The Washington Town & Country Fair is accepting applications for the 2016 Fair Queen Contest. Contestants must be citizens of the United States, female, and a resident of Franklin or an adjoining county. Contestants must also be a resident of Missouri for no fewer than six months as of July 15, 2016. Contestants shall be a high school graduate, or no more than 22 years of age on September 1, 2016, and must be single.
The 2016 Fair Queen will receive a $2,500.00 scholarship, First Runner-up $1,000.00, Second Runner-up $750.00, and Miss Congeniality will receive a $500.00 scholarship.
The Queen Contest Committee has scheduled activities for all the contestants including a Contestant/Sponsor Baseball Game, “A Day of Professionalism”, “A Day Washington”, Run/Walk, and Parade.
Twenty-five contestants will be entered in the contest. You can sign up at the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce office at the Fairgrounds office, Washington, MO 63090, by calling (636) 239-2715 x105, or by e-mail.