Advanced Ride Tickets:
1 strip of 10 -- $5.00(Available till Thursday morning at the businesses located below)

Carnival Ride Wrist Bands - $20 (available on Midway only)

Advanced Event Tickets:
$35 -includes Rodeo, Ranch Rodeo, Demo Derby,  Pickup Pull and gate for all four days!  (Available either at the fair office or at the businesses below till Saturday afternoon)

Advanced tickets will be available at the beginning of August:Gas Plus,  Gordy's Grill & Fill, Teal's in Lisbon, Subway &  Lisbon Oil Company Quick Stop C-Store

Expo Center Hours

9 p.m. closes
8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Exhibit  Area opens 9:30 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Exhibit  Area opens 9:30 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Exhibit  Area opens 9:30 a.m.
The Expo Center has air conditioning!
Wheelchairs are available upon request.

Ransom county fair

August 22-25, 2019

Fairgrounds, Lisbon, N.D.

Catch a ride on one of the Shuttle Carts that will be driving around the fairgrounds all 4 days!

Need a Ride??

carnival Hours

6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
4 p.m. - 11 p.m.
2 p.m. - 11 p.m.

1 p.m. - 11 p.m.

1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Wristband Ride Hours $20
(differ from regular hours of operation)

Thursday   4 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Friday        6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Saturday   1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday      1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Gate Fees (Grounds Only)

7 & under:  FREE
8 & Over: $3.00
*Saturday - Kids 17 and Under are FREE

Admission to the Events will be collected at the Event Gate before the event.

Free Parking!

 612 7th Ave West
PO Box 890
Lisbon, ND  58054
Created by Simple Wolf 
612 7th Ave West, Lisbon, ND

2019 Open class livestock, poultry and rabbit stall/pen pREREGISTRATION



 Times & Events (may vary)  

SUNDAY - August 18  

Horse Interview Judging will be held on Wednesday, August 21 from 2:30-6:30 p.m. in the West Wing

Horse Premium money WILL NOT be issued to anyone who does not interview during this time on Wednesday. 

8-8:30 a.m                                          Registration

9 a.m.                                                 4-H Horse show begins with Colt to Maturity classes
 WEDNESDAY- August 21

  2:30-6:30 p.m.                                   4-H Static Exhibit Entry & Interview Judging
  2:30-6:30 p.m.                                   4-H, FFA, Open Class Livestock Entry        
  2:30-6:30 p.m.                                   4-H & FFA Livestock and Horse Interviews
  4-6 p.m.                                             FFA Static Entry
  6-8 p.m.                                             FFA Static Judging
  6-10 p.m.                                           CARNIVAL OPEN
  7-8 p.m.                                             Open Class static entry in Expo Center. 
                                                             Does not include Cut Flowers, Culinary Arts or Fruits and Vegetable exhibits.

THURSDAY - August 22                    Gates open - Noon to 8:00 p.m.  

  7:30 a.m.                                             Rabbit Judging  (4-H, FFA, Open)  NEW PT Testing Rule 2019
  Immediately following the Rabbit show   Poultry Judging beginning with showmanship classes first (4-H, FFA, Open)

​  8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.                             Open Class Static Entry

​                                                              Entry of Open Class Rabbits & Poultry must be made by 6:30 p.m. Wednesday

  9:00 a.m.                                            Livestock weigh-in (beef, sheep, dairy, swine, goats)
                                                             Open Class entry of beef, dairy, sheep, swine and goats must be made by 6:30 p.m. Wednesday
  11:00 p.m.                                          Dairy cattle Judging with dairy goat and beef to follow.  Dairy will begin promptly at 11 a.m. and will not wait                                                               for the poultry show to finish. (4-H, FFA, Open)
  1:00 p.m.                                            Open Class Static Judging
  4-11 p.m.                                            CARNIVAL OPEN (Wristband Rides $20)

  5:00 p.m.                                            Stage Show music by
  5:30 p.m.                                            FREE Corn Feed - West Wing Awning
  7:00 p.m.                                            Sheyenne Speedway Races 
                                                             Cattleman's Club Beer Garden available - no coolers allowed
  FRIDAY - August 23                       Gates open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  Military Day - Show your Military ID and Gate admission is free
  8:00 a.m.                                            Swine Judging (4-H, FFA, Open)
  To follow  Swine show                        Sheep & Meat Goat Judging (4-H, FFA, Open)
   Noon  & 5 p.m.                                  Magic Stage Show with  - West Wing

  2:00 p.m.                                            Junior, Intermediate & Sr Overall Showmanship (4-H & FFA)
  2:00 p.m. - 11 p.m.                             CARNIVAL OPEN (Wristband Rides 6 - 11 p.m.)
  4:00 p.m.                                            Livestock Showmanship, Interview Judging  & Horse Awards (North end of cattle barn)
  4:30 p.m.                                            4-H & FFA Premium Sale (North end of cattle barn)
  7:30 p.m.                                            NDRA Rodeo - Larry Mairs Horse Arena
  Following the Rodeo event                 Spectacular Fireworks Show!
                                                             Cattleman's Club Beer Garden available - no coolers allowed
  SATURDAY - August 24                   Gates open 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
KIDS DAY- Gate admission is free to kids 17 & under
  10:00 a.m.                                         Fair Parade - Main Street, Lisbon   

  11:00 a.m.                                         Kids Money Scramble  - in the sandbox beginning with ages 0-10
  11:00 a.m.                                         Pedal Tractor Pull Registration
  11:30 a.m.                                         Pedal Tractor Pull (ages 4-10)

  12:30 p.m                                          Pie Social (Proceeds will go towards the Ransom County Hippology & Livestock Teams)

    1:00 p.m.                                         Pickup Pull
  1 p.m. - 11 p.m.                                 CARNIVAL OPEN (Wristband Rides 1-6 p.m.)

    1:30 p.m.                                         Kids Bike Giveaway

    2:00 p.m.                                         Dodge Ball Tournament (NEW)
    2:00 p.m.                                         Magic Show - West Wing

    2:30-4:30 p.m.                                           Raw Sugar will be playing

    6:30 p.m.                                        Ransom County Rodeo Queen and Princess Coronation - Larry Mairs Horse Arena

    7:00 p.m.                                         Ranch Rodeo - Larry Mairs Horse Arena
                                                            Cattleman's Club Beer Garden available - no coolers allowed

​                                                            Following the Ranch Rodeo Roadkill will be performing
  SUNDAY - August 25                       Gates open 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
   9:00 a.m.                                          Registration for Ransom County Barrel Bash 2018

  11:00 a.m.                                          Ransom County Barrel Bash - Larry Mairs Horse Arena

  11:00 - 2:00 p.m.                              Trick Your Truck In front of Expo Center  PRIZES AWARDED!
  11:00 - 3:00 p.m.                               Raw Sugar will be playing
  1:00 - 6:00 p.m.                                 CARNIVAL OPEN  (Wristband Rides $20)
  1:00 p.m.                                           Demo Derby                     Cattleman's Club Beer Garden available - no coolers allowed
  4:00 p.m.                                           Exhibit check out & Open class premium distribution