Bags Competition Was Heated at the Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES, IA (08/24/2017) (readMedia)-- The best bags players met in friendly competition Saturday, August 19 at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.

In the Singles Class, Chris Ross of Grimes bested over 120 participants to win first place. P.J. Dauterive of Clive earned second place.

The team of Michael Holst of Carroll and Mark Behrens of Lake City won first place in the Doubles Class and bested over 150 teams. Dustin Wearmouth and James Vigon of Truro claimed second place.


Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa's greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. "Nothing Compares" to State Fair Thrills, August 10-20, 2017. For more information, visit