For more Information call

Dave Lyon 319-498-4460


Van Buren County Fairgrounds




Camping, Parking, Golf Carts, and ATVs


    Prices  for 2019

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South Field Campers W/Electric Spots



Golf carts, ATVs, etc.



New Charge

  South Field Marked Camper Spots (non-electric)



For Questions concerning 

South Field Campers Call

Harold Smith 641-919-2362 



For Questions concerning 

North Fairgrounds Campers Call

Jim Eakins  641-799-4710 

Printable camping info


  1.          South Field Electric Spots are increased to $50.00 and must be paid by Sept. 11, 2020.  All reserved spots must have camper in place no later than Saturday at noon Sept. 12, 2020. Any Reserved Spots not paid by Sept.11, 2020 at noon will become available to anyone on a first come first serve basis.

  2.         All other campers (defined as anything on wheels you camp in) will be charged $20.00 and will receive a 40 ft. by 40 ft. marked off spot in the South field.  Each spot must have a camper unit, not just tents.

  3.           No campers in South field before Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 at 5:00pm without approval from  Harold, subject to weather conditions.

  4.           Anyone parking in No Parking Areas along the large bales or the stockyard fence will be towed at the owner’s expense.

  5.           Golf carts, ATVs, etc. will be charged  $50.00 and must be approved in advance of being brought on the grounds by  Harold.  They must be paid for and tagged prior to being brought on the grounds.  There will be limited exceptions for paying the fee for handicap use, but must be approved by  Harold.

  6.        Golf carts, ATVs must have  working lights 

  7.          Camping units & trailers (any trailer not towed buy a motorcycle) within the fairgrounds will be charged $150 and must be approved and paid for in advance or when parking.  None will be allowed in before Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 without approval from Jim Eakins .  

  8.        Camper & Trailer spots on the North Fairgrounds side are based on who had that spot  the previous year and  must be prearranged with Jim  

  9.           The racetrack infield will be for tent camping only and at no charge.  All 4 wheel vehicle traffic will stop going in and out of vending areas by Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.  Shuttle service will be provided.

  10.           There will not be any golf cart or ATV traffic through the vending areas from 5:00pm Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 through Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 at 6:00am except rally staff and security.

  11.           No tape or rope can be put up before 8:00am on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 anywhere on rally grounds and will be taken down by noon on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.   

  12.         No Campers allowed in after  noon on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.   

  13.        No Generators on the fairgrounds area.   

Contact Harold for  South field camping Info  641-919-2362  

Contact Jim  for  North Fairgrounds camping Info  641-799-4710  


We look forward to seeing you at this years Rally!!!!



Send your pre-registration requests to:

Harold Smith
2783 180th 
Fairfield IA 52556


Also for questions and more information on camping details.


  Last update   01/10/2020