Queen Contest



Monroe County

Fall Festival


Neely Slabaugh

Outline of Rules and Regulations

for Queen Contest Contestants - 2022

  • $25.00 to enter
  • 16 years old to 21 years old (22nd birthday must be before September 1st)
  • Must be legal Monroe County resident
  • Must be unmarried, never married or had a marriage annulment
  • Cannot have a child or be knowingly pregnant during pageant
  • Queen must not become pregnant or married during her reign or she will be required to relinquish her title
  • Contestant must not be expelled from school, arrested or convicted of a crime prior to pageant or will be disqualified 
  • A title holder expelled from school, arrested or convicted of a crime during her reign will relinquish her title
  • The winning Queen and her Court must be prepared to spend the period of the Fall Festival as hostesses during the festival
  • Three individuals will be chosen by the Queen Contest Committee to judge the contest
  • The Queen Contest Committee will select individuals to tally the judges scores and will not be permitted to express their opinion with the judges
  • Contestants will be judged on basis of poise, posture, personality, ability to converse, stage presence and overall impression
  • Judging is divided into four categories:
    • Interview
      • 5-7 minutes interview with judges
      • impromptu questions to be answered
      • Attire will be skirted suit or dress with panty hose and pumps or heels (no pants)
      • 40% of pageant
    • Casual Wear
      • 1st event judged
      • Attire: skirt, capris or pants. 
      • 25% of pageant
    • Evening Gown
      • 2nd event judged
      • Attire: formal evening gown
      • 25% of pageant
    • Question
      • This occurs during evening gown event
      • Question is the same for each contestant and will be disclosed to the contestant on Wednesday before the contest
      • Contestants will not be allowed to bring notes
      • 10% of pageant
  • Contestants are asked to have 5 or more $20.00 sponsors. A prize will go to whoever has the most sponsors. It will in no way determine the Queen and her Court
  • There are 9 awards given during pageant
    • Queen (determined by points from judges)
    • First Runner -up (determined by points from judges)
    • Second Runner-up (determined by points from judges)
    • Third Runner-up (determined by points from judges)
    • Miss Fundraiser (determined by who has the most sponsorship money)
    • Miss Congeniality (Nominated by contestants. Winner is who has the most nominations) 
    • Miss Casual Wear (determined by points from judges)
    • Miss Evening Gown (determined by points from judges)
    • Miss Interview (determined by points from judges)
    • Miss People's Choice (determined by attendees at the contest)

Online Entry Forms

  • Please know by filling out the online entry form, you will be required to attend the 1st callout meeting on Tuesday, August 30th at 6:00 p.m. at the Ellettsville Fire Station meeting room. (5080 W State Road 46, Bloomington, IN 47404) If you cannot make this meeting, but still want to participate, please contact Anna May via the e-mail below before the meeting. (Moms are encouraged to come if they are able to, but not required)
  • Please bring the following with you to the 1st callout meeting: 
    • Driver's License, Driver's Permit or Photo ID
    • $25.00 entry fee (Cash, Check or Money Order - Please make checks out to Monroe County Fall Festival)


For more information about the Monroe County Fall Festival Queen Contest, Contact Anna May.