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About Us

The Box Butte County Agricultural Society is a non-profit, public benefit corporation. 


The object and purposes of the Box Butte County Agricultural Society are to provide for the organization, procedure, and financial support of Nebraska citizens who seek:

1) to improve segments of the agricultural industry, homes, and communities of Nebraska.

2) to cooperate with, supplement, and compliment the programs of the Institute of Agriculture at the University of Nebraska, and other state or local organizations.

3) to educate the general public and to encourage the improvement in all things pertaining to the interest of the agriculturalist, the mechanic, the merchant, and the citizen of any calling, by aiding such interest that are most conducive to the public good.



Learn More

To learn more  about the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers, or the Ag Society Act, visit their website by clicking below.

Meet Our Fair Board

Ron Henzler

Richard Roes

Ron Henzler

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Ron is the President of the Fair Board and has been a member since 1991. His favorite thing about the Box Butte County Fair is watching 4H and FFA exhibitors, and the Old Timers' Picnic.

Jake Frost

Richard Roes

Ron Henzler

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Jake is the Vice President of the Fair Board and has been a member since 2014. His favorite thing about the Box Butte County Fair is seeing kids have fun at Midway activities and helping work to get events going.

Richard Roes

Richard Roes

Richard Roes

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Richard is the Treasurer of the Fair Board and has been a member since 2000. His favorite  thing about the Box Butte County Fair is friends and food!

Carol Wacker

Jeff Schumacher

Richard Roes

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Carol is the Secretary of the Fair Board, and has been a member since 2009. Her favorite thing about the Box Butte County Fair is Open Class.

Jeff Schumacher

Jeff Schumacher

Jeff Schumacher

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Jeff has been a member of the Fair Board since 2002. His favorite things about the Box Butte County Fair are seeing the kids learn and have fun, and seeing people he doesn't get to visit with often.

Mike Manion

Jeff Schumacher

Jeff Schumacher

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Mike has been a member of the Fair Board since 2004. His favorite part of the Box Butte County Fair is enjoying the fair and helping out.

Adam Bolek

Alaina Schaneman

Jared Mracek

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Adam has been a member of the Fair Board since 2015. His favorite things about the Box Butte County Fair are the 4H Livestock Shows and the Truck & Tractor Pull.

Jared Mracek

Alaina Schaneman

Jared Mracek

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Jared has been a member of the Fair Board since 2015. His favorite thing about the Box Butte County Fair is giving youth opportunities through fair projects that will provide life lessons that they will never forget.

Alaina Schaneman

Alaina Schaneman

Alaina Schaneman

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Alaina has been a member of the Fair Board since 2018. She loves the Box Butte County Fair so much, she can't pick her favorite part!

Sarah Lilley

Sarah Lilley

Alaina Schaneman

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Sarah has been the Fair Manager since January 2020. Her favorite thing about the Box Butte County Fair is the excitement it brings to the community.

Sarah Lilley

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Would you like to become a member of the Box Butte County Fair Board?

Sarah Lilley

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Contact us today!