Central States Fair Opens With Ribbon Cutting and Supercross Racing

All Images: Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press
The Central States Fair – August 19-27 2016 – Complete Schedule

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Bart Banks President of Central States Fair leads a “come on down cheer” before cutting the ceremonial ribbon Friday morning August 19, 2016 at the Custer State Fairgounds in Rapid City, SD. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Bart Banks President of Central States Fair talks about the progress the fair has made since 2011,” We have re-invested $ $1,484,308.00, and we are open 365 days a year with 230-250 active event days’. Photo: Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Ron Jeffries General Manager Central States Fair greets the crowd at the opening day ceremony. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Lyndell Peterson Pennington County Commissioner who twice saved the Central States Fair from financial disaster prepares to speak at the fair opening ceremonies Friday, August 19, 2016. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Charity Doyle representing Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender reads Central States Fair proclamation. Photo: Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Friday afternoon supercross heats , August 19, 2016 at the Central States Fair in Rapid City, SD. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Friday afternoon supercross heats , August 19, 2016 at the Central States Fair in Rapid City, SD. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Friday afternoon supercross heats , August 19, 2016 at the Central States Fair in Rapid City, SD. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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“Big Air” at the Friday afternoon supercross heats , August 19, 2016 at the Central States Fair in Rapid City, SD. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

 

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