|42nd Annual Miss Frederick County Fair Scholarship Pageant And 18th Annual Junior Miss Frederick County Fair|
42nd Annual Miss Frederick County Fair Scholarship Pageant
18th Annual Junior Miss Frederick County Fair Pageant
Monday, July 31, 2017 – 7:00 PM
Director – Stasia Morefield
Co-Directors – Dawn McKee and McKenna Kendrick
1. Miss and Junior contestants must be residents of Frederick County or the City of Winchester.
2. Miss contestants must be single females, never married and without children. They must be between the ages of 16-22. Contestants must be at least 16 years of age by the time they compete in the Miss Frederick County Fair Scholarship.
3. Junior Miss must be between the ages of 13-15 years as of the day of the pageant.
4. Miss and Junior contestants must be of good moral character; never been convicted of a crime or have had any criminal charges pending against them.
5. Miss and Junior contestants should not have engaged in any activities that are characterized as dishonest, immoral or indecent. This includes social media and may be monitored by the Directors. Any activities deemed inappropriate by Directors may result in the loss of the title in which case the first runner up would then be crowned.
6. Miss Frederick County Fair Queen serves as an ambassador of the Fair and must be at the fair every night. Junior Miss will be required to attend 3 nights and those nights will be determined by the Director.
7. Miss contestants will be judged by a point system based on poise, personality, speaking ability and overall appearance. Personality and poise will include ability to converse with others with proper diction and clarity of voice. Contestants will be judged in Personality Wear, 30 second introduction, 1 minute speech about your community service involvement or a platform important to you. Evening Gown. Miss contestants will also have a private interview. The interview attire should be business wear.
8. Junior Miss contestants will also be judged on personality wear, 30 second introduction, evening gown and on stage question.
9. Miss contestants must participate in the Fair. (Example: show animals, prepare a craft or food to be judged)
10. The winner will reign over the 2017 Frederick County Fair and represent Frederick County Fair at the Miss Virginia Association of Fairs pageant in January, 2018.
11. Both winners will be required to ride in the Winchester and Middletown Christmas parades as well as on the Frederick County Fair float in the 2018 Apple Blossom Parade.
12. Both winners will be expected to crown the new queen in the 2018.
13. The Frederick County Fair Association will approve the participation of the winner in any event as a representative of the Frederick County Fair. Additional entries in pageants must not interfere with your responsibilities as Miss Frederick County Fair.
14. A $1,000.00 certificate will be awarded to the winner of the Miss pageant to be used toward the furthering of her education.
15. Both pageants have a sponsor fee of $35.00 and are not refundable. This fee must be paid by cash or certified check made payable to the Frederick County Fair.
16. Miss and Junior contestants please bring an 8x10 black and white photo to registration for entry into the newspaper and for mandatory photogenic competition.
17. No one will be allowed backstage after the pageant has begun. We have a number of volunteers backstage to help the contestants.
18. Peoples’ Choice Award – winner receives half of the money taken in by the votes and trophy.
19. For additional information regarding registration, etc., please contact Stasia Morefield 540-660-4866.
Application date for Miss and Junior: June 25, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Fair Office
Miss and Junior required rehearsal date: July 30, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the South Lawn stage
Interviews will be held in the Ruritan Building and times will be discussed at the rehearsal.
2016 Miss Frederick County Fair Sarah Jeffries
2016 Junior Miss Frederick County Fair Jayla Wayland