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Fair Board

The Fair Board strives to make the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo the premier annual community event in Douglas County by bringing together the best of Rural Heritage, Agriculture, Western Sports, Youth & Adult Exhibits and Quality Entertainment.

The Douglas County Fair Board is responsible for overseeing the annual Douglas County Fair & Rodeo. This volunteer group manages and organizes several functions necessary to continue the historical event that is the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo!

The Fair Board is made up of 6 CommitTees:

  • Entertainment
  • Guest Services
  • Livestock Sale
  • Marketing
  • Rodeo
  • Show Management

The Douglas County Fair Board and Fairgrounds Staff work together all year to to oversee and coordinate various elements of the Fair & Rodeo including Marketing, Sponsorships, 4-H support, Livestock & Horse shows, Entertainment and Rodeo Performances.

Fair Board Meeting Schedule


Entertainment- Oversees the Marketplace, Attractions, Walk-Around & Musical Entertainment for the Fair & Rodeo

Guest Services - Oversees the volunteer program to help recruit and train volunteers who serve as information booth ambassadors, greeters, ticket takers, and any of the other job necessary to make the fair a success!

Livestock Sale - Oversees all aspects of the Junior Livestock Sale from the Exhibitors to the Animals to the Buyers. The 2018 Livestock Sale totaled $461,108!

Marketing- Oversees overall marketing for the Fair & Rodeo in addition to managing sponsorship opportunities for the Fair & Rodeo

Rodeo- Oversees the Hometown Rodeo, Mutton Bustin, the PRCA events, Xtreme Bulls, Beyond the Dirt and other Rodeo related matters and events

Show Management- Oversees the 4-H Shows (which includes the Livestock, Horse, Dog, Cat, Llama, and General Projects) Open Shows, Superintendents, Judges and any other competitive classes or shows.

Associate Members

Barry Borges
Nick Candelaria
Matt Coyle Darlene Craven
Jessica Greene John Holst
Chayce Lutz
Laura Martin
Scott McHenry Kyle Moore
Anneliese Phippen
Patti Russel

Dick Sabulsky


Todd Spencer

Rob Tkach
John Woodrick
Phillip Woodrick

Fair Board Directors

Dean Elliott Dean Elliott Fair Board Chair
Pam Spradlin Pam Spradlin Secretary
Scott Candelaria Scott Candelaria Vice Chair
Wes Jacobs Wes Jacobs Treasurer
Arlie Gordon Arlie Gordon Director
Jack Orr Jack Orr Director
Shawn McWhorter Shawn McWhorter Director
Hayden Schmidt Hayden Schmidt Director
Gabe Ryan Gabe Ryan Director
John Anderson John Anderson Director
Monty Anderson Monty Anderson Director
Sarah Fischer Sarah Fischer Director

Directors Not Pictured

Jennifer Foss
Tom Harris
Benjamin Alderton

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