Captain Claims Iowa State Fair Big Boar Title
Thursday, August 8, 2019 Des Moines, IA
“Captain,” the 3 ½ year old Crossbred bested the competition to claim the Big Boar title at the 2019 Iowa State Fair, weighing 1254 pounds.
The winning entry is owned by Bryan and Tricia Britt of Monticello.
Second place was claimed by “Brutus,” a 3 ½ year old Crossbred weighing 1188 pounds and.owned by Marv Reitema of Sioux Center,
“Slim,” the 6 year old Crossbred owned by Laurie Farms of Indianola earned third place weighing in at 1170 pounds.
The Big Boar, along with the Big Ram and Super Bull, will be on display at the Iowa State Fair in the Swine, Sheep and Cattle Barns respectively, through the end of the Fair.
About Iowa State Fair
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair, located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines, is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. How Do You Fair? Be There, August 13-23, 2020. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.