Bates County Fair

Thanks for a great 2015 Bates County Fair!

Keep watching this page for 2016 fair updates.


July 6 to 12, 2016
Bates County Fairgrounds in Butler, MO


Livestock Rules (PDF)
Health requirements (PDF)

Department O: Open Division

In-building open division (PDF)
Open Draft Horses and Mules Show (PDF)
Open Horse Show (PDF)

Department J: Junior Division

4-H In-building Exhibit Guidelines (PDF)
4-H Horse Show (PDF)
FFA Division (PDF)
Junior Rules (PDF)
Junior Beef Show (PDF)
Junior Goat Show (PDF)
Junior Poultry Show (PDF)
Junior Rabbit Show (PDF)
Junior Sheep Show (PDF)
Junior Swine Show (PDF)
Pee Wee Small Animal Show (PDF)
Round Robin (PDF)
**Sheep/Goat Nomination form (PDF)  due to Extension Office by June 1 (4:30 p.m.)
**Swine Ear Notch Nomination form (PDF)  due to Extension Office by June 1 (4:30 p.m.)

**=new for 2015 fair
Sheep, goat and swine nomination forms are not required for out-of-county exhibitors.
(Appleton City FFA is considered in-county.)


Entry Forms

Deadline for all entry forms:  MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2015

4-H Horse Show (PDF)
FFA (non-livestock) (PDF)
Junior Poultry Show (PDF)
Junior Rabbit Show (PDF)
Junior Livestock (PDF)
Open Horse and Mule Show (PDF)
Pee Wee Livestock (PDF)

All entry forms (except Open Horse and Mule Show) should be sent to:
Bates County Extension Office
1 N. Delaware St.
Butler, MO  64730