Special Contests

aug13-23THURSDAY, AUG 13 – SUNDAY, 23

Kids Special Contest
2 pm Kids Stage – Everyone gets a prize!

Aug 13 Hula-Palooza
Aug 14 Air-Guitar Contest
Aug 15 Pepsi Ring Toss
Aug 16 Sergeant Says
Aug 17 Pin the Tire on the Tractor
Aug 18 Pass-the-Corn Relay
Aug 19 Bluegrass Balloon Toss
Aug 20 Mom Calling Contest
Aug 21 Solar Sun Throw
Aug 22 MOO-sical Chairs
Aug 23 Emergency Sponge Response Team

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aug13-23THURSDAY, AUG 13 – SUNDAY, 23

2015 Missouri State Fair Queen Pageant

Hannah Keene

aug13-23THURSDAY, AUG 13 – SUNDAY, 23

2015 Missouri State Fair Idol
Click here for more information.
Bimbo Logo Idol Contest

aug13-14THURSDAY, AUG 13 – FRIDAY, 14

Cowboy Mounted Shooting
6 pm – Mathewson Exhibition Center
Starline LogoCowboy Mounted Shooting


Auctioneers’ Bid Calling Contest
10 am – Noon Touchstone Energy Stage
Bid Calling Contest
Opening Day Parade
6 pm – State Fair BlvdParade

aug14-18&20-22FRIDAY, AUG 14 – TUESDAY, 18

“Show Offs Welcome” Special Contests
6 pm Touchstone Energy Stage – Winner goes in the Money Madness Machine!

Aug 14 Name That Tune
Aug 15 Pepsi Taste-Test Challenge
Aug 16 Boot Camp
Aug 17 Family Look-Alike Contest
Aug 18 Can Stacking Competition
Aug 20 How Well Do You Know Your Spouse?
Aug 21 Shake It Off Showdown
Aug 22 Animal Charades

showoffs welcome

aug14FRIDAY, AUG 14

“Show-Me State Tailgate Throwdown” Barbecue Contest
11 am – East of the Mathewson Exhibition Center
Agri MO LogoBBQ


Super Teens Contest
6:30 pm – Coliseum
Jims Tire Logo Super Teens

aug16SUNDAY, AUG 16

Show-Me Robotics Competitions
10 am – 5 pm, Lowell Mohler Assembly HallRobot leagues are planning rumbles for FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge, FIRST Robotics Competitions, and VEX teams.  4-H and other groups will offer additional robot challenges, contests and demonstrations.Click here for more information.Working on a robot

aug16MONDAY, AUG 17

Miss American Heartland Pageant
Registration at 4:45 p.m.
Pageant at 6 p.m.
Lowell Mohler Assembly Hall
For more information click here.Miss American Heartland Pageant

aug18-19TUESDAY, AUG 18 – WEDNESDAY, 19

“Old and Wow” Tractor & Equipment Reunion
Northeast of the Mathewson Exhibition Center
For more information click here.Old and Wow Tractor & Equipment Reunion


Missouri First Lady’s Pie Contest
9:30 am – Home Economic Building
Hosted by First Lady Georganne Wheeler Nixon
Deadline to enter is Aug 1.
For more information click here.First Lady Pie Contest


Kids “I Am Missouri Agriculture” Poster Contest
For more information click here.
I am MO Agriculture Graphic
Kids Largest Tomato Contest
For more information click here.
Largest Tomato

aug23SUNDAY, AUG 23

Pedal Pull
Assembly Hall
10 am Last Chance Pull
Noon State ChampionshipsPedal Pull

aug23SUNDAY, AUG 23

Missouri Fiddling Championships
Touchstone Energy Stage
12:30 pm Registration
1:30 pm ChampionshipsFiddling