Butler Fair board is currently accepting entry forms for the Butler Fair Queen contest.
The Butler Fair Queen contest is for females between the ages of 16 and
20 years who are residents of Butler County. Each year the Fair Queen
winner serves as a community ambassador for the Big Butler Fair for the
The contest consists of 4
segments with each segment counting towards points:
1. Personal Interview
contestant will meet privately with a panel of three judges. The interview
is judged on conversational ability, the answers to a variety of
questions, appearance / poise, activities and knowledge of the Big Butler
Fair. (40 points)
2. Evening Gown /
segment is conducted in front of guests and three judges. Each contestant
will walk on stage and introduce herself to the audience. This
introduction should be similar to that which a Fair Queen would give when
visiting a fair or other public event. (Must be under one minute). This
event is judged on content, stage presence and appearance. (20 points).
is a persuasive speech on the topic "Why you should come to my fair". A 3
- 5 minutes (timed) oral presentation is given in front of the audience.
This speech should include daily and featured events, agricultural
exhibits and how our fair impacts our community. It is judged on content,
persuasive quality, speaking ability and poise/presence.(30 points)
contestant will be required to answer the same impromptu question in front
of the judges and audience (10 points)
BUTLER FAIR QUEEN CONTEST RULES
CONTESTANTS MUST :
1. Reside in Butler County or be a current
2. Be between 16 and not older than 20 by
3. Never been a local or state fair queen.
4. Have parent (s’) or guardian consent.
5. Be single, never married, have had no
children and remain so during her reign.
6. Be available to participate in events
during 9 days of the Fair.
7. Attend the state competition in Hershey,
PA in January .
8. Agree to promote the Big Butler Fair in
a positive manner, before, during and after fair week.
9. Be available for publicity, before,
during, and after the fair (via TV, newspaper, radio and public
Dates to Remember
Informational Meeting -
Sunday, May 18th at 4:00pm - Mandatory Attendance
gathering session at which a light meal will be served. Along with a general discussion and question &
answer session, topics discussed will include responsibilities of the Butler Fair
Queen and how to fill out the application form. A parent or guardian is
requested to attend with the contestant.
Held at the Fair Boardroom located next to the grandstand.
RSVP: Contact Judy Kennedy at JCKL22@consolidated.net
Application Due - June 1st 2014
Pageant application forms are due to the Big Butler Fair office by June 1st.
Typed applications only. Please see below for the application form as well as the fair office
Pageant - Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 - 7:00pm at
The Butler Fair Queen
Pageant will be held at the Atrium, next to Garden Gate on Rt 422, east
of the Butler Fairgrounds. The pageant is open to the
public. Dress rehearsal is the day before (Monday) and is manditory.
Pageant Entry Instructions
If you would like
to enter into the The Butler Fair Queen contest download and complete
the Butler Fair Queen Application Form which is located below. Once complete, email or
mail the form according the the information listed. If you have
additional questions, please call Judy Kennedy at 724-625-1977.
Questions and More
Email Applications to:
Send Applications via
the mail to:
Big Butler Fair Office
P.O. Box 517
Prospect, PA 16052
Application Form (Microsoft Word Document)
Butler Fair Queen Application Form
(Typed applications only please)