Schedule of Events

Our arena incorporates the old with the new. The bleacher seating in this facility was the original seating in the old Peoples Arena at the old fairgrounds. This building was funded in part by a $50,000 grant from the State of Tennessee Agriculture Department. During the fair, this arena is used for the livestock shows. The following is a schedule of events taking place in the arena.


5:30 PM - Commercial Heifer Show (Junior Only)
6:00 PM - Beef Cattle Show - Hereford and Charolais


5:30 PM - Junior Market Steer Show (Closed to Dyer Co. 4-H and FFA)
6:00 PM - Beef Cattle Show - Red Angus, Black Angus, and Other Breeds


5:00 PM - Registered Swine Show (Open to Juniors in West TN)
Market Hog Show to follow


(Closed show for Dyer County 4-H/FFA members)
9:00 AM - Market Hog Show
1:00 PM - Market Lamb Show
7:00 PM - Dyer County Junior Market Animal Auction/Sale


1:00 PM - Market/Breeding Goat Show (Open to Juniors in West TN)
6:00 PM - Market Lamb and Commercial Ewe Show (Open to Juniors in West TN)


3:00 PM - Wool and Woolies Review
4:00 PM - Breeding Sheep Show (Open to Juniors in West TN)

Maximum Awards for livestock shows

Beef Cattle - Jr. and Open - 7,000
Swine - Jr. and Open - 2,500
Sheep - Jr. and Open - 5,500
Goats - Jr. - 1,000