FANNIN COUNTY FAIR PAGEANT

Pageant Committee

 Joyce Maxwell - 903-623-2020     Sharon Foreman - 903-815-1740   Ashlea Fraser - 903-22708573

             Angie Hillard - 903-815-4810   Jennifer Morris - 903-640-6413   Arie Curtis 903-227-6209

Participating in the Fannin County Fair Pageant is an excellent way for young ladies to develop their talents, improve leadership skills & act as a positive rile-model for our youth today.  Winners of the pageant will be responsible for serving at the Fannin County Fair & serve our community the following year.

Eligibility forms must be turned into the Fannin County Extension Office before the pageant committee can conform with the Fair Board Policy to adhere to UIL rules & regulations.

 

PAGEANT CATAGORIES

    WEE MISS                 AGE 2 thru PRE-K                            October   5th  @ 7:00 p.m.

    LITTLE MISS K thru 2ND Grade                                           October   5th  @ 7:30 p.m.

    PRINCESS                 3RD Thru 5TH Grade                           October   6th  @ 7:30 p.m.

    DUCHESS                  6th Thru 8th Grade                             October   7th @ 7:00 p.m.

    QUEEN                       9th Thru 12th Grade                           October   7th@  7:00 p.m.

 

DATES TO REMEMBER

Informational Meeting August 30th at 5:00p.m., Agri Life Office

Deadline for Entry - September 15th 5:00 p.m., Agri Life Office

Mandatory Meeting - Sept 20st 5:30 p.m., AgriLife Office

Walk Through - Oct 5th at 5:00 p.m., Multipurpose Harrison Building

ENTRY FEE               $40.00

 
                                   ENTRY FEE *** WEE MISS PAGEANT ONLY   $30.00

    DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION:   ALL FORMS, FEES, CURRENT REPORT CARDS,

    RECORDED MUSIC, LYRICS & PICTURES ARE DUE IN THE FANNIN COUNTY AGRILIFE OFFICE ON OR BEFORE 5:00 P.M. SEPTEMBER 15th, 2017  Information and fees can be turned in ASAP, do nowait until the deadline!



    MANDATORY MEETING – Location - THE FANNIN COUNTY AGRILIFE OFFICE

Time & Date will be September 20th at 5:30 p.m.  Contestants will draw numbers at this time.

    Rules & Guidelines for Pageant:   ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE an AWARD

    1.   Entrant should be enrolled in Grades Kindergarden thru 12th.

    2.   Entrants must reside and / or be enrolled in a Fannin County School.

    3.   Entrants are strongly encouraged to have a livestock, arts & crafts, or photography entry in the Fannin County Fair.

    4.   Entrant must maintain a passing grade.

    5.   Any interested girl who meets the qualifications may enter.  Entrant will give a short talk or present some type of entertainment, not exceeding three (3) minutes.  Any entrant exceeding three (3) minute time limit will receive a 10 (10) point deduction in the talent portion of the Judge’s ballot.  Entrant is responsible for making sure her presentation meets this guideline.  Entrant may use live accompaniment, factory recorded tapes and CD’s.  The tapes or CE’s must be of good quality, appropriate to the entrant’s age, with no vulgarity or profanity.  A copy of the lyrics must be turned in with the music.  No lead vocals are allowed with the music.  Entrant must be the lead singer, but background vocals are allowed.

    6.   Entrant is required to provide his / her own accompaniment.  No piano or keyboard will be available.

    7.   Entrants in the Little Miss or Princess contest should wear tea-length, formal, or party dress.  Hair and makeup should reflect the age of the entrant.  Judging will be scored accordingly.

    8.   Entrants in the Duchess or Queen contest should wear tea-length, formal  or party dress.  Hair and makeup should reflect the age of the entrant.  A positive role model serving our community and representing Fannin County Fair must present herself modestly.  Shoes are required.

    9.   Registration forms , eligibility forms, fees, recorded music, lyrics and pictures must be turned into the Fannin County Agrilife Office (2505 North Center, Bonham TX) : ENTRIES WILL BE TURNED IN BY 5:00 SEPTEMBER 15th, 2017 before 5:00 p.m. at the Fannin County Agrilife Office.  NOT LATE ENTRIES WILL BE EXCEPTED.

 

PAGEANT INFORMATION MEETING                August 30th @ 5:00 pm Agrilife Extension Office

FORMS DUE (2ND FRIDAY of SEPTEMBER)   September 15th, 2017  5:00 p.m.
 
MANDATORY MEETING                                     September 20th, 2017 5:30 p.m.
 
WALK THRU AT THE GROUNDS                       October 4th, 2017    5:00 p.m.
   10. Entrant should enclose a one column size picture with entry form, fee, eligibility form from school, recorded music and lyrics.  Pictures may not be returned.

    11. Contestant Schedule:

            Thursday       October 6, 2017       South end of the Eldon Harrison Building

            Wee Miss Pageant                                         7:00 p.m.

            Little Miss Pageant                                         7:30 p.m.

            Friday             October 7, 2017        South end of the Eldon Harrison Building

            Princess Pageant                                            7:00 p.m.

            Saturday        October 8, 2017       South end of the Eldon Harrison Building      

            Duchess Pageant                                           7:00 p.m.

            Queen Pageant                                              7:00 p.m.

    12. Trophies, Banners, and Flowers will be presented to the winners and the 1st and 2nd runner-ups.  All entrants receive a participation trophy.

    13. Former winners are not eligible to compete the following year of or winning the pageant.  Winners are expected to serve as a role model and help with the pageant before giving up the Crown.  They must sit out one year before re-entering the pageant.

    14. Winners and runner-ups will be required to pass out plaques and ribbons at the Livestock Show on Thursday and Friday the following year of the pageant at the Fair.  Winners and Runner-ups are equired to appear at four (4) Fannin County events throughout the year and serve eight (8) hours of community service during their reign.  Forms will be available to report the events attended and service to the Fannin County Fair Board and Pageant Committee.  ANYONE WHO DOES NOT FULFILLTHESE DUTIES WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2018 FANNIN COUNTY FAIR.

    15. If the winner of the Queen Pageant should marry or be with child before the 2016 Fannin County Fair.  The First Runner-up will serve as Queen and fulfill the responsibility.

    16. Judges will be chosen by the pageant committee.  Judges will not be or have been a resident of Fannin County.  JUDGES DECISIONS AND SCORES ARE FINAL THE DAY OF THE CONTEST.  Score sheets will not be returned to entrants. ***  In the event of a tie in the overall scores, the tie breaker will be based on the talent portion of the scores.  If the tie breaker is still needed, the interview score will also be added.

            

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