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Miss Kentucky County Fair Pageant Rules
G1 In order to participate, an Association 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.
G2 The Association (KAFHS) realizes that only one entry from a county would be in the best interest of the local pageant for the association. All members who submitted an entry in 2007 shall be accepted in the future. Any new entries shall be required to apply for acceptance from the Chairman of the appropriate pageant committee. The committee shall give preference to the local county fair.
G3 A local county 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 KAFHS pageants meets the requirements set forth in these rules by said Association (KAFHS).
G4 No photo or internet contests / pageants are permitted for entry into any KAFHS state pageant program.
G5 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.
G6 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.
G7 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.
G8 Each member association shall designate one person to receive all correspondence from the association. It shall be that personís responsibility to see that all rules, forms and other information is delivered to the appropriate person(s).
G9 Anyone winning a KAFHS state title is not eligible to compete in that pageant thereafter.
G10 Local fairs are urged to not accept contestants with out of state residences.
G11 Winners of KAFHS pageants are expected to attend the other three KAFHS pageant programs in the coming year.
Miss Kentucky Country Fair Pageant Rules
Q1 Initial entry blanks for the pageant shall be mailed to Association (KAFHS) members prior to June 1. This initial information should be returned to the KAFHS no later than 30 days following the local pageant Information from that form will result in the contestant being sent a final application and pageant information by November 1. This must be completed and returned to the association no later than December 15. No entries will be accepted after that date and candidates who fail to meet the deadline 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 single, never married, never had a marriage annulled, and never had any children.
Q4 Contestant must be 16 years of age on October 31, and cannot be 22 on October 31 of the year when the local pageant is held at the local fair.
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