FARMINGTON — Contestants’ applications are  being accepted for the 18th annual Miss Farmington Fair Pageant to be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at the Farmington Fairgrounds. Preparation, rehearsals and interview competitions will take place during the day beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Young women between the ages of 7 and 18 who reside in Franklin County and the surrounding area are welcome to participate and compete for the titles of Miss Farmington Fair (ages 15 to 18), Junior Miss Farmington Fair (ages 11 to 14), Little Miss Farmington Fair (ages 7 to 10) and Miss Hospitality, for the one who is most active in participation in the fair itself.

Prizes will be awarded for each category of competition in each age group, as well as essay, Miss Congeniality and runners-up prizes.

A snack and pizza will be provided to the girls during the day and cash prizes will be awarded from the Franklin County Agricultural Society.

Contestants will be judged in interview, talent and formal presentation.

Past queens are encouraged to attend in crown and banner and are welcome to perform the opening number.

Deadline for applications is Friday, Sept. 15.

FMI, apply: 207-839-5578, [email protected],

Winners from the 2016 competition are, from left, Little Miss Farmington Fair Ruth Gusler, Miss Farmington Fair Isabelle Thomas and Junior Miss Farmington Fair Jaidyn Stuart.

Contestents prepare for the 2016 competition of Miss Farmington Fair.

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