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Iowa State Fair Videos Tagged "Hamlin"

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Fair 2008: Husband Calling and Mom Calling Contest

(Aug 22, 2008)
Fair 2008: Husband Calling and Mom Calling Contest
Strange sounds are coming out of Pioneer Hall again. The kids are calling their moms; the moms are calling their husbands; and Peter Hamlin is listening. 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Cookout Contest

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Cookout Contest
The contestants arrive early to set up their grills and prepare their tables. It's the Cookout Contest at the Iowa State Fair. It's one of Peter Hamlin's favorite contests; Peter loves to eat and talk. 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Wood Chopping Contest

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Wood Chopping Contest
It takes a sharp ax, strength, skill and very good hand eye coordination at the Wood Chopping contest. Peter Hamlin is at Pioneer Hall. 03:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: Turkey Calling Contest/Duck Calling Contest

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Turkey Calling Contest/Duck Calling Contest
At Pioneer Hall not only do contests recognize old arts and crafts, they showcase skills we still use. Hunters still call turkeys and ducks. And Peter Hamlin was there to hear them calling. 03:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: Junior Egg Rolling Contest

(Aug 13, 2008)
Fair 2008: Junior Egg Rolling Contest
Given its shape, it's really hard to "roll" an egg. You never know which way it will go. Near Heritage Village, Peter Hamlin says the kids were having an "egg-citing" time trying to roll eggs. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Mr. Legs Contest

(Aug 12, 2008)
Fair 2008: Mr. Legs Contest
The Mr. Legs contest always draws a good crowd. And Peter Hamlin is ringside for the event this year. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Youth Rooster Crowing Contest/Ladies' Chicken Calling Contest

(Aug 12, 2008)
Fair 2008: Youth Rooster Crowing Contest/Ladies' Chicken Calling Contest
Peter Hamlin is at Pioneer Hall for the Youth Rooster Crowing Contest and the Ladies' Chicken Calling Contests. They are perennial favorites. 03:30 Read More »

Fair 2008: Corn Dog Chomp

(Aug 11, 2008)
Fair 2008: Corn Dog Chomp
This year’s Fair got off to an unusual start. Fairgoers who arrived between 5:00 and 8:30 a.m. on the first day got in free. Then, about 11,000 of them then turned up at the Grandstand for the Corn Dog Chomp, when the 11,000 all... 02:30 Read More »

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