Harrison Stofer, left, shows a rabbit on Thursday, July 15, during the Supreme Showmanship competition at the Kosciusko County Fair as judge Terin Penrod observes. Participants who had been named master showmen for showing various animals displayed all the other animals they hadn’t been tops in showing. InkFreeNews photos by Leah Sander.
By Leah Sander
WARSAW — Youth who were already experts in displaying animals had those skills challenged on Thursday, July 15, at the Kosciusko County Fair.
Nine exhibitors who were deemed master showmen this year in the categories of poultry, rabbits, goats, dairy calf feeder steer, dairy, horse and pony, swine, beef and sheep had to show all the other animals that they hadn’t been named master showmen for displaying.
After all the rounds were completed Thursday, Cameron Zimmerman was the winner.
Others competing included: Reese Rowland, Kendra Kline, Callie Holland, Colton Martin, Tucker Curtis, Harrison Stofer, Landon Bewley and Alyssa Swanson.
During the Supreme Showmanship competition on Thursday, Tucker Curtis holds a chicken while judge Guy Studebaker takes notes.
Landon Bewley, left, faces judge Tarin Penrod during the rabbit portion of the Supreme Showmanship competition on Thursday.
Riders enjoy the dragon roller coaster on Thursday at the fair.
Eliana Long, left, laughs as Elijah Hensley poses for the camera Thursday before they took off in the balloon ride at the fair.
A rider gives a thumbs-up at the conclusion of his time on the swings at the fair.