Local Video - Clips

4-H and FFA Sale of Champions

4-H and FFA Sale of Champions

August 19, 2017 | 6 min

And now the big moment 4-H and FFA members have been waiting for – it’s the Sale of Champions! IPTV’s Mike Pearson brings us the excitement!

As If you were there...at the fair - Fun Forest

As If you were there...at the fair - Fun Forest

August 19, 2017 | 2 min

Here is a tour of the Fun Forest!

Bloopers

Bloopers

August 19, 2017 | 3 min

Bill Riley always delivers a great fair show for us. But even the pros make a mistake now and then!

Mutton Bustin'

Mutton Bustin'

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

It's the action-packed, if not a little scary – Mutton Bustin’! Put on your helmets and open up the gate!

Cow Chip Throwing Contest

Cow Chip Throwing Contest

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

It’s that iconic State Fair time…when people are slinging, winging, and flinging cow chips through the air right outside Pioneer Hall.

Balloon Masters with Dan Wardell

Balloon Masters with Dan Wardell

August 19, 2017 | 3 min

Our good fired Dan Wardell is hanging out with some folks enjoying a vibrantly-colored balloon masterpiece come to life!

Truck and Tractor Pull pt. 2

Truck and Tractor Pull: Part 2

August 19, 2017 | 3 min

There’s nothing like the power and might of the tractor and truck pull. Let’s head to the Grandstand to check out the action.

Quiche Me in the Morning Contest

Quiche Me in the Morning Contest

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

Paul Yeager has found a food contest that celebrates Iowa’s bed & breakfasts - with quiche!

4-H and FFA Dairy Goats

4-H and FFA Dairy Goats

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

Showing animals is a big part of the State Fair experience - and this year we’re excited to showcase the dairy goats!

Kid Joke Telling Contest

Kid Joke Telling Contest

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

Ready to smile? It’s time for some joke-telling contestants to tickle our funny bones!

A History of Camping at the Fairgrounds

A History of Camping at the Fairgrounds

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

A retrospective history of camping at the fairgrounds.

Husband Calling Contest

Husband Calling Contest

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

Modern messaging methods like texting and emailing can never compare to good old fashioned YELLING - at the husband calling contest!

Budweiser Clydesdales

Budweiser Clydesdales

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

Majestic. Gigantic. Magnificent. All words to describe the Budweiser Clydesdales. We’re fortunate to have them at the Fairgrounds this year!

Whistling Contest

Whistling Contest

August 19, 2017 | 4 min

No fancy instruments needed for this next contest - just a little hot air and some loose lips.

Horseshoes

Horseshoes

August 18, 2017 | 4 min

Some sports historians believe the game of horseshoes dates back thousands of years. Let’s meet some modern-day competitors.

4-H Llamas

4-H Llamas

August 18, 2017 | 4 min

The State Fair is chock full of kids who show all sorts of animals - even unique ones, like llamas!

Food Contest for Beginners

Food Contest for Beginners

August 18, 2017 | 3 min

There’s a brilliant reason to be brave and enter a food contest for the first time - the “beginner’s" category

Stock Dog Trials

Stock Dog Trials

August 18, 2017 | 4 min

Watch some incredible hounds herd some sheep

As If you were there...at the fair - Poultry Barn

As If you were there...at the fair - Poultry Barn

August 18, 2017 | 1 min

Here is a tour of the Poultry Barn

Auctioneer Contest

Auctioneer Contest

August 18, 2017 | 4 min

Highlights from the 2017 Iowa State Fair Auctioneer Contest.