Fairest of the Fair Rules & Information

Directors: Chris Coughlin, J.C. Coughlin

For more information, call J.C. at 731-616-4885 or the fair office at 731-424-0151.

View 2016 Winners

Miss Fairest of the Fair (16-20 yrs. old)
Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:00 pm
2017 ENTRY MISS FAIREST OF THE FAIR  • View Rules

Miss Junior Fairest of the Fair (10-12 yrs. old)
Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 7:00 pm
2017 ENTRY MISS JUNIOR 10 TO 12View Rules

Miss Teen Fairest of the Fair (13-15 yrs. old)
Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 pm
2017 ENTRY MISS TEEN 13 TO 15View Rules

Miss Tiny Fairest of the Fair (3-5 yrs. old)
Thursday, September 14, 2017, 7:00 pm
2017 ENTRY MISS TINY 3 TO 5View Rules

Miss Petite Fairest of the Fair (6-9 yrs. old)
Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:00 pm
2017 ENTRY MISS PETITE 6 TO 9View Rules

Baby Girl Fairest of the Fair (0 to 35 months old)
Saturday, September 16, 2017, 2:00 pm
2017 ENTRY BABY GIRL 0 TO 35 MONTHSView Rules

Miss Fairest of the Fair

Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 8:00 pm

This contest is held in conjunction with Tennessee’s “Fairest of the Fair” Contest, which is sponsored by the Tennessee Association of Fairs. The West Tennessee State Fair will sponsor this contest.

Rules

  1. Contestant must have reached her 16th birthday but not her 21st birthday on or before December 31, 2017.
  2. Contestant must be a resident of West Tennessee and may not represent more than one fair in any given year.
  3. Contestant must be single, never married, and have no children.
  4. Contestants will model in pageant wear and attire MUST be floor length.
  5. Contestants will be judged on beauty and poise (75%), and personality (25%).
  6. Entries must be received on or before August 31, 2017. Entries received after this date will be subject to an additional $10.00 late entry fee. No entries will be accepted  on September 12, 2017. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR.
  7. Contestants will be entered by mailing an entry fee of $30.00 and entry form to Beauty Pageants, West Tennessee State Fair, P.O. Box 1404, Jackson, TN 38302.
  8. Contest will be held at the Main Exhibit Hall at the Fairgrounds Park at 8:00 pm, Tuesday, September 12, 2017. All contestants will report to the Fairgrounds by 7:30 pm There will be no rehearsal prior to the pageant.
  9. Contest will consist of a winner and four additional places. The 2017 “Fairest of the Fair” will be invited to be present at all events at the West Tennessee State Fair the remaining days of fair week, and will be the official fair hostess.
  10. West Tennessee State Fair’s “Fairest of the Fair” will be a representative at Tennessee’s “Fairest of the Fair” contest in Nashville. In January, 2018, The West Tennessee State Fair will pay the actual expenses of the winner and a chaperone to the state pageant.
  11. No application will be accepted for entry if the contestant has ever competed in the State Fair Pageant.
  12. The Fair Board and Pageant Director appreciate all our past Queens who return to crown.  Effective in 2016, any past Queen returning to crown is ineligible to participate in a pageant held the same day.
  13. Videoing will not be allowed during the pageant.

Miss Teen Fairest of the Fair

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 8:00 pm

Rules

  1. Contestant must be a resident of West Tennessee.
  2. Contest will be for girls ages 13 to 15. Contestants MUST compete in the their age division based on their age on date of contest.
  3. Dress will consist of pageant dresses and attire MUST be floor length.
  4. Contest will be entered by mailing an entry fee of $30.00 to: West Tennessee State Fair, P.O. Box 1404, Jackson, TN 38302. Entry form.
  5. Entries must be received on or before August 31, 2017. Entries received after this date will be subject to an additional $10.00 entry fee. No entries will be accepted on September 13, 2017. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR.
  6. All pageants will be held in the air conditioned Main Exhibit Building at the Fairgrounds Park. Contestants will be required to be at the Fairgrounds 30 minutes before starting time.
  7. Judging will be based on attractiveness, poise, and personality. The decision of the judges is final. There will be a queen and four alternates.
  8. Each contestant must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and only one person is allowed backstage with the contestant.
  9. The Fair Board and Pageant Director appreciate all our past Queens who return to crown.  Effective in 2016, any past Queen returning to crown is ineligible to participate in a pageant held the same day.
  10. Videoing will not be allowed during the pageant.

Miss Junior Fairest of the Fair

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 7:00 pm

Rules

  1. Contestant must be a resident of West Tennessee.
  2. Contest will be for girls ages 10 to 12. Contestants MUST compete in their age division based on their age on date of contest.
  3. Dress will consist of pageant dresses and attire MUST be floor length.
  4. Contest can be entered by mailing an entry fee of $30.00 to: West Tennessee State Fair, P.O. Box 1404, Jackson, TN 38302. Entry form.
  5. Entries must be received on or before August 31, 2017. Entries received after this date will be subject to an additional $10.00 entry fee. No entries will be accepted on September 13, 2017. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR.
  6. All pageants will be held in the air conditioned Main Exhibit Building at the Fairgrounds Park. Contestants will be required to be at the Fairgrounds 30 minutes before starting time.
  7. Judging will be based on attractiveness, poise, and personality. The decision of the judges is final. There will be a queen and four alternates.
  8. Each contestant must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and only one person is allowed backstage with the contestant.
  9. The Fair Board and Pageant Director appreciate all our past Queens who return to crown.  Effective in 2016, any past Queen returning to crown is ineligible to participate in a pageant held the same day.
  10. Videoing will not be allowed during the pageant.

Miss Petite Fairest of the Fair

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 8:00 pm

Rules

  1. Contestant must be a resident of West Tennessee.
  2. Contest will be for girls ages 6 to 9. Contestants MUST compete in their age division based on their age on date of contest.
  3. Dress will consist of pageant dressed and attire MUST be floor length.
  4. Contest can be entered by mailing an entry fee of $30.00 to: West Tennessee State Fair, P.O. Box 1404, Jackson, TN 38302. Entry form.
  5. Entries must be received on or before August 31, 2017. Entries received after this date will be subject to an additional $10.00 entry fee. No entries will be accepted on September 14, 2017. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR.
  6. All pageants will be held in the air conditioned Main Exhibit Building at the Fairgrounds Park. Contestants will be required to be at the Fairgrounds 30 minutes before starting time.
  7. Judging will be based on attractiveness, poise, and personality. The decision of the judges is final. There will be a queen and four alternates.
  8. Each contestant must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and only one person is allowed backstage with the contestant.
  9. The Fair Board and Pageant Director appreciate all our past Queens who return to crown.  Effective in 2016, any past Queen returning to crown is ineligible to participate in a pageant held the same day.
  10. Videoing will not be allowed during the pageant.

Miss Tiny Fairest of the Fair

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 7:00 pm

Rules

  1. Contestant must be a resident of West Tennessee.
  2. Contest will be for girls ages 3 to 5.  Contestants MUST compete in their age division based on their age on date of contest.
  3. Dress will consist of pageant dressed and attire MUST be floor length.
  4. Contest can be entered by mailing an entry fee of $30.00 to: West Tennessee State Fair, P.O. Box 1404, Jackson, TN 38302. Entry form.
  5. Entries must be received on or before August 31, 2017. Entries received after this date will be subject to an additional $10.00 entry fee. No entries will be accepted on September 14, 2017. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR.
  6. All pageants will be held in the air conditioned Main Exhibit Building at the Fairgrounds Park. Contestants will be required to be at the Fairgrounds 30 minutes before starting time.
  7. Judging will be based on attractiveness, poise, and personality. The decision of the judges is final. There will be a queen and four alternates.
  8. Each contestant must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and only one person is allowed backstage with the contestant.
  9. The Fair Board and Pageant Director appreciate all our past Queens who return to crown.  Effective in 2016, any past Queen returning to crown is ineligible to participate in a pageant held the same day.
  10. Videoing will not be allowed during the pageants.

Baby Girl Fairest of the Fair

Saturday, September 16, 2017, 2:00 pm

Rules

  1. Contestant must be a resident of West Tennessee.
  2. Contest will be for baby girls ages 0 months to 35 months. Contestants MUST compete in their age division based on their age on date of contest.  Age in months at date of pageant must be put on entry form.
  3. Age brackets for baby girls: 0-6 months, 7-15 months, 16-24 months, and 25-35 months. Contestant should be at Fairgrounds by 1:30 pm.
  4. Attire will be Sunday dresses or pageant dresses.
  5. Contest can be entered by mailing an entry fee of $30.00 to: West Tennessee State Fair, P.O. Box 1404, Jackson, TN 38302. Entry form.
  6. Entries must be received on or before August 31, 2017. Entries received after this date will be subject to an additional $10.00 entry fee. No entries will be accepted on September 16, 2017. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR.
  7. All pageants will be held in the air conditioned Main Exhibit Building at the Fairgrounds Park. Contestants will be required to be at the Fairgrounds 30 minutes before starting time.
  8. Judging will be based on attractiveness, poise, and personality. The decision of the judges is final. There will be a queen and four alternates.
  9. Each contestant must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and only one person is allowed backstage with the contestant.
  10. The Fair Board and Pageant Director appreciate all our past Queens who return to crown.  Effective in 2016, any past Queen returning to crown is ineligible to participate in a pageant held the same day.
  11. Videoing will not be allowed during the pageants.