NOW: 8am-8pm - 4-H/FFA Expo Hall & Food Stand openSOON: 10am - 4-H/FFA Other Animal entry and check-inSOON: 10:30am - 4-H/FFA Other Animal Show (following Cat Show)SOON: 11am - HARNESS RACING

2017 Wolken Dental Barbecue Contest

Sunday July 23
$3,000 Cash Prizes
Plus Trophies & Commodity Certificates

West of Berndes Center (Location same as last year)

Judging from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. • Awards Following


1:00 p.m. – Burgers
1:30 p.m. – * Chicken
2:00 p.m. – * Pork Loin
2:30 p.m. – * Beef Ribs
3:00 p.m. – * Pork Ribs
3:30 p.m. – Pizza
4:00 p.m. – ** Wolken Family Bean Contest
4:30 p.m. – * Brisket
Each category pays:
1st Place: $150
2nd Place: $100
3rd Place: $ 50

Each Category Pays
1st Place $150         2nd Place $100         3rd Place $50        
Overall: $200 & Trophy


Click Here for more Contest Information (PDF)


We are now a Sanctioned Iowa Backyard BBQ Contest!

$10 Entry Fee Per Category (Bean Contest free with any paid BBQ entry)
For Grand Champion Honors you must cook in all 5 (*) Categories
** $250 Payout - 1st Place Only (Bean Contest).
Early Registration Encouraged

For more information call or text
Kevin Miller – 319-480-5555
or visit Wolken Dental BBQ Facebook Page

NEW THIS YEAR! - Kids BBQ Contest

(Ages 15 and Under)
SPONSORED BY: Family Chiropractic - Dr. Emily Recker
Theisens Home Farm & Auto
Bulicek's Landing, Delhi

Categories & Judging Times - $5 Entry Fee Per Category

Each team that enters both categories will receive a FREE CHARCOAL GRILL (while supplies last)

12:00 p.m. – Build A Burger 12:30 p.m. – Loin Chops

Each category pays: 1st Place: $50         2nd Place: $25

Food safety & BBQ Workshop will be presented at 11:00 AM

Thanks to Our Sponsors:
• Wolken Dental
• The Grill Works - Marion


Gate Admission

Daily Gate Admission: $10
Season Gate Admission: $33

Gate admission can be purchased at the gates. Before the fair season gate admission can be purchased at the fair office or the banks of Jones County. During the fair season gate admissions can be purchased at the gates. Gate admission is not included in the cost of an event ticket. Children 10 years of age and under get free gate admission.


Gate Policies

• Bags Subject to Search

• No Coolers Allowed

• No Pets Allowed on Grounds


Handicapped Seating

Call the Fair Office at 319-465-3275 for Information and Availability of Handicapped seating.

Contact Us:

Fair Week Office Hours:
8AM-8PM (Wed-Sat)
8AM-7PM (Sunday)
Phone: 319-465-3275
Fax: 319-465-6726
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