The winning school will receive a prize package from the Illinois Pork Producers Association that includes a $500 reimbursement on their pork purchase for next season, a state championship banner, and a golden spatula for the winner.
Hundreds of tractors will be on display each day with the gates opening at 7:00 AM and demonstrations starting at 9:00 AM.
On Saturday night starting at 6:00 the IHSRA will feature Bull riding, Team Roping, Calf roping, Breakaway Roping, Steer Wrestling, Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Goat Tying, Trick riding, and Trick roping.
Prizes were awarded in twenty-six categories from Textiles to Tractor Pull.
On Thursday, the United States Flag was delivered via skydivers before the FMX Stunt Show.
The show featured the harvesting of wheat from bundlers to self propelled combines, plowing from a hand guided single bottom to a diesel drawn six bottom, and many other demonstration of machines and their evolution on the farm.
They are HERE!!! After a short delay the SEEDLESS watermelons are coming out of the field at Mitchell Melons near Tampico.
Submitted by Todd Mickley, Whiteside County Fair Since 1989, the Whiteside County Fair Board has sought to honor those...
The office of the secretary and treasurer are located in the building near the grandstand at the Whiteside County Fairgrounds, in Morrison, and will be open the week before the fair from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday, August 9th through Friday, August 13th.
The majority of wheat binding will take place on Friday with threshing occurring each day. One special event, "muscle tractor" plowing will take place on Saturday afternoon in a field one mile south of the show grounds.