Even after two days of nonstop action and activities, we’re sure you’ll find something to bring you back on Sunday. Sunday Events are for families of all shapes and sizes. Enjoy the majestic heavy horses; a battle of the bands;  the adorable baby show and youth pet show. Wrap up your weekend with the crash and bang of the 2017 Demolition Derby – who will be the last to run.

Sunday Events (By Location):

On the Track:

The Heavy Horse Show – 10 am to 4:00 pm

Sunday Events Heavy Horse ShowJoin our conveners; Bob Rice, David Kemp, Winston Jibb, Ron and Carole Gethke as they oversee the heavy horse competition on our track. The opening Sunday event, has horses competing in both Line and Harness categories. For a list of the classes in each category, visit our 2017 Prize Book on pages 41 and 42.

Come cheer on the competitors and your favourite horse!


Muttin’ Bustin – 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Sunday Event Muttin' Bustin'This annual event, one of the most popular with the fans, returns to the track on Sunday. If you have a five (5) to eight (8) year old looking to compete, you’ll have a chance to earn their spot in our Facebook competition. Watch the Mitchell & District Ag Society Facebook page, between August 13 to 27th to win your child’s spot. There will be 4 winners in each age category awarded. The winner’s will be announced on our page August 28th and the parents will be contacted directly. Your child will need to have a helmet and closed toe shows to compete.

The 2017 Demolition Derby – 5:30 pm until one left running

Sunday Event Demolition DerbyThe our main Sunday Event, the demolition derby. Last year saw a great many thrills and spills and we anticipate the same will be true for 2017! Don’t miss a minute of this exciting competition.

To register your car for this year, click on the highlight here: Derby Rules.  Note that the registration for the demolition derby will be held at diamond “B” from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Pictured in the photo is our 2016 Champion Joe Clarke. Good luck to our 2017 competitors.

Ponderosa Stage:

Steph and the Road Hounds – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Sunday Event - Steph and the RoadhoundsEnjoy the musical styling of local favourites Stephanie Martin (pictured left) and the Road Hounds. With a wide array of music, there is sure to be something for every member of your family to enjoy. From Country to Blues, you’re sure to have fun.

Hear some of your favourites while the band keeps your toes tapping. Don’t be afraid to join in, clap loud and sing-a-long.


The Arena:

Ecumenical Church Service – 9:30 am

The Annual Baby Show – 11:00 am

Sunday Event Baby ShowWho can adore these beautiful children, all of whom are already winners. Meet the newest members of our community from 0 – 18 months. Who wouldn’t want to be recognized for their “chubbiest cheeks”, “biggest smile”, “loudest laugh” and many more categories. Click over to the prize book on page 46 to see about entering.

To registe-r your child, get the registration form, complete it and drop it off at Hicks House Printing in Mitchell. Have questions, contact Helen Pridham – see page 46 in prize book.

 Battle of the Bands – 1:00 pm until 5:oo pm

Sunday Event Battle of the BandsSponsored by Skyline Music studios, the Battle of the Bands is always a crowd favourite. Come out and see our areas emerging musical talents and support your favourite or new to you favourite. For details, contact Dustin at Skyline Studios to learn how to get involved.

Good luck to all of the participants!


The Pavillion on the Grounds:

The 2017 Pet Show – Starts at Noon

Sunday Event Pet ShowRegistration for this year begins at 11:30 am. The competition is open to youth 14 and under (girls and boys). We have 13 sections and you’re welcome to enter as many as you wish. Please remember that dogs must be on a leash and all other animals are well behaved (but we already know that they will because they are your pets). There is no entry fee. Check page 11 in the prize book to see the thirteen different sections this year (we’re not the least bit superstitious).  Our thanks to 2016 Ambassador Nicole Sykes for her efforts last year!