The Fair Board designates committees to take on specific tasks relating to different aspects of the organization and operation of the Montrose County Fair. Each committee consists of at least one serving Fair Board member. Members of the public may also serve on committees as deemed appropriate by the Fair Board. To volunteer to serve on a committee please email mcfairrodeo@montrosecounty.net. Committees bring plans, suggestions and recommendations to the Fair Board for approval.

Activities/Education

Devises a program of educational and entertaining activities that meet the goals and mission of the Montrose County Fair. Coordinate with other related committees as needed to ensure a cohesive schedule.

Jessica Homewood (Chair), Chuck Walker (Co-Chair)

Awards

Researches, selects and purchases awards for all fair competitors.

Kelsey Klock (Chair), Cody Brown (Co-Chair), Andrea Stone

Booth Displays

Devices and communicates a plan for the production of booths that will demonstrate the goals, values and mission of 4-H, FFA and the Monrose County Fair. Coordinates with all groups assigned to produce a booth on aspects of booth displays.

Matt Box (Co-Chair), Halli Smith (Co-Chair), Shawnita Caswell

Community Outreach

Communicates with the goals, mission, annual plan and schedule highlights for the Montrose County Fair to other local entities, the press and community. Builds and maintains appropriate relationships with community partners.

Chuck Walker (Chair), Jessica Homewood (Co-Chair), Chris Cohick

Entry

Works with the extension office, FFA staff and other appropriate stake holders to ensure that the process for competitor and exhibitor entries is efficient, transparent and timely.

Kim Wilson (Chair), Matt Box (Co-Chair), Luke Kimble

Junior Livestock Auction

Plans and executes all aspects of the Jr. Livestock Auction, helping to ensure a great experience for buyers to precipitate a successful sale.

Cody Brown (Chair), Luke Kimble (Co-Chair), Kelsey Klock, Halli Smith, Chris Cohick, Jessica Homewood

Junior Show

Coordinates all aspects of the Jr. Live Stock Show, including the safe movement and accommodation of animals and coordination of an efficient schedule.

Chuck Searcy (Chair), Luke Kimble (Co-Chair), Travis Roth, Andrea Stone

Judges

Identifies, screens and retains qualified judges and works with staff to coordinate their transportation and accommodation.

Chuck Searcy (Chair), Chris Cohick (Co-Chair), Halli Smith

Open Show

Reviews Open Show classes and rules, making updates and changes that fit with the mission and goals of the Montrose County Fair. Coordinates communication of Open show information to the public, assists with entries, displays and retaining judges.

Travis Roth (Chair), Jessica Homewood (Co-Chair), Matt Box, Kim Wilson

Royalty

Coordinates applications, selection process, programming and activities of the Montrose County fair Royalty, including appearances and visibility at the Montrose County Fair and other community events as deemed appropriate.

Luke Kimble (Chair), Jessica Homewood (Co-Chair)

Rules

Works with relevant stake holders and subject matter experts to update the Montrose County Fair rules as appropriate ensure compliance with any applicable standards for each area or species.

Chris Cohick (Chair), Chuck Searcy (Co-Chair), Tyler Wallace, Chuck Walker, Shawnita Caswell

Sponsorship

Develops and communicates Montrose County Fair sponsor deck. Approaches and works with appropriate potential sponsors.

Luke Kimble (Chair), Stoney Field

Ticketed Events

Coordinates all aspects of ticketed events. Liaises with activities and education committee and others as applicable to ensure a cohesive and efficient schedule.

Kim Wilson (Chair), Matt Box (Co-Chair), Tyler Wallace