made between outer edge of timber (8x8) and chalk line 6" from end. Contestant may hit this line BUT there has to be some sign of a line left on at least one side of the timber. This will be closely watched by judge at each station. Time starts on "GO" - If hands leave top of wood before GO, contestant is disqualified. Chaps must be worn. Saws may be run only once in each class. One minute warm-up period will be allowed. Starting position: Saws MUST be on the ground, not running, with hand on timber.
9. Tea Boiling Contest: Rules at time of contest.

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