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Festivities continue at 162nd Wyandot County Fair

Area residents find plenty to do at 162nd Wyandot Co. Fair in Upper Sandusky.

Fun with Farm Bureau

Fun with Farm Bureau

Dozens of children race to see who can hammer a nail into a piece of wood in the fastest time Friday afternoon as part of the Fun with Farm Bureau event at the Wyandot County Fair. The event also included sack races, a bell toss and bumble gum blowing, frog jumping and crosscut sawing competitions.

Tie 'em down

Tie ‘em down

A participant in a tie down roping event wrangles a calf during the Broken Horn rodeo Friday night at the Wyandot County Fair. The event was sponsored by the International Professional Rodeo Association.

Sawing contest

Sawing contest

Cheryl Thiel (left) and Chelle Thiel work together in a crosscut sawing competition Friday at the fair. It was one of several activities available during the Fun with Farm Bureau event.

Showman of Showmen

Showman of Showmen

Ten contestants competed for the title of Showman of Showmen at the Wyandot County Fair on Friday. To qualify, each contestant won a senior showman championship for a species represented at the fair. Jake Walter took the title while representing Riverdale FFA, and Anthony Blair, of Carey Boys 4-H club, won second place. The other contestants were Keaton Cunningham, River Round Up 4-H club; Zach Alvater, The Challengers 4-H club; Emma Stober, Kids Got the Spirit 4-H club; Ashton Frey, Town N Country 4-H club; Jonathon Lewis, Wrangler Kids 4-H club; Maria Shane, Country Buckeyes 4-H club; Rachael Herring, River Round Up; and Christy Wickiser, Carey Boys.

Girl power

Girl power

Three-year-old Leah Hill pedals her way toward the finish line during the National Kiddy Tractor Pullers Association event Friday at the Wyandot County Fair. She is a daughter of Justine McMillan, of Upper Sandusky, and Kyle Hill, of Carey.

Kiddy tractor pull

Kiddy tractor pull

Four-year-old Clayton Bowen competes in the National Kiddy Tractor Pullers Association event Friday at the Wyandot County Fair. He is a son of Cheryl and Matthew Bowen, of Upper Sandusky.

Bubble blowing contest

Bubble blowing contest

Twelve-year-old Aiden Vent, of Forest, takes part in a bubble blowing competition during the Fun with Farm Bureau event.

Showing cattle

Showing cattle

Several area residents display their cows during an open show in the arena at the fair Thursday.

Rides

Rides

Cousins (from left) Coen Steinmetz, 7, of Tiffin, Caiden Scott, 7, of Carey, and Maison Steinmetz, 8, of Tiffin, enjoy a music ride Thursday at the Wyandot County Fair.

Poultry show

Poultry show

Contestants in the junior poultry show compete Friday.

Poultry judging

Poultry judging

Judge Bryan Crapo (left), an agriculture education teacher at Seneca East High School, talks to Anthony Zender about his poultry project at the Wyandot County Fair.

Sittin' in a tractor

Sittin’ in a tractor

Three-year-old Isabella Norris, of Nevada, takes a seat in a tractor Friday at the Wyandot County Fair. The fair continues through Sunday with a large variety of tractors and other farm equipment on display as area residents have an opportunity to get a close view of the equipment.

Arts and crafts

Arts and crafts

Abbigail Ward, 4, of Tiffin, looks at projects in the arts building Wednesday at the Wyandot County Fair. There were many entries in the fair this year and area residents still have today and Sunday to visit the 162nd fair in Upper Sandusky.

Practice makes perfect

Practice makes perfect

Alyssa Tackett, 9, of Mount Blanchard, walks Neesha, an Arabian horse, in the practice ring near the horse arena at the Wyandot County Fair on Friday.

Apple days

Apple days

Upper Sandusky FFA members and visitors talk near the county FFA building Friday at the Wyandot County Fair. The FFA chapter held “Apple Days” on Thursday and Friday at the fair, with a goal to give away 500 apples per day.

Grand champion ram

Grand champion ram

Cameron Shellhouse displays his grand champion ram from the open division at the Wyandot County Fair.

Fairhaven residents visit fair

Fairhaven residents visit fair

Fairhaven administrator Jeff Orlowski (right) pushes Charles Hardgrow, a resident of the Upper Sandusky nursing facility, in the pony barn at the Wyandot County Fair on Friday.

Grand champion

Grand champion

Ashley Ohl won reserve grand champion for her market chickens and grand champion for her breeding poultry during the poultry show Friday at the Wyandot County Fair. She also won best of show overall in the open division for her buff brahma.

Reserve champion

Reserve champion

Megan Ohl, who is this year’s Wyandot County Fair poultry princess, won reserve grand champion for her breeding poultry and grand champion for her water fowl in the open division of the poultry show Friday at the fair.

Fun with Farm BureauTie 'em downSawing contestShowman of ShowmenGirl powerKiddy tractor pullBubble blowing contestShowing cattleRidesPoultry showPoultry judgingSittin' in a tractorArts and craftsPractice makes perfectApple daysGrand champion ramFairhaven residents visit fairGrand championReserve champion

DC-U photos by Alissa Paolella and Chanda Neely

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