Stover Fair Kids Events
Little King & Queen, Prince & Princess Contests
The Little King & Queen, Prince & Princess contests will be held Thursday night of the fair, beginning at 7 p.m. (or after the parade). The Little Prince & Princess contest is for children ages 3 and 4; the Little King and Queen contest is for children ages 5 and 6. All contestants must reside within the Morgan County R-1 School District.
Pre-registration is required. Contact Maureen Rowland at 573-377-4358 by Monday, June 14, to register your child. These events are sponsored by Stover Active Women.
The Stover Fair Baby Contest is for children ages 2 and under. This contest is not judged like the other contests. Votes are placed in jars with the contestants pictures on them. It is a penny a vote, most votes wins the contest. These jars can be found at Citizens-Farmers Bank of Stover beginning approximately two weeks before the fair. Voting ends at 3 p.m. on Friday June 18th. The winner will be announced on Saturday at 7 p.m. on the stage at Stover Legion Memorial Park. All of the contestants will receive a small gift and the overall winner will receive a prize. This event is sponsored by the Stover Chamber of Commerce. For more information, contact Maureen Rowland at 573-377-4358.
Kids Pet Parade
Where: East Shelter
The Kountry Kids 4-H Club will host the 2021 Stover Fair Kids Pet Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 19th at the east shelter in Legion Memorial Park. The contest is open to children age 12 or younger who live in Morgan County and can control their pet without help. Entries are limited to one wagon or carrier, but must not be able to escape. Mean or unruly animals will not be allowed to participate. Participants should be prepared to clean up after their pets.
This year, Categories are as follows: 1) Cutest, 2) Smallest, 3) Largest, 4) Most Unique, 5) Best Trick, and 6) Best Costume. Each category will have 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. The first place winners from each category will then compete for Best of Show. Registration will be taken the day of the pet parade. Entry forms will ask the owners name and age, parents name, and pets name and breed. For Information, call Bobbie Kroeschen at 660-221-4359
Kids Pedal Pull
Where: East Shelter
Saturday morning brings the annual Stover Fair Kids Pedal Pull. Boys and girls ages 4-10 (weighing 100 pounds or less) are eligible to participate in the pedal pull. Weigh-ins will begin at 11:30 a.m. with the pull to start at 12:00 noon. A child’s pedal tractor and weighted sled are used for the pull. This is being hosted for the 36th year by Larry, Sue, Josh and Jackie Witte. For more information, call 573-377-4251
Kids Casting Contest
Where: Basketball Court near the East Shelter
On Saturday morning, starting at 10:30 a.m., children ages 3-12 may try their skill at line casting in the hopes of taking home a prized rod and reel, donated by Edgar’s Outdoor Sports.
Children's Bicycle Giveaway
The Stover Fair Board will be giving a lucky boy and a girl each a new bicycle on Saturday, donated by Fajen’s Lumber. The drawing will be at 7:00 p.m. and the kids do not need to be present to win. Children must be ages 3 to 12 and the child must be present at the time of registering for the drawing.