2018 FAIR PAGEANT APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE
Applications for the 2018 Chowchilla-Madera County Fair Pageant are now available in the fair office and online at Chowchillafair.org the pageant will be held on Thursday May 17, 2018 . There are three categories: Miss Madera County, Little Miss Madera County, or the Tommyhawk Contest. Those desiring to participate must be a resident of Madera County. Winners of the pageant events will represent Madera County at the Chowchilla-Madera County Fair and other community events in 2018.
Application packets are available at the Chowchilla Fairgrounds office as well as online at www.ChowchillaFair.org.
Completed applications must be received in the Fair Office by 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018
There will be openings for eight contestants for each of the pageant categories. Openings will be filled on a first received first filled basis.
Pageant applicants must meet age, residency and eligibility requirements. Miss Madera County contestants must be females between 16-20 years of age, and the Little Miss Madera County contestants must be females between 6-9 years of age. The Tommyhawk Contest is for males between 6-9 years of age. The ages for all contestants are determined as their age as of May 17, 2018.
The pageant contestants will be evaluated on personal characteristics such as scholastic achievement, community involvement, poise, behavior, personality and other items specific to each category. Talent is a separate category and will be judged on its own merit separate from the pageant judging categories and will be given a separate award.
The winners of each of the three pageant events will be obligated to participate in the Chowchilla Spring Festival parade on Saturday, May 19. In addition, they will be required to be present daily at the Chowchilla-Madera County Fair, May 18-20, 2018, and appear at other community events throughout the year.
Additional information can be obtained from the Chowchilla-Madera County Fair and Event Center (559) 665-3728 or by calling pageant coordinator Amanda Martin for the Miss Madera Pageant at (559) 665-3056 or (559) 756-3056 and for the Little Miss and Tommyhawk pageant coordinator Mindy Schnoor at 559 223-0714.