Candidates sought for 2019 fair queen

Coronation set for July 25

-Daily Freeman Journal file photo by Hans Madsen
Freshly crowned 2018 Hamilton County Fair Queen McKenna Mitchell, right, shares a smile and a laugh with 2017 Queen Jenna Woodall, at left. On July 25, Mitchell will crown this year’s queen. Entries are now being accepted for queen candidates.

Entries are now being accepted for the 2019 Hamilton County Fair Queen Contest.

Organizers said that girls who reside in Hamilton County or who reside in a county adjoining Hamilton but the majority of her activities are in Hamilton County, are eligible. Contestants must be at least 16 years of age and not more than 21 years of age on the first day of the Iowa State Fair.

Judging will take place on July 20 and coronation of the 2019 Fair Queen will be the evening of July 25, according to organizers.

The contest is limited to the first sixteen entries. Complete rules and entry forms are available in the 2019 Hamilton County Fair Book or by contacting Fair Queen Committee members: Kim Schaa (515) 290-5815, Kathleen Hay (515) 832-5291, Carla Johnson (515) 832-3675, or Nikki Ehn (515) 729-6402.

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