Austin County Fair 2021

Austin County Fair 2021Austin County Fair 2021: The world famous county fair and professional rodeo at Austin County Fair in Bellville, TX is happening October 8-17th, 2021! Come join the fun! All for the kids and scholarships.

Find the schedule of events below. For more information visit their website. For any and all livestock questions or supplies visit your local Steinhauser’s!

2021 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3RD
Lil’ Wrangler Photo Contest – Display on Expo Building Front Porch available for pictures

MONDAY, OCTOBER 4TH
5:00 p.m. Lil’ Wrangler Photo Contest – Photos and entry forms due to fair office

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3RD
9:00 a.m. Container Plant Competition – CW Brandes Entertainment Center
10:00 a.m. Miniscape Competition – CW Brandes Entertainment Center

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7th
8:00 a.m. Jr Floral Design/Sr Fair Cup/Mandatory Pre-Event Meeting – Austin County
Fair Convention & Expo Center
1:00 p.m. Jr Fair Cup/Sr Floral Design/Mandatory Pre-Event Meeting – Austin County
Fair Convention and Expo Building

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8TH
Free!!!
8:00 a.m. Hay Contest/Hay Judging/Continuing Education/Hay Contest Testing &
Plant ID/Luncheon – American Legion Hall, Commercial Bldg 2, 1927 Club &
CW Brandes Entertainment Center
BBQ Cook-off teams start moving in – Cook-off grounds
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Ag Adventures — Educational Building
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Champion Drive Livestock Show – Livestock Barn
Noon Champion Drive Luncheon — Austin County Fair Convention and Expo
Building
7:00 p.m. Margarita Contest – Turnverein
8:00 p.m. Chef’s Choice Contest – Turnverein

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9TH
Day Ticket $20 After 5:00 p.m.

Ticket Booths #1A & #2A Open at 8:00 a.m. Gate #3A Open at 5:00 p.m.
#1 Open for Parking at 8:00 a.m.
#2 Open for Parking at 8:00 a.m.; Gate #3 Open for Parking at 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. Chief Cooks meeting – Turnverein
Move-In for Bucket Calf Show – Livestock Barn
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Ag Adventures — Educational Building
8:30 a.m. Registration for 5K Stampede – Gate #2 (Cook-off grounds)
9:00 a.m. Bucket Calf Show – Livestock Barn
Market & Breeding Rabbits move in, sifted and judged – Luhn Barn
5K Stampede begins
9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Country Store Open
9:00 a.m. Little Miss/Mister Contest – Austin County Fair Convention and Expo Building
Followed by Jr. Miss/Mister Contest
Followed by Jr. Fair Queen Contest
Noon Home Brew Judging Begins – 1927 Club
5:00 p.m. Separate Admission Charges Start
Queen’s Contest – Austin County Fair Convention & Expo Center
Tap Wall – Beer Barn
6:00 p.m. Mutton Bustin’ Registration – Koerth Arena
7:00 p.m. Mutton Bustin’ – Koerth Arena
1927 Club Open
7:30 p.m. Bull Riding – Koerth Arena
9:00 p.m. PECOS & THE ROOFTOPS – CW Brandes Entertainment Center
11:00 p.m. KOLBY COOPER – CW Brandes Entertainment Center

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10TH
Free!!!
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Ag Adventures — Educational Building
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Market Turkeys move in, sifted and judged – Luhn Barn
10:00 a.m. BBQ Cook-off teams move out
Ranch Rodeo — Koerth Arena
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Market Broilers move in, sifted and judged – Luhn Barn
Scramble Boards Up – Livestock Barn

MONDAY, OCTOBER 11th
Free!!!
6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Halter & Scramble Heifer move in, weighed & sifted at scales – Livestock Barn
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Ag Adventures — Educational Building
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Home Economics (HE) & Flower Show Exhibit Entries accepted for all
departments in the Austin County Fair Convention & Expo Center
3:00 p.m. Ag Mechanics move in – Old Tennis Courts
4:00 p.m. Ag Mechanics judging begins – Old Tennis Courts
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Market Goats move in and officially weighed and sifted at
scales. SIFTED GOATS MUST MOVE OUT
7:00 p.m. Team Roping – Koerth Arena (Austin County Residents Only)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12th
Day Rate/Season Pass Valid All Day
Ticket Booths #1A & #2A Open at 7:00 a.m.
Gate #1 Open for Parking at 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Gate #2 Open for Parking at 7:00 a.m.
Open Gate #3 at 4:00 a.m.
Commercial Exhibits, Carnival and Concessionaires move in
6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Market Swine move in. Officially weighed, sifted and penned – Livestock Barn
6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Commercial Pen of Heifers Move In through Gate 3 — Pens
8:00 a.m. Mandatory Market Goat meeting with judging following in the Harold Luhn
Livestock Barn
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Ag Adventures — Educational Building
10:00 a.m. Judging of all HE exhibits — Austin County Fair Convention & Expo Center
CLOSED DURING JUDGING
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Country Store Open
11:00 a.m. Judging of Halter Heifers in Livestock Arena
NON-SELLING HALTER HEIFERS MUST MOVE OUT
Followed by Judging of Scramble Heifers in Livestock Arena
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Market Lambs move in and officially weighed and sifted at
scales. SIFTED LAMBS MUST MOVE OUT
4:00 p.m.– 6:00 p.m. Market Steers, move in, weighed and sifted at scales — Livestock Barn
7:00 p.m. 4-D Barrel Racing – Koerth Arena

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13TH
School Pride Day – Wear your school colors
Sr. Citizen Tickets $6.00 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Day Rate/Season Pass Valid All Day
Ticket Booth #1A Open at 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Gate #1 Open for Parking at 7:00 a.m.
Ticket Booth #2A & #3A Open at 4:00 p.m.
Gate #2 & Gate #3 Open for Parking at 4:00 p.m.
$5.00 off with coupon for adult day ticket when purchased at gate.
(Does not apply to season passes, child or sr. citizen tickets or online tickets.)
Lil’ Wrangler Photo Contest – Results posted in Expo Building
8:00 a.m. Petting Zoo opens
8:00 a.m. Commercial Pen of Heifers evaluations – Pens & American Legion Building
Mandatory Market Lambs meeting with judging following in the Harold Luhn
Livestock Barn
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Ag Adventures — Educational Building
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Horses move in – Horse Barn
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Country Store Open — Austin County Fair Convention & Expo Center
Family Square Open
11:00 a.m. Judging of Market Steer in Livestock Arena
NON-SELLING MARKET STEERS MUST MOVE OUT
2:00 p.m. Vendor Decorating & Cook-off Contest
4:00 p.m. Trail Riders arrive at Austin County Fairgrounds
Carnival Opens
5:00 p.m. Judging of Market Swine in the Livestock Arena
6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Carnival Armband Special – $35.00
4:00 p.m. PRCA Rodeo Slack – Koerth Arena

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14TH
Armed Forces Day — $5.00 off if in uniform or w/military ID
(Does not apply to season passes, child or sr. citizen tickets or online tickets.)
Gates Open at 9:00 a.m.
All Austin County School Admitted Free Until 5:00 p.m.
Day Ticket $20 After 5:00 p.m.
All Ticket Booths #Open 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
All Gates Open for Parking at 8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Ag Adventures — Educational Building
10:00 a.m. Parade Begins
Petting Zoo opens
11:00 a.m. Parade arrives at the Austin County Fairgrounds
Carnival Opens – Armband Special (11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) $5.00 off Armband
with coupon
Family Square Open
11:00 a.m – 6:00 p.m. Mommy & Me – Behind the Turnverein & the Educational Building
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Country Store Open — Austin County Fair Convention & Expo Center
11:30 a.m. Pen of Heifer Awards – Livestock Barn
Noon AUSTIN COUNTY BANDS – CW Brandes Entertainment Center
Red Bulls – Beer Barn
1:00 p.m. Lamb & Goat Skillathon in Luhn Barn
Lil Wrangler Rodeo Registration – Livestock Barn
2:00 p.m. Lil’ Wrangler Rodeo – Livestock Barn
Judging of Horses – Koerth Arena
Beef Skillathon in Commercial Exhibit Building
3:30 p.m. Swine Skillathon in Commercial Exhibit Building
4:00 p.m. Shuttles Start
5:00 p.m. Separate Admission Charges Start
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Korean War Veterans in the American Legion Building Prior to Rodeo
6:00 p.m. – Close Carnival – Armband Special – $5.00 off wristband with coupon
7:00 p.m. 1927 Club Open
Comedy Hypnotist Michael Mezmer – Small Stage
7:30 p.m. PRCA Championship Rodeo – Koerth Arena
8:00 p.m. CHAD COOKE BAND – CW Brandes Entertainment Center
9:00 p.m. Comedy Hypnotist Michael Mezmer – Small Stage
10:15 p.m. MARK CHESNUTT – CW Brandes Entertainment Center

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15TH
Tough Enough to Wear Pink – ACFA gives $1.00 American Cancer Society for every Pink
Ribbon given out at gates to someone wearing Pink
Gates Open at 9:00 a.m.
Day Ticket $20 After 5:00 p.m.
All Ticket Booths #Open at 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
All Gates Open for Parking at 8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Ag Adventures — Educational Building
10:00 a.m. Petting Zoo opens
Family Square — Open
10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Country Store Open — Austin County Fair Convention & Expo Center
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Youth Auction Sale Buyers Appreciation Dinner – Turnverein
11:30 a.m. Memorial Dedications
NOON YOUTH LIVESTOCK AUCTION SALE
1:00 p.m – 6:00 p.m. Mommy & Me – Behind the Turnverein & the Educational Building
3:00 p.m. Carnival Opens
4:00 p.m. Shuttles Start
5:00 p.m. Separate Admission Charges Start
7:00 p.m. Comedy Hypnotist Michael Mezmer – Small Stage
1927 Club Open
7:30 p.m. PRCA Championship Rodeo – Koerth Arena
8:00 p.m. JON STORK — CW Brandes Entertainment Center
9:00 p.m. Comedy Hypnotist Michael Mezmer – Small Stage
10:00 p.m. DOS BARRACHOS (Kevin Fowler & Roger Creager)
— CW Brandes Entertainment Center

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16TH
4-H Day – Wear Green to Show Support for Austin County 4H
Day Ticket $20 After 5:00 p.m.
All Ticket Booths #Open at Noon to Midnight
All Gates Open for Parking at 8:00 a.m.
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Registration for Livestock Judging Contest – CW Brandes Entertainment Center
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Ag Adventures — Educational Building
9:00 a.m. Livestock Judging Contest begins
Tractor Technician Contest – American Legion, Turnverein & Commercial
Bldg. #2
Bloody Mary Contest begins — Austin County Fair Convention & Expo Center
10:00 a.m. Petting Zoo opens
Family Square — Open
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Country Fair Auction Buyer Luncheon Appreciation Dinner — Turnverein
11:30 a.m. Pen of Heifer Awards
12:30 p.m. Livestock Judging Results – CW Brandes Entertainment Center
Followed by Herdsman / Good Housekeeping Awards
Followed by Skillathon Awards
Noon – 10:00 p.m. Country Store Open — Austin County Fair Convention & Expo Center
1:00 p.m. COUNTRY FAIR AUCTION
Carnival Opens
1:00 p.m – 6:00 p.m. Mommy & Me – Behind the Turnverein & the Educational Building
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Jerry Moreno Band in the Beer Barn
5:00 p.m. Shuttles Start
5:00 p.m. Separate Admission Charges Start
5:30 p.m. Scramble Heifer Reception – American Legion Hall
7:00 p.m. Comedy Hypnotist Michael Mezmer – Small Stage
1927 Club Open
7:30 p.m. PRCA Championship Rodeo – Koerth Arena
Calf Scramble – Koerth Arena
9:00 p.m. TYLER McCOLLUM – CW Brandes Entertainment Center
Comedy Hypnotist Michael Mezmer – Expo Center
11:00 p.m. AARON WATSON – CW Brandes Entertainment Center

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17TH
FREE!!!
Beer Barn Band – Lost Cause
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Ag Adventures — Educational Building
10:00 a.m. Petting Zoo opens
10:00 a.m. Poultry and Rabbits move out
11:00 a.m. Cattle, Swine, Lambs, Goats and Horses move out
Family Square — Open
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Country Store Open
Release of all Home Economic exhibits
Awarding of Home Economic Prize Money in the ACF Convention & Expo
Center
Noon – 2:00 p.m. Photos for Home Economics Grand/Reserve Grand Champions and High
Point/Trophy Winners in ACF Convention & Expo Center
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Wine Down the Fair Homemade Wine Show Entry Registration – American
Legion Hall
1:00 p.m. Carnival Opens – Armband Special (1:00 – 5:00 p.m.)
($5.00 DISCOUNT off armband with two (2) canned goods to be collected by
Food Pantry volunteers at Midway Ticket Booths)
Pet Show
Followed by Parade Winner Awards & Pictures in the ACF Convention & Expo Center
1:30 p.m. Wine Down the Fair Homemade Wine Show Judging Begins – American
Legion Hall
2:00 p.m. Children’s Tractor Pull Registration
2:30 p.m. Children’s Tractor Pull begins
Immediately after judging Wine Show – open to entrants & public
and Expo Center
6:00 p.m. Fairgrounds Close

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