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Storm Doesn’t Affect 2017 Linn County Fair- Attendance Highs

Mother Nature created a little havoc at the start of the 2017 Linn County Fair, but it didn’t stop the volunteers and fair-goers from having a record breaking fair. The numbers have finally been tallied and verified, this year will be one that will go down in the history books for many reasons, most of all for being a place that many “Family Traditions” begin for the summer!
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Funnel clouds, minutes after they pass over the Linn County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, June 28th. Photo provided by Heidi Steffen

A storm that produced a funnel cloud over the Linn County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, June 28th during the evening opening program of the fair, knocked down a large tree, blew over small and large tents, damaged the old “Presentation Building”, and knocked out the fair’s internet service (which is still not completely up and running). With the help and support of the many volunteers the Fair Linn County Association was able to get everything cleaned up and have things ready to go by 9am on Thursday morning for the typical 3rd largest day of the fair, Youth Day. 

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A large tree down by the beef arena due to Wednesday evening storm-  Photo provided by G.G. Photography

Due to the storm Wednesday evening of the fair the Mutton Bustin’ grandstand event was cancelled that night and the over all attendance for Wednesday was down 35% from the previous year.  

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The LDM Building filled with Youth Day hands on activities and informational booths.

The storm didn’t stop people from coming out to the fair on Thursday, Youth Day. Youth Day is an opportunity for youth of all ages to come to the fair and enjoy the many free events and activities that are on hand. On Youth Day they get to experience a local county fair like no other.  The majority of the free activities run from 9am to 1pm, which we had a record of over 6,200 people coming through our gates to enjoy the activities. Thursday overall was also a record breaking day with a total day attendance over 14,500 people, the most on record for a Thursday of the fair.

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2017 Sperry Engines Hill-N-Hole Mud Racing – Photo provided by G.G. Photography

The momentum from Thursday continued into Friday, also breaking a record attendance with over 8,600 in attendance. The Friday grandstand event, Professional Bull Riding followed by Bellamy Brothers in concert, ended up being the second largest crowd we had for a concert at The Linn County Fair over the past 10 years, second only to the John Michael Montgomery concert held 2014 at the fair. 

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Rice Bull Riding Co. introducing Bull Riders- photo provide by G.G. Photography

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Bellamy Brothers performing in concert – photo provide by G.G. Photography

Saturday of the fair continued to bring in the fair-goers and break records. Saturday afternoon we held a new grandstand event, Classic Linn County Truck & Tractor Pull. This Saturday afternoon event was the second largest crowd for a Saturday afternoon grandstand event. That night was another record crowd with the annual ECIPA Truck & Tractor Pull at the fair. The pull that night brought in over 2,600, breaking the record the same event had set back in 2015. Saturday was a huge day and ended with a bang! The fair broke another one day overall attendance record on Saturday with over 13,200 people, beating the previous record set in 2015. 

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Classic Linn County Truck & Tractor Pull – photo provided by Heidi Steffen

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ECIPA Truck & Tractor Pull – photo provided by Heidi Steffen

Sunday afternoon of the fair has become to be known as a fun family event in the grandstand. This year was no different and brought the families to prove it. We had the Lil’ Monster Trucks back for a second year and had 75% more in attendance for the same event then we did last year. The crowd also, ended up being the second largest crowd for that time slot, just second to rodeo held in 2012. 

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Lil’ Monster Trucks – photo provided by Heidi Steffen

One event that is becoming a family tradition at the fair continues to bring the families for a fun Sunday evening grandstand event is the Chuckwagon Races. This year the event had a record breaking attendance of over 1,700, breaking a record that the event had set in 2009 when the event was introduced back at The Linn County Fair from being absent for many years. 

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Chuckwagon Races – photo provided by Heidi Steffen

Sunday was also Military Appreciation Day. All Military personnel current and past got into one or both of the grandstand events. We saw the number of military personnel increased by 150% from the previous year that came out and enjoyed one or both of the grandstand events. Overall, Sunday was another record breaking day. It broke an overall attendance record for that day with close to 10,000 attending the fair. The previous record was set in 2011.

Mother Nature tried to keep down The Linn County Fair, but the supporters of the fair made sure that wasn’t the case. We saw more faces and more people outside of Linn County attending the fair (4% more than previous years). The overall attendance this year was up 40% from last year and set a new record for Fair.  The Linn County Fair has come along way in 10 years and has seen a 212% growth in that time span from 16,000 people in attendance in 2008 to this year’s fair over 50,000 attendance. 

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2017 Linn County Fair’s banner did not survive the storm. Here is a picture of it the night before the fair kicked off. Photo provided by Joshua Rich

Special thanks to the many volunteers that helped make the 2017 Linn County Fair another successful fair! Many thanks for the continuous support and dedication of our many Community Partners and the Linn County Supervisors, without their support The Linn County Fair Association couldn’t continue to provide a free fair and provide a great local county fair for Linn County and surrounding communities. Many families started a new “Family Tradition”, while others continued to create great memories with their family at the 2017 Linn County Fair in Central City! 

To take a look back at The 2017 Linn County Fair and check out the many pictures for the week’s events by going to https://www.flickr.com/photos/thelinncountyfair/collections/72157683138939803/ See you back at the fair June 27 to July 2nd, 2018! 

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2017 4-H/FFA Livestock Auction

Every year many 4-H and FFA members look forward to showing their livestock at The Linn County Fair in Central City. Some then sell their prized animal in the Livestock Auction at the end of the fair that was held on Monday, July 3, 2017. The proceeds from the livestock auction goes directly to the 4-H or FFA member. Many save up this money and put it towards college. Others use it to continue raising their other livestock at home and some members pay it forward and donate their auction checks to project dear to their heart.

A project dear to many hearts this year was “Denny’s Dream”, the memorial fund in honor of Denny Booth to build a new Youth Council Food Booth on the Linn County Fairgrounds.* This year after the auction was over Farmers State Bank put up a hog that they had privately purchased from a 4-Her to be auction off with all proceeds being donated to “Denny’s Dream”.  The total proceeds of the donation for the hog was $8,700, this does not include the pledge for the concrete work (donated by Louie & Deb Zumbach) and the excavating work and utilities (donated by Rathje Construction). 

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The hog being auction off to help support “Denny’s Dream” during the 2017 Linn County Fair Livestock Auction held on Monday, July 3rd.

In Kind Donations for “Denny’s Dream” Hog
Farmers State Bank
RJ Construction
Bodensteiner Equipment
Linn Co-op Oil
Makenna & Hadley Dunn
Community Savings Bank
Betenbender Cattle
In Memory of Scott Blackford
Darrell & Mary Rose Elliot
Grass Carpet Lawn Service
Martin Family Farm
Carrothers Family Farms
Airy Farms
Hatch Family Farms
Whitham Family
Shulista Farms
Waltz n Meadows Boer Goats
Washington Busy Beavers 4-H Club
Linn County Corn & Soybean Growers
Thuerauf Farms
Burns Farms
Lois & Loyd Martin
Prairie Union Wildcats 4-H Club
David & Valerie Roll
Dennis Uthof
Alburnett FFA Chapter
Mycogen Seeds/Stephen Martin
Morris Family/Muddy Bottom Farms
Nissen Family Farms
Cletis Sloan on behalf of her Grandchildren
Mark Hoffman of Edward Jones
Integrity Builders/Bret Shulista
East Central Iowa Two Cylinder Club/Don Hatch
Troy Louwagie
Kirk Weih

This year The Linn County Fair Livestock Auction consisted of 109 head that ran thru the auction including 40 cattle, 23 sheep, 1 goats, and 45 swine.

The Linn County Fair Association helps put on the auction every year and with the help of Farmer State Bank clerking this event it is a successful event every year. Special thanks to this year’s auctioneers John Airy and Louis Zumbach. The auction brought in several new buyers this year and many long time buyers. Special thanks to the many supporters of the Linn County Fair 4-H/FFA Livestock Auction:

BUYER(S) NAMES City
7th AVENUE DAIRY QUEEN/SNOOKS BOUSKA Marion
ABBE CREEK AG Mt. Vernon
BECK’S SEEDS/JIM & STACEY LENSCH Marion
DEWAYNE BECKNER Marion
COMMUNITY SAVINGS BANK Edgewood
DAY RETTIG MARTIN PC/RON MARTIN Cedar Rapids
EXCHANGE STATE BANK Springville
F & M BANK Manchester
FARMERS STATE BANK Marion, Alburnett, Hiawatha, Cedar Rapids
GEHRING ORTHODONTICS Toddville
GRIEBEL FAMILY Ely
HATCH FARMS/DONALD HATCH Center Point
MARK HENIK Mt. Vernon
JEFF HENNESSEY North English
HILLS BANK & TRUST Mt. Vernon, Marion, Cedar Rapids
HY VEE Marion
INTERSTATE GRAIN SERVICE Center Point
KELLY CONCRETE Marion
L & J CUSTOM/RJ CARSON Marion
LIEBE TRUCKING Alburnett
LINN COOP OIL COMPANY Alburnett, Marion, Springville
LINN COUNTY CORN & SOYBEAN GROWERS Central City
MALLIE FARMS INC Mt. Vernon
MARC WOLRAB CONSTRUCTION Mt. Vernon
MARK’S LOCKER Rowley
MARTIN FAMILY FARMS-Steve & Karen Martin/Albert & Vicki Martin Family Springville
METRO HARLEY DAVIDSON Cedar Rapids
MIDWEST INSURANCE CORP. Central City
MT. VERNON BANK & TRUST CO. Mt. Vernon
NEIGHBOR INSURANCE SERVICES-JENNIFER DUNN Marion
P & K MIDWEST EQUIPMENT Mt. Vernon
PEIFFER LAW OFFICE Cedar Rapids
R S FARM/ROBERT ROSS Central City
RATHJE FARMS Marion
JEROME RIES Ryan
RJ CONSTRUCTION Marion
SHULISTA FARMS/BRETT SHULISTA Central City
THEISEN’S Cedar Rapids
WALKER STATE BANK Walker
KIRK WIEH Mt Vernon

* “Denny’s Dream”

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The Linn County 4-H Youth Council thanking the audience for their support of “Denny’s Dream”.

In May of 2016, Denny Booth, a long time 4-H volunteer and Youth Council Advisor on the club & county level, unexpectedly passed away.  His dream was to build a bigger & better food stand with amenities such as hot & cold running water and covered seating on the side.  The 4-H Youth Council has have had their current food booth since 1992 and have since outgrown it.  This food booth is the  4-H Youth Council’s biggest source of funding for the many activities they offer & support throughout the year.  It is VITAL for their operation.

Youth Council’s goal…
Denny’s Dream started with a design drawn on a napkin after the 2013 fair was relocated to the Delaware County Fairgrounds.  Denny liked the food stand facility there and started thinking about how the Linn County’s 4-H Youth Council could replace the building on the fairgrounds.  Each year, there are concerns with the health department codes.

Amenities they hope to have:

  • *hot & cold running water
  • *covered seating area
  • *more prep space & storage space
  • *correct food service equipment
Importance of the food booth:

Not only does the 4-H Youth Council Food Booth provide a convenient location for food & drink during the fair, it also teaches members workplace skills such as money handling, food prep, ordering supplies, customer service, etc.

Earnings from the food stand are the 4-H Youth Council’s operating funds (and their largest fundraiser) for the many events & community service projects during the year.  An annual budget is set based off the previous year’s income.

Their annual Pie Auction proceeds are solely used yearly to provide various scholarships to Linn County 4-H Youth.

Denny’s Dream is a completely separate campaign. 4-H Youth Council recently started a new account with funds raised by helping the Linn County Master Gardeners at their Plant Sale.  This “seed money” along with donor pledges is helping them to get started!

“Denny was passionate for 4-H, a hard worker for 4-H & always made sure we had the best experience.”—Grace, Class of 2018

“I don’t know how to explain him—a great mentor & friend. He taught me how to put a metal roof on the Council Booth.”—CJ, Class of 2017

“A great man who taught me many things.  He was wise, kind & intelligent.” –Kiera, Class of 2017

“I did not know Denny for long. He was fun, inspirational, & hard working. He was someone who I looked up to & was inspired by his love for 4-H’ers & 4’H.”—Tracie, Class of 2019

Denny inspired me through other people because he influenced them to join 4-H which then inspired me to join 4-H.”—Kayla, Class of 2020

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2017 “Friend of the Fair” Award

Every year The Linn County Fair Association has a “Friend of the Fair”. This year the Association has chosen the Linn County Cattlemen for their hard work and support of The Linn County Fair. The award was presented during the 4-H/FFA Beef Show Saturday, July 1st.

The Cattlemen have grilled the burgers for the Fairboard Cookout rain or shine for many years.  Many times they have contributed money for improvements around the livestock areas and even volunteered labor to help save cost on projects.

In 2017 the Linn County Fair Association felt that the Linn County Cattlemen were a perfect example of a Friend of the Fair. Thanks again to the Linn County Cattlemen for all the hard work, time and support they provide to The Linn County Fair and youth!

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Linn County Cattlemen L to R: Neal Horning, Dennis Uthoff, Harold Wilson, Mike Rosauer, and Jason Fagel; Albert Martin- Fair Board President

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Linn County Fair 4-H Communications Results

The Linn County Fair 4-H Communications competition was held on June 30 through July 2 at the Linn County Fairgrounds.  Winners will represent Linn County at the Iowa State Fair in August.

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Educational Presentation winners are:

               Intermediate:

                              Jorge Boland, Fairfax

               Senior:

                              Alexa Gormley, Marion

                              Rebecca Stevens, Cedar Rapids

                              Nick Johnson, Cedar Rapids

Working Exhibit winners are:

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Junior:

               Claire Gaffney, Mt. Vernon

               Katie Noll, Marion

Intermediate: 

               Katie Edwards, Mt. Vernon and Megan Baumler, Lisbon

               Abigail James, Urbana and Alynah Rieck, Center Point

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Extemporaneous Speaking winners were:  

               Alexa Gormley, Marion

               Sean Hamilton, Cedar Rapids

For more information about joining 4-H – as a volunteer or as a member, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids, or phone 377-9839.  4-H Youth Development programs provide youth experiences in project learning, communication, citizenship, leadership and personal decision making skills.

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2017 Linn County Fair 4-H Dog Show Results

Linn County 4-H exhibitors showed their dogs at the Linn County Fairgrounds on Monday, July 3,  2017.

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Winners in the Obedience Classes were: 

Champion Advanced Obedience:  Delaney Sturtz, Alburnett

            Reserve Champion Advanced Obedience:  Anna Curtis, Toddville

 Grand Champion Obedience:  Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point

            Reserve Champion Obedience:  Quincy Chihak, Mt. Vernon                                                                                

 Winners in the Agility classes were:

Champion On-leash 16” and over:  Annelise Barkalow, Springville

           Reserve Campion On-leash 16” and over:  Alexa Gormley, Marion

Champion On-leash under 16”:  Breanne Balderston, Central City

           Reserve Champion On-leash under 16”:  Michaela Rowell, Marion

Champion Off Leash – 16” and Over:  Quincy Chihak, Mt. Vernon

            Reserve Champion Off Leash – 16” and Over:  Emmilee Bean, Center Point

Champion Off Leash – Under 16”:  Delaney Sturtz, Alburnett

            Reserve Champion Off Leash – Under 16”:  Anna Curtis, Toddville

 

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Champion On-leash under 16”:  Breanne Balderston, Central City

Those winning the Showmanship & Grooming classes were:

Champion – Intermediate Showmanship & Grooming Grades 7– 8:  Michaela Rowell, Marion                                       

Champion – Senior Showmanship & Grooming – Grades 9 –12:  AJ Crow Schrader, Marion

 Champion –  Advanced Showmanship – Delaney Sturtz, Alburnett  `

Grand Champion Showmanship:  Delaney Sturtz, Alburnett

             Reserve Champion Showmanship:  AJ Crow Schrader, Marion

4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839.

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2017 Linn County Fair 4-H  Dairy Cattle Show Results

Linn County 4-H and FFA Dairy cattle were exhibited at the Linn County Fair on Sunday, 2 July  in Central City.

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Junior Champion Brown Swiss:  Nathan Zumbach, Springville

             Reserve Junior Champion Brown Swiss:  Nathan Zumbach, Springville

Junior Champion Guernsey:  JJ Eilers, Urbana

             Reserve Junior Champion Guernsey:    JJ Eilers, Urbana

Junior Champion Holstein:  Brady Henderson, North Linn FFA

             Reserve Junior Champion Holstein:   Brock Henderson, North Linn FFA

Junior Champion Jersey:  JJ  Eilers, Urbana

             Reserve Junior Champion Jersey:  JJ Eilers, Urbana

Junior Champion Milking Shorthorn:  Carter Eilers, Urbana

 

Supreme Junior Champion Heifer:  Brady Henderson, North Linn FFA

             Reserve Junior Champion Heifer:  JJ Eilers, Urbana

Junior Reserve Champion:  Nathan  Zumbach, Mt. Vernon

Grand  Champion Guernsey:  JJ Eilers, Urbana

Grand Champion Holstein:  Mirannda Schneider-Kettelkamp, Marion

             Reserve Champion Holstein:  Alexis Costello, Cedar Rapids

 Supreme Champion Cow:  JJ Eilers, Urbana

             Reserve Supreme Champion Cow:  Mirannda Schneider-Kettelkamp, Marion

  

Showmanship Class winners

Senior Showmanship Champion:  Mirannda Schneider-Kettelkamp, Marion

             Reserve Champion Senior Showman:  Janelle Staal, Central City

                           Third Place:  Emily Staal, Central City

              

Intermediate Showmanship Champion:  Abbigail Heft, Toddville

             Reserve Champion Intermediate Showman:  Carrie Staal, Central City

 

Junior Showmanship Champion:  Alicia Heft, Toddville

             Reserve Champion Junior Showman:  Breanne Balderston, Central City

                           Third  Place:  Katelynn Staal, Central City

 

Advanced Showmanship Champion:  Carter Eilers, Urbana

-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road,  NE,  Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839.

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Results of 2017 Linn County Fair 4-H Horse & Pony Game Show and Halter & Pleasure Show

The Linn County 4-H Horse and Pony Games Show was held on Tuesday, June 27 at the Linn County Fairgrounds in Central City.

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Those winning the Game Classes are:

Joe Soukup Memorial Ranch Horse Pleasure, all ages: 

  •  First, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Buddy
  • Second:  Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett on Gem

 Horse and Pony Egg and Spoon, all ages:

  • First, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Buddy
  • Second, Haley McMahon, Walker on Lena

Barrels – Pony 8th Grade and Below:

  •  First, Olivia Zubrod, Center Point on Jewel of Dreamers
  •  Second, Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett on Minni Winnie

 Barrels – Pony 9th Grade and Above:

  •  First, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Sheza Tommy Girl

 Barrels – Horse  – 8th Grade and Below:

  •  First, Haley McMahon, Walkeron Lena
  •  Second, Olivia Zubrod, Center Point, on Action Attraction

Barrels    – Horse – 9th Grade and Above

  • First, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Buddy
  • Second, Sierra Dougherty, Coggon on Willie

Flags – Pony  – 8th Grade and Below

  •  First, Olivia Zubrod, Center Point on Jewel of Dreamers
  •  Second, Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett on Minni Winnie

 Flags – Pony – 9th Grade and Above

  •  First, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Sheza Tommy Girl

 Flags, Horse – 8th Grade and Below:

  • First, Gracyn Schutz, Walker, on Ellie
  • Second, Cutter Shefelbine, Central City on Lad

 Flags, Horse – 9th Grade and Above

  •  First, Emily Anna Armstrong,  Center Point on Buddy
  •  Second, Sierra Dougherty, Coggon, on Willie

 Speed, Pony 8th Grade and Below:

  • First, Olivia Zubrod , Center Point on Jewel of Dreamers
  • Second, Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett on Minni Winnie

Speed – Pony 9th Grade and Above

  •  First, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Sheza Tommy Girl

 Speed  – Horse – 8th Grade and Below

  •  First, Haley  McMahon, Walker on Lena
  • Second, Cutter Shefelbine, Central City on Lad

Speed – Horse   – 9th Grade and Above

  •  First, Emily Anna  Armstrong, Center Point on Buddy
  • Second, Sierra Dougherty, Coggon on Willie

 Poles – Pony  – 8th Grade and Below

  •  First, Olivia Zubrod, Center Point
  • Second, Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett on Minni Winnie

 Poles – Pony –  9th Grade and Above

  •  First Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Sheza Tommy Girl

 Poles  – Horse –  8th Grade and Below

  •  First Haley McMahon, Walker on Lena
  • Second Cutter Shefelbine, Central City on Lad

 Poles – Horse      – 9th Grade and Above

  •  First Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point on Buddy

Game Pony 8th Grade & Under winners were:

  • High Point, Olivia Zubrod, Center Point
  • Reserve High Point, Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett

Game Pony 9th Grade & Above winner was: 

  • High Point, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point

 Game Horse 8th Grade and Under winners were:

  • High Point, Haley McMahon, Walker
  • Reserve High Point, Cutter Shefelbine, Central City

 Game Horse 9th Grade & Above winners were:

  • High Point, Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point
  •  Reserve High Point, Sierra Dougherty, Coggon

 The Linn County 4-H Horse & Pony Halter and Pleasure Show was held on Monday, July 3 at the Linn County Fairgrounds in Central City. 

Those winning the Halter and Pleasure Show Classes are:

Grand Champion Halter Pony – Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point

             Reserve Champion Halter Pony – Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett

 Grand Champion Halter Horse –   Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett

Reserve Champion Halter Horse – Sierra Dougherty, Coggon

High Point Pleasure Award for a 4-Her showing a horse 9th grade and above:  Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point

Reserve High Point Pleasure Award for a 4-Her showing a horse 9th grade and above:  Tie:  Mollie Coffin, Marion  –  Holly Tee, Marion.

High Point Pleasure Award for a 4-Her showing a horse 8th grade and below:  Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett

Reserve High Point Pleasure Award for a 4-Her showing a horse 8th grade and below:  Brynn Beeler, Center Point

High Point Pleasure Award for a 4-Her showing a pony 9th grade and above:  Emily Anna Armstrong, Center Point.

High Point Pleasure Award for a 4-Her showing a pony 8th grade and below:  Olivia Zubrod, Center Point

Reserve High Point Pleasure Award for a 4-Her showing a pony 8th grade and below:  Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett

The Lynn Dunn Memorial Walk/Trot Award went to Caitlin Benesh, Alburnett on All But Scared

4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas.  The 4-H program is open to all urban and rural youth kindergarten through 12th grade.  For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids or phone 377-9839.

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