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2017 Williams County Fair

2017 Williams County Fair

2W01i7lliams County

September 9th - 16th

Preserving Our
Heritage For Tomorrow



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Williams County

September 9th - 16th, 2017

Saturday - September 9th, 2017 Sunday - September 10th, 2017 Thursday - September 14th, 2017

8:00am “Veteran’s Day” 8:00am Church Service COMMODITY DAY
8:15am Opening Ceremonies 12:00pm Dirt Drags FREE ADMISSIONS EVERYONE
9:00am Livestock Pavilion
12:00pm Goat Barn Dedication 5:00pm Open Haul In Lamb Show HUGE SHOUT OUT TO OUR
4:00pm Horseshoe tournament 6:00pm Lawn Mower Racing COMMODITY DAY SPONSORS:
4:00pm Veterans Flag Ceremonies Williams Co. Dairy Association
5:00pm Grandstands Jr. Fair Livestock Shows Williams County Pork Producers
5:00pm Queen Coronation 9:00am Swine Show Williams County Beef Producers
Lawn Mower Pulling 10:30am Horse Show (Gymkhana) Be sure to support our commodity groups
Truck & Tractor Pulls and thank them for sponsoring the free
Open Haul-In Rabbit Show Monday - September 11th, 2017 admissions to the Williams Co Fair!

Jr. Fair Livestock Shows & Gillette Building Events 9:00am “Kids Day” 11:00am Haul In Draft Horse Show
8:30am Horse Pleasure Class 11:30am Safety Fair for Kids 1:30pm Harness Racing
9:00am Dog Show 12:30am Coin Find 5:15pm Dedication of Activity Shelter
9:30am Goat Show Peddle Tractor Races 6:30pm to Flo Chirra
12:00pm First Flower Show 2:30pm Peddle Pulling Contest 7:00pm 4H Youth Parade
2:00pm Horticulture Judging 5:30pm Bike Giveaway Youth Night at the Grandstands
1:00pm Poultry Show 6:30pm 9/11 Memorial Ceremonies
7:00pm All County School Band Show Events for youth night include—Tug-O-War
Contest, Mutton Bucking, Pig Scramble, Calf
Jr. Fair Livestock Shows Catch, Dairy Barrel Race and the Pullet Pursuit.
8:30am Sheep Show
3:00pm Beef Show Friday - September 15th, 2017

Gearig All-Star Tuesday - September 12th, 2017 11:00am Open Haul In Goat Show
Insurance Agency Inc. 6:00pm Power Wheels Derby
“Senior Day & Disability Awareness Day” 6:45pm Parade of Trucks
1239 East Main Street $2.00 Admission Day—Everyone over age 12 (Thank you towing friends)
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2:00pm Kid’s Fishing Derby DEMO DERBY
419-485-5112 6:00pm Harness Racing

Fair season is here! 9:00am Jr. Fair Livestock Shows Saturday - September 16th, 2017
To Celebrate We Have A 10:00am Llama/Alpaca Show
Blue Ribbon Special Only Valid Until 12:00pm Dairy Show 9:30am Junior Fair Livestock Sale
Rabbit Show 1:00pm Corn Hole Tournament
September 16th! 6:00pm Open Haul In Beef Show
Wednesday - September 13th, 2017
Stop by our booth at the fair The Beef Classic
or call us at 419-636-6967 7:00pm Flat Track Racing
and ask about our limited time
Blue Ribbon Special 9:00am “Women’s Day” Regular Daily Admission Prices $5.00
11:00am Kid’s Day on the Farm (Age 12 and under are free)
Women’s Day Events Adult Season Pass: $25.00
7:00pm @ the Activity Shelter Exhibitor/Vendor Pass: $20.00
Rodeo Student Season Pass: $10.00
Society Membership: $1.00
Jr. Fair Livestock Shows & Gillette Building Events
12:00pm Second Flower Show

5:00pm Showmanship Sweepstakes

Enjoy Review our list of job Did you know:
the openings and apply to The Williams County Fair Board is comprised of
26 Directors and with dedication to our 4H youth,
Fair! JOIN OUR TEAM at FFA and community we cooperatively work with the 47 students of the Junior Fair Board to make the
fair happen each year. On average it takes 65 work
nights and over 300 hours to prepare for the fair
each year. If the chance presents itself make sure to
say thank you to the men and women and youth of
the Sr. & Jr. Fair Boards for putting others first and
working so hard to make the fair a huge success.

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County & Surrounding Area ...

We are looking forward to September and our up- Saturday, September 9 Tuesday, September 12
coming Williams County Fair. This year marks our
118th fair. Changes abound on the fairgrounds…… Veterans’ Day at the Fair Disability Awareness Day
we are currently in the construction process of our Senior Day at the Fair
new goat barn. We plan to dedicate this new facility In honor and recognition of all active duty and Vet-
on opening day of the 2017 Williams County Fair. erans for their service and sacrifice, there will be free Disability Awareness Day
New electronic locks were installed on our buildings gate admissions for them all day at the Fair. Thank In recognition of those with disabilities, the Sr.
over the winter months and we hope to have the you for your service!
new electronic sign up and running for this year’s Fair Board will offer free admission from 8:00am until
fair. Wms. Co. Sr. & Jr. Fairboard 3:00pm for anyone with a disability
Wms. Co. VFW Posts Senior Citizens Day (65 years young and over)
New to the midway, we plan to have a free music
stage area where we hope to showcase local musical Wms. Co. Amer. Legion Posts As a token of respect for our guests 65 years and
talent. Our plans are also to have more bench seat- Wms. Co. Am Vets older, we will offer free admission from 8:00 am until
ing areas amongst the rides for parents and grand- 3 pm Tuesday – Sept. 12, 2017
parents to watch their children as they enjoy the Wms. Co. Veterans Services Office & Staff Senior Brunch -10:00 am
variety of rides and games from Poor Jack Amuse- Veteran’s Day Events At the Veterans Building
A bean soup and cornbread lunch will be served at All seniors are invited to enjoy a complimentary
We hope everyone comes out to check out our the Veterans Memorial Building at noon, and live en- senior’s brunch and hospitality hour at the Veterans
NEW grandstand entertainment. This year we will tertainment will be provided by Liberty Rose. Service Building. This delightful brunch is prepared by the
be featuring Lawn Mower Races on Sunday evening Officers and Commissioners from the Williams County Williams County Senior Center staff. We hope to see
and Flat Track Motorcycle Racing on the last Satur- Veterans Service Office will be on hand throughout the you there!
day evening along with our regular entertainment day to answer questions about veteran’s and survi- Anniversary Party - 11:30am
of Truck Pulls, Band Show, Harness Racing, Rodeo, vor’s benefits. At the Veterans Building
Youth Night, and Demolition Derby. Also our com-
modities will be hosting Commodity Day on Thurs- A special recognition of the 25th Anniversary Each year following the senior’s brunch, the Wil-
day of fair week, which means everyone coming to of Desert Shield/Desert Storm (August 2nd, 1990 liams County Senior Center hosts a Anniversary Party
the fair on Thursday will be admitted free of charge. to February 28, 1991), will commence with a BBQ at the Veterans Building. The winning couple will be
Dinner at the Veterans Memorial Building from the couple married the longest. Couples who have won
It is with sadness that Williams County Fair had 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Veterans and their families of this in the past 2 years are not eligible but invited to join
to say farewell to Florian Chirra, Williams County time period are welcome to come and mingle with their as alumni.
Extension Executive Director. Flo was a mentor to peers to help our county recognize their service. Tick-
everyone young and old. He could be found every- ets for this event can be picked up at the Williams Wednesday, September 13
where around the fairgrounds during fair week. Flo County Veterans Service Office, 1425 East High Street,
lost his battle with cancer in April 2017 and he will Bryan. Please call 419-636-8812 with any questions. Women’s Day at the Fair
be greatly missed.
Monday, September 10 Sponsored by the Community Health & Wellness
Again, I wish to say thank you to all of the Jr. Centers Bryan Hospital • Montpelier Hospital • Arch-
Fair Board, Sr. Fair Board, 4-H Groups, Volunteers, Kids Day at the Fair bold Medical Center Free admission for all women from
Sponsors, Merchants, Concessionaires, Commodi- 8:00am till 3:00pm Stop by the Activity Shelter for a
ties and Residents of Williams County and sur- Everyone age 18 and under is free admission from full slate of health & wellness information sponsored
rounding communities for your support of our Wil- 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. by CHWC from 11:00 am till 3:00 pm.
liams County Fair. Without you the fair would not
be possible. Watch throughout the fair for many special kids Thursday, September 14

Hope to see you all September 9th thru Septem- days activities. *** COMMODITY DAY
ber 16th at the 2017 Williams County Fair! Free Admission All Day
Coin Find Contest At the Activity Shelter At The Fair To Everyone
David Page, Registration starts at 11:30 a.m.
President, Williams County For Children ages 3 to 10
Rules: Coins will be hidden in sawdust. Children
Senior Fair Board get to keep all the coins they find. Ages groups will be
Register at the Activity Shelter at 11:30a.m. and
2017 Fair Office & Information contest will start shortly thereafter.

Secretary – Susan Keesbury ***

Admin. Aide – Corin Brown 2017 Williams County Fair

Office Number 419-485-3755 Bike Giveaway
Monday Night in front of the Grandstands @ 5:30 p.m.
Office Fax 419-485-1324
Every year the Senior Fair Board Directors partner
Ticket Office 419-485-4456 with area donors, local businesses and our fair conces-
sionaires and merchants to present the annual “Bike
Livestock Office 419-485-3972 Giveaway”. Tickets are distributed to those eligible
through each school district giving
Email children from all over Williams
County the chance to win a new
Physical Address: bike at the Fair.
619 East Main Street
Montpelier, Ohio 43543 A special thanks to the many
wonderful sponsors of the 2016 Bike Giveaway
1.) Must be present to win.
2.) Ticket must be turned in under
the grandstands
by 5:00pm Monday night
3.) Write your child’s name on the
back and

825 North Main St., Bryan, Ohio 43506 A huge shout out and special thanks to our unique
partnership with the Williams County Commodity
Office: 419-636-5500 Toll Free: 866-870-5500 Groups to present the very first “Commodity Day” at
the 2017 Fair. Due to the generous support of the Pork
Fax: 419-636-5900 and Beef Producers, and Dairy Association, today is
FREE gate admission to everyone. Make sure to stop by and support our Commodity Groups for supporting
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Happenings in Detail...

Saturday, September 9 RULES; RULES;
1. Out of state requires health papers 1. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult
9:00 am - Horseshoe Pitching Contest 2. Admission to the fair is required
3.Judges decisions are final to fish.
OPEN CLASS ROUND ROBIN TOURNAMENT 4.Enter at the livestock gate 2. All entries must pay $1.00 to participate
Saturday 9/9/17 @ 9am 5. Park as directed by show staff 3. Poles and bait are provided but you may use
Thank you for your support!
Entry fee and ringer percentage must be mailed Showmanship your own.
by Sept. 2 to: Jim Hartman, PO Box 804, West Uni- Starts at 5:00pm, $5.00 to enter. 50% 4. Not responsible for accidents
ty, OH 43570. Entries received after Sept. 2 will be of entry monies paid to the division Prizes are awarded for biggest catch and most
put on a waiting list in case of dropouts. A list of winners. Divisions are Pee
rules is on line at our website. Entry Fee is $10 and fish caught.
is non-refundable. Rain day will be Sunday 9/10 if 6:30 pm - 4th Annual Dirt Drags
needed. Show us what you got! 6:00 pm - Harness Racing
Infield dirt track drag racing! Join us again this
4:00 pm - Queen Contest Crowning year for our 4th annual Dirt Drags at the Fair. Entry Come enjoy the fast pace on the track as these
fee is $20.00 with a double elimination. Seating is animals race for the winners circle. Many records
Williams County Fair Queen Contest Crowning $10.00. Open to trucks, 4 wheelers, dirt bikes and have been set on our track here at the Williams
2017 Fair Queen Contestants snowmobiles. Tech opens at 4:30 p.m. All entries County Fair. This event is provided by the Williams
must go through tech. County Harness Horseman Association and the Wil-
Join us at the crowning of our 2017 Williams liams County Sr. Fair Board.
County Fair Queen. A sincere thank-you to all of our Monday, September 11
Scholarship Sponsors and our valued volunteers for Wednesday, September 11
helping to make this program a huge success. 6:30 pm - 9-11 Memorial Service
5:00 pm - Williams County Fair
Congratulations to the contestants! September 11, 2001 will forever be a day that Showmanship Sweepstakes 4-H
many of us will never forget as our country came
4:00 pm - Lawnmower Pulls under attack as planes crashed into the Twin Tow- Join us at 5:00pm in the Livestock Pavilion as
6:00 pm - Williams County Fair Tractor ers of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a the 4-H and FFA youth showcase there wonderful
and Truck Pulls field in Pennsylvania. Americans watched in hor- animals and talents in competition for the Sweep-
ror as the towers fell and thousands of lives were stakes title.
Williams County Fair Tractor and Truck Pulls snuffed out by terrorists. For those in the serving in
$10,075.00 PAYOUT public safety the loss was felt even greater as fire- Judging starts at the Horse Arena and move to
fighters, EMTs, and law enforcement gave their lives the Livestock Pavilion
Weigh-in and Registration starts at 1PM. Hook trying to save the many victims. You are invited to
fee’s $25 with 75% payout on the top 3 places. join the Williams County Public Safety Members in 7:00 pm - RODEO
front of the grandstands as they hold a Memorial There will be barrels of fun and thrilling enter-
Grandstand seats: $10.00, Pit Pass: $10.00. Ceremony to remember those who were attacked
Featuring Central Ohio Tractor Pullers – Pulling and those who gave their lives to rescue others tainment at this year’s Rodeo in front of the Grand-
for points stands. Cowboys and cowgirls will race the clock
Sleds provided by Singer & Lowry 7:00 pm - Williams County All School riding, roping and bull riding for points. Count on
Band Show edge of your seat excitement from start to finish. Lo-
Sunday, September 10 cal riders are also encouraged to participate. More
The tradition of showing school spirit continues TBA watch the website.
8:00 am - Church Service each year with the School Band Show. You’re invit-
ed to come out and show your schools spirit for the Reserved Grandstand Seating Tickets Adult
Vendors, exhibitors, and guests alike are all wel- annual battle of the county school bands. Always a $10.00 • Kids $5.00. (12 and under are Kids)
come to join us in the Show Pavilion for a non-de- wonderful ensemble of music and talents.
nominational church service the starts at 8:00 a.m
Grandstand Admission - $2.00 each (10yrs and
3:00 pm - Lawn Mower Racing *NEW* under are free)

Welcome everyone to a first at the Williams Coun- Tuesday, September 12
ty Fair – Lawn Mower Racing! Grandstand event
with tickets @ $8.00 2:00 pm - Children’s Fishing Derby

5:00 pm - Haul In Lamb Show At the Pond on the North Campus past the fair
Weigh in from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Absolutely NO RE-WEIGHS For Children ages 5 to 12
Superintendent Pam Goll Senior Citizens Day (65 years young and over)
Grand Champion $500.00 & Reserve
Champion $250.00
Entry Fee of $25.00 per head.

The Village Reporter Joins The Jr. & Sr. Fair Board Directors to
extend our heartfelt thanks to all of our first responders and say

thank you for your volunteer work and services.

Bryan City Fire Dept. – Edgerton Fire Dept. – Florence
Twp. Fire Dept. – Northwest Twp. Fire Dept.– Pioneer Fire

Dept. – Montpelier Fire Dept. – Brady Twp. Fire Dept. –
Alvordton Fire Dept. – Stryker Fire Dept. – Madison Twp.

Fire Dept. - Williams Co. Emergency Medical Services
– Williams Co. EMA - Williams Co. Communications/911

– Williams County Sheriff’s Office. – Special Deputies
– Mounted Deputies – Local Police Depts. – A special

Thanks to our Fairgrounds Fire Chief Dail Fritsch

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Happenings in Detail...

Thursday, September 14 projects at the 2018 Fair. site at
Special thanks to our show sponsors; Stryker
11:00 am - Haul-in Draft Horse, Pony, Tug – O’ – War Contest
Mule & Donkey Show - Horse Arena Grandstands – 7:00pm Farmer Exchange — Stryker, Ohio; United Produc-
Following the 4H Youth Parade, join us for the ers — Stryker, Ohiohow ring
You’re invited to enjoy a great show demonstrat- many events in front of the Grandstands. Kicking
ing animals and their drivers. A true display of hard it off is the annual tug-o’-war contest where all the SHOW ORDER; Alpine, LaMancha,, Nigerians,
work and skills from each entry. Complete list of the 4-H clubs can compete and battle it out for the ti- Nubian,, Saanen, Recorded, Grade, and all other,
multiple classes are available on the website at www. tle. Gloves are a must for this contest. If you watch Purebreds. The Junior, and Senior Shows are sepa- There will be a total of 22 Classes for close we have even seen a couple years wzere the old rately sanctioned.
each specie and for both man and women drivers. and young go head to head as the Sr. and Jr. Fair
Exhibitors wishing to make an entry to the event are Boards wrestle the rope! 6:45 pm - The Annual Parade of Trucks!
to enter off Main Street and park Southeast of the Mutton Buckin’ Contest
Horse Arena. An entry to the show does not include Rules; Age group of 8 to 9 years old who have not Each year we kick-off the Demo Derby with a pa-
fair admission. Daily admission rate is $5.00. shown in or been a 4-H member. $25 each will be rade of tow trucks! This is our way to give a huge
Rules: paid to winning riders of 8 seconds upon showing a shout out and express our appreciation for all of
1.) One day show. Exhibitors are to trailer in on receipt that the rider purchased a lamb. The Lamb the towing services and their staff for their efforts
the day of the show must be brought to the fair as a project. Pick –up to move the cars out after each heat. Lot of work
2.) There will be no stall housing available an application at the fair office for more information goes on between the heats and it is made possible
3.) No feed furnished 4.) Water is available by hy- and complete rules. The sign-up deadline is noon on by these great volunteers!
drant at the show arena Thursday 9/14/17. You are not eligible if you are
5.) Exhibitors must have proof of negative Coggins winner from the prior year. All participants are re- 6:00 pm - Kids Demolition Derby
if out of state quired to wear long sleeves and pants for the event.
6.) Exhibitors are to hitch to suitable vehicle for The annual Power Wheels edition of the derby
each entry Dairy Barrel Racing will start at 6:00pm in front of the Grandstands.
7.) Limit (2) two people in a wagon in the show ring The Dairy Barrel Race activity is intended to en- Every kid is a winner! Ages are 3 to 7 to participate.
8.) Driver and assistant must wear proper attire courage the youth of Williams Co. to enroll in the No car batteries are allowed. Judges/Officials have
9.) All youth drivers must have a capable adult as- 4-H program and complete a Dairy Heifer Calf or the final decisions. Present your entry at the Offi-
sistant Dairy Feed Calf project. The winning team mates cials table track side at 5:30pm. Questions? Call Ric
10.) All premiums will be mailed following the show in each of the 3 classes will be awarded a $100.00 Henricks 419-636-1694
11.) Trailers enter Gate 1 and park Southeast of certificate from the Williams County Dairy Associa-
the horse barn tion to be used toward the purchase of a 4-H dairy 7:00 pm - Williams Co. Fair Demolition
12.) Show Committee reserves the right to combine project in 2018. Registration and minor release Derby
classes if there is less than 2 entries in a class forms are to be picked up and turned in at the Dairy
13.) Entry Fees are $5.00 for classes 1-10 and stand. Deadline to turn in forms is Wednesday Awards will be given to the best three painted
$10.00 for classes 11-22 (9/13/17). Registration forms will include complete and art work entries on vehicles
14.) Entries made day of show list of rules. Age Groups: 9-11 / 12-14 / 15-18
6:30 pm - FREE Grandstands Friday, September 15 FROM WILLIAMS CO. WILL RECEIVE $50

Line up at North end of the track starts at 6:00pm 11:00 am - ADGA Haul In Goat Show - SPONSORED BY NAPA AUTO
We invite you to come enjoy the 4-H parade as Livestock Pavillion ENTRY FEE $40 (no refunds) This includes 1 pit
the youth of our county represent each of their 4-H pass (not good for grandstand)
clubs and show off their animals and colors! Thanks Pay back 5 places $6, $5, $4, $3, $2 Tickets are online at or you
to all the parents who help support the 4-H with Show Entrance – All entries for the Open Haul-In may purchase them at the Fair office during busi-
their encouragement of their children and their en- Goat Show are to use the gate #4 (Livestock Gate) ness hours. Buy early as this is a sellout event!
rollment. which is located at the end of River Street. A com- READ ALL RULES AND REGULATION BEFORE
plete list of the show rules are located on the web- MAKING AN ENTRY – Entry forms and rules are
Pork Producers Pig Scramble available on the website at
Rules; Contestants must complete and return BUY SELECT GNP PRODUCTS, GET ONE FOR A PENNY! For questions or clarifications call Rick Henricks
an official entry form and a minor’s release form by Demo Superintendent
Tuesday (9/12/17) before he or she will be allowed
to compete in the Pig Scramble. No exceptions! Saturday, September 16
Please pick-up and return forms to the Williams
County Pork Producers stand at the south end of 9:30 am - Junior Livestock Auction
the Grandstands. Members of the Pork Producers
will serve as referees to enforce the rules and over- 10:00 am - National Horse Pulls -
see the contest. The decisions of the referees are fi- Grandstand
nal. Be sure the participants are prepared to get dirt
during this fun event. at the open air pavilion

Pullet Pursuit 1:00 pm - Corn Hole Tournament
AGES 5 to 7 In an continued effort to engage our
youth in Williams County to be in 4-H, children Teams pulling the sled in a National Horse Pull-
ages 5 to 7 will have a chance to catch a chicken. ing Contest. We offer both heavy weight and light
The chickens will be turned loose in an enclosed weight classes.
area and then the children will race to capture a
fowl. Forms are available in the Fair Office. A com- 6:00 pm - Williams County Fair Fall Beef
pleted form must be turned back into the Fair Office Feeder Calf Classic
by noon Thursday (9/14/17). The winners will each
receive a chicken to raise and bring as 4-H poultry Weigh-in for the show starts at 3:00pm and runs
till 5:00pm. Animals will be weighed at the Livestock
DAIRYWITH Pavilion. Grand Champion$1000.00 Reserve Grand
INTEGRITY Champion $500.00

Order of the Show; Showmanship will be first
with Feeder Calves second. Classes will be shown
separately. Exhibitors wishing to participate in the
show are to use gate #4 (River Street Livestock) to
enter the grounds. Admission fee is $5.00 Show En-
try is $35.00 per animal Complete list of rules are
available on the website at 221 W. Main Street • Montpelier, Ohio

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About The 2017 Williams County Fair
on the north campus offer water and electric hook-
RIDES ups on each site for $150.00. The sites are 25’ x 55’. HARNESS RACING
Ride Specials & Prices Wristbands and ride tick- Day camping for those want just a couple days are
ets will be posted on the Poor Jack ticket booths available as well at $20.00 per night. Primitive sites
near the rides. are also an option for $10.00 per night. Reserva-
Saturday 9/9 – Open @ Noon tions are taken until the sites are filled. Only those
Sunday 9/10 – Open @ 1PM reservations paid in full by labor day can be guar-
Monday 9/11 – Open @ 11AM anteed. Call the fair office and leave a message or
Tues 9/12 – Fri 9/15 – Open @ 5PM contact the Superintendent for a reservation.
Saturday 9/16 – Open @ Noon
Advance ride tickets will be on sale after Aug. 1 TOWING POLICY Tuesday – Sept. 12, 2017 @ 6PM
in the Fair Office We the Williams County Fair Board are commit- Thursday – Sept. 14, 2017 @ 1:30PM
ted to providing a safe and family fun event. We re-
GRANDSTAND EVENT TICKETS serve the right to tow any vehicle that is obstructing Speed Office Number 419-485-4721
Tickets for all grandstand events will be on sale fair operations or is illegally parked. Towing is a last Para mutual betting is available
in the Fair Office during business hours, during fair resort but will be the responsibility of the vehicle Grandstand Seating $2.00
week, and on line at The Williams owner for all related expenses. Please be mindful of
County Agriculture Society/Fair Board is not re- your parking and respect the marked parking areas, Come enjoy the fast pace on the track as
sponsible for personal belongings or damage to ve- reserved parking areas, and the signage placed for these animals race for the winners circle. Many
hicles. Park at your own risk. Williams County Fair your benefit. Thank you in advance. records have been set on our track here at the
Pet Policy The Williams County Agriculture Society Williams County Fair. This event is provided by
prohibits any personal pets on the midway of the ANIMAL ENTRANCE the Williams County Harness Horseman Asso-
fair other than registered service animals. Addition- Animal Entrance at the Fair All animals with ex- ciation and the Williams County Sr. Fair Board.
ally, there are to be not pets left unattended in any ception to Haul-in shows, horses and harness rac-
parking areas of the fairgrounds. Violations of this ing are to use the livestock entrance to the fair lo- Welcome horse owners’, riders and guests!
policy may lead to revocation of attendance privi- cated on North River street. This is marked on the The Sr. Fair Board will again honor the OHHA
leges at the Fair fair map as our gate #4. Thank you! Membership card and allow the card holder
MERCHANTS, VENDORS, TENTS & RIDES free admission to the Williams County Fair on
PARKING AND SECURITY The Fair offers a unique opportunity for your or- racing day.
The 2017 Parking and Security Committee are ganization, group or business to reach thousands
committed to providing a family fun safe event. In of people. Eight full days of the fair provides full ex-
an effort to achieve this commitment, we would ask posure for your advertising needs. Standard booths
for your cooperation and respect of signage and bar- rent for $125, double booths for $225 inside the
ricades. The Williams County Sheriff Steve Towns buildings; $100 standard single, $190 double booth
and his deputies will assist in the enforcement of all inside the tents. Spots are filled from a waiting list.
security and parking policies of the Board. Please All contracts are to be paid in full by May 1st. Con-
remember that all of our actions and directions are tracts receive two (2) weekly passes. For a contract,
intended to protect the Fair public as a whole and call Superintendent Page or the Fair Office.
are not designed to cause any Fair guest aggrava-
tion or difficulty. Should you observe safety issues FAIR VETERINARIAN
or inappropriate behavior, please contact a Fair Our thanks to Dr. Pete Bowen of Buckeye Vet-
Board Director or Deputy. Thank you for your part erinary Hospital in Edgerton, Ohio for accepting the
in helping make our event fun and safe. position of Fair Vet for 2017. In accordance with
standards and practices for county fair’s, we will
ADMISSION GATES have a vet on the grounds or available to ensure
A special thank you to all of our admission gate animal health. During harness racing, there will be
volunteers. Some of our volunteers are individuals 2 veterinarian’s present. The Veterinarian duties in-
wanting to help and others are representing their clude animal inspections and testing for contagious
non-profit group working toward a fundraising goal. diseases. The Board fully supports all decisions of
Each of those serving at the gates has been trained the Fair Veterinarian.
and is acting upon the direction of the committee.
Please remember they are volunteers and not agents If you enjoy LIVE MUSIC...... you must attend the
of the Board. If you have a complaint, please contact
a member of the committee and respect our volun- BWainllidamsSChouontwy
teers and their hard work this week.

Join us for the week and enjoy 10 days of camp-
ing (September 7-17). Our wonderful campgrounds

Sauder Woodworkin Company is proud to invest in our local Monday September 11, 2017
communities by supportin 4-H projects at our area county fairs.
Starts at 7:15 p.m.
determination Admission to Grandstand is $2.00

f a m i l yv a l u e st r u s t Schools participating and
order of presentation:
Edgerton H.S. Band
support community Edon H.S. Band
Hilltop H.S. Band
Montpelier H.S. Band
dedication North Central H.S. Band

Stryker H.S. Band
Bryan H.S. Band

Come See The
Combined Number for
a mass performance!

In honor of 9-11 we
will be recognizing
the public servants of
Williams County

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Now through April 1, 2016



2017 Williams County Fair Master Map

All traffic from the main parking must exit north to County Road M. 1. Fair Board Office
2. Activities Shelter
3. Sheriff’s Office
4. Pork Producers Stand
5. Event Stage
6. Grandstands
7. Merchant Building
8. Beef Producers Stand
9. Rural Building
10. Dairy Producers Stand
11. 4H Building
12. Antique Building
13. Gillette Building
14. Goat Barn
15. Jr. Fair Board Office
16. Cattle Barn
17. Dairy & Sheep Barn
18. Swine Barn
19. Rabbits & Poultry Barn
20. Livestock Office
21. Milk Parlor
22. Livestock Show Arena
23. Draft Horse Barn
24. Pony Barn
25. Covered Bridge
26. Horse Arena
27. Horse Barn
28. Practice Arena
29. Maintenance Barn
30. Speed Office
31. Pulling Track
RR = Rest Rooms
SB = Safety Building
VMB = Veterans Memorial

Declaring Your Candidacy New This Year - Flat Track Racing
For The Board Of Directors
The Sr. Fair Board is comprised of 26 citizens 7:00 PM
who are all working to make the Fair better every Youth – age 4 to 6 - 50cc Bikes
year and we are always looking for new people to Youth – age 7 to 8 - 50cc Bikes Grandstands $10.00
join us. Youth – age 7 to 11 - 50cc to 65cc Bikes
Youth – age 7 to 15 - 65cc to 85cc Bikes FEEL THE THUNDER - HEAR THE ROAR
1.) A Candidate must be a citizen of Williams Youth – age 7 to 15 - 65cc to 100cc Bikes WATCH THE EXCITEMENT
County. Amateurs - age 12 & up 125cc 2 or 4 stroke
Amateurs - age 12 & up - 250cc 2 or 4 stroke EXPERIENCE THE THRILLS OF FLAT TRACK RACING!
2.) A Candidate may only run for a seat that they Amateurs - age 14 & up - 251cc to 500cc – pre 1979
are qualified for by their area of residency. MONEY CLASS – AGE 14 & UP • OPEN – CASH PAYOUT ONLY
brakes 450cc OPEN PRO/AM – AGE 14 & UP • OPEN - TROPHY WIN ONLY
3.) A Candidate must be a member of the Wil- Amateurs - age 12 & up Open – 250cc and up Heat & Practice racing starts at Noon • Participant Entry TBD
liams County Agricultural Society (membership Wildcat - age 12 to 29 - 100-200cc 4 stroke air
costs is $1.00) Racer Information – Larry Soles at 419-572-0122
cooled - No Pros Superintendents; Brian Wieland and Dave Page
4.) Candidate may be subject to a background Wildcat - age 30 and up - 100-200cc 4 stroke air Check out the website for more info.
check. A special thanks to our key sponsor – Larry Soles and Soles
cooled - No Current Pros
5.) Petition must be filed with the Secretary no Twins Class – age 14 and up Motorsports of Stryker, Ohio
later than 6pm on Thursday October 19, 2017. Open – Pro/am
Seniors – age 30 & up Any bike you run
6.) Candidate must submit to Character Refer- Seniors – age 40 & up - Any bike you run
ence letters. Seniors – age 50 & up - Any bike you run
Seniors – age 60 & up - Any bike you run
7.) Must have volunteered 10 hours during the Vintage – age 16 & up - Open – brakes/twin shocks
previous fair.
and air cooled
8.) The Candidate must have attended 3 Sr. Fair Vintage – age 16 and up - 0 to 250cc – pre 1979 brakes
Board meetings prior to Oct. 19, 2017. (Fair Board Vintage – age 16 & up - 251cc to 500cc –
Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each
month.) pre 1979 brakes
Vintage – age 16 & up - 501cc & up – pre 1979 brakes
9.) The petition to be valid must have signatures
of 10 Williams County Ag. Society members. Brakeless – low
Age 16 & older- 0 to 399cc Pre-1969 Brakeless - High
Think you got what it takes to serve? We encour- Age 16 & older - 400cc & up – Pre-1969 Speedway
age anyone interested in running for the Sr. Fair Age 16 & older - Open – Vintage no brakes
Board to stop in at the Fair Office and get a copy
of the Constitution and a Candidate packet. Have
more questions first? Stop any Fair Board Director
or give them a call anytime. We are here to serve!

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Thursday, September 14


Free Admission All Day At The Fair To Everyone

A huge shout out and special thanks to our unique partnership with the Williams County Com-
modity Groups to present the very first “Commodity Day” at the 2017 Fair. Due to the generous
support of the Pork and Beef Producers, and Dairy Association, today is FREE gate admission
to everyone. Make sure to stop by and support our Commodity Groups for supporting the Fair!



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Williams County Beef Producers
Enjoy Your time at the Williams County Dairy Association
Williams County Fair!

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