5k Walk/Run

Saturday, July 8th

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 8th

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 8th

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 8th

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 8th

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 8th at the time exhibits are being accepted.

Kiddie Games

Saturday, July 8th

Time: 2pm

Do you have children who like finding money, eating watermelon or drinking soda?!?! Bring them over to the Kiddie Games where they can join in the fun of the Nickel Scramble, Turtle Race, Hula Hoop Contest, Bubble Gum Blowing Contest, Egg Toss, Watermelon Eating Contest, Pepsi Chugging Contest, Tug-of-War, and Three-Legged Race. See forms below for more information.

The Kiddie Games are located north of the eat stand.

Also, Bounce House from 1-7pm.



Friday, July 7th

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 8th

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 to Crystal Pehle 3626 Grant School Rd New Haven, MO 63068 by July 1st.

Pedal Tractor Pull

Saturday, July 8th

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 7th

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 July 3rd, 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 7th

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.


The New Haven Community Youth Fair gives a $500 scholarship to any graduating seniors involved in the New Haven Community Youth Fair (i.e. volunteering, queen contest, 4-H involvement, including but not limited to livestock, soda stand, archery, home economics

The scholarship recipient will be required to volunteer up to 4 hours during the fair. The hours will be organized with the fair board.

Completed applications must be postmarked by April 9th and sent to:
New Haven Community Youth Fair
Attn: Scholarship
PO Box 131
New Haven, MO 63068

The fairboard members will select a winner by April 18th. For more information see the application below or see your school counselor.

Scholarship Application

Tractor Pull

Saturday, July 8th

Registration: 11am–3pm
Time: 3pm–Farm Tractor Classes         Xcaliber Pulling–directly following farm pull

This year our truck and tractor pull will feature Xcaliber Pullers. Gate prices are $12 for adults and $6 for children ages 6-12.  The pull will include Farm, Open Farm, and Pickup classes.  See flyer below for more details.

Washer Tournament

Saturday, July 8th

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.