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 Thursday, October 11, 2018 in the Austin County Fair Convention and Expo Center.