5k Walk/Run

Saturday, July 7th

Time: 7:30am

Saturday events kick off with a 5k Walk/Run. Registration will be 6:45-7:15am at the Boondocker parking lot, with the run commencing at 7:30am.

Archery Shoot

Saturday, July 7th

Time: 10-2pm No Pre-Registration Required

Archery Shoot provides local 4-H youth an opportunity to compete against each other from 10am – 2pm.

The archery shoot is for Franklin County 4-H members only, however the public is welcome to watch. It is located by the Lions Field, look for signs for exact location. 4-H memebers will register on site.

Car Show

Saturday, July 7th

Time: 8am-noon–Registration     Noon-3pm–Judging

A Car Show is held on the front lawn of the American Legion. Participants may register the day of the show or fill out the pre-registration form below.

Dog Show

Saturday, July 7th

Time: 2pm

The Dog Show as a long standing tradition continues! Please bring your dogs, short or tall, big or small, young or old because it’s sure to be a Bark of a time! The dog show will be on Saturday, July 8th at 2pm at the shady area behind the ball field home plate and horseshoe pits. The 2017 Queen Court will be judging on Best Costume, Best Personality, and Best Trick. Your dogs can enter in one or all events! We would also like to thank Michelle Shulte with the New Haven Veterinary Clinic for sponsoring the 2016 Dog Show! We look forward to seeing everyone and their four legged friends!


Home Economics

Saturday, July 7th

Time: Judging 10am–noon

Children ages 5 to 18 need to gather their home economic goods to enter into the exhibit on Saturday, July 8th in the American Legion. Home Economic Exhibits and Farm Mechanics will be accepted at the Legion building from 8 to 10am.

Forms and tags are also available at the following locations in New Haven, MO starting July 1st:

  • Citizen’s Bank of New Haven (New Haven Location)
  • Bank of Franklin County (New Haven Location only)
  • People’s Savings Bank (New Haven Location only)

The tags and forms can also be filled out on Saturday, July 7th at the time exhibits are being accepted.

Kid Zone

Saturday, July 6th

Time: 2-4pm

The Kid Zone will look different this year with activities that more ages can participate in. The games will be set up in booths and will be open from 2-4pm. See below for game details.

Kid Zone is located north of the eat stand.

Bean Bag Pans – toss bean bags into pans at different distances
Bubble Gum Station – there will be balloons blown up and the kids try to blow bubbles to match the size of the balloons
Bubble Station – something for ALL ages, supplies for the kids to blow bubbles
Face Painting
Ring Toss – toss pool rings onto items
Sucker Pull – sucker board to pull out a sucker to win a prize
Water Table and More – something to cool the kids off on a hot day
Yard Hockey – use pool noodles to put the balls in a basket; the kids can do it solo or play against friends
Other Activities – hula hoops, sidewalk chalk, potato sacks, Agri-Land


Friday, July 6th

1pm Goat Show followed with Sheep Show
3pm Poultry Show followed with Rabbit Show
6pm Bucket Calf Show *exhibitors do NOT need to be in 4-H or Clover Kids*
6pm Swine Show

Sheep and Goats check-in at 12pm
*Market Sheep will be weighed for class determination*

Poultry and Rabbits check in at 2pm

Bucket Calves and Swine check-in at 4pm
*Market Hogs will be weighed for class determination


Saturday, July 7th

Time: 9am Beef Breeding, with Dairy and Market Steer shows to follow in that order

All livestock must be on grounds Saturday by 8am.

4-H members participating in the livestock shows are reminded to have all registration forms and fees postmarked by Friday, June 29th to Crystal Pehle 3626 Grant School Rd New Haven, MO 63068.

Pedal Tractor Pull

Saturday, July 7th

Time: Noon
Signup: 11am

The Pedal Tractor Pull takes place at noon under the upper main event tent. The pull is open to children ages 3 to 10. It is a state sanctioned pull for ages 4-10 only to qualify for the state pull in August. Sign up will begin at 11am under the big tent to the west of the Upper Food Stand.

Thank you to Leroy Strubberg and Associates for sponsoring the Pedal Tractor Pull and to Dennis Segelhorst and family for providing the tractors and sleds and for making the pull sanctioned!

Pig Scramble

Friday, July 6th

Time: 8pm

Check-in: 5:00-7:30pm

The Pig Scramble is an event when children and adults chase after greased pigs in a round pen. Participants are encouraged to wear shoes. There is no cap on the number of participants per age group, and pre-registration is required!! If there are more than 25 participants per age group the participants will be split into two separate groups.

Participants can find the form below or can pick up the registration form at the following locations starting in June:
Peoples Saving Bank – New Haven
Bank of Franklin County – New Haven
Citizens Bank – New Haven
Save-a-Lot – New Haven

Forms are to be postmarked by Friday, June 29th, to New Haven Community Youth Fair Attn: Pig Scramble at PO Box 131 New Haven, MO 63068.

The divisions are boys and girls combined including 3 years and under, 4-11 year olds have a division for each age year, 12-14, 15-17, and 18 and over.

Queen Contest

Friday, July 6th

Time: 7pm

The Town and Country Women’s Club will be holding their annual queen contest Friday evening, July 7th.  Young ladies ages 16 to 19 are able to compete for scholarship money for college. Activities prior to the event are scheduled for those who are participating. The interview, talent competition, and question portions take place on stage on Friday.

Tractor Pull

Saturday, July 7th

Registration: 11am–3pm
Time: 3pm–Farm Tractor Classes, followed by Open Classes        Local Truck Classes–4pm            Xcaliber Pulling–7pm

Our truck and tractor pull features Xcaliber Pullers. Gate prices are $12 for adults and $6 for children ages 6-12.  The pull will include Farm, Open Farm, and Street Truck classes.  

There are new classes this year! Xcaliber will also have a Super Modified Two Wheel Drive Truck Class and there are two new classes for our local pullers. There is now a 7500 lb Open class and a Gas Pro Street Truck Class. See flyer below for more details.

Washer Tournament

Saturday, July 7th

Time: 3pm

We will again host a “Bring Your Own Partner Washer Tournament” beginning Saturday at 3 pm.

Sign up for the event will be from 2pm-3pm near the Upper Food Stand.

There will be $200 added to the placing payouts.