Fairest of the Fair



Saturday, August 13, 2022 @ 8PM

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 31, 2022, and who haven’t been
married or pregnant.  The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000
scholarship, 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 parades, complete fair
assigned community services, and attend fair board meetings in
September and January.  First and second runner-ups will also receive
a scholarship 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 and Greet where they will meet the other contestants

and participate in a 5-minute interview with the judges at

2:00 pm on Saturday, August 13 in the Fellowship Hall

at Southside Baptist Church.


Registration for the Fairest of the Fair will be held at the fairground’s Little Theater on Sunday, July 31, 2022 and Sunday, August 7, 2022 from 2 to 4 p.m. Contestants may print, complete and mail the entry form along with a wallet size picture and check to the pageant director. The director must have received it no later than Sunday, August 7, 2022. Please make checks payable to Cocke County Fair. If there are any questions, please feel free to contact the pageant director.


Pageant Director: 

Kellye Stokely
   597 North Street
      Newport, TN  37821