The following is the schedule for the 2019 Pittsburg County Free Fair set for Sept. 3-7 at the Southeast Expo Center and Fairgrounds west of McAlester on Highway 270.

Schedule of Events

Tuesday

Noon - 7 p.m.

• Non-Animal Exhibit Entries accepted in Expo Center.

• Junior Poultry and Rabbit Posters accepted in Expo Center

• Individual set up of exhibit pens in livestock barns.

Wednesday

9 a.m. — Judging of all Non-Animal Entries: Exhibit Hall closed to pubic for judging

4 p.m. —Poultry Meat Judging Contest: Check-in, Room 101, Expo Center

4 p.m. — Junior Poultry Egg Judging Contest: Check-in, Room 101, Expo Center

5 p.m. — Exhibit Hall Open to Public

Thursday

9 a.m.- 8 p.m. — Exhibit Hall Open

9 a.m.— Tractor Driving Contest (written portion) - Expo Building Room 101

9:30 a.m. — Land Judging Contest: Check-in at Expo Center, Room 101

9:30 a.m. — Okie Quiz Contest: Expo Center, Room 101

11:00 a.m. — Tractor Driving Contest: Driving portion

11:30 a.m. — Consumer Judging Contest, FCS Skill-a-Thom, Animal Science Skill-a-Thon,

• Wildlife Skill-a-Thon – 2nd Floor Expo

4 p.m. — Barns Open - Livestock may be penned

4-7 p.m. — Junior Poultry Poster CONTEST

4-7 p.m. — Poultry, Pigeons and Rabbits Check-in - in Verner Barn

• All Poultry, Pigeons and Rabbits will be caged. Poultry & Pigeons must pre-enter at testing in the Verner Barn, Fairgrounds on Saturday, August 24. Only day testing will be done.

5-7 p.m. — Goat Check-in at Hopper Barn All goats will be penned.

• Must pre-enter by August 25. No check-ins after 7 p.m.

5:30 p.m. — Marty Westerman Magic Show: Room 101, Expo Center – Free Admission

5:30 p.m. — Talent Contest entries accepted: Room 101, Expo Center

6:30 p.m. — Talent Contest begins: Room 101, Expo Center

Friday

8 a.m.-10 p.m. — Livestock Barns Open

8 a.m. — Livestock Judging Contest Check-in: Expo Center, Room 101

9 a.m.-8 p.m. — Exhibit Hall Open

9 a.m. — Livestock Judging Contest

11 a.m. — Aggie Olympics – Tractor Driving Area

11 a.m. — Poultry, Pigeons and Rabbit Judging begins. Barn closed to public for judging.

1 p.m. — Floriculture Judging Contest - Check-in at Expo Center, Room 101

5-7 p.m. — Beef - Sheep - Swine Check-in: Beef check-in on grass area

• Sheep check-in at Hopper Barn Swine check-in at Sherrill/Crawley Barn

• All Animals will be weighed and papers checked. Entries must be pre-entered by August 23

7 p.m. — Goat Show- Burger Barn

8 p.m. — 44 Cattle Company Open Rodeo: Pittsburg County Cattlemen’s Arena

Saturday

7 a.m. — Livestock Barns Open

7:30 a.m. — Junior Poultry Crowing Contest: Poultry Barn

7:30 a.m. — Junior Poultry Ugly Chicken Contest: Check-in at South Door of Poultry Barn

7:30 a.m. — Junior Poultry Pretty Chicken Contest: Check-in at South Door of Poultry Barn

9 a.m.- 4 p.m. — Exhibit Hall Open

8 a.m. — Open Swine Show followed by Junior Swine Show

• Sheep Show - Immediately following Swine Show

• Beef Show - Immediately following Sheep Show

• All Around Showmanship Contest - Immediately following Beef Showmanship

• All animal exhibits released after their event unless qualified for All-Around Showmanship

Noon - 4 p.m. — Poultry and Rabbit Entries Released. All entries must be removed during this time.

Noon - 4 p.m. — Non-Animal Entries Released

4 p.m. — Poultry& Rabbit Barn closes; All exhibits must be removed at this time. NO EXCEPTIONS

4 p.m. — 4-H Best All Around Contest: Check-in, Expo Center, Room 101

• Awards Program immediately following Best All-Around Contest     

8 p.m. — 44 Cattle Company Open Rodeo: Pittsburg County Cattlemen’s Arena

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