Miss Teen Co. Fair Rules
T1 The Miss Teen Kentucky Co. Fair Beauty Pageant will be held annually at the Fall Board of Directors meeting of the Association (KAFHS).
T2 An entry form for the pageant shall be available to Association members prior to June 1. Completed entry forms should be submitted (electronically) to the Secretary within 30 days of the local pageant and must be received by October 1. No entries will be accepted after October 1. Contestants not meeting that deadline will not be allowed to compete in the state pageant.
T3 Contestants will be directed to the KAFHS website (kafs.net) by local fair officials following the local pageant. It then becomes the responsibility of the contestant to complete the on-line application and submit it electronically, along with a scanned birth certificate, to KAFHS prior to any deadline. This process should be completed no more than 30 days following the local pageant. All information must be received by October 1. No entries will be accepted after October 1. Contestants not meeting that deadline will not be allowed to compete in the state pageant. (It is recommended that local fairs also require the contestant to file a copy of the application with a local fair official.)
T4 The website will include information concerning prize money, special titles, apparel and other details of the pageant.
T5 KAFHS will post a page on its website, informing the contestant of wardrobe needs, ticket information and other details of the pageant.
T6 Contestant must be 13 years of age on October 31, and cannot be 16 on October 31 of the year when the local pageant is held at the local 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 KAFHS pageants 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.