Royalty Contest Entry Form

Deadline to Apply: May 1, 2024

Welcome to your first steps in participating in the 2024 Cedar County Fair Queen program. We are excited to meet you. Our goal for you is that you will meet and interact with other outstanding young ladies from Cedar County, learn about the inner workings of the fair, develop stronger leadership and public relations skills, and have a great time!

Any young woman between the ages of 16-21 who resides in Cedar County is eligible to apply and participate. These ladies need to be active in the community and positive role models. It is not limited to just those who are in FFA & 4H.

Please return the following application, quick facts sheet, and permission slips to Queen Coordinator, Molly Haub or Jenny Jackson at PO Box 324, Tipton, IA 52772 or email to by May 1, 2024. The follow events will be available to contestants to participate in (starred events are required):

  • Contestant orientation & activity- June 4* at 5:30 at the Mathew’s Building
  • Volunteering at fairground work nights – Wednesday in June & July
  • Interview Practice, Poise Workshop, & Brunch- June 30 at 10 am – 4-H Food Stand
  • Tipton 4th of July parade* – meet at 9:30 at St Mary’s church parking lot
  • Rehearsal & Fair Board Appreciation Dinner- July 7* at 6 pm at the Mathew’s Building
  • Judging- July 10* – time and place TBD
  • Coronation- July 10 @ 5 pm* – please be ready at 4:30 pm
  • Cedar County Fair July 10-14*

A full schedule of events will be given at Orientation.

Throughout the entire competition judges will base their decision on personality, attitude, appearance, awareness, leadership, citizenship, charm, and poise. The competition consists of a group interview, one-on-one interview, and stage presence on Wednesday, July 10. Events prior to the fair will be noted in the judges’ binders, so your presence & participation is highly encouraged.

We are requesting that each Queen candidate have a sponsor. Any organization, church, business, or individual can sponsor a candidate. Each sponsor shall donate a minimum of $50 on the candidate’s behalf. This $50 will go towards prizes, activities & awards for the contestants. If you need assistance finding a sponsor, please contact Molly.

If you have any questions with regards to the above information or the application, please feel free to contact Molly Haub or Jenny Jackson at We wish all the candidates the best of luck!


Entries for the 2024 Royalty Contests have ended. Please join us Wednesday, July 10 at 5 pm for Royalty Crowning!