563 Strongman Classic

The 3rd Annual 563 Strongman Classic at the Dubuque County Fair will be held on August 1st, 2020 in the Beer Garden!

Start time: 10am
Rules: 9:30am

Weigh-ins: July 31st 5-8pm at Earned Not Given Barbell. Also day of on August 1st from 8-9am at meet site.

1. Max Log
2. Sandbag, Husafell, Duck Walk Medley 50ft
down and back
3. Sandbag Toss Over Bar
4. Farmers Hold
5. Four Keg Load
Tie Breaker: TBD

Awards given to 1st-3rd Open placements. 1st place awards for Novice.

Please contact Ken Johnson at Earned Not Given Barbell for more information!

Open Class

Creative Arts:
2020 Rules and Regulations Packet with Mail-In Registration Forms (PDF)

Adult Creative Arts Online Entry Registration
Kids Korner Online Entry Registration
King Arthur Flour Online Entry Registration
ArtAbility Online Entry Registration

2020 Dairy Letter, Rules, & Regulations (PDF)
*Change to the 2020 Fair – Dairy will be released on Saturday after the shows
2020 Dairy Letter UPDATED
2020 Dairy Classifications UPDATED
2020 Dairy Online Registration Form
2020 Dairy Farm Mail-In Registration Form (PDF)
2020 Dairy Cattle Mail-In Registration Form (PDF)
*Please fill out both farm & cattle mail-in registration forms

2019 Kiddie Calf Show Registration Online – Cancelled

Due to the unprecedented times, we feel as though for the safety of your children and family members we will not be hosting a Kiddie calf show at the 2020 Dubuque County fair . We know this saddens us as well as yourself and children. We will come back next year bigger and better! Any questions or concerns please contact us. 🐄 🏅

Thanks, Kayla & Sarah ”

2020 Steer and Heifer entry form
2020 Steer and Heifer Flyer

2020 Open Class Sheep Rules
2020 Open Class Sheep Exhibitor Entry Form
2020 Sheep Entry Form
2020 Open Class Goat Rules
2020 Open Class Goat Exhibitor Entry Form
2020 Goat Entry Form
*Please fill out both exhibitor entry form & sheep/goat mail-in registration forms

MVRA Show Bill – Open Class Horse Show – Coming Soon


Creative Arts Photo Exhibits

Coloring Contest

Entries due by July 24th, 1 entry per contestant! Winners in each age division will win 2 adult admissions and a ride bracelet!
Click on the image to print this picture off!

There will be no BBQ Cook-Off this year, check back with us in the future!

2020-2021  Fair Queen Competition

2020 Dubuque County Fair Queen

Taylor Cota 

Taylor attends Hempstead High School.

Her favorite fair food is Ice Cream from the Dairy Stand.

Taylor has been showing beef cattle for 9 years.

2020 Dubuque County Fair Princess

Samantha Clasen  

Samantha graduated from Western Dubuque High School in 2019.

Her favorite fair food is funnel cake.