June 5-9, 2024
Livestock & Open Class

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

Open Class Information

Do you have a green thumb and can grow plants, flowers, garden produce, fruits, nuts and herbs with little or no effort? OR are you the person who enjoys baking breads, muffins, brownies, pies, cookies? OR are you the person that loves to can fruits and vegetables?

Everyone has a chance to win money and ribbons for your best efforts by entering them! The Macon County Fair Board have brought back Departments J, K, L and O to the fair this year! Please read the information carefully so you don’t miss the entry deadlines.

Department J Agricultural Products

Department K Horticulture

Department L Floriculture

Department O Culinary

General Entry Form

Wednesday, June 5
Senior Day (65 & Over)
Present ID for Free Admission

Public can check-in Entries for the Horticulture, Floriculture, Agricultural Products, and
Culinary Items to be Judged.
9:00 am – Noon | Ag Expo Building

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

New! Rabbit Show
Check-in: 4:30 – 5:30 pm
6:00 pm | Beck Tech Building
Department H-6 Rabbit Junior Show
Rabbit Junior Show Entry Form
Rabbit Flyer

Thursday, June 6
Public can check-in Entries for bakery products to be judged.
8:00 – 10:00 am | Ag Expo Building

Pride of the Prairie Goat Show
Sponsored by Land of Lincoln Credit Union
Check-in 2:00 – 4:30 pm | Judging Starts 6:00 pm
Goats Entry Form
Meat Goat Jackpot Show Flyer
Jr. Jackpot Market Goats

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

Friday, June 7

Agricultural Public Speaking Exposition
1:00 pm | Dunn Company Community Building
Agricultural Public Speaking Exposition

D&D Pro Rodeo Company/Latting Productions
Sponsored by ServPro
Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Tie Down, Girls Breakaway, Team
Roping and Girls Barrel Racing.
6:00 pm Grandstand
$15 per Adult to 12 years, $6 per Child (ages 5 – 11), Children 4 & Under Free
Department R Rodeo

Saturday, June 8
Veteran’s Day
Present Military ID for Free Admission

New! Poultry Show
Junior & Open Show
Beck Tech Building
Check-in: 6:00 am – 8:45 am
Judging: 9:00 am
Department H-4 Junior Poultry
Department I-1 Open Poultry
Poultry Entry Form
Poultry Flyer

New! Open Class Rabbit Show
Check-in: 7:00 – 8:30 am
Judging: 9:00 am | Beck Tech Building
Department I-2 Open Class Rabbits
Rabbit Show Entry Form A.R.B.A.
Rabbit Flyer

Decatur Trail Riders Speed Jackpot Show – East Arena
9:00 am Speed Show
Fair Showbill 2024 speed

Jr. Jackpot Swine Show – Warren Meyers Livestock Barn
Roger & Nancy Flach Memorial
Barrows & Gilts
Check-in: 8:00 – 9:30 am
Judging Starts: 10:30 am
Roger & Nancy Flach Memorial Jackpot Show Flyer
Department H Jr. Jackpot Swine

Big Ten Standardbred Harness Racing – Grandstand
11:00 am
2-year old Filly’s & Colt’s Trotters & Pacers
3-year old Filly’s & Colt’s Trotters & Pacers
Harness Racing Program

Sunday, June 9
First Responders Day/Medical Personnel
Present ID for Free Admission

Decatur Trail Riders Pleasure Jackpot Show
9:00 am | East Arena
Fair Showbill 2024 Pleasure

Jr. Jackpot Swine Show – Warren Meyers Livestock Barn
Barrows & Gilts
Check-in: 7:00 – 8:00 am
Judging Starts: 9:30 am

Department G Jackpot Swine
Department G Swine Entry Form

Jr. Jackpot Beef Show – Dipper Barn
Steers & Heifers
Check-in: 7:00 – 8:00 am
Judging Starts: 9:30 am
Department H-1 Jr. Jackpot Heifer Show
Department H-2 Jr. Jackpot Steer Show
Steer & Heifers Entry Form

New! Macon County Fair Sale of Champions
All Reserve & Grand Champion Animals
4:00 pm | Dipper Barn