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
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.
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
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.
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
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
Twelve-year-old Aiden Vent, of Forest, takes part in a bubble blowing competition during the Fun with Farm Bureau event.
Several area residents display their cows during an open show in the arena at the fair Thursday.
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.
Contestants in the junior poultry show compete Friday.
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
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
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
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.
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
Cameron Shellhouse displays his grand champion ram from the open division at the Wyandot County 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.
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.
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.