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Dodge County fairest deadline extended

June 13, 2018 GMT

JUNEAU -- The Dodge County Fair Association is seeking ambitious, enthusiastic, and outgoing individuals age 18 as of Jan. 1, 2019 to enter the 2018 Dodge County Fairest of the Fair contest. Scholarship money, gifts and interview experience are only some of the benefits of being named Fairest of the Fair.

The 2018 Fairest of the Fair represents the Dodge County Fair Association as the hostess of the 131st Dodge County Fair, and participates in media and promotion events for the fair.

Opportunities include: radio interviews, main stage and 4-H emcee events and assistance in the planning of the next Fairest of the Fair contest. The 2018 Dodge County Fairest of the Fair has the opportunity to participate in the 2019 Wisconsin Fairest of Fairs contest at the Wisconsin Association of Fairs Annual Convention.

The 2017 Dodge County Fairest of the Fair, Alicia Burnett, is a Beaver Dam native and attends the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Burnett aspires to be an agriculture educator to high school students. She grew up with the Dodge County Fair and has wanted to be the Dodge County Fairest of the Fair since she was young.

All applicants for the Fairest of the Fair position will receive gifts from Dodge County Sponsors, valuable interview experience, and build self-confidence. Applicants must be available for the press banquet on July 9 and for the Dodge County Fair Aug. 15-19.

For more information about the contest or to receive an application, contact Danielle Clark, Dodge County Fairest of the Fair Program coordinator at daniellevclark@gmail.com.

The application can be found online at www.dodgecountyfairgrounds.com.

All applications must be received at the Dodge County Fair Office or e-mailed to daniellevclark@gmail.com by June 22 for consideration.