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2025 Pageant- Fall 2024

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Contestant lineup is determined, walk through of pageant day, and receive tickets for purchase. Get any questions answered in advance!

*required unless approved by Pageant Board of Directors

Competition ages as of the pageant date: 

  • Mini Miss: 7-9 

  • Little Miss: 10-12 

  • Junior Miss: 13-16 

  • Miss: 17-22 

Our winners receive: 

  • Miss Winner $1,500 Ellen Meade Memorial Scholarship

  • All titleholders earn a Manatee County Fair Queen crown, banner sash, trophy & flowers

  • Runners up in each category receive trophy and flowers

Our contestants receive: ​

  • Fair Contestant T-Shirt

  • 2 tickets to the next Manatee County Fair (one for contestant and one for a parent/guardian)


Areas of Competition

Judges will select winners from the following criteria (all attire must be no higher than approximate knee length):
  • Closed Interview (earlier in the day)
  • Western Wear
  • On-Stage Questions: During Western Wear 
  • Formal Wear 


Palmetto High School Auditorium

Current Titleholders

2024 Fair Queens.jpg
Miss Manatee County Fair
Aly Carpenter
Junior Miss
Anna Radocsics
Little Miss
Maci Osment

Mini Miss 
Saige VanHying
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