Fair board holding demolition derby this weekend

Posted September 8, 2020 at 1:35 pm

As COVID-19 seemed to shut almost every event down this past summer, many events are starting to get back underway including a smaller version of the Clinton County Fair.

The Clinton County Fair Board has put together a four-day fair starting Thursday, September 10, and concluding Saturday, September 12, with the beauty pageants to be held on Saturday, October 3.

On Thursday, September 10, the fair will showcase the ATV Rodeo beginning at 7 p.m. with a five dollar admission.

On Friday, September 11, the first night of the demolition derby will be held with the second night on the following day, Saturday, September 12.

Friday night’s classes are: Youth Mini Stock, Small Car Stock, Big Car Stock and Truck/Vans.

Saturday night’s classes are: Youth Mini Stock, Small Car, and Big Car Quick Build.

The derby will start at 7 p.m. and 6 p.m. respectively with both nights having a $10 admission.

On Saturday, October 3, the Clinton County Fair will host the baby show at 10 a.m. with a $5 admission fee, followed by the Little Miss & Mister, Miss Pre-Teen, Miss Teen and Miss Clinton County Fair pageants to begin at 2 p.m.

Each pageant will start 30 minutes after the previous pageant.

All events will be subject to current and future CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 and any changes will be announced as soon as possible.

According to the Clinton County Fair Board, masks will not be required, if social distancing can be practiced. It is recommended masks be worn in lines to the restroom and the concessions.

Contact tracing will also be done at the gate upon entry.

The fair board asks for people’s names and phone numbers of all persons inside each vehicle.

Once capacity of 1,500 people have entered the fair grounds, no more tickets will be sold.