Information and entry forms for the 2016 New Haven Youth Fair can be found at

The Fair will be held Friday and Saturday, July 8-9.

Entry forms also can be picked up at a number of sites in the New Haven area, including Peoples Savings Bank, Citizens Bank, Bank of Franklin County, New Haven Farm and Feed, Seitter’s Market, and Save-A-Lot.

Completed forms can be mailed to NHCYF, P.O. Box 131, New Haven, MO 63068 or to a specific address listed on forms.

Some events require preregistration, so check the website and forms for the specific dates.

New to the Fair this year is Babaloo, who will play Saturday, July 9, at 10 a.m.

On Friday night the queen contest will begin at 7 p.m. in the American Legion parking lot.

Another big event is the car show this year. The car show will be held Saturday, July 9. Registration will take place from 8 a.m. to noon.

Judging begins at noon and ends at 3 p.m. with awards.

Participants can register the day of the show or go to for a registration form. A free T-shirt will be given to the first 25 entries.

There are several classes including stock vehicles, muscle cars, 4 by 4 trucks, Corvette, street machine, and many more. Three plaques will be awarded for each class.

Kiddie games will be featured again Saturday, July 9, at 2 p.m. All children are encouraged to attend.

The games include Nickel Scramble, Turtle Race, Hula-Hoop Contest, Bubble Gum Blowing Contest, Egg Toss, Watermelon Eating Contest, Pepsi Chugging Contest and 3-Legged Race and Tug of War.

The kiddie games will be located in the kid zone, which also will feature a petting zoo from 1 to 5 p.m., and Agri-Land and a bounce house from 1 to 7 p.m.

Additionally, there will be a Kiddie Tractor Pull. Sign up is July 9 at 11 a.m. The pull will take place at noon. Children ages 3-10 are encouraged to participate.

The Fair thanks Leroy A. Strubberg and Associates Inc. for its continuous sponsorship of the Kiddie Tractor Pull and Dennis Segelhorst and family for providing the tractors and sleds — making the pull sanctioned.

A Pig Scramble will be held Friday, July 8, at 8 p.m. Participants must be preregistered.

Participants need to check in between 5 and 7:30 p.m. A special thanks to New Haven/Berger Fire Department for their help.

The Home Economics division of the Fair will be back again this year. Participants need to be between the ages of 5 and 18.

Home economics and farm mechanic exhibits will be accepted July 9 from 8 to 10:00 a.m. The judging will take place from 10 a.m. to noon

The Youth Fair livestock judging will take place Friday and Saturday. Friday’s judging will consist of sheep, goats, rabbits, poultry, swine and bucket calves.

Saturday’s judging will include beef breeding, dairy and market steers.

Livestock entries need to be mailed by July 1. Forms are available on the Fair website and at local businesses.