Texas Hold 'Em Tournament
The 12th annual Texas Hold’em Tournament will begin at 6:45pm on Friday, August 30th under the lunch tent at St. Remy Hall. For advance sign-up contact Jay Grieshop at Or sign-up 30 minutes before at the lunch tent. A limited number of seats are available. For information and rules, click here!

Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament
Register your team of 3 girls and 3 guys for Saturday, August 31st. Pool play tournament for $60. Games will be held in the village park near the track starting at 9:00 am. For advance sign-up contact Craig at (419) 852-1335. Or sign-up 30 minutes before (limited teams).

Cutest Baby Contest
If you would like to participate in the annual Cutest Baby Contest, please bring an 8x10 baby picture and the $5.00 entry fee to the rectory office or place it in the folder located on the table inside the rectory door by Wednesday, August 28th. The baby must be 0-12 months old. You can enter your own child or a grandchild. Please include the baby's full name, date of birth, and the names of the parents and grandparents with the photo. All pictures will be available for pick-up after the picnic at the rectory office. If you have any questions, please contact Nicki Voisard at

C&S Amusements of Dayton, Ohio will again provide mechanical rides this year. Rides for all ages will be Saturday 5:30 – 11:00pm and Sunday 2:00 – 10:00pm. Presale wristbands only will be sold for $15/day at Buschur’s Market until Saturday, August 31st @ noon. Individual ride tickets at the picnic will be $1.00 each and wristbands will be $20/day each. Each ride will take 2-3 tickets. Wristbands are good ALL DAY. They will also be providing carnival games and food trailers.

Running Raider 5K
The annual Running Raider 5K will be on Sunday, September 1st. The start of the race is 9:00am. Borchers, Liberty, Main, Kelch, Versailles and St. Remy streets will be closed for the race. A one mile fun run will be held after the 5K. All runners and walkers are welcome! For more details and an entry form, click here!

Dodgeball Tournament
Russia Homecoming's 7th annual Dodgeball tournament. Balls fly at noon on Sunday, September 1st with four age divisions: 13 & under, 14-17, 18-30, and 30 & over. There is a $15.00 entry fee per team and no limit on the number of teams Cash prizes TBD by the number of teams. Gather your team of 6 and send the team name to Paul & Joyce Bremigan at Day of sign up is 11:30am east of St. Remy Hall.

Straw Pile Hunt
Saturday at 7:00pm. Sign-up 10 minutes before east of the Fish Pond.

Diaper Derby
Is your baby the next all-star crawler? Enter them into the 9th annual Diaper Derby on Sunday, September 1st at 12:00. Babies will compete against each other to prove just how fast they can get to mom and dad. Contact Lynne Dapore ( to enter your child or arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of the event at the Entertainment Tent.

Lip Sync Contest
Join us for the 9th annual Lip Sync contest. This will be held under the Entertainment Tent on Sunday at 3:30pm. There is a $10 fee to enter. Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 contestants. Contact Brandi Phlipot ( or Chelsea Hoying ( to sign up or get more information.

Adult Cornhole Tournament
Sunday at 2:00pm. Bring your own team and sign up at the festival by or beforehand by contacting Wes & Jayme Goubeaux at or sign up at the Beer Stand. Entry fee of $20.00 per team, cash prizes.

Junior High / High School Cornhole Tournament
Sunday at 6:30pm. Bring your own team and sign up at the festival or beforehand by contacting Mike Monnin at or sign up at the Beer Stand. Entry fee of $5.00 per team, cash prizes.

Elementary Cornhole Tournament
Saturday at 1:00pm. Sign up 30 minutes before east of St. Remy Hall.

Kiddie Tractor Pull
The Kiddie Tractor Pull will be held on Sunday at 1:00pm for age groups 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 & 9-10. There is no cost and sign-ups will be Sunday @ 12:00pm on St. Remy Street.

Bucket Brigade
Sunday at 2:00pm. You don't want to miss this folks! Sign-up in advance by contacting Mark Shappie For more info, click here!