The Vernon County Fair Association will again sponsor the Fairest of the Fair contest. The Fairest will serve as the official hostess for the Vernon County Fair, September 13 – 17, 2017. The Fairest will also represent Vernon County Fair in the state Fairest of the Fair contest held January, 2018.
Contestants must be a resident of Vernon County or the majority of their fair activities take place in the county. They must be a resident of the state of Wisconsin for at least a year prior to entry. They must be 18 years of age by January 1, 2018, since contestant will be required to travel.
Contestant must have a sponsor for the contest. Any business, youth or civic organization may sponsor a candidate. Sponsor fee is $30.00.
The Vernon County Fair Association will reimburse travel expenses for fair related activities and offer a cash award of $1,000 to the chosen contestant. The contest will be held July 29th, in Viroqua at the Vernon County Fairgrounds and the entry deadline is July 13, 2017. The coronation will be part of the Fair Kickoff Breakfast on July 29th.
To obtain more information and the official entry rules for the contest, contact the Vernon County UW-Extension office, 637-5276, or download from the web at
www.vernoncountyfair.com. Entry deadline is July 13, 2017.