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Northern Hills Ag Fest

The Northern Hills Ag Fest, a committee of the Sturgis Chamber of Commerce, partners with the Meade County Fair to host an evening of family friendly entertainment to celebrate the agricultural members of our Sturgis Community and Meade County.  The event features a free dinner, Mutton Bustin', a Calf Scramble, Dress-A- Sheep and Dress-A-Calf Contest!

Bring the family out to enjoy an evening with us!

Little cowboys and cowgirls will get the ride of their lives on the back of a sheep during the Mutton Bustin' Contest at the Meade County Fair and Northern Hills Ag Fest!  All youth ages 4-7 (weighing no more than 60 lbs.) are eligible to participate.  There will be 2 qualitifying classes.  The first class will be made up of 4-5 year olds with the second class being ages 6-7.  Ages will be determined as of the date of the event. Head over to Pioneer Bank and Trust in Sturgis to pre-register for the event!

Mutton Bustin'

Youth ages 8-12 will pull a ribbon off of the tail of calves for a chance to win cash prizes!  The participants will be split into 2 age divisions.  The youth division will be comprised of ages 8-9 and the teen division will be ages 10-12!  Pre-register at Pioneer Bank and Trust or sign up the day of the event.

Calf Scramble

Local businesses and organizations will attempt to dress a calf with pants, shirt, boots and a hat!  A calcutta will be held before the event starts so make sure to come out and support your favorite team! Teams can pre- register by submitting their a registration form to Pioneer Bank and Trust prior to the event.  Entries also accepted the day of.


Pre-Register for all NHAF events at the Sturgis location of

1020 Lazelle Street, Sturgis, SD 57785

Much like the Dress-A-Calf contest, youth will dress a sheep in a shirt, pants, hat and shoes/ boots!  The first 3 teams across the finish line will win cash prizes, up to $100!  This activity is for youth ages 13-17 years of age.

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