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St. Lucie Co. Fair Queen Contest

Fair Queen Contest

  • Wednesday Feb. 26
  • 7:00 PM
  • Center Stage by Adams Arena
  • Please enter through back gate off Peacock Rd.

Fair Queen Application

All entrants must be currently enrolled in
St. Lucie County Schools, and in
9th, 10th or 11th grade.

This contest not a beauty pageant we are looking for girls that have good moral character, personality, and involved in our community.

The Queen will attend the functions of the Fair for all 10 days and events throughout reining year. The Court will accompany her when necessary.

The Fair Queen’s main priority is to the St. Lucie County Youth Livestock Program. Some of her duties require her to take pictures for our livestock awards and sale pictures.This includes but not limited to pigs, steers, and goats.

The Fair Queen and Court are required to follow the St. Lucie County Youth Livestock’s dress code while attending the St. Lucie County Fair and other Fair related events unless otherwise stated.

Carefully review the applications regulations and deadlines. We are looking for individuals that would be proud to represent this county. We are looking forward to meeting all applicants.

Contest attire is: jean pants, long sleeved button down shirt, belt, and close toed boot type shoes. Contestants my wear cowboy hats but be aware if you win you may need to take it off to put your crown on.

Judging Procedures

Judges will receive and review all applications prior to the contest. If there is a need for a tiebreaker, the application score will be used to determine a winner.

Preliminary - Each category is worth 20% each

  • Application
  • Participation
  • First Impression
  • Stage Presence
  • Question and Answer

Semi Finalist- During the Semi Finalist round all other scores start at 0

  • Stage Presence
  • Question and Answer
Application Deadline Monday, January 27, 2020 at Midnight

Application Tips, Suggestions, and Reminders

  • Type or neatly handwritten application.
  • Make sure the 100 word minimum essay is thought out and makes since. * Have it proof read.
  • Double check grammar and spelling on complete application.
  • List everything that is applicable
  • simple as “that you attend the fair.”
  • The more the information you include the better. This will make the judge feel as if they know who you are as person before the contest.
  • Remember, this is not a beauty contest. We tell the judges that we are looking for young girls that have good moral character, personality, and community involvement. And the more they know about you as a person the better.

You do not need to have any involvement in the fair to be a contestant. Your involvement can be as that you attend the fair. The application will be judged as part of this contest. It comes out to be 20% of the preliminary score. This will be the judge’s first impression of you.Some judges take the application process very seriously. I advise you to put together a well thought out and neat/professional application.Be creative but only include required information.

Personal Information

Grade in School
Choose one

Document Uploads

This part of your application must be completed on a desktop or laptop computer, in order to upload your Letters of Recommendation and Essay you must upload a PDF file, no larger than 5 MB. If you're unable to submit your application via computer, please bring your complete application and documents to the first meeting.
Letter of Recommendation please upload a PDF file
Letter of Recommendation please upload a PDF file

Interests & Plans

2020 Contest Rules and Regulations “Contestant Contract”

Gifts and Other Incentives

The St. Lucie County Fair will provide the following:


  • Queen- A Jacket/Sweater with the St. Lucie County Fair embroidered along with the Fair Queens name and belt buckle with the year or rein.
  • Queen- $1000.00 Scholarship to the college of her choice. This scholarship may be used within 2 years after graduation.
  • Queen- Memorable gift
  • Queen- $400.00 prize money
  • 1st runner up- $200.00 prize money
  • 1st runner up- Memorable gift
  • 2nd runner up- $100.00 prize money
  • 2nd runner up- Memorable gift
  • “Miss Congeniality”- $50.00 prize money
  • “Miss Congeniality”- Memorable gift

1st Runner up:

2nd Runner up:

Miss Congeniality:

The Queen, The Court, and Miss Congeniality will all receive Bouquets of Flowers, Sashes, and Tiaras.

Application Requirements

  1. Application Form*
  2. Contestant information*
  3. Contestant’s Contract and Rules and Regulations
  4. Two letters of Reference Explaining Community Involvement*
  5. Proof of current year in school (grade)
  6. $15.00 sponsor fee
  7. A 100 minimum typed word essay on “Why you want to be the St. Lucie County Fair Queen”*

Please note that only the stared* items will be submitted and reviewed by the judges. Any other items will NOT be submitted. Please NO SELF PORTRAITS!

“1 thru 7” must be turned in by the Application Deadline!

Practice Days

Mandatory Practice/Meeting Days

Sunday Jan. 26, 2020 @ 1 PM--Fairgrounds
Sunday Feb. 2, 2020, @ 1 PM--White City Improvement Club, 1006 W. Midway Road
Sunday Feb. 9, 2020, @ 1 PM--White City Improvement Club, 1006 W. Midway Road
Sunday Feb. 16, 2020 @ 1 PM--White City Improvement Club, 1006 W. Midway Road
Sunday Feb. 23, 2020 @ 1 PM--White City Improvement Club, 1006 W. Midway Road
Final Practice Tuesday Feb. 25 -- Fairgrounds

Past Fair Queens

1969 Dru Hilson
1970 Gwendolyn Atkinson
1971 Kay Boree
1972 Penny Hoskins
1973 Emily Cooper
1974 Dee Furst
1975 Kit Bedell
1976 Renee Bryant Boyd
1977 Denise Crist Alman
1978 Cindy Skaggs Williams
1979 Lori Jackson
1980 Janie Vickers Hightower
1981 Carla Barrow
1982 Susan Strangehoener
1983 Debbie Hearn
1984 Wendy Vickers Johns
1985 Patricia Hardman
1986 Tracy Murphy Carlton
1987 Kelly Holmes
1988 Lisa Hamner
1989 Sharman Carter
1990 Kimberly Marsocci
1991 Tracy Groghan Daves

1992 Julie Smith Woodward
1993 Christine Pallas
1994 Wanda Smith
1995 Summer Ivey Platts
1996 Natasha Russakis Rivas
1997 Christie Crooks
1998 Lee Ann Williams
1999 Cherly Waters
2000 Amanda Noelke
2001 Ashley Leet
2002 Lauren Unger
2003 Ashley Vickers
2004 Allyson Hayes
2005 Ashley Ward
2006 Kaitlyn Mulvey
2007 Lee Ann Hamrick Harriman
2008 Jenna Williams
2009 Mariah Singley
2010 Kelci Guettler
2011 Morgan Johnson
2012 Taylor Norvell
2013 Chelsea Prestridge

2014 Allison Russakis
2015 Haley Netherton
2016 Lauren Macon
2017 Nikki Ooley
2018 Kloie Morgan
2019 Brooke Adams
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