The 2018 Bates County Fair is currently in the planning stages.

Please check back for more information.  The below information is from last year's fair:

 

Bates County Fair

The 2017 Theme is "Country Roots and Cowboy Boots"

July 11 to 16, 2017
Bates County Fairgrounds in Butler, MO

Livestock

Livestock Rules (PDF)
Health requirements (PDF)

Department O: Open Division

Open Division In-building (PDF)
Open Draft Horses and Mules Show (PDF)

Department J: Junior Division

4-H In-building Exhibit Guidelines (PDF)
4-H/FFA Horse Show (PDF)
FFA Division/FFA Ag Mechanics (PDF)
Junior Rules (PDF)
Junior Beef Show (PDF)  
Junior Goat Show (PDF)
   **Sheep/Goat Nomination form (PDF) due to Fair Board by June 1
Junior Poultry Show (PDF)
Junior Rabbit Show (PDF)
Junior Sheep Show (PDF)
    **Sheep/Goat Nomination form (PDF) due to Fair Board by June 1 
Junior Swine Show (PDF)   
    **Swine Ear Notch Nomination form (PDF)  due to Fair Board by June 1
Pee Wee Small Animal Show (PDF)
Junior Livestock Judging (PDF)
 
Sheep, goat and swine nomination forms are not required for out-of-county exhibitors.
(Appleton City FFA is considered in-county.)

Entry Forms

Please watch forms for dates and mailing addresses...some are different!