Special Events Schedule

Special Events

DuQuoin State Fair Little,
Junior, & Pre-teen Miss Contest
Tuesday, Aug 24
Twilight ParadeFriday Aug 276:00 p.m.
​High School Marching
Band Contest
Friday Aug 276:00 p.m.
Pigtail/Ponytail ContestSaturday, Aug 28NoonEntertainment Tent
Smile ContestSaturday, Aug 28      1:00 p.m.Entertainment Tent
Beard ContestSaturday, Aug 285:00 p.m.Beer Tent
Quarterback ChallengeSunday, Aug 291:00 p.m.North of VIP Tent
Not so Newlywed ShowSunday, Aug 295:00 p.m.Expo Hall
FFA Farmyard FolliesMonday Aug 304:30 p.m.
Heartland Coca-Cola 
covered Horse Arena
Susan Boswell Memorial SunshineTuesday Aug 318 a.m - 3 p.m. VIP TENT 1 
Decorated Diaper Saturday Sept 41:00 p.m. Expo Hall 
Diaper DerbySaturday Sept 41:00 p.m. Expo Hall 
Duct tape ChallengeSaturday Sept 42:00 p.m. Expo Hall 
Lip Sync BattleSaturday Sept 47:30 p.m. Entertainment Tent
Pedal Pull CompetitionSunday, Sep 51:00 p.m.Expo Hall
Back Seat Driving ContestSunday, Sep 53:00 p.m.
Special Events Area
Talent ContestSunday, Sep 57:00 p.m.Entertainment Tent
Washer TournamentMonday, Sept 6NoonBeer Tent 
Cornhole TournamentMonday, Sept 62:30 p.m.Beer Tent

Special Events Photo Contest

Kids of Personality
Parent/Child Look Alike Picture Contest
Pet Photo Contest
Pet/Owner Look Alike Picture Contest
Recreate Picture Contest

All pictures should be delivered to the Expo Hall. You can find out the winners on the first night of the fair in the Expo Hall