Events at Fairgrounds

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Friday, January 7, 2022

5:00 p.m.   Gates Open - Carnival, Craft Vendors and Food Booths

                  No Admission Fee on Friday

               

10:00 p.m.   Gates Close - Carnival, Craft Vendors and Food Booths

Saturday, January 8, 2022

6:30 a.m.    Cooks Allowed into Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Area

7:00 a.m.     Fur Festival 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk - Late Registration

9:00-4:00    Antique Vehicles Showcase - Free Admission

9:00 a.m.     Gates Open - Burton Complex 

Admission        $15.00 per person/Children 12 & Under Free

                   Gumbo Cook Off - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena

                   Craft/Vendor Booths - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena

                   Carnival Opens - Burton Complex

 

9:30 a.m.     Muskrat and Nutria Skinning - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Area

                   Trap Setting Competition - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Area

                   Oyster Shucking Competition - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Area

 

10:00 a.m.   Kid Master Race Registration

10:30 a.m.   Kid Master Oyster Race and Master Fishing Race

                   Group 1(Ages 6-8 years old) Group 2 (Ages 9-11)

 

MASTER FISHERMAN
Group 1 (Ages 6-8 years old)     
Group 2 (Ages 9-11 years old) 
Rules
Each fisherman must start in a sitting position in the chair. When whistle blows, you must put on raincoat, boots and gloves. 
Next, run behind boat and cull (or pick) out only fish from the shrimp. You can not pick up shrimp along with the fish. ONLY FISH!
The fisherman with the most fish in the basket in 1-minute wins. 

 

MASTER SHRIMPER RACE
Group 1 (Ages 6-8 years old)     
Group 2 (Ages 9-11 years old) 
Rules
Each fisherman must start in a sitting position in the chair. When whistle blows, you must put on raincoat, boots and gloves. 
Next, run behind boat and cull (or pick) out only shrimp. For every fish in basket you will get a ½ point taken away from final score. ONLY SHRIMP!
The fisherman with the most SHRIMP in the basket in 1-minute wins. 

 

 

10:30 a.m.  Gumbo Cook-Off Judging - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena

12:30 p.m.  Gumbo Cook-Off Awards - Burton Coliseum

 

1:00-3:00    Junior Lacrosse (Entertainment) - Burton Coliseum

 

3:00 p.m.    Duck and Goose Calling Competition - LSU AgCenter Office (Next to Burton)

3:00 - 5:00  Steel Shot (Entertainment) 

5:00-5:30    Presentation of Festival Royalty, Maryland Delegation, Festival Officials

5:30-7:30    Geno Delafose & the French Rockin' Boogie (Entertainment)

7:30-9:30    Beau Young Band (Entertainment)

9:30-11:30  Wayne Toups (Entertainment)