2023 Miss Franklin County Agricultural Fair Pageant
9th Annual Miss Franklin County Agricultural Fair Pageant
The 9th annual event will be held on Saturday, August 12th, 2023 at Sontag Elementary in Rocky Mount.
On Saturday, August 12th at Sontag Elementary School in Rocky Mount, the Miss Franklin County Agricultural Fair’s pageant committee will host the 9th annual event featuring contestants residing in Franklin County and surrounding counties that are within three hours. Every contestant will receive a tiara and gift. Winners receive crown, sashes, and trophy/medallion in addition to gifts. The winner of the Miss Division will receive a $1,000 cash scholarship and represent Franklin County in the 2023 Miss Virginia Association of Fairs Pageant.
The pageant will crown winners in the following divisions:
- Beautiful Baby (boy or girl)
- Ages 0-12 months
- Ages 13-23 months
- Wee Baby: Ages 2-3
- Little: Ages 4-6
- Young: Ages 7-9
- Pre-Teen: Ages 10-12
- Junior Miss: Ages 13-16
- Miss: Ages 17-22
- Ms.: Ages 23+
- Spirit of Miss Franklin County Agricultural Fair
- Miss Outgoing Personality
Beautiful Baby: Contestant can be male or female. Competition includes outfit of choice, followed by final look lineup of all contestants in age division. Entry fee $55.
Wee Baby – Young: Competition includes gown, followed by final look lineup of all contestants in age division. Entry fee $70.
Pre-Teen & Junior: Competition includes gown, casual, and on-stage question. Casual wear should be an outfit that represents your personality. Outfits that could serve as evening wear are not permitted for causal wear. Onstage question will be during casual wear. Contestant must submit onstage question to director by August 4, 2023 or one will be chosen at random. Entry fee is $80.
Ms: Competition includes gown, followed by final look lineup of all contestants in age division. Entry fee $55.
Miss: Competition includes in gown, casual, interview, onstage question, platform speech, and photogenic. Casual wear should be an outfit that represents your personality. Outfits that could serve as evening wear are not permitted for causal wear. Platform speech is a 30-second speech on the value of community service or the contestant’s platform. The speech will be during casual wear. Onstage questions will be during gown. Onstages question will be the judges pick. Interview will be five minutes, with no closing statement. Photogenic photo must be a headshot in black and white. Entry fee is $100.
Optional Photogenic: Photogenic is optional for Beautiful Baby, Wee Baby – Young, PreTeen, Junior and Ms. Photogenic pictures are due by August 11, 2023 unless otherwised approved by the pageant director, Danielle Ridgeway. Entry Fee is $10.
Outgoing Personality: Contestants will collect monetary donations, to benefit the Jensen Hoover Impart Award, presented at the Miss Virginia Association of Fairs Pageant. The contestant with the highest amount of donations will be awarded Outgoing Personality. Monetary donations are due on August 11, 2023 unless otherwised approved by the pageant director, Danielle Ridgeway. The title has the same recognition as the division winners.
Spirit Of: Contestant will be recognized for their hard work and effort in the pageant. Title has the same recognition as division winners.
Optional Pageant Practice
August 11, 2023
Sontag Elementary School, 3101 Sontag Road, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Danielle Ridgeway, Pageant Director
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2022 Franklin County Agricultural Fair Pageant Queens
Beautiful Baby 0-12 month: Chloe Dillon
Beautiful Baby 13-23 month: Amelia Baker
Wee Baby: Avery Mogan
Outgoing Personality: Paisley Williamson
Little Miss: Adalynn Rowles
Young Miss: Cheyenne Owen
PreTeen Miss: Camryn Perkins
Spirit Of: Aliviah Fulcher
Junior Miss: Aimslee Haigler
Ms: JoAnna Wilson
Miss: MaKayla Sprouse
Prices, policies, programs, schedules, attractions and entertainment subject to change or cancellation without notice. No Rainchecks. No Refunds. No weapons, guns or knives allowed at the event. The Franklin County Agricultural Fair and/or County of Franklin reserves the right to refuse admission.