Mud Volleyball at the Mesa County Fair

The Mesa County Fair Board is excited to announce a NEW Community Night at the 2019 Mesa County Fair “Where Hard Work Meets Fun” presented by Barnes Electric

Come get muddy in our pit or join us for the Ag Olympics featuring a relay style race with teams of six competing to see who can complete a round of agricultural tasks the quickest. Categories like: roping a steer, navigating a wheel barrow through gates, baling hay, and more all while making sure you “dress” the part!

Check in at 5, begin at approxiamtely 5:30.

Register your teams of SIX beginning Friday, May 17th at noon for only $300  right here!

  • Organizations
  • Businesses
  • Churches
  • Friends
  • Family

You don’t need ANY experience to participate!

Gate admission is FREE thanks to our Day sponsors:

  • Wednesday the Rotary Club of Grand Junction
  • Thursday Credit Union of Colorado
  • Friday Atlasta Solar
  • and Saturday FCI Constructors

Ticketed events include: Grandstand events, InflataVille, Wine Tasting & Goat Yoga.

  • PBR Thursday
  • Ned LeDoux Friday
  • Demolition Derby Saturday

Come enjoy FREE Acts Daily such as the Kids Zone, Mountain Bike Stunts, Duck Racing, Comedy, Magic, Glass Blowing, Wood Carving, Contests, Local Music, Livestock Tours and don’t forget Beacon Senior Day Wednesday, July 17th with FREE Bingo for Cash Prizes plus senior specials and activities all day!

For more information visit our website at https://mesacountyfair.com Media Contact: Mackenzie Dodge 970-234-9808 mack@mackenziedodgesolutions.com Mesa County Fairground Manager: Donna Redd 970-256-1532 donna.redd@mesacounty.us

. Ag Olympics Is Coming to Grand Junction!

The Mesa County Fair Board is excited to announce a NEW Community Night at the 2019 Mesa County Fair “Where Hard Work Meets Fun” presented by Barnes Electric.

Come join us for the Ag Olympics to benefit the Grant A Wish Program! Featuring a relay style race with teams of six competing to see who can complete a round of agricultural tasks the quickest. Categories like: roping a steer, navigating a wheelbarrow through gates, baling hay, and even a barrel race, all while making sure you “dress” the part! Costumes encouraged!

Check in at 5, begin at approximately  5:45

Process: Two teams compete head-to-head. 

  1. Irrigating – First team member must run to the pile of boots, find a pair, put ’em on, climb over fence panel, run to the end, return to their team, pass off boots.
  2. Pounding – Second team member must put on boots, run to the pile of hats & put one on, run to post driver, pound designated t-post to the required depth, return to their team, pass off boots and hat.
  3. Digging – Third team member must put on the boots & hat, run to the pile of overalls & put a set on, run to the post hole digger, dig to the required depth, finally return to their team pass off boots, hat, & overalls.
  4. Barrow – Fourth team member must put on boots, hat & overalls, run to the freshly dug post hole and shovel the dirt into a wheelbarrow, then navigate the wheelbarrow through an obstacle course to return to their team to pass off boots, hat, overalls & wheelbarrow.
  5. Bailing – Fifth team member must put on the boots, hat & overalls, run to bales of straw, choose a piece to dangle out of their mouth, then move 6 bales of hay from one circle to the other (can use the wheelbarrow), then return to their team, pass off boots, hat, overalls & straw.
  6. Riding – Sixth team member must put on the boots, hat, overalls, don’t forget the straw for your mouth, then run to corral, choose a bouncy pony, then complete the obstacle course on it.

The top two teams with the best times will then compete in our bouncy pony barrel race for 1st & 2nd place.

Rules: 

  • Each team member must have the required clothing items with them at the end of each relay for time to count.
  • Good sportsmanship is expected.
  • Have fun, be silly, but safe.
  • No cheating allowed, but creativity is encouraged.
  • In case of questions, conflicts, ties, teams will mud wrestle to determine the winner. Just kidding, the best 2 out of three for Rock, Paper, Scissors will determine the winner. The judges’ decisions are final. Bonus point may be awarded for style.

Rules & Schedule subject to change

Register your teams of SIX beginning Friday, May 17th at noon for only $300 

  • Organizations
  • Businesses
  • Churches
  • Friends
  • Family

You don’t need ANY experience to participate!

For more information visit our website at https://mesacountyfair.com. Media Contact: Mackenzie Dodge 970-234-9808 mack@mackenziedodgesolutions.com Mesa County Fairground Manager: Donna Redd 970-256-1532 donna.redd@mesacounty.us

Check out the Color Explosion below.

Annual 3rd of July Celebration Powered by Family Health West! 

to benefit the Grant a Wish Program

Wednesday, July 3rd, 5p to 9p at the Civic Center Park in Fruita!

Join the Grant a Wish Program to celebrate our independence with FREE Hot Dogs thanks to Taste of Heaven Catering and a Live Band powered by Kate Porras Realtor at REMAX 4000

Plus a bouncer powered by Dalby Wendland

Don’t forget to show your patriotic side for a chance to win prizes for the top 3!

5:00 Vendors, activities, & food sponsored by 5 M Ice Cream available for Purchase

6:00 Lisa Lingo followed by Wave 11

9:00 National Anthem & COLOR EXPLOSION! The fireworks will kick off with our very own COLOR EXPLOSION at 9pm. Colored powder will be available for purchase on site for only $2 per bag

10:00 Fireworks

Sponsorship opportunities contact Mackenzie Dodge at (970) 234-9808. ​

Booths are $25 and all proceeds benefit local youth.

Please ​be aware we have moved to the Civic Center.

Don’t Just Give a Gift, Grant A Wish

Scholarshipping Youth for the Future

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