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"Interested in becoming the next fair queen for the Greene County Agriculture Fair"

Each year, a fair queen is selected to reign over all contests and events related to the fair. She is the fair's ambassador at special events during the year and represents the fair in area parades. The Greene County Fair Queen is expected to represent the fair with pride and dignity, and to exhibit the highest of principles at all times. The current year Miss Greene County Fair Queen also earns the privilege of competing in the Pennsylvania State Fair Queen Pageant in Hershey the following.

The Fair Queen Competitions — Each year Miss Greene County Fair Queen Contestants compete to determine who will take home the crown and sash of Miss Greene County Fair.

Judges determine the winner based on each contestant's personal interview, a brief speech on "Why You Should Come to the Greene County Fair," a written essay about the fair and an evening gown competition.

FAIR QUEEN COMPETITION DETAILS:
  1. Any girl age 16-20 by June 1, 2018 and a resident of Greene County may enter.
  2. All participants must write an essay (typewritten, 300 words or less) on "What the Greene County Fair Means to My Community."
  3. All participants must give a speech (3 to 5 minutes) on "Why You Should Come to the Greene County Fair" (creativity is encouraged). The use of props is permitted.
  4. No names are to appear on the essays. Please enclose a separate sheet with your name, address, telephone number, parents names, age, hobbies and activities, grade just completed, and the high school or college you are attending.
  5. All essays will be judged on neatness, grammar, and originality.
  6. Contestants will be judged on poise, appearance (must be attired in a gown), neatness and ability to communicate.
  7. Deadline for all entries is July 1.
  8. Send all entries to Fair Queen Contest c/o Greene County Fair PO Box 806, Waynesburg, PA 15370
  9. Speeches will be given on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at the Greene County Fairgrounds.
  10. The winner will have the opportunity to compete in the Pennsylvania State Fair Queen Contest which will be held in January 2017 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
  11. The queen must be single, never married, have had no children and must not marry, or become pregnant during her reign.
  12. The queen must be able to appear at various functions, parades, etc., and sign contract.
  13. If there are not 2 participants in this competition it will be cancelled.
  14. Act in accordance with the PA Fair Queen behavior policy.
  15. Meet all commitments, Queen obligations and dress code set forth by the Greene County Fair Board and follow all rules set forth by the board.
  16. Click here for printable copy of the Queen Contest Rules & Requirements or refer to page 43 in the Home & Garden fair booklet.

RESPONSIBILITIES of the FAIR QUEEN:
  • Be on hand at all areas of the Greene County Fair to distribute ribbons, trophies, etc, as coordinated with the Pageant Coordinators. This responsibility begins on Sunday, August 5 and continues through Saturday, August 11, and includes all contests.
  • Represent the Greene County Fair in parades and other functions throughout the area during the year of her reign.
  • Represent the Greene County Fair in the Pennsylvania State Fair Queen Pageant during the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs in Hershey in January 2019.
FAIR QUEEN NEWS:
  • 2013 PA State Fair Queen Runners-up: Christa Ziefel in top 5
  • 2013 Pennsylvania Fair Queen (PSACF) —l Rhonda Carl of Ashland was named the 2013 Pennsylvania Fair Queen during the State Competition on January 26. Click here to read News Release
PAST FAIR QUEENS:


2016 Lindsey Gilbert (left)
2017 Greene County Fair Queen Julie Policz (center)
2016 West Alexandra Fair Queen Ashley Tremel (right)

2018 DEPARTMENT XXII — FAIR QUEEN & LEADLINE CONTESTS:
  • Fair Queen Contest:
    • Click here for application or refer to the online booklet for 2017 fair queen rules (page 43).
    • Deadline for all entries is July 1, 2018
    • Speeches on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 4:00 pm at the Greene County Fairgrounds
    • Act in accordance with the PA Fair Queen behavior policy.
    • Contact: Debbie Stephenson at 724-627-4752 or email at greenecountyfair@windstream.net
    The Fair Queen winner will have the opportunity to compete in the Pennsylvania State Fair Queen Contest which will be held in January 2019 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

  • Leadline Contest:
    • Click here to refer to the online booklet for 2018 leadline rules (page 43).
    • The objectives of this class are to promote the sheep industry by presenting a class of sheep in a most attractive manner and to give spectators an opportunity to see the best of the sheep and wool industry.
    • To compete, contestants must send a typed commentary with $2.00 (no refunds), name, address, phone, age, birth date, breed and age of sheep. Also please state if sheep is owned by you, your family or borrowed.
    • Outfits worn by the contestants must be made of 100% wool or a wool blend with a minimum of 60% wool.
    • Registration deadline: 6:00 pm on Sunday, August 5, 2018. Coordinator reserves the right to place in the class.
    • Contest to be held on at 7:30 PM on Monday, August 6, 2018.
    • Contact: Janet Mawhinney at 724-966-2577 or email at jbmmmd@windstream.net
    • OR Contact: Tammy Brookover at 724-710-4854

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