The Linn County Fair

Bacon Buddies at the Linn County Fair

Location: Linn County Fairgrounds
Time: 1:00 PM to 1:00 PM
201 Central City Rd
Central City, Iowa

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Date: Thursday, June 27 2024

Back for the third year, Bacon Buddies will enter the Show Arena on Thursday, June 27 at 1 PM. We are now accepting applications for participants and mentors!

Please go to our website to apply:
WHO: Persons with an intellectual and/or developmental disability, ages 6th grade - 12th grade school year (must be currently enrolled or nearing completion of 6th grade year). Each participant will be paired with a youth exhibitor.
We are also looking for mentors: 4-H and FFA Members will be partnered with participants to teach them about exhibiting a pig.
WHAT: Bacon Buddies® participants will have the opportunity to experience showing a pig. The judge will assess how the mentors, participant, and pig work together as a cohesive unit.
WHERE: The Linn County Fairgrounds
Swine Arena
201 Central City Rd
Central City, IA 5221