Young adults with a passion for the local community and the Dane County Fair are encouraged to apply by March 13 to serve as the 2020 Dane County Fairest of the Fair.

Making public appearances at parades and various community events, the Fairest of the Fair also promotes the Dane County Fair through radio interviews and social media.

As the fair’s official spokesperson, the Fairest of the Fair appears daily at the Dane County Fair on July 16-19 and will compete to become the Wisconsin Fairest of the Fairs in January 2021.

Candidates must be 18 or older and have strong ties to the Dane County community. Qualifications considered include school and youth organization involvement, community service activities and familiarity with the Dane County Fair.

The Fairest of the Fair program requires strong communication skills, a professional appearance and an outgoing personality. The full list of eligibility requirements, the application and more information can be found at

Applications must be returned by March 13 to be considered for final interviews and selection of the 2020 Fairest of the Fair on March 29. The individual chosen will be publicly coronated Saturday, June 13, at the 2020 Dane County Breakfast on the Farm.

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