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Tri-Co. Free Fair King/Queen Contest

Attention Dickinson, Marion & Morris

County 4-Her or FFA members!

*The Tri-Co. Free Fair is once again opening its contest up to both Kings and Queens and in person!

-Project/SAE awards to top 3 King and Queen Contestants

-Extra Awards!

We would like to have contestant Application information forms,  Project/SAE photos, and copy of permanent record/SAE records completed and returned if interested by: June 13th to your local Extension Office, FFA Advisor, TCFF Website or school counselor.  Photos and forms turned into Advisors and Extension Agents can be emailed directly to  Online applications will be available as well. under forms.

All bonafide 4-H or FFA members 9-12 grades (including new grads) may compete.

Note:  There will be no tickets sales or banquet for this years contest.

Candidates will be required to perform an interview (June 25th  at Herington Fair Bldg) and ride on our parade float (July 7th ) Line up will be at 5:15pm next to hospital. Crowning will also be July 7th just prior to Rodeo, be at stands by 7pm.


The 2023 Tri-Co. Free Fair King and Queen, Attendants and all other candidates will receive free entry into all events.  Each will also be responsible for awarding ribbons at livestock shows during Fair; a sign up will be available at interviews.  Winners will be introduced and announced prior to Rodeo(7pm) and Demo Derby( 7pm) as well as throughout Fair livestock events. The King and Queen may be asked to help out with public relations with in respected counties at some point during their year of reign.

Judging Criteria:

  • Personal appearance and poise will be considered at all times.

  • Formal/Business attire is required for contestant judging. FFA Official Dress is acceptable.

  • Each candidate will have a personal interview with the judges, which will include questions about his or her involvement with 4-H/FFA.

  • Contestants will be judged on the following:            

         40%- 4-H/FFA involvement

         30% - Leadership (4H/FFA, school,     


         20% - 4H/FFA Knowledge

         10% - Appearance and Presentation for both

                      application and applicant

Click Below for the Application

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