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FUN FOR THE1 WHOLE HERD 80th AnniversAryFAIR&RODEO®July 30 presented by ®Aug 5 2018 est. 1938 www.garfieldcountyfair.com

2GARFIELD COUNTY FAIR boardWelcome to the 80th Garfield County Fair The Midway will once again feature vendors,The Garfield County Fair Board wants to welcome entertainment and free music on our Back Stage.all of our fair attendees and participants to the Come and enjoy your favorite fairs foods and treats2018 Garfield County Fair & Rodeo, this year’s while listening to good music and visiting withtheme is “Fun for the Whole Herd”. We hope the family and friends.continued growth and improvements to the fair, fair We would like to recognize our Board of Countyprogramming and events makes this an enjoyable Commissioners and thank them for all the greatand memorable visit. support for the Fair. The BOCC provides the fundingWe would like to thank everyone that contributed for the Garfield County Fair & Rodeo and theto the success of the 2017 Fair, all Participants, capitol improvements to the fairgrounds. TheirAttendees, Sponsors, Volunteers and Partners. We commitment to excellence has been instrumentalrecognize that the Garfield County Fair & Rodeo in making our fairgrounds one of the premier eventcan’t happen without the outpouring of community centers on the West Slope. When you get thesupport, again a big “Thank You” to everyone. chance, please thank them personally, none of thisWe are looking forward to another great year with could be done without their support.our youth in the Livestock and General Projects. In closing, I want to give special “Thank You” to ourOur Junior Livestock sales have been some of the volunteers who spend countless hours helping tohighest in the state and reflect the time, energy ensure a successful fair experience for everyone.and commitment to successfully completing these The county staff works around the clock with theprojects. It couldn’t be done without our 4H, FFA, Fair Board to ensure that all areas are ready for theCSU Extension, all of our volunteer leaders, parents spectators and participants to enjoy events in a safeand our youth. and worry free environment.Once again we hope to entertain you with Family The 2018 Garfield County Fair Board invites youand Princess & Lil’ Buckaroo Rodeos, PRCA/WPRA to our 80th Garfield County Fair & Rodeo as aRodeo’s, Xtreme Bulls and another fantastic concert participant, a sponsor, a volunteer, an exhibitor orshowcasing national talent. We will also bring you a spectator!the ever popular Demolition Derby and Summer of See you at the Fair.Thunder Car Show. Stop by South Hall and see all the Levy Burrislocal talent on display in our Open Class Projects. Fair Board PresidentThe handmade items, delicious baked goods,quilting and home grown produce, showcases ourself-sufficient pioneer lifestyle.

3TABLE OF CONTENTSFair Board Welcome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Car Show . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31County Commissioners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32Royalty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7 Demolition Derby & ATV races . . . . . . . 33Hall of Fame & In Memoriam . . . . . . . 8-9 Monster Trucks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35Schedule of Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-13 Featured 4-HMembers . . . . . . . . . . 36-37Family Rodeo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Parking Shuttle Route . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39Princess & Lil’ Buckaroo Rodeo . . . . . . . 15 Free Stage Entertainment . . . . . . . . 40-42Heritage Night . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Strongman Competition . . . . . . . . . . . . 43Xtreme Bulls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Midway of Family Fun . . . . . . . . . . . 43-44PRCA/WPRA ProRodeo . . . . . . . . . . 20-21 4-H/FFA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45Concert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-24 4-H/FFA 2017 Livestock Champions . . . 47Carnival . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Open Class . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48-83Parade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Open Class Entry Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87The mission of the Fair Board is to provide a Garfield County BUY TICKETS ONLINEFair that embraces all ages, cultures and entities, while at garfieldcountyfair.compromoting a spirit of community, family values and aneducational emphasis on our Western heritage.

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5county commissioners Garfield County Board of County Commissioners (l-r) – Commission Board Chair, John Martin; Chair Pro tem, Mike Samson and Commissioner Tom JankovskyGarfield County Fair & Rodeo is back for its 80th yearThe Garfield County Fair & Rodeo is returning to A new-comer last year, the Strongman competitionRifle for its 80th season, and we couldn’t be happier will again flex its muscles at the fair in 2018. Theto announce the carnival is coming to town. The event played out before a raucous crowd of Sundayfair runs from July 30 to through August 5. With a fairgoers, who cheered on the contestants and theirfocus on family fun, this year’s theme, “Fun for the amazing feats of strength.Whole Herd,” is a tribute to the wonderful peopleof Garfield County. Family favorite events like the 4-H livestock show, family rodeo, heritage night, parade, and car showA Great Northern AFair carnival brings its rides, will be better than ever. And don’t forget about allgames, and more. We can’t wait to see the kids of the scrumptious fair food served from the vendors.all ages enjoying these fantastic rides and features. Makes our mouths water just thinking about that“I would like to welcome everyone to the 2018 chow!Garfield County Fair & Rodeo,” said CommissionerMike Samson. “I hope you have a great time, enjoy The fair improves each and every year with theall of the activities, and this gives you a chance to help of our dedicated fair board, staff, partners,visit with old friends that you may have not seen in committees, program chairs, volunteers and manyquite a while.” others.We once again welcome in the PRCA/WPRA “We support the farm and ranching communitiesProRodeo, along with PRCA Xtreme Bulls. These are and our agricultural heritage,” said Commissionersome of the toughest and bravest athletes around. Tom Jankovsky. “We will continue to support 4-H,You don’t want to miss the action. NRCS, our noxious weed program, and to improveSpecial guests, Grammy-award nominees Midland our fairgrounds.”will kick off the fair concert on Friday night. “Get your boots on, dig out that favorite shirt andBreakthrough country music singer and songwriter pair of jeans. Don’t forget to grab your best hat! It’sJon Pardi, who was named “New Artist of the Year” county fair time!” added Commissioner John Martin.at the 2017 Country Music Awards, will headline “I’ll see you in Rifle, Colorado, starting July 30, andthe fun. Talk about an exciting line-up! running through August 5, at the much-improvedA perennial crowd favorite, the Demolition Derby Garfield County Fairgrounds – let’s rodeo!”also returns to the fair – make sure to purchase As your Board of County Commissioners, we inviteyour tickets early, as this event always sells out. you to join us in celebrating our western ColoradoMonster Trucks will be here to thrill the crowds this heritage. We hope to see you there!year. It should be as electrifying and high-flying aslast summer’s events.

6 garfieldcountyfair.comRoyalty programRoyalty Mission StatementThe Garfield County Fair & Rodeo Royalty program is dedicated to provide an opportunity for youngwomen to be spokespersons for the Garfield County Fair & Rodeo, the sport of rodeo, the western wayof life and their community of Garfield County. The Royalty program utilizes teamwork, organizationalskills, public speaking, community service, and relationships to prepare participants in becoming futurecommunity leaders.Royalty Contestant Information Contestant applications due by Lexi Klein - Queen August 31, 2018. Hello! My name is Lexi Klein, I have the privilege of serving as your Garfield County Fair & Rodeo Royalty Queen. I am 17Contest is Saturday, September 8, 2018, years old and attend Rifle High School. I am a native of our Garfield County Fairgrounds beautiful valley, born in Glenwood Springs, spending my first seven years in New Castle followed by ten years in Rifle.North Hall and Outdoor Arena (Horses), I thoroughly enjoy our western heritage…I have been riding 8 am – 1 pm horses since I was seven years old, I have participated in 4H for nine years showing both horses and pigs. I have served All forms and information available at as vice president for my 4H club, Rifle AG, volunteered at http://garfieldcountyfair.com/royalty/ the RIDE program and had the honor of being awarded the buckle in Gymkhana series. I have always had a passion and Contact: Shannon Starks, trust with my horses! This love and trust for my horse [email protected] tested when I was kicked in the head by my horse and flown flight for life to receive care…but the love and trust remained and I continue to enjoy riding. Outside of riding and showing my horse I enjoy a variety of activities. I am a member of our drama club, I help out in my high school’s library, volunteer as a leader for Camp Invention and love reading a good book. I am honored to be able to represent Garfield County Fair & Rodeo as your Queen and be able to give back to my community. I hope to see you at the fair between July 30th and August 5th in Rifle, Colorado.

7Kylie Dice - PrincessHi! My name is Kylie Dice, I am honored to serve as your2018 Garfield County Fair & Rodeo Princess. I am 15 yearsold and a freshman attending Coal Ridge High School. I amproud of my families’ longtime local heritage which goesback five generations on the Dice side and four generationson the Rider side of my family. Participating in Royalty hasbecome a family tradition, two of my aunts enjoyed servingas Garfield County Fair & Rodeo Queens in years past, andmy mother was a Grand Valley Queen and attendant yearsago. I am proud to follow in their footsteps.As far back as I can remember I have been on a horse. Ihave always loved horses and always will. I have an amazinghorse named “Sweety” who partners with me in our localGymkhanas and also performs in Shire Shows at fairs withme. I love the activities “Sweety” and I participate in andhope we are able to do these for years to come.I am looking forward to an amazing year representingGarfield County Fair & Rodeo as your Princess while sharingmy love for horses and rodeo. I hope to see you all at theGarfield County Fair & Rodeo. Princess for a Day the power and Lil’ Buckaroo is in your hands Event 970.947.5491 • HolyCross.com Wednesday, July 25th, 9 am – 1 pm Garfield County Fairgrounds Event Hall Registration: $20 before July 20, 2018; $25 after. Lunch is provided. Ages 5-12 Princesses will decorate their own crownsand sashes, learn about horse grooming and horsemanship. Lil’ Buckaroos learn how to rope, horse grooming and horsemanshipAll forms and information available at http:// garfieldcountyfair.com/royalty/ Contact: Shannon Starks, [email protected]

8 garfieldcountyfair.com2018 hall of fame John Neil, Neil–Garing Insurance John Neil and the Neil-Garing Insurance Agency have been supporting the Garfield County Livestock Sale for 25 years. John’s Mom, Emmy Neil, was a staple at the Garfield County Fair and for years and staffed the exhibit hall. John has continued this tradition by supporting the 4-H and FFA members of the valley. The morals and values learned by the members of these organizations are important not only to John, but the community. John is proud to be a loyal supporter of American agriculture, and the community.Glenwood Springs FordGlenwood Springs Ford is committed to supportingkids and their hard work through the 4-H program aswe have seen how it teaches kids the value of hardwork and dedication to a project. For over 30 years ithas been our pleasure to participate in the 4-H JuniorLivestock Sale in order to support the kids. We arealso proud to have become a sponsor of the fair asit is one of the great annual community events in thearea that offers something for everyone. We wouldlike to congratulate the fair committee and the manyvolunteers that make the Garfield County Fair such asuccess every year. Proudly Supporting the 2018 Garfield County Fair and 4H’ers! Farm and Ranch Home Auto Business Worker’s Compensation Group Employee Benefits 201 Centennial, 4th Floor Glenwood Springs, CO 970-945-9111 www.neil-garing.com

9in memoriam Joe Dice Joe Dice (1929-2018) Age 88, died on March 30, 2018 at home following a long illness. Joe will be remembered as a rancher, farmer, family historian and storyteller who loved good horses and his cows. Through the years he was involved in Custom Farming, Cattle Buying, Ranch Management, Sale Barn Management, Dice Trucking, and his little cow herd. He was a member of Colorado Farm Bureau, serving as a State Director, and the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association and well as the local Holy Cross Cattlemen’s Association. As we remember his relationship with the Garfield County Fair and Rodeo, Joe was strongly involved with the 4-H and FFA livestock programs. He was especially supportive and involved in the Jr. Livestock Sale. He assisted with sales, buy backs, and provided free transportation of marked animals to their final destination. His commitment to the success of the youth in these programs was important to him and his family. Joe’s family and friends thank you for honoring his commitment to the youth of Garfield County and their success in 4-H and FFA programs. Take time to participate and support the youth in the livestock programs. Lex Bumgardner Lex Bumgardner was born and raised in western Garfield County and lived there till his final days. Lex ranched for the last 25 plus years on Parachute Creek, on the family homestead for the majority of that time. Lex Bumgardner’s family homesteaded on Parachute Creek in the late 1890’s, their homestead has been there ever since. Lex rode in the Garfield County Rodeo in his younger years, and brought his kids to ride in the Jr. Rodeo in the late 70’s and early 80’s keeping the tradition alive for his hometown. In his later years Lex provided calves to his grandchildren to show at the Garfield County Fair & Rodeo. Lex enjoyed a life deeply rooted in the rich western heritage of Garfield County. Good Luck to all Participants!

102018 Garfield County Fair Events ScheduleThursday, July 199:00 am - 5:00 pm 4-H County Contests Rocky Mountain Baptist Church5:00 pm 4-H/FFA Horse Show Indoor Arena5:00 pm 4-H/FFA Ranch Horse Test North HallFriday, July 209:00 am 4-H/FFA Ranch Horse Events Indoor & OutDoor Arena1:00 pm 4-H County Shoot-Air Events South Hall2:00 pm 4-H/FFA, Western, English & Gymkhana Tests North HallFollowing tests 4-H/FFA Horse Team Activity/Fun Classes Indoor ArenaSaturday, July 218:00 am 4-H County Shoot-Archery Rifle Sportsman’s Club8:30 am 4-H/FFA Western & Halter Classes All arenas9:00 am 4-H County Shoot-Shotgun Rifle Sportsman’s ClubSunday, July 229:00 am 4-H County Shoot-Muzzeloading, Rifle, Pistol, Rifle Sportsman’s Club9:00 am and Western Heritage English Classes, Gymkhana and Team Awards All arenas and Event HallWednesday, July 259:00 am 4-H, Dog Show Indoor ArenaFriday, July 273:00 pm 4-H Utility Goat/Alpaca Show Indoor ArenaSaturday, July 288:00 am Premier Exhibitor Interviews Event Hall8:00 am 4-H/FFA General Projects Judging North HallSunday, July 291:00 pm Robotics Contest Event Hall2:00 pm Model Rocket Launch Fairgrounds front parking lotMonday, July 3010:00 am Poultry Show Indoor Arena6:00 pm Family Rodeo Outdoor ArenaTuesday, July 318:00 am Rabbit Show Indoor Arena6:00 pm 4-H/FFA/VIP Appreciation BBQ (invitation only) Event Hall6:00 pm Youth Rodeo Outdoor Arena6:30 pm Lil’ Buckaroo & Princesses Rodeo Outdoor Arena

112018 Garfield County Fair Events ScheduleWednesday, August 19:00 am Swine Show Indoor Arena10:00 am – 10:00 pm Open Class Exhibits South Hall10:00 am – 10:00 pm 4-H/FFA Exhibits North Hall3:00 pm Elias Caress Magician Free Stage4:00 pm Ladies Skillet Throwing Contest Outdoor Arena4:30 pm Fashion Revue & Performing Arts Presentation Free Stage5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Beer Garden5:30 pm Heritage Celebration – Free Apple Pie & Ice Cream Free Stage6:00 pm Glenwood Vaudeville Revue Free Stage7:00 pm PRCA Xtreme Bulls & In Memoriam Honors Outdoor Arena7:15 pm The Logan Brothers Free Stage8:45 pm Leslie Tom Music Free StageThursday, August 28:00 am Sheep Show Indoor Arena Goat Show – 1 hour following the Sheep Show Indoor Arena10:00 am – 10:00 pm Open Class Exhibits South Hall10:00 am – 10:00 pm 4-H/FFA Exhibits North Hall12:00 pm – 10:00 pm Midway of Family Fun - CARNIVAL OPENS! Midway12:30 pm Judging Apple Pie Contest South Hall1:00 pm Judging Commissioner Cookie Jar and Gingerbread South Hall1:30 pm Contests South Hall Photography Shootout2:30 pm Elias Caress Magician Free Stage3:30 pm Ponder the Albatross Free Stage5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Beer Garden Midway5:30 pm Elias Caress Magician Free Stage6:30 pm Tropical Kaoba Free Stage7:00 pm PRCA / WPRA ProRodeo Outdoor Arena8:30 pm Citizen Twang Free StageFriday, August 39:00 am Cloverbud Show Indoor Arena9:30 am Beef Show Indoor Arena10:00 am – 10:00 pm Open Class Exhibits South Hall

122018 Garfield County Fair Events ScheduleFriday, August 310:00 am – 10:00 pm 4-H/FFA Exhibits North Hall11:00 am Apple Pie Eating Contest Free Stage12:00 pm – 11:30 pm Midway of Family Fun - CARNIVAL! Midway1:30 pm Elias Caress Magician Free Stage1:30 pm Photography Shoot Out South Hall2:30 pm Elias Caress Magician Free Stage3:15 pm ArtillumA Dance Group Free Stage4:00 pm Round Robin Showmanship Contest Indoor Arena5:00 pm – 11:00 pm Beer Garden Midway5:15 pm Fifty50 Free Stage7:00 pm John Pardi with Special Guest Midland Outdoor Arena10:00 pm The Mixx Free StageSaturday, August 410:00 am Parade Railroad Avenue10:00 am – 10:00 pm Open Class Exhibits South Hall10:00 am – 10:00 pm 4-H/FFA Exhibits North Hall10:00 am – 11:30 pm Midway of Family Fun - CARNIVAL! Midway11:00 am Steve Jones Free Stage11:00 am Strongest of the Strong Contest Outdoor Arena Track11:30 am Buyer’s BBQ, (Buyers Only) Event Hall12:00 pm Summer of Thunder Car Show Metro Park12:00 pm – 11:00 pm Beer Garden Midway12:30 pm Elias Caress Magician Free Stage12:30 pm Livestock Awards Announcement Indoor Arena1:00 pm Jr. Livestock Sale Indoor Arena1:00 pm Redneck Relay Race Free Stage1:30 pm Photography Shoot Out Finals South Hall1:30 pm Elias Caress Magician Free Stage2:15 pm Steve Jones Free Stage3:15 pm Nueva Generacion Folklórico Free Stage4:15 pm Watermelon Eating Contest Free Stage4:45 pm Elias Caress Magician Free Stage5:30 pm Laura Joy Free Stage

132018 Garfield County Fair Events Schedule7:00 pm Demolition Derby Outdoor Arena9:30 pm LeverAction Free StageSunday, August 510:00 am – 12:00 pm General Project Check-out North Hall10:00 am – 1:00 pm Open Class Check-out and Premium Pay-out South Hall12:00 pm Monster Truck Rides Outdoor Arena12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Midway of Family Fun - CARNIVAL! Midway12:00 pm – 5:30 pm Beer Garden Midway1:00 pm Marked by Faith Free Stage1:00 pm Monster Truck & Tuff Truck Track Party Outdoor Arena2:00 pm Monster Truck Show Outdoor Arena3:30 pm Elias Caress Magician Free Stage4:00 pm Flamenco Underground Free Stage6:00 pm Fair Closed. See you next year! Schedule is subject to change.www.garfieldcountyfair.com

14 7/30 Monday2018 family rodeos2018 Family & Princess & Lil’ Buckaroo Rodeo– Outdoor ArenaPull on your boots and dust off your cowboy hat for the 80th Annual Garfield County Fair & Rodeo onMonday night. This fun filled event brings in all the local cowboys and cowgirls! This popular local rodeocontinues a second night on Tuesday with a Youth Rodeo. Anyone can compete in the events on Mondaynight. The fun will continue on Tuesday night with more kids’ activities guaranteed to entertain and getdirty. These are free events for the whole community to watch!7/30 Monday Night Family RodeoRegistration for all participants 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm; AUnUdAeTrUDOiaTgInONoseJdU& RUnYder Tline-up starts at 6:00 pm INJURY*Dr. Kent Albrecht, D.C.,Barrel Racing – 10 and under, 11-17, 18 and olderFamily Team Branding Certified Courtroom Expert WitnessFamily Dally Ribbon RopingPoles – 10 and under, 11-17, 18 and olderCalf Riding – 10 and under UjDunrr.yAdclbearserecshDwtiihtaahsgabnteheoonsrdoeiuagdgnhopsihnygs&icatrle AUTOAIUNTJUORINY JURY(&OrUthonpdedeicr, NTeurreolaogtiecadl & X-Ray Func if indicated) for over 30 years. AUTO INJURYGe“U*CoteCDrnprht.aidKfiiineere“ndoiGtrCCopAoeDnlhurbtriaritetarraccoo*CUgohoteDdtmnri,prt.cDaiodKfEr.aiCyexesae.pnld!,e”etrcCrAdottDluWbi&ricrteaitraconUghS(3oel9et2”smn,e6sD7odEo.HoCxu0sew.p,pree)ryVrdiIt1T3nDW3r&Ei63eiOot,nSa6USneu&tsn-isetI2tedndof20eo!7d*ra03tDaT:0Cry(Aea!lparitnbeeodCne!n*dtear)l *DMr.oAstlbarcecicdhetnhtsaDbsryb.UCAeonellbondreeadrcdiahoDgtlinahawoagsnhinboagevsee&nd10td&r0iea%UagtnniinndosgesuirarnauTgntrco&eeaictntor-eevadert!ai*ngge uanudtoerinM-ed- i(jfuOirrnytdhcioacpaseetedsdiwc),ifNtohj(ierfuOuaoirrnv*CjDyttoueDdehrhrrl.crryiot.AacoiKfcg3lpaiseberai0neetdrsoceetedsaCycuAsdohilwelwucg)bt&ra,rihitfehtNrtrocahoXshhsoerp.a-tmb,uaRohtDerhEva.etyoCxoenyh.psl,rroedoiForicg3utuaraWi0ggnocnlhiacytuonetlpesegii&xhoasnshyangrXssam&ip.-clRathiArlaenyenayasxtaiiFantlcumgyiaonsailinnucstaet,oitxoiionan-naml iAnnaatlyiosins,*“MoCophsitinarcoiGcoipdenertnattsaco*“btModyCiopCchasoaityilnoarl!rc”oaiGcodipdeo*“neMorCltnaopahttswisaticon(S3arbhtco9e2iGdcyoaeii6pde7CvcnaeroHoetnaau0ylttw1osacorl!b0rt)”yVady0idCcI1a3%Doao3yloEl63l!ir”Oana,dwsS6Sou3S(u&lhr9ae2-aiwaet6I2nS(3e7(ivnfhO9e2ocHeSaife26ern0u7ovtw1o7dHehicru00ialwoo)013cyVrt0pa0tv)DyVI:10et3%eDD0Ie13%dCD3r(d3iEaAEc63)63iiCaOO,gnnl,f,NpsoS6eSsSr6uS.eruui&runbuu-c&oairtI-rn2nvaeienootoceId2nfl2ee0nCrooe7cmcng3ef2aoe0r30oi0tnvDc7Md:cea0ytaCo0r(3leeaAeatv&Daagrld:epre0)rlXC-sir(unbe.C-PaAnReaaagoldDaCpryeeynrebrminCuFnbMdotuneeeena.nornddcc)dCl-teteCPnoeaisroaaDnlprynMdembmtaoC,oeelealnC.iArndccd)Otnl-yoaseaCP.lpemlaaoyD,lsryCiicbOmsyC,.oen.ncdtoas lpemo,lCicOy.

157/31 Tuesday2018 princess & lil’ buckaroo rodeo7/31 Tuesday Princess & Lil’ Buckaroo RodeoRegistration for all participants 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm;line up starts at 6:30 pmAll Mutton Bustin’ participants must weigh 50 lbs.,or less. Only the first 50 entrants may register.Round 1 Mutton Bustin’ – First 25 kidsBoot Scramble – Ages 4 through 7 years and ages8 through 12 yearsStick Horse Races – 3 through 5 yearsRound 2 Mutton Bustin’ – Second 25 kidsCalf Scramble – Ages 4 through 7 years and ages8 through 12 yearsMutton Bustin’ Finale – Top 5 girls and top 5 boysSponsors Please contact the Garfield County Fair BoardRocky Mountain Baptist Church Member Courtney Jenkins for more information.C&C Industries [email protected] Cattle Company & LivestockCompetitor Entry Fees Sundays Bible Study - all ages 9:15 amFamily RodeoPole Bending – $15/entry Worship 10:30 am & 6 pmCalf Riding – $15/entry Barrel Racing/Poles – $15/team Children’s Church 10:30 amFamily Team Branding/Family Dally Ribbon Roping– $25/team 1063º Youth Ministries & Kids‘ C.I.A. 5:00 pmYouth Rodeo Wednesdays Worship 6:30 pmBoot Scramble – FREEStick Horse Barrel Races – FREE rockymountainbaptistchurch.comCalf Scramble – FREEMutton Bustin’ – $10/entry

16 8/1 Wednesdayheritage night Come and celebrate “Fun For The Whole Herd” at the Garfield County Fair Heritage night. The Garfield County Fair & Rodeo continues the traditional celebration with the free apple pie and ice cream as a nod to our beginnings as Apple Pie Days, which started in 1909. A new tradition was started at the 75th anniversary fair in 2013 with the addition of a free Glenwood Vaudeville Revue show. It has been very popular with the community and we are proud to bring back this high- caliber, family entertainment this year. Before the apple pie is served, enjoy the 4-H Talent Show and Fashion Revue. We have some very talented youth in our county performing on the Free Stage. Finish off the evening after the Vaudeville Revue with the action packed PRCA Xtreme Bulls rodeo and music on the free stage to dance off all the fair food you ate! T H E R E ’S O N LY COLORADO. T H E R E ’S O N LY ON E YOU. And one family owned bank you can trust to embrace your Colorado values. Because Colorado is more than a state. It’s our state of mind. GLENWOOD SPRINGS 200 Grand Ave., 970.945.7422 RIFLE 1200 Railroad Ave., 970.625.126617_BC54_GARFIELD_COFAIR_BOOK_HIKING_AD.indd 1 5/10/17 11:30 AM

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18 8/1 WednesdayPRCA xtreme bullsPRCA XTREME BULLS Wednesday, August 1Wednesday, August 1, 2018, we will host the 4th Annual Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA)Xtreme Bulls competition. Professional bull riding is a fierce, rough and grueling sport with roots deeplyimbedded in our Colorado culture. It’s America’s original extreme sport and the night will feature nationallyranked bulls and talented pro cowboys. This event is sponsored by Coors, an official national sponsor forPRCA.The PRCA is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO. It is the largest and oldest rodeo sanctioning body inthe world. The PRCA is committed to maintaining the highest standards in the industry in every area, fromimproving working conditions for contestants and monitoring livestock welfare and treatment.The PRCA showcases the world’s best cowboys by televising the sport’s premier events, including theWrangler Champions Challenge Tour presented by Justin Boots, the Justin Boots Playoffs and Championships,Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo, All American ProRodeo Finals, PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour and the world-renowned Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.You won’t want to miss the toughest sport on dirt! This riveting and adrenaline pumping sporting featuressome of the best bulls and cowboys around, don’t miss it!Gates open at 6:00 pm, event starts at 7:00 pmTickets are $17 for adults (age 13 and over), $12 for seniors (65+) and youth 4-12, (3 and under free).Purchase them online at www.garfieldcountyfair.com, telephone 800-626-TIXS (8497), or at the fairstarting on Wednesday, August 1st until this event sells out.

19Congratulations 2018 Garfield County Fair ParticipantsCCCCoooonnnnggggrrrraaaattttuuuullllaaaattttiiiioooonnnnssssPPPP22220000aaaa1111rrrrtttt8888iiiiccccGGGGiiiippppaaaaaarrrrnnnnffffttttiiiisssseeeelllldddd CCCCoooouuuunnnnttttyyyy FFFFaaaaiiiirrrrFounded in 1943, we have proudly served Garfield County and surrounding communities for more than 65 years. In the last three-quarters of a century a lot has changed – technology,governments, world economies, the materials we use, yet one things remains unchanged – our dedication to doing the best work possible. We keep an old fashioned attitude about work, and that means it is done when we promised.Founded in 1943, we have proudly served Garfield County and surrounding communities for more than 65 years. In the last three-quarters of a century a lot has changed – technology,Johnson Construction, Inc.Fgoouvnedrnemdeinnt1s9,4w3o, rwldeehcaovneopmroieusd,ltyhseemrvaetderGiaalrsfiweleduCsoeu,nyteytaonndestuhrirnogusnrdeimngaicnosmumncuhnaitnigeesdfo–rmoouredtehdaicna6ti5onyetaorsd.oIinngthtehelabstetsht rweoe-rqkupaorstseirbsleo.fWa ceekneteupryaanlooltdhfashcihoannegdedat–tituedchenaoblougyt,Fgoouvnedrnemd einnt1s9,4w3o, rwldewehocarovkne,oapmnrdoieutshd, latyht sememrevaaentdesrGiitaailrssfidweolednueCsoweu,hnyetenytwaonendpesrtuohrmirnoigsusendrde.imngaicnosmumncuhnaitnigeesdfo–rmoourredtehdaicna6ti5onyetaorsd.oIinngthtehelabstetsht rweoe-rqkupaorstseirbsleo.fWa ceekneteupryaanlooltdhfaasshcihoannegdedat–tittuedchenaobloougyt,Fgoouvnedrnemd einnt1s9,4w3o, rwldewehocarovkne,oapmnrdoieutshd, latyht sememrevaaentdesrGiitaailrssfidweolednueCsoweu,hnyetenytwaonendpesrtuohrmirnoigsusendrde.imngaicnosmumncuhnaitnigeesdfo–r moouredtehdaicna6ti5onyetaorsd.oIinngthtehelabstetsht rweoe-rqkupaorstseirbsleo.fWa ceekneteupryaanlooltdhfashcihoannegdedat–tituedchenaoblougyt,Johnson Construction, Inc.our dedication to doing the best work possible. We keep an old fashioned attitude aboutgovernments, worldweocrokn,oamndietsh, atht emmeaantesriitailss dwoenueswe,hyeentwoenpertohminigssedre. mains unchanged –JJJooohhhnnnsssooonnn CCCooonnnssstttrrruuuccctttiiiooonnn,,, IIInnnccc...(970)625-2251work, and that means it is done when we promised. www.johnconinc.com

20 8/2 ThursdayPRCA/WPRA Rodeo nighthonoring American Veterans!This year will be the 5th Annual Garfield County Fair Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA)ProRodeo and Women’s Pro Rodeo Association (WPRA) sponsored by Coors, an official national sponsorof the PRCA, and Western Slope Communications.The Professional Rodeo CowboysAssociation (PRCA) is the oldestprofessional rodeo-sanctioning body inthe world. We continue our traditionof honoring American veterans at theProRodeo event.Roughstock events include barebackriding, saddle bronc riding and bullriding. Timed events include steerwrestling, team roping and tie-downroping. A contestant’s goal is to post thefastest time in their event. Women’sProfessional Rodeo Associationpresents barrel racing.

21PRCA/WPRA prorodeoThe stock contractors for PRCA/WPRA are Salt RiverRodeo Company from Arizona and Triple V RodeoCompany from Wyoming. The stock contractor caresfor all of the animals in the rodeo. Salt River knowsthe importance of good breeding stock and are in itfor the long haul. Good horses and bulls are athletesthat love what they do. It becomes obvious that SaltRiver loves giving these athletes the opportunity tobe spectacular, capturing the hearts of cowboys andfans everywhere. Triple V Rodeo have over 50 yearsof professional rodeo experience, and care aboutproduction, providing first class bucking horses andbulls. The highest standards are required by PRCAfor the stock contractor to provide care and humanetreatment for the top-performing livestock takingpart in the PRCA rodeo.Tickets are $10 for adults (age 13 and over), $5 forseniors (65+) and youth 4-12, (3 and under free).Purchase them online at www.garfieldcountyfair.com,telephone 800-626-TIXS (8497), buy them in personat the fair starting Wednesday, August 1st until thisevent sells out.

22 8/3 FridayCONCERt - Jon PardiJon Pardi The fair and rodeo show offers fans a uniqueGarfield County Fair & Rodeo attendees will go opportunity to see Pardi in a traditional, authentic“Head Over Boots” for this year’s concert headliner, rodeo setting...complete with “dirt on his boots.”breakthrough country music singer and songwriter “Dirt On My Boots,” has been nominated forJon Pardi. iHeartRadio Music Awards’ “Country Song of theThe reigning Country Music Association’s (CMA) Year.” iHeartRadio has also nominated Pardi for“New Artist of the Year,” and Academy of Country “Best New Country Artist.”Music’s (ACM) “New Male Vocalist of the Year,” A California native, Pardi’s cover of Tom T. Hall’s “IPardi’s most recent album, “California Sunrise,” is Like Beer,” was recently featured in a Michelob Lightcertified gold by the Recording Industry Association commercial during Super Bowl LII. Actor Chris Pratt,of America (RIAA). It debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s surfer Kelly Slater, Olympian Shalane Flanagan,Top Country Albums chart, and is nominated for the and others sang along to the anthem in the ad. HisACM “Album of the Year.” hit single, “Head Over Boots,” has been certifiedPardi’s talents as singer, co-producer and songwriter platinum, with more than a million copies sold.are in full display on “California Sunrise.” He brings Pardi has also made appearances on NBC’s “Latehis classic Nashville sound and traditional, blue- Night with Seth Meyers,” and the “Today” show,collar lyrics to the Garfield County Fairgrounds in as well as ABC’s “Good Morning America.” PardiRifle on Friday, Aug. 3. performed his current single, “She Ain’t In It,” alongPardi is currently performing on Miranda Lambert’s with his third consecutive No. 1 hit, “Heartache On“Livin’ Like Hippies” tour, and will join Luke Bryan’s The Dance Floor,” on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! in“What Makes You Country” tour this summer. March.He has toured with country music’s hottest acts, Tickets are on sale June 1 at garfieldcountyfair.including Eric Church, Dierks Bentley, the Zac Brown com, and are sure to go fast. Opening the concert isBand and Dwight Yoakam. country trio Midland; gates open at 5 p.m., and the show begins at 7 p.m.

23 Concert seating chart Order tickets online now at: www.garfieldcountyfair.comAugust 3, 2018 KMTS is a Proud Sponsor of Jon Pardi & Midland

24CONCERt - midlandMidland All seating sections are first-come, first-serve.Grammy-nominated country artist Midland bringsits electrifying live show to Rifle for the 80th annu- Ticket informational Garfield County Fair and Rodeo.Midland will be a special guest at the fair’s concert Gates open at 5:00 pm,on Friday, August 3, at the Garfield County Fair- event starts at 7:00 pm.grounds. Tickets go on sale June 1. Tickets are $20 to $70,Midland (singer Mark Wystrach, guitarist Cameron online at www.garfieldcountyfair.com,Duddy, and bassist Jess Carson) first came together phone 800-626-TIXS (8497),at Duddy’s wedding in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in person at fair startingwhere the three members ended up jamming on Wednesday, August 1st.stage at the rehearsal dinner. Buy tickets early we anticipate a sold-out“It was this serendipitous chain of events,” Concert again this year!Wystrach said in the band’s bio. “And it was thebest week ever. By the end, we knew the three of 2017 ROOKIE OF THE YEARus had amazing chemistry.”Midland was recently honored with a Grammy Ashley Scarlettnomination for Best Country Duo/Group Per-formance, and Best Country Song for their hit, This award is presented to only one rookie agent“Drinkin’ Problem.” who exceeds our company’s overall goals andTheir debut album, “On the Rocks,” is made for objectives, while showing superior customerwide-open skies, endless deserts, and wondering service, sales, and leadership.where the road is going to take you next. Ashley Scarlett, ® Agent Rifle, Colorado (970) 625-5536 | 129 W 4th Street, #102® Member FDIC

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28 8/2-8/5carnivalCARNIVAL Thursday – Sunday, August 2 - 5It’s finally here! Garfield County Fair & Rodeo isexcited to partner with “A Great Northern A’Fair”Carnival, bringing fun attractions and rides that aregeared toward family budgets.You won’t want to miss this! Carnival opens at theGarfield County Fairgrounds August 2nd – 5th.Unlimited ride wristbands for $20 are availablehere until they sell out or August 1st, whichevercomes first! Ride tickets will also be availableonsite August 2nd through 5th for $1 each, ridesare $2 - $5 each!Purchase them online at www.garfieldcountyfair.com, telephone 800-626-TIXS (8497), buy them inperson at the fair starting Wednesday, August 1stuntil this event sells out.

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30 8/4 SaturdayGarfield County Fair Parade GARFIELD COUNTY FAIR PARADE Saturday, August 4 One of the most historic events in American history is the local parade. People of all ages enjoy lining up and down the street waiting to see which float is around the corner. Get there early and find a spot along the parade route to enjoy your favorite float. Or better yet, enter your group’s float, classic car, or marching band to be part of the parade. The parade will run along Railroad Avenue, from 16th Street down to 3rd Street. Groups or people who participate in the parade can win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in each of five categories: Float, Vehicle, Classic Auto, Marching Unit, Horse Entry. Two honorable mention awards and the coveted, “Best of the Parade” will be awarded. Parade starts at 10:00 am. Register at www.riflechamber.com, contact the Chamber at 970-625-2085.blackhillsenergy.com/serving

31Summer of thunder Car Show Saturday, August 4, 2018 12:00pm We are honored to continue this tradition with the 9th Annual Summer of Thunder Car Show. You can see these fantastic restored and well preserved vehicles up close at Metro Park. The vehicles will be parked on 3rd Street in downtown Rifle right after the parade, then head to Metro Park for the show and judging. The Summer of Thunder Car Show is free to viewers and owners will be on hand to talk about their prized possessions. Anyone can register their entries early for $20 by submitting an entry form found at http:// garfieldcountyfair.com/schedule/car-show/ by July 21, 2018. Entry the day of the show is $25.The Summer of Thunder Car AutoZone Western Slope Trailers Show is brought to you by: O’Rielly/Checker Auto Parts Micro Solutions Wing Nutz Alpine Bank Rifle NAPA Rib City Grill-Rifle Bank of Colorado Dickey’s BBQ GWS Ford Mountain Chevrolet Alpine Tires Berthod Motors Automotive Detailing-Rifle Crabtree’s Auto Body Microplastics Rifle Truck and Trailer Columbine Ford Big O Tires Kum & Go

32 8/4 Saturday2018 Livestock SaleWhy Support the Sale? Split BuyingThe Garfield County Fair Junior Livestock Sale is If a whole animal is too much, you may split the salethe culmination to the year’s work for 4-H and with one or more other people.FFA members. They have spent months selecting, Buy Backtraining, and feeding their animals in preparation Buyers not wanting to keep their purchased animalfor the fair. The sale provides youth with funds pay the difference between the final bid price andto begin the next year’s projects. Many of these the Buy Back price listed in the Sale Program.youth save these funds for college too. You’ll be For Donationsupporting a program that emphasizes involvement You can donate the meat from your purchase toin projects that teach strong values, leadership and one or more nonprofit organizations. You maycommunity involvement. also donate the processing fees or arrange for the• Buyers are invited to a barbeque in their honor recipient to pay them. Add-Ons starting at 11:30 am, Saturday, August 4, 2018 Add-ons are a great way to support a specific youth at the fairgrounds Event Hall if you are unable to purchase an animal. Add-ons• Buyers receive recognition in the 2018 sale are a flat fee, large or small. Add-on money is added program on top of the sale price. You do not need to be a• Buyers receive recognition in print media registered buyer. Add-ons can be done during the• Buyers will receive a color photo of their sale or at the completion. purchase with the 4-H/FFA member For more information, please contact the GarfieldLivestock Sale Participation County Extension Office at 970-625-3969.Individuals may obtain top-quality beef, pork, lamb, Livestock Sale – Saturday, August 4, 2018, 1:00 pmgoat, rabbit, and poultry to enjoy all year long. Youpay the total sales price bid at the time of the sale.You will need to designate where and how you wantthe animal processed. Bid price does not includeprocessing.

33demolition derbyThe Garfield County Fair Demolition Derby is one cost $20 each. Find the rules and entry forms atof the most highly anticipated events. It is always www.garfieldcountyfair.com.a sell out so be sure to arrive early. There will be Contact Roger Coombs at 970-379-4460tons of car crashing, engine revving, and dirt flying or [email protected] for more information.fun. Along with the traditional favorites of Full SizePickups and heavy cars, this year’s new added eventMini/Compact Cars. With the added speed andquicker mobility this should be a very entertainingheat. If you have ever been interested in competingthis might be the class for you. With the excitementof the event, the upgraded grand stand seating, youwill be rocking and will probably be on your feetcheering for your favorite driver.Tickets are $25 for adults (13 and over), $15 forseniors (65+) and youth (4-12), (3 and under arefree). Purchase online at www.garfieldcountyfair.com, telephone 800-626-TIXS (8497), buy in personat the fair starting on Wednesday, August 1st untilthis event sells out, which happens every year socome early.Demo Derby Entries WE ARE A SUPERIOR ALTERNATIVE TO THE DEALERSHIP FOR YOUR VEHICLE!The pit opens at 4:30 pm. All vehicles and driversmust be registered by 6:00 pm for the mandatorydrivers meeting. There is a $50 entrance fee for carsand trucks, includes 2 pit passes; $30 for ATV/4-wheelers, includes 1 pit pass. Additional pit passes 3927B CNTY. RD.154, GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO 81601 • WWW.PRODIESELANDAUTO.COM Insta

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358/5 SundayMONSTER TRUCKSMonster Truck enthusiasts will be thrilled by “Rat Attack” and “Unamed and Untamed”! Load up thefamily for a ride in the “Veteran” ride truck! Off Road registrants can enter their daily-drivers and runagainst the clock. Trophies and bragging rights are the rewards for superhuman displays of driving skill.Although these vehicles’ bodies look stock and their engines are naturally aspirated, Modified TuffTrucks are otherwise heavily worked over to handle the bumps, jumps, corners, and hazards inherent ineach obstacle course. The modified race format starts with vehicles seeded for the elimination bracket.Side-by-side racing narrows the field until a winner is crowned. Other classes included are Street Stock,Powder Puff and Freestyle. More than $3,000 will be paid out to winners.Gates open at 12:00 pm, event starts at 2:00 pmTickets are $20 for adults (13 and over), $10 for seniors (65+) and youth (4-12), (3 and under are free).Track Party passes can also be purchased for an additional $5 to go into the arena to meet the driversand see the trucks up close. Purchase online at www.garfieldcountyfair.com, telephone 800-626-TIXS(8497), buy in person at the fair starting on Wednesday, August 1st until this event sells out.Pit passes $30 per person day of show only at pit entrance.Off Road Challenge EntriesFind the rules and entryforms at www.garfieldcoun-tyfair.com.Contact Lil’ Foot Motor-sports at 720-495-0973 [email protected] formore information.

36 garfieldcountyfair.comFEATURED 4-H MEMBERSHannah Barbata - age 11, parents: Tom & Brooke Benjamin Smith - age 16, parent: Alice Smith. BenBarbata. Hannah is a five year member - Archery, is a 12 year member - Rocketry, Robotics, Rabbit,Cake Decorating, Rabbit, Chickens, Leadership, Computers, Archery, Muzzleloading, .22 Pistol,Goat, Dog. Hannah is a very self-motivated young Leadership. Benjamin helps with the computerlady who uses her projects as a spring board to program we use to run the 4-H and Open Classlife. She has begun a cake decorating business entries for fair by educating superintendents andat this young age; bakes for meals on wheels; volunteers on how it works and volunteers full timementors younger 4-H members in livestock and in the Open class room during fair. 6 year member ofcake decorating. She is a 2nd year member on the County 4-H Council, junior leader for Robotics,the County 4-H Council holding the positions of Grand Champion in Muzzleloading last fair and 9thReporter and Historian. in the state, as well as, one of the National ParliPro Reserve Champion team members.2018 GMC SIERRA 1500 DENALI 2018 RAM 1500 OUTDOORSMAN Trusted Quality and Integrity since 1944www.berthod.com 970-945-7466 South Grand Avenue | Glenwood Springs

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39Fair shuGatrfiteldlCeourntoy FuairtSheusttle RouteFarm Fresh Café 5 Fire Dept. 1 2nd Street Lot Courthouse 2 Rifle Middle School Garfield County Fairgrounds 4 (pickup at crosswalk in parking lot) Fairgrounds Entrance Police Dept. (drop-off/pickup will be across the street) 3 Black Bear Liquors Parking Lot 3 Black Bear Liquors 4 Rifle Police Dept./Rifle Courthouse 5 Farm Fresh Café West side fairgrounds drop-off/pickup Fairgrounds handicap pickup/drop-off Downtown Parking Lot (Street parking is available throughout the city)Rifle MiddlePark Ave2 The shuttle runs on a continuous loop, School Railroad Ave with an approximate 1/2 hour run time the following days and hours: Wednesday, 8/2: 5pm – 10pm Thursday, 8/3: 5pm – 10pm 5th Street Friday, 8/4: 3pm —11pm 4th Street 3rd Street Saturday, 8/5: 4pm – 11pm 1 2nd Street Schedule Subject to Change.Shuttle provided by:

40 garfieldcountyfair.comfree stage entertainmentArtillumA Fifty50ArtillumA Dance Company is a place for the young Fifty50 is a Roaring Fork Valley locally based bandat heart to learn, grow, and illuminate the art inside comprised of Dave Stoltzfus (vocals and rhythmof them. Their goal is that every student leaves the guitar), Beth Getzen Stoltzfus (vocals), Jeff Andrewsstudio happy, feeling cared for, positively challenged, (lead guitar), Jerry Larsen (drums) and Frank Bottiand as a stronger artist and person. (bass). Their classic, modern and original rock has awarded them many Local’s Choice Awards over the years.Citizen Twang The Logan BrothersCitizen Twang is the continuation of the Caleb Dean The Logan Brothers, Steve Barbee, Jonathan SatzBand. When Caleb decided to retire, the band and Danny Brennan-Combs, is a Glenwood Springs-members wanted to continue playing the great based classic rock, folk rock, and modern rock covermusic they have been playing for years. The band band. The Logan Brothers are two-time winners ofincludes Larry Gottlieb on steel guitar, Brian Lemke the Glenwood Post Independents’ Locals’ Choiceon lead guitar, Gordon Wilder on drums, JD Martin Award for Best Band/Musician. Their characteristicon piano, Dave Johnson on bass and Ross Kribbs on sound comes from outstanding lead vocals, two-fiddle. They resume the tradition of country music part harmony, guitar, melodic bass lines, drumsfor all of the fans of country music and dancing in and harmonica. They are known locally for theirColorado. extensive song list that has “a little something forElias Caress everyone,” and for playing audience requests fromElias Caress is an award winning magician and that list throughout their performances. They havevariety entertainer. The show includes comedy, been performing as The Logan Brothers from Aspenmystery, thrilling stunts and illusions. Elias will be to Rifle since 2012, but have a long history of playingperforming on the free stage and interacting with music together. Their enthusiastic performancesfair guests as he strolls around the fairgrounds. bring you back to a great era of music and leave you feeling good with a yen to hear more! For more information visit: www.theloganbrothers.com

41free stage entertainmentLaura Joy Leslie TomAward- winning singer- If Patsy Cline, Bob Wills,songwriter Laura Joy has Hank Williams and Lorettabeen known to quell dark, Lynn were all sitting at aangry bars full of ornery table together listeningold Irishmen. Drawing to Leslie Tom sing, theycomparisons that range would be grinning fromfrom Joni Mitchell to Alison Greeley to Music CityKrauss, Laura’s percussive because of what they werefinger picking and buoyant hearing. This Texas nativevoice have graced audiences now living in Denver isfrom as far as the Sun Belt the epitome of traditionalto the streets of Manhattan. country music with lyricsFind more information at of cheating hearts, lovewww.laurajoymusic.com. lost and found.LeverAction Nueva Generacion FolklorikoJimmy Snowden, Dennis Ward, Steve Harding, Nat Folk dance group Nueva Generación FolkloricoWaterman, Rob Labig and Steven Wendall Johnson has about 50 dancers under 12 that learn aboutare Colorado boys who have come together to put a their culture, tradition, and poise. The traditionallittle fire in the music scene with their own brand of folklorico dresses are Spanish in style, but“Rockin’ Country Music”. indigenous Mexicans added the bright colors with different states associated with different colors. The dancers’ favorite part about dancing is making people happy.The Mixx Marked By FaithJust like your favorite Radio Station, The Mixx plays “We desire to encourage everyone with songs thata wide variety of all your favorite songs! Whether remind us of His great love for us.”you’re Young or Young at Heart prepare to Dancethe night away with Music from the Top 40’s, R&B,Classic Rock, Funk, Country, Blues, and Good ‘OleRock and Roll!

42free stage entertainment Ponder the Albatross Ponder the Albatross plays a variety of different genres of original music with a little bit for everyone. They are an experimental Folk/Rock/Grass band with a variance of Fiddle, Drums, Bass, and Mandolin/Guitar depending on the song. Ponder the Albatross is a very original, and high energy band with original songs from reggae to trippy instrumental to folk/rock to bluegrass.Flamenco Underground Steve JonesFlamenco Underground performs regularly in the Steve Jones has gone solo! After 17 years as leadDenver area as well as other parts of Colorado, singer, songwriter and rhythm guitar player foroffering shows with live music, dancing and singing. the Yampa Valley Boys, he now performs solo withFlamenco Underground shows are “Tablao” style. shows at the Durango and Cochise Cowboy music,Like in Spain, with a lot of improvisation. This brings poetry gatherings, the Arizona Folklore Preservea unique and unforgettable experience to the and many more. Steve’s friendly, infectious stageaudience. Flamenco Underground is very focused presence that reaches out to his audience making iton exposing people in Colorado to this beautiful art as intimate as a campfire sing-along. Steve is knownform by bringing artists from other parts of the USA as the the “Cowboy Irish Tenor.and from Spain to do shows and workshops. Visit his new website, www.irishcoyotemusic.comTropical Kaoba Rob Stokvis “ROCKIN’ ROB”This talented group was originally founded in 2000 Colorado native Rob Stokvis aka “Rockin’ Rob”in Denver, by Gustavo Nava supported by Oscar started as an Emcee and DJ in 1988 in Denver, andMendoza, They were members of a group with a worked for radio stations with his rich baritonegreat trajectory in Mexico and the USA in the late voice.”Rockin’ Rob” went on to build a successful80’s and 90’s but decided to try their luck in the Disc Jockey business Boogie Down Light & SoundUSA and with lot of effort and sacrifice began the with “DJ-K” by his side aka, his lovely wife Karin.authentic sound of tropical music…reaching the They have been rocking the county for 15 years!people as the favorite guapachoza music. Rockin’ Rob” and “DJ-K” are proud to partner with Garfield County Fair & Rodeo since 2000 and to Emcee on the Free Stage this year!

43Wednesday - Sundaymidway of family fun Food, Family & Fun! The Midway of Family Fun offers fun for the whole family! For the first time in decades the Carnival has returned to the fair! Thursday through Sunday you can enjoy rides, games and carnival concessions. The free stage entertainers will play a variety of music for your listening pleasure, dancers will delight you and the magician will illude you. Refer to the free stage entertainment page to see the great line-up of artists. Come get your favorite fair foods on the Midway all week long with many of your favorite vendors returning and some new vendors with great food to try! BACK FOR A 2ND YEAR! “Strongest Of The Strong” Strongman Competition, Event for Men and Women! Rais- ing Money for BRENTS PLACE “for our kids with cancer a home for families” Outdoor Arena Track Free for spectators, great for the whole family! $60 Entry Fee / All Competitors Contact: Greg Orosz 970-309-9598 or email [email protected] / Registration Forms and Waivers at garfieldcountyfair.com. Nichols Insurance Agency The Nichols Insurance Agency Congratulates 2018 Fair Show Participants and Winners! Susan Nichols-Alvis, Agent Phone 970.625.0411 707 Wapiti Avenue Suite 102 Rifle, CO 81650

44 garfieldcountyfair.comContestsWin prizes for competing at the Fair!Ladies Skillet Throwing contest – Wednesday, August 1, 4:00 pm- Outdoor arena trackThe winner get a $100 gift card! No husbands will be injured inthis contest.Photography Shoot Out - Preliminary contests -Thursday, Au-gust 2, 1:30 pm and Friday, August 3, 1:30 pm – South Hall. Bringa photo you have taken at this year’s fair to the South Hall by1:30. It can be on your cell and we can print wireless for you.Each day’s winner will receive a photo frame and will be enteredin the Saturday, August 4, final judging at 1:30. New entries willalso be accepted Saturday until 1:30 pm. The finalist will receivea $100 gift card!Apple Pie Eating Contest – Friday, August 3, 11:00 am – FreeStageThe winner get a $100 gift card!Redneck Relay Race – Saturday, August 4, 1:00 pm – Free StageCan be individual or team of up to 5. Toss 4 ears of corn ina bucket; run a designated distance while balancing eggson a spoon; “shear a sheep” by shaving a balloon; transfer“moonshine” (water) from mason jars to an olive container;then carry a “greased pig” (a Crisco-covered watermelon) to thefinish line. Jeff Foxworthy would be proud.The winner(s) get $100 gift card! (Shared if team)Watermelon Eating Contest – Saturday, August 4, 2:30 pm –Free StageThe winner get a $100 gift card!Schedule subject to change.

45garfield county CSU extensionCarla Farrand, 4-H YouthDevelopment & Family andConsumer ScienceAbi Saaed, Extension AgentAgriculture, Horticulture, NaturalResourcesKaycee Manuppella, 4-H STEMSchool Enrichment and AfterSchoolAlice Smith, AdministrativeAssistant2017-18 4-H STEM AmeriCorpsMembersVeronica CapraroStephanie HinkleyLaura DickardDo you want to make a difference in your community? Do you have a talent to share, a skill to teach, or afavorite hobby? Do you want to be involved in one of the largest, most long-standing, and positive youthdevelopment programs in the country? If so, become a 4-H volunteer!We are always looking for adult volunteer leaders to serve as mentors and role models for the youth inour community. Whether it’s coordinating a club meeting or educational program, helping 4-H memberscomplete their projects, or lending a hand during Garfield County Fair & Rodeo, the 4-H program couldnot exist without the support and dedication of its adult volunteers. Please contact your local ExtensionOffice, or visit the national volunteer website at 4-h.org for more information. We would love for you to beinvolved as we Make the Best Better!4-H is expanding in Garfield County with the participation of our STEM AmeriCorps members and volunteerleaders to bring 4-H STEM programming into our schools, libraries and recreation centers. There trulyis something for everyone in 4-H, from robotics and rocketry to sewing and baking, with everything inbetween!In addition to the 4-H program, Colorado State University Extension also provides education and informationin the areas of agriculture, horticulture and naturalresources. Through multiple county efforts, we are “Encore offers us opportunitiesalso your source for programs in the family and to expand our skills throughconsumer sciences, training community members as learning programs, where weMaster Food Safety Advisors and Colorado Master have the chance to increaseGardeners. If you have a problem, Colorado State our knowledge of the field.”University Extension has the solution! - Charlie, ForemanVisit us at http://garfield.extension.colostate. Roaring Fork Valley • Vail Valley • Summit Countyedu/ to find blogs and links to all of our exciting 970.949.9277 EncoreElectric.comprogramming throughout Garfield County! Contactus at 970.625.3969 or stop and see us in our office atthe Garfield County Fairgrounds.

46 garfieldcountyfair.comThank you, 2017 livestockshow & sale volunteersJohanna Ball Jana Farris Melinda Lewis Brandon ScottBrooke Barbata Lisa Fetchik Janet Livingston Heather ScottTom Barbata Alanna Fitzsimmons Nikl Mackey Melissa SeverHeather Beattie- Trey Fonner Kaycee Manuppella Lynn ShackelfordMorganstein Leah Frink Deborah Martin Mike ShanksJacqueline Bernier- Ryan Frink Jennifer Matthews Jim SheetsGieselman Ralph “Bub” Fritzlan Larry McCown Jennifer ShepherdTiffany Bevan Holly Gardner Tina McCray Clinton SheridanVera Bott Deb Ghan Amy McLaren Janet SheridanBrenda Brand Tanner Gianinetti Kerrie Melby Jason ShoupKim Brand Paul Gieselman Kristopher Melby Ragina ShoupMisty Briscoe-Garcia Jennifer Glynn Molly Mendoza Tom SlappeyCheri Brown Michael Glynn Fil Meraz Alice SmithBuck Buchholz Dana Gonzales Terrasa Meraz Desiree SmithJacque Burris Jayme Goscha Alexandria Morris Lindsay SmithJennifer Burris Michael Goscha Crystal Morris Katie SnodeLevy Burris Rosa Granados Andrea Murr Leia SoberMichael Capraro Joshua Grandits Cynthia Murr Denise StewartVeronica Capraro William Grandits Jason Neil Peter StewartDiana Casey Jim Hancock Lisa Neil Dee StiersWendy Chapman Tia Hancock Lisa Nieslanik Jennifer StreetCindy Chelewski Kayla Hinkley Kim O’Neill Jackie StuartJillene Christianson Stephanie Hinkley Cassie Oger Alison TeterBruce Collins Rochelle Hitchcock Richard Oger Alan ThatePatricia Coombs Julie Hurst-Farnham Michelle Patton Peggy ThateRoger Coombs Terran Hurst-Farnham Randel Patton Heather TucksenScott Corbett Danny Jackson Robert Perigo Luz ValenciaKyle Costanzo Courtney Jenkins Wayne Pollard Brett Vander MarkLynda Costanzo Andi Johnson Karna Potter Candie Vander MarkRobert Cuevas Justin Jones Jack Pretti David WallerBryan Dexter Lee Krauth Rebecca Maria Ramthun JoAnn WatsonShiloh Eaker Mary Krauth Jay Rickstrew Miranda WilsonStacey Ellibee Carrie Kuersten Cori RiderRick Ettles Michael Kuhn Gregorio Rios Aguilar And all others whoJohn Farnham Michele Lenard Lydia Rios LaBelle volunteered!Carla Farrand Charles Lewis Kevin Runia

472017 grand champions & Reserve grand championsGrand Champion Beef Grand Champion Goat Grand Champion Poultry Loghan Teeter Breanna Jones Gracie DiMarcoReserve Champion Beef Reserve Champion Goat Reserve Champion Poultry Camron Shepherd Camron Shepherd Ella SnodeGrand Champion Sheep Grand Champion Swine Reserve Champion Swine Josey Morford Taylor Starks Josiah RiderReserve Champion Sheep Dakota Shoup

48 garfieldcountyfair.com2018 OPEN CLASSESGARFIELD COUNTY FAIR OPEN CLASS BOOKFair Coordinator Fair ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALISTDoreen Herriott Nancy [email protected] [email protected], extension 4002 970-945-1377, extension 4003Garfield County Fair has moved into the 21st cen- Pre-registration istury to make Fair Entry easier and more enjoyable highly encouragedfor all! Please join us by pre-entering online asexhibitors. Email: [email protected] to https://garfieldcountyfair.fairentry.com/ July 26th, if you need assistance please contact theFair/SignIn/347, scroll down and click on “Not in CSU Extension Office at 970-625-3969.4-H and need to create a FairEntry account?” andfollow the user friendly instructions to create an You may also submit an entry form by email, faxaccount and register your open class entries. If or US mail. The entry form can be found in the fairyou’re feeling a little technology challenged please book or at www.garfieldcountyfair.com.contact the CSU extension Office with your paperentry form, 970-625-3969. Pre-entries are due Fri- Mail: Garfield County Fairday, July 27, 2018. Participants with more than 10 201 8th Streetentries need to have submissions in by Thursday, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 Fax: 970-384-5009

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50 garfieldcountyfair.com2018 OPEN CLASSESOpen Class Departments and its agents are not responsible for any lossFINE ARTS or damage to exhibits. There will be someoneQUILTING present in the exhibit hall and doors are lockedNEEDLEWORK when there is no one present.CRAFTS 12. All main departments will have age groups asFOOD PRESERVATION follows;BAKED GOODS Group # DescriptionFLORICULTURE 1 Youth – 17 and UnderFLORAL ARRANGEMENTS 2 Adult – 18 to 64NOXIOUS WEED DISPLAY 3 Senior – 65 and OverHORTICULTURE - FRUIT 4 ProfessionalHORTICULTURE – VEGETABLES 13. First, second, and third place ribbons will beSPECIAL CONTESTS awarded in each class at the discretion of theOpen Class General Rules: judge. Premiums are paid in each department.Please Read: You are responsible for followingthese rules. Best of Fair - $251. All residents of Garfield and adjoining counties Grand Champion - $10 Reserve Champion - $6 are invited to exhibit at the Garfield County Fair. First Place - $32. All entries will be checked in and displayed in Second Place - $2 the South Hall at the fairgrounds, 1001 Rail- road Ave, Rifle, CO 81650 Third Place - $13. All entries must be made by close of entry time. No late entries will be accepted. 14. A best of fair ribbon may be awarded overall4. Entry tags will be available at the Extension for an outstanding entry by Adult, Senior and Office for those exhibitors who have submitted Youth. This will be voted on by Open Class their entries prior to fair. volunteers.5. Entry tags must match the name as on the entry form and a telephone number. 15. A grand champion ribbon and reserve champi-6. Classes may be created or combined at the on ribbon may be awarded in a Department at discretion of the superintendent or judges. the discretion of the judge.7. Any articles not picked up during official check- out hours shall forfeit all premiums. Please 16. All articles must be entered in the name of the contact the Fair Coordinator to pick up entries maker. left at the fair.8. Each exhibitor may make no more than two 17. No article previously shown is eligible to be entries in each class per division. Example: shown again. Exhibitor may enter a total of two entries in Baked Goods Department, Cookies Division, If more than three of a kind not previously listed and Chocolate Chip Class. are entered, a new class may be formed at the9. Entries must specify a variety (i.e. chocolate discretion of the Department Superintendent. chip cookies) or “name” of fine art/craft exhib- it (i.e. mountain retreat).10. 4-H club members and other youth are encour- aged to enter in open classes. Items entered in 4-H are not allowed to show in the open class.11. Although every effort will be made to secure items in the exhibit hall, Garfield County Fair


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