Miss Daviess County Pageant

Daviess County takes extreme pride in ourselves and in putting on one of the best fair pageants in the state of Kentucky. Our Miss Daviess County Fair Pageant Queen will receive a beautiful crown, sash, and a CASH PRIZE! The 2022 Miss Daviess County Pageant will be held on August 6th, 2022 at the Fairgrounds in Bittel Hall. The admission fee for this pageant is $10 per person. Kids 5 and under get in for free. 

Miss Daviess County Rules

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Age: You must be 16 to 21 years old on October 31st of the current year (per state rules “contestants must be 16 years of age on October 31st and cannot be 22 years old on October 31st of the year the local pageant is held”). A copy of your birth certificate is required to compete.
  • Residency: Miss Daviess County is open to residents of Daviess County, McLean County, Union County, Ohio County, Hancock County, Hopkins County, Webster County, Henderson County, and Muhlenberg County. Must have established residence for at least 6 months prior to the pageant date. Proof of address is required to compete.
  • Miscellaneous: Per stat rules must be a natural-born female, never married, never had a marriage annulled, and never had any children.

What you need to enter:

  • Entry Fee: A non-refundable fee of $65 is due at the time of entry to be counted as a contestant. Payment can be sent to the director through PayPal (Haley London, 270-313-8307) or Venmo (@Haley-London). Please enter the contestant’s name in the subject box. Entry fees are non-refundable, with no exceptions.
  • Application: The bio sheet linked below should be typed and sent via email to daviesscountyfairpageants@gmail.com.
  • Headshot: This is not judged, and does not have to be a professional photo. Send via email to daviesscountyfairpageants@gmail.com.
  • Birth Certificate & Proof of Residency: Send a scanned copy or photo via email to daviesscountyfairpageants@gmail.com.

Areas of Competition & Pageant Day Schedule:

  • 5:30 – Doors open for contestants to move in. There is VERY limited space at the venue. There will be a
    changing area, but contestants should otherwise arrive ready for competition. Clothing racks will be
    provided. There will be no hair/makeup artists allowed on site due to space and restrictions. One person can help with bringing in wardrobe but cannot stay and nobody will be allowed into the contestant area before/during the competition. We will have someone to help in the dressing area.
  • 5:45 – Interviews begin. Interviews are worth 25 pts. You will interview in your intro attire! Required
    interview/intro attire will be denim blue jeans/bottoms, a solid color top in any shade of red or pink, and
    shoes/accessories of your choice. Feel free to show your personality. Bottoms can be jeans, shorts, or
    skirt as long as it is blue denim (not white, black, colored, etc). The interview is panel style, contestants will be standing, 3 minutes per contestant. Judges will have your application/bio during the interview, but not all questions will come from your bio. There will not be time between the interview and stage for any major hair/makeup changes, please plan to be pageant ready for your interview. This year’s venue is a banquet hall, there is no spotlight or stage lighting.
  • 6:30 – Pageant begins. At this point, each contestant’s designated number of audience members can come
    in. Tickets will be $10 per person. Please be prepared with the exact change. The exact number allowed per contestant will depend on the total number of contestants and will be announced after the deadline. We
    will NOT be pausing between areas of competition. Please consider this when planning your hairstyling.
    The emcee will read from the bio sheet during walks.
    • Introduction & OSQ- 15 pts. Required intro attire as described above. Introduction will begin with a parade of contestants. The walking pattern will be sent after the deadline. Each contestant will then individually introduce themselves (name, contestant #, and a short statement are allowed) and receive their on-stage question. On-stage questions will be contestant-specific based on topics
      listed in your bio.
    • Swim- 30 pts. Attire is a one-piece swimsuit in accordance with state guidelines. Walking pattern of your choice.
    • Evening Gown- 30 pts. Attire is a floor-length evening gown of your choice. Walking pattern of
      your choice.

Scoring and Winner Selection

    • The winner will be selected based on final scores.
    • Interview scores are used to break ties. If the interview score was also a tie, it is a judge’s decision.
    • Score sheets are not given out following the pageant, but feedback and judges’ comments are available upon request.

Shealyn Mason

2020 Miss Daviess County

Shealyn Mason

2020 Miss Daviess County

Kendall Terry

2019 Miss Daviess County

Passed Down Throughout the Years

Miss Daviess County

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Registrants will need to download and complete the Miss Daviess County Fair form. Still, needing additional information? Please contact Haley (London) Berry via email at daviesscountyfairpageants@gmail.com.