Miss Clare Bunyan

2016 Miss Union County Fair

Winning Clare



The pageant for Miss Union County Fair will be held on Sunday evening, August 20, 2017 in front of our grandstand at 7:30 pm.


The Miss Union County Fair Pageant is held annually on the first Sunday night of the fair.  Contestants compete for cash and prizes, including a Union County Fair Board sponsored trip to Springfield for the opportunity to compete with 70 other county fair queens for the title of Miss Illinois State Fair. Contestants must be between the ages of 16 and not have reached her 22nd birthday by January 1st next year.  Contestants must be a resident of Union County or attended or graduated from a Union County school, have never been married, have never had a child and cannot be an adoptive parent. She may not have competed in another county fair pageant in this year, and cannot be a former queen of another county fair.   Each contestant will be judged in interview, swimsuit, evening gown, speech, and an on-stage question. 

 Miss Union County Fair Superintendents are Janice Osman and Mike Meisenheimer.


Would you like to be in the pageant this year?  If so, call our fair office, 618-833-8923 or Janice Osman, 618-833-7777 to request an application or you pick up an application from Superintendent Mike Meisenheimer at his office at Country Financial Insurance in Jonesboro.  You can mail it to Janice Osman, 626 Sadler Road, Anna, Illinois 62906.  Or, you can turn the application in at the August 6th meeting at the fair office. 

Miss Contestants:  

First meeting and application deadline is August 6th at the fair office starting at 6:00.  Please be picture ready at the meeting on August 6th, as Tiffiny Dillow Photography will be taking a group picture for the local papers, and headshots for the pageant program book.


(Please click)  Miss Union County Fair Application 


The deadline to enter will be August 6, 2017.  No late applications will be accepted.