The Oregon State Fair kicked off on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Emilie Owen, master of ceremonies at the Great American Speedway Crazy Animal Races, lifts escaped goat Captain Ameri-Kid back into the ring at the Oregon State Fair on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Moises Gonzalez, 14, and sister, Lillyanna, 11, of West Salem, reach out as the Sizzler swings near the fence at the Oregon State Fair on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Bacon the dog competes in the X-Treme AirDogs competition at the Oregon State Fair on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

People wait in line to purchase ride tickets at the Oregon State Fair on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

People ride the fair lift at the Oregon State Fair on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

The Oregon State Fair kicked off on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

The Oregon State Fair kicked off on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

The Oregon State Fair kicked off on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Marvel Crum, 5, tests his strength on the Ring Ding at the Oregon State Fair on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Goats compete at the Great American Speedway Crazy Animal Races at the Oregon State Fair on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

The Oregon State Fair kicked off on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Brooklyn Stamy takes a spin on a ride at the Oregon State Fair on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

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