WAYNE – In just a blink of an eye, Thursday’s bull riding and bullfighting, the dual-track tractor pull on Friday and Saturday’s trio music performance closed out the 99th annual Wayne County Fair with Sunday’s Demolition Derby.
Back at the fairgrounds one more time, youth events came to an end with Ag Olympics along with the barnyard pedal pull and 4-H/FFA round robin showmanship while the horse arena was also packed for team roping.
Following a morning worship service, the Sweet Tooth Contest was held in the Wayne County Expo Center in the afternoon.
Trevor Hartman, fairboard member said there some been some phenomenal crowds.
“Had a great fair and everything’s been going on,” said Harman. “I mean sales are up, can’t beat the crowds. Had a few people get heated and stuff but we got her taken care off. Everybody is doing pretty good.”
From mods, to limited welds, 90s & newer, bonestalk, mini vans and more there was total purse of $14,350 during the demolition derby. Awards also included the hardest hit for each division along with winners.
The evening also featured an auction of wood carvings, the flag burning ceremony and kids power wheels derby.
Now, preparation will begin for the 100th Wayne County Fair.
“Well, we’ve been doing that already six months ago prior to this,” Harman added. “We got to keep up ahead of everything, so that’s how we got to do her.”
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