Otero County Fair Schedule

2014 Otero County Fair delivery schedule for exhibits

    Items to be entered in the Fair are to be delivered to the Fairgrounds at the times and on the dates shown below. Many exhibits must be entered prior to delivery. (See applicable entry forms for details)
See pages for specific exhibits for entry deadline and entry fees, if applicable.
4-H Exhibits(except animals) August 11, 2 PM – 8 PM
Fine Arts August 11, 3 PM – 7 PM
Photography August 11, 5 PM – 7 PM
4-H / FFA Poultry & Open Poultry August 12, 6 PM – 8 PM
4-H / FFA Rabbits August 12, 6 PM – 8 PM
August 13, 7 PM – 8 PM
School Art August 12, 8 AM – 5 PM
August 13, 8 AM – 3 PM
FFA/Senior 4-H Agricultural Mechanics Contest August 12, 6 PM – 8 PM
August 13, 7 AM – 8 AM
Junior and Open Livestock August 12, 6 PM – 8 PM
August 13, 7 AM – 8 AM
Farm Products August 13, 7 AM – 9:30 AM
Flower Show August 13, 7 AM – 9:30 AM
Home Economics / Hobbies & Crafts
Canned and Dried Foods, Clothing, Needlework and Sewing August 11, 12 PM – 7 PM
Baked Goods (except 4-H) August 13, 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

2014 Otero County Fair & Rodeo Event Calendar, August 13-16, 2014

Saturday, August 9
  Parade 6:30 PM
Tuesday, August 12
  Exhibit Building Open for set-up 8 AM – 5 PM
  Unloading of Junior Livestock 6 PM – 8 PM
Wednesday, August 13 (NO Gate Charge)
  Unloading Of Junior Livestock 7 AM – 8 AM
  Junior Livestock Exhibitors’ Meeting 8:30 AM
  Junior Livestock Weigh In Begins 9 AM
  Deadline For Inside Exhibits Set-up 3 PM
  Queen Candidate Horsemanship Contest  
  Queen Candidate Speech / Fashion Show Contest  
  Exhibit Building Open To Public 5 PM – 9 PM
  Amusements Rides Open 5 PM – 11 PM
  Swine Show 6 PM
  Griffin Brothers Wild West Show
Guy Warden Rodeo Arena
7 PM
Thursday, August 14 (*Gate Charge $2, 8:00 AM -10 PM)
  Poultry Judging 9 AM
  Goat Show 9 AM
  Exhibit Building Open 11 AM – 10 PM
  FFA/Senior 4-H AG / Mech. Contest 1 PM
  Frontier Village / Amusement Rides Open 5 PM – 11 PM
  Lamb Show 5:30 PM
  Alamogordo Idol
Guy Warden Rodeo Arena
7 PM
Friday, August 15 (*Gate Charge $2, 8:00 AM – 10 PM)
  KIWANIS Kick-off Pancake Breakfast 6 AM – 9 AM
  Youth 4-H/FFA Rabbit Show 8:30 AM
  Rabbit Pee Wee Showmanship Sign-up 8:30 AM – 9:30  AM
  (Rabbit Pee Wee Showmanship Contest To Follow Rabbit Shows)
  Exhibit Building Open 11 AM – 10 PM
  Frontier Village / Amusement Rides Open 11 AM – 11 PM
  4-H/FFA Water Fight 2 PM – 4 PM
  Breeding & Dairy Cattle Show 5 PM
  Steer Show 6 PM
  Rodeo 8 PM
  Junior Livestock Disposition Deadline 10 PM
  KRSY Country Street Dance 10 PM
Saturday, August 16 (*gate charge $2, 8:00 AM – 10 PM)
  Exhibit Building 11 AM – 10 PM
  Frontier Village / Amusement Rides 11 AM – 11 PM
  Livestock Judging Contest Sign Up 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
  Livestock Judging Contest 9 AM
  Livestock Pee Wee Showmanship Contest Sign Up 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
  Livestock Pee Wee Showmanship Contest 11 AM
  Showmanship Round Robin 1 PM
  Awards Presentation 3 PM
  Junior Livestock Sale Bidders’ Supper 5 PM – 6:30 PM
  (All bidders’ please register for the sale either at the dinner or in the livestock barn)
  Junior Livestock Sale 7 PM
  Rodeo 8 PM
  KRSY Country Street Dance 10 PM
Sunday, August 17 (NO Gate Charge)
  Packer Truck Loading 7 AM
  Barn Clean Up 7 AM
  4-H Exhibits Released (No livestock) 8 AM – 10 AM
  All Other Exhibits Released 8 AM – 11 AM
  Amusement Rides Open Noon – ????

 * All pay the gate charge except those 5 years and younger and 65 and older