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Judging. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
Judging
Sublette County Born and Bred Livestock Show

Livestock Dog demonstrations. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
Livestock Dog demonstrations

X-POGO Stunt Team. Photo by Pinedale Online.
X-POGO Stunt Team

Cakes. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
Cakes

Art Show. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
Art Show
Mixed Media Artists' 5th Annual Sublette County Fair Lynn Thomas Memorial Art Show

Shark Encounter. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
Shark Encounter
Sublette County Fair 2018
by Pinedale Online!
July 28, 2018

The 2018 Sublette County Fair was from Monday, July 16 through Sunday, July 29th, held at the Sublette County Fairgrounds north of Big Piney/Marbleton. The Sublette County Fair Board strives to provide wholesome, entertaining, and educational fair which enhances the spirit of community, supports and provides a venue for the 4-H and FFA programs, and showcases the rural heritage of Sublette County and the surrounding area. Exhibitors in the Fair are limited to youth enrolled in the Sublette County 4-H and/or FFA programs, except for the open class events. All animals entered in the Fair have been treated ethically and are under the inspection of a veterinarian for health checks.

Musical entertainment included Marty Davis performing western music. Small Town Legend, hailing from Sublette County, playing country, folk and popular styles. Headlining the music was a concert on Friday night by country western singer Michael Ray.

Other entertainment included Action Entertainment laser tag and bounce house, the West Coast Lumberjack Show featuring chainsaw and crosscut saw skills, log rolling, and spar tree climbing. The Live Shark Encounter featured a large tank with real sharks and the host diving in and swimming with them, while explaining the importance of understanding the species. The X-POGO Stunt Team performed extreme high air pogo feats and stunts.

Livestock events included categories for cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, chickens and rabbits. 4-H livestock competitions included the Bred & Raised Market Lamb Show, the Bred & Raised Market Beef Show. In these competitions, the animals must be bred and spend the summer and fed out entirely in Sublette County or LaBarge.

Fun competitions included the Greased Pig Contest, Pig Wrestling, Little Buckaroo Rodeo, Chocolate Dessert Bake-Off, the 4th Annual Sublette County Cornhole Championship,

Horse events included an Open 4-D barrel race, Open Jackpot Team Roping, with the highlight being the Horse Pulls on Saturday evening presented by the Utah Horse Pullers Association.

Demonstrations included the stock dog trials with demonstrations of canine skills with both cattle and sheep. Competitors must have their dogs herd the livestock on a challenging course, being judged on points and time.

Open Class categories included fruits & vegetables grown outside and in greenhouses, cut flowers and floral arrangements, needlework and sewing, quilts and wall hangings; culinary arts featuring cakes, breads, cookies and pies, jellies and canned preserved foods; crafts, ceramics and pottery, wood and metal craft..

The local Mixed Media Artists group held their 5th annual Lynn Thomas Memorial Art Show & Sale. The art show was set up for display from the 23rd through the 26th. There were categories for beginners and amateurs for painting, sculpting, and photography. They held a Quick Draw and Reception on Saturday, July 28th with professional artists competing a painting in just one hour. Many local businesses and individuals committed to purchasing a piece of artwork at the show.

Fun competitions included a Painted Rock Contest sponsored by JL Gray Rock Shop in Marbleton. The Recycled Western Art Contest was a chance to create a sculpture or piece of art incorporating any recycled wester items such as hats, boots, ropes, stirrups, feed bags, horseshoes, etc. Categories included most creative, most used & recycled, Best use of Fair Theme ("Windmills and Wagon Wheels")

Vendors provided great food, booths selling products, and information. Local politicians running for office also had a presence with booths and signs. The 4-H Foundation put on a Buyers Appreciation Luncheon on Saturday before the Livestock Sale.

Special thanks to top-level entertainment Jonah Energy and Exxon Mobil Corporation. Additional sponsors include The Den Restaurant & Bar/Daniel Junction, Milleg Ranch, Animal Clinic of Pinedale, Nancy Espenscheid, Gary & Jennifer Rees, Wayne & Marsha Barlow, Alan & Donna Vickrey, Buckys Outdoors, Get Western Electric, 1st Bank, Sublette County 4-H Council, Eddie & Cheryl Sackett, John & Jody Fear, JBs Welding & Excavation, and Windbigler Transport. Many other local area businesses donated items and gift cards for the raffle for the stock dog competition handler awards.



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  • Grooming cattle. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Grooming cattle

    With his goat. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    With his goat

    Callie's ribbons. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Callie's ribbons

    Champion. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Champion

    Posing for pictures. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Posing for pictures

    God Bless America. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    God Bless America

    4-H Livestock Producers. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    4-H Livestock Producers

    Eat My Chicken. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Eat My Chicken
    Livestock Sale

    Livestock Sale. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Livestock Sale

    Cattlewomen. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Cattlewomen

    Buyer's Lunch. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Buyer's Lunch

    Art Show. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Art Show

    Lynn Thomas Memorial Art Show. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Lynn Thomas Memorial Art Show

    Salt Block Lick Art Contest. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Salt Block Lick Art Contest

    Food Vendors. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Food Vendors

    Grand Champion Rabbit. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Grand Champion Rabbit

    Taz. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Taz

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    Little Cowboy

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    Living Legends

    X-Pogo Stunt Team. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    X-Pogo Stunt Team

    X-Pogo. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    X-Pogo

    X-POGO stunts. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    X-POGO stunts

    Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame

    Vegetables. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Vegetables

    Handicrafts entries. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Handicrafts entries

    Quilts. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Quilts

    Photography exhibits. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Photography exhibits

    Laser Tag. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Laser Tag

    Volunteer Firefighters Needed. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Volunteer Firefighters Needed

    Sublette County Conservation District. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Sublette County Conservation District

    Jumping. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Jumping

    High Jump. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    High Jump

    Jumpoff. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Jumpoff

    Little Mobile Library. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Little Mobile Library

    Book Sale. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Book Sale

    Painting Rocks. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Painting Rocks

    Log Rolling. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Log Rolling

    Sawing Competition. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Sawing Competition

    Sawing. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Sawing

    Mummy Contest. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Mummy Contest

    Toilet Paper Mummy Wrap . Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Toilet Paper Mummy Wrap

    Making Dad a Mummy. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Making Dad a Mummy

    Shark volunteers. Photo by Dawn BallouPinedale Online.
    Shark volunteers

    Shark Show. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Shark Show

    Lanky the Clown. Photo by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online.
    Lanky the Clown
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