New rodeo stars will be born during the wild and crazy Dairyland “Celebrity” Donkey Races Show at The Linn County Fair on Wednesday, June 25th at 7:30pm, This will be a fun free family event. It’s racing action on real, live donkeys. Guaranteed to be wilder than a rodeo and funnier than a circus!
The fair is looking for fifty local “celebrity” donkey jockeys. This is a chance to become a local “celebrity” and show off your riding skills, or lack of them. If you or someone you know would be interested in riding one of the donkeys please go to http://thelinncountyfair.com/donkey-races.html to fill out the entry form. We will take individual riders up to a a 4 person team. We are hoping to have all 50 riders placed by June 13th. It will be a fun event for all ages and a good opportunity to show your community support.
- Minimum age of 16 years old
- All Riders must weigh less than 225 pounds
- Suggested to be in good healthy and physical fit
- Must attend one of the training classes prior to the event the night of the races. The classes will be at 5pm and 6:30pm.
- Gym shoes or boots are a must, no cleats, spikes or sandals
- Feel free to wear your organizations/team shirts/t-shirts
- Long pants should be worn
- For a crowd pleaser feel free to come in outlandish costume.
- Baseball helmets and elbow/knee pads will be provided.