Local Video - Clips

Presidents and Candidates with Dean Borg

Presidents and Candidates with Dean Borg

August 16, 2017 | 3 min

Dean Borg has met many presidents and presidential candidates throughout the years…same goes for Fairgoers! Here’s another State Fair Flashback!

Cowgirl Queen Contest

Cowgirl Queen Contest

August 16, 2017 | 6 min

The sparkle and excitement inside the Jacobson Exhibition Center can mean only one thing - it's time for the Cowgirl Queen Contest!

Paint at the Fair

Paint at the Fair

August 16, 2017 | 4 min

There’s a social painting class at the Fair this year - and it benefits the renovation and maintenance of our beautiful State Fairgrounds!

FFA Parade of Champions

FFA Parade of Champions

August 16, 2017 | 7 min

FFA students across the state work remarkably hard throughout the year on their projects - the reward, a parade of champions!

Rabbit Hopping

Rabbit Hopping

August 16, 2017 | 4 min

Enjoy rabbits doing some super awesome tricks.

Accordion Contest

Accordion Contest

August 16, 2017 | 3 min

Listen to the sounds of the accordion contest at Pioneer Hall

Sand Sculptures

Sand Sculptures

August 16, 2017 | 4 min

Our friend, Abby Brown, caught up with some talented sculptors and admiring fans at the sand sculpture!

Butter Sculpting with Dan Wardell

Butter Sculpting with Dan Wardell

August 16, 2017 | 3 min

IPTV Kids Clubhouse host Dan Wardell loves to encourage kids to express themselves through art - even if it’s made out of butter!

Foods Contest: Jell-o

Foods Contest: Jell-o

August 16, 2017 | 4 min

Travis Graven is always open to covering the interesting and flavorful contests at the Iowa State Fair.

DNR Activities

DNR Activities

August 16, 2017 | 4 min

There’s a building at the Fair that celebrates Iowa’s natural resources, and the folks inside love to share their knowledge with Fairgoers!

As If you were there...at the fair - Photography Salon

As If you were there...at the fair - Photography Salon

August 16, 2017 | 2 min

Here is a tour of the Photography Salon

Robocars

Robocars

August 16, 2017 | 4 min

There’s an eye-catching act strolling through the 2017 Fairgrounds - they’re part human, part car - the Robocars!

Mr. Legs Competition

Mr. Legs Competition

August 16, 2017 | 4 min

Paul Yeager has a varied skillset - sports, agriculture - but he’s hoping to master a Fair-time skill: wowing the judges at the Mr. Legs contest!

The Bandaloni with Dan Wardell

Bandaloni with Dan Wardell

August 14, 2017 | 3 min

Dan Wardell is a one man band of fun - and Bandaloni is a one man BAND. :) Put them together and it’s State Fair magic!

In the Weeds (Weed Identification Contest)

In the Weeds (Weed Identification Contest)

August 14, 2017 | 4 min

We all acknowledge that Mike Pearson knows a lot about agriculture - so let’s see how he does in a contest about one of agriculture’s arch enemies - weeds.

Multiple Multiples (Twins, Triplets & and More Contest)

Multiple Multiples (Twins, Triplets & and More Contest)

August 14, 2017 | 4 min

Abby Brown is at the Twins, Triplets and More contest to check out some sibling similarities…and disparities.

Big Animals

Big Animals

August 14, 2017 | 5 min

They’re hefty…spunky…and chunky. It’s time for a State Fair favorite - the Big Animals!

Fancy Frosting (Decorated Cakes Contest)

Fancy Frosting (Decorated Cakes Contest)

August 14, 2017 | 3 min

Intricate detail, incredible design…all in a flavorful package. It’s the Decorated Cakes contest!

Fine Arts Exhibit

Fine Arts Exhibit

August 14, 2017 | 4 min

Top artists compete in a plethora of competitions in the Fine Arts categories. Here is a portion of the awards.

FFA Swine

FFA Swine

August 14, 2017 | 3 min

The enterprising talents of Iowa’s FFA kids are showcased in the FFA Swine Show.