Dog agility and showmanship winners

Hitt Mountain Livestock 4-H club member Grayson Waggoner took his dog off leash through Saturday’s agility competition at Weiser City Park. With a large number of spectators in attendance, the competition kicked off this week’s 2023 Washington County Fair. There were 23 4-H dog handlers competing, including seven in the Cloverbuds division. The fair continues through Saturday, concluding with the livestock sale, parade and final show of this year’s Cambridge rodeo. Photo by Nancy Grindstaff

21st Century Farm Kids’ Michael Sprinkel is pictured during Saturday’s Dog Agility competition in the starters class with his German shepherd on the A-frame obstacle.

After a fun morning of running their dogs through the Washington County Fair Dog Agility competition at Weiser City Park, Cloverbuds Ryder Erickson and Liam Inwards compared notes. Along with five others in their age group, the boys had just finished a rally division in the day’s activities. Photo by Nancy Grindstaff

It’s a busy week in Cambridge with the Washington County Fair going on until Saturday, Aug. 5. The market livestock sale will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the sale barn.

Open exhibits have been entered, 4-H and FFA members are showing their projects. Come out for a fun and enjoyable day and support the county’s local youth.

On Saturday, July 29, the dog agility competition was held in Weiser City Park with a large crowd in attendance.

Winners in the dog showmanship division were: 4-H senior dog showman, Eleanor Sprinkel; 4-H intermediate dog showman, Madalyn Reynolds; 4-H junior dog showman, Adri Folke; 4-H Champion Dog Showman, Eleanor Rowe and 4-H reserve champion dog showman, Megan Ward.

In the dog agility competition Eileen Rowe was the winner in the 4-H starter dog agility and William Reynolds took the 4-H beginner dog ability.

Eleanor Sprinkel took top honors in the 4-H rally obedience novice A; Eileen Rowe was first in the 4-H Rally obedience novice B and Megan Ward took in the 4-H rally obedience intermediate.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, August 2
8 a.m.-8 p.m. - Exhibit Hall open
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. - Open Class Judging
7:45 a.m. Swine Show Orientation - In Sale Barn.
8 a.m.  Swine Show
1:45 p.m. Goat Show Orientation
2 p.m. (approx. after Swine Show) Goat Show 
4 p.m. Peewee Goat Show, Llama Show
 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. - Judging of all open class entries. 
7:30 p.m. Beef Weigh-in.
6:30 p.m. 4-H Style Revue, FCS/Misc. Awards.
Thursday, August 3
8 a.m.-10 p.m. Exhibit Hall open.
7:45 a.m. Sheep show orientation - In Sale Barn.
8 a.m. Sheep Show, Peewee Sheep Show.
3 p.m. (Approx.) Dairy Cattle Show.
3:45 p.m. Breeding Beef Show Orientation
4 p.m. Breeding Beef Show
7:30 p.m. Rodeo. FREE night.
Friday, August 4
8 a.m.-10 p.m. Exhibit Hall open
7:45 a.m. Beef Show Orientation
8 a.m. Beef Show.
3 p.m. Small Animal Round Robin.
7:30 p.m. Rodeo.
Saturday, August 5
8 a.m.-10 p.m. Exhibit Hall open.
9 a.m.-11 a.m. Large Animal Round Robin Show (FFA followed by 4-H).
10 a.m. to noon 4-H and FFA Sweatshirt orders at the Exhibit Hall.
12 p.m. Sale office opens.
1 p.m.-4 p.m. 4-H Crafts
1 p.m. 4-H & FFA Market Livestock Sale. 
6 p.m. Parade.
7:30 p.m. Rodeo.
Sunday, August 6
10 a.m.-11 a.m. Exhibit Hall open for 4-H and FFA exhibit check-out. Premiums will be available for 4-H and FFA members and families.  
(No open class entries can be released on Sunday)
 10 a.m. to noon Livestock Check-out and stall cleaning. Please no kids or parents before 10 a.m., unless contacted by the superintendent.
 Monday, August 7
Noon - 7 p.m. Pick Up Premiums And Exhibits For All Open Class Entries.


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