Singers, Whistlers and Yodelers Win State Fair Awards
August 18, 2017
Yodelers, singers and whistlers took to the stage in Pioneer Hall Thursday for friendly competition at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.
Complete results below:
Ages 5 and Over
1) Chad Sutter, 28, Polk City
2) Jared Lettow, 24, Ames
3) Sarah Stallman, 30, Los Angeles, CA
Ages 5 to 12
1) Maddie Davis, 10, Pleasant Hill
2) Adrian Green, 5, Brighton
3) Mara Welk, 9, Des Moines
Ages 5 to 16
1) Ryan Trijillo, 12, Altoona
2) Ryan Hosek, 11, Traer
3) Olivia Funke, 13, Greenfield
Ages 17 and over
1)Stephanie Hoch, 31, Des Moines
2) Mark Truesdell, 65, Georgetown, TX
3) Sam Drella, 32, Iowa City
The contest was part of “Rural Americana Olde Tyme Competitions” in Farm Bureau Pioneer Hall. A first prize of $5 and ribbons were awarded to each class.
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. “Nothing Compares” to State Fair Thrills, August 10-20, 2017. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.