Please Join Us on March 4th, 2023!

Deputy pickett 5tH annual remembrance day

Boone county 4-H fairgrounds in the Witham Pavillion and Centennial Hall

Hosted by the Jacob Pickett Response Organization | Presented by the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.

Learn more and register for the Respond and Run 5k, Cornhole Tournament, and Vendor Booths here.

5th Annual Remembrance Day Details

boone county fairgrounds

1300 E 100 S, Lebanon, IN 46052

Enter 4-H Fairgrounds via Indianapolis Ave entrance. The event will be held in the Witham Pavillion and Centennial Hall.

March 4th, 2023



10 am – 3pm
Red Cross Blood Drive
Doors Open
Response Team Demo
Welcoming Ceremony
Corn hole Tournament
K9 Demo
Honor Guard Demonstration
Silent Auction Closes
Closing and end of the event
Start of the Online and In Person Silent Auction

Activities Include:

Memorial 5k to Honor Deputy Pickett

Participate in the Inaugural Respond & Run Memorial 5k to honor Deputy Jacob Pickett and his ultimate sacrifice on Saturday, March 4th at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds. Runners can check-in March 4th beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Witham Pavilion Building at the Check-In table. Run will begin promptly at 10 a.m. Register Here!

Cornhole Tournament
Teams of 2 will compete throughout the day. Winning team will win two sets of custom made thin blue line cornhole boards! Must be registered ahead of time.

Register a team here!

Kids' zone

Bounce houses, coloring pages, photo booth, and Write a Letter to a Deputy

Food Trucks

Bob’s Concessions, Taste of Chicago, Dickerson & Kenna Concessions will be providing delicious food for purchase, while Klooz Brewz will be selling handcrafted sodas and beer.


Jacob Pickett Response Organization challenge coins, stickers, keychains, Deputy Jake Pickett Memorial Bears, EOW stickers, and Christmas ornaments will be for sale as well as other merchandise.

Order your tshirt here before February 20th.

JPRO T-Shirt

Red Cross Blood Drive in honor of Jake

Donate and make a difference in honor of Jake’s selflessness in giving to others.

Special Response Team demo

Special Response Team explains the training, equipment and dedication required to serve as an SRT member. Demonstration starts at 12:30 p.m.

BCSO K9s Demonstation

Meet the K9 Units of Boone County. K9’s will be in attendance at the event and demos will be performed at 2pm.

Honor Guard Demonstration

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard will be on hand for a special demonstration at 3 p.m.

Silent Auction w/ Mobile Bidding

Place your bid on various items available for auction. Winners will be announced near the end of the event.

SIMS Target Practice

Test your skill with the target practice simulator.

Business and Craft Vendor Booths

Find unique and one of a kind items while shopping through the local business and craft vendor booths.

Learn more about the event.

Register for a vendor booth here.

Continuing the mission to #respondlikejake

On March 4th, we will focus on remembering Jake, our mission, and his legacy.

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Let’s get the word out and make the 5th Annual Jacob Pickett Remembrance Day the biggest yet.


The Boone County Fairgrounds will host the day with a number of events and a very special chance to help a law enforcement family experiencing tragedy.


Donate. Volunteer. Spread the word. Find a way to respond like Jake in your individual lives. Responding like Jake is a way of life. Embrace it!

We’ll see you March 4th, 2023 – A day where tragedy is overshadowed by good.