St. Croix County Fairgrounds News

9th Annual May Fair Event & Sale

Friday, April 27, 2018 | St. Croix County Fair, St. Croix County May Fair, St. Croix County Fairgrounds

9th  Annual May Fair Event & Sale

The 9th  Annual May Fair Event & Sale will be held Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday,  May 12th at the St Croix County Fairgrounds in Glenwood City, WI.  Sponsored by the St. Croix County 4-H Dairy, Horse & Livestock  Committees and the Friends of the St. Croix County Fairgrounds, the May Fair Event & Sale offers fun for the entire family along with the opportunity to help support retiring the loan on the new Horse Barn.  Doors will open at 4 PM with the program starting promptly at 5 PM.  The building will be heated as necessary.  The Fairgrounds is home to the St. Croix County Fair and the St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo.  The Fairgrounds is also used for a wide variety of county and community events from April to October.
The MSome of the live entertainment during May Fair by local 4-H'ers.ay Fair Event & Sale is appropriately named after a similar event started in the 1680’s in what is now the Mayfair District of London.   The original May Fair coupled a cattle sale along with a boisterous community celebration running annually for the first 15 days of May to celebrate the beginning of spring. 
The St. Croix County Event, although a bit tamer, will feature live entertainment by 4-H Talent Acts, RJ Amundson, Bruce Libby and the Blue Moon Band.  Additionally there will be special events for children along with a free-will offering dinner catered by Ruth Hurtgen. The live and silent auctions will feature a broad range of items ranging from professional sports tickets to beautiful Circle H flower baskets for Mom.  Some of the items donated include agricultural supplies, veterinary services and supplies, equine tack, automotive services, restaurant certificates, salon packages, yard decorations, art etc. – truly something for everyone!  All of the proceeds will go towards retiring the loan on the Horse Barn – with a stretch objective of celebrating retirement at this year’s Fair.  Also the winner(s) of the 2018 4-H Dairy Heritage Calf will be announced; several check presentations received plus special recognition of Fair supporters.

Thanks to the continued outstanding support of the entire County including 4-H Clubs and the Fair family, great progress has been made in the Renovations for Generations Campaign– and much remains to be done.  Completed projects include construction of the Dairy Complex, Horse Barn, Livestock Scale House, and the Tiffany Creek Pavilion plus the addition of an electronic billboard.  In discussion is construction of the Livestock Barn, a multispecies building & show ring.

The St. Croix County Fairgrounds is on the move with its capital campaign, “Renovations for the Generations”.  Bring your family to this fun event and help us ensure continuation of this important piece of our cultural and agricultural heritage!!!

View an electronic auction bill at http://www.stcroixcofair.com/may-fair starting May 4th with an update on May 10th.  Please feel free to contact: Terry Mitchell (715) 246-5502, Rosemary Donahoe (715) 684-9060,  Allison Mentink (715) 308-3602, Shelby Krupa (715) 781-0477 or Chris Libbey at (651) 247-0395 for more information or if you wish to make a donation.

Now accepting applications for St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo Queen

Thursday, March 1, 2018 | St. Croix County Fair, St. Croix County PRCA Rodeo, St. Croix County Fairgrounds

Now accepting applications for St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo Queen

GLENWOOD CITY - The St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo is currently accepting applications for the 9th annual St. Croix Valley Rodeo Queen position. Applications are due to the committee by March 31, 2018.

We are currently looking for young women ages 16-23, that live in a 60 mile radius from the St. Croix County Fairgrounds in Glenwood City. All contestants must be able to ride a horse well, speak to the public about the sport of rodeo and other topics as pertain to her reign.  The primary function of the St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo Queen will be to promote the rodeo and the queen program in rodeos, parades, on the radio and by representing the rodeo at various social events.

An exciting development to this year's competition is the addition of a Jr. Miss St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo Princess. This wonderful opportunity is open to girls between the ages of 13-15, just fill out the same application as the Rodeo Queen candidates and submit it by March 31, 2018.

Application materials are available and can be downloaded at http://www.gorodeo.org

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Direct all questions to St. Croix Valley Rodeo Queen Coordinator, Theresa Hoffman at 715-781-1046 or thoffman1505@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you. Go Rodeo!

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