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Applications open for Fairest of the Fair

May 15, 2016 09:59AM ● Published by Dale Norenberg

The Dodge County Fair Association is seeking ambitious, enthusiastic, and outgoing individuals age 18 as of January 2017 to enter the 2016 Dodge County Fairest of the Fair contest.  Scholarship money, gifts, and interview experience are only some of the benefits of being named Fairest of the Fair.

The 2016 Fairest of the Fair represents the Dodge County Fair Association as the hostess of the 129th Dodge County Fair, and participates in media and promotion events for the fair.  Opportunities include: radio interviews, main stage and 4-H emcee events and assistance in the planning of the next Fairest of the Fair contest.  The 2016 Dodge County Fairest of the Fair has the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Wisconsin Fairest of Fairs contest at the Wisconsin Association of Fairs Annual Convention.

The 2015 Dodge County Fairest of the Fair, Karoline Twardokus, is enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville pursuing a degree in Animal Science with an emphasis in Dairy. “Being the 2015 Dodge County Fairest of the Fair has impacted me greatly. Being able to speak to a wide variety of different audiences, on the radio, on stage or at an event, serving as a positive role model for my community, as well as, having the opportunity to give back to the county are just a few of the ways that being fairest has impacted my life. I am really looking forward to meeting the 2016 Dodge County Fairest of the Fair contestants and being able share this experience.”

Do not miss this one of a kind experience to gain important life skills while representing the 129th Dodge County Fair!  All applicants for the Fairest of the Fair position will receive gifts from Dodge County Sponsors, valuable interview experience, and build self-confidence all while having a great time.  Applicants must be available for the Press Banquet on Tuesday, July 5, and for the Dodge County Fair August 17-21, 2016.

If you would like more information about the contest or if you would like an application, please contact Whitney Rathke, Dodge County Fairest of the Fair Program Coordinator at fair@dodgecountyfairgrounds.com. The application can also be found online at http://dodge.uwex.edu/ (Click Youth Development, Dodge County Junior Fair and Fairest of the Fair Application under County Fair Contest Applications) or www.dodgecountyfairgrounds.com.  All applications must be received at the Dodge County Fair Office or emailed to fair@dodgecountyfairgrounds.com by Friday, June 10 for consideration.

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