Fairground Showdown Youth Speed Challenge
April 29 and 30, 2023
Du Quoin State Fair Grounds SI Center Indoor Arena
Du Quoin, IL
Come compete with the most talented young cowboys and cowgirls on their elite equine partners at “Fairgrounds Showdown” Youth Speed Challenge. There will be one go-a-round, with the top exhibitors moving on to the championship finals. Prize money for the top five placings in each age division and event in the finals! Also, the top All Around competitors will be vying for All Around Championship Trophy saddles and All Around Reserve saddle pads for PeeWee, Junior, and Senior Divisions. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity
ENTRY PAYMENTS AT THE GATE MUST BE MADE IN CASH!
ENTRY DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED!
Email entries to email@example.com
All entries after date are subject to a $25 late fee
Click HERE for Showbill
Click HERE for Entry and Waiver
Click HERE for official Showdown Rules
All Ages are as of January 1, 2023
Senior - Ages 14-18
Junior - Ages 9-13
Peewee - Ages 8 and under
Contestants must enter all four events to be eligible for all around awards in their division.
Contestants must be in western attire and all announcements made the day of the show supersede show bill. JUDGES' DECIONS ARE FINAL.
9am start, 8-8:30 am check in both days
Saturday, April 29, 2023
Figure 8 Race
Goat Tying (Sr, Jr)
Goat Flanking (Pw)
Sunday, April 30, 2023
Same order, only taking back top 10 per event.
$60 per class - OR-
Weekend Special $200 for all four classes/division
$15 Goat fee
$15 Office Fee
All around championship trophy saddles and all around trophy saddle pads per division awarded. 60% Jackpot for each class in finals.
$15 Stall fee per night
$20 weekend clean out fee
$25 per night camping fee
For more information, contact Jacob Hamson at 618-231-8754 or Cara at 618-267-8626
NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST, STOLEN, OR DAMAGED PROPERTY. NOT RESPONSSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS/INJURIES TO HORSE, RIDER, OR SPECTATOR.
Horsemen's Council of Illinois will be taking photos at this event for use on our website and social media accounts. By your participation, you are agreeing to give HCI permission to use any photo without compensation.