Young Checker Champs Face Off at the State Fair

DES MOINES, IA (08/19/2019) (readMedia)-- Swift decisions and crafty strategy were on display in the Youth Checkers competition, held Wednesday, at the 2019 Iowa State Fair.

Ages 13 - 18

1) Adrian Scotton, Fairfield

2) Noah Paulson, West Des Moines

3) Evan Johnson, Monroe

Ages 6 -1 2

1) Corbin Oswald, Norwalk

2) Preston Feuerbach, Keystone

3) Tie - Liam Cook, Des Moines

3) Tie – Kylie Hickman, Larchwood


The Iowa State Fair is one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country and the single largest event in the state. The Fair began over 160 years ago and is now considered one of the best events in the nation, attracting more than one million Fairgoers every year from all over the world. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University, just off the interstate and minutes from Downtown Des Moines. Nothing Compares to State Fair Favorites: August 8-18, 2019. For more information, visit