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I'm going to run for fair queen this year...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Chickerdoodle13, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    And I'm a little bit nervous, but not quite as much as I will be when fair week gets here! Last year was my last year in 4-H, so I will not be able to enter any of my animals in shows. You are able to enter the fair queen contest until you are 21, so I can enter this year and next. I figured I would run this year, as I really have nothing to lose!

    The reason I haven't run in the past is because I lacked a talent. (I HAVE talents, just nothing I could show off on stage). Anyways, this year I figured I might be able to borrow some magic tricks from a friend (He is a collector and performs magic as a small side job) However, I recently bought a two year old horse and I am planning to work with her to do showmanship and some simple tricks (like bowing, waving, etc.) over the summer. I *might* be able to bring her and show what I have been able to accomplish. The fair is at the beginning of August, so that would give me a little more than three months to train. I thought that might be a better talent due to the Agriculture nature of the competition, but we'll see if it works out! (At least I have a back up plan in case it doesn't!)

    The past few years, there has been very little competition. The public speaking part is NO problem for me, but I still have to find an escort and a car for me to pull up in. I really want to pull up in a truck, but I have yet to find someone with a nice truck I could sit up in the back. I was also thinking I may ask the ambulance corps I am a member of to escort me in our antique ambulance. I thought that would be pretty neat!

    I will def update as it gets closer to the competition! I am very excited...and hoping I have a good chance at winning! (First, second, and third place competitors all receive a nice cash prize!)

  2. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    Go for it! [​IMG] We're right behind you!
  3. lichick28

    lichick28 Songster

    Dec 31, 2008
    Good for You. We will be cheering for you. An antique car would be really cool. Good luck & keep us updated
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    Check out your local veterans club. You may get lucky and find someone there that can help you out with a ride. They do a lot of parades. Good Luck!!![​IMG]
  5. Good luck! It sounds like there is a little more involved in your fair queen contest than there is for ours (I was Jr. Fair Queen 2001... lol... shocked me. I only tried because my mom wanted me to! I never dreamed I stood a chance)! I think it is great that you are going to try. I'll look forward to your updates! Oh and I think coming in the antique ambulance would be really cool, especially since it represents something you're involved in!
  6. momma's chickens

    momma's chickens Songster

    Mar 10, 2008
    Good luck!!!!!! [​IMG]

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