Tyler Collins, 12, tosses a ping pong ball in an attempt to sink it in one of the numerous fish bowls in front of him. Tyler came up empty in his attempt Saturday to win a prize in the carnival game at the Douglas County Fair.
Regina Oxford waits for the start of the creative fitting and showing contest Saturday at the Douglas County Fair. Adults dressed up with their animals to compete in the contest.
From left, Kim Dieker, Lanaea Heine and Brenda Welsh pose Saturday after the creative fitting and showing contest. This year 4-H celebrated 100 years. Adults competed in the showing, while the children judged.
Austin Barnes, 6, beats his brother, Easton, 9, in a race to the bottom of the Fun Slide. The multicolored trio of slides was a popular ride among kids and adults alike Saturday at the Douglas County Fair. The fair continues through today.
Mike Kruzel and Stacey Torres enjoy the Sizzler ride in the Carnival at the Douglas County Fair. Adults and children braved a hot afternoon Saturday at the fairgrounds.
Sharity Saia, left, Easton Barnes, 9, and Austin Barnes, 6, hold on tight as the Sizzler swings them around. The trio tackled nearly every ride inside the Carnival Saturday at the Douglas County Fair.
Beth, 6, and Laura Grinage hold hands as they come to a stop at the bottom of the Fun Slide in the Carnival Saturday at the Douglas County Fair.
From left to right, Tyler Baston, 15, Andrea Eisenhower, 10, and Mairssa Eisenhour, 14, take a ride on the Fun Slide just before the end of the carnival at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Saturday marked the last day of carnival.
Justin Messick, 5, of Garnett, pushes through for a full pull of 30 feet on the on the pedal tractor pull contest at the Douglas County Fair. Messick took first place in the 5-year-old age group.
Sam Wilson, 17, of Baldwin, dumps a bucket full of water onto Hayden Burkhart, 7, of Baldwin during a 4-H water fight at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Saturday. It is a tradition for 4-H members to have an annual water fight on the last day of the fair.
Cody Warren, 19, of Brookfield, Mo., attempts to get his girlfriend's cow, Deadly, to follow him to the water trough at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Saturday. The troughs were later used by the 4-H members to drunk one another in during a large water fight.
Kim Hubbell holds Blue Bell the bunny and a Polish chicken before the creative fitting and showing contest. Hubbell and several others went with the 100 year birthday of 4-H for their theme. Adults competed in the showing, while the children judged.
Amanda Snodgrass, 7, holds one of her sister's chickens at the Douglas County Fair. Snodgrass did not enter any chickens into this year's fair, although her sister did.