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2023 MISS MARTIN COUNTY FAIR SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT

NOW AT THE LYRIC THEATER IN DOWNTOWN STUART

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2023 Miss Martin County Fair Pageant Online Form

Contestant application will be accepted on first-come, first served basis and limited to 20 contestants. Applications can either be submitted on-line or hand delivered to the Fair Office. Application must be accompanied by a $40.00 entry fee, a 4x6 photograph, a copy of proof of residency(utility bill), and a printed copy of a current report card showing a GPA of a minimum 2.0.
First, Middle, Last
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Four Interesting Facts
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4 x 6 COLOR HEAD SHOT
 
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Entry Fee
Non Refundable
$40.00 ENTRY FEE
$40.00
Parent Information- Esignature required

I hereby acknowledge that I have read the Official Rules and Regulations of this pageant. I agree to comply with all rules & regulations set forth in this contract and the personal information provided by me is correct. I understand that if I am not in compliance, I may be subject to disqualification. By signing this application and agreement, if selected, I understand that it is my responsibility to fulfill designated assignments by The Martin County Fair Association Board of Directors to include participating in parades and other functions in which I represent the Fair. Furthermore, I hereby consent to the use of any picture of said applicant, in all publications, television, publicity, brochure, etc., by the Martin County Fair may desire. I will not hold the Martin County Fair Association responsible for any injuries, accidents, or damages that may occur during said contest. It is understood that all the above information is subject to verification by the Martin County Fair Association and any discrepancies may be cause for elimination from the contest.

The undersigned parent or guardian of the above-named applicant does hereby agree and consent to the use of any picture of said applicant, in all publications, T.V., publicity, brochures, etc. that the Martin County Fair Association may desire. We will not hold the Fair responsible for any injuries, accidents, or damages that may occur during said contest. And furthermore, we agree to abide by all rules and regulations as set forth for the Pageant. We certify that the above information is correct as set forth regarding the applicant. It is understood that all information above is subject to verification by the Martin County Fair Association and any discrepancies found may be cause for elimination from the contest.

RULES & REGULATIONS
 

RULES AND REGULATIONS

Applications Available: online, www.martincountyfair.com

Mandatory Orientation:

Deadline for Applications: November 11, 2022

Miss Martin County Fair Scholarship Pageant is sponsored by XXXXXX. XXXX will conduct the pageant through the selection of the five finalists and coronation ceremony of the 2023 Miss Martin County Fair Queen and her court at the Lyric Theater, downtown Stuart, on January 7, 2023.

  • LIMITED NUMBER OF CONTESTANTS: The contestants will be limited to twenty who will be accepted on a first-come basis. These will be kept on file if any of the thirty-five applicants drop out prior to November 25, 2022. After November 25th, no contestant shall be replaced.
  • FILING OF APPLICATIONS: Applications can be obtained on the Martin County Fair website, www.martincountyfair.com. Completed application, with one 4x6 photograph of the applicant attached, a $40.00 entry fee, copy of utility bill that matches address on application and current copy of District report card can either be submitted on-line or hand delivered to the Fair Office, 2616 SE Dixie Hwy, Stuart, on or before 5:00PM, Friday, November 11, 2022.
  • AGE, SEX AND SCHOOL STATUS: The applicant must have been born a female who must be either a Freshman, Sophomore, or a Junior attending a high school, a home school program, or attending a post-secondary education or training in the Martin County School District.
  • PROCESSING OF APPLICATIONS: The Martin County Fair Association will determine the eligibility of the applicants as related to residence, age, schooling, and other general rules of the contest. Each applicant will be informed of her acceptance or rejection as a contestant after November 15, 2022.
  • COMPLIANCE WITH RULES AND REGULATIONS: The applicant’s signature on the application will be considered as evidence that the applicant has read all the rules and regulations of the pageant. The applicant agrees to abide by all rules and regulations and understands that information provided will be verified. Applicants must attend all announced meetings and rehearsals. Failure to follow this rule without just cause will be cause for elimination from the contest.
  • GENERAL ELIGIBILITY: Former Miss Martin County Fair Queens are not eligible to compete.
  • PERSONAL STATUS: An applicant must be single (never married).
  • MORAL CHARACTER: Applicant or contest and must never have been arrested. She must not have been suspended or expelled during the current or previous school year.
  • PRIOR CONDUCT: Applicant must have never performed any act or engaged in any activity or employment that is or could reasonably be characterized by the Martin County Fair Association Executive Director as dishonest, immoral, or indecent. Social media is considered an activity and will be examined for all contestants.
  • RESPONSIBILITY OF THE QUEEN AND MEMBER OF THE COURT: After the final selection of the queen and members of the court, the queen and members of the court will be responsible and required for participation in all activities during the current years fair, February 10th-18th, 2023. The queen is also required to participate in all events scheduled by the Martin County Fair Association until a new queen and court are selected. The queen and each member of the court shall portray good conduct, good morals, and good manners. They will conduct themselves with dignity and always be a credit to the Martin County Fair Association. Failure to follow this rule will be considered cause for dismissal. If at any time, actions or behavior is inconsistent to the Martin County Fair Association, disciplinary action or removal of title will be at the sole discretion of the Martin County Fair Association Board of Directors.
  • ABDICATION OR DISQUALIFICATION: In the event the queen should abdicate her title or become disqualified, the first maid(runner-up) shall become the queen. In the event the first maid (runner-up) or a court member should abdicate or become disqualified, no successor will be named nor, will a new court member be appointed. In case of any abdication or disqualification of the reigning queen or member of the court, said queen or court member may be asked to return all gifts and gratuities that she has received in relation to the event. Any unused scholarship after 12 months will be forfeited.
  • JUDGING PROCEDURE: Announced decisions will be final. Judging will be based on interview, personality, stage presence, confidence, response to emcee and delivery. Scores will be kept confidential and then destroyed immediately following the pageant.
  • CLOTHING/DRESS/APPEARANCE: Each contestant must furnish their own clothing and accessories, including casual wear, formal wear (evening gowns, pant suits, cocktail dresses). The Pageant Committee will provide additional guidance pertaining to attire. WARDROBE GUIDELINES: Selection of pageant wardrobe (evening gown, interview outfit, etc.) should be age appropriate. No plunging necklines, side cut outs, see through, or be super short or revealing. NO jeans with holes, no shorts, and strapless tops. FORMAL WEAR: two-piece outfit is ok but must be tasteful, no cut outs or midriff exposure. Slits must be not gone higher than 3 inches above the knee; nothing too low cut in the front. Shoes should coordinate with the dress, keep the style, and heel tasteful. Proper undergarments must be worn. Earrings, necklaces, rings, and bracelets are acceptable. No visible tattoos or body piercings (except ear piercings) will be allowed. Inappropriate clothing as demonstrated by the above guidelines will result in a 10-point deduction from your score.
  • CONSENT OF PARENTS OR GUARDIANS: An applicant under eighteen years of age must have signed permission of her parent or legal guardian to participate in the contest. The signature of the parent or legal guardian on the application will be considered as their consent.
  • The dressing rooms will be closed to everyone except contestants and pageant directors. Rehearsal is closed to everyone except participants and pageant directors.
  • GIFTS AND INCENTIVES: The Martin County Fair Association will provide the following gift incentives included, but not limited to:
    • Wardrobe provided for Fair events
    • Crown for the queen
    • Trophies and sashes for each five finalists
    • Other gifts and incentives
  • SCHOLARSHIPS: The Martin County Fair Association will provide a $1,200.00 scholarship for the 2023 Queen, a $1000.00 scholarship for the four court members for 2023. Miss Congeniality will be awarded a $500.00 scholarship. The scholarships will be issued to the college of their choice or post-secondary education or training facility upon receipt of official registration. All scholarships must be used within two years of serving on the court.
  • Anyone participating in this pageant by way of entry, hereby agrees and consents to the use of any picture of contestant in any or all publications, TV, publicity brochure, internet, etc., that the Martin County Fair Association may desire.
  • Failure to attend any one of the mandatory meetings listed below may result in disqualification from the pageant.

MANDATORY MEETINGS

ORIENTATION: For the 2023 Queen contestants will be held on a Saturday, date is TBD

SOCIAL: TDB

DANCE REHEARSALS: TBD

PERSONAL INTERVIEW: Saturday, January 7, 2022, at 9am, on Fairgrounds property. Exact location to be announced. All contestants are required to meet with the judges. Contestants will be notified of exact time of her interview and arrival time.

PAGEANT AND CORONATION NIGHT: 6PM, Saturday, January 7, 2022, at the Lyric Theater, 59 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL, 34994. Contestants must be on premises no later 5:00PM.


2022 Miss Martin County Fair Queen Summer Ernst

Meet Miss Martin County Fair 2022, Summer Ernst, our new fair ambassador! Summer is a junior at South Fork High School and is involved in the Agriculture, Avid, and SGA Leadership programs. She is also a member of FFA, and beginning her third year on the South Fork swim team. Summer has also played softball and performed as part of South Fork’s Spirit & Pride color guard team for two years.

This year through her 4-H club, the Martin Grade Rustlers, Summer showed twin goats and won Reserve Champion Senior Showman which was extremely exciting as a first time participant in the livestock program at the Martin County Fair. In addition to her scholarship award from the fair, Summer has also had the honor of receiving a scholarship from the Vibe Leadership program at Harmony Hope Stables, an amazing program that teaches leadership, barn, and equine skills. Summer plans to use these skills in becoming an Equine Specialist and helping special needs children through equine therapy. She is very passionate about giving back to her community and volunteers through her church, House of Hope, Harmony Hope Stables, and Tykes and Teen.

In her free time Summer loves being outdoors, either on the water or in the woods, and enjoys the beach with friends and traveling with her family. She credits the Miss Martin County Fair scholarship program for helping her gain confidence, interview skills, and making sweet friends. Summer is thankful for the incredible opportunity, and is so excited to represent Martin County over the next year!







1st Runner Up, Grace Lykins

2nd Runner Up, Jennifer Kindberg

3rd Runner Up, Hayden Peterson

4th Runner Up, Savanna Kitzi

Miss Congeniality, Dakota Beurrier

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