Barnyard Charge (6th Annual)

Saturday, July 28th

The race and mud run will be held at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds. Registration and the Start Line will be by the big parking lot on the west side of the fairgrounds, by the race track. Watch for signs! The Finish Line will be in the Festival Garden, where there will have hoses available to wash mud off of participants.

The Chicken Run!

Approximately 1-mile race, featuring lots of mud and other obstacles. Any age is welcome to participate. More information to come!

The Sloppy Pig!

Approximately 3-mile race, featuring LOTS of MUD and other obstacles. Must be 16 years of age or older to participate. More information to come!

After the Race!

Be sure to join us for an after-party in the Festival Garden, featuring live music, games, and other entertainment. Plan to stay for the day!

Also, “Like” us on Facebook at “The Barnyard Charge” for updates and tips on how to conquer the course!

For additional information, please e-mail [email protected] or call 563-588-1406.


More Information & Registration
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563 Strongman Classic

Saturday, July 28th, 2018- 9:45 AM

New to 2018!
Money raised will be donated to the Research for the Kids Organization!

More information, online registration, and payment

Demolition Derby

Sunday, July 29th, 2018 – Noon

For more information please call the Fair office at 563-588-1406

Demolition Derby

Coloring Contest

Entries due by July 16th, 1 entry per contestant! Winners in each age division will win 2 adult admissions and a ride bracelet!
You can print this picture off or find it in the Dubuque Advertiser!

Entry Form & Coloring Sheet

5th Annual BBQ Cook-Off

Saturday, July 28, 2018

BBQ Cook Registration Form (PDF)
BBQ Cook Entry Letter (PDF)

Would you rather eat than cook?
After judging (3 PM), all remaining ribs will be sold – $1 per rib

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