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Don Pickering Memorial Horseshoe Pitching Tournament

Saturday, August 12th  10 am

Horseshoe Pits

Jay & Cheryl Howard


Registration begins at 10 am. Rules will be posted. Partners for the horseshoe competition will be drawn. Calcutta for teams.

Sponsors: Middle Park Fair Board, Northwest Ranch Supply, The Mill

Commissioners Cookie Jar Contest

Saturday, August 12th - 10 am Dance Hall Suzanne Briggs 715-441-3595

Anyone living in Grand or Summit Counties is invited to compete in the Commissioner's Cookie Jar. Bring a plate of six cookies made from your favorite recipe. The Grand County and Summit County Commissioners will begin judging at 10:45 am. Entrants must enter their pies by 10 am that morning in the Dance Hall. 

Sponsors: Climax Molybdenum, Grand County Commissioners and Summit County BOCC

Mayor's Pie Contest

Saturday, August 12th - 10 am
Dance Hall
Superintendent: Suzanne Briggs

The Mayor's Pie Contest is open to entries throughout the Middle Park area. Pies can be of any flavor and entrants may have more than one pie entered in the contest. Judges for the contest will be mayors from Grand County towns. Entrants must enter their pies by 10 am that morning in the Dance Hall. 

Sponsors Climax Molybdenum, Grand County BOCC, Summit County BOCC

Nachos & Salsa

Rosie's Showdown Salsa Contest

Saturday, August 12th - 10 am Beef Arena (Drop -off Salsas by 9:45 am) Superintendent: Emmylou Harmon

The Challenge: Create a delicious salsa. A panel of local judges will judge your salsa on aroma, consistency, appropriate heat level, color, taste, and after taste. Salsa inspired prizes.There will also be a people's choice award voted on by all the salsa tasters. Cash prize for the most voted for salsa.Contestant Cost - $5 per salsaTasting Fee: TBD determined includes one people's choice vote and one taste of each salsa. Tastings will be from 11 am  until 3 pm or salsa runs out.Rules: Make and bring one quart of salsa (1 quart jars). Multiple entries are permitted.Fill out a registration card for each salsa you will be entering; include a description of your salsa (mild, medium, hot) or if it has possible allergens. Set up or drop off salsa by 10:45 am at the beef barn. Pick up salsa by 4 pm. All salsa contestant entries will be given a number and salsas will be labeled on the salsa table with the salsa description.  Judges and people's choice voters will vote using the numbers

Sponsors Climax Molybdenum, Grand County BOCC, Summit County BOCC.

Kid's Games

Saturday, August 12th  - 12 pm - 3 pm

Beef Arena

Superintendent: Robbie James


Kids of all ages can enjoy the variety of games. Prizes for everyone!

Sponsors: Last Time Round Thrift Shop and West End Rental and Tires

Anita Thompson Memorial Wool Walk

Friday, August 11th - 10 am
Front of the Grand Stands

Resumés are due Saturday, August 6, 2022 at noon at the Extension Office.

This is an open event and participants do not need to be enrolled in 4-H or FFA. Contestants are encouraged to walk with a fiber-bearing animal, (eg. sheep, alpaca, llama, goat or rabbit), but animals are not required. The object of this event iis to present the wool in the most attractive manner; it gives the spectators an opportunity to see wool at its best. Contestants will model outfits and accessories made of at least 50% wool; they do not need to be homemade. Boys and men are encouraged to participate in this event. Please submit your one full page, typed resumé (neatly handwritten is acceptable).

Include your name, age, description of your outfit, resumé, and overall presentation.


1 Adults 18 and up

2 Intermediate Ages 13-17

3 Junior Ages 8-12

4 Minis Ages 7 & under

Cash Prizes for All Age Divisions

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