The Barnyard Olympics and Feed Sack Decorating contest will be back at the Marion County Fair!
The Feed Sack Decorating Contest judging will begin at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 2, in the Coliseum. Winners will be announced at 2 p.m. that day before the Barnyard Olympics. Participants can pick up their feed sack to begin decorating after Monday, June 28, at 11 a.m. at the Junior Fair Board Office. There are team and individual divisions. Groups are two or more people in the same age category. Age groups are as follows: 8-year-olds and under, 9 to 10-year-olds, 11 to 13-year-olds, 14 to 15-year-olds, 16 to 18-year-olds, and 19-year-olds and older. There will be cash prizes for individual winners and milkshake tickets for team winners.
The Barnyard Olympics will begin at 2 p.m. July 2 in the Coliseum. Sign-up begins at 1:15 p.m. Participants will be competing as teams of four. There are seven age categories: 8-year-olds and under, 9 to 10-year-olds, 11 to 12-year-olds, 13 to 14-year-olds, 15 to 16-year-olds, 17 to 18-year-olds, and a parents and advisors category. All participants will receive a free milkshake voucher to the 4-H Milkshake Stand and winners will receive a cash prize.