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Fair Queen Contest

The Unionville Community Fair Queen Contest is a great way to represent your community, build additional leadership skills, and make new friends. The Queen and her Alternate will both receive a scholarship, and the Unionville Community Fair Queen will represent fair at the State Fair Queen Pageant in Hershey, PA in January 2020.


  1.  Be a female who is a US Citizen and a resident of Pennsylvania 

  2. Be at least age 16, but no older than 20 years of age as of June 1st, 2019. 

  3. Be willing to be the certified representative of the local fair where she is crowned 

  4. Have not been a former local Fair Queen winner, nor a former State Fair Queen contestant. 

  5. Not hold any other title for any other commodity group or pageant 

  6. Have her parent(s) or guardian(s) consent to enter the PA State Competition 

  7. Be single, have never been married, have not been pregnant nor given birth to a child. 

  8. Act in accordance with the PA State Fair Queen “Behavior Policy” (will be provided) 

  9. Be able to meet all time commitments, Queen obligations, and Dress Code as set forth by the PA State Fair Queen Program. 

In Addition, Each Contestant Will: 

  1. Submit a signed agreement form and application, along with a written essay (300 words or less) entitled, “What my Fair Means to My Community” 

  2. Submit one (1) color photograph (portrait type) along with proof of age (copy of valid driver’s license or birth certificate) and mailed along with application 

  3. Present a three to five-minute speech on the topic “Why You Should Come to My Fair”.  Props that enhance the speech are allowed.  Overhead projectors and Power Point Presentations are not permitted.  This is judged on content (to include agriculture).  Each contestant will be interviewed and asked questions regarding the Fair.   Each contestant will have a private interview with the judges prior to the contest at a time and location to be named. 

  4. Agree to participate in the 2019 Unionville community Fair, October 4-6, participate in the January 2020 State Fair Queen event, as well as participate in promotional activities throughout the year.  The first runner-up succeeds the winner should she, for whatever reason, not fulfill her obligations. 

Contestants will be judged on Poise, Appearance (must be attired in a dress), Neatness, and Ability to Communicate (in written essay, speech given during the contest and private interview with the judges).

Applebees Fundraiser

Support the Unionville Community Fair Queen Pageant Program at the Applebees Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast.

Learn about the Fair Princess Contest and Pageant History.
Fair Princess Contest
Fair Pageant History
Fair Pageant Contestant Schedule

2018 Fair Queen, Annaliese Rizzo

2018 Fair Queen, Annaliese Rizzo


The Queen will receive a $1,000 Scholarship. The first runner up will receive a $500 Scholarship. Prizes will be awarded after all obligations have been met.

For an application or additional information contact

Debbie Pritchard, Fair Queen Adviser

Earlier Event: January 1
State Baking Contest
Later Event: January 1
Cow Milking Contest