Volume 51, Number 34

fourteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, August 21, 2014

Pickett Fair kicks off June 1st

The Pickett County Horsemen's Association is proud to announce James Gang Amusement will be returning this year.
The schedule has changed a little from last year, but is full of entertainment for the whole family.
The events will kick off on Saturday, June 1st where the Open Meat Goat Show will start at 10 a.m.
On Monday night at 7 p.m., the Beauty Pageant will be held at the Pickett County High School. Registration begins at 5 p.m. with entry fee of $20. Contestants must be a resident of Pickett County for at least six months or a full-time student. No previous 2012 winners will be allowed to compete this year but will be asked to participate in crowing. Admission will be $2 per person with 10 and under free. For more information on the pageant call 864-3772.
Tuesday will start the carnival rides which will be $1 per ride, no arm band sold this night. The Pedal Tractor Pull will begin at 6 p.m. where the tractors will be furnished to participants. Then at 7 p.m. the Lawnmower pull will feature classes for all age contestants with an 80 percent payback on certain classes.
Wednesday night will be the Saddle Horse and Mule show to begin at 7 p.m.
The Quarter Horse show will be Thursday night starting at 7 p.m. with it being Family Night for the amusement rides and $12 armbands.
Friday night will feature the Motorcycle and ATV Rodeo starting at 6 p.m. Entry fee is $5 and contestants must be registered prior to class starting. Prizes awarded for first, second and third place.
Saturday, June 8th, will be the last night of the fair. A Cruise-In will be from 10 a.m-2 p.m. featuring a variety of vehicles. The Bull Frog Jump contest will start at 12 p.m. with $1 entry, prizes awarded for first, second and third places. You can bring your frog or one can be provided. The main event will be the KOTTPA Truck pull starting at 6 p.m. Participants must be a KOTTPA member to pull.
Armbands will be $15 for Wednesday, Friday and Saturday with individual ride tickets available each night of fair. Admission has been lowered for this year to $3 per vehicle except on Saturday night where it will be $10 per person admission with ages 10 and under free.
Pickett County Agricultural Fair booklets have been placed in many businesses in the county. They feature more information regarding rules and regulations and contact information for the scheduled events.

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