Piscataquis Valley Fair

Dairy Show
The Fair Association recognizes and offers premiums on the following Dairy Breeds:
Milking Shorthorn Brown Swiss Guernsey
Ayrshire Jersey Holstein

Youth and Open Dairy Cattle will be shown concurrently with Youth remaining for premiums, Friday, August 24th at 10:00 A.M.

Youth Dairy Premiums
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
$16 $14 $12 $10 $8 $6

Open Dairy Premiums
  1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Class 1-7 $20 $18 $16 $14 $12 $10
Class 8-16 $32 $30 $28 $26 $24 $22
  1. Jr. Heifer calf - March 1, or over 4 months.
  2. Intermediate heifer calf - Dec. 1, 2007 to March 1, 2008.
  3. Sr. Heifer calf - Sept. 1. 2006 to Nov. 30, 2007.
  4. Jr. Yearling heifer March 1, 2007 to August 31, 2007.
  5. Sr. Yearling heifer Sept. 1, 2006 to Feb. 29, 2007.
  6. Jr. Champion Female - winner of Classes 1-5 (ribbon).
  7. Jr. Get of sire - 3 animals under 2 years old, not over 1 bull.
  8. Two year old cow - Sept, 1, 2005 to August 31, 2006.
  9. Three year old cow - Sept. 1, 2004 to August 31, 2005.
  10. Four year old cow - Sept. 1, 2003 to August 31, 2004.
  11. Aged cow - Born before Sept. 2002.
  12. Dry cow - must have freshened at least once.
  13. Sr. Champion - winners of classes 8 to 12 (Ribbon).
  14. Best of three females - any who have been bred and owned by exhibitor, limited to one entry.
  15. Get of Sire - three females over 2 years of age - the get of one sire. Must be owned by exhibitor. Limited to two entries.
  16. Produce of Dam - two females, any age, the produce of one cow.
  17. Grand Champion Female - Trophy and Ribbon.


Herdsmans Award and Trophy Sponsored by Penquis Surge, Inc. Special Awards: Elwin Dow Trophy, Lewis Roberts Trophy, William Shaw Trophy, Doran Nuite Trophy.

The milking parlor is paying $12 per 100 lbs of milk to each of the highest producing cow of each breed milked in the parlor during the fair. A trophy will be presented to each winner. There will be a $25 calf premium for calves born at the fair.

All livestock trailers must be parked in back parking lot.

Senior fitting and showmanship
1st Sarah Richards Oakhurst banner
2nd Devon Dekoschak
Intermmediate fitting and showmanship
1st Stephen Dekoschak Oakhurst banner
2nd Shelby Patten
3rd Sarrah Simpson
4th Elizabeth Richards
Junior fitting and showmanship
1st Fred Richards Jr. Oakhurst banner
2nd Logan Lizzotte
3rd Henry Patten
4th RJ Simpson
5th Luke McWilliams
6th Samantha Simpson
Novice fitting and showmanship
1st Nicole Bernardind
2nd Lee Nelson
Ayshire int. heifer calf
1st Henry Patten
Holstein int. calf
1st Sarrah Simpson
2nd Shelby Patten
3rd Logan Lizzotte
4th Stephen Dekoschak
5th Sarrah Simpson
6th Devon Dekoschak
7th Devon Dekoschak
Jersey int. calf
1st Elizabeth Richards
2nd Henry Patten
Holstein Sr. calf
1st Sarrah Simpson
2nd Steve Dekoschak
3rd Devon Dekoschak
Ayrshire Jr. yearling
1st Henry Patten
Holstein Jr. yearling
1st Devon Dekoschak
2nd Sarrah Simpson
3rd Elizabeth Richards
4th Devon Dekoschak
5th Nicole Bernardini
6th Fred Richards
Jersey jr. yearling
1st RJ Simpson
Holstein sr. yearling
1st Steve Dekoschak
2nd Devon Dekoschak
3rd Sarrah Simpson
4th Sarah Richards
5th Sarah Richards
6th Elizabeth Richards
7th Luke McWilliams
8th Sarrah Simpson
Ayrshire jr. champion
Henry Patten
Holstein jr. champion
Steve Dekoschak
Jersey jr. champion
Shelby Patten
Holstein 2 yr old
1st Shelby Patten
2nd Steve Dekoschak
3rd Sarah Richards
Holstein 3 yr old
1st Sarah Richards
Jersey 3 yr old
1st Henry Patten
Holstein dry cow
1st Sarrah Simpson
Senior champion holstein
Sarrah Simpson
Jersey sr. champion
Henry Patten
Grand champion holstein
Sarrah Simpson
Grand champion jersey
Henry Patten
Overall dairy female
Sarrah Simpson

Animal Costume Parade: Time to dress up your critter and join in the parade!! All livestock welcome to participate. Categories are: funniest, prettiest, largest critter, smallest critter, best clown, best Christmas outfit, best hobo, best beach outfit, best coordinated outfit of handler and critter, best in parade. Ribbons will be awarded and a trophy given for Best In Parade. Parade will begin in front of the milk parlor.
Obstacle course: Can you get yourself and your critter through an obstacle course faster than anyone else?? The livestock Obstacle Course will be held on Saturday in the lovestock showring. Listen for the announcement of time. Everyone welcome to participate. Trophy awarded to fastest time.


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