June 5-9, 2024
Livestock & Open Class

No pets are allowed on the fairgrounds unless it is a leashed service dog.

Open Class Information

We’re pleased to bring back the Open Classes this year. We ask for your cooperation in meeting entry deadlines and filling out the Entry Forms.

You can click on the links for Departments J, K, L and fill out the Entry Form for Department O.

Exhibits and ribbons can be removed on Monday, June 12 from 9:00 to Noon. All premiums will be mailed.

Your help, helps the Superintendents in providing an organized fair for the exhibitors.

Department J Fillable Form

Department K Fillable Form

Department L Fillable Form

Department O General Entry Form

Wednesday, June 7
Senior Day (65 & Over)
Present ID for Free Admission

Downstate Harness Racing Classic
Sponsored by Decatur Convention & Visitors Bureau
3-Year Old Filly’s & Colts & IHHA 3-year & Up
4:00 pm  |  Grandstand
$10 Adults to 12 years, $6 per child 5 – 11 and children 4 & under Free
Harness Racing Program

Thursday, June 8

Pride of the Prairie Goat Show
Sponsored by: Land of Lincoln Credit Union & Ford Motor Company Dealers
Check-In: 2:00 – 4:30 pm
6:00 pm | Hog Barn
Goats Entry FormA
Meat Goat Jackpot Postcard
Jr. Jackpot Market GoatsA

Ranch Horse Sorting Competition
6:00 pm | Horse Arena
Ranch Sorting

Friday, June 9

Agricultural Public Speaking Exposition
Sponsored by: Richland Insurance
1:00 pm |. Decatur Building
Agricultural Public Speaking Exposition

Rodeo by Latting Productions, Inc.
Sponsored by: ServPro
6:00 pm | Grandstand
$15 Adult to 12 years, $6 per child 5 – 11 and children 4 & under Free
Bareback, Saddle Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Tie-down Roping, Team Roping, Girl’s Breakaway Roping and Girl’s Barrel Racking.

Saturday, June 10
Veteran’s Day
Present Military ID for Free Admission

Decatur Trail Riders Horse Jackpot Show
Speed Show:  9:00 am
Pleasure Show: 1:00 pm
East Arena
Fair Showbill 2023

Jackpot Swine Show
Roger & Nancy Flach Memorial
Check-in: 8:00 – 9:30 am
Show Starts: 10:30 am  |  Warren Myers Barn
Jr. Jackpot Swine
Flach Jackpot Flyer


Macon County Fair Big 10 Standardbred Races
11:00 am  |. Grandstand
Free Admission
Harness Racing Program

Sunday, June 11
First Responders Day/Medical Personnel
Present ID for Free Admission

Jr. Jackpot Swine Show
Burrows & Gilts
Check-in: 7:00 – 8:00 am
Show Starts:  9:30 am  |  Warren Meyers Barn
Jackpot Swine
Swine Entry Form
Jackpot Swine Flyer

Jr. Jackpot Beef Show
Steers & Heifers
Check-in: 7:00 – 8:00 am
Show Starts: 10:00 am  |. Dipper Barn
H-1 Jr. Jackpot Heifer Show
H-2 Jr. Jackpot Steer Show
Jr. Jackpot Show Flyer
Steer & Heifers Entry Form