Fairest of the Fair Contest Rules & Regulations
Fairest of the Fair Contest
Forms available at Southern
Belle Bridal Boutique, Roberts Furniture or
Monday, August 8th, 2016 - 8:00 p.m.
Directors - Rhonda Humbert, Kaye Shipley and Marjorie Bradley
Fairest of the Fair
The Board of Directors of the Greene County Fair Association, Inc. reserves the
right to change these rules as the situation merits.
This contest is sponsored by the Greene County Fair and is held as a preliminary
to the Tennessee Fairest of the Fair contest, which is sponsored by the
Tennessee Association of Fairs.
The entry fee is $50.00. Only the first (15) fifteen qualified applicants to
submit entries will be accepted.
Each contestant must attend all practice sessions. Missing a practice session
could disqualify the contestant. All contestants and their chaperons are
invited to a tea on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at a location to be
Each contestant must be a resident of Greene County and sponsored by a civic
club, community club, a school, or parents. To qualify as a resident of Greene
County, an applicant/contestant must be domiciled in Greene County (legal
residence as distinguished from temporary place of residence) for a minimum of
12 continuous months as of the date the applicant/contestant files their entry
to participate in the Greene County Fairest of the Fair Contest.
Each contestant must have reached her 16th birthday before the local pageant
date, but not her 21st birthday, on December 31, 2016.
A contestant cannot qualify if she is or has been married, or has children.
Contestants will be judged on beauty (75%) and on poise and personality (25%).
The winner will receive a $1000 College
Scholarship, a $500 clothing allowance for the state competition and will be
sponsored by the Greene County Fair at the State Pageant in Nashville in
January. This trip is worth approximately $1,500.00. The Fair will provide one
The winner of that contest will receive the title of Tennessee's Fairest of the
Fair and will receive such prizes as approved by the Association.
Contestants will be presented in evening gowns and sportswear. Costumes must
be formal and must be floor length. Contestants will not be allowed to wear or
carry flowers during the judging. Each contestant will receive two passes for
The winner will be required to sign a contract outlining her responsibilities
and those of the Fair. She will be required to be available to attend the fair
and any scheduled activities as required by the Directors during fair week, and
throughout the year as the reigning Fairest of the Fair.