Junior Fair King and Queen Rules

Hardin County Fair King and Queen Rules 

  1. Contestants must be a senior in  the 2017-2018 school year, not married, not been married, or have a child.
  2. Contestants must be a resident of a Hardin County School District.  (Riverdale is grandfathered in).
  3. Contestants must be a current member, in good standing, of a Hardin County organization represented on the Hardin County Junior Fairboard.  They are FFA, FCCLA, 4-H Clubs, Grange Youth, Farm Bureau Youth Council, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts or High School Art Classes of the county schools.
  4. Contestants must apply at the Hardin County School they are attending.  Those not attending a county school but are home schooled, schooled on line or open enrolled outside of Hardin County must make application at the Hardin County Extension Office.  (See rule 2 and 3)
  5. The person selected queen should participate in the 2018 Ohio State Fair Queen Contest in January at the Ohio Fair Managers Convention in Columbus.
  6. Interviews will be conducted at the St. John’s Evangelical Church, 211 E. Carrol St., Kenton on Saturday, Sept. 2nd, 2017.  Appropriate interview attire will be dress up (i.e. dress, skirt, suit).  Candidates will be interviewed according to the following schedule.

King Candidates                                                       Queen Candidates

1:30   Upper Scioto Valley                                          2:40   Upper Scioto Valley

1:40   Kenton                                                                  2:50  Kenton

1:50   Riverdale                                                              3:00  Riverdale

2:00  Ridgemont                                                           3:10   Ridgemont

2:10   Hardin Northern                                               3:20   Hardin Northern

2:20   Ada                                                                        3:30   Ada

2:30  Extension Office                                                3:40   Extension Office

7.  Interview scoring will be based upon the following criteria:

  • Activities (participation, achievement, initiative, leadership)
  • Poise and Personality
  • Personal Appearance
  • Self-presentation
  • Response to interview questions.
  • 8.  The King and Queen Candidates selected from each school and Extension Office must turn in their completed application to the Kenton Times, 201 E. Columbus St., Kenton or e-mail kteditor@kentontimes.comno later than 4:00p.m. Tuesday, August 22, 2017 along with a wallet sized picture.
  • 9. The King and Queen Crowning will be held on Tuesday evening of the fair; immediately prior to the Band Show at the grandstand.  For this presentation, Queen candidates should wear formals and King candidates, suits.

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