Winnebago County Fairest of the Fair. Application Deadline March 31.

April, 2020 Update: Thank you to everyone who submitted applications to be this year’s Fairest of the Fair. Our competition (originally scheduled for April 11 at the Best Western Hotel of Oshkosh) has been POSTPONED (date TBD) due to the Governor’s Safer at Home order. We will post updates as they become available.


The Fairest of the Fair program is a public relations position for young adults in the County. Fairest of the Fair IS NOT a beauty pageant, but rather a contest that focuses on the young adult’s poise, personality, community involvement, speaking ability and the ability to think on their feet. The contestant’s dress in business professional attire, submit a resume-like application and go through an interview process.

Once selected as Fairest of the Fair, the young adult attends community functions, does radio and television interviews, and participates in numerous area parades throughout the summer promoting the Winnebago County Fair. They also serve as the official hostess/host of the fair, which includes giving speeches, introducing entertainment and handing out ribbons to the youth.

Interested candidates must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. They must be a resident of Winnebago County. Open to men and women.

Annual Deadline to apply is MARCH 31ST
Applications are available upon request by emailing: winnebagocountyfairsecretary@gmail.com