Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Registration Dates:

June 25th and July 2nd, 2017
At The Fairgrounds from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

June 26th, 28th, & 30th, 2017
At Fair Office from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Download Fairest of the Fair Entry Form Here

The deadline to register is July 2nd.

Rules and Information

The Fairest of the Fair Pageant is open to girls who are permanent residents of Cocke County who have reached their 16th birthday, but not their 21st birthday by December 31st, 2017, and who have not been married or pregnant.  The winner of the pageant will receive $300 in cash, crown, trophy, flowers, gifts from local merchants, and her expenses paid to compete at the state level in Nashville.  The title holder is expected to be present each night of the fair week.  She will participate in the local Christmas parade, complete fair assigned community services, and attend fair board meetings in September and January.  First and second runner-ups will also receive a cash prize and trophy.  Score sheets will be available.

Entry fee is $50.00.  Contestants will learn and practice a simple dance routine the week prior to the fair.  Contestants will attend a Meet & Greet where they will meet the other contestants and participate in a 5 minute interview with the judges on Sunday, July 9.


2016 Fairest of the Fair
Emily Edmonds

Registration for the Fairest of the Fair will be held at the fairgrounds on June 25th and July 2nd from 2:00 – 4:00.  Contestants may register at the Fair Office on June 26th, 28th, and 30th from 10AM – 4PM.  Entry form, wallet size photograph, 8×10 framed picture, and check may be mailed to the director listed below.  The director must have it in hand no later than the deadline.  The deadline to register is July 2nd.  Contestants need to complete the entry form and attach a wallet size photograph.  Contestants will need an 8×10 framed headshot for Most Photogenic.  Please make check out to Cocke County Fair.  If there are any questions, please feel free to contact the pageant director.

Kellye Stokely
597 North Street
Newport, TN  37821
423-237-0827