Thursday, August 15, 2024, 1 p.m.
Registration deadline: August 8, 2024
Chairperson: Don Keppler 419-260-0436

Please note: Registration Forms for the 2024 Swine Scramble MUST be obtained at the Countyline Co-op and MUST be submitted in person at this location (no mailed-in or faxed-in registrations will be accepted under any circumstance).

The Pemberville Free Fair, Inc. Release and Indemnity Agreement that is on this website is NOT for use for the Swine Scramble Contest. If you have any questions, please contact Don Keppler at 419-260-0436. Thanks for your cooperation.

1. All pigs must meet current health standards.
2. Pigs must weigh between 30 and 40 pounds.
3. Pigs must be either gilts or barrows and need not be registered.

1. Must be between the ages of 6 and 15 years old on the day of the contest.
2. Parents or legal guardians must assume responsibility for any injuries or damage sustained by their child during the contest. An entry form containing a legally binding release and indemnity agreement must be completed and signed by the parent or legal guardian and returned to Countyline Co-op, Pemberville Ohio no later than one week before the day of the contest.
3. Contestants must wear shoes. If a contestant normally wears glasses, shatterproof athletic-style goggles are required to participate.
4. Each contestant must have access to appropriate facilities to care for & feed the pig.
5. Each contestant must live within a 30-mile radius of Pemberville.

1. No pigs will be taken from the holding pen until the contest is over.
2. All pigs must be picked up no later than one hour after completion of the contest.
3. Pigs are not to be taken home in burlap bags or similarly confining containers.
4. All pigs will be tagged in the ear. These tags are a means of identification for sponsors and must be intact when the pigs are judged.
5. In the event of serious illness or death of the winner's pig, the winner, winner's parent or guardian should contact the Chairman immediately. If winner’s pig dies, winner has the option of replacing the pig. A replacement pig is not eligible for judging, however it is eligible for sale and premium. If winner does not replace pig, the child will still be eligible for premium
6. You are encouraged to correspond with your sponsor monthly. Sponsors look forward to this correspondence, and enjoy hearing about the progress of the pig.
7. Any winner who fails to give their pig the proper care and feeding will forfeit it to another registered contestant designated by the contest committee and/or Fair Board. 
8. Parents or legal guardians are responsible for seeing that the pig is brought to the sale. If the pig is not present at the sale, the parent or legal guardian will reimburse the fair board for the cost that the fair board paid to purchase the pig in August. 
9. All veterinary bills are the responsibility of the pig winner.

1. All pigs must be ready to be judged and sold by auction date, November 30, 2024. Auction sale will be at Wood County Fairgrounds.
2. Pigs will be divided into weight classes and judged according to market conditions.
3. An award will be given to the overall Grand Champion & Reserve Champion.
4. Each pig will be sold separately and each pig must be sold at this sale no matter its size or weight.
6. Pigs will be sold at the Posted Market Price. In addition, the auction will obtain a Premium Price which will be added to the Market Price and paid to the winner of the pig.

2024 Swine Scramble Sponsors

Duane & Kellie Abke
Ackerman Family Farms
Witt Ameling
American Legion Auxiliary #183
American Legion Post #183
Keith & Denise Avers
Matt Bechstein
Big D’s Canopies, LLC
Judy Blausey
Larry & Shirley Blausey
Kenny & Gail Brinker
Bob & Joanne Bruning
Wayne & Dolly Buchman
Burtchin Farms
Cajka Farms
Dick & Linda Canterbury
Countyline Co-op
Dan’s Truck Equipment
Matt & Amber Dauer
Ron Dauer
Davis-Peters Insurance
Andrew Dierksheide
Mr. & Mrs. Carlton Dippman
Eastwood FFA
Nolan & Courtney Eckel
Mark & Jill Engle
Dave & Pam Fahle
Freedom Post Calf Club #183
Mike, Beth, Mallory & A.J. Fritz
Frobose Meat Locker
Calvin Gerwin & Sons – L G Seeds
Justin Gerwin/Gerwin Enterprises LLC
Pete & Peg Hebler
Hoover’s Lawn & Landscape

Jo Jo’s Nite Club – Bob Rentz
Lon & Trina Karns
Jeff Kiefer & family
Kuhlman & Beck Attorneys
Todd & Cheryl Kurfess
Lemmerbrock Farm Drainage LLC
K. A. Long Building Service
Marsh & Marsteller Funeral Homes
Jackie Martin
McBride Farms/Ethan & Lindsay McBride
Myerholtz Family Farms
Pemberville Freedom Fire Dept. Assn.
Pioneer Packing/The Contris Family
Portage Valley Hearing
Gary Sabo
Donna Schuerman
JD Schuerman Farms
Schuerman Pioneer Seed Agency
Steve & Jackie Shank
Jim & Cheryl Sharp
Jacob & Nicole Sieving
Tom & Christine Sieving
Dave & Patti Snyder
Ron & Carolyn Spoerl
Mark & Barb Tillison
Troy Township Fire Department
In Memory of Richard
& David VanVorhis
Neil & Carol Wagner & Family
Betty Ward
Heather Weilnau & Brian Lehman
Witker Farms/Andy & Molly Witker
Kelli Young

Thank You!!!

2023 Pig Buyers

Big D’s Canopies
Body Farms
Countyline Co-op
Dan’s Truck Equipment
Dalton’s Farm
Jeff Dierksheide
Mike Dierksheide
Mike Elliott
Ernsthausen Farms
Frobose Enterprises
Gerwin Enterprises
Adam Hoffmann
J D Farms Inc.
Jonathan Main Plumbing
Trina & Lon Karns
Keppler Brothers Farms
Andy Lang Auctioneer

Tom & Heather Miller Jr
Tom Miller Sr
Tammy Overmyer
Pemberville Freedom
Fire Dept.
Kaye Racheter
Reliance Rental
Harry Reynolds
Ridge Supply
Ron & Karen Roby
Nathan & Hayley Schultze
Tom Sieving
Sportsman’s Taxidermy LLC
Joe & Kristin Tillison
Trumbull Farms
Zach Wilhelm

Thank You for your support of the pig sale!!!

2024 Pig Sale
November 30, 2024
Dick Sheets 419-287-4060
Don Keppler 419-260-0436

Wood County Fairgrounds
8-10 a.m. Receiving Pigs
10:00 a.m. Judging of Pigs
10:45 a.m.* Sale Time
*sale will start shortly after the completion of Judging 

Auctioneer: Andy Lang