Lou O'Brien, of Surprise, Arizona, pets a 4-H sheep in the Heritage Arena during opening night of the Teton County Fair on Wednesday. O'Brien is spending three months in Logan, Utah through a senior program and came with the group to visit Jackson for a few days.
Estrella Carrillo, 7, grins after catching a small trout with her bare hands during the live fish catch at the Teton County Fair on Saturday. The participants and their families got to take the fish home to prepare for a meal.
Rosemary Jaquith’s mini Rex rabbit Thumper, left, and Brynn Abbey’s satin mix rabbit Whiskers, bottom right, crawl up on their backs as Anna Brown, back right, looks on in the Heritage Arena during Teton County Fair on Saturday.
From left, 4-H’ers Anna Brown with her mini rex Penelope, Georgia Evans-Wilson with her Holland lop Ginger, Brynn Abbey with her satin mix Whiskers and Rosemary Jaquith, bottom left, with her mini rex Thumper hang out in the Heritage Arena on Saturday during the Teton County Fair. See the Valley and Sports sections in this week’s Jackson Hole News&Guide for more coverage of the Teton County Fair.
From left, Randi Hicks and Joey Caffaro, Katie Turley and Brayden Castagno, and Ryley Hasenack and Kirby Castagno swing dance together during the Whiskey Myers concert at the Teton County Fair on Wednesday. Festivities continue through the weekend with the Jackson Hole Ninja Warrior race Friday night, the Fair Rodeo on Saturday and Figure 8 races Sunday.
Competitors from the junior division team Holy Smokers try to outrun their swine during Pig Wrestling at the Teton County Fair on Thursday. Padriq Evans, Jackson Moss, Isaac Wheeler and Dylan Zimmerman made up the Holy Smokers.
A costumed member of men's division team Sausage Fest chases after their pig during Pig Wrestling at the Teton County Fair on Thursday. Richard Bullock, Hawk Carter, Reece Wilson and Salvador Zarate made up team Sausage Fest.
Sallie Ratcliff, right, helps up Lynn Whitfield after the pair searched the bentonite pit for a lost item after Pig Wrestling at the Teton County Fair on Thursday. The pair wrestled on team Barker-Ewing Babes.
The Flying Pink Piggies chase after their pig to no avail during Pig Wrestling at the Teton County Fair on Thursday. Lexi Carr, Piper Grohme, Lyli Kelly and Kylee Linford teamed up to form the Flying Pink Piggies.
Team Little Wyoming Pig Pokes hoist up their pig during Pig Wrestling at the Teton County Fair on Thursday. Little Wyoming Pig Pokes was comprised of Gracie Hardeman, Brodi Hasenack, Addie Morris and Sadler Smith.
Members of Da Bacon Shredders junior division team slip and slide after their swine Thursday, ultimately getting a “no time” in the peg wrestling event at the Teton County Fair. Da Bacon Shredders temmates were Carmac Healy, Keenan Kelly, Owen McGowan and Ollie Smith.
The Bad Boys men’s division team tries to get hands on their pig for a final time of 57.96 seconds Thursday at the Teton County Fair. Jose Montiel, Victor Montiel, Paulino Preciado and Pascual Sosa made up the Bad Boys.
Tim Hoff celebrates his victory in the Figure 8 Races on Sunday after 12 years of competing in the event at the Teton County Fair. See this week’s Jackson Hole News&Guide for full coverage of the competition and other events at the 2019 fair.
Alta 4-H livestock leader Dana Wilson hugs her son Gideon Wilson after winning grand champion in the intermediate showmanship class during the 4-H sheep show in the Heritage Arena at the Teton County Fair on Thursday.
Jackie Kuhns, 12, and Will Harper, 11, write thank you notes to the sponsors of their prize belt buckles during the 4-H Club’s rifle match at Jackson Hole Gun Club on Thursday, the first day of the Teton County Fair.
Carrissa Hibbert hugs her beloved lamb Alaska as her mother LaRee Hibbert, left, and sister Joni Moyer, right, comfort her during 4-H release day in the Heritage Arena at the Teton County Fair on Sunday.
From left, Kalia, Briella, Drianne, Laneya, Leilana and Deegan Moncur, of Alta, sit with Leilana's lamb Ocean while feeling the emotional affects of a deeply difficult morning during 4-H release day in the Heritage Arena at the Teton County Fair on Sunday. The overall experience of raising Ocean was, "really fun - but this is going to be the sad part," said Leilana.
Jaden and Chloe Edwards spend a heartfelt final hour petting and loving on their swines during 4-H release day in the Heritage Arena at the Teton County Fair on Sunday. Jaden and Chloe with their sister Mylie raised four swines as a family this year.
Jodi Edwards tears up watching her children Chloe, Jaden and Mylie Edwards bid emotional farewells to their four pigs during 4-H release day in the Heritage Arena at the Teton County Fair on Sunday. "It gets harder as a mom," said Jodi.
Graycen Robertson, 7, center, holding Dash, an Old English Bantam chicken, grins up at Ella Hatch, 10, holding Kong, a Japanese Bantam chicken, during the 4-H poultry show outside of the Heritage Arena at the Teton County Fair on Thursday. Both of the birds belong to Hatch who took home title of grand champion for both birds in their respective classes. “I have to wait two more years to join 4-H!” said Robertson, who was thrilled to help Hatch show her birds and get a little taste of being a 4-H’er.