2014 Feature Attractions
IMCA Racing
July 12 and 13
KPRA Rodeo
July 15 and 16
Colorado Truck & Tractor Pullers
July 17

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Concert
July 18

Demolition Derby
July 19

Tickets & Information
2013 Ticket Outlets
Tickets can be purchased at various locations...

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2013 Fair Sponsors
Thank you to all the Ellis County Fair Sponsors

Sponsor List
Additional Information
Need assistance?  Contact the Ellis County Fair Board.

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Mutton Busting and KPRA Rodeo


Rodeo & Mutton Busting
July 15 - 16, 2014

We are excited to present the 2014 Ellis County Fair Rodeo. This year’s rodeo will highlight “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” on July 16th and “Patriotic Night” on July 17th. So break out your Pink shirts for Tuesday night and your Red, White & Blue shirts for Wednesday night, dust off your boots, grab your hat and come join us!


This year’s stock contractor will again be our friend, the tried and true J-J Rodeo Company from Lakin, KS, owned by Deke Jennings. The Ellis County Fair Rodeo will offer added prize money of $3,000.


Mutton Busting


For buckaroos that are still less than 60 pounds, we have mutton bustin. Sheep and personnel will be provided by McClain’s Mutton BustingThis will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday nights right before the rodeo.  Sign up early, at 6 p.m., in the SW corner of the rodeo grand stands (first-come basis). For additional information, please contact Justin Bolte justin_bolte@hotmail.com.





Rodeo Photography


This year the Ellis County Fair Rodeo is proud to include rodeo photography by Lone S Photography from Dodge City. 





2013 Ellis County Fair Rodeo Queen


Miss Ellis County 2012 Brook Evans

The Miss Ellis County Rodeo Pageant will begin at 8:00 AM on Saturday, July 13th at the Ellis County Fairgrounds in Hays, Kansas.


Check in is from 7:00 to 7:30 AM. The Queen Contest is for girls 15 through 21 years (as of January 1st). This year will also include a Little Miss Contest for girls 9 or younger (as of January 1st). Please see below for a complete schedule, rules and entry forms.


2013 Pageant Committee members include:


Chantelle Arnold


Becky Pokorny
785-628-6073 or 785-650-7438

Stephanie Eckroat


2013 Entry Forms, Rules, Schedule, and Additional Information


For more information, please read the Pageant Rules (PDF). You can also download/print a Pageant Entry Form(PDF), a Pageant Schedule(PDF), and Little Miss Entry Form (PDF).



Ellis County Princess Abbie Schwab