Fairest of the Fair

Waupaca County Fairest of the Fair

Fairest of the Fair Applications

Applications must be submitted/postmarked by May 17, 2020. Applicants must be 18 years of age as of January 1, 2020. The selection process will include both an individual interview and group interview will take place in June at the Masonic Center in Manawa. This is the Fairest of the Fair Competition, where the 2020 Fairest of the Fair will be announced, and therefore is mandatory for all applicants.

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About Fairest of the Fair

The Waupaca County Fairest of the Fair serves as the official ambassador of the Waupaca County Fair, representing and promoting the Fair at local events throughout the year. The Waupaca County Fairest of the Fair also makes daily appearances during the week of the Fair. The Fairest program provides an opportunity to applicants to grow in public speaking, etiquette, confidence, presentations, interviews and more!

2019 Fairest of the Fair

2019 Fairest of the Fair Katie Loehrke“Being the 2019 Waupaca County Fairest of the Fair has been a blast! This past year has been such a fun experience. I was able to excel in many life skills; such as, public speaking, confidence, etiquette and business professionalism. I have had the privilege to meet many amazing people while creating memories sure to last a lifetime! Thank you to everyone that has supported this program and myself during this adventure! I am so grateful for this opportunity and hope to always remain a part of the fair industry. I am already counting down the days until the next Waupaca County Fair! “
-Katie Loehrke
2019 Waupaca County Fairest of the Fair

Past Fairest of the Fairs

2007Nicole Star
2006Miranda Bartel
2005Katie (Kempf) Mortenson
2004Jackie (Polzin) Hager
2003Olivia (Thoma) Halbur
2002Bonnie (Morack) Melin
2001Sara (Behm) Knoespel
1993Taren Wayerski
1992DeAnna Kutchenriter
1991Jenny (Schmoldt) Potter
1990Deb Most
1989Kelly (Koplien) Beyer
1988Jennifer (Wepner) Uttech
1987Holly (Larsen) Thontlin

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Animal Haven ZooAll Seasons Photography
CHS Larsen CooperativeChuck McDaniel – Rural Mutual Insurance Company
Dockside DesignsFarmers State Bank
Fletcher’s JewelryFirst National Bank
First State BankHidden Waters Golf Course
Kay HillskotterKlein Automotive
Manawa Masonic CenterManske Family Farms
New London Festival FoodsOffice Outfitters
Plach AutomotivePremier Community Bank
Premier PetalsNeuville Motors
Northstar PromotionsR& L Electric Motor Service
Sav-Half Greeting CardsScouting Inc.
WalgreensWaupaca County Fair
Waupaca County Farm BureauWaupaca Mobil Travel Center
Waupaca Rotary InternationalWaupaca Piggly Wiggly


If you know of a local business that may be interested in supporting the Waupaca County Fairest of the Fair program, please email wcfairestcoordinator@gmail.com!

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