1. ND State Arm Wrestling Championships
- When: 10:30am weigh in, 1pm arm wrestling
- Where: Dakota Talent Stage
Who has the strongest arm in ND? Weigh-ins are at 10:30am with arm wrestling beginning at 1pm. No pre-registration is necessary and both men’s and women’s categories are available!
2. Cupcake Decorating Contest
- When: 1pm
- Where: State Fair Center
Bring your sprinkles and come decorate! This year this event has expanded to kids of all ages by adding an adult division! Kids will be provided a cupcake and asked to best display “What I love about the Fair.” The competition heats up when the adults present 6 of their best baked cupcakes and decorate them to the theme of “Great. Big. Fun.”
3. Junior Market Hog Show
Where: Expo Barn
Come support the youth as they display the best pigs in around!
4. Barrel Bash
- When: 8am
- Where: Arena 2
If you’re a barrel rider, you won’t want to miss this event! We are hosting 2 days of barrel racing and buckles will be awarded to open winners in each division both days!
5. Brad Paisley
- When: 7:30pm
- Where: Grandstand
An accomplished American singer-songwriter and musician, Brad Paisley’s songs are frequently laced with humor and pop culture references. Recently, Paisley released Wheelhouse displaying the creative changes in the next phase of his career.