Queens Contest

Candidates for Austin County Fair Queen will be asked to attend our orientation meeting listed below.  We are requesting all candidates bring their application and signed consent form to the meeting in order to receive their packet.  A candidate must be 15 years of age, single, a resident of Austin County or enrolled as a student in a school district in Austin County.  She must be of good conduct, not on probation or scholastic probation.  

Sponsorship fee for a candidate is $125.00.  Any business, organization or individual may sponsor a candidate.  

An orientation meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 16st at 6 p.m. at the Austin County Fair Office.  Candidates may begin selling tickets after the meeting; no pre-sale of Passports to Fun or season tickets are allowed!  Candidates are required to sell at least $1,500.00 worth of admission tickets.

The Austin County Fair Queen and Ticket Queen will each receive a scholarship of $2,000.00 upon entering college or a career school.  Fair Queen Runner-Up and Ticket Queen Runner-Up will each receive a $1,500.00 scholarship.  In addition, all girls who sell over $2,500.00 worth of tickets will receive a $50.00 gift.

The Austin County Fair Queen is an official representative of the Fair, and shall act as hostess at all fair functions.  She is also designated as a representative of Austin County to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. 

The Fair Queen Pageant will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2018 in the Austin County Fair Convention and Expo Center.

Past Fair Queens

  • 2017 Aunnika Wittner
    2016 Paige Schultz
    2015 Marlee Chandler
    ​2014 Bailey Blezinger
    2013 Gloria Whitmore
    2012 Samantha Voigt
    2011 Sheyanne Bustos
    2010 Mary Marek
    2009 Courtney Venghaus
    2008 Bethany Arndt
    2007 Samantha Payton
    2006 Meghan Wood
    2005 Michelle Hajdik
    2004 Hannah Oldag
    2003 Meagan Michalke
    2002 Wendy Via
    2001 Emily Butts
    2000 Megan Herzog
    1999 Lauren Hagen
    1998 Amanda Lange
    1997 Catherine Castillo (Mikeska)
    1996 Cara Turner
    1995 Kortney Thibodeaux (Novinske)
    1994 Lindsey Wehring (Hudson)
    1993 Sarah Blume
    1992 Lanessa Bales
    1991 Michelle Marshall
    1990 Kim Kenjura
    1989 Melissa Klekar (Shinn)
    1988 Mindy McCluskey
    1987 Susie Fick
    1986 Gina Nichols
    1985 Shawn Demny
    1984 Deborah Stolarski
    1983 Julie Reyes
    1982 Jana Arthur
    1981 Deanna Zaruba
    1980 Jane Demny
    1979 Helen Chickering
    1978 Cindy Tuttle
    1977 Mollie Murphey (Arndt)
    1976 Alisa Stephens (Taylor)
    1975 Nancy Jankowski
    1974 Marlyn Weiss
    1973 Patti Pfeffer
    1972 Rita Volkman
    1971 Donna Pilcik (Rolater)
    1970 Ronda Sens (Landers)
    1969 Connie Hein
    1968 Brenda Tesch
    1967 Judith Holdt
    1966 Janet Volkman
    1965 Kay Allen
    1959 Penny Gosler
    1958 Lane Kucera (Gossler)
    1927 Gladys Engelking