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Miss Bourbon County Fair

June 18, 2022

Deadline to register is

June  15th.

Pageant is open .  Pageant admission is $10 for family and friends to attend.

Contestants will need an summer outfit and formal wear.  Summer outfit will be worn during interview and opening with contestant giving a short intro. 

Miss Bourbon County Fair Pageant

Saturday, June 18, 2022


3pm - Bourbon County High School


Interviews will begin at 1pm




Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

 Entry form and fee must be turned in by June 15, 2022. Proof of age can be turned in at pageant check-in on the June 18, 2022.

Rules for Miss Bourbon County Pageant:

  1. Miss Bourbon County Pageant is open for all Kentucky residents.
  2. Contestant must have reached their 16th birthday by October 31, 2022 but cannot have reached their 22nd birthday by October 31, 2022
  3. Proof of age is required bring a copy with you. (Required by the Ky State Fair).
  4. Contestants will appear in an outfit of choice and a formal dress.
  5. All contestants will have a private interview with the judges before the pageant. You may wear your outfit of choice or bring another outfit for interview.
  6. Judging is based on appearance, personality, and personal interview.
  7. The title of Miss Bourbon County will be awarded to a Bourbon County resident contestant.
  8. Miss Bourbon County Fair will represent Bourbon County at the Kentucky State Fair pageant in January 2023.
  9. Once a contestant wins a Bourbon County title in an age group, they may not enter that age division again. They must wait until they are of age for the next age division.

Questions or for more information call Donna Sparks at 859-707-0266.

Kentucky State Fair Pageant Rules

Q1 Contestants must meet the deadline requirements established by KAFHS which can be found in the packet mailed to the sponsoring organization and/or contestant or on the website Candidates who fail to meet the deadlines will not be allowed to compete in the state pageant.

Q2 The final information packet will include information concerning prize money, special titles, apparel and other details of the pageant.

Q3 The contestant must be a natural born female, single, never married, never had a marriage annulled, and never had any children. A birth certificate is required.

Q4 Contestant must be 16 years of age on October 31, and cannot be 22 on October 31 of the year when local pageant is held at the local fair.

Q5 Contestants may not compete in any other pageant system that would prohibit the fulfillment of responsibilities through the state during her reign as Miss Kentucky County Fair.

General Rules Applicable to All Pageant Programs

G1 In order to participate in pageant programs, a Fair Member desiring to enter a contestant must be a member of the Kentucky Association of Fairs and Horse Shows (KAFHS) and have paid all dues and pageant fees prior to the local pageant being held and be eligible for state aid through the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

G2 A local Co. fair may conduct its local pageant by any rules or method they deem suitable to their particular situation, so long as the contestants selected to enter the KAFHSpageants meets the requirements set forth in these rules by said Association (KAFHS).

G3 No photo or internet contests / pageants are permitted for entry into any KAFHS state pageant program.

G4 Each local pageant must designate at least 30 days prior to the conduct of their pageant whether they have an open or closed contestant pageant and the date of such.

G5 A contestant must be a winner or runner-up in the local pageant.(Runner-up only accepted should for some reason the winner becomes ineligible or unable to attend.) A contestant can only represent one local fair and must represent the first local fair that they win first place in during the calendar year. (Local fairs are urged to not accept contestants who have won at a member show during that calendar year.) In the event a pageant winner has not met the deadline to enter the state pageant, a runner-up will not be accepted.

G6 The local Fair Board or sponsor is not responsible financially for transportation, room, and reserved seating or responsible for making such arrangements.Association (KAFHS) is not responsible for these aforementioned arrangements as well.

G7 Each member association shall designate one person to receive all correspondence from the association. It shall be that person’s responsibility to see that all rules, forms and other information is delivered to the appropriate person(s).

G8 Anyone winning a KAFHS state title is not eligible to compete in that pageant thereafter.

G9 Local fairs are urged to not accept contestants with out of state residences.

G10 Winners of KAFHS pageants are expected to attend the other three KAFHS pageant programs in the coming year.

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